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Chip Deffaa

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
Music Arrangements
Director
Music Arranger

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Additional Material
Playwright

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

Music Arrangements

Director

Music Arranger

Writing
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Additional Material
Playwright





Chip Deffaa News

Playwright Chip Deffaa Releases 'Fanny Brice: The Real Funny Girl' Album Photo Playwright Chip Deffaa Releases 'Fanny Brice: The Real Funny Girl' Album
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Playwright Chip Deffaa, who wrote and directed the Off-Broadway musical 'One Night with Fanny Brice' (published/licensed by Leicester Bay Theatricals), has just released an album of Fanny Brice herself performing songs heard in that show. 

Seth Sikes, Lee Roy Reams & More Featured on New Album MY MAN - Out Now Photo Seth Sikes, Lee Roy Reams & More Featured on New Album MY MAN - Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

'My Man: Songs of Gay Love, with an All-Star New York Cast'--the latest CD from ASCAP Award-winning playwright/producer Chip Deffaa--is out now. It features such  Broadway notables as  Lee Roy Reams ('La Cage Aux Folles'),  Barrett Foa  ('Avenue Q'), and Jon Peterson ('Cabaret'),  plus such top nightclub and cabaret stars as Seth Sikes, and more.

BWW Exclusive: Seth Sikes, Lee Roy Reams & More to be Featured on MY MAN Album Photo BWW Exclusive: Seth Sikes, Lee Roy Reams & More to be Featured on MY MAN Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'My Man: Songs of Gay Love'--being released April 7th--will feature such  Broadway notables as  Lee Roy Reams ('La Cage Aux Folles'),  Barrett Foa  ('Avenue Q'), and Jon Peterson ('Cabaret').

2022 MAC Award Nominees Announced Photo 2022 MAC Award Nominees Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets has announced the 2022 MAC Award nominees. The nominees were determined by votes cast by the active MAC membership, except for the song and recording categories, which were determined by special committees.

Chip Defaa's Album AL JOLSON'S BROADWAY Out Now Photo Chip Defaa's Album AL JOLSON'S BROADWAY Out Now
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 6, 2022

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'Al Jolson's Broadway,' is out now. An outgrowth of shows Deffaa has written and directed at New York's 13th Street Theater, the album features rare early recordings of Jolson (from Deffaa's own extensive collection), when Jolson was Broadway's leading figure.

Chip Deffaa's New Album IRVING BERLIN LOVE SONGS Starring Betty Buckley & More is Out Photo Chip Deffaa's New Album IRVING BERLIN LOVE SONGS Starring Betty Buckley & More is Out Now
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 12, 2021

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'Irving Berlin: Love Songs and Such'--starring such  Broadway and cabaret  notables as  Betty Buckley, Anita Gillette, Karen Mason, Stephen Bogardus, Jon Peterson, Jeff Harnar, and Steve Ross--is out now.   The album--available from Amazon, iTunes, Footlight Records etc

Betty Buckley & More to be Featured on IRVING BERLIN: LOVE SONGS AND SUCH Photo Betty Buckley & More to be Featured on IRVING BERLIN: LOVE SONGS AND SUCH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'Irving Berlin: Love Songs and Such'--being released December 13th--features such  Broadway and cabaret  notables as  Betty Buckley, Anita Gillette, Karen Mason, Stephen Bogardus, Steve Ross, Jon Peterson.

Irish Rep Announces Summer 2021 Performances on Screen Featuring GHOSTING, THE CORDEL Photo Irish Rep Announces Summer 2021 Performances on Screen Featuring GHOSTING, THE CORDELIA DREAM and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

 Irish Repertory Theatre announced today three Performance on Screen digital productions for their Summer 2021 season. Ghosting, by Anne O’Riordan and Jamie Beamish and directed for streaming by Jamie Beamish, will premiere on Tuesday June 22, 2021. The production, starring Anne O’Riordan, will run through Sunday July 4, 2021. 

SAY IT WITH MUSIC Cast Album Out Now Photo SAY IT WITH MUSIC Cast Album Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa's 'Say it with Music' cast album--with a cast of 21 led by  Michael Townsend Wright and Jed Peterson, who helped develop the show at New York's 13th Street Theater--is out now!  The album--featuring no less than 40 songs by Irving Berlin---may be ordered now (as either a physical CD or digital download).

Chip Deffaa's SAY IT WITH MUSIC Cast Album Will Be Released May 23rd Photo Chip Deffaa's SAY IT WITH MUSIC Cast Album Will Be Released May 23rd
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2021

ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa's 'Say it with Music' cast album, co-starring Michael Townsend Wright and Jed Peterson, who helped develop the show at New York's 13th Street Theater, will be released on May 23rd. 

Chip Deffaa Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: New Promo for IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA, Out Monday
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2015

Steele Spring Stage Rights officially publishes ASCAP Award-winner Chip Deffaa's musical play 'Irving Berlin's America'--which successfully premiered in 2014 at the 13th Street Repertory Theater in New York City--on Monday, April 20th. The 13th Street Rep will celebrate the publication on 5 pm this Sunday, April 19th. Coinciding with publication of the script, filmmaker Max Galassi is releasing a brand new video to promote 'Irving Berlin's America' -- check it out below!


Chip Deffaa Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Chip Deffaa written?
Chip Deffaa has written 2 shows including George M. Cohan Tonight! (Bookwriter), One Night with Fanny Brice (Bookwriter).