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JAMSHIED SHARIFI is a New York-based composer, producer, and keyboardist. He has composed the scores for the feature films Harriet The Spy, Down To Earth, Clockstoppers, and Muppets From Space, as well as contributing music to numerous other films and television shows. As a producer, arranger, and keyboardist, he has recorded and/or performed with Paula Cole, Ray Charles, Dream Theater, Laurie Anderson, Hassan Hakmoun, and many others. Recent projects include composing Awakening, a long-form piece for the M.I.T. Wind Ensemble; arrangements for the Montreal Symphony and the National Symphony; and orchestrations for Sting's Broadway musical The Last Ship.

Jamshied Sharifi Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Orchestrations
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Orchestrations

Jamshied Sharifi Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Orchestrations

Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit

Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Orchestrations

Jamshied Sharifi, The Band's Visit

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Jamshied Sharifi News


St. Ann's Warehouse Extends MONSOON WEDDING for Three Weeks

St. Ann's Warehouse, responding to extraordinary demand for tickets, has announced a three-week extension of Monsoon Wedding, the Musical, Mira Nair's live theatrical adaptation of her landmark film. The new production, featuring actors and theater-makers from India and the global Indian diaspora, welcomes audiences inside the lavish wedding plans and frenzied leadup to an arranged marriage beset by modern tensions. Preview performances begin at the Brooklyn waterfront theater on May 6.

Olivier Awards 2023: See All Award Winners!

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall on 2 April. Hosted by renowned stage and screen actor Hannah Waddingham, a three-time Olivier Award nominee herself, the Olivier Awards celebrate the world-class status of London theatre, and are Britain's most prestigious stage honours. Here are this year's award winners!

Video: First Look at MONSOON WEDDING, THE MUSICAL Coming to St. Ann's Warehouse in May

Get a first look at the trailer for Monsoon Wedding, coming to St. Ann's Warehouse this spring!

The 2023 Olivier Award Nominations Are Announced

The biggest night in theatre, the Olivier Awards, celebrates the brightest and best of London's world-leading theatre industry with a starry ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 2 April. Check out a full list of nominations!

VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell & Donny McCaslin Talk the Legacy of David Bowie and the Premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY

Later this month, Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell. A collaboration between BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY Artistic Director Donny McCaslin and The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, led by Conductor Tim Davies, the concert is a unique and singular interpretation of the music of Blackstar, Bowie’s final musical masterpiece, which was released two days before his untimely death.

John Cameron Mitchell to Star in World Premiere of Bowie's BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY at Charlotte International Arts Festival

Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell, taking place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 on the stage of the Belk Theater as part of the inaugural Charlotte International Arts Festival.

Original Cast Recording Of Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey & Kwame Kwei-Armah's THE VISITOR Released Today

Today Craft Recordings / Concord Theatricals released the original cast recording of The Visitor on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.

THE BAND'S VISIT to Begin Performances in D.C. in July

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be returning to Washington, D.C. from July 5–17, 2022.

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT at the Eccles Theater Shows Each Person Has a Story

The national tour of THE BAND’S VISIT, currently playing the Eccles Theater, presents a slow-moving, introspective slice of life that washes over the audience, occasionally grabbing them as it illuminates glimpses of the story each person has to tell. 

Tony Winning Best Musical THE BAND'S VISIT to Play At Segerstrom Center, March 22 To April 3

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek.  It will play in Segerstrom Hall March 22 to April 3, 2022.

Tickets Go On Sale This Month For THE BAND'S VISIT At Detroit's Fisher Theatre

Broadway In Detroit announced today that tickets for the tour of THE BAND'S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, will go on sale on Friday, February 25, 2022. Starting at $35, tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com and in person at the Fisher Theatre Box Office.

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to the Paramount Theatre

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony® and Drama Desk Award®-winner David Yazbek, will be coming to The Paramount Theatre in Seattle from March 8 - 13, 2022.

VIDEO: Mamak Khadem Releases New Single 'Entangled'

Coming on the heels of her critically acclaimed song “Across the Oceans” (featuring a guest appearance by Chris Martin of Coldplay), “Entangled” is the second single from her upcoming album; it will be released with a strikingly evocative and ominous music video directed by the award-winning Iranian cinematographer Sam Javadi.

Mamak Khadem Releases New Single “Across The Oceans” Feat. Chris Martin (of Coldplay)

Mamak Khadem has announced her new single 'Across the Oceans,' with special guest Chris Martin (Coldplay) on piano and vocals, due out November 5, 2021 on Six Degrees Records.

THE BAND'S VISIT is Coming to Keller Auditorium This January

Broadway in Portland has announced that THE BAND’S VISIT, featuring music and lyrics by Tony Award® and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, will be coming to Keller Auditorium in Portland from January 4 – 9, 2022.

BWW Review: THE BAND'S VISIT is an Occasion Not to be Missed

Based on a 2007 movie and a premise that you wish actually happened (even though it didn’t), the musical, directed by David Cromer, is a gentle ode to open minds, tolerance, wrong turns and – sure – faith. 

THE BAND'S VISIT to Visit the Eccles Theatre Next March

Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles announced today that the individual tickets for the tour of The Band's Visit, featuring music and lyrics by Tony and Drama Desk Award-winner David Yazbek, went  on sale Friday, November 12 at 10am.  

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE VISITOR at the Public Theater

Just last night, The Public Theater celebrated the world premiere musical THE VISITOR, with music by Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt, lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey and a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Brian Yorkey.

Review Roundup: THE VISITOR Opens at The Public Theater- The Critics Weigh In!

The world premiere musical THE VISITOR, with music by Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt, lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey and a book by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Brian Yorkey, opened tonight at The Public Theater.

One-Week Extension Announced for THE VISITOR at The Public

The Public Theater announced a one-week extension of the world premiere musical THE VISITOR. Officially opening today, Thursday, November 4, THE VISITOR began performances in the Newman Theater on Saturday, October 16 and will now run through Sunday, December 5.

Jamshied Sharifi FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jamshied Sharifi has been nominated for several awards for his work as an orchestrator. He was nominated for Best Orchestrations at the Tony Awards for his work on the Broadway show The Band's Visit. He was also nominated for Outstanding Orchestrations at the Drama Desk Awards for the same production.

Jamshied Sharifi has won the Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for his work on the Broadway show The Band's Visit.

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