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Glenn Slater

 
Bio:
Broadway: Disney's The Little Mermaid (2008 Tony Award Nomination - Best Score, Grammy Nomination - Best Cast Album). West End: Sister Act the Musical (2009), Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies (2010, Olivier Nomination - Best Musical). Regional: Leap of Faith (Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Disney's The Little Mermaid (2008 Tony Award Nomination - Best Score, Grammy Nomination - Best Cast Album). West End: Sister Act the Musical (2009), Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies (2010, Olivier Nomination - Best Musical). Regional: Leap of Faith (Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, ... (read complete bio)

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Glenn Slater Biography

Broadway: Disney's The Little Mermaid (2008 Tony Award Nomination - Best Score, Grammy Nomination - Best Cast Album). West End: Sister Act the Musical (2009), Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies (2010, Olivier Nomination - Best Musical). Regional: Leap of Faith (Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, 2010). Off-Broadway: Newyorkers (Manhattan Theatre Club, 2001, Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations). Film: Disney's Home On The Range (2004), Disney's Tangled (2010, Oscar and Golden Globe Nominations - Best Song).

Glenn Slater Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)
Glenn SlaterA Bronx Tale
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lyrics
Glenn Slater, School of Rock
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Glenn Slater, School of Rock-The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lyrics
Glenn Slater, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Glenn Slater, Sister Act
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Glenn Slater, The Little Mermaid
 
- 1996 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
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Glenn Slater News

Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID is Magical Photo Review: Hale Centre Theatre's THE LITTLE MERMAID is Magical
by Tyler Hinton - Nov 20, 2022

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID on Hale Centre Theatre’s Centre Stage in Sandy is an oceanic paradise of possibilities--you never know what new visual delight might be in store.

Review: SISTER ACT, King's Theatre, Glasgow Photo Review: SISTER ACT, King's Theatre, Glasgow
by Fiona Scott - Nov 16, 2022

What did our critic think of SISTER ACT at King's Theatre, Glasgow?

The Muny Announces 105th Season Featuring Muny Premieres of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KIN Photo The Muny Announces 105th Season Featuring Muny Premieres of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, RENT, CHESS & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

The Muny has announced its captivating seven show lineup for its 105th Season. The season, bursting with premieres, comedies, romance and magic, opens June 12, 2023 and runs through August 20, 2023.

SISTER ACT Comes to Milton Keynes Theatre This Month Photo SISTER ACT Comes to Milton Keynes Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won't be found ‚Äď a convent!¬†

THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Syracuse Stage Photo THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Syracuse Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Put the ‚Äúsea‚ÄĚ in the holiday season with the family favorite musical ‚ÄúDisney's The Little Mermaid,‚ÄĚ at Syracuse Stage Nov. 25 ‚Äď Jan. 8.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Epis Photo VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Episode
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

For her first Halloween episode, Jennifer Hudson dressed up as fellow EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg‚Äôs character Sister Mary Clarence from her ‚Äúabsolute favorite movie‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSister Act.‚ÄĚ The talk show host made her dream of being in the film come true with a showstopping performance of songs from the movie franchise. Watch a video of the performance now!

Video: Watch an All New Trailer For the UK Tour of SISTER ACT Photo Video: Watch an All New Trailer For the UK Tour of SISTER ACT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2022

An all new trailer has been released for the UK & Ireland tour of SISTER ACT, starring Sandra Marvin, Lesley Joseph, Clive Rowe and Lizzie Bea. Check out the video here!

Review: Fabulous SISTER ACT at Hale Center Theater Orem Has Soul Photo Review: Fabulous SISTER ACT at Hale Center Theater Orem Has Soul
by Tyler Hinton - Oct 15, 2022

SISTER ACT at Hale Center Theater Orem has the glitz and glamour of a disco queen and the heart and soul of a woman of the cloth. 

Aspire Community Theatre Presents LEAP OF FAITH Photo Aspire Community Theatre Presents LEAP OF FAITH
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.

Syracuse University Department of Drama Opens the 2022/2023 Season with SWEET CHARITY Photo Syracuse University Department of Drama Opens the 2022/2023 Season with SWEET CHARITY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

The Syracuse University Department of Drama begins the 2022/2023 season on Oct. 15.

Glenn Slater Videos

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Epis Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Episode

by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

For her first Halloween episode, Jennifer Hudson dressed up as fellow EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg‚Äôs character Sister Mary Clarence from her ‚Äúabsolute favorite movie‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSister Act.‚ÄĚ The talk show host made her dream of being in the film come true with a showstopping performance of songs from the movie franchise. Watch a video of the performance now!

Video: Watch an All New Trailer For the UK Tour of SISTER ACT Videoplay
Video: Watch an All New Trailer For the UK Tour of SISTER ACT

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2022

An all new trailer has been released for the UK & Ireland tour of SISTER ACT, starring Sandra Marvin, Lesley Joseph, Clive Rowe and Lizzie Bea. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Kea Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at All New Footage From SISTER ACT, Starring Jennifer Saunders, Keala Settle and Beverley Knight

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 20, 2022

All new show footage has been released for SISTER ACT THE MUSICAL in London, which opened at the Eventim Apollo last night (Tuesday 19 July). Check out the video here!

VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of SISTER ACT Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT

by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

The cast of Sister Act took the stage for a performance on the grand finale of Britain's Got Talent this weekend! Check out the full performance, led by Beverly Knight!

Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Pape Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at SISTER ACT Starring Nicole Vanessa Ortiz & More at Paper Mill Playhouse

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 3, 2022

Get a first look at photos and video of Sister Act, now playing through Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). The cast features Nicole Vanessa Ortiz as Deloris Van Cartier, and more.

VIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT Videoplay
VIDEO: Lizzie Bea Sings 'The Life I Never Led' From SISTER ACT

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2022

SISTER ACT¬†has released all new footage of Lizzie Bea singing ‚ÄėThe Life I Never Led‚Äô.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID

by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2021

Get a first look at TUTS' THE LITTLE MERMAID with clips of the cast in action!

Broadway Rewind: SCHOOL OF ROCK Starts its Broadway Jam Session Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: SCHOOL OF ROCK Starts its Broadway Jam Session

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when School of Rock was getting ready for Broadway. School of Rock opened December 6 at the Winter Garden Theatre, where it played for 1309 performances.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute

by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

VIDEO: Watch the Full Disney Cruise Line Production of TANGLED Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Full Disney Cruise Line Production of TANGLED

by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2020

Watch the full production of Tangled from the Disney Cruise Line!


Glenn Slater Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Glenn Slater written?
Glenn Slater has written 9 shows including Maggie May (Lyricist), That's Life! (Lyricist), Newyorkers (Lyricist), Sister Act (Lyricist), The Little Mermaid (Lyricist), Leap of Faith (Lyricist), Love Never Dies (Lyricist), School of Rock (Lyrics), A Bronx Tale (Lyrics).

What awards has Glenn Slater been nominated for?
Outstanding New Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Bronx Tale , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for School of Rock , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for School of Rock-The Musical , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Sister Act , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Sister Act Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Little Mermaid and Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .

What awards has Glenn Slater won?
Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .