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Bartlett Sher

 
Bio:
Bartlett Sher is the Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, J.T. Rogers' Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Bartlett Sher is the Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, J.T. Rogers' Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[West End, 2015]
Director
 
[Paris, 2014]
Creative Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012] Cancelled
Director
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[Chicago (Regional), 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

Photos

Bartlett Sher with company Photo

Bartlett Sher with company

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Date:
04/26/2022
Rachel Phillips, Bartlett Sher, Bernadette Bangura, Malcolm Sinclair, Vanessa Redgrav Photo

Rachel Phillips, Bartlett Sher, Bernadette Bangura, Malcolm Sinclair, Vanessa Redgrave, Joseph Claus, Amara Okereke, Harry Haddon-Paton, Sharif Afifi, Carl Patrick

From: 
Date:
04/26/2022
Bartlett Sher  Photo

Bartlett Sher

From: 
Date:
10/15/2021
Bartlett Sher Photo

Bartlett Sher

From: 
Date:
09/06/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Director

[West End, 2022]
Director

[West End, 2022]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director

[Broadway, 2021]
Director

[US Tour, 2019]
Director

[US Tour, 2019]
Director

[West End, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2018]
Director

[West End, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[US Tour, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[West End, 2015]
Director

[Paris, 2014]
Creative Consultant

[Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Broadway, 2012] Cancelled
Director

[Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Director

[Chicago (Regional), 2004]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

Bartlett Sher Biography

Bartlett Sher is the Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, J.T. Rogers' Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Tony nomination), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards), Awake and Sing! (Tony nomination), and The Light in the Piazza (Tony nomination).
He directed the recent Broadway productions of Fiddler on the Roof and The Bridges of Madison County (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), as well as New York productions of Prayer for My Enemy and The Butterfly Collection (Playwrights Horizons); Cymbeline (Callaway Award, co-produced with the RSC); Waste (Best Play Obie Award); and Don Juan and Pericles (Theatre for a New Audience).
While Artistic Director of Seattle's Intiman Theatre from 2000-2009, he directed 20 productions including works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Ibsen, Shaw, Wilder, Goldoni, and Kushner, among others.
His work in the opera world include Romeo et Juliet, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Le Comte Ory, L'Elisir d'Amore, Two Boys, Otello (Metropolitan Opera); Faust (Baden Baden); Romeo et Juliette (Salzburg Festival and La Scala); Mourning Becomes Electra (Seattle Opera and New York City Opera), Two Boys (ENO).
He currently serves on the board of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.

Bartlett Sher Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, Intimate Apparel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Ensemble Gold Star
Bartlett SherOslo
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Bartlett Sher, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The King and I
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Bridges of Madison County
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Golden Boy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Joe Turner’s Come and Gone
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Bartlett Sher, South Pacific
 
Drama League Awards - 2008 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Gold Star
Bartlett Sher
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Bartlett Sher , South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Bartlett Sher, Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Awake and Sing !
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Awake and Sing!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Light in the Piazza
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Director
Bartlett Sher, Cymbeline

Bartlett Sher News

Shubert Theatre New Haven Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series Featuring MY FAIR LADY, Photo Shubert Theatre New Haven Announces 2022-2023 Broadway Series Featuring MY FAIR LADY, A SOLDIER'S PLAY & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

The Shubert Theatre has announced the lineup of the 2022-2023 Broadway Series shows for the theatre’s 108th Anniversary Season.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, HAMILTON & More Announced for Popejoy Hall 2022-2023 Season Photo TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, HAMILTON & More Announced for Popejoy Hall 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

Popejoy Hall will present two musicals still running on Broadway as well as a couple of well-known stars as part of its 2022-2023 season. The season includes 21 shows overall with a total of 50 performances from October 6, 2022 through June 11, 2023.

Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theate Photo Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theater Star for Our Times
by Jim Munson - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to Broadway musical star Laura Benanti about her show at the Lesher Center for the Arts on June 25th. Effortlessly engaging and chatty, Benanti also talks about her amazingly varied career, having worked with everyone from Patti LuPone to Chita Rivera, Steve Martin, Richard Chamberlain and the late Rebecca Luker.

Education and Outreach Initiatives Launched Alongside Run of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Photo Education and Outreach Initiatives Launched Alongside Run of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

With the production currently playing to critical acclaim and capacity houses, To Kill a Mockingbird is continuing to implement a series of education and outreach initiatives to run alongside the production.

Fox Performing Arts Center Announces 2022-23 Broadway Series
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 2022‚Äď2023 BROADWAY AT THE FOX IN RIVERSIDE SERIES. The series will include the following touring productions: INLAND PACIFIC BALLET‚ÄôS THE NUTCRACKER, R.E.S.P.E.C.T., FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ANASTASIA, and ON YOUR FEET! THE MUSICAL‚ÄďThe Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan.

CHICAGO, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More Announced for 2022‚Ä"2023 Broadway Season At T Photo CHICAGO, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, and More Announced for 2022‚Ä"2023 Broadway Season At The King Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 2022‚Äď2023 BROADWAY AT THE KING CENTER SERIES.

