Paris Ray Dozier

Paris Ray Dozier is an American songwriter from Los Angeles, California, whose Musical Theatre productions have opened across the United States. Dozier’s career began when he was 15, after attending the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. He went on to write songs for artists on Disney Music Group’s Hollywood Records, where he was also signed as a singer-songwriter and producer. After Hollywood Records, Dozier headed up the music department for B InTune TV, which broadcasted to millions of households worldwide on NBC and Fox. Dozier also composed the music & lyrics for musicals and plays including Last Stop on Market Street, The Watsons Go to Birmingham, Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money and X Marks the Spot. In 2018, he composed Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Empower Youth Musical: We Got Next. In 2021, he was brought on to write the music & lyrics for Emerald City, at Seattle Repertory Theatre. In 2023, Dozier was awarded with the Jonathan Larson Grant for Music & Lyrics, honoring him as one of the brave new voices with the potential to transform the modern Musical Theatre landscape.

Emerald City  is a contemporary reboot of the Wizard of Oz with eclectic, multi-genre music, which includes Hip-Hop, Disco and Burlesque showtunes with punk rock and classic suspenseful cinematic underscores for the action scenes.

Some samples from EMERALD CITY (Composer / Lyricist Paris Dozier)

Calamity Stew (2024)
No Matter Where I Go (2024)