DS Magid

Composer Librettist Playwright Lyricist

“If we are to shift the paradigm, we must change the stories we tell.” 

Playwright, composer, lyricist, director, Broadway performer, poet, and all-round energetic sort, DS (she/hers) is a Fellow of both the Women’s International Study Center and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, and an emeritus Cleveland Public Theatre Artist and 10-year alum of the Cleveland Play House Playwrights’ Unit. Her plays comprise full-length, short, drama, comedy, rock and chamber operas, romcom, tragedy, SciFi, verse and free-verse, modern, historical, pop and C&W musicals, magic realism, and Richard Wagner’s Entire Ring Cycle in 10 Minutes with Sock Puppets.

Magid's essay comparing wrighting a play vs. the book of a musical is published in the November-December 2018 issue of The Dramatist.