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Teresa Lotzeresa Lotz is playwright, composer and musical theatre writer. Her work includes Mommy’s Little Princess (Reading, New Perspectives Theatre Company's Women's Work May Mini-Festival 2017, NYC, dir. Celia Braxton), ThreeTimesFast (book and music) with bookwriter/lyricist Naomi Matlow (The Script at Stage 74, NYC, dir. Michael Bello 2017, New York Film Academy, Winter New Works Series 2016, NYC, dir. Robert Longbottom, 2016), Vinegar Tom (original music) by Caryl Churchill, The New School, NYC, dir. Daniella Caggiano), The Awakening (music) with bookwriter/lyricist Sarah Rebell (book/lyrics) (Reading, Musical Theatre Factory Developmental Series, Playwright’s Horizons, 2016 dir. Celine Rosenthal), She Calls Me Firefly (VH Theatrical Development Foundation and New Perspectives Theatre Company, NYC, dir. Ludovica Villar-Hauser, 2015 & Cherry Lane Theatre TONGUES reading series, NYC, 2014). As a Sound Designer, Teresa has worked on several productions including New Perspectives Theatre Company’s  Jihad by Anne Chamberlin which is slated for an Off-Broadway production in 2017. She is the former Director of Operations with Parity Productions and is a co-founder of LezCab. Teresa is a member of New Perspectives Theatre Company Women's Work Full Length Lab, Dramatist’s Guild, ASCAP, and the League of Professional Theatre Women. M.F. A. in Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, M.F.A. New York University.

Latest News

January 6-16 2016: Hear EllaRose Chary and my new song “The Last Estrogen" in Honest Accomplice’s ReconFIGURED at The Tank. Buy Tickets here

February 13, 2017, 7:15pm: Teresa is psyched to be included in WeBroadway’s NOTEWORTHY, A Night Celebrating Female Songwriters. Cocktail hour starts at 7:15pm and the concert is at 8. She will be presenting songs from ThreeTimesFast and The Awakening with some of her performer bffs: Kevin Hoffman, Blake Allen, Amanda Savan, Madison Wyatt and Ariel Leigh Cohen. Buy tickets here.

March 16, 2017: Save the Date! Teresa and Naomi are excited to hear the latest draft of ThreeTimesFast in a reading! More details coming soon.

April 17-18, 2017: Mommy’s Little Princess is Ready for Primetime and is being featured as part of the Women’s Work Spring Mini-Festival at New Perspectives Theatre Company. Monday April 17th at 3pm and Tuesday April 18th at 7:30pm at New Perspectives Studio (458 West 37th Street) - RSVP at contact@nptnyc.org 

Summer 2017: Two years after the workshop production off-off-broadway She Calls Me Firefly is coming back. Directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser, produced by Parity Productions — more information soon.