Twenty Something’s Two Fresh Pens contest winner: Give it Up
Taylor Louderman’s Write Out Loud Competition: Brave
Kailey Marshall is a New York-based composer/lyricist. As a performer of her own work, Marshall creates femme forward, pop-infused musical theatre. Marshall’s work has been featured at 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, Don’t Tell Mama’s, the Highline Ballroom, and Lincoln Center. In 2016 she was selected as one of five composers for New Dramatist’s Composer/Librettist Studio, a two week intensive in collaboration with the playwrights in residence at New Dramatists. She was also featured at 54 Below as part of the New Writers Series, where she performed, music directed, and wrote an evening of new material. She has received readings of two of her shows, Confirmed and Songs for Slutty Girls in association with Pace University’s New Musicals Program, and Don’t Tell Mama’s. In 2015, Marshall music directed the New York Times Critic Pick If I Never Love Again, by Clare Barron, at the Bushwick Starr. She won the Twenty-Somethings Two Fresh Pens Contest with her song “Give It Up” and most recently won Taylor Louderman’s Write Out Loud competition with her song “Brave”. Marshall is currently working on Vengeance, a country revenge thriller, and is a graduate of Pace University’s BFA Musical Theatre program.