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Ellen Fitzhugh

 
 

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Jack Cummings III, Harrison David Rivers, Deborah Abramson, Ellen Fitzhugh, Mandy Hac Photo

Jack Cummings III, Harrison David Rivers, Deborah Abramson, Ellen Fitzhugh, Mandy Hackett, Ted Shen, Lori Fineman

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11/11/2019
Jack Cummings III, Mandy Hackett, Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen, Lo Photo

Jack Cummings III, Mandy Hackett, Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen, Lori Fineman

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11/11/2019
Jack Cummings III, Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen Photo

Jack Cummings III, Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen

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11/11/2019
Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen Photo

Harrison David Rivers, Ellen Fitzhugh, Ted Shen

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11/11/2019
Micheal Emerson, cast member Julio Monge and Book & Lyrics Writer Ellen Fitzhugh
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Micheal Emerson, cast member Julio Monge and Book & Lyrics Writer Ellen Fitzhugh

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06/04/2012
 
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Ellen Fitzhugh Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Lyrics
Ellen Fitzhugh, Grind
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Ellen Fitzhugh, Grind

Ellen Fitzhugh News

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2022

Today’s subject Michael John LaChuisa is currently living his theatre life as the composer for the upcoming production of Our Town at Shakespeare Theatre Company. The production runs May 12th through June 11th in STC’s Sidney Harman Hall and features (wait for it) a FULL cast of DC performers.

Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL  Photo Jeremy Jordan, Harriet Harris, and André De Shields Will Lead WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL World Premiere in Connecticut
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Tony Award nominee Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award winner Harriet Harris and Tony Award winner André De Shields will star in the world premiere of Matthew Lombardo's new backstage comedy WHEN PLAYWRIGHTS KILL.

Wake Up With BWW 4/1: MRS. DOUBTFIRE New Cast Members, Adam Pascal in NEXT TO NORMAL, Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/1: MRS. DOUBTFIRE New Cast Members, Adam Pascal in NEXT TO NORMAL, and More!
by - Apr 1, 2022

Today's top stories include new cast members for Mrs. Doubtfire, the Broadway community singing Les Miserables in support of Ukraine, and more! Adam Pascal has joined the cast of the upcoming immersive production of Next to Normal set to open this summer in Barcelona. Plus, get a behind the scenes look as Ben Levi Ross returns to Dear Evan Hansen, and more!

Carolee Carmello and Javier Muñoz to Star in LOS OTROS New York Premiere Photo Carolee Carmello and Javier Muñoz to Star in LOS OTROS New York Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

PREMIERES NYC has announced the expansion of its bi-annual commissioning series INNER VOICES with the New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant). 

Alice Ripley To Lead New Musical FALL OF '94 Industry Reading Photo Alice Ripley To Lead New Musical FALL OF '94 Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

A private industry reading of Fall of '94 will be produced by Alabama Shakespeare Festival with a grant from the Shen Family Foundation on March 17th, 2022.

The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Photo The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Presents BROADBEND, ARKANSAS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021

This month, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol opens the first production of its sixth season, Broadbend, Arkansas, consisting of two acts.

Jennifer Holliday, Mykal Kilgore and Anthony Roth Costanzo Featured in MasterVoices'  Photo Jennifer Holliday, Mykal Kilgore and Anthony Roth Costanzo Featured in MasterVoices' Final Chapter of MYTHS AND HYMNS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

MasterVoices is presenting Faith, the fourth chapter of its four-part virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, Myths and Hymns. Conceived and supervised by Mr. Sperling, this free digital production’s final chapter will be offered starting on Wednesday, May 26 at 6:30 PM ET

URINETOWN THE MUSICAL, THE CAKE and More Announced for The Studio Theatre's 2021-2022 Photo URINETOWN THE MUSICAL, THE CAKE and More Announced for The Studio Theatre's 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2021

This season the Studio Theatre has curated four stories that unpack what it means to adapt to the changing world and also what to do when adapting isn’t the answer. When is it time to change the world rather than just yourself?

MasterVoices Presents Adam Guettel's WORK, Starting February 24 Photo MasterVoices Presents Adam Guettel's WORK, Starting February 24
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021

MasterVoices will present Work, the second chapter of a four-part virtual rollout of award-winning composer Adam Guettel’s theatrical song cycle, Myths and Hymns. This free digital production will be offered starting on Wednesday, February 24 at 6:30 PM ET.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of MYTHS & HYMNS on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Meet the Cast of MYTHS & HYMNS on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 13, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Myths & Hymns with Renée Fleming, Norm Lewis, Jose Llana, Kelli O'Hara and Elizabeth Stanley.

Ellen Fitzhugh Videos

VIDEO: New Trailer for Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opened March 22 for a run through April 23, 2017. Check out a new trailer for the show below!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros opens tonight, March 22, for a run through April 23, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the trailer below!


Ellen Fitzhugh Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Ellen Fitzhugh written?
Ellen Fitzhugh has written 6 shows including Don Juan de Marco (Lyricist), Grind (Lyricist), Herringbone (Lyricist), Paper Moon (Lyricist), Paradise Found (Lyricist), Broadbend, Arkansas (Libretto).

What awards has Ellen Fitzhugh been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Grind and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Grind .