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Burt Bacharach

 
Date of Birth: May 29, 1929 (92)

Birth Place: Kansas City, MO, USA

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2003]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Conductor
Music Arranger

Writing

Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer

Photos

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a Photo

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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08/31/2018
Dick Latessa, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, R Photo

Dick Latessa, Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2

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Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, To Photo

Kristin Chenoweth, Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David, Rob Ashford, Tony Goldwyn.taking a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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Date:
08/31/2018
Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David take a bow on the  Opening Night Br Photo

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach, Sean Hayes, Hal David take a bow on the Opening Night Broadway performance Curtain Call for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Broadway Theatre, New York City. April 25, 2010

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08/31/2018
Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach & Hal David.attending the After Party for the Opening Nigh Photo

Neil Simon, Burt Bacharach & Hal David.attending the After Party for the Opening Night Broadway performance for "PROMISES, PROMISES" at the Plaza Hotel, New York City. April 25, 2010.

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08/31/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2003]
Composer

[Broadway, 1968]
Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1967]
Conductor

Music Arranger

Writing
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer

Burt Bacharach Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Burt Bacharach, Promises, Promises

Burt Bacharach News

BWW Review: Rex Orange County at Forest Hills Stadium Photo BWW Review: Rex Orange County at Forest Hills Stadium
by Daniel Nolen - May 15, 2022

BroadwayWorld's @danielnolen writes about Rex Orange County's Who Cares? Tour in Queens

Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine Photo Chelsea Table + Stage to Present Billy Valentine
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present acclaimed performer Billy Valentine – the Billboard chart-topping singer and songwriter best known for his work on The Five Heartbeats, “Boston Legal” and “Sons of Anarchy” – on Saturday, June 8 at 7:00 PM.

The Django to Welcome Today's Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, and Hot Latin Tuesda Photo The Django to Welcome Today's Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, and Hot Latin Tuesday Nights This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

THE DJANGO will bring another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists.

Edmonton's Summer Jazz Festival Returns This Year Photo Edmonton's Summer Jazz Festival Returns This Year
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Edmonton Jazz Festival Society (EJFS) is back this summer, reconnecting through music in triumphant fashion with the TD Edmonton International Jazz Festival.

Drummer, Vocalist, and Composer Releases Track from Upcoming LP, "I Believe" Photo Drummer, Vocalist, and Composer Releases Track from Upcoming LP, "I Believe"
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Today, drummer, vocalist, and composer Bryan Carter released his rendition of the Burt Bacharach & Carol Beyer Seger-penned composition “Making Love.” The song is the third single from Carter’s upcoming LP I Believe, due out June 2022 via La Reserve Records. “It was, and will always be, a very special song to me” Carter told Jazziz. Listen to “Making Love” by Bryan Carter. 

Susanne Mack Returns To Pangea May 20 For Final Performance of FRAGMENTS Photo Susanne Mack Returns To Pangea May 20 For Final Performance of FRAGMENTS
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 24, 2022

Much-lauded cabaret singer Susanne Mack will play her 2021 show FRAGMENTS for one final encore.

BWW Review: MID-CENTURY MODERNS at Desert Rose Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MID-CENTURY MODERNS at Desert Rose Playhouse
by Stan Jenson - Apr 21, 2022

Fun and personal triumph take center stage in Desert Rose Playhouse’s current production of Mid-Century Moderns.  Great writing, incredible voices, terrific acting and beloved songs combine to make this one of the most enjoyable visits to the theatre that I have had in a very long time.  I saw the world premiere last night and I’m already anticipating my next visit during the show’s brief five-week run!

Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners! Photo Find Out Who Won at the 2022 GRAMMY Awards - All the Winners!
by Michael Major - Apr 21, 2022

The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards featured a tribute to Stephen Sondheim, a win for Barlow and Bear's 'Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,' Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for their 'Love For Sale' Cole Porter duets album, Olivia Rodrigo, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

Kennedy Center Announces the 2022-2023 Ballet and Dance Season Photo Kennedy Center Announces the 2022-2023 Ballet and Dance Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Cultural vibrancy and exemplary artistry from world-class companies and artists will grace the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ stages during its 2022–2023 ballet and dance season, announced today.

Listen to the 2022 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album Photo Listen to the 2022 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album
by Team BWW - Apr 2, 2022

As BroadwayWorld reported in November, six recordings have been nominated for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2022 Grammy Awards, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Girl From the North Country, the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical, Stephen Schwartz's Snapshots, and Les Miserables: The Staged Concert (The Sensational 2020 Live Recording).

Burt Bacharach Videos

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven VideoVIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater's SOME LOVERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2021

Earlier this month, Broadway Records released the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS - a concept recording written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach (Promises, Promises; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Grammy, two-time Tony, and Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart). 

VIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and  VideoVIDEO: Rufus Wainwright Discusses 'Road Trip Elegies', Wanting to Star in ANNIE, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2021

Wainwright’s latest album, “Unfollow The Rules” is nominated for a Grammy but it’s his unique audio autobiography, “Road Trip Elegies,” a conversation with his therapist on a road trip from Montreal to New York City, that delivers insight about his musical journey and the relationships that shaped him and his music. 

Broadway Rewind: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song? VideoBroadway Rewind: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is here and it's turkey lurkey time! Or is it?

Mark William, Two-Time BWW Cabaret Award Winner and MAC Award Nominee, Returns to The VideoMark William, Two-Time BWW Cabaret Award Winner and MAC Award Nominee, Returns to The Green Room 42
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 2, 2020

Fresh off his wins for BroadwayWorld's Best Debut Show and Best Independent Recording of 2019, Mark returns to The Green Room 42 on Friday March 6th at 7pm to continue his love affair with the Great American Songbook. Mark hypnotizes with a set of enduring classics filtered through his youthful perspective and talent set. The show is distinctly new-age romantic, while still evocative of golden-age cinematic glamour. Backed by a stellar six-piece band led by musical director Clint Edwards, the show is directed by Preston and Richard Ridge.

Rufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day VideoRufus Wainwright to Release Limited Edition EP on Record Store Day
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 27, 2019

Rufus Wainwright is set to release an A/B side 7' EP, Come A Little Bit Closer, on November 29, Record Store Day Black Friday. The limited edition EP arrives ahead of Wainwright's forthcoming 2020 album via BMG, and consists of two live performances of Neil Young's 'Harvest Moon' and Arcade Fire's 'Crown of Love.' Come A Little Bit Closer will be available exclusively at participating RSD Black Friday record stores, found here.

BWW Exclusive: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song? VideoBWW Exclusive: 'Turkey Lurkey Time'- Thanksgiving Song or Christmas Song?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 28, 2019

In 1968, Promises, Promises, a musical based on the 1960 film The Apartment, premiered on Broadway. Featuring music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David, and a book by Neil Simon, the show features enduring classics like 'Say a Little Prayer,' 'A House Is Not a Home' and 'I'll Never Fall in Love Again,' but none left such a legacy (especially at this time of year) as 'Turkey Lurkey Time.' Featuring the unforgettable choreography of Michael Bennett, and danced originally by Donna McKechnie, Baayork Lee and Julane Stites, the song has undoubtedly become a beloved classic of the musical theatre holiday cannon... but which holiday?

Say Lou Lou Releases Music Video for Cover of 'The Look Of Love' VideoSay Lou Lou Releases Music Video for Cover of 'The Look Of Love'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 20, 2019

Today, Say Lou Lou unveil the Zoe Chait-directed music video for their brilliant cover of Burt Bacharach and Hal David's classic, 'The Look Of Love,' which PAPER Magazine hail as 'a dark, disco revival, finding renewed desire on a dancefloor,' and praising the track's final epic chorus 'which swirls into ecstatic, strobe-lit reverie,' proclaiming the duo 'seal the look of love with a kiss of their very own.'

Oldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book' VideoOldest Pro Songwriting Team in Pop Music History Releases 'Senior Song Book'
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 14, 2019

From Elton John & Bernie Taupin and Carole King & Gerry Goffin to Burt Bacharach & Hal David and Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller, popular music's greatest songwriting teams have produced music that spans the generations.

A Girl Called Eddy Announces Long-Awaited Second Album VideoA Girl Called Eddy Announces Long-Awaited Second Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 1, 2019

'Girl, where you been?' asks a voice at the very beginning of the title track, and first release, of A Girl Called Eddy's sublime second album, Been Around. All things considered, it's a fair question. Fourteen years have passed since her self-titled debut, produced by Richard Hawley, became something of a cult favorite with her voice and song-writing talent winning fulsome praise and not-hyperbolic comparisons to Karen Carpenter and Carole King. 

Nikki Jean Shares Short Film GET FREE VideoNikki Jean Shares Short Film GET FREE
by Abigail Charpentier - Oct 16, 2019

Today, singer-songwriter Nikki Jean follows her Rhymesayers Entertainment debut project, Beautiful Prison, with a self-directed short film celebrating women of color: Get Free. The film features a dozen other artists and entrepreneurs including Goldie Patrick, Veronica Zacharias, Ama Law, Tashira Halyard, April Manuel, Ebony Westbrook, Onrae Watkins, Kacey Williams, Zewditu Jewel, Anika Hobbs, and more. As this project continues to develop, Nikki Jean hopes to use her platform to share the stories of other inspired women.


Burt Bacharach Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Burt Bacharach written?
Burt Bacharach has written 4 shows including Promises, Promises (Composer), The Boy From Oz (Composer), The Look of Love (Composer), What's It All About? Bacharach Reimagined (Composer).

What awards has Burt Bacharach been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Promises, Promises .

What awards has Burt Bacharach won?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Promises, Promises.