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Adam Guettel

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
iAdam Guettel is a composer/lyricist. Theatre includes The Light In the Piazza (2005; Tony Award for Best Original Score; Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album; cast album on Nonesuch Records), Floyd Collins (1996 at Playwrights Horizons; Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Obie ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 16, 1964 (57)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
iAdam Guettel is a composer/lyricist. Theatre includes The Light In the Piazza (2005; Tony Award for Best Original Score; Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album; cast album on Nonesuch Records), Floyd Collins (1996 at Playwrights Horizons; Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Obie ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Assistant to Mr. Mauceri

Writing

Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Music
Music
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Composer

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Composer

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Sound Designer

[Broadway, 1985]
Assistant to Mr. Mauceri

Writing
Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Music
Music
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist

Adam Guettel Biography

iAdam Guettel is a composer/lyricist. Theatre includes The Light In the Piazza (2005; Tony Award for Best Original Score; Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album; cast album on Nonesuch Records), Floyd Collins (1996 at Playwrights Horizons; Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical, Obie Award for Best Music; cast album on Nonesuch Records), and Saturn Returns (1998 at The Public Theater; recorded by Nonesuch Records as Myths and Hymns). Other awards include the Stephen Sondheim Award (1990), the ASCAP New Horizons Award (1997), and the American Composers Orchestra Award (2005). He received an honorary doctorate from Lehman College in 2007.

Adam Guettel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Adam Guettel, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2005 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Adam GuettelThe Light in the Piazza
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Adam Guettel, The Light in the Piazza
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Adam Guettel, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Adam Guettel, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Adam Guettel, The Light in the Piazza
 
Richard Rodgers Award - 1997 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award Gold Star
Adam Guettel
 
Obie Awards - 1996 - Music Gold Star
Adam Guettel, Floyd Collins
 
The Lortels - 1996 - Outstanding Musical Gold Star
Adam Guettel, Floyd Collins

Adam Guettel News

Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box Photo Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box PAC
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center - 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ - now through Saturday May 28. On Sunday May 22,

CCAE Theatricals Announces Cast for THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Photo CCAE Theatricals Announces Cast for THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022

Young love and secrets, set against the backdrop of the enchanting city of Florence, Italy, takes center stage at California Center for the Arts, Escondido with the multi-award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza from June 17-25 in the Center Theater. Produced by CCAE Theatricals, with a book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel. Kari Hayter will direct.

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, INTIMATE APPAREL & More Announced for MainStage Irving-Las C Photo THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, INTIMATE APPAREL & More Announced for MainStage Irving-Las Colinas 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

MainStage Irving-Las Colinas has announced their 2022-2023 season to be produced and performed in the Dupree Theater of the Irving Arts Center. This season features five main productions each running for three weekends ‚ÄstGypsy,¬†Ada and the Engine,¬†Intimate Apparel, The Light in the Piazza,¬†and¬†The Underpants.¬†¬†

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA is Ravishing Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA is Ravishing
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 22, 2022

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA on Hale Centre Theatre’s Jewel Box Stage is ravishing as it sweeps the audience away to another culture, place, and time. The exquisite beauty of the scenes, caused by coordinated color palettes and thoughtful artistry, invoke involuntary sighs of euphoria in too many blissful moments to count.

Ucross and The Blank Theatre Announce Winner Of 2022 Future Of Playwriting Prize Photo Ucross and The Blank Theatre Announce Winner Of 2022 Future Of Playwriting Prize
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022

Ucross, a prestigious artist residency program and creative laboratory for the arts in Wyoming, and The Blank Theatre, a Los Angeles institution celebrating 31 years of imaginative theatre, today announced the winner of the second annual Ucross + The Blank Theatre Future of Playwriting Prize, a one-of-a-kind award for early-career playwrights nationwide.

Jessica Vosk and Santino Fontana to Star in BROADWAY THEN AND NOW at NJPAC Photo Jessica Vosk and Santino Fontana to Star in BROADWAY THEN AND NOW at NJPAC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

New Jersey Performing Arts Center will present BROADWAY THEN AND NOW with Tony Award-winning musical director Ted Sperling and vocalists Santino Fontana and Jessica Vosk in a program that celebrates favorite selections of music on Saturday, June 4th for two performances at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm.

