William Finn

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WILLIAM FINN (Composer/Lyricist) is the writer/composer of Falsettos [two Tony Awards: Best Book of a Musical (with James Lapine) and Best Original Score]. He has written/composed In Trousers (L.A. Drama Critics Award), March of the Falsettos (Outer Critics Circle Award for outstanding Musical, L.A. Drama Critics Award), Falsettoland (two Drama Desk Awards and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical), Romance in Hard Times (Public Theater), A New Brain (Lincoln Center/Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical), and Elegies: A Song Cycle (Lincoln Center). He graduated from Williams College where he was awarded the Hutchinson Fellowship in Musical Composition, and currently teaches a weekly master class at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Little Miss Sunshine Second Stage Theatre 11/14/2013 Composer/Lyricist
2 Make Me a Song New World Stages Stage V 11/12/2007 Lyricist
3 Make Me a Song New World Stages Stage V 11/12/2007 Composer
4 As You Like It Delacorte Theater 07/12/2005 Music
5 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Second Stage Theatre 02/07/2005 Lyricist
6 The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Second Stage Theatre 02/07/2005 Composer
7 Elegies Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/24/2003 Composer/Lyricist
8 Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 06/22/1998 Playwright
9 Love's Fire: Fresh Numbers by Seven American Playwrights Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 06/22/1998 Original Music
10 A New Brain Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 06/18/1998 Lyricist
11 A New Brain Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 06/18/1998 Composer
12 Falsettoland Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/25/1990 Book
13 Falsettoland Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/25/1990 Music
14 Falsettoland Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/25/1990 Lyricist
15 Romance in Hard Times Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/14/1989 Book
16 Romance in Hard Times Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 11/14/1989 Composer/Lyricist
17 Romance in Hard Times Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 05/31/1989 Book
18 Romance in Hard Times Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 05/31/1989 Lyricist
19 Romance in Hard Times Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 05/31/1989 Composer
20 The Winter's Tale Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater 02/21/1989 Music
21 In Trousers Promenade Theatre 03/26/1985 Book
22 In Trousers Promenade Theatre 03/26/1985 Lyricist
23 In Trousers Promenade Theatre 03/26/1985 Composer
24 America Kicks Up Its Heels Playwrights Horizons 03/03/1983 Lyricist
25 America Kicks Up Its Heels Playwrights Horizons 03/03/1983 Composer
26 March of the Falsettos Westside Theatre (Upstairs) 10/13/1981 Book
27 March of the Falsettos Westside Theatre (Upstairs) 10/13/1981 Lyricist
28 March of the Falsettos Westside Theatre (Upstairs) 10/13/1981 Composer
29 March of the Falsettos Playwrights Horizons 05/20/1981 Book
30 March of the Falsettos Playwrights Horizons 05/20/1981 Lyricist
31 March of the Falsettos Playwrights Horizons 05/20/1981 Composer
32 In Trousers Second Stage - Park Royal 03/22/1981 Book
33 In Trousers Second Stage - Park Royal 03/22/1981 Lyricist
34 In Trousers Second Stage - Park Royal 03/22/1981 Composer
35 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1979 Libretto
36 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1979 Composer
37 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 02/21/1979 Libretto
38 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 02/21/1979 Composer

Director
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1979 Director
2 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 02/21/1979 Director

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 In Trousers Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1979 N/A
Awards
Award Production
1 WON 1991 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Falsettoland Book
2 WON 1991 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical Falsettoland Music
3 WON 1991 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical 1991 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Falsettoland Lyricist
4 NOMINATED 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Revue Make Me a Song Composer
5 NOMINATED 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Revue Make Me a Song Lyricist
6 WON 2005 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Composer