Writer, composer and lyricist Zack Zadek discusses how growing up on Long Island has inspired his new work, "Store Brand," which he is developing in the Civilians R&D Group.
Zack Zadek (Writer/Composer/Lyricist) is an award winning composer/lyricist, songwriter, and playwright. He has been named by Playbill as “A Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriter You Should Know”, a 2017 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, a 2017 MacDowell Fellow and a 2017 VCCA Fellow. Zack won the 2017 Weston New Musical Award for his book, music, and lyrics to DEATHLESS (dir. Tina Landau) which received its world premiere at Goodspeed Musicals this spring and was a SigWorks Finalist. Other pieces in development include, THE CRAZY ONES (dir. Sam Buntrock, The 5th Ave Theatre), THE ROLE OF A LIFETIME (dir. Jerry Mitchell), and 6 (dir. Sheryl Kaller, NYMF, London Theatre Workshop). He has been a writer-in-residence at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, The Mitten Lab, Legacy Theatre, and The Johnny Mercer Writer’s Colony and has presented concerts at The Kennedy Center by ASCAP and Lincoln Center. Zack holds a BA from NYU at The Gallatin School of Individualized Study; Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, and Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing.
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