Nicholas Connors is a composer/lyricist, Broadway conductor and orchestrator. He is a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow and a recent finalist for the Ed Kleban Prize and Fred Ebb Award. For his new musical COAL, Nicholas was a 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant finalist and an Artist-In-Residence at New York Stage & Film and The BringAbout. Other stage musicals include PAPER VALLEY and HERE, IN THE PARK.
Nicholas has orchestrated and arranged music for many stars of the stage and screen, including Kristin Chenoweth, Tina Fey, Lea Salonga, and André De Shields. His orchestrations have been performed by orchestras across the country, from Carnegie Hall to the White House. Nicholas’ Broadway credits include ALMOST FAMOUS (Asst. Music Director), Kristin Chenoweth’s FOR THE GIRLS (Assoc. Music Director, Orchestrator) and MEAN GIRLS (Pianist). Nicholas is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.