Shaina Taub is a New York-based songwriter and performer. She is a winner of the 2019 Kleban Prize, the Jonathan Larson Grant and is the first female recipient of the ASCAP Foundation’s Lucille and Jack Yellen Award. Taub’s original musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night received a critically-acclaimed production at The Delacorte Theatre in Central Park in which she played the role of Feste. As a performer, Taub starred in the West Coast premiere and New York re-mounting of the Signature Theatre’s hit production Old Hats, created by Bill Irwin and David Shiner and directed by Tina Landau, featuring Taub’s original songs. She earned a Lucille Lortel Award nomination for her portrayal of Princess Mary in the Kazino production of Dave Malloy’s Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812. She is currently working on two musicals: Suffs – about the women’s suffrage movement, headed to Broadway in 2024, and The Devil Wears Prada, with Elton John, opening in London!