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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.



Performed by Kate Wetherhead at 54 Below on 4/8/13.


As Performed by Nick Blaemire on YouTube The female version of "Alaska" is identical to the male version, except it's a fifth lower, in the key of F.

Away From Here

Alex Wyse at 54 Below on 4/08/2013

C Major

Matt Hydzik at (le) poisson rouge on 1/11/2011Performed at The Music of Adam Gwon: 'Ordinary Days' CD Celebration concert. Alex Wyse at The Duplex on 11/03/2010Performed at NEXT presents An Evening of Adam Gwon.   Ironically, the female version of "C Major" is in the key of F. Low note is an F, high note is an E (with the...

One Little Word - Male

Jared Gertner at Urban Stages, NYC on 12/15/2009 Adam Gwon at The Gardenia, Los Angeles on 7/23/2010

Love Song (Out of Cans)

Preston Sadleir at Le Poisson Rouge on 2/26/2014

Growing Up

Performed by Adam Gwon, Ollis Haaskivi, Mallory Hawks, Sam Heldt, and Bonnie Milligan at 54 Below on 4/8/13.

Think of the Moon

From the album "Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project," as recorded by Brian d'Arcy James.

Love Song (Out of Cans) (Female Version)

Preston Sadleir performs the male version at Le Poisson Rouge on 2/26/2014Female version features slightly adjusted lyrics, and has been transposed down a fifth to the key of C. (Top note is a D.)