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Chad Beguelin

 
Date Of Birth:
September 24 (2022)
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 24

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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[US Tour, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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Chad Beguelin Biography

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.

Chad Beguelin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
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Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Lyrics
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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding New Score
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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Book of a Musical
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Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
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Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Lyrics
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Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Book of a Musical
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Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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Richard Rodgers Award - 2010 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award Gold Star
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Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Book of a Musical
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Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play
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- 2000 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
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Chad Beguelin News

Photos/Video: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL, Now Playing in London Photo Photos/Video: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL, Now Playing in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2022

All new photos and video footage have been released from ELF The Musical, opening at the Dominion Theatre on Thursday 24 November 2022. Previews began on Monday 14 November.

Review: ELF THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, IL Photo Review: ELF THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, IL
by Tina St. Angelo Wetzel - Nov 18, 2022

What did our critic think of ELF THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, IL? Drury Lane Theatre's holiday production is Elf. From the opening number until the final curtain, Elf will make you feel the joy of Christmas as a child again. That's the beauty of Buddy the Elf and in large part due to the talented Ben Dow, being moved from understudy to lead, in the title role. His wide eyed expressions and sheer joy of everything, especially maple syrup, is the heart of the story. Buddy wants everyone to be happy and feel joy. We are taken into the Buddy's story at the very beginning by Santa (expertly portrayed by the spellbinding A.D. Weaver). On Buddy's journey we meet all the characters from the movie.

ELF, JR. Opens at St. John's UCC Next Month Photo ELF, JR. Opens at St. John's UCC Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Emmaus, residents will embrace their inner ‚Äúelf‚ÄĚ when STAR OF THE DAY presents their production of Elf The Musical Jr. The show featuring STAR OF THE DAY youth performers opens on December 2nd running through the 11th with six performances scheduled on Friday and Saturday nights at 7pm, and Sunday matinees at 3pm.

Interview: Matt Michael of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre Photo Interview: Matt Michael of ELF THE MUSICAL at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - Nov 15, 2022

Elf: The Musical has delighted audiences and has appeared on stages across the country every Christmas season. Dutch Apple’s Buddy the Elf, Matthew Michael, took some time out from a busy rehearsal schedule to chat with us about his experiences.

Disney's ALADDIN Makes Its Premiere at The Arsht Center in January Photo Disney's ALADDIN Makes Its Premiere at The Arsht Center in January
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022

A whole new world just in time for a whole new year…DISNEY'S ALADDIN will make its anticipated Mami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from January 3-8, 2023.

ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December Photo ELF THE MUSICAL National Tour is Coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

The 2022 Non-Equity national tour of ELF THE MUSICAL launched November 5 in Paducah, KY, and will visit twelve U.S. cities throughout the holiday season including a stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre December 20-24.

Photos: First Look at the Cast of ELF THE MUSICAL at the Dominion Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast of ELF THE MUSICAL at the Dominion Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

Previews begin at the Dominion Theatre on 14 November, with the official opening taking place on 24 November. The cast of ELF includes Simon Lipkin as Buddy, Rebecca Lock as Emily Hobbs, Georgina Castle as Jovie, Tom Chambers as Walter Hobbs, Kim Ismay as Debs, Nicholas Pound as Santa and Dermot Canavan as Store Manager.

StoryBook Theatre to Present ELF THE MUSICAL This Holiday Season Photo StoryBook Theatre to Present ELF THE MUSICAL This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Presented by StoryBook Theatre and based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf The Musical is a modern-day holiday classic that is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. Playing from November 25 to December 30, 2022, this is a family friendly performance that makes for the perfect holiday treat! 

FSCJ Artist Series Broadway In Jacksonville Presents ALADDIN This January Photo FSCJ Artist Series Broadway In Jacksonville Presents ALADDIN This January
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and FSCJ Artist Series, has announced that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Thursday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m.

ELF The Musical To Open At Four County Players In November Photo ELF The Musical To Open At Four County Players In November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022

To celebrate their 50th holiday season in Barboursville, Four County Players will present ELF: THE MUSICAL opening November 18 on the Mainstage. This production features a book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and is based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum.

Chad Beguelin Videos

Photos/Video: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL, Now Playing in London Videoplay
Photos/Video: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL, Now Playing in London

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 22, 2022

All new photos and video footage have been released from ELF The Musical, opening at the Dominion Theatre on Thursday 24 November 2022. Previews began on Monday 14 November.

