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Danny Mefford

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

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

Photos

Steven Boyer, Victoria Clark, Danny Mefford, Nina White, Alli Mauzey and Neil Pepe Photo

Steven Boyer, Victoria Clark, Danny Mefford, Nina White, Alli Mauzey and Neil Pepe

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05/23/2022
Alex Vinh, Nina White, Olivia Elease Hardy, Danny Mefford, Fernell Hogan II, 
Victori Photo

Alex Vinh, Nina White, Olivia Elease Hardy, Danny Mefford, Fernell Hogan II, Victoria Clark and Justin Cooley

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Date:
05/11/2022
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Danny Mefford

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05/02/2022
Choreographer Danny Mefford  Photo

Choreographer Danny Mefford

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12/09/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Choreographer[Replacement]

[Toronto, 2019]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2016]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2015]
Choreography

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2015]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Choreography

[Broadway, 2010]
Choreographer

Danny Mefford Biography

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.

Danny Mefford Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Choreography
Danny Mefford, Love's Labour's Lost
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Choreographer
Danny Mefford, Fun Home
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Choreographer
Danny Mefford, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Danny Mefford News

DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Have Philadelphia Premiere At The Forrest Theatre Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN to Have Philadelphia Premiere At The Forrest Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 13, 2022

The Shubert Organization and the Kimmel Cultural Campus present the¬†breathtaking musical phenomenon, Dear Evan Hansen,¬†winner of six 2017 Tony Awards¬†including Best New Musical. As part of the 21-22 Broadway series, the show plays the Forrest Theatre from Tuesday, August 16 ‚Äď Sunday, August 28, 2022.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Fall
by Joshua Wright - Jun 7, 2022

Dear Evan Hansen, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning musical, will play its final Broadway performance this fall, almost six years after it opened at the Music Box Theatre. Find out how to get tickets to the last month's of shows and more.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN West End Run to Conclude This Autumn Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN West End Run to Conclude This Autumn
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022

The critically acclaimed, Olivier Award-winning Best New Musical Dear Evan Hansen will celebrate its final London performance at the No√ęl Coward Theatre on 22 October 2022, three years after its West End premiere on 29 October 2019 and a year after its return to the West End after the covid shutdown (26 October 2021).

DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces $25 Digital Lottery for Every Performance in Denver Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN Announces $25 Digital Lottery for Every Performance in Denver
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Dear Evan Hansen will return to The Buell Theatre for one week only, May 31- June 5. Denver launched the national tour in 2018. In advance of the start of performances, the production announced today that it will host a digital ticket lottery offering fans the chance to purchase a limited number of $25 tickets available per performance.

STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Will Return to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Photo STRANGER THINGS Star Gaten Matarazzo Will Return to Broadway in DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022

Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo is headed back to Broadway! He will make his Broadway return in the role of Jared Kleinmann in Dear Evan Hansen, beginning July 19. Get the scoop.

Photos: Go Inside the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Ceremony! Photo Photos: Go Inside the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Ceremony!
by Bruce Glikas - May 23, 2022

The winners of the 2022 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards were announced during a private ceremony on Friday, May 20 at Feinstein's/54 Below. The stars turned out for the exclusive event including Victoria Clark, LaChanze, Jeanine Tesori, David Lindsay-Abaire, Alli Mauzey, and more!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO to Play Booth Theatre; Announces Pre-Sale For Broadway Transfer Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO to Play Booth Theatre; Announces Pre-Sale For Broadway Transfer
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

The Broadway-bound KIMBERLY AKIMBO has announced its pre-sale and general on-sale dates for its fall bow at the Booth Theatre on Broadway. Find out how to get tickets today!

Photos: Zachary Noah Piser to Step Into the Role of Evan Hansen in DEAR EVAN HANSEN B Photo Photos: Zachary Noah Piser to Step Into the Role of Evan Hansen in DEAR EVAN HANSEN Beginning Tonight!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Tonight (May 17, 2022),¬†Zachary Noah Piser, will step into the of ‚ÄėEvan Hansen‚Äô on Broadway in¬†Dear Evan Hansen,¬†the Tony, Grammy and Oliver Award-winning musical. Piser, who has been part of the¬†Dear Evan Hansen¬†family since March 2019 and was most recently the ‚ÄėEvan‚Äô alternate on Broadway, becomes the first Asian American actor to play the role full-time.

BWW Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Overture Center Photo BWW Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - May 12, 2022

Dear Evan Hansen has been a long-awaited show for this reviewer and it did not disappoint. The show was inspired by the true story of Benj Pasek, the show's lyricist, who, after a high school classmate died of a drug overdose, witnessed classmates tell false stories of being part of the deceased student's life.

