(Lyrics) Nathan Tysen, profiled in The Dramatist Magazine under “Fifty to Watch,” has written THE BURNT PART BOYS (music by Chris Miller, book by Mariana Elder, finalist for the American Theatre Critics New Play Award).  Other work with Miller includestheir song cycle FUGITIVE SONGS (2008 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Revue) and an adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s picture book THE MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK  (book by Joe Calarco, world premiere at Barrington Stage, Boston Globe Top Ten Pick of 2008).  He’s received awards and grants from many foundations including Richard Rodgers, Jonathan Larson, Frederick Loewe, Kitty Carlisle Hart and Daryl Roth.  He is currently working with Miller on MOLLY’S DELICIOUS (book by Craig Wright) for Playwrights Horizons/Theatreworks, an adaptation of TUCK EVERLASTING, and a new musical commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater.

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