Sara Wordsworth is a New York City-based musical theatre lyricist, librettist, writer, performer, and teaching artist. Her work in New York theatre has been nominated for Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, Off Broadway Alliance & Lucille Lortel Awards. She is the recipient of the BMI Jerry Harrington Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Musical Theatre (Librettist) and the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.

Writing credits include Broadway's First A Cappella Musical, IN TRANSIT (Circle in the Square; opening night 12.10.16, Off Broadway at Primary Stages, O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference), adaptations of FROZEN and BEAUTY and THE BEAST for the Disney Cruise Line, the commissioned family musical DEAR ALBERT EINSTEIN (New York City Children's Theatre; Dramatic Publishing), and original songs for the musical play HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL (Primary Stages, Dramatic Publishing). She has also written for various regional theaters, venues, educational institutions, publications, and charities. She's currently hard at work on a new indie rock musical, MINNESOTA. Recordings include co-producing the IN TRANSIT Original Broadway Cast Album (Hollywood Records/Disney Music Group), the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop CD "No More Revivals" and "Over the Moon: a Broadway Lullaby Album."

In addition to performing and writing, Sara has served as a teaching artist for several colleges and universities, a consultant for the New Jersey State Board of Education’s Arts Curriculum Development Committee, and was a writer’s assistant for Good Morning America as well as a freelance field reporter for The Gayle King Show. She also coaches (privately and in a group setting) NYC Survival Skills for Artists, Lyric/Book Writing, and Audition Prep/Song Interpretation.

Sara is an honors graduate of Fordham University, the College at Lincoln Center. She sits on the Steering Committee for the Tony-Honored BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Writing Workshop and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc., and is a BMI Affiliate Artist. Sara hails from southern New Jersey, and currently lives in New York City with her young daughter and husband, singer/actor James Wordsworth.