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Robert Lopez

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Broadway: co-creator/writer of The Book of Mormon (nine Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical), co-creator/songwriter of Avenue Q (three Tony Awards including Best Original Score and Best Musical). Regional: Frozen (Denver Center), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 1001 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 23, 1975 (47)

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Broadway: co-creator/writer of The Book of Mormon (nine Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical), co-creator/songwriter of Avenue Q (three Tony Awards including Best Original Score and Best Musical). Regional: Frozen (Denver Center), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 1001 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2015]
Vocal Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Book
Music
Lyricist
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Animation Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2006] [Replacement]
Music/Lyrics[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Animation Designer

Writing

Adaptation
Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter
Book, Music, and Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Source Material
Composer
Lyricist

Photos

Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher presents Froze Photo

Disney Theatrical Productions under the direction of Thomas Schumacher presents Frozen, the North American Tour, music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and book by Jennifer Lee directed by Michael Grandage with: Caroline Bowman (Elsa), Caroline Innerbichler (Anna), Mason Reeves (Kristoff), F. Michael Haynie (Olaf), Austin Colby (Hans), Jeremy Morse (Weselton)

From: 
Date:
08/16/2021
Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Caroline Innerbichler, Caroline Bowman, Robert Lopez Photo

Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Caroline Innerbichler, Caroline Bowman, Robert Lopez

From: 
Date:
01/21/2020
 Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Photo

Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

From: 
Date:
11/08/2019
Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Composer Christophe Beck Photo

Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and Composer Christophe Beck

From: 
Date:
11/08/2019
Caroline Bowman, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Caroline Innerbichler Photo

Caroline Bowman, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez, Caroline Innerbichler

From: 
Date:
09/23/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2015]
Vocal Arrangements

[Broadway, 2011]
Book

Music

Lyricist

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Animation Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Orchestrator

[West End, 2006] [Replacement]
Music/Lyrics[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2003]
Animation Designer

Writing
Adaptation
Lyricist
Composer
Bookwriter
Book, Music, and Lyrics
Composer/Lyricist
Source Material
Composer
Lyricist

Robert Lopez Biography

Broadway: co-creator/writer of The Book of Mormon (nine Tony Awards including Best Book, Best Original Score and Best Musical), co-creator/songwriter of Avenue Q (three Tony Awards including Best Original Score and Best Musical). Regional: Frozen (Denver Center), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), 1001 Nights (Atlantic Theater). Film: Pixar's Coco (Oscar Best Original Song win for "Remember Me"), Frozen (Oscar Best Original Song win for "Let It Go"). TV: songs for The 87th Academy Awards, "The Simpsons," "South Park," "Scrubs," "The Wonder Pets." Upcoming projects include Disney's Frozen 2. One of 12 artists to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards (EGOT). Yale University grad, BMI Workshop, Dramatists Guild council. A NYC native, he lives in Brooklyn with Kristen and their two daughters.

Robert Lopez Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding New Score
Robert LopezFrozen
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Robert LopezFrozen
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score Gold Star
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best New Musical
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Robert Lopez, Avenue Q
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx - Avenue Q
 
- 2000 - Most promising musical theatre lyricist Gold Star
Robert Lopez

Robert Lopez News

Disney's FROZEN On Sale at DPAC on May 19 Photo Disney's FROZEN On Sale at DPAC on May 19
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and DPAC announced today that tickets for the long-awaited production of Disney’s Frozen will go on sale to the public on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 10:00 AM. 

FROZEN Sensory Friendly Performance Announced at Playhouse Square Photo FROZEN Sensory Friendly Performance Announced at Playhouse Square
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Playhouse Square and Disney Theatrical Productions will offer a sensory-friendly performance of Disney's Frozen on Saturday, September 3, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. at the KeyBank State Theatre.

Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL Photo Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Orlando Repertory Theatre will join in partnership with TheaterWorksUSA bringing three productions to Orlando REP stages during 2022-2023.  After a successful presentation of TheaterWorksUSA's The Pout-Pout Fish earlier this year, a full season partnership brings Dog Man: The Musical, Click, Clack, Moo, and The Lightning Thief: Theater for Young Audiences Edition to Orlando family audiences. Orlando REP's full 2022-2023 Season will be announced soon.

Time for a Summer Fling: 10+ Atlanta Theatre Productions to Catch this Summer Photo Time for a Summer Fling: 10+ Atlanta Theatre Productions to Catch this Summer
by Caroline Powell - May 6, 2022

As Alice Cooper sings, ‚ÄúSchool‚Äôs out for summer!‚ÄĚ Here in the South, the temperature rises, and everyone flocks to indoor activities like movies, shopping, and the closest air conditioning. Instead of these boring activities, why not find your way to one of Atlanta‚Äôs theatres?

Photos: Inside Look at the Australian Tour of Disney's FROZEN Photo Photos: Inside Look at the Australian Tour of Disney's FROZEN
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

West Australian audiences will experience the magic of Disney's Frozen when the much-anticipated Perth season of the hit Broadway musical opens in August 2022. Following the incredible local success of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Aladdin, this brand new musical by the same producers, will open at the Crown Theatre Perth in August 2022.

Disney's FROZEN Comes to Perth this Summer Photo Disney's FROZEN Comes to Perth this Summer
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

West Australian audiences will experience the magic of Disney’s Frozen when the much-anticipated Perth season of the hit Broadway musical opens in August 2022. Following the incredible local success of The Lion King, Mary Poppins and Aladdin, this brand new musical by the same producers, will open at the Crown Theatre Perth in August 2022. 

