Author

Alain Boublil

Alain Boublil

Alain Boublil is the author of the librettos and original lyrics for the musicals La Révolution Française, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, and The Pirate Queen, all in collaboration with Claude-Michel Schönberg, as well as Marguerite with Michel Legrand, Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Herbert Kretzmer. Boublil is the recipient of two Tony Awards, two Grammys, two Victoire de la Musique Awards and a Molière Award for Les Misérables. He received an Evening Standard Drama Award for Miss Saigon and a Laurence Olivier Award for Martin Guerre. In 2014, he wrote a new play, Manhattan Parisienne, with songs by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Charles Aznavour, Michel Legrand, Steve Allen, and more, which recently played in New York. He is the author/librettist of Abbacadabra, of the stage adaptation of Demy/Legrand film Les Demoiselles de Rochefort, author of the play The Diary of Adam and Eve (based upon short stories by Mark Twain), and the prize-winning French novel Les dessous de soi. He co-wrote the screenplay of the Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated film Les Misérables. He has received a New York Chapter Honors Grammy award for his outstanding contribution to the creative community. Currently he is working on a revised version of Martin Guerre to open in the U.K. Boublil lives in New York with his wife, actress/singer Marie Zamora, and is the father of four sons.

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