Dave Malloy is an American composer, playwright, lyricist and actor. He wrote a number of theatrical works, often based on works of classical literature. These include Moby-Dick, an adaptation of the classic novel by Herman Melville; Octet, an amphitheater choir on Internet addiction; Preludes, an imaginary musical in the mind of romantic composer Sergei Rachmaninoff; Ghost Quartet, a song about love, death and whiskey; and won the Tony, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet in 1812, an electronic opera based on War and Peace.
|Born||January 04, 1976, Cleveland, Ohio|
|Alma mater||Ohio University|
|Occupation||Composer, writer, performer, orchestrator, sound designer|
Composer who was nominated for three Tony's in 2017 for his musical Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. He was composer, lyricist, orchestrator, music director, and performer in the original run of the show.
He began working in theater in 2000 in San Francisco before working as a composer at Banana Bag & Bodice in 2002.
He made his Broadway debut in May 2017 temporarily replacing Josh Groban in Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.
He married Eliza Bent.
He and Steven Reineke are both composers from Ohio.
American Musical Theater. American musical composers. Cleveland Musicians