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Gary William Friedman

 

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Music Arrangements
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[Broadway, 1972]
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[Broadway, 1970]
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Music Arranger
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[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Orchestrations/Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Music Arranger
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[Off-Broadway, 1965]
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David Alpert and Gary William Friedman Photo

David Alpert and Gary William Friedman

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03/11/2020
Charles Nelson and Gary William Friedman Photo

Charles Nelson and Gary William Friedman

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03/11/2020
Stevie Holland, Gary William Friedman and Company Photo

Stevie Holland, Gary William Friedman and Company

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03/11/2020
Greg Monteith, Jason Wtzel, Gary William Friedman, Danny Weller Photo

Greg Monteith, Jason Wtzel, Gary William Friedman, Danny Weller

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03/11/2020
Jason Wetzel, Gary William Friedman, Stevie Holland, David Alpert Photo

Jason Wetzel, Gary William Friedman, Stevie Holland, David Alpert

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03/11/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Vocal Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1981]
Composer

[Broadway, 1978]
Music Arrangements

Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1972]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Broadway, 1970]
Orchestrations/Arrangements

Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Orchestrations/Arrangements

[Off-Broadway, 1970]
Music Arranger

Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 1965]
Composer

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Gary William Friedman Biography

Composer

Gary William Friedman Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1984 - Best Score Gold Star
Gary William Friedman, Taking My Turn
 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Gary William Friedman, The Me Nobody Knows
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Most Promising Playwright Gold Star
Gary William Friedman, The Me Nobody Knows
 
Obie Awards - 1970 - Best Musical Gold Star
Gary William Friedman, The Me Nobody Knows

Gary William Friedman News

LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Now Streaming on BroadwayHD Photo LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Now Streaming on BroadwayHD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

 The film of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter, begins its world premiere streaming debut with BroadwayHD, the premier streaming service for live theater today, Thursday, November 18, 2021.

A STAR IS BORN, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & More to Stream on Broa Photo A STAR IS BORN, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF & More to Stream on BroadwayHD in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

BroadwayHD has unveiled a lineup of star-studded titles with classic movie musicals, concerts and spectacular theater performances. Kicking off the month on November 1st is the 1976 musical romantic drama film, A Star is Born, featuring Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2021

Cole Porter fans will be able to celebrate his birthday on June 9th in style this year with the world premiere on demand presentation of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter. With book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, music and lyrics by the legendary Cole Porter and arrangements and additional music by Mr. Friedman. The filmed presentation of this solo show stars the musical's co-creator and originator of the role Stevie Holland, as directed for the stage by Richard Maltby, Jr.*

On Demand Presentation of LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER to Debut in June Photo On Demand Presentation of LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER to Debut in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

Cole Porter fans will be able to celebrate his birthday in style this year with the world premiere on demand presentation of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter. With book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, music and lyrics by the legendary Cole Porter and arrangements and additional music by Mr. Friedman.

LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Starring Stevie Holland to Have Virtual Wor Photo LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Starring Stevie Holland to Have Virtual World Premiere in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2021

Cole Porter fans will be able to celebrate his June 9th Birthday in style this year with Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter. A filmed presentation of the show will star the musical’s co-creator and originator of the role Stevie Holland, with stage direction by Richard Maltby, Jr.

VIDEO: New Video Released of the Song 'Black' From THE ME NOBODY KNOWS Photo VIDEO: New Video Released of the Song 'Black' From THE ME NOBODY KNOWS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020

The song ‚ÄúBlack‚ÄĚ, from the beloved Obie and Drama Desk-winning, Tony-nominated musical The Me Nobody Knows has been made into a video in honor of those who are uniting to raise a voice to injustice.

Select Segments of Stevie Holland in LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Are No Photo Select Segments of Stevie Holland in LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER Are Now on YouTube
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2020

In response to the growing need for in-home entertainment during this challenging time, segments from the November 2018 encore engagement of Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter have been released on YouTube.

TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba an Photo TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba and More is Now on YouTube
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presented a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn on March 9, 2020. The concert featured George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), James Jackson, Jr. (A Strange Loop), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever) and more!

Photo Flash: Rema Webb, George Dvorsky and More in TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feins Photo Photo Flash: Rema Webb, George Dvorsky and More in TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feinstein's/54Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2020

A first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn was presented at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, on March 9th.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

Gary William Friedman Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2021

Cole Porter fans will be able to celebrate his birthday on June 9th in style this year with the world premiere on demand presentation of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter. With book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, music and lyrics by the legendary Cole Porter and arrangements and additional music by Mr. Friedman. The filmed presentation of this solo show stars the musical's co-creator and originator of the role Stevie Holland, as directed for the stage by Richard Maltby, Jr.*

STAGE TUBE: Trailer, Behind the Scenes, and Rehearsals With Alan Menken in THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2015

The Segal Centre will close its blockbuster 2014-2015 Theatre Season with The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz: The Musical, a world premiere musical adaptation of Mordecai Richler's novel and the feature film by the same name, from June 7-28, 2015. This new production boasts an original musical score by Alan Menken, the legendary Oscar and Tony winning composer of Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, with book and lyrics by acclaimed lyricist-librettist David Spencerand direction by American theatre veteran Austin Pendleton. Presented with the generous support of RBC and Muse Entertainment.  Check out highlights below!


Gary William Friedman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Gary William Friedman written?
Gary William Friedman has written 12 shows including Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window (Composer), Kill the One-Eyed Man! (Music), The Me Nobody Knows (Composer), Laugh a Little, Cry a Little (Composer), Platinum (Composer), Taking My Turn (Composer), Ghetto (Composer), Bring in the Morning (Composer), Sheba (Composer), Magpie (Composer), Magpie (Music), Love, Linda: The Life Of Mrs. Cole Porter (Bookwriter).

What awards has Gary William Friedman been nominated for?
Best Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Taking My Turn , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Me Nobody Knows Most Promising Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for The Me Nobody Knows and Best Musical (Obie Awards) for The Me Nobody Knows .

What awards has Gary William Friedman won?
Best Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Taking My Turn Most Promising Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for The Me Nobody Knowsand Best Musical (Obie Awards) for The Me Nobody Knows.