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Tom Waits

 
Date of Birth: December 07, 1949 (72)

Birth Place: Pomona, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1987
Performer

Writing

Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1987
Performer

Writing
Composer/Lyricist
Composer/Lyricist
Bookwriter

Tom Waits Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Music
Tom WaitsThe Black Rider

Tom Waits News

Tom Waits Announces 20th Anniversary 'Alice' & 'Blood Money' Vinyl Re-Issues Photo Tom Waits Announces 20th Anniversary 'Alice' & 'Blood Money' Vinyl Re-Issues
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022

Tom Waits will be releasing limited edition vinyl of his albums 'Alice' and 'Blood Money' to commemorate their 20th anniversary. Waits’ official merch store will feature translucent blue for 'Alice' and translucent red for 'Blood Money.’ Other variants will also be available in independent record stores and online.

John Pizzarelli Sings Frank Sinatra August 11 at Axelrod Performing Arts Center  Photo John Pizzarelli Sings Frank Sinatra August 11 at Axelrod Performing Arts Center 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed for reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz. Over the years, he expanded his repertoire to include songs by Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim and The Beatles. His interest in Frank Sinatra led him to dedicate two albums to the legendary vocalist: “Dear Mr. Sinatra” and “Sinatra & Jobim @ 50.” 

Brooklyn Academy of Music Presents INTIMATE EPICS, August 12-25   Photo Brooklyn Academy of Music Presents INTIMATE EPICS, August 12-25  
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 4, 2022

From August 12 through 25, BAM presents a series of cinematic masterpieces—all over the three-hour mark—that are sprawling in ambition and rich in observation and human insight.

Wiltshire Creative Announces Programming For Salisbury Arts Centre's Autumn/Winter Se Photo Wiltshire Creative Announces Programming For Salisbury Arts Centre's Autumn/Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

With the Summer Open Exhibition currently taking place at the Salisbury Arts Centre until 3rd September, Wiltshire Creative has announced its autumn/winter line up. A fantastic programme of comedy, music, theatre, and performance art has been mapped out from 10th September until 14th January.

Kronos Quartet to Return to Rancho Nicasio for BBQ on the Lawn This Month Photo Kronos Quartet to Return to Rancho Nicasio for BBQ on the Lawn This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022

The San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet will return to Rancho Nicasio for BBQ on the Lawn, July 24, at 4pm. 

Franklin Stage Company Will Present The Vicki Kristina Barcelona Band This Month Photo Franklin Stage Company Will Present The Vicki Kristina Barcelona Band This Month
by Grace Cutler - Jul 7, 2022

Franklin Stage Company will present a concert featuring Vicki Kristina Barcelona Band, the 3-woman, multi-instrumentalist group, from July 21-July 24 at Chapel Hall in Franklin, NY.

VICKIKRISTINABARCELONA Comes to Sala Carmen Dolores in September Photo VICKIKRISTINABARCELONA Comes to Sala Carmen Dolores in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Rachelle Garniez, Amanda Homi e Terry Radigan compõem a aclamada banda Nova Iorquina que, através dos seus instrumentos, transforma as canções de Tom Waits, apresentando-as com arranjos surpreendentes. Três estilos distintos, que formam uma mistura original cativante.

Chivalrous Crickets Bring Their Unique Sound To West Windsor Arts, July 9 Photo Chivalrous Crickets Bring Their Unique Sound To West Windsor Arts, July 9
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 29, 2022

West Windsor Arts will present the Chivalrous Crickets, an up-and-coming, Celtic-infused folk band, in concert at the arts center on Saturday, July 9, from 7 to 8:30 pm.  

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by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022

ADVENTURES IN VEGAS Opens Next Month at AMT Theater Photo ADVENTURES IN VEGAS Opens Next Month at AMT Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Adventures in Vegas, a wildly fun true life musical escapade featuring Andrea Bell Wolff*with special guest star Elliott Litherland*opens at AMT Theater (354 W.45th Street) on July 30th and runs Saturdays and Wednesdays through August 24th.

Tom Waits Videos

Walter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton VideoWalter Martin Announces New Album Dedicated to Stewart Lupton
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 8, 2019

Renowned songwriter and Walkmen co-founder Walter Martinannounced today his new album The World At Night will release on January 31st via Ile Flottante Music. Produced by multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaufman (The National, Hiss Golden Messenger, The War On Drugs), the album is Martin's most richly orchestrated and grandly cinematic collection to date, as well as his most poignant. Dedicated to his dear friend and late Jonathan Fire*Eater bandmate Stewart Lupton, it balances soul-baring intimacy with sophisticated arrangements as they walk a delicate tightrope between despair and hope, faith and doubt, security and uncertainty.

