co-authored and composed DISNEY’S DOUG LIVE (co-book & lyrics: William
Squier), the first original book musical produced in Disney
World’s history. Songs from the score were featured at
the 1998 International Children’s Festival and in the sound
track for the Disney animated feature, DOUG’S FIRST MOVIE.
He has also written songs for the Disney Channel’s P.B. & J.
REBELS 1775, a musical about the birth of the American
Revolution (co-book: John Allen, Mana Allen & William
Squier, co-lyrics: J. Allen & W.
Squier) premiered at the Starlight Theatre in June, 2001.
REBELS 1775 has also been produced by the Spirit of Broadway Theater
in Norwich, Ct. -- where it holds the distinction of being the highest-grossing
new musical in the theater’s history.
TOP OF THE HEAP (book & lyrics: William
Squier) was featured at The New Voices in the HeartLand Festival 2000;
received a workshop at Connecticut’s Curtain Call, Inc.,
and was presented in concert readings at various venues including
Theatre Building Chicago, and was showcased in November, 2006 at
the Cardiff International Festival of Musical Theater. In 2007
the show won the Director’s Choice Award from the National
Music Theatre Network, and was showcased at the New York Music
Theatre Festival. It also had a production at the Spirit
of Broadway Theatre, and a reading at the York Theatre in New York.
A HUNDRED YEARS INTO THE HEART (book: Richard Vetere,
lyrics: William Squier)
was produced for the inaugural New York Musical Theater Festival and
songs from the score were presented in the Broadway Bound concert
series at New York’s Merkin Hall. The show was produced regionally
by the Spirit of Broadway Theater, where it received seven audience
choice awards including Best Score and Best Production of the Year.
ABOUT FACE (book & lyrics: David Arthur) was
first recognized by the Dramatist’s Guild’s New Musical
showcase of 1993. It was part of the Nat’l. Alliance
of Musical Theatre’s 1997 New Works Festival. ABOUT
FACE was showcased in November, 2006 at the Cardiff International
Festival of Musical Theater.
ABE LINCOLN (book & lyrics: John Allen), a show
for TheatreworksUSA, ran at the Promenade Theatre and enjoyed
a U.S. Tour in ‘94 - ‘95. With Mr. Allen, Jeff also
wrote the TheatreworksUSA musical JEFFERSON AND JUPITER.
In addition to his musicals, Jeff has also written
songs with David Arthur which were recorded by Tony Award winner
Randy Graff and Tony nominee Judy Kuhn for the CD compilation A CELEBRATION
OF LIFE. He is the recipient of the “Meet the Composer” grant
from the New England Foundation for the Arts. Jeff is a member
of the Dramatists Guild and BMI.