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Joe Layton

 
Date of Birth: May 03, 1931
Date of Death: May 05, 1994 (63)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1953
Ensemble/Other Roles
Greenwich Villager
Hermit [Replacement]
Wreck (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1990]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
Director
 
[Canada, 1986]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Director
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1981]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1981]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Director
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1975]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director/Choreographer
 
[West End, 1972]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director/Choreographer
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Director
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Director
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Director
 
[US Tour, 1963]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1963]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Director
 
[US Tour, 1962]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1962]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Director/Choreographer
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1961]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1961]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1960]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1957]
Assistant Choreographer

Photos

Joe Layton, Danny Kaye Photo

Joe Layton, Danny Kaye

From: 
Date:
11/10/2020
Richard Rodgers, Joe Layton, Peter Stone Martin Charnin, Danny Kaye Photo

Richard Rodgers, Joe Layton, Peter Stone Martin Charnin, Danny Kaye

From: 
Date:
11/10/2020
Joe Layton and Kieton Saunders-Browne Photo

Joe Layton and Kieton Saunders-Browne

From: 
Date:
10/04/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1953
Ensemble/Other Roles

Greenwich Villager

Hermit [Replacement]

Wreck (Understudy)

Productions

[Broadway, 1990]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

Director

[Canada, 1986]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1985]
Director

[Broadway, 1984]
Director

[Broadway, 1983]
Director

[Broadway, 1982]
Director

Choreographer

[US Tour, 1981]
Choreographer

[West End, 1981]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Choreographer

Director

[Broadway, 1978]
Director

Director/Choreographer

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Broadway, 1975]
Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1973]
Director/Choreographer

[West End, 1972]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1970]
Director

[Broadway, 1969]
Director/Choreographer

Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1968]
Director

Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1967]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1965]
Director

Choreographer

Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1965]
Director

[US Tour, 1963]
Choreographer

[West End, 1963]
Director/Choreographer

[Broadway, 1963]
Director

[US Tour, 1962]
Choreographer

[West End, 1962]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1962]
Director/Choreographer

Director

Choreographer

[Broadway, 1961]
Choreographer

[West End, 1961]
Choreographer

[US Tour, 1961]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer

[West End, 1960]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1960]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1959]
Choreographer

[Broadway, 1959]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 1957]
Assistant Choreographer


Joe Layton Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Choreography
Joe Layton, Barnum
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Joe Layton, Barnum
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Choreography
Joe Layton , Barnum
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Direction of a Musical
Joe Layton, Barnum
 
Tony Awards - 1969 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Joe Layton, George M!
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Joe Layton , No Strings
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Direction of a Musical
Joe Layton, No Strings
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Choreography
Joe Layton, Greenwillow

Joe Layton News

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond Photo BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

BWW Review: Sophisticated and Entertaining, BARNUM ‚Ä" O REI DO SHOW Opens in Sao Pau Photo BWW Review: Sophisticated and Entertaining, BARNUM ‚Ä" O REI DO SHOW Opens in Sao Paulo Discussing Inclusion and Feminism With the Circus Universe as a Background
by Claudio Erlichman - Oct 24, 2021

Barnum, finally gets a Brazilian staging. With Portuguese version by Claudio Botelho, direction by Gustavo Barchilon, choreography by Alonso Barros and musical direction by Thiago Gimenes, we have in the cast the talents of Murilo Rosa for the title role and Kiara Sasso playing the powerful Charity. Other highlights are the actresses Giulia Nadruz bringing to life the antagonist Jenny Lind, , Diva Menner in the role of the mythical Joice Heth and actor Matheus Paiva as Tom Thumb.

Yorkshire Ballet Seminars Announce TO THE BARRE, a Live Q&A With Legends of the Balle Photo Yorkshire Ballet Seminars Announce TO THE BARRE, a Live Q&A With Legends of the Ballet World
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2021

This group of ballet stars discuss their careers, inspirations and share tales of their time at Yorkshire Ballet Seminars exclusively on Saturday 24 July at 7:00pm (BST). Tickets are available to buy online now!

Paapa Essiedu Announced As Frantic Assembly's Ignition Ambassador Photo Paapa Essiedu Announced As Frantic Assembly's Ignition Ambassador
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

An urgent fundraising campaign was launched at the end of 2020 to save Frantic Assembly's Ignition programme. New data released today highlights the significance of this ground-breaking free, nationwide talent development programme for young people aged 16-24.

Karen Ziemba, Walter Willison and More Star in TWO BY TWO: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTU Photo Karen Ziemba, Walter Willison and More Star in TWO BY TWO: THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL CONCERT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020

Tony Award nominee Walter Willison and Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba will star in Two By Two: The 50th Anniversary Virtual Concert to benefit The Actors Fund. The virtual holiday event will premiere at 2:00 PM on Christmas Day, Friday, December 25 through Monday, December 28.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: ONCE UPON A MATTRESS se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Nov 25, 2020

al día como hoy en 1959 el, entonces conocido como, Alvin Theatre (hoy el Neil Simon Theatre), subía el telón por primera vez para escenificar ONCE UPON A MATRESS.

Walter C. Miller, Former CMA Awards Executive Producer, Dies At 94 Photo Walter C. Miller, Former CMA Awards Executive Producer, Dies At 94
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2020

Walter C. Miller, award-winning television director and producer who served as an executive producer, producer and consulting producer for the CMA Awards for more than 40 years, passed away last night, Nov. 13, 2020. He was 94 years old. 

BWW Flashback: TWO BY TWO Opens On Broadway, Starring Danny Kaye Photo BWW Flashback: TWO BY TWO Opens On Broadway, Starring Danny Kaye
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2020

The show features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Martin Charnin, a book by Peter Stone. The musical is based on the play The Flowering Peach by Clifford Odets. The Broadway production ran for 351 performances.

NKU Dance Concert Features New Works By Guest Artists Photo NKU Dance Concert Features New Works By Guest Artists
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2020

Northern Kentucky University's School of the Arts will present DANCE '20, an evening of new works by guest artists, faculty, and students. Twelve dynamic dances will add up to an evening of concert pieces that highlight various styles of dance, including ballet, modern, jazz, musical theatre, tap, and dance theatre. Performances take place March 6-7 at NKU's Corbett Theatre. The production is coordinated by the artistic team of Frankie Montazemi, Anna Gortner, Sylvia Chervus, DJ Bruggee, and Tracey Bonner.

Frantic Assembly Celebrates 25 Years Photo Frantic Assembly Celebrates 25 Years
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019

Frantic Assembly has announced a year of projects to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Joe Layton Videos

VIDEO: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production THE UNRETURNING VideoVIDEO: A Frantic Assembly & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production THE UNRETURNING
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2018

A brand new trailer and production photography have been released for Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth's co-production The Unreturning. The trailer is produced by TEAFilms.


Joe Layton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joe Layton been in?
Joe Layton has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Joe Layton been in?
Joe Layton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Joe Layton been nominated for?
Outstanding Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Barnum , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Barnum , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Barnum , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Barnum , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for George M! , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for No Strings Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for No Strings and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Greenwillow .

What awards has Joe Layton won?
Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for George M!and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for No Strings.