Ben is a Lucille Lortel Award-winning singer, pianist, music director, actor, orchestrator and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He was most recently the music director, co-orchestrator, and a cast member of Heather Christian's acclaimed, award-winning and sold-out Oratorio for Living Thingsat Ars Nova, directed by Lee Sunday Evans.
In 2014, Ben appeared alongside Grammy Award-nominee Alexandra Silber in Polly Pen and Victor Lodato's chamber opera Arlington at the Vineyard Theater, directed by Carolyn Cantor. Ben has since appeared alongside Alexandra Silber on the Audible.com recording of their concert After Anatevka, which they also perform across the country.
Broadway conducting credits include Head Over Heels, Amélie, and Deaf West's Spring Awakening. Off-Broadway and Regional credits include Prospect Theater Company's The Hello Girls (available on Broadway Records and Spotify), 2 Pianos 4 Hands (Milwaukee Repertory Theater), Striking 12 (Prospect Theater Company), The Mad Ones (Prospect), Brooklynite (Vineyard), Chasing The Song (La Jolla Playhouse), America is Hard to See (Edinburgh Fringe), 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 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