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Lonny Price

 
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Lonny directed Glenn Close in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera, and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the ENO and Lincoln Center. Broadway: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald (also for HBO); 110 in ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 09, 1959 (63)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Lonny directed Glenn Close in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera, and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the ENO and Lincoln Center. Broadway: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald (also for HBO); 110 in ... (read complete bio)

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]
1982
Hally
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Charley Kringas
  [Broadway]
1981
Rudy
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Racks (Rakes)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Abel

Productions

 
[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

Playwright
Bookwriter

Photos

Lonny Price (Director) Photo

Lonny Price (Director)

From: 
Date:
10/24/2019
Adam Gwon Michael Mitnick and Lonny Price Photo

Adam Gwon Michael Mitnick and Lonny Price

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Date:
10/24/2019
Taylor Imani Jones, Ryan McCartan, Lonny Price Photo

Taylor Imani Jones, Ryan McCartan, Lonny Price

From: 
Date:
08/15/2019
Lonny Price visits Hal Prince in his office on July 30, 2015 in New York City. Photo

Lonny Price visits Hal Prince in his office on July 30, 2015 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
08/06/2019
Lonny Price visits Hal Prince in his office on July 30, 2015 in New York City. Photo

Lonny Price visits Hal Prince in his office on July 30, 2015 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
08/06/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [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]
1982
Hally

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Charley Kringas

  [Broadway]
1981
Rudy

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Racks (Rakes)

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

Productions

[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
Playwright
Bookwriter

Lonny Price Biography

Lonny directed Glenn Close in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard at the English National Opera, and Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the ENO and Lincoln Center. Broadway: Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald (also for HBO); 110 in the Shade; 'Master Harold' ... and the Boys; Sally Marr and Her Escorts (co-written with Joan Rivers and Erin Sanders); Urban Cowboy; A Class Act (Tony nomination, Best Book, with Linda Kline). Selected New York: Company; Sondheim: The Birthday Concert (Emmy Award), and Passion. He directed television captures of his Sweeney Todd (Emmy Award), Company, Camelot, and Candide. His documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, a New York Times Top 10 Film of 2016, premiered at the New York Film Festival and saw an international release this winter.

Lonny Price Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Book of a Musical
Lonny Price , A Class Act
 
Obie Awards - 1989 - Performance Gold Star
Lonny PriceThe Immigrant
 
Theatre World Awards - 1980 - Performance Gold Star
Lonny Price, Class Enemy

Lonny Price News

SBCC Presents SOMETHING ROTTEN! Photo SBCC Presents SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the first show of the 2022-23 season will be the exuberant musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.  SOMETHING ROTTEN! will run July 6-23, 2022 in the Garvin Theatre and will be directed by Katie Laris, musical direction by David Potter and choreography by Christina McCarthy.

Surflight Theatre Celebrates Judy Garland's 100th Birthday This Month Photo Surflight Theatre Celebrates Judy Garland's 100th Birthday This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022

Surflight Theatre honors Judy Garland's 100th birthday with Get Happy! The Music of Judy Garland. Eighty-three years after singing about ‚Äúsomewhere over the rainbow,‚ÄĚ Judy's music continues to thrill audiences with her unyielding star power.

Lonny Price Directed WEST SIDE STORY World Tour To Launch December 2022 Photo Lonny Price Directed WEST SIDE STORY World Tour To Launch December 2022
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has learned that the West Side Story world tour will resume performances later this year, under the direction of Lonny Price. Find out where it's touring around the world.

BWW Review: Ann Morrison Makes 54 Below Audience More Than Merry With MERRILY FROM CE Photo BWW Review: Ann Morrison Makes 54 Below Audience More Than Merry With MERRILY FROM CENTER STAGE
by Stephen Mosher - May 19, 2022

In her one-woman musical memoir about MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, Ann Morrison creates new theater worth seeing... especially for the superfans.

Gabriel Byrne Will Make His West End Debut in His Solo Show WALKING WITH GHOSTS Photo Gabriel Byrne Will Make His West End Debut in His Solo Show WALKING WITH GHOSTS
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Making his West End debut, master storyteller and Hollywood star Byrne, will perform the show for a strictly limited season of just 14 performances from 6 - 17 September.

Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON Photo Tony-Winner Jennifer Holliday Stops By THE ROUNDTABLE WITH ROBERT BANNON
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Tony/Grammy Winning Superstar Jennifer Holliday joins 'The Roundtable with Robert Bannon' Thursday May 12th at 7pm EST on 'The Roundtable' YouTube Channel. Holliday, famous for her portrayal of Effie in 'Dreamgirls' recently released a brand new single 'So In Love' now streaming on all streaming platforms.

