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Daryl Waters

Also Credited As: Daryl M. Waters
 
Bio:
Orchestrations: Memphis: A New Musical (Broadway), Jelly's Last Jam, Street Corner Symphony, Bring in 'Da Noise/Bring in 'Da Funk (Broadway), and Miracle Brothers (Off-Broadway) Dance music arrangements: The Color Purple (Broadway). Music supervision/arrangements: A Civil War Christmas, Turn of the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Orchestrations: Memphis: A New Musical (Broadway), Jelly's Last Jam, Street Corner Symphony, Bring in 'Da Noise/Bring in 'Da Funk (Broadway), and Miracle Brothers (Off-Broadway) Dance music arrangements: The Color Purple (Broadway). Music supervision/arrangements: A Civil War Christmas, Turn of the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Music Supervision, Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements[Replacement]
Music Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Orchestrations, Arrangements, & Musical Supervision
 
[Chicago, 2018]
Orchestrations, Arrangements, & Musical Supervision
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Music Supervision, Arrangements, and Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Music Arranger
Conductor
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Musical Director
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Orchestrator
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Associate Conductor

Writing

Orchestrations and Arrangements
Composer
Music

Daryl Waters Biography

Orchestrations: Memphis: A New Musical (Broadway), Jelly's Last Jam, Street Corner Symphony, Bring in 'Da Noise/Bring in 'Da Funk (Broadway), and Miracle Brothers (Off-Broadway) Dance music arrangements: The Color Purple (Broadway). Music supervision/arrangements: A Civil War Christmas, Turn of the Century (Regional). Music direction: The Seven, The Colored Museum (Off-Broadway/Regional). Original music: ...Noise/...Funk (Tony/Grammy nominations), Drowning Crow (Broadway), Blue Door, In Real Life (Off-Broadway), Magnolia, Crowns, and The Dreams of Sarah Breedlove (Regional). Longtime music director for Eartha Kitt.

Daryl Waters Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Daryl Waters, The Cher Show
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Daryl Waters, The Cher Show
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Orchestrations
Daryl Waters, Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Daryl Waters, Memphis
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Daryl Waters, Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk

Daryl Waters News

Full Cast Announced for David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo & Lilli Cooper Led THE PIRA Photo Full Cast Announced for David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo & Lilli Cooper Led THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Benefit Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the Special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance. The concert will be taking place on Monday, October 17, 2022 at the American Airlines Theatre. 

David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo, Lilli Cooper & More to Star in THE PIRATES OF PENZ Photo David Hyde Pierce, Ramin Karimloo, Lilli Cooper & More to Star in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Benefit Concert Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present a special Benefit Concert Reading of The Pirates of Penzance, the Tony Award-winning musical adapted by Rupert Holmes, with music by Arthur Sullivan, libretto by W.S. Gilbert and direction by Scott Ellis. 

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October Photo The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards Will Be Presented in October
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

 Broadway Black presents The 2nd Annual Antonyo Awards, which honors Black theatre artists during the 2021-2022 season. The live, in-person ceremony will be held on Monday, October 10 at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem (253 West 125th Street). Awards in 29 competitive categories and five honorary categories will be presented along with performances and guest appearances. 

2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List! Photo 2nd Annual Antonyo Award Nominations Announced - See The Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

The 2nd Annual Antonyo Award nominations from the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season have been announced! See the full list here!

The New Group Announces Spring 2022 Celebration DIONYSIA Photo The New Group Announces Spring 2022 Celebration DIONYSIA
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

A Spring Celebration¬†‚ÄúDionysia,‚Ä̬†benefiting¬†The New Group, is set to take place¬†Monday, June 6¬†from¬†6:00-9:30pm¬†at¬†Guastavino's¬†(409 East 59th¬†Street).¬†¬†This event will honor playwright¬†Donja R. Love¬†and New Group Board Members¬†Jana Shea¬†and¬†Anita Waxman¬†with the Mimi and Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to Theater.¬†

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 2, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and we have the full list of winners and nominees!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 16, 2022

The New Group's just celebrated opening night of Black No More, featuring Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, Gaelen Gilliland, Polanco Jones Jr., Zachary Daniel Jones, Tamika Lawrence, Sarah Meahl, Howard McGillin, Mary Page Nance, Oneika Phillips, Nicholas Ranauro, Malaiyka Reid, Mars Rucker, Angela M. Sauers, Tracy Shayne, Theo Stockman, Ephraim Sykes, Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter, Akron Watson, Nyla Watson, Edward Watts and Lillias White.

Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

The New Group's Black No More is set to officially open on Tuesday, February 15. The complete cast features Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, and more.

Daryl Waters Videos

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON Videoplay
VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON

by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

VIDEO: Let's Do This Bitches! Check Out All New Clips From THE CHER SHOW! Videoplay
VIDEO: Let's Do This Bitches! Check Out All New Clips From THE CHER SHOW!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2018

Let's do this bitches! We've got your first look at the cast of The Cher Show in action. Check out the clips in the video below!

VIDEO: On This Day, October 19- Hockadoo! MEMPHIS Opens On Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, October 19- Hockadoo! MEMPHIS Opens On Broadway!

by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2018

On this day, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Memphis, opened at the Shubert Theatre, starring Chad Kimball and Montego Glover!

VIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet The Cast And Creative Of THE CHER SHOW in Chicago

by M. William Panek - Jun 6, 2018

THE CHER SHOW, the new musical based on the life and six-decade career of the iconic singer and actress, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago with previews beginning on June 12, 2018 at the Oriental Theatre before making its Broadway debut at the Neil Simon Theatre in Fall 2018. We caught up with the cast this morning as they met the press in Chicago! See the video below!

VDEO: Watch an All-New Promo for Broadway-Bound THE CHER SHOW! Videoplay
VDEO: Watch an All-New Promo for Broadway-Bound THE CHER SHOW!

by Nicole Rosky - Mar 2, 2018

The Broadway-bound musical THE CHER SHOW, which celebrates the life and music of global superstar Cher, will premiere next June at Chicago's Oriental Theatre. The five-week pre-Broadway engagement will be from June 12 to July 15. The show will then arrive at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre in the fall of 2018

VIDEO: Cher Takes on WEST SIDE STORY in This Throwback Thursday Videoplay
VIDEO: Cher Takes on WEST SIDE STORY in This Throwback Thursday

by Alan Henry - Sep 28, 2017

In honor of the announcement of a new Cher musical, on this Thursday we're throwing back to CHER... SPECIAL - which was recorded in California for ABC and was ranked was ranked among the Top 10 most-watched programs of the week it aired.

VIDEO: First Look at SHUFFLE ALONG on Broadway + Meet the Young Cast in Rehearsal
by Robert Diamond - Apr 24, 2016

A re-imagined version of the 1921 musical SHUFFLE ALONG one of the earliest stage hits starring, written and directed by African-Americans, will open this week on Broadway. Working alongside such Tony-winning Broadway legends as Savion Glover, Audra McDonald, Billy Porter and Brian Stokes Mitchell are young performers making their debut on the Great White Way. Today on CBS, Maurice DuBois gave 'Sunday Morning' a peak backstage.

VIDEO: Savion Glover Chats Significance of SHUFFLE ALONG; Tap Dances on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 8, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Savion Glove talked about choreographing the new Broadway musical SHUFFLE ALONG.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Savion Glover & George C. Wolfe Talk Broadway's SHUFFLE ALONG on CBS
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2015

On the next UNDAY MORNING on CBS, correspondent Maurice DuBois goes behind the scenes of the new Broadway production SHUFFLE ALONG, a reimagining of the classic 1921 musical

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback - MEMPHIS Salutes Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

Back in 2010, Broadway's Tony-winning MEMPHIS released a video tribute to the bravery and heroism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BroadwayWorld brings you the clip in honor of Martin Luther King Day 2015!


Daryl Waters Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Daryl Waters written?
Daryl Waters has written 2 shows including Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk (Composer), The Cher Show (Orchestrations and Arrangements).

What awards has Daryl Waters been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Cher Show , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Cher Show , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Memphis and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Bring in 'da Noise/Bring in 'da Funk .

What awards has Daryl Waters won?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Memphis.