Joel B. New

A composer, lyricist, bookwriter, producer, and performer, Joel B. New is the proud recipient of an American Theatre Wing Jonathan Larson Grant for his music and lyrics. Joel has been praised as one of today’s “most exciting contemporary musical theatre writers” whose songs are “abound with charm and a warm delicacy” (

His stage projects include TO HELL AND BACK, MACKENZIE & THE MISSING BOY, AWAKENING (book: Jenny Stafford, music: J. Oconer Navarro), STANDALONE: A SONG CYCLE, AGATHA IN THE ATTIC, and RSVP. Joel’s work has been seen and developed at Ars Nova, Lincoln Center, New York Theatre Barn, Prospect Theater Company, Musical Theatre Factory, and the New York Musical Festival.

He is also the creator and host of “Something New,” named one of the Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans by

Joel’s first solo EP Cabot Cove — a collection of “theatre pop” songs inspired by the classic TV series Murder, She Wrote — is available on Broadway Records.

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