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Adryan Russ

 
Bio:
Adryan Russ (Composer/Lyricist) writes for theater, film, television and recordings. Her LML CD, Everyone Has A Story showcases her songs performed by David Burnham, Susan Egan, Jason Graae, Sharon McNight among others: http://www.lmlmusic.com/artist/adryanruss/. Her off-Broadway musical INSIDE ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Adryan Russ (Composer/Lyricist) writes for theater, film, television and recordings. Her LML CD, Everyone Has A Story showcases her songs performed by David Burnham, Susan Egan, Jason Graae, Sharon McNight among others: http://www.lmlmusic.com/artist/adryanruss/. Her off-Broadway musical INSIDE ... (read complete bio)
 

Writing

Co-Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Co-Lyricist

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left to right: producer Adryan Russ, musical director Lloyd Cooper, Madison Claire Pa Photo

left to right: producer Adryan Russ, musical director Lloyd Cooper, Madison Claire Parks, Robert Yacko, Cynthia Ferrer, Jason Graae, Damon Kirsche, Lisa Livesay, Jenna Rosen

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04/08/2013
 
Writing
Co-Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Co-Lyricist

Adryan Russ Biography

Adryan Russ (Composer/Lyricist) writes for theater, film, television and recordings. Her LML CD, Everyone Has A Story showcases her songs performed by David Burnham, Susan Egan, Jason Graae, Sharon McNight among others: http://www.lmlmusic.com/artist/adryanruss/. Her off-Broadway musical INSIDE OUT, co-written with Doug Haverty and published by Samuel French, has played across the country and in Europe (http://www.kritzerland.com/insideOut.htm). Her musicals include IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT, TWO LIVES, and LOVE & ORDER, written with Haverty, the last selected for the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop in Los Angeles. In development is EBENEZER, RETURN OF THE SCROOGE, with playwright Keith Huff, selected for the ASCAP/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop in Chicago. iGHOST, inspired by Oscar Wilde's "The Canterville Ghost" co-written with Haverty was was recently produced at The Lyric Theatre in Los Angeles.

Adryan participated in a tribute to Charles Strouse with Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall, and at the Chicago Humanities Festival with Karen Mason and Jason Graae. She has collaborated with television and film composers, writing lyrics to their music -- most recently "Is It Me?" a song co-written with Joel Evans appeared in John Patrick Shanley's film version of his play DOUBT with Meryl Streep and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. She also wrote the lyrics for "White Lies" for the film THE CHECK IS IN THE MAIL, with Brian Dennehy and Ann Archer. Recently she and Evans released a CD of "new standards," CHANGING MY TUNE available at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/joelevansandadryanruss

Every year, for the past ten years, Adryan has received an ASCAP Award for Popular Music, based on numerous cabaret and musical theater performances by cabaret artists and theaters for that year. She is a longtime member of ASCAP, The Dramatists Guild, the Academy for New Musical Theatre (ANMT), the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS), and currently serves on the Board of the Society of Composers & Lyricists (www.TheSCL.com).

Additional credits include:
iGHOST
Composer
Co-Lyricist
The Lyric Theatre, Spring 2011

INSIDE OUT
Off-Broadway CD
Released on Kritzerland
with Jan Maxwell, Cass Morgan, Ann Crumb, Harriett D. Foy, Julie Prosser and Kathleen Mahony-Bennett




Adryan Russ News

Triple Threat Elijah Rock Releases Sophomore Album, 'Matters of the Heart' Photo Triple Threat Elijah Rock Releases Sophomore Album, 'Matters of the Heart'
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022

Triple-Threat Elijah Rock has released his sophomore album, 'Matters of the Heart.' The ten song album is going to be followed soon by a four song EP in Spanish. Tradition, style, and romance meet at the audio crossroads of Ageless & Timeless boulevards on “Matters of The Heart”, the sophomore recording of baritone crooner Elijah Rock. And it’s well worth the wait. Herein, Rock continues his impassioned excavations of love’s seductive soundtrack and even contributes several sparkling originals to the brew. 

Group Rep Presents New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Photo Group Rep Presents New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2022

The Group Rep presents L.A. Now and Then, a brand new musical revue celebrating the City of Angels, its past and present, directed by Bruce Kimmel, with musical direction by Richard Allen, produced by Kathleen Delaney and Doug Haverty for the Group Rep.  

Australian Discovery Orchestra Explores New Musicals From Around The World in 16 STOR Photo Australian Discovery Orchestra Explores New Musicals From Around The World in 16 STORIES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

16 STORIES is a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra, conducted by Kevin Purcell.

Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES Photo Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.

