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Eli Bolin

 
Bio:
Eli Bolin is a composer & lyricist for theater and television. For theater, Eli wrote music & lyrics for FOUND (Atlantic Theater Co. and composed the scores for VOLLEYGIRLS (NYMF 'Best of Fest' and 'Most Promising New Musical'), SKIPPYJON JONES (Lucille Lortel nom.) & its sequel SKIPPYJON JONES: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eli Bolin is a composer & lyricist for theater and television. For theater, Eli wrote music & lyrics for FOUND (Atlantic Theater Co. and composed the scores for VOLLEYGIRLS (NYMF 'Best of Fest' and 'Most Promising New Musical'), SKIPPYJON JONES (Lucille Lortel nom.) & its sequel SKIPPYJON JONES: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Music and Original Lyrics

Writing

Composer
Composer

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Sarah Locke, Daniel Franzese, Davy Rothbart, Hunter Bell, Eli Bolin, Frank Galgano, V Photo

Sarah Locke, Daniel Franzese, Davy Rothbart, Hunter Bell, Eli Bolin, Frank Galgano, Victoria Lang. Matt Castle, Christina Anthony, Danny Pudi, Eva Price, Lee Overtree, Benjamin Salka

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Date:
02/26/2020
Connor Gallagher, Hunter Bell, Lee Overtree, Eli Bolin and Matt Castle Photo

Connor Gallagher, Hunter Bell, Lee Overtree, Eli Bolin and Matt Castle

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Date:
10/25/2016
Jeremy Shamos, Nina Hellman, Zakiyaah Alexander, Douglas Carter Beane, Isabel Keating Photo

Jeremy Shamos, Nina Hellman, Zakiyaah Alexander, Douglas Carter Beane, Isabel Keating, Florencia Lorenzo and Eli Bolin

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05/04/2015

 

Stage

Productions

Music and Original Lyrics

Writing
Composer
Composer

Eli Bolin Biography

Eli Bolin is a composer & lyricist for theater and television. For theater, Eli wrote music & lyrics for FOUND (Atlantic Theater Co. and composed the scores for VOLLEYGIRLS (NYMF 'Best of Fest' and 'Most Promising New Musical'), SKIPPYJON JONES (Lucille Lortel nom.) & its sequel SKIPPYJON JONES: SNOW WHAT, ROLLER DISCO (ART), SCHMOOZY TOGETHERNESS (Williamstown), FRINGICAL! A FRINGICAL!! (NYMF) and I SING! (off-B'way). With Mike Pettry, he has written book, music & lyrics for the new rock & roll Christmas musical THE LAST SONG OF EDDIE SCOURGE. For television, Eli has written music for Sesame Street since 2010, as well as music for DIFFICULT

Eli Bolin Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Musical
Eli Bolin, We the People: America Rocks!

Eli Bolin News

FROZEN, THE BAND'S VISIT, HAMILTON and More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics C Photo FROZEN, THE BAND'S VISIT, HAMILTON and More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the nominees for theatrical excellence for 2020 and 2021. This year's awards have been combined due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New R Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jun 4, 2022

This May, Broadway fans can rejoice with new cast recordings, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ filmed capture of Trevor: the Musical to Glee making its return to streaming services, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

See Marilu Henner, THE GREASE 50TH REUNION, a Tony Awards Viewing Party & More at Fei Photo See Marilu Henner, THE GREASE 50TH REUNION, a Tony Awards Viewing Party & More at Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To

10 Videos That Make ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at 54 Below Look Like A Must-See Photo 10 Videos That Make ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at 54 Below Look Like A Must-See
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 2, 2022

The popular composer brings his cabaret and concert series back to 54 Below with some new faces and some that all his friends will recognize. Some of those faces can be seen in these ten videos.

Paula Pell, Shereen Pimentel & More to Star in ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at Feinstein' Photo Paula Pell, Shereen Pimentel & More to Star in ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present the return of ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS, an evening of music from Emmy-nominated composer Eli Bolin (“Original Cast Album: Co-op” and “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch”) on Monday, June 6th.

