Donald Saddler

Birth Place: Van Nuys, CA, USA

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Donald Saddler STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2001
Theodore Whitman

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1998
Theodore Whitman

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Performer

The Rich Boy

The Mobile

The Texan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Taxi Driver

Drunkard

Owner

Boy Friend

"Finale" Performer

"It's The Weather" Dancer

"Lilac Wine" Dancer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1947
Uncle Willie [Replacement]

Donald Saddler Productions

 
[New York, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[Regional (US), 2001]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 1997]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer
 
[Canada, 1979]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1973]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Choreographer
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1954]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1954] [Replacement]
Choreographer[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Assistant to the Choreographer

Donald Saddler Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Choreographer

Donald Saddler, American Rhapsody: A New Musical Revue

Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Choreography

Donald Saddler, On Your Toes

Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Choreography

Donald Saddler, The Robber Bridegroom

Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Choreography

Donald Saddler, The Robber Bridegroom

Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Choreography

Donald Saddler, Much Ado About Nothing

Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Choreography

Donald Saddler, No, No Nanette

Tony Awards - 1953 - Best Choreography

Donald Saddler, Wonderful Town

Donald Saddler Videos

Donald Saddler News


The Girls Upstairs: Stories of 1998's Ill-Fated FOLLIES

What is it about juicy backstage drama that so intrigues audiences? For decades, people have flocked to films and plays portraying the exciting events that happen behind the curtain. Arguably, the most famous musical on this topic was written by the God of musical theatre: Stephen Sondheim. It’s title: Follies.

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

Dancer and Actor Marge Champion Dies at 101

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that dancer and actor Marge Champion has died at age 101.

Joe Mantello to Receive the Mr. Abbott Award

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced that acclaimed Director Joe Mantello will be honored with the a?oeMr. Abbotta?? Award, given to a Broadway Director or Choreographer for a lifetime of outstanding contributions.

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2019 Tony Nominees!

Over the course of each Broadway season, unexpected and unique storylines inevitably pop up. This morning, with the announcement of the 2019 Tony Award nominations, a number of new narratives have come to life.

BWW Review: Seattle Symphony Celebrates Centenary with Bernstein Extravaganza

For the centenary of America's favorite musical son Leonard Bernstein, two of his much-loved works

Did You Know... Our Favorite Fun Facts About the 2018 Tony Nominees!

The 2018 Tony nominations were announced this morning. If you haven't checked them out yet, what are you waiting for?! CLICK HERE to check out a full list of this year's nominees, and HERE for reactions from the lucky few!

Industry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its Marquees

A couple of weeks ago when five-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell died, I assumed the marquees of Broadway theaters would be dimmed. I emailed the Broadway League--the association of theatre owners and producers who issues press releases on such things--to ask 'when' it would happen. I don't know why I automatically assumed it would.

Julie Taymor Will Receive SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Julie Taymor will be honored with the distinguished 2018 Mr. Abbott Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award will be presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, venue to be announced. Chairing the Mr. Abbott Award Committee are Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions, producer Nelle Nugent of The Foxboro Company (currently represented on Broadway with Taymor's production of M. BUTTERFLY), and SDCF Executive Board Members Rachel Chavkin and Michael Wilson. Honorary Co-Chairs include actress Helen Mirren and playwright David Henry Hwang. Proceeds from the gala benefit the early-career programs of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.

SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May

The powerful music of German composer Kurt Weill comes to life in 'Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage' performed by the Syracuse University Department of Drama.

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon.

HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' Award

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Kenny Leon will be honored with the distinguished 2016-2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career.

NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage. 

BWW Interview: Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee & The Starry History of Tony-Winning Paper Mill Playhouse

Millburn, New Jersey's Playhouse since 1938 receives this year's Regional Theatre Tony Award.

NINE, MAJOR BARBARA, Kurt Weill Show and More Set for SU Drama's 2016-17 Season

The Syracuse University Department of Drama packs three musicals, a wild comedy, a classic Shaw, and a never-before-produced contemporary comedy into a season full of surprises and infrequently performed theatrical gems. Beginning with the musical Nine, the 2016/2017 season includes Laura and the Sea, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins (co-produced with Syracuse Stage), The King Stag, Major Barbara, and From Berlin to Broadway With Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage. 

Dance Pioner Margaret Beals to Appear Live, on Film at Cloud House Studio This Spring

Impulses Dance Theatre Arts presents six Sunday and Monday evening dance film screenings in March at 7pm and one Marathon screening on Monday, March 28, 2pm-9pm, of major dance works by Margaret Beals, choreographer, solo dancer and pioneer in the art of dance improvisation.

Photo Coverage: Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle, Marin Mazzie & More Honor James Lapine with Mr. Abbott Award!

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career last night, October 19th.

Photo Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail Reception

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 "Mr. Abbott" Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career on Monday October 19th.

Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells to Host SDCF's 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala Honoring James Lapine

DC Foundation is pleased to announce that Andrew Rannells will host the "Mr. Abbott" Award Gala honoring James Lapine on Monday, October 19, 2015. The event will include special performances by Bernadette Peters, Christine Ebersole, Christian Borle, and Marin Mazzie with appearances by Stephen Sondheim, William Finn, and others. Directed by Leigh Silverman, the "Mr. Abbott" Award Gala will take place at Stage 48 (605 West 48th Street). The event will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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Donald Saddler FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Donald Saddler has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Donald Saddler has not appeared in the West End.

Donald Saddler has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Outstanding Choreographer at The Lortels for "American Rhapsody: A New Musical Revue," Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "On Your Toes," Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "On Your Toes," Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Robber Bridegroom," Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "Good News," Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "Much Ado About Nothing," Outstanding Choreography at the Drama Desk Awards for "No, No, Nanette," Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "No, No Nanette," and Best Choreography at the Tony Awards for "Wonderful Town."

Donald Saddler has won several awards for his choreography. He received the Outstanding Choreography award at the Drama Desk Awards for his work on "No, No, Nanette." He also won the Best Choreography award at the Tony Awards for both "No, No, Nanette" and "Wonderful Town."

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