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Hunter Bell rose to stardom because of his work on, and appearance in, the musical [title of show], for which he wrote the book. It opened at The Lyceum Theatre on Broadway on July 17, 2008. Prior to the Broadway opening of [title of show], Bell appeared in a 2006 benefit concert of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and the 2007 staging of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

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[West End]

Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012

Original Broadway Production, 2008

Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Citizen of Whoville

Papa Who (Understudy)

Young Max (Understudy)

Broadway Revival Production, 2006
A Dogette

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006


[New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2004

Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2003

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999

[Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2002

Hunter Bell Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2014]



Hunter Bell Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Book of a Musical

Hunter Bell, [Title of Show]

Obie Awards - 2006 - Special Citations

Hunter Bell, [title of show]

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Hunter Bell News

Listen: Hear the ROGERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Album

The 12-track album will feature fan-favorite songs “Save The City” from the Disney+ series “Hawkeye” (written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman) and “Star Spangled Man” from the film “Captain America: The First Avenger” (written by Alan Menken and David Zippel). Find out what other songs will be included now!

Video: Celebrate 15 Years of [title of show]

15 years ago, on July 17, 2008, [title of show] opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre. Check out some video highlights from the show's journey to Broadway!

Video: Creative Team of ROGERS: THE MUSICAL on Bringing the Show to Disneyland

Watch as BroadwayWorld takes you behind the scenes of the new musical with the creative team as they talk about their inspiration for and how they created Rogers: The Musical!

Photos/Video: First Look at ROGERS: THE MUSICAL in Disneyland

Rogers: the Musical features a book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]). The show will also include “Save The City” from the Disney+ series “Hawkeye” (written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman) and “Star Spangled Man” from the film “Captain America: The First Avenger” (written by Alan Menken and David Zippel). Check out photos and video now!

Exclusive: Stars Pose Backstage at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park

The Pleasure Park may be closed, but the extras continue! Earlier this week, neon lights and thrilling heights filled the night as nearly 200 of NYC’s sexiest dancers and special Broadway guests delighted two standing-room-only audiences at Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park. Check out exclusive backstage portraits of this year's special guests, lead strips, top fundraisers and creative team!

Photos & Video: BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Raises $1,887,014

See photos and video from Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park, which raised $1,887,014!

Video: Mykal Kilgore Performs the BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK Finale in Rehearsal

Watch rehearsal footage of Mykal Kilgore performing the finale of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park!

J. Harrison Ghee, Alex Newell & More to Join BROADWAY BARES: PLEASURE PARK

Two newly minted Tony Award winners are headed toward the gates of Broadway Bares: Pleasure Park as time is running out to get tickets. Learn how to purchase tickets!

RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE Star Olivia Lux and More Will Lead RENT at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for Rent by Jonathan Larson, directed by Zi Alikhan (Resident Director of Hamilton) and choreographed by Steph Paul (New York Theatre Workshop: How to Defend Yourself). Learn more about who is starring, and how to get tickets here!

ROGERS: THE MUSICAL Sets Opening Date at Disneyland For Limited-Time Run

The production will tell the story of Steve Rogers, better known as Captain America, joined by Peggy Carter, Nick Fury and select members of the Avengers. The musical follows Rogers' journey from World War II to leading the Avengers as Captain America. The musical was teased by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's 'Save the City' in Hawkeye.

Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen & Ann McNamee's OTHER WORLD To Have Staged Reading This Week

OTHER WORLD, a new musical with an original score and story by Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee will present invite-only staged readings on Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17.

Steven Cutts To Direct HAZING U: A MODERN GREEK TRAGEDY At AMT Theater

Cutts will helm Zachary Harris Martin's graphic new play, Hazing U: A Modern Greek Tragedy, which explores the vicious dark side of American college fraternity life and exposes just how far young men will go to fit in and be accepted.

[TITLE OF SHOW] Opens At Spotlighters January 20

Spotlighters Theatre presents [title of show] featuring music & lyrics by Jeff Bowen, book by Hunter Bell, and directed by Stephen Foreman.

Interview: Columbia School of the Arts Professor Christian Parker Brings Dramaturgy Techniques to Nonverbal Theatre

In conversation with MFA Candidate Anastasia Ellis, Parker discusses how dramaturgy moves in traditional text-based theatre and in the nonverbal dance world.

Photos: First look at Ohio University Lancaster Theatre Department's [TITLE OF SHOW]

for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends. Nominee for a 2009 Tony Award and Best Book of a Musical. '[title of show] is, above all, a love letter to the musical theatre -- a uniquely American art form -- and to the joy of collaboration.' Adult language and themes. Music and Lyrics by Jeff Bowen, Book by Hunter Bell. Producer, Musical Director - A. Victor Jones, Vocal Music Director - A Victor Jones, Additional staging and blocking - Abby Reeves, Lighting Designer - Dale Harris, Set Design - Ethan Mauger, Stage Manager - Emily Bartholic, Lighting and Sound Boards - Emma Clement and Eliojah Boggs. Cast: Jeff, a composer/lyricist - Ethan Mauger, Hunter, a book writer - Hunter Allen, Susan, their actor friend - Emily Bartholic, Heidi, their actor friend - Abby Reeves, Larry, their pianist - A Victor Jones. Performances are Nov. 3 - 7, 2022 at the Wagner Theatre | Brasee Hall, Ohio University Lancaster, 1570 Granville Pike Lancaster, OH 43130. For tickets or more information, visit:

Frédéric Sonntag's GEORGE KAPLAN Will Make New York Premiere at The New Ohio

The Bridge Production Group (Max Hunter, Artistic Director) will present the New York Premiere of Frédéric Sonntag’s George Kaplan with an English Translation by Samuel Buggeln (Cherry Arts), directed by Max Hunter ([title of show] at Brooklyn Navy Yards; See You at The New Ohio). The production will run November 15-December 3 at The New Ohio (154 Christopher Street New York, NY 10014). 

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

Bid to Win an Opportunity to Meet Julie Andrews at Bay Street Theater's Silent Auction

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is presenting a performance of Emma Walton Hamilton and Julie Andrews' The Great American Mousical on August 22. Bidders will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a meet and greet with the legendary, Julie Andrews.

Julie Andrews Will Direct Debra Monk, Howard McGillan, and More in Reading of THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL at Bay Street Theatre

Julie Andrews will direct an upcoming staged reading of The Great American Mousical, at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The reading will star Debra Monk as Adelaide; Howard McGillin as Henry/Father; and more.


Hunter Bell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Hunter Bell has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Hunter Bell's first West End show was [title of show] which opened in 2013

Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Found: A New Musical Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for [Title of Show] and Special Citations (Obie Awards) for [title of show] .

Special Citations (Obie Awards) for [title of show].

Hunter Bell has written 4 shows including [title of show] (Bookwriter), Now. Here. This. (Playwright), Silence! The Musical (Bookwriter), Other World (Bookwriter).

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