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Justin Paul

 
Bio:
Pasek & Paul's musical Dogfight had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre, where it won the Lortel Award for Best New Musical. Theater credits include A Christmas Story, The Musical on Broadway, which received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Outstanding New Broadway ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Pasek & Paul's musical Dogfight had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre, where it won the Lortel Award for Best New Musical. Theater credits include A Christmas Story, The Musical on Broadway, which received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Outstanding New Broadway ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Music and Lyrics[Replacement]
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Composer/lyricist[Replacement]
 
[Toronto, 2019]
Vocal Arrangements and Additional Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Vocal Arranger and Additional Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Vocal Arranger

Writing

Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Lyricist
Music and Lyrics

Photos

Perry Dubin, Gideon Glick and Justin Paul  Photo

Perry Dubin, Gideon Glick and Justin Paul

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06/14/2022
Darren Criss, Justin Paul and Asher Fogle Paul Photo

Darren Criss, Justin Paul and Asher Fogle Paul

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06/14/2022
 Benj Pasek and Justin Paul  Photo

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

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11/05/2019
 Roe Green and Justin Paul Photo

Roe Green and Justin Paul

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11/05/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Music and Lyrics[Replacement]

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Composer/lyricist[Replacement]

[Toronto, 2019]
Vocal Arrangements and Additional Arrangements

[Broadway, 2016]
Vocal Arranger and Additional Arrangements

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Vocal Arranger

Writing
Lyricist
Composer
Composer
Lyricist
Music and Lyrics

Justin Paul Biography

Pasek & Paul's musical Dogfight had its world premiere at Second Stage Theatre, where it won the Lortel Award for Best New Musical. Theater credits include A Christmas Story, The Musical on Broadway, which received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Outstanding New Broadway Musical; James and the Giant Peach; Edges. TV credits include "Smash," "Sesame Street," "Johnny and the Sprites."
Pasek and Paul created the song "Unlimited" for Old Navy's 2014 back-to-school campaign, which earned them a Daytime Emmy Award nomination. Upcoming film projects include La La Land (Lionsgate); The Greatest Showman (FOX); Trolls (Dreamworks Animation); Medusa (Sony Pictures Animation); Tom and Jerry Return to Oz (Warner Bros Animation). Honors: Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre (American Academy of Arts and Letters), ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, Jonathan Larson Award.
Both are B.F.A. Musical Theatre graduates of the University of Michigan and members of the Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.

Justin Paul Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2017 - Best Score Gold Star
Justin PaulDear Evan Hansen
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Justin PaulDear Evan Hansen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Justin Paul, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding New Score (Broadway or off-Broadway)
Justin Paul, Dear Evan Hansen
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Music
Justin Paul, A Christmas Story, The Musical!
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Justin Paul, A Christmas Story, The Musical
 
Richard Rodgers Award - 2011 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award Gold Star
Justin Paul

Justin Paul News

$31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimme Photo $31 Lottery Tickets Announced for DEAR EVAN HANSEN Philadelphia Premiere at the Kimmel Cultural Campus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

A digital lottery has been announced a for the Philadelphia premiere of the Tony® Award-winning musical. For the First North American Tour, the lottery will offer fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $31 tickets available for each performance through Telecharge.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Sam Primack Takes Over Our Instagram! Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Sam Primack Takes Over Our Instagram!
by HaleyJane Rose - Aug 10, 2022

Tune into our Instagram story today as Dear Evan Hansen star Sam Primack takes you behind the scenes as he sings the National Anthem at the Mets game at Citi Field vs. the Cincinnatti Reds!

Review: DOGFIGHT at St. Jude's Hall, Brighton Photo Review: DOGFIGHT at St. Jude's Hall, Brighton
by Barry Lenny - Aug 10, 2022

Do you remember On The Town, that wonderful musical film from 1949; three young sailors on shore leave on the loose in New York, singing and dancing through life, and meeting girls? Well, Dogfight, presented by St Jude's Players, is a bit like that, but just a bit. It's a dark reflection on men and women, the traditional battle of the sexes cast in the most unromantic and misogynist mould.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Sale at DPAC This Week Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN on Sale at DPAC This Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Dear Evan Hansen will return to DPAC for eight performances November 1 – 6, 2022, as part of WRAL's Greatest Hits of Broadway.   

Interview: Nikhil Saboo and Pablo David Laucerica of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Ottawa's Nat Photo Interview: Nikhil Saboo and Pablo David Laucerica of DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Ottawa's National Arts Centre
by Courtney Castelino - Aug 4, 2022

Nikhil and Pablo shared some insightful thoughts on their characters and reflections on the show’s key themes

Ucross Welcomes Artists To Wyoming For Fall 2022 Residency Session Photo Ucross Welcomes Artists To Wyoming For Fall 2022 Residency Session
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2022

From August through early December, 55 visual artists, writers, composers, choreographers and interdisciplinary artists will be at Ucross, which is located on a historic 20,000-acre ranch in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming. An independent jury comprised of artists and leaders in the field selected the fellows from nearly 400 applicants, as well as a dozen partners.

