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Gordon Davidson

 
Date of Birth: May 07, 1933 (89)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Producer
 
[Los Angeles, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Producer
 
[Regional (US), 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1977]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 1966]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Stage Manager
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Stage Manager

Photos

CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Judi Davidson Photo

CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Judi Davidson

From: 
Date:
06/20/2016
Gordon Davidson and Judi Davidson Photo

Gordon Davidson and Judi Davidson

From: 
Date:
06/20/2016
Jeffrey Janger, CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson, Judi Davidson and Rac Photo

Jeffrey Janger, CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson, Judi Davidson and Rachel Davidson

From: 
Date:
03/14/2016
CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Kirk Douglas Photo

CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Kirk Douglas

From: 
Date:
10/15/2014
CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Culver City Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wel Photo

CTG Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson and Culver City Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells

From: 
Date:
10/15/2014

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2007]
Producer

[Los Angeles, 2003]
Director

[Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Broadway, 1990]
Producer

[Regional (US), 1986]
Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Producer

[Broadway, 1980]
Director

[Broadway, 1977]
Director

[Broadway, 1971]
Director

[Broadway, 1971]
Director

[Broadway, 1969]
Director

[Broadway, 1969]
Director

[Regional (US), 1966]
Director

[Broadway, 1961]
Stage Manager

Production Stage Manager

[Broadway, 1959]
Stage Manager


Gordon Davidson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Play
Gordon Davidson, Radio Golf
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Play Gold Star
Gordon Davidson, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Play
Gordon Davidson, Two Trains Running
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Play
Gordon Davidson, The Piano Lesson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Gordon Davidson, Children of a Lesser God
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Direction of a Play
Gordon Davidson, Children of a Lesser God
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1977 - Best Director Gold Star
Gordon Davidson, The Shadow Box
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Best Direction of a Play
Gordon Davidson, The Shadow Box
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Gordon Davidson , The Trial of the Catonsville Nine
 
Obie Awards - 1971 - Direction Gold Star
Gordon DavidsonThe Trial of the Catonsville 9
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Director Gold Star
Gordon Davidson, In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Gordon Davidson News

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

wild project will present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5.

Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey B Photo Ojai Playwrights Announces 2022 New Works Festival Featuring Vivian Barnes, Lyndsey Bourne, Bill Cain & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2022

Ojai Playwrights Conference has announced 11 playwrights for the 25th Anniversary New Works Festival taking place August 7-14, 2022, in Ojai, CA, marking a return to in-person workshops and live performances after two years of working online.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Cent Photo World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

Interview: A Hearty Welcome To Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx As The LGBT Center's New Artist Photo Interview: A Hearty Welcome To Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx As The LGBT Center's New Artistic Director
by Gil Kaan - Jun 16, 2022

Ovation Award-nominated director Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx will succeed Director of Cultural Arts Jon Imparato (set to retire June 30) as the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center’s new Artistic Director.  Besides overseeing the Center’s two live performance venues — the 200-seat Renberg Theatre and the 50-seat black box Davidson/Valentini Theatre, Jonathan’s other priorities are to engage communities through arts programming, bring emerging L.A. artists to the Center’s various locations, and to offer workshops and classes for free or at low cost. Jonathan opened up some from his final days at A Noise Within to address a few of my queries.

Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights C Photo Charlayne Woodard, Jimmy Smits, Ben Feldman & More to Take Part in Ojai Playwrights Conference Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

On June 4, 2022, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.

Denver Center For The Performing Arts Completes $17 Million “A Grander Opening” C Photo Denver Center For The Performing Arts Completes $17 Million “A Grander Opening” Capital Campaign
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

In 2010, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) embarked on a $57 million renovation of the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex. The project was broken into three phases, the second of which required the DCPA to embark on its first-ever capital campaign. “A Grander Opening” launched on June 5, 2018 with a goal of $17 million.

TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Returns To The Taper In 2022/23 Season Photo TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Returns To The Taper In 2022/23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2022

Three decades after its 1993 World premiere at the Mark Taper Forum, Anna Deavere Smith's “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” returns to L.A. as part of Center Theatre Group's 2022-2023 season at the Taper. Originally performed solo by Smith, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” has been reimagined for a cast of five performers. Casting and the director for “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” as well as the rest of the plays in the upcoming season will be announced later.

Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Con Photo Work by Danai Gurira, Jeanine Tesori & More to be Highlighted at Ojai Playwrights Conference 25th Season Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

On June 4, 2022, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles, the Ojai Playwrights Conference will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan.  

Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer For Ojai Playwrights Conference, To Step Down Photo Robert Egan, Artistic Director/Producer For Ojai Playwrights Conference, To Step Down
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Change is coming for the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Artistic Director/Producer Robert Egan has decided to step down at the end of 2022, OPC’s 25th Anniversary Season. Egan has led the organization for 21 years, bringing the Ojai Playwrights Conference to national attention and making it one of the leading new play development programs in the U.S.

Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATI Photo Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATION
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced that the Breakout Award will be awarded to Jon Rua. The SDCF Awards, which will feature the presentation of the Breakout Award along with the previously announced Gordon Davidson Award and Zelda  Fichandler Award, will be hosted by Anne Kauffman virtually on Monday January 24, 2022 at 8pm ET. 

Gordon Davidson Videos

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Gordon Davidson
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week Gordon Davidson shares pivotal moments in his theatre career and why the arts matter to him!


Gordon Davidson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Gordon Davidson been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Radio Golf , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Two Trains Running , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Children of a Lesser God , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Children of a Lesser God , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Shadow Box , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Shadow Box , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine Direction (Obie Awards) for The Trial of the Catonsville 9 and Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer .

What awards has Gordon Davidson won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Shadow Box, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine Direction (Obie Awards) for The Trial of the Catonsville 9and Outstanding Director (Drama Desk Awards) for In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer.