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Adam Guettel

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Who is Adam Guettel?

Adam Guettel is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera. He is best known for the musical The Light in the Piazza, for which he won two Tony Awards, for Best Score and Best Orchestrations, and two Drama Desk Awards, for Best Music and Best Orchestrations.

  • also known as Guettel, Adam
  • born on (51 years ago) in Manhattan, child of Mary Rodgers and Henry Guettel
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education:
  • profession: Songwriter, composer, lyricist, orchestrator, film score composer
  • Marriage with Amanda Guettel
  • genre: Musical theatre
  • albums: "Floyd Collins (1996 Original Cast Recording)", "Myths and Hymns", "The Light in the Piazza (2005 original Broadway cast)"
  • written work: "Floyd Collins"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics - "Floyd Collins"
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music - "Floyd Collins"
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical - "Floyd Collins", with Tina Landau
      • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical - "Floyd Collins", with Tina Landau
      • Obie Award for Music - "Floyd Collins", with Bruce Coughlin
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Orchestrations - "The Light in the Piazza", with Ted Sperling & Bruce Coughlin
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Original Score - "The Light in the Piazza"
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations - "The Light in the Piazza", with Bruce Coughlin & Ted Sperling
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music - "The Light in the Piazza"
      • nominated to Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Musical - "The Light in the Piazza", with Craig Lucas
      • nominated to Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical - "The Light in the Piazza", with Craig Lucas
      • Tony Award for Best Orchestrations - "The Light in the Piazza", with Ted Sperling & Bruce Coughlin
      • Tony Award for Best Original Score - "The Light in the Piazza"
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Orchestrations - "The Light in the Piazza", with Bruce Coughlin & Ted Sperling
      • Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music - "The Light in the Piazza"

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Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

Adam Guettel is a composer -lyricist, son of the composer Mary Rodgers and grandson of composer Richard ...

Google previewYou Could Drive a Person Crazy (2002)

Chronicle of an American Theatre Company by Scott Miller

Adam Guettel is a composer for the new century.” With Floyd Collins, composer- lyricist Adam Guettel (rhymes with kettle) has clearly established himself as the most likely candidate to lead the next generation into the musical theatre terrain ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture (2004)

by Glenda Abramson

They include Jason RobertBrown, William Finn,Ricky Ian Gordon, Adam Guettel, Jonathan Larson,and DavidYazbek. Allofthem, insome way, are beneficiaries of thenew directions and forms sculpted by Stephen Sondheim, the grand master of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater (2011)

1930-2010 by James Fisher

Gurney, Scott McPherson, Tina Landau, Adam Guettel, ...

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