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Graciela Daniele

 
Birth Place:
Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Bio:
Graciela Daniele has earned 10 Tony Award nominations and six Drama Desk nominations. Her Broadway Director/ Choreographic credits include Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, Annie Get Your Gun, Marie Christine, Once on This Island, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Dangerous Game. She directed and ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 08, 1939 (82)

Birth Place: Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Bio:
Graciela Daniele has earned 10 Tony Award nominations and six Drama Desk nominations. Her Broadway Director/ Choreographic credits include Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, Annie Get Your Gun, Marie Christine, Once on This Island, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Dangerous Game. She directed and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Ensemble/Other Roles
Hunyak
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Ensemble
Singer and Dancer
Young Vanessa
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Claire
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1969
Dancers (Girls)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Clancy's Employee
Intern's Date
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer
Ensemble
Faith
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Rita Rio

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Musical Staging[Replacement]
 
[New York, 2018]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Toronto, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer
 
[Williamstown, MA (Regional), 2014]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Associate Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Creative Consultant
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[New York, 2003]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director/Choreographer
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director/Choreographer
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Adaptation
Director
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1982]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1982]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Dance Captain
 
[Broadway, 1971]
Assistant to Mr. Bennett
 
[New York, 2005]
Director

Writing

Conceiver
Bookwriter

Photos

Graciela Daniele and Jules Fisher  Photo

Graciela Daniele and Jules Fisher

From: 
Date:
12/14/2021
Ann Rinking, Graciela Daniele, Jon Lanteri and Chita Rivera Photo

Ann Rinking, Graciela Daniele, Jon Lanteri and Chita Rivera

From: 
Date:
05/19/2019
LPTW Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Graciela Daniele.    Photo credit: Shoshana M Photo

LPTW Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Graciela Daniele. Photo credit: Shoshana Medney

From: 
Date:
04/01/2019
Graciela Daniele  Photo

Graciela Daniele

From: 
Date:
03/15/2019
Graciela Daniele, Reggie Van Lee, and Chita Rivera Photo

Graciela Daniele, Reggie Van Lee, and Chita Rivera

From: 
Date:
03/11/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Ensemble/Other Roles

Hunyak

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Ensemble

Singer and Dancer

Young Vanessa

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Claire

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1969
Dancers (Girls)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Clancy's Employee

Intern's Date

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer

Ensemble

Faith

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Rita Rio

Productions

[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Musical Staging[Replacement]

[New York, 2018]
Choreographer

Director

[Toronto, 2017]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 2015]
Choreographer

[Williamstown, MA (Regional), 2014]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Associate Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 2007]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 2005]
Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Director

Director/Choreographer

Choreographer

[Broadway, 2004]
Creative Consultant

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[New York, 2003]
Director/Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director/Choreographer

Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 2002]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1999]
Director

Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director/Choreographer

Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1998]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director

[Broadway, 1995]
Adaptation

Director

Director/Choreographer

Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Broadway, 1993]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 1989]
Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Choreographer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1984]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1983]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1982]
Choreographer

[West End, 1982]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1981]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1979]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1975]
Dance Captain

[Broadway, 1971]
Assistant to Mr. Bennett

[New York, 2005]
Director

Writing
Conceiver
Bookwriter

Graciela Daniele Biography

Graciela Daniele has earned 10 Tony Award nominations and six Drama Desk nominations. Her Broadway Director/ Choreographic credits include Chita Rivera: The Dancer‚Äôs Life, Annie Get Your Gun, Marie Christine, Once on This Island, Chronicle of a Death Foretold and Dangerous Game. She directed and choreographed Michael John LaChiusa‚Äôs Hello Again and Marie Christine and Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty‚Äôs Dessa Rose and The Glorious Ones (Lincoln Center). She has Musical Staged/ Choreographed Ragtime (Astaire, Ovation [L.A.], NAACP, and Callaway Award), The Goodbye Girl, Zorba with Anthony Quinn, The Rink starring Liza Minnelli and Chita Rivera, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. She choreographed the New York Shakespeare Festival‚Äôs The Pirates of Penzance on Broadway, Los Angeles and London, the motion picture of Pirates, and three Woody Allen films including Mighty Aphrodite (1996 Fosse Award), and Everyone Says I Love You (1997 Fosse Award). Ms. Daniele directed and choreographed A New Brain at Lincoln Center Theatre. She is recipient of the 1998 ‚ÄúMr. Abbott‚ÄĚ Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Director/Choreographer. Ms. Daniele directed and choreographed Michael John LaChuisa‚Äôs Little Fish (Second Stage) and Bernarda Alba (Lincoln Center Theatre) along with the Lincoln Center Theatre production of William Finn‚Äôs Elegies, A Song Cycle. Most recently, she has choreographed The Visit on Broadway. Upcoming: The Gardens of Anuncia (Old Globe). She is a member of the Theater Hall of Fame.


