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Also Credited As: Douglas Besterman
 
Date Of Birth:
February 03
Bio:
Since 1992, Doug has been in-demand as an arranger/orchestrator for Broadway shows, films, and recordings - past projects include: The Producers (stage and film), Chicago (film), and Nine (film). He has been privileged to work with some of the most recognizable names in the industry, including ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 03

Bio:
Since 1992, Doug has been in-demand as an arranger/orchestrator for Broadway shows, films, and recordings - past projects include: The Producers (stage and film), Chicago (film), and Nine (film). He has been privileged to work with some of the most recognizable names in the industry, including ... (read complete bio)
Casting Announced For National Tour Of ANASTASIA At Segerstrom Center Photo Casting Announced For National Tour Of ANASTASIA At Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Casting has been announced for the national tour of ANASTASIA, coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts November 5 a?" 17, 2019 in Segerstrom Hall. Rising theater star Jake Levy makes his national tour debut in the principal role of Dmitry.

MTI Acquires THE BIG ONE-OH! Photo MTI Acquires THE BIG ONE-OH!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has acquired the new musical The Big One-Oh! for its Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and Broadway Junior libraries of titles. Based on the novel of the same name by Oscar-winning screenwriter, songwriter and novelist Dean Pitchford (Fame, Footloose), The Big One-Oh! is a triumphant new musical about a boy who decides to throw himself the a?oebest birthday party in the history of the worlda?? to celebrate the monumental occasion of turning ten.

Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic For Kids' THE BIG ONE-OH! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Atlantic For Kids' THE BIG ONE-OH!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Atlantic for Kids presents The Big One-Oh!, a world premiere musical

A BRONX TALE National Tour Announces Full Casting and Dates Photo A BRONX TALE National Tour Announces Full Casting and Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Full casting has been announced for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE. Completing the cast is Martin Bonventre, Hallie Brevetti, Lauren Celentano, Tyler Dema, Bryan Dougherty, Adam Grabau, Mairys Joaquin, Breia Kelley, Christopher Miles, Brett Pederson, Dan Rosenbaum, Benjamin Sears, Mark Sippel, Johanna Taylor, Shaun Leslie Thomas, Joey Trombino, Darius Vines, Rhys Williams and Nathan Wright.

Atlantic for Kids Announces Casting for THE BIG ONE-OH! Photo Atlantic for Kids Announces Casting for THE BIG ONE-OH!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Atlantic for Kids presents The Big One-Oh!, a world premiere musical based on the novel by Academy Award Winner Dean Pitchford (Fame, Footloose), with lyrics by Pitchford, music by Tony Award winner Doug Besterman (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and a book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach). Directed and choreographed by MK Lawson, The Big One-Oh! opens on Saturday, September 28th at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues) and runs Saturdays and Sundays through October 20th.

BWW News: Some of the Many Reasons why the ALAN MENKEN AND BROADWAY STARS Concert too Photo BWW News: Some of the Many Reasons why the ALAN MENKEN AND BROADWAY STARS Concert took us to A Whole New World
by Elliot Lanes - Sep 17, 2019

The newly opened REACH at Kennedy Center continues the institution's promise set forth by President John F. Kennedy of arts for all.

National Tour Of ANASTASIA Comes To Segerstrom Center Photo National Tour Of ANASTASIA Comes To Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Segerstrom Center for the Arts announces that tickets are on sale for the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA coming to the Center November 5 a?" 17, 2019. From the Tony Award-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime and inspired by the beloved films, ANASTASIA is a new Broadway musical.

North American Tour Of A BRONX TALE To Launch At Palace Theatre Photo North American Tour Of A BRONX TALE To Launch At Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

NETworks Presentations announces the 2019โ€“2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE will launch at the Palace Theater in Waterbury with performances October 22 through 24, starring 2015 American Idol winner Nick Fradiani in the role of Lorenzo.  Tickets may be purchased at the Box office by calling 203.346.2000, online at www.palacetheaterct.org or in person at100 East Main Street, Waterbury.

FSCJ Artist Series Presents A BRONX TALE in November Photo FSCJ Artist Series Presents A BRONX TALE in November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

NETworks Presentations announces that the North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater will play the Times-Union Center on November 13 for one performance only!

American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead National Tour Of A BRONX TALE Photo American Idol Winner Nick Fradiani Will Lead National Tour Of A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

NETworks Presentations announced today principal casting for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater.

A BRONX TALE On Sale Now At DPAC Photo A BRONX TALE On Sale Now At DPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019

NETworks Presentations is pleased to announce that the North American Tour of A BRONX TALE, the new musical featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater will play DPAC November 5 a?" 10, 2019, as part of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC's, 2019 / 2020 season. 

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to Portland Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to Portland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Broadway in Portland announces that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play Keller Auditorium August 13th through 18th.

A BRONX TALE Makes Its Kansas City Premiere At Starlight Photo A BRONX TALE Makes Its Kansas City Premiere At Starlight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

The hit musical that critics have described as "Jersey Boys meets West Side Story," and "An entertaining, heartwarming, high-powered crowd-pleaser," (amNewYork), A Bronx Tale is headed to Kansas City as part of the 2019 AdventHealth Broadway Series. Featuring a book by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, music by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Oscar and Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater, and direction by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony Award winner Sergio Trujillo, A Bronx Tale will play under the stars at Starlight Theatre July 30-August 4. 

North American Tour Of ANASTASIA Year Two Dates Announced Photo North American Tour Of ANASTASIA Year Two Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

The North American tour of ANASTASIA will be back for a second year on the road!

ANASTASIA Journeys to Marcus Center This Month Photo ANASTASIA Journeys to Marcus Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Watch the tale revolving around 'home, love, family' as Anastasia plays at the Marcus Center July 23-28.

Broadway's ANASTASIA Journeys To Madison Photo Broadway's ANASTASIA Journeys To Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to present the Madison premiere of ANASTASIA in Overture Hall from Tuesday, July 30-Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. The tour of the critically acclaimed Broadway production began performances in October 2018 at Proctors in Schenectady, NY before journeying to over 30 cities in its first year. Touring the country with ANASTASIA is Tari Kelly, a graduate from Madison's East High.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Seattle July 31 Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Seattle July 31
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is thrilled to announce that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play The Paramount Theatre from July 31 through August 11.

Fort Worth Premiere Engagement Announced For A BRONX TALE Photo Fort Worth Premiere Engagement Announced For A BRONX TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Performing Arts Fort Worth proudly presents the first national tour of the hit Broadway production, A BRONX TALE, at Bass Performance Hall July 23-28. The show is part of Performing Arts Fort Worth's 2018-2019 Broadway at the Bass series. Tickets start at $44 and are on sale now!

$25 Lottery Tickets Announced For ANASTASIA in Grand Rapids Photo $25 Lottery Tickets Announced For ANASTASIA in Grand Rapids
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Broadway Grand Rapids is pleased to announce that ANASTASIA will host a digital ticket lottery during the upcoming Grand Rapids engagement from June 25-30, offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.

BWW Review: ANASTASIA at The Fisher Theatre Is A Whimsical And Captivating Adventure! Photo BWW Review: ANASTASIA at The Fisher Theatre Is A Whimsical And Captivating Adventure!
by Brian Stanczak-Tuscany - Jun 13, 2019

Anastasia, playing now through June 23rd at the Fisher Theatre, is a whimsical tale that will delight audiences. This new musical transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Featuring a score by Stephen Flaherty, Anastasia is sure to leave audiences with a song in their heart and a smile on their face.

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