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Daniel Fish

 
Bio:
Fish is a New York-based director who makes work across the boundaries of theater, film, and opera. He draws on a broad range of forms and subject matter including plays, film scripts, contemporary fiction, essays and found audio. His recent work includes WHITE NOISE, inspired by the novel by Don ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Fish is a New York-based director who makes work across the boundaries of theater, film, and opera. He draws on a broad range of forms and subject matter including plays, film scripts, contemporary fiction, essays and found audio. His recent work includes WHITE NOISE, inspired by the novel by Don ... (read complete bio)

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[US Tour, 2020]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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Playwright

Daniel Fish Biography

Fish is a New York-based director who makes work across the boundaries of theater, film, and opera. He draws on a broad range of forms and subject matter including plays, film scripts, contemporary fiction, essays and found audio.
His recent work includes WHITE NOISE, inspired by the novel by Don DeLillo (Theater Freiburg and Ruhrfestspiele Recklingshausen), Michael Gordon√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs opera, ACQUANETTA (Prototype Festival), A Leonard Bernstein√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs A QUIET PLACE (Curtis Opera Theater), Don√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt Look Back (The Chocolate Factory), Who Left This Fork Here (Baryshnikov Arts Center, Onassis Center), Ted Hearne's The Source (BAM NEXT WAVE, L.A Opera, San Francisco Opera), and ETERNAL.
His work has been seen at theaters and festivals throughout the U.S. and Europe including, The Walker Arts Center, PuSH, Teatro Nacional D. Maria, Lisbon/Estoril Film Festival, Vooruit, Festival TransAmeriques, Noorderzon Festival, The Chocolate Factory, The Public Theater√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Under The Radar, Opera Philadelphia/Curtis Opera Theater, American Repertory Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College, Yale Repertory Theater, McCarter Theater, Signature Theater, The Shakespeare Theater Company, D√ɬľsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Staatstheater Braunschweig, and The Royal Shakespeare Company.
Residencies and commissions include The MacDowell Colony, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Mass MOCA, The Chocolate Factory, The Bushwick Starr, LMCC/Governor√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Island. He is graduate of Northwestern University√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Department of Performance Studies and the recipient of the 2017 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts for the Theater.

Daniel Fish Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Daniel Fish, Oklahoma!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Daniel Fish, Oklahoma!
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Direction of a Musical
Daniel Fish, Oklahoma!

Daniel Fish News

Arthur Darvill, Anoushka Lucas, and More Will Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of O Photo Arthur Darvill, Anoushka Lucas, and More Will Reprise Roles in West End Transfer of OKLAHOMA!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 23, 2022

Reprising their roles from the run at the Young Vic are Raphael Bushay (Mike), Arthur Darvill (Curly McLain), James Patrick Davis (Will Parker), Stavros Demetraki (Ali Hakim), Greg Hicks (Andrew Carnes), Rebekah Hinds (Gertie Cummings), Anoushka Lucas (Laurey Williams), Marie-Astrid Mence (Lead Dancer), Liza Sadovy (Aunt Eller) and Patrick Vaill (Jud Fry).

VIDEO: After a Three-Year Wait, Gian Magdangal to Play Billy--Finally Photo VIDEO: After a Three-Year Wait, Gian Magdangal to Play Billy--Finally
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 23, 2022

Over three years ago (blame the COVID-19 pandemic), actor-singer Gian Magdangal was announced to play the conflicted leading man, Billy Bigelow, in a reimagined take on a classic, 'Carousel.'

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Photo Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes & Christine Pedi Join Lineup for 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

Shoshana Bean, Lilli Cooper, Jared Grimes and Christine Pedi have joined the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will honor musical theater legend Leslie Uggams with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. 

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasqual Photo Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sa Photo Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.

Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein A Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices, Dionne Warwick & More to Join 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced the roster of performers for a concert celebration at the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, which will take place on Monday evening, November 14, 2022 at The Edison Rooftop.

Stacey Sargeant & More to Star in Bleu Beckford-Burrell's LA RACE at WP Theater Photo Stacey Sargeant & More to Star in Bleu Beckford-Burrell's LA RACE at WP Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022

Page 73 and¬†Working Theater have announced the cast of¬†Bleu Beckford-Burrell‚Äôs¬†La Race¬†(November 21‚ÄďDecember 23 at the¬†McGinn/Cazale Theater¬†at¬†WP Theater.

Bard College Selects Artist and Architect Maya Lin To Design New Performing Arts Stud Photo Bard College Selects Artist and Architect Maya Lin To Design New Performing Arts Studio Building For Fisher Center At Bard
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

Bard College has announced that Maya Lin, renowned worldwide for her art, architecture, landscapes, and memorials, has been chosen to design a new performing arts studio building for the Fisher Center at Bard, in partnership with architects Bialosky and Partners and theater and acoustic consultants Charcoalblue.

