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Ann Reinking

 
Date Of Birth:
November 10, 1949 (73)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA, USA
Bio:
Ann Reinking received the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Chicago. More recently, she served as Choreographer for The Visit on Broadway (2011) and Dance Consultant for An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin (2004). Other Choreography: Applause-nat'l tour, Paper Mill ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 10, 1949 (73)

Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA

Bio:
Ann Reinking received the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Chicago. More recently, she served as Choreographer for The Visit on Broadway (2011) and Dance Consultant for An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin (2004). Other Choreography: Applause-nat'l tour, Paper Mill ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1997
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Roxie Hart
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1996
Roxie Hart
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1986
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
Charity Hope Valentine [Replacement]
Charity [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
Performer
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1976
Cassie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1975
Cassie Ferguson [Replacement]
Cassie Ferguson [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Roxie Hart [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Joan of Arc
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Maggie
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Player
Catherine (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Ensemble

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2022]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2018] [Replacement]
Choreographer[Replacement]
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Choreographer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004] Cancelled
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer
 
[Chicago (Regional), 2001]
Choral Director
 
[Broadway, 2001] Cancelled
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2000]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer
Director
 
[West End, 1997]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Choreographer
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 1996]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2000] Cancelled
Choreographer
 
[New York, 1998]
Choreographer

Writing

Conceiver
Conceiver

Ann Reinking Biography

Ann Reinking received the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Chicago. More recently, she served as Choreographer for The Visit on Broadway (2011) and Dance Consultant for An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin (2004). Other Choreography: Applause-nat'l tour, Paper Mill Playhouse; Chicago-Encores! NY City Center; "Bye-Bye Birdie"-ABC-TV; Legends -Joffrey Ballet Chicago; Nilsson/Schmillson-Seattle's Spectrum Dance Theatre; Threepenny Opera-Williamstown Theatre Festival; Chicago starring Bebe Neuwirth and Juliet Prowse-Civic Light Opera of Long Beach (L.A. Drama Critics Award); Suite to Sondheim-Pacific Northwest Ballet; Pal Joey-Goodman Theatre of Chicago (Jefferson Award); Theatre: Roxie Hart-Chicago, Encores! NY City Center; Bye-Bye Birdie -nat'l tour opposite Tommy Tune; Bob Fosse's Dancin' (Tony nom.); Sweet Charity (revival); Roxie Hart in Bob Fosse's Chicago; Pippin, Coco, Maggie in Over Here! (Theatre World, Clarence Derwent and Outer Critics Circle Awards), Goodtime Charley (Tony nom.); The Unsinkable Molly Brown. Film: All That Jazz; Annie; Micki and Maude; Movie, Movie. Ms. Reinking is the founder and Artistic Director of the Broadway Theatre Project and in 1994 was awarded the Governor's Award-Ambassador of the Arts for the State of Florida. She received the Tony Award, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Astaire Awards for her choreography of Chicago.

Ann Reinking Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production
Ann ReinkingThe Visit
 
Drama League Awards - 1999 - Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Choreography
Ann Reinking , Fosse
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Ann Reinking , Fosse
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Direction of a Musical
Ann Reinking, Fosse
 
Olivier Awards - 1998 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Ann Reinking, Chicago
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Ann Reinking, Chicago
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Ann Reinking, Chicago
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Ann Reinking, Chicago
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Ann Reinking , Dancin'
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Actress - Musical
Ann Reinking, Goodtime Charley
 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Ann Reinking, Goodtime Charley
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1974 - Best Actress Gold Star
Ann Reinking, Over Here!
 
Theatre World Awards - 1974 - Performance Gold Star
Ann Reinking, Over Here!

Ann Reinking News

Lana Gordon Returns to CHICAGO Tonight Photo Lana Gordon Returns to CHICAGO Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022

The Broadway company of Chicago¬†will welcome¬†back Lana Gordon in the role of ‚ÄúVelma Kelly‚ÄĚ beginning¬†tonight, Monday, November 21, 2022.

Video: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway! Photo Video: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2022

On Monday, November 14th, the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit musical Chicago celebrated its 26th year as a Broadway institution. Go inside tonight's curtain call as they celebrate their fabulous milestone with a cake! See video of the celebration!

Photos: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years Of Razzle Dazzle On Broadway! Photo Photos: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years Of Razzle Dazzle On Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2022

On Monday, November 14th, the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit musical Chicago celebrated its 26th year as a Broadway institution. Go inside the cast's curtain call as they celebrate their fabulous milestone with a cake! See photos here!

Amanda Reckonwith Returns To Pangea Next Month Photo Amanda Reckonwith Returns To Pangea Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

International opera diva and Broadway legend in her own mind, ‚ÄúAmanda Reckonwith‚ÄĚ Returns! (after a 25 year retirement/rest cure) to razzle dazzle with high comedy and even higher notes!

Photos: First Look at Isaac Mizrahi as 'Amos Hart' in CHICAGO Photo Photos: First Look at Isaac Mizrahi as 'Amos Hart' in CHICAGO
by Show Highlights - Nov 11, 2022

See photos of Isaac Mizrahi as Amos Hart in Chicago on Broadway! Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her.

CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway, New Block Of Tickets On-Sale Photo CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway, New Block Of Tickets On-Sale
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2022

Broadway's longest running American musical has reached another milestone! On Monday, November 14th, the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit musical Chicago celebrates its 26th year as a Broadway institution.

