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Shaina is an Obie Award-winning songwriter/performer and an Artist-in-Residence at the Public Theater, where Suffs first premiered. Broadway debut! She created and performed in musical adaptations of Twelfth Night and As You Like It at Shakespeare in the Park with the Public Works community that have since been produced by London’s National Theatre, the Young Vic, and hundreds more theaters and schools worldwide. Taub has won a Jonathan Larson Grant, Kleban Prize, and Fred Ebb Award. She performed Off-Broadway in Hadestown, Great Comet (Lortel nom), Bill Irwin and David Shiner’s Old Hats, which featured her songs, and played Emma Goldman in the Ragtime on Ellis Island concert. She wrote the lyrics for The Devil Wears Prada, with music by Sir Elton John, opening in the West End this year. Her three solo albums include Songs of the Great Hill on Atlantic Records. Television songwriting: “Sesame Street,” “Central Park,” “Julie’s Greenroom” starring Julie Andrews, and the Emmy-nominated opening number for the 2018 Tony Awards, co-written with Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban. She co-chairs the NYCLU’s Artist Ambassadors and received the organization’s Michael Friedman Freedom Award for activism. Love to Matt and Mom. For every loud little girl. shainataub.com.


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Shaina Taub STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2024
Alice Paul

[Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2022
Jaques

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater World Premiere Off-Broadway Production, 2022
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

Shaina Taub Productions

 
[West End, 2024]
Lyrics
 
[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


Shaina Taub Movies

Old Hats
[ 2016 ] Self
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[ 2021 ] Aspiring Composer and Lyricist

Shaina Taub Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Music

Shaina Taub, Suffs

Drama Desk Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Orchestrations

Shaina TaubSuffs


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Shaina Taub, Suffs


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway)

Shaina Taub, Suffs

Tony Awards - 2024 - Best Book of a Musical

Shaina Taub, Suffs

Tony Awards - 2024 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Shaina Taub, Suffs


winner
Obie Awards - 2023 - Special Citation

Shaina TaubAs You Like It

Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Lyrics

Shaina Taub, SUFFS


winner
Obie Awards - 2022 - Special Citation

Shaina Taub, As You Like It

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Music

Shaina Taub, Twelfth Night


winner
- 2014 - Jonathan Larson Grant

Shaina Taub

The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

Shaina Taub, Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

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Shaina Taub News


Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl Join Dramatists Guild Council

Jeanine Tesori and Bess Wohl have joined The Dramatists Guild Council, the leadership team of the Guild.
Video: Jenn Colella Talks Tony Noms for SUFFS and Why the Show Resonates Today

Jenn Colella, who plays suffragette Carrie Catt in the hit musical Suffs, recently stopped by Good Morning America to discuss the show, which has received 6 Tony nominations. In the interview, she recalled celebrating the nominations and went on to highlight how, even though the story takes place 100 years ago, the themes still resonate today. Watch the full interview!
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards

Winners for the 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony. Check out photos from the red carpet here!
Photos: Backstage with the Drama Desk Awards Winners

Check out photos from backstage with the winners of the 2024 Drama Desk Awards!
2024 Drama Desk Awards Winners- The Full List

The best of Broadway and off-Broadway came together for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which were held at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Exclusive: On SUFFS and Motherhood

In this edition, we hear from producer Rachel Sussman, who contributed the below essay about her four-time Tony-nominated Best Musical, Suffs.
SUFFS Releases New Block of Tickets Through January 5

Suffs has released a new block of tickets on sale now! Tickets for the 6x Tony-nominated musical are now on sale through January 5, 2025.
Video: THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Comes To Life In New Shorts for West End Debut

The cast of The Devil Wears Prada's West End run was announced earlier this week and to gear up for their London debut, the show has released video shorts of the cast in action. 
Video: Get an Inside Look at SUFFS' Journey to Broadway

See as Shaina Taub, producer Rachel Sussman, and more discuss Suffs' journey to Broadway! 
Video: Nikki M. James Discusses Playing Ida B. Wells in SUFFS

Tony Award-winning performer Nikki M. James stopped by The View to talk about playing journalist Ida B. Wells in the musical Suffs, which is currently playing on Broadway. James has been attached to the project for 7 years but admitted that she didn't know a lot about the woman before taking on the role, for which she has been nominated for a Tony Award. Watch the interview now!
Find Out Who Will Perform at the 2024 Tony Awards

Performance for the 77th Annual Tony Awards have been announced! Check out who will perform (and who won't) on June 16!
Melissa McCarthy Hopes to Return to the Stage After Investing in SUFFS

In a new interview, actress and comedian Melissa McCarthy discussed the Broadway musical Suffs (for which she serves as an investor), the power of live theater, and her hopes to return to stage work in the future. Though this is the first time McCarthy has invested in a Broadway show, the actress has a background in theater. She started her acting career onstage and revealed that she hopes to return to her theater roots.
Listen: SUFFS Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now

Suffs (Original Broadway Cast Recording), the official musical companion to the 6x Tony Award-nominated new musical from award-winning singer-songwriter Shaina Taub, is available now! Listen to the full album here!
SPACE on Ryder Farm Announces Closure After 13 Years of Supporting Artists

SPACE on Ryder Farm, an organization founded in 2011 to provide a haven for artists, innovators, and changemakers, announced today that it will cease its current operations. The Board of Trustees has made the difficult decision to shut down the residency program and farming activities after fulfilling existing commitments through the end of 2024.
SUFFS on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Suff on Broadway.
Georgie Buckland, Amy Di Bartolomeo, and More Join THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical

The Devil Wears Prada has announced additional casting for its upcoming production. Learn more here!
ILLINOISE, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG And OH, MARY! Take Top Honors At LGBTQ Critics' Dorian Theater Awards

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics honored ILLINOISE, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, and OH, MARY! at the Dorian Theater Awards, celebrating the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway for 2023-24.
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld June 4, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is June 4, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Video: Watch Nikki M. James Sing 'Wait My Turn' from SUFFS

2024 Tony nominee Nikki M. James just took the stage at the Broadway League Spring Road Conference to perform 'Wait My Turn.' Watch the full video here! 
Georgie Buckland & Amy Di Bartolomeo to Star as Andy & Emily in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA in London

Georgie Buckland and Amy Di Bartolomeo have joined the cast of The Devil Wears Prada in London as Andy and Emily! Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets.

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?

Shaina Taub has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Music and Outstanding Orchestrations at the Drama Desk Awards for "Suffs." She was also nominated for Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Suffs," as well as Outstanding Score at the same awards. Taub received nominations for Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score at the Tony Awards for "Suffs." Additionally, she received a Special Citation at the Obie Awards for "As You Like It" and was nominated for Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for "SUFFS." Taub also won a Special Citation at the Obie Awards for "As You Like It" and was nominated for Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for "Twelfth Night." She was a recipient of the Jonathan Larson Grant and was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical at The Lortels for "Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812."

What awards has Shaina Taub won?

Shaina Taub has won the following awards: Outstanding Book of a Musical (Broadway or Off-Broadway) from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Suffs, Outstanding Score (Broadway or Off-Broadway) from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Suffs, Special Citation from the Obie Awards for As You Like It, Special Citation from the Obie Awards for As You Like It, and the Jonathan Larson Grant.

How many Broadway shows has Shaina Taub been in?

Shaina Taub has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Shaina Taub been in?

Shaina Taub has not appeared in the West End.

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