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Lewis Flinn

 
Bio:
Lewis Flinn is the composer and lyricist of the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones (with a book by Douglas Carter Beane) that also ran at The Dallas Theater Center and Off-Broadway with the Transport Group. Other current projects with Beane include Hood (Asolo Theater 2020, Dallas Theater Center, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lewis Flinn is the composer and lyricist of the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones (with a book by Douglas Carter Beane) that also ran at The Dallas Theater Center and Off-Broadway with the Transport Group. Other current projects with Beane include Hood (Asolo Theater 2020, Dallas Theater Center, ... (read complete bio)

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Lewis Flinn Biography

Lewis Flinn is the composer and lyricist of the Broadway musical Lysistrata Jones (with a book by Douglas Carter Beane) that also ran at The Dallas Theater Center and Off-Broadway with the Transport Group. Other current projects with Beane include Hood (Asolo Theater 2020, Dallas Theater Center, Best Musical 0f Dallas 2017) and the upcoming To Wong Foo and Star Spangled. Other musicals include Like Love (NYMF) and The Winner (Lyric Stage, Dallas). Flinn has composed scores and songs for over 50 Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regional productions including TONY nominated The Little Dog Laughed, Charles Busch’s Die Mommie Die, The Divine Sister, The Tribute Artist (Drama Desk Nom for Best Music) and The Third Story. Other theaters include Playwright’s Horizons, MCC, South Coast Rep, The Geffen Playhouse, The Cleveland Play House, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Lincoln Center Theater, 2nd Stage Theater, Barrington Stage Company and the Drama Dept. He has been a guest artist at Cornell, Dartmouth, The Boston Conservatory, The Royal Academy London and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He composed the themes and music for the TV shows Power of 10 and Million Dollar Password as well as scores for dozens of national commercials. He is a graduate of Princeton University and lives in New York with husband, Douglas Carter Beane, and their children, Cooper and Gaby, and dogs, Lucky and Albert.

Lewis Flinn Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Lewis Flinn, The Tribute Artist

Lewis Flinn News

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

See photos from opening night of A SHERLOCK CAROL at New World Stages, now in a limited holiday engagement through January 1, 2023.

Dallas Theater Center Names Kevin Moriarty Executive Director Photo Dallas Theater Center Names Kevin Moriarty Executive Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Kevin Moriarty, who has served as Dallas Theater Center's  Enloe/Rose Artistic Director for 15 years, has been named Executive Director, following the recent announcement of the retirement of DTC managing director Jeffrey Woodward, who has served in that  position for eight years.

VIOLET to Open at Live Arts Theater in November Photo VIOLET to Open at Live Arts Theater in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Live Arts Theater's 2022/23 Transformations Season journeys forward with the award-winning musical VIOLET. This soaring musical pilgrimage features music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics and book by Brian Crawley. VIOLET will have 12 performances in the Gibson Theater, November 18 through December 10, 2022.

Review: HOOD at Asolo Repertory Theatre Photo Review: HOOD at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Nora Long - Jun 20, 2022

The joy that this production seeks to impart upon the audience is palpable, and understandably necessary after the past two years. The process of watching a hero come to life on stage is an undeniably entertaining one, and HOOD's well-intentioned themes have potential to inspire as this new musical continues to mature and develop.

VIDEO: First Look at Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo R Photo VIDEO: First Look at Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2022

Directed by Mark Brokaw, HOOD began previews on June 3, opens on June 11, and runs through June 26, in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. Get a first look at footage from the production!

Photos: First Look at Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo  Photo Photos: First Look at Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre is presenting the new musical HOOD. Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure. Get a first look at production photos!

VIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical H Photo VIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Check out video from the sitzprobe of Asolo Repertory Theatre's new musical HOOD! Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOO Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre is presenting the new musical HOOD. Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.

