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Keith Harrison

 
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Keith Harrison has enjoyed a diverse career as composer, lyricist, writer, music director, arranger, actor, singer, director, pianist, graphic designer, and woodwind doubler. He has produced work for ABC, NBC, FOX, Disney, Sony, Lifetime, McDonald’s, Allstate, Porsche, Toyota, Big Lots, Skechers, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Keith Harrison has enjoyed a diverse career as composer, lyricist, writer, music director, arranger, actor, singer, director, pianist, graphic designer, and woodwind doubler. He has produced work for ABC, NBC, FOX, Disney, Sony, Lifetime, McDonald’s, Allstate, Porsche, Toyota, Big Lots, Skechers, ... (read complete bio)

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[Regional (US), 2017]
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Keith Harrison and Charmaine Headspeth

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Laura Nicole Harrison with Musical Director Keith Harrison

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Productions

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Vocal Arrangements

Writing
Book, Music, Lyrics

Keith Harrison Biography

Keith Harrison has enjoyed a diverse career as composer, lyricist, writer, music director, arranger, actor, singer, director, pianist, graphic designer, and woodwind doubler. He has produced work for ABC, NBC, FOX, Disney, Sony, Lifetime, McDonald’s, Allstate, Porsche, Toyota, Big Lots, Skechers, Cricket Wireless, and many others. He has music directed hundreds of live productions, including the Daytime Emmy Awards, the Radio Disney Music Awards, Celebrity Cruises Entertainment, Heathers: The Musical, and Panto at the Playhouse. He is a member of the arranging team at American Idol, the house pianist for Access Hollywood, and a partner artist of Roland Corporation. Recent collaborators include Jason Alexander, Keith David, Ana Gasteyer, Ariana Grande, Jennette McCurdy, Erich Bergen, Shoshana Bean, and Lilias White. Keith also portrayed rock ’n roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis in the original Chicago cast of Million Dollar Quartet, and is a proud graduate of Northwestern University, where he met his partner in rhyme, Laura Harrison.




Keith Harrison News

Flashback Funk Fest Comes To The Kings Theatre This Month Photo Flashback Funk Fest Comes To The Kings Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Flashback Funk Fest will hit Kings Theatre on Saturday, July 23. Come get your groove back with Morris Day & The Time and Cameo with SOS Band and The Dazz Band. Show will start at 7:30pm, doors at 6:00pm.

EMOJILAND Tour To Close Following First Stop; Production Will Be Recorded In Columbus Photo EMOJILAND Tour To Close Following First Stop; Production Will Be Recorded In Columbus
by Alan Henry - Jun 1, 2022

The producers of EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL announced that the production’s national tour will close after its opening in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. The hit 2020 Off-Broadway show was set for a seven-week tour originally scheduled to kick off on Friday, June 3rd in Columbus, Ohio and play several other cities across the United States.

EMOJILAND Comes To The Boch Center Shubert Theatre in June Photo EMOJILAND Comes To The Boch Center Shubert Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

The Boston premiere of EMOJILAND comes to The Boch Center Shubert Theatre from Tuesday, June 14 ‚Äď Sunday, June 19, 2022. The national tour of the¬†2020 Off-Broadway show¬†that wowed NYC audiences (and critics alike) with its vibrance, electric energy and heart will be stopping in seven cities across America this summer.

BWW Interview: How Drag Superstars Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme Brought Holiday Magic Photo BWW Interview: How Drag Superstars Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme Brought Holiday Magic from Stage to Screen
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2021

Last summer, when live entertainment everywhere came to a screeching halt, two of the world's most beloved drag queens were looking ahead... to the holidays.

VIDEO: New Video Celebrates The Brilliance And Resilience Of Performing Artists Photo VIDEO: New Video Celebrates The Brilliance And Resilience Of Performing Artists
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2021

The one year anniversary of the Broadway shutdown is commemorated in this video that highlights the brilliance and resilience of performing artists.

Wake Up With BWW 3/11: ROCK OF AGES Reunion Concert Announced, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/11: ROCK OF AGES Reunion Concert Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2021

Today's top stories: Rock of Ages reunion concert announced, Sara Bareilles delivers Waitress 'turn off your phone' message in Japanese, and more!

