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Martin Charnin
MARTIN CHARNIN began his theatrical career originating the role of Big Deal in West Side Story; during the run, he began writing lyrics, and his first composing partner was Mary Rodgers, with whom he wrote the musical Hot Spot. Subsequently, Charnin has been the director, lyricist, composer, librettist, producer or a combination of the aforementioned for over 85 theatrical productions including the international musical smash Annie and its sequel, Annie Warbucks, as well as two musicals composed by Richard Rodgers: Two by Two (1970, revised 2004) and I Remember Mama (1979). Charnin has received four Tony nominations, two Tony Awards, seven Grammy Awards, three Emmy Awards, three Gold Records, two Platinum records, six Drama Desk Awards, and a Peabody Award for Broadcasting.

Bio as of February, 2013.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Playwright and Director - September, 2002 - Watch now.
Regional Theatre: Goodspeed Opera House - April, 1995 - Watch now.
Playwright, Director and Choreographer - April, 1994 - Watch now.

TBL - This Is Broadway (audio)
Martin Charnin - Listen Now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)