Tom Kitt

Tom Kitt received the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as 2 Tony Awards for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for Next to Normal.  Additional composer credits include If/Then (Tony Award nomination), High Fidelity, and Bring it On, The Musical (co-composer with Lin-Manuel Miranda).  Mr. Kitt’s other works include Superhero (Second Stage); Disney’s Freaky Friday (also original movie musical); Dave (Arena Stage); and the scores for The Winter’s Tale, All’s Well That Ends Well, Cymbeline (The Public’s NYSF). As a music supervisor, arranger, and orchestrator his credits include SpongeBob SquarePants (Tony Award nomination), Head Over Heels, Jagged Little Pill, Grease Live!, Rise (NBC) and American Idiot, also additional arrangements for Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning album 21st Century Breakdown and their album trilogy ¡Uno! ¡Dos! ¡Tré!. As a musical director, conductor, arranger, and orchestrator his credits include the Pitch Perfect films, 2 Cellos featuring Lang Lang (Live and Let Die), “The Kennedy Center Honors,” 13, Debbie Does Dallas, Everyday Rapture, Hair, Laugh Whore, Pippin (Deaf West), and These Paper Bullets.  Mr. Kitt’s TV credits include co-writing the 2013 Tony Award opening number Bigger (with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emmy Award), the 2019 Tony Award opening number Live (with David Javerbaum); a musical episode of “Royal Pains;” and songs for “Penny Dreadful,” “Sesame Street.”  Upcoming: musical adaptations of the films Almost Famous and The Visitor.