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Jack Murphy

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2011]
Movement Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Movement Director

Writing

Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Source Material

Photos

Jack Murphy, Edward Staudenmayer, Jose Llana, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Janet Dacal, Darr Photo

Jack Murphy, Edward Staudenmayer, Jose Llana, Carly Rose Sonenclar, Janet Dacal, Darren Ritchie, Kate Shindle, E. Clayton Cornelious, Frank Wildhorn, Karen Mason & Danny Stiles

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03/06/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2011]
Movement Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Movement Director

Writing
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Source Material

Jack Murphy Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Jack Murphy, The Civil War

Jack Murphy News

HOLMES & WATSON Opens Next Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse Photo HOLMES & WATSON Opens Next Weekend at Long Beach Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

In Holmes and Watson, Jeffrey Hatcher's 2018 play, Dr. Watson's journey to answer the question of his friend's continued existence is filled with twists and turns that keep the audience guessing. Each of the three candidates, or more accurately, inmates, tells his version of events at Reichenbach Falls. Does Watson recognize one of them as his friend or are they all imposters? The tension between mystery and comedy is perfectly executed with the script, the acting and Mitch Nunn's adept directing.

WONDERLAND's Lexie Dorsett Sharp Takes Over Our Instagram Today! Photo WONDERLAND's Lexie Dorsett Sharp Takes Over Our Instagram Today!
by Social Watch - Sep 10, 2022

Tune in to our Instagram story today, as Lexie Dorsett Sharp takes over to take you behind the scenes of her day at Wonderland at Tuacahn Center for the Arts.

Ensemble Theatre Opens 2022-23 With SWEAT Photo Ensemble Theatre Opens 2022-23 With SWEAT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati opens its 37th year with the Pulitzer Prize–winning drama Sweat by MacArthur genius and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage. Shining a powerful light on America's working class, Nottage infuses this searing script with her trademark mix of compassion, humor, and suspense. It's explosive drama, made in America. Playing September 17–October 9, 2022. Directed by Darnell Pierre Benjamin.

Discover Alice through a whole new looking glass in WONDERLAND! Photo Discover Alice through a whole new looking glass in WONDERLAND!
by - May 20, 2022

Special Offer - Discover Alice through a whole new looking glass in WONDERLAND!

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Present Regional Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Photo Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati to Present Regional Premiere of TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will close its 2021-2022 Season with the regional premiere drama Tiny Beautiful Things. Based on the acclaimed book by Cheryl Strayed (author of the best-selling book Wild), this story was brilliantly adapted for the stage by Nia Vardalos, the Academy Award-nominated writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Announces Double Bill of I SHALL NOT BE MOVED and YOUR NEGRO TOUR
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) will present two one-act productions with the newly commissioned world premiere of I Shall Not Be Moved followed by the return of Your Negro Tour Guide, which has been revamped since it last appeared on ETC’s stage in 2010.

QUEEN Comes to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati This Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) kicks off the new year with the regional premiere drama Queen by award-winning playwright Madhuri Shekar. A new play that’s created quite a buzz, Queen is a provocative portrayal of brilliant women confronting inconvenient truths.

BONNIE AND CLYDE Will Transfer To The West End April 2022 Photo BONNIE AND CLYDE Will Transfer To The West End April 2022
by BWW Staff - Jan 18, 2022

It was announced tonight on stage at the BONNIE AND CLYDE concert at Theatre Royal Drury Lane that a production of the musical will play the West End beginning in April 2022 at the Arts Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Tuacahn Amphitheatre Photo VIDEO: First Look at THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Tuacahn Amphitheatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2021

From the Tony Award-nominated composer of The Scarlet Pimpernel and Jekyll & Hyde comes this swashbuckling musical adventure of vengeance, mercy, and the redemptive power of love.

SCHOOL OF ROCK's Madison Lagares Drops First Single Photo SCHOOL OF ROCK's Madison Lagares Drops First Single
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2021

Broadway's Madison Lagares (On Your Feet, School Of Rock) debuts her first music video today under the banner of Concierge Records - a cover of 'Finding Wonderland' from the musical Wonderland.

