Musical Theatre Lyricist / Librettist
Lauren Gundrum is a NYC-based lyricist and librettist whose work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The NY Post and The NY Times. Lauren wrote the book and lyrics for PharmaBro: An American Douchical! (music by Joel Esher), which ran Off-Broadway from May 11th-June 17th, 2017. PharmaBro had a sold-out developmental run at The Workshop Theatre during the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival.
Lauren was nominated for the MITF Outstanding Playwright Award, is a member of the Dramatist Guild, and a participant in the Advanced Class of the BMI-Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. She has held residencies at Players Theatre and is currently developing a new piece through Madame Matthieu’s Soiree.
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.