The All Night Strut! has toured the United States, Canada, and Europe, and was nationally broadcast on PBS. She also conceived and directed Too Marvelous for Words: The Magic of Johnny Mercer and co-authored and directed a new 60's musical, Sheboppin’, which premiered at the Wilbur Theater in Boston. She is currently preparing a musical based on the life of Ethel Waters.
Fran is the former Administrative Director of The Boston Conservatory Summer Institute in Musical Theater, and she is a graduate of Ohio University and Emerson College.