Lyricist / Librettist / Screenwriter
Marcus Perkins Bejarano is a Bolivian-American storyteller from Dallas, Texas, who is currently based in New York City. He has co-written book, music, and lyrics for TWO NIGHTS AND THREE DAYS (O’Neill NMTC Selection) and REFRESH (Without Walls Festival), which was produced as part of HALL PASS by Blindspot Collective in collaboration with La Jolla Playhouse; co-written lyrics and additional book for WAIT...ING (O'Neill NMTC Semifinalist); contributed music and lyrics to the virtual musical THIS GOLDEN DAY (Live & In Color); and contributed lyrics to the annual STANFORD LAW SCHOOL MUSICAL. Marcus’s work has been performed in such venues as Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, Two River Theater, and Lincoln Center, among others. In addition to his work for the stage, Marcus co-wrote music and lyrics for "The Diagnosis," a viral song featuring characters from the popular video game GENSHIN IMPACT that debuted at HoYoFair and has amassed millions of YouTube views. As a screenwriter, he has written several TV comedy pilots including TYPECAST ("Recommended" by WeScreenplay (top 2% of scripts)) and 1L's (Semifinalist, ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship), and co-written BARKLYN (Finalist, WeScreenplay TV Lab). A graduate of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, he also holds degrees from Princeton University and Stanford Law School.