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Zina Goldrich

 
Bio:
Zina Goldrich is an award-winning composer, conductor, musical director, and performing artist. Her romantic comedy and theatre songs have been sung around the world by Broadway stars including Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Hilty, Sierra Boggess and Alan Cumming. She won the 2009 Fred Ebb ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Zina Goldrich is an award-winning composer, conductor, musical director, and performing artist. Her romantic comedy and theatre songs have been sung around the world by Broadway stars including Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Hilty, Sierra Boggess and Alan Cumming. She won the 2009 Fred Ebb ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1997] [Replacement]
Assistant Conductor[Replacement]
Keyboards[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Rehearsal Pianist

Writing

Composer
Songs
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer/Lyricist

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"Shortness of Breath" Composers Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler Photo

"Shortness of Breath" Composers Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler

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05/17/2021
Zina Goldrich, Marcy Heisler and Brian Stokes Mitchell  Photo

Zina Goldrich, Marcy Heisler and Brian Stokes Mitchell

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Date:
05/17/2021
Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler Photo

Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler

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05/08/2019
Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler Photo

Zina Goldrich & Marcy Heisler

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05/08/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1997] [Replacement]
Assistant Conductor[Replacement]

Keyboards[Replacement]

[Broadway, 1989]
Rehearsal Pianist

Writing
Composer
Songs
Composer
Composer
Composer
Composer/Lyricist

Zina Goldrich Biography

Zina Goldrich is an award-winning composer, conductor, musical director, and performing artist. Her romantic comedy and theatre songs have been sung around the world by Broadway stars including Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Megan Hilty, Sierra Boggess and Alan Cumming. She won the 2009 Fred Ebb Award for excellence in songwriting with longtime collaborator, Marcy Heisler. Their musical, Ever After, enjoyed a sold-out run and was the first production on the brand new Coca Cola Stage at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta. Current projects include a new musical, Yay, People Yay! with multi-Emmy Award winning writer, David Javerbaum and Hollywood Romance with Emmy Award winning bookwriters Gabrielle Allan and Jen Crittenden. Other Goldrich and Heisler collaborations include Dear Edwina (Drama Desk Nomination-Best Music) and Junie B. Jones (Lucille Lortel Nomination) which ran successfully Off-Broadway, as well as Goodspeed’s The Great American Mousical, directed by Julie Andrews. Ms. Goldrich was a staff songwriter for Walt Disney Feature Animation. On television, she has composed for ABC’s The Middle, Wonderpets, Johnny and the Sprites, Pooh’s Learning Adventures and Peg + Cat, on PBS. As a performing artist, she has taken part in numerous Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center appearances, and has been featured in the Chicago Humanities Festival, Juste Pour Rire Comedy Festival, and others. She is the recipient of the ASCAP Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award, the Harry Warren Award, a Larson grant, Seldes-Kanin fellowship and was an Artist-In-Residence at Second Stage. She has played keyboards on Broadway for Avenue Q, Bombay Dreams, Oklahoma! and Titanic, where she also conducted. She studied with legendary Oscar winner Jerry Goldsmith, and is a proud graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program. Ms. Goldrich has taught master classes at NYU, Northwestern, Carnegie Mellon as well as many universities. She also vocal coaches privately.

Zina Goldrich Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2011 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Zina GoldrichSnow White, Rose Red (and Fred)
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Music
Zina Goldrich, Dear Edwina
 
- 2000 - Jonathan Larson Grants Gold Star
Musical Theatre Works The Girl Most Likely to...

Zina Goldrich News

TheaterWorksUSA Announces 22-23 Season Featuring Touring Premiere of THE LIGHTNING TH Photo TheaterWorksUSA Announces 22-23 Season Featuring Touring Premiere of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: TYA EDITION & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

TheaterWorksUSA has announced their upcoming 2022 - 2023 season, including the national touring premieres of PETE THE CAT'S BIG HOLLYWOOD ADVENTURE, EL OTRO OZ, and THE LIGHTNING THIEF: TYA EDITION, along with returning favorites touring across the country.

Bid to Win an Opportunity to Meet Julie Andrews at Bay Street Theater's Silent Auctio Photo Bid to Win an Opportunity to Meet Julie Andrews at Bay Street Theater's Silent Auction
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is presenting a performance of Emma Walton Hamilton and Julie Andrews' The Great American Mousical on August 22. Bidders will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win a meet and greet with the legendary, Julie Andrews.

Julie Andrews Will Direct Debra Monk, Howard McGillan, and More in Reading of THE GRE Photo Julie Andrews Will Direct Debra Monk, Howard McGillan, and More in Reading of THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL at Bay Street Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

Julie Andrews will direct an upcoming staged reading of The Great American Mousical, at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. The reading will star Debra Monk as Adelaide; Howard McGillin as Henry/Father; and more.

Review: SCOTT COULTER'S GIVE MY REGARDS: A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER at 54 Below by T Photo Review: SCOTT COULTER'S GIVE MY REGARDS: A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER at 54 Below by Thomas Salus
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 4, 2022

Photojournalist Thomas Salus returns to Broadway World Cabaret with a look at Scott Coulter's second year with GIVE MY REGARDS: A COMPETITION LIKE NO OTHER.

See Melissa Errico With Billy Stritch & More Next Week at 54 Below Photo See Melissa Errico With Billy Stritch & More Next Week at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at  Photo See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, the Four Alternate Queens of SIX and More at 54 Below in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Jason Robert Brown & Shoshana Bean, John Lloyd Young and more.

Theater Works' Youth Works Presents JUNIE B. JONES, August 12-28 Photo Theater Works' Youth Works Presents JUNIE B. JONES, August 12-28
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

Theater Works' Youth Works' production, Junie B Jones Jr. The Musical, based on Barbara Park's beloved book series, explores childhood friendships and imaginations, August 12-28 in the Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Drive.

Photos:  June 14th Instalment Of THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater by  Photo Photos: June 14th Instalment Of THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater by Matt Baker
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 20, 2022

THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER remains the weekly variety show smash and Matt Baker remains the photographic genius documenting the parade of talent.

Orlando Repertory Theatre Announces 2022 ‚Ä" 2023 Season Featuring the World Premiere Photo Orlando Repertory Theatre Announces 2022 ‚Ä" 2023 Season Featuring the World Premiere of TRUE NORTH & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

Orlando Repertory Theatre has announced its 20th Birthday Season for 2022 ‚Äď 2023. ¬†

Photos: Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke Receive the 2022 Fred Ebb Award Photo Photos: Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke Receive the 2022 Fred Ebb Award
by Jennifer Broski - May 3, 2022

The Fred Ebb Foundation in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company presented the seventeenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to the team of Isabella Dawis & Tidtaya Sinutoke.

Zina Goldrich Videos

VIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: JUNIE B JONES, THE MUSICAL at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2019

Live a day in the life of this ever lovable and outspoken first grader with the premiere of Junie B. Jones, The Musical, at Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire. Running from July 12 to August 11, 2019, with press opening on Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m., this special one-hour presentation explores the wonderful works of Barbara Park's beloved best-selling books. Created by the team who brought Dear Edwina to the stage-Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich-and developed into a genuinely comical (and not strictly-for-kids) musical by TheatreworksUSA, Junie B. Jones, The Musical is directed and choreographed by Johanna McKenzie Miller, with musical direction by Ellen Morris.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's EVER AFTER in Atlanta VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's EVER AFTER in Atlanta
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Get a first look at the Alliance Theatre production of EVER AFTER in the new montage below! Alliance Theatre's production of EVER AFTER - a captivating musical based on the hit film that starred Drew Barrymore is now on stage. From award-winning songwriting team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler (Junie B. Jones, Dear Edwina), and boasting a creative team led by Director Susan V. Booth (Native Guard, Troubadour) and Choreographer JoAnn M. Hunter (Disaster!, School of Rock - The Musical), EVER AFTER celebrates the true magic at the heart of the beloved Cinderella tale - the strength of the human spirit. EVER AFTER had its world premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2015, and Heisler and Goldrich have been tweaking it ever since in preparation for the new production at the Alliance.

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Out Of The Darkness' From EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Out Of The Darkness' From EVER AFTER
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2019

In a special 'Behind the Musical' event, Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan recently sang 'Cousin's Cousin' from Ever After. Check out the full performance in the video below!

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Cousin's Cousin' From EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Cousin's Cousin' From EVER AFTER
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2019

In a special 'Behind the Musical' event, Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan recently sang 'Cousin's Cousin' from Ever After. Check out the full performance in the video below!

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Sings 'Who Needs Love' from EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess Sings 'Who Needs Love' from EVER AFTER
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

In a video from a special 'Behind the Musical' event, watch below as Sierra Boggess sings the song 'Who Needs Love' from Ever After.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Starry World Premiere of EVER AFTER at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world-premiere musical Ever After, directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, Nice Work If You Can Get It), featuring a book and lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich. Ever After began performances last night, May 21, 2015, and runs through Sunday, June 21, 2015. Below, check out highlights from the production!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Broadway Close Up Series' BOUND FOR BROADWAY Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2014

Kaufman Music Center's Broadway Close Up series kicked off earlier this week, giving Broadway fans the behind the scenes experience of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents at the renowned Merkin Concert Hall.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Audra McDonald's 'Go Back Home'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2013

Broadway favorite Audra McDonald is set to release 'Go Back Home', her first solo record in seven years on May 21. BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive listen to one of the album's tracks, 'Go Back Home' from The Scottsboro Boys with music and lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Julie Andrews' THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL at Goodspeed Musicals!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 27, 2012

The Great American Mousical, a smart and funny celebration of life in the theatre, is currently running through December 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released show highlights below.

VIDEO: Julie Andrews Chats GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 26, 2012

She's been a Hollywood legend for decades, but now iconic actress Julie Andrews is taking her talents to a local theater in Connecticut, directing the musical, THE GREAT AMERICAN MOUSICAL based on one of her children's books. 'It's really an homage to the great Broadway musicals that we all know and love,' Andrews said this morning in an interview with 'Today' show reporter Erica Hall. Watch her appearance in full below!


Zina Goldrich Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Zina Goldrich written?
Zina Goldrich has written 6 shows including Ever After (Composer/Lyricist), Adventures in Love (Composer), Chef's Theater: A Musical Feast (Songs), Junie B. Jones (Composer), Dear Edwina (Composer), Ever After (Composer).

What awards has Zina Goldrich been nominated for?
The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Snow White, Rose Red (and Fred) Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Dear Edwina and Jonathan Larson Grants () for The Girl Most Likely to... .

What awards has Zina Goldrich won?
Jonathan Larson Grants () for The Girl Most Likely to....