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2011
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

John Kander & Fred Ebb — Nominee for Best Score

John Kander

Show:
The Scottsboro Boys

Other Honors for this Production:
— 2010 Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Music
— 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding New Score

Tony History:
Kander:
1967: Tony Award for Best Musical, Cabaret
1967: Tony Award for Best Composer and Lyricist, Cabaret
1968: Tony Award nomination for Best Musical, The Happy Time
1968: Tony Award nomination for Best Composer and Lyricist, The Happy Time
1969: Tony Award nomination for Best Musical, Zorba
1976: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Chicago
1978: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, The Act
1981: Tony Award for Best Original Score, Woman of the Year
1984: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, The Rink
1993: Tony Award for Best Original Score, The Kiss of the Spider Woman
1997: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Steel Pier
2007: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Curtains

Ebb:
1967: Tony Award for Best Musical, Cabaret
1967: Tony Award for Best Composer and Lyricist, Cabaret
1968: Tony Award nomination for Best Musical, The Happy Time
1968: Tony Award nomination for Best Composer and Lyricist, The Happy Time
1969: Tony Award nomination for Best Musical, Zorba
1976: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Chicago
1976: Tony Award nomination for Best Book of a Musical, Chicago
1978: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, The Act
1981: Tony Award for Best Original Score, Woman of the Year
1984: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, The Rink
1993: Tony Award for Best Original Score, The Kiss of the Spider Woman
1997: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Steel Pier
2007: Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score, Curtains

Fun Fact:
John Kander, who helped pen the iconic song “New York, New York” alongside the late Fred Ebb, says he prefers Liza Minnelli’s rendition of the tune better than Frank Sinatra’s popular interpretation.
 

Other Nominees for Best Score