Norbert Leo Butz, Jessica Vosk & More to Join Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Chelsea Table + Photo Norbert Leo Butz, Jessica Vosk & More to Join Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE¬†‚Äď New York‚Äôs newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music ‚Äst will present acclaimed cellist¬†Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf¬†in an album release concert for¬†Music of Broadway for Cello and Piano, on¬†Monday, May 2¬†at¬†7:00 PM.

BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BROADWAY at The Green Room 42 Makes For a Great A Photo BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BROADWAY at The Green Room 42 Makes For a Great Ari Axelrod Birthday Party
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 4, 2022

Who doesn't want to have a Standing Room Only birthday party? Well, that's what happened when Ari Axelrod brought his Award-winning cabaret play to The Green Room 42.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Extends Following Opening Night Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Extends Following Opening Night
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

Barry Diller¬†and¬†Sonia Friedman today announce the extension of the critically acclaimed West End production of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird ‚Äď a new play by Aaron Sorkin ‚Äď with the production now running at the Gielgud Theatre until 19 November, 2022.¬†

Adam Guettel Videos

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

Jose Llana is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky! Watch him perform 'Being Alive' from Company in rehearsal for this weekend's concert.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Performs 'You Raise Me Up' as Part of Lincoln Center's Restart Stag VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Performs 'You Raise Me Up' as Part of Lincoln Center's Restart Stages
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2021

An all new excerpt has been released by Lincoln Center from Jose Llana's special concert for the Philippine Nurses Association of America, performed in Damrosch Park earlier this summer.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For The Barn Theatre's MARRY ME A LITTLE Starring Rob Houche VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For The Barn Theatre's MARRY ME A LITTLE Starring Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2020

The Barn Theatre have released the official trailer for their upcoming revival production of the Stephen Sondheim musical Marry Me A Little starring Rob Houchen (Les Misérables, The Light in the Piazza) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Rocketman, The Phantom of the Opera).

VIDEO: Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker Perform 'All Things Bright and Beautiful ( VideoVIDEO: Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker Perform 'All Things Bright and Beautiful (Part 2)' From MARRY ME A LITTLE
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2020

The Barn Theatre have released a sneak peek video of Rob Houchen (Les Misérables, The Light in the Piazza) and Celinde Schoenmaker (Rocketman, The Phantom of the Opera) performing a?oeAll Things Bright and Beautiful (Part 2)a?? in rehearsals for the theatrea??s upcoming revival production of the Stephen Sondheim musical Marry Me A Little

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at L.A. Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Starring Renee Flemi VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at L.A. Opera's THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, Starring Renee Fleming
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2019

L.A. Opera presents The Light in the Piazza! Get a sneak peek at the cast in action in the video!

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN  VideoEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Get A First Look At Renée Fleming and Dove Cameron In THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at London's Royal Festival Hall
by Alan Henry - Jun 26, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the romantic musical THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, making its long-awaited London debut at the Royal Festival Hallon through 5th July 2019. Check out the video!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

How did The Prom come to be? Creators Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin tell us about the journey of the Tony-nominated musical!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Joe Iconis VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Joe Iconis
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2019

Joe Iconis is tells us all about the Be More Chill phenomenon, how he's getting ready for the Tony Awards, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Yazbek VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Yazbek
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2019

For the second year in a row, David Yazbek is a Tony nominee- this time for Tootsie. Find out what he has to say about the big honor!


Adam Guettel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Adam Guettel written?
Adam Guettel has written 6 shows including Love and Anger (Music), Saturn Returns (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Saturn Returns: A Concert (Bookwriter), Floyd Collins (Composer), The Light in the Piazza (Composer), To Kill A Mockingbird (Music).

What awards has Adam Guettel been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) Music (Obie Awards) for Floyd Collins and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Floyd Collins .

What awards has Adam Guettel won?
Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) Music (Obie Awards) for Floyd Collinsand Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Floyd Collins.