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Encyclopedia > Robert Lopez
Marx (left) and Lopez (right)
Marx (left) and Lopez (right)

Robert Lopez (born February 23, 1975) is an American composer and lyricist of musicals. He is best known for creating the Broadway musical Avenue Q with collaborator Jeff Marx. Together, they wrote all the show's 21 songs. Lopez and Marx both write lyrics and they both write music, together, in the same room, at the same time. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (589x626, 404 KB)Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx at 2004 Tony Awards photo copyright owned by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx This work is copyrighted. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (589x626, 404 KB)Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx at 2004 Tony Awards photo copyright owned by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx This work is copyrighted. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... A lyricist is an author of song lyrics. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Musical theater (or theatre) is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance, and spoken dialogue. ... Avenue Q is a Broadway musical, which was originally conceived by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez. ... Marx (left) and Lopez (right) Jeff Marx (born September 10, 1970) is a composer and lyricist of musicals. ...


Avenue Q won the 2004 Tony Award for Best Musical. Lopez/Marx's musical score earned them a 2004 Tony Award. A third 2004 Tony Award was awarded to Avenue Q bookwriter Jeff Whitty. Avenue Q is a Broadway musical, which was originally conceived by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez. ... // 1940s 1949 Kiss Me, Kate - Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Bella and Samuel Spewack. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Avenue Q is a Broadway musical, which was originally conceived by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez. ... Jeff Whitty is a playwright who lives in New York City. ...


The musical's Original Cast Album, on the RCA/Victor label, was nominated for a Grammy Award. To date, it has sold over 150,000 copies. Grammy Award The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards), presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music...

Avenue Q opened on Broadway July 31, 2003 at the John Golden Theater. It is still running there. Additional productions are planned for Las Vegas and London's West End.
Avenue Q opened on Broadway July 31, 2003 at the John Golden Theater. It is still running there. Additional productions are planned for Las Vegas and London's West End.

Lopez and Marx met in the famed BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop. Their very first project together, a spec Muppet movie, Kermit, Prince of Denmark, which was very loosely based on Hamlet, won the Kleban Award for lyrics. Avenue Q program cover This is a copyrighted promotional photo with a known source. ... Avenue Q program cover This is a copyrighted promotional photo with a known source. ... The BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop is a workshop in New York for musical theatre composers, lyricists and librettists. ... John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together The Muppets are a group of puppets and costume characters created by Jim Henson and the company he created. ... The third quarto of Hamlet (1605); a straight reprint of the 2nd quarto (1604) The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark is a tragedy by William Shakespeare and is one of his best-known and most-quoted plays. ...


They are currently working on an original movie musical for Universal Pictures, and a stage musical in collaboration with Matt Stone and Trey Parker, creators of South Park. Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... Matt Stone Matthew Richard Stone (born May 26, 1971) is an Emmy-winning American animator, film director, screenwriter, actor and voice actor. ... Trey Parker Randolph Severn Trey Parker III (born October 19, 1969 in Conifer, Colorado) is an Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning American animator, screenwriter, film director, voice actor, actor and musician. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


They recently wrote a number of songs for a musical episode of the NBC sitcom Scrubs which will air in January. Scrubs are the shirts and trousers/dresses worn by surgeons, nurses, and other operating room personnel when scrubbing in for surgery. ...


Finding Nemo - The Musical, which Lopez wrote in collaboration with his wife, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, opened at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park in November 2006. This article is becoming very long. ... Disneys Animal Kingdom is a theme park at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. ...


He has also collaborated with his brother Billy Lopez on several episodes of Nickelodeon's hit series, The Wonder Pets. Nickelodeon (Nick for short, formerly called Pinwheel; launched April 1, 1979) is a cable TV network primarily for children and pre-teens, but also features shows aimed towards teenagers in TEENick. ... Linny, Tuck, and Ming-Ming are The Wonder Pets Wonder Pets is an American animated childrens television series. ...


Lopez grew up in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. He attended Hunter College High School and received a B.A. in English from Yale University. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and their new daughter Katie (born March 25, 2005). The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (pronounced Grennich Village; also called simply the Village) is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... HCHS redirects here. ... Yale redirects here. ...


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What makes Robert special: Robert is an honor student, and he also helps his parents with chores inside and outside of the house.
Robert also is active in his church and enjoys Sunday School.
His nominator said, "Robert is a very happy boy.
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