Susan Stroman Biography

Date of Birth: October 17, 1954 (61)
Birth Place: Wilmington, DE, USA
Gender: Female

Ms. Stroman directed and choreographed The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway, where it received 12 Tony Award nominations. The show has continued to garner acclaim with her recent productions at San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre, American Conservatory Theater, and the Ahmanson Theatre. She directed and choreographed The Producers, winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards, including Best Direction and Best Choreography. She co-created, directed and choreographed the groundbreaking musical Contact for Lincoln Center Theater, winning the 2000 Tony Award for Best Choreography, as well as Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards and a 2003 Emmy Award for “Live from Lincoln Center”. Other Broadway credits include Big Fish, Oklahoma! (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Olivier Awards), Young Frankenstein, Thou Shalt Not, The Music Man (Outer Critics Circle Award), The Frogs, Steel Pier, Big, Show Boat (Tony, Outer Critics Circle Awards), Picnic and Crazy for You (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Olivier Awards). Off-Broadway credits include The Scottsboro Boys (Lucille Lortel Award), Happiness, And the World Goes ’Round (Outer Critics Circle Award), and Flora, the Red Menace. For ten years she choreographed Madison Square Garden’s annual spectacular, A Christmas Carol (Outer Critics Circle Award). For New York City Opera she choreographed A Little Night Music, 110 in the Shade, and Don Giovanni. For New York City Ballet she created Double Feature, a full-length ballet featuring the music of Irving Berlin and Walter Donaldson, and For the Love of Duke, featuring the music of Duke Ellington. She created the ballets But Not For Me for the Martha Graham Company and Take Five…More or Less for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Her choreography received an Emmy nomination for the HBO presentation “Liza Minnelli Live From Radio City Music Hall”. Other TV credits include co-conceiver and choreographer for PBS’s “Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall” and “Evening at Pops: A Tribute to the Theater Music of Leonard Bernstein”. She received the American Choreography Award for her work in the Columbia Pictures feature film Center Stage. She directed and choreographed The Producers: The Movie Musical, nominated for 4 Golden Globes. She is the winner of a record five Astaire Awards and a recipient of the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater.

Susan Stroman Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Choreography in a Musical, HAYES Production
Susan StromanLittle Dancer
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Director
Susan StromanThe Scottsboro Boys
 
Olivier Awards - 2014 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Susan StromanThe Scottsboro Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Choreographer
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Bullets Over Broadway: The Musical
 
Drama League Awards - 2011 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing
Susan Stroman
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Direction of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman , The Scottsboro Boys
 
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Choreographer
Susan Stroman, The Scottsboro Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Happiness
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, Happiness
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Young Frankenstein
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Young Frankenstein
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, Young Frankenstein
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Director
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Entertainment
Susan StromanContact
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Susan StromanContact
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Oklahoma!
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Oklahoma!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Drama League Awards - 2001 - Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre
Susan Stroman
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Direction of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Contact
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
 
The Lortels - 2000 - Outstanding Director
Susan Stroman, Contact
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Contact
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Direction of a Musical
Susan Stroman, The Music Man
Susan Stroman, Contact
 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Susan Stroman, Oklahoma!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Steel Pier
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman - , Steel Pier
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Steel Pier
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Big
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman , Big
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1995 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, A Christmas Carol
Susan Stroman, Show Boat
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Show Boat
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Susan Stroman, Crazy For You
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Choreography
Susan Stroman, Crazy for You
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Crazy for You
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Choreography
Susan Stroman, Crazy for You
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Choreography
Susan StromanAnd the World Goes Round

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