Musical Theater

Christiana Cole

Mx. Christiana Cole is a writer, composer, performer, and teacher. Favorite projects: Bombshell Baby (book/lyrics/music with Rachel Felstein and Matthew Anchel), about a drag queen who fights Nazis, produced at Ensemble Studio Theatre; Make the Earth Great (book/lyrics, with Rona Siddiqui) at Prospect Theater Lab; and a ton of children’s theater produced at Interlakes Family Theatre, Random Farms Kids Theater, and across Asia. Christiana is writing four original musicals: Tribe Without a God, a Neolithic comedy; Republicana, a country rock drama about a small town during a plague; Apocrypha, the untold true story of the founding of the Christian church; and with Laura Kleinbaum, Puritan/Lesbian/Witch, a time-traveling coming out musical. Winner of NPR’s The MOTH Story Slam. Dramaturg for the opera Invisible Cities (nominee: Pulitzer Prize). BM in classical voice: Manhattan School of Music. Member: BMI Advanced Songwriting & Librettists Workshops, Maestra, and Ring of Keys. Christiana is Philip Glass’ private studio singer and Joanna Gleason’s backup singer. Their vocals are featured on the soundtrack of hit film The Farewell, and their album “A Cozy Christmas with Christiana Cole” is available on all major steaming platforms. Christiana teaches voice lessons and writing.

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