Adam Wachter (Writer)
Adam Wachter is a writer, composer, lyricist, music director, and pianist, recently featured conducting Into the Woods on the primetime ABC TV special “Encore!”, hosted by Kristen Bell. As a composer and lyricist, his musical theatre songs have been performed around the world, and he created music for the films “Are You Joking?”, “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy,” the series “Wacky Races,” “The Battery’s Down” and “Submissions Only,” and wrote both score and screenplay for the award-winning short film “Sign.” His original musical Tarrytown received its world premiere production this past November in San Diego and won the 2017 San Diego Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Musical. Adam's music-directing credits include the New York productions of Old Jews Telling Jokes, Carrie, Unlock’d, and Yank!, as well as musicals at the Old Globe, Signature Theatre, Bay Street Theater, The Wallis Annenberg, Weston Playhouse, Shakespeare Theatre Company, and many others. Visit adamwachter.com to learn more.