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Tom Kitt Biography

 
Bio:
TOM KITT received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as two Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal. Other composing credits: If/Then (Tony Nom.,); High Fidelity; Bring it On, The Musical; Disney's Freaky Friday; and The Winter's Tale, All's Well That Ends ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
TOM KITT received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as two Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal. Other composing credits: If/Then (Tony Nom.,); High Fidelity; Bring it On, The Musical; Disney's Freaky Friday; and The Winter's Tale, All's Well That Ends ... (read complete bio)

TOM KITT received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as two Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal. Other composing credits: If/Then (Tony Nom.,); High Fidelity; Bring it On, The Musical; Disney's Freaky Friday; and The Winter's Tale, All's Well That Ends Well, and Cymbeline (The Public's NYSF); Tom is the music supervisor for the new NBC drama, "Rise," and was responsible for the music supervision, arrangements and orchestrations for "Grease Live!" and Green Day's American Idiot on Broadway. His work with Green Day also includes additional arrangements for their Grammy Award-winning album 21st Century Breakdown and their album trilogy, Uno! Dos! Tre! Tom received an Emmy Award as co-writer (with Lin-Manuel Miranda) for the 2013 Tony Award opening number, "Bigger." Other television songwriting credits include "Royal Pains," "Penny Dreadful," and "Sesame Street." As an arranger and orchestrator, credits include all three Pitch Perfect films, 2Cellos featuring Lang Lang ("Live and Let Die"), "The Kennedy Center Honors," Everyday Rapture, Laugh Whore, Pippin (Deaf West), and These Paper Bullets.

Tom Kitt Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Score Gold Star
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding New Score Gold Star
Tom KittSpongeBob SquarePants
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, SpongeBob SquarePants
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Tom Kitt, Cymbeline
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Tom Kitt, If/Then
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Tom KittAll's Well That Ends Well
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Music in a Play
Tom Kitt, The Winter's Tale
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2010 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Tom Kitt, American Idiot
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, American Idiot
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, Everyday Rapture
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2010 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Orchestrations
Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Tom Kitt, Next to Normal
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Music
Tom Kitt, Next to Normal