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Eric Price has written the lyrics and book to the musicals The Violet Hour, Radioactive,
Presto Change-o, Around the World, Hello Out There, The Sixth Borough, and additional material for the stage adaptation of the film Clue. With his collaborator, composer Will Reynolds, Eric won the 2018 Fred Ebb Award for Musical Theatre Writing.

His work has been produced at theaters in New York, around the country, and in Europe. Production experience includes projects at such institutions as Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre, Goodman Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Menier Chocolate Factory, Barrington Stage, Symphony Space, Merkin Recital Hall, Minetta Lane Theatre,, Joe's Pub, 54 Below (including solo show), Birdland, the Ravinia Festival, and more.

Eric’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma was commissioned in 2015 and has had over 175 productions around the world.

In addition to his career as a writer, Eric was the longtime assistant to 21-time Tony Award-winning director/producer Hal Prince and worked with him over the course of twelve years on the development of new musicals that premiered in New York, Chicago, Washington DC, London, and Tokyo.

He is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and has degrees in Directing from Indiana University and Musical Theatre Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

He has been a Dramatists Guild Fellow, a four-time Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center finalist, and a member of Goodspeed’s Johnny Mercer Writers Colony and the Rhinebeck Writers' Retreat. This winter, Eric was a finalist for the Jonathan Larson Grant and the Kleban Prize for both lyrics and libretto.

With his collaborator Will Reynolds, Eric has written material for the upcoming musical animated series Central Park starring Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr, Daveed Diggs, Kristen Bell, and Stanley Tucci. They also wrote the song “When I See You Again,” which was performed by Laura Osnes as the final track on Broadway Records’ benefit album Artists in Residence, alongside the work of Alan Menken, Lynn Ahrens, and Stephen Flaherty.

Eric is an Adjunct Professor of Musical Theatre at Pace University and Molloy College/CAP21 and is a member of The Dramatists Guild and ASCAP. He is the co-founder of This MT Space, an online musical theatre platform which can be found at

His professional website is

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Photos & Video: See New Images & Footage of CLUE North American Tour

Check out new footage and images of the North American Tour of Clue.

Review: DADDY LONG LEGS at Theatre 29

What did our critic think of DADDY LONG LEGS at Theatre 29?

State Theatre New Jersey Will Present CLUE This Month

State Theatre New Jersey will present CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy, for four performances on Saturday, April 27 at 2pm and 8pm and Sunday, April 28 at 1pm and 6:30pm. Tickets range from $40-$105.

Review: CLUE: A NEW COMEDY Arrives at Kentucky Performing Arts

What did our critic think of CLUE at Whitney Hall? Clue first and foremost is a classic Parker Brothers board game that has been a family favorite since its publication in 1949.

Photos: Get a First Look at CLUE North American Tour

Get a first look at production photos of the North American Tour of Clue!

Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA, This Tale of A Knight Errant Proves No Fool's Errand at Theatre 29

“Don Quixote”, Miguel de Cervantes’ epic Spanish masterpiece and arguably the world’s first modern novel, has survived the ravages of time since its initial publishing in 1605 as well as the pernicious predations of countless other “authors” who stole Cervantes’ story and published unofficial sequels to the tale over following years, particularly in the new world.

Review: CLUE at Ridgefield Theater Barn

Based on the 1985 movie, the script of 'Clue' is a fun romp rife with wordplay and sight gags. Need a break from streaming and bingeing and all the newfangled ways to get your entertainment fix? 

Review: CLUE at Ridgefield Theater Barn

The play is by Sandy Rustin, Hunter Foster, and Eric Price, based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn. Under the wonderful direction of David Fritsch, the Ridgefield Theater Barn successfully put on yet another phenomenal production that combines comedy with murder mystery!

Cast Set For North American Tour of CLUE

Full casting has been announced for the North American tour of CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy inspired by the board game and adapted from Paramount Pictures’ wildly popular film. The tour will launch in Minneapolis, MN, playing the Orpheum Theatre from February 27 to March 3, 2024.  

Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CLUE is a Madcap Mystery

CLUE: ON STAGE is a madcap mystery marvelously run amok on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage.


Check out the trailer for Moment To Moment: The Making of The Violet Hour Studio Cast recording!

Movie Documenting the Making of THE VIOLET HOUR Cast Recording is Available to Stream Now

A new movie taking audiences behind the scenes of the process of creating the cast recording of The Violet Hour is available to stream now! The musical features Tony Award-winners Santino Fontana (Tootsie) and Brandon Uranowitz (Leopoldstadt), Tony and Grammy Award-nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Mean Girls star Erika Henningsen and Hadestown star Solea Pfeiffer.

Hilarious New Stage Play CLUE Will Visit The Broward Center's Au-rene Theater In June 2024

CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy inspired by the Hasbro board game and adapted from the cult favorite film, comes to the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale Tuesday, June 11 through Sunday, June 16, 2024 as the final show of the 2023/2024 Bank of America Broadway in Fort Lauderdale Season with presenting Sponsor Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Tickets For CLUE At the Baltimore Hippodrome Go On Sale Tomorrow

CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy inspired by the Hasbro board game and adapted from the cult favorite film, come to Baltimore May 7-12, 2024.

19th Annual Fred Ebb Award To Be Presented To Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams

The 19th Annual Fred Ebb Award will be presented to Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams.

Murder Mystery CLUE Comes To The Ohio Theatre April 9-14, 2024

CLUE comes to the Ohio Theatre April 9-14, 2024. Get ready for a fun whodunit that strikes contemporary parallels on the way to its grand reveal. A breezy night of pure entertainment awaits!

CLUE Comes to The Barn Theatre Beginning This Week

The Barn Theatre brings the classic, thrilling, board game to life on stage in the adaptation of CLUE starring Lance Barber of CBS’s Young Sheldon and Robert Newman of Guiding Light fame. Learn more about the upcoming production here!

CLUE National Tour to Launch in Minneapolis in February 2024 - Full Route Announced!

Producers The Araca Group, Work Light Productions, and Lively McCabe Entertainment have announced that a North American tour of CLUE, the hilarious murder mystery comedy inspired by the board game and adapted from the cult favorite film, will launch in Minneapolis, MN, playing the Orpheum Theatre from February 27 to March 3, 2024.

A STRANGE LOOP, HADESTOWN, FUNNY GIRL Set for Center Theatre Group's 2023/24

Center Theatre Group has announced upcoming 2023 – 2024 programming at the Ahmanson Theatre, plus a show for all ages at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, CLUE & More Rank Among Most Popular High School Shows for 2023

Educational Theatre Association has revealed the most popular high school shows for 2023. 


How many shows has Eric Price written?

Eric Price has written 1 shows including Clue (Playwright).

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