Erin Quill

About

Erin Quill holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon. She is an Original Bway Cast Member of the musical Avenue Q. She played Lady Thiang opposite Debby Boone’s Mrs.Anna, and Madame Rita Liang in the 50th Anniversary Production of the DHH version of Flower Drum Song.

Prior to the pandemic she worked at Arena Stage in the Broadway Bound musical Dave, directed by Tina Landau, with music by Tom Kitt and Book and Lyrics by Nell Benjamin, Book by Thomas Meehan.

Most recently she did a pre Broadway Workshop of the new musical Joy, based on the life of Joy Magano who invented the Miracle Mop, starring Laura Bell Bundy as Joy. With a book by Ken Davenport, and Music by AnnMarie Milazzo, directed by Sammi Canold.

Pre Broadway workshops include Honeymoon in Vegas by Jason Robert Brown; Dave by Benjamin, Kitt, and Thomas Meehan; and Bak Chang, book & music by Emily Chiu, lyrics & music by Lauren Taslitz.

TV/FILM credits include: John Mulaney & the Sacklunch Bunch (Netflix), The Other Two (HBO), NYPD Blue (ABC), John Leguizamo’s House of Buggin (FOX), The Blacklist (CBS), Nurse Jackie (Showtime), The Following (CBS), NYC 22 (CBS), Damages (F/X), Starveillance (E! entertainment) The Mikado Project, Screening Party, Man on a Ledge.

She has written two produced screenplays, one of which, The Mikado Project, holds several medallions from film festivals across the country. She was an Associate Producer on the Diana Lee Inosanto film The Sensei and was instrumental in getting the endorsement of the film from The Matthew Shepard Foundation.

Upcoming is her short film, Queen Bessie’s Gal, which she wrote and won a slot for in the Entanglement Festival, an Australian/US collaboration effort to change and diversify theater and film. Directed by Kaye Tuckerman.

She blogs under The Fairy Princess Diaries, which for the past decade has been instrumental in changing the conversation about casting and representation.

The video of her speech from LA Stage Day became part of a one woman show in the UK. While stateside, she was invited and has remained a speaker and panelist for BroadwayCon, the convention for theater lovers in New York.

She has been sourced or quoted in articles on diversity for Buzzfeed, Playbill, Backstage, BroadwayWorld, The New York Times, the LA Times, the International Business Times, and others.

She has a piece in the British Text by Megan Vaughn, Theater Blogging: The Emergence of a Critical Culture. She contributed a story for the Comic Book Anthology Fundraiser Ricanstruction, which was created by the creator of La Boriqueña, Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, which was illustrated by Marvel Artists and is still, in her opinion, one of the coolest things she has ever done.

Currently she is a contributing writer to the book RISE-A Pop History of Asian America from the Nineties to Now by Jeff Yang, Phil Yu, and Philip Wang.

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is her first production at Marymount and she would like to thank her collaborators Whitney Sprayberry and Justin Fischer for their incredible work. 

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Director