NEIL BARTRAM (Composer/Lyricist of The Adventures of Pinocchio) is the composer and lyricist of Broadway’s The Story of My Life with book writer Brian Hill (four Drama Desk Award nominations). Prior to Broadway, The Story of My Life played at CanStage in Toronto and Goodspeed’s Norma Terris Theatre. Neil has also written music and lyrics for Somewhere in the World (five seasons at the Charlottetown Festival), Clara’s Piano (Stratford Festival), Not Wanted On The Voyage (AMTP, 2012 Goodspeed Festival), The Adventures of Pinocchio (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Spin (Signature Theatre) and Belles Soeurs (Segal Centre Montreal). His musical The Theory of Relativity, commissioned by Toronto’s Sheridan College was part of Goodspeed’s 2014 New Works Festival and had its London premiere in May of 2014.
Current projects includea musical based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes and the stage adaptation of Disney’s beloved film Bedknobs & Broomsticks, all with book writer Brian Hill. Neil’s awards include a Jonathan Larson Foundation Award, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship, and a Dora Award. Cast albums include Somewhere in the World and The Story of My Life (PS Classics). Neil is a member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and is an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Music Theatre Workshop. He is published by Warner/Chappell Music.