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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Smash Producer
(2012-2013)
Hairspray Producer
(2007)
(1989)
This Is 40 Soundtrack
(2012)

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 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (writer: "Trip a Little Light Fantastic", "The Place Where Lost Things Go") (completed)
 2018 Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #12.2 (2018) ... (lyrics: "You Can't Stop the Beat" - uncredited)
 2017 Girls (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Bounce (2017) ... (writer: "Let Me Be Your Star" - uncredited)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Nine: Blackpool Special (2016) ... (writer: "The Nicest Kids in Town" - uncredited)
 2016 Wiener-Dog (lyrics: "The Ballad of Wiener-Dog")
 2015 The Oscars (TV Special) (writer: "I Can't Let Go")
 2011-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Transitioning (2015) ... (writer: "I Know Where I've Been" - uncredited)
- The Purple Piano Project (2011) ... (writer: "You Can't Stop The Beat" - uncredited)
 2014 Tu cara me suena mini - España (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.9 (2014) ... (writer: "You Can't Stop the Beat")
 2014 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.15 (2014) ... (writer: "Good Morning Baltimore", "You Can't Stop The Beat")
 2014 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Big Sur 2014 (2014) ... (writer: "Run and Tell That" - uncredited)
 2010-2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Week 7: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "You Can't Stop the Beat" - uncredited)
- Week 7 (2014) ... (writer: "You Can't Stop the Beat" - uncredited)
- Episode #5.10 (2010) ... (writer: "Welcome to the 60's")
 2013 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Perform: 2 Eliminated (2013) ... (music: "They Just Keep Moving the Line")
  Smash (TV Series) (lyrics - 19 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (music - 19 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (writer - 15 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- The Nominations (2013) ... (writer: "Public Relations" - uncredited)
- The Transfer (2013) ... (writer: "G.I. Joe", "Grin and Bear It", "The Right Regrets" - uncredited)
- The Phenomenon (2013) ... (writer: "At Your Feet", "Broadway, Here I Come!", "The Love I Meant To Say" - uncredited)
- Opening Night (2013) ... (writer: "Don't Forget Me", "That's Life", "Let Me Be Your Star" - uncredited)
- The Dress Rehearsal (2013) ... (writer: "Dig Deep", "Let Me Be Your Star", "Our Little Secret" - uncredited)
 2013 Elle s'en va ("I know where I have been")
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "You Can't Stop the Beat")
 2009-2012 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Week 2 (2012) ... (lyrics: "The Nicest Kids in Town")
- Round Ten: Finals (2009) ... (lyrics: "You Can't Stop the Beat" - uncredited)
 2012 Bunheads (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (lyrics: "Jet Set" - uncredited)
 2012 The 66th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary) (lyrics: "Good Morning Baltimore", "The Nicest Kids in Town")
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Live in Living Color", "Don't Break the Rules")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Dr. Phil/Chris Hemsworth/Catch Me If You Can (2011) ... (lyrics: "Don't Break the Rules" - uncredited)
 2011 The Early Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 January 2011 (2011) ... (writer: "Good Morning Baltimore" - uncredited)
 2010 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- 2010 Grand Finale (2010) ... (lyrics: "Medley: Good Morning Baltimore/Welcome to the 60's/You Can't Stop the Beat")
 2009 Loose Women (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.42 (2009) ... (writer: "You Can't Stop the Beat")
 2009 The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Put Down the Remote") / (music: "Put Down the Remote")
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "Tonight Finale")
 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "You Can't Stop The Beat")
 2007 Hairspray (lyrics: "Good Morning Baltimore" (2000), "The Nicest Kids in Town" (2001), "It Takes Two" (2001), " (The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs" (2002), "Breakout" (2007), "The New Girl in Town", "Welcome to the 60s", "The Nicest Kids in Town (Reprise)" (2001), "The New Girl in Town" (2007), "Welcome to the 60s" (2000), "Run and Tell That" (2001), "Big, Blonde and Beautiful" (2000), "Boink Boink" (2007), "Trouble on the Line" (2007), "Big, Blonde and Beautiful (Reprise)" (2007), " (You're) Timeless to Me" (2001), "I Know Where I've Been" (2000), "Tied Up in the Knots of Sin" (2007), "Without Love" (2001), "Breakout", "You Can't Stop the Beat" (2001), "Boink Boink", "Trouble on the Line", "Cooties" (2002)) / (writer: "I Can Hear the Bells", "Ladies' Choice", "(It's) Hairspray", "Come So Far (Got So Far To Go)", "Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now")
 2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway (Documentary) (lyrics: "You Can't Stop the Beat", "Welcome to the 60s")
 2007 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Derailed (2007) ... (lyrics: "Good Morning, Baltimore")
 2003 The Cat in the Hat (lyrics: "Fun, Fun, Fun", "Clean Up")
 2003 The 57th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "You Can't Stop the Beat")
 2003 Down with Love (lyrics: "Here's to Love")
 2001 Get Over It (lyrics: "Dream of Me", "The Girl Inside")
 1989 When Harry Met Sally... (writer: "The Tables Have Turned")
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Marc Shaiman and he wrote the lyrics for Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan's book of a musical, "Hairspray", based on the John Waters film, was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. Marc Shaiman was also the musical director. Jerry Mitchell and Michele Lynch were the choreographers. Jack O'Brien and Matt... See more »
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Personal Quote:

[accepting his Tony Award for the lyrics in 'Hairspray'] My mother took me to Radio City every Saturday morning when I was a kid and she used to say to me, 'One day you'll be up there'. I thought she meant a Rockette.

Trivia:

With Marc Shaiman, won a 2003 Tony Award for Best Score of a Musical for "Hairspray".

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