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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, 1988

Webber, lyr Charles Hart, based on Gaston
Leroux novel, most financially successful musical to date; this is "Masquerade".

CHESS, 1988

mus Benny Anderson & Bjorn Ulvaeus (ABBA), lyr Tim Rice (asked Webber), dir Nunn

ASSASSINS, 1990

mus/lyr Sondheim, bk John Weidman

MISS SAIGON , 1991

loosely based on Puccini's opera, Madame Butterfly, by Les Miz team: Claude Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil, Eng lyr Rich Maltby Jr., prod Mackintosh

JELLY'S LAST JAM, 1992

Mus of Jelly Roll Morton

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, 1993

Kander & Ebb

PASSION, 1994

Sondheim

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 1994

Menken, Ashman, & Rice

RENT, 1996

mus/lyr/bk Jonathan Larson

THE LION KING, 1997

Elton John & Tim Rice, dir Julie Taymor, prod. Disney

JEKYLL & HYDE, 1997

Wildhorn & Bricusse, after novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

RAGTIME, 1998

Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty, after E.L. Doctorow novel.

AIDA, 2000

mus Elton John, lyr Tim Rice, after Verdi Opera

THE PRODUCERS, 2001

bk Tom Meehan & Mel Brooks, mus Mel Brooks, dir/chor Susan Stroman, most Tonys in history.

URINETOWN, 2001

bk/lyr Greg Kotis, mus/lyr Mark Hollman

MAMMA MIA! (music of ABBA, Swedish rock group of 80's), 2001

Tonys incl Best Musical (many Tonys also to URINETOWN, INTO THE WOODS (Sondheim revival, st Vanessa Williams as the witch). Now a film.

HAIRSPRAY, 2002

bk Tom Meehan, lyr Sharman and Whitman

WICKED, 2003

mus/lyr Stephen Schwartz, Edina Menzel

AVENUE Q, 2003

Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx, puppets

The 25th Annual Putnam County SPELLING BEE, 2005

mus/lyr William Finn, dir James Lapine

SPRING AWAKENING, 2006

bk/lyr Steven Sater, mus Duncan Sheik, after Austrian Franz Wedekind 1891 play, which was banned from the stage for years for its theme of Victorian repressed sexuality

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 2007

bk Thomas Meehan, mus/lyr Mel Brooks (based on his 1970's film), dir Susan Stroman

IN THE HEIGHTS, 2008

mus/lyr/st Lin-Manuel Miranda, about Washington Heights neighborhood in NYC; 4 Tonys, including best musical and score; now being made into a film for which Miranda will be a producer.

FELA!, 2009

dir/chor/co-bk Bill T. Jones (SPRING AWAKENING Tony), mus Fela.

THE BOOK OF MORMAN, 2011

created by Trey Parker & Matt Stone ("South Pa4rk"), mus Robert Lopez (AVENUE Q), 9 Tonys.

Bill T. Jones

B.U. graduate, chor/Tony SPRING AWAKENING, dir/chor FELA!

BILLY ELLIOT, 2008

mus Elton John

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