Paul Gordon was nominated for a 2001 Tony Award for composing the music and lyrics to
the musical Jane Eyre. He won the 2015 Jeff Award for Best New Work for his book, music and lyrics for Sense and Sensibility, commissioned by Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. He is the recipient of the 2009 Ovation Award for his music and lyrics to Daddy Long Legs which has had productions all over the world, including Off-Broadway, where it was nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards, an Off-Broadway Alliance Award and 3 Outer Critic Circle awards. His critically acclaimed musical, Emma, was released worldwide in 2018 on StreamingMusicals.com. No One Called Ahead, the latest Sound Stage Musical, was released in June of 2019. Knight’s Tale, written with John Caird, opened at the Imperial Theatre in Tokyo in 2018. Pride and Prejudice, the third in Gordon's Jane Austen Trilogy debuts at TheatreWorks, Palo Alto in December 2019. His other shows include: Being Earnest, Little Miss Scrooge, Analog and Vinyl, Stellar Atmospheres, The Front, Juliet and Romeo, Sleepy Hollow, Pride and Prejudice, The Circle and The Sportswriter. In his former life, Paul was a pop songwriter and wrote several number one hits.