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Douglas Carter Beane

 
Bio:
Credits include Lysistrata Jones, Sister Act, Xanadu (Tony Nom., Drama Desk Best Book, Outer Critics Circle Best Musical), upcoming Lysistrata Jones. Plays: The Little Dog Laughed (Tony Nom., Olivier Nom. GLAAD Media Best Play), As Bees In Honey Drown (Outer Critics Circle), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch, Music ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Credits include Lysistrata Jones, Sister Act, Xanadu (Tony Nom., Drama Desk Best Book, Outer Critics Circle Best Musical), upcoming Lysistrata Jones. Plays: The Little Dog Laughed (Tony Nom., Olivier Nom. GLAAD Media Best Play), As Bees In Honey Drown (Outer Critics Circle), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch, Music ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Additional Book Material
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Playwright[Replacement]
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Playwright
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Book
 
[US Tour, 2014]
New Book
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Lyricist
Bookwriter
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Artistic Director
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Songs & Sketches
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Playwright
Writer
Story
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Photos

Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn  Photo

Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn

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Date:
12/14/2021
Douglas Carter Beane Photo

Douglas Carter Beane

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Date:
12/14/2021
Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flynn  Photo

Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flynn

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Date:
11/18/2021
Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabati Photo

Jamen Nanthakumar, Douglas Carter Beane, Mo Rocca, Ann Harada, Jackie Hoffman, Sabatino Cruz, Arnie Burton, Kristolyn Lloyd, Z Infante, Kuhoo Verma and Chris Meyers

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Date:
10/25/2021
Jackie Hoffman and Playwright/Director Douglas Carter Beane  Photo

Jackie Hoffman and Playwright/Director Douglas Carter Beane

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Date:
10/25/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Additional Book Material

[Off-Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Playwright[Replacement]

[Regional (US), 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Playwright

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Book

[US Tour, 2014]
New Book

[Broadway, 2013]
Lyricist

Bookwriter

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Artistic Director

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Songs & Sketches
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Playwright
Writer
Story
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Douglas Carter Beane Biography

Credits include Lysistrata Jones, Sister Act, Xanadu (Tony Nom., Drama Desk Best Book, Outer Critics Circle Best Musical), upcoming Lysistrata Jones. Plays: The Little Dog Laughed (Tony Nom., Olivier Nom. GLAAD Media Best Play), As Bees In Honey Drown (Outer Critics Circle), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch, Music From a Sparkling Planet, The Country Club, Advice From a Caterpillar, The Cartells, upcoming The Nance. Revues: White Lies, Mondo Drama. Screenplays: To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar; Advice From a Caterpillar.

Douglas Carter Beane Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Book of a Musical
Douglas Carter Beane, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Douglas Carter Beane, Lysistrata Jones
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Book of a Musical
Douglas Carter Beane, Lysistrata Jones
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical
Douglas Carter Beane, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Book of a Musical
Douglas Carter Beane, Xanadu
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Douglas Carter Beane, Xanadu
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Play
Douglas Carter Beane, The Little Dog Laughed
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Douglas Carter Beane, As Bees in Honey Drown
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - John Gassner Playwriting Award Gold Star
Douglas Carter Beane, As Bees in Honey Drown
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Douglas Carter Beane, As Bees in Honey Drown

Douglas Carter Beane News

Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Photo Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Johnny Berchtold will join the cast of the New York Premiere production of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL (2ST’s Grand Horizons and Make Believe), directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER (The Band’s Visit, 2ST’s Man from Nebraska) at Second Stage Theater.

Full Cast Announced For Hope Mill Theatre's Production Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CIN Photo Full Cast Announced For Hope Mill Theatre's Production Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

Full casting has been announced for the UK theatrical premiere of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, opening at Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester in November.

North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast Creative Team For SISTER ACT Photo North Carolina Theatre Announces Full Cast Creative Team For SISTER ACT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2022

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional regional theatre, has announced the full cast and creative team for Sister Act, directed and choreographed by Robert Hartwell. Performances will run from October 11- October 16 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. “NCT is delighted to be producing this joyful romp of a musical. 

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023 Photo Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER will begin previews on March 15, 2023 and will officially open on April 10, 2023 at Second Stage’s Off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater. The limited 8-week run will play through Sunday, May 21, 2023.

New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Photo New Tickets On Sale For Sydney Season Of Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

New tickets for the January school holidays are on sale this week for the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, which will waltz into Sydney's Lyric Theatre in October. Pre-sales for tickets up to 22 January 2023 have begun and general public sales commence Friday 16 September.

Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE A Photo Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon & More to Star in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Austin Pendleton. The production will star Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colon and more.

