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Bill Elliott

 
Bio:
BILL ELLIOTT is an arranger, orchestrator, composer, conductor, and bandleader who has made a specialty of composing, arranging, and producing vintage styles of music. He was co-orchestrator for the 2015 production of Bandstand at the Paper Mill Playhouse. In 2015 he won a Tony award for Best ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
BILL ELLIOTT is an arranger, orchestrator, composer, conductor, and bandleader who has made a specialty of composing, arranging, and producing vintage styles of music. He was co-orchestrator for the 2015 production of Bandstand at the Paper Mill Playhouse. In 2015 he won a Tony award for Best ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2017]
Co-Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2017]
Additional Orchestrations
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Additional Orchestrations
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2015]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Additional Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Orchestrator

Writing

Composer/Lyricist

Photos

Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen Photo

Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony Rassen

From: 
Date:
06/11/2017

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2017]
Co-Orchestrator

[West End, 2017]
Additional Orchestrations

[US Tour, 2016]
Additional Orchestrations

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2015]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2015]
Additional Orchestrations

[Broadway, 2013]
Orchestrator

[US Tour, 2012]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2011]
Orchestrator

Writing
Composer/Lyricist

Bill Elliott Biography

BILL ELLIOTT is an arranger, orchestrator, composer, conductor, and bandleader who has made a specialty of composing, arranging, and producing vintage styles of music.
He was co-orchestrator for the 2015 production of Bandstand at the Paper Mill Playhouse. In 2015 he won a Tony award for Best Orchestrations for An American in Paris on Broadway. In 2015 he orchestrated two additional Gershwin musicals: the Chichester (England) Festival Theater debut production of Damsel in Distress and the Encores! revival of the 1924 Gershwin musical Lady Be Good.
In 2012 he received Tony and Grammy nominations for his work on the Broadway musical Nice Work If You Can Get It (as orchestrator and co-producer of the cast album) and an Emmy nomination as Music Director for Michael Feinstein√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs PBS Special "The Sinatra Legacy".
Mr. Elliott is a prolific arranger for the Boston Pops, New York Pops, and Hollywood Bowl Orchestras, and has recently written orchestra arrangements for Barbara Hannigan, Kelli O'Hara, Sutton Foster, and Josh Groban's "STAGES" album.
As music director for Michael Feinstein and John Lithgow, Mr. Elliott has conducted the Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Detroit, San Diego, and Vancouver Symphonies among others.

Bill Elliott Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Bill Elliott, Bandstand
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bill Elliott, Bandstand
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Orchestrations
Bill Elliott, Bandstand
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Bill Elliott, An American in Paris
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Orchestrations
Bill Elliott, Nice Work If You Can Get It

Bill Elliott News

Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners! Photo Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners!
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2022

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast via official media partners ITV and Magic Radio. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE.

CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards Photo CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Nominations have been announced for the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard, British theatre’s most prestigious honours, which take place on Sunday 10 April at the Royal Albert Hall.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour Photo Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2021

Broadway and West End leads Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope will reprise their show-stopping turns as the American GI Jerry Mulligan and the young Parisian dancer Lise Dassin in Australia in An American In Paris, with two of the country's leading lights Cameron Holmes and Dimity Azoury from The Australian Ballet, to alternate in the lead roles.

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

Grey Henson and More Join [INSERT MOVIE HERE]: THE MUSICAL! Season One Finale Photo Grey Henson and More Join [INSERT MOVIE HERE]: THE MUSICAL! Season One Finale
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2020

Tony-nominee Grey Henson is the lead musical performer in the season one finale episode of the podcast, [insert movie here]: The Musical!

BANDSTAND National Tour Concludes Early Due to Pandemic Photo BANDSTAND National Tour Concludes Early Due to Pandemic
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2020

Originally scheduled with engagements through the summer, the national tour of BANDSTAND has ended its run early due to public health and safety concerns surrounding Covid-19.

Tony Award-winning BANDSTAND Comes To The State Theatre In March Photo Tony Award-winning BANDSTAND Comes To The State Theatre In March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

Work Light Productions is proud to announce the casting for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Bandstand, which will take the stage at the historic State Theatre in Easton on Thursday, March 12th. 

BANDSTAND, A Cappella Lie And Ballet Folclorico Come to MPAC In March Photo BANDSTAND, A Cappella Lie And Ballet Folclorico Come to MPAC In March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 11, 2020

Get ready for an aca-perfect night of amazing vocals when MPAC presents A Cappella Live, Thursday, March 12 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$69.

