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Adam Schlesinger

 
Date of Birth: October 31, 1967 (54)
 

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Sami Bray, Adam Schlesinger Photo

Sami Bray, Adam Schlesinger

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03/02/2020
Sami Bray, Adam Schlesinger Photo

Sami Bray, Adam Schlesinger

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03/02/2020
Adam Schlesinger, Wendy Whelan, Diana DiMenna, Linda Saffire Photo

Adam Schlesinger, Wendy Whelan, Diana DiMenna, Linda Saffire

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09/12/2017
Theatre Marquee for Cry-Baby, based upon the Universal Pictures film written and dire Photo

Theatre Marquee for Cry-Baby, based upon the Universal Pictures film written and directed by John Waters, features songs by David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger, with a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan. Mark Brokaw directs, with choreography by Ro

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08/23/2017
 
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Adam Schlesinger Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Adam Schlesinger, Cry-Baby

Adam Schlesinger News

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Presents DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL Photo The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Presents DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2022

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 22-23 MainStage Season kicks off with Disney's Descendants: tHE MUSICAL at the Taft Theatre October 8-17, 2022.

VIDEO: Dimestore Dolls Share Animated Music Video For New Single 'Down To Mechanics' Photo VIDEO: Dimestore Dolls Share Animated Music Video For New Single 'Down To Mechanics'
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

In advance of the release of their debut album WOOLY MAMAS, Lancaster, PA-based eclectic rock outfit DIMESTORE DOLLS have shared an imaginative music video for the album’s second single, “Down To Mechanics,” an infectious vocal harmony-drenched mix of rock, pop and alternative.

Listen: Elizabeth Ward Land's STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE:  THE SONGS OF LINDA Photo Listen: Elizabeth Ward Land's STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE: THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT Out Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022

The new album from Broadway vocalist Elizabeth Ward Land – Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt – has been released on CD and digital, and is now streaming!

Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Elizabeth Ward Land's 'Desperado' From Her Linda Ron Photo Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Elizabeth Ward Land's 'Desperado' From Her Linda Ronstadt Tribute Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022

BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to Elizabeth Ward Land's 'Desperado' from her Linda Ronstadt Tribute album out tomorrow! Listen here!

SEX, GRIFT AND DEATH & REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, BETWEEN THE LINES & More Lead off-Broad Photo SEX, GRIFT AND DEATH & REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION, BETWEEN THE LINES & More Lead off-Broadway's July Top 10
by BWW Staff - Jul 1, 2022

Off-Broadway is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

Elizabeth Ward Land Returns with STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE - The Songs Of LI Photo Elizabeth Ward Land Returns with STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE - The Songs Of LINDA RONSTADT
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

LML MUSIC has announced the release of the new album from Broadway vocalist Elizabeth Ward Land – Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt – on CD and digital and streaming formats on Friday, July 15.

Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Th Photo Jessica Vosk & Elizabeth Ward Land to Join THE BEDWETTER, Now Extended at Atlantic Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced the world premiere production of The Bedwetter has been extended to Sunday, July 10 - along with a couple of cast changes.

BWW Review: Roxy Regional Theatre's CRY-BABY: THE MUSICAL Serves Up Swell Summer Fun Photo BWW Review: Roxy Regional Theatre's CRY-BABY: THE MUSICAL Serves Up Swell Summer Fun
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 10, 2022

Now onstage through June 18 at Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre, Cry-Baby: The Musical (which played a brief 2008 Broadway run) is a riff on Romeo and Juliet that takes place during the age of polio vaccinations, Pinko Commie malcontents and the overzealous construction of flimsy, at-home shelters that promised protection from atomic blasts and somehow typified the Eisenhower era of the post-war 1950s.

Review Roundup: Sarah Silverman's THE BEDWETTER Opens At Atlantic Theater Company Photo Review Roundup: Sarah Silverman's THE BEDWETTER Opens At Atlantic Theater Company
by Review Roundups - Jun 7, 2022

The Atlantic Theater Company presents the world premiere production of The Bedwetter, a new musical with a book by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman. Read the reviews!

The Friday 5(+1): Caitlyn Porayko and Victoria Preisman from Roxy Regional Theatre's  Photo The Friday 5(+1): Caitlyn Porayko and Victoria Preisman from Roxy Regional Theatre's CRY-BABY THE MUSICAL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 3, 2022

Set in 1950s Baltimore, the conservative squares face off against the leather-clad delinquents in this rockabilly musical from the creative team behind Hairspray – Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell – featuring a score from Fountains of Wayne co-founder Adam Schlesinger and The Daily Show executive producer David Javerbaum.  