Michael S. Rosenberg Named President & CEO of New York City Center Photo Michael S. Rosenberg Named President & CEO of New York City Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Michael S. Rosenberg has been named incoming President and CEO of New York City Center. Beginning November 1, Rosenberg succeeds Arlene Shuler who is stepping down after more than 19 years at the helm of Manhattan's first performing arts center.

Sawyer Barth & Lily McInerny to Star in Bess Wohl's CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Th Photo Sawyer Barth & Lily McInerny to Star in Bess Wohl's CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

Second Stage Theater will kick off its 44th Season with the New York Premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL, directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER. The production will feature SAWYER BARTH and LILY McINERNY, both of whom will be making their off-Broadway stage debuts.

Review: Pittsburgh CLO's SISTER ACT Brings Disco Delight at Benedum Center Photo Review: Pittsburgh CLO's SISTER ACT Brings Disco Delight at Benedum Center
by Greg Kerestan - Aug 14, 2022

What a way to end the season- a toe-tapping, hilarious disco throwback.

Brandy, Bernadette Peters & More to Celebrate CINDERELLA in New 20/20 Special Photo Brandy, Bernadette Peters & More to Celebrate CINDERELLA in New 20/20 Special
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022

ABC News Studios will air ‚ÄúCinderella: The Reunion, A Special Edition of 20/20‚ÄĚ featuring members of its all-star cast ‚ÄĒ Brandy, Whoopi Goldberg, Paolo Montalban, Victor Garber, Bernadette Peters, Jason Alexander and Veanne Cox. Billy Porter, Todrick Hall, Debra Martin Chase, Neil Meron, and costumer Ellen Mirojnick will also make appearances.

Douglas Carter Beane Videos

VIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Kea VideoVIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle and Beverley Knight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2022

All new show footage has been released for SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL in London, which opened at the Eventim Apollo last night (Tuesday 19 July). Check out the video here!

VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT VideoVIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

The cast of Sister Act took the stage for a performance on the grand finale of Britain's Got Talent this weekend! Check out the full performance, led by Beverly Knight!

Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Pape VideoPhotos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Get a first look at photos and video of Sister Act, now playing through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). The cast features Nicole Vanessa Ortiz as Deloris Van Cartier, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical H VideoVIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Check out video from the sitzprobe of Asolo Repertory Theatre's new musical HOOD! Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.

VIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT VideoVIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

SISTER ACT¬†has released all new footage of Lizzie Bea singing ‚ÄėThe Life I Never Led‚Äô.

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares Memories of Working With Stephen Sondheim and More on LATE VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares Memories of Working With Stephen Sondheim and More on LATE NIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

Patti LuPone was a guest on last night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, which she shared some of her memories working with Stephen Sondheim, and more.

VIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING VideoVIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

Mo Rocca appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Douglas Carter Beane to discuss the new Off-Broadway play Fairycakes. Rocca stars in the new play, written and directed by Beane. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Austin Scott Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY & More on the Latest Episode of VideoVIDEO: Austin Scott Talks GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2021

On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with Broadway star Austin Scott to discuss his time starring on Broadway in the title role of Hamilton, his newest Broadway show, Girl from the North Country, and how his launch to Broadway began. 

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells on Working With Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman on THE PROM on  VideoVIDEO: Andrew Rannells on Working With Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman on THE PROM on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Last night, Andrew Rannells was a guest on The Late Late Show, with his costar in The Prom, James Corden.

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Talks About Staying Cool Around Meryl Streep on the Set of THE VideoVIDEO: Andrew Rannells Talks About Staying Cool Around Meryl Streep on the Set of THE PROM on CONAN
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020

Andrew had a lot of very direct questions about 'She-Devil' and 'Death Becomes Her' for his 'The Prom' co-star.


Douglas Carter Beane Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Douglas Carter Beane written?
Douglas Carter Beane has written 16 shows including Maggie May (Book Writer), Advice from a Caterpillar (Playwright), White Lies (Songs & Sketches), As Bees in Honey Drown (Playwright), The Country Club (Playwright), Music from a Sparkling Planet (Playwright), Mondo Drama (Playwright), Xanadu (Bookwriter), The Little Dog Laughed (Playwright), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch (Playwright), Lysistrata Jones (Bookwriter), Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Bookwriter), The Nance (Playwright), Shows For Days (Writer), In Your Arms (Story), Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure (Bookwriter).

What awards has Douglas Carter Beane been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Lysistrata Jones , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Lysistrata Jones , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sister Act , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Xanadu , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Xanadu , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Little Dog Laughed , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for As Bees in Honey Drown John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for As Bees in Honey Drown and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for As Bees in Honey Drown .

What awards has Douglas Carter Beane won?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Xanadu Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for As Bees in Honey Drownand John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for As Bees in Honey Drown.