Mark Bennett

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Mark Bennett BIO

Broadway (Composition and/or Sound Design): Driving Miss Daisy, A Steady Rain, The Coast of Utopia (2007 Drama Desk Award: Outstanding Music for a Play, Henry Hewes Award: Outstanding Sound Design), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Henry IV, Golda's Balcony, The Goat, Lily Tomlin's "The Search...", The Lion in Winter, A View From the Bridge among others. BAM/OLD VIC: Original scores for all productions of The Bridge Project 2009-2012 including Richard III (Sam Mendes, dir.); Off-Broadway: An Illiad, Valhalla, Mad Forest, My Children! My Africa! (NYTW), Scores for eight Shakespeare productions for The Joseph Papp Public Theater. Other Public Theater productions include: Why Torture is Wrong…, The Seagull, and Dogeaters; Regionals: Dead End (Ahmanson), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011 Craig Noel Award Outstanding Music for a Play (The La Jolla Playhouse), Obie Award Sustained Excellence in Sound Design, Bessie Award, Ovation Award, American Theatre Wing Award, 12 Drama Desk nominations.

Mark Bennett STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
1991
Eustache

Mark Bennett Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design and Original Music
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Original Music and Sound
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Music Composer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Original Music and Sound
 
[Boston, 2015]
Sound Designer, Original Music
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Original Music and Sound
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Composer
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Composer & Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Sound Designer
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Sound Designer
 
[West End, 2011]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Composer
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2006]
Musical Director
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Sound Designer
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Musical Director
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Sound Designer
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Sound Designer
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Musical Coordinator
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
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Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Sound Designer
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Composer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1990]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Musical Coordinator

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Music
Composer/Lyricist

Mark Bennett Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production

Mark BennettCoriolanus Shakespeare Theatre Company

Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Sound Design

Mark Bennett, The Coast of Utopia

The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Sound Design

Mark Bennett, Golda's Balcony

Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Sound Design

Mark Bennett, A View from the Bridge

Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Sound Design

Mark Bennett, The View from the Bridge

Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Sound Design - Play

Mark Bennett, Lypsinka! A Day in the Life

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Last Chance to Vote for the BWW St. Louis Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW St. Louis Awards; FREAKY FRIDAY, CLUE, St. Louis Shakespeare Festival & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Johannes Weisser and Oslo Circles Come to Den Norske Opera

Baroque violinist Astrid Kirschner and her musicians in the critically acclaimed baroque ensemble Oslo Circles are back at the Opera.

BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards December 5th Standings; FREAKY FRIDAY Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; CLUE Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; FREAKY FRIDAY Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Review: BABBITT at La Jolla Playhouse

BABBITT, the world premiere adaption by Joe DiPietro of the novel of the same name by Sinclair Lewis brings the satirical struggle of the modern, middle-class man to the stage through December 10th at the La Jolla Playhouse.

First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; St. Louis Shakespeare Festival Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Matthew Broderick Will Lead BABBITT at La Jolla Playhouse

Matthew Broderick will lead the cast of the world-premiere production of Babbitt, by Tony Award winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis), adapted from the novel by Sinclair Lewis, choreographed by Stephen Buescher, directed by Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley.

Photos: Get a First Look at THE PIANIST at George Street Playhouse

Take a first look at the highly anticipated production of THE PIANIST at George Street Playhouse. Get an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming show and go behind the scenes with these stunning photos. Don't miss out on this captivating performance.

Review: THE PIANIST at George Street Playhouse is a Compelling Must-See

George Street Playhouse (GSP) has opened their 50th Anniversary season with the stunning world premiere of The Pianist, a poignant theatrical piece brilliantly directed and adapted for the stage by Emily Mann with a beautiful original score by Iris Hond.

54 SINGS BANDSTAND, Cheyenne Jackson, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Check out the lineup of performances next week at 54 Below!

SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED Comes to 54 Below This Month

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Songs From An Unmade Bed on September 24th, 2023. Learn more about the upcoming concert and how to get tickets here!

THE PIANIST A New Play With Music To Be Presented By George Street Playhouse, Beginning September 16

George Street Playhouse presents THE PIANIST, a play with music, based on the memoir “The Pianist” by Wladyslaw Szpilman and directed and adapted for the stage by Emily Mann (Broadway: A Streetcar Named Desire, Having Our Say, Anna and the Tropics). THE PIANIST begins previews on September 26, with an official opening night set for September 29. The play runs through October 22.

