Paul Sportelli - Shaw Festival Theatre

Paul Sportelli
Music Director

SHAW 2019: Music director for Brigadoon and Holiday Inn; composer for The Ladykillers.
(Selected Credits) FOR THE SHAW: twenty-first 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-writer, Maria Severa, Tristan.
ELSEWHERE: co-writer, Erik with a K (Canadian Musical Theatre Project); 33-1/3, Dobama Theatre, Cleveland, June/July 2019 (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.

See Paul's work in ...
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Boy meets girl — in an enchanted Scottish village.
A sweep-you-off-your-feet musical spectacle.

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The Ladykillers

What’s more fun than a well-planned heist? One that goes terribly wrong. A comedy tour-de-force.

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A Christmas Carol (2019)

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

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Holiday Inn

A beloved musical, perfect to ring in the holiday season!

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