Here they are, the guiding forces behind each show to help realize the vision – the Best Director nominees.
Best Direction (Play) (Clockwise L to R)
John Tiffany – The Glass Menagerie
Michael Grandage – The Cripple of Inishmaan
Tim Carroll – Twelfth Night
Kenny Leon – A Raisin in the Sun
DID YOU KNOW? Michael Grandage founded his own theatre company in the U.K. which has produced shows such as Peter and Alice starring Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw, written by The Last Ship scribe John Logan.
Best Direction (Musical) (Clockwise, L to R)
Darko Tresnjak – A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
Leigh Silverman – Violet
Michael Mayer – Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Warren Carlyle – After Midnight
DID YOU KNOW? Michael Mayer was asked to direct the original Off-Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch but had to decline due to prior commitments. 15 years later, he finally got his shot to take it on.