Chris Caggiano


  • Full-time faculty member in the theater and liberal-arts departments at The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaches courses in musical-theater history, arts criticism, neuroscience, and psychology
  • Creator and author of theater blog Everything I Know I Learned From Musicals


Chris Caggiano is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for two years. He is the author of the popular theater blog Everything I Know I Learned From Musicals. Chris is a member of the Outer Critics Circle and The Drama League, and is a founding member of the Independent Theater Bloggers Association (ITBA).

Chris has written the liner notes for the PS Classics releases Life Begins at 8:40 and Noel and Cole. He was named a 2010 Fellow at the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center and has served as a reader for the O'Neill Center's National Music Theatre Conference and as a juror for the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF).

As a journalist, Chris spent 13 years as a reporter, writer, and editor at Inc. magazine. Following that, he was a senior writer at CMO magazine and senior editor for Deliver magazine. As a freelancer, Chris has written articles that have appeared in The Advocate, Corporate Counsel, D&O Adviser, and artscope as well as on and


  • Boston College

Awards and Publications

  • 2010 Fellow at the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
  • Magna cum laude graduate of Boston College 
  • Honors Program and Phi Beta Kappa, Boston College 
  • Order of The Cross and Crown inductee
  • Everything I Know I Learned From Musicals (blog)

Chris Caggiano

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