Joe Popp

Joe has been a rock theater composer since 1994. His current production Pericles - Prince of Tires was just premiered by Jobsite Theater at The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center for which he received "Best Theater Composer 2009" by Creative Loafing Magazine. Other recent composition includes the Northwestern/AMTP production of In The Bubble co-composed by Michael Friedman, book by Rinne Groff, and directed by Michael Greif. Other work with Groff includes music for "What Then?" directed by Hal Brooks. He has also composed complete scores for two Mac Wellman musicals Whirligig and Why The Y? as well as a punk rock adaptation of Macbeth conceived by Paul Mullins and Lisa Powers. Aside from theater composition, Joe also recently released the full length album Holland with his indy rock band The Hornrims, available internationally.