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Christopher McGovern

 
Bio:
Credits include: TENDERLOIN Musical Director/Pianist (York Theatre Company, 2014) LOVE, LINDA (Off Broadway, 2014) Musical Director/Pianist TWO BY TWO (Off Broadway, 2013) Musical Director/Pianist IONESCOPADE (Off Broadway, 2012) Musical Director/Pianist NEXT TO NORMAL (Arizona ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Credits include: TENDERLOIN Musical Director/Pianist (York Theatre Company, 2014) LOVE, LINDA (Off Broadway, 2014) Musical Director/Pianist TWO BY TWO (Off Broadway, 2013) Musical Director/Pianist IONESCOPADE (Off Broadway, 2012) Musical Director/Pianist NEXT TO NORMAL (Arizona ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Musical Director/Vocal Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Musical Director
Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Musical Director

Writing

Music and Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer

Photos

Louis Tucci and Christopher McGovern Photo

Louis Tucci and Christopher McGovern

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Date:
02/26/2017
Louis Tucci, Michael Montel and Christopher McGOvern Photo

Louis Tucci, Michael Montel and Christopher McGOvern

From: 
Date:
02/26/2017
Christopher McGovern, Erika Henningsen, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Gordon Stanley, Stephe Photo

Christopher McGovern, Erika Henningsen, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Gordon Stanley, Stephen Mo Hanan, Ben Cherry, J. Bernard Calloway, Peter Land, Dewey Caddell, Michael Montel, Lenny Wolpe, Kristopher Thompson-Bolden

From: 
Date:
02/22/2017

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Musical Director/Vocal Arrangements

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Musical Director

Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Musical Director

Writing
Music and Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer

Christopher McGovern Biography

Credits include:

TENDERLOIN
Musical Director/Pianist (York Theatre Company, 2014)

LOVE, LINDA (Off Broadway, 2014)
Musical Director/Pianist

TWO BY TWO (Off Broadway, 2013)
Musical Director/Pianist

IONESCOPADE (Off Broadway, 2012)
Musical Director/Pianist

NEXT TO NORMAL (Arizona Theatre Company, 2012)
Musical Director/Pianist

ROADSIDE (York, Mufti, 2012)
Musical Director/Pianist

STILL GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER (York, Mufti, 2011)
Musical Director/Pianist

JOLSON AT THE WINTER GARDEN (LA Premiere, El Portal Theatre, 2011)
Musical Director, Pianist

RENT (Westchester Broadway Theatre, 2010)
Musical Director/Pianist

{title of show} (Arizona Theatre Co., 2010)
Larry/Musical Director/Pianist

SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL (Florida Stage, 2010)
Arranger/Musical Director/Pianist

HAIR (Arizona Theatre Company, 2009)
Musical Director/Keyboards

PAJAMA GAME (Arizona Theatre Company, 2008)
Musical Director/Pianist

Writing

BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
Libretto/Dance Music/Arrangements/COmposer/Lyricist

CAGNEY
Composer/Lyricist

DR. RADIO
Composer/Lyricist

A VISIT TO ROSWELL
Librettist/Composer/Lyricist

Recordings

LIVE (Susan Egan)
LML, 2008
Musical Director/Pianist

WINTER TRACKS (Susan Egan)
LML, 2006
Producer/Musical Director/Pianist

COFFEE HOUSE (Susan Egan)
LML, 2005
Producer/Musical Director/Pianist

LEAVING HOME (Rebecca Luker)
PS Classics
Producer/Musical Director/Pianist

MEN IN MY LIFE (Alison Fraser)
Original Cast Records, 2000




Christopher McGovern News

BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Gala Featuring Julie Halston, Telly Leung, Beth Leavel & More Photo BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Gala Featuring Julie Halston, Telly Leung, Beth Leavel & More Raises Record $475,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF! raised a record $475,000 in a new hybrid format on April 29. The sold-out gala at New York City’s Edison Ballroom, live streamed for the first time, is the single largest fundraiser in the Foundation’s history.

Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs & Derrick Davis Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Photo Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs & Derrick Davis Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Derrick Davis (The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Carousel, Film's A Christmas Story, Can a Song Save Your Life), Arielle Jacobs (Aladdin, Wicked, Between the Lines, and In the Heights) and Telly Leung (Aladdin, Rent, TV's Glee, and Allegiance) will join the star-studded cast featuring previously announced performers.

Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs, and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF Photo Telly Leung, Arielle Jacobs, and More Join BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Arielle Jacobs and Telly Leung have been added to the lineup for the 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF!, an unforgettable evening of entertainment featuring some of Broadway's hottest stars.

