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Lonny Price

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Lonny Price has taught musical theater master classes at Yale, Harvard, and Columbia, and has directed Audra McDonald (Broadway: LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, 110 IN THE SHADE; Ravinia festival: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, ANYONE CAN WHISTLE), Patti LuPone (PBS Great Performances: SWEENEY TODD, CANDIDE; Ravinia Festival: PASSION, GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC), Glenn Close (Broadway: SUNSET BOULEVARD), Neil Patrick Harris and Stephen Colbert (NY Philharmonic: COMPANY), Emma Thompson (PBS Great Performances and English National Opera: SWEENEY TODD), Jenn Colella (Broadway: URBAN COWBOY), Gabriel Byrne (Dublin: WALKING WITH GHOSTS, NY Philharmonic: CAMELOT), Kristen Chenowith (PBS Great Performances: CANDIDE), Bryn Terfel (English National Opera: SWEENEY TODD), and Kelsey Grammer (English National Opera: MAN OF LA MANCHA). He has received Emmys for his television broadcasts of SWEENEY TODD, and SONDHEIM: THE BIRTHDAY CONCERT, which starred Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Mandy Patinkin, among many others. He is an Obie winner, and a Tony Award nominee. As an actor, he appeared in the original Broadway cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, among others, and his film BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED premiered at the NY Film Festival and was named one of the New York Times’ Top Films of 2016.

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Lonny Price STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Ed

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Ed

Ed

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1990
Mendel

[Broadway]
1987
Larry [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1987
Roy Lane

[Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1986
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Ben

[Off-Broadway]
1986
Faker Englund

[Off-Broadway]
1985
Private Ackenbaum

[Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Charley Kringas

[Broadway]
1981
Rudy

[Off-Broadway]
1979
Racks (Rakes)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Abel

Lonny Price Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[West End, 2019]
Director
 
[Williamstown, MA (Regional), 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[West End, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 0]
Director
 
[West End, 2016]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2014] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[New York, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2005]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Director
 
[US Tour, 1999]
Director
 
[New York, 1999]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1997]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1994]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Associate Artistic Director
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[New York, 2005]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter

Lonny Price Movies

Headin' for Broadway
[ 1980 ] Steven Levy
The Chosen
[ 1981 ] Davey
The Muppets Take Manhattan
[ 1984 ] Ronnie Crawford
Dirty Dancing
[ 1987 ] Neil Kellerman
Hot to Trot
[ 1988 ] Frank
Flodder in Amerika!
[ 1992 ] Geoffrey
Company
[ 2011 ] producer

Lonny Price TV Shows

Law & Order
Frank Hoover, Dr. Lieber

Lonny Price Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Book of a Musical

Lonny Price , A Class Act


winner
Obie Awards - 1989 - Performance

Lonny PriceThe Immigrant


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1980 - Performance

Lonny Price, Class Enemy

Lonny Price Videos

Lonny Price News


Theater Latté Da Presents SCOTLAND, PA At The Ritz Theater This September

Theater Latté Da brings SCOTLAND, PA to The Ritz Theater from September 18 to October 20, 2024. Enjoy this dark comedy adaptation of Shakespeare's MACBETH set in a 1970s Pennsylvania diner.
DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? & More Lead Los Angeles's July 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Los Angeles is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for July 2024 include Boublil and Schönberg’s Do You Hear the People Sing?, tiny father, and more!
Music Theater Works Announces Cast And Creative Team For Rodgers And Hammerstein's CAROUSEL

Music Theater Works reveals the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of CAROUSEL, running from August 8 to 18.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN And More Now On Sale for Celebrity Attractions' 2024-2025 Broadway Season

Celebrity Attractions has announced its 2024-2025 Broadway season featuring shows like HAMILTON, WICKED, and THE LION KING. Tickets are now available for an exciting lineup of performances.
Spotlight: PETER PAN at The Smith Center

The hit Broadway musical, Peter Pan, flies into The Smith Center June 18-23.
Video: Cast of BEACHES THE MUSICAL on their Personal Connection to the Story

Watch as the actresses playing Cee Cee Bloom and Bertie White through the ages in Beaches the Musical at Theatre Calgary talk about their personal connections to the story, and their experience bringing this International Premiere to the stage.
Video: Creative Team of BEACHES THE MUSICAL On Bringing The Beloved Film To The Stage

