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Edward Kleban

Also Credited As: Ed Kleban
 
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Writing

Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist


Edward Kleban Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Edward Kleban, A Class Act
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Music & Lyrics Gold Star
Edward Kleban, A Chorus Line
 
Olivier Awards - 1976 - Musical of the Year Gold Star
Edward Kleban, A Chorus Line
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Musical Gold Star
Edward Kleban, A Chorus Line

Edward Kleban News

Award-Winning Director/Composer Barry Kleinbort Joins JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS As Co- Photo Award-Winning Director/Composer Barry Kleinbort Joins JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS As Co-Host
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

Barry Kleinbort, multi-award director, composer, lyricist, and librettist joins¬†‚ÄúJamie deRoy & friends‚Ä̬†as co-host.¬† He will team with Jamie deRoy, the legendary 10-time Tony Award Broadway Producer and founder of her popular long-running talk show.

ALOHA OY! to Return to Don't Tell Mama in December Photo ALOHA OY! to Return to Don't Tell Mama in December
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 26, 2022

By popular demand after a sold-out NYC Cabaret Debut in May, Proud Image Theatre Company will present the one-night-only return engagement of Jeffrey Vause in ALOHA OY! THE CABARET on Thursday December 22nd, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Don't Tell Mama.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Conv Photo Ann Kittredge to Perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and The New York Cabaret Convention in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

Ann Kittredge will return to¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Sunday, October 23rd at 7pm¬†with her Musical Director¬†Christopher Denny¬†(piano),¬†Sean Harkness¬†(guitar),¬†Mary Ann McSweeney¬†(bass),¬†Rex Benincasa(drums) and special guests¬†Robbie Kondor¬†and¬†Steve Ross.

Jeffrey Vause Returns To Don't Tell Mama With ALOHA OY!, September 10 & 24 Photo Jeffrey Vause Returns To Don't Tell Mama With ALOHA OY!, September 10 & 24
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Proud Image Theatre Company's Jeffrey Vause returns to Don't Tell Mama with Aloha Oy! The Cabaret on Saturdays, September 10 and 24, both at 5 PM. Music director is John Bowen.

PHX Theatre Adds New Show, Single Tickets For 2022-23 Line Up On Sale Now Photo PHX Theatre Adds New Show, Single Tickets For 2022-23 Line Up On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

Theatre and live performance lovers across the Valley will be thrilled by The Phoenix Theatre Company's 103rd season that kicks off Aug. 31. Tickets are on sale now for a line-up that includes nine shows ranging from classic musicals like A Chorus Line, family favorites like Cinderella and exciting new productions like The Prom.

9 recomendaciones para un verano musicalero Photo 9 recomendaciones para un verano musicalero
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 25, 2022

Libros, podcasts, discos y películas para seguir disfrutando de tus musicales favoritos en vacaciones.

One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Photo One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens the iconic Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line. The show previews June 22 & 23, opens June 24 and will run through July 10 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

The Mac-Haydn Theatre to Present A CHORUS LINE Photo The Mac-Haydn Theatre to Present A CHORUS LINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The Mac-Haydn Theatre will present A CHORUS LINE from June 23 through July 3, 2022, kicking off their 53rd season in Chatham.

The New London Barn Playhouse Begins Its 90th Season With A CHORUS LINE Photo The New London Barn Playhouse Begins Its 90th Season With A CHORUS LINE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

5, 6, 7, 8- it's a Broadway audition and you can't be late! The New London Barn Playhouse invites you to grab your dance shoes and listen to the stories of seventeen aspiring dancers in A Chorus Line, running June 15th-June 26th at 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM.

Edward Kleban Videos

VIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Sho Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Show's 45th Anniversary

by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of A Chorus Line this past weekend (July 25th) a new lyric video was released for the song a?oeOne.a??

VIDEO: Antonio Banderas Teaches Conan Choreography From A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
VIDEO: Antonio Banderas Teaches Conan Choreography From A CHORUS LINE

by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2020

Oscar nominee Antonio Banderas was a guest on Monday night's episode of Conan. During the interview, he spoke about the  theater he bought in his hometown of Malaga, Spain. Banderas told Conan about how the theater opened with a production of A Chorus Line, where he played Zach. Banderas even sshowed Conan some of his dance moves from the production!

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Antonio Banderas In A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Antonio Banderas In A CHORUS LINE

by Alan Henry - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production of A CHORUS LINE now on stage in Spain, co-directed by and starring Antonio Banderas!

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Get a First Look at Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Get a First Look at Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has your first look at Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line! Check out the photos and video!

VIDEO: Preview Denis Jones' New Choreography for Signature's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
VIDEO: Preview Denis Jones' New Choreography for Signature's A CHORUS LINE

by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2019

Signature Theatre¬†stages A Chorus Line¬†with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by¬†Edward Kleban¬†and book by¬†James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante.¬†A Chorus Line¬†will run from October 29, 2019 a?" January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award¬ģ nominee¬†Denis Jones¬†(Broadway's¬†Tootsie, Signature's¬†Crazy for You).

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE

by Alan Henry - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's rehearsals for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 42ND STREET At The Ordway Center For The Performing Arts Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At 42ND STREET At The Ordway Center For The Performing Arts

by Alan Henry - Aug 1, 2019

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to present the Ordway Original production of '42nd Street' which began performances on July 23 and continues for 24 performances through Aug. 11. Get a first look at the production!

Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway! Videoplay
Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2019

A five, six, seven, eight! The legendary original production of A Chorus Line celebrates the 44th anniversary of its opening night this week. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening of the show's revival featuring Tony Yazbeck, Jason Tam, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more! Check out the video to see what the show's cast did for love!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.

Antonio Banderas Will Co-Direct A CHORUS LINE in Spain; Auditions Announced! Videoplay
Antonio Banderas Will Co-Direct A CHORUS LINE in Spain; Auditions Announced!

by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 28, 2019

On February 6th Antonio Banderas announced his new project: he will open the new Teatro del Soho Caixabank in Malaga, Spain, and the first show to run in it will be A CHORUS LINE. Today, Banderas, who will co-direct and co-star in the production, has announced auditions for the musical.


Edward Kleban Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Edward Kleban written?
Edward Kleban has written 2 shows including A Chorus Line (Lyricist), A Class Act (Composer).

What awards has Edward Kleban been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Class Act , Outstanding Music & Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Line and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line .

What awards has Edward Kleban won?
Outstanding Music & Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for A Chorus Lineand Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line.