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Matthew Sklar

 
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)
 

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)
VIDEO: Watch an All New Clip From THE PROM in Mexico VideoVIDEO: Watch an All New Clip From THE PROM in Mexico
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

An all new clip has been released from the Spanish-language production of the hit musical The Prom currently playing at Centro Cultural Teatro II in México City.

VIDEO: Jo Ellen Pellman Talks to James Corden About THE PROM VideoVIDEO: Jo Ellen Pellman Talks to James Corden About THE PROM
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

James Corden connects with his co-star from 'The Prom' Jo Ellen Pellman who has been quarantined with loved ones since the start of the pandemic, causing her to miss the fanfare of her first film being released. James asks Jo Ellen about her nerves working with stars like Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman in her first film, and Jo Ellen tells James about her work creating the Unruly Hearts Initiative to help connect LGBTQ+ with resources to help.

Broadway Rewind: Get Sparklejollytwinklejingley with Scenes from ELF! VideoBroadway Rewind: Get Sparklejollytwinklejingley with Scenes from ELF!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when Elf opened on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it played for 57 performances.

VIDEO: James Corden Reconnects With THE PROM Co-Stars Nicole Kidman & Kerry Washingto VideoVIDEO: James Corden Reconnects With THE PROM Co-Stars Nicole Kidman & Kerry Washington
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2020

James Corden connects with his co-stars of 'The Prom,' Nicole Kidman and Kerry Washington, and James asks them about making the most out of 2020, with Kerry being named one of EW's entertainers of the year and Nicole sweeping the globe with her hit show 'The Undoing.' After Kerry talks about her family's obsession with the show, including having a pool to predict who was the killer, James asks Nicole about her first role as a child in 'Bush Christmas.'

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says He Wooed Meryl Streep on the Set of THE PROM VideoVIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Says He Wooed Meryl Streep on the Set of THE PROM
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2020

James Corden connects with friend and 'The Prom' co-star Keegan-Michael Key who tells James about he and his wife's holiday bush/tree complete with COVID-themed ornaments. And James asks Keegan-Michael about his days in rock bands before wooing Meryl Streep on the set of 'The Prom' channeling his wife for his character, Principal Hawkins.

VIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks About Playing the Villain in THE PROM on LIVE WITH KELL VideoVIDEO: Kerry Washington Talks About Playing the Villain in THE PROM on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Kerry Washington talks about her role in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical 'The Prom.'

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells & James Corden Talk About Their THE PROM Co-Stars on THE LATE  VideoVIDEO: Andrew Rannells & James Corden Talk About Their THE PROM Co-Stars on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

'The Prom' co-stars recall keeping it blue on set with Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. After Andrew tells James about his first meeting with director Ryan Murphy long ago.

VIDEO: James Corden Talks THE PROM, a 'Butthole Cut' of CATS on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: James Corden Talks THE PROM, a 'Butthole Cut' of CATS on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Host of 'The Late Late Show' and star of 'The Prom,' James Corden, doesn't know if there is an anatomically correct cut of the movie 'Cats,' but even if it did exist, he doesn't think it would save that movie.

VIDEO: Quentin Garzon and Alyssa Fox Perform 'A Christmas Song' From ELF THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Quentin Garzon and Alyssa Fox Perform 'A Christmas Song' From ELF THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2020

Quentin Garzon is back without another cover, this time taking on 'A Christmas Song' from Elf: The Musical with special guest Alyssa Fox.

VIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Talks THE PROM & JINGLE JANGLE on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE VideoVIDEO: Keegan-Michael Key Talks THE PROM & JINGLE JANGLE on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2020

Keegan talks about growing up in Detroit, making his on screen debut, working with Meryl Streep in 'The Prom,' singing in a bunch of recent projects, being intimidated by Eddie Murphy, and his most obscure impressions.

BWW Exclusive: THE PROM Creators Reunite to Talk Netflix Changes & More! VideoBWW Exclusive: THE PROM Creators Reunite to Talk Netflix Changes & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2020

It's almost time to dance! In just days, the magic of The Prom will live again on screen thanks to Netflix. With an all-star cast including Meryl Streep, James Corden, Kerry Washington, Andrew Rannells, Nicole Kidman, Keegan Michael Key, Ariana DeBose and Jo Ellen Pellman, the highly-anticipated film is an adaptation of the 2018 Broadway musical of the same name. 

VIDEO: Watch the Official Teaser for THE PROM on Netflix, with Meryl Streep, James Co VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Teaser for THE PROM on Netflix, with Meryl Streep, James Corden & More!
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

The official teaser trailer for the film adaptation of 'The Prom' is out now!

Broadway Rewind: THE WEDDING SINGER Says 'I Do' on Broadway! VideoBroadway 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.'

VIDEO: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL at Tuacahn Center for the Arts VideoVIDEO: First Look at ELF THE MUSICAL at Tuacahn Center for the Arts
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2019

Matt Owen, Jillian Gottlieb and Jim J. Bullock celebrate Christmas at Tuacahn Center for the Arts in the a?oesparkle-jollya?? production of Elf the Musical, which began performances on November 30th.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording! VideoBWW Exclusive: Listen to 'A Number' from the HALF TIME Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Sony Masterworks Broadway will release HALF TIME (ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING), with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean tomorrow, August 2.  Produced by Scott M. Riesett (Ain't Too Proud, The Prom) and Matthew Sklar, the album features music from the Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin-written musical, which made its 2018 debut at Paper Mill Playhouse and tells the uplifting true story of ten New Jersey seniors with extraordinary dreams. 

Tonys Talk: Meet the Musical Masterminds of THE PROM- Chad Beguelin & Matthew Sklar! VideoTonys Talk: Meet the Musical Masterminds of THE PROM- Chad Beguelin & Matthew Sklar!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 6, 2019

Since The Prom opened on Broadway last November, audience members from all over have been struck by its universal message, wrapped in a small town story. The impact the show has already made is thanks to its creators, including composer Matthew Sklar and lyricist and co-bookwriter Chad Beguelin.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

How did The Prom come to be? Creators Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin tell us about the journey of the Tony-nominated musical!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Joe Iconis VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Joe Iconis
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2019

Joe Iconis is tells us all about the Be More Chill phenomenon, how he's getting ready for the Tony Awards, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Yazbek VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: David Yazbek
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2019

For the second year in a row, David Yazbek is a Tony nominee- this time for Tootsie. Find out what he has to say about the big honor!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anais Mitchell VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Anais Mitchell
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2019

What do you need to know about double Tony nominee Anais Mitchell? We've got the scoop!

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