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Tony Awards: Best Direction

Here they are, the guiding forces behind each show to help realize the vision – the Best Director nominees.

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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.

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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.

 

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Tony Awards: Best Choreography

Gotta dance! Here are the choreographers who inspired fancy footwork and marvelous movement on Broadway stages.

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Best Choreography (Clockwise, L to R)

Susan Stroman – Bullets Over Broadway

Kelly Devine & Steven Hoggett – Rocky

Warren Carlyle – After Midnight

Casey Nicholaw – Aladdin

DID YOU KNOW? Talk about the student becoming the master! Warren Carlyle was the assistant choreographer under fellow nominee director Susan Stroman on The Producers, and now he’s garnered his first Tony nominations for choreography AND directing.

Steven Hoggett is currently here in Chicago choreographing The Last Ship!

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