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Rona Siddiqui is a composer and music director based in New York City. Rona wrote the music for the original musical One Good Day which has been selected for the 2014 ASCAP/Dreamworks Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz. She also composed the music for an original 20-minute musical, The Tin, which was selected to be part of the 2012 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. She is the 2011 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation/Max Dreyfus Scholarship and the 2010 recipient of the award for Best Musical Direction by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle in San Francisco. She vocal arranged and music directed Tree of Life, the Oneida Nation float song in the 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. She received international recognition for her composition Storms and Whispers from the International Association of Women in Music. She was recently a featured songwriter in The Bill Finn Cabaret: A Night of Comedy Songs, Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should at Barrington Stage, and the concert series Broadway’s Future at Lincoln Center. She received her B.A. in music composition from UCLA and her Masters from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.
Off-Broadway Music Direction - Piggy Nation The Musical. Off Off-Broadway Musical Direction - Hard Times-An American Musical. Regional Music Direction - Funked Up Fairy Tales, Baby, A New Brain, Cotton Patch Gospel, Putting It Together, Spitfire Grill. Original scores - Sightlines, The Vagina Monologues, The Good Person of Szechuan, The Clean House, and Love Song of J Robert Oppenheimer.

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[West End, 2023]
Music Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Music Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Direction and Additional Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Musical Director

Rona Siddiqui Awards and Nominations

Obie Awards - 2020 - Special Citation

Rona SiddiquiA Strange Loop

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Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Lynn Ahrens and More Will Celebrate Women's History Month at 54 Below

54 BELOW will present Songs From Women At The Table on March 4, 2024 at 7:00 and 9:30pm. The 7:00pm performance will also be livestreamed.

Larry Owens, Veronica Mansour & More to Receive 2023 Jonathan Larson Grants

The American Theatre Wing has revealed the recipients of the 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant. Learn more about the grant and the winners here.

Photos: Danny Burstein, Michael R. Jackson And More Turn Out for the 2024 Kleban Prize Ceremony!

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 34th annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The 2024 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Rona Siddiqui. See photos from inside the ceremony!

Danny Burstein, Andrea Martin & More to Join 34th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre Ceremony

The Kleban Foundation will present the 34th annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre on Monday, February 5 at 4PM in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at New World Stages.

Trey Ellis, Rona Siddiqui, Anthony Fedorov & More to Join Goodspeed's 12th Annual JMF Writers Grove

Goodspeed Musicals has revealed the participants for the 12th annual Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed Musicals.

Rona Siddiqui and Lisa Loomer Receive 2024 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 34th annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The 2024 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Rona Siddiqui. The 2024 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to  Lisa Loomer.

Deadline Extended for the Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriting Intensive

The Johnny Mercer Foundation and Snow Pond Center for the Arts have extended the deadline for submissions to their inaugural Songwriting Intensive. Grammy-nominated composer/lyricist Rona Siddiqui and award-winning composer/lyricist Adam Gwon will join as mentors.

Rona Siddiqui and Adam Gwon Join Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriting Intensive

Join Rona Siddiqui and Adam Gwon as faculty for the Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriting Intensive at Snow Pond Center for the Arts.

Goodspeed to Present New Works at the 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals

Goodspeed Musicals has announced a Festival of New Musicals taking place in January. Stay tuned for exciting new productions and performances!

New Musical LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT Will Hold Industry Presentation

New American Musical Event, Letters to the President will hold invited industry presentations on December 7th and 8th, 2023, at Open Jar Studios.

Hermitage Unveils New January And February Programs

The Hermitage Artist Retreat has revealed new programs throughout the months of January and February.

Theatre Aspen Unveils Recipients of the 2023 Solo Flights Project Advancement Fund Grant

Theatre Aspen has announced the recipients of the 2023 Solo Flights Project Advancement Fund Grant. Discover the artists and productions that have been selected for this prestigious grant, supporting and recognizing their exceptional talent and creativity.

Hermitage Reveals First Wave of Fall and Winter Programs

 The Hermitage Artist Retreat announces the first wave of new public programs through the end of 2023, featuring acclaimed Hermitage Fellows in music, theater, dance, literature, visual art, and more – with additional events to be announced.

Danny Burstein, Martyna Majok, Helen Park and More Join Dramatists Guild BroadwayCon Panels - Full Programming Set

Get exclusive access to Broadway legends Danny Burstein, Martyna Majok, Helen Park, and more as they share their insights and experiences in panels at BroadwayCon. Join in for an inside look at the world of theater and learn from the best in the industry.

Johannes Radebe Joins Producing Team of A STRANGE LOOP in the West End

Strictly Come Dancing’s Johannes Radebe, has announced his enthusiastic support and endorsement for the acclaimed musical A Strange Loop as he joins the illustrious line-up of the biggest stars in entertainment who are co-producing the show in London including Alan Cumming, Ilana Glazer, Jennifer Hudson, Mindy Kaling and Billy Porter.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For A STRANGE LOOP in London; Full Cast and Creative Team Revealed!

Final casting and the full creative team has been announced for the London season of the smash-hit musical A Strange Loop. A Strange Loop is transferring from Broadway to London’s Barbican Theatre for a one-time-only 12-week limited season from 17 June, with a producing team including the National Theatre, Jennifer Hudson and Alan Cumming among others.

Keen Company Presents the 2023 KEEN TEENS FESTIVAL OF NEW WORK This Month

Keen Company has announced details for the 2023 Keen Teens Festival of New Work. The festival features three world premiere commissioned one-acts that star New York City highschoolers.

St. Ann's Warehouse Extends MONSOON WEDDING for Three Weeks

St. Ann's Warehouse, responding to extraordinary demand for tickets, has announced a three-week extension of Monsoon Wedding, the Musical, Mira Nair's live theatrical adaptation of her landmark film. The new production, featuring actors and theater-makers from India and the global Indian diaspora, welcomes audiences inside the lavish wedding plans and frenzied leadup to an arranged marriage beset by modern tensions. Preview performances begin at the Brooklyn waterfront theater on May 6.

Vineyard Theatre Will Host a Music & Lyric Brunch Celebrating Its Musical Theatre History

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced Music & Lyrics, a benefit brunch celebrating 40 years of The Vineyard's Musical Past, Present and Future at West Bank Cafe (407 W 42nd St) on Sunday, May 7th, from 12:15 - 2:30pm.

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Rona Siddiqui has been nominated for a Special Citation at the Obie Awards for her work on the Broadway show A Strange Loop.

Rona Siddiqui has won the Special Citation at the Obie Awards for their work on the show A Strange Loop.

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