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Stephen Oremus

 
Bio:
STEPHEN OREMUS received the 2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for Kinky Boots, for which he also served as Music Supervisor and Arranger. He received the 2011 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for co-orchestrating The Book of Mormon, as well as the 2012 Grammy Award for producing the cast recording. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
STEPHEN OREMUS received the 2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for Kinky Boots, for which he also served as Music Supervisor and Arranger. He received the 2011 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for co-orchestrating The Book of Mormon, as well as the 2012 Grammy Award for producing the cast recording. ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Music Supervisor, Arranger, Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2021]
Music Supervisor
Vocal Arranger
 
[West End, 2021]
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Music Director
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Music Director and Producer
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Musical Supervision
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Vocal & Incidental Music Arrangements
Music Supervisor
 
[Regional (US), 2015]
Music Supervisor, Arranger, Orchestrator
 
[West End, 2015]
Musical Supervisor, Arranger, Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2014]
Musical Supervision, Arrangements, and Orchestrations
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Musical Supervisor
Music Arranger
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Vocal Arranger
Musical Director
Orchestrator
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Keyboard
Conductor
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Musical Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Music Arranger
 
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Musical Supervisor
 
[US Tour, 2007]
Orchestrations/Arrangements
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Vocal Music Arranger
 
[West End, 2006]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Chicago, 2005]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
Music Arranger
Keyboard
Conductor
 
[US Tour, 2005]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Conductor
Musical Director
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
Music Arranger
 
[San Francisco (Regional), 2003]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Orchestrator
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Musical Director
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2000]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Musical Director

Stephen Oremus Biography

STEPHEN OREMUS received the 2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestrations for Kinky Boots, for which he also served as Music Supervisor and Arranger. He received the 2011 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for co-orchestrating The Book of Mormon, as well as the 2012 Grammy Award for producing the cast recording. In addition to orchestrations for The Book of Mormon, he wrote the vocal arrangements and serves as music supervisor for the Broadway, National Tour, and London productions.

Stephen is the music supervisor and arranger of the original Broadway production of Wicked, and of the subsequent productions of this hugely popular musical playing around the world. He was the music supervisor, vocal arranger, and orchestrator of Avenue Q, for the Broadway, off-Broadway, London, and the National Tour productions. He was the music supervisor, vocal arranger and orchestrator of the Broadway musical adaptation of 9 to 5, with a score by Dolly Parton. Stephen was co-producer, with Ms. Parton, for the Grammy nominated 9 to 5 Broadway cast recording. His other Broadway credits include All Shook Up, as music supervisor/vocal arranger/co-orchestrator; and High Fidelity, as vocal arranger. For the off-Broadway stage, Stephen has conducted, arranged and orchestrated tick, tick...BOOM! and served as music director and conductor of Andrew Lippa√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Wild Party at Manhattan Theater Club. He also was music director of Jerry Springer - The Opera at Carnegie Hall. Outside of New York City, he was the music director for the National Tour of Rent, as well as several productions of The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Stephen was vocal arranger for Tales of the City, a new musical which played at San Francisco√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs American Conservatory Theater. He was music supervisor and arranger of Signed Sealed Delivered - The Music of Stevie Wonder starring Chaka Kahn at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and music director and arranger of Broadway Meets Country which featured Trisha Yearwood, Carrie Underwood, and Lee Ann Womack, in both New York City and Nashville. Stephen served as music director/ conductor for Rufus Wainwright 's recreation of Judy Garland's legendary 1961 concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City; The Palladium, London; and the Olympia, Paris. He also was the music director and conductor for House of Rufus at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. The Fox-Searchlight film Shame features Carey Mulligan singing Stephen√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs arrangement of New York, New York. He recently conducted the songs and provided additional orchestrations for the Oscar-winning Disney film Frozen, with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson Lopez. Stephen is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston.
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Stephen Oremus Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Stephen Oremus, Kinky Boots
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Orchestrations
Stephen Oremus, Kinky Boots
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2011 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Stephen Oremus, The Book of Mormon
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Stephen Oremus, 9 to 5

Stephen Oremus News

Cast Announced for TICK, TICK…BOOM! at BoHo Theatre Photo Cast Announced for TICK, TICK…BOOM! at BoHo Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

BoHo Theatre will close out its 2022/2023 season with TICK, TICK…BOOM!, with music, lyrics, and book by the late Jonathan Larson, and directed by Bo Frazier. This production marks the company’s first musical since BIG FISH in 2019.

