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Justin Ellington

 
Bio:
LCT: Pass Over (LCT3), Pipeline, Other Desert Cities. Off-Broadway: Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie (Ars Nova); The House That Will Not Stand, Fetch Clay Make Man (New York Theatre Workshop); He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, The Winter’s Tale (TFANA). Additional theater: Father Comes Home From the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
LCT: Pass Over (LCT3), Pipeline, Other Desert Cities. Off-Broadway: Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie (Ars Nova); The House That Will Not Stand, Fetch Clay Make Man (New York Theatre Workshop); He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, The Winter’s Tale (TFANA). Additional theater: Father Comes Home From the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Original Music
 
[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Sound Design[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Sound[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019] [Replacement]
Original Music[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Original Music and Sound Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018] [Replacement]
Sound Design & Original Music[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Composer

Writing

Composer
Additional Music

Justin Ellington Biography

LCT: Pass Over (LCT3), Pipeline, Other Desert Cities. Off-Broadway: Mrs. Murray’s Menagerie (Ars Nova); The House That Will Not Stand, Fetch Clay Make Man (New York Theatre Workshop); He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box, The Winter’s Tale (TFANA). Additional theater: Father Comes Home From the Wars, How to Catch Creation, Until The Flood (Goodman); Familiar (Steppenwolf); Ink (Kennedy Center); The Comedy of Errors (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); As You Like It (Stratford Shakespeare Festival); The American Clock (The Old Vic). Awards include Grammy, ASCAP and Obie awards.

Justin Ellington Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Sound Design of a Play
Justin Ellington, for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Sound Design for a Play
Justin Ellington, Heroes of the Fourth Turning
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Justin EllingtonMrs. Murray's Mengagerie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Justin Ellington, The House that Will Not Stand

Justin Ellington News

OHIO STATE MURDERS To Support Black Arts Organizations With Ticketing Initiative Photo OHIO STATE MURDERS To Support Black Arts Organizations With Ticketing Initiative
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

Ohio State Murders on Broadway has announced a special ticketing initiative with a number of New York-founded Black arts and culture organizations including National Black Theatre, The Harlem Arts Alliance, Black Theatre Coalition and The Classical Theatre of Harlem to help support their mission and efforts.

OHIO STATE MURDERS Launches Digital Lottery and In-Person Rush Tickets Photo OHIO STATE MURDERS Launches Digital Lottery and In-Person Rush Tickets
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Preview performances for playwright Adrienne Kennedy’s Ohio State Murders begin Friday, November 11 on Broadway at the James Earl Jones Theatre. A limited number of tickets will be available via digital lottery.

Meet the Cast of OHIO STATE MURDERS, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of OHIO STATE MURDERS, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Ohio State Murders will be the first show to play at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre when it begins previews tonight, Friday, November 11, 2022 ahead of an opening on Thursday, December 8, 2022. Meet the cast of Ohio State Murders here!

Video: Audra McDonald, Lizan Mitchell & More Discuss Bringing OHIO STATE MURDERS to B Photo Video: Audra McDonald, Lizan Mitchell & More Discuss Bringing OHIO STATE MURDERS to Broadway
by Sneak Peek - Nov 6, 2022

Ohio State Murders will be the first show to play at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre beginning Friday, November 11, 2022 and opening on Thursday, December 8, 2022 for a strictly limited engagement. Watch the cast discuss the show's Broadway premiere with Richard Ridge here!

Photos: Audra McDonald and the Cast of OHIO STATE MURDERS Meet the Press Photo Photos: Audra McDonald and the Cast of OHIO STATE MURDERS Meet the Press
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 3, 2022

The cast for the Broadway premiere of Ohio State Murders by Adrienne Kennedy recently met the press, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos here!

