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John Doyle

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020] Cancelled
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Scenic Design
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
Scenic Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Scenic Design
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Scenic Design
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director, Musical Staging, Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director/Designer
 
[Williamstown, MA (Regional), 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Designer
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Scenic Designer
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Scenic Designer
Costume Designer
Director
 
[West End, 2004]
Production
Director
 
[London Fringe, 2004]
Scenery/Costumes
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director
 
[Broadway, 0]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director

Writing

Co-Creator

Photos

John Doyle and the cast of ASSASSINS Photo

John Doyle and the cast of ASSASSINS

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Date:
05/10/2022
John Doyle Photo

John Doyle

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05/10/2022
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John Doyle

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Date:
05/10/2022
Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen, John Doyle

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Date:
05/10/2022
Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Allee Willis, Marsha Norman, Alice Walker, John Doyle Photo

Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, Allee Willis, Marsha Norman, Alice Walker, John Doyle with cast during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'The Color Purple' at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 10, 2015 in New York City.

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Date:
12/26/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2020] Cancelled
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Scenic Design

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Scenic Design

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

Scenic Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Scenic Design

[US Tour, 2017]
Scenic Design

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Set Designer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director, Musical Staging, Scenic Designer

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director/Designer

[Williamstown, MA (Regional), 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Designer

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Scenic Designer

Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Director

Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

Choreographer

[West End, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Scenic Designer

Costume Designer

Director

[West End, 2004]
Production

Director

[London Fringe, 2004]
Scenery/Costumes

Director

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director

[Broadway, 0]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2007]
Director

Writing
Co-Creator

John Doyle Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
John Doyle, Assassins
 
Drama League Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Direction of a Musical
John Doyle, Assassins
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
John Doyle, The Color Purple
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Direction of a Musical
John Doyle, The Color Purple
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
John Doyle, The Visit
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
John Doyle, Passion
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
John Doyle, A Catered Affair
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
John Doyle, Company
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Direction of a Musical
John Doyle, Company
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
John Doyle, Sweeney Todd
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
John Doyle, Company
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Special Citation Gold Star
John Doyle, Sweeney Todd
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
John Doyle, Sweeney Todd
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
John Doyle, Sweeney Todd

John Doyle News

Jim Parsons to Star in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at Classic Stage Company This Fall Photo Jim Parsons to Star in A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE at Classic Stage Company This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

Classic Stage Company announced that Jim Parsons will lead the cast of their fall production of A Man of No Importance, portraying Alfie Byrne. See the full schedule for the production and how to get tickets. 

MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo MJ, PARADISE SQUARE, TICK, TICK...BOOM! and More Win 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Winners for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards have been announced! In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered outstanding choreography, featured dancers, and ensemble in shows on Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as outstanding choreography in film that opened pre-Covid as well as in the 2021-2022 season.

Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards Photo Charlotte d'Amboise and Bianca Marroquín to Host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2022

Charlotte d’Amboise (Chicago; A Chorus Line) and Bianca Marroquín (Chicago; Fosse/Verdon) will host the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards, it was announced today.

Industry Reading Of Tennyson Bardwell's New Play GLASS HOUSES Announced Photo Industry Reading Of Tennyson Bardwell's New Play GLASS HOUSES Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2022

A stage reading of Tennyson Bardwell's new play Glass Houses will be held at The Players Theatre on June 21st on 115 MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village at 7pm.

COMPANY's Patti LuPone Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a F Photo COMPANY's Patti LuPone Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Patti LuPone has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for COMPANY.

COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List! Photo COMPANY, SIX & More Win 2022 Drama Desk Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Winners for the 66th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today. See the full list here! This year’s Drama Desk Awards will take place at Sardi’s Restaurant on June 14th. See who was honored from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway.

The Beautiful City Project To Present SUMMER ART FEST This Month Photo The Beautiful City Project To Present SUMMER ART FEST This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 6, 2022

The Beautiful City Project announces the cast of its June fundraising cabaret SUMMER ART PROJECT, with proceeds to benefit Project Onward, an organization that exists to give artists with disabilities a 'visual voice' to tell their stories and change the perceptions of the world.

