Music & Lyrics
Adam Wachter‘s varied body of work includes experience as a composer, lyricist, book writer, music director, pianist, and educator, and The Hollywood Reporter called him a “breakout star” for his music direction (and quips) on the Disney+ series Encore!. Adam was the recipient of the 2018 Stiles & Drewe Prize for Songwriting, and his original musical Tarrytown won the 2017 San Diego Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical and was a top-ten finalist for the 2019 Richard Rodgers Award. Adam’s original song “3 People” was performed by Stephen Colbert, Mandy Patinkin, Anika Noni Rose, and others as a get-out-the-vote anthem in 2020. He composed the ballet On Lincoln Square, which premiered at the Vail Dance Festival as the choreographic debut of Tiler Peck, and wrote both the score and screenplay for the award-winning short film Sign, directed by Andrew Keenan-Bolger. Adam wrote the song “Feel This Fall” for CBS’s Fall 2021 TV season announcement, and he has created music for the series Wacky Races, Cheat Sheet for the Voting Booth, The Battery’s Down, and Submissions Only. His music-directing credits include the New York productions of Old Jews Telling Jokes, Carrie, Unlock’d, and Yank!, as well as shows at regional theaters throughout the U.S., including the Old Globe, Signature Theatre, Barrington Stage, Shakespeare Theatre, Bay Street, Pittsburgh CLO, The Wallis Annenberg, Weston Playhouse, and more. His Broadway keyboard credits include War Paint, Allegiance, Finding Neverland, and The Addams Family, and he has accompanied numerous top performers in concerts all over the world. Adam received a BTA from the University of Michigan (2021 “Emerging Artist” Alumni Award) and an MA from Goldsmiths, University of London, and is currently on the musical theatre faculty of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Visit adamwachter.com to learn more.
Music & Lyrics