paul gordon

 

Paul Gordon is a composer, lyricist and book writer.  He co-wrote the Broadway musical Jane Eyre, nominated for Five Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score.  He won the 2009 Ovation award for his music and lyrics to Daddy Long Legs and won the 2007 Bay Area Critics Circle Award for his book to the musical Emma, which had its world premier at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto, and has played all across the country including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.  Daddy Long Legs, written with John Caird, premiered at The Rubicon Theatre Company in the Fall of 2009, and has had productions all over the world, including London, Tokyo, Canada and South Korea (Fall 2015).  Analog and Vinyl, directed by Michael Berresse, premiered at The Weston Playhouse in Summer of 2014 after a successful debut at the 2013 NAMT Festival.  Sense and Sensibility, commissioned by Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, debuts in spring of 2015, directed by Barbara Gaines.  Being Earnest, written with Jay Gruska, premiered at TheatreWorks in April of 2013.  Little Miss Scrooge, written with John Caird and Sam Caird, continues to be developed for Broadway by Michael Jackowitz and Kayrl Lynn Burns. 

The Shows


DEATH: THE MUSICAL

THE CIRCLE

THE SPORTSWRITER

THE FRONT

News


The World Premiere of ANALOG AND VINYL at the Weston Playhouse June 26 - July 12, 2014.


An industry reading of THE FRONT in Los Angeles, August 2014.


DADDY LONG LEGS set for Broadway run.  Theatre and dates to be announced.


LITTLE MISS SCROOGE industry reading, Fall 2014, NYC.


EMMA concert and live recording in the works at 54 Below, September 2014.


The World Premiere of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Chicago Shakespeare, Spring of 2015 with Megan McGinnis and directed by Barbara Gaines.


A brand new re-imagining of JANE EYRE in the planning stages for London, 2015, directed by Ricky Dukes.


BACKSTREET, formally called GREETINGS FROM VENICE BEACH currently being developed for Katy Sagal.