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STEPHEN COLE is an award winning musical theatre writer. His produced musicals include AFTER THE FAIR (CD, Lyric Stage: 5 Dallas Theatre Awards, York Theatre Company: nominated for the Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Best Musical; produced in London.) THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (with Claibe ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
STEPHEN COLE is an award winning musical theatre writer. His produced musicals include AFTER THE FAIR (CD, Lyric Stage: 5 Dallas Theatre Awards, York Theatre Company: nominated for the Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Best Musical; produced in London.) THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (with Claibe ... (read complete bio)
 

Writing

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Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

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Klea Blackhurst, Stephen Cole, Anita Gillette and Elizabeth Teeter Photo

Klea Blackhurst, Stephen Cole, Anita Gillette and Elizabeth Teeter

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01/20/2016
Anita Gillette, Stephen Cole, PJ Benjamin, Brian Charles Rooney, KLea Blackhurst and  Photo

Anita Gillette, Stephen Cole, PJ Benjamin, Brian Charles Rooney, KLea Blackhurst and David Evans

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06/16/2015
 
Writing
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

Stephen Cole Biography

STEPHEN COLE is an award winning musical theatre writer. His produced musicals include AFTER THE FAIR (CD, Lyric Stage: 5 Dallas Theatre Awards, York Theatre Company: nominated for the Outer Critic’s Circle Award for Best Musical; produced in London.) THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER (with Claibe Richardson. Concept CD, World Premiere San Francisco, NYMF 2006, Lyric Stage 2010 with full orchestra), SATURDAY NIGHT AT GROSSINGER’S (Dallas starring Gavin McLeod, Long Island, LA and Florida starring Barbara Minkus.) Broadway legend Chita Rivera toured in his show CASPER (which is being revived this summer as a family show) and Hal Linden and Dee Hoty starred in the world premiere of his musical adaptation of DODSWORTH. In 2005 Stephen and David Krane were commissioned to write ASPIRE, the first American musical to premiere in the Middle East. Their experiences resulted in the new musical THE ROAD TO QATAR (Dallas, Off Broadway, CD on Jay Records). TIME AFTER TIME premiered at Pittsburgh Playhouse and also was produced in Hartford, CT. His family musicals include ROCK ODYSSEY and MERLIN'S APPRENTICE. Stephen’s books include NOEL COWARD, THAT BOOK ABOUT THAT GIRL, I COULD HAVE SUNG ALL NIGHT, the Marni Nixon story, ghosted PUT ON A HAPPY FACE (Charles Strouse memoirs). THE BLACK AND WHITE BALL (with Todd Ellison) had a concert reading with FWD Theatre Project, Chicago, MERMAN'S APPRENTICE (with David Evans) has had readings and workshops in NYC, Seattle and London and recently played a sold out concert at Birdland. Original Cast CD was recorded by Jay Records. Works in Progress: BY THE BOOK (with David Krane) Stephen is the recipient of the Edward Kleban Award and a Gilman-Gonzales Falla Commendation for musical theatre.

Stephen Cole Awards and Nominations

 
- 2000 - Most promising musical theatre librettist Gold Star
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Stephen Cole News

WaterTower Theatre Announces 27th Season Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces 27th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

Shane Peterman, Producing Artistic Director has announced details of the Company’s 2022-2023 Season.  This season marks the 27th for WaterTower Theatre, and the fourth season programmed by Producing Artistic Director Shane Peterman & Associate Producer Elizabeth Kensek.  

Leicester Bay Theatricals Acquires SATURDAY NIGHT AT GROSSINGERS Photo Leicester Bay Theatricals Acquires SATURDAY NIGHT AT GROSSINGERS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

This is the unbelievably true story of the rise of the famous Catskills resort, Grossingers, through the efforts of that one-of-a-kind-woman, Jennie Grossinger. Laugh (alot), and cry, and cheer as Jennie and her family succeed, fail, and stun the world with their unprecedented and unrivaled success as premiere resort owners and the creators of The Borscht Belt.

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Barbara Minkus Tonight Photo Richard Skipper Celebrates Barbara Minkus Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020

Richard Skipper Celebrates Barbara Minkus tonight, Tuesday evening August 18, 7 PM ET/4PM PT, streaming LIVE.

VIDEO: Teatro Real's Director General Ignacio GarcĂ­a-Belenguer on What Reopening Has Photo VIDEO: Teatro Real's Director General Ignacio GarcĂ­a-Belenguer on What Reopening Has Been Like For the Venue
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020

Madrid's opera house, the Teatro Real, was one of the first in Europe to reopen amidst the health crisis. Director general Ignacio García-Belenguer recently chatted with The Agenda's Stephen Cole about the venue's latest productions, and why they feel very different for singers, musicians and audiences. 

VIDEO: Regional Spotlight Shines on WaterTower Theatre on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo VIDEO: Regional Spotlight Shines on WaterTower Theatre on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with a Regional Theatre Spotlight On: WaterTower Theatre - Addison, TX.  Hosted by Elizabeth Kensek and Shane Peterman with Stephen Cole, Christine Cornish Smith, Larry Gatlin, Brian Gonzales, David Krane, Phyllis Cicero and Doug Wright.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 15-16- with Betty Buckley, Christopher Jackson,  Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: August 15-16- with Betty Buckley, Christopher Jackson, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 15, 2020

This Weekend (August 15-16) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block sings with Seth Rudetsky, Carrie reunites on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup  Photo Ali Stroker, Lilli Cooper, Teal Wicks, Ciara Renee, and More Join This Week's Lineup Of CURTAIN UP!, A Show Dedicated To Entertaining Isolated Seniors
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2020

Tony Award Winner Ali Stroker (Broadway: Oklahoma; Deaf West's Spring Awakening); Lilli Cooper (Broadway: Tootsie, Tony Nominee; Spongebob Squarepants), Teal Wicks (Broadway: The Cher Show; Finding Neverland), Ciara Renee (Broadway: Frozen; Big Fish), Eric William Morris (Broadway: King Kong), Alyse Alan Louis (Broadway: Amelie; The Public: Soft Power), Danny Gardner (Broadway: On the Town), Jennifer Blood (Broadway: Matilda; Violet), Alexis Floyd (a?oeThe Bold Typea??) have joined this week's lineup for Seniorly Presents: Curtain Up! a live show created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 10- with Alex Brightman, Sierra Boggess and More Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 10- with Alex Brightman, Sierra Boggess and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 10, 2020

Broadway might be dark this month, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway today, April 10, 2020.

TCT Announces Digital Content Via TCT EVERYWHERE Photo TCT Announces Digital Content Via TCT EVERYWHERE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 25, 2020

In response to COVID-19 and school closures, The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to launch TCT EVERYWHERE -- an online resource for parents, teachers and students.


Stephen Cole Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Stephen Cole written?
Stephen Cole has written 5 shows including Grossinger's (Bookwriter), After the Fair (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Time After Time (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Night of the Hunter (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Road to Qatar (Bookwriter).

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