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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)
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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)

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

Photos

Stephen Oremus and Paul McGill  Photo

Stephen Oremus and Paul McGill

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05/11/2022
Stephen Oremus and Paul McGill  Photo

Stephen Oremus and Paul McGill

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05/11/2022
Stephen Oremus and Frances Ruffelle Photo

Stephen Oremus and Frances Ruffelle

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05/11/2022

 

Stage

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

Disney's FROZEN Single Ticket On Sale Date at The Fabulous Fox Photo Disney's FROZEN Single Ticket On Sale Date at The Fabulous Fox
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, and the Fabulous Fox Theatre announced that tickets for the long-awaited production of Disney's Frozen will go on sale to the public on Monday, August 22 at 10:00 a.m. CT.

Tickets For THE BOOK OF MORMON at Washington Pavilion Go On Sale Friday Photo Tickets For THE BOOK OF MORMON at Washington Pavilion Go On Sale Friday
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Back by popular demand, THE BOOK OF MORMON, which played an eight-show run in 2017, returns to Sioux Falls for a limited engagement October 21‚Äď23, 2022, at the Washington Pavilion.

One-Woman Rock Musical TRANS AM by Lisa Stephen Friday to Have Public Workshop at the Photo One-Woman Rock Musical TRANS AM by Lisa Stephen Friday to Have Public Workshop at the Hangar Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

TRANS AM, a ground-breaking new one-woman rock musical written by and starring actress/musician/rock star Lisa Stephen Friday is getting its latest development in August at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY August 18-21.

Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program Photo Black Theatre United Announces Digital Unconscious Bias Training Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

Black Theatre United has engaged Christina Alexander of Alexander Consulting Group to create a digital Unconscious Bias and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) training program for use by the entire theatrical industry.

Photos: FROZEN on Tour Releases New Photos in Honor of National Sisters Day Photo Photos: FROZEN on Tour Releases New Photos in Honor of National Sisters Day
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2022

Disney’s Frozen North American tour released new photos of Caroline Bowman (Elsa) and Lauren Nicole Chapman (Anna), in celebration of National Sisters Day on Sunday, August 7.

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast Photo VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS Fan Sweepstakes Winner Gets Special Moment With Cast
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022

Kinky Boots released a video highlighting the winner of #TheBootsAreBackSweeps, a social promotion in which fans submitted videos about their excitement about the musical returning to NYC for a chance to win tickets to the first preview performance. Check out the video here!

KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush Photo KINKY BOOTS Launches Digital Lottery and Rush
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 just launched their online lottery and in-person rush. The online lottery can be entered now online!

Tickets for Disney's FROZEN at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh on Sale Now Photo Tickets for Disney's FROZEN at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh on Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Tickets for the long-awaited production of Disney’s Frozen will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Frozen will play an exclusive two-week premiere engagement at the Benedum Center beginning Wednesday, October 5, 2022, with performances playing through Sunday, October 16, 2022.

Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Comes to Portland Center Stage Next Month Photo Jonathan Larson's TICK, TICK...BOOM! Comes to Portland Center Stage Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The work of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer Jonathan Larson returns to Portland Center Stage after a 7-week run of his blockbuster musical Rent. Larson's autobiographical musical tick, tick … BOOM! was written before Rent and is in many ways its origin story. Featuring a similarly rocking score, it offers a backstage tour of the love and sweat Larson put into making his Broadway musical dreams a reality. 

Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway Photo Video: Go Inside the First Performance of KINKY BOOTS Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

Kinky Boots at Stage 42 had their first preview on Tuesday, July 26th. Get an inside look at the first performance here!

Stephen Oremus Videos

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoBWW 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: '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 VideoVIDEO: 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.

VIDEO: First-Look at the Cast of ANNIE LIVE! in Rehearsal VideoVIDEO: First-Look at the Cast of ANNIE LIVE! in Rehearsal
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2021

NBC has released a look into the rehearsals for ANNIE Live! The musical event stars Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr, Celina Smith, Nicole Scherzinger, Megan Hilty, and Tituss Burgess. Watch the new video now!


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.