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Kait Kerrigan

Kait Kerrigan

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Kait Kerrigan is an award-winning lyricist, bookwriter, and playwright. Off-Broadway: book and lyrics for THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN), HENRY AND MUDGE both written with composer Brian Lowdermilk. Other musicals with Lowdermilk include THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, THE WOMAN UPSTAIRS. She has also written book and lyrics for IRENA with Megan Cavallari and lyrics for ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDS, and EARTH RISE with bookwriter Lauren Gunderson and composer Brian Lowdermilk. Her plays include FATHER/DAUGHTER, DISASTER RELIEF, IMAGINARY LOVE, TRANSIT, and WE HAVE TO HOLD HANDS. Her plays and musicals have been developed by the Kennedy Center, Goodspeed, La Jolla, Aurora, Theatreworks/Silicon Valley, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Lark Play Development, Primary Stages, Weston Playhouse, and others. Awards: Kleban (libretto-writing), Larson (lyric-writing), Theatre Hall of Fame Most Promising Lyricist (nominated by mentor Lynn Ahrens). Alumna of Dramatists Guild Fellow, Page 73's I-73 writer's group, Barnard College, BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. Co-founder of the digital sheet music start-up NewMusicalTheatre.com. @kaitkerrigan on all social media.

    Professional Experience

    • Off Broadway
    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Philadelphia/Mid-Atlantic

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Bookwriter/Librettist

    My Instruments

    • Violin

    Software

    • Finale

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • ASCAP
    • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD