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Teresa Lotzeresa Lotz writes music and words. Her work includes Red Emma & the Mad Monk (NY Times Critic’s Pick, LadyFest 2018 at The Tank, Ars Nova ANT Fest 2017, dir. Katie Lindsay) written by Alexis Roblan, She Calls Me Firefly (World Premiere: Soho Playhouse, June 2018, dir. Ludovica Villar-Hauser), A Surrealist Sort of View (music, Prospect Theater Company’s WORLD VIEWS – 2017 Musical Theater Lab, dir. Dev Bondarin) with book-writer/lyricist Sarah Rebell, Mommy’s Little Princess (The Barbour Award Finalist, The Episcopal Actor's Guild, March 2018, dir. Daniella Caggiano), ThreeTimesFast (book and music) with bookwriter/lyricist Naomi Matlow (O'Neill Theater Festival Semi-Finalist, Pallas Theater Table Read Series Winner 2017, The Script at Stage 74, NYC, dir. Michael Bello 2017, New York Film Academy, Winter New Works Series 2016, NYC, dir. Robert Longbottom),  The Awakening (music) with bookwriter/lyricist Sarah Rebell (book/lyrics) (Reading, Musical Theatre Factory Developmental Series, Playwright’s Horizons, 2016 dir. Celine Rosenthal). Teresa is a member of New Perspectives Theatre Company Women's Work Lab (2012-2017), Dramatist’s Guild, ASCAP, and the League of Professional Theatre Women. Musical Theatre Writing, M.F.A. New York University.

Latest News

Thursday, November 8th at 6pm: Teresa & Naomi Matlow are honored to share a song from ThreeTimesFast at The Duplex in NYC as part of Sing Away the Stigma, a benefit concert for NAMI-NYC Metro (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Sing Away the Stigma is a heartfelt, honest, life-affirming evening of brand-new songs by emerging musical theater composers and lyricists, inspired by true-life stories of those with mental health challenges. Tickets are $15 (plus a 2-drink minimum) and can be purchased here.

November 2018: Teresa & Claire Train are extra excited to finally share some demos from our new musical, AKIRA AND THE MERPEOPLE. The formidable Cathy Ang (KPOP at Ars Nova) sings the role of Akira. Special thanks to Aden & Sujin Kim-Ramsey for their hospitality and recording prowess! Check out the demos here:

November 2018: Teresa is stoked to announce that she's been commissioned to write a PIRATE MUSICAL (AARGGGGGH MATEY) by CO/LAB! It’ll be produced this spring and she's working with the teaching artists, supporting artists, and actors to devise until then!! CO/LAB (Creative Opportunities without Limits And Boundaries) Theater Group is a non-profit organization that provides individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater arts.

October 2018: Watch to the brilliant Andrea Prestinario bring down the house with Naomi Matlow and my newest song, "The World Will Open Up" Watch here!