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John Logan

 
Bio:
John Logan received the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for his play Red. Other plays include Peter and Alice, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers and Never the Sinner. As a screenwriter, Logan has been three-times nominated for the Oscar, and has received ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Logan received the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for his play Red. Other plays include Peter and Alice, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers and Never the Sinner. As a screenwriter, Logan has been three-times nominated for the Oscar, and has received ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Book Writer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Book
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Co-bookwriter
Bookwriter
Book Writer
Bookwriter

Photos

Alex Timbers, Baz Luhrmann and John Logan Photo

Alex Timbers, Baz Luhrmann and John Logan

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07/26/2019
Tommy Tonge and John Logan Photo

Tommy Tonge and John Logan

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Date:
07/26/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Book[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2019]
Book Writer

[Broadway, 2016]
Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Book

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Co-bookwriter
Bookwriter
Book Writer
Bookwriter

John Logan Biography

John Logan received the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League awards for his play Red. Other plays include Peter and Alice, I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers and Never the Sinner. As a screenwriter, Logan has been three-times nominated for the Oscar, and has received Golden Globe, BAFTA, WGA, Edgar and PEN Center awards. His films include Skyfall, Spectre, Hugo, The Avia√ā¬≠tor, Gladiator, Rango, Genius, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Last Samurai and Any Given Sunday. He also created "Penny Dreadful" for Showtime.

John Logan Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Book of a Musical
John Logan, Moulin Rouge!
 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best New Play
John LoganRed
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
John Logan, Red
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Play Gold Star
John Logan, Red
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
John Logan , Never the Sinner

John Logan News

WATCH: Lizzo Recreates Aaron Tveit's Viral 'El Tango De Roxanne' on TikTok Photo WATCH: Lizzo Recreates Aaron Tveit's Viral 'El Tango De Roxanne' on TikTok
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 14, 2022

Lizzo has taken to TikTok to recreate the viral clip of Aaron Tveit singing 'El Tango De Roxanne' in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. 

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Cancels May 14th and 15th Performances Due to Covid Within  Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Cancels May 14th and 15th Performances Due to Covid Within Cast
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022

Today and tomorrow's performances of Broadway's smash hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical have been cancelled. An Instagram story post from the show's official account broke the news. The notice reads, 'Due to positive COVID cases in the company, performances today and tomorrow of Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway are cancelled.' 

Photos: Peacock Sets Premiere Date for Original Film, 'They/Them' Photo Photos: Peacock Sets Premiere Date for Original Film, 'They/Them'
by Marissa Tomeo - May 12, 2022

Peacock‚ÄĮ announced today its new original film¬†THEY/THEM, pronounced ‚ÄúThey-slash-Them,‚ÄĚ from Blumhouse will premiere Friday, August 5. The LGBTQIA+ horror film, formerly known as ‚ÄėWhistler Camp,‚Äô‚ÄĮis a queer empowerment story set at a gay conversion camp. ¬†

Photos: Derek Klena, Ashley Loren, and More Take Bows in MOULIN ROUGE! Photo Photos: Derek Klena, Ashley Loren, and More Take Bows in MOULIN ROUGE!
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

Last night, Moulin Rouge! The Musical officially welcomed Ashley Loren as Satine, Derek Klena as Christian, Declan Bennett as The Duke of Monroth and Caleb Marshall-Villarreal as Santiago.

SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, and More Set For 2022-23 Kennedy Center Photo SUNSET BOULEVARD Starring Stephanie J. Block, and More Set For 2022-23 Kennedy Center Season
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announces its 2022‚Äď2023 Theater Season featuring the return of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed, self-produced Broadway Center Stage series. The series will include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard.

BWW Interview: André Ward of MOULIN ROUGE at Orpheum Photo BWW Interview: André Ward of MOULIN ROUGE at Orpheum
by Jared Fessler - May 9, 2022

Moulin Rouge will be touring through Minneapolis at the Orpheum Theatre! Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory! A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Pop the champagne and prepare for the spectacular spectacular...Welcome to Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Baz Luhrmann's revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. Directed by Tony Award¬ģ nominee Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge! The Musical is a theatrical celebration of truth, beauty, freedom and - above all - love. With a book by Tony winner John Logan, music supervision, orchestrations and arrangements by Justin Levine, and choreography by Emmy¬ģ nominee Sonya Tayeh, Moulin Rouge! is more than a musical; it is a state of mind.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Celebrate 500th Performance by Distributing 500 Tickets  Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Celebrate 500th Performance by Distributing 500 Tickets to NYC Area Schools
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical will commemorate its 500th Broadway performance on Saturday evening, Mat 7th by partnering with the New York City Department of Education to distribute 500 tickets to NYC area schools. Students will get to experience the production at various performances over the next year.

