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James L. Nederlander

Also Credited As: James Nederlander, Jr.

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James L. Nederlander is President of the Nederlander Organization and son of James M. Nederlander (Chairman). He is the third generation of a family known for owning and operating theatres around the world as well as theatrical productions, cultural presentations and popular music attractions. Current productions include West Side Story, The Addams Family, Next to Normal and Race. Upcoming productions include a live show with magician David Blaine.

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James L. Nederlander Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical

James L. NederlanderSchool of Rock

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical

James L. NederlanderBright Star


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Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play

James L. NederlanderThe Humans


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Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. NederlanderThe Color Purple

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. NederlanderFiddler on the Roof

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play

James L. Nederlander, The Elephant Man

Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, After Midnight


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Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, Kinky Boots

Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. Nederlander, Evita

Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. Nederlander, Evita

Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, Million Dollar Quartet

Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, Next to Normal

Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. Nederlander, West Side Story

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Revival of a Play

James L. Nederlander, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Musical

James L. Nederlander, Fiddler on the Roof

Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, Movin' Out


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Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Musical

James L. Nederlander, Thoroughly Modern Millie

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Carolee Carmello Will Lead National Tour of KIMBERLY AKIMBO

Three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello will play Kimberly in the National Tour of the musical, KIMBERLY AKIMBO.  Learn more about the tour here!
Video: Joshua Boone Records 'Little Brother' from THE OUTSIDERS

Watch Joshua Boone record 'Little Brother' from The Outsiders in the video here!
See Linda Eder & More Next Week at 54 Below

Discover the exciting lineup at 54 BELOW next week, featuring a variety of performances from Broadway stars and up-and-coming talents. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
MRS. DOUBTFIRE Comes to Pioneer Center - Tickets on Sale Now!

Single tickets for the upcoming engagement of MRS. DOUBTFIRE at the Pioneer Center in Reno are on sale now.
Review: TINA, THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL at The Overture

From the gripping opening number to the dynamic conclusion, Tina, The Tina Turner Musical, is on hell of an emotional rollercoaster. The highs and lows of Tina's tumultuous journey are brilliantly encapsulated in the show, and her extraordinary music weaves through a narrative that is both heart-breaking and stunning.
Casts Set for BOEING BOEING, NEXT TO NORMAL, A TENDER THING & FORGIVENESS at Barrington Stage

Barrington Stage Company has revealed the casts for BOEING BOEING, NEXT TO NORMAL, A TENDER THING, and FORGIVENESS. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
MRS. DOUBTFIRE North American Tour Recoups Investment

The North American tour of MRS. DOUBTFIRE, the smash hit musical comedy currently playing to audiences across North America and in London’s West End, has recouped its $5 million investment after 29 weeks on the road.
SOME LIKE IT HOT Is Coming To The Fisher Theatre This October 1

Experience the musical SOME LIKE IT HOT at the Fisher Theatre from October 1-13.
Video: Watch the Cast of ILLINOISE Perform 'Jacksonville'

The cast of Illinoise stopped by The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to perform the number Jacksonville from the Tony Award-nominated musical. Watch the performance now!
See Norm Lewis, Linda Eder & More Next Month at 54 Below

54 has unveiled its June lineup featuring Norm Lewis, Linda Eder and more. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.
Listen: ILLINOISE Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now

The original Broadway Cast Recording of Illinoise: A New Musical is available today, May 31, on all digital platforms. Listen to the full album here!
TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL Comes to Overture Hall in June

TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL will invite audiences to experience the electrifying journey of Tina Turner, the legendary 'Queen of Rock 'n Roll' at the Overture Hall this June.
Photos: Go Inside the Newly Renovated Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre is officially back! The iconic venue closed in 2018 for a significant renovation and restoration. Check out pics from inside the new venue!
ILLINOISE to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording - Two Tracks Out Now

Nonesuch Records will release a recording of the current Tony-nominated Broadway show Illinoise: A New Musical. Listen to two tracks now!
Photos/Video: Go Inside the Recording Studio with Schmidt, Comer, & Grant Singing 'Throwing in the Towel' from THE OUTSIDERS

Go inside the studio with the cast of The Outsiders as Jason Schmidt, Brent Comer, and Brody Grant record 'Throwing in the Towel.'
THE OUTSIDERS Releases New Block of Tickets Through January 5, 2025

A new block of tickets has been released for the Tony Award-nominated Best Musical The Outsiders for performances through January 5, 2025. Find out how to get tickets to the new dates here!
BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL Releases New Block of Tickets Through April 27, 2025

Great Scott! A new block of tickets for BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical on Broadway has just been released for sale through Sunday, April 27, 2025. Learn more about how to get tickets here!
Full Cast Set For West End Transfer of NEXT TO NORMAL

The Donmar Warehouse production of the Broadway musical Next To Normal has announce its full company ahead of its transfer to the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre this summer. Learn more about the cast here!
MRS. DOUBTFIRE is Coming to BroadwaySF's Orpheum Theatre

The North American Tour of Mrs. Doubtfire is coming to BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theatre this summer. Learn more about the engagement and see how to purchase tickets.
Listen: GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Cast Album is Now Available Digitally

The Original Broadway Cast Album of Gutenberg! The Musical! featuring GRAMMY® Award winners and Tony Award® nominees Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells has been released digitally on Friday, May 3. Listen to the album here!

James L. Nederlander FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has James L. Nederlander been nominated for?

James L. Nederlander has been nominated for several Tony Awards, including Best Musical for School of Rock, Bright Star, After Midnight, Kinky Boots, Million Dollar Quartet, Next to Normal, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Movin' Out, and Thoroughly Modern Millie. He has also been nominated for Best Play for The Humans, Best Revival of a Musical for The Color Purple, Fiddler on the Roof (twice), and Evita (twice), as well as Best Revival of a Play for The Elephant Man and Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

What awards has James L. Nederlander won?

James L. Nederlander has won several prestigious awards, including Best Play at the Tony Awards for "The Humans," Best Revival of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Color Purple," Best Musical at the Tony Awards for "Kinky Boots," and Best Musical at the Tony Awards for "Thoroughly Modern Millie."

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