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Walter Trarbach BIO

Broadway: The Farnsworth Invention, Cymbeline. As a Partner in SCK Sound Design, his Credits include: Doctor Zhivago and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and Ain't Too Proud. Other Designs: Queen of the Mist, I Am Anne Hutchinson/I Am Harvey Milk, The Man in the Ceiling, The Tin Pan Alley Rag, Becky Shaw, Measure for Pleasure, Farragut North, I Love You Because, Love, Loss, and What I Wore, and Mr. Marmalade. Associate Sound Designs: Catch Me If You Can, Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (Tony Award), Jesus Christ Superstar, Hands on a Hardbody (Drama Desk Award), and Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. Regional: La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre Company, The Fifth Avenue, Williamstown Theatre Festival, DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company, Bay Street Theatre. Walter is married to photographer Kimberly Witham.

Walter Trarbach Productions

 
[Broadway, 2024]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Sound Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Sound Designer
 
[Chicago, 2016]
Sound Designer
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2016]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Associate Sound Designer
 
[New York, 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Sound Designer
Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Sound Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Sound Designer
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2005]
Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Assistant Sound Designer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Associate Sound Designer

Walter Trarbach Awards and Nominations


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical

Walter Trarbach, Water for Elephants

Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Sound Design of a Musical

Walter Trarbach, SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical

Walter Trarbach Videos

Walter Trarbach News


WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Cast Recording To Be Released On CD In August

The circus comes home! The Water for Elephants: Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released on CD this month.
Grant Gustin Will Depart WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on September 1

Grant Gustin will play his final performance as 'Jacob Jankowski' in WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on Broadway on Sunday, September 1, 2024, at Broadway’s Imperial Theatre.
Photos: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Celebrates 100th Broadway Performance

See photos of Water for Elephants celebrating its 100 Broadway performance!
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at the Drama Desk Awards

Winners for the 2024 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced last night at NYU Skirball Center. Tony Award Winners Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit hosted the ceremony. Check out photos from the red carpet here!
Photos: Backstage with the Drama Desk Awards Winners

Check out photos from backstage with the winners of the 2024 Drama Desk Awards!
2024 Drama Desk Awards Winners- The Full List

The best of Broadway and off-Broadway came together for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which were held at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Listen: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is now available in streaming and digital formats. A physical CD will be available later this summer.
Listen: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Releases 'The Road Don't Make You Young'

Water for Elephants: Original Broadway Cast Recording has released its third single – “The Road Don’t Make You Young'. Listen here!
Broadway By Design: WATER FOR ELEPHANTS

we continue with the creatives from Water for Elephants- Scenic Designer Takeshi Kata, Lighting Designer Bradley King, Projection Designer David Bengali, Sound Designer Walter Trarbach, and Costume Designer David Israel Reynoso.
2024 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!

Nominations for the 2024 Drama Desk Awards have just been. Check out the full list of nominees here for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway during the 2023-2024 season!
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Will Release Original Broadway Cast Recording; Listen to the First Two Songs!

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Water for Elephants will be released on Friday, May 17. The first two singles, “Wild” and “Silver Stars,” are available today, Friday, April 26.
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Releases New Block of Tickets Through February 2025

A new block of tickets is now on sale for the new Broadway musical WATER FOR ELEPHANTS. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS Cast Album Will Be Recorded Next Week; Released on Ghostlight Records

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced plans for an original cast recording of the new Broadway musical Water for Elephants. Learn more here!
Photos: First Look at WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on Broadway

All new photos have been released from the new Broadway musical, Water For Elephants, now playing at the Imperial Theatre! Check out the photos of the cast in action here!
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS to Launch Tent Talkback Series With the Creative Team

WATER FOR ELEPHANTS is launchig their Tent Talkback Series with members of the creative team following selected Saturday matinees at the Imperial Theatre. Learn more about the series!
Photos & Video: Go Inside Opening Night of REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES: THE MUSICAL at A.R.T.

Check out photos and video from opening night of Real Women Have Curves: The Musical world premiere at A.R.T.!
Full Cast Set For WATER FOR ELEPHANTS on Broadway; Plus Watch a New Music Video!

The full cast has been announced for the Broadway premiere of the new musical WATER FOR ELEPHANTS. Find out who is joining the cast, plus watch a brand new music video here!
American Repertory Theater Announces Programs And Events Associated With World Premiere REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES: THE MUSICAL

The world premiere of 'Real Women Have Curves: The Musical' is accompanied by a range of programs and events, including an Artists for Humanity collaboration, a 'Curves of Life' workshop, and Spanish-language captioned and other access performances.
Video: Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Scenic Design for REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES: THE MUSICAL

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a world-premiere musical. Take a look at the video!
A.R.T. to Present Screening of HBO's REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES

Join in at A.R.T. for a special screening of HBO's REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES. Experience the powerful story of five Latina women navigating societal expectations and the pursuit of their dreams. Limited-time event, book your tickets now.

Walter Trarbach FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Walter Trarbach been nominated for?

Walter Trarbach has been nominated for Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Water for Elephants" and for Best Sound Design of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical."

What awards has Walter Trarbach won?

Walter Trarbach has won the Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for "Water for Elephants."

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