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Itamar Moses

 
Bio:
Itamar Moses is the author of the full-length plays Outrage, Bach at Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets, Back Back Back, Completeness and The Whistleblower; the musicals Nobody Loves You (with Gaby Alter), Fortress of Solitude (with Michael Friedman) and The Band's Visit (with ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Itamar Moses is the author of the full-length plays Outrage, Bach at Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets, Back Back Back, Completeness and The Whistleblower; the musicals Nobody Loves You (with Gaby Alter), Fortress of Solitude (with Michael Friedman) and The Band's Visit (with ... (read complete bio)

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Itamar Moses Biography

Itamar Moses is the author of the full-length plays Outrage, Bach at Leipzig, Celebrity Row, The Four of Us, Yellowjackets, Back Back Back, Completeness and The Whistleblower; the musicals Nobody Loves You (with Gaby Alter), Fortress of Solitude (with Michael Friedman) and The Band's Visit (with David Yazbek); and the evening of short plays Love/Stories (Or But You Will Get Used To It). His work has appeared Off-Broadway and elsewhere in New York, at regional theaters across the country and in Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Venezuela, Turkey and Chile, and is published by Faber & Faber and Samuel French. Awards for his work include Lucille Lortel, New York Drama Critics Circle, Outer Critics Circle and Obie awards in New York, as well as awards from the Portland, San Diego, Dallas, and Bay Area Theatre Critics Circles. He's received new play commissions from The McCarter, Playwrights Horizons, Berkeley Rep, The Wilma Theater, South Coast Rep, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, and Goodman Theatre. On television, Itamar has written for TNT's "Men of a Certain Age," HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," and WGN'S "Outsiders." He holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU and has taught playwriting at Yale and NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild and is a New York Theatre Workshop Usual Suspect. Born in Berkeley, CA, he now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Itamar Moses Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Itamar Moses, The Band's Visit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
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Obie Awards - 2017 - Musical Theater Gold Star
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Itamar Moses News

Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers & More to Star in THE HARDER THEY COME World Premi Photo Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers & More to Star in THE HARDER THEY COME World Premiere at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

The Public Theater has announced casting for the world premiere of THE HARDER THEY COME, a musical adaptation of the classic Jamaican film produced and directed by Perry Henzell and co-written with Trevor Rhone.

Dallas Theater Center Names Kevin Moriarty Executive Director Photo Dallas Theater Center Names Kevin Moriarty Executive Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Kevin Moriarty, who has served as Dallas Theater Center's  Enloe/Rose Artistic Director for 15 years, has been named Executive Director, following the recent announcement of the retirement of DTC managing director Jeffrey Woodward, who has served in that  position for eight years.

Evelyn Sandground And Bill Perkins To Be Honored At Theater J's 2022 Benefit Next Wee Photo Evelyn Sandground And Bill Perkins To Be Honored At Theater J's 2022 Benefit Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

Theater J will honor Evelyn Sandground and Bill Perkins at their annual benefit on Tuesday, November 15, at 8:00 PM in Washington, DC. Sandground and Perkins are longtime advocates of Theater J and the arts throughout the Washington area. Sandground has served for over a decade on the Theater J Council and previously served as a co-chair.

Itamar Moses to Receive Theater J's Trish Vradenburg New Jewish Play Prize at Novembe Photo Itamar Moses to Receive Theater J's Trish Vradenburg New Jewish Play Prize at November Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

 Theater J has announced the winner of the 2022 Theater J Trish Vradenburg New Jewish Play Prize: Itamar Moses with his play The Ally. This is the third year Theater J is awarding the prize, which recognizes a new play that celebrates, explores, and/or struggles with the complexities and nuances of the Jewish experience. 

Cast Announced For Atlantic Theater Company's THE FAR COUNTRY Photo Cast Announced For Atlantic Theater Company's THE FAR COUNTRY
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2022

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Far Country, an Atlantic commissioned play by Guggenheim fellow Lloyd Suh, directed by Obie Award winner Eric Ting.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022

The European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band’s Visit, directed by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst opened at the Donmar Warehouse. See photos from opening night here!

Review: THE BAND'S VISIT, Donmar Warehouse Photo Review: THE BAND'S VISIT, Donmar Warehouse
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 7, 2022

Longurst directs with refreshing accuracy and delicate sophistication, creating visual dynamics that make the space feel immense. It’s simply sublime, mandatory viewing for a lesson on empathy, kindness, and the power of music.

Photos: First Look at Alon Moni Aboutboul, Miri Mesika & More in THE BAND'S VISIT at  Photo Photos: First Look at Alon Moni Aboutboul, Miri Mesika & More in THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

The Donmar Warehouse is presenting the European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses' multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band's Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. Get a first look at photos here!

Mia Chung's CATCH AS CATCH CAN to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October Photo Mia Chung's CATCH AS CATCH CAN to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present Mia Chung’s Catch as Catch Can, directed by Daniel Aukin, running October 14 - November 20 and opening November 1.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE BAND'S VISIT at the Donmar Warehouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

All new rehearsal photos have been released for the upcoming European première of David Yazbek and Itamar Moses’ multi-Tony award-winning musical The Band’s Visit, directed in a new production by Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. 

Itamar Moses Videos

VIDEO: Atlantic Theater Flashes Back to THE BAND'S VISIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Atlantic Theater Flashes Back to THE BAND'S VISIT

by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

Today, Atlantic Theater posted a flashback to its massively successful world premiere production of David Yazbeck's The Band's Visit!

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Tour Performs on Toronto's Breakfast Television

by Alan Henry - Oct 4, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is currently on stage at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre! Check out the cast performing music from the show!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BAND'S VISIT on Tour

by Alan Henry - Jul 12, 2019

The first national tour of The Band's Visit is now making its way across the country after launching at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Rhode Island! BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show's leads Chilina Kennedy and Sasson Gabay in action! Check out the video

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Gives its Final Curtain Call on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Gives its Final Curtain Call on Broadway

by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2019

The 10-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit played its final performance on Broadway tonight, April 7, 2019. The production played 589 regular and 36 preview performances at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 W 47th Street).

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2018

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

Tony Talk: Best Book of a Musical, Itamar Moses Videoplay
Tony Talk: Best Book of a Musical, Itamar Moses

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Itamar Moses has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT.

BWW Exclusive: THE BAND'S VISIT Takes DC! Go Behind the Scenes of the Cast's Trip to  Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: THE BAND'S VISIT Takes DC! Go Behind the Scenes of the Cast's Trip to the Tiny Desk!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2018

Just yesterday The Band's Visit made history as the first Broadway cast to perform for NPR's Tiny Desk series. Click here to watch Tony nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub and more perform selections from the show. Below, we're excited to bring you an exclusive behind the scenes look at the cast's trip from Broadway to DC and back!

BWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrate the Best of Off-Broadway Backstage at the Obie Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2018

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 63rd Annual Obie Awards¬ģ just last week at Terminal 5.

VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!

by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Band's Visit recently made a visit of their own to NPR's Tiny Desk series. Watch below as the cast and company perform music from the Tony-Award Nominated new musical!


Itamar Moses Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Itamar Moses written?
Itamar Moses has written 6 shows including Bach at Leipzig (Playwright), The Four Of Us (Playwright), The Four of Us (Playwright), Back Back Back (Playwright), Completeness (Playwright), Nobody Loves You (Book Writer / Lyricist).

What awards has Itamar Moses been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Band's Visit Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Band's Visit and Musical Theater (Obie Awards) for The Band's Visit .

What awards has Itamar Moses won?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Band's Visitand Musical Theater (Obie Awards) for The Band's Visit.