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Original Broadway Production, 1939

Bob Shaw Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Scenic Designer
[Broadway, 1985]
Scenic Designer
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Scenic Designer
[Broadway, 1984]
Scenic Designer
[West End, 1982]
Scenic Designer

Bob Shaw Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1986 - Best Set Design

Bob Shaw, The Myster of Edwin Drood

Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Set Design

Bob Shaw, The Pirates of Penzance

Bob Shaw News

Video: Get A First Look at the Sets of Disney's HERCULES in Hamburg

Watch as Set Designer Dane Laffrey and Director Casey Nicholaw take you inside the studio for a first look at the set designs for the world premiere of the new production of Disney's Hercules in Hamburg in an all-new video.

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals For Disney's HERCULES in Hamburg

Go inside rehearsals for the newest Disney musical HERCULES in Hamburg, featuring performances and interviews with the cast and creative team in an all-new video!

VIDEO: Benét Monteiro To Play Title Role in Hamburg's HERCULES; Performs 'Go The Distance'

Casting for the title role in the new Disney musical HERCULES in Hamburg was announced at an event open to the press yesterday. Benét Monteiro will take on the role of Hercules, and his single version of Go The Distance will also be released on all streaming platforms on Friday. Watch the music video for the track exclusively below.

Virginia Film Festival Announces 2023 Lineup 

The 36th Annual Virginia Film Festival has announced its program lineup. Find out what films and events are in store for this year's festival.

Casey Nicholaw Will Direct HERCULES in Hamburg

Disney's HERCULES will open in Hamburg as a spectacular musical full of humor, adventure, and joie de vivre that transforms the Stage Theater Neue Flora into the fantastic mythical world of the Greek gods. The production will begin performances on March 24th, 2024 and will be directed by Casey Nicholaw, and advance tickets are now on sale.

Review: HERCULES at Paper Mill Playhouse Brings Glitz, Glamour and Excitement to the Mythological Tale

Hercules, now on stage at Paper Mill Playhouse, exceeds your expectations and brings glitz, glamour and excitement to the mythological tale. 

Review Roundup: Disney's HERCULES Musical Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse

What did critics think of Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse? Hercules features music by Oscar, Tony, Grammy and Emmy Award winner Alan Menken (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Newsies) and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Zippel (City of Angels, Mulan) and a book by Tony Award winner Robert Horn (Tootsie) and Kwame Kwei-Armah (Artistic Director of London's Young Vic).

Photos: First Look at Bradley Gibson, Isabelle McCalla & More in HERCULES at Paper Mill Playhouse

Get a first look at photos of Bradley Gibson, Isabelle McCalla and more in Disney's Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse!

Disney's HERCULES Musical Will Open In Hamburg Next Year

From Zero to Hero to Germany! Disney Theatrical Productions announced this morning Stage Entertainment will present the European premiere of HERCULES in Hamburg, Germany opening Spring 2024.

Video: Get a First Look at Bradley Gibson, Isabelle McCalla & More in HERCULES at Paper Mill Playhouse

Get a first look at footage of Disney's Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse, starring Bradley Gibson, Shuler Hensley, Isabelle McCalla and James Monroe Iglehart.

Photos: San Francisco Ballet Celebrates Tamara Rojo's Arrival And Opening Of 90th Season At 2023 Gala

On Thursday, San Francisco Ballet celebrated the opening of the trailblazing company’s 90th Repertory Season and Artistic Director Tamara Rojo’s arrival with the 2023 Opening Night Gala. See photos from the event.

Will HERCULES Ever Make It to Broadway?

Disney Theatrical Productions President Thomas Schumacher discussed in a recent episode of D23 Inside Disney that there is speculation about a future life for Hercules, which has been announced as a title for the licensing market.

Charity Angél Dawson, Rashidra Scott, and More Join HERCULES at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!

Full casting and the creative team have been announced for the all-new musical production of Disney's Hercules at Paper Mill Playhouse. Learn more about who will be starring in the production here!

Bradley Gibson, Isabelle McCalla, Shuler Hensley & James Monroe Iglehart to Lead HERCULES at Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill has announced initial casting for the all-new musical production of Disney’s Hercules. See who is in the cast and how to get tickets to Disney's newest stage musical.

Andrew Garfield, Jodie Comer, Steve Martin & More Earn 2022 Emmy Nominations - See the Full List!

Check out the complete list of Emmy nominations, which include Andrew Garfield, Steve Martin, Jodie Comer, Tony Awards Presents: Broadways Back!, Annie LIVE!, Jane Lynch, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Nathan Lane, Rachel Brosnahan, Tony Shalom, Mare Winningham, Laurie Metcalf, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett, and more!

HERCULES, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Set for Paper Mill Playhouse's 2022-2023 Season

Learn about Paper Mill Playhouse's 2022-2023 season, including a gripping murder mystery, a Disney hero of mythic proportions, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s beloved final musical, the Tony-nominated story of two Latin music icons, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical that defined a generation.

VIDEO: Leslie Odom Jr. & More in Trailer for SOPRANOS Prequel - THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK!

“The Many Saints of Newark” stars Alessandro Nivola (“Disobedience,” “American Hustle”), Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. (Broadway’s “Hamilton,” “Murder on the Orient Express”), Jon Bernthal (“Baby Driver,” “The Wolf of Wall Street”), Corey Stoll (“First Man,” “Ant-Man”), Michael Gandolfini (TV’s “The Deuce”), and more.

VIDEO: Jelani Alladin Sings 'To Be Human' From HERCULES Musical

As part of The Public Theater's virtual gala Forward. Together which aired last night, October 20th, Jelani Alladin sang 'To Be Human,' from the stage adaptation of Disney's Hercules.

VIDEO: On This Day, August 31- HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Opens in Central Park!

On this day in 2019, The Public Theater's Public Works put the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of Hercules!


The Art Directors Guild announced winners of its 24th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of film, television, commercials, music videos and animation features, during a black-tie dinner gala at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on Saturday night, February 1, 2020.


Bob Shaw has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Bob Shaw has not appeared in the West End.

Bob Shaw has been nominated for several awards for his set design work on Broadway. He was nominated for Best Set Design at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his work on "The Mystery of Edwin Drood." Additionally, he received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on "The Pirates of Penzance." These nominations recognize Shaw's talent and contribution to the theater industry.

Bob Shaw has won the Best Set Design award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for The Mystery of Edwin Drood.

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