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Stacey Luftig

Stacey Luftig

Biography

Lyricist, MY HEART IS THE DRUM. (Book by Jennie Redling, Music/Concept by Phillip Palmer). Village Theatre production. Kleban Prize, Fred Ebb Award, BMI Jerry Bock Award, Jonathan Larson Award Finalist, Richard Rodgers Award Finalist. NAMT, Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals.

Librettist/Lyricist, UNDERSTOOD BETSY. (Music by Mary Feinsinger, add’l music by Robert Elhai). Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre production. Nat’l Children’s Theatre Festival Award, Jackie White Memorial Nat’l Children’s Playwriting Award.

Librettist, STORY OF AN HOUR. (Music by Michael Valenti). Productions by Gramercy Opera and Portland Chamber Orchestra. Inaugural Salzman-Gramercy Opera Advancement Award.

Lyricist/Librettist, AMELIA AND ME. (Music by Phillip Palmer). Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, NY SongSpace. BMI Jerry Harrington Musical Theatre Award (libretto).
- Based on Stacey’s play JINXED. O’Neill NTC Finalist, Dayton Playhouse FutureFest Winner and Audience Favorite, Great Plain Theatre Conference.

Contributing lyricist and Monolog writer, THAT’S LIFE. (Music by Carolyn Sloan.) Off-Broadway production and revival, national tour. Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee.

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Other

Affiliations

  • ASCAP
  • THE DRAMATISTS GUILD

Pronouns

  • She/Her