Chad Beguelin (born 24 September 1969) is an American playwright who wrote the lyrics and co-book for the Broadway musical The Wedding Singer. He was nominated for two Tony Awards for his work on the musical, as well as a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics. Chad graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He received an M.F.A. from their Graduate Writing Program.
Chad Beguelin wrote the book and lyrics for the The Rhythm Club which was produced at the Signature Theater and was nominated for a Helen Hayes Award. He also wrote the book and lyrics for Wicked City which was produced at the American Stage Company and the Mason Street Warehouse. He also wrote the book for Disney's Aladdin and On The Record.
As a screenwriter, Chad Beguelin sold a script to Grammnet Productions and also worked as a staff writer for Disney's live action film department in California.
He currently lives in Manhattan with his partner Tom and their Yorkshire Terrier Nellie.
Along with two Tony Award nominations and one Drama Desk Award nomination, Chad has received the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, the Gilman & Gonzalez-Falla  Award, and the Edward Kleban Award for Outstanding Lyric Writing.