Gregory Jacobs-Roseman

Composer-Lyricist

About

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Gregory Jacobs-Roseman is a musical theatre composer, lyricist, librettist, producer, and theatrical sound designer living in New York City. His musical Save The Date, for which he wrote book, music, and lyrics, had its world premiere production in the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival, where it received the Overall Excellence Award for a Musical. His revue Cold Turkey made its debut at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York. Party Like Me was produced by the New York Theatre Barn at the D-Lounge Cabaret in 2010. His shows Auld Lang Syne and Class Of received workshop performances at Emerson College in Boston. Other recent projects include: Chase (with composer Russell Stern), Eye For An Eye, and Letters To Santa, which is currently in development.

Gregory is a MAC Award-nominated composer. His songs have been performed at the Goodspeed Opera House, at Barrington Stage as part of William Finn’s revue: Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should, at 54 Below, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, and in numerous venues across Boston and New York City.

Recent sound design credits include: Jekyll & Hyde In Concert (New York Society for Ethical Culture), Series 6.2: Paint On Canvas (NY International Fringe Festival), Alive at Ten and Cheer Wars (NYU), Our Country (Planet Connections), Bare Naked DramaFollow Me Down, and Rick Hardon: Private Dick (Aporia Theater), Anna’s Perfect Party, The Untitled Pregnancy, and Meetmarket.com (The Looking Glass Theatre), Henry V (Kill, Mike, Use…), Floyd Collins and Caligula (Damn Few Productions), Almost, Maine and Expecting Isabel (TBG Arts Complex).

He composed original music for Follow Me DownAnna’s Perfect PartyAlmost, MaineMeetmarket.com, at the Looking Glass Theatre in New York, and also for William Inge's A Loss Of Roses at Earlham College in Indiana. Greg has worked as a sound technician for the New York Musical Theatre Festival. 

Greg holds a B.A. in Musical Theatre and Composition from Emerson College in Boston, and an M.F.A. in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU. He was trained in musical composition at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Greg is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America.

Chloe Williamson, Kristine Reese, and James Penca perform "That's How It Happened" from  Save The Date.  Photo by David Gordon.

Chloe Williamson, Kristine Reese, and James Penca perform "That's How It Happened" from Save The Date. Photo by David Gordon.