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Daniel is the founder/principal songwriter of the band Hem, which began as a DIY project in 2001 (Rabbit Songs), and has gone on to worldwide acclaim over the course of six studio albums. In 2009, The Public Theater tapped Hem to score Twelfth Night for Shakespeare in the Park (starring Anne Hathaway and Audra McDonald, dir. by Daniel Sullivan), for which they were nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Along with collaborator Mindi Dickstein, Dan has written four shows for Theatreworks USA, received a Jonathan Larson Grant from the American Theatre Wing and been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons to write a new full-length musical (Trip).

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AMELIE to be Presented by Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance

Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance will present Amelie. Learn how to purchase tickets.
AMELIE THE MUSICAL Comes to The Carnegie Theatre This Month

Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts (SOTA) continues its on-tour theatre season with the regional premiere of the Olivier Award-winning musical, Amélie, at The Carnegie Theatre in Covington, KY.

With AMELIE in its third month at the Criterion Theatre in the UK and a new cast album widely available since last summer, the quirky musical is establishing itself as a fan-favorite. 
BWW Review: AMELIE at Mercury Theatre

Amélie, which is now on stage at Mercury Theatre, is a musical is based on the romantic comedy film of the same name.
Feinstein's/54 Below To Reopen June 17; Upcoming Concerts to Feature Andy Karl & Orfeh, Andre De Shields, Alice Ripley & More!

After a 15-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 epidemic, proprietors Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel have announced that “Broadway’s Supper Club” Feinstein’s/54 Below will reopen its iconic red door for live performances on June 17, 2021. 
Listen to the Six Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album!

Tomorrow, March 14, the 63rd GRAMMY Awards air on CBS, and of the 83 categories, Broadway fans are zeroed in on just six nominees- the competitors for Best Musical Theater Album.
JAGGED LITTLE PILL, AMERICAN UTOPIA & More Nominated for Best Musical Theatre Album at the GRAMMY AWARDS

The awards nominated six musicals from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and the West End - 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Utopia,' 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'The Prince of Egypt,' 'Soft Power,' and Amélie.' 
Photo Coverage: The 2020 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre is Given

The 30th Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre reception was held on Monday, February 3.
AMELIE THE MUSICAL Announced At Open Stage

Amélie, a quirky and charming musical set in Paris surrounds Amélie Poulain, a lonely but imaginative young waitress. Bored from her quiet life and inspired by Princess Diana's death, Amélie makes it her mission to bring joy to the people around her, and helping them to find hope, love, and even closure. Step into the magical, fantasy-filled world of Amélie, an imaginative dreamer who finds her voice, discovers the power of connection, and sees possibility around every corner.
AMELIE THE MUSICAL to Enchant at Turku City Theater

The enchanting new musical, Amélie will make it's way to the main stage at the Turku City Theater Sept. 12 through Dec. 31, 2019.
Global Roundup 4/26 - Patti LuPone, INTO THE WOODS at the Hollywood Bowl, SPELLING BEE Cancellation, and More!

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More!
The Public Theater of San Antonio Announces 2019-20 Season - INTO THE WOODS, ELF, and More!

Here is the list of shows that The Public Theater of San Antonio will be producing in their upcoming 2019-2020 Season!
Wake Up With BWW 10/30: Rewatch the Performances From A VERY WICKED HALLOWEEN, and More!

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: relive the magic of last night's A Very Wicked Halloween special by watching all of the evening's performances, and more!
American Theatre Wing Announces 2018 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) announced today that the 2018 Jonathan Larson® Grants recipients areJay Adana (music and lyrics), Andrew R. Butler & Andrew Farmer (music, lyrics, and book), Emily Kaczmarek & Zoe Sarnak (music, lyrics, and book), and Mark Sonnenblick(music and lyrics). Four prestigious, unrestricted grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $48,000, will be presented on Monday, March 19, 2018 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work.
Michael Harrington Joins Theatreworks USA as New Managing Director

After an extensive search, Artistic Director Barbara Pasternack and the Board of Theatreworks USA have announced that Michael Harrington has been tapped to be the new Managing Director of the award-winning 55-year-old organization.
VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Reveals She Geeked Out When Julie Andrews Came to HAMILTON

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, who currently stars in AMELIE on Broadway, told Stephen Colbert that she never wanted to know which celebrities were in attendance at HAMILTON
The Orchard Project's 'Taste of Something New' Gala to Honor Playwright Robert Schenkkan

This year's star-studded Orchard Project Gala, A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW, a star-studded celebration of the best of the new - from new food to new work - is set for May 1 at the Diamond Horseshoe in midtown Manhattan. The event, raising funds to expand Orchard Project's programming, will also honor acclaimed playwright, screenwriter, and Exchange Board Member Robert Schenkkan.
VIDEO: Phillipa Soo & Cast of AMELIE Perform Medley of Songs on 'Today'

Tony nominee Phillipa Soo and the cast of the new Broadway musical AMELIE stopped by this morning's 'Today' as part of the morning show's 'Best of Broadway Week'. Below, watch the cast perform a medley of 'Times Are Hard for Dreamers' and 'Tour De France.' 
Photo Flash: Phillipa Soo & AMELIE Cast Hit the Recording Studio!

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Amelie, A NEW MUSICAL, currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre, will be released on Friday, May 19, 2017 (online) and Friday, June 9, 2017 (in stores). Check out photos of the cast in the recording studio below!
Photo Coverage: She's Arrived! AMELIE Cast Takes Opening Night Broadway Bows

The new Broadway musical Amelie, based on the beloved five-time Oscar-nominated film, opened just last night at the Walter Kerr Theatre, marking Tony nominee Phillipa Soo's return to Broadway. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the curtain call below!


How many shows has Daniel Messe written?

Daniel Messe has written 1 shows including Strange Vacation (Composer).

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