West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November Photo West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright¬†Lynn Nottage¬†and director¬†Kate Whoriskey will bring their latest Broadway triumph, ‚ÄúClyde‚Äôs,‚ÄĚ a co-production with Goodman Theatre in Chicago to the Mark Taper Forum November 15 to December 18. It recently concluded the Goodman engagement.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Launches STUDENT SEATS, Providing Fully Funded Tickets to Students Photo TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Launches STUDENT SEATS, Providing Fully Funded Tickets to Students
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning TOPDOG/UNDERDOG has announced TOPDOG/UNDERDOG STUDENT SEATS, a program that provides fully funded tickets to public school student groups, allowing them to see a world-class Broadway production of one of contemporary theater’s greatest plays.

World Premiere of Erica Schmidt's LUCY to be Presented by Audible Theater in January  Photo World Premiere of Erica Schmidt's LUCY to be Presented by Audible Theater in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

Audible Inc. will present the world premiere of Lucy, written and directed by BAFTA Award nominee Erica Schmidt (Cyrano, MacBeth). Performances of the limited five-week-only engagement will begin Saturday, January 28, 2023 with an official opening on Sunday, February 5, 2023 at the Minetta Lane Theatre.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 21, 2022

The Golden Theatre was the place to be last night as Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog officially opened on Broadway. Directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon, it stars Emmy Award-winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen, Candyman) and Tony Award-nominee Corey Hawkins (In the Heights, The Tragedy of Macbeth). BroadwayWorld was there for the star-studded red carpet arrivals. Check out photos!

Photos: TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: TOPDOG/UNDERDOG Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 21, 2022

The strictly limited 16-week engagement of Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog celebrated its opening night on Broadway! See photos here!

Justin Ellington Videos

Video: Audra McDonald, Lizan Mitchell & More Discuss Bringing OHIO STATE MURDERS to B Videoplay
Video: Audra McDonald, Lizan Mitchell & More Discuss Bringing OHIO STATE MURDERS to Broadway

by Sneak Peek - Nov 6, 2022

Ohio State Murders will be the first show to play at the newly renamed James Earl Jones Theatre beginning Friday, November 11, 2022 and opening on Thursday, December 8, 2022 for a strictly limited engagement. Watch the cast discuss the show's Broadway premiere with Richard Ridge here!

VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre

by Alan Henry - May 17, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris' new work, 'Tambo & Bones,' is now on stage in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre and continues through May 29. A co-production with Playwrights Horizons, this explosive new work from one of the country's fastest rising playwrights will be directed by Taylor Reynolds.

VIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington Videoplay
VIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington

by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

Watch as the designers discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington

by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2022

Get a first look at The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington Videoplay
VIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington

by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2022

Watch as the directors discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER Videoplay
VIDEO: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2021

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out video from the star-studded red carpet!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE, Opening Tonight at LCT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 10, 2017

Tasha Lawrence, Morocco Omari, Karen Pittman, Namir Smallwood, Jaime Lincoln Smith, and Heather Velazquez are featured in Lincoln Center Theater's production of Pipeline, a new play by Dominique Morisseau, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which opens tonight, July 10, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Watch highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of OTHER DESERT CITIES on Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Nov 10, 2011

Last week, the Lincoln Center Production of Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello opened at the Booth Theatre. The production stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. Click below to hear from the company on opening night!

BWW TV: Stockard Channing, Judith Light & More in OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2011

Performances began October 12 at 8 pm at the Booth Theatre for Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play OTHER DESERT CITIES directed by Joe Mantello. This Lincoln Center Theater production features Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths, Stacy Keach, Judith Light and Thomas Sadoski. Opening night is Thursday, November 3 and below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production onstage!


Justin Ellington Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Justin Ellington written?
Justin Ellington has written 1 shows including The Seven (Composer).

What awards has Justin Ellington been nominated for?
Best Sound Design of a Play (Tony Awards) for for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf , Outstanding Sound Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Heroes of the Fourth Turning Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Mrs. Murray's Mengagerie and Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The House that Will Not Stand .