CHICAGO Returns To The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Photo CHICAGO Returns To The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and after 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

Video: Isaac Mizrahi Takes His First Bows In CHICAGO On Broadway Photo Video: Isaac Mizrahi Takes His First Bows In CHICAGO On Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2022

Fashion designer, media personality, and cabaret star, Isaac Mizrahi has taken his first bows as Amos Hart in CHICAGO on Broadway! Mizrahi is playing a three-week limited engagement through November 26 at the Ambassador Theatre. See video of his opening night curtain call!

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL Returns To The Fisher Theatre March 2023 Photo CHICAGO THE MUSICAL Returns To The Fisher Theatre March 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2022

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN and after 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen.

Carole J. Bufford to Present NYC Debut of VINTAGE POP! at Birdland Theater in Decembe Photo Carole J. Bufford to Present NYC Debut of VINTAGE POP! at Birdland Theater in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER¬†will present acclaimed vocalist¬†Carole J. Bufford¬†in the New York debut of her concert¬†‚ÄúVintage Pop!‚Ä̬†for a special six-show run from¬†Friday, December 9¬†through¬†Sunday, December 11, with performances each night at¬†7:00 PM¬†and¬†9:30 PM.

Ann Reinking Videos

Video: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway! Videoplay
Video: CHICAGO Celebrates 26 Years On Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2022

On Monday, November 14th, the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit musical Chicago celebrated its 26th year as a Broadway institution. Go inside tonight's curtain call as they celebrate their fabulous milestone with a cake! See video of the celebration!

Video: Isaac Mizrahi Takes His First Bows In CHICAGO On Broadway Videoplay
Video: Isaac Mizrahi Takes His First Bows In CHICAGO On Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2022

Fashion designer, media personality, and cabaret star, Isaac Mizrahi has taken his first bows as Amos Hart in CHICAGO on Broadway! Mizrahi is playing a three-week limited engagement through November 26 at the Ambassador Theatre. See video of his opening night curtain call!

VIDEO: Angelica Ross and Brandon Victor Dixon Take First Bows in CHICAGO Videoplay
VIDEO: Angelica Ross and Brandon Victor Dixon Take First Bows in CHICAGO

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2022

Last night, September 12, Angelica Ross ('Pose,' 'American Horror Story') made her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago.  Also joining the company on Monday were Brandon Victor Dixon in the role of 'Billy Flynn' and Amra-Faye Wright who returned to the role of 'Velma Kelly'. Check out video of their first curtain call!

VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Talks Joining CHICAGO on THE VIEW Videoplay
VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Talks Joining CHICAGO on THE VIEW

by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

Pamela Anderson sat down with the women of The View this morning to discuss her upcoming Broadway debut in Chicago on Broadway. Anderson will play the role of Roxie Hart for an 8-week limited engagement at the Ambassador Theatre. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Gets Ready to Make Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO Videoplay
VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Gets Ready to Make Her Broadway Debut in CHICAGO

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2022

The name on everybody's lips is gonna be Pamela! The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome actress and activist Pamela Anderson making her Broadway debut in the role of Roxie Hart beginning Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Talks CHICAGO Debut on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Pamela Anderson Talks CHICAGO Debut on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Mar 23, 2022

Pamela Anderson appeared on Good Morning America this morning to discuss making her Broadway debut as Roxie in Chicago. Anderson reveals that her experience stepping into the role will be featured in her upcoming two-part documentary with Netflix. She also discusses taking on the iconic choreography, how she relates to the role, and more.

VIDEO: First Look at CHICAGO in Brazil! Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at CHICAGO in Brazil!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2022

The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking musical¬†CHICAGO¬†opened this week in Brazil for a limited engagement at Teatro Santander through May 29, 2022. This Portuguese-language production stars¬†Emanuelle Ara√ļjo¬†as Velma Kelly,¬†Carol Costa¬†as Roxie Hart and Tony Award winner¬†Paulo Szot¬†as Billy Flynn, who recently starred in the Broadway production.

VIDEO: Charlotte D'Amboise Pays Tribute to Ann Reinking at CHICAGO 25th Anniversary C Videoplay
VIDEO: Charlotte D'Amboise Pays Tribute to Ann Reinking at CHICAGO 25th Anniversary Celebration

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2021

Tonight, Chicago on Broadway celebrated 25 years of Razzle Dazzle on Broadway with a special celebration.

VIDEO: Original CHICAGO Stars Return for 25th Anniversary Celebration and Mayoral Pro Videoplay
VIDEO: Original CHICAGO Stars Return for 25th Anniversary Celebration and Mayoral Proclamation

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 16, 2021

Tonight, Chicago on Broadway celebrated 25 years of Razzle Dazzle on Broadway with a special celebration. 

CHICAGO Announces 25th Anniversary Celebration Events! Videoplay
CHICAGO Announces 25th Anniversary Celebration Events!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2021

Chicago will celebrate 25 years on Broadway tomorrow Tuesday, November 16th at 6:30PM with a very special performance. Beginning at 5PM on the TKTS Red Steps in Times Square the Brooklyn United Marching Band will march to 49th Street playing Kander & Ebb music. The Ambassador Theatre will be lit in red with a star-studded red carpet. 


Ann Reinking Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ann Reinking been in?
Ann Reinking has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Ann Reinking been in?
Ann Reinking has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ann Reinking been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Visit , Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fosse , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fosse , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fosse , Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Chicago , Best Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Chicago , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Chicago , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Chicago , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Dancin' , Outstanding Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Goodtime Charley , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Goodtime Charley Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Over Here! and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Over Here! .

What awards has Ann Reinking won?
Distinguished Achivement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards), Best Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Chicago, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Chicago, Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Chicago Best Actress (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Over Here!and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Over Here!.

How many shows has Ann Reinking written?
Ann Reinking has written 2 shows including Fosse (Conceiver), The Look of Love (Conceiver).