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Scott Joplin

 
Date of Birth: November 24, 1868
Date of Death: April 01, 1917 (48)

Birth Place: Texarkana, TX, USA
 

Writing

Composer
Libretto/Music
Composer
Librettist

 
Writing
Composer
Libretto/Music
Composer
Librettist

Scott Joplin Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Scott Joplin, Treemonisha

Scott Joplin News

59E59 Theaters Announces Fall 2022 Season & 1st Three Shows for Winter 2023 - OFF PEA Photo 59E59 Theaters Announces Fall 2022 Season & 1st Three Shows for Winter 2023 - OFF PEAK, THE JOURNEY OF JAZZ & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

59E59 Theaters has announced their Fall 2022 Season, and the first three productions for their Winter 2023 Season. The Fall 2022 Season will begin with Boswell, presented by MHK Productions. The 59E59 Winter 2023 Season will begin with The Immortal Jellyfish Girl, presented by Wakka Wakka.

Spruce Peak Arts Announces Spooky Season of Music and More Photo Spruce Peak Arts Announces Spooky Season of Music and More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

September sees the official end of summer, and the changing of the seasons! Before the leaves officially peak, we see the return of Ice Dance International to Stowe. Don't miss the première of their touring show, Grace, Saturday, September 17th at 7:00PM.

Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at B Photo Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a special musical evening with three great musical talents Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman, and Peter Cincotti, in “Three Friends, One Piano” on Monday, October 10 at 7:00 PM.

MasterVoices Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring CARMEN, a Daniel Rein World Premiere  Photo MasterVoices Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring CARMEN, a Daniel Rein World Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

MasterVoices has announced details of the chorus’ 81st season, celebrating the power of the human voice to unite, inspire and connect since 1941. The 2022-23 season opens on October 25 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Mr. Sperling leading a concert staging of Bizet’s Carmen in its original Opéra Comique version.

GB Public Solo Fest Premieres Will LeBow's THE BARD THE BEAT THE BLUES Photo GB Public Solo Fest Premieres Will LeBow's THE BARD THE BEAT THE BLUES
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Great Barrington Public Theater Solo Fest Premieres Will LeBow's The Bard The Beat The Blues. A master actor's muses and music take him from Greenwich Village and Lawrence Ferlinghetti to Shylock, Malvolio and Ma Rainey.

The Adelphi Orchestra Presents Juneteenth Day Celebration Concerts Photo The Adelphi Orchestra Presents Juneteenth Day Celebration Concerts
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

The Adelphi Orchestra welcomes audiences to its 69th consecutive season of 'Music for All' with 'A Juneteenth Celebration Concert' - honoring works of great African-American composers who left a lasting and vital musical legacy.

The Harlem Chamber Players Present THE ORDERING OF MOSES Photo The Harlem Chamber Players Present THE ORDERING OF MOSES
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Having been on pause since the pandemic, Liz Player (Founding Executive and Artistic Director, Harlem Chamber Players) is pleased to announce the rare NYC performance of the Harlem Renaissance composer Nathaniel Dett's (1882-1943) masterpiece oratorio The Ordering of Moses, which was cut short during a radio broadcast in 1937.

Symphony C Announces Schumann & Beethoven with Guest Conductor Kazem Abdullah
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

South Jersey’s Young Professionals Orchestra, Symphony in C has announced that renowned conductor Kazem Abdullah will lead the orchestra at Rutgers University-Camden on Saturday, May 21st at 8:00 p.m.

Music Academy Of The West Announces 75th Anniversary Summer Festival Photo Music Academy Of The West Announces 75th Anniversary Summer Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The Music Academy has revealed its ambitious plans for the 75th Anniversary Summer Festival. This milestone year has been propelled by three sold-out concerts by the London Symphony Orchestra in March and three Competition Winners recitals in April.

Dizzy's Club Announces May and June Lineup Photo Dizzy's Club Announces May and June Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Jazz at Lincoln Center announced its May and June 2022 programming at Dizzy’s Club, featuring a diverse lineup of club favorites and rising stars alongside the launch of a new concert series, special events, and celebrations of giants of jazz history from Slide Hampton and Ralph Peterson to Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Monk.

Scott Joplin Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr
by Alan Henry - Apr 5, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting. Check out the video below for a first look at the cast in action!

Twyla Tharp Featured in Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2017

Details of The Royal Ballet's 2017/18 Season have been announced. The full production list is as follows:

STAGE TUBE: Italian Pianist Stefano Bollani Performs HALLELUJAH at TSO Performance
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2016

Italian pianist Stefano Bollani made his TSO début last week, performing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G.

STAGE TUBE: Michael Riedel on Marvin Hamlisch
by Stage Tube - Aug 10, 2012

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, composer Marvin Hamlisch passed away Monday evening at 68 years old following a brief illness. In the video below, theatre columnist Michael Riedel remembers the Broadway legend on 'Imus in the Morning.'


Scott Joplin Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Scott Joplin written?
Scott Joplin has written 2 shows including The Ragtime Blues (Composer), Treemonisha (Libretto/Music).

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