Jye Bryant is a Sydney-based, Australian Composer/ Lyricist whose musicals and songs are performed all over the world, where he has gained popularity as the composer of choice for many high profile artists and theatre companies.

Known for his quick-witted lyrics, memorable melodies and Social Justice themes, Jye's songs touch the hearts and minds of audiences everywhere.

You can get access to Jye Bryant's sheet music here.

Credits to date include:

A New Australian Musical

Created by Jye Bryant

Inspired by the Death Cell Letters of A. G. Scott

A one-act (90 min) musical featuring five (5) men, tells the captivating story of the Irish-born, Australian bushranger, Captain Moonlite, AKA Andrew ‘George’ Scott, who led a ragged bunch of young misfits to stage a siege and shoot out near Gundagai, NSW. The musical is set in a death cell of Sydney’s Darlinghurst Gaol on the eve of Captain Moonlite’s execution in 1880. We hear (told directly from his unsent and previously suppressed death cell letters) about the events that led up to his execution including the birth of the Captain Moonlite legend, the alleged bank robbery and the siege and shoot out that led to the death of his male lover and fellow outlaw, James Nesbitt.

Premiered at Redcliffe Musical Theatre (QLD) from 21-30 August 2020.

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Licensing available for hire.

Sheet music is available here.

A New Musical

Created by Jye Bryant

A modern, one-act revue-style musical for four people.

Although we never meet Steven, we learn all about him through the disclosures of four people in his life: his Wife, Mother, Father and Ex. The characters share intimate details about their life with Steven and the things they struggle to tell him. Interestingly, we learn that Steven has his own secrets and as a result will damage the relationships in his life.

The Things I Could Never Tell Steven reminds us that whenever we choose silence we are inadvertently actioning an outcome and that we are never really free from the consequences of our decisions or indecisions.

Premiering at King Street Theatre, Newtown, NSW (9-12 Dec, 2015) starring SIMON GILLESPIE, CELESTE NOTLEY-SMITH, BROOKE DAVIDSON and LUCAS GLOVER followed by a 2017 season in the Sydney Fringe and New Theatre's Queer Fringe festivals before making its European premiere in County Cork, Ireland in November 2018. In 2019 it was performed in Sydney (Whimsical Productions), Brisbane (Moreton Bay Theatre Company), Belfast & Newry, UK (Outside The Lines Theatre Company). In 2020, it was staged at Riverside Theatres Parramatta (National Theatre of Parramatta) & in 2021 it made its US debut at Chicago's PrideArts. A second US season was performed by Studio 211 at Northwestern State University of Louisiana in January 2022 before it returned home to Australia with a season in Newcastle NSW produced by Chookas Entertainment.

Licensing available for hire.

You can purchase the sheet music here.

An Operatic Extravaganza

Written by Jye Bryant & Nicole Giezekamp

Orchestration by John Tweed

What happens when Opera meets Feminism? A fascinating one-woman, two-act, opera-style cabaret which explores the physical and psychological destruction of female characters in Opera through a celebration of song, poetry and art.

Women have been ritually sacrificed on the altar of Opera across history, now it is time to hear Her story.

Premiered in the 2019 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival at Claire's Kitchen at Le Salon, and at Q Theatre The Joan to commemorate International Women's Day 2020. Performed by ANANDA, she is preparing to embark on her two-year USA tour. 

Licensing available for hire.

A Magical Musical

Book by Margery Williams

Script by Jeannie Melinz

Music & Lyrics by Jye Bryant

Based on Margery Williams' 1922 classic tale which reminds audiences of all ages that magic happens when we stay true to ourselves.

This new Australian musical features a heart-warming script by Jeannie Melinz which crafts a subtle gender inclusivity (currently underplayed on the family stage) while Jye Bryant's enchanting musical numbers and witty lyrics capture the essence of the fun, innocence, fears and friendship forged between a boy and his favourite toy.

Licensing available for hire. Backing Tracks included. 

You can purchase the sheet music here.

A Very Short Musical

Book by Jim McGrath

Music & Lyrics by Jye Bryant

The tale of two hopefuls, Mr Fox and Ms Cougar, whose disguises set them both on a course destined for destruction.

Licensing available for hire.

You can purchase the sheet music here.

Sail Away

A Very Short Cruisical


Book by Nicole Smith

Music & Lyrics by Jye Bryant

Orchestrated by John Tweed


Set in the 1960’s, Mabel Schwarz believes she is on a long-awaited, once in a lifetime luxury cruise to the South Pacific celebrating her husband, Stanley’s recent retirement from banking. Sadly, she is a widowed, elderly resident of Oak Park Nursing Home with dementia and secrets to unlock.


Licensing available for hire.

You can purchase the sheet music here.

You can download sheet music here.