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Lyricist for musical theater, Richard Castle

Richard was recently honored to have his musical The Angel of Painted Post  (music by Matthew Levine) selected by Stephen Schwartz for the prestigious  ASCAP/DreamWorks Musical Theater Workshop in Los Angeles.

Other projects include both book & lyrics for the new family musical  Oklahoma in Wisconsin and the vampire musical Bloodline, lyrics for the upcoming L.A. Latino Theater Company’s production of L.A. Carmen and for the grown-up Hansel & Gretel musical, Witch Is It?.  Four of his shows have been featured in the LA STAGES New Musical Festival.  Richard’s songs have been performed in cabarets in both New York and Los Angeles.  He earned a BA degree from the USC School of Theatre.  He is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild.