Andrew Russell

Andrew is a writer and director whose work focuses on real-life figures who have changed the world, usually through the form of musical theater. As a director this includes Stu for Silverton, a new musical about America’s first transgender mayor, which will premiere in 2020 at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, and as a writer this includes The Long Game, a new musical about whistleblowing and truth-telling in America through the stories of Dorothy Kilgallen, Jack Ruby, Edward Snowden, and Laura Poitras, and American Bounce, an unconventional musical based on the life of Big Freedia.