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Leslie Bricusse

 
Date of Birth: January 29, 1931 (91)

Birth Place: ENGLAND

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Composer Leslie Bricusse, Dame Edna creator and performer Barry Humphries and Yvonne  Photo

Composer Leslie Bricusse, Dame Edna creator and performer Barry Humphries and Yvonne Bricusse

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Jeff Calhoun, Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse Photo

Jeff Calhoun, Frank Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse

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Leslie Bricusse Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Book of a Musical
Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll and Hyde
 
Tony Awards - 1965 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Leslie Bricusse, The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd
 
Tony Awards - 1963 - Best Musical
Leslie Bricusse , Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
 
Tony Awards - 1963 - Best Musical
Leslie Bricusse, Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
 
Tony Awards - 1963 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Leslie Bricusse, Stop the World - I Want to Get Off

Leslie Bricusse News

REVIEW:  Gothic Thriller JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL Is Given A Makeover For Its Aust Photo REVIEW: Gothic Thriller JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL Is Given A Makeover For Its Australian Professional Production Premiere
by Jade Kops - Aug 4, 2022

Sydney finally receives a fully staged professional production of JEKYLL AND HYDE THE MUSICAL, the musical theatre interpretation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous novella.  Under Hayden Tee’s direction the gothic exploration of the duality of human behavior is given a 20th century update with a significant change of setting from the Victorian England to a post WWII military hospital. 

Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More Join Animated A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Netflix Photo Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More Join Animated A CHRISTMAS CAROL on Netflix
by Michael Major - Jul 20, 2022

The film stars Luke Evans (voices Scrooge), Olivia Colman (voices Past), Jessie Buckley (voices Isabel Fezziwig), Johnny Flynn (voices Bob Cratchit), Fra Fee (voices Harry Huffam), Giles Terera (voices Tom Jenkins), Trevor Dion Nicholas (voices Present), James Cosmo (voices Mr Fezziwig), and Jonathan Pryce (voices Jacob Marley).

Acclaimed Duo ANNE BURNELL & MARK BURNELL Release  First Single And Video TWO FOR THE Photo Acclaimed Duo ANNE BURNELL & MARK BURNELL Release First Single And Video TWO FOR THE ROAD
by Grace Cutler - Jul 17, 2022

Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing their first and long overdue, eagerly awaited recording in over twenty years: the title track from their forthcoming album TWO FOR THE ROAD, on July 17.

Rehearsals Underway For Hayes Theatre Co's JEKYLL AND HYDE Photo Rehearsals Underway For Hayes Theatre Co's JEKYLL AND HYDE
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2022

The battle between good and evil has commenced, with rehearsals starting this week for the upcoming Australian professional production premiere of Jekyll and Hyde produced by Hayes Theatre Co. The enthralling and chilling tale is being brought to life by an energetic and talented cast of 13 who have come together in preparation for their first performance on 29 July at the intimate Hayes Theatre.

VICTOR/VICTORIA Comes to Cotuit Center for the Arts This Month Photo VICTOR/VICTORIA Comes to Cotuit Center for the Arts This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Cotuit Center for the Arts presents Victor/Victoria on the Main Stage, opening July 19, 2022 and running through August 7, 2022, with evening performances at 7:30pm and matinees at 3pm.

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodg Photo Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is Sweetly Imaginative at the Eccles Th Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is Sweetly Imaginative at the Eccles Theater
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 15, 2022

The imaginative national tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY wraps up its travels across the country with a final stop in Utah at the Eccles Theater.

Wildsong Productions Presents JEKYLL AND HYDE Photo Wildsong Productions Presents JEKYLL AND HYDE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Wildsong Productions, a San Diego based nonprofit 501(c) community theater group, presents Jekyll and Hyde the musical. The classic story of a doctor determined to discover the duality of man is beautifully and thrillingly told in this musical adaptation by Frank Wildhorn. 

Robert Cuccioli & Edward James Hyland to Star in UNCLE TED: SCENES FROM THE MCCARRICK Photo Robert Cuccioli & Edward James Hyland to Star in UNCLE TED: SCENES FROM THE MCCARRICK REPORT Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Peccadillo Theater Company will present Edward James Hyland and Robert Cuccioli in  Uncle Ted: Scenes from the McCarrick Report, a new play by Dan Wackerman, directed by Michael Parva with John Fitzgibbon, Daren Kelly, Robert Verlaque, Kersti Bryan, Jonathan Brody, Jim Schubin, Michael Castillejos, and more.

New Cast Members Announced For JEKYLL AND HYDE at Hayes Theatre Co. Photo New Cast Members Announced For JEKYLL AND HYDE at Hayes Theatre Co.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Hayes Theatre Co has announced the full cast of the upcoming Australian professional premiere of Jekyll and Hyde at the Hayes Theatre from 29 June.

Leslie Bricusse Videos

Vocalist Calabria Foti Releases A Stunning Valentine To Her Loved Ones Out June 1 VideoVocalist Calabria Foti Releases A Stunning Valentine To Her Loved Ones Out June 1
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2019

For her 4th CD release, vocalist/violinist Calabria Foti wanted to do an album like her vocal heroes Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Judy Garland, and Nat ‚ÄúKing‚ÄĚ Cole did back in the day; that is, with a big orchestra and legendary arrangers on the podium in an iconic Hollywood recording studio. Ms. Foti says, ‚ÄúThis is the most expansive project I have ever done, and at the same time, it's the most intimate and personal. I recorded at Capitol Records with a full orchestra, singing some of the most endearing, sentimental songs ever written, all for my loved ones. This album is a full-production tear-jerker!‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Constantine Maroulis and Diana DeGarmo Lead JEKYLL & HYDE at North Shore Music VideoVIDEO: Constantine Maroulis and Diana DeGarmo Lead JEKYLL & HYDE at North Shore Music Theatre
by Alan Henry - Sep 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at North Shore Music Theatre's production of JEKYLL & HYDE starring Constantine Maroulis and Diana DeGarmo. Under the direction of Broadway's original Dr. JekyllMr. Hyde, Robert Cuccioli, JEKYLL & HYDE plays thru October 7, 2018. 

BWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Del VideoBWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Delicious
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is gearing up to take the show on the road! Hear what the cast and creatives have to say about what makes this musical so delicious!

VIDEO: Christian Borle & CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Perform Medley on THE V VideoVIDEO: Christian Borle & CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Cast Perform Medley on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 31, 2017

On today's THE VIEW, Tony Award winner Christine Borle and the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY performed a medley of songs, including 'The Candy Man.' Check out the appearance below!

VIDEO: Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Perform on 'WENDY WILLIAMS' VideoVIDEO: Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Perform on 'WENDY WILLIAMS'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 25, 2017

On today's WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, the cast of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY performs the high-energy number 'Queen of Pop,' featuring Trista Dollison as Violet Beauregarde, Alan Green, as her indulgent daddy

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sweet first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Christian Borle Talks Shocking Demise of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Character on 'Late Show'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY star Christian Borle explained how former Willy Wonkas Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp have set the chocolate bar very high!

BWW TV: Wonka Arrives in NYC- Watch New Trailer for CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2016

Wonka has touched down in New York! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle, just announced the show will begin performances Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street).

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Tony Sheldon and More in THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT - THE SMELL OF THE CROWD at Goodspeed
by Stage Tube - May 31, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with a bold reimagining of the witty and ridiculous The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. The tremendously talented cast of four will be Tony Sheldon playing the role of Sir,Caesar Samayoa appearing as Cocky, Michelle Aravena as The Kid, and Gregory Treco as The Stranger. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Frank Wildhorn Visits Utah for THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2016

Composer Frank Wildhorn ventured out west to Utah this week to visit the company of COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, currently playing at the Pioneer Theatre. Check it out below!


Leslie Bricusse Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Leslie Bricusse written?
Leslie Bricusse has written 16 shows including Noah (Composer/Lyricist), Cyrano (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Pickwick (Lyricist), The Good Old, Bad Old Days (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Serafina (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Sammy Stops the World (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Beyond the Rainbow (Lyricist), Say Hello to Harvey (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Goodbye, Mr. Chips (Composer/Lyricist), Sherlock Holmes (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Victor/Victoria (Lyricist), Scrooge (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Jekyll & Hyde (Bookwriter), Doctor Dolittle (Bookwriter/Composer/Lyricist), Sammy (Bookwriter).

What awards has Leslie Bricusse been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Jekyll and Hyde , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Stop the World - I Want to Get Off Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Stop the World - I Want to Get Off and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Stop the World - I Want to Get Off .