Beth Leavel, Lillias White, and More Announced for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF Photo Beth Leavel, Lillias White, and More Announced for BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2022

Tony Award-winning actress and comedienne Julie Halston (Sex and the City, Gossip Girl, Tootsie) will emcee the 12th annual Broadway Belts for PFF!, an unforgettable evening of entertainment featuring some of Broadway's hottest stars. This year's hybrid event will take place live at New York City's Edison Ballroom and virtually on Friday evening, April 29, 2022. The event is the single largest fundraiser for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF).

Stream the FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FANNY BRICE On Sunday, February 2 Photo Stream the FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FANNY BRICE On Sunday, February 20th
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 19, 2022

Tune into the acclaimed solo show Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice, starring Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny & Sylvia, One Night With Fanny Brice), and take a nostalgic journey through Fanny Brice's life, including her three infamous relationships all from the comfort of your home.

TOP OF THE WORLD - The James Cagney Musical to Have Invitation-Only Workshop Photo TOP OF THE WORLD - The James Cagney Musical to Have Invitation-Only Workshop
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021

Top Of The World, The James Cagney Musical will arrive in London’s West End in a by-invitation-only workshop presentation December 9 and 10. It is produced by Riki Kane Larimer and Kate Edelman Johnson.

Dates Added for FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Photo Dates Added for FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

Fabulous Fanny brings the Roaring 20's back with a bang for a live theatre experience right in your own home. Enjoy classic show tunes, good old-fashioned fun, and hilarity, as we travel through time with Fanny Brice, the legendary Jewish comedienne, Ziegfeld Follies/Broadway star, recording artist, and film actress extraordinaire.

FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Now Available for At-Home Viewing Photo FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE Now Available for At-Home Viewing
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2020

Fabulous Fanny brings the Roaring 20's back with a bang for a live theatre experience right in your own home. Enjoy classic show tunes, good old-fashioned fun, and hilarity, as we travel through time with Fanny Brice, the legendary Jewish comedienne, Ziegfeld Follies/Broadway star, recording artist, and film actress extraordinaire.

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Raised Nearly $400,000 Photo The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! Raised Nearly $400,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

The 10th Annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! honoring 12-time Tony Award-Winning Broadway producer Daryl Roth and hosted by Broadway's Julie Halston (Tootsie, You Can't Take it With You, Sex and the City) took place at the Edison Ballroom, with over 300 guests in attendance.

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Julie Halston, Sierra Boggess, Jason Gotay and More a Photo Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Julie Halston, Sierra Boggess, Jason Gotay and More at BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 26, 2020

An annual sold-out event that is an exclusive New York musical theater experience, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! featured Broadway stars performing some of their favorite songs and original pieces to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). The benefit began as a tribute to Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press theater critic, who died suddenly of pulmonary fibrosis in 2010. Julie Halston, a founding partner of the event, is one of the PFF's leading advocates nationwide and shined as the evening's host (Her Broadway credits include Tootsie, Hairspray, Gypsy, and You Can't Take It With You).

Christopher McGovern Videos

Photo/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company VideoPhoto/Video: Get A First Look At The Broadway-Bound CAGNEY at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Broadway-bound production of Cagney, based on the life of Academy Award¬ģ winner James Cagney, launches Pioneer Theatre Company's (Artistic Director, Karen Azenberg & Managing Director, Chris Massimine) season this Fall. Opening Friday, September 20, the limited engagement runs ¬†through October 5. Tickets are available as part of a season subscription package by calling (801) 581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.

BWW Audio: 'King of Voice-Overs' Joe Sirola Records TV Spot for Off-Broadway's CAGNEY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Joe Sirola, who has been called the 'King of Voice-Overs' - having been heard or seen in over 10,000 commercials throughout his long and fun career - co-starred with the great Jimmy Cagney in his last film (Terrible Joe Moran). Lately, Joe has turned his talents to the New York stage as a producer, and one of his shows is the current off-Broadway hit, CAGNEY. Today, Joe recorded the new radio advertisement for his, and Jimmy's, musical. Below, listen to a clip from Joe's radio spot for CAGNEY!

STAGE TUBE: WBT's BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015

The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20.

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsal with the Cast of York Theatre Company's CAGNEY!
by TV - On the Road - May 16, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes its 45th Anniversary Season with the New York premiere of the new musical, Cagney, with book by Peter Colley and music & lyrics by Robert Creighton and Christopher McGovern. Performances begin Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21, 2015 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening night is Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Check out a performance preview below!

BWW TV: Susan Egan Takes the Stage in Buenos Aires!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2012

The original Belle of Broadway performed for the first time in Argentina, where she gave a four-hour masterclass on May 1st. That same night, she astonished the audience with the amazing concert she gave at the Teatro Astral, accompanied by pianist Christopher McGovern. Check out this video with the best moments of Susan Egan's performance in Buenos Aires.


Christopher McGovern Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Christopher McGovern written?
Christopher McGovern has written 3 shows including Lizzie Borden (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Backwards in High Heels (Composer/Lyricist), Cagney (Music and Lyrics).