Jacinth Greywoode is a New York-based composer and music director whose family hails from Sierra Leone. Recent credits include orchestrations and music direction for the off-Broadway revival of I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at Classic Stage and arrangements and music direction for Leslye Headland’s CULT OF LOVE at Berkeley Rep. Jacinth also served as Music Consultant and Arranger for Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A SOLDIER’S PLAY, which was nominated for the 2020 Best Revival of a Play Tony Award. Other recent roles include Associate Music Director for Tennessee William’s THE ROSE TATTOO at American Airlines Theater (2020 Tony Nomination for Best Original Score) and Music Director for Kirsten Child’s AUNT LILLIAN at the Vineyard Theatre. Upcoming: Associate Music Director for the New York City Center Encores! revival of JELLY’S LAST JAM.
Current works include BLENDED HARMONY: The Kim Loo Sisters, a commission from the History Theatre with playwright Jessica Huang (May 2024), HOW TO BREAK (Village Theatre), and WHITE RAVEN/BLACK DOVE, an opera commission from Cerise Jacobs/White Snake Projects premiering in Boston in November 2025. IRON JOHN: An American Ghost Story, written with collaborator Rebecca Hart, was named a 2020 Richard Rodgers Award finalist, a semifinalist for the 2019 O’Neill National Music Theater Conference and was featured in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s 31st Annual Festival of New Works (Jonathan McRory, director; Andrea Grody, music director) after an Incubator Residency at the O’Neill Theater Center. IRON JOHN also received a staged workshop by NYU Tisch Department of Drama’s New Studio on Broadway (Kent Thompson, director; Byron Easley, choreographer), featured in the 2019 New Works Festival at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, and was performed at Temple University in October of 2020, Manhattan School of Music in February of 2021, and the Irish Arts Center in February of 2023. BLACK GIRL IN PARIS, a new musical written with AriDy Nox about the life of young Sally Hemings, was a 2023 O’Neill NMTC Finalist, was featured in the 2020 Civilians R&D group and was performed in concert at Joe’s Pub in July 2022 after a residency at LAMDA in England in June 2022. Jacinth and AriDy also received the Batten Fellowship from the Jefferson Foundation for a month long research residency at Monticello along with a Public Humanities NY grant to fund research in Paris in November of 2021.
A resident of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Jacinth received a Bachelor of Arts in music with a Certificate in collaborative piano performance from Princeton University, a Master of Fine Arts from the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and a PhD in Composition from Stony Brook University.
- Off Broadway
- NYC/Tri-State Area
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- Theatrical Composer (Music only)
- Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
- Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
- Music Assistant
- Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
- Music Copyist
- Music Transcriber
- Pit Musician (Keyboards)
- THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
- THE DRAMATISTS GUILD