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Andy Blankenbuehler

 
Date Of Birth:
March 07, 1970 (52)
Birth Place:
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Bio:
Mr. Blankenbuehler won a 2008 Tony Award for his choreography in the Tony Award winning Best Musical In The Heights (also Lortel Award, Outer Critics Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography). He also choreographed the Broadway revival of The Apple Tree. Other recent projects ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 07, 1970 (52)

Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH, USA

Bio:
Mr. Blankenbuehler won a 2008 Tony Award for his choreography in the Tony Award winning Best Musical In The Heights (also Lortel Award, Outer Critics Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography). He also choreographed the Broadway revival of The Apple Tree. Other recent projects ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Quito
Gypsy Dancer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1999
Double J
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Couple #8
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Ensemble [Replacement]
Guy [Replacement]
Havana Dance Specialty [Replacement]

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Choreography
 
[US Tour, 2021]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Choreograher
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director and Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2015]
Director and Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Choreography
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2014]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Choreographer
Director
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Director
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2009]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Choreographer
 
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[West End, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Producer

Andy Blankenbuehler Biography

Mr. Blankenbuehler won a 2008 Tony Award for his choreography in the Tony Award winning Best Musical In The Heights (also Lortel Award, Outer Critics Award and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography). He also choreographed the Broadway revival of The Apple Tree. Other recent projects include the new Broadway-bound musical Waiting For The Moon (music by Frank Wildhorn); the world premiere of the musical A Little Princess (music by Andrew Lippa); the Paper Mill Playhouse production of A Wonderful Life; as well as the off-Broadway play Burleigh Grimes (music by David Yazbek); and the hit Caesars Palace production Nights On Broadway. As a performer, he has danced on Broadway in Fosse, Contact, Man of La Mancha, Saturday Night Fever, Steel Pier, Big and Guys and Dolls.

Andy Blankenbuehler Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Theatre Choreographer Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2017 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Choreographer
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bandstand
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Special Award Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Choreographer Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, 9 to 5
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler , 9 to 5
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Choreography
Andy Blankenbuehler, 9 to 5: The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, In The Heights
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Choreograph Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, In the Heights
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, In the Heights
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Choreographer Gold Star
Andy Blankenbuehler, In the Heights

Andy Blankenbuehler News

Broadway Buying Guide: November 28, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 28, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 28, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 28, 2022.

HAMILTON is Headed to New Zealand in 2023 Photo HAMILTON is Headed to New Zealand in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

HAMILTON will make its New Zealand debut for a strictly limited season at Spark Arena in Tamaki Makaurau - Auckland in May 2023.

HAMILTON to Leave Australia Following Brisbane Season Photo HAMILTON to Leave Australia Following Brisbane Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 27, 2022

The producers of HAMILTON have announced that the Australian production of the Tony, Grammy, Olivier and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical must leave Australia following the conclusion of the Brisbane season in April 2023.

HAMILTON Ticket Lottery Coming To Playhouse Square Photo HAMILTON Ticket Lottery Coming To Playhouse Square
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

A digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show's first performance on December 6. A limited number of tickets will be available for every performance for $10 each.  

Photos: See Julianna Margulies, Phillipa Soo & More at MCC Theater's Season Kick-Off  Photo Photos: See Julianna Margulies, Phillipa Soo & More at MCC Theater's Season Kick-Off Party
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

See photos from MCC Theater's season kick-off party celebrating their current lineup of programming this year.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 21, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 21, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 21, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 21, 2022.

Laura Benanti, Bobby Conte, Julia Murney & Samantha Pauly to Join Eleri Ward for Sony Photo Laura Benanti, Bobby Conte, Julia Murney & Samantha Pauly to Join Eleri Ward for Sony Hall Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Singer/songwriter Eleri Ward will be joined by special guest Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Bobby Conte, Julia Murney, and Samantha Pauly to celebrate her new album Keep A Tender Distance from GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS at New York’s Sony Hall on Monday, December 19 at 8:00 PM.

Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022 Photo Broadway Buying Guide: November 14, 2022
by Team BWW - Nov 14, 2022

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, November 7, 2022.

HAMILTON at The Princess Of Wales Theatre Goes On Sale Next Week Photo HAMILTON at The Princess Of Wales Theatre Goes On Sale Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2022

Single tickets for HAMILTON will go on sale to the public on Monday November 21 at 10:00 a.m.

Video: ONLY GOLD Company Dances Through Opening Night Photo Video: ONLY GOLD Company Dances Through Opening Night
by Opening Night - Nov 9, 2022

The World Premiere of Only Gold, a new musical with music and lyrics by platinum recording artist and BRIT Award winner Kate Nash ('GLOW') and a book by Tony Award¬ģ winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and Ted Malawer (Everything Beautiful Happens at Night) is now open at MCC Theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night in this video!

Andy Blankenbuehler Videos

Video: ONLY GOLD Company Dances Through Opening Night Videoplay
Video: ONLY GOLD Company Dances Through Opening Night

by Opening Night - Nov 9, 2022

The World Premiere of Only Gold, a new musical with music and lyrics by platinum recording artist and BRIT Award winner Kate Nash ('GLOW') and a book by Tony Award¬ģ winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and Ted Malawer (Everything Beautiful Happens at Night) is now open at MCC Theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night in this video!

VIDEO: Watch Nik Walker & the HAMILTON Cast Perform 'Wait For It' on GMA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Nik Walker & the HAMILTON Cast Perform 'Wait For It' on GMA

by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Watch the cast of Hamilton give their first morning talk show performance on Good Morning America. Broadcast live from Central Park, the cast performed 'Wait For It,' featuring Nik Walker as Aaron Burr. Earlier, Mandy Gonzalez, Krystal Joy Brown, and Aubin Wise joined Walker for 'The Schuyler Sisters.' Watch videos of the performances now!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Perform 'The Schuyler Sisters' on GOOD MORNING AMER Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of HAMILTON Perform 'The Schuyler Sisters' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

Watch the video of Hamilton taking over Central Park for their first morning talk show performance. The cast performed 'The Schuyler Sisters,' featuring Mandy Gonzalez as Angelica Schuyler, Krystal Joy Brown as Eliza Schuyler, Aubin Wise as Peggy Schuyler, and Nik Walker as Aaron Burr. Plus, watch a new interview with creator Lin-Manuel Miranda!

VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'The Schuyler Sisters' Videoplay
VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'The Schuyler Sisters'

by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2022

Hamilton is officially coming to Germany this year! The cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Watch an all new video of the cast singing the 'The Schuyler Sisters' and learn how to get tickets.

VIDEO: The Hamburg Cast Of HAMILTON Meets The Press Videoplay
VIDEO: The Hamburg Cast Of HAMILTON Meets The Press

by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

Hamilton will officialy open in Hamburg, Germany on October 4th.  The full cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Last week, the full company met the press and performed selections from the show.

VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton' Videoplay
VIDEO: German Cast of HAMILTON Performs 'Alexander Hamilton'

by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

Hamilton is officially coming to Germany this year! The cast has been announced for the musical, which will be led by Benet Monteiro in the title role. Watch an all new video of the cast singing the show's opening number and learn how to get tickets.

VIDEO: Lauren Louis Talks CATS National Tour at Denver Center for the Performing Arts Videoplay
VIDEO: Lauren Louis Talks CATS National Tour at Denver Center for the Performing Arts

by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

CATS is Lauren Louis' first national tour! She worked for Disneyland as a principal vocalist & dance swing while getting her Musical Theatre BFA from CSU Fullerton.

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose Reunite in Conversation Videoplay
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose Reunite in Conversation

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda & Ariana DeBose discuss the first time they met during Bring Bring It On: The Musical, their recent projects including West Side Story, tick, tick...BOOM! and Encanto, plus more! 

VIDEO: First Look at the National Tour of CATS in San Francisco Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the National Tour of CATS in San Francisco

by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!

CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th Videoplay
CATS Comes To South Bend Through December 5th

by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

CATS will perform in South Bend this weekend through Sunday, December 5th, 2021. Get a first look at the national tour cast in action!


Andy Blankenbuehler Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Andy Blankenbuehler been in?
Andy Blankenbuehler has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Andy Blankenbuehler been in?
Andy Blankenbuehler has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Andy Blankenbuehler been nominated for?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton , Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Bandstand , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bandstand , Outstanding Choreographer (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bandstand , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bandstand , Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Hamilton , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for 9 to 5 , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for 9 to 5 , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for 9 to 5: The Musical , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for In The Heights , Outstanding Choreograph (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for In the Heights and Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for In the Heights .

What awards has Andy Blankenbuehler won?
Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton, Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Bandstand, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Bandstand, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Bandstand, Best Choreography (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Hamilton, Special Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Hamilton, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for In The Heights, Outstanding Choreograph (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Heights Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for In the Heightsand Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for In the Heights.