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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.

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



Scott Frankel Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Scott Frankel, Grey Gardens

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Julian Ovenden Comes to Cadogan Hall Featuring Scott Frankel in October

Star of stage and screen, Julian Ovenden, will play one night only at Cadogan Hall on Monday 14 October.
Aisha Jackson, LaChanze & More to Take Part in 2024 TCG Gala: OUR STORIES

Theatre Communications Group has revealed the performers for the 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories, which will be held on Monday, March 11, 2024, at The Edison Ballroom. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Patti LuPone & More to Perform at Mayo Performing Arts Center in March

Mayo Performing Arts Center has unveiled its March lineup featuring Patti LuPone and more. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!
PACIFIC OVERTURES, World Premieres & More Set for East West Players 2024 Season

East West Players has unveiled its the 2024 Season. See full programming and lear how to purchase tickets!
How Often Are Musicals Based on Documentaries?

This time, the reader question was: Is How To Dance in Ohio the only musical based on a documentary?
Photos: First Look at Big Noise Theatre's GREY GARDENS, Now Playing Through Late January

Check out photos of Big Noise Theatre's Grey Gardens! Learn how to purchase tickets!
GREY GARDENS to Open at Big Noise Theatre Next Week

Big Noise Theatre is opening their 2024 season with GREY GARDENS: THE MUSICAL (book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie) next week in Des Plaines, IL., right outside of Chicago. Get all the production information here!
Exclusive: Oh My Pod U Guys- Scott Frankel Writes For The Dames

I'm joined by the incredible Bway composer and conductor, Scott Frankel, to chat about his incredible works. Scott shares about his process as a composer, as well as his collaborations with other artists like Michael Korie. From being nominated for a Tony Award for his incredible score of Grey Gardens, to writing War Paint for such heavy-hitters as Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, Scott has truly put his stamp on the world of Musical Theater writing.
David Rockwell, Brian Anthony Moreland & More to be Honored at Theatre Communications Group Gala

Theatre Communications Group's 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories will honor ​architect and designer David Rockwell, Broadway producer Brian Anthony Moreland, director Schele Williams, and The Shubert Foundation.
Jason Danieley, Tony Yazbeck & Julia Lester Join Lineup for Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala

Get the latest updates on the Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala, including the addition of Jason Danieley, Tony Yazbeck, and Julia Lester to the star-studded lineup. Reserve your tickets now for this exciting event honoring theatrical agent Sarah L. Douglas and John Weidman.
Full Cast Set For PACIFIC OVERTURES at The Menier Chocolate Factory

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced full casting for their co-production with the Umeda Arts Theater of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Pacific Overtures. 
Santino Fontana, Nathan Lane, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Classic Stage Company 2023 Gala

Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman (CSC’s I Can Get It For You Wholesale) will be honored at CSC’s 2023 Gala. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!
Photos: Brooke Shields Debuts New Show PREVIOUSLY OWNED BY BROOKE SHIELDS at Broadway and Vine

Check out photos of Brooke Shields performing her new show Previously Owned by Brooke Shields at Broadway and Vine. Lear how to purchase tickets to upcoming shows at Broadway and Vin.
National Alliance for Musical Theatre Reveals Grant Recipients for 2023/2024

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the 12 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Frank Young Fund for New Musicals Project Development & Production Grants and the 10 Award Recipients for the 2023/2024 Impact & Exploration Fund.
Photos: Sutton Foster Performs at Peju Winery as Part of Broadway and Vine's Summer 2023 Season

Broadway and Vine, pairing the best of Broadway with the best of Wine Country continued this week with a sold-out performance by Sutton Foster (Younger, The Music Man, Anything Goes, Drowsy Chaperone, Violet, Shrek) on Wednesday. The two-time Tony Award winner was accompanied by Michael Rafter on the piano.  
Photos: Darren Criss Takes the Stage at Broadway and Vine

Take a look at Darren Criss in Broadway and Vine with these captivating photos.
New York City Opera Presents THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS At NYU Florence, June 29-30

This summer, in partnership with NYU Florence, New York City Opera will bring The Garden of the Finzi-Continis to Florence, Italy for two exclusive performances of selected scenes at the historic Villa La Pietra.
Listen: James Lapine, Chip Zien and Danielle Ferland Kick Off GIANTS IN THE SKY Podcast

The Broadway Podcast Network is launching new podcast, “Giants in the Sky: How Sondheim and Lapine Went Into the Woods” hosted by Ben Rimalower, makes its series debut. Listen now!
Brooke Shields, Sutton Foster, Darren Criss, Tituss Burgess, and More Will Headline Broadway and Vine's 2023 Concert Series in Napa Valley

Broadway and Vine, a nonprofit organization bringing the best of Broadway to the best of Wine Country, kicks off its summer season on Tuesday, June 27 with Emmy Award and SAG Award nominee Tituss Burgess (TV: 'Schmigadoon,' 'Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt,' Broadway: Jersey Boys, Disney's The Little Mermaid) at Tre Posti Vineyards in Napa Valley. 
PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!


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?

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

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