Thursday, April 3rd | 5:30 pm
Steinhart Room, Lied Center for Performing Arts
UNL City Campus
Scott Frankel was nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work as composer of Grey Gardens. He's written music for Doll (Ravinia Festival; Richard Rodgers Award) and Meet Mister Future (winner, Global Search for New Musicals), both with lyricist/librettist Michael Korie. As a musical director, conductor and pianist, he has been associated with the original Broadway productions of Into the Woods, Les Miserables, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Rags and Falsettos as well as Off-Broadway's 'Putting It Together starring Julie Andrews. Motion picture credits include Mike Nichols' Postcards From the Edge, where he can be seen (and heard) playing for Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine.
His many recordings include Barbra Streisand's Back to Broadway and a slew of original cast albums. Mr. Frankel is a two-time fellow of the MacDowell Colony and a graduate of Yale University.