Kimberly Grigsby - Music Director
Kimberly Grigsby is the music director/conductor for Julie Taymor and U2's Broadway musical SPIDERMAN. She was conductor and music director of Broadway's SPRING AWAKENING (music by Duncan Sheik) and supervised the London production. She was also music director of Broadway's recent revival of GREASE. Music directing/conducting credits include, on Broadway, THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA (lyrics & music by Adam Guettel); CAROLINE OR CHANGE (music by Jeanine Tesori); THE FULL MONTY (music by David Yazbek); YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN and TWELFTH NIGHT (music by Jeanine Tesori); and Off-Broadway, SPRING AWAKENING (music by Duncan Sheik), TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERNONA (Shakespeare In the Park) ; SONGS FROM AN UNMADE BED (various composers, lyrics by Mark Campbell); JUNIE B. JONES (music by Zina Goldrich); THE IMMIGRANT (music by Steven Alper); RADIANT BABY (music by Debra Barsha); and TWELFTH NIGHT (music by Duncan Sheik). For her work on CAROLINE OR CHANGE in Los Angeles, she received the 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics' Circle Award for Music Direction; and for The Philadelphia Theatre Company's production of ELEGIES (lyrics & music by William Finn) she received the 2005 Barrymore Award for Music Direction. Additional regional credits include FLOYD COLLINS (music by Adam Guettel) and THE FIRST PICTURE SHOW (music by Jeanine Tesori). Other collaborations include MY LIFE IS A FAIRY TALE and ORPHAN OF ZHAO, both with lyrics & music by Stephin Merritt for Lincoln Center Festival; LOVE'S FIRE (Adam Guettel); O PIONEERS! (Kim Sherman); FOOLS RUSH IN (Steve Marzullo); TELAIO: DESDEMONA (Susan Botti). Ms. Grigsby holds degrees from Southern Methodist University and Manhattan School of Music.