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Jason Howland

 
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Bio:
Jason Howland, an honors graduate of Williams College, is a Grammy Award-winning producer, Emmy Award-winning arranger, and Tony-nominated producer. Composer: the Tony-nominated Little Women – The Musical, Paradise Square (world premiere, Berkeley Rep), Ikiru for Horipro Productions (world ... (read complete bio)
 
Jason Howland Headshot

Bio:
Jason Howland, an honors graduate of Williams College, is a Grammy Award-winning producer, Emmy Award-winning arranger, and Tony-nominated producer. Composer: the Tony-nominated Little Women – The Musical, Paradise Square (world premiere, Berkeley Rep), Ikiru for Horipro Productions (world ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Music, Music Supervisor, Orchestrator, Arranger[Replacement]
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2020]
Music Supervisor and Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music Director & Conductor
 
[US Tour, 2015]
Music Supervision
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Music Arranger
Keyboard
Conductor
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Music Supervisor & Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Conductor
Keyboard 1
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Composer
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Vocal Music Arranger
Musical Director
Conductor
 
[Broadway, 1987] [Replacement]
Conductor[Replacement]

Writing

Music
Composer

Photos

Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare, Jason Howland and Christina Anderson Photo

Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare, Jason Howland and Christina Anderson

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Date:
05/17/2022
Craig Haffner, Masi Asare, Nathan Tysen, A.J. Shively, Joaquina Kalukango, Sidney DuP Photo

Craig Haffner, Masi Asare, Nathan Tysen, A.J. Shively, Joaquina Kalukango, Sidney DuPont, Larry Kirwan, Garth H. Drabinsky, Christina Anderson, Jason Howland and Allen Moyer

From: 
Date:
05/17/2022
Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare and Jason Howland Photo

Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare and Jason Howland

From: 
Date:
05/13/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Music, Music Supervisor, Orchestrator, Arranger[Replacement]

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2020]
Music Supervisor and Orchestrator

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music Director & Conductor

[US Tour, 2015]
Music Supervision

[Broadway, 2014]
Music Arranger

Keyboard

Conductor

Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 2013]
Music Supervisor & Arranger

[Broadway, 2003]
Conductor

Keyboard 1

Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Composer

Musical Director

[Broadway, 1999]
Producer

[Broadway, 1999]
Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 1997]
Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 1997]
Vocal Music Arranger

Musical Director

Conductor

[Broadway, 1987] [Replacement]
Conductor[Replacement]

Writing
Music
Composer

Jason Howland Biography

Jason Howland, an honors graduate of Williams College, is a Grammy Award-winning producer, Emmy Award-winning arranger, and Tony-nominated producer. Composer: the Tony-nominated Little Women – The Musical, Paradise Square (world premiere, Berkeley Rep), Ikiru for Horipro Productions (world premiere, Tokyo), Last Days of Summer (Kansas City Rep, George St. Playhouse) and the streaming hit, A Killer Party. Upcoming: Captain Nemo in Seoul, Tokyo Love Story in Tokyo. Howland won an Emmy in 2007 for “Handel’s Messiah Rocks” for PBS. He was nominated for a Tony in 1999 for co-producing The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh. He won a Grammy in 2015 for producing the Original Cast Album of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. He is the Arranger and Music Supervisor for Beautiful (Broadway, West End, US National Tour, Tokyo, Australian National Tour, UK National Tour). As musical supervisor/director/conductor and arranger: Broadway’s Bonnie and Clyde, Wonderland, Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables, The Civil War, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Boy George’s Taboo and guest conductor for Bono and The Edge’s Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark. He has worked around the world as Music Supervisor, Orchestrator and Arranger for Death Note (Horipro/Tokyo), Mata Hari and The Man Who Laughs for EMK in Seoul, Your Lie in April for Toho Japan, Fist of the North Star (Horipro) and Casanova for Vienna’s VBW. Recording projects also include: Japanese star May’n’s latest album, Megumi Hamada’s solo CD Attitude (Producer, arranger, conductor); the Grammy-nominated cast album of Jekyll & Hyde (Musical Director/Conductor/Vocal Arranger); The Dreams in You for the September 11th Fund (Producer, Composer); The Scarlet Pimpernel (OBC; Associate Producer/Additional Arrangements); Atlantic Records' release of The Civil War (Choral Conductor, Arranger); Jekyll & Hyde: The Complete Work (Vocal Arranger); the solo album for acclaimed international harpist Jung Kwak (Conductor); and Linda Eder’s albums Christmas Stays the Same and It’s Time (Arranger/Pianist/Vocal Arranger).

