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David Bryan

 
Bio:
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. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
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[West End, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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Writing

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Lyricist

Photos

Tico Torres, David Bryan and Jon Bon Jovi Photo

Tico Torres, David Bryan and Jon Bon Jovi

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Joe DiPietro and David Bryan Photo

Joe DiPietro and David Bryan

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11/18/2021
Tico Torres, David Bryan and Jon Bon Jovi Photo

Tico Torres, David Bryan and Jon Bon Jovi

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11/18/2021
David Bryan and Lexi Quaas Photo

David Bryan and Lexi Quaas

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Stage

Productions

[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Author[Replacement]

Music and lyrics[Replacement]

[West End, 2014]
Score by

[Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

Writing
Author
Lyricist
Composer
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist

David Bryan Biography

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.

David Bryan Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Achievement in Music
David BryanMemphis The Musical
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
David Bryan, Memphis

David Bryan News

Student Blog: Was There Ever A Greater Tabloid Tale? Photo Student Blog: Was There Ever A Greater Tabloid Tale?
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Jun 13, 2022

Diana has been on my mind for many years. In fact, I actually wrote about it in quite a few of my earlier articles, constantly stating that it would be the first show that I wanted to see once Broadway reopened. If only I knew just how much of an impact this show would have on my life.

Bloomingdale School Of Music May Faculty Concerts TRIOS IN TECHNICOLOR and STARMAKER  Photo Bloomingdale School Of Music May Faculty Concerts TRIOS IN TECHNICOLOR and STARMAKER MACHINERY III: THE ILLOGICAL MIXTAPE
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Bloomingdale School of Music presents two free faculty concerts in May at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC. Trios in Technicolor will be presented on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7pm.

Bloomingdale School Of Music Presents May Faculty Concerts: Photo Bloomingdale School Of Music Presents May Faculty Concerts:
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022

Bloomingdale School of Music presents two free faculty concerts in May at the David Greer Concert Hall, 323 West 108th Street, NYC. Trios in Technicolor will be presented on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 7pm.

BWW Review: MEMPHIS at Artistry Photo BWW Review: MEMPHIS at Artistry
by Jared Fessler - Apr 24, 2022

World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Pr Photo World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Presented by SDSU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

The newest production in SDSU‚Äôs New Musical Initiative,¬†Postcard American Town¬†will have its world premiere from April 29 ‚Äď May 5, 2022. Written by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman, this world premiere production will be directed by Professor Stephen Brotebeck, and music directed by Professor Robert Meffe from the School of Theatre, Television, and Film.¬†

BWW Interview: Matt Riehle of MEMPHIS at Artistry Theater Photo BWW Interview: Matt Riehle of MEMPHIS at Artistry Theater
by Jared Fessler - Apr 20, 2022

Memphis the musical will be playing at the Artisty Theater. This musical will blast you out the door humming! Inspired by actual events in the turbulent south of the 1950s, Memphis is the story of Felicia Farrell and Huey Calhoun - one a Black singer, talented and determined to share her voice; the other a white radio DJ whose passion for music transcends race lines. As their love of music and each other grow, their lives and communities intersect, causing encounters with prejudices that challenge them to reconsider their relationships, priorities, and dreams. Featuring an original score with music by David Bryan, founding member of Bon Jovi, this show will have you dancing in your seat.

BWW Interview: Vie Boheme of MEMPHIS at Artistry Theater Photo BWW Interview: Vie Boheme of MEMPHIS at Artistry Theater
by Jared Fessler - Apr 20, 2022

Memphis the musical will be playing at the Artisty Theater. This musical will blast you out the door humming! Inspired by actual events in the turbulent south of the 1950s, Memphis is the story of Felicia Farrell and Huey Calhoun - one a Black singer, talented and determined to share her voice; the other a white radio DJ whose passion for music transcends race lines. As their love of music and each other grow, their lives and communities intersect, causing encounters with prejudices that challenge them to reconsider their relationships, priorities, and dreams. Featuring an original score with music by David Bryan, founding member of Bon Jovi, this show will have you dancing in your seat.

MEMPHIS Opens Moonlight's 41st Season Next Month Photo MEMPHIS Opens Moonlight's 41st Season Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

This critically acclaimed musical won four Tony Awards in 2010 including Best Musical and Best Original Score, four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Music, and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Score.

BWW Previews: THE TOXIC AVENGER al TEATRO GARBATELLA Photo BWW Previews: THE TOXIC AVENGER al TEATRO GARBATELLA
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Mar 30, 2022

THE TOXIC AVENGER al TEATRO GARBATELLA TORNA IN SCENA L'IRRIVERENTE E DIVERTENTE MUSICAL OFF-BROADWAY PER QUATTRO REPLICHE DALL'8 AL 10 APRILE

THE TOXIC AVENGER Plays at Questors Theatre Photo THE TOXIC AVENGER Plays at Questors Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022

It's a toxic love story with an environmental twist. The Toxic Avenger will leave audiences laughing in the aisles as it rocks the house. Featuring a wailin' rock score, this musical comedy has something for everyone!

