Cheeyang Ng

Birth Place: Singapore

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Born and raised in Singapore, Cheeyang Ng is an award-winning singer-songwriter who has performed around the world, including Lincoln Center with Carole King and Carnegie Hall with a cappella group Vocalosity. They hold an MFA from New York University and a BMus from Berklee College of Music.

They are the first Singaporean to headline a concert at Joe's Pub and Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center showcasing their original music and their songs have been performed around New York, including The Duplex and Feinstein's/54 Below.

Creator of podcast East Side Story and vocal group The Lunar Collective, they have won multiple vocal awards all across Asia, including Singapore, Taiwan and China. Musicals in development include EASTBOUND (Village Theatre Festival of New Musicals, NAMT Writers Grant, NYTB IMPACT Award) with Khiyon Hursey, ONLY US (Drama League Residency) and MĀYĀ (Live & In Color, Hypokrit) with Eric Sorrels.

Select credits include: 2020 Eric H Weinberger Librettist Award, 2020 Eugene O’Neill National Musical Theatre Conference Finalist, 2019 ASCAP Foundation Lucille & Jack Yellen Award, 2019 New York Musical Festival Commission, 2019 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project @cheeyangmusic

Cheeyang Ng News

MUSI-CAL Comes To The Bourbon Room On Monday, December 4

Clayton Farris and Laura Schein host the MUSI-CAL concert featuring selections from four cutting-edge musicals. This event showcases the development of new musicals and supports Southern California music creators. Join us for a night of creativity and innovation!

Submissions Now Open For Live & In Color's 2024 Season

Live & In Color is accepting submissions for their 2024 Fall retreat at the Bingham Camp. Playwrights, composers, and lyricists of color and underrepresented communities can submit their new musicals with a 4-actor cast limit. Selected submissions will receive a $1,000 stipend, housing, meals, and travel.

Wayne Brady, Chris Mann & More To Perform At The 2023 FNAM Benefit

The Foundation for New American Musicals has revealed that Wayne Brady, Anastasia Barzee, Therese Curatolo, Chris Mann and Cheeyang Ng as Guest Artists for its 2023 FNAM Benefit. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Musical Theatre Factory Reveals Cohort III of the MTF Makers Program

Musical Theatre Factory has announced Cohort III of the MTF Makers program. This 18-month residency program will empower and support 12 artists at the forefront of reshaping the musical theatre industry.

Live & In Color To Develop WE START IN MANHATTAN This Fall At The Bingham Camp

After a record-breaking cross country search for a new musical, Live & In Color announces WE START IN MANHATTAN by Ariella Serur and Sav Souza as the musical to be developed during the company's 2023 fall retreat.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting 21 Award-winning Musical Theatre Writers For Fully-funded Summer Residencies

For its 13th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is hosting 21 award-winning musical theatre writers of nine new musicals for nine consecutive weeklong residencies between June 25 and August 27.

Khiyon Hursey Will Play The Other Palace in July With Julian Hornik, Cheeyang Ng, Allyson Ava-Brown, and Danielle Steers

Writer and composer Khiyon Hursey will make his London debut this summer on Thursday 20 July at The Other Palace Studio, showcasing his work from stage musicals, films, upcoming productions and shows in development. 

Photos: In Rehearsal With (mostly)musicals MOM'S THE WORD

Join Gregory Nabours and a 'MOTHER lode' of talent this Wednesday, May 10th for a MOTHER of a cabaret! Whether they're good moms, bad moms, or red hot mamas, from Mama Rose to Mama Morton, we're playing musical mothers in May!

Live & In Color Announces Raquel Almazan As The Recipient Of The 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission

The June Bingham New Playwright Commission honors the legacy of the late artist and playwright, June Bingham, by providing support to a new generation of early-career women/femme and/or non-binary storytellers as they seek to create work that manifests change in the world. Director and Arts Leader, Abigail Grubb, serves as the Program's Director and Co-Founder alongside Live & In Color's Artistic Director and June Bingham's nephew, Devanand Janki.

Live & In Color Presents ARE WE THERE YET?! A Musical Road Trip hosted by Ann Harada.

Pack your bags! Live & In Color is taking a tour of the artists and pieces pushing the industry toward equity and inclusion. The evening will feature a roadmap of songs from Live & In Color's artistic community and will serve as a fundraiser to support the company's continued mission to develop commercially bound plays and musicals created by artists who exist within the intersections of underrepresented identities and center inclusion.

Elizabeth Stanley, Zachary Noah Piser & More to Star in NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS at Joe's Pub

The event of the year is back! Arts Ignite has announced the return of its annual benefit concert, New York City Christmas: A Concert to Benefit Arts Ignite, taking place on Monday, December 12 at 7:00 PM at Joe's Pub at The Public in New York City.

Kuhoo Verma, Nora Schell & More to Join Normal Ave's RELAUNCH PARTY at The Green Room 42

On Sunday, Dec 4, Normal Ave will present its ReLaunch Party at Green Room 42! Come celebrate their return with friends old and new for a night of celebration and song, as Normal Ave announces it's most exciting season yet!

Live & In Color Is Now Accepting Musical Theatre Submissions For 2023 Fall Retreat

Live & In Color has announced that they are now accepting musical theatre submissions for their 2023 fall retreat at the Bingham Camp. This opportunity is open to playwrights, composers & lyricists of color and/or other underrepresented communities interested in developing their new musical.

Submissions Are Now Open For Live & In Color's 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission

Live & In Color has announced the opening of applications for the 2023 June Bingham New Playwright Commission. This program provides holistic creation and development support to early-career femme and/or non-binary playwrights to take a play from inception through a first reading.

Christina Fontinelli, Billy Stritch, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards® Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Amas Musical Theatre Announces 5th Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Lyricists

Amas Musical Theatre announced the fifth year of The Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant to be given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist.

Amas Musical Theatre Lab Will Present Staged Readings Of 'MĀYĀ - A New Musical in August

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of MĀYĀ, a new musical, with book and music by Eric Sorrels and book and lyrics by Cheeyang Ng.

Live & In Color Announces The Recipient Of The June Bingham New Playwright Commission

The June Bingham New Playwright Commission honors the legacy of the late artist and playwright June Bingham by providing support to a new generation of early-career women/femme and/or non-binary storytellers as they seek to create work that creates change.

Celebrate the Artists of LIVE & IN COLOR at The Green Room 42 With Host BD Wong

Head over to the Green Room 42 on 6/02 to celebrate the work of Live & In Color and all the artists that have come through their doors! The fundraiser will be hosted by Tony Award Winner BD Wong and will feature songs from all the different pieces Live & In Color has created throughout the years. This concert will be a fundraiser to help support the company's mission to develop talent with the goal of diversity and inclusion at its core.

BWW Feature: The Diversity Ratio

The artists of diversity in cabaret and concert are ready and willing to work - they just need to be invited to the table.

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