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Daniel Sullivan

Also Credited As: Dan Sullivan
 
Birth Place:
Wray, CO, USA
Bio:
MTC directorial credits include The Little Foxes, The Country House, The Snow Geese, The Columnist, Lost Lake, Accent on Youth, Good People, Time Stands Still, Rabbit Hole, After the Night and the Music, Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen, Psycopathia Sexualis, and Proof. He has directed over 30 Broadway ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 11, 1940 (81)

Birth Place: Wray, CO, USA

Bio:
MTC directorial credits include The Little Foxes, The Country House, The Snow Geese, The Columnist, Lost Lake, Accent on Youth, Good People, Time Stands Still, Rabbit Hole, After the Night and the Music, Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen, Psycopathia Sexualis, and Proof. He has directed over 30 Broadway ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Night
  [Broadway]
1968
Trojan

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
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[New York, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Associate Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2008]
MTC Acting Artistic Director
MTC Acting Artistic Director (2007-08 Season)
 
[Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
MTC Acting Artistic Director (2007-08 Season)
MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1988]
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[Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Broadway, 1973]
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Photos

Mimi Lieber and Daniel Sullivan Photo

Mimi Lieber and Daniel Sullivan

From: 
Date:
12/14/2021
Kate Burton and Daniel Sullivan  Photo

Kate Burton and Daniel Sullivan

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Date:
06/20/2019
Daniel Sullivan and Steve Rankin Photo

Daniel Sullivan and Steve Rankin

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Date:
06/20/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1970
Night

  [Broadway]
1968
Trojan

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director

[New York, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2011]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Associate Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2008]
MTC Acting Artistic Director

MTC Acting Artistic Director (2007-08 Season)

[Broadway, 2007]
Director

Director

[Broadway, 2007]
MTC Acting Artistic Director (2007-08 Season)

MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2002]
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[Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 2000]
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[Broadway, 2000]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Off-Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1992]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1988]
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[Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Broadway, 1973]
Director

Daniel Sullivan Biography

MTC directorial credits include The Little Foxes, The Country House, The Snow Geese, The Columnist, Lost Lake, Accent on Youth, Good People, Time Stands Still, Rabbit Hole, After the Night and the Music, Brooklyn Boy, Sight Unseen, Psycopathia Sexualis, and Proof.
He has directed over 30 Broadway productions and at least as many Off-Broadway, including ten for The Public Theater's Shakespeare in he Park. He served as Artistic Director of Seattle Repertory Theatre from 1981-97. He is the Swanlund Professor of Theatre at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Daniel Sullivan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, If I Forget
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Little Foxes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Merchant of Venice
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Good People
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Merchant of Venice
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Stuff Happens
 
Obie Awards - 2006 - Direction Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Stuff Happens
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Rabbit Hole
 
The Lortels - 2005 - Outstanding Director
Daniel Sullivan, Intimate Apparel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Intimate Apparel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Morning's at Seven
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Morning's at Seven
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Proof
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Proof
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Proof
 
Drama League Awards - 2000 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Dinner with Friends
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director of a Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, A Moon for the Misbegotten
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, Dinner with Friends
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Director - Play
Daniel Sullivan, An American Daughter
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, The Sisters Rosensweig
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - Best Director - Play Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, The Sisters Rosensweig
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Sisters Rosensweig
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Director
Daniel Sullivan - , Conversations with My Father
 
The Lortels - 1992 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Daniel Sullivan, The Substance of Fire
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, Conversations With My Father
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Direction of a Play
Daniel Sullivan, The Heidi Chronicles
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production
Daniel SullivanI'm Not Rappaport

Daniel Sullivan News

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box Photo Broadway's Craig Lucas & Pulitzer Prize Winner Beth Henley In Discussion At Black Box PAC
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the world premiere production of Exposed by Beth Henley. The show runs at The Black Box Performing Arts Center - 49 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood, NJ - now through Saturday May 28. On Sunday May 22,

A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presente Photo A RemarkaBULL Podversation: Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes to be Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

RED BULL THEATER¬†today announced that its online offerings will continue on Monday May 9th at 7:30 PM with a RemarkaBULL Podversation,¬†Exploring Lady Macbeth with Ismenia Mendes.¬†This event is ‚ÄúPay What You Can.‚ÄĚ All of Red Bull‚Äôs online-only programs are FREE.¬†

COST OF LIVING Will Make its Broadway Premiere This Fall Photo COST OF LIVING Will Make its Broadway Premiere This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a new Broadway production, Cost of Living, for its¬†upcoming 2022-2023 season at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street), as well as three off-Broadway productions for MTC at New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I and The Studio at Stage II (131 West 55th Street).

Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award Photo Director NJ Agwuna to Receive 2022 Barbara Whitman Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.

Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE Photo Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

 Fault Line Theatre will continue the 2022 Season of Irons in the  Fire, the organization’s reading series of new plays in development, with God Save the Queer by Zackary Grady, directed by Portia Krieger and featuring Michael Urie (George), Mallory Portnoy (Charlotte), Keshav Moodliar (Tariq), Seth Clayton (Louis), and Mary McCann (Kate).

ODE TO JOY Will Make its New Jersey Premiere Photo ODE TO JOY Will Make its New Jersey Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

Black Box PAC's 2022 Save Our Stages season continues with the NJ Premiere of Ode to Joy by Craig Lucas!

Andrew Burnap Joins Rachel Zegler & Gal Gadot in Disney's SNOW WHITE Photo Andrew Burnap Joins Rachel Zegler & Gal Gadot in Disney's SNOW WHITE
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

Tony-winner Andrew Burnap has joined Disney's upcoming live-action Snow White film. Burnap will portray a new male lead character in the film. He joins the previously announced Rachel Zegler as Snow White and Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will pen new songs for the film.

Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 14, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater's new musical, Flying Over Sunset just celebrated opening night at Vivian Beaumont Theater last night, marking the final Broadway opening of 2021.

Alley Mills Joins the Ensemble of MORNING'S AT SEVEN Photo Alley Mills Joins the Ensemble of MORNING'S AT SEVEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

Television and stage veteran¬†Alley Mills¬†(‚ÄúThe Wonder Years‚ÄĚ; Williamstown Theatre Festival, four seasons) will assume the role of Arry in the new production of Paul Osborn‚Äôs¬†Morning‚Äôs At Seven, currently playing¬†through January 9 at Theatre at St. Clement‚Äôs (423 W. 46th Street, NYC).¬†

Daniel Sullivan Videos

VIDEO: Laura Linney Reminisces on Her Juilliard Audition VideoVIDEO: Laura Linney Reminisces on Her Juilliard Audition
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2020

On last night's episode of The Late Late Show, James Corden connects with Laura Linney, who is safe in quarantine, to talk about her career and the show she currently stars in on Netflix, Ozark, which recently premiered it's third season.

VIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart I VideoVIDEO: Watch David Hyde Pierce and Ari'el Stachel in the New Music Video For 'Heart In Your Hands' from THE VISITOR
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

The world premiere musical THE VISITOR was originally scheduled to open at The Public Theater tonight, April 15. In honor of Opening Night, The Public has just released a music video of David Hyde Pierce (Walter), Ari'el Stachel (Tarek), and the cast of THE VISITOR performing the song 'Heart In Your Hands.'

Broadway Rewind: Feel the Transylvania Mania with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN! VideoBroadway Rewind: Feel the Transylvania Mania with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2020

BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, says of this episode of Broadway Rewind, 'It is jammed packed with Albee, Brooks and Pinter and I had one of the biggest pinch me moments of chatting with one of the greatest playwrights Edward Albee, himself. We head to Second Stage for the opening of Edward Albee's Peter and Jerry but we start off at the first day of rehearsal for revival of the Harold Pinter classic, The Homecoming which featured a stellar cast including Ian McShane, Raul Esparza, Eve Best and Michael McKeen. Director Daniel Sullivan told me what he loved about the play, 'When I read it now, almost 40 years after it was done, it still scares me. I had never directed Pinter, so I thought it was about time.''

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's LONG LOST VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's LONG LOST
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 29, 2019

Long Lost is now in previews ahead of a Tuesday, June 4 opening night at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 W. 55th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: THE NAP Company Takes Its Shot! Go Inside Opening Night VideoBWW TV: THE NAP Company Takes Its Shot! Go Inside Opening Night
by TV - Opening Night Special - Sep 29, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's 2018-2019 season officially kicked off last night with the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's THE NAP on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's THE NAP on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 20, 2018

The Nap is now in previews ahead of a Thursday, September 27th opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production below!

BWW TV: What is Richard Bean's THE NAP All About? The Broadway-Bound Company Explains VideoBWW TV: What is Richard Bean's THE NAP All About? The Broadway-Bound Company Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 5, 2018

MTC will soon present the American premiere of The Nap, written by Olivier Award nominee Richard Bean, the author of the rollicking, award-winning Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, and directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. Opening MTC's 2018-2019 Broadway season at the Samuel J. FriedmanTheatre The Nap will now begin previews Wednesday, September 5, 2018 ahead of a Thursday, September 27, 2018 opening night.

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Ad-Libs When Medical Emergency Halts Performance of HENRY IV VideoVIDEO: Tom Hanks Ad-Libs When Medical Emergency Halts Performance of HENRY IV
by Stage Tube - Jun 16, 2018

The show must go on, as they say! During a recent performance of Henry IV at the Japanese Garden in Los Angeles, Tom Hanks tested that old phrase.

BWW TV: SAINT JOAN Makes a Divine Return to Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: SAINT JOAN Makes a Divine Return to Broadway- Go Inside Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 26, 2018

'I feel so liberated,' said Condola Rashad following her opening night bow in Saint Joan. 'Stepping into this particular character's shoes has really done something for me as a person, not just as an actor.'

BWW TV: Condola Rashad Is on a Mission in Highlights from SAINT JOAN on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Condola Rashad Is on a Mission in Highlights from SAINT JOAN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld is bringing you a first look at MTC's powerful new production of Saint Joan, which opens on Broadway tonight at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.


Daniel Sullivan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Daniel Sullivan been in?
Daniel Sullivan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Daniel Sullivan been in?
Daniel Sullivan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Daniel Sullivan been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for If I Forget , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Little Foxes , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Little Foxes , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Little Foxes , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Good People , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Merchant of Venice , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Stuff Happens , Direction (Obie Awards) for Stuff Happens , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Rabbit Hole , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Intimate Apparel , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Intimate Apparel , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Morning's at Seven , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Morning's at Seven , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Proof , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Proof , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Proof , Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dinner with Friends , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Dinner with Friends , Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for An American Daughter , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweig , Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweig , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweig , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Conversations with My Father , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for The Substance of Fire , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Conversations With My Father Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Heidi Chronicles and Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for I'm Not Rappaport .

What awards has Daniel Sullivan won?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Stuff Happens, Direction (Obie Awards) for Stuff Happens, Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Proof, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Proof, Founders Award for Excellence in Directing (Drama League Awards), Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Dinner with Friends, Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Dinner with Friends, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweig Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Sisters Rosensweigand Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for The Substance of Fire.