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THIS MELODY from The Audition (2020)


Kim Jinhyoung is a composer and storyteller who has co-written book, music, and lyrics with Marcus Perkins for TWO NIGHTS AND THREE DAYS (O’Neill NMTC, 2020), REFRESH (Without Walls Festival, 2019), which was produced as part of HALL PASS by Blindspot Collective in collaboration with La Jolla Playhouse. He also written music for the musicals THE EGYPTIAN BABOON (NYU Developmental Reading, 2018); WHERE IS JESUS’ DICK? (Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture residency) and SHEMAN (Seoul Youth Art Institute residency), each of which premiered in Seoul, South Korea in 2017; and written music for the play WONDERHUMAN, which also premiered in Seoul in 2017. Kim has also written music and lyrics for the short film THE AUDITION (“Best Musical” at the New York International Film Awards, 2020), contributed music and lyrics to the virtual musicals HINDSIGHT’S 2020 (Live & In Color, 2021) and THIS GOLDEN DAY (Live & In Color, 2020), and is currently writing music and lyrics for a song cycle entitled WAIT…ING. Kim’s work has been performed in such venues as Feinstein’s/54 Below, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, Two River Theater, and Lincoln Center, among others. Kim is a graduate of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.




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