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Joey Contreras

 
Bio:
Joey Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter originally from California. He is internationally known for his first album Love Me, Love Me Not, which featured an all-star lineup of Broadway talent and spawned performances of his music around the world, including the US, Australia, London, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Joey Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter originally from California. He is internationally known for his first album Love Me, Love Me Not, which featured an all-star lineup of Broadway talent and spawned performances of his music around the world, including the US, Australia, London, ... (read complete bio)
 

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Brian Russell Carey, Joey Contreras Photo

Brian Russell Carey, Joey Contreras

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05/02/2022
Brian Russell Carey, Joey Contreras Photo

Brian Russell Carey, Joey Contreras

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05/02/2022
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Brian Russell Carey and Joey Contreras

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11/24/2021
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Joey Contreras Biography

Joey Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter originally from California. He is internationally known for his first album Love Me, Love Me Not, which featured an all-star lineup of Broadway talent and spawned performances of his music around the world, including the US, Australia, London, South Korea, Germany and Japan. In 2014, his second and more pop-focused album, Young Kind of Love, immediately debuted in the iTunes Pop Charts. Out Magazine labeled the sophomore effort “sexy and catchy,” and branded Joey a “Broadway-pop crossover extraordinaire.” In 2016, Joey wrote the music and lyrics for the Disney Junior animated short, “Kiwi’s First Flight,” featured in the series, “Lights, Camera, Lexi!”

Hailed as one of Playbill’s “Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know,” Joey is a 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, and his musicals with bookwriter/lyricist, Kate Thomas, include All The Kids Are Doing It (Provincetown Playhouse, Tisch, IWU, O’Neill NMTC Finalist), Forget Me Not (The Dare Tactic, dir. Catie Davis) and Elements. Additionally he is working on Heartbreakers in Hell with bookwriter/lyricist Benjamin Halstead. He also has written the music and lyrics for the song-cycle, In Pieces (originally presented at Lincoln Center).

As a strong supporter of arts education, Joey has served as Artist-in-Residence with Broadway Dreams Foundation and has contributed original music and arrangements to Broadway in South Africa. He also regularly teaches masterclasses with The Growing Studio in New York. Joey is an alumnus from the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (2010 ASCAP Max Dreyfus Scholarship Recipient) and the 2017 Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project. His music is regularly heard in popular New York concert venues such as 54 Below, Rockwood Music Hall, and Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre.




Joey Contreras News

Stars From WICKED, HADESTOWN, and More Will Lead BRAND NEW DAY Concert to Benefit Bro Photo Stars From WICKED, HADESTOWN, and More Will Lead BRAND NEW DAY Concert to Benefit Broadway Bound Kids
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

The impact of arts education will be felt by everyone who experiences this night of music, celebration, and hope with Broadway Bound Kids. Integrating performances from Broadway performers, students in BBK's free programs, and BBK Teaching Artists, you will leave this show in your feels!

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jul 2, 2022

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

Liz Callaway, Emily Skinner, and More Hit the Stage This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Liz Callaway, Emily Skinner, and More Hit the Stage This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 

Ben Fankhauser, Joe Iconis, Analise Scarpaci, and More Join 10 YEARS OF NEW WRITERS:  Photo Ben Fankhauser, Joe Iconis, Analise Scarpaci, and More Join 10 YEARS OF NEW WRITERS: CELEBRATING FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW'S 10th ANNIVERSARY 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 10 Years of New Writers: Celebrating Feinstein's/54 Below's 10th Anniversary.

Joe Iconis, Drew Gasparini, Joey Contreras & More to Star in 10 YEARS OF NEW WRITERS  Photo Joe Iconis, Drew Gasparini, Joey Contreras & More to Star in 10 YEARS OF NEW WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 19, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club will present 10 Years of New Writers: Celebrating Feinstein’s/54 Below’s 10th Anniversary. Ten years since throwing its doors wide open, Feinstein’s/54 Below has been a hub for new writers to develop their work and bring it to the world!

Desi Oakley to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY This Week Photo Desi Oakley to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace will welcome Broadway actress, creator, artist, and composer Desi Oakley!

HAMILTON's Fergie L. Phillipe to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY Photo HAMILTON's Fergie L. Phillipe to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace and hosted by renowned talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers 'Your Broadway & Entertainment BFF!' welcomes Broadway actor Fergie L. Philippe who is currently in Hamilton on Broadway as Hercules Mulligan/James Madison.

VIDEO: Alexander Mendoza Releases New Single, 'Wow!' Photo VIDEO: Alexander Mendoza Releases New Single, 'Wow!'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

Alexander Mendoza (World Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, 1st National Tour of Sister Act The Musical, North American Tour of Mamma Mia!, Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Alabama Shakespeare Festival) has released his first pop single, 'Wow!' just in time for Pride month.

