Posts Tagged ‘Scott Wittman’

‘Smash’ Premieres Tonight on NBC

Posted: February 6, 2012 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News
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The musical drama Smash is premiering tonight on NBC. The show features original songs written by Academy Award-nominated composer Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut) and Scott Wittman who are also also executive producing the show. Shaiman is also writing the original score. Columbia Records has already released the first two songs […]

Ghostlight Records has released the official Broadway cast recording album of the musical Catch Me If You Can. While we usually don’t cover stage musical productions on this page, it’s worth mentioning because of the involvement of film composer Marc Shaiman who wrote the music for the project alongside lyricist Scott Wittman (Hairspray). The album […]

NBC has picked up the musical comedy Smash, produced by Steven Spielberg and with music by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. As reported, the show follows characters who come together for the exhilarating ride of putting on a Broadway musical. Michael Meyer directed the pilot and is expected to be back to direct more episodes. […]

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the songwriting team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Hairspray) has been tapped to write original songs for the upcoming TV musical pilot Smash. The hourlong show for NBC follows characters who come together for the exhilarating ride of putting on a Broadway musical. Michael Meyer (American Idiot) is in […]