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Simon Hale

 
Bio:
Theatre includes: Girl from the North Country (Old Vic, West End, Public Theater, Broadway), Tootsie (Broadway), Kiss My Aztec (Berkeley Rep), Guys and Dolls (Royal Exchange, Manchester), Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe, Bristol Old Vic), Spring Awakening (Broadway/West End, US/Worldwide ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre includes: Girl from the North Country (Old Vic, West End, Public Theater, Broadway), Tootsie (Broadway), Kiss My Aztec (Berkeley Rep), Guys and Dolls (Royal Exchange, Manchester), Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe, Bristol Old Vic), Spring Awakening (Broadway/West End, US/Worldwide ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Orchestrator, Arranger, Music Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Orchestrations[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Orchestrations
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Additional Orchestrations
 
[Chicago, 2018]
Orchestrations
 
[West End, 2018]
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Arranger

Simon Hale Biography

Theatre includes: Girl from the North Country (Old Vic, West End, Public Theater, Broadway), Tootsie (Broadway), Kiss My Aztec (Berkeley Rep), Guys and Dolls (Royal Exchange, Manchester), Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe, Bristol Old Vic), Spring Awakening (Broadway/West End, US/Worldwide Tour), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (West End/Broadway), Whisper House (The Other Palace/San Diego), Side Show (Southwark Playhouse), Company (Sheffield Crucible), Strictly Ballroom (West End/West Yorkshire Playhouse/Toronto), Finding Neverland (Boston/Broadway), One Love (Birmingham Rep).

Film includes: Spectre - E-on Productions (The Writing’s on the Wall for Sam Smith).

Television includes: Sam Smith at the Academy Awards ceremony 2016 (orchestral conductor).

Awards include: BAFTA for Best Original Music (with Andrew Hale) for LA Noire video game soundtrack, and Grammy, Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Award Nominations.

Recordings include: George Benson, Björk, Jamiroquai, Ray Davies, Josh Groban, George Michael, Oasis, Simply Red and Sam Smith.

Simon Hale Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Simon Hale, Girl From The North Country
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Simon Hale, Girl from the North Country
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Simon Hale, Girl from the North Country
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Simon Hale, Girl from the North Country
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Orchestrations
Simon Hale, Tootsie
 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Achievement In Music
Simon Hale, Girl From The North Country
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2015 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Simon Hale, Finding Neverland
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Simon Hale, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Simon Hale News

Disney's NEWSIES Extends Booking to 16 April 2023 Photo Disney's NEWSIES Extends Booking to 16 April 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčNEWSIES¬†has announced¬†a new booking period at London's Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre due to overwhelming demand and sold-out previews. NEWSIES will now run through to Sunday 16 April 2023.

Tickets For TOOTSIE in Cincinnati Are Now On Sale Photo Tickets For TOOTSIE in Cincinnati Are Now On Sale
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

Broadway in Cincinnati announced that the individual tickets for TOOTSIE are on sale now, as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Cincinnati series presented by TriHealth. The hilarious Tony Award-winning musical is coming to the Aronoff Center for a limited two-week engagement from March 7 to 19.

TOOTSIE Comes to the Stranahan Theater Next Month Photo TOOTSIE Comes to the Stranahan Theater Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2022

The American Theatre Guild will present the hilarious hit musical, TOOTSIE. This production is a part of the BROADWAY IN TOLEDO SERIES and will take the Stranahan Theater stage December 1‚Äď4, 2022.

TOOTSIE is Coming to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in April 2023 Photo TOOTSIE is Coming to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in April 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW for a limited one-week engagement from April 4 to April 9, 2023.

Broadway In Akron Presents The Tony Award-Winning Musical TOOTSIE Photo Broadway In Akron Presents The Tony Award-Winning Musical TOOTSIE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, is coming to Akron for a limited two-performance engagement at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on the University of Akron campus November 29-30 as part of the Broadway in Akron series.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents TOOTSIE Next Month Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents TOOTSIE Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

The newly renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, Tootsie, for four performances on Friday, November 4 at 8pm; Saturday, November 5 at 2pm and 8pm; and Sunday, November 6 at 2pm. Tickets range from $40-$98. 

TOOTSIE Makes Its State Theatre Debut November 3 Photo TOOTSIE Makes Its State Theatre Debut November 3
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2022

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, coming to State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton for a limited one-night engagement on November 3rd! 

