Barbara Bellman | Co-Book Writer & Lyrics | Bordello The Musical

Barbara Bellman - Co-Book and Lyrics

Barbara is an author, playwright, lyricist, librettist, producer, brand strategist and co-founder and president of MusiColab, an organization dedicated to helping Philadelphia artists share their works-in-progress. Barbara holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Stony Brook University and a Master of Fine Arts from NYU/Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. She is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, the Dramatists Guild and an alum of the Commercial Theatre Institute (CTI). Her musicals include: Bordello (2-time O’Neill Festival semi-finalist, NAMT grant, Broadway Bound), The Word Police (Anna B. Zornio Festival finalist), Steadfast, and Anna: Unmasked  (in progress). Plays include: Words Fail Me, Flirting After Fifty, Those People, Date Night, Game On, It’s a Dry Heat, The Common Good, and The Wine Cellar (DC SWAN Festival, The Southampton Review literary journal). Additionally, her plays have been produced through the Emerging Artists Theatre, Triad Theatre, CreateTheatre, Philadelphia Playwrights Center Festival, and Manhattan Repertory Theatre.