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Georgia Stitt

Georgia Stitt

She/Her

Biography

GEORGIA STITT is an award-winning composer, lyricist, music producer, pianist, and activist. She has two original musicals that premiered in 2018: SNOW CHILD (commissioned by DC’s Arena Stage and directed by Molly Smith), and BIG RED SUN (at 11th Hour Theater in Philadelphia, NAMT 2010). Her young adult musical, SAMANTHA SPADE, ACE DETECTIVE, won “Outstanding New Musical” from the National Youth Theatre in 2014 and is now licensed by Concord Theatricals. Other shows include THE DANGER YEAR, THE BIG BOOM (with Hunter Foster), THE WATER (winner of the 2008 ANMT Search for New Voices in American Musical Theater), and MOSAIC (commissioned for Inner Voices, starring Heidi Blickenstaff). Georgia has released four albums of her music: "A Quiet Revolution," "This Ordinary Thursday," "Alphabet City Cycle" (featuring Tony-nominated actress Kate Baldwin), and "My Lifelong Love," and she is currently at work on a collection of theatrical art songs and a theatrical oratorio called "The Circling Universe," Her choral piece "with hope and virtue" (using text from President Obama's 2009 inauguration speech) was featured on NPR as part of Judith Clurman’s "Sing Out, Mister President" cycle, and her orchestral piece, "Waiting for Wings," co-written with husband Jason Robert Brown, was commissioned by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and premiered there with conductor John Morris Russell.

Georgia is the Founder and President of Maestra Music, a nonprofit organization that serves the women and nonbinary people who make the music in the musical theater industry. She is also a member of the Council of The Dramatists Guild, The American Federation of Musicians (Local 802), The Recording Academy (Songwriters & Composers Leadership Council), and ASCAP, and she is on faculty at Princeton University. She has worked in the Music Department on projects including Broadway’s current revival of PARADE, the film version of THE LAST FIVE YEARS (starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan), Off-Broadway’s SWEET CHARITY (starring Sutton Foster), and the Netflix film 13: THE MUSICAL. Other fun credits include writing arrangements for Tony Bennett’s 80th birthday party, serving as the vocal coach for AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC), and playing a nun in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIE! on NBC with Carrie Underwood and Audra McDonald. She lives in New York with her husband and their two wonderful daughters.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • No

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Baton)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Music Producer/Record Producer

Primary Instruments

  • Piano

Additional Instruments

  • Clarinet
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Ukulele

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD
  • THE RECORDING ACADEMY
  • SAG/AFTRA