Lyons & PakcharLyons and Pakchar’s collaboration began when they met touring on The 1st National Tour of The Book of Mormon. Douglas Lyons

an actor onstage and Ethan Pakchar a guitarist in the pit. What began as a friendship bloomed into writing sessions in hotels, dressing rooms and theatre’s around the country. In August 2013, after fundraising a campaign, the team recorded their debut album #Love (Live) at The Cutting Room in NYC. “#Love(Live) an 11-song album that mixes pop, R&B and theatre to explore “the good, bad and awkward roller coasters in human relationships.” L & P celebrated the release of their album at Rockwood Music Hall and most recently delivered a sold-out concert entitled “The Songs of Lyons & Pakchar”at 54 Below.

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Douglas Lyons (Lyrics & Music)

Douglas Lyons is a composer-lyricist and actor who’s originated roles on Broadway in The Book of Mormon and Beautiful. As a writer Douglas was awarded the Bully Free Communities Spotlight Award for Polkadots:The Cool Kids Musical which ran at The Atlantic Theater Company in NYC. Upcoming world premiere: Five Points at Theater Latte Da. With composer Ethan Pakchar his lyrics have played Lincoln Center, The Old Globe, Prospect Theater Company,  Seattle Rep and more. Douglas is currently in residence at The Directors Company and under commission with Seattle’s 5th Ave Theatre (’64). @DouglasSings 

ethan1Ethan D. Pakchar (Music & Orchestration)

Ethan D. Pakchar is a New York City composer, orchestrator and guitarist.  Most recently, he served as Assistant Orchestrator for Shakespeare Theatre Company and 5th Avenue Theatre’s production of The Secret Garden. As a guitarist, Ethan has played for the Broadway productions of Hamilton, Wicked, Book of Mormon &  Lion King. He is half of the writing team “Lyons & Pakchar” who were recently commissioned by Seattle’s 5th Ave Theatre. Their musical, Five Points, with McKnight Fellowship-winning playwright, Harrison Rivers, will get its world-premiere at Theater Latte Da in Spring 2018.