ZOE SARNAK is an award-winning composer and lyricist.

Her work has been developed and produced at Second Stage, New York Stage & Film, The Public, Roundabout Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Geffen Playhouse, New York Theatre Workshop, 5th Avenue Theatre, Barrington Stage Company, MCC, and many others, and featured by the NY Times Live, The Shannara Chronicles (Spike), Silent Witness (BBC) and in benefit concerts and albums for Everytown.

World Premiere of Afterwords at 5th Avenue Theatre (Seattle)

APRIL 29 - MAY 21, 2022

Music and Lyrics by ZOE SARNAK
Book by EMILY KACZMAREK
Directed by ADRIENNE CAMPBELL-HOLT

https://www.5thavenue.org/shows/2021-2022/afterwords/

World Premiere of Shook at Northern Stage (VT)

SEPTEMBER 23 - OCTOBER 23, 2022

Music and Lyrics by ZOE SARNAK
Book by ALEXIS SCHEER
Directed by MAGGIE BURROWS

http://northernstage.org

World Premiere of The Lonely Few at The Geffen (Los Angeles)

FEBRUARY 28 - APRIL 9, 2023

Music and Lyrics by ZOE SARNAK
Book by RACHEL BONDS
Directed by TYNE RAFAELI

https://www.geffenplayhouse.org

Works include: A CROSSING (Award winning 2021 World Premiere at Barrington Stage Company), SECRET SOLDIERS, THE LONELY FEW (with Rachel Bonds, Geffen Playhouse commission), GALILEO (with Danny Strong, Michael Weiner and dir. Michael Mayer), EMPIRE RECORDS (with Carol Heikkinen), AFLOAT (with Emily Kaczmarek, WP Commission), SPLIT (with Michele Lowe, Transport Group commission), SHOOK (with Alexis Scheer) BAND AID (with Zoe Lister-Jones) as well as an upcoming TV project with 20th Century Fox/Danny Strong Productions and movie musical with Netflix.

 

Awards include: Jonathan Larson Award Winner, Fred Ebb Award finalist, Kleban Prize finalist, Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award finalist, NY Stage & Film’s Founders Award finalist.

 

Education: Harvard University(AB), NYU(MA).