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About Me

Derek P. Hassler | Bookwriter & Lyricist

Derek P. Hassler is musical theatre bookwriter and lyricist based in New York City. His recent works include Queen of the West (music by Landon Braverman; winner of Best Musical at the Manhattan Theatre Mission Showcase), CHOICES (music by Landon Braverman; winner 2012 Best Book at the West Village Musical Theatre Festival; 2012 Ken Davenport Short Play Finalist; selected 2013 National Asian Artist Project), and Last Resort (music by Helen Park; presented in concert at the Duplex Theatre). His music has been featured in New York City at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, and in other cabaret venues in cities like Chicago and Los Angeles. He has been a featured artist with organizations such as Prospect Theatre Company, The New York Theatre Barn, and The National Asian Artist Project. He is an alum of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program (Tisch-NYU) and a proud member of both ASCAP and The Dramatists Guild of America.

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