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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)
No One Here, But NINE: A Review in Nine Parts
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 24, 2009

'The problem is the author's lost control,' sings Guido Contini in the pulsating penultimate song of the film soundtrack of NINE, simultaneously grasping for words and grasping for breath as he reaches a breaking point; a crisis of spirit, faith and heart.

STAGE TUBE: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN on Tour - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2009

The New Mel Brooks MusicAl Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award-winning smash The Producers, opened on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre and opened its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center on September 29th, 2009.

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens Its National Tour At PPAC 9/29-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2009

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award-winning smash The Producers, opened on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre and opens its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center, September 29 - October 4, 2009.

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens Its National Tour At PPAC 9/29-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award-winning smash The Producers, opened on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre and opens its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center, September 29 - October 4, 2009.

Tickets For Touring Young Frankenstein At Providence PAC Go On Sale 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2009

Tickets for the New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, opening its National Tour in Providence at the Providence Performing Arts Center September 29 through October 4, will go on sale Monday, June 8 at 10am.

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens Its National Tour At PPAC 9/29-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2009

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award-winning smash The Producers, opened on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre and opens its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center, September 29 - October 4, 2009.

RIALTO CHATTER: 'MINSKY'S' To 'Bump and Grind' In West End?
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 1, 2009

WhatsOnStage.com is reporting that talks are under way to bring 'Minsky's,' the musical tale of Depression era burlesque that recently played in Los Angeles, to the West End in late 2010 or early 2011.

RIVERDANCE, STOMP, And THE COLOR PURPLE Among Broadway/L.A.'s 2010 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009

Broadway/L.A. today announces the lineup for its 2010 Season, with all productions scheduled to play at its flagship venue, Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre (6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood).

BWW TV Upright's West Side Stories': MINSKY'S!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 23, 2009

Recently, Upright's Chris Isaacson attended the opening night of 'Minsky's' at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

RIALTO CHATTER: Producers Say 'MINSKY'S' Broadway Bound
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 11, 2009

Associated Press Theatre writer Michael Kuchwara is reporting that 'Minsky's,' the musical tale of Depression era burlesque that just opened last week in Los Angeles, is set for a summer or fall Broadway bow, according to its producers.

'MINKSY'S' Book Writer Bob Martin Featured on Toronto's TheStar.com
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2009

'MINKSY'S' book writer Bob Martin is featured on Toronto's TheStar.com chatted about his work on the new musical 'Minsky's', Bob Martin created and starred on Broadway in The Drowsy Chaperone.

And the Best Musical Show Album Grammy Goes to...IN THE HEIGHTS!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2009

The list of nominations has been announced for the 51st annual Grammy Awards. The Grammy Awards will be presented on February 8, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

MINSKY'S Opens at Ahmanson 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2009

Minsky's opens February 6, 2009, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre and continues through March 1 (previews began January 21). Featuring music by three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse (Bye Bye Birdie, Annie, Applause) and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam and Triumph of Love), Minsky's is Center Theatre Group's second collaboration with Tony Award-winning writer Bob Martin and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw (The Drowsy Chaperone).

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: MINSKY'S at the CTG Ahmanson Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2009

'Minsky's' opens February 6, 2009, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre and continues through March 1 (previews began January 21).

Photo Flash: MINSKY'S at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009

'Minsky's' opens February 6, 2009, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre and continues through March 1 (previews began January 21). Featuring music by three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse ('Bye Bye Birdie,' 'Annie,' 'Applause') and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead ('Jelly's Last Jam' and 'Triumph of Love'), 'Minsky's' is Center Theatre Group's second collaboration with Tony Award-winning writer Bob Martin and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw ('The Drowsy Chaperone')

Lil Wayne, Jonas Bros. & Coldplay Among GRAMMY Performers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2009

Current GRAMMY Award nominees Kenny Chesney, Coldplay, Jonas Brothers, Lil Wayne, and Katy Perry are the first performers announced for the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast. The music industry's premier event will take place live on Sunday, Feb. 8, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast in HDTV and 5.1 Surround Sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 - 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

STAGE TUBE: MINSKY'S Gregg Barnes on Costuming Burlesque
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 2, 2009

Minsky's is a big, racy, new musical comedy set in a time when entertainment was about legs and laughs, and you had to push the limits to keep the customers buying tickets. A rollicking backstage story, set in Prohibition Era New York City. Tony Award winning costume designer Gregg Barnes talked about his creations for MINSKY'S on the show's official site in a wonderful audio/video essay that we are excited to bring you here on BWW TV!

MINSKY'S Rachel Dratch Hopes For Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2008

Former SNL genius, Celebrity Autobiography mainstay and gifted comic actress Rachel Dratch is a member of the cast of the currently in rehearsal musical Minsky's, she reveals her joy of working with composer Charles Strouse and her hope of it continuing to Broadway in the future to NYMag.com's Diana Scholl.

Photo Flash: MINSKY'S In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2008

Casting is complete and rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of 'Minsky's,' which opens February 6, 2009, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre and continues through March 1 (previews begin January 21). Featuring music by three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse ('Bye Bye Birdie,' 'Annie,' 'Applause') and lyrics by Susan Birkenhead ('Jelly's Last Jam' and 'Triumph of Love'), 'Minsky's' is Center Theatre Group's second collaboration with Tony Award-winning writer Bob Martin and director/choreographer Casey Nicholaw ('The Drowsy Chaperone').

Grammy Nominations Announced; Gypsy, In the Heights, The Little Mermaid, South Pacific and Young Frankenstein Nominated
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2008

The list of nominations has been announced for the 51st annual Grammy Awards. The Grammy Awards will be presented on February 8, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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