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Alex Timbers

 
Bio:
Alex Timbers is a Tony-nominated writer-director and the recipient of Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as two OBIE Awards. Credits include: The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (also book writer; Drama Desk, Lortel, and OCC Awards, Tony ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alex Timbers is a Tony-nominated writer-director and the recipient of Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as two OBIE Awards. Credits include: The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (also book writer; Drama Desk, Lortel, and OCC Awards, Tony ... (read complete bio)

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Productions

 
[US Tour, 2022]
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[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2021] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Boston, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Second Assistant Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

Writing

Conceiver
Playwright
Conceiver
Bookwriter

Alex Timbers Biography

Alex Timbers is a Tony-nominated writer-director and the recipient of Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards, as well as two OBIE Awards.

Credits include: The Pee-wee Herman Show, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (also book writer; Drama Desk, Lortel, and OCC Awards, Tony nomination), A Very Merry Unauthorized Pageant (OBIE Award, Garland Award-Best Director), Gutenberg! The Musical! (Drama Desk nom. - Best Director of a Musical), Peter and the Starcatcher (co-director, OBIE Award- Best Director), Hell House (Drama Desk nom. - Unique Theatrical Experience).

Alex was President of the Yale Dramat and is the Artistic Director of downtown company Les Freres Corbusier.

Alex Timbers Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge!
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Moulin Rouge!
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Gold Star
Alex Timbers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Rocky
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Rocky
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Alex Timbers , Here Lies Love
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Play
Alex Timbers, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Directing Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Peter And The Starcatcher
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Musical Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Book of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Alex Timbers, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Alex Timbers, Gutenberg! The Musica
 
Obie Awards - 2004 - Special Citations Gold Star
Alex Timbers, A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant

Alex Timbers News

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Begins Performances At The Paramount Theatre December 14 Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Begins Performances At The Paramount Theatre December 14
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2022

Premera Blue Cross Broadway at The Paramount welcomes the first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, which will play Seattle's Paramount Theatre from December 14 through January 1, 2023.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards; MOULIN ROUGE Leads B Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards; MOULIN ROUGE Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld UK / West End Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Album Review: Nothing Stupid Went Into Colin Donnell & Patti Murin's Debut Album SOME Photo Album Review: Nothing Stupid Went Into Colin Donnell & Patti Murin's Debut Album SOMETHIN' STUPID
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2022

The first album from producer Robbie Rozelle checks all the boxes.

Review: Overwhelming Splendor Arrives with MOULIN ROUGE! at OC's Segerstrom Center Photo Review: Overwhelming Splendor Arrives with MOULIN ROUGE! at OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Nov 17, 2022

Loosely adapted from Baz Luhrmann's 1999 hit movie, the campy, sensory overload that is the Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL---now playing at OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts through November 27, 2022---is an entertaining pop-music-tinged feast for the senses.

Luhrmann, Burstein, Tveit & Cote to Sign Copies of New MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Book Photo Luhrmann, Burstein, Tveit & Cote to Sign Copies of New MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Book at Rizzoli Bookstore
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Baz Luhrmann, who co-wrote and directed the Award-winning MOULIN ROUGE! film, will join Moulin Rouge! The Musical original Broadway cast members Danny Burstein and Aaron Tveit with writer David Cote to sign copies of Moulin Rouge! The Musical: The Story of The Broadway Spectacular on Friday, December 2nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Rizzoli Bookstore.

Tickets to MOULIN ROUGE! in Brisbane Are on Sale Today Photo Tickets to MOULIN ROUGE! in Brisbane Are on Sale Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

Tickets for the much anticipated Moulin Rouge! The Musical go on sale to the public today, Thursday 17 November, for a strictly limited Brisbane season commencing at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) in May 2023.

Broadway Community Celebrates Launch of Derek McLane and Eila Mell's New Book DESIGNI Photo Broadway Community Celebrates Launch of Derek McLane and Eila Mell's New Book DESIGNING BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

The Broadway community celebrated the launch of the new book Designing Broadway by Eila Mell and Tony & Emmy Award winner Derek McLane currently represented on Broadway by Moulin Rouge!, MJ the Musical and Almost Famous. This event was hosted by Tony winning director Kenny Leon.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

Check out photos from the red carpet on opening night for Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool.