BWW Review: Lincoln Center Theatre's MY FAIR LADY at Key Bank State Theatre Photo BWW Review: Lincoln Center Theatre's MY FAIR LADY at Key Bank State Theatre
by Roy Berko - Jun 9, 2022

What did our critic think of My Fair Lady at Connor Palace? What do Rogers and Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Frank Loesser and Cole Porter all have in common? Yes, they are all composers of American musicals, but they are also just some of those who attempted, and failed, to make George Bernard Shaw's classical PYGMALION into a musical.

COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List! Photo COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

MY FAIR LADY Comes to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2023 Photo MY FAIR LADY Comes to the Birmingham Hippodrome in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

Birmingham Hippodrome have today announced that New York's Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed and multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved MY FAIR LADY will play at¬†the theatre from Wednesday 8 March ‚Äď Sunday 26 March 2023 as part of a UK and Ireland tour which begins in September 2022 following a limited engagement at the London Coliseum this summer.

Show Of The Week: Exclusive Prices for MY FAIR LADY From Just £25 Photo Show Of The Week: Exclusive Prices for MY FAIR LADY From Just £25
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jun 6, 2022

Get exclusive prices for tickets for the West End revival of the 'loverly' My Fair Lady. The Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning production of My Fair Lady comes to London in Summer 2022, the first major West End revival of Lerner & Loewe’s much-loved musical for 21 years.

Bartlett Sher Videos

VIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End VideoVIDEO: First Look at MY FAIR LADY in the West End
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

New production footage has been released today of the company of My Fair Lady. The company features Harry Hadden-Paton as Henry Higgins, Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Stephen K Amos as Alfred P Doolittle, Dame Vanessa Redgrave as Mrs Higgins, Malcolm Sinclair as Colonel Pickering, Maureen Beattie as Mrs Pearce, and Sharif Afifi as Freddy Eynsford-Hill.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for MY FAIR LADY at the London Coliseum
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2022

My Fair Lady is on its way to the London stage. Bartlett Sher's glorious multi award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's much loved My Fair Lady will transfer to the London Coliseum for a limited summer engagement in what will be the first major West End revival of the show for 21 years.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBI VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams Get Ready to Take TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on the Road
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 26, 2022

Watch as Richard Ridge catches up with two of the stars of the To Kill a Mockingbird national tour, Richard Thomas and Jacqueline Williams.

VIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD VideoVIDEO: Richard Thomas Talks Touring as Atticus Finch in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2022

Richard Thomas will play the role of Atticus Finch in the National Tour of To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher, and based on Harper Lee's classic novel. The tour will begin performances next month at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from Bartlett Sher-Helmed INTIMATE APPAREL VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from Bartlett Sher-Helmed INTIMATE APPAREL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater’s INTIMATE APPAREL, a new opera with music by Ricky Ian Gordon and libretto by Lynn Nottage, based off of her play of the same name, and direction by Bartlett Sher begins previews tomorrow, January 13 ahead of a Monday, January 31 opening at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The opera was in previews at the Newhouse when theaters shutdown in 2020.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'La Donna √ą Mobile' From The Met's RIGOLETTO VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'La Donna √ą Mobile' From The Met's RIGOLETTO
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2022

Get a first look at The Met's production of Rigoletto, now on stage through June 11th.

VIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For the Metropolitan Opera's RIGOLETTO VideoVIDEO: Watch an All New Trailer For the Metropolitan Opera's RIGOLETTO
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2022

Baritone Quinn Kelsey, a commanding artist at the height of his powers, brings his searing portrayal of the title role to the Met for the first time, starring alongside soprano Rosa Feola as Gilda and tenor Piotr BeczaŇāa as the Duke of Mantua, with leading maestro Daniele Rustioni on the podium. A second run of performances in the spring features soprano Kristina Mkhitaryan, and tenor Stephen Costello, conducted by Karel Mark Chichon.

VIDEO: Watch Clip of Greg Kinnear in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Clip of Greg Kinnear in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 6, 2022

Last night,¬†To Kill a Mockingbird¬†welcomed Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner¬†Greg Kinnear¬†as he made his Broadway debut as ‚ÄúAtticus Finch.‚ÄĚ Written by Academy Award winner¬†Aaron Sorkin¬†with direction by Tony Award winner¬†Bartlett Sher,¬†To Kill a Mockingbird¬†also stars¬†Baize Buzan¬†as ‚ÄúScout Finch.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's RIGOLETTO VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Met's RIGOLETTO
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2022

Get a first look at The Met's production of Rigoletto, now on stage through June 11th.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.


Bartlett Sher Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Bartlett Sher been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Intimate Apparel , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fair Lady , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for My Fair Lady , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for My Fair Lady , Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Oslo , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Oslo , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Oslo , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The King and I , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Bridges of Madison County , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Golden Boy , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Joe Turner’s Come and Gone , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for South Pacific , Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for South Pacific , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Awake and Sing ! , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Awake and Sing! , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Light in the Piazza Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Light in the Piazza and Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Cymbeline .

What awards has Bartlett Sher won?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for My Fair Lady, Ensemble (Obie Awards) for Oslo, Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Oslo, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for South Pacific, Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for South Pacificand Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific.