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Danny Mefford choreographed Fun Home, Bridges of Madison County, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson on Broadway. His Off-Broadway credits include Much Ado About Nothing and Love's Labour's Lost for Shakespeare in the Park; Good Person of Szechwan and February House for The Public Theatre; and Here’s Hoover and Dance Dance Revolution for Les Freres Corbusier. His other work includes The Sound of Music, now touring the country; Miss You Like Hell at La Jolla Playhouse; and Poster Boy at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. He has an MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep and a BS in Theatre with a minor in International Studies from the University of Evansville. He has been nominated for Drama Desk, Lortel and Astaire awards for his choreography.

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Danny Mefford Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
[Toronto, 2019]
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
[Broadway, 2016]
[US Tour, 2016]
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
[US Tour, 2015]
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2015]
[Broadway, 2015]
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
[Broadway, 2010]

Danny Mefford Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Choreography

Danny Mefford, Love's Labour's Lost

The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Choreographer

Danny Mefford, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

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Danny Mefford News

Photos: KIMBERLY AKIMBO Panel and Performances to Air on SiriusXM Tomorrow

See photos from SiriusXM On Broadway's hour-long special featuring a panel discussion and live performances with the cast of KIMBERLY AKIMBO!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Writing Team Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire To Hold Script Signing Event At The Drama Book Shop

Drama Book Shop will host a signing event for the published script of KIMBERLY AKIMBO on Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30pm. Tony Award nominees Jeanine Tesori and David Lindsay-Abaire will kick off the event with a Q&A moderated by a Drama Book staff member and will sign scripts for event attendees.

Video: KIMBERLY AKIMBO Kicks Off CBS MORNINGS' 'Road to the Tonys' Series

CBS Mornings launched their 'Road to the Tonys' series this morning by putting a spotlight on Kimberly Akimbo. During the segment, host Anthony Mason sat down with the show's three Tony nominated actors, Victoria Clark, Justin Cooley, and Bonnie Milligan, plus writers David Lindsay-Abaire and Jeanine Tesori. Watch the video now!

Video: Watch KIMBERLY AKIMBO's NPR Tiny Desk Concert With Bonnie Milligan, Victoria Clark & More

The concert features Bonnie Milligan performing 'Better,' Victoria Clark and Miguel Gil performing 'Anagram,' Alli Mauzy singing 'Father Time,' and the cast performing 'Great Adventure' The concert also features Steven Boyer, Olivia Elease Hardy, Fernell Hogan, Michael Iskander, and Nina White. Watch the video now!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Original Broadway Cast Recording is Released on CD Today

The Kimberly Akimbo Original Broadway Cast Recording is available on CD Friday, May 19. Learn more about how to purchase the album here!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO To Host Broadway Debuts of New York City Public High School Students

Beginning tonight, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, in partnership with the New York City Public Schools Theater Program, will host three New York City public high school show choirs as they make their Broadway debuts on stage at the Booth Theater.

Photos: KIMBERLY AKIMBO Company Poses at 1999 New Jersey Prom Party

See photos of the cast of Kimberly Akimbo at a 1999 New Jersey Prom party!

Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Connor Palace

Dear Evan Hansen at Connor Palace is a top-ranking musical drama that highlights social anxiety, suicide, family angst, and teenage drug addiction. Based on real-life incidents, it explores the complexities of mental health and societal investigation. With a pop-contemporary musical theatre sound, it is a must-see musical for those interested in boundary-pushing storytelling.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Launches The Great Adventure Grants

Recipient of eight Tony Award nominations including BEST MUSICAL, the critically-acclaimed new musical KIMBERLY AKIMBO will launch the Great Adventure Grants, a unique initiative that will fund three local high school musical theater productions next year, helping defray licensing, production, and other costs associated with each school's upcoming musical.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Comes to the Benedum Center in May

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, part of the 2022-2023 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series, presents DEAR EVAN HANSEN, May 2-7, 2023, on stage at the Benedum Center, 237 7th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 

KIMBERLY AKIMBO to Launch National Tour in September 2024

KIMBERLY AKIMBO will launch a National Tour at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in September 2024. Learn more about Kimberly Akimbo!

Preorder the KIMBERLY AKIMBO Original Broadway Cast Recording Today!

Kimberly Akimbo: Original Broadway Cast Recording will be released on CD on Friday, May 19. The CD is available for pre-order starting today, Friday, April 7. The CD booklet features complete lyrics, color photography and liner notes by Washington Post theater writer Peter Marks.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Comes To Playhouse Square in May

 Dear Evan Hansen producer Stacey Mindich has announced complete casting for year four of the Tony Award-winning musical's critically-acclaimed, record-breaking North American Tour. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet at MCC's Miscast 2023

CC’s annual event, MISCAST23 took place on April 3, honoring Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award® winner Vanessa Williams and MCC Youth Company Alum Lianny Toval. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Great Seats Still Available for Blockbuster DEAR EVAN HANSEN At Washington Pavilion

Blockbuster Broadway musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN is coming to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion for eight performances April 18–23, 2023.

Photos: Cynthia Nixon, Jill Eikenberry, and Michael Tucker visit KIMBERLY AKIMBO

Kimberly Akimbo was recently visited by Cynthia Nixon, Jill Eikenberry, and Michael Tucker. BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment when the stars met the show's cast backstage. Check out photos here!

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Comes to the Morris Performing Arts Center Next Month

The American Theatre Guild is thrilled to present the record-breaking North American Tour of the Tony Award®-Winning Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN. This production is part of the BROADWAY IN SOUTH BEND SERIES and will take the Morris Performing Arts Center stage April 25–30, 2023.

Review: This SOUND OF MUSIC Sings a Different Tune

It took eight years for three-time Tony awardee Jack O’Brien-directed 'The Sound of Music,' a warhorse title from the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s catalog, to reach the Philippines’ capital—a rare feat because most of the international productions visiting town are either from South Africa or the United Kingdom.

VIDEO: Lauren Kidwell Belts Out 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain'

Lauren Kidwell, who plays Mother Abbess in the US National Tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 'The Sound of Music,' reprises the same role in the Asian tour engagements of the beloved family musical, which plays the Samsung Performing Arts Theatre at Circuit Makati until March 26, 2023.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour to be Presented in Mumbai in May

The global tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, will be the first Broadway touring musical to perform in India at the brand new 2000 seat musical theatre venue, The Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre at the Jio World Centre in Mumbai.


Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Love's Labour's Lost Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Fun Home and Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson .

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