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Keith Herrmann

 
Bio:
Keith Herrmann was the composer of the Broadway musical Romance/Romance for which he received a Tony nomination and won an Outer Critics Circle Award. The show, which received a total of five Tony nominations (including Best Musical Score and Best Show) has enjoyed many productions around the world ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Keith Herrmann was the composer of the Broadway musical Romance/Romance for which he received a Tony nomination and won an Outer Critics Circle Award. The show, which received a total of five Tony nominations (including Best Musical Score and Best Show) has enjoyed many productions around the world ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1988]
Dance Music Arranger
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Assistant Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Musical Supervisor

Writing

Composer
Composer
Composer

Photos

Keith Herrmann, Georgia Herrmann Photo

Keith Herrmann, Georgia Herrmann

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Date:
07/20/2016
Keith Herrmann and Steven Carl McCasland Photo

Keith Herrmann and Steven Carl McCasland

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07/20/2016
Keith Herrmann, Alison Fraser & Barry Harman Photo

Keith Herrmann, Alison Fraser & Barry Harman

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Date:
05/25/2012


Nathaniel Shaw, Barry Harman, Keith Herrmann, Frank Conway

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Date:
02/24/2010


Nathaniel Shaw, Barry Harman, Keith Herrmann

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Date:
02/24/2010

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1988]
Dance Music Arranger

Vocal Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1982]
Assistant Musical Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Vocal Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1980]
Musical Supervisor

Writing
Composer
Composer
Composer

Keith Herrmann Biography

Keith Herrmann was the composer of the Broadway musical Romance/Romance for which he received a Tony nomination and won an Outer Critics Circle Award. The show, which received a total of five Tony nominations (including Best Musical Score and Best Show) has enjoyed many productions around the world including London's West End and tours in Australia, Japan, and Korea.

Mr. Herrmann was previously represented as a composer, vocal arranger, and musical supervisor of Onward Victoria that ran on both on and off-Broadway. A longtime Broadway resident, he was the musical conductor of Cats and performed on its Grammy Award-winning original cast album as pianist and synthesist. Other credits include his work as conductor of Whoopee! and conductor/keyboardist of The Magic Show. In addition to his Broadway compositions, Mr. Herrmann wrote numerous jingles, television scores, and original musical material for a variety of performers. He scored the ABC-TV After School Special Taking a Stand which resulted in an Emmy Award for its creators and Romance/Romance for the A&E Network for which he received a Telly Award. He was also represented on the Tri-Star animated holiday video Buster and Chauncey's Silent Night with collaborator Barry Harman.

Off-Broadway Mr. Herrmann served as composer and co-producer of the cult favorite Prom Queens Unchained. A musical of Mr. Herrmann's titled Suspect enjoyed a sold-out run at the New York International Fringe Festival. With Mark Cabaniss, he co-wrote The Homework Machine, which enjoyed a sold-out world premiere at the Boston Children's Theatre. He recently completed an original musical with collaborator Barry Harman titled Incredible High. He was a member of the Dramatists Guild, ASCAP, and the American Federation of Musicians.

Keith Herrmann Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Keith Herrmann, Romance/Romance

Keith Herrmann News

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Lead Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Lead Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; Playhouse 1960's GYPSY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Wake Up With BWW 12/9: FOLLIES Film in the Works, Lights Dim For Stephen Sondheim, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/9: FOLLIES Film in the Works, Lights Dim For Stephen Sondheim, and more!
by - Dec 9, 2021

Today's top stories include the announcement of a film adaptation of Follies, which is 'in active development.' Plus, check out photos from the red carpet at the West Side Story film premiere, watch Broadway theatres dim their lights in honor of Stephen Sondheim, and more. 

Broadway Composer and Conductor Keith Herrmann Dies at 69 Photo Broadway Composer and Conductor Keith Herrmann Dies at 69
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway composer and conductor Keith Herrmann passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at the age of 69.  He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Georgia, and son A.J.

MUSIC AT THE MANSION Comes to the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center Photo MUSIC AT THE MANSION Comes to the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2019

NiCori Studios & Productions announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansiona??, on Sunday, September 29, at 3pm at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center in Bloomfield, NJ. Performers include Jimmy Horan, Lisa Viggiano and Stearns Matthews . The Young Musician Moment will be Grace Carlin.

Florida Studio Theatre Announces New Summer Play Reading Workshops Photo Florida Studio Theatre Announces New Summer Play Reading Workshops
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2018

Following a well-received Sarasota Festival of New Plays this past spring, Florida Studio Theatre (FST) announces an addition to its New Play Development program. Three new works will be staged throughout the month of August featuring some of the latest work by George Brant, Barry Harman and Keith Herrmann, and Sandy Rustin. "Good comedies with exciting stories are hard to find and we have found three well-crafted tales from various eras, points of view, and comedic angles," shared FST Associate Artist Catherine Randazzo. Talkbacks will follow each reading, giving audiences the chance to engage with each piece more deeply, while also giving playwrights valuable feedback. These readings are free and open to the public, though reservations are required.

BWW Review: CVRep's ROMANCE ROMANCE is a Sweet, Feel-Good Winner Photo BWW Review: CVRep's ROMANCE ROMANCE is a Sweet, Feel-Good Winner
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 21, 2018

Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep) has a winner in ROMANCE ROMANCE, two one-act musicals by Keith Herrmann (music) and Barry Harman (book and lyrics). The superb cast makes the most of the material; it is a pleasure watching these four Equity performers own the stage.

CVRep to Present Musical Comedy ROMANCE ROMANCE Photo CVRep to Present Musical Comedy ROMANCE ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018

Following the enormous success and critical acclaim of their season opener, Venus in Fur and in keeping with this year's theme of 'Romance: Real or Imagined, The Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep) has announced it will present Romance/Romance, a delightfully savvy and tuneful musical comedy as the second production of its 2017-18 season.

CVRep to Present Musical Comedy ROMANCE ROMANCE Photo CVRep to Present Musical Comedy ROMANCE ROMANCE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

Following the enormous success and critical acclaim of their season opener, Venus in Fur and in keeping with this year's theme of 'Romance: Real or Imagined, The Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep) has announced it will present Romance/Romance, a delightfully savvy and tuneful musical comedy as the second production of its 2017-18 season.

Cast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell Mama Photo Cast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Bob Bayne, Anna Lively and Lively Entertainment will present a concert version of the 1987 musical Romance/Romance.

Keith Herrmann Videos

STAGE TUBE: Teaser Trailer for ONWARD VICTORIA Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Released
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2016

A one-night-only concert reading of ONWARD VICTORIA will be presented at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 19th at 7:00pm, featuring Lenny Wolpe, Bethe Austin, Branch Fields and more. The short-lived musical chronicles the first female candidate for President of the United States. A teaser trailer for the concert has been released. Check it out below!


Keith Herrmann Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Keith Herrmann written?
Keith Herrmann has written 3 shows including Onward Victoria (Composer), Romance / Romance (Composer), Prom Queens Unchained (Composer).

What awards has Keith Herrmann been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Romance/Romance .