Scott Ellis Biography

Gender: Male

Curtains (Tony nom.), The Little Dog Laughed (Drama League nom.), Steel Pier (Tony nom.; DD, OCC awards). For Roundabout Theatre Company: Twelve Angry Men (Tony, DD noms., OCC and DD awards, Best Revival), The Man Who Had All the Luck, The Boys From Syracuse, The Rainmaker, 1776 (Drama Desk, Tony nom., Best Director), She Loves Me (Tony nom.; DD, OCC awards), Picnic (OCC nom.), Company, A Month in the Country. London: She Loves Me (Olivier Award). Off-Broadway: Gruesome Playground Injuries, The Understudy, Streamers; Good Boys and True; Entertaining Mr. Sloane; The Waverly Gallery; The Dog Problem; That Championship Season; Dark Rapture; And the World Goes ’Round: The Songs of Kander and Ebb (DD, OCC awards); and Flora, the Red Menace (DD nom). NYC Opera: 110 in the Shade, A Little Night Music (also L.A. Opera). TV: “Modern Family,” “Two Broke Girls,” “Frasier,” “30 Rock” (Emmy nom., Best Director), “Weeds” (Executive Producer), “The Good Wife,” “Hung,” “The Closer.” Mr. Ellis is the Associate Artistic Director of Roundabout Theatre Company.

Scott Ellis Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Scott Ellis, On the Twentieth Century
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Scott Ellis, The Elephant Man
Scott Ellis, You Can't Take it with You
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play
Scott Ellis, You Can't Take it with You
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Scott Ellis, Curtains
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Director
Scott Ellis, The Little Dog Laughed
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Play
Scott Ellis, Twelve Angry Men
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, 1776
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, 1776
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis, 1776
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, 1776
Scott Ellis, Steel Pier
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, Steel Pier
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis, Steel Pier
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Director of a Musical
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Play or Musical
Scott EllisWorld Goes 'Round
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1994 - Best Director - Musical
Scott Ellis - , She Loves Me
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Direction of a Musical
Scott Ellis, She Loves Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Scott Ellis, A Little Night Music / The World Goes Round

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