Tess Rowan

Composer Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Tess Rowan is a female performer, composer, playwright, director, and musician from the Washington, D.C. area. NY, CT - Playwright: Break My Bones (The O’Neill YPF, ‘20). Playwright/Director: Mr. Stranger and Pie from the Pattersons’ (Dramafest at Stagedoor Manor with Stephen Sondheim’s Young Playwrights Inc., ‘19-’20). D.C. - Playwright/Director/Music/Live Musician: Your Carving Footprint (Saxon Stage After Hours, ‘21-’22). Book/Music/Lyrics/Morse Code: Static: Noise of a New Musical (Capital Fringe Festival Upcoming Summer 2022, Upcoming 2022 Original Cast Album, ‘18-present). First-ever WTOP Top Kid award winner (D.C. Regional, ‘20) for work on Static during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Whatta World” and “Tell Me How” on all streaming platforms. Co-Captain and Co-Founder of Saxon Stage After Hours, a playwriting, directing, and student-run production group. Member of the Cappies Critic Team for high school theater awards critics in the D.C. area. @tessrowan @staticmusical. Member of the Dramatists Guild. www.tessrowan.com