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Jerry Zaks

 
Birth Place:
Stuttgart, GERMANY
Bio:
Jerry won four Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Obie Award. Mr. Zaks directed many Broadway shows including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: September 07, 1946 (75)

Birth Place: Stuttgart, GERMANY

Bio:
Jerry won four Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Obie Award. Mr. Zaks directed many Broadway shows including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Fiorello LaGuardia
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1980
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Performer
  [Broadway]
1978
Weisskopf
  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Al
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Harlequin
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Devoted Hack
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Kenickie [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, unknown]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[US Tour, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2016]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2012]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Creative Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Creative Consultant
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2004]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[New York, 1996]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Broadway, 0]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[West End, 1989]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Director
 
[US Tour, 1988]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

Photos

Director Jerry Zaks and Melissa Gooding Photo

Director Jerry Zaks and Melissa Gooding

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Date:
02/11/2022
Director Jerry Zaks Photo

Director Jerry Zaks

From: 
Date:
02/11/2022
Director Jerry Zaks Photo

Director Jerry Zaks

From: 
Date:
02/09/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Fiorello LaGuardia

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1980
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Performer

  [Broadway]
1978
Weisskopf

  [Off-Broadway]
1978
Al

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Harlequin

  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Devoted Hack

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Kenickie [Replacement]

Productions

[Off-Broadway, unknown]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 2022]
Director

[Broadway, 2022]
Director

[Regional (US), 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[US Tour, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2016]
Co-Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[US Tour, 2012]
Director

[US Tour, 2011]
Creative Consultant

[Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Creative Consultant

[Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Regional (US), 2004]
Director

[US Tour, 2004]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Broadway, 2001]
Director

[Broadway, 2000]
Director

[Broadway, 1999]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1999]
Director

[Broadway, 1999]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

[New York, 1996]
Director

[Broadway, 1996]
Director

[Broadway, 1995]
Director

[Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Broadway, 0]
Director

[Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director

[Broadway, 1990]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Director

[West End, 1989]
Director

[Broadway, 1989]
Director

[US Tour, 1988]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Broadway, 1987]
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[Broadway, 1986]
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[Broadway, 1986]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1986]
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[Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

Jerry Zaks Biography

Jerry won four Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, two Outer Critics Circle Awards and an Obie Award. Mr. Zaks directed many Broadway shows including Sister Act, Guys and Dolls, Six Degrees of Separation, Lend Me a Tenor, House of Blue Leaves, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Anything Goes, La Cage aux Folles, Little Shop of Horrors and more. Mr. Zaks received SDC's Mr. Abbott Award for lifetime achievement and an honorary doctorate of fine arts from his alma mater, Dartmouth College. Mr. Zaks is a 2013 inductee to the Theater Hall of Fame.

Jerry Zaks Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Direction of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, The Music Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Mrs. Doubtfire
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Direction of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Hello, Dolly!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Sister Act
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Jerry Zaks , The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Jerry Zaks , The Civil War
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Director - Musical Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Direction of a Musical
Jerry Zaks , A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Direction of a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Smokey Joe's Cafe
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Play or Musical
Jerry ZaksGuys and Dolls
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Play or Musical
Jerry ZaksSix Degrees of Separation
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Jerry Zaks, Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Guys and Dolls
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Director
Jerry Zaks , Six Degrees of Separation
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Jerry Zaks , Six Degrees of Separation
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Direction of a Play
Jerry Zaks , Six Degrees of Separation
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director - Musical
Jerry Zaks , Assassins
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director - Play
Jerry Zaks , Six Degrees of Separation
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Olivier Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production
Jerry ZaksWenceslas Square
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Lend Me a Tenor
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1988 - Best Director Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Wenceslas Square
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1988 - Best Director Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Anything Goes
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Direction of a Musical
Jerry Zaks , Anything Goes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Director - Musical Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, Anything Goes
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Jerry Zaks , The House of Blue Leaves
 
Obie Awards - 1985 - Direction Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, The Foreigner
 
