Rebecca Hart

writer/performer of songs, plays, and plays with songs in them.

Rebecca Hart once accidentally won a comedy contest in Dublin, Ireland, while appearing as the musical guest. True story. Born into a theatre family, she made her acting debut at the age of nine months and has been playing music for only a slightly shorter time. She studied theatre at Brown University and subsequently trained as an actor at the Maggie Flanigan Studio in NYC. She has had an extensive career on NY and regional stages and has been fronting her own band for many years. Her most recent recording, 'The Magician's Daughter', was produced by acclaimed cellist/songwriter Ben Sollee in Louisville KY and is available now. Recent acting credits include the Public Theatre's Rust Belt tour of 'SWEAT' and a CT Critics Circle Award for 'The Revolutionists' in West Hartford. She is an Associate Artist with The Civilians and has both acted and made songs for the company at The Public, BAM, City Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, also appearing on the recent recordig of Steve Cosson & Michael Friedman's "Paris Commune". She recently earned her MFA from NYU's The Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and is now working as a lyricist/librettist with various collaborators. Her musical 'IRON JOHN: an american ghost story', (w/ Jacinth Greywoode) has been developed at NYU Tisch, the O'Neill, and Theatreworks Silicon Valley, showcased at the 2019 National Alliance for Musical Theatre Festival, and will be produced this year at Temple University and the Manhattan School of Music. She is currently at work on "the barren(s)" (w/Amber Vistein), a short-form opera commission for the American Opera Initiative at the Kennedy Center and doing a weekly quarantine-time livestream concert from her Facebook page every Sunday at 4PM.

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