Loverman Releases Video for New Song 'Coming Up Roses' VideoLoverman Releases Video for New Song 'Coming Up Roses'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 31, 2019

Northern California singer/songwriter Sasha Papadin aka Loverman has released the video for his song “Coming Up Roses” today via Northern Transmissions.  The track was produced by Gus Seyffert (Beck, The Black Keys, Michael Kiwanuka) and features Joey Waronker (R.E.M., Atoms for Peace) on drums.

YELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out Now VideoYELLOW SOUND LABEL's 'Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2' Out Now
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 27, 2019

YELLOW SOUND LABEL has announced that Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2, featuring Chicago-based vocalist Colby Beserra and New York keyboard whiz Dan Lipton, is available in digital and streaming formats starting today, Friday, September 27. Beserra and Lipton bring their strong musicality and love of a good song to the Jukebox Saloon. Inspired by the classic Tony Bennett/Bill Evans duo records, a pair of pros strips down and re-engineers their favorite songs with a sense of musical adventure. They create unique, jazzed-out interpretations of songs you know and songs they'd like you to hear. Jukebox Saloon Vol. 2 is available to stream on Spotify, Apple Music and other music services.

City and Colour Announces New Album A PILL FOR LONELINESS VideoCity and Colour Announces New Album A PILL FOR LONELINESS
by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 16, 2019

City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green has announced his 6th studio album A PILL FOR LONELINESSdue out on October 4 on Green's newly minted Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records. Alongside previously released tracks, “Astronaut” and “Strangers”, Green debuts new song and album opener, “Living In Lightning”. The album is the highly anticipated follow-up to City and Colour's #1 selling album If I Should Go Before You(2015), A Pill for Loneliness is produced by three-time Grammy-winning Jacquire King (Kings Of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse, Norah Jones) and mastered by Emily Lazar (Beck, Coldplay, Dolly Parton, The Chainsmokers), the first female mastering engineer to win a Grammy for best engineered album (2019). Pre-order and pre-save HERE.

Bill Scorzari Releases Single from New Album VideoBill Scorzari Releases Single from New Album
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 15, 2019

 On September 20, New York native, Bill Scorzari, independently releases his third full-length album of all original music titled, Now I'm Free. His sound is gritty, raw and at times, downright sad. His songs transition through a multitude of emotions, with themes centered on the experiences of the human condition. Of his music, some say it's spoken word, and others, an amalgam of the voice of Tom Waits, the delivery of Sam Baker, and the soul of Kris Kristofferson. In his lyrics, there is a poetic grace, a calming and resigned wisdom of acceptance that shines through the wistful melancholy of hope, and breaks free. No Depression wrote, a?oeBill Scorzari is a force. His songwriting is stellar, his picking above par and his voice fits his songs perfectly.'

VIDEO: Bill Murray, Adam Driver Star in THE DEAD DON'T DIE VideoVIDEO: Bill Murray, Adam Driver Star in THE DEAD DON'T DIE
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2019

Bill Murray, Adam Driver, and Chloe Sevigny star in the first trailer for Jim Jarmusch's “The Dead Don't Die.”

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the Coen Brothers' THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a six-part Western anthology film, a series of tales about the American frontier told through the unique and incomparable voice of Joel and Ethan Coen. Each chapter tells a distinct story about the American West.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Joel and Ethan Coen's THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2018

Netflix has released the trailer for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, a film from Joel and Ethan Coen, launching in select theaters and on Netflix on November 16, 2018.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Broadway Icon Bebe Neuwirth's Guest Appearance on THE GOOD FI VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Broadway Icon Bebe Neuwirth's Guest Appearance on THE GOOD FIGHT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2018

Bebe Neuwirth guest stars as Judge Claudia Friend on this Sunday's THE GOOD FIGHT. In the upcoming episode, Adrian becomes an overnight celebrity after his candid appearance on a cable news show goes viral. Lucca, who has yet to formally announce her pregnancy, worries about her future at the firm. Meanwhile, Adrian's newfound cable news fame grabs the attention of Chicago's top law firm and the jury of his latest case. Bebe Neuwirth, Matt Walsh and Greta Lee guest star.


Tom Waits Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tom Waits been in?
Tom Waits has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Tom Waits been in?
Tom Waits has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Tom Waits been nominated for?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Black Rider .

How many shows has Tom Waits written?
Tom Waits has written 2 shows including Frank's Wild Years (Composer/Lyricist), The Black Rider (Composer/Lyricist).