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Joe Calarco

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2018]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
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Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[New York, 2005]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing

Adaptation

Photos

Joe Calarco, Aaron Alonso,√ā¬†Pooja Shah, Nardeep Khurmi Photo

Joe Calarco, Aaron Alonso,√ā¬†Pooja Shah, Nardeep Khurmi

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05/13/2019
Joe Calarco, Aaron Alonso,√ā¬†Pooja Shah Photo

Joe Calarco, Aaron Alonso,√ā¬†Pooja Shah

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05/13/2019
Joe Calarco, Katie Pelensky Photo

Joe Calarco, Katie Pelensky

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05/13/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Regional (US), 2018]
Director

[Regional (US), 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director

Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[New York, 2005]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Arlington, VA (Regional), 2004]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

Writing
Adaptation

Joe Calarco Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Joe Calarco, A Christmas Carol
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical
Joe CalarcoGypsy
 
The Barrymore Awards - 2012 - Outstanding direction of a musical Gold Star
Joe CalarcoOrdinary Days
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Joe Calarco, In Transit
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical Gold Star
Joe CalarcoAssassins
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical Gold Star
Joe CalarcoUrinetown
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director, Resident Musical Gold Star
Joe CalarcoSide Show
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Joe CalarcoShakespeare's R & J
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play Gold Star
Joe CalarcoNijinsky's Last Dance

Joe Calarco News

Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting For ANNA IN THE TROPICS and ABCD Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting For ANNA IN THE TROPICS and ABCD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for Nilo Cruz's 2003 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics, on the Boyd-Quinson Stage July 16-30, and the world premiere of ABCD by May Treuhaft-Ali, on the St. Germain Stage July 1-23.

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Seas Photo ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčBerkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG‚Äôs Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play.¬†

Emily Skinner, Jason Danieley,  Sierra Boggess and Mary Beth Peil Will Lead A LITTLE  Photo Emily Skinner, Jason Danieley, Sierra Boggess and Mary Beth Peil Will Lead A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) has announced casting for its new production of A Little Night Music, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Find out who is in the show, the schedule and how to get tickets.

Casts Announced for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at BSC Photo Casts Announced for AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and ANDY WARHOL IN IRAN at BSC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Barrington Stage Company has announced casting for the first two shows of its 2022 season: the 1978 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, and the world premiere play, Andy Warhol in Iran by Brent Askari (BSC’s American Underground) which opens the St. Germain Stage from June 2-25.

Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES Photo Broadway Records Will Release A New Musical Song Cycle, 16 STORIES
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the release of 16 Stories, a collection of 16 previously unrecorded songs written by award-winning musical theatre creators from around the world and recorded by The Australian Discovery Orchestra.

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', and More Set For Barrington Stage Company's  Photo A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', and More Set For Barrington Stage Company's 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

Barrington Stage Company will produce a 2022 season that will feature two Tony Award-winning musicals, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, four world premieres and one of the true absurdist masterpieces of 20th century theatre.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING  Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CRO Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A CROSSING Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Announces 2022 Season Photo Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2021

The¬†62nd¬†season of Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park will¬†run May 25-August 7, 2022¬†‚Ästthe¬†longest professional¬†run in¬†company history. The season will include¬†productions of¬†Twelfth Night,¬†Richard III,¬†and¬†The Merry Wives of Windsor, plus the Globe Players professional training program with¬†Much Ado About Nothing, and more.

Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominees for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies.

Joe Calarco Videos

VIDEO: Nikko Benson, Andre Catrini, Jess Newman Discuss Australian Discovery Orchestr VideoVIDEO: Nikko Benson, Andre Catrini, Jess Newman Discuss Australian Discovery Orchestra's '16 Stories' Contest
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2019

The Australian Discovery Orchestra, the world's first solely digital streaming orchestra, is proud to announce '16 STORIES' - a worldwide online vocal competition. Three of the writers involved in '16 STORIES,' Nikko Benson, Andre Catrini, Jess Newman, discuss their songs and the project in the videos below. 

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' VideoVIDEO: Signature Theatre Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Ain't Misbehavin': The Fats Waller Musical Show directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Jesus Christ Superstar) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Jelly's Last Jam).

VIDEO: In Rehearsal For AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal For AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

Go inside the rehearsal room with the incredible cast of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Signature Theatre. Performances begin January 23.

VIDEO: Michael Russotto and Rachel Zampelli Lead HEISENBERG at Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: Michael Russotto and Rachel Zampelli Lead HEISENBERG at Signature Theatre
by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2018

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Heisenberg by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's The Flick, The Scottsboro Boys). The production will star Michael Russotto (Rep Stage's The Whale, Signature's Art) as Alex and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Gulf, Midwestern Gothic) as Georgie. Heisenberg will run September 18 - November 11, 2018 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: HEISENBERG Comes to Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: HEISENBERG Comes to Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Heisenberg by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's The Flick, The Scottsboro Boys). The production will star Michael Russotto (Rep Stage's The Whale, Signature's Art) as Alex and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Gulf, Midwestern Gothic) as Georgie. Heisenberg will run September 18 - November 11, 2018 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: Barrington Stage Company Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 VideoVIDEO: Barrington Stage Company Presents A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2. Previews for A Doll's House, Part 2 begin July 12, with an official opening night on July 15, and performances through July 28 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).

Exclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.! VideoExclusive: First Look At Signature's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS in D.C.!
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2018

Get a first look at Signature Theatre's D.C. premiere of The Scottsboro Boys, directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press.

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer VideoVIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer
by Alan Henry - May 14, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: Triple Threat Jared Grimes Shares Music Video for New Single 'Hang Awhile' VideoVIDEO: Triple Threat Jared Grimes Shares Music Video for New Single 'Hang Awhile'
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 7, 2017

Triple Threat Jared Grimes premieres his 4th single and music video, 'Hang Awhile', and it is sure to get your foot tapping!

VIDEO: See Nicholas Edwards and More in Highlights from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Signature Theatre presents Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Gypsy, The Flick). With a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (The Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and Tim Rice (Evita, Chess), featuring 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' and 'Everything's Alright,' Jesus Christ Superstar tells the story of Jesus' life in his final week. This epic story will come to life in an immersive new staging in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre and runs now through July 2, 2017. Watch highlights from the show in the new trailer below!


Joe Calarco Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Joe Calarco written?
Joe Calarco has written 1 shows including R & J (Adaptation).

What awards has Joe Calarco been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Christmas Carol , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Gypsy , Outstanding direction of a musical (The Barrymore Awards) for Ordinary Days , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for In Transit , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Urinetown , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Side Show Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Shakespeare's R & J and Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Nijinsky's Last Dance .

What awards has Joe Calarco won?
Outstanding direction of a musical (The Barrymore Awards) for Ordinary Days, Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Urinetown Outstanding Director, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Side Showand Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Nijinsky's Last Dance.