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Bruce Coughlin

 
Bio:
Bruce has orchestrated nearly 100 musicals and operas the world over including War Paint, The Light in the Piazza (co-orchestrator; Tony Award), 9 to 5, Grey Gardens, Urinetown, The Wild Party (Broadway), Assassins (London), Floyd Collins and Giant. Awards: Tony Award (plus two nominations), Obie, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bruce has orchestrated nearly 100 musicals and operas the world over including War Paint, The Light in the Piazza (co-orchestrator; Tony Award), 9 to 5, Grey Gardens, Urinetown, The Wild Party (Broadway), Assassins (London), Floyd Collins and Giant. Awards: Tony Award (plus two nominations), Obie, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Orchestrations
 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Orchestrations
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Orchestrator
 
[Los Angeles, 2016]
Orchestrator
 
[Chicago, 2016]
Orchestrator
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2016]
Orchestrator
 
[Los Angeles, 2015]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2014]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2014]
Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2007]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2003]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2000]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
Costume Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Orchestrator
Musical Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 1977]
Composer
 
[US Tour, 2008]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2008]
Orchestrator

Bruce Coughlin Biography

Bruce has orchestrated nearly 100 musicals and operas the world over including War Paint, The Light in the Piazza (co-orchestrator; Tony Award), 9 to 5, Grey Gardens, Urinetown, The Wild Party (Broadway), Assassins (London), Floyd Collins and Giant. Awards: Tony Award (plus two nominations), Obie, Drama Desk (plus eight nominations).

Bruce Coughlin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, War Paint
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Michael Starobin, First Daughter Suite
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, First Daughter Suite
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, Giant
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, The Burnt Part Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, 9 to 5
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, Grey Gardens
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Bruce Coughlin, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Bruce Coughlin, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, Urinetown The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Bruce Coughlin, Urinetown
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Bruce Coughlin, The Sound of Music
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Bruce Coughlin, The Sound of Music
 
Obie Awards - 1996 - Music Gold Star
Bruce Coughli, Floyd Collins

Bruce Coughlin News

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE to Present Special Benefit Performance in December Photo A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE to Present Special Benefit Performance in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Classic Stage Company will present a benefit performance of A Man of No Importance on Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 7PM. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Classic Stage Company’s work to present reimagined classic theater.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opening Night Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 31, 2022

Classic Stage Company's A Man Of No Importance officially opened on Sunday, October 30. The cast of A Man Of No Importance includes four-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons, two-time Emmy winner and Tony nominee Mare Winningham. Check out photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Photos: First Look at Jim Parsons, A.J. Shively, Mare Winningham & More in A MAN OF N Photo Photos: First Look at Jim Parsons, A.J. Shively, Mare Winningham & More in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
by Show Highlights - Oct 28, 2022

Classic Stage Company's A Man Of No Importance  will begin performances on Tuesday, October 11, with opening night set for Sunday, October 30. The cast of A Man Of No Importance includes four-time Emmy winner Jim Parsons (The Boys in the Band) and more. It will run through Sunday, December 18. Get a first look at photos here!

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE to Extend for Two Additional Weeks at Classic Stage Company Photo A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE to Extend for Two Additional Weeks at Classic Stage Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022

Classic Stage Company's A Man of No Importance will extend its run due to popular demand. Previously set to close on December 4, the musical will now close on Sunday, December 18. 

Cast, Creative Team & More to Join A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Classic Perspectives Series Photo Cast, Creative Team & More to Join A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Classic Perspectives Series at CSC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Classic Stage Company has announced its full programming for Classic Perspectives, a series of post-show conversations inspired by A Man of No Importance by Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens.

Photos: LOS OTROS Welcomes Friends and Family to the Show Photo Photos: LOS OTROS Welcomes Friends and Family to the Show
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's newest collaboration LOS OTROS, recently opened at A.R.T./New York Theatres (through October 8).  See photos of the cast greeting friends and family.

VIDEO: Exclusive Look at LOS OTROS Starring Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa Photo VIDEO: Exclusive Look at LOS OTROS Starring Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant) is currently playing at A.R.T./New York Theatres. Watch this video for an exclusive look at the production!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night Of LOS OTROS At A.R.T./New York Theatres Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night Of LOS OTROS At A.R.T./New York Theatres
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022

Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa and Ellen Fitzhugh's newest collaboration LOS OTROS, recently opened at A.R.T./New York Theatres (through October 8).  See photos of the opening night festivities.

Review Roundup: LOS OTROS Off-Broadway- What Did the Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: LOS OTROS Off-Broadway- What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Sep 1, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant) just opened at A.R.T./New York Theatres - Mezzanine Theatre. Let's see what the critics had to say...

Photos: First Look at Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa in Fitzhugh and LaChiusa's LOS OT Photo Photos: First Look at Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa in Fitzhugh and LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

Production photos were released for the New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant).

Bruce Coughlin Videos

VIDEO: Exclusive Look at LOS OTROS Starring Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa Videoplay
VIDEO: Exclusive Look at LOS OTROS Starring Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa

by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 10, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant) is currently playing at A.R.T./New York Theatres. Watch this video for an exclusive look at the production!

Trafalgar Releasing Launches Tickets & Trailer for METALLICA & SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY Videoplay
Trafalgar Releasing Launches Tickets & Trailer for METALLICA & SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY: S&M²

by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 7, 2019

After the announcement of the forthcoming Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² film last week, Trafalgar Releasing is excited to reveal the official trailer for the film. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco's new Chase Center. The film will be released on October 9th.

VIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! ! In this new video, watch 'Never Met A Boy Like You' sung by Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage

by Alan Henry - May 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! Check out video from the production below!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RI Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre

by Alan Henry - Oct 29, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. Check out footage of the cast in rehearsal below!

VIDEO: William Finn Chats About His New Musical THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY Videoplay
VIDEO: William Finn Chats About His New Musical THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY

by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present the world premiere musical, The Royal Family of Broadway. Check out the show's composer William Finn discussing his new work below!

VIDEO: See Patti LuPone Sing 'Back on Top' in the Recording Studio; WAR PAINT Cast Album Out This Month!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical War Paint - starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole - in digital formats on Friday, May 26. The CD version will be available online and in stores in mid-July. Watch a teaser for the album's single 'Back on Top' below, and for more information on the album, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/war-paint!

Tony Sheldon, Manoel Felciano & More Join Phillipa Soo in AMELIE; Full Broadway Cast Announced!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2017

Producers today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway production of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Opening Night of Broadway-Bound AMELIE at the Ahmanson!
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2017

Center Theatre Group's production of 'Amélie, A New Musical' at the Ahmanson Theatre continues through January 15, 2017. Based on the motion picture written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant, 'Amélie, A New Musical' will have its Broadway premiere at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning performances on March 9, 2017 and opening April 3, 2017.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Phillipa Soo & More in Broadway-Bound AMELIE!
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2016

Center Theatre Group's production of 'Amelie, A New Musical' at the Ahmanson Theatre opened just last week and continues through January 15, 2017. Based on the motion picture written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant, 'Amelie, A New Musical' will have its Broadway premiere at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning performances on March 9, 2017 and opening April 3, 2017.


Bruce Coughlin Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Bruce Coughlin been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for War Paint , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for First Daughter Suite , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for First Daughter Suite , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Giant , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Burnt Part Boys , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for 9 to 5 , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Urinetown The Musical , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Urinetown , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Sound of Music Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Sound of Music and Music (Obie Awards) for Floyd Collins .

What awards has Bruce Coughlin won?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza, Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Urinetown Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Sound of Musicand Music (Obie Awards) for Floyd Collins.