TIM ACITO wrote the book, music, and lyrics to the Off-Broadway musical Zanna, Don't! (called "smart, touching, and humane" by the New York Times), as well as to the Arena Stage/Alliance Theatre co-production of The Women of Brewster Place (called "extremely impressive" by Variety). His work has received three Drama Desk nominations, a national GLAAD media award, four ASCAP development grants, and a residency at Sundance. His most recent projects include writing the music for The 200 Pound Beauty (Korea's largest domestically-produced contemporary musical), and book, music, and lyrics for Tunguska! (upcoming Berkshire Theatre Festival reading) a prog-rock musical set in Russia in 1907 about early attempts to use radioactivity to contact the afterlife.