BWW Review: PLAZA THEATRICALS production of The Long Island Premiere Of THE COLOR PUR Photo BWW Review: PLAZA THEATRICALS production of The Long Island Premiere Of THE COLOR PURPLE Is Beautiful and Here
by Nicholas Pontolillo - May 31, 2022

Alice Walker wrote in The Color Purple, 'I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.' In other words, you have to appreciate the beautiful, good things of life no matter how bad life may be. Readers, I'm telling you if you don't make it over to Elmont and see the Long Island premiere of The Color Purple, you will be pissed you missed this truly beautiful production.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chit Photo Sutton Foster, Robyn Hurder, Hugh Jackman, Myles Frost & More Nominated for 2022 Chita Rivera Awards - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. See the full list.

John Doyle Videos

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares Memories of Working With Stephen Sondheim and More on LATE VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Shares Memories of Working With Stephen Sondheim and More on LATE NIGHT
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2021

Patti LuPone was a guest on last night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers, which she shared some of her memories working with Stephen Sondheim, and more.

BWW TV: Kristin Huffman Demonstrates What NOT to Do In a Self-Tape VideoBWW TV: Kristin Huffman Demonstrates What NOT to Do In a Self-Tape
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2020

Kristin Huffman, Broadway veteran (Company: 'Sarah' flute sax and piccolo in the John Doyle production) is also a professor at the University of Hartford, Hartt school. She is the artistic director and founder of The New Paradigm Theatre (www.nptheatre.org) and produces musicals and educational events.   

Broadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More! VideoBroadway Rewind: THE VISIT Arrives on Broadway with Chita Rivera, Roger Rees & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when The Visit opened at the Lyceum Theatre, where it played for 61 performances.

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS VideoVIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2020

CSC's 'Classic Conversations' series continued last night with André De Shields. He and John Doyle had a brave, honest conversation, which concludes with a beautiful, brief performance.

BWW Flashback: Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- Patti Lands the  VideoBWW Flashback: Randy Rainbow (Re)Reads Patti LuPone's Autobiography- Patti Lands the Part in SWEENEY TODD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 31, 2020

Today, watch as she (he) recounts her first meeting with John Doyle to talk about his new production of Sweeney Todd. What gave her the edge? Find out!

Broadway Rewind: ROAD SHOW Bounces Its Way to the Public Theater! VideoBroadway Rewind: ROAD SHOW Bounces Its Way to the Public Theater!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2020

With Stephen Sondheim celebrating his 90th birthday, this episode of Broadway Rewind is very special for BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge because it us to the opening night of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman tuner Road Show at The Public Theater. It was directed and designed by John Doyle and starred Michael Cerveris and Alexander Gemignani. Cerveris told Ridge about this new version of the material,  'I saw Bounce in Washington so that was my first exposure to the material, but this really isn't a reexamination of that source material, it's an entirely new musical. So, when I saw the new draft that Stephen and John had done, it was really exciting.'

VIDEO: Jason Gotay and Michael Hartung Star In New Music Video for Bandits on the Run VideoVIDEO: Jason Gotay and Michael Hartung Star In New Music Video for Bandits on the Run
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2020

Bandits on the Run have released a short film to accompany their song, a?oeLove in the Underground,a?? which they call their a?oelove letter to New York City.a?? At a time when New Yorkers - and the rest of the world - are isolated, the film depicts beauty and love with a story told through music and dance.

Broadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006! VideoBroadway Rewind: MARY POPPINS is Practically Perfect in 2006!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2020

This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at Disney's Mary Poppins and a behind the scenes look at director John Doyle's production of the Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical Company, which welcomed back to Broadway Raul Esparza as Bobby. Raul told BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge, 'The show is a groundbreaking piece of musical theatre, that is a masterpiece. I've seen many, many productions of it, and I've enjoyed them all, but I never knew, that it was this good and I feel like it was just written.'

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Broadway star Judy Kuhn has released a short message on behalf of John Doyle's star-studded production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins at Classic Stage Company.

Exclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE VideoExclusive: Get A First Listen To The Tour Cast Of THE COLOR PURPLE
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to the  2019-20 North American tour cast of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Preview performances will begin October 19, 2019 in Largo, Maryland at The Center for the Performing Arts at Prince George's Community College. The tour will have its official opening October 25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana at The Mahalia Jackson Theatre.


John Doyle Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Doyle written?
John Doyle has written 1 shows including Unmasked (Co-Creator).

What awards has John Doyle been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Direction of a Musical (Drama League Awards) for Assassins , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Color Purple , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Color Purple , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Visit , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Passion , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Catered Affair , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Company , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company , Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Company , Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Todd Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Todd and Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sweeney Todd .

What awards has John Doyle won?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Color Purple, Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweeney Todd, Special Citation (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Todd Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Toddand Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sweeney Todd.