Natalie Rebecca Lovejoy is a Texas-born, Maryland-raised composer and lyricist/librettist whose work has been heard in New York at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, The Duplex, Laurie Beechman Theatre, The Flea Theatre, and Greenwhich Music House, as well as in San Diego, LA, and Nashville. She wrote the music, book and lyrics to Home/Front which she began writing when she was married to a soldier who deployed to Iraq in 2008 with the 101st Airborne Division. It was produced by the Society of Artist Veterans and premiered off-off Broadway at the Abingdon Theatre Company in November 2013 and played again at the Gene Frankel Theatre in January 2014 to sold-out audiences. It was a semi-finalist in the New York New Work Festival in 2016 and is currently under development.
Other musicals include: Across a Wire (reading 356 Studios, New York, NY), Hall Pass ("Flyers and Fryers," Rancho Bueno Visto High, produced by Blake McCarthy), The Big C (songs, Dramatists Guild), "Performance Anxiety" (music/lyrics, The Flea Theatre, Raw Impressions Musical Theatre Marathon), andThe Music of Natalie Lovejoy (The Duplex). Natalie is also an author, and her short-story “Two Roads” was published in the anthology Incoming (So Say We All Press) which examines the transition from military to civilian life. Natalie is listed in The Directory of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers at Contemporary Musical Theater.com.
Natalie is also currently working on an album of original piano solos. Complete pieces can be heard here.
In addition, Natalie gives private composition/songwriting and music theory lessons, in addition to song evaluations and transcriptions. Click on the "Services" tab for more information and to book.
New York University (Master of Music in Music Theory and Composition)
The Catholic University of America (Bachelor of Music in Musical Theater)
BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop
Johnny Mercer Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University
Professional Member: ASCAP, the Dramatist Guild.