• About the Artist

    Lynne has written orchestrations and arrangements for everyone from Chita Rivera, the New York Pops and Raul Esparza to Tony Award winner/Bon Jovi member David Bryan and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. On Bway, she was music supervisor/arranger/orchestrator for Allegiance (starring George Takei and Lea Salonga), music director/arranger for Crybaby, and resident music supervisor for the Tony-award winning revival of Company. She was music director/arranger for the Off-Broadway hit Alter Boyz, for which she received a Drama Desk nomination for orchestrations. Lynne received a second Drama Desk nomination for The Extraordinary Ordinary (by Paul Loesel and Scott Burkell). Other recent credits as music supervisor include Tommy (Kennedy Center) and as orchestrator/music supervisor Snow Child (Arena Stage), Chasing The Song (La Jolla) and Life After (Toronto; The Old Globe). As a composer, credits include bare: The Musical (Off-Bway 2012), Postcard American Town (Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Winner), Hot (Johnny Mercer Colony, Namt finalist) and Perpetual Sunshine and the Ghost Girls. Lynne teaches Musical Theatre Composition at the University of Michigan and looks forward to returning to Arena Stage summer 2021 for the East Coast premiere of Life After

  • 'Bare Naked'

    Enjoy a physical copy of Lynne’s acclaimed CD of original songs featuring performances from Whitney Bashor, Tony nominee Jenn Colella, Tony nominee Lilly Cooper, Katie Rose Clarke, American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle, Chester Gregory, Elizabeth Judd, Derek Klena, Alice Lee, Telly Leung, Caissie Levy, Tony winner Lindsay Mendez, Patti Murin, Missi Pyle, Taylor Trensch and MORE! 

    (Half of Lynne’s proceeds go to benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation)


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