Drew Gasparini is an award winning musical theatre songwriter and performer. Some of his musicals include Crazy Just Like Me (winner of “Best Of Fest” and runner up for “Best Book” in the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011), Make Me Bad (book by Alex Brightman, Bloomington Playwrights Project, winner of PACE New Musicals), Turn Of The Screw (commission by Fordham University, 2012 workshop at Lincoln Center; book by Michael Kimmel), and Circles (a song cycle) to name a few.
Drew was one of the contributing songwriters on season two of NBC’s Smash. In 2015 Drew signed a publishing deal with Razor&Tie/Concord Bicycle Music publishing, and since then his songs have been heard nationwide on TV programs such as CMT’s “Gainesville” and NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”
“The Music & Lyrics of Drew Gasparini” was presented at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in 2012 and Lincoln Center in New York City in 2015. Drew’s musical theatre/pop album “I Could Use A Drink: The Songs Of Drew Gasparini”, featuring the vocals of some of Broadway’s biggest names, was released by Broadway Records in 2013 and spent 6 weeks on the top 100 iTunes charts. Drew is an alum of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre workshop and his sheet music is available at www.NewMusicalTheatre.com where he is consistently a top 10 best seller.
Currently Drew is working on several new projects including an adaptation of the movie Night Shift for Warner Brothers Theater Ventures, an adaptation of the movie/novel It’s Kind of a Funny Story (book by Alex Brightman) commissioned by Universal Theatrical, as well as an adaptation of the children’s novel Whipping Boy (again with Alex Brightman). When Drew isn’t writing musicals, he’s writing, recording, and performing with his band, Saint Adeline alongside both his younger sisters Kasie and Chloe, or singing jazz with vocal guru, Louis Sacco under the banner “Louis & Drew”. He is also working on another theater/pop album and the development of a fully autobiographical song cycle called “Hello My Name Is Drew.”