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Ryan Murphy

 
Bio:
Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award ... (read complete bio)

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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Regional (US), 2002]
Musical Director

Ryan Murphy Biography

Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award nominations, as a producer.

After attending Indiana University Bloomington for journalism, Murphy wrote for a variety of newspapers and publications before starting his screenwriting career in the late 1990s.

He is best known for creating and producing a number of successful television series that often include a cast from a repertoire of frequent collaborators with Murphy. Below is a list of all of Murphy's past, current and upcoming television and film projects. Not included are Murphy's unsold pilots, including "St. Sass" for The WB, "Pretty/Handsome" from FX and "Open" for HBO.





Ryan Murphy News

POSE and DAHMER's Dyllon Burnside Will Lead BLACK SUPERHERO This Spring Photo POSE and DAHMER's Dyllon Burnside Will Lead BLACK SUPERHERO This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2023

Dyllón Burnside, known for his performances in Pose and Dahmer, will make his London stage debut in Black Superhero this Spring! The show will run at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs beginning in March. Learn more here!

Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin to be Honored at the 27th Annual ADG Awards Photo Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin to be Honored at the 27th Annual ADG Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 20, 2023

Oscar-nominated Baz Luhrmann is a master storyteller and pioneer of contemporary visual culture, writing, directing, and producing across film, opera, theatre, events and music. His signature blend of drama, romance, decadence and wit fuses high and low culture, a unique sonic and cinematic language and trademark theatrical aesthetic.

Angela Bassett to be Honored at 10th Annual MUAHS Awards Photo Angela Bassett to be Honored at 10th Annual MUAHS Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2023

ANGELA BASSETT is an actress, director, and executive producer known for captivating, emotionally tinged performances full of dignity in treasured films such as Waiting To Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, and the Tina Turner biopic What’s Love Got To Do With It, for which she received an Academy Award nomination.

VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Talk FUNNY GIRL and Play Charades on THE TONIGHT SHOW Photo VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Talk FUNNY GIRL and Play Charades on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 14, 2023

Watch Lea Michele talk FUNNY GIRL, play charades with Sadie Sink, and more on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON.

Lea Michele to Appear on THE TONIGHT SHOW Tomorrow Photo Lea Michele to Appear on THE TONIGHT SHOW Tomorrow
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2023

Lea Michele will sit down with Jimmy Fallon on tomorrow's episode of The Tonight Show. The episode will also feature an appearance by Sadie Sink. Michele is currently starring on Broadway as Fanny Brice in Funny Girl.

Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakes Photo Ato Blankson-Wood Will Lead HAMLET in The Public Theater's 61st Season of Free Shakespeare in the Park
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 12, 2023

The 61st season of Free Shakespeare in the Park at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park will feature the classic drama HAMLET, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon and featuring Tony Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood (Slave Play, Public Works’ As You Like It) in the title role.

Photos: Inside the 80th Golden Globe Awards Photo Photos: Inside the 80th Golden Globe Awards
by Michael Major - Jan 11, 2023

New photos of Ryan Murphy, Andrew Garfield, Daisy Edgar-Jones, Michelle Yeoh, Mike White, Angela Bassett, the cast of Abbott Elementary, and more inside of the 80th Golden Globes have been released! Check them out now.

Julia Lester, Aaron Lazar, John-Michael Lyles & More Complete the Cast of Sierra Bogg Photo Julia Lester, Aaron Lazar, John-Michael Lyles & More Complete the Cast of Sierra Boggess Led THE SECRET GARDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

The complete cast has been announced for “The Secret Garden” at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre. See who will star in the show, performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

Full Cast Announced For BOOTYCANDY At The Gate Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For BOOTYCANDY At The Gate Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu directs the UK premiere of Robert O'Hara's startlingly provocative and outrageously funny, Bootycandy, a whip-smart, high-octane, roller coaster ride about growing up black and gay.

Montclair Hosts World Premiere Of THE 3 Photo Montclair Hosts World Premiere Of THE 3
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023

Writer and Director, Francesco Paladino brings live theatre back to Montclair, after a long dark period. THE 3 (three simple plays about desire, deceit, and delusion) are three short plays exploring unconventional relationships and debatable reality.

