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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
[London, 2018]
[Broadway, 2017]
[New York, 2016]
[Broadway, 2015]
[Broadway, 2010]
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
[Broadway, 2002]
Vocal Music Arranger
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2000]
Vocal/Incidental Arrangements
[Broadway, 1999]
Music Arranger
[Broadway, 1998]
Dance Music Arranger
[Broadway, 1997]
Dance Music Arranger
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Associate Producer
[Broadway, 1995]
Dance Music Arranger



Jeanine Tesori Movies

[2008]Nights in Rodanthe music by

[2021]tick, tick... BOOM! Aspiring Composer and Lyricist #22

Jeanine Tesori Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Music

Jeanine Tesori, Kimberly Akimbo

Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Music

Jeanine Tesori, Shrek the Musical

Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Music

Jeanine Tesori, Caroline, or Change

Obie Awards - 2004 - Special Citations

Jeanine Tesori, Caroline, or Change

Olivier Awards - 2004 - Best New Musical

Jeanine Tesori, Thoroughly Modern Millie

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KIMBERLY AKIMBO Partners with Hear Your Song for One-Night Concert at The Green Room 42

Join the Tony-winning musical Kimberly Akimbo and nonprofit organization Hear Your Song for a special concert at The Green Room 42. Experience the powerful voices of young songwriters facing serious illnesses and complex health needs. Get your tickets now!

THE CHER SHOW, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Starlight's 2024 AdventHealth Broadway Series

Starlight Theatre has announced its 2024 AdventHealth Broadway Series. Learn more about The Cher Show, STOMP, The Little Mermaid, Shrek - The Musical, Come From Away, West Side Story, and Peter Pan.

Santino Fontana, Nathan Lane, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Classic Stage Company 2023 Gala

Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman (CSC’s I Can Get It For You Wholesale) will be honored at CSC’s 2023 Gala. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Metropolitan Opera Commissions Ukranian Composer Maxim Kolomiiets to Write New Opera Based on True Story

As part of its ongoing support of Ukraine, the Metropolitan Opera / Lincoln Center Theater New Works Program has commissioned a new work by Ukrainian composer Maxim Kolomiiets and librettist George Brant.

Rachel McAdams to Make Broadway Debut in MARY JANE at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, starring Academy Award® nominee & Critic’s Choice Award Winner Rachel McAdams and directed by Anne Kauffman. Learn how to purchase tickets!

MTI and Latiné Musical Theatre Lab Partner to Create Bilingual Versions of Broadway Junior Musicals

The new partnership between MTI and LMTL will help to create equal opportunities for Spanish-speaking and bilingual students and performers, while expanding accessibility for Spanish-speaking and bilingual households and audiences.

LaChanze Will Kick off Downtown Sessions With Solo Show at Perelman Performing Arts Center

Three-time Tony Award winning LaChanze will perform a solo show for the inaugural season at Perelman Performing Arts Center. Learn more about the concert, as well as how to purchase tickets, here!

Washington National Opera to Present GROUNDED World Premiere by Jeanine Tesori and George Brant

Experience the world premiere of GROUNDED, an exciting new production by Jeanine Tesori and George Brant, at the Washington National Opera. Find out the dates, venue, and ticket information for this eagerly anticipated event. Don't miss your chance to witness this groundbreaking performance.

Video: Victoria Clark Reveals How Her Son Broke Her Tony Award

Victoria Clark sat down on LIVE! With Kelly & Mark this morning to discuss her recent Tony win for Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway. Clark also looked back on her 2005 Tony win for Light in the Piazza, sharing that her son had accidentally broken the trophy. Watch the interview video now!


Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

A World Premiere Play, a New Bilingual Musical & More Join Atlantic Theater Company 2023-2024 Season

Get a sneak peek into the upcoming season at Atlantic Theater Company. From world premieres to bilingual musicals, stay updated on the diverse range of productions hitting the stage in the 2023-2024 season.