BWW Interview: Group Rep's Doug Haverty: A Man Wearing Many Hats, Sometimes Wielding  Photo BWW Interview: Group Rep's Doug Haverty: A Man Wearing Many Hats, Sometimes Wielding a Hammer
by Gil Kaan - Sep 6, 2021

Group Rep will be inaugurating their 2021 season with Neil Simon’s LONDON SUITE September 17, 2021. Got the chance to delve into some Group Rep history and future plans from their always busy, very handy artistic director Doug Haverty.

BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others Photo BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others
by Gil Kaan - Sep 1, 2021

Kritzerland celebrates their eleventh anniversary of producing monthly shows with KRITZERLAND’s 115th September 12, 2021 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s. Had the chance to talk to Robert Yacko, a Kritzerland staple on his long relationship with Kritzerland, as well as on fun stuff on his resume.

TogetherLAFestival Returns with Playwright Meet and Greets Photo TogetherLAFestival Returns with Playwright Meet and Greets
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2020

Meet the playwrights from the 2nd week of LA's first TogetherLAFestival. Presented by Alternative Theatre Los Angeles (ATLA) in association with LA Stage Alliance (LASA), a?oeTogether LA: A Virtual Stage Festivala?? is celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area.

The Group Rep Will Revive IN MY MIND'S EYE at Lonny Chapman Theatre Photo The Group Rep Will Revive IN MY MIND'S EYE at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2020

The Group Rep will present the revival of Doug Haverty's award winning play IN MY MIND'S EYE, directed by Bruce Kimmel, and produced for the Group Rep by Bita Arefnia. The play will run February 7 through March 15 at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in North Hollywood, California.

BWW Interview: Scott Dreier Will Perform THE MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS SHOW at the Colon Photo BWW Interview: Scott Dreier Will Perform THE MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS SHOW at the Colony
by Don Grigware - Dec 10, 2019

Actor/singer Scott Dreier needs no introduction. His involvement with The Doris Day Project is amazing and next Sunday he will present The Merry Little Christmas Show for two performances only at the Colony Theatre. In the conversation that follows he talks in depth about both. Tell our readers about your Christmas show. Is this the first time you have done one at Christmas? SD: This is my first official Christmas show! Of course, as a singer, I have been hired many times over the past years to sing for different Christmas and holiday events. And I have always absolutely loved getting to sing these timeless, gorgeous songs. I have always wanted to create a holiday show. And the inspiration for it has been watching those classic Christmas specials of Perry Como, Andy Williams, The Carpenters, etc. No matter how many times I watch those specials during the holidays, it just feels like they are each effortlessly transporting me with them into the cozy comfort of their living rooms.a?? And I wanted to create a show that would honor that feeling that we all get and just help take people

BWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and Photo BWW Interview: Music Composer Michele Brourman Talks Upcoming Concerts in Chicago and New York
by Don Grigware - Sep 11, 2019

Music composer, pianist Michele Brourman is world reknowned for her brilliant compositions and collaborations with other great songwriters like Amanda McBroom. She has a tremendous passion for performing. She will be in Chicago on the 15th and in New York in October doing what she does best. The world is a better place because of it.

Adryan Russ Videos

BWW TV: Sterling's Upstairs Opens at The Federal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2012

Continuing its six year reign as the most popular and award-winning supper club of its kind in the greater Los Angeles area, dedicated to presenting the best of Broadway performers and nightclub artists dedicated to the Great American Songbook, Sterling's Upstairs had its Grand Opening Sunday, April 1st at The Federal Bar and Restaurant in North Hollywood's trendy NoHo Arts District. Sterling's presented Bruce Kimmel's Kritzerland production of Take Me Along: The Songs of Bob Merrill as its premiere offering. The six member cast starred musical theatre stars Julie Garnye and Juliana Hansen, Broadway's Melody Hollis and Kristofer McNeely, and musical theatre star Jeffrey Christopher Todd, with Special Guest... Broadway, film, TV, concert and recording star Lainie Kazan. Christy Crowel served as the evening's Musical Director, with Shelly Markham serving as Musical Director for Lainie Kazan. Bruce Kimmel conceived, produced and directed Take Me Along, with Adryan Russ on board as Associate Producer.


Adryan Russ Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Adryan Russ written?
Adryan Russ has written 2 shows including Inside Out (Composer), The Prince of Tonight (Co-Lyricist).