Tidtaya SinutokeNew York, NY
Tidtaya Sinutoke is a Thai born, NYC-based composer, writer, and musician. Her works include themes of self-discovery, gender issues, travel, social injustice and companionship. Composition credits include: Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon (Yale Institute for Music Theatre, ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, Kilroy’s Honorable Mention List, NAMT Songwriters Cabaret), Hart Island Requiem (Civilians R&D), Crossing Borders (CAP21 Residency), and Yellow Cycle. She participated in the Composer-Librettists Studio at New Dramatists, the Johnny Mercer Songwriter Projects, and the Robert Rauschenberg Residency. A proud member of ASCAP, Asian American Librettists, Composers and Lyricists Project, and the Dramatists Guild. MFA: NYU Tisch.
Warrior Woman from CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON
Book & Lyrics by Ty Defoe Music by Tidtaya Sinutoke Featuring: Lily Ali-Oshatz, Bryan Austermann, Kurtis Leon Baker, Andreanna Buccheri, Sommer Carbuccia, Gabby Concepcion, Adee David, Zac Fadler, Ziye Hu, Ysabel Jasa, Meghan McGeary, Mary Kate Morrissey,Diane Phelan, Angela Travis, Harriet Taylor, Natalie Toro, Sydney van Putten
Running from CLOUDS ARE PILLOWS FOR THE MOON
Book & Lyrics by Ty Defoe Music by Tidtaya Sinutoke A coming of age story about teenage Ella Horses who runs away from her Native American reservation. Due to the recent death of her mother, Ella Horses runs away to the city of Chicago. There she meets her kindred best friend, P, a girl from Thailand. Together these two girls’ embark on a right’s of passage from girlhood to womanhood. Featuring: Mary Kate Morrissey