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Adam Gwon

Adam Gwon is a composer and lyricist whose musicals have received more than 200 productions on five continents. Off-Broadway: Ordinary Days (Roundabout Theatre), Old Jews Telling Jokes (Westside Theatre); Regional: String (Village Theatre), Cake Off (Signature Theatre, Helen Hayes Award nomination), Cloudlands (South Coast Repertory), The Boy Detective Fails (Signature Theatre), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); West End: Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios).

Adam has also contributed songs as a staff writer on the hit webseries Submissions Only.

Adam is the proud recipient of the Kleban Award, the Fred Ebb Award, the Richard Rodgers Award, the Frederick Loewe Award, the Second Stage Theatre Donna Perret Rosen Award, the Weston Playhouse New Musical Award, the ASCAP Harold Adamson Award, and the MAC John Wallowitch Award, as well as commissions from Roundabout Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, Signature Theatre, South Coast Repertory, and Broadway Across America. His songs have been heard at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and more, performed by such luminaries as Audra McDonald, Kelli O’Hara, and Brian d'Arcy James.

Recordings of Adam's work include the cast album of Ordinary Days (Ghostlight Records), Audra McDonald's Go Back Home (Nonesuch), The Essential Liz Callaway (Working Girl Records), Tracy Lynn Olivera's Because, and Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project (Entertainment One).

Adam has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, the O'Neill Music Theater Conference, and the Dramatists Guild, is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild.


I'll Be Here (Audra Key)

From Ordinary Days."I'll Be Here" up a step in the key of G (as performed by Audra McDonald). Performed by Audra McDonald at Lincoln Center on 5/9/13.

Uncharted Territory - A

From String. Betsy Wolfe with Olli Haaskivi, Bonnie Milligan, Sam Heldt, and Mallory Hawks at 54 Below on 4/08/2013Sheet music includes back-up vocals split into male and female harmonies.

Rooftop Duet

From Ordinary Days. Jared Gertner and Kate Wetherhead at le poisson rouge on 1/11/2011This is a cut that includes the Warren/Deb duet section ONLY -- through the 4:00 minute mark of the video!

Little Mysteries

From The Boy Detective Fails. Leah Horowitz, Stanley Bahorek at Kennedy Center on 2/05/2009 Bayla Whitten, Jared Gertner at Urban Stages on 12/15/2009

I Like (The Secret Song)

From The Boy Detective Fails. Jared Gertner, Bayla Whitten at Urban Stages on 12/15/2009

Chin in my Hands

As performed by Phoebe Strole at 54 Below on May 22, 2014 (and on Submissions Only, Season 3, Episode 3!).

Who Does She Think She Is?

From Bernice Bobs Her Hair. Jessica Vosk and Kate Wetherhead at Birdland on 11/10/2014

Other Lives

from THE PROXY MARRIAGE Key of G (G3-D5) Performed by Jenni Barber at Prospect Theater Company's IGNITE concert series, The Times Center, November 21, 2015.


From Cloudlands. Click here to preview "Explode."