Elliot Goldenthal

In addition to The King Stag, Elliot Goldenthal's theater compositions include The Serpent Woman at the American Repertory Theater, Titus Andronicus, The Taming of the Shrew, and The Tempest for Theatre for a New Audience, The Transposed Heads for Lincoln Center and American Music Theatre Festival, and Juan Darien (Obie Award) at Lincoln Center. Mr. Goldenthal's orchestral works include Shadow Play Scherzo, a commission for the Brooklyn Philharmonic in honor of Leonard Bernstein's seventieth birthday, Pastime Variations for the Haydn-Mozart Chamber Orchestra at BAM, and Fire, Water, Paper: A Vietnam Oratorio for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, presented at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. His film scores include Michael Collins (Oscar nomination), Batman Forever, Interview with a Vampire (Oscar nomination), Drugstore Cowboy, and Pet Sematary. He received the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship and the First Annual Toscanini Award, the Stephen Sondheim Award at the American Music Theatre Festival, the Richard Rogers Award, and an Obie Award.