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Tony, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-nominated composer of the Broadway musicals Elf and The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination for Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Music). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for the critically ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tony, Emmy and Drama Desk Award-nominated composer of the Broadway musicals Elf and The Wedding Singer (Tony nomination for Best Original Score, Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Music). He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for the critically ... (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: See Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington & More i Photo Photo Flash: See Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington & More in a First Look at THE PROM on Netflix
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Broadway favorite 'The Prom' is coming to Netflix in a new film adaptation from Ryan Murphy! 

THE PROM on Netflix Sets Release Date For December 11 Photo THE PROM on Netflix Sets Release Date For December 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2020

Ryan Murphy has revealed on Twitter that The Prom movie will officially be released on Netflix on December 11.

Photo: Ryan Murphy Shares Behind the Scenes Peek of THE PROM Film Photo Photo: Ryan Murphy Shares Behind the Scenes Peek of THE PROM Film
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

The Prom must go on! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Prom is still on track to be released later this year. Now he's sharing a photo from the set!

THE PROM Film Resumes Production This Week Photo THE PROM Film Resumes Production This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

The film adaptation of the Broadway musical The Prom is starting up production again on Thursday at Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.

The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Michael R. Jackson as the Recipient of the  Photo The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Michael R. Jackson as the Recipient of the Frederick Loewe Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America has announced Michael R. Jackson as the recipient of the Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition for his score to the musical A Strange Loop.

BroadwaySF to Present HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, THE PROM and More in 2021 Sea Photo BroadwaySF to Present HADESTOWN, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, THE PROM and More in 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

BroadwaySF has announced its 2020-2021 Season including seven Broadway blockbusters at the Orpheum and Golden Gate Theatres.

VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'It's Your Wedding Day' From THE WEDDING S Photo VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'It's Your Wedding Day' From THE WEDDING SINGER
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can! In the spirit of celebrating theater and providing motivation to get up and get shakin', we're taking a look back and paying tribute to some of the greatest dance numbers in musical theater history!

Civic Theatre's 2020-2021 Season Announcement Photo Civic Theatre's 2020-2021 Season Announcement
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2020

Civic Theatre announces its 106th Season, opening October 2, 2020, sponsored by REI Real Estate Services. While there may be changes to the usual experience at Civic Theatre, every precaution will be taken to keep patrons safe, and adhere to the guidelines set forth by the State of Indiana, and the Center for the Performing Arts. 

Broadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway! Photo Broadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2020

But first, the episode starts off with a look at The Wedding Singer, based on the popular Adam Sandler film. It starred newcomer Stephen Lynch and joining him in the role of Julie, the waitress with a heart of gold, was one Broadway's loveliest leading ladies, Laura Benanti. The musical features a score by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin and a book by Begluin and Tim Herlihy. Rounding out the cast was Kevin Cahoon, Matthew Saldivar, Amy Spanger, Rita Gardner, Felicia Finley and Richard H. Blake. Benanti told Ridge, 'I'm really proud of it. It's nice to play the girl next door. I have never done that. This is really my first brand new Broadway musical. So, I have learned a lot.'

Ryan Murphy Reveals THE PROM Might Finish on Schedule, Plus New Song Added! Photo Ryan Murphy Reveals THE PROM Might Finish on Schedule, Plus New Song Added!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

The Prom must go on! According to a recent interview with Collider, Ryan Murphy thinks that the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Prom might be released according to schedule.

Check Out These Ten Audiobooks Narrated By Broadway Stars Photo Check Out These Ten Audiobooks Narrated By Broadway Stars
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2020

Need a fix of your favorite Broadway stars' voices while stuck inside! Check out our list of 10 audiobooks narrated by Broadway stars!

THE PROM Film Shuts Down Production Over COVID-19 Concerns Photo THE PROM Film Shuts Down Production Over COVID-19 Concerns
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020

Not even Dee Dee Allen could sing her way out of this one. Deadline reports that out of 'an abundance of caution' production on the Netflix film adaptation of the Tony-nominated musical has stopped.

ELF THE MUSICAL JR and More Announced For Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 101st Se Photo ELF THE MUSICAL JR and More Announced For Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 101st Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati already announced Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical, DISNEY'S DESCENDANTS, is coming to life on stage as the opening title of its 101st season at the Taft Theatre.

HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE! and More Announced 20-21 Playhouse Square Broadway Series Photo HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE! and More Announced 20-21 Playhouse Square Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Over an online stream of the annual Broadway Launch Special this evening, Playhouse Square revealed the seven shows that will comprise the much-anticipated 2020-2021 KeyBank Broadway Series: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL, THE CHER SHOW, THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD a?" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL and HADESTOWN.

THE WEDDING SINGER Australian Premiere Announced Photo THE WEDDING SINGER Australian Premiere Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020

David Venn Enterprises has announced the Australian professional premiere of the Broadway musical, The Wedding Singer.

Joe Iconis Musical PUNK ROCK GIRL Will Premiere at the Argyle Theatre; Full 2020-21 S Photo Joe Iconis Musical PUNK ROCK GIRL Will Premiere at the Argyle Theatre; Full 2020-21 Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Long Island's Argyle Theatre has announced its 2020-21 season! The season will include the world premiere of new Joe Iconis musical, Punk Rock Girl September 10 a?" October 25, 2020.

TPAC Kicks Off Celebration of its 40th Anniversary With Reveal of 2020-21 Broadway Se Photo TPAC Kicks Off Celebration of its 40th Anniversary With Reveal of 2020-21 Broadway Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 23, 2020

Come From Away, Ain't Too Proud a?" The Life and Times of The Temptations, the pre-Broadway tour of Diane Paulus' eagerly anticipated revival of 1776 and a return of one of Nashville's favorite touring productions a?" The Lion King a?" are among the highlights of the 40th HCA Healthcare/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season at Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

Fairwinds Broadway In Orlando 2020-21 Season Announced - HADESTOWN, HAMILTON, TO KILL Photo Fairwinds Broadway In Orlando 2020-21 Season Announced - HADESTOWN, HAMILTON, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Phillips Center today joined Florida Theatrical Association and Broadway Across America to announce the full lineup of the FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando season. The 20/21 season launches with Academy Awarda?"winner Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prizea?"winning masterwork TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and includes Tony- and Grammy Awarda?"winner HADESTOWN. The expanded season sees the Orlando premieres of TOOTSIE, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE PROM and THE CHER SHOW, along with audience favorite CATS. The previously announced season add-on HAMILTON will run for four weeks and season option WICKED will play the Dr. Phillips Center for three weeks.

HADESTOWN, THE PROM, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Set For the Ahmanson's 2020-21 S Photo HADESTOWN, THE PROM, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, and More Set For the Ahmanson's 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

Center Theatre Group has announced its 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, which features Hadestown, Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, To Kill a Mockingbird, and more!

Rivertown Theaters Has Announced Their 2020 - 2021 Season Photo Rivertown Theaters Has Announced Their 2020 - 2021 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2020

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts' Artistic Directors, Kelly Fouchi and Gary Rucker promise a very entertaining schedule of productions for the 2020-2021 season, artfully produced and directed at the multi award winning theater in Kenner's historic Rivertown.

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