Cast & Creatives
New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics
Born in the UK, raised in Canada and now based in New York City, Neil is the composer and lyricist of Broadway’s The Story of My Life with book writer Brian Hill (4 Drama Desk Award nominations including Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics). His musical The Theory of Relativity, written specifically for and about college age students, had its US premiere at Goodspeed Musicals in 2015 with its Off West End premiere in the same year. Other works include an adaptation of Carlo Collodi's The Adventures of Pinocchio, a musical adaptation of Michel Tremblay's Les Belles-Soeurs, You Are Here, Senza Luce and a musical based on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel Something Wicked This Way Comes (11 Barrymore Award nominations). Neil’s new score for Shakespeare in Love was written for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Asolo Rep productions.
Neil’s awards include the ASCAP Foundation’s Yellen Award, a Jonathan Larson Foundation Award, a Dramatists Guild Fellowship and a Dora Award.
The Story of My Life and The Theory of Relativity are licensed worldwide through Music Theatre International and The Adventures of Pinocchio is licensed through Concord Theatricals.
Cast albums include The Story of My Life and The Theory of Relativity (both on PS Classics).
Neil is a member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP and is an alumnus of the BMI Lehman Engel Music Theatre Workshop. He is published by Warner/Chappell Music.