Rebecca Hart

performer and writer

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 (with and without her 6-piece band) for only a slightly shorter time. Her latest recording, 'The Magician's Daughter', was produced by Ben Sollee in Louisville KY and Ben Arons in NYC. 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. Recently, her career grew another head (arm?) after she got her MFA in Book and Lyric writing at NYU's The Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. Her musical' 'IRON JOHN: an american ghost story', (w/collaborator Jacinth Greywoode) was developed at NYU, the O'Neill Center, and Theatreworks Silicon Valley before showcasing at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre Festival at New World Stages in 2019. 2020 will (somehow) bring three virtual university productions, as well as a workshop of her short-form opera commission "the barren(s)" (w/composer Amber Vistein) at the Kennedy Center (American Opera Initiative). Currently, she performs a weekly quarantine-time cabaret, "The Chrysalis" every Sunday at 4PM on Facebook Live.


  • my opera at the Kennedy Center (is this real life)

    March 02, 2021

    my short-form opera "the barren(s)", with composer Amber Vistein, will stream live and with orchestra from The Kennedy Center in DC this april

  • 'IRON JOHN' at Manhattan School of Music - FILM!!! Production!! in May

    March 02, 2021

    All we know is the cast is incredible and they're taking this virtual production seriously, hiring SuperAwesomeFriends to make it the best possible and shooting exteriors and scenes in water and recording tracks and lip synchhing and we're just so excited. Coming in May. more when we know it.

  • Weekly Quarantine Livestream Series "THE CHRYSALIS" Sundays at 4PM

    March 02, 2021

    On FB or insta or YouTube - still exploring! But always at 4PM on Sundays. Sign up on the mailing list to get up to the minute info.

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