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Maury Yeston

 

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[Broadway, 2009]
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[West End, 2004]
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[Regional (US), 2003]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Broadway, 1982]
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[Off-Broadway, 1981]
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Maury Yeston Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Lyrics
Maury Yeston, Death Takes a Holiday
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music
Maury Yeston, Death Takes a Holiday
 
Olivier Awards - 1997 - The American Express Award for Best New Musical
Maury Yeston, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Maury Yeston, Titanic
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Maury Yeston , Grand Hotel
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Lyrics
Maury Yeston, Grand Hotel
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Music
Maury Yeston, Grand Hotel
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Maury Yeston, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 1982 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Maury Yeston, Nine

Maury Yeston News

Jason Graae and David Turner Will Lead MAX AND WILLY'S LAST LAUGH Reading at Mosaic T Photo Jason Graae and David Turner Will Lead MAX AND WILLY'S LAST LAUGH Reading at Mosaic Theater's Catalyst New Play Festival
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 18, 2023

Co-authored by Conor Duffy and Jake Broder, Max & Willy’s Last Laugh is based on the true story of entertainers Max Ehrlich and Willy Rosen, who for 18 months performed the funniest cabaret in Europe to ensure their safety at the Westerbork Transit Camp during World War II.

The Royal Players Present TITANIC The Musical Next Month Photo The Royal Players Present TITANIC The Musical Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2023

Titanic sets sail on The Royal Theatre's stage February 9-19 and is co-sponsored by Terry Cole Trucking and MySaline.com. Titanic The Musical is a story and book written by Peter Stone with Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston.

2023 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Will Be Presented To Ryan Scott Oliver and Etha Photo 2023 Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Will Be Presented To Ryan Scott Oliver and Ethan Lipton
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2023

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 33rd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The 2023 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Ryan Scott Oliver.

Review: ISABELLE GEORGE at Bal Blomet and La Nouvelle Eve Photo Review: ISABELLE GEORGE at Bal Blomet and La Nouvelle Eve
by Patrick Honoré - Jan 12, 2023

Isabelle Georges' Broadway concert at the Bal Blomet and Oh là là ! at La Nouvelle Eve

Album Review: Tony Award Winner Victoria Clark Sings Maury Yeston's Song Cycle As A S Photo Album Review: Tony Award Winner Victoria Clark Sings Maury Yeston's Song Cycle As A Soprano & An Actress On DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE & ORCHESTRA
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 27, 2022

Clark’s approach to this work as an actress and a classically trained soprano shows her consummate ability to marry the two into a single performance that does not make one more important than the other.

The Harrington Award Announces 2022 Winners For Excellence In Musical Theatre Writing Photo The Harrington Award Announces 2022 Winners For Excellence In Musical Theatre Writing
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 19, 2022

Triple threat composer/lyricist/bookwriters Tracy Sallows and Jay Alan Zimmerman recently celebrated their wins for the 2022 BMI Jerry Harrington Awards for excellence in musical theatre writing at the annual holiday party for the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

Emily McNamara Joins Andrew Zachary Cohen For Return Engagement of DON'T ASK THE LADY Photo Emily McNamara Joins Andrew Zachary Cohen For Return Engagement of DON'T ASK THE LADY at The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2022

Following two acclaimed performances of the show at 54Below, he’s ready to make his mark at The Green Room 42 in this special Birthday Bash Holiday Edition.  It’s the days between Christmas and New Year’s and the last two or so hours Andrew will still be in his 30s.  Putting his stamp on some of the theatre’s most famous female roles and many lesser-known gems, he explores his journey from suburbia to NYC through his earliest influences that created his deep love (or is it unhealthy obsession?) for the musical theatre.

Victoria Clark's DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA Out Now on CD Photo Victoria Clark's DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA Out Now on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022

PS CLASSICS has released the second solo album by¬†Victoria Clark,¬†the Tony Award-winning actress who opened recently on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical¬†Kimberly Akimbo.¬†December Songs for Voice and Orchestra¬†‚Äď a sumptuous reinvention of¬†Maury Yeston‚Äôs beloved song cycle, is reimagined here by Clark and a 37-piece orchestra.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Star Victoria Clark Sings Maury Yeston's DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO Star Victoria Clark Sings Maury Yeston's DECEMBER SONGS FOR VOICE AND ORCHESTRA Out Today
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022

PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, has released the second solo album by Victoria Clark, the Tony Award-winning actress who opened last night on Broadway in the acclaimed new musical Kimberly Akimbo.