VIDEO: Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Constantine Maroulis and More Sing 'Seasons of Love'  Photo VIDEO: Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Constantine Maroulis and More Sing 'Seasons of Love' With Pandemic-Inspired Lyrics
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021

A talented group of theater performers have come together virtually to perform 'Seasons of Love' with pandemic inspired lyrics, including 'Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred TikToks.'

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

VIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Felicia Boswell Perform 'Stand For' From EMOJILAND Photo VIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Felicia Boswell Perform 'Stand For' From EMOJILAND
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2020

Natalie Weiss (The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen) and Felicia Boswell (Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Motown), two stars of the new musical Emojiland, whose Off-Broadway premiere was cut short in March by the pandemic shutdown, have reunited virtually to perform the song a?oeStand For,a?? supported by a hundred singers and musicians.

Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards! Photo Winners Announced for the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020

On Tuesday, May 19, presenters Charles Bush and Julie Halston, along with OBA President Peter Breger, announced the 10th Annual Off Broadway Alliance. The Off Broadway Alliance plans on celebrating this year's winners with a reception this Fall.

Keith Harrison Videos

VIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Felicia Boswell Perform 'Stand For' From EMOJILAND VideoVIDEO: Natalie Weiss and Felicia Boswell Perform 'Stand For' From EMOJILAND
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2020

Natalie Weiss (The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen) and Felicia Boswell (Jesus Christ Superstar Live, Motown), two stars of the new musical Emojiland, whose Off-Broadway premiere was cut short in March by the pandemic shutdown, have reunited virtually to perform the song a?oeStand For,a?? supported by a hundred singers and musicians.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At La Mirada's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's 'So You Think You Can Dance' and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Falsettos), associate director is Cynthia Ferrer (original 'Kathy Selden' in the first National Tour of Singin' in the Rain) with musical direction by Keith Harrison. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN will preview on Friday, April 19, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, April 20 at 8pm) and run through Sunday, May 12, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. Preceding, it will perform Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14 at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya), 18111 Nordhoff Street, in Northridge.

VIDEO: Spencer Liff Talks SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At The Soraya VideoVIDEO: Spencer Liff Talks SINGIN' IN THE RAIN At The Soraya
by Alan Henry - Apr 10, 2019

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's So You Think You Can Dance and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch & Falsettos). The Associate Director is Cynthia Ferrer (original Kathy Selden in first National Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) with musical direction by Keith Harrison.

VIDEO: Sing to a Different Tune in the Trailer for Netflix's WESTSIDE VideoVIDEO: Sing to a Different Tune in the Trailer for Netflix's WESTSIDE
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2018

Westside offers an unscripted and deeply personal glimpse into the journeys of nine young L.A.-based musicians as they follow their dreams. Each episode sheds light on their creative processes and personal struggles, interspersing cinema verite-style documentary footage with beautifully produced music videos featuring original songs.

VIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago VideoVIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago presents HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that ignites the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Get a first look below!

BWW TV: Get a Taste of What's to Come at NYMF 2018- Previews of INTERSTATE, SONATA 19 VideoBWW TV: Get a Taste of What's to Come at NYMF 2018- Previews of INTERSTATE, SONATA 1962 and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2018

Earlier this week, New York Musical Festival held a special, behind-the-scenes look at six brand new musicals. Join the cast and creative teams of EMOJILAND, INTERSTATE, THE GUNFIGHTER MEETS HIS MATCH, SONATA 1962, WHAT'S YOUR WISH?, and PEDRO PAN for a sneak peek at these New York Musical Festival productions below!

BWW TV: Chatting with The Stars Of S.T.A.G.E. 2016
by Michael Sterling - Jun 28, 2016

The Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.) Benefit titled Sondheim 5, took place June 18th at Beverly Hills' beautiful Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in benefit of AIDS Project Los Angeles.  The much anticipated event, was once again directed by David Galligan.  Michael Orland served as Musical Director, with Choreography by Lee Martino; and BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling was on hand to talk to the stars just prior to their first of two performances.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from EMOJILAND: THE MUSICAL at Rockwell
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2015

On Monday, August 3, the Festival of New American Musicals presented five songs from Emojiland: The Musical as part of their Musi-Cal series at Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles. Click below to watch highlights from the showcase!


Keith Harrison Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Keith Harrison written?
Keith Harrison has written 1 shows including Emojiland (Book, Music, Lyrics).