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David is an American musician and songwriter, best known as the keyboard player for the rock band Bon Jovi, with which he also co-wrote songs and performed backing vocals. In 2018, Bryan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Bon Jovi.

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David Bryan Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Achievement in Music

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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score

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BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score

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Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Orchestrations

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Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

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Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

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Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Music

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Review: AN UNBUILT LIFE at Washington Stage Guild

It’s the painting Girl with a Flute, long attributed to Vermeer, that adorns the program cover of the Washington Stage Guild’s world premiere production of “An Unbuilt Life.” 
Washington Stage Guild Closes Season with World Premiere of AN UNBUILT LIFE

Get the latest cast updates for the Washington Stage Guild's production of AN UNBUILT LIFE.
DIANA THE MUSICAL Returns to The Stage at Frederick's Way Off Broadway

For the first time since the show premiered on Broadway in 2021, the musical Diana has returned to the stage.  This time in a brand new staging at Frederick's Way Off Broadway as part of the theatre's 30th Anniversary Season. 
Washington Stage Guild Closes Season with World Premiere of AN UNBUILT LIFE

Get the latest updates on the area premiere of VICTORIAN LADIES’ DETECTIVE COLLECTIVE by the Washington Stage Guild. Stay tuned for more information about the show.
From La Jolla Playhouse to Broadway - A Brief History

Learn more about some of the Broadway productions that you may not have realized began their journey at La Jolla Playhouse! 
The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's 30th Season Continues With DIANA THE MUSICAL

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season will continue this spring with the regional theatre premiere of Diana – The Musical.
La Jolla Playhouse Unveils Projects for 2023 DNA New Work Series

La Jolla Playhouse has revealed the dates and projects for its 2023 DNA New Work Series, running November 30 – December 10.
Way Off Broadway to Hold Auditions For DIANA - THE MUSICAL

Way Off Broadway announces auditions for its regional theatre premiere production of Diana - The Musical. Auditions will be held on December 11th. The show tells the story of Princess Diana and her impact on England.
GXTP Release Debut Album 'SMOKE & MIRRORS'

GXTP has released their debut album 'Smoke & Mirrors'. Check out the new album and listen to their new single 'Lust & Purity'.
Review: THE CARETAKER at Edge Of The Universe Theater

The Writer’s Center is just the right place to stage a reverent version of one of Harold Pinter’s best known plays.
Full Cast Set For Newly Staged DIANA: THE MUSICAL, Starring Kerry Ellis

Full casting announced for DIANA: THE MUSICAL at the Eventim Apollo. Find out who is starring in this concert production here!
THE CARETAKER Comes to The Edge of the Universe Theater

The Edge of the Universe Theater follows up its 2022 Capital Fringe production of Caryl Churchill’s A Number with the work of another British playwright, Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter’s THE CARETAKER.
The Way Off Broadway Announces 30th Anniversary Season

The 2024 Season marks a landmark for one of the area's most established and respected theatre organizations.  With the opening of Agatha Christie's A Murder is Announced on January 19, 2024, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will kick off its Blockbuster 30th Anniversary Season. To celebrate the milestone, WOB's producers have announced a line-up that includes regional premiere productions of some of the newest and biggest name shows to appear on Broadway in recent seasons.
Ben Crawford, Elisa Galindez, and More to Play 54 Below This Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
54 SINGS DIANA THE MUSICAL Comes to 54 Below Next Month

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents an unforgettable evening with The People’s Princess in celebration of the Razzie-nominated musical Diana. Come to “The Main Event” and experience “Pretty, Pretty Girl,” “The Dress,” “Miss You Most on Sundays,” “Snap, Click!,” and many more from the Joe DiPietro-David Bryan score like never before!
Isaac Mizrahi, Jason Danieley, Adam Pascal, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.
Discover The Music In Your Soul With MEMPHIS, Summer Stage's 2023 Mainstage Production

Upper Darby Summer Stage presents Memphis as the Mainstage production of its 48th season. A Broadway hit filled with laughs, thrills, and rock & roll music penned by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan, Memphis is the winner of Broadway's 'triple crown' for Best Book, Best Original Score, and Best Musical.
Review: MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL at Center Stage Productions

What did our critic think of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL at Center Stage Productions? I am always excited to get to know theatre troupes new to me, so, imagine my joy and sadness when I went to review MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL with Center Stage Productions in Jonesboro and found out that they are going dark for the unforeseeable future.
Kerry Ellis, Maiya Quansah-Breed and Denise Welch Will Star in DIANA: THE MUSICAL in Concert in December 2023

DIANA: THE MUSICAL is headed to London this year! The concert production is coming to the Eventim Apollo on Monday 4 December. Learn more about who is starring, and how to attend, here!
Exclusive: Onsale Now: DIANA: THE MUSICAL at the Eventim Apollo

Mother. Daughter. Sister. Wife. Philanthropist. Icon. Princess. The dazzling and devastating life of Princess Diana takes centre stage in this original musical by writers David Bryan and Joe DiPietro - best known for Memphis.

David Bryan FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has David Bryan written?

David Bryan has written 3 shows including Memphis (Composer), The Toxic Avenger (Lyricist), Diana (Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has David Bryan been nominated for?

David Bryan has been nominated for several awards for his work on "Memphis" including Outstanding Achievement in Music at the Olivier Awards, Best Original Score at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Best Orchestrations at the Tony Awards, and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards. Additionally, he received nominations for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for his contributions to "Memphis."

What awards has David Bryan won?

David Bryan has won several awards for his work on the Broadway musical "Memphis," including the Best Original Score at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Best Orchestrations at the Tony Awards, and the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards. Additionally, he received the Outstanding Music award at the Drama Desk Awards for his contributions to "Memphis."

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