Profile picture for user dmalloy
Dave Malloy

Dave Malloy is a composer/performer/sound designer. He is the winner of an OBIE Award and a Jonathan Larson Grant, and is the composer for Banana Bag & Bodice. Recent shows include Three Pianos, Beardo, Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage, The Sewers, Sandwich, Clown Bible, and (The 99-cent) Miss Saigon. Upcoming: Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, an electropop opera based on Tolstoy's War & Peace, at Ars Nova. He lives in Brooklyn.

A Slushy in the Face
Essay

A Slushy in the Face

Musical Theater Music and the Uncool

12 December 2011

Musical theatre composer Dave Malloy questions why musical theatre has become uncool and makes a case for authenticity in the theatre.