Joey Contreras Joins The Broadway Talk Show Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway This  Photo Joey Contreras Joins The Broadway Talk Show Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace and hosted by renowned talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers 'Your Broadway & Entertainment BFF!' welcomes Joey Contreras as a special guest on this week's show. Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter internationally known for his four studio albums, Love Me, Love Me Not, Young Kind of Love, Joyride, and In Pieces: A New Musical (Highlights). 

Jonathan Hoover, Joey Contreras & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY Photo Jonathan Hoover, Joey Contreras & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace and hosted by renowned talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers 'Your Broadway & Entertainment BFF!' has announced its May lineup of guests!

Joey Contreras Videos

VIDEO: Deon'te Goodman and Katherine Thomas Star in 'A Shadow of the Real Thing' From VideoVIDEO: Deon'te Goodman and Katherine Thomas Star in 'A Shadow of the Real Thing' From New Musical HEARTBREAKERS IN HELL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

Deon’te Goodman (Hamilton) and Katherine Thomas (Ragtime) star in “A Shadow of the Real Thing,' a new music video from the musical Heartbreakers in Hell with book and lyrics by Benjamin Halstead (Nikola Tesla Drops The Beat) and music by Joey Contreras (In Pieces, Forget Me Not).

VIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman Joins Joey Contreras on New Single 'Me and Mr. Popularity VideoVIDEO: Andrew Barth Feldman Joins Joey Contreras on New Single 'Me and Mr. Popularity'
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2021

Composer-lyricist Joey Contreras has released his single “Me and Mr. Popularity” that features Dear Evan  Hansen star Andrew Barth Feldman. The song is the first single off of his upcoming album, In Pieces:  A New Musical (Highlights), which is expected to be released later this year.  

VIDEO: Taylor Louderman & Natalie Weiss on New Joey Contreras Single! VideoVIDEO: Taylor Louderman & Natalie Weiss on New Joey Contreras Single!
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2019

Tony-nominated Taylor Louderman (Mean Girls) and YouTube Sensation Natalie Weiss join forces on "Break from the Line," an empowering single written by songwriter Joey Contreras and co-arranged by Weiss. The music video features the two stars belting and having fun at a NYC recording studio. 

STAGE TUBE: Joey Contreras Releases New Music Video for "Ohio"
by Stage Tube - Mar 26, 2015

Award winning songwriter Joey Contreras releases new music video for Ohio, his ode to midwestern boys. The single is taken from the iTunes Pop charting album, Young Kind of Love - which features collaborations with The Voice contestant Loren Allred, DCD2 Records recording artist LOLO, and a host of exciting Broadway talent.

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal for 'Broadway Celebrates Pride Week' at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, Bryan Campione and Harold Lewter present BROADWAY CELEBRATES PRIDE WEEK on June 23rd, 2014. In this video: Elizabeth Urbanczyk sings “Friends” accompanied by Music Director, Michael McAssey.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Highlights from PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER: VOLUME 2 at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2014

After a sold-out first edition, Broadway's best writers and performers teamed together again to help raise funds for children with special needs in New York City and around the world. Victor Legra, Anthony Crouchelli & M.O.V.E for Autism presented 'Putting the Pieces Together: Volume 2' featuring the music of Carner and Gregor, Rosser and Sohne, Maglione and Ruiz, Joey Contreras, Justin Anthony Long, Jonathan Lee & Joanna Burns; David Dabbon, and Will Van Dyke. The concert played 54 Below on April 24. Click below to watch all of the performances!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - Contreras, Cronin & More Set for INSPIRED 3 Benefit for Animal Rescue Orgs
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2014

Joey Contreras, Bobby Cronin, Jonathan Reid Gealt, McGuire & Simo, Michael Mott, Drew Overcash, Zoe Sarnak, and Brad Simmons will star in INSPIRED 3: A Benefit Concert for A PLACE TO BARK (TN) & SECOND CHANCE RESCUE NYC, on Sunday, January 26 at 7pm at Stage 72, NYC. Watch a trailer for the show below!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan, Natalie Weiss and More Give Advice for SO YOU WANNA BE A SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2013

In the videos below, Jeremy Jordan, Corey Cott, Zak Resnick, Joey Contreras, Ali Stroker, Jonathan Reid Gealt and Krysta Rodriguez give advice to anyone looking to make it in the theatre industry.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Joey Contreras' 'Ready'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2013

This week's featured composer is the one-and-only Joey Contreras! We are excited to share this video of his song Ready from our CEC concert at NYMF sung by the incredible quartet Lilli Cooper (Wicked), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell), Maddy Trumble (Mary Poppins) and Nic Rouleau (Book of Mormon).

STAGE TUBE: Corey Cott, Taylor Louderman and More in BROADWAY LOVES BRITNEY - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Mar 8, 2013

Check out highlights from 'The TRL Generation: Broadway Loves Britney' concert, which took place on Sunday, March 3rd at the Canal Room, starring Corey Cott, Taylor Louderman, Jason Gotay, Emma Hunton and many more!