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Cal Silberstein

Cal Silberstein is a writer, lyricist, actor, and singer from Perth, Western Australia. Calis, the co-author of the musicals, Viva La Restoration, How We Ruined MacArthur’s Markers, Fairybread, Strawman, Postcards From Coney Island, Hammer, and the shortopera, President Joan. His new musical The Great Emu War was presented at the Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals in Connecticut, USA in March 2023. Favourite performance credits include “Scripps” in The History Boysand “Charlie Guiteau” in Assassins (Midnite Youth Theatre Co), “Frank Packer” in Miss Westralia (Western SkyProjects), Edgar Allan Poe in Nevermore (Grey Lantern Productions) and “TheSteward” in Into The Woods (West Australian Opera). Cal is a proud alumnus of the NYU Tisch Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program and the recipient of a Tisch School of the Arts Departmental Fellowship.