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Drew Fornarola is a playwright and songwriter from New York City. His play STRAIGHT was designated a 2016 New York Times Critics' Pick, and his musical Claudio Quest won six 2015 NYMF Awards for excellence. Fornarola co-wrote the songs for DreamWorks Animation’s Veggietales: Noah’s Ark, and is currently developing a stage show for DreamWorks. Other theatre credits include an adaptation of actressMolly Shannon's children's book Tilly the Trickster (Atlantic Theatre Company), COLLEGE The Musical (mtvU Award), Thucydides (Winner, Samuel French Play Festival), and Vote for Me (London Theatre Workshop). Concerts of Fornarola's songs have been presented at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, Broadway au Carre (Paris), and London Theatre Workshop, among others. In 2013 he provided string arrangements for #1 charting Japanese hip hop band CREAM. Drew is currently developing a musical based on the Tiananmen Square protests. BA Princeton, JD Fordham, alumnus BMI Workshop. www.drewfornarola.com
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