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Miller & Tysen

Chris Miller (music) and Nathan Tysen (lyrics) have written The Burnt Part Boys (2010 Lucille Lortel Nomination, Best Musical) and Fugitive Songs (2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Revue). The Burnt Part Boys cast album is available from Yellow Sound Label on iTunes and Amazon, and the Fugitive Songs cast album can be found on iTunes and Amazon as well. Current projects include the Broadway-bound adaptation of the popular novel Tuck Everlasting (Direction by Casey Nicholaw, Book by Claudia Shear), a song for the new revue Stars of David, plus commissions from Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons/Theatreworks Silicon Valley. Other work includes an adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s picture book, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Boston Globe Top Ten Pick of 2008). Television work includes songs for Sesame Street (2012 Daytime Emmy Award) and The Electric Company. Chris and Nathan apply for many awards and grants, and sometimes even win (Thank you Jonathan Larson, Richard Rodgers, Daryl Roth, Kitty Carlisle Hart, ASCAP, and the NEA). They began their collaboration together at NYU where they received their MFAs in musical theatre writing.

Reasons To Run

From Fugitive Songs. Performed by Andrew Durand, Kyle Dean Massey, Andy Mientus, Karen Olivo, Alysha Umphress, and Barrett Wilbert Weed at Le Poisson Rouge on September 9, 2012.

Break a Branch

From Fugitive Songs. Performed by Barrett Wilbert Weed with Karen Olivo, Alysha Umphress, Christopher Jackson, Kyle Dean Massey & Andy Mientus at Le Poisson Rouge, September 9, 2012.


From The Burnt Part Boys. Performed by Jay Armstrong Johnson at Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company in June 2013.