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Rona Siddiqui

 
Bio:
Rona Siddiqui is a composer and music director based in New York City. Rona wrote the music for the original musical One Good Day which has been selected for the 2014 ASCAP/Dreamworks Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz. She also composed the music for an original 20-minute musical, The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rona Siddiqui is a composer and music director based in New York City. Rona wrote the music for the original musical One Good Day which has been selected for the 2014 ASCAP/Dreamworks Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz. She also composed the music for an original 20-minute musical, The ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Music Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Direction and Additional Arrangements
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Musical Director

Rona Siddiqui Biography

Rona Siddiqui is a composer and music director based in New York City. Rona wrote the music for the original musical One Good Day which has been selected for the 2014 ASCAP/Dreamworks Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz. She also composed the music for an original 20-minute musical, The Tin, which was selected to be part of the 2012 Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival. She is the 2011 recipient of the ASCAP Foundation/Max Dreyfus Scholarship and the 2010 recipient of the award for Best Musical Direction by the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle in San Francisco. She vocal arranged and music directed Tree of Life, the Oneida Nation float song in the 2012 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. She received international recognition for her composition Storms and Whispers from the International Association of Women in Music. She was recently a featured songwriter in The Bill Finn Cabaret: A Night of Comedy Songs, Songs By Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should at Barrington Stage, and the concert series Broadway’s Future at Lincoln Center. She received her B.A. in music composition from UCLA and her Masters from NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.
Off-Broadway Music Direction - Piggy Nation The Musical. Off Off-Broadway Musical Direction - Hard Times-An American Musical. Regional Music Direction - Funked Up Fairy Tales, Baby, A New Brain, Cotton Patch Gospel, Putting It Together, Spitfire Grill. Original scores - Sightlines, The Vagina Monologues, The Good Person of Szechuan, The Clean House, and Love Song of J Robert Oppenheimer.




Rona Siddiqui News

Video: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New Me Photo Video: Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread & More Pay Tribute to A STRANGE LOOP With New Medley
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

Watch A Strange Loop Medley, produced by Michael Korte and Bryson Camper, starring Bob The Drag Queen, Kornbread, Anania Williams, Kyle Freeman and Elyn.

Photos & Video: Trevor Noah Hosts Talkback at A STRANGE LOOP Photo Photos & Video: Trevor Noah Hosts Talkback at A STRANGE LOOP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022

See photos and video of Trevor Noah hosted a talkback following a performance of Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Best Musical-winning A STRANGE LOOP.

Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album Photo Listen to the 2023 Grammy Nominees for Best Musical Theater Album
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 20, 2022

Six new recordings have earned nominations for Best Musical Theatre Album at the 2023 Grammy Awards, including Caroline, Or Change, Into The Woods, MJ The Musical, Mr. Saturday Night, Six: Live On Opening Night, and A Strange Loop. Before the 2022 winner is announced, take a listen to all six of the nominated albums.

Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP Photo Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Trevor Noah will host a special Black Theater Night performance at A STRANGE LOOP on Tuesday, November 29th at 7pm at The Lyceum Theatre.

SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album Photo SIX, INTO THE WOODS & More Nominated For GRAMMY For Best Musical Theatre Album
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

The nominations for the 2023 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! Nominees this year include Into the Woods, A Strange Loop, SIX, and more. Check out who has been nominated this year.

Beth Malone, Joél Perez, Krystina Alabado & More to Join Rhinebeck Writers Retreat F Photo Beth Malone, Joél Perez, Krystina Alabado & More to Join Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Fundraiser at Sardi's
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2022

Tony nominee Beth Malone and¬†Jo√©l¬†Perez, from the original cast of FUN HOME, are hosting Rhinebeck Writers Retreat‚Äôs annual fundraiser ‚ÄúSummer Songs at Sardi‚Äôs‚ÄĚ on December 1 at 6:30pm.¬† Guests will be treated to cocktails, hors d‚Äôoeuvres, silent auction, and a concert in Times Square‚Äôs iconic Sardi‚Äôs restaurant.¬†

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available on CD Today Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available on CD Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2022

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, has been released on CD today, Friday, November 4. The album is also available in digital and streaming formats.

Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUIL Photo Listen: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Discusses His Early Work & More on THE DRAMATISTS GUILD PRESENTS: TALKBACK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

The Dramatists Guild of America is presenting season four of The Dramatists Guild Presents: TALKBACK. The Guild celebrates writers from a diverse array of backgrounds and how they’ve built meaningful careers within a constantly evolving industry. The first episode of the season debuts today with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Listen here!

Jeanna De Waal, AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Jeanna De Waal, AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on CD in November Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on CD in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical will be released on CD on Friday, November 4. The album is currently available in digital and streaming formats.

Rona Siddiqui Videos

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Intermission Song' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to perform 'Intermission Song' - check out the video here!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

A Strange Loop has released a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert with NPR.

VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel Videoplay
VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a panel with the creative team of A Strange Loop. The panel featured: Stephen Brackett, director; Michael R. Jackson, book, music and lyrics; Raja Feather Kelly, choreographer; Peter Marks, moderator, staff writer for the 'Washington Post'; and Rona Siddiqui, music director & music supervisor.

Photos & Video: Go Inside A STRANGE LOOP at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Videoplay
Photos & Video: Go Inside A STRANGE LOOP at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2021

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is now presenting A STRANGE LOOP, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical. Directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, music directed by Rona Siddiqui, and produced in association with Playwrights Horizons and Page 73 Productions, A STRANGE LOOP will run through January 9, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: Watch James Jackson's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A  Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch James Jackson's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A STRANGE LOOP

by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2020

For their astounding work the judges have awarded a Special Obie Citation to the Creative Team and Ensemble of A STRANGE LOOP.

VIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Antwayn Hopper's Obie Award Acceptance Speech For the Creative Team of A STRANGE LOOP

by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2020

For their astounding work the judges have awarded a Special Obie Citation to the Creative Team and Ensemble of A STRANGE LOOP.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by Videoplay
VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore, Gizel Jimenez, and Kathryn Allison Perform 'Token Goat Song' by Rona Siddiqui as Part of WICKED's Flying Free Series

by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2020

As part of the Flying Free: Wicked Inspired Songs series (presented with ASCAP), watch an all new video of 'Token Goat Song', written by Rona Siddiqui, filmed last year and performed by Broadway's Mykal Kilgore with WICKED alums Gizel Jiménez and Kathryn Allison.

Rona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter Videoplay
Rona Siddiqui Is WICKED's Next Flying Free Songwriter

by Alan Henry - Jul 20, 2020

Today WICKED announced their next Flying Free songwriter: Rona Siddiqui. After working alongside composer Stephen Schwartz, Flying Free artists have their songs were professionally orchestrated, engineered, and imagined into never-before-seen music videos.

VIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant Videoplay
VIDEO: Rona Siddiqui Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant

by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Rona Siddiqui accepts the grant with a virtual speech. In the speech, Siddiqui shares what this grant means to her.