Creative

Marc Shaiman

Music

Marc is a five-time Academy Award nominee for his film scores and original songs for Sleepless in Seattle, The First Wives Club, Patch Adams, The American President and South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut. Marc received an Emmy Award for co-writing Billy Crystal’s Academy Award medleys and he was nominated for an Emmy Award for writing on Saturday Night Live (the Sweeney Sisters). His arrangements for Harry Connick, Jr. and his production of the Hairspray soundtrack brought him Grammy Award nominations. As her music director and co-producer, Marc brought to his long-time partner, Bette Midler, the Grammy-winning songs The Wind Beneath My Wings and From a Distance. But it is their collaboration on her Emmy-winning performance for Johnny Carson’s penultimate The Tonight Show that will always remain a highlight. Marc has worked with many other artists, including Jack Black, Eric Clapton, Kristen Chenoweth, Christine Ebersole, Will Ferrell, Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Hudson, Nick Jonas, Nathan Lane, Patti LuPone, Steve Martin, John Mayer, Liza Minnelli, Rosie O’Donnell, Barbra Streisand, Rob Thomas and Robin Williams.

Shows by Marc Shaiman

Hairspray
Catch Me If You Can
Hairspray JR.

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