Review: OKLAHOMA! at ASU Gammage Photo Review: OKLAHOMA! at ASU Gammage
by Herbert Paine - Oct 21, 2022

A candid review of OKLAHOMA!, re-vamped and re-imagined for National Tour, currently playing at ASU Gammage, Tempe until Sunday, October 23. It is not the Rodgers and Hammerstein of your parents.

PETER & THE WOLF Starring Isaac Mizrahi is Coming to Works & Process At The Guggenhei Photo PETER & THE WOLF Starring Isaac Mizrahi is Coming to Works & Process At The Guggenheim
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim has announced the long await return of Peter & the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev with Isaac Mizrahi on Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11, 2022 at 1 pm, 2:30 pm & 4 pm.

Daniel Fish Videos

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! National Tour Performs 'Mila Kunis!' Parody & 'People Will Say We're Videoplay
VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! National Tour Performs 'Mila Kunis!' Parody & 'People Will Say We're' In Love' on CORDEN

by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2022

James Corden's dressing room check-in with the cast of the Oklahoma! National Tour took a turn when they revealed to him that they were actually the cast of 'Mila Kunis! the Musical,' leading them into a parody of the musical's title song. Sasha Hutchings and Sean Grandillo performed 'People Will Say We're In Love.' Watch videos now!

VIDEO: Sasha Hutchings Talks OKLAHOMA! Tour On ABC7 Videoplay
VIDEO: Sasha Hutchings Talks OKLAHOMA! Tour On ABC7

by Stage Tube - Jan 13, 2022

See Sasha Hutchings take on the role of Laurey during the Broadway In Chicago engagement of OKLAHOMA!, January 11 - January 23 at the CIBC Theatre.

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA's Ali Stroker Tells Us What To Do When They Say No Videoplay
VIDEO: OKLAHOMA's Ali Stroker Tells Us What To Do When They Say No

by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2019

Oklahoma!'s Tony-winning star Ali Stroker is talking about overcoming struggle and moving past obstacles like people saying 'you can't.' Check out the video to see her motivational speech about what to do when the world tells you no.

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Performs on the Today Show Videoplay
VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Performs on the Today Show

by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2019

Oh, what a beautiful day because the cast of the Tony-winning revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! performed this morning on the Today Show! Check out the full video to see Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, and more perform 'I Cain't Say No' and 'Oklahoma'!

VIDEO: Tony Winner Ali Stroker Gets Sweet Surprise From Her Biggest Fan on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Tony Winner Ali Stroker Gets Sweet Surprise From Her Biggest Fan on TODAY

by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2019

OKLAHOMA! actress Ali Stroker stops by TODAY to celebrate her history-making win at this year's Tony Awards and to meet a young fan named Henry who sees Stroker as an inspiration.

Tonys TV: Best Revival of a Musical Producer Eva Price Videoplay
Tonys TV: Best Revival of a Musical Producer Eva Price

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Oklahoma! has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

VIDEO: Mary Testa & Ali Stroker Talk Starring in OKLAHOMA! Videoplay
VIDEO: Mary Testa & Ali Stroker Talk Starring in OKLAHOMA!

by Stage Tube - Jun 4, 2019

Ali Stroker and Mary Testa from the cast of Oklahoma were on AM to DM by BuzzFeed News this morning. Stroker and Testa discussed how this performance ofOklahoma is different, Stroker talks what it's like playing the sexy Ado Annie, and how it feels to be "competing" with each other in the same category.

Tonys Talk:  Mary Testa & Daniel Fish Have Got a Beautiful Feelin' About the Tony Awa Videoplay
Tonys Talk: Mary Testa & Daniel Fish Have Got a Beautiful Feelin' About the Tony Awards!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 3, 2019

Oh, what a beautiful day June 9th will be for Broadway. Will everything be going Mary Testa and Daniel Fish's way? The duo represents two of eight Tony nominations that went to the much talked-about, reimagined version of the musical theatre classic, Oklahoma!

VIDEO: Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones Perform from OKLAHOMA! Videoplay
VIDEO: Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones Perform from OKLAHOMA!

by Stage Tube - May 31, 2019

Check out the new music video from "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical.  Directed by Ezra Hurwitz, the video features Tony Award nominee Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones performing  "People Will Say We're In Love".

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 3- OKLAHOMA! Brings A Hoedown To The Tonys Stage Videoplay
VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 3- OKLAHOMA! Brings A Hoedown To The Tonys Stage

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2019

Andrea Martin, Patrick Wilson and Schuler Hensley starred in the National Theatre's acclaimed Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma, which is nominated again this year for Best Revival of a Musical!


Daniel Fish Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Daniel Fish written?
Daniel Fish has written 1 shows including White Noise (Playwright).

What awards has Daniel Fish been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Oklahoma! Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Oklahoma! and Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Oklahoma! .