Jack Murphy Videos

VIDEO: First Look at THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Tuacahn Amphitheatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Tuacahn Amphitheatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2021

From the Tony Award-nominated composer of The Scarlet Pimpernel and Jekyll & Hyde comes this swashbuckling musical adventure of vengeance, mercy, and the redemptive power of love.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Frank Wildhorn's MONTE CRISTO - In Cinemas 3/19 VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Frank Wildhorn's MONTE CRISTO - In Cinemas 3/19
by Alan Henry - Mar 16, 2021

A recorded version of Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy's musical, MONTE CRISTO, recently will be shows in cinemas in South Korea beginning March 19th, 2021. The production stars a number of Korean stars in the new musical based on the classic Alexandre Dumas novel.

VIDEO: Quentin Garzon, Devin Ilaw, and Alan Ariano Perform 'Secrets & Lies' From DEAT VideoVIDEO: Quentin Garzon, Devin Ilaw, and Alan Ariano Perform 'Secrets & Lies' From DEATH NOTE
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

Quentin Garzon has released a new virtual performance, this time taking on 'Secret & Lies' from Death Note.

VIDEO: South Pacific at Flat Rock Playhouse VideoVIDEO: South Pacific at Flat Rock Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

Flat Rock Playhouse continues the 2019 Season with summer blockbuster musical and Broadway classic, South Pacific. Check out video of the show!

VIDEO: Cincinnati Ensemble Theater Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH VideoVIDEO: Cincinnati Ensemble Theater Presents HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2018

Take a walk on the wild side! Dressed to impress, Todd Almond steps back into the title role of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati's season closer Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Written by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, this award-winning rock musical is an innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny story of a gender-crossed glam rocker determined to become a superstar. The regional revival of ETC's 2001 and 2003 hit production is a rocking ride, entertaining, touching, and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile. Playing June 5-July 1, 2018. Directed by D. Lynn Meyers. Presented by The Rosenthal Family Foundation and sponsored by LPK.

VIDEO: Frank Wildhorn Teases THE MAN WHO LAUGHS in Seoul VideoVIDEO: Frank Wildhorn Teases THE MAN WHO LAUGHS in Seoul
by Alan Henry - Feb 28, 2018

Here's the WORLD PREMIERE video debut of Frank Wildhorn's THE MAN WHO LAUGHS, opening on July 10, 2018 Art Hall Opera Theater, Seoul. The spot features a solo violin and revealing the composer at the piano performing the theme from the show began running on Korean media this week. The Man Who Laughs is Wildhorn's 12th musical to open in Seoul. Based on Victor Hugo's novel, the romantic melodrama is credited with inspiring the comic book figure The Joker, based on the character, Gwynplaine.

STAGE TUBE: Frank Wildhorn Visits Utah for THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2016

Composer Frank Wildhorn ventured out west to Utah this week to visit the company of COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, currently playing at the Pioneer Theatre. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Matt Farcher Performs 'Hell to Your Doorstep' in Frank Wildhorn's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place tonight, May 6 through May 21, 2016. Click below to watch Matt Farcher perform 'Hell to Your Doorstep' from the show!

VIDEO: Jun-Su Kim Sings New DEATH NOTE Song, "The Game Begins"
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, Bonnie & Clyde) is currently working on turning Japanese manga series DEATH NOTE into a musical. Below, check out a Korean music video featuring 'The Game Begins' from the musical, performed by Jun-Su Kim!

STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON's Kwang-Ho Hong Performs Title Song from Frank Wildhorn's DEATH NOTE Musical
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld previously reported that Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, Bonnie & Clyde) is currently working on turning Japanese manga series DEATH NOTE into a musical. Below, check out a Korean music video featuring the title song from the musical, performed by Kwang-Ho Hong (Miss Saigon UK, Phantom of the Opera, Jekyll & Hyde, Don Quixote)!


Jack Murphy Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jack Murphy written?
Jack Murphy has written 5 shows including Rudolf: The Last Kiss (Lyricist), The Civil War (Bookwriter), Swing! (Composer/Lyricist), Waiting for the Moon (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Wonderland: Alice's New Musical Adventure (Lyricist).

What awards has Jack Murphy been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Civil War .