Joshua Schmidt

Details
Josh Schmidt is a composer/sound designer based in both Milwaukee and New York. His work has been featured at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Writers Theatre In Glencoe, Next Theatre, Northlight Theatre, and Seanachai Theatre Company (Chicago); Kennedy Center and Ford’s Theatre (Washington DC); 59E59, Builders Association (associate design), Jean Cocteau Rep, and Genesius Theatre Guild (NYC); Alley Theatre (Houston) Seattle Rep (Seattle) American Players Theatre (Spring Green); Madison Rep and UW-Madison (Madison) Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Renaissance Theaterworks, Bialystock and Bloom, Next Act Theatre, Theatre X, In Tandem, Wild Space Dance Company, and UW-Milwaukee Theatre and Dance (Milwaukee). As a recitalist of new music, he has performed at Kunstverein Genthiner 11 and Rumänisches Kulturinstitut in Berlin, Germany; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; University of Mississippi-Oxford; and throughout his home state of Wisconsin. He is a recipient of the 2003-2005 NEA/TCG Career Development Program Award and was named one of nine emerging designers in Entertainment/Design Magazine in 2004. Adding Machine represents his first leap into the form of musical theatre.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 3 Kinds of Exile Linda Gross Theater 06/11/2013 Original Music
2 A Minister's Wife Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 05/08/2011 Music
3 Fifty Words Lucille Lortel Theatre 10/01/2008 Original Music
4 Adding Machine Minetta Lane Theatre 02/25/2008 Libretto
5 Adding Machine Minetta Lane Theatre 02/25/2008 Music

Designer
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 3 Kinds of Exile Linda Gross Theater 06/11/2013 Sound Designer
2 Water By The Spoonful Second Stage Theatre 01/08/2013 Sound Designer
3 Wrecks Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 10/10/2006 Assistant Sound Designer
4 Candida Bouwerie Lane Theatre 12/28/2005 Sound Designer
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2008 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Book of a Musical Adding Machine Libretto
2 NOMINATED 2008 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Adding Machine Libretto
3 NOMINATED 2008 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music Adding Machine Music
4 WON 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Adding Machine Libretto
5 WON 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Adding Machine Music
6 WON 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Score Adding Machine Music
7 NOMINATED 2008 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Musical Adding Machine Libretto
8 NOMINATED 2008 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Musical Adding Machine Music
9 WON 2008 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Adding Machine Libretto
10 WON 2008 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Adding Machine Music