Luke Holloway & Lisa Mongillo are a comedy and songwriting team based in NYC. They met in the BMI Workshop and are developing projects across multiple mediums. Their work is upbeat and offbeat and catchy and weird and fresh and honestly very funny. It's definitely not like anything you've heard before. But don't be scared. You'll like it.
Luke Holloway is a writer and composer. In addition to his work with Lisa, he recently worked with two-time Emmy Award Winner Don Scardino (30 Rock, West Wing, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) and Tony Nominee Elizabeth A. Davis (Once) on the project My Name's Not Indian Joe, which ran Off-Broadway at the Davenport Theatre in 2018 and was previously produced at the Goodspeed Opera House Norma Terris Theatre. He also recently composed and produced music for the indie film Maple Man, written by Zach Dilanzo (The Daily Show) and Sebastian DiNatale (The Daily Show). He’s had works produced by and performed at the Casa Mañana Theatre (Ft. Worth, TX), South Carolina Children's Theater (Greenville, SC), and the Brooklyn Children’s Theatre (Brooklyn, NY) He is an alum of the 2015 Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat and the BMI Workshop. He studied composition and music production at Berklee College of Music and has produced tracks for a variety of composers, artists, and theaters. His Off-Broadway acting credits include Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Pierre Replacement), My Name's Not Indian Joe, and Million Dollar Quartet.
Lisa Mongillo is a writer and lyricist. In addition to her work with Luke, she has written for Reductress, HelloGiggles, and The Belladonna and worked on The President Show (Comedy Central). Her musical Hospital Kids was performed in Theatre Now New York’s 2018 Sound Bites Festival, where it won Best Book. Her musical The Radium Girls won audience favorite at the 2017 Players Theatre Short Play Festival. She co-wrote the feminist holiday cabaret B*tch Carols, which was featured on the hit podcast Guys We F@#cked and performed at 54 Below in 2017. She collaborated on the song-cycle A Never-Ending Line, which premiered at NYC’s Metropolitan Room and ran Off-Broadway at the Players Theatre in 2017. She was featured in the 2017 BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop showcase at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre. Her sketch comedy shows have been performed at the Public House Theatre, the de Maat Theater, and Stage 773 (all Chicago, IL). She learned her crafts at William & Mary, the Second City Conservatory, the BMI Workshop, and Upright Citizens Brigade. She’s performed sketch, stand-up, and improv throughout NYC and Chicago.