Douglas J. Cohen
He was awarded two Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for No Way to Treat a Lady (previously produced twice Off-Broadway) and The Gig (MTC Stage II, California Musical Theatre, York Theatre Company concert on Jay Records CD). Both have been optioned by producer Larry Hirschhorn. Nominated for a 2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Children's Letters to God (Off-Broadway's Lamb's Theatre), Doug is composer/lyricist/co-librettist for The Opposite of Sex based on Don Roos' acclaimed film (Williamstown Theatre Festival, Magic Theatre); composer of Barnstormer (Hartford Stage Co. festival, upcoming production at Red Mountain Theatre Co.); Glimmerglass (Goodspeed, Spirit of Broadway production - voted Best Production of the Year); librettist-lyricist of Valentino's Tango; composer of A Charles Dickens Christmas (licensed thru MTI); and composer-lyricist of Off-Broadway's Boozy, created by the Obie Award-winning Les Freres Corbusier.
He is currently working on a new musical based on a Frank D. Gilroy
novel, as well as an original play, A
Violation of Trust.