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Playhouse Go on Sale Today Photo Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Playhouse Go on Sale Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

The producers of the national tour of¬†THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards¬ģ¬†including Best Musical, and The Grand announced that single tickets will go on sale¬†Thursday, November 17 at 10am.¬†

THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Ticket Policy At Broadway San Jose Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Announces Lottery Ticket Policy At Broadway San Jose
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2022

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has announced a lottery ticket policy for the San Jose engagement playing at the Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) for a limited engagement beginning Tuesday, November 22 and running through Sunday, November 27, 2022.

THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes To The Fisher Theatre, March 14 - 19 Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Comes To The Fisher Theatre, March 14 - 19
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2022

The National Tour of¬†THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play a strictly limited 1-week engagement on March 14 ‚Äď 19, 2023 at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit.

Second WICKED Movie Will Include Two New Songs Photo Second WICKED Movie Will Include Two New Songs
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2022

Stephen Schwartz has confirmed that the second Wicked movie will include two new songs and that he is also reworking some of the musical's existing songs. Schwartz also commented on casting for the new film, which features Cynthia Erivo as Elphaba, Ariana Grande as Glinda, Jonathan Bailey as Fiyero, and Jeff Goldblum as The Wizard.

KINKY BOOTS To End Off-Broadway Run This Month Photo KINKY BOOTS To End Off-Broadway Run This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

The Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots will play its final off-Broadway performance at 7:00PM on Sunday, November 20, 2022 following 32 previews and 102 regular performances.

Photos: First Look at All New Photos of FROZEN on Tour Photo Photos: First Look at All New Photos of FROZEN on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

All new production photos have been released of the North American tour of Frozen. Check them out here! 

KINKY BOOTS to Present Special Halloween Sing-a-Long Performance Photo KINKY BOOTS to Present Special Halloween Sing-a-Long Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

Everybody Say Yeah (and sing out) because Kinky Boots is doing a SING-A-LONG performance! Celebrate Halloween this year Kinky Boots Style by getting dressed up (optional!) and heading to Stage 42 on October 31st, where the audience is encouraged to sing along with some of their favorite tunes from the show during the performance.

THE BOOK OF MORMON On Sale At Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON On Sale At Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played a sold out one week run in 2016, returns to Kalamazoo for a limited engagement Friday, January 27 ‚Äď Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Miller Auditorium.

Disney's FROZEN to Make Oklahoma Premiere This Week at the Tulsa Performing Arts Cent Photo Disney's FROZEN to Make Oklahoma Premiere This Week at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, FROZEN, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will play the Tulsa Performing Arts Center beginning October 20, 2022, with performances playing through October 29, 2022.

Stephen Oremus Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at Callum Francis, Christian Douglas & More in KINKY BOOTS Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at Callum Francis, Christian Douglas & More in KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway

by Show Highlights - Aug 25, 2022

The Off-Broadway engagement of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Kinky Boots began performances at Stage 42 on July 26th and will open tonight, August 25th. Kinky Boots features 16 original songs by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Jerry Mitchell.  Check out photos and video below! 

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway

by Stephi Wild - Jul 20, 2022

Kinky Boots released a sneak peek into their rehearsal room as they prepare to return to the stage beginning on July 26th at off-Broadway’s Stage 42. The video features a behind the scenes look as the company prepares to put the boots on once again, as well as interviews with select company members about the show’s impact and the journey of bringing the uplifting story back to NYC.   

