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Elia Kazan

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1955]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Director

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1955]
Director

[Broadway, 1950]
Director

[Broadway, 1948]
Director

[Broadway, 1947]
Director

[Broadway, 1947]
Director

[Broadway, 1943]
Director


Elia Kazan Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Direction of a Play
Elia Kazan, Sweet Bird of Youth
 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Direction Gold Star
Elia Kazan, J.B.
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Direction
Elia Kazan, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Direction
Elia Kazan, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
 
Tony Awards - 1949 - Best Direction Gold Star
Elia Kazan, Death of a Salesman
 
Tony Awards - 1947 - Best Direction Gold Star
Elia Kazan, All My Sons

Elia Kazan News

VIDEO: Recap the Stage and Screen Career of Cloris Leachman Photo VIDEO: Recap the Stage and Screen Career of Cloris Leachman
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

Just last year, stage and screen legend Cloris Leachman passed away. With a career spanning more than seven decades, eight Primetime Emmy Awards, an Academy Award, a BAFTA, a Golden Globe Award, and a Daytime Emmy Award, one of her final roles is in LGBTQ drama Jump, Darling.

Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke & André De Shields to Star in DEATH OF A SALESMAN o Photo Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke & André De Shields to Star in DEATH OF A SALESMAN on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

The Young Vic / West End production of Death of a Salesman is coming to Broadway next season. Director Miranda Cromwell co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott, and together they won the 2020 Olivier Award for Best Direction.

Grammy Winner James Taylor Announced as Speaker at New England Conservatory 151st Com Photo Grammy Winner James Taylor Announced as Speaker at New England Conservatory 151st Commencement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

New England Conservatory President Andrea Kalyn and the Board of Trustees announced multiple Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter James Taylor as the commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient at the Conservatory's 151st annual commencement exercises, which will be held in-person on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

Review Roundup: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Opens On Broadway Photo Review Roundup: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Opens On Broadway
by Review Roundups - Apr 25, 2022

Lincoln Center Theater's production of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Skin of Our Teeth, opens tonight at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

The Burry Fredrik Foundation Marks 10 Years Of Support For Connecticut's Non-Profit P Photo The Burry Fredrik Foundation Marks 10 Years Of Support For Connecticut's Non-Profit Professional Producing Theaters
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 31, 2022

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Burry Fredrik Foundation championing the growth and continuing health of Connecticut's non-profit professional producing theaters. Since 2012, the Foundation has granted over $3 million to a dozen Connecticut theaters with a proven track record of accomplishments. In 2022, $500,000 will be awarded. The Foundation was established by Burry Fredrik (1925-2012), a Tony Award-winning producer and noted director, who lived in Weston, CT.

BWW Reviews: The Conflicts of Fact, Fiction and Freedom in Solnik's THE UNAMERICAN Photo BWW Reviews: The Conflicts of Fact, Fiction and Freedom in Solnik's THE UNAMERICAN
by Kristen Morale - Mar 18, 2022

Recently concluding performances at Theater for the New City, The UnAmerican questions the power that is supposedly given to those who believe they are above the consensus of the many. Directed by Joe John Battista, Solnik’s play follows the troubled triad of relationships between Marilyn Monroe, Elia Kazan and Arthur Miller - three legendary figures who are criticized and tried for their Communist affiliation

Lane Bradbury Brings MON HISTOIRE EN CHANSONS FRANCAISES to Pangea Photo Lane Bradbury Brings MON HISTOIRE EN CHANSONS FRANCAISES to Pangea
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022

The original ‚ÄúDainty June‚ÄĚ in the 1959 Broadway production of Gypsy is presenting a cabaret program of classic French compositions in her new show, MON HISTOIRE EN CHANSONS FRANCAISES.

Theater for the New City to Present THE UNAMERICAN Photo Theater for the New City to Present THE UNAMERICAN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2022

The little told story of Miller, Marilyn and Elia Kazan, the noted director who had been Miller's friend and Marilyn's lover, is the subject matter for The Unamerican, a new play written by Claude Solnik and directed by Joseph John Battista.

Student Blog: An Interview with McKenna Kerrigan Photo Student Blog: An Interview with McKenna Kerrigan
by Student Blogger: Blake Velick - Jan 6, 2022

I recently had the opportunity to ask McKenna Kerrigan a few questions on her teaching experience and career as well as some advice for young theatre professionals. Her responses remind us of the excitement we derive from the theatre and how all our experiences can teach us something.

BWW Special: Jerome Robbins, sus coreografías y legado Photo BWW Special: Jerome Robbins, sus coreografías y legado
by Angeles Diaz - Oct 11, 2021

Con el estreno del remake de Spielberg de WEST SIDE STORY, que se estrena este invierno, destacamos el trabajo de uno de los coreógrafos más importantes de Broadway y que hizo posible esta producción.

Elia Kazan Videos

VIDEO: WHEEL OF FORTUNE Contestant Has Epic Fail with Classic Drama
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 22, 2017

On last night's WHEEL OF FORTUNE, contestant Kevin had an unfortunate epic fail when he was not able to solve a puzzle missing just one letter.

VIDEO: Watch the First Three Minutes of Joss Whedon's IN YOUR EYES
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 18, 2014

Director Joss Whedon has released the first three minutes of his new film IN YOUR EYES which is debuting this week at the Tribeca Film Festival. The story, starring Broadway vet Zoe Kazan (granddaughter of legendary producer and director Elia Kazan) and Michael Stahl-David as two people with seemingly no connection unexplainably drawn together across the continent. Kazan plays a wife and mother in New England who shares a metaphysical connection with Stahl-David's ex-con in New Mexico.


Elia Kazan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Elia Kazan been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Sweet Bird of Youth , Best Direction (Tony Awards) for J.B. , Best Direction (Tony Awards) for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs , Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman and Best Direction (Tony Awards) for All My Sons .

What awards has Elia Kazan won?
Best Direction (Tony Awards) for J.B. Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesmanand Best Direction (Tony Awards) for All My Sons.