Photos: See Lea Michele, Ari'el Stachel, LaChanze & More at Atlantic Theater Company' Photo Photos: See Lea Michele, Ari'el Stachel, LaChanze & More at Atlantic Theater Company's 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

On Monday (May 9), Atlantic Theater Company presented their 2022 Gala, Let’s Party!, at Loeb Boathouse at Central Park (Park Drive North, East 72nd Street). This year, Atlantic celebrated the first season back on their stages following the 18-month shutdown due to the global pandemic.

Danny Mefford Videos

VIDEO: The Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Toronto Sings 'You Will Be Found' VideoVIDEO: The Cast of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Toronto Sings 'You Will Be Found'
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2019

The Toronto company of Dear Evan Hansen celebrated their official opening night on March 28th! Check out the video below as the cast performs You Will Be Found on Breakfast Television! 

Exclusive Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Toronto with Pasek &  VideoExclusive Video: Go Inside Opening Night of DEAR EVAN HANSEN in Toronto with Pasek & Paul, Catherine O'Hara and More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2019

The Toronto company of Dear Evan Hansen celebrated their official opening night on March 28th! The cast includes Robert Markus as 'Evan Hansen', Stephanie La Rochelle as 'Zoe Murphy', Jessica Sherman as 'Heidi Hansen', Claire Rankin as 'Cynthia Murphy', Evan Buliung as 'Larry Murphy', Sean Patrick Dolan as 'Connor Murphy', Alessandro Costantini as 'Jared Kleinman', and Shakura Dickson as 'Alana Beck', along with Zachary Noah Piser as the 'Evan' alternate and understudies Erin Breen, Malinda Carroll, Jay Davis, David Jeffery, Laura Mae Nason, Kaitlyn Santa Juana and Josh Strobl.

VIDEO: James Corden Sings 'Waving Through A Window' On DEAR EVAN HANSEN Book Tour VideoVIDEO: James Corden Sings 'Waving Through A Window' On DEAR EVAN HANSEN Book Tour
by Alan Henry - Oct 17, 2018

Yesterday James Corden stopped by The Grove Barnes and Noble location in Los Angeles to sing 'Waving Through A Window' with Pasek and Paul. The event featured Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and novelist Val Emmich.

STAGE TUBE: BWW Takes You On the Red Carpet at the Premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld was live on Facebook last night catching up with all the stars on the red carpet at the premiere of DEAR EVAN HANSEN. See who we got to talk to, including Aaron Tveit, Darren Criss, Terrence Mann, and more!

STAGE TUBE: Daphne Rubin-Vega in the Studio for La Jolla Playhouse's MISS YOU LIKE HELL
by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2016

La Jolla Playhouse presents the world-premiere production of Miss You Like Hell, book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes (In the Heights, Water by the Spoonful), music and lyrics by acclaimed singer/songwriter Erin McKeown, directed by Lear deBessonet (Public Theatre's The Odyssey) and choreographed by Danny Mefford (Broadway's Fun Home). The musical features two-time Tony Award nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (RENT, Anna in the Tropics) as 'Beatriz' - click below to watch her perform a song from the show in the studio!

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Celebrates Pride with Compilation of Fans Singing 'Ring of Keys'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2016

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, FUN HOME took to Twitter to post a compilation video, featuring a wide variety of performers covering the show's 'Ring of Keys.' Watch the video below!

VIDEO: DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt Performs 'Waving Through a Window' at Obie Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2016

Below, watch DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Ben Platt and Justin Paul's performance of 'Waving Through a Window' at the 61st annual OBIE AWARDS.

VIDEO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel, Michael Cerveris & Judy Kuhn Visit 'Charlie Rose'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 11, 2016

The stars and creative team behind Broadway's FUN HOME stopped by CHARLIE ROSE: THE WEEK on Friday, January 8th.

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Cast Carols for a Cure in 'Home's With You' Video!
by Stage Tube - Dec 15, 2015

The cast of FUN HOME made a created a video of the song 'Home's With You' for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Carols for a Cure 2015. The song was written by Joel Perez and Marrick Smith. 

STAGE TUBE: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour Stars Kerstin Anderson and Ashley Brown Perform 'My Favorite Things'
by Stage Tube - Oct 27, 2015

A brand new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC launched its national tour at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre on September 30. Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production closes in Los Angeles on October 31, 2015, and will then tour North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. Click below to watch stars Kerstin Anderson and Ashley Brown perform 'My Favorite Things' on Good Day LA!


Danny Mefford Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Danny Mefford been nominated for?
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 .