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Bio:
Taub graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Taub composed and starred in three adaptations of Shakespeare plays for The Public Theater's Public Works program: Twelfth Night in both 2016 and 2018 and As You Like It in 2017. Taub has appeared Off-Broadway in the revival of ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2022
Jaques
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Alice Paul
Alice Paul
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2018
Feste
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Public Works Production, 2017
Jaques
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Public Theater Musical Adaptation, 2016
Feste
  [Off-Broadway]
Ellis Island Developmental Concert Production, 2016
Emma Goldman
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Mary
Maid Servant
Opera Singer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Book, Music, and Lyrics[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Conceived
Music
Lyrics
Music Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Adaptor
Music and Lyrics
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Music & Lyrics
Orchestrator
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Music and Lyrics
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Accordion

Writing

Lyrics

Shaina Taub Movies

Old Hats
 
[2016]
Self
tick, tick... BOOM!
 
[2021]
Aspiring Composer and Lyricist

Shaina Taub Biography

Taub graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts.
Taub composed and starred in three adaptations of Shakespeare plays for The Public Theater's Public Works program: Twelfth Night in both 2016 and 2018 and As You Like It in 2017.

Taub has appeared Off-Broadway in the revival of the revue show Old Hats in 2016, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 (2013), and Hadestown (2016).

She played the role of Emma Goldman in the Ragtime on Ellis Island concert.

She performs at Joe's Pub in Manhattan monthly.

Alongside Elton John on music, Taub penned the lyrics for the upcoming musical adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, based on Lauren Weisberger's novel of the same name.

Shaina Taub Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Lyrics
Shaina Taub, SUFFS
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music
Shaina Taub, Twelfth Night
 
- 2014 - Jonathan Larson Grant Gold Star
Shaina Taub
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Shaina Taub, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Shaina Taub News

THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out No Photo THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have released four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.

Listen: SOME LIKE IT HOT Original Broadway Cast Recording Is Available Now Photo Listen: SOME LIKE IT HOT Original Broadway Cast Recording Is Available Now
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2023

Concord Theatricals Recordings has released Some Like It Hot (Original Broadway Cast Recording) on streaming and digital platforms worldwide, with CD and vinyl now available for preorder. Listen to the full album here!

Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLL Photo Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection. Adventures in Reality, Canard, Canard, Goose?, In the Footprint: The Battle for the Atlantic Yards, and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play will all be available in digital and streaming formats on Friday, March 24.

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at Opening Night of PARADE Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at Opening Night of PARADE
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 18, 2023

Parade is back on Broadway! The revival, starring Tony Award winner Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, directed by two-time Tony nominee Michael Arden, opened last night, March 16, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out our photos of attendees Sara Bareilles, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Jeremy Jordan, Rachel Zegler, and more as they walk the red carpet here!

Listen: Eleri Ward's KEEP A TENDER DISTANCE to be Released on Vinyl in June Photo Listen: Eleri Ward's KEEP A TENDER DISTANCE to be Released on Vinyl in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the new album Keep A Tender Distance rom singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will be released in a special vinyl edition on Friday, June 2. 

The Civilians To Honor Kurt Deutsch & Ghostlight Records at ADVENTURES IN REALITY, 20 Photo The Civilians To Honor Kurt Deutsch & Ghostlight Records at ADVENTURES IN REALITY, 2023 Spring Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2023

The Civilians will honor Grammy-winning industry executive Kurt Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Warner Music Entertainment & Theatrical Ventures, and Ghostlight Records at Adventures in Reality: The Civilians' 2023 Spring Benefit. 

MARRY ME A LITTLE: A COLD FEET CABARET Comes to The Green Room 42 This Month Photo MARRY ME A LITTLE: A COLD FEET CABARET Comes to The Green Room 42 This Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2023

When her live-in boyfriend of three years got down on his knee and popped the question, actress/singer Katie Zaffrann suddenly found herself asking questions: when it comes to weddings, does Doubt mean Don’t? What if your marriage proposal inspires fear and panic rather than happiness and excitement?

Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More to be Featured on THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTIO Photo Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More to be Featured on THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Final Installment
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.

Photos: First Look At Musical TWELFTH NIGHT At Staples Players Photo Photos: First Look At Musical TWELFTH NIGHT At Staples Players
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2023

First look photos! If you love Shakespeare, you can't miss this show. If Shakespeare is not your thing, you can't miss this show! Staples Players will win you over with this adaptation of Twelfth Night and composer/lyricist Shaina Taub's kick-ass contemporary score.

