Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier Award-winning creator and Westport native Justin Paul is best known for his work on La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen, and The Greatest Showman. The accompanying albums for each project have appeared in the top 10 of the Billboard 200, the latter of which certified Platinum in 22 countries, including Quadruple Platinum in the US, Australia, and Taiwan, 5x Platinum in China, Hong Kong, and Indonesia, 6x Platinum in the Philippines, 7x Platinum in the UK, 8x Platinum in Singapore, 9x Platinum in Ireland, and 13x Platinum in Korea.
With the release of the novelization of Dear Evan Hansen, Justin became a New York Times Best-Selling Author. Most recently, Justin was awarded a Tony Award as a co-producer of the Pulitzer prize-winning Broadway musical A Strange Loop.
Other credits: Film – Spirited, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Aladdin, Trolls; Television – Harlem, Smash, The Flash, A Christmas Story, Live!, and Season 3 of Only Murders in the Building. Broadway – A Christmas Story, The Musical; Off-Broadway/Regional – Dogfight, James and the Giant Peach, Edges. Upcoming: Disney’s live-action Snow White. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Justin serves on the board of the Dramatist Guild Foundation and is proud to call Westport, CT his hometown.