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David Holcenberg

 
Bio:
Broadway credits include Matilda, Rocky, Mamma Mia!, Ghost, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Story of My Life, Good Vibrations, Seussical, Titanic, and Showboat. David was the music supervisor and principal conductor for the new Radio City New York Spectacular this past summer. Other music directing credits ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway credits include Matilda, Rocky, Mamma Mia!, Ghost, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Story of My Life, Good Vibrations, Seussical, Titanic, and Showboat. David was the music supervisor and principal conductor for the new Radio City New York Spectacular this past summer. Other music directing credits ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Musical Supervision, Orchestrations and Arrangements
 
[Los Angeles, 2017]
Conductor
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Music Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Conductor
Musical Director
 
[Regional (US), 2011]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Musical Director
Keyboard
Conductor
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2008]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Musical Director
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Musical Supervisor
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Musical Supervisor
Conductor
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Musical Director
Conductor
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Piano
Associate Conductor
 
[Los Angeles, 1997]
Musical Director

Writing

Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist

Photos

Jason Michael Webb, Natasha Katz, Christopher Wheeldon, Lynn Nottage, Lia Vollack, De Photo

Jason Michael Webb, Natasha Katz, Christopher Wheeldon, Lynn Nottage, Lia Vollack, Derek McLane, Myles Frost, David Holcenberg, Paul Tazewell and Peter Nigrini

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Date:
05/17/2022
David Holcenberg and Jason Michael Webb Photo

David Holcenberg and Jason Michael Webb

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Date:
05/17/2022
David Holcenberg  Photo

David Holcenberg

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Date:
05/13/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Musical Supervision, Orchestrations and Arrangements

[Los Angeles, 2017]
Conductor

[Broadway, 2017]
Music Director

[Broadway, 2014]
Music Supervisor

[Broadway, 2013]
Conductor

Musical Director

[Regional (US), 2011]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Musical Director

Keyboard

Conductor

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2008]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Musical Director

Musical Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Musical Supervisor

Music Arranger

[Broadway, 2001]
Associate Musical Supervisor

Conductor

Musical Director

[Broadway, 2000]
Musical Director

Conductor

[Broadway, 1994]
Piano

Associate Conductor

[Los Angeles, 1997]
Musical Director

Writing
Composer/Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist

David Holcenberg Biography

Broadway credits include Matilda, Rocky, Mamma Mia!, Ghost, Bye, Bye, Birdie, The Story of My Life, Good Vibrations, Seussical, Titanic, and Showboat. David was the music supervisor and principal conductor for the new Radio City New York Spectacular this past summer. Other music directing credits include the Los Angeles production of Ragtime (LA Drama Critics Award- outstanding music direction), The Phantom of the Opera (Toronto), and the Lincoln Center productions of Dessa Rose and The Glorious Ones. His show Bingo, written with Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid, is currently playing worldwide.

David Holcenberg Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Orchestrations
David Holcenberg, MJ the Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Orchestrations
David HolcenbergMJ the Musical

David Holcenberg News

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, is pleased to announce the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2 Photo Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards Photo SIX, KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Nominations for 2022 Drama Desk Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 16, 2022

Nominations for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today, and the full list of nominees is available below.

First Standings Announced For The 19th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - SIX Leads Photo First Standings Announced For The 19th Annual Theatre Fans' Choice Awards - SIX Leads Best Musical, WICKED Leads Best Long Running Show & More!
by BWW Awards - May 16, 2022

Voting is open for the 19th Annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards through June 3rd! The Theatre Fans' Choice Awards are the biggest New York Theatre Awards, where YOU, the fans, get to have your say.

Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees! Photo Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees!
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Returns to The Royal Alexandra Theatre in August Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Returns to The Royal Alexandra Theatre in August
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

David Mirvish has announced the return of Jesus Christ Superstar for two weeks only, August 10 to 21, 2022 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. 

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 in BroadwayWorld's list of nominations by show.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti L Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions from Hugh Jackman, Jared Grimes, Patti LuPone, Sharon D Clarke & More!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

Tonys time is here at least! The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry. This year's nominees are checking in with BroadwayWorld to tell us all about how they got the news. Check back for live updates!

