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Nathan Tysen

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare, Jason Howland and Christina Anderson Photo

Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare, Jason Howland and Christina Anderson

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Craig Haffner, Masi Asare, Nathan Tysen, A.J. Shively, Joaquina Kalukango, Sidney DuP Photo

Craig Haffner, Masi Asare, Nathan Tysen, A.J. Shively, Joaquina Kalukango, Sidney DuPont, Larry Kirwan, Garth H. Drabinsky, Christina Anderson, Jason Howland and Allen Moyer

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05/17/2022
Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare and Jason Howland Photo

Nathan Tysen, Masi Asare and Jason Howland

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05/13/2022
Daniel Messe and cast that includes-Jocelyn Mackenzie, Steve Curtis, Nathan Tysen and Photo

Daniel Messe and cast that includes-Jocelyn Mackenzie, Steve Curtis, Nathan Tysen and George Rush

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02/03/2020

 

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Nathan Tysen Biography

West End: Am√©lie (Olivier & Grammy Nominations). Broadway: Am√©lie, Tuck Everlasting. Off-Broadway: The Burnt Part Boys, Fugitive Songs, Stars of David. Regional: Paradise Square, Dreamland (or a musical riff on Shakespeare‚Äôs 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, ‚ÄúSesame Street,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúElmo‚Äôs World,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Electric Company.‚ÄĚ 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.

Nathan Tysen Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Score
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Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
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- 2014 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
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The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Musical
Nathan Tysen, The Burnt Part Boys

Nathan Tysen News

2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Winners- Full List!
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

The best of Broadway gathered on June 12 at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. BroadwayWorld has the complete list of winners for the Tony Awards!

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered! Photo How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!
by Team BWW - Jun 11, 2022

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Wake Up With BWW 5/20: THE GREAT GATSBY Musical Reading, HEATHERS Filmed Performance, Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/20: THE GREAT GATSBY Musical Reading, HEATHERS Filmed Performance, and More!
by - May 20, 2022

Today's top stories include a reading of the musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby, starring Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and more! Casting has been announced for the upcoming filmed version of Heathers the Musical, being recorded this month on the West End for a future release. The cast will include Ailsa Davidson, Simon Gordon, Maddison Firth, and more!

Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in Reading of THE GREAT GATSBY  Photo Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in Reading of THE GREAT GATSBY New Musical Adaptation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

A private 29-hour reading of a new musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby, written by the Tony Award-nominated songwriting duo of Nathan Tysen and Jason Howland (Paradise Square), with book by Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones) and directed by Mark Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), will be held tomorrow, Friday, May 20 in New York City. 

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, has announced the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2 Photo Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

Chester County Students to Debut in East Coast Premiere of Musical Comedy DREAMLAND Photo Chester County Students to Debut in East Coast Premiere of Musical Comedy DREAMLAND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

A group of local teens have a rare theatrical opportunity usually only reserved for professional actors. Students from eleven area middle and high schools are ready to blast off in the East Coast Premiere of Dreamland by Chris Miller and Nathan Tyson.

Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees! Photo Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees!
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2022

Tonys season is here at last and we have photos of all the 2022 Tonys Nominees. The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box Photo Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box PAC
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center - 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ - now through Saturday May 28. On Sunday May 22,

Nathan Tysen Videos

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ VideoVIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: Watch A.J. Shively Sing 'Why Should I Die in Springtime' from PARADISE SQUARE VideoVIDEO: Watch A.J. Shively Sing 'Why Should I Die in Springtime' from PARADISE SQUARE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2022

BroadwayWorld is very excited to bring you an exclusive sneak peek of the cast in action below. Watch as A.J. Shively performs 'Why Should I Die in Springtime', written by  Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, and Masi Asare.

VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago VideoVIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on December 5th. Check out all new video of in action!

Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at VideoVideo Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020

Center Theatre Group has released a new video in its Scenes From the Vault series. This time, they're flashing back with a clip of Phillipa Soo in the pre-Broadway run of Amelie at the Ahmanson in 2016!

VIDEO: AMELIE London Cast Recording Will Be Released June 5; Listen to 'Stay' Now! VideoVIDEO: AMELIE London Cast Recording Will Be Released June 5; Listen to 'Stay' Now!
by Stage Tube - May 29, 2020

The Original London Cast Recording of Amelie will be released on June 5! Get a preview of the album with the song 'Stay'!

VIDEO: Houston Premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING Continues This Weekend VideoVIDEO: Houston Premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING Continues This Weekend
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2019

TUCK EVERLASTING, a heartwarming musical based on the beloved children's novel by Natalie Babbitt, makes its Houston Premiere at artFACTORY just in time for your summer plans. This musical runs June 21st through July 7th, and features a beautiful score by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and a book by both Claudia Shear and Tim Federle. Come follow the tale of Winnie Foster, a young girl who meets a mysterious family, and goes on a thrilling adventure!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Jan 17, 2019

Check out all new video from Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Dec 26, 2018

In the video below go inside rehearsals for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

In the video below go inside rehearsals for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster.

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Reveals She Geeked Out When Julie Andrews Came to HAMILTON
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 28, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee Phillipa Soo, who currently stars in AMELIE on Broadway, told Stephen Colbert that she never wanted to know which celebrities were in attendance at HAMILTON


Nathan Tysen Frequently Asked Questions

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

What awards has Nathan Tysen been nominated for?
Outstanding Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Paradise Square , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Paradise Square , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Paradise Square Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for The Burnt Part Boys .

What awards has Nathan Tysen won?
Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .