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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1974]
Dance/Incidental Music
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 1967]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Dance Music Arranger
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Musical Director
Dance/Vocal Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[US Tour, 1959]
Dance/Incidental Music
 
[West End, 1957]
Dance/Incidental Music
 
[Broadway, 1957]
Music Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Dance/Incidental Music
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Dance Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1955]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Off-Broadway, 1955]
Dance Music
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Dance Music

Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Composer

Photos

John Morrison as Ben Franklin Photo

John Morrison as Ben Franklin

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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1974]
Dance/Incidental Music

[Broadway, 1971]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1970]
Dance Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 1967]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 1967]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1965]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1962]
Dance Music Arranger

Musical Director

[Broadway, 1961]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1960]
Musical Director

Dance/Vocal Arrangements

[Broadway, 1959]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1959]
Dance Music Arranger

[US Tour, 1959]
Dance/Incidental Music

[West End, 1957]
Dance/Incidental Music

[Broadway, 1957]
Music Arrangements

[Broadway, 1956]
Dance/Incidental Music

[Broadway, 1956]
Dance Arrangements

[Broadway, 1955]
Dance Music Arranger

[Off-Broadway, 1955]
Dance Music

[Broadway, 1953]
Dance Music

Writing
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Composer
Composer





John Morris News

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Cincinnati Pops Announces Details for Inaugural Andrew  Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Cincinnati Pops Announces Details for Inaugural Andrew J. Brady Neighborhood Concert Series
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops have announced details for the inaugural Andrew J. Brady Neighborhood Concert Series.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces Programming and Featured Artists For 2020 Cla Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces Programming and Featured Artists For 2020 Classical Roots Concert
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2022

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has announced the program and featured artists for its annual Classical Roots concert on April 22, 2022 at 7:30pm at Cincinnati Music Hall. Led by conductor John Morris Russell, the CSO will celebrate ‚ÄúBlack Voices and Stories from American Music and Theater‚ÄĚ with selections from opera, film, and Broadway.

American Blues Theater to Launch Campaign To Purchase A Permanent Home In Lincoln Ave Photo American Blues Theater to Launch Campaign To Purchase A Permanent Home In Lincoln Avenue North Arts District
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

American Blues Theater has announced it will purchase a 17,965 square foot property in Chicago's Lincoln Avenue North Arts District and launch ‚ÄúOur First Home‚ÄĚ campaign. This will establish the first permanent home for American Blues, a nationally recognized, award-winning non-profit AEA theater.

Photos: First Look At Bergen County Player's Production of GODSPELL Photo Photos: First Look At Bergen County Player's Production of GODSPELL
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

Bergen County Players will present the uplifting, toe-tapping, joyous classic rock musical GODSPELL, opening on March 19. Under the direction of Lynne Lupfer, this musical sensation, the first offering from internationally acclaimed composer Stephen Schwartz, continues to touch audiences around the world with its vibrant rock score and messages of kindness, tolerance and love. Performances will take place at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell, March 19 thru Palm Sunday, April 10 (Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm, and Sunday afternoons at 2pm).

Photos: First Look at Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds & Octavia Spencer in New Movie Musi Photo Photos: First Look at Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds & Octavia Spencer in New Movie Musical SPIRITED
by Michael Major - Mar 8, 2022

“Spirited' is a modern musical rendition of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story “A Christmas Carol' starring Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer. The new film will feature music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, plus newcomers Sukari Jones, Khiyon Hursey and Mark Sonnenblick. Check out the new photos now!

Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With The New World Symphony, Performing Works From  Photo Violinist Philippe Quint to Debut With The New World Symphony, Performing Works From Beloved Films
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Multiple GRAMMY Award-nominated violinist Philippe Quint will make his highly-anticipated debut with the New World Symphony on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7:30pm. Conducted by Richard Kaufman, the concert, entitled Music of the Silver Screen, will feature numerous selections from beloved classic Hollywood films.

