Musical Theater

Brandon James Gwinn

Brandon James Gwinn is the composer of Underwear A Space Musical which premiered in the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival and was an invited production at the 2012 American College Theatre Festival. His music and lyrics for Matchmaker Matchmaker I’m Willing to Settle premiered at Club Oberon part of the American Repertory Theatre in Boston and the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival. Brandon is also the composer and co-lyricist of the New York Theatre Barn Commission Small Town Story which received the National Alliance of Musical Theatre Writer’s Residency Grant, was a finalist for the Richard Rodgers award, was featured in the Village Theatre New Musicals Festival in Seattle, and will soon be produced in workshop at the University of Hartford. A singer-songwriter and music director, he has arranged and played shows in LA, San Francisco, Miami, and in New York at Feinstein’s, Birdland, Joe’s Pub, 54 Below and in fabulous Cherry Grove, Fire Island. He is also the music supervisor for The Calamari Sisters, the MD for Stonewall Sensation, a writer in residence at Ars Nova and returning MD for 3 seasons at Alpine Theatre Project in Montana. Brandon has a MFA from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

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