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Christopher Jahnke BIO

Orchestrator: (Broadway/London) Porgy and Bess (Tony nomination- Best Orchestrations), new orchestrations for Les Misérables (performed worldwide since 2006), Legally Blonde, King Kong, Cry-Baby, Grease (2007), Dessa Rose, A Man of No Importance, Wind in the Willows (Stiles & Drewe). Other orchestrations: Do You Hear the People Sing? (symphonic tour of Boublil/Schönberg), Tom Jones (Stiles & Leigh), Just So (Stiles & Drewe), Lady Gaga (“The Sound of Music” - 2015 Oscars, with Stephen Oremus), “The Wiz Live!,” Rufus Wainwright, Radio City Rockettes and Emily Bear. Music Supervisor: Memphis. Apprentice to orchestrator William David Brohn: Sweet Smell of Success, Ragtime, The Secret Garden, The Three Musketeers, The Witches of Eastwick, Mary Poppins and Wicked.

Christopher Jahnke Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Music Supervisor/Vocal & Incidental Music Arranger/Additional Orchestrations[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Music Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Music Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2017]
New Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2017]
Co-Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Music Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
New Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2010]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Music Producer
Musical Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Regional (US), 2004]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Orchestrator
 
[Regional (US), 2002]
Orchestrator
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2000]
Orchestrations/Additional Arrangements
 
[St. Paul, MN (Regional), 1999]
Musical Director
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 1998]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1985] [Replacement]
Orchestrator[Replacement]

Christopher Jahnke Awards and Nominations

BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Orchestrations

Christopher Jahnke, Les Miserables

Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Orchestrations

Christopher Jahnke, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess

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Christopher Jahnke News


Mamie Parris, Paul Adam Schaefer & More to Star in THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at Goodspeed Musicals

Goodspeed Musicals will present The Mystery of Edwin Drood as its first production of the 2024 season. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Tickets On Sale For LES MISERABLES At Fox Theatre

Tickets for LES MISÉRABLES at Fox Theatre, Feb 16, are now on sale. Don't miss the world's most popular musical playing in Atlanta for one week only, June 4-9.

LES MISERABLES Comes To Overture Center in February

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, is coming to Madison on Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 18 in Overture Hall.

Feature: MILAN VAN WAARDENBURG SPEELT HOOFDROL IN LES MISERABLES IN LONDEN!

Producent Cameron Mackintosh is verheugd te melden dat Milan van Waardenburg, vanaf maandag 11 maart 2024, de hoofdrol van Jean Valjean gaat spelen in Les Misérables in het Londense Sondheim Theatre. Milan maakt zijn West End debuut nadat hij onlangs nog in Nederland en België in Les Misérables te zien was. Voor zijn vertolking van de hoofdrol van Jean Valjean ontving hij lovende kritieken en een Musical Award nominatie voor Beste Hoofdrolspeler in een Grote Musical. Milan was eerder oa te zien als Prins Hans in Disney's Frozen in Duitsland, Dimitri in Anastasia zowel in Duitsland als in Nederland, luitenant Frederic Charles en Quasimodo in Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame en Herbert in Tanz der Vampire, beide op tournee door Duitsland. Naast Milan zijn ook de Nederlanders Djavan van de Fliert en Anouk van Laake in de Londense versie van Les Misérables te zien. 

Peter Joback and Milan van Waardenburg to Join LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre

New casting has been announced for LES MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre, with Swedish star, Peter Jöback and Dutch leading artist, Milan van Waardenburg taking on the role of Jean Valjean respectively in the critically acclaimed production. 

Photos: See New Production Images of LES MISERABLES in the West End

Check out new production photos of Les Miserables in the West End!

LES MISERABLES Kicks Off The New Year At The Lied Center!

Get your tickets now for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg's LES MISÉRABLES at the Lied Center for Performing Arts in Lincoln. Don't miss the world's most popular musical!

LES MISERABLES Returns To Boston Performances At The Citizens Bank Opera House, August 13 �" 25

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, are now on sale.  Performances at the Citizens Bank Opera House August 13 – 25, 2024.  LES MISÉRABLES is part of the 23/24 Lexus Broadway In Boston season.

Tickets For LES MISERABLES at Overture Center Go On Sale This Week

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, will go on sale Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. for its engagement at Overture Center Feb. 14-18.

LES MISERABLES Returns to Toronto's Princess Of Wales Theatre in March

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, will go on sale at 10am on Monday November 13.

Tickets to LES MISERABLES At The Hobby Center To Go On Sale This Week

Get your tickets now for Les Misérables at the Hobby Center in Houston. Experience the acclaimed production of this iconic musical from January 23-28, 2024. Tickets start at $45.

LES MISERABLES Returns to Memphis in February 2024

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, will go on sale Friday, October 20 at 10am for its engagement at Memphis’ Orpheum Theatre February 6 -11, 2024.

Killian Donnelly to Return to LES MISERABLES as Jean Valjean For 15 Weeks Only

Killian Donnelly will return to LES MISÉRABLES as Jean Valjean in the production at the Sondheim Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

LES MISERABLES and HAMILTON Extend Booking Until 28 September 2024

LES MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre and HAMILTON at the Victoria Palace Theatre both announce today booking extensions until Saturday 28 September 2024. Find out how to get tickets to these iconic musicals here!

Single Tickets For LES MISERABLES On Sale This Week At MainStage at Proctors

Get ready to experience the world's most popular musical! Single tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of LES MISÉRABLES will be available for purchase starting Thursday, October 5th. Don't miss your chance to see this iconic show at Proctors in Schenectady from March 19th to 24th, 2024.

Tickets to LES MISERABLES at Dallas' Music Hall at Fair Park on Sale This Week

LES MISÉRABLES is coming to Broadway Dallas! Get ready for an unforgettable musical experience. Tickets go on sale September 29.

Cast Set For LES MISERABLES in San Jose

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, in San Jose. Learn more about the full cast here!

Tickets On Sale For Portland Engagement Of LES MISERABLES, August 21

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, will go on sale Monday, August 21 at 10 am.

Luke Kempner, Katie Hall, and More Will Join LES MISERABLES in London Next Month

Joining the company from 25 September 2023 will be Luke Kempner as Thénardier, Katie Hall as Fantine, Will Callan as Marius, Amena El-Kindy as Eponine and Djavan van de Fliert as Enjolras. They join Josh Piterman as Jean Valjean, Stewart Clarke as Javert, Claire Machin as Madame Thénardier and Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette.

LES MISERABLES Comes to Segerstrom Center For the Arts in September

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, will play for two weeks in Costa Mesa at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Segerstrom Hall from September 19 - October 1, 2023.

Christopher Jahnke FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Christopher Jahnke has been nominated for several awards in the field of orchestrations. He received nominations for Best Orchestrations at the BroadwayWorld Awards for his work on "Les Miserables" and at the Tony Awards for his work on "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess".

Christopher Jahnke has won the Best Orchestrations award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for his work on Les Miserables.

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