Gender
Male
Born
Feb 03, 1965
USA
Orchestrator
Also Known As
Douglas Besterman
Anastasia (Apr 24, 2017 - Mar 31, 2019)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Apr 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
A Bronx Tale The Musical (Dec 01, 2016 - Aug 05, 2018)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalDramaOriginal
It Shoulda Been You (Apr 14, 2015 - Aug 09, 2015)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Bullets Over Broadway (Apr 10, 2014 - Aug 24, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Aladdin (Mar 20, 2014 - Present)
  • Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Rocky (Mar 13, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalDramaOriginal
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Mar 03, 2013 - Jan 03, 2015)
  • Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Elf (Nov 09, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Annie (Nov 08, 2012 - Jan 05, 2014)
  • Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (Dec 11, 2011 - Jan 29, 2012)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
The People in the Picture (Apr 28, 2011 - Jun 19, 2011)
  • Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedy DramaOriginal
Sister Act (Apr 20, 2011 - Aug 26, 2012)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Mar 27, 2011 - May 20, 2012)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
Elf (Nov 14, 2010 - Jan 02, 2011)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Young Frankenstein (Nov 08, 2007 - Jan 04, 2009)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Tarzan (May 10, 2006 - Jul 08, 2007)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Dracula, the Musical (Aug 19, 2004 - Jan 02, 2005)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalDrama RomanceOriginal
Thoroughly Modern Millie (Apr 18, 2002 - Jun 20, 2004)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Producers (Apr 19, 2001 - Apr 22, 2007)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Seussical (Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Music Man (Apr 27, 2000 - Dec 30, 2001)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
King David (May 18, 1997 - May 23, 1997)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
SpecialConcertOriginal
Big (Apr 28, 1996 - Oct 13, 1996)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Apr 10, 1995 - Apr 30, 1995)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
Damn Yankees (Mar 03, 1994 - Aug 06, 1995)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
A Bronx Tale The Musical (Oct 14, 2018 - Aug 04, 2019)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalDramaOriginal
Anastasia (Oct 09, 2018 - Present)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Sep 22, 2018 - Oct 13, 2019)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Elf (Nov 06, 2017 - Dec 29, 2017)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
Elf (Nov 06, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella (Oct 10, 2014 - May 08, 2016)
  • Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Elf (Nov 09, 2013 - Jan 05, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Flashdance the Musical (Dec 28, 2012 - Jun 08, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalOriginal
Sister Act (Oct 02, 2012 - Jun 29, 2014)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Young Frankenstein (Sep 29, 2009 - May 15, 2011)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jul 15, 2003 - May 08, 2005)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Producers - Leo (Jun 17, 2003 - Jun 26, 2005)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Producers - Max (Sep 10, 2002 - Jan 30, 2005)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Seussical (Sep 02, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Fosse (Sep 14, 1999 - Feb 17, 2002)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Big (Sep 26, 1997 - Jun 28, 1998)
  • Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
MusicalComedyOriginal
Damn Yankees (Sep 22, 1995 - May 04, 1997)
  • Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
MusicalComedyRevival

Tony Award®

 

Best Orchestrations

2014 | Nominee  | Bullets Over Broadway
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Best Orchestrations

Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Best Orchestrations

2002 | Winner  | Thoroughly Modern Millie
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Best Orchestrations

2001 | Winner  | The Producers
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Best Orchestrations

2000 | Nominee  | The Music Man
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Best Orchestrations

1999 | Winner  | Fosse
Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2017 | Nominee  | Anastasia
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2008 | Nominee  | Young Frankenstein
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Outstanding Orchestrations

2002 | Winner  | Thoroughly Modern Millie
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman

Outstanding Orchestrations

2001 | Winner  | The Producers
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

2000 | Nominee  | The Music Man
Music orchestrated by Doug Besterman
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

1997 | Nominee  | Big
Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman
 

Outstanding Orchestrations

1994 | Nominee  | Damn Yankees
Music orchestrated by Douglas Besterman

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