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Ethan Popp

 
Date Of Birth:
December 30, 1977 (44)
Bio:
Ethan is a Grammy Award nominated music producer and Tony Award nominated orchestrator. With a career spanning over the last twenty years, his work as a music supervisor, arranger, orchestrator, and music producer has been seen and heard worldwide. Since 2013, Ethan has served as the music ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 30, 1977 (44)

Bio:
Ethan is a Grammy Award nominated music producer and Tony Award nominated orchestrator. With a career spanning over the last twenty years, his work as a music supervisor, arranger, orchestrator, and music producer has been seen and heard worldwide. Since 2013, Ethan has served as the music ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2023]
Orchestrations
 
[US Tour, 2022]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Music Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021] Cancelled
Music Supervisor
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2021]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2021]
Orchestrations
Orchestrations
 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Music Supervision
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Orchestrations
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Music Supervision, Arrangement, and Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2018]
ORCHESTRATOR
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Music Supervision
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Music Supervisor
Arrangements and Orchestrations
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Music Supervision / Orchestrations / Arrangements
 
[US Tour, 0]
Music Supervisor, Music Contractor
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Arrangements and Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2016]
Music Supervisor, Arranger, Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Music Supervision
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
 
[West End, 2011]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Musical Director
Keyboards
Conductor
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Associate Conductor
Keyboard 2

Ethan Popp Biography

Ethan is a Grammy Award nominated music producer and Tony Award nominated orchestrator. With a career spanning over the last twenty years, his work as a music supervisor, arranger, orchestrator, and music producer has been seen and heard worldwide.

Since 2013, Ethan has served as the music supervisor, arranger and orchestrator for Broadway’s Motown the Musical, which earned him a 2013 Tony Award nomination for Best Orchestration (along with co-orchestrator Bryan Crook) and can currently be seen on tour throughout the United Kingdom. Motown also earned Ethan a 2014 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album (as music producer of the show’s Original Broadway Cast Recording, along with co-producer Frank Filipetti).

Ethan served as music supervisor, arranger and orchestrator for the long-running, 2008 Tony Award nominated Best Musical, Rock of Ages (Broadway, Toronto, US Tour, Australia, London), for which he also co-produced the highly acclaimed Original Broadway Cast Recording. His work as music supervisor on the recent Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch starring Neil Patrick Harris helped garner the show a 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, and as music supervisor for the Broadway world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock the show garnered a 2016 Tony Award nomination for Best Musical.

Ethan has also served as the music director of the US Tour of Forever Plaid, and as Associate Music Director of the Mexico City production of Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular starring the Radio City Rockettes.

While living in Europe from 2001 through 2005, Ethan conducted the German premiere of Mamma Mia!, Disney’s Aida, and Queen’s We Will Rock You.

His work on film can be heard on 20th Century Fox’s The Greatest Showman (starring Hugh Jackman) for which he served as Music Director and Music Production Supervisor as well as the recent 20th Century Fox hit Bohemian Rhapsody, where he served as piano and vocal coach to 2019 Best Actor Oscar Award winner Rami Malek. On television, Ethan has served as a music producer, arranger, and orchestrator on NBC/Universal’s Smash and HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

Ethan’s upcoming work includes serving as Music Supervisor, Arranger and Orchestrator for the musical stage adaptation of the classic 20th Century Fox film Mrs. Doubtfire.


Ethan Popp Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Orchestrations
Ethan Popp, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Orchestrations
Ethan Popp, Motown: The Musical

Ethan Popp News

Tickets For TINA â€" The Tina Turner Musical at the Orpheum Theatre Are on Sale This  Photo Tickets For TINA â€" The Tina Turner Musical at the Orpheum Theatre Are on Sale This Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will make its Minnesota debut for 16 performances from Wednesday, March 1 to Sunday, March 12, 2023 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave.) as part of the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL To Play Shelter Island's Historic Ram's Head Inn December 10, 2022 Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL To Play Shelter Island's Historic Ram's Head Inn December 10, 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

Vanessa Leuck, Ethan Popp and Broadway on the North Fork are bringing back their sold-out, one-man immersive adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol to Shelter Island's historic Ram's Head Inn for one night only this holiday season.

Tickets Now on Sale for MRS. DOUBTFIRE! Photo Tickets Now on Sale for MRS. DOUBTFIRE!
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Nov 17, 2022

Direct from a sensational run up in Manchester — where it played to sold-out crowds and standing ovations — the new comedy musical Mrs. Doubtfire is ready to dazzle and delight the West End from 12 May 2023! 

MRS DOUBTFIRE The Musical Will Open in the West End in May 2023 Photo MRS DOUBTFIRE The Musical Will Open in the West End in May 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022

New comedy musical Mrs. Doubtfire, based on the iconic movie, will open in the West End next Summer. The production will begin performances at the newly refurbished Shaftesbury Theatre from Friday 12 May 2023, with a Press Night on Thursday 22 June. Mrs. Doubtfire will introduce Gabriel Vick (Avenue Q) as Daniel Hillard.

