Shoshana Greenberg writes musicals, plays, and prose. She is a bookwriter and lyricist, librettist, playwright, singer, and freelance theater journalist in New York City.
Shoshana came to New York City in 2000 to attend Barnard College, graduating in 2004 with a BA in Music and clips from her time as co-editor-in-chief of Barnard’s weekly newsmagazine, the Barnard Bulletin. She then received an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program in book and lyric writing.
Her musicals and operas have been performed and workshopped with Ars Nova, New York Theatre Barn, and American Opera Projects, and her songs have been heard at Lincoln Center, the Duplex Cabaret Theater, the TriArts Sharon Playhouse, and the Goodspeed Opera House. She participated in the York Theatre Company’s NEO5 Benefit Concert for new, emerging, and outstanding musical theatre writers and was a writer in the Lincoln Center Directors Lab.
Also a freelance journalist, she has written about theater for American Theatre Magazine, The Interval, Women and Hollywood, Culturadar.com, The Dramatists Guild Fund blog, The Huffington Post, Howlround, and The Dramatist (The Dramatists Guild‘s magazine). She produces and hosts the musical theater podcast, Scene to Song.
You can often find her singing with the chorus Essential Voices USA at Carnegie Hall and The DiMenna Center (among other fabulous locales), and she has performed her own cabaret and one-woman shows at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre.
She has many Instagram accounts, and one of them is @stilllife_nyc: Cool photos of NYC sidewalk trash. Yes, you read that right. She was born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, where her family has a bakery. Consequently, she is obsessed with eating baked goods.