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David Yazbek

David Yazbek was born in 1961. He is a writer, known for Square One Television (1987), Scott's Play (1999) and The Puzzle Place (1994). See full bio »


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Known For

Square One Television
Scott's Play
Scott's Play Writer
The Puzzle Place
The Ten
The Ten Soundtrack


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (4 credits)
 1999 Scott's Play (Short) (writer)
 1995 The Puzzle Place (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Spooky (1995)
- Mad Music Magic (1995)
- I Love Kiki (1995)
- Deck the Halls (1995)
 1987 Square One Television (TV Series)
  Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series) (1 episode, 1984) (writer - 47 episodes, 1982 - 1984)
- Episode dated 16 August 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 24 July 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 11 June 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 19 April 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
- Episode dated 22 March 1984 (1984) ... (writer)
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 2007 The Ten ("Written in Stone") / (lyrics: "Written in Stone") / (music: "Written in Stone", "Who Am I (And Where Do I Go from Here?)")
 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Great Big Stuff")
 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Let It Go")
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 1991 Walking the Dog (Short)
 1988 Lip Service (TV Movie)
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 1997 Bear in the Big Blue House (TV Series) (songs - 1 episode)
- Call It a Day ... (songs)
 1991 Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode)
- The Canal Caper (1991) ... (composer: theme music)
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 2008 Wainy Days (TV Series)
- Jonah and the Manilow (2008) ... Scalper
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 2014 What Cheer? (Short) (executive producer)
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 2016 #LiveatFive (TV Series)
- David Yazbek (2016) ... Himself
 2000-2005 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Pop Music & the New Musical (2005) ... Himself
- Production: The Full Monty (2000) ... Himself
 2005 The 59th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score
 2002 A Week in the West End (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (2002) ... Himself
 2001 The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Original Score
 2000 Theater Talk (TV Series)
- Episode dated 21 December 2000 (2000) ... Himself

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He was composer and lyricist for the musical, "The Full Monty," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Sally Struthers, Adrian Zmed, Susan Powell and Michael Halling in the cast. Simon Beaufoy wrote the original screenplay. Terrence McNally wrote the book. See more »

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"The Full Monty" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California was awarded the 2002 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Touring Production. See more »

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