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Carrie Caffrey

Carrie Caffrey

Biography

Carrie Caffrey is a Chicago-native lyricist, composer, and performer. Her songs have been featured in cabarets internationally, as well as in the 2015 & 2018 New York Musical Theatre Festivals. Most recently her musical Old-Fashioned Cookies was named a semi-finalist in NAMT's 2020 15-Minute Musical Competition. She graduated cum laude from Northwestern University in 2018, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, a double major in Sociology, and a Certificate in Musical Theatre. At school she served as head writer for the Waa-Mu show, the world's largest student-written musical. She has also written two musicals commissioned for BAM Youth Theater in Chicago. Carrie is currently pursuing an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing at New York University. She is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, MAESTRA, and New Play Exchange.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Actor-Musician

Affiliations

  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • She/Her