Music & Lyrics
Brendan Milburn writes songs for theatre and film (mostly with Valerie Vigoda), produces recordings, arranges and orchestrates other people’s stuff, and is a stay-at-home dad when he’s not off rewriting the opening number before the last preview at some regional theatre somewhere. Musicals: Striking 12 (off- Broadway & regional), Sleeping Beauty Wakes (CTG, McCarter, La Jolla), Beautiful Poison (5th Avenue), Wheelhouse (TheatreWorks), Toy Story: The Musical (Disney), Fantasy Faire (Disneyland), Long Story Short (regional), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Dir. Tina Landau) and its complete reworking: Midsummer Night (in development), Ernest Shackleton Loves Me (Balagan/Seattle Rep/ACT), Watt?!? (Village Theatre), The Behavior of Broadus (CTG/ Sacred Fools). Film: four movies about Tinker Bell (Disney). LA Ovation Award (2007), Jonathan Larson Award (2006 and 2008), ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (2009), LA Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Score (2015). Proudest production: son, Mose.