Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Lloyd Richards

 
Lloyd Richards Headshot
Date of Birth: June 29, 1919
Date of Death: June 29, 2006 (87)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1957
Perry Hall

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1962]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1957
Perry Hall

Productions

[Broadway, 1996]
Director

[Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Broadway, 1990]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Broadway, 1987]
Director

[Broadway, 1984]
Director

[Broadway, 1978]
Director

[Broadway, 1965]
Director

[Broadway, 1964]
Director

[Broadway, 1962]
Director

[Broadway, 1960]
Director

[Broadway, 1959]
Director


Lloyd Richards Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1996 - Best Director - Play Gold Star
Lloyd Richards, Seven Guitars
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Direction of a Play
Lloyd Richards, Seven Guitars
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Lloyd RichardsTwo Trains Running
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Director
Lloyd Richards - , Two Trains Running
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director - Play
Lloyd Richards, The Piano Lesson
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production
Lloyd RichardsThe Piano Lesson
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Director
Lloyd Richards, The Piano Lesson
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Director
Lloyd Richards, The Piano Lesson
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Direction of a Play
Lloyd Richards , The Piano Lesson
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Play
Lloyd Richards, The Piano Lesson
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Director - Play
Lloyd Richards , Joe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Drama League Awards - 1988 - Unique Contribution to the Theatre Gold Star
Lloyd Richards
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production Gold Star
Lloyd RichardsJoe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Direction of a Play
Lloyd Richards, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Direction of a Play Gold Star
Lloyd Richards, Fences
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Direction of a Play
Lloyd Richards , A Raisin in the Sun

Lloyd Richards News

CHASING ANDY WARHOL Announces Summer Extension, New Cast & New Route Photo CHASING ANDY WARHOL Announces Summer Extension, New Cast & New Route
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Bated Breath Theatre Company has announced a summer extension of Chasing Andy Warhol through August 21, 2022, and the immersive walking production will include a new route, new scenes and new cast members. i

Cast Announced for A MEDUSA THREAD Presented by NY Classical Theatre and the West Har Photo Cast Announced for A MEDUSA THREAD Presented by NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2022

The cast has been announced for A Medusa Thread. A partnership with NY Classical Theatre and the West Harlem Art Fund on Governors Island in Nolan Park (Building 10B) for FREE -- Saturday, June 25th at noon.

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2 Photo Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Announces Mentor and Host Theatre for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

SDCF announces the host theatre for its 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program: Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, KY. Applications are being accepted now for a Resident Artist, who will be mentored by Actors Theatre of Louisville's Executive Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming for one year while also undertaking their own artistic projects at the host theatre.

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

BWW Interview: Tim Bond of GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Honors the Photo BWW Interview: Tim Bond of GEM OF THE OCEAN at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Honors the Legacy of His Friend and Colleague August Wilson
by Jim Munson - Apr 6, 2022

BroadwayWorld speaks with TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Artistic Director Tim Bond about directing a new production of his friend & colleague August Wilson's enduringly relevant 'Gem of the Ocean' running live in Mountainview thru May 1.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOP Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOPLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2022

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words are partnering to produce Films for the People (previously titled Plays for the People), supported by the Black Seed Fund and co-presented with Stellar (Jim McCarthy, Co-Founder/CEO).

The College of Fellows of the American Theatre Welcomes New Members Photo The College of Fellows of the American Theatre Welcomes New Members
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2021

The College of Fellows of the American Theatre has announced the investiture of the 2022 class during April at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

SDCF Now Accepting Host Theatre Applications for 2022 Lloyd  Richards New Futures Res Photo SDCF Now Accepting Host Theatre Applications for 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation announced today that is it now accepting applications from host theatres for the 2022 Lloyd Richards New Futures Residency program until February 4, 2022.

Kent Gash Appointed as new Artistic Director at The Acting Company Photo Kent Gash Appointed as new Artistic Director at The Acting Company
by Stephi Wild - Dec 7, 2021

The Acting Company has announced the appointment of Kent Gash as its new Artistic Director. Gash joins The Acting Company following a distinguished 20-plus-year career as an award winning director, actor, educator and author. 

Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022 Photo Robert Falls to Step Down as Goodman Theatre Artistic Director in Summer 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021

After more than three decades leading creative operations for one of America’s largest theaters, Tony Award-winner Robert Falls is ending his tenure as Artistic Director of Goodman Theatre. Today, Falls announced his intention to step down next summer at the completion of the current 2021/2022 Season.

Lloyd Richards Videos

VIDEO: Courtney B. Vance Gushes Over Aretha Franklin on THE TONIGHT SHOW VideoVIDEO: Courtney B. Vance Gushes Over Aretha Franklin on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2021

Courtney B. Vance talks about the pandemic ruining his 60th birthday and shares what he learned about Aretha Franklin while filming his show Genius: Aretha.

BWW TV Exclusive: Talking to the 2013 Tony Winners - Courtney B. Vance
by Robert Diamond - Jun 22, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge sat with all of the 2013 Tony Winners right after they came off stage from their big wins. The winners were filled with joy, memories and excitement and we've got it ALL! Here's Courtney B. Vance who won the Tony for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Play for LUCKY GUY.

BWW TV: Bobby Cannavale, Ellen Barkin et al. Honor George C. Wolfe with SDC 'Mr. Abbott' Prize
by Broadway Beat - Oct 4, 2011

Last night, October 3, Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), just honored acclaimed director George C. Wolfe with the 2011 'Mr. Abbott' Award for his incredible breadth and depth of work in the American Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand for the event and takes you inside the ceremony below!

STAGE TUBE: Kansas City Repertory Theatre's A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 26, 2009

Kansas City Repertory Theatre's holiday production of 'A Christmas Story: The Musical' continues to charm audiences through January 3, 2010. The new holiday show is the highest-grossing show in the Rep's 45-year history.


Lloyd Richards Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lloyd Richards been in?
Lloyd Richards has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lloyd Richards been in?
Lloyd Richards has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lloyd Richards been nominated for?
Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Seven Guitars , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Seven Guitars , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Two Trains Running , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Two Trains Running , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Best Director (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Piano Lesson , Outstanding Director - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone , Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Gone Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Fences and Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun .

What awards has Lloyd Richards won?
Best Director - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Seven Guitars , Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Two Trains Running, Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards) Outstanding Director, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Joe Turner's Come and Goneand Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Fences.