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Credits: Rock of Ages (Broadway, Off- Broadway and L.A. productions.) She also directed the NY and L.A. productions of the hit musical Bare (Ovation, L.A. Weekly Award); Pussycat Dolls Live at the Roxy with Gwen Stefani, Christina Aguilera and Charlize Theron; 2007 NY Fringe Best Play Winner, Catch the Fish; the L.A. premiere of Corpus Christi (Ticketholder Award); and the L.A. and NY productions of Ann E. Wrecksick. Other L.A. theatre: 12th Premise; 40 Days; Crane, Mississippi; Greystone; Wayside. Also a film director and screenwriter, Hanggi is currently writing the musical movie Dear Dumb Diary for Zucker Productions. MA from USC and BA from UCLA.

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Kristin Hanggi Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2021] Cancelled
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[Los Angeles, 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Chester, CT (Regional), 2017]
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[Regional (US), 2017]
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[US Tour, 2011]
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[West End, 2011]
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[US Tour, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Los Angeles, 2000]
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Kristin Hanggi Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Musical

Kristin Hanggi, Rock of Ages

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Kristin Hanggi Will Hold Book Signing For New Book GOD, SEX, MUSICAL THEATRE at the Drama Book Shop

Author and Award-wining Broadway Director Kristin Hanggi will be holding a book signing celebration for the release of their book “God, Sex, Musical Theatre” on Thursday, May 2nd from 7:30-9 PM at the iconic Drama Book Shop in Manhattan.
Kristin Hanggi and Ben Decter's IT'S ALL YOUR FAULT, TYLER PRICE! Will Premiere in Los Angeles

Kristin Hanggi and Ben Decter's new musical, It’s All Your Fault, Tyler Price!, featuring  music by Decter, book by Decter and Hanggi, and directed by Hanggi, will premiere this November.
ACCIDENTALLY BRAVE Produced by Steven Soderbergh to Screen in NYC

Meadows Behavioral Healthcare will present a special New York screening of Accidentally Brave starring Maddie Corman. Learn where and when to watch the film!
The Drama Book Shop Announces In-Store Spring Events Lineup

Join The Drama Book Shop for a series of events showcasing new theatrical literary works.
A Conversation with Shaina Taub & More at the Drama Book Shop in February

Founded in 1917, the Drama Book Shop is a renowned NYC cultural institution. Join them on Tuesday evenings for insightful discussions.
Cast Set For MTFestUK 2024

This year, the festival will shine the spotlight on eight new musicals from 30 January to 11 February workshopped and presented in ‘sharing' sessions in both The Other Palace Studio and The Turbine Theatre. Learn more about the cast here!
ROMY AND MICHELLE, REDCLIFFE, and More Set For MTFestUK at The Other Palace

The Other Palace & Turbine Theatre have announced that MTFestUK 2024 will be showcasing eight new musicals over a two week period, 30 January – 11 February, across both The Other Palace Studio and The Turbine Theatre. Learn more about the lineup here!
Industry Pro Newsletter: Labor Shortages in Shops Across the Country, Triad Stage Ceases Operations

As regional theatres continue to deal with shortfalls, news of another closing (Triad Stage) and gap fundraising came to light last week. American Theater Magazine reported on the labor shortages and significantly higher materials costs that scenic and costume shops across the country are dealing with putting further strains on theater budgets.
ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME's Tess Soltau Takes Us Through Six Years With Broadway's New Britney Spears Musical

When new musicals open on Broadway, there are usually years of development behind the scenes that you do not see. That is the case even when the musical is as high profile as the Britney Spears-fueled Once Upon a One More Time--not everything unfolds in public.
Broadway Dreams Launches 2023 Summer Intensive Tour IMMERSE YOURSELF

Broadway Dreams (Annette Tanner, Founder & President), a leading non-profit performing arts training program, is kicking off its 2023 Summer Intensive Tour “Immerse Yourself” this week in Nashville, TN.
Christiane Noll, Paolo Montalban & More Will Take Part in ATLANTIS Reading

A industry reading of ATLANTIS, a new original musical with a score by Australian composer/lyricist Matthew Lee Robinson (Metro Street, TheaterWorksUSA’s The Magic School Bus), will be held in NYC this week.
Julie Benko, Andrew Barth Feldman, Judy Kaye & More to Star in RUTKA Concert Performance

Casting has been announced for a concert performance of the new musical RUTKA. See when the concert presentation will take place, how to purchase tickets, and more!
New York Public Library For Performing Arts to Present Concert Performance of RUTKA in January

Development is underway for the new musical RUTKA. Selections from the show's exhilarating indie rock score will be presented on Monday, January 23, 2023 at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. 
Broadway's ROCK OF AGES Band Featuring The Original Broadway Cast At The Ridgefield Playhouse, January 20

For over six years, the cast of the hit show Rock of Ages rocked Broadway and millions of fans in the groundbreaking musical.
See BROADWAY FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS IN CONCERT & More at The Green Room 42 in October

The Green Room 42 has announced its October line-up for in-person cabaret performances. October will feature new installments of Broadway Sessions, At This Performance, Villain: DeBlanks and much more.ARTZ
ATLANTIS IN CONCERT Comes to the Green Room 42 in October

For the first time, ATLANTIS In Concert comes to New York City on Sunday, October 2nd, 7pm ET at The Green Room 42.
ROMY AND MICHELE: The Musical Will Hold Developmental Workshop This Month

Get the scoop on the new musical, based on the 1997 cult classic, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion, is written by the film’s screenwriter, Robin Schiff, features a thrilling new score by Gwendolyn Sanford and Brandon Jay (“Orange is the New Black”), choreography by Peggy Hickey (Anastasia), scenic design by Scott Pask (Waitress, Mean Girls) and is directed by Kristin Hanggi (Broadway's Rock of Ages).
Melissa Errico, Joe Iconis, Brenda Braxton, Bianca Marroquín & More to Take Part in BROADWAY LIVE CINEMA FESTIVAL

Broadway Live Cinema Festival, the new film and live performance event honoring Broadway and movie musicals, has announced the lineup of artists set to perform live at the inaugural festival this summer at AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square (234 W 42nd St, NYC). 
Broadway Live Cinema Festival to Launch This Summer With IN THE HEIGHTS, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS & More

In celebration of the highly-anticipated re-opening of Broadway theaters this fall, the Broadway Live Cinema Festival is launching as a four-week film and live performance event honoring Broadway and movie musicals. The inaugural festival runs from July 15th through August 8th at the AMC Empire 25 Theater in Times Square.
ROCK OF AGES CONCERT Now To Feature Pre-Show Hosted By Randi Zuckerberg, Willam and Tom Lenk

Additional details have been announced for the one-night only, bi-coastal livestream jamfest Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert tomorrow night, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 8:00PM ET. All ticket purchasers will have the option of watching the concert live and/or on demand for an additional 24 hours through Monday, April 26.

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Kristin Hanggi has been nominated for Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Rock of Ages."

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