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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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

Known For

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


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 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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 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

Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote the music and lyrics based on Pedro Almodóvar's film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) (aka "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown"), at the Lincoln Center Theater at the Belasco Theatre in New York City with De'Adre Aziza, Laura Benanti, Danny Burstein, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Patti LuPone, Brian ... 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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