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Christopher Youstra

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2014]
Musical Director

 

Stage

Productions

Musical Director


Christopher Youstra Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Musical Direction, HAYES Production
Christopher YoustraHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
Christopher YoustraThe Color Purple

Christopher Youstra News

Olney Theatre Finalizes Performers and Themes For Outdoor Cabaret Series Photo Olney Theatre Finalizes Performers and Themes For Outdoor Cabaret Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022

Olney Theatre Center has updated its summer schedule for Olney Outdoors with the full schedule and roster of performers featured in its Cabaret concert series which runs on most Friday nights begininng July 8 - August 19.

Deaf Actor James Caverly to Star as Harold Hill in Olney Theatre Center's THE MUSIC M Photo Deaf Actor James Caverly to Star as Harold Hill in Olney Theatre Center's THE MUSIC MAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Olney Theatre Center is presenting a revolutionary production of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man that casts a Deaf actor, James Caverly in the lead role of Harold Hill.

Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced f Photo Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced for Olney Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced its 84th season today, unveiling plans for seven theatrical productions that will serve as the tentpoles for an increasingly diverse slate of cultural offerings.

Concert Versions Of PIPPIN and BRIGADOON Celebrate Two Classic Musicals At Olney Thea Photo Concert Versions Of PIPPIN and BRIGADOON Celebrate Two Classic Musicals At Olney Theatre Center
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced the full ensemble for its two-weekend concert presentations of Pippin (April 1-3) and Brigadoon (April 8-10).

Olney Theatre Announces Team For LAUTREC AT THE ST. JAMES Photo Olney Theatre Announces Team For LAUTREC AT THE ST. JAMES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced the full casting for its one night presentation of the new musical Lautrec at the St. James, which will be performed in concert on Friday, March 11 at 8:00 pm.

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On A.D. 16 At Olney Theater Center Photo Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On A.D. 16 At Olney Theater Center
by Review Roundups - Feb 14, 2022

The reviews are in for Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16, now on stage through March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

BWW Review: A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Photo BWW Review: A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center
by Pamela Roberts - Feb 13, 2022

A.D. 16 is an exuberant, ambitious world premiere with its eyes on Broadway; music and lyrics by Cinco Paul (Despicable Me, Schmigadoon!), book by Bekah Brunstetter (This Is Us) and direction by Stephen Brackett (Be More Chill). A.D. 16 starts with the missing teen years of Jesus, layers in an effervescent R&B-influenced score, and sprinkles in some irreverence and anachronistic humor.

Photos: Get A First Look At A.D. 16 At Olney Theater Center Photo Photos: Get A First Look At A.D. 16 At Olney Theater Center
by BWW Staff - Feb 11, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16, now on stage through March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

VIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16 Photo VIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Watch as Jason Loewith sits down with creators 'A.D.16.,' Cinco Paul (Lyrics and Music) and Bekah Brunstetter (Book) to talk about the process of creating their new musical.

VIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes Photo VIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2022

Olney Theatre Center' is now presenting the world premiere of A.D. 16, which runs February 4 - March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

Christopher Youstra Videos

VIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16 VideoVIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Watch as Jason Loewith sits down with creators 'A.D.16.,' Cinco Paul (Lyrics and Music) and Bekah Brunstetter (Book) to talk about the process of creating their new musical.

VIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes VideoVIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2022

Olney Theatre Center' is now presenting the world premiere of A.D. 16, which runs February 4 - March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Phoenix Best Sings 'Perfect' From A.D. 16 VideoEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Phoenix Best Sings 'Perfect' From A.D. 16
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'Perfect' from Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16 (February 4 - March 6, 2022), performed by Phoenix Best. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

VIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at Olney's ONCE
by Alan Henry - Feb 19, 2019

ONCE opened at the Olney Theatre in Baltimore on February 6th and is running through March 10, 2019.


Christopher Youstra Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Christopher Youstra been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical Direction, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Color Purple .