Robert Lopez Biography

Date of Birth: February 23, 1975 (41)
Birth Place: United States
Gender: Male

Robert's first two Broadway musicals, Avenue Q and The Book of Mormon, have both been critical and commercial smash hits and Best Musical Tony Award winners. He shared Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Book for The Book of Mormon. He also shared a Tony for Best Original Score and a Grammy nomination for Avenue Q, which he co-wrote and conceived. With wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez, he co-wrote Finding Nemo: The Musical (playing at Walt Disney World since 2006), the Broadway-bound original musical Up Here and songs for Winnie the Pooh (Disney feature animation, 2011). He shared two Emmy Awards for his music for "The Wonder Pets" and an Emmy nomination for the "Scrubs" musical episode. Member BMI Workshop, Dramatists Guild, WGA, AEA, Yale grad, native NY'er.

Robert Lopez Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lyrics
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Music
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Musical
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lyrics
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Music
Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx - Avenue Q
 
- 2000 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist
Robert Lopez