We're very excited to be part of the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals this winter.
Thomas Mizer is an award-winning lyricist/librettist and recipient of a 2009 Jonathan Larson Grant for his music theater writing. Working with collaborators including Curtis Moore, Amanda Green, and Larry Grossman, his work has been seen on theatrical stages around the country, as well as in workshop presentations at the Williamstown Theater Festival, the Eugene O’Neill Center, and the NAMT Festival of New Musicals. An honors graduate of Northwestern University with degrees in Theater and English Literature, he has also completed the BMI Lehman Engel writing workshop and received an artist in residence grant from the National Music Theater Conference and ASCAP. In a “prior” life as an actor, Thomas appeared in roles Off-Broadway and at regional theaters. He last starred as “Steve” in the First National Tour of Blue’s Clues, Live!, including two sold-out weeks at Radio City Music Hall.
In addition to his work in the theater, Thomas has written travel features for national publications including Passport Magazine and Frommer’s Budget Travel. Currently living in New York City, he is an on-camera host for the web series Passport TV and works as a freelance copywriter for media companies including Comedy Central, Grove/Atlantic, and Spike. For more information, go to thomasmizer.com.