SongArts, West Coast
Adryan Russ (Lyricist/Composer) writes for theater, film, television and recordings. Barry White recorded her song “The Better Love Is, The Worse It Is When It’s Over.” Emerging artist Luara sings her song “Fire In Me” generating lots of YouTube views. Her song “Is It Me?” on the album Changing My Tune, co-written with Joel Evans, appeared in John Patrick Shanley’s film Doubt. Her award-winning off-Broadway musical Inside Out, co-written with Doug Haverty, published by Samuel French, has played across the country, in Europe, and enjoys a current, ongoing production in Belgrade, Serbia. The original cast album is available at Kritzerland.com. Everyone Has A Story is a CD (LML Music) of her songs, some co-written with Glee’s piano maestro Brad Ellis. She was twice selected for the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop, one in Los Angeles and another in Chicago. Adryan is a member of The Dramatists Guild, and feels privileged to serve on the Board of the Society of Composers & Lyricists.