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Dick Scanlan

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1991
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Miss Great Plains
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Book & New Lyrics
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Co-Director and Co-Author
 
[Regional (US), 2014]
Book and Additional Lyrics

Writing

Conceiver
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Script Consultant
Co-Author
Book
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Photos

Kathleen Marshall and Dick Scanlan  Photo

Kathleen Marshall and Dick Scanlan

From: 
Date:
02/27/2020
Kathleen Marshall, Beth Malone and Dick Scanlan  Photo

Kathleen Marshall, Beth Malone and Dick Scanlan

From: 
Date:
02/27/2020
Dick Scanlan, Sherie Rene Scott Photo

Dick Scanlan, Sherie Rene Scott

From: 
Date:
05/07/2019
Dick Scanlan, Sherie Rene Scott Photo

Dick Scanlan, Sherie Rene Scott

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Date:
05/07/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1991
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Miss Great Plains

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Book & New Lyrics

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Co-Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Co-Director and Co-Author

[Regional (US), 2014]
Book and Additional Lyrics

Writing
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Script Consultant
Co-Author
Book
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Dick Scanlan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Dick Scanlan, The Unsinkable Molly Brown
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Book of a Musical
Dick Scanlan, Everyday Rapture
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Book of a Musical
Dick Scanlan, Thoroughly Modern Millie
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Dick Scanlan, Thoroughly Modern Millie

Dick Scanlan News

Album Review: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Revamps a Classic Photo Album Review: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Revamps a Classic
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 5, 2022

Amanda Prahl examines all-new UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, the good, the bad, and the triumphant.

Listen: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording Featuring Beth Malone & More Now Av Photo Listen: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording Featuring Beth Malone & More Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

She ain’t down yet! Brought to you by the Transport Group’s award-winning production in conjunction with Music Theatre International, this studio recording of The Unsinkable Molly Brown is now available. Listen here!

Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Beth Malone's 'I Ain't Down Yet' From THE UNSINKABLE Photo Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Beth Malone's 'I Ain't Down Yet' From THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Studio Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Brought to you by the Transport Group’s award-winning production in conjunction with Music Theatre International, this studio recording of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, will be available everywhere, digitally, Friday, July 22nd. Get an exclusive first listen to Beth Malone singing 'I Ain't Down Yet' here! 

Sanaz Toossi, Jeanine Tesori, Alice Childress and More To Receive Dramatists Guild Aw Photo Sanaz Toossi, Jeanine Tesori, Alice Childress and More To Receive Dramatists Guild Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced further recipients for their 2022 Awards. The Awards for both 2021 and 2022 recipients will be presented at Joe’s Pub on Monday, July 25, 2022.

Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer Photo Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording to be Released This Month, Featuring Beth M Photo THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording to be Released This Month, Featuring Beth Malone & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022

The studio recording of The Unsinkable Molly Brown will be available everywhere, digitally, Friday, July 22nd. The Unsinkable Molly Brown features Meredith Willson's original score and lyrics plus unknown gems from Willson’s trunk, with a new book and added lyrics by Dick Scanlan, and liner notes by Luis Miranda.

Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwrig Photo Second Stage Announces Two New Plays, Featuring First Female Native American Playwright Produced on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced two new productions for its upcoming 2022-23 Season. Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl will return to the Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street) this Fall with the New York premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED. Spring 2023 will see the Broadway premiere of Larissa FastHorse's THE THANKSGIVING PLAY,

Second Stage Theater to Host Fair Chance Job Fair Photo Second Stage Theater to Host Fair Chance Job Fair
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

On Monday, June 6th, Second Stage Theater will host the Fair Chance Job Fair. Fair Chance Hiring means that employers refrain from including questions about conviction history in the application process before a job offer is made. 

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Dick Scanlan Videos

Broadway Rewind: Beat the Drum- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Is Back 15 Years Later VideoBroadway Rewind: Beat the Drum- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE Is Back 15 Years Later
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018 for the 15th Anniversary concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie! The musical opened on Broadway on April 18, 2002 at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 903 performances.

VIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF  VideoVIDEO: On This Day, July 1 - Jake Gyllenhaal And Ellen Greene Star In LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS At City Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

On this day in 2015, Jake Gyllenhaal and original 'Audrey', Ellen Greene took the stage at City Center in a concert production of the musical, Little Shop of Horrors.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 27- Happy Birthday, Michael Mayer! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, June 27- Happy Birthday, Michael Mayer!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2019

On this day, we're wishing a happy birthday to Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Transport Group's RENASCENSE! VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from Transport Group's RENASCENSE!
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2018

Transport Group's world premiere musical, Renascence, just opened at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Renascence has music by Carmel Dean (musical director If/Then, American Idiot), book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), and lyrics from the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The musical is directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and Dick Scanlan.

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Be VideoVideo: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Katie Thompson, Jason Gotay and the Cast of Transport Group' VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal with Katie Thompson, Jason Gotay and the Cast of Transport Group's RENASCENCE!
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2018

Transport Group's world premiere musical, Renascence, just began performances at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. Renascence has music by Carmel Dean (musical director If/Then, American Idiot), book by Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), and lyrics from the poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay. The musical is directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III and Dick Scanlan. The opening is set for Thursday, October 25 at 7:30pm.

VIDEO: On This Day, June 27- Happy Birthday, Michael Mayer! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, June 27- Happy Birthday, Michael Mayer!
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2018

Michael Mayer is an award-winning director whose work spans from theatre and opera to film and television. He is currently represented on Broadway by HEAD OVER HEELS, the new musical featuring hit songs of the Go-Go's.

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Sherie Rene Scott Rock Out to AIDA VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Sherie Rene Scott Rock Out to AIDA
by Alan Henry - Mar 1, 2018

Broadway's Sierra Boggess and Sherie Rene Scott are on a road trip to Tulum, Mexico - and Broadway starts... they're just like us! Boggess shared a video on Instagram of her and Scott rocking out to 'Every Story Is A Love' and 'Fortune Favors The Brave' from AIDA. Scott appeared in the original Broadway production as Amneris.

Beth Malone Leads UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN NYC Reading VideoBeth Malone Leads UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN NYC Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed that an NYC reading is underway for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, produced by Roundabout. Beth Malone, who played the title role in both the summer 2017 Muny production and 2014 Denver production, leads the reading in the title role.

VIDEO: Highlights from THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at the Muny VideoVIDEO: Highlights from THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at the Muny
by Robert Diamond - Jul 22, 2017

With lyrics and music by Meredith Willson, additional lyrics and book by Dick Scanlan, based on the original book by Richard Morris, THE UNSINKABLE Molly Brown will run at The Muny from July 21 to 27, 2017.


Dick Scanlan Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Dick Scanlan written?
Dick Scanlan has written 6 shows including Thoroughly Modern Millie (Bookwriter), You May Now Worship Me (Conceiver), Everyday Rapture (Bookwriter), Motown the Musical (Script Consultant), Whorl Inside a Loop (Co-Author), Renascence (Book).

What awards has Dick Scanlan been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Unsinkable Molly Brown , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Everyday Rapture Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Thoroughly Modern Millie and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Thoroughly Modern Millie .