Photos & Video: Inside Rehearsals for ALADDIN North American Tour Launching Tonight Videoplay
Photos & Video: Inside Rehearsals for ALADDIN North American Tour Launching Tonight

by Sneak Peek - Oct 11, 2022

The North American tour of Disney’s Aladdin launches on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30pm at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, NY, where the hit Broadway musical comedy will play for two weeks through Sunday, October 23, 2022. Check out rehearsal photos and videos here!

VIDEO: ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram & Katie Terza Perform Dual Language 'A Whole New World Videoplay
VIDEO: ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram & Katie Terza Perform Dual Language 'A Whole New World'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2022

Rodney Ingram (Aladdin in the Mexico City production Aladdin) and Katie Terza (Ensemble and Jasmine Understudy in the Broadway Company on Aladdin) performed an ‚ÄúExclusive‚ÄĚ dual language performance of ‚ÄúA Whole New World‚ÄĚ on Univision‚Äôs ‚Äú¬°Despierta Am√©rica!‚ÄĚ Watch here!

WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway Videoplay
WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Michael James Scott¬†(Genie) surprised a lucky guest ‚Äď the 888th¬†ticketholder scanned at the theatre that afternoon ‚Äď with a cruise¬†aboard Disney Cruise Line‚Äôs newest ship, the¬†Disney Wish. The giveaway was announced during curtain call in front of the sold-out audience.

VIDEO: Watch an All New Clip From THE PROM in Mexico Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch an All New Clip From THE PROM in Mexico

by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

An all new clip has been released from the Spanish-language production of the hit musical The Prom currently playing at Centro Cultural Teatro II in México City.

VIDEO: Jo Ellen Pellman Talks to James Corden About THE PROM Videoplay
VIDEO: Jo Ellen Pellman Talks to James Corden About THE PROM

by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

James Corden connects with his co-star from 'The Prom' Jo Ellen Pellman who has been quarantined with loved ones since the start of the pandemic, causing her to miss the fanfare of her first film being released. James asks Jo Ellen about her nerves working with stars like Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman in her first film, and Jo Ellen tells James about her work creating the Unruly Hearts Initiative to help connect LGBTQ+ with resources to help.

Broadway Rewind: Get Sparklejollytwinklejingley with Scenes from ELF! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Get Sparklejollytwinklejingley with Scenes from ELF!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when Elf opened on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it played for 57 performances.

VIDEO: James Corden Reconnects With THE PROM Co-Stars Nicole Kidman & Kerry Washingto Videoplay
VIDEO: James Corden Reconnects With THE PROM Co-Stars Nicole Kidman & Kerry Washington

by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2020

James Corden connects with his co-stars of 'The Prom,' Nicole Kidman and Kerry Washington, and James asks them about making the most out of 2020, with Kerry being named one of EW's entertainers of the year and Nicole sweeping the globe with her hit show 'The Undoing.' After Kerry talks about her family's obsession with the show, including having a pool to predict who was the killer, James asks Nicole about her first role as a child in 'Bush Christmas.'

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says He Wooed Meryl Streep on the Set of THE PROM Videoplay
VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says He Wooed Meryl Streep on the Set of THE PROM

by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020

James Corden connects with friend and 'The Prom' co-star Keegan-Michael Key who tells James about he and his wife's holiday bush/tree complete with COVID-themed ornaments. And James asks Keegan-Michael about his days in rock bands before wooing Meryl Streep on the set of 'The Prom' channeling his wife for his character, Principal Hawkins.

VIDEO: Costumes & Sets Take Center Stage in This Featurette From Behind-the-Scenes of Videoplay
VIDEO: Costumes & Sets Take Center Stage in This Featurette From Behind-the-Scenes of THE PROM!

by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2020

What's a musical without the glamorous costumes and stunning sets? Learn more about the stylish look of The Prom starring Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Kerry Washington, and Andrew Rannells.


Chad Beguelin Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Chad Beguelin written?
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).

What awards has Chad Beguelin been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Prom , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Prom , Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Prom , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Prom , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Prom , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Aladdin , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Aladdin , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Aladdin , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Aladdin , Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Wedding Singer , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Wedding Singer The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Rhythm Club and Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .

What awards has Chad Beguelin won?
Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award)and Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .