Marialena is a Brooklyn-based composer, lyricist, and performer. She wrote music/lyrics for Between Friends at The Brick Theater (NYC) and The Honey of His Music Vows at CoHo Theatre (Portland, OR), both with The Sycamore Theatre Co. She sings with the band Bears of Alaska, and is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. She and Susannah Jones are co-writing Bisland & Bly, a new musical about Nellie Bly & Elizabeth Bisland. Bisland & Bly was featured in The New York Musical Festival reading series in 2019. For their work as a writing team, Jones and DiFabbio were Dramatists Guild Fellowship and Jonathan Larson Grant Finalists in 2019.
Hear Demos from Bisland & Bly HERE!
Check out my bandcamp HERE!