Lauren Gundrum is a NYC-based lyricist and librettist. Lauren wrote the book and lyrics for PharmaBro: An American Douchical! (music by Joel Esher)which debuted at The Workshop Theatre during the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival with a sold out run, and will premiere Off-Broadway at the Players Theatre in May 2017.  A graduate of Duke University, Lauren minored in music, focusing on violin performance, and began studying musical theatre writing through the Einhorn School of Performing Arts at Primary Stages after moving to NYC. 

Lauren was nominated for the MITF Outstanding Playwright Award, is a member of the Dramatist Guild, and a participant in the Lehman Engel BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. Her original work has been featured in CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, and Rolling Stone, among others.