Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Barbara Damashek

 
Barbara Damashek Headshot

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1984]
Director
Musical Director
Orchestrator

Writing

Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist

 

Stage

Productions

Director

Musical Director

Orchestrator

Writing
Bookwriter
Composer
Lyricist
Composer
Lyricist

Barbara Damashek Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Book of a Musical
Barbara Damashek, Quilters
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Direction of a Musical
Barbara Damashek, Quilters
 
Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Barbara Damashek, Quilters

Barbara Damashek News

BWW Review: QUILTERS proves to be a pleasant way to bring back live theater to Porth Photo BWW Review: QUILTERS proves to be a pleasant way to bring back live theater to Porthouse
by Roy Berko - Jun 19, 2021

The weather forecast was for storms, possibly a tornado. The actress scheduled to play the lead role wasn't going to perform. Cars stood at odd angels blocking spaces in the parking lot. But, in reality, none of this mattered. Opening night for Quilters, the first show after a year of theatrical darkness, went off like a charm.

BWW Preview: CLEVELAND THEATRE AND DANCE IN THE PANDEMIC at PORTHOUSE, CAIN PARK, OHI Photo BWW Preview: CLEVELAND THEATRE AND DANCE IN THE PANDEMIC at PORTHOUSE, CAIN PARK, OHIOSHAKES, VERB BALLET
by Roy Berko - Jun 4, 2021

Find out what's happening at theaters all across Cleveland!

Theatre in the Park Presents QUILTERS at Daum Amphitheater
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2020

Theatre In The Park will resume with a?oeQuiltersa?? at Daum Amphitheater, Kiwanis Park, JG-TC reports.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2020/2021 Season - THREE TALL WOMEN, THE BLUEST EYE, Photo Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2020/2021 Season - THREE TALL WOMEN, THE BLUEST EYE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company (Artistic Director Josh Costello) announced today the plays that will comprise the theatre's 29th season, with the first slot to be announced at a later date.

QUILTERS To Be Performed At Adelphi PAC This March Photo QUILTERS To Be Performed At Adelphi PAC This March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

'Quilters' the story of a pioneer woman and her seven daughters will be presented at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) from Tuesday, March 24, through Sunday, March 29.

Aurora Theatre Company Continues 28th Season With West Coast Premiere of THE CHILDREN Photo Aurora Theatre Company Continues 28th Season With West Coast Premiere of THE CHILDREN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 28th season with the West Coast Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood's THE CHILDREN. Barbara Damashek (Creditors, A Number, Splendour, The Lyons) directs this unsettling eco-thriller that asks who is going to clean up the mess.

Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 12 Shows For The 2020 Season Photo Vintage Theatre Productions Announces 12 Shows For The 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2019

Vintage Theatre Productions announces 12 shows for the 2020 season. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St. in Aurora. Early bird season tickets are currently on sale. Single ticket will go on sale October 1. Call 303-856-7830 or purchase online at www.vintagetheatre.org.

Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 Season Photo Aurora Theatre Company Announces 2019/2020 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2019

Berkeley's acclaimed Aurora Theatre Company(Artistic Director Tom Ross) announces today the six plays that will comprise the theatre's 28th season, beginning with the Bay Area Premiere of Ike Holter's energetic drama, EXIT STRATEGY. The Bay Area premiere of Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP follows. Lucy Kirkwood's recent Broadway hit THE CHILDREN will kick off the new year as a West Coast Premiere, followed by Joe Orton's classic LOOT in a production honoring the playwright's unseen and uncensored version. Next is the World Premiere of Christopher Chen's thought-provoking Originate + Generate commission, THE RULER. The season closes with the Bay Area premiere of Laura Eason's smart comedy SEX WITH STRANGERS.

Aurora Theatre Company Extends August Strindberg's CREDITORS Photo Aurora Theatre Company Extends August Strindberg's CREDITORS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 12, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company will add five performances to its run of August Strindberg's CREDITORS, a new version by David Greig, directed by Barbara Damashek (A Number, Splendour).

Aurora Theatre Company Presents August Strindberg's CREDITORS Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents August Strindberg's CREDITORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 27th season with August Strindberg's CREDITORS, directed by Barbara Damashek (A Number, Splendour).

Barbara Damashek Videos

STAGE TUBE: Get to Know Jill Eikenberry, Heading to Feinstein's/54 Below with SONGS I'VE SUNG; Plus Preview!
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Golden Globe Award-winner Jill Eikenberry on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 7:00pm. Best known for her starring role on the NBC drama L.A. Law and Obie Award-winning turns in the plays Lemon Sky and Life Under Water is making her Feinstein's/54 Below debut in her brand new concert, 'Songs I've Sung.' Get to know this multi-talented artist in the video below!


Barbara Damashek Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Barbara Damashek written?
Barbara Damashek has written 2 shows including Tom Jones (Composer), Quilters (Bookwriter).

What awards has Barbara Damashek been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Quilters Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Quilters and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Quilters .