Paul Sportelli - Shaw Festival Theatre

Paul Sportelli
Music Director

SHAW 2022: Music director for Damn Yankees and White Christmas; 1922 in Concert.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: twenty-fourth season as Music Director; music director, Grand Hotel, Sweeney Todd, The Next Whisky Bar, Floyd Collins; composer, Mythos, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide, Man and Superman; co-music director for The Duke and Two Irenes, Gatsby’s Jazz, Sonny’s Blues; co-writer, Maria Severa, Tristan.
ELSEWHERE: music director, Follies in Concert, Koerner Hall (Toronto); co-writer, Erik with a K (Canadian Musical Theatre Project); 33-1/3 (Dobama Theatre, Cleveland; Canadian Music Theatre Project; Playwrights Guild of Canada award for best new musical); Oracle, Nobody Told Me, Step Right Up!, Little Mercy’s First Murder (seven Dora awards), Tarragon Theatre; recordings include Maria Severa, Tristan, jaypaul project (; music director: Mirvish, Livent, Arena Stage, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper, Tarragon, Musical Stage Company, Studio 180, YPT; composer for Alice the Magnet, Grimly Handsome, Theatre Animal; five Dora awards and one Helen Hayes award; conducting debut, Aspects of Love, Broadway.
TRAINING: BM, Performers’ Certificate, Eastman School of Music; MM, DMA, Manhattan School of Music.

Also onstage in 2022
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Damn Yankees

He could be one hell of a player.

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1922 – In Concert

A one-hour concert celebrating the year 1922, a year of cultural and artistic vibrancy.

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A Year with Frog and Toad – in Concert

A charming one-hour concert that celebrates the enduring bonds of friendship … warts and all.

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