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Wiley DeWeese

 
Bio:
Wiley DeWeese is a New York based music director, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and keyboardist. On Broadway, he has served as music director and co-orchestrator for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, associate music director for Girl From the North Country, and as a substitute ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Wiley DeWeese is a New York based music director, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and keyboardist. On Broadway, he has served as music director and co-orchestrator for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, associate music director for Girl From the North Country, and as a substitute ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Orchestrations
 
[US Tour, 2019] [Replacement]
Orchestrations[Replacement]
Music Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Music Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
Orchestrations

Whisper House [Off-Broadway, 2022]



Music Director, Conductor, Additional Arrangements/Orchestrations



Girl from the North Country [Broadway, 2020]



Associate Music Director



The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical [Broadway, 2019]



Music Supervisor, Music Director, Conductor, Orchestrations



The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (US Tour, 2019]



Music Director, Conductor, Orchestrations (not replacement)



Girl From the North Country (Off-Broadway, 2018)



Associate Music Director



Amélie [Broadway, 2017]



Music Associate



The Abominables [Minneapolis, 2017]



Orchestrations



The Wildness [Off-Broadway, 2016]



Music Director



First Daughter Suite [Off-Broadway, 2015]



Keyboard II



Preludes [Off-Broadway, 2015]



Keyboard I



 



 



 



 



Wiley DeWeese Biography

Wiley DeWeese is a New York based music director, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and keyboardist. On Broadway, he has served as music director and co-orchestrator for The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, associate music director for Girl From the North Country, and as a substitute conductor for The Band’s Visit and Amelie.
Off-Broadway he has served as music director for Whisper House (The Civilians), The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova), and The Wildness (Ars Nova). He also played keyboards for the premieres of Preludes (LCT3) and First Daughter Suite (Public).
Since 2018, Wiley has served as the music supervisor/orchestrator for the Michael Friedman Recording Project, which aims to preserve the works of the late, great composer Michael Friedman. To date, the project has released studio cast albums of The Abominables, This Beautiful City, The Great Immensity, (I am) Nobody’s Lunch, and Paris Commune, all available on Sh-k-boom/Ghostlight records.





Wiley DeWeese News

Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards Photo Nicholas Barrón and Kendall Becerra Win Top Prizes at the 2022 Jimmy Awards
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Nicholas Barr√≥n representing Las Casas Foundation's Joci Awards. The 2022 Jimmy¬ģ Award for Best Performance by an Actress was presented to Kendall Becerra representing The Broadway San Diego Awards.

Casting Announced for WHISPER HOUSE and THE COLLISION / THE MARTYRDOM Photo Casting Announced for WHISPER HOUSE and THE COLLISION / THE MARTYRDOM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2021

59E59 Theaters has announced the casts of Whisper House and The Collision / The Martyrdom. Whisper House, presented by The Civilians, will reopen Theater A and begin previews on January 11, 2022, with opening night set for January 20 for a limited run through February 6, 2022.

Nick Blaemire to Lead Virtual Concert Featuring Chad Burris, Sara Kapner, Duke Elling Photo Nick Blaemire to Lead Virtual Concert Featuring Chad Burris, Sara Kapner, Duke Ellington School of the Arts Students & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 17, 2021

High school musical theater students from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C. will perform their original songs alongside a slate of Broadway stars on Friday, March 19 at 7 PM. The concert is the culmination of the second annual ASCAP Foundation Andrew A. Isen Musical Theater Songwriting Workshop. 

Nick Blaemire to Lead Broadway Singers and Students From Duke Ellington School of The Photo Nick Blaemire to Lead Broadway Singers and Students From Duke Ellington School of The Arts In Online Showcase
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2021

High school theater students from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC will perform their original songs alongside a slate of Broadway stars on Friday March 19 at 7pm. The concert, which is free and open to the public, is the culmination of a groundbreaking new ASCAP Foundation songwriting workshop for high school students.

Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre! Photo Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

Tune in to the Online Listening Party for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Tonight Photo Tune in to the Online Listening Party for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS will host an online interactive listening party to introduce the two new world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection on Thursday, August 27 at 8:00 PM Eastern.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10 Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of August 10
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2020

Need something new to read or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's newly-announced releases include music from Forbidden Broadway, the cast recording for A Killer Party, and more.

Second Installment of 'The Michael Friedman Collection' to Feature Adam Chanler-Berat Photo Second Installment of 'The Michael Friedman Collection' to Feature Adam Chanler-Berat, Mary Testa and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 6, 2020

The second installment of world premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection, will be available for streaming and download on Friday, August 14. Two new titles, (I Am) Nobody's Lunch and Paris Commune, follow the first three - The Great Immensity, The Abominables, and This Beautiful City - that were released last year.

Lesli Margherita, Jason Butler Harner, Nick Blaemire and More Join A SHINING LIGHT Be Photo Lesli Margherita, Jason Butler Harner, Nick Blaemire and More Join A SHINING LIGHT Benefit Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2020

On May 11, Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host A Shining Light, a live streamed benefit concert supporting the company and its artist community. In order to make A Shining Light as accessible as possible, there is no minimum ticket price.

Duncan Sheik, Alex Newell, Mary Testa and More Join A SHINING LIGHT Online Benefit Co Photo Duncan Sheik, Alex Newell, Mary Testa and More Join A SHINING LIGHT Online Benefit Concert For The Civilians
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020

On May 11, Off-Broadway theater company The Civilians will host A Shining Light, an online benefit concert supporting the company and its artist community. The Civilians most recent production, Whisper House, was forced by the pandemic to shut down on the day of its first preview.

Wiley DeWeese Videos

VIDEO: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Performs Encore With Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  Videoplay
VIDEO: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Performs Encore With Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Students!

by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2019

The cast of the national tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical brought on the monsters during its June 25th performance as the drama students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School join Chris McCarrell, Kristin Stokes, Jorrel Javier, and more for a special encore performance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Check out the full video!

VIDEO: Watch Chris McCarrell Perform From THE LIGHTNING THIEF Musical Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Chris McCarrell Perform From THE LIGHTNING THIEF Musical

by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2019

Watch in the clip below as Chris McCarrell performs from THE LIGHTNING THIEF Musical!

Bring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & More Videoplay
Bring on the Monsters! THE LIGHTNING THIEF Trio Talks Life on the Road & More

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 23, 2019

Percy Jackson has hit the road! The National Tour of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical has already visited cities across the country, and this March it returns to New York City for a six-performance run at the Beacon Theatre. Below, we chat with the show's three stars, Kristin Stokes, Jorrel Javier, and Percy Jackson himself, Chris McCarrell. Watch as they talk about slaying monsters onstage, why their fanbase is so special, and so much more!

VIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSI Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At The National Tour Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL

by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2019

Check out new footage from the national tour of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL!

VIDEO: Chris McCarrell Performs 'Good Kid' from THE LIGHTNING THIEF Videoplay
VIDEO: Chris McCarrell Performs 'Good Kid' from THE LIGHTNING THIEF

by Julie Musbach - Jan 7, 2019

As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods. Based on the best-selling novel by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is an action-packed theatrical adventure that has been celebrated by audiences and critics alike.