Wendy Waters


Wendy Waters is an award-winning author, composer, lyricist and librettist. Born in Queensland, she grew up in Sydney, lived in the USA for six years, travelled extensively, and now lives in Sydney, Australia.  In 2011 she volunteered to work with OASIS Salvation Army Crisis Centre in Sydney, motivating musically talented, underprivileged children which gave her the inspiration for her debut novel, Catch the Moon, Mary.


In 2015 Amanda Redman suggested Waters write a play based on her novel. The play, co-written by Waters and Jemina Macedo had a staged reading at the Tristan Bates Theatre on 3rd September 2017. The play has been selected by Fame Spectrum Academy as their debut project and will be staged in Scotland in 2019 with a musical score by Tish Tindall.


Waters has written four musicals: ALEXANDER, FRED, GODDESSES and MIRIAM and is currently writing Book & Lyrics for THE LAST TALE with composer Shanon D. Whitelock. THE LAST TALE is being workshopped in Melbourne in September 2019.


FRED, a four-hander book musical was produced in Australia in June 2018 by the Tweed Theatre Company and will be produced in Scotland in 2019. You can listen to songs from FRED on Waters’ site


WENDY WATERS RITES WORDS –a Cabaret featuring songs from three of Waters’ musicals, ALEXANDER, FRED & THE LAST TALE will be staged at The Pheasantry in London on 3rd September 2019. The show features talented singers, Frank Loman, Lauren Lovejoy and Louise Burke. On piano is gifted accompanist/composer, Ricardo Nunes Fernandes.




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Wendy  is the author  of  Catch the Moon, Mary

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