Karl Saint Lucy (legally, “Karl Michael Johnson”) is a composer, singer-songwriter, pianist, and vocalist based in New York. He wrote the music for Fucking Identical Twins (a one-act musical with book and lyrics by Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp that ran at Upright Citizens Brigade for over a year, and is now being adapted into a feature film by 20th Century Fox); performs his songs at venues like 54 Below; writes for and sings countertenor in C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective; and music-directs new musicals in development.

He is an alumnus of the University of Tulsa and NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Tisch School of the Arts, where he studied with William Finn, Michael John LaChiusa, and Mel Marvin.

His thesis musical, Class, written with playwright and lyricist Maria Alexandria Beech, was workshopped at Hope Summer Repertory Theatre in Holland, Michigan, in 2013.