Stephen Flaherty

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STEPHEN FLAHERTY is the composer of the Broadway musicals Ragtime (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, two Grammy nominations), Seussical (Grammy and Drama Desk nominations), Once on This Island (Tony nomination, Olivier Award for London’s Best Musical), and contributed music to Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life (original songs) and Neil Simon's Proposals (incidental music). He has also written four musicals produced at Lincoln Center Theatre: this season’s The Glorious Ones, Dessa Rose (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations), A Man of No Importance (Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, Drama Desk nomination) and My Favorite Year. Off-Broadway and regionally he wrote the scores for Lucky Stiff and Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein (Chicago’s Jefferson Award for Best New Musical). Film credits include Anastasia (Academy Award nominations for Best Score and Best Song, two Golden Globe nominations and a gold record for its soundtrack). Concert work includes commissions from the Boston Pops, Carnegie Hall and the Guggenheim Museum. “The Ahrens and Flaherty Songbook,” a print anthology, is available through Alfred Music. Mr. Flaherty serves on the Dramatists Guild Council, where he co-chairs the Dramatists Guild Fellows Program for emerging writers with Lynn Ahrens, his longtime writing partner.
 
Credits

Author
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Glorious Ones Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 11/05/2007 Composer
2 Seussical Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/19/2007 Book
3 Seussical Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/19/2007 Composer
4 Seussical Lucille Lortel Theatre 07/19/2007 Conceiver
5 Dessa Rose Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/21/2005 Composer
6 Chef's Theater: A Musical Feast The Supper Club 04/14/2004 Songs
7 A Man of No Importance Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 10/10/2002 Composer
8 Once on This Island Playwrights Horizons 05/06/1990 Composer
9 Lucky Stiff Playwrights Horizons 04/26/1988 Composer

Musician
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Glorious Ones Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 11/05/2007 Vocal Arrangements
2 Dessa Rose Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 03/21/2005 Vocal Arrangements
3 A Man of No Importance Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater 10/10/2002 Vocal Arrangements
4 Dames at Sea Lamb's Theatre 06/12/1985 Piano

Actor
Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Chef's Theater: A Musical Feast The Supper Club 04/14/2004 N/A
Awards
Award Production
1 NOMINATED 2003 Drama Desk Nomination, Outstanding Music A Man of No Importance Composer
2 NOMINATED 2008 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Revival Seussical Book
3 NOMINATED 2008 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination, Outstanding Revival Seussical Composer
4 NOMINATED 2008 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Musical 2008 Drama Desk Award Nomination, Outstanding Music The Glorious Ones Composer