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Brian Feinstein

Brian Feinstein is an award-winning composer based in New York City. He is the recipient of the Anna Sosenko Trust Award for musical theatre composing which followed his Off-Broadway show Mimi Le Duck starring the legendary Eartha Kitt.

Currently optioned b...

Biography

Brian Feinstein is an award-winning composer based in New York City. He is the recipient of the Anna Sosenko Trust Award for musical theatre composing which followed his Off-Broadway show Mimi Le Duck starring the legendary Eartha Kitt.

Currently optioned by Broadway producers Olympus Theatricals, he is working on an original musical, Tina Girlstar.

He received a rave review in The New York Times for his score to Dial M For Murder, which premiered at the John Engeman Theatre in New York.

He recently scored the world-premiere play, Ever So Humble for the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca under the direction of Peter Flynn.

His family musical The Top Job, based on the popular children's book, was produced Off-Broadway by the Vital Theatre Company in NYC and has been licensed and published by Playscripts.

Also in development is the original musical Cassandra French's Finishing School for Boys based on the best-selling novel by Eric Garcia (Matchstick Men).

His song, "In A City That Doesn't Sleep," was a semi-finalist in the Simon Cowell endorsed UK Songwriting Competition.

While living in Los Angeles, he composed The Circus is Coming to Town, produced by Theatre West which enjoyed being awarded "Best Children's Musical" in Southern California.

The Boston Pops Orchestra performed "No Looking Back" on New Year's Eve with singing sensation, Kaitlyn Lusk, who released the song on her first album as the title track. The song, from the musical By The Numbers, was selected for the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop conducted by Stephen Schwartz and the TRU Producing Series.

Produced by the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, he composed the musical adaptation of Bertol Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle, and the theatre's touring version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

He is the recipient of 6 ASCAP Plus Awards and a Jonathan Larson Memorial Fellowship. He is a member of the New Dramatists Composer/Librettist Studio, and is on the advisory board of the New York Theatre Barn. From 1999-2004 he was the Creative Director of Atlantic Theatre: the cast-recording theatrical division of Atlantic Records.

He earned his MFA from the NYU Tisch School of Musical Theatre Writing after a BA from the USC School of Cinema and is a proud member of The Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue League.

Plays by Brian Feinstein

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