Maury Yeston - Work

Work

Broadway
  • Nine (1982; revived 2003)
  • Grand Hotel (1989)
  • Titanic (1997)
Off-Broadway
  • Cloud Nine, with Larry Gelbart (1981, incidental music. Theatre de Lys in NY and production in Chicago)
  • In the Beginning (1987; workshopped as 1-2-3-4-5 at Manhattan Theatre Club)
  • Death Takes a Holiday (2011)
Film
  • Nine (2009)
Other works
  • Goya: A Life In Song (1989; one of Barbra Streisand's pop hits, "Til I Loved You" is from the show)
  • Phantom, with Arthur Kopit (1991; numerous subsequent productions)
  • History Loves Company (1991, Marriott Theatre)
  • December Songs, a song cycle (1991)
  • An American Cantata (for Orchestra and 2000 Voices (2000), commissioned by the Kennedy Center – a choral symphony in three movements, which premiered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial by the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leonard Slatkin
  • Hans Christian Andersen, a musical theatre adaptation of the 1952 film with Frank Loesser's music (2003, Maine State Theatre and 2004, London; musical arrangements and book by Yeston)

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