David Cote is the theater editor and lead drama critic for Time Out New York. His reporting has appeared in American Theatre, The Guardian, Opera News and The New York Times. For the Best Plays Yearbook series, David has contributed essays on Shining City, Blackbird and The Receptionist. He reviews theater for NY1’s On Stage. He has written companion books to three hit Broadway musicals: Wicked: The Grimmerie, Jersey Boys and Spring Awakening: In the Flesh.
David is also a playwright, librettist and lyricist. His opera with composer Robert Paterson, Three Way, premieres at Nashville Opera January 27then travels to BAM June 15-18. January also marks the world premiere of his Black Lives Matter monodrama with composer Nkeiru Okoye, Invitation to a Die-In at Mount Holyoke College. His opera with composer Stefan Weisman, The Scarlet Ibis, premiered in New York’s Prototype Festival. The New York Times called Scarlet Ibis “an outstanding new chamber opera…a moving, intense and dignified creation.” Other libretti: We’ve Got Our Eye on You (Okoye). Other works with Paterson: the song cycle In Real Life, NYC premiere in April; choral works Did You Hear? and Snow Day, sung by Musica Sacra and conducted by Kent Tritle, released on Eternal Reflections (American Modern Recordings). Plays include Otherland(O’Neill National Playwrights Conference finalist) and Fear of Art. Fellowships: The MacDowell Colony. Member of ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild.
Show and time to be determined between you and David Cote. Time frame to redeem this offer is Febuary 1st- December 31st, 2020.
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