Book Writer & Lyricist

Brayden Martino is a writer, director, and comedian from Southern California. He has written and self-produced several parody musicals including the internet-viral sensations Slightly Strange Parents, It’s Not Ogre Yet, Clown Island, and Ya Like Jazz? A Bee Musical. He specializes in integrating improv and audience interaction into scripted theater.  His work aims to create shared community experiences through exuberant stories that the audience will influence differently every night. The theater company he founded, See Humans, has forged a space for Gen Z artists to use experimental techniques to create the art they want to see in the world.

John-William Gambrell


John-William Gambrell was raised in Southern California and received a Bachelors of Music in Composition in 2020. He has worked alongside PigPen Theatre Co., as well as composer Mark Bennett at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. John-William has since moved to Boston, where he freelances as a composer and accompanist. His mission is to compose and collaborate, with a passion to create evocative art.