BANDSTAND to Make Area Premiere in March at D.C.'s National Theatre Photo BANDSTAND to Make Area Premiere in March at D.C.'s National Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2020

BANDSTAND will make its area debut at D.C.'s National Theatre from March 3-8, 2020. Originally directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award¬ģ winner, Hamilton choreographer, and Kennedy Center Honoree Andy Blankenbuehler, featuring music by Richard Oberacker with book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, this poignant and inspiring new American musical explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing.

BANDSTAND is Coming to Boise Photo BANDSTAND is Coming to Boise
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

The Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the Tony Award¬ģ-winning Broadway musical, BANDSTAND, will play in Boise on the Morrison Center stage April 3 - 5, 2020. Originally directed and choreographed by three-time Tony winner and Hamilton choreographer, Andy Blankenbuehler, featuring music by Richard Oberacker with book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, this poignant and inspiring new American musical explodes with infectious music and high-octane, heart-stopping dancing.

Bill Elliott Videos

VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's BANDSTAND Performs on THE TONYS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2017

The cast of Broadway's BANDSTAND performed on tonight's TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below! The musical received Tony nominations for Best Choreography (Andy Blankenbuehler) and Best Orchestrations )Bill Elliott and Greg Anthony).

BWW TV: Watch New Highlights from AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 11, 2015

The new Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is now in previews and will open Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the newest sizzle reel from the show!

BWW TV: Opening Night Arrivals of ANYTHING GOES Tour in L.A. - Richard M. Sherman, Lara Pulver, Raza Jaffrey, Grant Gustin & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Dec 3, 2012

BWW TV's own Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group, were on hand for the official November 28, 2012 red carpet opening of the new Broadway revival of "Anything Goes," Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece now on stage at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre through January 6, 2013. Check out interviews with some red carpet arrivals below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's 'Floyd', Jeff Schecter
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2012

Young Hollywood (hosted by Lesley Robins) went backstage to Broadway's production of the classic Gershwin musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT with Jeff Schecter, who plays Floyd. This behind-the-scenes peek looks at the show, its costume department, fun props and more. Plus, Schecter reveals what it's like to work with Matthew Broderick and what it was like taking over as the understudy for the Tony Award-winning role of Cookie, played by star Michael McGrath. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Michael McGrath - My Tony is Heavy and Solid and Real...And It's Mine!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2012

Michael McGrath is the recipient of this year's Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT. Immediately following his big win, McGrath visited BroadwayWorld to talk about just how much a win like this means to him. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT's Matthew Broderick & Kelli O'Hara Perform on 'The View'
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2012

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and 2012 nominee Kelli O'Hara from the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT performed 'S'Wonderful' on 'The View' this morning, May 31st. Check out the full performance below!

STAGE TUBE: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Cast Performs 'Sweet And Lowdown' on Letterman!
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2012

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick, Robyn Hurder and the cast of the Tony-nominated Best Musical NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT performed 'Sweet & Lowdown' on CBS 'The Late Show with David Letterman' last night, May 3rd. Check out the full performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Creative Team of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2012

The team behind the new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT recently sat down to talk about the process of bringing some of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's most beloved standards back to Broadway for contemporary audiences. Click below to meet music supervisor David Chase and orchestrator Bill Elliott.

STAGE TUBE: Men of ANYTHING GOES Watch 'You're the Tap' Winner!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2011

ANYTHING GOES has officially announced the winner of the 'You're the Tap' contest, who will receive an Anything Goes spree in NYC. The prize package for two includes airfare provided by American Airlines, hotel accommodations at Flatotel, dinner at Aureole, and tickets to Anything Goes with a backstage meet and greet. Check out a video of the guys from the cast watching Katie's video below!

BWW TV: Welcome Aboard Stephanie J. Block; First Look at the Star in ANYTHING GOES
by Jessica Lewis - Nov 4, 2011

As previously reported, Stephanie J. Block will join the Tony Award winning company of Anything Goes performing the role of 'Reno Sweeney' while Sutton Foster is filming the television pilot, Bunheads, for 3 weeks beginning tonight, November 4. Block will fill the famed tap shoes though November 22. BroadwayWorld caught up with Block this week and was treated to a sneak peek of the star in costume as 'Reno'. Below, we give you glimpse!


Bill Elliott Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bill Elliott written?
Bill Elliott has written 1 shows including Swing! (Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has Bill Elliott been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Bandstand , Outstanding Orchestrations (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bandstand , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Bandstand , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for An American in Paris Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It and Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It .

What awards has Bill Elliott won?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Bandstandand Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for An American in Paris.