MARRY ME A LITTLE: A COLD FEET CABARET Returns To NYC At The Green Room 42 Photo MARRY ME A LITTLE: A COLD FEET CABARET Returns To NYC At The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2023

When her live-in boyfriend of three years got down on his knee and popped the question, actress/singer Katie Zaffrann suddenly found herself asking questions: when it comes to weddings, does Doubt mean Don't? What if your marriage proposal inspires fear and panic rather than happiness and excitement?

Shaina Taub Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night Of Broadway-Bound THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA In Chicago Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night Of Broadway-Bound THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA In Chicago

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2022

The world premiere production of The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical has officially opened in Chicago! The production began performances on July 19th, and celebrated opening night tonight, August 7th. The production runs through August 21st at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre. Watch the opening night curtain speeches from producer Kevin McCollum and director Anna D. Shapiro.

Photo/Video: Get A First Listen To The Songs Of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA; Cast Meets The Videoplay
Photo/Video: Get A First Listen To The Songs Of THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA; Cast Meets The Press In Chicgo

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2022

The Devil Wears Prada, The Musical hosted a welcome press event at Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre ahead of the musical’s world premiere. Check out photos of the cast meeting the press, get a first look at the cast in rehearsal, and listen to Elton John preview songs from the show!

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Discusses the Importance of SUFFS on the TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Phillipa Soo Discusses the Importance of SUFFS on the TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

Phillipa Soo sat down on the third hour of the TODAY Show this morning to discuss the importance of the new Off-Broadway musical, SUFFS. Soo also touched on the fact that SUFFS is her return to the Public Theatre, the same theatre that she originated the role of Eliza in Hamilton at.

VIDEO: Maestra's Georgia Stitt Previews What's in Store for AMPLIFY 2022 Videoplay
VIDEO: Maestra's Georgia Stitt Previews What's in Store for AMPLIFY 2022

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2022

Bringing together Maestra friends and supporters from around the world, Amplify 2022 presented by American Express, will take place both in-person and virtually to raise money and highlight Maestra's programs which provide support, visibility, and community for the women and nonbinary music makers in the theater industry. Watch as Maestra founder and President Georgia Stitt tells us all about the latest Maestra updates and shares what's in store for the big night!

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series Videoplay
VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

Jose Llana is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky! Watch him perform 'Being Alive' from Company in rehearsal for this weekend's concert.

Celebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island Videoplay
Celebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2021

Ragtime originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances. With music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the United States: African Americans, upper-class suburbanites, and Eastern European immigrants.

BWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote! Videoplay
BWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2020

Broadway favorites Lonny Price and Leigh Silverman have come together with the best of Broadway to inspire you to get out there and VOTE. We all might be feeling a little down right now, but there is reason for hope as we  inch closer to the election! 

VIDEO: Phillipa Soo, Jenn Colella, Nikki M. James and More Sing 'How Long' From SUFFR Videoplay
VIDEO: Phillipa Soo, Jenn Colella, Nikki M. James and More Sing 'How Long' From SUFFRAGIST

by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Kim Blanck, Ally Bonino, Jenn Colella, Holly Gould, Stephanie Hsu, Nikki M. James, Grace McLean, Mia Pak, Phillipa Soo, Shaina Taub, Kuhoo Verma, Ada Westfall, and Kate Wetherhead came together to perform 'How Long' from Shaina Taub's Suffragist, currently in development.

VIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Cole Escola Performs the Opening Number From the 2020 Obie Awards

by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020

The 65th Annual Obie Awards, presented by the American Theatre Wing, premiered on YouTube on July 14. The prerecorded ceremony was hosted by comedian, actor and writer Cole Escola. Watch the opening number, titled 'The Show Must Go On', performed by Escola!


Shaina Taub Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Shaina Taub written?
Shaina Taub has written 1 shows including The Devil Wears Prada (Lyrics).

What awards has Shaina Taub been nominated for?
Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for SUFFS , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Twelfth Night Jonathan Larson Grant () and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (The Lortels) for Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 .

What awards has Shaina Taub won?
Jonathan Larson Grant ().

What is Shaina Taub next theatre project?
Shaina Taub's next show will be As You Like It which opens on 8/30/2022 on Off-Broadway.


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@shainataub - 12/9/22 10:13am ?AS YOU LIKE IT CAST ALBUM OUT NOW ? https://t.co/DsPc7zU0Ww


@shainataub - 10/23/22 09:38pm did you know that the Town Hall was built by suffs a hundred years ago? ?


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@shainataub - 9/25/22 07:19pm i feel attacked


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