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. The 2022 Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8:00 - 11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 - 8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Make Miami Premiere at the Arsht Center Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Make Miami Premiere at the Arsht Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the UK, the reimagined 50th¬†Anniversary tour of¬†JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will make its anticipated Miami premiere at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County from May 31 ‚Äď June 5, 2022.

David Holcenberg Videos

VIDEO: MJ Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night! VideoVIDEO: MJ Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2022

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Watch below as the company hits the red carpet right before the curtain went up!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of MJ Take Opening Night Bows VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of MJ Take Opening Night Bows
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2022

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Watch the opening night bows below and catch a clip of the cast performing 'Beat It.'

VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Blackbeard, a world premiere musical commissioned by Signature Theatre with book & lyrics by John Dempsey (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), music by Dana P. Rowe (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic). Blackbeard will run from June 18 through July 14 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

BWW TV: Here We Go Again! Go Inside Rehearsals for MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl! VideoBWW TV: Here We Go Again! Go Inside Rehearsals for MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl!
by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2017

Summer wouldn't be the same in Los Angeles without the Hollywood Bowl's annual offering of a star-studded Broadway musical; and this year will be no different when the mega-hit Mamma Mia! getting ready to ignite on one of the world's most iconic stages July 28 - 30.  BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling dropped in at rehearsals earlier this week to get a sneak peek at rehearsals and to speak with members of the cast.  Featured in Mamma Mia! are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Jaime Camil as Sam, Tisha-Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, Hamish Linklater as Harry, Jennifer Nettles as Donna, and Steven Weber as Bill.

STAGE TUBE: Orfeh and Andy Karl Tribute ROCKY in New Song
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

Rocky star Andy Karl and his wife Orfeh just released a new mash-up song called 'No Time for Pain (A Tribute to Rocky Broadway)' with a photographic flashback on the run of Rocky, which just closed on Broadway. This video features the Rocky instrumental theme, with vocal talents from Orfeh and Andy Karl.

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of ROCKY's Final Fight Sequence!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2014

ROCKY, which opened Thursday, March 13th at the historic Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian (making her Broadway debut), and Terence Archie as Apollo Creed. Even the Broadway fans who have not yet made it to the Winter Garden Theatre have still heard all about the final, climactic fight sequence, and you can go behind the scenes of the epic finale below!

Fight from the Heart! ROCKY First Listen - Preview Five Songs from the Original Broadway Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY will be released on May 27th, 2014, and the show just revealed a preview of five tracks from the album. Click below to get a first listen!

VIDEO: Watch All-New Commercial for Broadway's ROCKY
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2014

A brand new commercial for the new Broadway musical ROCKY has premiered which calls the innovative production 'A Theatrical Game Changer'. Get a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: GHOST Releases New 'Believe' Promo
by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2012

Ghost the Musical, beginning previews March 15th with the opening date set for April 23rd, is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage, The Norman Conquests, Boeing-Boeing) and choreographed by Ashley Wallen (The X Factor, Kylie Minogue). Ghost The Musical is created by a team of Grammy and Academy Award winners, with a brand-new original score by Dave Stewart (half of the multi-Grammy Award winning Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (Michael Jackson's Man In The Mirror, Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill), with a book by Bruce Joel Rubin (Ghost, Jacob's Ladder, The Time Traveler's Wife), who has adapted his Academy Award winning original screenplay for the stage. This brand new score also includes the iconic song 'Unchained Melody,' famously performed in the film by The Righteous Brothers. The show just released a new 'Believe' promo, and you can check it out by clicking below!

STAGE TUBE: Miss the GHOST LIGHT SESSIONS? Watch Them Here!
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2012

In an unprecedented move for a Broadway musical, Facebook users were offered exclusive access to Ghost The Musical through the show's special event, The Ghost Light Sessions on Tuesday, January 24th. The producers of Ghost The Musical are pleased to announce that this unique video from The Ghost Light Sessions is now available for viewing on the show's You Tube page. Take advantage of this exciting opportunity to catch a first look at performances from stars Richard Fleeshman, Caissie Levy and Da'Vine Joy Randolph as well as interviews with the fantastic cast and creative team, including music legends Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, and Academy Award winning writer Bruce Joel Rubin, about bringing this highly anticipated new musical to Broadway.


David Holcenberg Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has David Holcenberg written?
David Holcenberg has written 1 shows including Bingo (Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has David Holcenberg been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for MJ the Musical and Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for MJ the Musical .