Nathan Tysen (lyrics) and Chris Miller (music) have written THE BURNT PART BOYS (Book by Mariana Elder, finalist for the American Theatre Critics New Play Award, co-produced by the Vineyard Theatre and Playwrights Horizons Spring 2010), and THE MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK (Book by Joe Calarco, world premiere at Barrington Stage Co., Boston Globe Top Ten Pick of 2008). Their song cycle, FUGITIVE SONGS received a 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Revue.
Chris and Nathan apply for many awards and grants, and sometimes even win (Jonathan Larson, Richard Rodgers, Daryl Roth, and Kitty Carlisle Hart).
Television work includes songs for Sesame Street and The Electric Company.
Miller and Tysen began their collaboration together at New York University where they received their MFA s in musical theatre writing.
Current projects include TUCK EVERLASTING, an adaptation of the popular novel (Book by Claudia Shear, direction by Casey Nicholaw), and two new commissions from Lincoln Center Theater and Playwrights Horizons/Theatreworks Silicon Valley.