BARRY HARMAN is a multi-award winning book writer, lyricist and director for theater (2 Tony nominations, 4 Outer Critic Circle Awards, 3 Drama Desk nominations and a writer for TV (2 prime time Emmy Awards and writer of an Emmy Award-winning family special for HBO. He also has extensive background as a head writer, lyricist and producer for educational children's programming. A graduate of Harvard, where he was an editor of "The Lampoon" and president and author of Hasty Pudding Theatricals, he is a member of The Dramatists Guild, SDC, Writers Guild of America and ASCAP. He wrote and directed the 5 Tony-nominated Broadway musical ROMANCE/ROMANCE, and wrote and directed the Outer Critic Circle award-winning musical OLYMPUS ON MY MIND. He is at work on several new musicals.