David Bryan Videos

VIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS VideoVIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS
by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Jeanna de Waal and Judy Kaye appeared on NBC Nightly News to discuss Diana: The Musical with Joe Fryer. The two stars opened up about Diana's impact and what sets the musical apart from other adaptions of the beloved Princess' life.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2021

Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie, Judy Kaye, and Roe Hartrampf and the cast of Diana, The Musical appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform the musical's closing number, 'If'. The production resumed previews on Broadway Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call!
by Team BWW - Nov 3, 2021

DIANA, THE MUSICAL has officially begun previews at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where it will officially open on Wednesday, November 17th. Check out footage from the first curtain call.

VIDEO: Watch a New Clip from DIANA: THE MUSICAL on Netflix VideoVIDEO: Watch a New Clip from DIANA: THE MUSICAL on Netflix
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2021

Watch the cast of Diana: The Musical perform 'This Is How Your People Dance' from the filmed Netflix release of the new Broadway musical.

VIDEO: DIANA: THE MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available; Behind t VideoVIDEO: DIANA: THE MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available; Behind the Scenes of the Song 'Underestimated'
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021

Diana: The Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording is now available across all streaming platforms. The CD will be available on October 1, when the production premieres on Netflix and ahead of resuming on Broadway on November 2.

Celebrating Black History Month: MEMPHIS Turns Up the Dial on Broadway VideoCelebrating Black History Month: MEMPHIS Turns Up the Dial on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2021

With music by David Bryan, lyrics by Bryan and Joe DiPietro, and a book by DiPietro, Memphis was directed by Christopher Ashley, choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, and starred Montego Glover, Chad Kimball, Derrick Baskin, and James Monroe Iglehart. It was nominated for eight Tony Awards and won four.

VIDEO: David Bryan, Composer and Bon Jovi Keyboardist, Has Recovered From COVID-19 VideoVIDEO: David Bryan, Composer and Bon Jovi Keyboardist, Has Recovered From COVID-19
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

Composer and keyboardist for Bon Jovi, David Bryan, has revealed that he has fully recovered from COVID-19 after five weeks.

Broadway Rewind: EXIT THE KING Makes an Entrance on Broadway in 2009 VideoBroadway Rewind: EXIT THE KING Makes an Entrance on Broadway in 2009
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 12, 2020

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'That this episode of Broadway Rewind features something Toxic, something Royal and something Academic.' We drop by New World Stages for a look at the David Bryan and Joe DePietro musical, The Toxic Avenger. We also visit with two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and the cast of Roundabout's production of The Philanthropist, but we kick it off at the opening night of director Neil Armfield's production of Eugene Ionesco's Exit The King, which starred Academy Award winners Geoffrey Rush and Susan Sarandon, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin and Lauren Ambrose. Geoffrey Rush told Ridge, 'I just phoned my wife and said, 'Darling I just made my Broadway debut and it's a marker. It's not what I aimed for. I had never really, seriously ever thought about it... I used to listen to a lot of Broadway musical theatre back in the mid 60's when I was in high school. Next to the Beatles, I was listening to Angela Lansbury in Mame or Tommy Steele in Half a Sixpence or Zero Mostel in Fiddler. I'm pretty well seasoned in that kind of energy, and to be able to bring a weird and wonderful play like Exit the King into that arena, has been just so special.'

VIDEO: Jeanna de Waal and the DIANA Creatives Talk Finding the Perfect Princess Diana VideoVIDEO: Jeanna de Waal and the DIANA Creatives Talk Finding the Perfect Princess Diana
by Stage Tube - Jan 12, 2020

Princess Diana is headed to the stage this year in the all new musical, Diana! Jeanna de Waal, who plays the titular princess, recently chatted with members of the creative team about how they found the perfect person to play the role.

VIDEO: Watch Jeanna De Waal and David Bryan Perform 'If' from Broadway-Bound DIANA Mu VideoVIDEO: Watch Jeanna De Waal and David Bryan Perform 'If' from Broadway-Bound DIANA Musical
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

Diana producers Grove Entertainment (Beth Williams), Frank Marshall and The Araca Group released a first look music video of 'If' - one of the songs from the upcoming new musical based on the incredible real life story of an icon to end all icons. Diana will begin previews on Monday, March 2, 2020, and open on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th St.).


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?
Outstanding Achievement in Music (Olivier Awards) for Memphis The Musical , Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Memphis , Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Memphis , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Memphis , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Memphis Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Memphis and Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Memphis .

What awards has David Bryan won?
Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Memphis, Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Memphis, Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Memphis, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Memphis Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Memphisand Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Memphis.