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Joe DiPietro is a playwright and lyricist. He has won two Tony Awards®, a Drama Desk Award, and 3 Outer Critics Circle Awards. His musicals and plays have received thousands of productions across the country and around the world.
Broadway: Nice Work If You Can Get It starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara (10 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Book, Best Musical), Memphis (4 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score,) All Shook Up, and Living on Love (starring Renée Fleming).
Off-Broadway: Ernest Shackleton Loves Me, Clever Little Lies (starring Marlo Thomas), The Toxic Avenger (OCC Award – Best off-Broadway Musical), The Thing About Men (OCC Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical), the much-produced comedy, Over the River and Through the Woods, and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (the longest running musical revue in Off-Broadway history.)
Other recent regional credits include: The Second Mrs. Wilson (Long Wharf Theatre & George Street Playhouse), Hollywood and Chasing the Song (La Jolla Playhouse), The Last Romance (The Old Globe), Creating Claire (George Street Playhouse.)
His murder mystery, The Art of Murder, won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Play and his adaptation of Schnitzler’s La Ronde — called Fucking Men — is the longest running Fringe play in London history.
He sits on the board of Only Make Believe, a charity dedicated to bringing interactive, therapeutic theatre to chronically ill children.
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