Graciela Daniele Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Graciela DanieleN/A
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele , The Glorious Ones
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Bernarda Alba
 
The Lortels - 2006 - Outstanding Choreographer
Graciela Daniele, Bernarda Alba
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Choreography Gold Star
Graciela Daniele, Ragtime
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Ragtime
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Book of a Musical
Graciela Daniele, Chronicle of a Death Foretold
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele , Chronicle of a Death Foretold
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Graciela Daniele, Chronicle of a Death Foretold
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Chronicle of a Death Foretold
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele , Hello Again
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Graciela Daniele , Hello Again
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele , The Goodbye Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele, Once on this Island
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Direction of a Musical
Graciela Daniele, Once on this Island
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele , Dangerous Games
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Choreography
Graciela Daniele, The Pirates of Penzance
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Choreography
Graciela Daniele, The Pirates of Penzance

Graciela Daniele News

MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced! In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened pre-Covid as well as in the 2021-2022 season.

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise (Chicago; A Chorus Line) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago; Fosse/Verdon) will host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, it was announced today.

Now Hiring: Touring Company Manager, Production Assistant and More - BroadwayWorld Cl Photo Now Hiring: Touring Company Manager, Production Assistant and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - Jun 2, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 6/2/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Now Hiring: Lead Scenic Designer, Props Master & More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds Photo Now Hiring: Lead Scenic Designer, Props Master & More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - May 26, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 5/26/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chit Photo Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chita Rivera Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. See the full list.

Tony Yazbeck & Chita Rivera to Perform at Berkshire Theatre Group's 2022 Colonial Con Photo Tony Yazbeck & Chita Rivera to Perform at Berkshire Theatre Group's 2022 Colonial Concert Series Memorial Day Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 

Chita Rivera Will Announced the Chita Rivera Awards Nominations Live on May 17 Photo Chita Rivera Will Announced the Chita Rivera Awards Nominations Live on May 17
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022

Chita Rivera will appear on WNBC’s New York Live on Tuesday, May 17th at 11:30am to announce the nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Michael John LaChiusa
by Elliot Lanes - May 5, 2022

Today’s subject Michael John LaChuisa is currently living his theatre life as the composer for the upcoming production of Our Town at Shakespeare Theatre Company. The production runs May 12th through June 11th in STC’s Sidney Harman Hall and features (wait for it) a FULL cast of DC performers.

Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera & Charl Brown Announced for BTG 2022 Colonial Concert Seri Photo Tony Yazbeck, Chita Rivera & Charl Brown Announced for BTG 2022 Colonial Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 2022 Colonial Concert Series: Featuring Broadway Luminaries. 

Chita Rivera to Headline Shubert New Haven's 2022 Gala Photo Chita Rivera to Headline Shubert New Haven's 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Come celebrate CHITA RIVERA¬†who headlines the Shubert Theatre‚Äôs 2022 Gala on June 8 with her unique concert event, ‚ÄúThe Rhythm of My Life.‚ÄĚ The Shubert‚Äôs Gala Event will begin at 6:00pm with an elegant and festive cocktail reception, followed by Chita Rivera‚Äôs performance at 8:00pm and concludes with a dessert reception following the show.

Graciela Daniele Videos

VIDEO: Michael John LaChiusa Performs From THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA as Part of the Old  VideoVIDEO: Michael John LaChiusa Performs From THE GARDENS OF ANUNCIA as Part of the Old Globe's Act Breaks Series
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2020

Five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa shared an exclusive song from his new musical The Gardens of Anuncia, which will have its world premiere at The Old Globe.

VIDEO: Chita Rivera Performs 'All That Jazz' in this Original CHICAGO Footage! VideoVIDEO: Chita Rivera Performs 'All That Jazz' in this Original CHICAGO Footage!
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2019

Chicago is giving us a peek at all the razzle dazzle of the show's original 1975 production with this throwback to Broadway's original Velma Kelly, Chita Rivera, performing 'All That Jazz' choreographed by the legendary Bob Fosse! Check out the footage below!