Bay Street Theater Announces Four New Teen Camps
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Theatre Mash-Up¬†with¬†Angie Harrell¬†is scheduled for July 11‚Äď15 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day.¬†Leading the Show: A Character Study Camp¬†with¬†Kayla Matters¬†is scheduled for July 25‚Äď29 from 9:30 a.m.¬†to 12:30 p.m. each day.¬†Creative Theater Miracles¬†with¬†Stuart Ross¬†is scheduled for August 8‚Äď12 from 9:30 a.m.¬†to 12:30 p.m. each day.¬†Creating Your Own Work¬†with¬†Cecelia Ticktin¬†is scheduled to take place twice, from August 8‚Äď12 and August 22‚Äď26 from 9:30 a.m.¬†to 12:30 p.m. each day. All camps are $450 for five days. $600 after July 1.

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.

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp Announces Its 109th Summer Season! Photo Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp Announces Its 109th Summer Season!
by Team BWW - Apr 5, 2022

Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp is the longest running performing arts camp in the country! Founded in 1913, the list of past students and faculty is long, and includes everyone from Julie Harris to Jessica Biel, Stephen Schwartz to Corey Hawkins. 

Chita Rivera Joins Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Advisory Board Photo Chita Rivera Joins Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Advisory Board
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 25, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced that the 2021 ICON Award-recipient and Broadway legend Chita Rivera of New York City, New York has joined Porchlight’s Advisory Board.

Lonny Price Videos

VIDEO: Watch UJA-Federation of New York Honor Hal Luftig at Excellence in Theater Awa VideoVIDEO: Watch UJA-Federation of New York Honor Hal Luftig at Excellence in Theater Award‚ÄĮ Celebration
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2021

Earlier this week, UJA-Federation of New York¬†honored Broadway producer¬†Hal Luftig, of¬†The Hal Luftig Company,¬†for¬†his professional and philanthropic achievements¬†at‚ÄĮits virtual‚ÄĮExcellence in Theater Award‚ÄĮ Celebration.‚ÄĮ Watch the special event below, which included a sneak peek of the new musical Becoming Nancy (featuring Lizzie Bee and Jessica Vosk).

BWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote! VideoBWW TV: Audra McDonald, Glenn Close, Billy Porter & More Call For You to Vote!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 27, 2020

Broadway favorites Lonny Price and Leigh Silverman have come together with the best of Broadway to inspire you to get out there and VOTE. We all might be feeling a little down right now, but there is reason for hope as we  inch closer to the election! 

VIDEO: First Look at THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE LOUDER WE GET at Theatre Calgary
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2020

The Louder We Get runs at Theatre Calgary January 28 - February 22, 2020, in the Arts Commons Max Bell Theatre, in Calgary Alberta, Canada. Tickets are on sale now at theatrecalgary.com.

BWW TV: Go Inside the Bloody Awesome Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside the Bloody Awesome Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 27, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA opened officially earlier this week on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones & More in SCOTLAND, PA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

BWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Cast and Catch a Sneak Peek of Killer Musical, SCOTLAND, PA!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2019

Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Priceand choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

VIDEO: Theatre Calgary Releases New Music Video For Lonny Price Directed THE LOUDER W VideoVIDEO: Theatre Calgary Releases New Music Video For Lonny Price Directed THE LOUDER WE GET
by Alan Henry - Aug 28, 2019

Theatre Calgary is getting loud and celebrating Calgary Pride, sharing the true story behind our dazzling January 2020 musical, The Louder We Get. The show tells the story of Marc Hall, a Canadian hero who inspired people across Canada when he won his Ontario Superior Court battle for the right to take his boyfriend to his high school prom.

BWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTL VideoBWW TV: Watch Taylor Iman Jones, Dave Thomas Brown & More Sing from Adam Gwon's SCOTLAND, PA
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 15, 2019

Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring  cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, Deborah S. Craig, Raymond J. Lee, Sarah Lynn Marion, Destinee Rea, and Sevan Greene. Watch below as they sing 'Why I Love Football,' 'What We've Got,' and Clairvoyant.'

VIDEO: Watch the Full Film HAROLD PRINCE: THE DIRECTOR'S LIFE VideoVIDEO: Watch the Full Film HAROLD PRINCE: THE DIRECTOR'S LIFE
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2018

Harold Prince: The Director's Life has been released online in full!

VIDEO: Harold Prince Discusses His Creative Process on PBS' BROADWAY'S BEST VideoVIDEO: Harold Prince Discusses His Creative Process on PBS' BROADWAY'S BEST
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2018

Tony Award-winning director and producer Harold Prince discusses his creative process in a clip from Great Performances - Harold Prince: The Director's Life. Watch below!


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?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Class Act Performance (Obie Awards) for The Immigrant and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Class Enemy .

What awards has Lonny Price won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for The Immigrantand 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).