Ben is a performer, music director, orchestrator and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He was most recently the music director, co-orchestrator, and a cast member of Heather Christian's Oratorio for Living Thingsat Ars Nova, directed by Lee Sunday Evans, for which he received an Obie Award Special Citation and a Lucille Lortel Award.
Broadway conducting credits include Head Over Heels, Amélie, and Deaf West's Spring Awakening. Additional credits include AZUL (Eugene O'Neill Theater Center), Heather Christian's Prime (Playwrights' Horizons "Soundstage"), The Hello Girls (Prospect Theater Company), 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Milwaukee Repertory Theater), Alexandra Silber's After Anatevka (Audible), Striking 12 (Prospect), The Mad Ones (Prospect), Brooklynite (Vineyard Theater), Chasing The Song (La Jolla Playhouse), America is Hard to See (Edinburgh Fringe), Arlington (Vineyard), Spring Awakening (1st National Tour), and the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, for which he also composed the scores of two shows, There Will Be Flood and There's Something About Maui. He was a regular performer and music director of The Bongo Hour hosted by Peter Smith and Sandy Honig at The Slipper Room in NYC and Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles. He is the music director of the Broadway Sings concert series, and the composer of the new musical Don't Call Me John!
"As versatile at the piano as he is as an actor" - The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
"On the Eve of a Cancelled Wedding"
Filmed at The Duplex Cabaret, January 18, 2020
"Golden" by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel
Filmed at the TENACITY concert, May 24, 2019, ART-NY Mezzanine Theater, Prospect Theater Company