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Lynne Shankel

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Music Supervision, Arrangements, Orchestrations
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Music Supervisor
Arranger
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Composer
Conductor
Keyboard 1
Music Arranger
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Resident Music Supervisor
 
[New York, 2005]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
Keyboards
Musical Director
Conductor
Music Arranger
Dance Music Arranger
Keyboards
Orchestrator
Conductor
Musical Director
 
[New York, 2004]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director
Keyboards
Conductor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Musician
Musical Director
Musical Director
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2000]
Musical Director/Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Associate Conductor
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Musician
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Musical Director

Photos

Orchestrator Lynne Shankel and Music Supervisor Meg Meg Zervoulis  Photo

Orchestrator Lynne Shankel and Music Supervisor Meg Meg Zervoulis

From: 
Date:
05/17/2021
Front row, L to R: Shaina Taub, Masi Asare, Lynne Shankel, Bonnie Comley (Broadway HD Photo

Front row, L to R: Shaina Taub, Masi Asare, Lynne Shankel, Bonnie Comley (Broadway HD), Georgia Stitt, Kathy Sommer, Kara Unterberg (The NY SongSpace) Back row, L to R: Kailey Marshall, Minhui Lee, Macy Schmidt, Rona Siddiqui, Christie Baugher, Lisa DeSpa

From: 
Date:
05/09/2019
Zachary Noah Piser and Bonnie Milligan in Crystal Skillman and Lynne Shankel''''s POS Photo

Zachary Noah Piser and Bonnie Milligan in Crystal Skillman and Lynne Shankel''''s POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN

From: 
Date:
02/08/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Music Supervision, Arrangements, Orchestrations

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2014]
Orchestrations

[West End, 2012]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Music Supervisor

Arranger

Composer

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2008]
Composer

Conductor

Keyboard 1

Music Arranger

Musical Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Resident Music Supervisor

[New York, 2005]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator

Keyboards

Musical Director

Conductor

Music Arranger

Dance Music Arranger

Keyboards

Orchestrator

Conductor

Musical Director

[New York, 2004]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Musical Director

Keyboards

Conductor

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Musician

Musical Director

Musical Director

[Chester, CT (Regional), 2000]
Musical Director/Orchestrations/Vocal Arrangements

[Broadway, 1999]
Associate Conductor

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Musician

Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 1994]
Musical Director


Lynne Shankel Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Lynne ShankelThe Extraordinary Ordinary

Lynne Shankel News

VIDEO: Jason Tam & Bonnie Milligan Belt Out the Broadway Bares XXX Opening Number Photo VIDEO: Jason Tam & Bonnie Milligan Belt Out the Broadway Bares XXX Opening Number
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 29, 2022

The Broadway Bares: XXX opening number set the stage with the anthem: 'community, unity and nudity.' With Broadway's Bonnie Milligan and Jason Tam as lead vocalists in bedazzled red outfits, more than 20 alluring dancers brought the XXX factor as they ushered the audience into the worlds of the show with choreography from Bares Director Laya Barak, Executive Producer Nick Kenkel and Associate Director Jonathan Lee. Watch the full number!

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715 Photo VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

The 30th anniversary of Broadway Bares filled New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on June 26, 2022, with an abundance of ‚Äúcommunity, unity and nudity‚ÄĚ as the venerable modern-day burlesque spectacular wrapped up Pride Sunday with a raucous return to in-person performances after a pandemic-induced three-year hiatus. Watch a video of highlights!

Review: LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre Photo Review: LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jun 23, 2022

Britta Johnson's LIFE AFTER is a deeply moving and creative new musical that beautifully probes the complexities of grief and the accompanying anxiety and unanswered questions it brings in its wake. See what our critic had to say. 

Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo & POTUS Cast Members Join Broadway Bares' 30th Annivers Photo Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo & POTUS Cast Members Join Broadway Bares' 30th Anniversary Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Fresh off her triumphant turn as host of this year’s Tony Awards, Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose will return to Broadway Bares as a special guest with Ramin Karimloo, Christopher Sieber and, from Broadway’s POTUS, Julianne Hough, Suzy Nakamura and Julie White.

San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For  Photo San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Out of 163 submissions, the San Diego State University New Musical Initiative has chosen In a Sunshine State as this year's selection. Writers T.C. Lind, Derek Gregor, and Phoebe Kreutz will join with director Stephen Brotebeck, music director Robert Meffe and the SDSU MFA Musical Theatre cohort for a two-year development process and world premiere in the spring of 2024.

University of Michigan Hosts Inaugural NYC Event to Launch Musical Theatre Compositio Photo University of Michigan Hosts Inaugural NYC Event to Launch Musical Theatre Composition Program
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) will host a showcase to formally launch a new program that broadens the school's offerings: the Carole Caplan Lonner Musical Theatre Writing Program.

Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan & More to Star in LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theat Photo Samantha Williams, Paul Alexander Nolan & More to Star in LIFE AFTER at Goodman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Goodman Theatre announced casting for¬†Life After by rising star writer/lyricist/composer¬†Britta Johnson, directed by¬†Annie Tippe.¬†Leading the cast of nine is¬†Samantha Williams¬†as teenaged Alice‚ÄĒa young woman who, in search of facts, uncovers a more complicated truth as she pieces together events of the fateful night that changed her family forever.