John Logan's RED Coming To Osceola Arts This May Photo John Logan's RED Coming To Osceola Arts This May
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2022

Osceola Arts will bring John Logan's Red to the stage for the very first time. Beginning Friday, May 6th and running through Sunday, May 22nd, the Osceola Arts Main stage will host this Tony Award-winning play.

JERSEY BOYS, SEAGULL, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Lead Chicago's May Theater Top  Photo JERSEY BOYS, SEAGULL, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG & More Lead Chicago's May Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, LES MISERABLES & More Announced for 22-23 Zions Bank Broad Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, LES MISERABLES & More Announced for 22-23 Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Broadway Across America has announce the 2022-2023 Broadway at the Eccles season, bringing the best of Broadway to Salt Lake City. The season begins with two weeks of the smash Broadway hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical, winner of 10 Tony Awards.

John Logan Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN ROUGE! VideoVIDEO: First Look at Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, Austin Durant & More In MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical, now playing at the James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The limited engagement runs through May 14. Tickets are available at BroadwayInChicago.com.

VIDEO: Cast of SWEPT AWAY Takes Final Bow at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Cast of SWEPT AWAY Takes Final Bow at Berkeley Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2022

When the world premiere production of Swept Away, with music and lyrics by The Avett Brothers, concluded its third extension at Berkeley Rep on Sunday, March 13, fans had traveled to see the show from every state in the nation, as well as from eight different countries around the world.

VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press VideoVIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2022

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will commence performances at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on 28 May 2022. This week, the cast officially met the press!

VIDEO: Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan & Austin Durant Talk MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on To VideoVIDEO: Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan & Austin Durant Talk MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL on Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2022

The North American Touring Company of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Moulin Rouge! The Musical is now in tech and premieres March 19th in Chicago at the James M. Nederlander Theatre. We chatted with Courtney Reed, Conor Ryan, and Austin Durant about taking the show on the road - plus get a first look at the world of Moulin Rouge!

VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley VideoVIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Rep
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

An all new video has been released from Swept Away at Berkeley Rep! Watch the cast perform 'Lord Lay Your Hand on My Shoulder/Ain’t No Man' here!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for the MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL National Tour VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for the MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL National Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2022

Moulin Rouge is hitting the road! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical will soon launch its national tour from Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre on March 19th. Before it does, check out footage of the cast in rehearsals!

VIDEO: Aaron Tveit & Natalie Mendoza Perform 'Your Song' from MOULIN ROUGE! on THE VI VideoVIDEO: Aaron Tveit & Natalie Mendoza Perform 'Your Song' from MOULIN ROUGE! on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

Aaron Tveit and Natlie Mendoza appeared on The View this morning to perform 'Your Song' from Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Originally by Elton John, the song is one of the many popular songs covered in the musical. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of ten 2021 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Actor for Tveit.

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Rid VideoVIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 19, 2022

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews weekly. Below, watch as he catches up with Broadway favorites John Gallagher, Jr.  and Stark Sands.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game VideoVIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

The National Tour company of Moulin Rouge! performed the National Anthem at a recent Denver Broncos game. Broadway veterans Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan play the roles of Satine and Christian.

WATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musi VideoWATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musical SWEPT AWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2021

A new live performance of ‚ÄúMurder in the City‚ÄĚ from the new musical¬†Swept Away,¬†featuring the music and lyrics of three-time Grammy Award¬ģ¬†nominated folk rock band¬†The Avett Brothers, in their theater debut, has just been released.


John Logan Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Logan written?
John Logan has written 8 shows including Never the Sinner (Playwright), Red (Playwright), Peter and Alice (Playwright), I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers (Playwright), The Last Ship (Co-bookwriter), Superhero (Bookwriter), Moulin Rouge! (Book Writer), Swept Away (Bookwriter).

What awards has John Logan been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Moulin Rouge! , Best New Play (Olivier Awards) for Red , John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Red Best Play (Tony Awards) for Red and John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Never the Sinner .

What awards has John Logan won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Red.