Joe Iconis Biography

 
Bio:
Joe is a writer and performer. As a composer - lyricist - book writer, he has authored the musicals Be More Chill (Two River Theater), Broadway Bounty Hunter (Barrington Stage Company), Bloodsong of Love (Ars Nova), The Black Suits (Center Theater Group), ReWrite (Urban Stages), Theaterworks USA's ... (read more)
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Bio:
Joe is a writer and performer. As a composer - lyricist - book writer, he has authored the musicals Be More Chill (Two River Theater), Broadway Bounty Hunter (Barrington Stage Company), Bloodsong of Love (Ars Nova), The Black Suits (Center Theater Group), ReWrite (Urban Stages), Theaterworks USA's ... (read more)

Joe is a writer and performer. As a composer - lyricist - book writer, he has authored the musicals Be More Chill (Two River Theater), Broadway Bounty Hunter (Barrington Stage Company), Bloodsong of Love (Ars Nova), The Black Suits (Center Theater Group), ReWrite (Urban Stages), Theaterworks USA's The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks and We The People, and the currently in development Hunter S. Thompson Musical (for La Jolla Playhouse) and Love In Hate Nation. Albums: Be More Chill (Original Cast Recording), Things To Ruin (Original Cast Recording) and The Joe Iconis Rock and Roll Jamboree all available on Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records. Joe's songs appeared on Season 2 of NBC's "Smash" and the New York Times called him "the future of musical theater." His concert act, Joe Iconis and Family, frequently plays Feinstein's/54 Below, The Laurie Beechman Theater, Weston Playhouse, and other venues around the country. He has been nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, a Lucille Lortel Award, and is the recipient of an Ed Kleban Award, a Jonathan Larson Award, an ASCAP Harold Adamson Lyric Award, a Doris Duke Grant, and a MAC John Wallowitch Songwriting Award. Joe is deliriously inspired by Robert Altman, Dolly Parton, Martin Scorsese, Sardi's, The Rolling Stones, whiskey, The Muppets, and The Family of artists he frequently surrounds himself with.

Joe Iconis Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Lyrics
Joe Iconis, Be More Chill
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music
Joe Iconis, Be More Chill
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding New Score
Joe Iconis, Be More Chill
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Joe Iconis, Be More Chill
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Musical
Joe Iconis, We the People: America Rocks!
 
- 2007 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
Joe Iconis