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






The World Premiere of SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre April 29th - June 7th, 2015.   NOW EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 14TH

A night of the music of Paul Gordon at 54 Below.  June 23rd, 9:30 PM

DADDY LONG LEGS set for Off Broadway, Fall of 2015.  Theatre and dates to be announced.

ANALOG AND VINYL set for Off-Broadway run.  Theatre and dates to be announced.

EMMA to be TheatreWorks holiday show in December of 2015. 

Coming in 2016:

The first regional production of THE FRONT

LITTLE MISS SCROOGE, Christmas of 2016

DADDY LONG LEGS, South Korea, 2016