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Recent productions include: Rudolph (Vienna); A Doll's House (Tokyo); Three Sisters (Abbey, Dublin); Cyrano with Kevin Kline and Jennifer Garner plus the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie with Jessica Lange, and Fiddler on the Roof. Previous Broadway productions include: Tom Stoppard's Jumpers (Tony Award nomination for Outstanding Direction); Nine with Antonio Banderas (Tony Award for Best Revival and nomination for Outstanding Direction); Stoppard's The Real Thing (Tony Award for Best Revival); Harold Pinter's Betrayal with Juliette Binoche; Electra with Zoë Wanamaker (Tony Award nomination); Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie with Liam Neeson and Natasha Richardson (Tony Award for Best Revival); and A Moon for the Misbegotten with Kate Nelligan (Tony Award nomination for Outstanding Direction). Other theatre includes: Sinatra Live at the London Palladium and Jumpers (West End); Harold Pinter's No Man's Land, Moonlight with Ian Holm, Betrayal and Neil LaBute's The Distance From Here (Almeida); Stoppard's Jumpers and Strindberg's The Father (National); 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and Romeo and Juliet (RSC). As associate director, productions include: The Real Thing and Electra (Donmar Warehouse) and A Moon for the Misbegotten (Riverside Studios - Society of West End Theatre Award). Opera includes: The Turn of the Screw (Scottish Opera, Tramway); The Marriage of Figaro and Strauss' Salome (English National Opera). In 1993, he formed Theatre Project Tokyo, an independent theatre company with executive producer Hitoshi Kadoi. David is currently artistic consultant to the Tokyo-based production company Amuse Inc.

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David Leveaux Awards and Nominations

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

David Leveaux, Fiddler on the Roof

Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Direction of a Play

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Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director - Musical

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

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Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Direction of a Musical

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director of a Play

David Leveaux, The Real Thing

Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Direction of a Play

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Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Direction of a Play

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Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Direction of a Play

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David Leveaux FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has David Leveaux been nominated for?

David Leveaux has been nominated for several awards throughout his career, including Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Fiddler on the Roof," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Jumpers," Outstanding Director - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Nine," Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Nine," Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Nine," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Real Thing," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Real Thing," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Anna Christie," and Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "A Moon for the Misbegotten."

What awards has David Leveaux won?

David Leveaux has won the Outstanding Director - Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for the show Nine.

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