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David Cullen

 
Bio:
Studied composition with Howard Ferguson and Richard Rodney Bennett at the Royal Academy of Music in the 1960s. He is best known as an orchestrator of musicals, particularly those of Andrew Lloyd Webber ‚ÄĒ Cats, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 22, 1942 (79)

Bio:
Studied composition with Howard Ferguson and Richard Rodney Bennett at the Royal Academy of Music in the 1960s. He is best known as an orchestrator of musicals, particularly those of Andrew Lloyd Webber ‚ÄĒ Cats, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2021]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2021]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2019]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2017]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2017]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2016]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2013]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2010]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2007]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Regional (UK), 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2005]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2004]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1991]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1989]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1989]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1988]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1984]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1982]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1981]
Orchestrator

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2021]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2021]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2019]
Orchestrations

[West End, 2017]
Orchestrations

[West End, 2017]
Orchestrations

[West End, 2016]
Orchestrator

[US Tour, 2013]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2012]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2010]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2007]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator

[Regional (UK), 2005]
Orchestrator

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2005]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2004]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2001]
Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1998]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1994]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1991]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1990]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1990]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1989]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1989]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1988]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1988]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1987]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1985]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1984]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1982]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1982]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1981]
Orchestrator

David Cullen Biography

Studied composition with Howard Ferguson and Richard Rodney Bennett at the Royal Academy of Music in the 1960s. He is best known as an orchestrator of musicals, particularly those of Andrew Lloyd Webber ‚ÄĒ Cats, Starlight Express, Song and Dance, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, Whistle Down the Wind, The Beautiful Game, The Phantom of the Opera, The Woman in White, Love Never Dies and most recently The Wizard of Oz.

David Cullen Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Orchestrations
David Cullen, Company
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Orchestrations
David Cullen, Swan Lake
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Orchestration
David Cullen, Aspects of Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Orchestration Gold Star
David Cullen, Phantom of the Opera

David Cullen News

COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24 Photo COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24
by BWW Staff - Jun 21, 2022

The thrilling revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company, which is the most honored musical of the Broadway season receiving every major award for Best Musical Revival including the 2022 Tony Award, will play its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Sunday, July 31 at 2 PM. A North American tour of Company is planned for the 2023-2024 season.

Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty' Photo Matt Blaker and Kelly Glyptis Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces at Her Majesty's Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh have announced new casting for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty's Theatre from Monday 1 August 2022 as the production extends its booking period until 17 December 2022.

Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen Photo Full Cast Announced for SOUTH PACIFIC Starring Julian Ovenden, Gina Beck, Rob Houchen & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The full cast has been announced for the Sadler’s Wells season and UK and Ireland Tour of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S SOUTH PACIFIC.

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. BroadwayWorld has the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Photo LISTEN: New Recording Released of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Title Song, Featuring 2022 Cast
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

Andrew Lloyd Webber has released an all new cast recording of the title track from The Phantom of the Opera! The recording features the 2022 West End cast, which is led by Lucy St Louis and Killian Donnelly. Listen to the track here!

 Photo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The nominations are in! Below, check out how each show fared individually for 2022 Tony Nominations in BroadwayWorld's list of nominations by show.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominat Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

This year's Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2021-22 theatre season and we've got the full list of all of this year's 2022 Tony nominees. Check out the full list!

Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPE Photo Jordan Donica, Maree Johnson, and Kanisha Marie Feliciano Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

The latest in The Phantom of the Opera Broadway casting news. Jordan Donica, who made his Broadway debut in PHANTOM playing 'Raoul,' will return to the role beginning Sunday, May 29 for a limited engagement.  Maree Johnson will return to the Broadway cast as 'Madame Giry' on Monday, May 16 and more.

David Cullen Videos

VIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTO VideoVIDEO: Check Out New Footage of Killian Donnelly, Lucy St. Louis & More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 8, 2021

Ahead of the 35th Birthday of The Phantom of the Opera, new show footage has been released! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA stars double Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly as ‚ÄėThe Phantom‚Äô, Lucy St Louis as ‚ÄėChristine Daa√©‚Äô and Rhys Whitfield as ‚ÄėRaoul‚Äô.

VIDEO: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Pays Tribute to Hal Prince VideoVIDEO: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Pays Tribute to Hal Prince
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2019

Before Wednesday night's performance of Broadway's longest-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera, the show's original music director, David Caddick, made a poignant speech about the show's beloved director Hal Prince, who passed away on Wednesday morning. Be sure to check out the full tribute.

VIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Original Leads Perform 'All I Ask Of You' On the Pa VideoVIDEO: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's Original Leads Perform 'All I Ask Of You' On the Paris Opera House Rooftop in 1988!
by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

We're taking a peek at this special throwback to The Phantom of the Opera's original Christine and Raoul, Sarah Brightman and Steve Barton, performing the show's classic 'All I Ask Of You' on the rooftop of the Paris Opera House back in 1988!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour
by Alan Henry - Apr 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour, led by Jonathan Roxmouth and Meghan Picerno! Check out the video below!

#TBT: PHANTOM Makes Broadway History! Video#TBT: PHANTOM Makes Broadway History!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2019

In honor of 31 years of The Phantom of the Opera giving us the music of the night, we're throwing it back to 2011 when the show celebrated its 23rd anniversary at the Majestic Theatre!

VIDEO: First Look and Listen! West End COMPANY Reveals Set Design and Title Song! VideoVIDEO: First Look and Listen! West End COMPANY Reveals Set Design and Title Song!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2018

Marianne Elliott's highly anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018. Check out time lapse video of their set going up and the cast of the show singing the title song for the first time below!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 5- What's New, Buenos Aires? The Broadway Revival of EVITA Opens at the Marquis Theater
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2017

On this day in 2012, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical EVITA received its first Broadway revival at the Marquis Theatre. It was the first new Broadway production of the seven-time Tony Award-winning musical since it debuted on Broadway over 30 years ago.

Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Celebrates 29 Years on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

This week, the longest-running show in Broadway history, the Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, will once again make theater history, reaching a phenomenal 29 Years.

STAGE TUBE: Chris Mann Talks PHANTOM on Tour in Toronto
by Alan Henry - Dec 9, 2015

Chris Mann, who plays the title character in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Tour sat down with BroadwayWorld Toronto to talk about this new production. Click below to check out the full video! Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA began performances December 8th and plays through January 23rd, 2016 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52,making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.  

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour in San Diego!
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2015

The spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is currently making its San Diego premiere at The San Diego Civic Theatre, running now through October 18, 2015. Go behind the scenes with the cast and production team in the video below!


David Cullen Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has David Cullen been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Company , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Swan Lake Outstanding Orchestration (Drama Desk Awards) for Aspects of Love and Outstanding Orchestration (Drama Desk Awards) for Phantom of the Opera .

What awards has David Cullen won?
Outstanding Orchestration (Drama Desk Awards) for Phantom of the Opera.