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Shaun Davey

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Original Music
 
[Regional (US), 2000]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Orchestrator

Writing

Composer
Lyricist
Composer

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Original Music

[Regional (US), 2000]
Orchestrator

[Broadway, 2000]
Orchestrator

Writing
Composer
Lyricist
Composer

Shaun Davey Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Shaun Davey, Pericles
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Best Musical Gold Star
Shaun Davey, James Joyce's The Dead
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Shaun Davey, James Joyce's The Dead
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Shaun Davey, James Joyce's The Dead

Shaun Davey News

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

World Premiere of Richard Nelson's Final Rhinebeck Play, WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS Photo World Premiere of Richard Nelson's Final Rhinebeck Play, WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, Will be Presented by Hunter Theater Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Hunter Theater Project will present an Independent Theater Production of WHAT HAPPENED?: THE MICHAELS ABROAD, a world premiere play and the final in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD Comes to Town Hall Theatre Photo THE CHERRY ORCHARD Comes to Town Hall Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

BWW Review: THE DEAD at Scena Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE DEAD at Scena Theatre
by Mary Lincer - Dec 15, 2019

UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project Photo UNCLE VANYA Extends Through October 28th At Hunter Theater Project
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2018

The Hunter Theater Project at Hunter College (President, Jennifer J. Raab) announced a two-week extension today for the critically acclaimed New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA, directed by Richard Nelson, at the Frederick Loewe Theater (E. 68th Street between Lexington and Park Ave). Translated by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, and directed by Nelson, UNCLE VANYA began performances on Friday, September 7 and was originally scheduled to run through October 14.

Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA Photo Hunter Theater Project Announces Richard Nelson's UNCLE VANYA
by Julie Musbach - Jun 26, 2018

 Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today the inaugural production of the Hunter Theater Project, the New York premiere of Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA at the Frederick Loewe Theater at Hunter College (E. 68th Street and Lexington Avenue), directed by Richard Nelson. Translated byRichard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky. This production is the first time renowned Russian literature translators Pevear and Volokhonsky will have a work premiere in New York City, following the show's world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, California. Previews for UNCLE VANYA begin Friday, September 7. The production runs through Sunday, October 14, with an official press opening on Sunday, September 16. Tickets are on sale now.

Previews Begin This Week for LOG CABIN At Playwrights Horizons Photo Previews Begin This Week for LOG CABIN At Playwrights Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, June 1 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of LOG CABIN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime, Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at Playwrights; "Orange Is the New Black").  Directed by Tony Award and Obie Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Clybourne Park, The Qualms at Playwrights; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Parisian Woman), LOG CABIN is the sixth and final production of the theater company's current 2017/2018 Season.  

Previews Begin This Friday For THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons Photo Previews Begin This Friday For THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, March 16 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of THIS FLAT EARTH, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans).  Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.  

York Symphony Orchestra Presents CELTIC CELEBRATION Photo York Symphony Orchestra Presents CELTIC CELEBRATION
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2018

The York Symphony Orchestra will present Celtic Celebration on Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts in York. The performance will feature special guest soloist, Jerry O'Sullivan, who is widely hailed as America's premier uilleann piper. Single tickets starting at $9 for adults and $5 for students are available online at www.YorkSymphony.org and by calling 717-846-1111.

Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear,  Photo Barry Edelstein to be presented IN CONVERSATION with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 7, 2018

The Old Globe will present a free, one-night-only event, Barry Edelstein In Conversation with Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky, supported by the Fuson Family, on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 p.m. Continuing his very popular interview series, Edelstein sits down with translator/director Nelson-a great American playwright, at once a poet of the stage and an innovator of theatrical form-and Pevear and Volokhonsky-the world's foremost translators of Russian literature, and perhaps our most influential thinkers about the art of translation. They will discuss the collaborative process behind this Uncle Vanya, as well as the art of translation and bringing the classics of the stage to life for a contemporary audience.

Shaun Davey Videos

BWW TV: First Look at Jim DeSelm, Mary Ernster and More in Court Theatre's THE DEAD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2012

Court Theatre Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert present James Joyce's "The Dead," with book by Richard Nelson, music by Shaun Davey, lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey, and directed by Charles Newell with musical direction by Doug Peck. "The Dead" is running through December 9, 2012 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below.

STAGE TUBE: The Old Globe Presents AS YOU LIKE IT - Performance Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival, performed in repertory in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, is underway. Its production of AS YOU LIKE IT, directed by Adrian Noble, is playing through September 30. Check out performance highlights in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: The Old Globe Presents RICHARD III - Performance Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012 Shakespeare Festival is underway with its production of Shakespeare's RICHARD III, starring Jay Whittaker in the title role, running now through September 29, 2012, at the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Video highlights featuring Whittaker, Dana Green, Robin Moseley, Jeremy Fisher and more, have been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!

STAGE TUBE: The Old Globe Presents THE TEMPEST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2011

The Old Globe presents the 2011 Shakespeare Festival production of The Tempest directed by Adrian Noble, through Sept 25.


Shaun Davey Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Shaun Davey written?
Shaun Davey has written 2 shows including Catchpenny Twist (Composer), James Joyce's The Dead (Lyricist).

What awards has Shaun Davey been nominated for?
Outstanding Music in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Pericles , Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for James Joyce's The Dead Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for James Joyce's The Dead and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for James Joyce's The Dead .

What awards has Shaun Davey won?
Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for James Joyce's The Dead.