Jason Howland Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Music
Jason Howland, Paradise Square
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Jason Howland, Paradise Square
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Score
Jason Howland, Paradise Square
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Jason Howland, Paradise Square
 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Jason Howland, Paradise Square
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Play
Jason Howland, The Lonesome West

Jason Howland News

The Green Room 42 Announces August Cabaret Lineup, Including Sis, Joe Serafini, and M Photo The Green Room 42 Announces August Cabaret Lineup, Including Sis, Joe Serafini, and More
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their August line-up for in-person cabaret performances. L

PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Photo PETER PAN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, ROMEO AND JULIET & More to be Featured in BroadwayHD's Back-to-School Collection
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Whether a Broadway freshman or seasoned senior, BroadwayHD viewers can get schooled in theatre classics like The Sound of Music and Romeo and Juliet, to more advanced theatre titles like The Importance of Being Earnest to Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, and graduate with honors.

Rufus Kampa, Rebecca Nardin and Tabitha Knowles to Star in LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL a Photo Rufus Kampa, Rebecca Nardin and Tabitha Knowles to Star in LITTLE WOMEN THE MUSICAL at the Minack Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

The Broadway musical ‘Little Women the Musical’, following the adventures of the four March Sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, will begin a run at the world famous open air Minack Theatre in Cornwall from Monday 2 August - Saturday 6 August.

The Royal Players Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring HELLO, DOLLY!, A CHRISTMAS CAR Photo The Royal Players Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring HELLO, DOLLY!, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

The historic Royal Theatre in Downtown Benton is preparing for its 2022-2023 season. This 29th season for The Royal Players is filled with an eclectic group of musicals ranging from a retelling of an iconic literary tale, a musical theater classic, and a Disney favorite, just to name a few.

NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

NextStop Theatre Company has announced their tenth professional season of theater in Northern Virginia. The company's first full season since the start of the pandemic will feature a wide assortment of titles ranging from beloved classics to bold new area premieres.

PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance Photo PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance
by Team BWW - Jul 11, 2022

Barring a dramatic upturn in business, the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Paradise Square will conclude its run with the 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday, July 17 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). At the time of closing, the production will have played 23 previews and 108 performances. 

Listen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recordi Photo Listen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

You can now listen to “Let It Burn,” from the forthcoming Original Broadway Cast Recording of Paradise Square, sung by the show’s remarkable Tony Award winning star, Joaquina Kalukango.

Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches Photo Recap the 2022 Tony Awards Acceptance Speeches
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Miss a speech from the 75th Annual Tony Awards? As winners take the stage this evening, stay tuned to BroadwayWorld as we bring you full text of all of the acceptance speeches; from the emotional to the humorous, and everything in between.

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. We've got the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Jason Howland Videos

Listen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recordi VideoListen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

You can now listen to “Let It Burn,” from the forthcoming Original Broadway Cast Recording of Paradise Square, sung by the show’s remarkable Tony Award winning star, Joaquina Kalukango.

Listen to a Track from Frank Wildhorn's New Musical- THE SONG OF BERNADETTE VideoListen to a Track from Frank Wildhorn's New Musical- THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2022

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, a new Frank Wildhorn musical is on the way! The Song of Bernadette is set to premiere at Milwaukee's Skylight Music Theatre in May 2023. Get a first listen to a sing from the new show.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ VideoVIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: Watch A.J. Shively Sing 'Why Should I Die in Springtime' from PARADISE SQUARE VideoVIDEO: Watch A.J. Shively Sing 'Why Should I Die in Springtime' from PARADISE SQUARE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2022

BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you an exclusive sneak peek of the cast in action below. Watch as A.J. Shively performs 'Why Should I Die in Springtime', written by  Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, and Masi Asare.

VIDEO: First Look at LITTLE WOMEN at Park Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at LITTLE WOMEN at Park Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

LITTLE WOMEN, the musical based on the 1868 novel of the same name by Lousia May Alcott, opened at Park Theatre on Wednesday 17 November following previews from 11 November.

VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago VideoVIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on December 5th. Check out all new video of in action!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For LITTLE WOMEN at the Park Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For LITTLE WOMEN at the Park Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2021

All new rehearsal footage has been released for LITTLE WOMEN, the musical based on the 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott.

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VideoVIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action!

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VideoVIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playho VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).


Jason Howland Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jason Howland written?
Jason Howland has written 2 shows including Little Women (Composer), Last Days of Summer (Music).

What awards has Jason Howland been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Paradise Square , Outstanding Orchestrations (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Paradise Square , Outstanding Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Paradise Square , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Paradise Square Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Paradise Square and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Lonesome West .