Grant Tilly

Grant Tilly is a musical theatre writer (composer, lyricist, librettist), actor, and singer. Shows he’s written range in style from quirky small cast musicals, to country/rock concert-style shows, to large scale family musical comedies. His works have been performed across the country, and his acting career has taken him across the continent. Click here for Grant’s Bio, and explore various projects below.



A Summer in Newfoundland– Covid Edition

It was sometime in May and I had been in isolation with my Father in Calgary for about two months when I got the call from Donna Butt, the AD at Rising Tide Theatre in Trinity Newfoundland. Though there would be no public performances for the summer, she was bringing together a small core company that would work at the theatre; going through and organizing archives, writing, workshopping shows, and filming segments of productions from past years. As I’d been a member of the company for seven years, with works in development […]

THE CUDDLING SONG, another “Quarantune”


So how’s everyone doing out there? One of the things a lot of people miss during these times is human affection. This comes in many forms… so here’s a little song about one of them, Cuddling. Hope you’re all well!

A “Quarantune” for these Strange Times, THE COVID WALTZ

So much has changed in such a short time. At one moment I was getting ready to tour my new show “Newfoundland Routes and Roots!” to Seniors Longterm Care Residences across Ontario, the next I find myself staying with my father at his house in Calgary. I hope, wherever you are, you are safe and healthy.

And in the meantime… why not listen to a little tune? Here’s a new song I wrote (inspired by one of my favourite NL songwriters, Ron Hynes) that will hopefully bring you a smile!


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