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John Dexter

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1989]
Director
 
[West End, 1985]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Director
 
[New York, 1979]
Director
 
[West End, 1963]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Director

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 1989]
Director

[West End, 1985]
Director

[Broadway, 1983]
Director

[New York, 1979]
Director

[West End, 1963]
Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Director


John Dexter Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
John Dexter, M Butterfly
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Dexter, M. Butterfly
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Director of the Year
John DexterThe Life Of Galileo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding Director - Play Gold Star
John Dexter, Equus
 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
John Dexter, Equus
 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Direction of a Play
John DexterBlack Comedy

John Dexter News

The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022‚Ä"23 Season, Featuring Ren√©e Fleming, Kelli O' Photo The Metropolitan Opera Announces 2022‚Ä"23 Season, Featuring Ren√©e Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

The Metropolitan Opera today announced its 2022‚Äď23 season, which features seven new productions, the most in ten seasons. Opening Night is September 27 with the company premiere of Cherubini‚Äôs¬†Medea, starring soprano¬†Sondra Radvanovsky¬†in the title role alongside tenor¬†Matthew¬†Polenzani¬†in¬†David McVicar‚Äôs new staging, conducted by¬†Carlo Rizzi.

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 21-27, 2021- with Kate Reinders, Amanda Kloots, and M Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 21-27, 2021- with Kate Reinders, Amanda Kloots, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 21, 2021

This week (June 21-28) in live streaming: Kate Reinders, Amanda Kloots and Jennifer Nettles visit Backstage Live, Fredi Walker-Browne shares Ten Minute Tidbits, a Kerry Butler masterclass, Tovah Feldshuh in Becoming Dr. Ruth, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: June 14-20, 2021- with Rita Moreno, Kerry Butler, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

This week (June 14-20) in live streaming: Rita Moreno visits Backstage Live, Show of Titles on demand, a Kerry Butler master class, a Guys and Dolls reunion, and so much more!

Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams Photo Met Announces Three-Week Schedule For Nightly Met Opera Streams
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2021

The Met has announced themed lineups for three weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, the company's ongoing series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on its website during the Covid-19 closure. The schedule begins with a week, leading up to Father's Day on June 20, comprising a selection of operas featuring themes of fatherhood.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and Mo Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 24-25- with Mandy Gonzalez, Andrea McArdle and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, April 24-25, 2021.

SATYAGRAHA, SIMON BOCCANEGRA & More Announced for The Met's Two-Week Schedule for Nig Photo SATYAGRAHA, SIMON BOCCANEGRA & More Announced for The Met's Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The schedule includes a week featuring operas centered around morally admirable characters and the power of the human spirit, and a week of operas set in Paris, entitled City of Light. The April 23 stream of Philip Glass’s Satyagraha is being presented in partnership with Carnegie Hall as part of their Voices of Hope festival.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 6- with Anna Deavere Smith, Bonnie Milligan, an Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 6- with Anna Deavere Smith, Bonnie Milligan, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 6, 2021

Today (April 6) in live streaming: Cursed the musical streams to benefit BC/EFA, In Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 4/6: LA Stage Alliance Ceases Operations, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/6: LA Stage Alliance Ceases Operations, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

Today's top stories: LA Stage Alliance ceases all operations, Jeremy Jordan's show 'Carry On' to be streamed as part of BroadwayWorld Events, and more!

The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Featuring TURANDOT  Photo The Met Announces Two-Week Schedule for Nightly Met Opera Streams Featuring TURANDOT and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2021

The schedule includes a week entitled From Page to Stage, featuring operas based on works by some of history’s great writers, and a week of fairy-tale operas entitled Once Upon a Time. The 1987 telecast of Puccini’s Turandot, with Eva Marton, Leona Mitchell, Plácido Domingo, and Paul Plishka, will be streamed for the first time on April 17.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 6, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 6-7, 2021.


John Dexter Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has John Dexter been nominated for?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for M Butterfly , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for M. Butterfly , Director of the Year (Olivier Awards) for The Life Of Galileo , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Equus Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Equus and Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Black Comedy .

What awards has John Dexter won?
Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for M Butterfly, Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for M. Butterfly Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Equusand Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Equus.