Steven Lutvak

Music and Lyrics

Steven Lutvak made his Broadway debut with his score to A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, for which he supplied the music, and co-wrote the lyrics with Robert L. Freedman and won the Drama League, the Outer Critics Circle, the Drama Desk and the Tony Awards for Best Musical of 2014.

Lutvak and Freedman previously wrote the musical Campaign of the Century which won the California Musical Theater Competition from the Beverly Hills Theater Guild. Other musicals include Almost SeptemberThe Wayside Motor Inn, his adaptation of a play by A. R. Gurney, Esmeralda.

Lutvak wrote the title track to Paramount’s hit film, Mad Hot Ballroom and the score to  Anything But Love which starred Eartha Kitt and Andrew McCarthy.

As a singer/songwriter, Lutvak has performed his songs around the country, including such prestigious New York venues as Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Recital Hall, The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel, Rainbow and Stars and the Russian Tea Room.  His two CD’s are called The Time It Take and Ahead of My Heart.  

Steven is proud to now be an Adjunct Professor at his alma mater, the NYU Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program and lives in New York City with his husband, choreographer Michael McGowan, and their daughter, Eliot Rose Lutvak-McGowan.