Drew Livingston
Actor / Creative / Music



Drew has written songs and music for some of Australia’s most respected theatre companies over the last decade. His work on Bell Shakespeare’s Henry V  earned him a Sydney Theatre Award (Best Score/Sound Design) in 2014and he was nominated for a Green Room Award the following year. Drew has also worked extensively with the theatre company Sport for Jove, composing original music for The Libertine, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night. He also wrote original songs and lyrics for the Sport for Jove/Hot House Theatre company’s production of The River at the End of the Road. Other notable productions include Titus Andronicus for Cry Havoc, Bell Shakespeare’s The Players/Actors at Work, and for the web series comedy UnImaginary.

In 2014, Drew and his writing partner and wife, Naomi, released an album So Long Lives This featuring original songs based on sonnets by William Shakespeare, which reached number five on the Australian iTunes folk charts.

Drew co-wrote the play The City which enjoyed a highly successful season at the Sydney Opera House in 2021. Most recently, he was the Assistant Music Director for the Australian production of Once: The Musical.