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David Zellnik

 
 

Writing

Bookwriter
Lyricist

 
Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist

David Zellnik Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
David Zellnik, Yank!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Lyrics
David Zellnik, Yank!

David Zellnik News

Photos: Telly Leung & More Lead NOBLE FAMILY Concert at The Cutting Room Photo Photos: Telly Leung & More Lead NOBLE FAMILY Concert at The Cutting Room
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2022

An all-star concert of the new musical Noble Family premiered at New York City's famed The Cutting Room on March 3, 2022. Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. (Miss Saigon, Baby, Fosse), the starry cast was led by Broadway veterans including Telly Leung, Lianah Sta. Ana, and Joan Almedilla.

Richard Maltby To Direct A Starry Cast Of NOBLE FAMILY Photo Richard Maltby To Direct A Starry Cast Of NOBLE FAMILY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Richard Maltby will direct a starry cast of NOBLE FAMILY. The performance is set for March 3, 2022.

BWW Album Review: ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE Shares Frustrations and Hope Photo BWW Album Review: ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE Shares Frustrations and Hope
by Amanda Prahl - Jul 1, 2020

Alternately funny and touching, Artists in Residence is a reminder that, even in frustrating days, creativity and community shine a light.

York Theatre Company's SHOW (AND TELL!) Live Panel Series Continues With ENTER LAUGHI Photo York Theatre Company's SHOW (AND TELL!) Live Panel Series Continues With ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

The York Theatre Company has announced the schedule of upcoming online activities of live chats and panel discussions with past production and creative team members, and a special York Members Night via The York's Facebook page.

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020

BWW Photo Coverage: YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY at 54 Below Photo BWW Photo Coverage: YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 2, 2020

Ten years after becoming the must-see event in New York Theater, Yank! reunited many from the original cast and creative team, welcomed members of the casts from the original productions in the UK, Australia and Brazil, to celebrate the little ground-breaking musical that could... And did

BWW Review: YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY Returns After 10 Years For An Anniversary Staging Photo BWW Review: YANK! A WWII LOVE STORY Returns After 10 Years For An Anniversary Staging At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Bobby Patrick - Feb 28, 2020

Continuing their mission of curating history by bringing back ghosts of musical theatre past in staged concert performances, F/54B wisely chose the Zellniks' beautiful patchwork quilt of pastiche, put it on their tiny stage and gave friends, fans, and a few newbies a look back at a show that looks back at a time when MGM musicals offered wholesome family entertainment and real soldiers did a lot of foot-tapping... but weren't dancing.

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents YANK! 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Presents YANK! 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a special celebratory concert to mark the 10th anniversary of the musical Yank! opening off-Broadway. When this romantic gay love story set during WWII opened in 2010 at the York Theatre it was a surprise hit, garnering rave reviews and a raft of award nominations (Best New Musical and Score from the Outer Critics Circle, Outstanding Musical by the Lucille Lortel Awards, and 6 Drama Desk nods, including Best Musical, Music and Lyrics).

Exclusive Photo Flash: First Look at The Chase Brock Experience in THE FOUR SEASONS Photo Exclusive Photo Flash: First Look at The Chase Brock Experience in THE FOUR SEASONS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019

Chase Brock, the contemporary choreographer behind Broadway's recent cult-hit production Be More Chill and the Artistic Director of New York City based contemporary dance company The Chase Brock Experience, announced that his acclaimed 2008 evening-length production The Four Seasons, will play a strictly limited engagement just in time for the Thanksgiving and holiday seasons. This evening-length dance narrative will play a strictly limited 21-performance engagement at New York City's Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, Located between 9th & 10th Avenues) beginning Thursday, November 21 and concluding on Sunday, December 8, 2019.

The Chase Brock Experience Announces Annual Gala Honoring Dancer & Fitness Icon Anna  Photo The Chase Brock Experience Announces Annual Gala Honoring Dancer & Fitness Icon Anna Kaiser
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2019

Chase Brock, the contemporary choreographer behind Broadway's recent cult-hit production Be More Chill and the Artistic Director of New York City based contemporary dance company The Chase Brock Experience, announced today that the company will hold its annual gala on Friday, December 6 at 8:00pm.

David Zellnik Videos

BWW TV: YANK! Cast Prepares for Splash Performance
by Robert Diamond - Mar 5, 2010

The York Theatre Company today announced that their hit production of David Zellnik and Joseph Zellnik's musical, Yank! A World War II Love Story, will be extended for an additional two weeks due to it's box office success. Performances began at the York Theatre at Saint Peter's on February 16 and will now continue through April 4, 2010. BroadwayWorld brings you a second inside look behind the scenes, as the cast readies to perform at Splash.

BWW TV: Tally Sessions Takes BWW Behind the Scenes of YANK!
by Robert Diamond - Feb 26, 2010

The Off-Broadway premiere of the musical Yank! featuring music by Joseph Zellnik, book and lyrics by David Zellnik, and directed by Igor Goldin, opened this week, Wednesday, February 24th to much acclaim at The Theatre at Saint Peter's. BroadwayWorld brings you a behind the scenes look of a Yank! rehearsal, narrated by cast member Tally Sessions.


David Zellnik Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has David Zellnik written?
David Zellnik has written 1 shows including Yank! (Bookwriter).

What awards has David Zellnik been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Yank! and Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Yank! .