Marc Shaiman

Marc Shaiman

(Composer) is an award-winning composer whose credits include Catch Me if You Can, Hairspray (2002 Grammy® Award winner, 2003 Tony® Award winner), Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, The Odd Couple, Patti LuPone on Broadway, An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra, Leader of the Pack, Andre DeDield’s Harlem Nocturne, Bette! Divine Madness, and Up in One. Film credits include: Sleepless In Seattle (1993 Academy Award nomination), The American President (1995 Academy Award nomination), The First Wives Club (1996 Academy Award nomination), Patch Adams (1998 Academy Award nomination), and South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999 Academy Award nomination), and over 40 other films, including When Harry Met Sally, Beaches, Sister Act, City Slickers, The Addams Family, A Few Good Men, In & Out, George of The Jungle,Down With Love, and The Bucket List. TV credits include Smash, 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992 Emmy® Award Winner), 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991 Emmy® Award nomination), Saturday Night Live (1987 Emmy® Award nomination), HBO’S From The Earth To The Moon, 61*, and guest appearances on The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Late Night With Conan O’Brien, and The Martin Short Show. He has also been nominated for two other Grammy® Awards for his work with Harry Connick, Jr., and collaborated with Bette Midler as Musical Director and Co-Producer for her performance on the final episode of The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. He was honored with the “Hollywood Outstanding Achievement in Music-In-Film” award at the 69th annual Hollywood Film Festival.