Nicky Phillips

Composer & Lyricist

Bio

Nicky Phillips is an award-winning composer, lyricist and teacher.

She is currently a member of the BMI-Lehman Engel Advanced Musical Theatre Workshop where she was awarded the Jean Banks Award for outstanding achievement in Musical Theatre. An alumnus of the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Nicky was mentored by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Craig Carnelia. Her work has been showcased at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, Don't Tell Mama, The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Theatre Barn. She has had writing residencies at CAP21, the Human Race Theatre Company and was awarded the artist in residence at the Margret and H.A.Rey Center. She was honored to have written an original song for Colm Wilkinson that was featured in Music of the Night-a tribute to Colm Wilkinson.

As a musical theatre writer, Nicky's musical works include: The Last Party (Toronto Fringe Festival); The Curious Journey (ASCAP Stephen Schwartz Workshop, Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals, CMTP); Stagefright (Prospect Theatre Musical Theatre Lab); Becoming Tussaud (In Development); Bus Trip (BMI); contributed material to Touch Me: Songs for a (dis)Connected Age (Forte Musical Theatre Guild); In Flanders Fields (First commissioned and produced by Smile Theatre Company,  additional productions at Golden Apple Theatre and Lunchbox Theatre in Calgary where it was

nominated for a Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Production).

As a composer for the theatre, Nicky has written music for the following plays: The Snow Queen (Theatre New Brunswick); Buyer and Cellar (Alberta Theatre Projects); Old Man And The River (Theatre Direct); Jane Eyre,The Penelopiad and The 39 Steps, (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre). She is a proud member of ASCAP where she was awarded a 2018 ASCAP Plus Award and is the founder of  Your Broadway Song.
When not writing, Nicky is teaching private voice lessons in her home studio in New York and online via Skype!

 
 

Shows

One & Two Acts:

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The Last Party
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10 Minute Musicals

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Music

(for more songs visit Shows)

Musical Theatre Songs

Flying High.mp3from The Curious Journey
00:00 / 03:07

Flying High

from The Curious Journey

Music & Lyrics by Nicky Phillips

Featuring: Kennedy Caughell

Find Your Light.mp3
00:00 / 04:35

Find Your Light

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler

Orchestrations by Andy Roninson

Featuring: Jason Pintar & Hannah Levine

Mike Burns.mp3from The Last Party
00:00 / 02:48

Mike Burns

from The Last Party

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Steven Gallagher

Featuring: Arri Simon

I'll Miss Youfrom The Last Party
00:00 / 03:10

I'll Miss You

from The Last Party

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Steven Gallagher

Featuring: Hansel Tan

WallFlower.mp3from SYTYCK
00:00 / 02:35

Wallflower

from So You Think You Can Kill

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler

Featuring: Nicky Phillips

A Life To Live For.mp3from Becoming Tussaud
00:00 / 02:45

A Life To Live For

from Becoming Tussaud

Music & Lyrics by Nicky Phillips

Featuring: Sara Farb

I Don't Care.mp3from Bus Trip
00:00 / 02:29

I Don't Care

from Bus Trip

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Laura Kleinbaum

Featuring: Tara Halpern

It's Just Not My Thing.mp3Standalone Song
00:00 / 02:58

It's Just Not My Thing

Standalone Song

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler

Featuring: Natalie Jenowski

Camping for Christmas

Standalone Song

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler

Featuring: Hailey Hedges

The Sun Ain't Comin' Out Tomorrow

Standalone Song

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Robert Gontier & Nicky Phillips

Featuring: Gabi Epstein

RBF

Standalone Song

Music by Nicky Phillips, Lyrics by Sarah Ziegler

Band Arrangements by Rick Bassett

Featuring: Alison Prussing

Incidental Music

Snow Queen Highlight Reel.mp3
00:00 / 03:03

The Snow Queen

Theatre New Brunswick

Incidental Music by Nicky Phillips

Old Man & The River Underscoring Sample
00:00 / 00:59

Old Man & The River

Theatre Direct

Incidental Music by Nicky Phillips

Jane Eyre Underscoring.mp3
00:00 / 00:47

Jane Eyre

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre

Incidental Music by Nicky Phillips

The Penelopiad .mp3Sample
00:00 / 00:46

The Penelopiad

Royal Manitoba Theatre Center

Music by Nicky Phillips

News

This November 2020, In BeTween is having its premiere developmental production with Bravo Academy in Toronto, Canada

Old Man & the River receives its 5th production this November, 2020

Nicky has had the pleasure of  being the music director/music supervisor for three workshops of The Carette Sisters (by Suzy Wilde and Rose Napoli) a part of Launch Pad 2020 (Musical Stage Company and Yonge Street Theatricals. Learn more!)

 
 

Sheet Music

All sheet music that is purchased will be a digital purchase. Once the music is paid for (the buy now button will take you to Paypal), a PDF of the music will be emailed to you within 24 hours. If you have any difficulties please contact Nicky

It's Just Not My Thing

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Wallflower

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A Life To Live For

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RBF

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I Don't Care

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The Sun Ain't Coming
Out Tomorrow

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Contact

Literary Representation

Paradigm Talent Agency

Rachel Ellicott
212.897.6400
rellicott@paradigmagency.com

Contact Nicky