Scott Elmegreen is a playwright, composer, and author based in NYC and Chicago. His play Straight (NYTimes Critics’ Pick Off-Broadway; pub. Dramatic Publishing Company) is in development as a major motion picture and has been produced in theaters across the country and around the world. He wrote the music for Colin Quinn Long Story Short on Broadway (Helen Hayes Theater; HBO Special; national tour); Piled Higher and Deeper, The Movie; and many Off-Broadway shows; and he orchestrated the national tour of S'Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical. His other plays and musicals include Thucydides (pub. Samuel French); COLLEGE The Musical (pub. DPC); Vote For Me: A Musical Debate (Off-Broadway; London); The Magic School Bus, Live! The Climate Challenge (national tour); Ivy + Bean, The Musical (Off-Broadway; national tour; pub. Theatrical Rights Worldwide); Hip Hop Cinderella (Amas Musical Theatre; The Universal Hip Hop Museum); Ladybug Girl And Bumblebee Boy, The Musical (national tour); and Awesome Allie, First Kid Astronaut (Off-Broadway; planetariums tour, pub. TRW). Under a pseudonym, he has written four science fiction novels published by HarperCollins Publishers. Education: Princeton University.