Bergen County Players to Present GODSPELL Photo Bergen County Players to Present GODSPELL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Bergen County Players will present the uplifting, toe-tapping, joyous classic rock musical GODSPELL, opening on March 19. Under the direction of Lynne Lupfer, this musical sensation continues to touch audiences around the world with its vibrant rock score and messages of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce 2022-2023 Season Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops Announce 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 22, 2022

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops Orchestra have unveiled details of the 2022-2023 season, featuring an extensive line-up of programs and events and marking a full return to pre-pandemic activity.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces Additions And Updates To The 2021/22 Concert  Photo Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Announces Additions And Updates To The 2021/22 Concert Schedule
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced several  updates to the 2021/22 schedule. Newly added artists include conductor David Danzmayr, cellist Alban  Gerhardt, Ensemble Intercontemporain, and Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra concerto competition  winners Maxwell Fairman and Ari Webb. Additionally, Daniil Trifonov's solo piano recital has been rescheduled  for March 1, 2022. 

Pasek & Paul's SPIRITED Movie Musical Adds Three New Songwriters Photo Pasek & Paul's SPIRITED Movie Musical Adds Three New Songwriters
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2021

Spirited, an upcoming movie musical adaption of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, has added Sukari Jones, Khiyon Hursey and Mark Sonnenblick, as new songwriters to join Pasek and Paul in writing original music for the film. The cast includes Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell, Octavia Spencer, and Sunita Mani.

John Morris Videos

VIDEO: First Look - Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell in DADDY'S HOME 2 VideoVIDEO: First Look - Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell in DADDY'S HOME 2
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 5, 2017

Check out this exclusive trailer for DADDY'S HOME 2, starring Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell, Linda Cardellini, Mel Gibson, and John Lithgow! The comedy, from Paramount Pictures, hits theaters on November 10, 2017 

VIDEO: Would Will Ferrell Star in ELF Sequel? Find Out Below!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 23, 2015

While promoting his new comedy DADDY'S HOME, actor Will Ferrell addressed the question of whether he would ever star in a sequel to his hit 2003 holiday comedy ELF.

VIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg Star in DADDY'S HOME
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 19, 2015

Will Ferrell stars as a radio executive who tries his best to be a great stepdad to his wife's two kids, however things heat up with their real dad, played by Mark Wahlberg comes back into the picture.

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of Cincinnati Pops Orchestra's THE MUSIC MAN
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2015

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell presented THE MUSIC MAN.  Presented by PNC along with the Pops Artist Series Sponsor, The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation, the Cincinnati Pops welcomes back some of the Orchestra's favorite guest artists while exploring new artistic genres and collaborations - including a semi-staged concert of THE MUSIC MAN, starring Will Chaseand Betsy Wolfe, set for May 1-3, 2015.

STAGE TUBE: Rebecca Luker Performs Two Original Songs by Georgia Stitt
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2015

Last month, composer Georgia Stitt along with violinist Victoria Paterson and Kate Baldwin reunited at SubCulture to perform 'Alphabet City Cycle.' Originally recorded in 2009, the song cycle with lyrics by Marcy Heisler consists of five songs about women alone in New York City.

VIDEO: Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman Talk HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 19, 2014

Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss their upcoming film HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 and shed light on how they were able to keep their roles fresh, fun and exciting.

VIDEO: Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis Talk New Comedy HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 on GMA
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 18, 2014

Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss their upcoming film HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 and the hilarity that ensued during production.

VIDEO: New DUMB AND DUMBER TO Clip Reveals Cameo from Bill Murray!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 13, 2014

Yahoo Movies has shared a new clip from the Farrelly brothers DUMB AND DUMBER TO which reveals a cameo appearance by none other than Bill Murray.

VIDEO: Peter and Bobby Farrelly Talk 'Dumb and Dumber To' on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 12, 2014

Peter and Bobby Farrelly stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about reuniting Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in the new film 'Dumb and Dumber To.

VIDEO: Watch 5 New Clips from Farrelly's DUMB AND DUMBER TO
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 4, 2014

Universal Pictures has just released five clips from Peter and Bobby Farrelly's DUMB AND DUMBER TO. The highly anticipated sequel hits theaters on November 14th. Get a first look below!


John Morris Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Morris written?
John Morris has written 1 shows including A Time for Singing (Bookwriter/Lyricist).