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Barbara Anselmi

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Music
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Musical Director
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Musical Director
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
Vocal Music Arranger

Writing

Composer

Photos

Barbara Anselmi, Daryl Roth, David Hyde Pierce, Brian Hargrove Photo

Barbara Anselmi, Daryl Roth, David Hyde Pierce, Brian Hargrove

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Date:
05/15/2017
Barbara Anselmi, David Hyde Pierce, Brian Hargrove, Joel Moss, Kurt Deutsch Photo

Barbara Anselmi, David Hyde Pierce, Brian Hargrove, Joel Moss, Kurt Deutsch

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Date:
07/13/2015
Fulmore Middle School girls' choir with Adam Jacobs, Jacque Carnahan, Barbara Anselmi Photo

Fulmore Middle School girls' choir with Adam Jacobs, Jacque Carnahan, Barbara Anselmi and their teacher, Yvette Carol

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Date:
01/25/2013
Fulmore Middle School's Believe NYC master class with music director, Barbara Anselmi Photo

Fulmore Middle School's Believe NYC master class with music director, Barbara Anselmi

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Date:
01/25/2013

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2015]
Music

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Music Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director

Vocal Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Musical Director

Vocal Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Musical Director

Vocal Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director

Vocal Music Arranger

Writing
Composer





Barbara Anselmi News

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU To Open At Four County Players Photo IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU To Open At Four County Players
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

To close their 49th season in Barboursville, Four County Players will present It Shoulda Been You opening April 15th on the Mainstage. This production features a book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music and original concept by Barbara Anselmi. It Shoulda Been You is generously sponsored by The Market at Grelen and Lacy's Florist & Gift Shop.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 14- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 14- IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 14, 2021

On this day in 2015, the new musical It Shoulda Been You, from Brian Hargrove and Barbara Anselmi opened on Broadway featuring an all-star cast including Lisa Howard, Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, and Sierra Boggess, and directed by David Hyde Pierce. 

BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Musical Theatre Guild Photo BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Musical Theatre Guild
by Cary Ginell - Feb 22, 2020

A typical mismatched wedding between a Jewish bride and a Catholic groom gets turned on its ear when a shocking revelation stuns the wedding party. This unfairly neglected 2015 musical gets new life with a winning performance (in a staged reading) by Musical Theatre Guild at the Alex Theater in Glendale.

Creative Team Announced for ANNIE at New Bedford Festival Theatre Photo Creative Team Announced for ANNIE at New Bedford Festival Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 27, 2019

Complete creative team has been announced for Annie at New Bedford Festival Theatre, which begins its limited engagement at the Zeiterion Theatre on July 24th, 2020. Diane DiCroce will direct the production, which will have choreography by Andrew Winans.

VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts Photo VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today the release of a new music video that tells the story of The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, the medical care provider for New York City's entertainment community that is run in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors

Playhouse On Park Announces Season Eleven Photo Playhouse On Park Announces Season Eleven
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2019

The theme of Season 11 is Women

Individual Ticket Sales For Season 11 At Playhouse On Park On Sale Now Photo Individual Ticket Sales For Season 11 At Playhouse On Park On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2019

Prepare yourself for an amazing year of theater from the 'crowning jewel' of West Hartford! Tickets for Playhouse on Park's 2019-2020 Main Stage Season are on sale now!

Musical Theatre Guild Sets 2019-2020 Season - BARNUM, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, and More! Photo Musical Theatre Guild Sets 2019-2020 Season - BARNUM, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2019

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, has announced an exciting quartet of shows for their 24th season of Broadway in Concert musicals. The MTG 2019-2020 season includes: BARNUM, THE GOODBYE GIRL, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU and KISMET.

Broadway's Mamie Parris to Bring Solo Show To The Black Box Photo Broadway's Mamie Parris to Bring Solo Show To The Black Box
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