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasqual Photo Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Broadway Dallas; Tickets On Sale November 4 Photo MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Broadway Dallas; Tickets On Sale November 4
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2022

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America (BAA) have announced that the first North American tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will play in Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park from March 15 through April 2 as part of the 2022-2023 Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas. Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m.

Alex Timbers Videos

Photos & Video: Beowulf Boritt Celebrates Book Launch at Sardi's With Samuel L. Jacks Videoplay
Photos & Video: Beowulf Boritt Celebrates Book Launch at Sardi's With Samuel L. Jackson & More

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2022

At Sardi’s Restaurant, the Broadway community celebrated the launch of the new book Transforming Space Over Time by Tony Award winning set designer Beowulf Boritt. This event was hosted by his Piano Lesson colleagues LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Samuel L. Jackson and sponsored by Hudson Scenic Studios. See photos & videos here!

VIDEO: First Look at the New Trailer for MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL North American Tou Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the New Trailer for MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL North American Tour

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

The North American Tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical has just released a new trailer. Watch now! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical begins a strictly limited three-week engagement tomorrow through June 26 at the Buell Theatre in Denver. 

VIDEO: Meet MOULIIN ROUGE!'s New Stars- Derek Klena & Ashley Loren! Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet MOULIIN ROUGE!'s New Stars- Derek Klena & Ashley Loren!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 3, 2022

Richard Ridge catches up with Moulin Rouge!'s newest stars Ashley Loren and Derek Klena, as they discuss what it's been like sharing the stage with one another, what they remember from their first performances as Satine and Christian, and much more!

VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Performs on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT

by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

This weekend, the West End cast of Moulin Rouge! performed on Britain's Got Talent and you can watch the full performance video here.

VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Fan Art Mural at the Marquis Wows the Show's Cast! Videoplay
VIDEO: BEETLEJUICE Fan Art Mural at the Marquis Wows the Show's Cast!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2022

This week, the cast of Beetlejuice stopped by the Marquis to check out the mural for the very first time! Go inside the unveiling to see video of the Fan Art wall and the cast's reaction.

VIDEO: First Look at New & Returning Cast of BEETLEJUICE in Rehearsal Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at New & Returning Cast of BEETLEJUICE in Rehearsal

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Beetlejuice is headed back to Broadway on April 8, 2022 at the Marquis Theatre! Get a first look at the new and returning cast of Beetlejuice in rehearsal!

VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of MOULIN ROUGE! Sydney Meets the Press

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2022

Moulin Rouge! The Musical will commence performances at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on 28 May 2022. This week, the cast officially met the press!

VIDEO: Aaron Tveit & Natalie Mendoza Perform 'Your Song' from MOULIN ROUGE! on THE VI Videoplay
VIDEO: Aaron Tveit & Natalie Mendoza Perform 'Your Song' from MOULIN ROUGE! on THE VIEW

by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

Aaron Tveit and Natlie Mendoza appeared on The View this morning to perform 'Your Song' from Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Originally by Elton John, the song is one of the many popular songs covered in the musical. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is the winner of ten 2021 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Actor for Tveit.

VIDEO: The Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Chat Bringing it to the West End Videoplay
VIDEO: The Creatives of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL Chat Bringing it to the West End

by Eleni Cashell - Jan 17, 2022

We chat to the show’s creatives, Alex Timbers, Sonya Tayeh and Justin Levine, about the ten-year journey to the stage, and what makes the show so spectacular.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game Videoplay
VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tour Cast Perform National Anthem at Broncos Game

by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

The National Tour company of Moulin Rouge! performed the National Anthem at a recent Denver Broncos game. Broadway veterans Courtney Reed and Conor Ryan play the roles of Satine and Christian.


Alex Timbers Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Alex Timbers written?
Alex Timbers has written 3 shows including A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant (Conceiver), Boozy (Conceiver), Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Bookwriter).

What awards has Alex Timbers been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Moulin Rouge! , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Moulin Rouge! , Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Rocky , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rocky , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Here Lies Love , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Here Lies Love , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Here Lies Love , Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Directing (Obie Awards) for Peter And The Starcatcher , Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Gutenberg! The Musica and Special Citations (Obie Awards) for A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant .

What awards has Alex Timbers won?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Moulin Rouge!, Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Moulin Rouge!, Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards), Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Here Lies Love, Best Direction of a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher, Directing (Obie Awards) for Peter And The Starcatcher, Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jacksonand Special Citations (Obie Awards) for A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant.