Steven Lutvak

Steven Lutvak(Composer/Lyricist/Musical Director) Steven is the principal lyricist/composer, along with his collaborator Robert L. Freedman, for the Tony® Award winning production of Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder and he is the only person to have won two awards from the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation. For his work on the new musical, Kind Hearts and Coronets, he and Freedman won both the prestigious Kleban Award for Lyric Writing, and the Fred Ebb Award for Songwriting. Other awards include the Johnny Mercer Foundation Emerging American Songwriter Award, a new American Grant award from the NEA, two Bistro Awards, and three MAC Awards. His musical Almost September was honored with eight Bay Area Critics’ Circle Awards and seven Drama-Logue Awards for its run at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto. His musicals have been produced at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Philadelphia Theatre Company, and many others. Steven also scored off-Broadway’s Hannah Senesh, which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. He served as the original musical director and orchestrator for Noel and Gertie at the Bay Street Theatre, and also as both vocal coach and vocal arranger for Laurie Anderson’s Moby Dick. He was recently commissioned by the American Musical Theatre in San Jose to write a new musical entitled Campagne of the Century. Film credits: Anything But Love (composer), Mad Hot Ballroom (title track), and The Cradle will Rock (musical consultant). Performance credits include: Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Recital Hall, the Russian Tea Room, Rainbow and Stars. Steven is also one of New York City’s top vocal coaches whose clients include Jane Krakowski, Ron Rifkin, Donna Murphy, and Marisa Tomei. Learn more about Steven by visiting: http://stevenlutvak.com/pages/about.html