Benji Goldsmith is a composer with a focus in Musical Theatre as well as a music director, conductor, pianist, arranger, vocalist, and audio engineer. Benji is a native New Yorker and is currently NYC-based.
His music, shows, and songs (samples of which can be heard on the tabs above!) have been performed Off-Broadway, at Barrington Stage Company, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, 54 Below, New World Stages, and various other venues in New York and across the country.
Recent Music Direction credits include Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO), Scaffolding by Jeff Blumenkrantz (from Inner Voices 2018, dir. Victoria Clark, starring Rebecca Luker), Tim Rice’s From Here to Eternity (Assoc. MD and Keyboard/Conductor), Butterflies (Barrington Stage Company, dir. Graciella Daniele, starring Donna McKechnie), Regretting Almost Everything (BSC, 54 Below), and William Finn’s The Royal Family of Broadway (BSC, Assoc. MD).
He was selected for both the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project and the NMI New Voices Project, and is a recipient of the ASCAP Frederick Loewe Scholarship, the ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composers Award, and Yale’s Beekman Cannon Friends of Music Prize.
He holds a B.A. in Music from Yale University and an M.F.A. from the Tisch School at NYU in Musical Theater Writing.