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Narrator

Amanda Green (Narrator) is a Tony-nominated lyricist/composer and award-winning performer. She is currently writing lyrics for the original musical An Americain Boy with composer Richard Thomas. On Broadway, she wrote additional lyrics for the 2015 revival of On the Twentieth Century and was lyricist and co-composer for Hands On a Hardbody, which received a Tony award nomination for Best Score in 2013, as well as an OCC award nomination for Best Score, and two Drama Desk nominations for music and lyrics. For this show she became the first woman composer awarded the Frederick Loewe Award from the Dramatists Guild. Other Broadway credits include serving as co-lyricist with Lin-Manuel Miranda for Bring It On, which received a Tony nomination for Best Musical in 2013 and a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Lyrics, and writing lyrics for High Fidelity. Her work on television includes additional lyrics for NBC’s Peter Pan Live!, lyrics for Martin Short for the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS, and The Wonder Pets on Nick, Jr. As an actress she’s appeared in musicals on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in regional performances. She has won two MAC Awards and a Bistro Award and she has performed her songs everywhere from Carnegie Hall to Birdland and Joe’s Pub in New York City, to the Bluebird Café in Nashville. Daughter of On the Town co-lyricist Adolph Green, Ms. Green makes her San Francisco Symphony debut with these performances.

(May 2016)