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Joe Kinosian

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
The Suspects [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Music Director
 
[New York, 2006]
Musical Director

Writing

Bookwriter
Composer


Joe Kinosian Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Joe Kinosian, Murder for Two

Joe Kinosian News

TheatreSquared Announces Extension of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE Photo TheatreSquared Announces Extension of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Audiences will have a few more chances to catch TheatreSquared's zany, rollicking musical adaptation of the 1950s sci-fi classic, It Came From Outer Space. Due to popular demand, the production is extending to add seven performance dates‚ÄĒbut must close on September 25.

Peninsula Players Theatre Closes 87th Season With MURDER FOR TWO Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Closes 87th Season With MURDER FOR TWO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, closes its 87th season with the madcap musical whodunit 'Murder for Two' with book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and book and music by Joe Kinosian.

Review: IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE THE MUSICAL at TheatreSquared Embraces the Campy Spi Photo Review: IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE THE MUSICAL at TheatreSquared Embraces the Campy Spirit in this Sci-Fi Comedy
by Theresa Bertram - Aug 30, 2022

What did our critic think of IT CAME FROM OUT SPACE THE MUSICAL at TheatreSquared? I loved it so much, I want to see it again.

World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE is Now Playing at TheatreSquared Photo World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE is Now Playing at TheatreSquared
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2022

It Came from Outer Space, a zany, rollicking musical adaptation of the 1950s sci-fi classic, begins performances at TheatreSquared on August 24 and will run through September 18.

Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Photo Nominees Announced for 2022 Jeff Awards In Chicago; Drury Lane & Goodman Theatre Lead Nominations
by Team BWW - Aug 24, 2022

Recognizing a strong return to the spotlight over the 2021-2022 Equity theater season, the Joseph Jefferson Awards in Chicago announced its nominations for theater excellence. This year’s nominees include 201 theater artists across 38 categories of excellence in theater production among shows from 43 companies.

Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations Photo Equity Jeff Awards Announce 2022 Nominations
by Stephi Wild - Aug 24, 2022

The Joseph Jefferson Awards have announced this year's Equity nominations, including 201 theater artists across 38 categories.  The 54th anniversary Equity Jeff Awards will take place October 17, 2022, at Drury Lane in Oakbrook, IL. 

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Full Cast of I AND YOU Photo Peninsula Players Theatre Announces Full Cast of I AND YOU
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2022

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, has announced the cast and creative team for its production of Lauren Gunderson's 'I and You.'

TheatreSquared to Present World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE This Month Photo TheatreSquared to Present World Premiere of IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

It Came from Outer Space, a zany, rollicking musical adaptation of the 1950s sci-fi classic, begins performances at TheatreSquared on August 24 and will run through September 18.

Cast Announced for RIPCORD at Peninsula Players Theatre Photo Cast Announced for RIPCORD at Peninsula Players Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022

Peninsula Players Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for David Lindsay-Abaire‚Äôs comedy, 'Ripcord.'¬†‚ÄúRipcord,‚ÄĚ which contains some adult language, runs July 27 through August 14 at the theater-in-a-garden and is generously sponsored by¬†Tim & Jackie Danis.¬†¬†

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces Extension Of World Premiere Production IT CAME  Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces Extension Of World Premiere Production IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

Extended by popular demand through July 31, 2022!

Joe Kinosian Videos

Photo/Video: First Look at 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS at Milwaukee Repertory Theater Videoplay
Photo/Video: First Look at 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS at Milwaukee Repertory Theater

by Paul Smith - Sep 19, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents 2 Pianos 4 Hands, a comedic music duel featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Billy Joel and Jerry Lee Lewis and more in the recently renovated Stackner Cabaret, September 6 - November 3, 2019. Check out photos and clips from the production below!

VIDEO: Highlights From MURDER FOR TWO at Marriott Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Highlights From MURDER FOR TWO at Marriott Theatre

by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2018

Combining the perfect mix of music, mayhem and murder, comes the hit musical comedy, Murder for Two, running July 3 through August 26, with a press opening on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Written by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and featuring two powerhouse actors performing 13 roles and playing the piano throughout, Murder for Two is a modern twist on the classic whodunit, directed by Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Drury Lane: Rock of Ages; Griffin: Ragtime, Violet; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet; world premiere of Baristas at the New York International Fringe Festival), with Music Direction by Matt Deitchman (Marriott Theatre: She Loves Me, Shrek). 

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of 5th Avenue's MURDER FOR TWO
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT - A Contemporary Theatre plot their first step in musical mayhem and begin rehearsals for the drop dead funny musical comedy Murder for Two.

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch The Finale!
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 6, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference?

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 7
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jul 1, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference?

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 6
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 29, 2016

Check out Episode 6 (Let's Do This), Micki learns the worst way to get an agent is through Craigslist. In an unexpected twist, his new agent is not what he bargained for and also has personal boundary issues.

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 5 Guest Starring Capathia Jenkins
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 24, 2016

Below, check out Episode 5, featuring Broadway's Capathia Jenkins! In the latest installment, Micki learns the best way to get an agent is through Craigslist. His agent has worked with Randy Jackson (she's very good).

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 4
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 22, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference?

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 3
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 17, 2016

Check out Episode 3 (Hungry, Hungry Micki) below! Micki is so desperate to lose weight that he turns to his #1 fan/stalker Sandy for help. The crew learns a vital lesson about using the word "Glee" in Micki's presence.

BWW TV Exclusive: SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?- Watch Episode 2!
by So Ya Wanna Be a Broadway Star - Jun 15, 2016

'SO YA WANNA BE A BROADWAY STAR?' is an awesomely awkward comedic satire that follows Micki Manuel Minnelli ( Jamison Daniels), an overnight YouTube Celebrity searching for Broadway stardom wherever he can find it. A German documentary team follows him around on his daily journey with his fan-girl/make-up artist Sandy ( Patricia McCarthy) forever by his side. Will Micki become famous or infamous - and does he even know the difference? Check out Episode 2 (Archie Nemesis) below!


Joe Kinosian Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joe Kinosian written?
Joe Kinosian has written 1 shows including Murder for Two (Bookwriter).

What awards has Joe Kinosian been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Murder for Two .