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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 — 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 Productions

 
[US Tour, 2023]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2022]
new orchestration
 
[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 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


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Orchestration

David Cullen, Phantom of the Opera

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David Cullen News


Review: COMPANY at Orpheum Theatre

What a mess – the characters I mean. Sondheim’s original Tony-winning play examines both the merit and harsh realities of relationships as seen through the perspective of a detached, intimacy avoiding individual. They’re all delightfully dysfunctional, their relationships messy, beautifully mirroring reality.
COMPANY is Coming to BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre This Summer

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s COMPANY will perform a limited engagement at BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!
College Student Rush Will Be Offered for COMPANY at the Providence Performing Arts Center

The Providence Performing Arts Center has announced that an advanced college student rush will be available for the hilarious Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s COMPANY. PPAC is offering this special advance pricing treat in celebration of Bobbie’s 35th birthday!
Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Plays Keller Auditorium In July 2024

Tickets for the much-anticipated musical comedy, COMPANY, go on sale in Portland and we've got the scoop on how to see the July production and how to get tickets.
COMPANY to be Presented at the Benedum Center in April

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, will be on stage at the Benedum Center for eight performances. See how to purchase tickets.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking Until 29 March 2025

Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at His Majesty's Theatre has extended its booking until Saturday 29 March 2025. Find out how to get tickets here!
Video: Get A First Look at a New Montage for COMPANY on Tour

Get a first look at an all-new montage for the national tour of the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's Company. 
Video: COMPANY on Tour Celebrates Star Britney Coleman's Birthday On Stage!

The touring company of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's Company, currently running in Greenville, SC, celebrated the actual birthday of the show's star, Britney Coleman, at their most recent performance!
Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's COMPANY Makes St. Louis Debut At Fabulous Fox Theatre In February

COMPANY will make its St. Louis debut at the Fabulous Fox Theatre from February 27 to March 10. Get all the details and casting information on our website.
Tickets For COMPANY Playhouse Square Go On Sale Today

Playhouse Square has announced that the thrilling Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, will go on sale Friday, November 17, for 24 performances from April 30 – May 19, 2024.
North American Tour of COMPANY Comes to Columbus in February

Broadway in Columbus will present the Tony Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company February 13-18, 2024 (eight shows), at the Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) The engagement is part of the 2023-24 North American Tour starring Britney Coleman as Bobbie.
Exclusive Photos: Get A First Look At Britney Coleman, Judy McLane, & More COMPANY on Tour

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the national tour of the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's Company, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival.
Tickets Now On Sale For COMPANY in Boston

Broadway In Boston has announced that the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s COMPANY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, will play the Citizens Bank Opera House April 2 – 14, 2024 as part of the Lexus 23/24 Broadway In Boston Season.
Review: SUNSET BOULEVARD, Savoy Theatre

Many words have already been written about whether Nicole Scherzinger, the American actress, ex-Pussycat Doll and X Factor judge, is the right choice to play Norma Desmond, the reclusive silent movie star who dreams of a comeback. Desmond has lost the limelight, whereas Scherzinger remains a global superstar. As it happens, it is just one of many inspired choices in Jamie Lloyd’s dazzling revival.
Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking in London; Plus All New Photos!

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at His Majesty’s Theatre has announced that booking is now extended until Saturday 28 September 2024, having recently marked 37 spectacular years in London’s West End. Plus, check out all new photos here!
COMPANY North American Tour Launches Today

The Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, launches its North American Tour on October 8th at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, NY.
Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY Makes Memphis Premiere This January; Tickets On Sale Friday

The Orpheum Theatre Group has  announced that the thrilling Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, will go on sale Friday, September 29 at 10am for eight performances from January 2-7, 2024.
COMPANY is Coming to Philadelphia's Forrest Theatre for Limited Engagement

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will present the thrilling Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim's and George Furth's COMPANY, at the Forrest Theatre.
Judy McLane Joins COMPANY Tour as Joanne; Full Cast Announced

Complete casting has been announced for the North American Tour of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company. The Broadway revival was the winner of five 2022 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival.
Lise Davidsen Announces New Album 'Christmas From Norway'

For this album, the soprano draws inspiration from the classic albums of iconic predecessors on Decca Classics, such as Kirsten Flagstad and Birgit Nilsson. The album features beautiful arrangements drawn from the label's archive, originally made for such legendary singers as Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, and Renée Fleming.

David Cullen FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has David Cullen been nominated for?

David Cullen has been nominated for the following awards: Best Orchestrations at the Tony Awards for Company and Swan Lake, as well as Outstanding Orchestration at the Drama Desk Awards for Aspects of Love and Phantom of the Opera.

What awards has David Cullen won?

David Cullen has won the Outstanding Orchestration award at the Drama Desk Awards for Phantom of the Opera.

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