Bryan at the 2009 premiere of When We Were Beautiful
|Birth name||David Bryan Rashbaum|
|Born||February 7, 1962
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
|Genres||Rock, hard rock, heavy metal|
|Instruments||Vocals, keyboards, piano|
|Associated acts||Bon Jovi|
Oberheim OB5 organ
Memphis played on Broadway from October 18, 2009 to August 5, 2012. The Broadway production won Best Musical in the Live Theatre division of the Golden Icon Awards, as well as four Tony Awards including Best Musical and four Drama Desk Awards. These make Memphis the most nominated show on Broadway.
Second musical[change | change source]
Bryan also co-wrote the musical The Toxic Avenger, also with Joe DiPietro. The musical made its off-Broadway premiere at New World Stages on April 6, 2009.
References[change | change source]
- "Stamos, Olivo, Lansbury and More Named As The Live Theater Winners of the 2009-2010 Golden Icon Awards". broadwayworld.com. Broadway World. 22 January 2010. http://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/Stamos-Olivo-Lansbury-and-More-Named-As-The-Live-Theater-Winners-of-the-20092010-Golden-Icon-Awards-20100122#.UweRs_0_v8s. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- "‘Red’ and ‘Memphis’ Win Top Tony Awards". nytimes.com. New York Times. 13 June 2010. https://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/14/theater/theaterspecial/14tony.html?_r=0. Retrieved 28 May 2016.
- Ouzounian, Richard (December 6, 2009). "Toxic Avenger found his bard in Bon Jovi". The Star (Toronto). https://www.thestar.com/entertainment/theatre/article/734739--toxic-avenger-found-his-bard-in-bon-jovi.