Cory English Will Play 'Doctor Emmett Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL For 6  Photo Cory English Will Play 'Doctor Emmett Brown' in BACK TO THE FUTURE THE MUSICAL For 6 Weeks Only
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Celebrated theatre actor, Cory English, will join the cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre, playing the role of 'Doctor Emmett Brown' from 23 November 2022.

BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023 Photo BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2022

BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical begins performances Friday, June 30, 2023 and officially opens Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Learn about how the iconic film is coming to the stage.

Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2023 Season; ROCK OF AGES, BIG RIVER, and More! Photo Mercury Theater Chicago Announces 2023 Season; ROCK OF AGES, BIG RIVER, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2022

The 2023 Mercury Theater Chicago season has been announced, opening with Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, written by Lanie Robertson and starring Alexis J. Roston as Billie Holiday, to be performed in the Venus Cabaret Theater.

Photos: Inside Media Night For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Photo Photos: Inside Media Night For TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

The hit production of TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL has released all new photos from its Media Night. Elesha Paul Moses led the cast last night (18 October 2022) as Tina Turner with Caleb Roberts playing Ike.  They were joined by VIP guests.

New Release of Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Theat Photo New Release of Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at Theatre Royal Sydney
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2022

After breaking pre-sale records at the Theatre Royal Sydney box office last month, producers have announced a new release of tickets to the critically acclaimed smash hit TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will go on sale Friday 14 October.

TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Visits Academy Of Music On Kimmel Cultural Campus Ne Photo TINA â€" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Visits Academy Of Music On Kimmel Cultural Campus Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will bring Tina – The Tina Turner Musical to the Kimmel Cultural Campus' Academy of Music from November 22, 2022 to December 4, 2022, as part of the Broadway series.

Ethan Popp Videos

BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023 Videoplay
BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2022

BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical begins performances Friday, June 30, 2023 and officially opens Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Learn about how the iconic film is coming to the stage.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT

by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

The cast of Back to the Future The Musical led by Roger Bart took the stage last night on Britain's Got Talent! Check out the full performance video here!

VIDEO: See the Cast of ROCK OF AGES at Paramount Theatre Perform 'I Wanna Rock' Videoplay
VIDEO: See the Cast of ROCK OF AGES at Paramount Theatre Perform 'I Wanna Rock'

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Rock of Ages is taking Paramount Theatre audiences back into the iconic music era of the '80s, where rock 'n' roll dreamers turn their fantasies into reality. A Hollywood love story told through the mind-blowing hits of top '80s rock bands like Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Poison and more, Rock of Ages is a show that will have all ages singing 'Here I Go Again' all the way home.

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & TINA Cast Perform on the WENDY SHOW

by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe and the cast of Tina: the Tina Turner Musical took to the stage on the Wendy Show this morning to perform 'Proud Mary'. Obi-Melekwe was later joined by guest-hosts Leah Remini and Michele Visage for an interview after the performance.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from MRS. DOUBTFIRE on Broadway! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from MRS. DOUBTFIRE on Broadway!

by Show Highlights - Dec 5, 2021

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical produced by multi-Tony Award winner Kevin McCollum (Avenue Q, Rent, In The Heights, Something Rotten!), opens on Broadway today, December 5 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St). Catch a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Nkeki Obi-Melekwe Performs TINA Medley on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Oct 22, 2021

Watch Nkeki Obi-Melekwe make her national television debut as Tina Turner with the cast of TINA: The Musical, performing a medley of 'Nutbush City Limits' and 'Proud Mary' this morning on Good Morning America.

VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Adrienne Warren, Katori Hall, and More Talk Bringing TINA to Life on Broadway

by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2021

PBS NewsHour correspondent Karla Murthy recently sat down with the show's writer and members of the cast, including Tony-award winner Adrienne Warren, to talk about the show and Tina Turner's journey to become one of the most celebrated recording artists in history.

VIDEO: Mrs. Doubtfire (Rob McClure) Calls Winners of Mother's Day Contest Videoplay
VIDEO: Mrs. Doubtfire (Rob McClure) Calls Winners of Mother's Day Contest

by Stage Tube - May 10, 2020

Earlier this week, Broadway's MRS. DOUBTFIRE invited fans to enter a contest to win a personal  Mother's Day phone call to their mom (or any special lady who's been like a mother) from the show's leading man Rob McClure a?" as Mrs. Doubtfire.

BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure Perform Two Songs From MRS. DOUBTFIRE at BroadwayCon Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Rob McClure Perform Two Songs From MRS. DOUBTFIRE at BroadwayCon

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2020

Rob McClure performed two songs from Mrs. Doubtfire at BroadwayCon! Take a look below!

VIDEO: Rob McClure Talks MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Parenthood, And More! Videoplay
VIDEO: Rob McClure Talks MRS. DOUBTFIRE, Parenthood, And More!

by Stage Tube - Nov 8, 2019

Check out a brand new interview with Tony-nominee, Rob McClure, as he prepares to bring the iconic nanny, Mrs. Doubtfire, to life in a brand-new musical adaptation of the film!


Ethan Popp Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ethan Popp been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Motown: The Musical .