Paul Sportelli - Shaw Festival Theatre

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Paul Sportelli
Music Director

SHAW 2017: Music director for Me and My Girl; music director/composer for Androcles and the Lion.
FOR THE SHAW (Selected Credits): 19th season as Music Director; musical director, Sweeney Todd, The Next Whisky Bar, Floyd Collins; composer, Uncle Vanya, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide, Man and Superman; co-writer, Maria Severa, Tristan.
ELSEWHERE (Selected Credits): co-writer, Erik with a K (work in progress); 33-1/3 (Canadian Musical Theatre Project, Playwrights Guild of Canada award for Best New Musical), Oracle; Nobody Told Me, Step Right Up!, Little Mercy’s First Murder (7 Dora awards); recordings include Maria Severa, Tristan, jaypaul project (; musical director: Mirvish, Livent, Arena Stage, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper, Tarragon, Acting Up Stage, Studio 180; 2 Dora awards (Toronto), Helen Hayes Award (Washington, DC), musical direction; conducting debut, Aspects of Love, Broadway.
TRAINING: BM and Performers’ Certificate, Eastman School of Music, MM, DMA, Manhattan School of Music.

See Paul's work in ...
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Me and My Girl

Can a Cockney man give up his old life – and love! – to join the upper class? The sparkling and fun British hit musical.

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Androcles and the Lion

Waiting to be thrown to the lions (literally!) has never been funnier. An interactive twist on Shaw’s tale.

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A Christmas Carol

See the beloved Dickens’ classic at the Royal George in Niagara-on-the-Lake, the perfect setting to experience a Victorian winter wonderland.

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