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Joy Abbott

 

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Joy Abbott was a theater insider and the widow of Broadway legend George Abbott. (read complete bio)
 

 

Joy Abbott Biography

Joy Abbott was a theater insider and the widow of Broadway legend George Abbott.




Joy Abbott News

Theatre Now Names Jason Aguirre As Associate Artistic Director Photo Theatre Now Names Jason Aguirre As Associate Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021

Theater Now New York (TNNY), an artist service organization and one of the nation's leading producers of short-form musicals, announced today that Jason Aguirre has been named its Associate Artistic Director.

Theatre Now Announces National Musical Writers Group Photo Theatre Now Announces National Musical Writers Group
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2021

Theatre Now New York, a non-profit artists service organization and theatre company dedicated to supporting musical theatre writers, has established a new National Musical Writers Group which will bring together lyricists and composers from across the nation.

Theatre Now New York Announces National Musical Writers Group Photo Theatre Now New York Announces National Musical Writers Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021

Theatre Now New York has established a new National Musical Writers Group which will bring together lyricists and composers from across the nation. The inaugural group members include: Jason Aguirre and Adam J. Rineer (Philadelphia); Mark Evan Chimsky (Portland, ME) and Zev Burrows (New York City); Ann E. Eskridge and Alton James (Detroit) & more.

Temple Theaters Presents BY GEORGE, IT'S JOY! Photo Temple Theaters Presents BY GEORGE, IT'S JOY!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2020

Initially, Temple Theaters planned an event for March 2020 featuring the Alumna, performer, and luminary of American musical theater, Joy Valderrama Abbott (EDU '52) . Unfortunately, after decades of dedicated contribution, our dear Joy was taken by cancer in early February.

Joe Mantello to Receive the Mr. Abbott Award Photo Joe Mantello to Receive the Mr. Abbott Award
by Julie Musbach - Oct 8, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced that acclaimed Director Joe Mantello will be honored with the a?oeMr. Abbotta?? Award, given to a Broadway Director or Choreographer for a lifetime of outstanding contributions.

Photo Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala Photo Photo Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 26, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), last night presented the 2019 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala, hosted by SDC Member, and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce. In addition, SDC Member, 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award recipient, and Tony Award winner James Lapine presented a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award to Victoria Traube. 

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala Photo Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala
by Julie Musbach - Sep 19, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF).

Photo Coverage: Julie Taymor is Honored With the Mr. Abbott Award Photo Photo Coverage: Julie Taymor is Honored With the Mr. Abbott Award
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), honored acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award was presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.

Photo Coverage: Mr. Abbott Award Honors Julie Taymor - On the Red Carpet Photo Photo Coverage: Mr. Abbott Award Honors Julie Taymor - On the Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 3, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), honored acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award was presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.

Julie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC Foundation Photo Julie Taymor to be Honored with Mr. Abbott Award from SDC Foundation
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2018

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), will honor acclaimed Director Julie Taymor with the distinguished 2018 'Mr. Abbott' Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award will be presented at the Foundation's annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, at the Bohemian National Hall.