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Chad Beguelin is a four-time Tony nominee whose works include Disney's Aladdin (Tony Award nomination for Best Book and Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Lyrics and Best Book) and The Wedding Singer (Tony Award nomination for Best Book and Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Lyrics). He also wrote the lyrics for the Broadway musical Elf. Chad is the recipient of the Edward Kleban Award for Outstanding Lyric Writing, the Jonathan Larson Performing Arts Foundation Award, the Gilman & Gonzalez- Falla Musical Theater Award and the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award. Chad is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Dramatic Writing Program. Much love to Tom.

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Review: ALADDIN at Princess Of Wales

The story of the ascendance of young Aladdin from “street rat” to sultan in Agrabah, this morality tale about the importance of pure-heartedness, self-determination and using your power to help others is a straightforward, fun show that expands slightly on the original film’s memorable musical numbers.

ALADDIN To Celebrate 10 Years On Broadway With A Special Performance In March!

Disney's hit musical adventure Aladdin will celebrate ten years on Broadway with a very special performance on March 28.

The Riverdale Repertory Company and Riverdale Rising Stars To Present THE PROM In March

Don't miss the multi-generational production of THE PROM from The Riverdale Repertory Company and Riverdale Rising Stars. Running March 9 and 17 at Riverdale Y.

ALADDIN Comes to the Morris Performing Arts Center Next Month

The tour of Disney’s ALADDIN comes to South Bend next month. This hit Broadway musical comedy is part of the 23–24 BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES and will begin performances at The Morris Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, March 19 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 24.

Review: THE PROM at Keystone Theatrics At The Playhouse At Allenberry

One of the best aspects of this production, though, is the choreography by Brady Bennett. The choreography is carefully crafted to fit each character, emotion, and song, and the cast performs it with joy and precision. The Prom is an emotional and uplifting musical filled with hope.

Larry Owens, Veronica Mansour & More to Receive 2023 Jonathan Larson Grants

The American Theatre Wing has revealed the recipients of the 2023 Jonathan Larson Grant. Learn more about the grant and the winners here.

Review: THE PROM at White Theatre

What did our critic think of THE PROM at White Theatre? Running now at the White Theatre inside the Jewish Community Center is a production of a new musical dealing with the serious subjects of celebrity, gender identity and social intolerance run wild that somehow still offers the audience a real feel-good experience.  

Broadway Buying Guide: January 29, 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, January 29, 2024.

What Broadway Shows Are On Tour Across North America For The 2024/2025 Season? - A Complete Guide

Looking for a show to see in a city near you? Check out our guide of current and upcoming Broadway tours, and learn about each production.

THE PROM is Coming to Kansas City's The White Theatre This Month

Popular Broadway Musical 'The Prom' is coming to The White Theatre at The J in Kansas City. The show tells the story of a high school student named Emma who fights for her right to bring her girlfriend to prom.

Broadway Buying Guide: January 22, 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, January 22, 2024.

Review: THE PROM at New Stage Theatreworks

What did our critic think of THE PROM at New Stage Theatreworks?

Julia Murney-Helmed YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN & More Set for The Sharon Playhouse 2024 Season

The Sharon Playhouse has revealed its lineup of shows for the 2024 season. Tickets go on sale January 19th.

Birmingham Village Players Announces Auditions for THE PROM

Join us for 'The Prom' auditions at Birmingham Village Players! Attend the pre-audition dance workshop on Jan 25 and the auditions on Feb 10. Don't miss this glittery and uplifting production about acceptance and tolerance. Visit www.birminghamvillageplayers.com for more information.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

Broadway's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Launches Rooftop Writers Initiative

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG has announced the Rooftop Writers Initiative, in partnership with the Stephen Sondheim Foundation and American Theatre Wing’s Jonathan Larson Grant.

Disney's ALADDIN Comes to Alaska PAC in April

Disney's Aladdin comes to Alaska PAC in April. Performances will run April 10 - 21, 2024.

Video: Watch ALADDIN Perform 'Friend Like Me' on Disney's Christmas Day Parade

The Broadway and national tour casts of Aladdin came together to perform 'Friend Like Me' during Disney's Christmas Day Parade. Michael James Scott, who plays the Genie on Broadway, led the performance, joined by Adi Roy, who plays the title role in the national tour. Watch the video now!

ELF THE MUSICAL is Now Playing at New Stage Theatre

Elf The Musical is now playing at New Stage Theatre. Performances run through December 21.

Review: ELF THE MUSICAL at The Pocket Community Theatre

What did our critic think of ELF THE MUSICAL at The Pocket Community Theatre?

Chad Beguelin FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Chad Beguelin has written 9 shows including Half Time (Bookwriter), The Rhythm Club (Bookwriter/Lyricist), On the Record (Bookwriter), The Wedding Singer (Bookwriter), Elf - The Musical (Lyricist), Harbor (Playwright), Aladdin (Bookwriter), Gotta Dance (Book), The Prom (Book and Lyrics).

Chad Beguelin has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for the musical "The Prom." He was also nominated for Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards), and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for "The Prom." Beguelin received nominations for Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) and Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for the musical "Aladdin." He was also nominated for Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for "Aladdin." In addition to these nominations, Beguelin has also received the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) and nominations for Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for the musical "The Wedding Singer." Furthermore, Beguelin has been recognized with The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for "Rhythm Club" and a nomination for Most Promising Musical Theatre Lyricist.

Chad Beguelin has won the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (also known as the Richard Rodgers Award) and the Most Promising Musical Theatre Lyricist award.

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