He attended Interlochen Arts Camp majoring in piano.
Known for having worked on Broadway shows like Into the Woods and Falsettos, he is now establishing himself as a musical theatre composer, notably through collaborations with lyricist/librettist Michael Korie.
Frankel currently resides in Manhattan.
- Happiness (musical) (Lyrics by Michael Korie, Book by John Weidman)
- Grey Gardens (Lyrics by Michael Korie, Book by Doug Wright)
- Meet Mister Future (Lyrics/Libretto by Michael Korie)
- Doll (Lyrics/Libretto by Michael Korie)
- Far from Heaven (2013); lyrics by Michael Korie; libretto by Richard Greenberg
- Scott Frankel at the Internet Movie Database
- Scott Frankel at the Internet Broadway Database
- Scott Frankel at the Internet Off-Broadway Database
- Production: Grey Gardens Working in the Theatre by the American Theatre Wing, November 2006
- KnightattheMovies.com September 2007 interview with Grey Gardens composer Scott Frankel