About Gerry Geddes

Gerry Geddes is a writer, director and teacher living in NYC. He taught Vocal Performance at The New School University, NYU, and master classes at London’s Goldsmith’s College. He also offers private classes and workshops.

As a writer he has covered entertainment, theatre, and cabaret for several magazines, including local and national publications, for almost 50 years and is currently senior critic for BistroAwards.com. He also regularly contributes audio essays and performances for the Troubadours and Raconteurs podcast and produces and writes musical segments for National Public Radio. With composer Rick Hip-Flores he wrote the musical It’s Not the End of the World, which had its world premiere in Rochester, NY. He is currently at work on his first novel.

His lyrics have been performed and recorded by some of New York’s best singers and he contributed English lyrics for YouTube sensation Perpetuum Jazzile, a 50 voice acapella jazz choir from Slovenia; the song Strange Night (Cudna Noc) was featured on their last DVD. He conceived and directed several musical revues including the Bistro and MAC award winning, Monday in the Dark with George (for which he received a Bistro Award for Outstanding Director), Put on Your Saturday Suit (Words & Music by Jimmy Webb), and a Lieber & Stoller revue, Good Time City. He has directed solo shows for award-winning singers Andre de Shields, Darius de Haas, Helen Baldassare, and drag sensation Julia Van Cartier and has been active in the cabaret world since the late 70s. Gerry has produced numerous CDs, two of which have received Outstanding Recording awards. He is currently an artist-in-residence at popular New York cabaret Pangea with his critically acclaimed variety show, Fabulous First Fridays. In which he also performs.

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