Adam Guettel

Born Dec 16, 1964

Adam Guettel is an American composer-lyricist of musical theater and opera . He is best known for the musical The Light in the Piazza, for which he won two Tony Awards, for Best Score and Best Orchestrations, and two Drama Desk Awards, for Best Music and Best Orchestrations.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Adam Guettel.


1964 Birth Born on December 16, 1964.


1987 22 Years Old He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Interlochen Center for the Arts and graduated from Yale University in 1987.


1996 31 Years Old His early works include 1996's Floyd Collins, Love's Fire, and Saturn Returns (which was recorded as Myths and Hymns). … Read More
1999 34 Years Old In 1999, he performed a concert evening of his own work at New York's Town Hall.
2004 39 Years Old In 2004, Guettel contributed vocals to Jessica Molaskey's P.S. Classics album Make Believe, dueting with Molaskey on the song "Glad To Be Unhappy."


After six years working on the project, Guettel's musical The Light in the Piazza opened on Broadway in 2005.
As of January 2007, Guettel had written the music for ten songs for the project. … Read More
2009 44 Years Old In July 2009, the Signature Theatre of Arlington, Virginia commissioned Guettel to write a new musical for their 2011-2012 season, under the auspices of their American Musical Voices Project. … Read More
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