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The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

by Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin and Tim Herlihy

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The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer




A new musical based on the movie of the same name.


Story:

Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer until his fiancee leaves him at the altar. Heartbroken, he is forced to reexamine the meaning of love and marriage with the help of Julia, a waitress from one of his wedding-singing venues.


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Composer

Composer
Matthew Sklar

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Chad Beguelin

Librettist

Librettist
Tim Herlihy



  • Premiere
  • 1998 Film

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 27, 2006
Total Performances
285
Original Cast
Stephen Lynch, Laura Benanti, Rita Gardner, Richard H. Blake, Kevin Cahoon, Felicia Finley, Matthew Saldivar, Amy Spanger
Director
John Rando
Choreographer
Rob Ashford
Producer
Margo Lion, New Line Cinema, The Araca Group, Roy Furman, Douglas L. Meyer, James D. Stern Productions, Rick Steiner, Osher/Staton/Bell/Mayerson Group and Jam Theatricals
Musical Director
James Sampliner
Orchestrations
Irwin Fisch
Scenic Design
Scott Pask
Costume Design
Gregory Gale
Lighting Design
Brian MacDevitt
Sound Design
Peter Hylenski

1998 Film Version

Movie Name
The Wedding Singer
Type
Non-Musical
Director
Frank Coraci
Screenplay
Tim Herlihy
Starring
Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Motion Picture Soundtrack


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2006 Tony Award Nominations

Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Actor in a Musical - Stephen Lynch
Best Choreography

2006 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Stephen Lynch
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Amy Spanger
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Lyrics
Outstanding Set Design of a Musical
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Costume Design

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