On the Stage, Behind the Scenes and In the Audience
Jonathan Larson Grants - 1999
A composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist, winner of the Jonathan Larson Award for composition. His work as composer is featured on the P.S. Classics release Love on a Summer Afternoon: The Songs of Sam Davis, and his new musical Bunnicula, co-written with Charles Busch and Mark Waldrop, will open in February 2013 at Off-Broadway’s Daryl Roth Theater. Broadway credits as pianist/conductor include Curtains, The Apple Tree, Follies, Cabaret, and the upcoming Big Fish. He was music supervisor for Dreamgirls in Korea, Japan, South Africa, at the Apollo Theater, and on national tour. He has been arranger, orchestrator, and/or music director for many shows regionally, including most recently James and the Giant Peach (Goodspeed) and The Trumpet of the Swan (Kennedy Center). Sam is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Music.