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West End: Amélie (Olivier & Grammy Nominations). Broadway: Amélie, Tuck Everlasting. Off-Broadway: The Burnt Part Boys, Fugitive Songs, Stars of David. Regional: Paradise Square, Dreamland (or a musical riff on Shakespeare’s Midsummer set during the declassification of Area 51), Stillwater, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick and two circuses for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey. TV/Film: A Killer Party, “Sesame Street,” “Elmo’s World,” and “The Electric Company.” Awards from the Kleban, Ebb, Rodgers, and Larson Foundations. Writer and director for Lovewell Institute, creating original musicals with young adults. MFA NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, BFA Missouri State Univ. Husband to writer Kait Kerrigan, father to Lucy and Tess.

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New Works Provincetown Commissions Projects From Hannah Corneau, Douglas Lyons & More

Learn about the exciting collaborations and commissions announced by New Works Provincetown, featuring talented artists like Hannah Corneau, Douglas Lyons, and more. Find out what projects they will be working on and when you can catch these innovative performances.

Jeremy Jordan to Perform at Steppenwolf Theatre This Winter

Get all the details about Jeremy Jordan's upcoming winter performance at Steppenwolf Theatre, including dates and how to secure your tickets. Don't miss out on this exclusive opportunity to see the talented performer live on stage.

Full Cast Set For THE GREAT GATSBY at Paper Mill Playhouse, Starring Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the complete cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Great Gatsby, based on the iconic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Find out who is joining the previously announced Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada!

Interview: Jeremy Jordan on Upcoming SCERA Concert and New THE GREAT GATSBY Musical

Broadway and television star Jeremy Jordan, known for leading the original cast of Disney’s NEWSIES and appearing in SMASH and SUPERGIRL, will join the Utah Valley Symphony for a large-scale solo concert at the SCERA.

Jeremy Jordan & Eva Noblezada Will Lead Paper Mill Playhouse's World Premiere of THE GREAT GATSBY

Paper Mill Playhouse, the recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced initial casting for its world-premiere production of The Great Gatsby based on the iconic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Photos: First look at Worthington Community Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING

Worthington Community Theatre wants to know - what would you do if you had all eternity? Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic behind the Tuck’s unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who would do anything for a chance at eternal life. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey. Performances are July 21, 22, & 28 29 @ 7:30PM and July 23 & 30 @ 2:30PM McConnell Arts Center, 777 Evening St. Worthington, OH 43085. For Tickets

Lucille Lortel Theatre Announces New Musical Theatre Development Program: IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCES

With the recent announcement of Lucille Lortel Theatre's purchase and renovation of a new theater space in Chelsea and its appointment of two new Co-Artistic Directors of New Work, Lucille Lortel Theatre has announced the launch of: Immigrant Experiences, a new musical theatre development program focused on the works of immigrant playwrights and composers in partnership with The New School's College of Performing Arts.

TUCK EVERLASTING Opens at First Act Theatre Arts This Week

With less than a week away First Act Theatre Arts is getting ready to welcome audiences into the world of Tuck Everlasting. Originally to be produced in their spring 2020 season and cancelled due to the pandemic, First Act will finally bring this story to life.

Photos: First Look at Duluth Playhouse Youth Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING TYA

On Friday, April 28 Duluth Playhouse Youth Theatre will open TUCK EVERLASTING TYA at the NorShor Theatre. Based on Natalie Babbitt’s best-selling children’s classic, this Theatre for Young Audiences edition of TUCK EVERLASTING is a condensed version of the Broadway musical. With a run time of 70 minutes, this production is great for folks of all ages. Check out production photos here!

Christiane Noll, Ashley Spencer, and More Join Casts For SOMA Reading Series

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) has announced the casts for the inaugural SOMA backStage Reading Series productions: REVIVAL by Broadway veterans Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen (Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 4 at 3 p.m.) and STILL by Juilliard Fellow Lia Romeo (Saturday, June 3 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m.).

NKU Announces On-Tour Theatre Season

Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts is excited to announce its upcoming 2023-24 Theatre and Dance season. With the Fine Arts Center set to undergo major renovations to its theatre spaces, SOTA is taking its productions on tour to various locations, including the NKU Digitorium and The Carnegie, offering theatergoers the chance to experience these shows like never before.

Duluth Playhouse Youth Theatre Presents TUCK EVERLASTING TYA

Duluth Playhouse Youth Theatre is a celebration of young artists ages 8 - 18 collaborating and connecting through the power of live theatre. In this production, young performers are given the opportunity to showcase their talents and theatrical skills on the historic NorShor Theatre stage.

THE GREAT GATSBY World Premiere & More Set for Paper Mill Playhouse 2023-24 Season

Paper Mill Playhouse has revealed its 2023–2024 season of five musicals. See the full programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

South Glens Falls High School Presents TUCK EVERLASTING

The South Glens Falls High School's annual musical production for the 2022-23 school year, Tuck Everlasting, will be held on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1.

SOPAC Announces SOMA backStage Reading Series

The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) announced the inaugural weekend of the SOMA backStage Reading Series, a partnership with local theater company SOMA Stage. 

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Commissions Two Musicals and One Play as Part of Commissioning Program

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has commissioned two musicals and one play as part of the launch of its official Commissioning Program.

Listen: PARADISE SQUARE Composer Shares Cast Album Tracks Amid the Show's Legal Battles

The Broadway musical Paradise Square had announced that it would be releasing an original Broadway cast recording this past summer. Amid the delayed release of the cast album, Paradise Square's composer Jason Howland released 13 tracks on his Instagram.

Wake Up With BWW 12/2: Aaron Tveit to Return to MOULIN ROUGE!, THE WIZ to Return to Broadway, and More!

Top stories include: The Wiz returning to Broadway, Aaron Tveit returning to Moulin Rouge!, and more!

Nathan Tysen, Jason Howland, Kait Kerrigan & Marc Bruni Join THE GREAT GATSBY Musical Creative Team

The creative team adapting F. Scott Fitzgerald’s landmark novel The Great Gatsby into a Broadway-bound stage musical has been announced. It will feature music & lyrics by Tony Award nominees Nathan Tysen & Jason Howland, and a book by Jonathan Larson Grant winner Kait Kerrigan, helmed by award-winning director Marc Bruni.

Photos: Go Inside the 2022 Fred Ebb Award Ceremony

See photos from the eighteenth annual Fred Ebb Award ceremony. Julia Riew was the recipient of the Fred Ebb Award. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, was presented by Beth Leavel on Monday November 28th from 6-8pm at a by-invitation-only ceremony in the Penthouse Lounge of The American Airlines Theater.


Nathan Tysen has written 3 shows including The Burnt Part Boys (Lyricist), Amelie (Lyrics), Tuck Everlasting (Lyricist).

Nathan Tysen has been nominated for several awards throughout their career. They were nominated for Outstanding Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for their work on "Paradise Square". Additionally, they received nominations for Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for "Paradise Square". They were also nominated for Most Promising Musical Theatre Lyricist and Outstanding Musical at The Lortels for "The Burnt Part Boys".

Nathan Tysen has won the Most Promising Musical Theatre Lyricist award for his work in the Broadway industry.

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