Full Cast Announced For The National Theatre's New Musical HEX Photo Full Cast Announced For The National Theatre's New Musical HEX
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

The National Theatre's new musical Hex returns to the Olivier theatre for Christmas, after its original 2021 opening was delayed due to covid. The full company performing in this new production is announced before starting rehearsals at the NT on Monday 3 October.

Tony Award-Winning Musical TOOTSIE Comes To Wilmington, October 6-9 Photo Tony Award-Winning Musical TOOTSIE Comes To Wilmington, October 6-9
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, coming to The Playhouse on Rodney Square in Wilmington for a limited five performance engagement from October 6 to October 9.

 Single Tickets For TOOTSIE at Proctors Go on Sale Thursday Photo Single Tickets For TOOTSIE at Proctors Go on Sale Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2022

TOOTSIE, the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical, coming to Proctors in Schenectady for a limited one-week engagement from Tuesday, April 11 to Sunday, April 16, 2023 as part of the 2022-2023 KeyBank Subscription Series.

Simon Hale Videos

VIDEO: Mare Winningham & Jeannette Bayardelle Discuss Their Meeting With Bob Dylan on Videoplay
VIDEO: Mare Winningham & Jeannette Bayardelle Discuss Their Meeting With Bob Dylan on WENDY

by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Mare Winningham and Jeannette Bayardelle sat down with Sherri Shepherd on the Wendy Show to discuss starring in Girl From the North Country on Broadway. During the interview, the stars reacted to their Tony nominations, revealing how they found out, and detailed their meeting with Bob Dylan, whose music is used in the show.

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan Perform at The  Videoplay
VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan Perform at The Wall Street Journal's The Future of Everything Festival

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 20, 2022

Girl From the North Country cast members Colin Bates and Caitlin Houlahan gave an exclusive live performance at The Wall Street Journal’s The Future of Everything Festival yesterday.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run Videoplay
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Last night,¬†Girl From The North Country¬†hosted a special performance and gala to celebrate their third time opening on Broadway, as well as their seven Tony Award nominations, including ‚ÄúBest New Musical.‚Ä̬†

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Chronicles Their Journey on Broadway

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2022

Girl From The North Country, nominated yesterday for 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical, just released a new video that chronicles their journey on Broadway.

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer With 'Winter Wonderland Videoplay
VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast Spreads Holiday Cheer With 'Winter Wonderland' Performance

by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021

The Broadway cast of Girl From The North Country recently celebrated their 2022 Grammy nomination for Best Musical Theater Album and the holiday season with 1067LiteFM's Christine Nagy. The cast got together to spread some holiday cheer with an outdoor performance of 'Winter Wonderland.'

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Celebrates its Grammy Nomination Videoplay
VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Celebrates its Grammy Nomination

by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Girl From the North Country was among the nominees for the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.

VIDEO: THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast on the Importance of Thanksgiving Videoplay
VIDEO: THE GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Cast on the Importance of Thanksgiving

by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

The Girl From the North Country has released a new video featuring members of the cast discussing the importance of Thanksgiving.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour Videoplay
PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At TOOTSIE On Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 28, 2021

Get a first look at the non-equity national tour of Tootsie in all new photos and videos! The cast includes Drew Becker as Michael Dorsey, Ashley Alexandra as Julie Nichols, Payton Reilly as Sandy Lester, Lukas James Miller as Max Von Horn, Jared David Michael Grant as Jeff Slater, Kathy Halenda as Rita Marshall, Steve Brustien as Stan Fields, and Adam du Plessis as Ron Carlisle.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Oct 15, 2021

The cast of Girl From The North Country appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform a medley of Bob Dylan classics, including 'Hurricane', 'License to Kill', and 'Slow Train'.

VIDEO: Colton Ryan and Caitlin Houlahan Perform 'I Want You' From GIRL FROM THE NORTH Videoplay
VIDEO: Colton Ryan and Caitlin Houlahan Perform 'I Want You' From GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 24, 2020

Girl from the North Country might not be in performances on Broadway, but the cast is still keeping busy! The new Bob Dylan musical just released a new music video featuring cast members Colton Ryan and Caitlin Houlahan coming together virtually to perform their version of 'I Want You'.


Simon Hale Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Simon Hale been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Girl From The North Country , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Girl from the North Country , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Girl from the North Country , Outstanding Orchestrations (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Girl from the North Country , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Tootsie , Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Girl From The North Country Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Finding Neverland and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown .

What awards has Simon Hale won?
Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Girl From The North Countryand Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Finding Neverland.