Murphy Taylor Smith
Murphy Taylor Smith (she/her) is an actress and musical theatre composer/lyricist. A recent graduate of Penn State's B.F.A. Musical Theatre program, she was named the 2019 York Theatre N/E/O Writer of the Future. Music/lyrics: Elektric (Penn State workshop, NY Theatre Barn’s New Works Series), a trans woman-centered retelling of the Oresteia; RADIO: A Musical Ghost Story (comm. UNC Greensboro, Official Selection Queer Fear Film Festival), a haunted synth-pop love story; THE SMITH TWINS ARE... TERMINALLY ONLINE!!!, a cabaret act hesitating on the edge of returning to life post-pandemic that debuted at Feinstein’s/54 Below in August 2021. She returned to 54 Below in May, in their New Writers series, showcasing her vision for the future of musical theatre. Her original arrangement and performance of ‘Masochist’ by Joe Iconis is featured on the Love in Hate Nation original cast recording. Rep’d by BUCHWALD.
- NYC/Tri-State Area
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- Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)