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2022

From highly-anticipated new movie musicals like Disenchanted and Spirited, to the soundtrack for Netflix's upcoming Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack, November's new streaming releases will give Broadway fans entertained throughout the month. 

Maury Yeston Videos

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Yeston/Kopit's PHANTOM Starring K-Pop Sensation  Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Yeston/Kopit's PHANTOM Starring K-Pop Sensation Kyuhyun

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2022

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at highlights from the Korean production of Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit's, Phantom, which is coming to cinemas across America.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Yeston/Kopit's PHANTOM Starring K-Pop Sensation Kyuhyun Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Yeston/Kopit's PHANTOM Starring K-Pop Sensation Kyuhyun

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Korean production of Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit's, Phantom, which is coming to cinemas across America.

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Stars and the Moon' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Videoplay
VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Stars and the Moon' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2021

Liz Callaway has posted a new cover from her car, this time singing 'Stars and the Moon' from Songs For a New World! 

VIDEO: Jill Paice Talks MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More on the Latest Episode of Videoplay
VIDEO: Jill Paice Talks MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT

by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2021

On this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show, we are sitting down with a true Broadway star and leading lady, Jill Paice! You may have seen Jill on Broadway in The 39 Steps or An American in Paris, but our favorite role of Jill's is by far 'Miss Honey,' in the Broadway smash musical, Matilda!

Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Encores brought Grand Hotel back to the stage. Originally produced under the title At the Grand (1958), with a score by Robert Wrightand George Forrest and book by Luther Davis, the production was revitalized in 1989 by director-choreographer Tommy Tune, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, for a Tony Award-winning run on Broadway.

Video Flashback: Composer Maury Yeston and Critic Eric Bentley on THEATER TALK Videoplay
Video Flashback: Composer Maury Yeston and Critic Eric Bentley on THEATER TALK

by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2020

Theater Talk has released a video from its archives, an episode from 1998 featuring composer Maury Yeston and critic Eric Bentley!

Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when Manhattan Concert Productions brought back Titanic. Titanic made its Broadway debut in 1997 to critical acclaim, winning five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 9: NINE Opens On Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, May 9: NINE Opens On Broadway

by Stage Tube - May 9, 2020

On this day in 1982, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Nine, opens at Broadway's 46th Street Theatre (now the Richard Rodgers).

VIDEO: Casts of TITANIC Perform 'We'll Meet Tomorrow' Videoplay
VIDEO: Casts of TITANIC Perform 'We'll Meet Tomorrow'

by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

Across 6 productions, from Southwark Playhouse in 2013 through to last year's tour of China, TITANIC THE MUSICAL has featured 70 actors.

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Talks ANASTASIA on TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Liz Callaway Talks ANASTASIA on TODAY SHOW

by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Liz Callaway, who sang ‚ÄúOnce Upon a December‚ÄĚ in the 1997 movie ‚ÄúAnastasia,‚ÄĚ shares what it's like to be a part of such a beloved film.


Maury Yeston Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Maury Yeston written?
Maury Yeston has written 10 shows including In the Beginning (Composer/Lyricist), Nine (Composer/Lyricist), Goya (Composer/Lyricist), One Two Three Four Five (Composer/Lyricist), Grand Hotel (Composer/Lyricist), Phantom (Composer/Lyricist), Titanic (Composer), Death Takes a Holiday (Composer), December Songs (Composer/Lyricist), Anything Can Happen in the Theater: The Songs of Maury Yeston (Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has Maury Yeston been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Death Takes a Holiday , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Death Takes a Holiday , The American Express Award for Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Nine , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Titanic , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Grand Hotel , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Grand Hotel , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Grand Hotel Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Nine .

What awards has Maury Yeston won?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Titanic Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Nineand Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Nine.