May 14, 2014
Will Aronson recently composed the score and co-wrote the book for the Korean musical Bungee Jump, cited last year by the NY Times as Korea’s “most popular original musical,” and winner of Best Score at the 2012 Korea Musical Awards. He has also written the scores for Mother, Me and the Monsters (Barrington Stage; Boston Globe Critics’ Pick), My Scary Girl (Best Musical, NYMF 2009), and The Trouble With Doug (NAMT 2010, dir. Victoria Clark), for which he also co-wrote the book. Other work includes the vocal and dance arrangements for the William Finn/James Lapine musical, Little Miss Sunshine (Second Stage Theater), and original music featured in Mary Testa’s Sleepless Variations (Connelly Theater). Mr. Aronson is the recipient of a Fulbright grant, an ASCAP Frederick Loewe Award, and a Baryshnikov Fellowship.