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Alan Schmuckler

 
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ALAN SCHMUCKLER wrote music, lyrics and score, and served as music producer, for Showtime series Kidding, where his work was performed by Ariana Grande, Dick Van Dyke, Jim Carrey, Kesha, and more. His songs and music production will be heard in Netflix’s upcoming My Little Pony 2 animated ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
ALAN SCHMUCKLER wrote music, lyrics and score, and served as music producer, for Showtime series Kidding, where his work was performed by Ariana Grande, Dick Van Dyke, Jim Carrey, Kesha, and more. His songs and music production will be heard in Netflix’s upcoming My Little Pony 2 animated ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2005]
Music Department Assistant

Alan Schmuckler Biography

ALAN SCHMUCKLER wrote music, lyrics and score, and served as music producer, for Showtime series Kidding, where his work was performed by Ariana Grande, Dick Van Dyke, Jim Carrey, Kesha, and more.



His songs and music production will be heard in Netflix’s upcoming My Little Pony 2 animated feature film, co-produced with Ron Fair (Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Vanessa Carlton, many others) and frequent collaborator Michael Mahler.

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He served as music producer for LEGO Store: The Musical, co-written with Mahler.



Alan is the winner of the prestigious Kleban Prize in Musical Theatre, and a Webby Award for sound design and original music, for his podcast musical Wait Wait Don’t Kill Me, and the Richard Rodgers Award for his new stage musical in development The Monster, an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.


His current collaborators include Disney legend Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), Tony-winning bookwriters Bob Martin (The Prom) and Itamar Moses (The Band’s Visit) and producer Kevin McCollum (Rent), and more.




Alan Schmuckler News

Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS Photo Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Watch Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert discuss the show here!

Review: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Energizes and Brings Its Audience to Its Feet! Photo Review: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Energizes and Brings Its Audience to Its Feet!
by Miranda Keating - Oct 31, 2022

When I walked out of the theater after watching THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS, I had a big ol' smile on my face. I feel that all could enjoy this show since it has everything you could ever want in a production! It is truly special that this show, which has a future across the U.S. if not on Broadway someday, is premiering here in Houston, Texas.

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More in THE SECRET OF Photo Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Leading off the cast is Ben Fankhauser as 'Brantley Foster' and Ashley Blanchett, as 'Christy Lockhart.' Get a first look at photos and video here!

Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Mu Photo Interview: Ben Frankhauser Gives Us the Inside Scoop Behind the Development of New Musical THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS
by Miranda Keating - Oct 14, 2022

Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars will be presenting a regional premiere of the new musical, THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS. Based on the smash-hit film, the show follows the story of Brantley Foster as he navigates the corporate world and defines what success means to him. I had the chance to speak with Ben Frankhauser, who plays Brantley Foster!

Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Theatre Photo Ben Fankhauser, Ashley Blanchet & More to Star in THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Theatre Under The Stars
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars has announced the cast of the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Leading off the cast is Ben Fankhauser as “Brantley Foster” and Ashley Blanchet, as “Christy Lockhart.”

Tickets On Sale Now for AN AMERICAN TAIL THE MUSICAL World Premiere & More at Childre Photo Tickets On Sale Now for AN AMERICAN TAIL THE MUSICAL World Premiere & More at Children's Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Single tickets are now on sale for Children’s Theatre Company's 2022 – 2023 Season featuring the world premiere of An American Tail the Musical with book and lyrics by Tony Award-winning playwright Itamar Moses (The Bands Visit) with music and lyrics by Michael Mahler and Alan Schmuckler (Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical, The Secret of My Success).

Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/2 Photo Regional Premiere of THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS Added to Theatre Under the Stars 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2022

Today, Theatre Under The Stars announced changes to its upcoming 2022/23 Season including the addition of a brand new show. TUTS will be producing the regional premiere of The Secret of My Success. Based on the hit 1980s film that starred Michael J. Fox.