Obie Awards - 1985 - Direction Gold Star
Jerry Zaks, The Marriage of Bette and Boo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Jerry Zaks, Tintypes

Jerry Zaks News

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Award Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead in Wins for 2022 Outer Critics Circle Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, is pleased to announce the winners of the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

THE MUSIC MAN Announces Standing Room Policy With $76 Tickets Photo THE MUSIC MAN Announces Standing Room Policy With $76 Tickets
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The Music Man on Broadway has announced that a limited number of standing room tickets will be available for every performance beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, May 17. A limited number of tickets will be available for same-day purchase beginning 2 hours before performances for $76 each.

BWW Showstoppers! How MRS. DOUBTFIRE Star Rob McClure Is Throwing Audiences for a 'Lo Photo BWW Showstoppers! How MRS. DOUBTFIRE Star Rob McClure Is Throwing Audiences for a 'Loop'
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2022

In BroadwayWorld's Showstoppers series, we're unpacking what goes into creating and performing some of Broadway's most ovation-worthy numbers.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Close On Broadway This Month Photo MRS. DOUBTFIRE Will Close On Broadway This Month
by BWW Staff - May 12, 2022

Mrs. Doubtfire, the new musical, will close on Broadway May 29th, 2022, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre .

Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL Photo Orlando REP Announces TheaterWorksUSA Partnership & DOG MAN THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

Orlando Repertory Theatre will join in partnership with TheaterWorksUSA bringing three productions to Orlando REP stages during 2022-2023.  After a successful presentation of TheaterWorksUSA's The Pout-Pout Fish earlier this year, a full season partnership brings Dog Man: The Musical, Click, Clack, Moo, and The Lightning Thief: Theater for Young Audiences Edition to Orlando family audiences. Orlando REP's full 2022-2023 Season will be announced soon.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together i Photo VIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together in MUSIC MAN on MEYERS
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

Music Man stars Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss their return to Broadway in the Music Man after the pandemic, troublesome audience members, and why they were initially intimidated to work with each other. They also praised swings and understudies, with Foster detailing her experiences working as one.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNIN Photo VIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Sutton Foster dished on her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, returning to the stage after the pandemic, and more. Foster also discussed that she sings 'Goodnight, My Someone' from the show every night to her daughter, Emily. Foster spoke on what it was like to have her daughter in the audience while she sang the song during the show.

THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, HARMONY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Outer Critics Circle Awards Nomina Photo THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, HARMONY & KIMBERLY AKIMBO Lead Outer Critics Circle Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - Apr 26, 2022

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, have just announced the nominees for the 71st Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2021-2022 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.

2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List! Photo 2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2022

The Drama League today announced the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Jerry Zaks Videos

VIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together i VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster & Hugh Jackman Reveal They Were 'Intimidated' to Work Together in MUSIC MAN on MEYERS
by Michael Major - May 6, 2022

Music Man stars Sutton Foster and Hugh Jackman sat down with Seth Meyers to discuss their return to Broadway in the Music Man after the pandemic, troublesome audience members, and why they were initially intimidated to work with each other. They also praised swings and understudies, with Foster detailing her experiences working as one.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNIN VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Discusses Performing For Her Daughter in MUSIC MAN on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

Sutton Foster dished on her pre-show ritual with Hugh Jackman, returning to the stage after the pandemic, and more. Foster also discussed that she sings 'Goodnight, My Someone' from the show every night to her daughter, Emily. Foster spoke on what it was like to have her daughter in the audience while she sang the song during the show.

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Reveals Her 'Dream Role Goals' on COLBERT VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Reveals Her 'Dream Role Goals' on COLBERT
by Michael Major - Apr 7, 2022

On a new episode of Stephen Colbert's 'Dream Role Goals,' Sutton Foster revealed her musical theatre dream roles. Foster discusses which Broadway roles she'd like to take one, including parts in Gypsy, Hello, Dolly!, and Funny Girl.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks THE MUSIC MAN, WOLVERINE, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW STAR VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Talks THE MUSIC MAN, WOLVERINE, and More on THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 2, 2022

Hugh Jackman appeared last night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss April Fool's Day, auditioning for Wolverine, and The Music Man.

