Todd Almond

Todd Almond is a composer, lyricist and playwright. Theatre includes original music for How to Transcend a Happy Marriage (LCT) and the recent Broadway production of Noises Off (Roundabout Theatre Company); book for Girlfriend (songs by Matthew Sweet, directed by Les Waters; CTG); book, music and lyrics for Kansas City Choir Boy (also starred alongside Courtney Love, directed by Kevin Newbury; Prototype Festival, American Repertory Theater, Center Theatre Group); music, lyrics and book/adaptation for The Odyssey, The Winter’s Tale, The Tempest (directed by Lear deBessonet; Delacorte Theater, The Public Theater’s Public Works Program); Iowa (a collaboration with play-wright Jenny Schwartz, directed by Ken Rus Shmoll; Playwrights Horizons); score for Melancholy Play (a chamber-musical version of Sarah Ruhl’s play).

LCT Blog Posts

  • Music-Making with Todd Almond

    “You don’t want music to overwhelm the language, or the transitions to be too obvious.”