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Michael Chorney

 
Bio:
Chorney is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and orchestrator. He has produced over 30 records for other artists as well 15 recordings of original works. He has been involved with Hadestown, his first work for the stage, since its inception. He lives and works in Lincoln, Vermont and is ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Chorney is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and orchestrator. He has produced over 30 records for other artists as well 15 recordings of original works. He has been involved with Hadestown, his first work for the stage, since its inception. He lives and works in Lincoln, Vermont and is ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Arrangements and Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2018]
Arrangements & Orchestrations
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Arranger and Orchestrator

Photos

Andre De Shields, Michael Chorney, Freida Williams Photo

Andre De Shields, Michael Chorney, Freida Williams

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01/31/2020
Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marlene Danielle Photo

Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marlene Danielle

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01/31/2020
Dan Rieser, Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marle Photo

Dan Rieser, Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marlene Danielle,

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Dan Rieser, Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marle Photo

Dan Rieser, Michael Chorney, Andre De Shields, Freida Williams, Curtis Fowlkes, Marlene Danielle, Patience Higgins

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01/31/2020
Dan Rieser, Andre De Shields and Michael Chorney Photo

Dan Rieser, Andre De Shields and Michael Chorney

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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2019]
Arrangements and Orchestrations

[West End, 2018]
Arrangements & Orchestrations

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Arranger and Orchestrator

Michael Chorney Biography

Chorney is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and orchestrator. He has produced over 30 records for other artists as well 15 recordings of original works. He has been involved with Hadestown, his first work for the stage, since its inception. He lives and works in Lincoln, Vermont and is music director for dance at Middlebury College.

Michael Chorney Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Michael Chorney, Hadestown
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Michael Chorney, Hadestown

Michael Chorney News

Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missu Photo Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missus Hermes!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

Go inside Lillias' first performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre and hear her earth-shaking take on the show's opening number and more in the newly released video!

HADESTOWN North American Tour is Coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre in October Photo HADESTOWN North American Tour is Coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

The HADESTOWN North American Tour is coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre October 11-23, 2022. Produced by Mara Isaacs, Dale Franzen, Hunter Arnold, and Tom Kirdahy, Hadestown is the most honored show of the 2018-2019 Broadway season.

HADESTOWN Tour Extends Through Spring 2024 With New Casting Announced Photo HADESTOWN Tour Extends Through Spring 2024 With New Casting Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022

The North American Tour of Hadestown will extend through the spring of 2024, adding engagements in cities across the United States and Canada.

Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13 Photo Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Tony Award¬ģ¬†and Daytime Emmy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Lillias White is set to take over the role of Hermes in¬†Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award¬ģ-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning on Tuesday, September 13.

HADESTOWN At The Fox Announces Single Ticket On Sale Date Photo HADESTOWN At The Fox Announces Single Ticket On Sale Date
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2022

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that single tickets for the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, HADESTOWN, will go on sale on Monday, August 8.

HADESTOWN Comes to To Portland Next Month Photo HADESTOWN Comes to To Portland Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, comes to Portland's Keller Auditorium from July 19 ‚Äď 24.

Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Comes To Seattle, July 12-17 Photo Tony Award-Winning Musical HADESTOWN Comes To Seattle, July 12-17
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will come to Seattle as part of the Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount Series.¬† The show will play The Paramount Theatre from July 12 ‚Äď 17, 2022.

T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN Photo T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Original Broadway cast member and one of the show's celebrated understudies T. Oliver Reid will assume the role of Hermes at the Walter Kerr Theatre starting Tuesday, June 14.

Nicholas Barasch to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in June; Chibueze Ihuoma to T Photo Nicholas Barasch to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in June; Chibueze Ihuoma to Take Over as Orpheus
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Nicholas Barasch, who launched the North American Tour of Hadestown last fall in the role of Orpheus, will play his final performance at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, CA, on Sunday, June 12. Meet the new Orpheus here.

Portland HADESTOWN Tickets Go On Sale May 22 Photo Portland HADESTOWN Tickets Go On Sale May 22
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Broadway in Portland has announced that single tickets for Hadestown will go on sale to the public on Sunday, May 22.

Michael Chorney Videos

VIDEO: All New Clips of the South Korean Production of HADESTOWN VideoVIDEO: All New Clips of the South Korean Production of HADESTOWN
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

All new clips have been released of the South Korean cast of Hadestown! The cast notably features Xiumin of K-Pop group EXO, alternating in the role of Orpheus. The production opened on September 7.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HADESTOWN In South Korea VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At HADESTOWN In South Korea
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the South Korean cast of Hadestown! The cast notably features Xiumin of K-Pop group EXO, alternating in the role of Orpheus. The production opened on September 7.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Worksho VideoVIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

On this day in 2016, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical HADESTOWN celebrated its off-Broadway opening at New York Theatre Workshop.

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Announces a National Tour! VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN Announces a National Tour!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2019

Hadestown¬†announced today on ABC's ‚ÄúGood Morning America‚ÄĚ that the show will launch a National Tour beginning in the Fall of 2020. In its first year, the tour will visit more than 30 cities coast to coast, including (alphabetically) Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; Minneapolis; New Orleans; Philadelphia; Tempe; and Washington, DC; with more to be announced shortly.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HADESTOWN Perform 'Wait For Me' and 'When the Chips Are Down VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of HADESTOWN Perform 'Wait For Me' and 'When the Chips Are Down' on CBS This Morning
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2019

The cast of Hadestown made an appearance on CBS This Morning, as part of their Saturday Sessions series. Cast members took the stage to perform 'Wait For Me' and 'When the Chips Are Down.'

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Harold Wheeler VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Harold Wheeler
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

How does Tony nominee Harold Wheeler go about creating his orchestrations? He's telling us his secret!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Daniel Kluger VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Daniel Kluger
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2019

Oklahoma! orchestrator Daniel Kluger tells us all about how he kept the classic R&H sound, but turned it on its head for 2019.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2019

We're saluting the work of the 2019 Tony nominees by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Michael Chorney and Todd Sickafoose!

VIDEO: The HADESTOWN Cast Performs 'Livin' It Up on Top' on TODAY VideoVIDEO: The HADESTOWN Cast Performs 'Livin' It Up on Top' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

Fresh off being nominated for 14 Tony Awards, the cast of the hit musical 'Hadestown' headed to the plaza during TODAY's Best of Broadway Week for a live performance of 'Livin' It Up on Top.'

VIDEO: HADESTOWN Celebrates 14 Tony Nominations on the Balcony of the Walter Kerr The VideoVIDEO: HADESTOWN Celebrates 14 Tony Nominations on the Balcony of the Walter Kerr Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

To celebrate 14 Tony Award nominations, HADESTOWN held a special celebration outside the theatre last night following the evening's performance! The cast took to the balcony outside the Walter Kerr Theatre, and performed some music for the fans!


Michael Chorney Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Michael Chorney been nominated for?
Outstanding Orchestrations (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hadestown and Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Hadestown .

What awards has Michael Chorney won?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Hadestown.