Wendy WATERSCountry: Australia
BiographyWendy Waters is an award-winning author, composer, lyricist and librettist. Born in Queensland, she grew up in Sydney, lived in the USA for six years, travelled extensively, and now lives in Sydney, Australia. In 2011 she volunteered to work with OASIS Salvation Army Crisis Centre in Sydney, motivating musically talented, underprivileged children which gave her the inspiration for her debut novel, Catch the Moon, Mary.
In 2015 Amanda Redman suggested Waters write a play based on her novel. The play, co-written by Waters and Jemina Macedo had a staged reading at the Tristan Bates Theatre on 3rd September 2017.
Waters has written three musicals: ALEXANDER, FRED and MIRIAM and is currently writing Book & Lyrics for THE LAST TALE with composer Shanon D. Whitelock.
FRED, a four-hander book musical was produced in Australia in June 2018 by the Tweed Theatre Company.
WENDY WATERS RITES WORDS –a Cabaret featuring songs from three of Waters’ musicals, ALEXANDER, FRED & THE LAST TALE was staged at The Pheasantry in London on 3rd September 2019. The show featured talented singers, Frank Loman, Lauren Lovejoy and Louise Burke. On piano was gifted accompanist/composer, Ricardo Nunes Fernandes.
Wendy Waters is the author of Catch the Moon, Mary and Fields of Grace.