Max Crumm, Shereen Pimentel, Julie Klausner and More Will Perform in ELI BOLIN HAS NO Photo Max Crumm, Shereen Pimentel, Julie Klausner and More Will Perform in ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the return of ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS, an evening of music from Emmy-nominated composer Eli Bolin (“Original Cast Album: Co-op” and “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch”) on Monday, June 6th featuring Max Crumm (Disaster!), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, Into the Woods), Julie Klausner (“Difficult People”) and more.

A 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & More to Take Place This Week at Feinstein's/54 Be Photo A 10 Year Anniversary Celebration & More to Take Place This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

This 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.

Ali Ewoldt, Tavi Gevinson & More to Star in 54/54/54 Photo Ali Ewoldt, Tavi Gevinson & More to Star in 54/54/54
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

After three long years, it’s back. Come witness the longest setlist in Feinstein’s/54 Below history as 54 singers perform 54-second versions of their favorite songs, ranging from musical theatre, to pop, to originals, and everything in between. 

Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below Photo Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Last week on Sunday December 5th, Hanukkah was given the songbook it rightfully deserved as Feinstein's/54 Below premiered the Jewish holiday love letter, 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by  Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2021

Cabaret artist and Jewish activist Ari Axelrod lends his expertise in two areas to Broadway World Cabaret in a special holiday series of reviews by guest writers.

Eli Bolin Videos

Video Flashback: Watch a Clip From Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Musical  VideoVideo Flashback: Watch a Clip From Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Musical FOUND From 2014
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2020

In 2014, Atlantic Theater Company presented the world premiere of the musical Found. The musical starred Nick Blaemire, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and more. The company is now flashing back with a clip from the production, featuring cast members singing 'Stay Weird.'

VIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford, Norbert Leo Butz, John Mulaney, and More Take Part in New S VideoVIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford, Norbert Leo Butz, John Mulaney, and More Take Part in New Song 'The Radius of Love' About Staying Home
by Stage Tube - Apr 13, 2020

A group of Broadway stars took part in 'The Radius of Love (Six Feet In Every Direction)' a song about staying at home and washing your hands by Eli Bolin & Mike Pettry.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Nick Blaemire Sings Eli Bolin's 'Something That I Love'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2014

This week's spotlight goes to composer/lyricist Eli Bolin and his original new musical FOUND, with a book by Lee Overtree and Hunter Bell, currently running at the Atlantic Theater Company. Here is the show's lead actor, Nick Blaemire, singing 'Something That I Love' at our concert at 54 Below.

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Atlantic Theatre Company's FOUND with Hunter Bell, Lee Overtree, Eli Bolin & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 20, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the first production of its 2014-2015 season - the world premiere new musical FOUND, directed by Lee Overtree, featuring a book by Tony Award nominee Hunter Bell([title of show]) and Lee Overtree and original music and lyrics by Eli Bolin. FOUND officially opened last night, October 14 for a limited, eight-week engagement through Sunday, November 9, 2014 Off Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the opening night after party below!

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Allison Posner & Monica Raymund Perform 'The Way You Move' from Eli Bolin & Sam Forman's VOLLEYGIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 5, 2014

This week's featured composers are Eli Bolin and Sam Forman whose song 'The Way You Move' from their new musical VOLLEYGIRLS, was performed by original cast member Allison Posner and producer Monica Raymund at at the Laurie Beechman Theater.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- In the Studio with Eli Bolin!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2013

Cutting-Edge Composers is in the studio with Eli Bolin exclusively on Broadwayworld.com. We caught up with Eli to find out about his upcoming productions of Found at NY Stage and Film, and Volleygirls, starring Susan Blackwell, at NYMF. Check out the video below for insight into Eli's writing process, and a sneak peek at two songs from two of his latest musicals! You might even see a surprise guest performance from Volleygirls cast member Jennifer Johnson.

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyer Ferguson Theaterworks' Influence on His Career
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2010

In the clip below, Jesse Tyler Ferguson discusses the impact Theaterworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for family audiences, has had on his career.


Eli Bolin Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Eli Bolin written?
Eli Bolin has written 2 shows including We the People: America Rocks! (Composer), Skippyjon Jones (Composer).

What awards has Eli Bolin been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for We the People: America Rocks! .