Steven Lutvak

Steven Lutvak (born 1959) is an American musician based in New York City. He is a composer for theatre and film, as well as a singer-songwriter.

CareerEdit

Lutvak is most known for his work on A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with Robert L. Freedman.[1][2] He has also composed the title track to documentary film Mad Hot Ballroom,[3] and has written music for The Wayside Inn, Esmeralda, Almost September, and Campaign of the Century. Lutvak has also released his own album entitled The Time it Takes.[4]

Awards and recognitionEdit

In 2014 Lutvak's A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics, and was also nominated for Outstanding Music. The show was also nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Score, and received a Tony Award nomination for Original Score.[5] In 2006, Lutvak received the Kleban Award for Lyric Writing for the Theater, as well as the Fred Ebb Award for Songwriting for the Theater alongside Robert L. Freedman.[6] Lutvak was a 2005 recipient of the American Theatre Wing's Jonathan Larson Grant.[7] Lutvak is associated with the Sundance Theatre Institute, has won a Johnny Mercer Foundation Emerging American Songwriter Award, two Bistro Awards, three MAC Awards, and is a multi-time recipient of an ASCAP Award.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Steven Lutvak | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  2. ^ League, The Broadway. "Steven Lutvak – Broadway Cast & Staff | IBDB". www.ibdb.com. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "Steven Lutvak". tisch.nyu.edu. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  4. ^ ""The Time It Takes" by Steven Lutvak on iTunes". iTunes Store. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Broadway @ Walter Kerr Theatre – Tickets and Discounts | Playbill". Playbill. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "Steven Lutvak". The American Theatre Wing. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  7. ^ "America Theatre Wing". The American Theatre Wing. Retrieved October 18, 2017.
  8. ^ "Steven Lutvak – About Steve". stevenlutvak.com. Retrieved October 18, 2017.

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