BWW TV: Stars from THE CHER SHOW, OKLAHOMA!, KISS ME, KATE & More Salute Bob Mackie a VideoBWW TV: Stars from THE CHER SHOW, OKLAHOMA!, KISS ME, KATE & More Salute Bob Mackie at TDF Gala- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2019

'The Chers' Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks and Micaela Diamond from THE CHER SHOW; Caissie Levy, Elsa in FROZEN; James T. Lane, Paul in KISS ME, KATE; and Ali Stroker, Ado Annie in OKLAHOMA! performed numbers from their shows at TDF's 2019 Gala on Monday night, March 11 at Manhattan's historic Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway @ 36th Street, NYC).

VIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Returns To Broadway With A Bang
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2019

On this day in 1999, an updated revival of the the classic musical Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre!

VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Andrea Burns and More in Two River's PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Andrea Burns and More in Two River's PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at Pamela's First Musical, a world premiere with a book by Wendy Wasserstein and Christopher Durang, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by David Zippel, directed and choreographed by Graciela Daniele at Two River Theatre. Performances continue through Sunday, October 7 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.

VIDEO: Andrea Burns, Carolee Carmello, and the Cast of PAMELA's FIRST MUSICAL Reveal  VideoVIDEO: Andrea Burns, Carolee Carmello, and the Cast of PAMELA's FIRST MUSICAL Reveal Their First Musicals
by Alan Henry - Sep 7, 2018

More than 20 years after 'it started with a dream,' Pamela's First Musical will have its world premiere this fall at Two River Theater. The theater launches its 25th Anniversary Season with this long-awaited show, a valentine to the musical theater and a testament to its enduring power.

BWW TV: HELLO AGAIN Stars of Old and New Unite on the NYC Premiere Red Carpet! VideoBWW TV: HELLO AGAIN Stars of Old and New Unite on the NYC Premiere Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 8, 2017

The New York premiere of the film HELLO AGAIN took place on Monday night, November 6, at Cin polis Chelsea in NYC.

BWW TV Exclusive: Chattin' with Chita- The Broadway Legend Gets Ready for Her Cafe Carlyle Return!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2017

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back Broadway legend Chita Rivera, May 9-20. Last year's sold out Cafe Carlyle debut received raves reviews. An accomplished and versatile actress/singer/dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and has received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. At the Carlyle, Chita will be accompanied by her music director Michael Croiter and trio. Below, watch as she chats with Richard Ridge about the upcoming appearance!

VIDEO: Garth Drabinsky is Focused on the Artistic Aspects of SOUSATZKA...Because He's Not Allowed to Touch the Money
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2017

Garth Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA is currently thrilling Toronto audiences and is steeped in Broadway-bound buzz. But would the producer even be able to leave Canada after spending five years as a guest of the taxpayer? The Agenda with Steve Paikin asks some of the easy questions, and a lot of the hard ones.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway-Bound SOUSATZKA in Toronto!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2017

The Broadway-bound, world premiere engagement of SOUSATZKA, with book by Craig Lucas, music by David Shire, and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., based on the original novel 'Madame Sousatzka' by Bernice Rubens, opens tonight in Toronto. Directed by Adrian Noble and choreographed by Graciela Daniele, the production stars Victoria Clark, Montego Glover, Judy Kaye and Jordan Barrow.


Graciela Daniele Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Graciela Daniele been in?
Graciela Daniele has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Graciela Daniele been in?
Graciela Daniele has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Graciela Daniele been nominated for?
Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for N/A , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Glorious Ones , Outstanding Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Bernarda Alba , Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Bernarda Alba , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime , Best Choreography (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Ragtime , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Ragtime , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Chronicle of a Death Foretold , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Chronicle of a Death Foretold , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Chronicle of a Death Foretold , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Chronicle of a Death Foretold , Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Hello Again , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hello Again , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for The Goodbye Girl , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Once on this Island , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Once on this Island , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Dangerous Games , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for The Pirates of Penzance and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for The Pirates of Penzance .

What awards has Graciela Daniele won?
Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre (Tony Awards) for N/Aand Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Ragtime.

How many shows has Graciela Daniele written?
Graciela Daniele has written 2 shows including Dangerous Games (Bookwriter), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Conceiver).