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK POPS 39TH BIRTHDAY GALA at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer A Photo BWW Review: THE NEW YORK POPS 39TH BIRTHDAY GALA at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 29, 2022

A true star-studded evening recently played Carnegie Hall as the New York Pops celebrates 39 years with a gala featuring the works of Kristen & Bobby Lopez,

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER: THE SONGS OF KRISTEN AND BOBBY LOPEZ! at Carnegie Hall Photo FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER: THE SONGS OF KRISTEN AND BOBBY LOPEZ! at Carnegie Hall - More Photos & Info!
by James Blinken - Apr 28, 2022

On April 25, 2022, The New York Pops celebrated their 39th Birthday with their yearly gala (the first since 2019), honoring Broadway legends Kristen and Bobby Lopez in: 'For The First Time In Forever: The Songs Of Kristen And Bobby Lopez!' The EGOT winning duo is known for their works on Broadway for the long-running smash hit 'The Book of Mormon' and modern Disney classics such as 'Frozen.' They recently won an Emmy for their song 'Agatha All Along' from Marvel Studios' 'Wandavison.'

No Booking Fee On THE BOOK OF MORMON Tickets Photo No Booking Fee On THE BOOK OF MORMON Tickets
by Marianka Swain - Apr 27, 2022

The Book of Mormon comes from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. It's currently playing at London's Prince of Wales Theatre in the West End - and you can book tickets now with no booking fee!

Trai Byers, Ray Fisher, April Matthis & Michael Potts Join the Cast of THE PIANO LESS Photo Trai Byers, Ray Fisher, April Matthis & Michael Potts Join the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON Starring Samuel L. Jackson & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Producers Brian Anthony Moreland, Sonia Friedman and Tom Kirdahy announced additional cast for the revival of August Wilson’s seminal, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Piano Lesson, the first Broadway revival in more than 30 years since the play’s Main Stem premiere in 1990.

Robert Lopez Videos

VIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN VideoVIDEO: Stephanie McKeon and Samantha Barks Sing 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

An all new video has been released of the stars of the West End production of Frozen, Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon, singing I Can’t Lose You.

VIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Ca VideoVIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

An all new music video has been released for the song 'I Can't Lose You' from Frozen, sung by Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler. The song is also now available to stream on all platforms.

VIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL  VideoVIDEO: Josh Gad, Rory O'Malley, Tituss Burgess & Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing New CENTRAL PARK Song
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2022

In a first look at the second half of the new season, Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley reunite for a catchy musical number called “You are the Music.' The song is written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez and also features Tituss Burgess and Emmy Raver-Lampman. Watch the new music video now!

VIDEO: Elizabeth Stanley, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jeff Kready, and Tamar Greene Sing Orc VideoVIDEO: Elizabeth Stanley, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jeff Kready, and Tamar Greene Sing Orchestral SOUTH PARK Theme Song
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

To promote the premiere of the upcoming 25th anniversary season of South Park, the notably risqué theme song for the adult animated series was reimagined for an orchestral performance! The orchestra is conducted by Broadway's Stephen Oremus, who won a Tony Award for his orchestrations for The Book of Mormon, the musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

VIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)' VideoVIDEO: Watch Casts of FROZEN Come Together for 'Let It Go (Around the World Version)'
by Michael Major - Oct 7, 2021

Watch Frozen cast members from four continents join together for the international version of ‚ÄėLet It Go‚Äô, featuring Annas and Elsas from the North American Tour, London‚Äôs West End, Germany, Australia and Japan.

VIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West  VideoVIDEO: Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala Talk Disney's FROZEN THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2021

We chat to Craig Gallivan and Obioma Ugoala about starring in Disney's Frozen the Musical, and why they love being a part of it.

VIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More VideoVIDEO: FROZEN West End First Look with Samantha Barks, Stephanie McKeon & More
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has officially opened at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 8 September 2021 and we've got a first look at footage from the West End production! 

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs Appear in Netflix Music Series WE THE PEOPLE VideoVIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs Appear in Netflix Music Series WE THE PEOPLE
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2021

Each episode of We the People is an exuberant call to action for everyone to rethink civics as a living, breathing thing and to reframe their understanding of what government and citizenship mean in a modern world.

VIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Reacts to 'Agatha All Along' Topping iTunes Charts VideoVIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Reacts to 'Agatha All Along' Topping iTunes Charts
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2021

Kathryn Hahn breaks down her experience working on Marvel’s WandaVision.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes of the West End Production of FROZEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 19, 2021

The West End production of Frozen has released a new video, going behind the scenes of putting together the musical. The video features the musical's stars,  Samantha Barks (Elsa) and Stephanie McKeon (Anna), among others.


Robert Lopez Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Robert Lopez written?
Robert Lopez has written 5 shows including Avenue Q (Source Material), If You Give A Mouse A Cookie & Other Story Books (Adaptation), The Book of Mormon (Lyricist), Up Here (Book, Music, and Lyrics), Frozen (Composer/Lyricist).

What awards has Robert Lopez been nominated for?
Outstanding New Score (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frozen , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Frozen , Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Avenue Q , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Avenue Q , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Jeff Marx - Avenue Q and Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .

What awards has Robert Lopez won?
Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Best Original Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Avenue Q, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Avenue Q Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Jeff Marx - Avenue Qand Most promising musical theatre lyricist () for .