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Amanda Dehnert

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

Amanda Dehnert Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Amanda DehnertThe Fantasticks

Amanda Dehnert News

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces 2023 Summer Season Featuring World Premi Photo Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces 2023 Summer Season Featuring World Premiere of PENELOPE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival has announced their 2023 Season, which will feature a double-bill of Shakespeare plays, a World Premiere, HVSF2 Readings, an Educational Tour, and two interactive, site-specific events bookending the season.

Lookingglass Theatre Announces Cast For THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER Photo Lookingglass Theatre Announces Cast For THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced the cast for the return of Chicago's beloved holiday tradition, The Steadfast Tin Soldier! The ensemble cast features Lookingglass Ensemble Members Kasey Foster as Ballerina and Anthony Irons as Goblin, with Christopher Donahue as Nursemaid, John Gregorio as Rat, and Adeoye as Tin Soldier. 

Northwestern's Incubator For New Musicals Announces New Leadership Photo Northwestern's Incubator For New Musicals Announces New Leadership
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2022

The American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University announces its 2022-2023 season of new musical works and the arrival of multi-talented Broadway artist Alexander Gemignani as its new artistic director.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: My Favorite Cease and Desist Letters
by Michael Dale - Aug 14, 2022

A while back. I was in an audience of theatre fans watching an onstage conversation between Frank Rich and Stephen Sondheim and the subject of unauthorized changes made in regional and amateur productions came up. The composer/lyricist mentioned that he had heard of a production of Company that ended with Bobby committing suicide by shooting himself.

Village Theatre Announces New Leadership With New Artistic Director and First-Ever Ma Photo Village Theatre Announces New Leadership With New Artistic Director and First-Ever Managing Director
by Grace Cutler - Jul 8, 2022

Village Theatre announces Adam Immerwahr (Washington DC’s Theater J) as its next Artistic Director and Laura Lee (Seattle’s ArtsWest) as its first-ever Managing Director.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city‚Äôs leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday‚ÄĮhearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond Photo BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

Berkeley Rep Streams TIN SOLDIER This Holiday Season Photo Berkeley Rep Streams TIN SOLDIER This Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2020

This holiday season Berkeley Rep will stream Tony Award winner (and frequent Berkeley Rep collaborator) Mary Zimmerman's The Steadfast Tin Soldier, produced by Lookingglass Theatre Company. Beginning December 1 audiences and their families can experience the beloved classic as the production streams into their homes. Based on‚ÄĮHans Christian Andersen's story about a little tin soldier who never gives up, this‚ÄĮproduction is‚ÄĮa‚ÄĮgorgeous spectacle of music and movement‚ÄĮthat is perfect for the whole family.¬†¬†

Lookingglass To Stream Mary Zimmerman's THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER Photo Lookingglass To Stream Mary Zimmerman's THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2020

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the holiday stream of Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman's The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Experience Chicago's beloved holiday tradition with your family this holiday season, as the production streams into your home this December!  Based on Hans Christian Andersen's story about a little tin soldier who never gives up, this production is a gorgeous spectacle of music and movement that is perfect for the whole family.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces One-Night Benefit Watch Party of EASTLAND: AN  Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces One-Night Benefit Watch Party of EASTLAND: AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 7, 2020

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced a one-night watch party of Eastland: An Original Musical Watch Party, Thursday, August 20 at 7pm (Central), a free online public fundraiser of the acclaimed production in support of Lookingglass Theatre Company.

Amanda Dehnert Videos

BWW TV: First Look At THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER At Lookingglass Videoplay
BWW TV: First Look At THE STEADFAST TIN SOLDIER At Lookingglass

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2019

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents The Steadfast Tin Soldier, from the story by Hans Christian Andersen, written and directed by Ensemble Member Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: Inside Seattle Rep's Modern Twist on the Classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Seattle Rep's Modern Twist on the Classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2017

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Seattle Rep was adapted by Kate Hamill from the novel by Jane Austen. She imbues hilarious new life into this classic love story with a decidedly progressive take on the trials and travails of Elizabeth Bennet, Mr. Darcy, and, of course the delightful Bennet clan! Go inside this exciting new production with the trailer below!

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE At Seattle REP In Hilarious New Video! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch The Cast of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE At Seattle REP In Hilarious New Video!

by Alan Henry - Oct 5, 2017

Watch the cast of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Seattle REP tell us how they really feel about that 'do-good' Mr. Darcy!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Skylar Astin, Bianca Marroquin, and More in Carnegie Hall's WEST SIDE STORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 5, 2016

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute is presenting West Side Story this weekend in three performances only March 4, 5, and 6, 2016, at the Knockdown Center. Check out highlights from the performance here!

STAGE TUBE: Joey Taranto Performs 'Dentist!' from Cleveland Play House's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2016

Squeals of delight and blood-curdling screams of fright fill the Allen Theatre as Cleveland Play House's (CPH) Centennial Season continues with a humorous and heartfelt production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. CPH's production brings this dark storyline to life with loads of gleefully twisted comedy and head-bopping doo-wop on the Allen Theatre stage now through Feb. 7. The theatre company just tweeted a first listen to original KINKY BOOTS cast member Joey Taranto performing 'Dentist!' - check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Oregon Shakespeare Festival Director Amanda Dehnert Talks INTO THE WOODS
by Stage Tube - Jul 7, 2014

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival opens Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Into the Woods, directed by Amanda Dehnert. The shows will close the weekend of October 10-12. Check out the video below of Director Amanda Dehnert discussing the production!


Amanda Dehnert Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Amanda Dehnert been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Fantasticks .