Musicals: Lyrics: Neurosis: A New Musical (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Musical Mondays, Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival; SALT Award), several songs with Marvin Hamlisch (White House, Mr. Hamlisch's Holiday Tour). Book and Lyrics: Evelyn Shaffer and the Chance of a Lifetime (Samuel French OOB Festival Winner, Take A Ten Musicals), Taking the Plunge (Samuel French OOB Festival, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Davenport Ten-Minute Play Festival), The Almost In-Laws (Grace Church, Take a Ten Musicals), The Temptation of Lady Amsterdam (Prospect Theatre Lab), The Rivals (BMI Workshop, Lively Productions), Episcus and Edendus (BMI, Artistic New Directions), The Discontented Grasshopper (Center Theatre), Office Space: The Musical (Yale), Songs from The Princess Bride (BMI), Nero (Yale). Cabarets: Broadway's Future Songbook Series (Lincoln Center), MuseMatch and Backstage (54 Below), Having Our Song (Dramatists Guild Convention), Our Time (Duplex), The Panda is Not My Friend (Don't Tell Mama), A Little New Music (Laurie Beechman Theatre), Blogologues, BMI Workshop Smoker (BMI), New York Theatre Barn in the D-Lounge, Shin Splints and Vocal Nodes (Yale).

Plays: Application Pending (Off-Broadway; Broadway World Award, Drama Desk Nomination, Puffin Grant), A Craving for Travel (Off-Broadway), Diplomatic Relations (Riant Theatre), Apples (Coyote Arts Festival), Everaftering (78th Street Theatre Lab, Acting Out), Longsford Park or the Reluctant Handkerchief (Limbo), Home-Cooked: A Cautionary Tale (Jimmy's No. 43). Contributor: A Crowded House (State Theatre of Chicago), Blogologues: Sex, Drugs, and Interwebs (Theatre Under St. Marks). Resident playwright for Lively Productions.

Television: Nickelodeon Writing Program (Semifinalist, top 12 scripts); Warner Brothers Writing Workshop (Semifinalist, top 5% of scripts).

Essays: "We'll Always Have Disneyland Paris" (Los Angeles Review of Books, Avidly), "An Honest Letter from Your I.T. Department" (McSweeney's), "Wrestling with Masculinity" (Los Angeles Review of Books, Avidly)

Video games: Jessica Plunkenstein and the Dusseldorf Conspiracy (New York Times' Best Adventure Game, published in PC Gamer UK), The Judgment of Quintus (in development).

Awards: Dramatists Guild Musical Theatre Writing Fellow, Broadway World Award for Best Off-Broadway Show (Application Pending), Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Solo Show (Application Pending), Puffin Grant (Application Pending), SALT Award for Best Original New Production (Neurosis), City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting (Evelyn Shaffer and the Chance of a Lifetime), BMI Foundation Harrington Award for Creative Excellence), Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Songwriting (Two-Time Finalist), Yale Institute for Music Theatre (Two-Time Finalist), Yale's Jonathan Edwards Arts Prize.

Education: B.S. Computer Science and Theatre Studies, Yale University (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude, distinction in both majors). At Yale, studied comedy writing with Mark O'Donnell, playwriting with Donald Margulies, and verse with J. D. McClatchy. Studied improv comedy with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Member of the Dramatists Guild and the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop (Advanced).


"The Sirens once used song to lure poor sailors to their doom. However, after identifying a more scalable way of hurting the poor, they gave up singing and opened cash checking centers." ~ The Dreaded Biclops, The Judgment of Quintus