Adam Schlesinger Videos

VIDEO: Fran Drescher Chats About THE NANNY Broadway Musical on THE VIEW! VideoVIDEO: Fran Drescher Chats About THE NANNY Broadway Musical on THE VIEW!
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2021

The musical will feature a book co-written by Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Drescher and Jacobson, with lyrics by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Rachel Bloom and music by Bloom and three-time Emmy winner and the late Tony Award nominee Adam Schlesinger.

VIDEO: Rachel Bloom Says She Sang a Song from SPACE JAM During Labor VideoVIDEO: Rachel Bloom Says She Sang a Song from SPACE JAM During Labor
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2020

Rachel Bloom talks about becoming a new mother during the pandemic, shares details from her labor and shares a poem from her book I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are.

VIDEO: Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum Perform 'Screw Loose' from Cry-Baby on Th VideoVIDEO: Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum Perform 'Screw Loose' from Cry-Baby on Theater Talk
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported Emmy and Grammy winner and Oscar nominated songwriter Adam Schlesinger has passed away from coronavirus-related complications. He was 52 years old.

Is CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Broadway Bound? VideoIs CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND Broadway Bound?
by Julie Musbach - Feb 13, 2018

Rachel Bloom's CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is all the rage amongst the Broadway community right now for the way its managed to mesh Broadway and television so flawlessly. A live stage musical has always been a possibility, but Rachel Bloom is dropping hints on Instagram that the theory could be brushing against reality very soon (or not so soon).

BWW TV Exclusive: Rachel Bloom Brings Her Crazy Ex-citing Musical Comedy to the Ameri VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Rachel Bloom Brings Her Crazy Ex-citing Musical Comedy to the American Songbook Series!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2018

Musical comedy is alive and well and on network television thanks to the exuberant genius of Rachel Bloom, the Golden Globe-winning star and writer of The CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. An NYU Tisch and Upright Citizens Brigade alum, Bloom burst onto the scene in 2010 with several viral YouTube videos-including the Hugo-nominated 'Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury'-that established her as a one-woman sketch comedy act and opened the door to television writing.

VIDEO: Brooklyn's FEVER HIGH Release New Video For GOOD ADVICE Featuring Jeff Goldblu VideoVIDEO: Brooklyn's FEVER HIGH Release New Video For GOOD ADVICE Featuring Jeff Goldblum
by Macon Prickett - Feb 7, 2018

Today, Brooklyn's FEVER HIGH premiered their video for 'Good Advice (ft. Jeff Goldblum)' at Billboard, who called it an 'electro-pop jam.' The track is from the indie pop duo's recently released album FHNY, which expands further on the danceable, retro-tinged sound that The Guardian described as 'iridescent and infectious.'

BWW TV: Rachel Bloom and Adam Schlesinger Sing from the New Season of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2016

CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is back! Just last week, Golden Globe Award-winning creator and star Rachel Bloom and Emmy Award-winning executive music producer Adam Schlesinger stopped by Feinstein's/54 Below to preview songs from the show and chat about the new season. Go inside the special event below!

STAGE TUBE: Scarlett Johansson and Barry Manilow Sing Catchy Duet for Charity
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2015

In support of a month-long holiday shopping extravaganza launching on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2015 -- stage and screen vet Scarlett Johansson stars alongside music legend Barry Manilow and talk show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel in the sort-of-strange but very catchy '(RED) Shopathon Holiday Jingle'. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Croons 'Just Wanna Sleep' in New Sexy Ad!
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 12, 2014

Neil Patrick Harris just wants to SLEEP, and in a new music video for the lifestyle beverage brand Neuro, the actor shares a sexy, slow jam to help set the mood!

STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris's Tony Awards Recap Song- Lyrics, Credits & More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2012

Neil Patrick Harris. Singing. Tony Awards recap. Need we say anything more? Check out the video below.


Adam Schlesinger Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Adam Schlesinger written?
Adam Schlesinger has written 3 shows including Cry-Baby (Composer), The Nanny: A New Musical (Music), The Bedwetter (Lyrics).

What awards has Adam Schlesinger been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Cry-Baby .