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Children's Theatre Company is presenting Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical, the smash hit production based on The New York Times best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series and media franchise. Watch the trailer now!

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW Releases Programming Through June 5th Photo FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW Releases Programming Through June 5th
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

Andrew Barth Feldman, Taylor Iman Jones, Desi Oakley & More to Star in Feinstein's/54 Photo Andrew Barth Feldman, Taylor Iman Jones, Desi Oakley & More to Star in Feinstein's/54 Below 10th Anniversary Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Monday, June 5, 2012 was the night 54 Below opened its iconic red door for the first time and on Sunday, June 5, 2022 (and again on June 9, 2022) they will celebrate that night, 10 years ago, by focusing on the future.

Alan Schmuckler Videos

Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS Videoplay
Video: Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert Talk THE SECRET OF MY SUCESS at TUTS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 3, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars is presenting the brand-new musical, The Secret of My Success. Watch Ashley Blanchet and Sally Wilfert discuss the show here!

VIDEO: First Look at the Newly Updated DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL at Children's Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Newly Updated DIARY OF A WIMPY KID THE MUSICAL at Children's Theatre Company

by Stage Tube - May 2, 2022

Children’s Theatre Company is presenting Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical, the smash hit production based on The New York Times best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series and media franchise.

BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre Videoplay
BWW TV: THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS at Paramount Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2020

Adapted from the classic '80s Michael J. Fox movie, The Secret of My Success is now being retold on the musical stage with big production numbers and a book that will have audiences laughing all the way home. The musical has been under development with Paramount for three years as part of Paramount's New Works Initiative. Now, with its updated story, comedic staging and an outstanding score featuring catchy new songs, The Secret of My Success is dressed to impress.

BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize Videoplay
BWW TV: The Latest Lyricists- Meet the 2018 Winners of the Kleban Prize

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just presented the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel.

STAGE TUBE: Sing Along with Wondery's New Podcast Musical WAIT WAIT DON'T KILL ME
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2016

As previously reported, Wondery has launched the first-ever podcast musical on Secrets, Crimes & Audiotape. The serialized podcast, titled Wait Wait Don't Kill Me, is a satire on 'Serial' and the public's obsession with crime drama. Sing along with the main song, 'I Could Listen To That,' below!

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at The MUNY
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2016

Footage of opening night of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick's, Fiddler on the Roof, at The Muny in St. Louis, MO, featuring a previously unheard song by the show's composers!

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Trailer of Broadway Hopeful DIARY OF A WIMPY KID
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2016

The Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company presents the new musical based on Jeff Kinney's best-selling book series, DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, with a score byJonathan Larson Award and Ed Kleban Award winner Joe Iconis (THE BLACK SUITS, THINGS TO RUIN), a book by Joe Tracz (BE MORE CHILL w/Iconis).

STAGE TUBE: Choose Your Story! Chicago Writing Duo Creates Interactive Musical Adventure
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

Chicago Shakespeare musical writing duo Alan Schmuckler and Dave Holstein have just released a brand-new, immersive, musical theatre experience -- all online. Watch below and click to choose your version of the story!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Writers Theatre's DAYS LIKE TODAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2014

Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce Writers Theatre's World Premiere production of Days Like Today, inspired by the plays of Charles L. Mee with music and lyrics by Alan Schmuckler and book by Laura Eason, directed by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, music direction by Doug Peck and choreography by Tommy Rapley. The production runs May 6-July 13, 2014 at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. Check out highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of LCT's NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater presents Betsy Aidem, Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris, Anthony Cochrane, Lauren Culpepper, Alvin Epstein, Kathryn Erbe, John Glover, Jennifer B. Grace, Katie Kreisler, Stephen Kunken, Haviland Morris, Dale Place, John Procaccino, Gareth Saxe and Alan Schmuckler in the 18-member cast of its world premiere production of NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, a new play by Richard Nelson. The play, which was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, is directed by David Cromer. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!