Drew Fornarola is a songwriter and playwright from New York City. He has written for DreamWorks' Shrek and VeggieTales franchises, and is currently the artistic director of Starring Buffalo. His credits include: FILM VeggieTales Noah's Ark (DreamWorks Animation) starring Wayne Brady, 1 Night in San Diego (Streaming on Hulu, Metropolitan Entertainment) starring Alexandra Daddario, High School Zoomsical (MTShorts and Broadway Unlocked) starring Ryann Redmond. THEATER Straight (New York Times Critics' Pick, productions around the world including NYC, Mexico City, and a European tour, soon to be a major motion picture); Claudio Quest (winner of six NYMF Awards for Excellence, LA Ovation Award Nomination for Best Score, in development as an augmented reality experience); Shrek the Halls: The Musical (DreamWorks Theatrical), Molly Shannon’s Tilly The Trickster (Atlantic Theater Company, written with Saturday Night Live's Molly Shannon); Hershey’s Unwrapped (Hershey’s Chocolate World, May ’19-present, winner of the IAAPA Brass Ring, best theme park “edutainment” show of 2019), Thucydides (Winner of Samuel French Play Festival, pub Samuel French); and several musicals for children. CONCERTS Lincoln Center (New York), Feinstein’s / 54 Below (New York), Broadway au Carre (Paris), London Theater Workshop (London), Bar Fedora at Au Lac (Los Angeles) among others. Several projects in development including a new musical commissioned by Quixote Productions and Theater Phoenix. EDUCATION B.A. Princeton, J.D. Fordham, Alumnus BMI Workshop.