Drew Gasparini

Drew Gasparini(Composer) is an award-winning musical theatre composer and lyricist, a solo artist and songwriter, a comedian, and a teacher. Named one of Playbill.com’s “Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know,” He is currently about to debut his new upcoming musical It’s Kind Of A Funny Story. Drew developed a number of new stage musicals including a commission for Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, an adaptation of the Newberry Award-winning children’s book The Whipping Boy (music & lyrics, book by Alex Brightman), and #UntitledPopMusical, a wholly-original piece that shines a spotlight on our celebrity obsession (music & lyrics, book by Michael Kimmel). Other full-length musicals include Crazy, Just Like Me (book, music & lyrics; 2011 NYMF Best of Fest winner and runner-up for Best Book), Make Me Bad (music & lyrics, book by Alex Brightman; world premiere April 2015 at Bloomington Playwrights Project), and Turn of the Screw (music & lyrics, book by Michael Kimmel; commissioned by Fordham University; 2012 workshop at Lincoln Center). Drew was a contributing composer for the fictional musical Hit Liston the NBC television series Smash, Oxygen’s The Next Big Thing (on which he could also be seen and heard), the children’s cooking program Monica’s Mixing Bowl, and for the popular one-woman off-Broadway show Hot Mess in Manhattan (“The Text Message Song”). The Music & Lyrics of Drew Gasparini was presented at Lincoln Center in 2015 and at the Kennedy Center in 2012, and Drew’s unique brand of musical theatre concerts are performed regularly to sold-out houses at esteemed NYC venues such as Joe’s Pub and 54 Below. Drew is an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre workshop and his sheet music is available for purchase at NewMusicalTheatre.com, where he’s a top-10 best selling artist. Watch Drew in studio performing his song “Kiss Me” here. thedrewgasparini.com