Anderson Cook is a playwright and librettist. His musicals have been seen at The Boston Conservatory, the PIT, the Bad Theatre Fest, the Parkside Lounge, and the Reckless Theatre. His plays have been seen at the Lee Strasburg Institute, Dixon Place, the Secret Theatre and more. Anderson and his writing partner Amanda D’Archangelis were the winners of the 2017 NMI New Voices Contest, co-sponsored by Walt Disney Imagineering, and his work has been praised on Theatre is Easy (“Best Bet”), Time Out New York (“Best Things to See This Week”), the FADER, Alternative Press, and Billboard. He was a finalist for the 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation screenplay competition. He holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, and is completing his final semester for his MFA in dramatic writing from Carnegie Mellon University.
Anderson is currently working on a commissioned musical adaptation of Fat Kid Rules the World with Amanda D'Archangelis and Ben Lapidus, a commissioned original play from Keaka Productions/Krone Theatrix titled Before & After, and his thesis production at Carnegie Mellon, titled I Want You To Hit Me With Your Car.