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Adam Guettel

Adam Guettel was born in 1965 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a composer and actor, known for The 59th Annual Tony Awards (2005), The Music of Regret (2006) and Arguing the World (1998). See full bio »

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Known For

The 59th Annual Tony Awards
The 59th Annual Tony Awards Himself - Winner: Best Orchestrations & Best Original Score
The Music of Regret
Arguing the World
The Miraculous Year


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 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie) (main composer)
 2006 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Arguing the World (Documentary)
Hide Hide Show Show Actor (2 credits)
 2006 The Music of Regret (Short)
The Man (voice)
 1989 New Year's Day
Young Man
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 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Statues and Stories")
 2002 Stars and the Moon: Betty Buckley Live at the Donmar (Video) (writer: "Migratory V / Horse with Wings")
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 2018 Broadway: The Next Generation (Documentary) (filming)
 2013 Melbourne Cabaret (TV Movie documentary)
 2007 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Composers and Lyricists (2007) ... Himself
 2006 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
- The Light in the Piazza (2006) ... Himself
 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Orchestrations & Best Original Score

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(October 31 to December 10, 2006) He was composer and lyricist for the musical, "The Light in the Piazza," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with David Burnham in the cast Craig Lucas wrote the book. Bartlett Sher was director. Catherine Zuber was costume designer. See more »

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Personal Quote:

[observation, 2014] Being the grandson of Richard Rodgers and taking up a career in musical theatre seems a little bit Sisyphean. I'm perfectly sanguine about that at this point, perfectly comfortable. But when I was writing 'Floyd Collins' I think I was really trying to sort that out; 'What if I don't do as well as he did?'. I mean, he did so extraordinarily well - and when you're in your ... See more »


Has said that, as a boy alto at the Metropolitan and New York City Operas, his biggest fear was that his voice would crack during a performance. See more »

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