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Melia Bensussen

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director

Photos

Jeremy Webb, Sekou Laidlow, Nael Nacer, Melia Bensussen, Adrianne Krstansky, Andrea S Photo

Jeremy Webb, Sekou Laidlow, Nael Nacer, Melia Bensussen, Adrianne Krstansky, Andrea Syglowski, Marinda Anderson, and Lizzie Milanovich

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Date:
12/13/2016
Bonnie Comley, Elliot Fox, Melia Bensussen Photo

Bonnie Comley, Elliot Fox, Melia Bensussen

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Date:
11/08/2013
Bonnie Comley, Roger Danforth, Melia Bensussen Photo

Bonnie Comley, Roger Danforth, Melia Bensussen

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Date:
11/08/2013
Jonathan Goldberg, David Colfer, Stephen Terrell , Melia Bensussen, Barbra Redford Photo

Jonathan Goldberg, David Colfer, Stephen Terrell , Melia Bensussen, Barbra Redford

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Date:
11/08/2013

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1998]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1991]
Director


Melia Bensussen Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 1999 - Direction Gold Star
Melia Bensussen, The Turn of the Screw

Melia Bensussen News

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Seas Photo ​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2022

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 

A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, WICKED, SWAN LAKE & More Lead Boston's June Theater Top 10 Photo A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, WICKED, SWAN LAKE & More Lead Boston's June Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Jun 1, 2022

Boston 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.

BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 29, 2022

Read an interview with John Leguizamo in which he takes about Kiss My Aztec! an irreverent new musical loosely based on Latin American history. Travel back to the 1500's as a group of Aztecs lead the resistance against Spanish invaders. With a fierce female warrior at the helm and a not-so-fierce clown in tow, they mount a scrappy attack - and get entangled with royalty, colonizers, pop stars, and puppets

DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf The Photo DIGNITY, ALWAYS DIGNITY, JELLY'S LAST JAM Concert & More Announced for Long Wharf Theatre 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Long Wharf Theatre yesterday announced the launch of its 2022/2023 season, “Everywhere for Everyone.” Under its new model, audiences will see programming radiating out from the institution's storied home at 222 Sargent Drive and into communities across Greater New Haven.

Huntington Presents COMMON GROUND REVISITED Beginning Next Week Photo Huntington Presents COMMON GROUND REVISITED Beginning Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

The Huntington announces the world premiere of Common Ground Revisited, a new play co-conceived by Obie Award-winning director Melia Bensussen and Obie Award-winning playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Our Daughters, Like Pillars; Luck of the Irish; and Milk Like Sugar at The Huntington).

1776, HEAD OVER HEELS, RIVERDANCE & More Lead Boston's May Theater Top 10 Photo 1776, HEAD OVER HEELS, RIVERDANCE & More Lead Boston's May Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022

Boston 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. Coming up in April, we've got a ton of major Broadway hits, starry new works starring Sean Hayes, great shows for children, and more!

Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! a Photo Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec!

TROUBLE IN MIND, ESPEJOS: CLEAN & More Announced for Hartford Stage 2022/2023 Season Photo TROUBLE IN MIND, ESPEJOS: CLEAN & More Announced for Hartford Stage 2022/2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the lineup for the Tony Award-winning theater's 2022/2023 season. Three classics, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, and Alice Childress' Trouble in Mind, will join two new plays.

SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT & More Announced for The Huntington's 2022-2023 Season Photo SING STREET, BHANGIN' IT & More Announced for The Huntington's 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

The Huntington has announced its 2022-2023 season, featuring 8 shows including 2 jubilant new musicals, 3 world premiere plays, one recent Broadway hit, and an outstanding revival of an August Wilson classic.   

Melia Bensussen Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

BWW TV: Poughkeepsie or Bust! 2017 Casts and Creatives Get Ready for a New Powerhouse Season
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 18, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is preparing for the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017:


Melia Bensussen Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Melia Bensussen been nominated for?
Direction (Obie Awards) for The Turn of the Screw .

What awards has Melia Bensussen won?
Direction (Obie Awards) for The Turn of the Screw.