Madeline Myers is a composer and lyricist for musical theater based in New York City. Placing first in the 2014 inaugural Ken Davenport Songwriting Competition, her songs have been featured in concerts and cabarets including 54 Below, the 2014 and 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama NYC, the Metropolitan Room, the Laurie Beechman, and the Signature Theater.
Madeline is currently writing a new musical, MASTERPIECE, with director Emily Maltby and playwright Meridith Friedman, which was developed in residence at the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals (2015). Additionally, Madeline is co-writing THE RUMOURED LYFE AND CERTAIN DEATH OF DELIA BACON with Elise LeBreton, Zdenko Martin, Ted Moller, and Matthew Russell.
Madeline’s musical LEGENDS & LORE was named the winner of the NMI & Disney Imagineering New Voices Project (2015) and has been workshopped at the Musical Theatre Factory (2015), the New York Theatre Barn (2014), and the Fingerlakes Musical Theater Festival (2013).
A semi-finalist for the inaugural Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award for female composer-lyricists, Madeline received her education in composition at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Musical Theatre Writing Program, and the Royal Academy of Music in London. She was selected to participate in the 2014 New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio and in the 2014 and 2015 Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project.
A passionate advocate for arts education, social action, and service through music, Madeline is the founder of Music in the Clinic at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center & Children’s Hospital (Nashville, TN), the Chair of Education Through Music-Los Angeles Associates Board, and a new volunteer with Musicians on Call in New York City. When not writing music, Madeline enjoys volunteering, reading, running, and cooking. Madeline is a proud member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop, ASCAP, and the Dramatists Guild. She is represented by Katie Gamelli at Abrams Artists Agency.