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Grant Recipients for 2023/2024

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the 12 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Frank Young Fund for New Musicals Project Development & Production Grants and the 10 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Impact & Exploration Fund.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway. Check out all the details!

Arizona Opera Reveals Casts and Creative Teams for 2023/24 Season Productions

Get the inside scoop on the cast members and creative teams for Arizona Opera's highly anticipated 2023/24 season productions. Discover the talented individuals bringing these performances to life.

Music Review: Meryl Streep Delivers… Again! This Time on ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Singing LOOK FOR THE LIGHT

Sara Bareilles, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul have composed a beautifully haunting song that you just can’t get out of your head.

Atlantic Theater Company's INFINITE LIFE Begins Performances Tonight

Get all the details about the highly-anticipated production of INFINITE LIFE at Atlantic Theater Company. Find out when and where the performances take place, and get a sneak peek into what to expect from this exciting new show. Don't miss out on this unforgettable theater experience!

Photo: Bonnie Milligan Guest Stars In AND JUST LIKE THAT

Bonnie Milligan will be appearing in the upcoming episodes of And Just Like That..., the popular Sex & the City spinoff on Max. Milligan plays Lela, Charlotte York's new boss at a New York City art gallery. The season also features Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, Christopher Jackson, Sara Ramirez, and more. Check out a photo from the episode!

Single Event Tickets for the Lied Center's Spectacular 2023-2024 Season on Sale August 17

On August 17, 2023, the public will get their first access to single event tickets for the Lied Center's 2023-2024 season featuring more than 30 events including top artists and ensembles from around the world in dance, classical music, jazz, musical theater, comedy, family, illusion, and more.  

Daniela Candillari to Conduct Two World Premieres at Opera Philadelphia and Washington National Opera

Don't miss the world premieres of '10 Days in a Madhouse' and 'Grounded' conducted by Daniela Candillari at Opera Philadelphia and Washington National Opera. Get all the details on these exciting performances and the talented composers behind them.

Catch the Best of Broadway on Tour: A Guide to National Touring Shows Near You

Hoping to catch a play or musical in the near future but can't make it to New York City? Look no further than BroadwayWorld's comprehensive guide to all of the current and upcoming touring productions!


Jeanine Tesori has written 6 shows including Don Juan de Marco (Composer), Violet (Composer), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Composer), Caroline, or Change (Composer), Fun Home (Composer), Shrek the Musical (Composer).

Jeanine Tesori has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She has received nominations for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for her work on "Kimberly Akimbo," "Fun Home," "Shrek The Musical," "Caroline, or Change," "Thoroughly Modern Millie," and "Twelfth Night." Tesori has also been recognized with nominations for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for "Kimberly Akimbo," "Soft Power," "Fun Home," "Shrek the Musical," "Caroline, or Change," and "Violet." Additionally, she was nominated for Outstanding Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Kimberly Akimbo" and Outstanding New Score for "Soft Power." Other notable nominations include the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for "Fun Home," Best New Musical at the Olivier Awards for "Thoroughly Modern Millie," and Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "Violet." Tesori has also received Special Citations for her music at the Obie Awards for "Caroline, or Change" and "Violet." Furthermore, Tesori has been honored as a Playwrights' Sidewalk Inductee at The Lortels and received the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award from the Richard Rodgers Award. These accolades reflect the recognition and acclaim she has garnered for her contributions to the Broadway stage.

Jeanine Tesori has won several awards for her work in the theatre. She has received the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) for the shows "Kimberly Akimbo" and "Fun Home." Tesori has also been recognized with the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Score for "Soft Power" and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music for "Caroline, or Change." She has received Special Citations from the Obie Awards for both "Caroline, or Change" and "Violet." Additionally, Tesori's musical "Violet" has won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, and she has been honored as a Playwrights' Sidewalk Inductee by The Lortels. Tesori has also been awarded the Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award.

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