About Kevin

Photograph by Katherine Fogler.

Kevin Wong is a composer/lyricist/violinist based out of Toronto.

After an upbringing rife with music and lasagna, Kevin went to school to become a dentist and then became a lawyer instead. He spent 3 years practicing law and moonlighting as a freelance musician and singer-songwriting performing his own songs before leaving law to write musical theatre full time in July, 2013.

Kevins song cycle, Recurring John, debuted in a first concert reading as part of the 2014 SummerWorks festival in the Musical Works in Concert lineup then went on to premiere as part of the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. Other projects:  Highrising (book & lyrics: Matthew Milo Sergi), Misprint (Book by Lauren Toffan, Additional lyrical & musical contributions by Yan Li), STAR!(ving) – A Collection of Songs (Originated in part at the Canadian Musical Theatre Project), Evie (co-lyrics & book: Matt Murray), and niáng.

Kevin is a previous participant of the Canadian Musical Theatre Project, a member of the Canadian Musical Theatre Writers’ Collective, a member of Theatre20’s Composium, and an alumnus of Acting Up Stage Company’s NoteWorthy program.