About Jack 

 

Jack Mitchell is an award-winning New York based composer, songwriter, music director, and arranger for children's media and musical theatre.

Current projects include original songs, arrangements, and scoring for  The Story Pirates Podcast from Gimlet Media, winner of the 2019 iHeartRadio Best Kids and Family Podcast Award, where his work has been praised by celebrities such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, and live scoring for the new comedy gameshow, "Don't Break the Rules" from Pinna Audio.

Together with syndicated Washington Post satirist Alexandra Petri, Jack is developing a new musical comedy entitled, THE WRONG AMERICAN!", adapted from P.G Wodehouse's classic farce,"A Damsel in Distress". The show received a recent reading at Williamstown Theatre Festival and is gearing up for a 29-hour industry reading in 2020. Jack is also writing the music for a new musical in the works based on a popular children's novel.

Jack's recent sold-out concert of original music at The Green Room 42 was featured on playbill.com and his music has been seen and heard nationally on NPR, Sirius/XM Radio, ME-TV, and at The Foundation for New American Musicals in LA, The Utah Symphony, and The Kennedy Center.

As a musical director, Jack has worked with international stars and Tony Award Winners/Nominees including Amanda Seyfried, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laura Benanti, Thomas Sadoski, Ashley Park, and many more. 

 

Jack is a proud graduate of Northwestern University, a member of the advanced class of the BMI Lehman Engle Musical Theatre Workshop, and the Director/MD of the Late-Night Cabaret at Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Photo Credit- Joseph O'Malley

c. 2014 Jack Mitchell 

   

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