World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Pr Photo World Premiere of POSTCARD AMERICAN TOWN by Lynne Shankel & Crystal Skillman to be Presented by SDSU
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

The newest production in SDSU‚Äôs New Musical Initiative,¬†Postcard American Town¬†will have its world premiere from April 29 ‚Äď May 5, 2022. Written by Lynne Shankel and Crystal Skillman, this world premiere production will be directed by Professor Stephen Brotebeck, and music directed by Professor Robert Meffe from the School of Theatre, Television, and Film.¬†

Photos: Kate Baldwin, Bonnie Milligan, Jessica Vosk, and More at Maestra Music's AMPL Photo Photos: Kate Baldwin, Bonnie Milligan, Jessica Vosk, and More at Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2022
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 29, 2022

Maestra Music, the not-for-profit organization supporting the women and nonbinary musicians in the musical theater industry, held its second annual concert and community event on March 28.

Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced Photo Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

The winners of the 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Both musicals received Staged Reading Awards.

Lynne Shankel Videos

VIDEO: Jason Tam & Bonnie Milligan Belt Out the Broadway Bares XXX Opening Number VideoVIDEO: Jason Tam & Bonnie Milligan Belt Out the Broadway Bares XXX Opening Number
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 29, 2022

The Broadway Bares: XXX opening number set the stage with the anthem: 'community, unity and nudity.' With Broadway's Bonnie Milligan and Jason Tam as lead vocalists in bedazzled red outfits, more than 20 alluring dancers brought the XXX factor as they ushered the audience into the worlds of the show with choreography from Bares Director Laya Barak, Executive Producer Nick Kenkel and Associate Director Jonathan Lee. Watch the full number!

VIDEO: Watch ALTAR BOYZ Casts Reunite to Sing a Heavenly 'I Believe' VideoVIDEO: Watch ALTAR BOYZ Casts Reunite to Sing a Heavenly 'I Believe'
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2020

Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport, announced a virtual reunion with the cast and creatives of Altar Boyz on July 9th at 8pm EDT on The Producer's Perspective Live. Susan Blackwell ([title of show], a?oeSide By Side By Susan Blackwella??, a?oeNow Here Thisa??) is set to host the virtual event.

VIDEO: Donna Lynn, Sara Cooper, and Lynne Shankel Talk as Part of Goodspeed's IN THE  VideoVIDEO: Donna Lynn, Sara Cooper, and Lynne Shankel Talk as Part of Goodspeed's IN THE (HOME) OFFICE Series
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2020

Goodspeed has released a new episode in its In The (Home) Office series!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Liz Callaway Sing from Carmel Dean's WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Liz Callaway Sing from Carmel Dean's WELL-BEHAVED WOMEN
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2020

Broadway ladies united earlier this month for the world premiere of Award-winning composer Carmel Dean's Well-Behaved Women. The cast included: LaChanze, Liz Callaway, Natascia Diaz, Melissa Rose Hirsh, Bonnie Milligan, Katie Thompson, Kuhoo Verma, Sasha Allen, AndreŐĀa Burns, Hannah Elless and Barbara Walsh. Watch an exclusive song from the show, performed by Liz Callaway as¬†Neil Armstrong's wife, Janet Armstrong.¬†

VIDEO: Inside The Record-Breaking 2019 BROADWAY BARES: TAKE OFF VideoVIDEO: Inside The Record-Breaking 2019 BROADWAY BARES: TAKE OFF
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2019

A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC's sexiest dancers and two wild and worldly standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesque at Broadway Bares: Take Off.

VIDEO: Inside THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Casey Cott, Christian Borle and More VideoVIDEO: Inside THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Casey Cott, Christian Borle and More
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2019

The Kennedy Center presented the Broadway Center Stage production of The Who's Tommy, with direction and choreography by Josh Rhodes April 24-April 29, 2019. Check out highlights from the production below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe
by Alan Henry - Apr 2, 2019

The Old Globe presents the U.S. premiere of Life After, a rapturously beautiful and stirring new musical withbook, music, and lyrics by Britta Johnson, directed by the Globe's own Barry Edelstein, opening Friday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. Withchoreography by Ann Yee and music supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by Lynne Shankel, Life After will run March 22 - April 28, 2019 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 22-28. Life After is produced by special arrangement with Yonge Street Theatricals, Linda Barnett, and Natalie Bartello. Single tickets start at $32.00 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.

VIDEO: First Look At 'Poetry' From LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe VideoVIDEO: First Look At 'Poetry' From LIFE AFTER At The Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2019

The Old Globe today released a first look at "Poetry" from the U.S. premiere of Life After, with vocals by Sophie Hearn and written and played by Britta Johnson. Performances begin this Friday, March 22 at 8:00 p.m.! Please feel free to share it with all!

STAGE TUBE: ALLEGIANCE's Lea Salonga, George Takei, Telly Leung, and Katie Rose Clarke Perform at Barnes and Noble
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2016

The original cast album of the new musical Allegiance, with music & lyrics by Jay Kuo, was recorded at MSR Studios last month. The show's stars gathered at Barnes & Noble today to celebrate the recording, and BroadwayWorld brings you performance footage from the event!

BWW Exclusive: Listen to SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman Sing 'Mean to You' on Jonathan Reid Gealt's New Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2015

Songwriter Jonathan Reid Gealt just released his third studio album, 'Whatever I Want It To Be'- a fun and eclectic album of songs with influences ranging from jazz to big band, soul to pop, rock and roll to singer/songwriter, Motown and beyond. The album is currently available on iTunes and we've got an exclusive track. Below, check out 'Mean to You', featuring SCHOOL OF ROCK's Alex Brightman!


Lynne Shankel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Lynne Shankel been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Extraordinary Ordinary .