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David Leveaux

 
Bio:
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: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2013]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[West End, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Director
 
[New York, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Broadway, unknown]
Director

Photos

Harvey Mason, Jr., Camille A. Brown, Neil Meron, Brandon Victor Dixon, Sara Bareilles Photo

Harvey Mason, Jr., Camille A. Brown, Neil Meron, Brandon Victor Dixon, Sara Bareilles, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Legend, Craig Zadan, David Leveaux, Jason Ardizzone-West

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Date:
05/22/2018
Derek Hough, Jason Ardizzone-West, Harvey Mason Jr., Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sara Bareil Photo

Derek Hough, Jason Ardizzone-West, Harvey Mason Jr., Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sara Bareilles, John Legend, Brandon Victor Dixon, Camille A. Brown, Neil Meron, Craig Zadan, David Leveaux

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Date:
05/22/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2013]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2007]
Director

[West End, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Director

[New York, 2004]
Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Broadway, 1998]
Director

[Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director

[Broadway, 1984]
Director

[Broadway, unknown]
Director

David Leveaux Biography

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 Zo√ę 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.

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
David Leveaux, Jumpers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
David Leveaux, Nine
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
David Leveaux, Nine
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Direction of a Musical
David Leveaux, Nine
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director of a Play
David Leveaux, The Real Thing
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Direction of a Play
David Leveaux, The Real Thing
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Direction of a Play
David Leveaux, Anna Christie
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Direction of a Play
David Leveaux, A Moon for the Misbegotten

David Leveaux News

Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway! Photo Christian Borle, J. Harrison Ghee, and More to Lead SOME LIKE IT HOT on Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

The classic comedy Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall! It was announced today that the new musical will begin performances onon Tuesday, November 1 and officially open Sunday, December 11 at  the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).  

Photos: See Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini & More in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Photo Photos: See Briga Heelan, Justin Guarini & More in ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021

ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears is now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.

Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Photo Photos: Get A First Look At Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME
by Alan Henry - Dec 3, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, the new musical featuring the songs of Britney Spears - now on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC through January 2nd.

Tony-Winner Michael McGrath Joins ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME World Premiere Photo Tony-Winner Michael McGrath Joins ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 16, 2021

Shakespeare Theatre Company announced today that Tony Award winner Michael McGrath has joined the world premiere cast of the new musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, as Narrator.

Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini Will Lead Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME at Photo Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini Will Lead Broadway-Bound ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME at Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 18, 2021

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has just announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound musical ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME November 30-January 2 at Sidney Harman Hall. The show will star Briga Heelan and Justin Guarini as Cinderella and Prince Charming, alongside John Glover as Narrator, Tony nominee Emily Skinner as Stepmother, Brooke Dillman as The O.F.G, Aisha Jackson as Snow White, and MiMi Scardulla and Tess Soltau as Stepsisters Belinda and Betany. Glover replaces Simon Callow in the role.

World Premiere of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME and More Now On Sale At Shakespeare Theat Photo World Premiere of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME and More Now On Sale At Shakespeare Theatre Company
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2021

The Shakespeare Theatre Company is preparing to welcome fully vaccinated patrons back for the 2021/22 Season.

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring ONCE UPON A ONE MORE T Photo Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN announced the Company's 2021/22 Season in a virtual townhall meeting for season subscribers, donors, Board members, and STC staff. The Tony theatre will resume live performances in September with a season that will showcase 'vivacious stories, audaciously shared' explains Godwin.

Broadway Rewind: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Bring ROMEO AND JULIET Back to Broa Photo Broadway Rewind: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Bring ROMEO AND JULIET Back to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013 for the latest revival of Romeo and Juliet. The classic play opened on September 19 the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 93 performances.

Celebrate Mother's Day With Free Live-Streamed Concert Featuring Rita Harvey and Neil Photo Celebrate Mother's Day With Free Live-Streamed Concert Featuring Rita Harvey and Neil Berg
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2020

Composer/Producer Neil Berg and Broadway performer Rita Harvey who've spent a lifetime not just performing and collaborating, but building a family, join together from their living room this Mother's Day.

