NICE TO MEET YA.
Composer, lyricist, arranger, orchestrator, musical director, producer, actor, and general all-round musician working in films, television, and musical theater, Marc Shaiman has contributed in some capacity to over eighty films and television shows, plus composed four full Broadway musicals. He has won several honors, including a Tony Award (with two nominations), two Drama Desk Awards, an Emmy (with eleven nominations), a Grammy (with five nominations) plus five Oscar nominations and three Golden Globe nominations.
What has he done lately? Well, he co-wrote the songs (with co-lyricist Scott Wittman) and composed the score for director Rob Marshall and Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, the film sequel to the classic film MARY POPPINS. He is also writing songs (also with Wittman) for a new musical version of SOME LIKE IT HOT announced to be coming to Broadway in 2020, as well as writing songs (again with Wittman) for a Marc Platt/Steven Spielberg produced, Universal Pictures movie musical entitled INDUSTRIALS, expected to be released in 2021. And their West End/Broadway musical CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is currently touring North America, with an Australian production slated to open January 2019.
More to follow…