Madeline Myers is a composer and lyricist for musical theater in New York City. Her musicals include THE DEVIL’S APPRENTICE (world premiere Copenhagen, Denmark, November 2018), MASTERPIECE (O’Neill Musical Theater Conference 2018 semi-finalist, dir. Emily Maltby), THE STARRY MESSENGER (dir. Hunter Bird), THE RUMOURED LYFE AND CERTAIN DEATH OF DELIA BACON, and a new untitled musical about the scientist Rosalind Franklin and the discovery of DNA.
She is a 2019 York Theatre Company NEO Writer, a 2019, 2018, and 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant finalist, a 2018 Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award semi-finalist, a 2018 and 2017 ASCAP Plus Award recipient, and a 2016-2017 Dramatists Guild Fellow.
Madeline’s musicals have been developed at Goodspeed Musicals (Johnny Mercer Writers Colony), the New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, the Fingerlakes Musical Theater Festival, Musical Theater Factory, the NMI Disney Imagineering New Voices Project, the New York Theatre Barn, and the Johnny Mercer Songwriting Project.
When not writing music, Madeline enjoys reading, walking in Central Park, and volunteering. She is an active volunteer with Central Synagogue’s homeless breakfast program and is a mentor at the New York High School of Art and Design. In 2018, Madeline created the Blair School of Music Student Citizen Award given to a student demonstrating excellence in personal character and contributions to the community.
Madeline is a proud member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild. She is represented by Katie Gamelli at Abrams Artists Agency.