Casey O'Neil

Composer Playwright Lyricist

Casey O'Neil is a composer, lyricist, and writer native to the NYC area. He received a BM in Trombone Performance from the Eastman School of Music and an MFA from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. His writing can be found in concert works, films, podcasts, song cycles, operas, comics and musicals, and has ben presented at TheatreWorks, The Brunno Walter Auditorium, 54 Below, The Buffalo Film Festival, Barrington Stage Company, and Lauren Flanigan's living room. Selected credits include: The Essentials, a feature film; Soft & Salty Winds, orchestral tone poem (winner of the CCO composition competition); Danny & The Rocket, a new musical (Marella Martin Koch, book & lyrics); Hank & Elodie's Magic Book Adventures, a comic series (Joel Colombeck, illustrations); The Bone Keepers, a one act opera (Sophia Chapedjev, libretto); The Elephant in the Room, a song cycle. He is also a two time recipient of the Tisch I.P.A Staff Grant (The Elephant in the RoomThe Great Cat Massacre).


The Great Cat Massacre:

Danny and the Rocket: