ABOUT

 ANDY RONINSON (He/Him/His) is a music maker and storyteller in New York City. As a musical theater songwriter, he is a:

  • 2019 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipient

  • 2019-20 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow

  • 2017 Johnny Mercer Foundation Songwriters Project Participant

  • Advanced Member of the BMI Workshop (Harrington Award for Creative Excellence, Robert B. Sherman Scholarship)

From 2013 to 2015, he founded, ran, and co-wrote the first-of-its-kind podcast TAKE A TEN, which featured a new ten-minute musical every month. Episodes of the podcast have been published and licensed by MTI and Concord Inc., produced live around the world, and have won:

  • The 2015 Samuel French Off-Off-Broadway Short Play Festival

  • The 2016 City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting

  • 2x Best Musical at the SOUND BITES festival in New York City

Want to hear them? Listen to every fully orchestrated episode featuring Broadway voices like Laura Osnes, Rob McClure, and George Salazar for free on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, and visit TakeATenMusicals.com to see all the awards and productions.

His orchestrations have been heard millions of times in commercials (Little Tikes, Match.com) as well as for children's musicals like Tut, Tut (productions in 14 countries) and Wonderland: Alice's Rock and Roll Adventure (Atlantic Theater, with a cast of 10 actor-musicians playing 26 instruments).

Other musical theater orchestrations: