Leslie Bricusse

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Leslie Bricusse Movies

[1956]Charley Moon writer

[1958]Bachelor of Hearts writer

[1962]The Swingin' Maiden writer

[1963]The Very Edge writer

[1965]Three Hats for Lisa music and lyrics by

[1966]Stop the World: I Want to Get Off writer

[1967]Doctor Dolittle lyricist

[1967]You Only Live Twice lyrics

[1970]Scrooge lyricist

[1971]Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory lyrics and music by

[1979]Sammy Stops the World writer

[1982]Victor/Victoria lyricist

[1990]Bullseye! writer

[1992]Tom and Jerry: The Movie songs by

[2022]Scrooge: A Christmas Carol original songs by

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

Leslie Bricusse Videos

Leslie Bricusse News

HOOK Expanded Movie Soundtrack Will Feature Songs From When the Film Was a Musical

The new expanded edition of the soundtrack to the film HOOK, will feature songs from when a musical version of the film was in the works. In a 2021 interview, Steven Spielberg revealed that the movie was originally meant to be a musical, but he changed his mind. Now you can hear some of the original songs meant for that musical version, when this new soundtrack is released on December 1.

Feature: The Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Twenty-Seven - The Bona Fide

Today, we return to last year's Days Of Cabaret Gratitude with THE BONA FIDE.

Photos: First Look at CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Paramount Theatre

Step behind the gates and discover the magic that awaits when Aurora’s Paramount Theatre presents the Professional Regional Premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, currently running through January 14, 2024. Check out production photos here!


Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International announced that the beloved musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is available for licensing.  

Take A Holiday of 'Pure Imagination' With NCT's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

While the debate rages on about the proper time to start celebrating the holidays, Nashville Children’s Theatre may have devised the ideal plan with their current onstage offering – the world premiere of the theater-for-younger-audiences version of the recent Broadway musical Charlie and The Chocolate Factory.

Christopher Collette To Play The Laurie Beechman Theatre With COME FLY WITH ME

THE LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATER will present up-and-coming Saloon Singer vocalist Christopher Collette and pianist, composer, music director Tracy Stark.

SCROOGE Comes to North Texas Performing Arts

North Texas Performing Arts has announced its 13th annual production of Scrooge, the Musical featuring its largest cast ever with over 130 adult and youth actors in this holiday favorite that has captivated some 20,000 audience members.

Arizona Theatre Company Kicks Off Holiday Season With SCROOGE!, Company's New Musical Based On Classic Story

Arizona Theatre Company has announced it is kicking off the holiday season with Scrooge!, the company's new holiday musical adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film of the same name created by Oscar-winning, Grammy-winning and Tony-nominated composer Leslie Bricusse and directed by Broadway director and ATC's own Matt August.

Tracie Bennett Will Portray Tallulah Bankhead In Industry Readings Of THE CODE

Tracie Bennett to portray Tallulah Bankhead in industry readings of 'The Code' - a new play by Michael McKeever. Christopher Renshaw directs.Jim Kierstead will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of The Code, a new play by Michael McKeever (Daniel's Husband, Mr. Parker).

Photos: First Look At ROALD DAHL'S WILLY WONKA At Wagnalls Community Theatre

Coming November 3-12 at the beautiful and historic Wagnalls Auditorium in Lithopolis, Wagnalls Community Theatre brings you Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka!

Review: James Beaman Comes Out With LIVED EXPERIENCE at The Triad

James Beaman has come out of retirement but he has also come out as a cabaret artist working under his own name and persona in an extremely personal nightclub act.

Review: BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL at The Music Center at Strathmore

A dazzling evening of pure vocal, instrumental, and theatrical bliss occurred on the evening of October 21,2023 when the renowned Broadway veteran and entertainer Brian Stokes Mitchell wowed the crowd at the Music Center at Strathmore.  This two -time Tony Award winning talent showcased versatility to the max and he delivered an upbeat spirit of positive energy and goodwill that made his impeccable talent even more appealing. (His hope was to make the audience feel better by the end of the concert—then they had felt when they had come in, --- and this hope was fulfilled).

Jazz Pianist & Composer Dan Karlsberg Brings Generations Together With New Album, 'HOLDING THE WHEEL OF LIFE'

Jazz pianist and composer Dan Karlsberg releases his latest album, HOLDING THE WHEEL OF LIFE, which reflects on his relationships in middle-age and unites generations of musicians. The album features a mix of original compositions and unique interpretations of cover tunes. Karlsberg collaborates with veteran and younger musicians to create a personal and meaningful project.

Dianne Fraser to Perform Songs From Debut Album YOU AND I - THE WORDS AND MUSIC OF LESLIE BRICUSSE at Don't Tell Mama

Acclaimed Los Angeles cabaret artist Dianne Fraser will make a rare East Coast appearance in December to celebrate the release of her debut album, You and I – The Words and Music of Leslie Bricusse. Learn where and when to see her!

Dianne Fraser Performs Album Release Concert at The Catalina Jazz Club Next Month

Blujazz Records and The Catalina Jazz Club present YOU AND I – The Words and Music of Leslie Bricusse, Dianne Fraser’s Debut Album Release Concert, at The Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood, CA at 8:30PM on November 15th.

Review: JEKYLL & HYDE THE MUSICAL at Gettysburg Community Theatre

Every single member of the ensemble performs with full commitment and intensity. This production of Jekyll & Hyde The Musical is, in a word, entrancing. If it were not sold out, this reviewer would see it over and over again.

Photos: First Look at JEKYLL & HYDE at The Wallace Theater

The Wallace Theater presents Jekyll & Hyde the Musical just in time for Halloween! With themed costume nights, ticket tiers, bar services and concessions, it is your only stop for spooky revelry.

Tony Award-Winning Actor Shuler Hensley Headlines SCROOGE THE MUSICAL At Arizona Theatre Company

Arizona Theatre Company has announced Hollywood film and stage actor Shuler Hensley as the title character in the theatre's holiday show, Scrooge! The Musical.

Swedish Premier Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Göteborgsoperan

In autumn 2024, there will be the Swedish premiere of the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, based on Roald Dahl's classic Kalle and the Chocolate Factory. The musical premieres at the Gothenburg Opera in a completely new set.

Exclusive: SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Soundtrack to Be Released on Vinyl With Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley & More

The album contains songs that are performed by the actors from the film including Luke Evans, Jessie Buckley, Fra Fee, Trevor Dion Nicholas and more.  Produced by Timeless Films in association with Axis Studios and directed by Stephen Donnelly, Charles Dickens’ ageless legend is reborn in this musical adaptation of the Christmas story.


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).

Leslie Bricusse has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for "Jekyll and Hyde." Additionally, he received nominations for the Tony Award for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre for "The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd," "Stop the World - I Want to Get Off," and again for "Stop the World - I Want to Get Off." He also received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Musical for "Stop the World - I Want to Get Off."

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