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman Celebrates Sutton Foster's Birthday With THE MUSIC MAN Cast and A VideoVIDEO: Hugh Jackman Celebrates Sutton Foster's Birthday With THE MUSIC MAN Cast and Audience
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 19, 2022

Today, Sutton Foster posted a video on Instagram of the final bows at The Music Man on Broadway, followed by a brief speech by Hugh Jackman. The actress celebrated her birthday yesterday, made even more special by Broadway's own Harold Hill conducting the audience and company of the show as they sang 'Happy Birthday' to the Tony winner. 

VIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Sutton Foster Talks MUSIC MAN & Returning to ANYTHING GOES on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Sutton Foster appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss starring on Broadway alongside Hugh Jackman in The Music Man. In the new interview, Foster also discusses returning to the role of 'Reno Sweeney' in Anything Goes, her crocheting skills, and more. Watch the full segment now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the hugely anticipated revival of Meredith Willson's The Music Man, starring two-time Tony Award, Grammy Award, and Emmy Award-winning star Hugh Jackman as Professor Harold Hill and two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Marian Paroo opened triumphantly on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and we're taking you to the curtain call and after party below!

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN VideoVIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Perform 'Ya Got Trouble' in THE MUSIC MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 11, 2022

Last night, the Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Watch a clip of Hugh Jackman performing 'Ya Got Trouble.'

VIDEO: Young Stars of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Broadway Debuts Outside the Winter Gard VideoVIDEO: Young Stars of THE MUSIC MAN Celebrate Broadway Debuts Outside the Winter Garden Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2022

Just yesterday, The Music Man kicked off its opening week with a special event including an (un)official Mayoral Proclamation by Mayor George Shinn (Jefferson Mays) and a performance by The Barbershop Quartet (Phillip Boykin, Eddie Korbich, Daniel Torres, Nicholas Ward), all to celebrate the production's 21 Broadway debuts. This event marked the first time any cast members will be seen in costume outside of the theater. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big day!

VIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Talk THE MUSIC MAN and Watch New Performance Clips VideoVIDEO: Watch Hugh Jackman Talk THE MUSIC MAN and Watch New Performance Clips
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 2, 2022

Performances of The Music Man might be paused for now, but it won't be long before the company, led by Hugh Jackman, is back onstage again. Below, watch as Jackman talks all about his latest Broadway role on the latest episode of CBS 'Sunday Morning. Plus, catch some brand new performance clips featuring Hugh and his Marian Paroo, Sutton Foster.


Jerry Zaks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jerry Zaks been in?
Jerry Zaks has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Jerry Zaks been in?
Jerry Zaks has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jerry Zaks been nominated for?
Outstanding Direction of a Musical (Drama League Awards) for The Music Man , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mrs. Doubtfire , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hello, Dolly! , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Hello, Dolly! , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hello, Dolly! , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sister Act , Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Civil War , Best Director - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Smokey Joe's Cafe , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Guys and Dolls , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Guys and Dolls , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dolls , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for Wenceslas Square , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wenceslas Square , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Anything Goes , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Anything Goes , Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anything Goes , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves , Direction (Obie Awards) for The Foreigner Direction (Obie Awards) for The Marriage of Bette and Boo and Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Tintypes .

What awards has Jerry Zaks won?
Best Director - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dolls, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Six Degrees of Separation, Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Lend Me a Tenor, Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Anything Goes, Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Wenceslas Square, Outstanding Director - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anything Goes, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The House of Blue Leaves Direction (Obie Awards) for The Foreignerand Direction (Obie Awards) for The Marriage of Bette and Boo.