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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.



On The Radio- A New Musical for Rising Tide

It was a busy summer for me at Rising Tide Theatre… So busy it seems I forgot to update my website?! Yup. I have never done five shows in Rep before, but between the Newfoundland classic “West Moon” by Al Pittman, to the premiere of “Rebel Time” by Ed Riche (a great two hander that where I shared the stage with Meghan Greeley), the Trinity Pageant, This Marvellous Terrible Place… and the musical that I wrote for Rising Tide this year, “On The Radio” (that I was also acting in), there was a lot going on!

Now, to be clear, “On […]

Naughty… but Nice! With Forte Theatre in Calgary

It has been a long time since I performed in Calgary… other than a quick Jersey Boys promo tour, over ten years! So how great was it when I auditioned for “Naughty… but Nice!” and got to come home and visit my dad and perform in a REALLY fun show over the holidays. This cast, and this production crew were a blast. I also got to sing “To the People That we Lost Last Year” the song that I wrote for the show that has been a part of the show in its previous three incarnations; singing a quartet you’ve […]

Neptune YPCo – My Side of the Country!

Last year, my friend Laura Caswell called me up about a show that I had written almost a decade ago, “My Side of the County”, a musical for families about Canada’s history and people. Would I be able to update the show to be performed by the youth performance company at Neptune?
Fast forward to September, and I arrived fresh from a visit to P.E.I. to meet 19 incredible young performers, aged 13-18. It was clear after a few readings, that the show did in indeed need to be updated, but the teens were so giving, and honest about the show, […]


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Email: grant@granttilly.com
Telephone: (647) 393-2711

For acting enquiries please contact:
Butler Ruston Bell: (416) 964-6660