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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.



From Ordinary Days. Jared Gertner and Kate Wetherhead at le poisson rouge on 1/11/2011from the "Ordinary Days" CD release concert

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.

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!

Ordinary Days Vocal Selections

from the off-broadway musical Ordinary DaysIncludes: Don't Wanna be HereFavorite PlacesSort-Of Fairy TaleFineHundred-Story CityCalm - FemaleCalm - MaleGotta Get OutI'll Be HereSeeing You There     (please note all songbooks are digital download only)

I'll Be Here (Male Key)

From Ordinary Days."I'll Be Here" in Bb, especially for male singers. Top note is a G.

Seeing You There (Baritone)

"Seeing You There" for baritones, transposed down to the key of A. High note is an F#.

Canceling the Party

From Ordinary Days. Jill Abramovitz at Le Poisson Rouge on 1/11/2011Performed at The Music of Adam Gwon: Ordinary Days CD celebration concert This song was cut from Ordinary Days.