THE PIANIST, Directed and Adapted by Emily Mann, is Coming to George Street Playhouse

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of 'The Pianist' as it comes to life on stage at George Street Playhouse. Don't miss this limited engagement. Book your tickets now for an unforgettable theatrical experience.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Kicks Off The Repertory Theater Of St. Louis Season, September 5- 24

The Repertory Theater of St. Louis (The Rep) the leading regional performing arts theatre in the Midwest, kicks off its 2023/24 Season with The Lehman Trilogy, the 2022 Tony Award-winning Best Play by Stefano Massini, adapted to English by Ben Power, and directed by longtime American Conservatory Theater's Artistic Director Carey Perloff. The production runs from September 5 - 24, 2023 at the Loretto-Hilton Center on the Campus of Webster University. 

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY Extends at The Huntington

The Huntington announces their acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy will extend, now running through Sunday, July 23, 2023 at the Huntington Theatre (264 Huntington Ave). Six additional performances have been added due to overwhelming demand from audiences.

Joshua David Robinson, Steven Skybell, Firdous Bamji & Joe LaRocca to Star in THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at The Huntington

The Huntington has announced the cast and creative team of The Lehman Trilogy, the 2022 Tony Award-winning Best Play by Stefano Massini, adapted to English by Ben Power, and directed by longtime ACT Artistic Director Carey Perloff.

The Theater Center Incubator Series to Present TOOTHY'S TREASURE Workshop This Month

The Theater Center, home to some of Off-Broadway's longest running shows (including Perfect Crime, The Office! A Musical Parody and Friends! The Musical Parody), has announced that it will present four workshop performances of Toothy's Treasure, the second production featured in the inaugural year of its new incubator series.

Photos: First Look at Cortland Rep's KISS ME, KATE

Cortland Repertory Theatre presents another 'revival' for the third show in their 50th Anniversary season, the well-known backstage musical 'Kiss Me, Kate'. Last produced at CRT in 1984, this hilarious and tuneful show has music and lyrics by Cole Porter with book by Sam and Bella Spewack.

Mark Bennett FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Mark Bennett has written 19 shows including Disposable (Composer/Lyricist), Antony and Cleopatra (Composer), Julius Caesar (Composer), L'Illusion (Music), Der Ring Gott Farblonjet (Music), Mi Vida Loca (Music), Love and Anger (Music), When Lightning Strikes Twice (Music), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Lyricist), The Bells (Composer), The Comedy of Errors (Music), Linda (Lyricist), The Scarlet Letter (Music), Troilus and Cressida (Music), Pride's Crossing (Music), Pericles (Music), The Taming of the Shrew (Composer), Songs From An Unmade Bed (Composer), Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (Composer).

Mark Bennett has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include: - Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for "Coriolanus" at the Shakespeare Theatre Company - Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "Richard III" - Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "An Iliad" - Special Citation (Obie Awards) for "An Iliad" - Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for "An Iliad" - Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Winter's Tale" - Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Cherry Orchard" - Outstanding Music for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Coast of Utopia" - Special Achievement in Design (The Hewes Awards) for "The Coast of Utopia" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Coast of Utopia" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "Henry IV" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "Julius Caesar" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "Golda's Balcony" - Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for "Golda's Balcony" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "Dogeaters" - Outstanding Sound Design (The Lortels) for "Dogeaters" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "A View from the Bridge" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "The View from the Bridge" - Outstanding Sound Design (Drama Desk Awards) for "The Lights" - Outstanding Sound Design - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for "Lypsinka! A Day in the Life" These nominations showcase Mark Bennett's talent and recognition in the field of sound design and music in theater productions.

Mark Bennett has won several awards for his work in the Broadway industry. He received a Special Citation from the Obie Awards for his work on "An Iliad." Additionally, he won the Outstanding Music for a Play award from the Drama Desk Awards for "The Coast of Utopia." Bennett also received the Special Achievement in Design award from The Hewes Awards for his work on "The Coast of Utopia." In terms of sound design, Bennett has been recognized multiple times. He won the Outstanding Sound Design award from the Drama Desk Awards for "Henry IV," "Golda's Balcony," "Julius Caesar," "Dogeaters," and "A View from the Bridge." He also won the Outstanding Sound Design - Play award from the Drama Desk Awards for "Lypsinka! A Day in the Life." Overall, Mark Bennett's talent and contributions to Broadway have been acknowledged and celebrated through these prestigious awards.

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