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Will Van Dyke

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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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]
Composer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Conductor
Keyboard 2
Music Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Keyboard 2

Will Van Dyke Biography

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.





Will Van Dyke News

Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, LaChanze, André De Shields & More to Perform at MISC Photo Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, LaChanze, André De Shields & More to Perform at MISCAST23
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 6, 2023

MCC Theater has announced initial performers for Miscast23, which will take place on Monday April 3 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, including Josh Groban, Annaleigh Ashford, LaChanze, André De Shields and more. See how to purchase tickets!

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts in M Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2023

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, will present the San Francisco Bay Area premiere of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts beginning Tuesday, March 21 and running through Sunday, March 26, 2023.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to Host ASL-Interpreted Performances Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to Host ASL-Interpreted Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023

Little Shop of Horrors will present American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted performances on Thursday, January 19th at 7pm and Saturday, January 21st at 2pm. See how to purchase tickets!

EUPHORIA Star Maude Apatow Will Make Stage Debut in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo EUPHORIA Star Maude Apatow Will Make Stage Debut in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2023

Television and film star Maude Apatow will join the cast of Little Shop of Horrors as Audrey from February 7 ‚Äď April 2, 2023. Apatow will make her New York stage debut alongside Tony Award Winner Matt Doyle (Company) as Seymour. Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Ohio State Murders) returns to the company as Dr. Orin Scrivello, D.D.S. beginning January 24, and D'Kaylah Unique Whitley (Dear Evan Hansen, Aida) joins the cast as Ronnette beginning January 17.

Lena Hall Will Depart LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on February 5 Photo Lena Hall Will Depart LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS on February 5
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2023

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Lena Hall is set to depart Little Shop of Horrors on February 5. Hall currently plays Audrey in the off-Broadway revival of the iconic musical. Her replacement has yet to be announced.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Makes North Texas Premiere; Tickets On Sale Now Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Makes North Texas Premiere; Tickets On Sale Now
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2023

Broadway Dallas, Broadway Across America, and Performing Arts Fort Worth has announced that PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is making its North Texas premiere and tickets are on sale now.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL On Sale At The FSCJ Artist Series Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL On Sale At The FSCJ Artist Series
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 12, 2022

The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, present PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL on February 15-19, 2023, for seven (7) performances at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts.

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is Coming to Wharton Center in December Photo PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL is Coming to Wharton Center in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL,¬†based on one of Hollywood‚Äôs most beloved romantic stories of all time, is coming to Wharton Center Tuesday, December 13 ‚ÄĒ Sunday, December 18, 2022!¬†

Photos: First Look at Matt Doyle as 'Seymour' in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Photos: First Look at Matt Doyle as 'Seymour' in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

See production photos of Tony Award winner Matt Doyle as Seymour in the three-time Best Revival Award-winning LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, now in its third year of performances at the Westside Theatre.

Photos: All New Photos of Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICA Photo Photos: All New Photos of Courtney Bowman and Andy Barke in PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

All new production photos have been released for PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at the Savoy Theatre starring Courtney Bowman as Kit De Luca and Andy Barke as Happy Man/Mr Thompson.

Will Van Dyke Videos

Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU  Videoplay
Video: The Sanderson Sisters Bring Creepy Classic "Thriller" To I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2022

Go Inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. For this year's show, Johnson returned as Winifred Sanderson with Allison Robinson and Amanda Williams Ware as sisters Sarah and Mary. Check out video of the fearsome and fabulous trio below performing their take on Michael Jackson's creepy classic, 'Thriller'!

Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPEL Videoplay
Video: Jay Armstrong Johnson and The Sanderson Sisters Take the Stage At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. See video of the show's Sanderson Sisters performing the title song!

Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall Videoplay
Video: Gavin Creel Does the 'Monster Mash' At I PUT A SPELL ON YOU At Sony Hall

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2022

Go inside Broadway's biggest Halloween event of the year, Jay Armstrong Johnson's annual Halloween concert-meets-party, I Put a Spell on You: ALIVE At Sony Hall. Check out Tony Award-winner Gavin Creel as he gets into the Spooky Season spirit with his performance of the classic tune, 'The Monster Mash'! Watch the video!

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS in Rehearsal For its Return Off-Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: 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: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Cast Performs Tiny Desk (Home) Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Cast Performs Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

The cast ofIntroduced by composer Alan Menken, the cast performed 'Skid Row (Downtown),' 'Feed Me (Git It!),' 'Somewhere That's Green,' 'Dentist!,' and 'Suddenly Seymour.' The concert featured performances by Conrad Ricamora, Tammy Blanchard, Christian Borle, Aaron Arnell Harrington, Stuart Zagnit, Tatiana Lofton, Cristina Raé, and Khadija Sankoh.

VIDEO: Ashley Park Joins in R&H Goes Pop with 'Do-Re-Mi' Videoplay
VIDEO: Ashley Park Joins in R&H Goes Pop with 'Do-Re-Mi'

by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today released the sixth music video in their YouTube Series, 'R&H Goes Pop!' The video features Ashley Park (Mean Girls, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I), putting a contemporary spin on the classic tune 'Do-Re-Mi' from The Sound of Music. 

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More Broadway Stars Perform 'Seasons of Lov Videoplay
VIDEO: Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More Broadway Stars Perform 'Seasons of Love' in Honor of World Pride

by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2019

In celebration of World Pride, Broadway stars came together to perform Seasons of Love from Rent today, June 30!

VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Star Kyle Selig Goes Pop with Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'The Sweetest Videoplay
VIDEO: MEAN GIRLS Star Kyle Selig Goes Pop with Rodgers & Hammerstein's 'The Sweetest Sounds'

by Stage Tube - May 30, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced today the release of the fifth music video in their YouTube Series, "R&H Goes Pop!" The video features Kyle Selig (Mean Girls, The Book of Mormon), putting a modern twist on "The Sweetest Sounds" from the 1962 Richard Rodgers musical, No Strings, featuring music direction and arrangements by Jacob Fjeldheim.

BWW TV: KINKY BOOTS Alumni Reunite for an Epic 'Take What You Got' Videoplay
BWW TV: KINKY BOOTS Alumni Reunite for an Epic 'Take What You Got'

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2019

As Kinky Boots prepares to take its final Broadway bow on Sunday, April 7, some of the cast got together to perform an epic version of 'Take What You Got.' Arranged by past Harry, Jake Odmark, the song features the only three other actors to play the role on Broadway- Andy Kelso (Opening-2014), Ross Lekites (2016-2017) and Corey Mach (2017-Closing). Watch below as they are joined by Sammy Merendino, Robert Morris, Mason Ingram, and Will Van Dyke for the ultimate dressing room jam session!

VIDEO: Jelani Alladin & Matt Doyle Go Pop with R&H's 'We Kiss In A Shadow' Videoplay
VIDEO: Jelani Alladin & Matt Doyle Go Pop with R&H's 'We Kiss In A Shadow'

by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2019

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization today released the third music video for its new YouTube Series, 'R&H Goes Pop!'.  The video features Jelani Alladin (Frozen) and Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon, Spring Awakening), performing a stirring duet of 'We Kiss In A Shadow' from the classic musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I