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Will Van Dyke is a New York based composer/lyricist and music director.

Will most recently penned the original score for the Off-Broadway play THE GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY. Compositions include WRITING KEVIN TAYLOR (Village Theatre), WINNIE THE POOH, KIDS (Disney), THE LION KING EXPERIENCE titles (Disney). Currently in development: MAGNIFICENT CLIMB (with Rick Elice), IMAGINE HARRY, WINTERSONG, SEVEN BROKEN HEARTS, and THE CIRCLE & THE WHEEL (with Jeff Talbott), as well as a theatrical adaptation of his debut album CHASING THE DAY highlighting his work with all of his collaborators. Will has also contributed music for THE DEVIL'S BITCH (Playbill), ONE SMALL STEP FOR MELVIN (Wine & Cheese Club Prod.), and THE GIRLS I'VE LIKE LIKED (Ars Nova). His songs have been performed at venues all over the country.

Will currently serves as the Music Supervisor/Arranger/Orchestrator for PRETTY WOMAN. Other MD credits include KINKY BOOTS, the Off-Broadway Revival of RENT (Music Director), THE ADDAMS FAMILY (Keyboards), Kathleen Marshall's revival of GREASE (Associate Music Director), and the 1st National Touring Company of WICKED (Keyboards). Will orchestrated Andrew Lippa's shows THE MAN IN THE CEILING (Bay Street), and THE LIFE OF THE PARTY that debuted in May of 2014 at The Menier Chocolate Factory in London. Will is also the Music Director of The Whiskey 5 a band he assembled in 2014. Together they work with many New York City based artists including Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Doyle and Jackie Hoffman.

Will's albums, CHASING THE DAY and WRITING KEVIN TAYLOR (2013 Concept Cast Recording), featuring a variety of Broadway performers, are available wherever digital music is sold. His newest album, an EP with Jeff Talbott, A VIEW OF THE RIVER was released in the fall of 2015.

With Annaleigh Ashford, Will helped create and Music Directed her critically accalimed show and live recording LOST IN THE STARS (MAC nomination). He also wrote and produced ANOTHER TIME (MAC nomination). Mostly recently they filmed and performed her one woman show for LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER on PBS.

With Matt Doyle, Will co-wrote and produced his albums DAYLIGHT, CONSTANT, MAKE THE SEASON BRIGHT, and UNCONTROLLED.

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Will Van Dyke Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Associate Music Supervisor, Music Director
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Music Supervisor, Orchestrator & Arranger
[West End, 2021]
Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations
[US Tour, 2020]
Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2020]
Music Supervisor
[Broadway, 2018]
Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations
[Chicago, 2018]
Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Conductor
Keyboard 2
Music Director[Replacement]
[Broadway, 2010]
Keyboard 2

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First Look at the Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Key Art in Collaboration With Poster Artist Ken Taylor

The new soul-stirring Avett Brothers musical 'Swept Away' has unveiled a collaboration with rock 'n' roll poster artist Ken Taylor. Get a first look here!

National Tour of PRETTY WOMAN The Musical Makes Wilmington Premiere in October

The Grand presents the Wilmington premiere of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at The Playhouse on Rodney Square for five performances only, Friday, October 13 through Sunday, October 15. Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!

PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL Comes To E.J. Thomas Hall In October

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is coming to E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on the University of Akron campus Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18th as part of the 2023-24 Broadway in Akron series.

Tickets For PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center Go on Sale Next Week

The Best of Broadway announced that single tickets for the upcoming engagement of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL December 1 – 3 at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center will go on sale Monday, September 25 at 10 AM. Learn more about how to get tickets here!

Full Cast & Creative Team Set for The Avett Brothers' SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has revealed full cast and creative team for Swept Away. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Constance Wu & Corbin Bleu to Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in September

Get the scoop on the latest casting news for Little Shop of Horrors, as Constance Wu and Corbin Bleu join the cast!

Full Cast and Route Revealed for PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL North American Tour

Get all the details on the upcoming North American tour, including the full route and cast announcement. Find out when and where you can catch this highly-anticipated production in your city.

Amber Davies, Ore Oduba, Oliver Savile, and Natalie Paris Join UK Tour of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL

Following its successful run in the West End, the producers of the smash hit PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL have announced casting for the UK and Ireland tour, opening at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre on Tuesday 17 October 2023. Find out who's starring in the show here!

Bryce Pinkham to Return to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS  as 'Dr. Orin Scrivello D.D.S.' in July

Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham will return to Little Shop of Horrors this summer as Dr. Orin Scrivello D.D.S. on July 18. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Video: Broadway Sessions All-Stars Return to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Watch video highlights from the latest Broadway Sessions, featuring performances by Paige Davis, Kyle Taylor Parker, and more!

BROADWAY SESSIONS Celebrates 15 Years This Week

Ben Cameron’s award winning musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, celebrates 15 years in the Broadway community this month with 2 All Star concert events! This Thursday, June 22nd, Broadway Sessions will welcome back some Broadway favorite friends to perform and wish us well on this amazing milestone.

Studio Learning Platform Launches New Musical Theatre Focused Classes

Today, Studio (formerly known as Monthly), the online creative learning platform where students build skills in hands-on classes, announced the launch of two new musical theatre focused classes taught by in-demand songwriter Zack Zadek and Broadway music director Brian Usifer.

Jeremy Jordan Will Return to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Summer

Tony and Grammy Award nominee Jeremy Jordan will return to Skid Row this summer in Little Shop of Horrors and again take on the lead role of Seymour.

THE ADDAMS FAMILY, CLUE & More Rank Among Most Popular High School Shows for 2023

Educational Theatre Association has revealed the most popular high school shows for 2023. 

MCC Releases Recording of Joy Woods' 'I Could Have Danced All Night'

MCC Theater (Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) have released a professional recording for the song “I Could Have Danced All Night” from the musical My Fair Lady, with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, is available to stream now on all music platforms.

Tituss Burgess, Sean Hayes, Rachel Dratch & More to Join New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala

New York Theatre Workshop's 2023 Gala will be held on Monday May 1 at 6PM at Capitale. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets!

Exclusive: Watch Joy Woods Save the Day at MCC's MISCAST23

The best of Broadway got miscast this week! MCC's annual event, MISCAST23 took place on April 3, honoring Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Vanessa Williams and MCC Youth Company Alum Lianny Toval.

Photos: First Look at Oliver Tompsett in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL

Production photos have been released of Oliver Tompsett, who joined the company on Tuesday 4 April as Edward Lewis, in PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre.

Joy Woods To Star as Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; Watch Her Perform 'Suddenly, Seymour'

Joy Woods will return to Little Shop of Horrors to star as Audrey, beginning May 2, 2023. Watch her perform 'Suddenly, Seymour!'.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at MCC's Miscast 2023

CC’s annual event, MISCAST23 took place on April 3, honoring Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award® winner Vanessa Williams and MCC Youth Company Alum Lianny Toval. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

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