Wake Up With BWW 5/3: SIX Live Cast Recording, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Cast, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/3: SIX Live Cast Recording, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Cast, and More!
by - May 3, 2022

Today's top stories include a cast recording for SIX, recorded live on the musical's opening night! Plus, new casting has been announced for the Mean Girls tour, as well as the pre-Broadway run of A Beautiful Noise, the Neil Diamond Musical, and the Broadway revival of Death of a Salesman.

Cast Announced for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo Rep Photo Cast Announced for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD at Asolo Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for the new musical HOOD. Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.

Lewis Flinn Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical H Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn's New Musical HOOD

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Check out video from the sitzprobe of Asolo Repertory Theatre's new musical HOOD! Five-time Tony-nominated playwright Douglas Carter Beane reunites with composer and lyricist Lewis Flinn, his Give it Up/Lysistrata Jones collaborator, to bring to life this hilarious and stirring new theatrical adventure.

VIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
VIDEO: Mo Rocca & Douglas Carter Beane Discuss FAIRYCAKES on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

Mo Rocca appeared on CBS Sunday Morning with Douglas Carter Beane to discuss the new Off-Broadway play Fairycakes. Rocca stars in the new play, written and directed by Beane. Watch the new interview now!

From the BroadwayWorld Vaults: Relive the Magic of LYSISTRATA JONES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 1, 2015

In honor of Throwback Thursday, BroadwayWorld is celebrating the past with a new series that will take you back in time with some of our favorite vintage video features. That's right- we are opening up the BroadwayWorld Vaults to reminisce on shows are long gone from the Broadway-scene, but have left an indelible mark on the world of theatre as a whole. Today, we bring you a vintage video from 2011. Relive the magic of LYSISTRATA JONES below!

STAGE TUBE: Douglas Carter Beane Gives Advice for Creativity in Philadelphia Commencement Address
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2013

Playwright Douglas Carter Beane currently has two shows on Broadway - a new book for Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella and a new play The Nance starring Nathan Lane and directed by Jack O'Brien.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- CINDERELLA's Douglas Carter Beane on How He Uses His Five Tony Buttons
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Douglas Carter Beane, a nominee for Best Book of a Musical for Cinderella. Check out what he had to say below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The LYSISTRATA JONES Reunion Concert - Douglas Carter Beane & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2012

Last night, April 9, the company of LYSISTRATA JONES - including Jason Tam, Josh Segarra, Libby Servais, Liz Mikel, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, LaQuet Shamell and more - reunited at Joe's Pub for a special concert to celebrate their newly-released cast album (Broadway Records). BroadwayWorld was on hand and has exclusive footage of the emotional reunion show. Click below for the complete performance highlights!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Reunites at Joe's Pub - Concert Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2012

On May 15, Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane. To celebrate the album release, last night, April 9, the company reunited at Joe's Pub for a special concert. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you a sneak peek of the fun below! Stay tuned for complete concert highlights coming soon!

STAGE TUBE: Rosie O'Donnell & Abby Lee Miller Visit LYSISTRATA JONES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 21, 2011

Lysistrata Jones began preview performances Saturday, November 12th at the Walter Kerr Theatre and opened officially last week, December 14, 2011. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn, Lysistrata Jones is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. In the video below, Dance Moms' Abby Lee and Rosie O'Donnell visit the show. Click below to hear what they had to say!

STAGE TUBE: How Do You Say LYSISTRATA JONES?
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 21, 2011

How do you say Broadway's best reviewed new musical of the season? It's LYSISTRATA JONES!

STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for LYSISTRATA JONES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2011

Everybody's talking about LYSISTRATA JONES, which opened earlier this week to great reviews. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn, Lysistrata Jones is directed and choreographed by Tony nominee Dan Knechtges. Check out a brand new promo for the show by clicking below!


Lewis Flinn Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lewis Flinn written?
Lewis Flinn has written 4 shows including The Winner (Composer), Music from a Sparkling Planet (Composer), Lysistrata Jones (Composer), Hood: The Robin Hood Musical Adventure (Music and Lyrics).

What awards has Lewis Flinn been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Tribute Artist .