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[US Tour, 2022]
Script Adaptation
[International Tour, 2015]
[West End, 2014]
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Script Adaptation
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
[Regional (US), 2002]
Book Revisions
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2000]
Book Revisions
[New York, 1998]
Book Revisions
[West End, 1997]
[Broadway, 1996]
Script Adaptation
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Book Revisions



David Thompson Movies

[2011]Martha Marcy May Marlene Bartender

[2012]All Wifed Out Fanny

[2012]Saudade? Manny

[2013]1 Kyle

[2014]Moon and Sun Patrick

[2014]10 Things I Hate About Life Curt

[2014]A Walk Among the Tombstones Albert

[2015]Up the River Willy

[2015]Keep in Touch Officer Dugan

[2015]The Missing Girl J. Lee

[2016]Diverge Brad

[2016]Here Alone Chris

[2017]The Meyerowitz Stories Brian

[2017]Imitation Girl Max

[2018]Rosy Eddie

[2018]The Truth About Lies Andy

[2019]Glass Daryl

[2019]The Day Shall Come Stevie Book

[2020]Vampires vs. the Bronx Alexis

[2022]Over/Under David Steinberg

David Thompson TV Shows

Mozart in the Jungle Craig G

David Thompson Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2023 - Best Book of a Musical

David Thompson, New York, New York

Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical

David Thompson, The Scottsboro Boys

David Thompson Videos

David Thompson News

Sullivan Rep To Perform Kander & Ebb's STEEL PIER in February

Sullivan Rep presents STEEL PIER, a captivating musical set in 1933. Follow Rita Racine's journey as she competes in a Dance Marathon on the Atlantic City boardwalk.

JOB, Starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon, Returns Off-Broadway Next Month

JOB, the critically acclaimed psychological thriller about the toll life on the internet takes on all of us, which played a sold-out, twice-extended Off Broadway run this fall, will return for an encore engagement next month.  Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Photos: First Look at THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND at Rubicon Theatre

Check out production photos from Rubicon Theatre's production of THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, running through December 23, here!

Terrence McNally New Works Incubator Now Accepting Applications for Cycle 2

Rattlestick Theatre, the Terrence McNally Foundation, and Tom Kirdahy Productions (TKP) announced today applications for Cycle 2 of the Terrence McNally New Works Incubator.

Photos: First Look at The Group Rep's 70, GIRLS, 70

Get a first look at The Group Rep's 70, GIRLS, 70.

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present Kander & Ebb Musical Revue THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Directed By Wren T. Brown

Rubicon Theatre Company will present 'THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND,' a Kander & Ebb Musical Revue directed by Wren T. Brown. Get all the details about the opening night on December 9th at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura!

Photos: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cast Reunites For Album Signing at The Drama Book Shop

It was a lovefest as New York, New York creatives greeted fans at The Drama Book Shop for CD signing. Check out photos from inside the big day!

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cast Will Celebrate Cast Recording Release With a Signing at the Drama Book Shop

Colton Ryan, Anna Uzele, Susan Stroman and other cast members, will celebrate the recent release of NEW YORK, NEW YORK Original Broadway Cast Recording with a special CD signing event at The Drama Book Shop. Learn more about how to attend the event here!

The Group Rep Theatre Company Reveals 2023-2024 Season

The Group Rep has announced the lineup for their 2023-2024 Season, including two musicals. Learn more about the full lineup here!

World Premiere of JOB Extends Through Mid-October at SoHo Playhouse

JOB, the world premiere of a new play by Max Wolf Friedlich, starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon has extended its critically acclaimed run.

Rubicon Theatre Company to Present LIFESPAN OF A FACT, ONCE, and More in 25th Silver Anniversary Season

RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura County’s leading not-for-profit theatrical organization committed to entertaining, engaging and enriching the lives of the region’s residents and visitors through innovative live performances, has unveiled the company’s highly anticipated 25th Anniversary “Silver” Season, entitled TRULY YOURS. 

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on 2-Disc CD

NEW YORK, NEW YORK's Original Broadway Cast Recording will be available on 2-disc CD on Friday, September 15.

Catch the Best of Broadway on Tour: A Guide to National Touring Shows Near You

Hoping to catch a play or musical in the near future but can't make it to New York City? Look no further than BroadwayWorld's comprehensive guide to all of the current and upcoming touring productions!

Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon Will Lead New Off-Broadway Play JOB

Tony nominee Peter Friedman (Ragtime, “Succession,” Single White Female) and Sydney Lemmon (TÁR, “Helstrom,” 'Succession') will star in the world premiere of JOB by Max Wolf Friedlich (SleepOver), directed by Michael Herwitz (Mr. Parker).

2 Broadway Shows Close Today

July 30, 2023, Broadway says goodbye to two new productions. New York, New York takes its final bow at the St. James Theatre following 33 previews and 110 regular performances; and Grey House will conclude its run at the Lyceum Theatre following 39 previews and 64 regular performances.

Wake Up With BWW 7/24: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Sets Closing Date, and More

Top stories: New York, New York will close next weekend, Moulin Rouge! celebrates 1000 performances on Broadway, and more!

NEW YORK, NEW YORK Will Close Next Weekend

This is the final week to see NEW YORK, NEW YORK, the Tony Award-winning musical (Best Scenic Design of a Musical-Beowulf Boritt) that features music and lyrics by John Kander & Fred Ebb, a book written by David Thompson, co-written by Sharon Washington, with additional lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman.  NEW YORK, NEW YORK will play its final performance Sunday, July 30 at 3pm, having played 33 preview and 110 regular performances.

Susan Stroman, John Kander, David Thompson and Sharon Washington Launch 'The Artist In The Open Jar: A Creative Conversation' Series Next Week

Open Jar Studios and The Creative Artist Database present an exclusive conversation with legendary artists Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact), John Kander (Cabaret, Chicago), David Thompson (Scottsboro Boys) & Sharon Washington (Feeding the Dragon), members of the creative team of the new Tony Award-winning musical NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Listen: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Now

NEW YORK, NEW YORK's Original Broadway Cast Recording is available in digital and streaming formats now!

Exclusive: Hear NEW YORK, NEW YORK Stars Colton Ryan and Anna Uzele Sing, 'Along Comes Love'

The producers of NEW YORK, NEW YORK – the new Broadway musical that was nominated for 9 Tony Awards, including “Best Musical” – have announced that the show's Original Broadway Cast Recording will feature five bonus tracks when the album is released on Friday, June 23. Get an exclusive first-listen to stars Anna Uzele and Colton Ryan performing 'Along Comes Love' here.


David Thompson has written 9 shows including 70, Girls, 70 (Author), And the World Goes 'Round (Conceiver), Steel Pier (Conceiver), Thou Shalt Not (Bookwriter), The Look of Love (Conceiver), The Scottsboro Boys (Bookwriter), Prince of Broadway (Bookwriter), The Beast in the Jungle (Bookwriter), New York, New York (Book).

David Thompson has been nominated for several awards for his work as a book writer on various Broadway shows. He has been nominated for Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "New York, New York," "The Scottsboro Boys," and "Steel Pier." Additionally, he has received a nomination for Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Scottsboro Boys."

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