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Jeff Calhoun

 
Bio:
Broadway: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Captain Billy Buck Chandler [Replacement]
Captain Billy Buck Chandler (Standby) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Daniel

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2018]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2014]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Director
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer
Director
 
[New York, 2009]
Director
 
[West End, 2008]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[New York, 2005]
Choreographer
 
[New York, 2005]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Director
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2004]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer
Choreographic Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2003]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Director
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1991]
Associate Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer
Director
 
[US Tour, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2008]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 2006]
Director/Choreographer
Producer

Photos

Jeff Calhoun, Katie Anderson, Jodi Picoult, Timothy Allen McDonald, Samantha Van Leer Photo

Jeff Calhoun, Katie Anderson, Jodi Picoult, Timothy Allen McDonald, Samantha Van Leer, Elyssa Samsel and Paul McGill

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Jeff Calhoun, Daryl Roth and Paul McGill  Photo

Jeff Calhoun, Daryl Roth and Paul McGill

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07/12/2022
Jeff Calhoun, Daryl Roth and Paul McGill  Photo

Jeff Calhoun, Daryl Roth and Paul McGill

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07/12/2022
Jeff Calhoun and Paul McGill  Photo

Jeff Calhoun and Paul McGill

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07/12/2022
Jeff Calhoun and Paul McGill  Photo

Jeff Calhoun and Paul McGill

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07/12/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Captain Billy Buck Chandler [Replacement]

Captain Billy Buck Chandler (Standby) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Daniel

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director

[West End, 2019]
Director

[Regional (US), 2018]
Choreographer

Director

[Regional (US), 2017]
Director

[US Tour, 2014]
Director

[Broadway, 2013]
Director

Choreographer

[West End, 2012]
Director

[US Tour, 2012]
Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Regional (US), 2011]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[US Tour, 2010]
Choreographer

Director

[New York, 2009]
Director

[West End, 2008]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Choreographer

Choreographer

[New York, 2005]
Choreographer

[New York, 2005]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 2004]
Director

Producer

[US Tour, 2004]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer

Choreographic Consultant

[Broadway, 2003]
Choreographer

Director

[Regional (US), 2003]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 2001]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1994]
Director

Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1994]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Broadway, 1991]
Associate Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1985]
Choreographer

Director

[US Tour, 2008]
Choreographer

[West End, 2008]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 2006]
Director/Choreographer

Producer

Jeff Calhoun Biography

Broadway: Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West's Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers Follies.
West End/International: Disney's High School Musical 1 & 2: On Stage!.
Regional/National tour: Jekyll & Hyde, Upcoming National Tour; Disney's Newsies, Paper Mill Playhouse; Jane Austen's Emma: A Musical Romantic Comedy (2011 Craig Noel Award, Outstanding Resident Musical), The Old Globe; Bonnie & Clyde (2009 San Diego Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Musical and Outstanding Director of a Musical), Asolo Rep Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse; Dolly Parton's 9 to 5: The Musical, 1st National Tour; Deaf West's Pippin, Mark Taper Forum; Disney's High School Musical: On Tour!, Disney Theatrical; The Civil War and Shenandoah, Ford's Theatre. Ford's Theatre Associate Artist.

Jeff Calhoun Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Jeff Calhoun, Newsies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jeff Calhoun, Newsies
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Direction of a Musical
Jeff Calhoun, Newsies the Musical
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Jeff CalhounThe Civil War
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Jeff CalhounBig River:The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
Jeff Calhoun, Big River
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Choreography
Jeff Calhoun, Grease
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Choreography
Jeff Calhoun , Grease

Jeff Calhoun News

BETWEEN THE LINES Will Release a Cast Recording Photo BETWEEN THE LINES Will Release a Cast Recording
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

A cast recording is in the works for the new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines, currently running at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage.

Photos: Oscar-Winner Ariana DeBose Stops By BETWEEN THE LINES Off-Broadway! Photo Photos: Oscar-Winner Ariana DeBose Stops By BETWEEN THE LINES Off-Broadway!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

This week the Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines got a very special visit from Academy Award--winner Ariana DeBose! Check out her post here and see her photo with the cast!

Review: 9 TO 5 tumbles Into Melbourne and Works Wonders! Photo Review: 9 TO 5 tumbles Into Melbourne and Works Wonders!
by Victoria Beal - Jul 25, 2022

What did our critic think of 9 TO 5 at Arts Centre Melbourne? From the second the first few notes of the iconic anthem to working life hit our ears, the audience at the Melbourne opening of 9 to 5: The Musical knew they were in for a fabulously fun night. Written and presented by the one and only Dolly Parton, this show is as camp, energetic and sparkly as one would expect.

Words From The Wings: BETWEEN THE LINES' Wren Rivera Shares Their 'Bizarre' Vocal War Photo Words From The Wings: BETWEEN THE LINES' Wren Rivera Shares Their 'Bizarre' Vocal Warmups, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jul 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld is bringing you Words From the Wings, a new series of interviews that take fans behind the scenes of some of their favorite Broadway stars' backstage routines! We're chatting with Wren Rivera from Between The Lines, who shared their 'bizarre' vocal warmup routine and more!

MTI Acquires Licensing Rights for BETWEEN THE LINES Photo MTI Acquires Licensing Rights for BETWEEN THE LINES
by Team BWW - Jul 21, 2022

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI)¬†has acquired of Between The Lines, the new Off-Broadway musical based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer featuring a book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Jim Henson‚Äôs Emmet Otter‚Äôs Jug-Band Christmas) and music & lyrics by Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson (Apple TV+‚Äôs ‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ), in their New York theatre debuts.Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI)¬†has announced the acquisition of Between The Lines, the new Off-Broadway musical based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer featuring a book by Timothy Allen McDonald (Jim Henson‚Äôs Emmet Otter‚Äôs Jug-Band Christmas) and music & lyrics by Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson (Apple TV+‚Äôs ‚ÄúCentral Park‚ÄĚ), in their New York theatre debuts.

BETWEEN THE LINES Announces Book Drive With Hindi's Libraries At Second Stage Photo BETWEEN THE LINES Announces Book Drive With Hindi's Libraries At Second Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2022

The new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES announces a book drive with Hindi's Libraries, a Long Island based literary nonprofit, to collect children's and young adult books at performances from Tuesday, August 2 - Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the Tony Kiser Theater.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of BETWEEN THE LINES Off-Broadway Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of BETWEEN THE LINES Off-Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Jul 12, 2022

The new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines opened last night at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage (305 West 43rd Street). BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Photos & Video: First Look at Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney & More in BETWEEN THE LINE Photo Photos & Video: First Look at Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney & More in BETWEEN THE LINES Opening Off-Broadway Tonight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2022

The new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES opens tonight at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage. Based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, BETWEEN THE LINES stars Arielle Jacobs as Delilah, Jake David Smith as Prince Oliver and more. Get a first look at photos and video of the production here!

Broadway to Welcome Six Teachers To The Eleventh Annual 'Freddie G Fellowship' Photo Broadway to Welcome Six Teachers To The Eleventh Annual 'Freddie G Fellowship'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

Six outstanding educators from schools and performing arts centers around the U.S. will work one-on-one with Broadway professionals at the 11th Annual FREDDIE G FELLOWSHIP July 14th - 17th.

BETWEEN THE LINES Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19 Photo BETWEEN THE LINES Canceled Tonight Due to Covid-19
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

The new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines has been canceled this evening due to Covid-19 infections within the company.

Jeff Calhoun Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney & More in BETWEEN THE LINE VideoPhotos & Video: First Look at Arielle Jacobs, Julia Murney & More in BETWEEN THE LINES Opening Off-Broadway Tonight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 11, 2022

The new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES opens tonight at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage. Based on the novel by international bestselling author Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, BETWEEN THE LINES stars Arielle Jacobs as Delilah, Jake David Smith as Prince Oliver and more. Get a first look at photos and video of the production here!

BETWEEN THE LINES Announces Jodi Picoult Meet the Author Nights VideoBETWEEN THE LINES Announces Jodi Picoult Meet the Author Nights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2022

Producer Daryl Roth has announced a special series of ‚ÄúMeet The Author Nights‚ÄĚ at BETWEEN THE LINES, which will feature talkbacks with NY Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult, who wrote the novel the musical is based on alongside her daughter Samantha Van Leer.

VIDEO: Watch Morgan Siobhan Green Sing from New Musical, BETWEEN THE LINES! VideoVIDEO: Watch Morgan Siobhan Green Sing from New Musical, BETWEEN THE LINES!
by Stage Tube - Mar 23, 2020

The new Off-Broadway musical Between the Lines has just released the music video for a?oeDo It For You,a?? written by Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson and performed by Morgan Siobhan Green. Watch the full video below!

VIDEO: Play on Players and Red Phoenix Theatre Company Perform Highlights From NEWSIE VideoVIDEO: Play on Players and Red Phoenix Theatre Company Perform Highlights From NEWSIES JR. at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2020

Play on Players (Gainesville, GA) and Red Phoenix Theatre Company (Buford, GA) performed highlights from Disney's Newsies JR. at the 2020 Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta.

VIDEO: BETWEEN THE LINES Has Released its First Music Video for 'Something to Hold On VideoVIDEO: BETWEEN THE LINES Has Released its First Music Video for 'Something to Hold Onto' Featuring Jason Gotay
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020

The new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES has released its first music video for a?oeSomething to Hold Onto,a?? performed by Jason Gotay.

BWW Exclusive: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At BETWEEN THE LINES At Second Stage VideoBWW Exclusive: Get A Behind The Scenes Look At BETWEEN THE LINES At Second Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2019

We're getting an exclusive look behind the scenes at at the new musical Between the Lines, which is set to begin performances at Off-Broadway's Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage this April! Check out the video to see the show's songwriting team, Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson, giving us a look at what the show is all about and what audiences can expect!

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VideoVIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action!

BWW TV: Watch Eden Espinosa Get Ready to Return to BKLYN as She Rehearses for Reunion VideoBWW TV: Watch Eden Espinosa Get Ready to Return to BKLYN as She Rehearses for Reunion Concert!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge checks in with Espinosa, musical director James Sampliner and director Matt Logan as they take a break from rehearsals. Plus, watch as Eden joins James at the piano to perform 'I Never Knew His Name.'

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VideoVIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playho VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).


Jeff Calhoun Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jeff Calhoun been in?
Jeff Calhoun has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jeff Calhoun been in?
Jeff Calhoun has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jeff Calhoun been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Newsies , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Newsies , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Newsies the Musical , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Civil War , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Big River:The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Big River Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Grease and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Grease .

What awards has Jeff Calhoun won?
Best Direction of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Newsiesand Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Big River.