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Derrick Sanders

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant Director

Photos

Tim Evans, Derrick Sanders, Robert Upton & David Schmits  Photo

Tim Evans, Derrick Sanders, Robert Upton & David Schmits

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Date:
06/26/2014

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant Director


Derrick Sanders Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Director
Derrick Sanders, King Hedley II

Derrick Sanders News

'August Wilson Legacy Project' National Partnership Announced Photo 'August Wilson Legacy Project' National Partnership Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2022

The classic, timeless, epic work of seminal American playwright August Wilson endures as a new partnership—the “August Wilson Legacy Project”— has formed between the August Wilson Estate, Goodman Theatre and Derrick Sanders.

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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2022

Chicago August Wilson Competition Winners Announced Photo Chicago August Wilson Competition Winners Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2021

The August Wilson Monologue Competition announces the Chicago winners of the 2021 August Wilson Monologue Competition and the new “Designing August” competition.

August Wilson High School Competition Finalists Announced Photo August Wilson High School Competition Finalists Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 17, 2021

The August Wilson Monologue Competition announces the finalists for the 2021 August Wilson Monologue Competition and the new “Designing August” competition.  The Chicago finals will be held virtually on March 22, 2021 at 6pm. Each year, hundreds of high schoolers compete for a chance to represent Chicago in the national competition, which will also be held virtually this year.

Chicago High School Students to Compete in 12th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPET Photo Chicago High School Students to Compete in 12th Annual AUGUST WILSON MONOLOGUE COMPETITION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

After two preliminary rounds, twenty finalists in the monologue category will be invited to compete by live stream from the Goodman Theatre on March 22, 2021 at 6pm, provided there are no COVID 19 restrictions are in place to prevent a live stream.

The League of Chicago Theatres Awards First Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowshi Photo The League of Chicago Theatres Awards First Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020

The League of Chicago Theatres has awarded the first Samuel G. Roberson Jr. Resident Fellowship to playwright Kristiana Rae ColĂłn and Congo Square Theatre to fund a one-year residency for ColĂłn at the theatre.

Chicago High School August Wilson Monologue Competition Will Be Held at The Goodman T Photo Chicago High School August Wilson Monologue Competition Will Be Held at The Goodman Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 6, 2020

Twenty-one Chicago high school students will compete in the finals of the 11th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition for a chance to represent Chicago in the National Competition at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. Hundreds of students competed across the city in preliminary rounds. The finals will be held at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N Dearborn on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The August Wilson Monologue Competition is free and open to the public.

Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE Photo Casting Announced for Congo Square Theatre Company's DAY OF ABSENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2020

Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Congo Square Theatre Company to Commemorate 20th Anniversary Season with DAY OF ABSEN Photo Congo Square Theatre Company to Commemorate 20th Anniversary Season with DAY OF ABSENCE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019

Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy, Day of Absence, at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. Its official opening night is Monday, March 2, 2020, at 7:30pm.

ELF - The Musical Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage This Holiday Season Photo ELF - The Musical Is Coming To Milwaukee's First Stage This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019

First Stage, one of the nation's leading theaters for young people and families, will share with Milwaukee audiences ELF - The Musical this holiday season. Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum, which featured Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf, with Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Baguelin and Directed and Music Direction by Jeff Schaetzke, this hit Broadway musical features catchy tunes, high-energy dance numbers and plenty of holiday joy.


Derrick Sanders Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Derrick Sanders been nominated for?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for King Hedley II .