|Welcome to the official website of arranger–composer–producer Doug Besterman.
Since 1992, Doug has been in-demand as an arranger/orchestrator for Broadway shows, films, and recordings - past projects include: The Producers (stage and film), Chicago (film), and Nine (film). He has been privileged to work with some of the most recognizable names in the industry, including composers Mel Brooks and Alan Menken, recording artists Barbra Streisand and Barry Manilow, and directors Rob Marshall and Susan Stroman. He has also earned some of the industry's top honors, including 3 Tony Awards, 2 Drama Desk Awards and a Grammy Award nomination.
Current projects include: Sister Act (currently running on Broadway and Hamburg), and How To Succeed (running on Broadway), for which Doug received his 5th Tony® nomination. Upcoming: the revivals of Carrie and On a Clear Day (2nd half of 2011), as well as other exciting projects - stay tuned!
Click on the links above to learn more about Doug’s background and credits, view his discography and hear audio samples of his work, get information and photos about his studio and equipment, and find out how to get in touch.