Ryan Murphy Videos

VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Talk FUNNY GIRL and Play Charades on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Lea Michele Talk FUNNY GIRL and Play Charades on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 14, 2023

Watch Lea Michele talk FUNNY GIRL, play charades with Sadie Sink, and more on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Honors Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Honors Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors

by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2022

CBS has released a preview of Ariana DeBose performing 'I Heard It Through the Grapevine' during a tribute to Gladys Knight at the Kennedy Center Honors. The other honorees this year were George Clooney, Amy Grant, Tania León, and U2 (Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr.). Watch the video preview now!

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Videoplay
VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Performs at the National Christmas Tree Lighting

by Michael Major - Dec 7, 2022

CBS has shared a preview of Ariana DeBose singing 'What Child Is This?' at the National Tree Lighting. Hosted by LL Cool J, the special will also feature Gloria Estefan, Andy Grammer, Joss Stone, Shania Twain, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band and more singing holiday classics. Watch the new video preview now!

VIDEO: Robin de Jesús Discusses His Mom's Reaction to His First Tony Nomination on T Videoplay
VIDEO: Robin de Jesús Discusses His Mom's Reaction to His First Tony Nomination on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Robin de Jesús appeared on The Jennifer Hudson show to discuss starring in “Welcome to Chippendales” on Hulu. During the interview, de Jesús told Hudson about his first Tony Award nomination and how his mother didn’t understand the importance until word got out in the Puerto Rican community.  Watch the new video clip now!

VIDEO: Billy Porter Reveals How the Arts 'Saved Him' on CBS MORNINGS Videoplay
VIDEO: Billy Porter Reveals How the Arts 'Saved Him' on CBS MORNINGS

by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2022

During an interview on CBS Mornings, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy winner Billy Porter discussed his upbringing and how the arts saved his life through his dark childhood. Porter also dished on his fashion, new music, having Ryan Murphy and Gayle King on his vision board, and more. Watch the new video interview now!

VIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesús & More Star in WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES Trai Videoplay
VIDEO: Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesús & More Star in WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES Trailer

by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2022

Hulu has shared the trailer for “Welcome to Chippendales,” which stars Annaleigh Ashford, Robin de Jesús, Andrew Rannells, and more. The series also stars Kumail Nanjiani, Murray Bartlett, Juliette Lewis, and Quentin Plair. Watch the new video trailer now!

Video: KIMBERLY AKIMBO's Steven Boyer Shares Why Audiences Need to Flock to the Theat Videoplay
Video: KIMBERLY AKIMBO's Steven Boyer Shares Why Audiences Need to Flock to the Theatre

by Survival Jobs - Oct 16, 2022

Your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with ‘KIMBERLY AKIMBO’ star Steven Boyer who shares why audiences need to flock to the theatre to see the new Broadway musical currently in previews at the Booth Theatre. Steven gives us the inside scoop on the show's transition from the Atlantic and what it has been like working alongside Tony Award Winner Victoria Clark!

VIDEO: Jeremy Pope Stars in THE INSPECTION Film Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Pope Stars in THE INSPECTION Film Trailer

by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

In Elegance Bratton's deeply moving film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future. The film stars Jeremy Pope, Raúl Castillo, McCaul Lombardi, Aaron Dominguez, with Bokeem Woodbine and Gabrielle Union. Watch the new video trailer now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser Videoplay
VIDEO: Jennifer Coolidge Stars in THE WATCHER Netflix Limited Series Teaser

by Michael Major - Sep 9, 2022

The star-studded cast includes Naomi Watts, Bobby Cannavale, Jennifer Coolidge, Mia Farrow, Margo Martindale, Terry Kinney, Joe Mantello, Richard Kind, Noma Dumezweni, Christopher McDonald, Michael Nouri, Isabel Gravitt, Henry Hunter Hall, Luke David Blumm. Watch Jennifer Hudson give a house tour in a new video teaser now!

VIDEO: First Listen to Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals Videoplay
VIDEO: First Listen to Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL Rehearsals

by Robert Diamond - Aug 19, 2022

This afternoon, FUNNY GIRL on Broadway shared a new promo video of Lea Michele in rehearsal, singing up a storm as she prepares to join the musical as Fanny Brice.