Nicholas contributes orchestrations to several major concerts, including Kristin Chenoweth's Christmas at the Met, Jessica Vosk's Carnegie Hall debut, and the American Pops New Year's special "United in Song" on PBS.
Nicholas returns to live theatre, playing keys for SPAMALOT at Ogunquit Playhouse, starring Charles Shaughnessy.
August 28th, 2020
CALIFORNIA DREAM, a new single featuring Mean Girls star Kyle Selig, is now available for digital download and streaming, with sales/stream revenue to be donated to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.
March 16th, 2020
Nicholas is Supervising Orchestrator for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2020, featuring some of Broadway's biggest stars and a full orchestra of Broadway's best.
February 10th, 2020
TEN LONG YEARS has an invited table reading in New York City.
Kyle Selig and Reneé Rapp recorded a new rendition of "Baby It's Cold Outside" for the annual Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids "Carols for a Cure" CD, with an arrangement and music direction by Connors.
November 29th, 2019
Nicholas is Associate Music Director for episodes 4 and 7 of the new Disney+ show ENCORE! The Kristin Bell production reunites old friends to recreate their high school plays years later with Broadway creative teams.
November 8-17th, 2019
Nicholas is orchestrator and Associate Music Director for Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway show, FOR THE GIRLS at the Nederlander Theater. The concert features the Broadway star and a series of special guests, with music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell.
Nicholas is the Music Assistant and a rehearsal pianist for Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt's ALMOST FAMOUS, premiering at the Old Globe in San Diego this fall.
May 21st, 2019
Nicholas is a guest pianist for Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck at 54 Below, joining music director Fred Lassen in a four-handed Gerswhin duet.
April 29th, 2019
Nicholas is co-orchestrator for "Project Broadway: A Love Letter to Judy Garland" at Symphony Space, featuring Kate Baldwin, Julia Murney, Carolee Carmello and more, with music direction by Fred Lassen.
TEN LONG YEARS is a Finalist for the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat and a Semi-Finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Center's National Music Theatre Conference.
March 11th, 2019
Nicholas was Associate Music Director for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids BROADWAY BACKWARDS. He also orchestrated the opening number, "Where You Are" (feat. Andrew Rannells & Gavin Creel) and "Big Spender".
January 30th, 2019
Nicholas provides musical arrangements for ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's Hailey Kilgore in her 54 Below Solo debut.
Fall 2018 and Ongoing
Alongside Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Nicholas co-orchestrated two songs for Kristin Chenoweth's symphony concert series, to be performed around the country and internationally.
December 3rd-4th, 2018
Nicholas contributed additional orchestrations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids' RED BUCKET FOLLIES, celebrating the 60th anniversary of FLOWER DRUM SONG. The event raised a record $6,113,301 for the charity.
October 26th, 2018
Nicholas is one of the arrangers for SINGING YOU HOME, a charity album raising money to help support and raise money for families separated at the border. The album featured Josh Groban, Ingrid Michaelson, Laura Benanti, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Erivo and other spectacular artists.
AUGUST 10th, 2018
Nicholas provided additional orchestrations for WICKED star Jessica Vosk's album, WILD & FREE.
July 1st, 2018
TEN LONG YEARS, a new musical with music & lyrics by Connors and a book by Kyle Wilson, received a table reading, featuring SOUSATSKA's Jordan Barrow, SPRING AWAKENING's Remy Zaken and more.
May 5th-6th, 2018
Nicholas served as an orchestrator for LYNN AHRENS: A LYRIC LIFE, a celebration of the Tony-Winning Lyricist's career. The 92nd Street Y concert was written and narrated by Lynn, featured a star-studded Broadway cast and Music Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell.
March 5th-8th, 2018
Nicholas was a guest at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. He taught a masterclass and worked with student performers and composers from the School of Theatre and Dance.
Nicholas served as Music Director and Keyboardist for the National Tour of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN.