“Without Doubt” - song written for Nancy O’Reilly
-- read lyrics
Madeline Myers is a composer and lyricist for musical theater based in New York City. Recently named a 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant finalist, Madeline is a 2016-2017 Dramatists Guild Fellow and the first-place winner of the 2014 inaugural Ken Davenport Songwriting Competition. Her songs have been featured in concerts and cabarets including Feinstein’s/54 Below, the New York Musical Festival (NYMF), Joe’s Pub, Don't Tell Mama NYC, the Metropolitan Room, the Laurie Beechman, and the Signature Theater.
Madeline is currently writing a new musical, MASTERPIECE, with director Emily Maltby and playwright Meridith Friedman, which was developed in residence at the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. Additionally, Madeline is writing THE RUMOURED LYFE AND CERTAIN DEATH OF DELIA BACON with Elise LeBreton, Zdenko Martin, Ted Moller, and Matt Russell, and THE STARRY MESSENGER with director Hunter Bird.
Madeline’s musical LEGENDS & LORE was named the winner of the 2015 NMI & Disney Imagineering New Voices Project and has been workshopped at the Musical Theatre Factory (2015), the New York Theatre Barn (2014), and the Fingerlakes Musical Theater Festival (2013).
A semi-finalist for the inaugural Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award for female composer-lyricists (2015 and 2017), Madeline received her education in composition at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music. She was selected to participate in the 2014 New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio and in the 2014 and 2015 Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project.
Madeline is a proud member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild, and she is represented by Katie Gamelli at Abrams Artists Agency.