Watch as Beaches the Musical producer Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso, Director Lonny Price, and Co-Director Matt Cowart talk about bringing the new musical to the stage in Calgary.
Spotlight: PETER PAN at The Smith Center

The hit Broadway musical, Peter Pan, flies into The Smith Center June 18-23.
COMPANY & More Lead San Francisco / Bay Area's June 2024 Top Theatre Shows

San Francisco / Bay Area is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for June 2024 include the Company national tour and more.
GET HAPPY! A Tribute To Judy Garland Heads To Denver For Exclusive One-Night-Only Event

Jenna Pastuszek, featuring special music direction by Trent Hines, will celebrate PRIDE with GET HAPPY!: A Tribute to the World's Greatest Entertainer, Judy Garland, at the Swallow Hill Concerts at Four Mile Historic Park in Denver, CO.
Previews: 2024-2025 Season of Adventurous Musical Theatre at Theater Latte Da

Theater Latté Da has announced their highly anticipated productions, creative teams, and key casting for their 2024-2025 season.
HELLO, DOLLY! & More Lead Orlando's Summer 2024 Top Theatre Shows

Orlando is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for May 2024 include Hello, Dolly!, Rent, and more.
Video: Inside Rehearsal For BEACHES the Musical at Theatre Calgary

An all new rehearsal video has been released from Theatre Calgary's International Premiere of Beaches the Musical. Check out the video here!
GALILEO & More Lead San Francisco / Bay Area's Summer 2024 Top Theatre Shows

San Francisco / Bay Area is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Selections for May 2024 include Galileo, Evita and more!
Video: Watch Jessica Vosk and Kelli Barrett Rehearse 'Show the World' From BEACHES at Theatre Calgary

Get a first look at the song 'Show the World' in rehearsals for Theatre Calgary's upcoming International Premiere of Beaches the Musical.
Video: Go Inside Rehearsals For BEACHES At Theatre Calgary

Get a first look at rehearsals for Theatre Calgary's upcoming International Premiere of Beaches the Musical. The production will begin previews on May 18th, 2024, celebrate opening night on May 24th, and will run through June 16th in the Arts Commons Max Bell Theatre in Calgary. Tickets for Beaches the Musical are now on sale. 
PETER PAN is Coming to Broadway San Jose in June

Experience the magic of PETER PAN as it soars into Broadway San Jose. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
FUNNY GIRL, MYSTIC PIZZA & More Set For Kravis 2024/2025 Season

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced its 16th season of Kravis On Broadway brimming with Tony Award®-winning hits. The 2024 – 2025 Kravis On Broadway season showcases Broadway’s finest with a subscription package power-packed with 32 Tony Awards® among them. 
Review: Fairie Dust and Unforgettable Adventures Await With PETER PAN Flying Through at Straz Center

Sir J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and 1904 play, tells the story of reference to Native Americans who inhabit a fictitious island known as Neverland. Referred to as “Piccaninny Warriors,” include Tiger Lily and her tribe as they steal pockets from the Lost Boys and try to claim the island as their own, reclaiming it from those who began to take it away from them.
Previews: PETER PAN at Straz Center

With happy thoughts and pixie dust, Peter Pan and his fairy sidekick Tinker Bell visit the nursery of the Darling children and take them on a magical adventure to Neverland. Whether young or young at heart, this new musical adaption will bring all the excitement of the original with iconic songs like 'I'm Flying,' 'I Gotta Crow,' 'I Won't Grow Up,' and 'Neverland.'

Lonny Price FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Lonny Price been in?

Lonny Price has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Lonny Price been in?

Lonny Price has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Lonny Price been nominated for?

Lonny Price has been nominated for the following awards: Best Book of a Musical at the Tony Awards for A Class Act, Performance at the Obie Awards for The Immigrant, and Performance at the Theatre World Awards for Class Enemy.

What awards has Lonny Price won?

Lonny Price has won Performance Obie Awards for The Immigrant and Performance Theatre World Awards for Class Enemy.

How many shows has Lonny Price written?

Lonny Price has written 2 shows including Sally Marr...and her escorts (Playwright), A Class Act (Bookwriter).

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