On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Jonathan Larson Grants - 2005
Neil Bartram is the composer and lyricist of Broadway’s The Story of My Life with book writer Brian Hill (four Drama Desk Award nominations including two for Neil – Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics). Their adaptation of Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio was commissioned by Chicago Shakespeare Theater for their 2011 season. Neil and Brian’s musical Not Wanted On The Voyage received a developmental production at Northwestern University’s Barber Theatre as part of the American Music Theatre Project, and was part of Goodspeed Musicals’ 2012 New Works Festival. Current projects include The Theory of Relativity commissioned by Sheridan College, Spin for Seoul Korea’s OD Musical Company directed by Eric Schaeffer (Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA Summer of 2013 followed by Seoul) and a musical based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes. Neil’s awards include a Jonathan Larson Foundation Award, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship, and a Dora Award. Cast albums include Somewhere in the World and The Story of My Life (PS Classics). Neil is a member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and is an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Music Theatre Workshop.