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Frank Galati

 
Date of Birth: November 29, 1943 (79)

Birth Place: USA

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2020]
Director
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2008]
Director
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Chicago, 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004] Cancelled
Director
 
[Chicago (Regional), 2001]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2001] Cancelled
Director
 
[Broadway, 2000] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[New York, 1999]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[New York, 1998]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2000] Cancelled
Director

Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter


Frank Galati Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Frank GalatiThe Visit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
Frank Galati, Ragtime
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Frank Galati, Ragtime
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Director - Musical
Frank Galati, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Direction of a Musical
Frank Galati , Ragtime
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Frank Galati, The Grapes of Wrath
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Play
Frank Galati, The Grapes of Wrath
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Director
Frank Galati, Grapes of Wrath
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Director
Frank Galati, The Grapes of Wrath
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Frank Galati, Grapes of Wrath
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Play Gold Star
Frank Galati, The Grapes of Wrath

Frank Galati News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards; Rise Above's GODSPELL Lea Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards; Rise Above's GODSPELL Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Sarasota Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The original cast recording of Knoxville is NOW AVAILABLE ON CD. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently had its world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.

Andre De Shields Will Host 2022 Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Photo Andre De Shields Will Host 2022 Theater Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

BroadwayWorld has learned that Andre De Shields will host the 2022 Theater Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The 2022 Gala Induction and Dinner will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:00 PM at The Gershwin Theatre in New York City.

Album Review: KNOXVILLE Handles Complex Themes with Grace Photo Album Review: KNOXVILLE Handles Complex Themes with Grace
by Amanda Prahl - Oct 24, 2022

Broadway World album critic Amanda Prahl reviews the new Ahrens and Flaherty musical KNOXVILLE.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Broadway Records will release the original cast recording of Knoxville. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently played a critically acclaimed world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. The album will be available everywhere digitally on Friday, October 21, and on physical CD on November 11.

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by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2022

Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the opening show in its 64th season, CABARET. Broadway and Asolo Rep favorite Josh Rhodes returns to direct this classic musical with a book by Joe Masteroff, based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.

Lynn Nottage, Mandy Patinkin, and More Will Be Inducted Into the Theater Hall of Fame Photo Lynn Nottage, Mandy Patinkin, and More Will Be Inducted Into the Theater Hall of Fame
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced its 2022 inductees. The 2022 Gala Induction and Dinner will be held on Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:00 PM at The Gershwin Theatre in New York City.

Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & Photo Lookingglass Theatre Company Announces 2022-23 Season Featuring Two World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced its 35th Season! A partnership with one of this city‚Äôs leading Black theatre companies. A homegrown holiday‚ÄĮhearth-warmer. Two original CHI-made works each featuring unconventional central characters. A twirl around five extraordinary homespun districts, and more.

Ahrens & Flaherty's World Premiere Musical KNOXVILLE to Release Original Cast Recordi Photo Ahrens & Flaherty's World Premiere Musical KNOXVILLE to Release Original Cast Recording in Fall 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Following its run at Asolo Repertory Theatre, the world premiere musical KNOXVILLE will receive an Original Cast Recording. The album features all new music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.

Broadway's Jason Danieley Comes Home to St. Louis for Two Nights of Performances Photo Broadway's Jason Danieley Comes Home to St. Louis for Two Nights of Performances
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2022

Co-Presented by The Cabaret Project of St. Louis and Jazz St. Louis, Broadway star Jason Danieley is coming home to perform his cabaret Homecoming on May 18th and 19th. Ahead of the show, BroadwayWorld caught up with Danielly for a few quick questions.

Frank Galati Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Jason Danieley & More in the World Premiere of Ahrens & Flaherty Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Jason Danieley & More in the World Premiere of Ahrens & Flaherty's KNOXVILLE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Asolo Repertory Theatre's world premiere of the new musical KNOXVILLE. The project reunites Frank Galati, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the Tony Award-winning creative team behind Broadway's Ragtime.

BWW TV: First Look At A CHRISTMAS CAROL At The Goodman Theatre Videoplay
BWW TV: First Look At A CHRISTMAS CAROL At The Goodman Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 25, 2019

Acclaimed Chicago actor Larry Yando returns for his 12th season at Goodman Theatre as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, directed for the seventh year by Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper.

VIDEO: Asolo Repertory to Present New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical KNOXVILLE Videoplay
VIDEO: Asolo Repertory to Present New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical KNOXVILLE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 6, 2019

Asolo Repertory Theatre will proudly present the world premiere of KNOXVILLE in spring 2020. This moving and innovative musical will feature lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, music by Stephen Flaherty and will be adapted and directed by Frank Galati, reuniting the dynamic Tony Award-winning creative team behind Ragtime, one of the most beloved musicals of all time. KNOXVILLE is based on James Agee's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel A Death in the Family and based, in part, on the play All The Way Home by Tad Mosel.  

VIDEO: On This Day, January 18- RAGTIME Opens On Broadway Starring Audra McDonald, Ma Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, January 18- RAGTIME Opens On Broadway Starring Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, and Brian Stokes Mitchell

by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2019

On this day in 1998, the original Broadway production starring Audra McDonald, Marin Mazzie, and Brian Stokes Mitchell opened at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights From Asolo Rep's RAGTIME Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights From Asolo Rep's RAGTIME

by Alan Henry - May 10, 2018

Asolo Rep continues its 2017-18 season with the celebrated American musical RAGTIME. Check out video of the cast in action below! Directed by Peter Rothstein, founding artistic director of Theater Latte Da in Minneapolis, RAGTIME features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, who all garnered Tony Awards for the production. The original Broadway production was directed by Frank Galati, who received a Tony nomination for his work and is an Associate Artist at Asolo Rep. A collaboration with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, RAGTIME is currently on stage through May 27 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.

VIDEO: On This Day, December 8- RAGTIME Gets World Premiere in Toronto! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, December 8- RAGTIME Gets World Premiere in Toronto!

by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2017

Today we celebrate Ragtime the Musical, which had its world premiere in Toronto on this day in 1996.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at A.C.T.'s 1776
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2013

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2013-14 season with passionate (and patriotic) fireworks with the West Coast premiere of Tony Award-winning director Frank Galati's triumphant new staging of the musical 1776. A.C.T.'s production of 1776 runs September 11-October 6, 2013, at The Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Tickets starting at $20, and are on sale now and may be purchased online at act-sf.org or by calling 415.749.2228. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Promo - Matt Sax and Eric Rosen's VENICE THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2012

The Public Theater presents VENICE, a new musical with book by Eric Rosen, music by Matt Sax, lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, and additional music by Curtis Moore, for its 2013 spring season at the newly revitalized Public Theater at Astor Place. Directed by Eric Rosen, VENICE will run in The Public's Anspacher Theater beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 23, with an official press opening on Thursday, June 13. VENICE is a next generation Broadway musical that uses the vocabulary of hip-hop while sampling Othello and Brecht to spin an epic tale of struggle and redemption. Watch a promo for the show below!

BWW Video Show Preview: The Pirate Queen
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com goes to the high seas with these highlights from The Pirate Queen!


Frank Galati Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Frank Galati written?
Frank Galati has written 2 shows including Boss (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Loving Repeating (Bookwriter).

What awards has Frank Galati been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Visit , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime , Best Director - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Ragtime , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ragtime , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath , Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grapes of Wrath , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Grapes of Wrath and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath .

What awards has Frank Galati won?
Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Grapes of Wrathand Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath.