Nell Benjamin

A.R.T.: Debut. Broadway: Mean Girls: The Musical (Lyrics, Tony nomination), Legally Blonde: The Musical (Co-writer, Olivier Award, Tony nomination). Off-Broadway: The Explorers Club (Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play, Drama Desk nomination, Edgerton Foundation New American Plays Award, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant). Book/Lyrics: Come Fall in Love: The DDLJ Musical; Dave; Because of Winn Dixie; Cam Jansen (Drama Desk nomination); Half Time; Pirates! (or, Gilbert & Sullivan Plunder’d); Sarah, Plain and Tall; The Mice (from 3hree); I Want My Hat Back; How I Became a Pirate; The New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve Celebration and Young People’s concerts. Film/TV: The Sea Beast (Co-writer, Best Animated Feature Oscar nomination, Annie Award nomination), “Unhappily Ever After,” “Whoa! Sunday with Mo Rocca,” “The Electric Company,” “Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris,” “Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway,” “Julie’s Greenroom.” Currently: Nancy Drew: The Musical, Huzzah!, and Fado. Awards: Jonathan Larson award, Kleban Foundation grant. Member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild.