Brandon James Gwinn

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TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix

book & lyrics by EllaRose Chary

music & lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn

www.brandonandella.com

cast size: 6, includes actor/musicians

WINNER OF THE 2021 RICHARD RODGERS AWARD

T & L find themselves stuck in a magical convertible over the Grand Canyon. This parody sequel rock musical asks "Why Do Strong Queer Female Characters Always Gotta Die?

(Rhinebeck Writer's Residency and Triple R Residency, UArts Polyphone Festival, O'Neill Incubator Residency, Barn Arts Residency, The Tank)

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Small Town Story

book & lyrics by Sammy Buck

music & lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn

cast size: 12+

Two families in a North Texas town deal with a community controversy over a high school production of Rent.

(World Premiere: American Theatre Group, NAMT Grant, Richard Rodgers Award Finalist, Villiage Originals Festival, NYTB Original Commission)

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Cotton Candy & Cocaine

book & lyrics by EllaRose Chary

music & lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn

cast size: 9 + ensemble

An immersive, electro-pop, dance-party/musical about what happens to a group of working class friends in Las Vegas when gentrification starts to threaten their way of life.

(Development Workshop for Theatre C, NAMT Grant, Ars Nova Uncharted Residency, Concert and Reading, 54 Below Concert) 

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Queer. People. Time.

book & lyrics by EllaRose Chary

music & lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn

cast size: 5

A chamber musical for 5 actors, 5 characters, 5 time periods, 5 points of view on queer life in America over the past century.

(Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Catwalk Residency)

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The Seance Machine

by EllaRose Chary

& Brandon James Gwinn

cast size: 3

When a possibly mad scientist invites the audience to witness her amazing machine that can hear the past, she and her assistants are shocked at the level of evil unleashed. 

(World Premiere as part of The Tank's Obie Award winning season, Drama League Nominee)

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Matchmaker Matchmaker,

I'm Willing to Settle

book by Nikki MacCallum

& Kelvin Moon Loh

music & lyrics by Brandon James Gwinn

cast size: 4

Nikki is on a musical mission to find the perfect guy in the crazed world of online dating. 

(American Repertory Theatre Oberon, New York Musical Theatre Festival)