Photos: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway! Photo Photos: STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2022

See all new photos of Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo in Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway. Get a first look at his return to Broadway in the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical.

DANCE FOR LIFE Returns To Auditorium, August 13 Photo DANCE FOR LIFE Returns To Auditorium, August 13
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 19, 2022

​​​​​​​Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, presents seven companies and a world premiere finale for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for Life 2022.

Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer Photo Second Stage Theater Promotes Laura DiLorenzo to Chief Marketing Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 18, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced that Laura DiLorenzo, who was serving as the organization’s Director of Marketing & Communications, has been promoted to Chief Marketing Officer.

Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Open This Week Photo Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Open This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

The Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble will present a production of James and The Giant Peach by Timothy Allen McDonald on the Courtyard Stage on Saturday, July 16 and 23 at 11:00 am and Sunday, July 17 and 24 at 12:00 pm.

Justin Paul Videos

VIDEO: Jordan Fisher Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN on CBS MORNINGS VideoVIDEO: Jordan Fisher Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jan 11, 2022

Jordan Fisher appeared on CBS Mornings this morning to discuss returning to Broadway in the title role of Dear Evan Hansen. The actor also touched on his own mental health struggles and how they allow him to connect to the role. Fisher also discussed his personal rules regarding social media and expecting a baby with his wife!

VIDEO: Watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Reopening Night Entrance Applause VideoVIDEO: Watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Reopening Night Entrance Applause
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 12, 2021

Broadway welcomed back fan-favorite Dear Evan Hansen back to the Music Box Theatre on December 10th.

VIDEO: Watch Jordan Fisher Perform 'Waving Through A Window' on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Watch Jordan Fisher Perform 'Waving Through A Window' on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

Jordan Fisher took to the stage on The View to perform 'Waving Through A Window', the hit song from Dear Evan Hansen. Fisher will return to star as Evan Hansen in the Tony-winning Broadway musical when the production reopens on Broadway. He was also seen in Hamilton on Broadway, Rent Live, and Grease Live.

VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Sing 'Waving Through A Window' in a New Lyric Video from DEAR  VideoVIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Sing 'Waving Through A Window' in a New Lyric Video from DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2021

Watch Ben Platt perform 'Waving Through a Window' in a new lyric video from Dear Evan Hansen, featuring new clips from the film adaption of the hit Broadway musical!

VIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Perform ' You Will Be Found' on BBC's STRICTLY COME DANCING VideoVIDEO: Watch Ben Platt Perform ' You Will Be Found' on BBC's STRICTLY COME DANCING
by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2021

Platt sang 'You Will Be Found' from the new film adaption of Dear Evan Hansen, which will soon hit theaters in the UK. Watch the performance here.

VIDEO: Julianne Moore and Amy Adams Talk 'Parent Perspective' in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Fil VideoVIDEO: Julianne Moore and Amy Adams Talk 'Parent Perspective' in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2021

Dear Evan Hansen stars Julianne Moore and Amy Adams open up about how their experiences as parents affected their performances in the new film adaption of Dear Evan Hansen in this new featurette.

VIDEO: Amandla Stenberg Talks Co-Writing a Song For DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More! VideoVIDEO: Amandla Stenberg Talks Co-Writing a Song For DEAR EVAN HANSEN, and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2021

Amandla Stenberg appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday night to talk about the upcoming Dear Evan Hansen movie, and more.

VIDEO: Amy Adams Talks ENCHANTED Sequel and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film VideoVIDEO: Amy Adams Talks ENCHANTED Sequel and DEAR EVAN HANSEN Film
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2021

Adams spoke to Jimmy Fallon about the Enchanted sequel with Maya Rudolph, filming the Dear Evan Hansen movie, and making her West End debut in The Glass Menagerie.

VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for the DEAR EVAN HANSEN Movie VideoVIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for the DEAR EVAN HANSEN Movie
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2021

See Ben Platt perform 'Waving Through A Window' in the final trailer for the new film adaption of the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, starring Tony-winner Ben Platt. The film is out in theaters September 24.

VIDEO: Ben Platt Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, and More on SiriusXM VideoVIDEO: Ben Platt Talks DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, and More on SiriusXM
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2021

Ben Platt appeared on SiriusXM’s The Jess Cagle Show yesterday to promote the film adaptation of Dear Evan Hansen.


Justin Paul Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Justin Paul written?
Justin Paul has written 3 shows including A Christmas Story, The Musical (Lyricist), Dogfight (Composer), Dear Evan Hansen (Music and Lyrics).

What awards has Justin Paul been nominated for?
Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen , Outstanding New Score (Broadway or off-Broadway) (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for A Christmas Story, The Musical! Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Christmas Story, The Musical and Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) .

What awards has Justin Paul won?
Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Dear Evan Hansenand Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award).