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight Videoplay
VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight

by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2022

Tthe Hollywood Bowl's production of Kinky Boots beings performances tonight and runs through July 10th, 2022, featuring Wayne Brady in the role of Lola, Jake Shears as Charlie, and Kelly Marie Tran as Lauren. Go inside rehearsals and get a first look at the cast in action.

VIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Ca Videoplay
VIDEO: Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler in the All New Music Video For 'I Can't Lose You' From FROZEN

by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

An all new music video has been released for the song 'I Can't Lose You' from Frozen, sung by Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler. The song is also now available to stream on all platforms.

VIDEO: Elizabeth Stanley, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jeff Kready, and Tamar Greene Sing Orc Videoplay
VIDEO: Elizabeth Stanley, Nikki Renee Daniels, Jeff Kready, and Tamar Greene Sing Orchestral SOUTH PARK Theme Song

by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

To promote the premiere of the upcoming 25th anniversary season of South Park, the notably risqué theme song for the adult animated series was reimagined for an orchestral performance! The orchestra is conducted by Broadway's Stephen Oremus, who won a Tony Award for his orchestrations for The Book of Mormon, the musical written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on KELLY CLARKSON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Taraji P. Henson & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on KELLY CLARKSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Dec 2, 2021

Taraji P. Henson and Celina Smith appeared on the Kelly Clarkson Show yesterday to discuss starring in Annie LIVE! The live musical spectacular also stars Tituss Burgess, Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Harry Connick, Jr. Watch a clip of Smith describing the first time she met Henson now!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Tituss Burgess & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on THE KIDS TONIG Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Tituss Burgess & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on THE KIDS TONIGHT SHOW

by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

Celina Smith and Tituss Burgess will appear on a new episode of the Kids Tonight Show tomorrow on Peacock to discuss starring in Annie LIVE! on NBC. Smith stars in the title role of the musical with Burgess playing Rooster Hannigan. Watch an exclusive preview of their upcoming interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Taraji P. Henson, Nicole Scherzinger & More in Action in a New ANNIE LIV Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Taraji P. Henson, Nicole Scherzinger & More in Action in a New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer

by Michael Major - Dec 1, 2021

NBC has released a new trailer for Annie LIVE! Check out Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., Nicole Scherzinger, Tituss Burgess, Celina Smith, and more in action in this new ad, featuring classic songs like 'Hard Knock Life,' 'Tomorrow,' 'Easy Street,' and ''I Don't Need Anything But You!'

VIDEO: 'Hard Knock Life' & More Featured in New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: 'Hard Knock Life' & More Featured in New ANNIE LIVE! Trailer

by Michael Major - Nov 26, 2021

The new trailer features a first look at the musical's iconic numbers, including 'Hard Knock Life', 'Tomorrow', and 'Easy Street'. Check the new footage of Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace Farrell, and Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks now!

VIDEO: Celina Smith Rehearses 'Tomorrow' in New ANNIE LIVE! Video Videoplay
VIDEO: Celina Smith Rehearses 'Tomorrow' in New ANNIE LIVE! Video

by Michael Major - Nov 22, 2021

A new video of Celina Smith singing 'Tomorrow' in rehearsals for Annie LIVE! has been released. Watch Smith sing the song, discuss her interpretation, and the timelessness of the musical with Taraji P. Henson, who plays Miss Hannigan, in the new video now! The live musical will also feature Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Tituss Burgess.


Stephen Oremus Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Stephen Oremus been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Kinky Boots , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Kinky Boots , Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon and Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for 9 to 5 .

What awards has Stephen Oremus won?
Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Kinky Boots, Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Book of Mormon Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormonand Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon.


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@stephenoremus - 2/21/22 01:58pm The grand finale of our South Park orchestra spots. Enjoy…CHOCOLATE SALTY BALLS!


@stephenoremus - 2/21/22 01:58pm The grand finale of our South Park orchestra spots. Enjoy…CHOCOLATE SALTY BALLS!


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