VIDEO: Leenya Rideout Sings 'Children Will Listen' For Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YO Photo VIDEO: Leenya Rideout Sings 'Children Will Listen' For Milwaukee Rep's OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2020

Milwaukee Rep has shared a video of Leenya Rideout singing 'Children Will Listen' for their Our Home to Your Home series.

David Leveaux Videos

Broadway Rewind: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Bring ROMEO AND JULIET Back to Broa VideoBroadway Rewind: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad Bring ROMEO AND JULIET Back to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013 for the latest revival of Romeo and Juliet. The classic play opened on September 19 the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 93 performances.

VIDEO: John Legend Gives the Students of Drama Club NYC a Behind the Scenes Look at J VideoVIDEO: John Legend Gives the Students of Drama Club NYC a Behind the Scenes Look at JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2018

As preparation for the upcoming broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live! this weeked, John Legend and Let's Free America have teamed up with Drama Club NYC to bring its members along on a behind the scenes visit to the musical. Check out video of the visit below, featuring Legend, Drama Club NYC organizer Susan Kelechi Watson and the students of this fabulous program below!

VIDEO: Everything's Alright As Sara Bareilles Debuts Classic Song in New JESUS CHRIST VideoVIDEO: Everything's Alright As Sara Bareilles Debuts Classic Song in New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Promo!
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2018

Next month, NBC will present Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, starring Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy winner John Legend as Jesus Christ, with Broadway star and acclaimed recording artist Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, rock icon Alice Cooper as King Herod, and 'Hamilton' alum and 'Power' co-star Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas. Check out the latest promo for the television special below!

VIDEO: Everything's Alright! Watch Sara Bareilles & More Sing in New Promo for JESUS  VideoVIDEO: Everything's Alright! Watch Sara Bareilles & More Sing in New Promo for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2018

Below, watch a just released promo featuring a sneak peek of the title song, plus Sara Bareilles singing a clip of her big number, 'I Don't Know How to Love Him.'

BWW TV: What's the Buzz with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE? John Legend, Sara Bareilles VideoBWW TV: What's the Buzz with JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE? John Legend, Sara Bareilles & More Tell Us What's Happenin'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2018

Heaven on your mind already? In just under a month, NBC will present Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, starring Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy winner John Legend as Jesus Christ, with Broadway star and acclaimed recording artist Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, rock icon Alice Cooper as King Herod, and 'Hamilton' alum and 'Power' co-star Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas.

VIDEO: John Legend Hits All the High Notes in New Rehearsal Video for JESUS CHRIST SU VideoVIDEO: John Legend Hits All the High Notes in New Rehearsal Video for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Jesus is in good hands! John Legend will be playing Jesus in the upcoming staged Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert on NBC. Watch the all new video of him in rehearsal, including a clip of him singing from the show, below!

VIDEO: Tony Nominee Corey Hawkins Recalls Nightmarish Juilliard Audition on LATE SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - May 19, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Tony nominee and SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION star Corey Hawkins discussed his nightmarish audition for Juilliard Drama when he forgot all his lines. 

Tony Awards Close-Up: SIX DEGREES Star Corey Hawkins is Counting the Reasons for His Awards Season Joy
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2017

Starring alongside acting greats like Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey, Tony nominee Corey Hawkins has held his own, and even given one of the greatest performances of the season in SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION. Below, watch as he explains his whirlwind journey and why the project has been a dream come true.

VIDEO: First Look - Dan Stevens Stars in New Thriller THE GUEST
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 26, 2014

Picturehouse has debuted a teaser trailer for director Adam Wingard's THE GUEST, starring Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Leland Orser, Lance Reddick, Chase Williamson and Brendan Meyer.

VIDEO: Orlando Bloom Chats ROMEO AND JULIET on 'Colbert'
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2013

Orlando Bloom stopped by last night's THE COLBERT REPORT to talk about his Broadway debut in 'Romeo and Juliet,' his love of performing in live theater and his preference for iambic pentameter.


David Leveaux Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has David Leveaux been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Jumpers , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Nine , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Nine , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Real Thing , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Real Thing Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Anna Christie and Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Moon for the Misbegotten .

What awards has David Leveaux won?
Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Nine.