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.



Eclipse Theatre Commission – ‘TIL THEN

I am so honoured to have been included in this project with my long time collaborator Richard Ouzounian. It has been a long pandemic, so when Eclipse approached us and asked us to write a song inspired by this time there was certainly a lot of inspiration to draw from. I’m really proud what Richard and I came up with for this song, and to try something different, I wrote the music for the song first and then handed it over to Richard to write the lyrics.
The project should be hitting the […]

Opera on the Avalon Workshop

Had a wonderful time workshopping the new Opera “February” with Opera on the Avalon while out here in Trinity. As someone who has worked in Musical Theatre as a performer and writer it was absolutely fascinating to look at the similarities and differences in the craft. For example: as a librettist you have even less text to work with than musicals! It requires such succinctness. It’s a new world but it was so great to be a part of and to explore the part of Cal for the workshop. Thank you Opera […]

Back for a time in the Bight!

Yet again, I feel so lucky to be working at a time like this. I’m back for the summer in Trinity Newfoundland with Rising Tide Theatre, surrounded by a community and natural beauty that I love. I’ll be performing in four shows in rep this summer, including the beautiful “West Moon” by Al Pittman, which does a lovely job of addressing issues around resettlement. Are you around Newfoundland for the summer? It’d be great to see you. Visit Rising Tide for more info!


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