I’m still a writer and I still like to get paid for my work. But now I offer my family a slightly discounted rate.
Want to know more? Here is my official bio (in a suitably-distancing third person): Thomas Mizer is an award-winning writer whose work has appeared on stages, in magazines, across billboards and within screens of various sizes and shapes around the country.
As a lyricist and librettist, he was awarded the Fred Ebb Award, one of the highest honors for excellence in theater songwriting, and was the recipient of a Jonathan Larson Grant from the American Theatre Wing — both for his musical collaborations with Curtis Moore. Their credits together include commissions from Lincoln Center and the Williamstown Theater Festival as well as residencies with the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, the Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals and the American Music Theatre Project at their alma mater, Northwestern University.
Mizer and Moore’s romantic mystery Triangle premiered at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to rave reviews, with The San Francisco Chronicle calling it “astonishingly successful...rich in melody and emotion.” The production went on to receive six Theatre Bay Area Awards including “Outstanding World Premiere Musical” and the musical was named a Richard Rodgers Award Finalist by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. For more information and examples of their work, go to MizerandMoore.com.
In addition to his theater work, Thomas is an acclaimed copywriter for national media brands including Comedy Central, Amazon Studios and Food Network. In his “prior” life as an actor, Thomas appeared in roles Off-Broadway & at regional theaters and starred as “Steve” in the First National Tour of Blue’s Clues, Live!, during which he played two sold-out weeks at Radio City Music Hall.