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Scott Frankel

 
Bio:
Scott Frankel was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work on Grey Gardens, which ran at Playwrights Horizons before moving to Broadway. Since then, the show has been performed regularly across the country as well as internationally. He has also written the music ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Scott Frankel was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work on Grey Gardens, which ran at Playwrights Horizons before moving to Broadway. Since then, the show has been performed regularly across the country as well as internationally. He has also written the music ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Music
Dance and Vocal Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Conductor
Musical Director
Piano
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Assistant Conductor
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Rehearsal Pianist

Writing

Composer
Composer
Composer
Music
Composer

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2019]
Music

Dance and Vocal Arrangements

[Broadway, 1992]
Conductor

Musical Director

Piano

[Broadway, 1989]
Composer

[Broadway, 1987]
Assistant Conductor

[Broadway, 1986]
Rehearsal Pianist

Writing
Composer
Composer
Composer
Music
Composer

Scott Frankel Biography

Scott Frankel was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work on Grey Gardens, which ran at Playwrights Horizons before moving to Broadway. Since then, the show has been performed regularly across the country as well as internationally. He has also written the music for Far From Heaven (Playwrights Horizons, Williamstown Theatre Festival), Finding Neverland (UK premiere, 2012), Happiness (Lincoln Center Theater), Doll (Ravinia Festival, Richard Rodgers Award) and Meet Mister Future (winner, Global Search for New Musicals), all with lyricist Michael Korie. Frankel is the recipient of the ASCAP Foundation Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award and the Frederick Loewe Award. He was the 2011-2012 Frances & William Schuman Fellow at The MacDowell Colony and is a graduate of Yale University.

Scott Frankel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Scott Frankel, Grey Gardens

Scott Frankel News

Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 8, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering ‚Äď who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool.

Vanessa Williams to Join SETH RUDETSKY'S BROADWAY at The Town Hall Photo Vanessa Williams to Join SETH RUDETSKY'S BROADWAY at The Town Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

The Town Hall & Mark Cortale will continue with the latest installment of the internationally acclaimed concert series Seth Rudetsky's Broadway, hosted and music directed by Sirius/XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). On Monday, June 20 at 8pm, Seth welcomes platinum recording artist and star of stage and screen Vanessa Williams.

Audra McDonald & More to Launch PTown Memorial Day Weekend 2022 Photo Audra McDonald & More to Launch PTown Memorial Day Weekend 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald, star of Broadway’s The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Carousel, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill and HBO’s The Gilded Age, opens the Town Hall series on May 29 with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.

Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced Photo Winners of 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

The winners of the 2022 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Both musicals received Staged Reading Awards.

Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art Hous Photo Audra McDonald, Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block & More Announced for P-Town Art House Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2022

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown’s Art House Theatre, has announced his largest and most ambitious lineup of music and comedy superstars for this summer’s 2022 season.

New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS Photo New York City Opera to Present The World Premiere Of THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

This January, New York City Opera (under the direction of Michael Capasso, General Director) will produce its latest world premiere of a new American opera, Ricky Ian Gordon's THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS, a co-production with the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, Dominick Balletta, Executive Director).

Six Emerging L.A. Playwrights Selected For IAMA's Third Annual 'Under 30 Playwrights  Photo Six Emerging L.A. Playwrights Selected For IAMA's Third Annual 'Under 30 Playwrights Lab'
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2021

IAMA Theatre Company has selected a diverse set of playwrights to join its third annual Class of '22 Under 30 Playwrights Lab. Emerging Los Angeles-based writers Sowmya Ashokkumar, A'raelle Flynn-Bolden, Karyn Peyton, Ebony Priddie, Dylan Schifrin and Daysha Veronica each brings a unique voice and point of view to the IAMA table.

Jenn Colella, MAIDEN VOYAGE, Melissa Ferrick & More Join P-Town Art House Lineup For  Photo Jenn Colella, MAIDEN VOYAGE, Melissa Ferrick & More Join P-Town Art House Lineup For Women's Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of The Art House, and co-founder of developmental theatre lab New Works Provincetown has announced exciting new programming for the Women’s Week 2021 lineup in mid-October, hot on the heels of his tenth anniversary Art House summer season.

Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022 Photo Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.

THE SIXTH ANNUAL HARVARD-YALE CANTATA to be Presented at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo THE SIXTH ANNUAL HARVARD-YALE CANTATA to be Presented at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, again will present a cast of Harvard and Yale grads in The Sixth Annual Harvard-Yale Cantata. Join us for a unique evening at Feinstein’s/54 Below, with Team Yale looking to avenge a narrow victory by Team Harvard in Cantata V.

Scott Frankel Videos

Video Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Th VideoVideo Flashback: Jeremy Jordan Performs in FINDING NEVERLAND at American Repertory Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2021

Finding Neverland is a musical with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy and a book by James Graham adapted from the 1998 play The Man Who Was Peter Pan by Allan Knee and its 2004 film version Finding Neverland.

Broadway Rewind: WAR PAINT Arrives on Broadway with Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole VideoBroadway Rewind: WAR PAINT Arrives on Broadway with Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2017, when War Paint opened at the Nederlander Theatre, where it ran for 236 performances. Led by Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, the musical featured a book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie, choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and direction by Michael Greif. 

VIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID VideoVIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! ! In this new video, watch 'Never Met A Boy Like You' sung by Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! Check out video from the production below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Marghe VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Margherita, Marc Kudisch And More
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2019

Hartford Stage will present The Flamingo Kid, which closes the 2018-19 season. Performances for The Flamingo Kid begin on Thursday, May 9, and run through Sunday, June 9.

VIDEO: Darko Tresnjak and More Talk THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Darko Tresnjak and More Talk THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

In the video below watch as director Darko Tresnjak and the creative team of THE FLAMINGO KID talk about the musical, coming to Hartford Stage!

VIDEO: On This Day, April 6- The War is On! Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Star  VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 6- The War is On! Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Star in WAR PAINT on Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2018

On this day the battle for queen of cosmetics began on Broadway, with legends Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone in War Paint.

BWW TV Exclusive:  Watch Kelli O'Hara, Brandon Victor Dixon, Julian Ovenden & More Si VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara, Brandon Victor Dixon, Julian Ovenden & More Sing Scott Frankel & Michael Korie!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2018

Composer Scott Frankel and lyricist Michael Korie, the celebrated team behind Broadway musicals Grey Gardens and War Paint, are two of today's top contributors of new standards to the American musical theater repertoire. On Saturday night the duo was celebrated with a special evening at the Appel Room as a part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series. 

VIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and  VideoVIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and More with Kristin Chenoweth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, who co-star in Broadway's War Paint, sat down for an interview with fellow Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth this afternoon via Facebook Live. If you missed it, you can check out everything the trio had to say - from Elizabeth Arden's products and inspiring vocalists to first headshots - in the video below!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Talk Espionage and Camaraderie in WAR PAINT
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2017

Ghostlight Records celebrated the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical WAR PAINT with a special event at Barnes & Noble. Stars Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole were featured in conversation with the show's composer Scott Frankel, check out their chat below!


Scott Frankel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Scott Frankel written?
Scott Frankel has written 5 shows including Grey Gardens (Composer), Happiness (Composer), Far From Heaven (Composer), War Paint (Composer), The Flamingo Kid (Music).

What awards has Scott Frankel been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Grey Gardens .