THE BLACK BOX Broadway Series presents Mamie Parris in a one-night-only solo show accompanied by Broadway composer Barbara Anselmi (It Should Have Been You) on Saturday, May 11 at 8 pm. On Broadway, Mamie most recently returned to the cast of School of Rock  in the role of Rosalie. She previously starred as Grizabella in the Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's iconic musical CATS. Her other Broadway and National Tour credits include School of Rock (Patty) (cast album), Wicked (Elphaba), 9 To 5 The Musical (as Judy Bernly, the role created by Jane Fonda in the iconic film), the Tony-Nominated revival of Ragtime, 5-time Tony-Winner The Drowsy Chaperone, Legally Blonde the Musical, and Roundabout Theatre's acclaimed revivals of On The 20th Century (Agnes) (cast album), and 110 In the Shade (cast album). Off-Broadway credits include Pump Boys and Dinettes (Prudie), part of the Encores! Off-Center series, and See Rock City and Other Destinations (Dodi) presented by the Transport Group (cast album out now). Other notable credits include roles at The Goodspeed Opera House, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, The Muny, The Macau International Music Festival in Macau, China, and many more. Her film and television credits include The Blacklist (NBC), A Stand Up Guy (Orchard), and State of Affairs (NBC).

Playhouse On Park Announces Season Eleven Main Stage Series! Photo Playhouse On Park Announces Season Eleven Main Stage Series!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2019

Select guests and friends of Playhouse on Park were invited for an exclusive night in which Executive Director Tracy Flater and Co-Artistic Directors Sean Harris and Darlene Zoller announced their 2019-2020 Season.

Barbara Anselmi Videos

VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts VideoVIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today the release of a new music video that tells the story of The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, the medical care provider for New York City's entertainment community that is run in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors

The Studio Theatre Mounts IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU VideoThe Studio Theatre Mounts IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by Julie Musbach - Aug 23, 2018

In January, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the third production of its third season with the musical It Shoulda Been You; Music by Barbara Anselmi, and Book & Lyrics by Brian Hargrove.

BWW TV Exclusive: Arielle Jacobs, Lisa Howard, Alexander Gemignani & More Sing the Songs of Jill Abramovitz!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2016

Broadway's Future Songbook Series -- presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul -- just presented the songs of award-winning lyricist Jill Abramovitz. Produced and hosted by John Znidarsic, the concert featured performances by: Arielle Jacobs (Wicked), Lisa Howard (It Shoulda Been You), Alex Gemignani (Sunday in the Park With George), Jessica Vosk (Fiddler on the Roof), Kate Wetherhead (Clever Little Lies), Kevin Pariseau (Legally Blonde), Dana Steingold, F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Michael Winther (33 Variations).

BWW TV Exclusive: In the Recording Studio with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Lisa Howard for 'Jenny's Blues'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 25, 2015

Ghostlight Records just released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats, with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015. Directed by Emmy and Tony Award-winner, David Hyde Pierce in his Broadway directorial debut, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU features an original book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi. Below, check out an exclusive video of Lisa Howard performing 'Jenny's Blues'!

STAGE TUBE: Go Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!
by Stage Tube - Aug 24, 2015

Ghostlight Records just released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU - starring Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard - in digital formats, with the physical CD online and in stores on Friday, October 9, 2015. Directed by Emmy and Tony Award-winner, David Hyde Pierce in his Broadway directorial debut, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU features an original book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi. Below, go behind the scenes of the company's recording sessions!

STAGE TUBE: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On-Stage Proposal and Wedding Montage
by Sally Henry - Aug 8, 2015

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU has seen the most on-stage proposals and even weddings of any show this season. Given its subject matter, it makes sense. Where better to get engaged than a musical about marriage? Below, take a look back at some of those sweet moments in this highlights reel!

STAGE TUBE: 'Hate is Strong, But Love is Stronger' - Tyne Daly Speaks to IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Audience
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2015

After the SCOTUS ruling on Friday legalizing gay marriage, many Broadway personalities took to varied platforms to share heartfelt messages about what the ruling means to them. One such was Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly, who addressed the theatre after Friday night's IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU performance. Check out her whole speech below!

BWW TV: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard Make Shubert Alley Perfect!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2015

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, was held earlier today, May 27th in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. Hosted by HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Darren Criss, Broadway's best turned out for the annual performance - including It Shoulda Been You's Sierra Boggess and Lisa Howard, who performed 'Perfect'- check it out below!

VIDEO: Broadway's Montego Glover Performs 'True Colors' at 30th Annual AIDS Walk
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2015

Broadway's Montego Glover, who currently stars in the hit musical IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, was among the performers appearing at yesterday's event.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the cast of It Shoulda Been You (Sierra Boggess, David Burtka,Montego Glover, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howardand Chip Zien) moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, their individual journeys with the new musical, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!


Barbara Anselmi Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Barbara Anselmi written?
Barbara Anselmi has written 1 shows including It Shoulda Been You (Composer).