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Michael Kahn

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Director

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
STC Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1982]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1977]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[Broadway, ]
Director

Photos

Lorraine Toussant, Michael Kahn, and Denise Wood Photo

Lorraine Toussant, Michael Kahn, and Denise Wood

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Date:
06/17/2022
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn and STC's Chairman of th Photo

Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director Michael Kahn and STC's Chairman of the Board of Trustees Michael R. Klein

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Date:
06/19/2019
Photo of the cast of The Oresteia and Director Michael Kahn in rehearsal. Photo

Photo of the cast of The Oresteia and Director Michael Kahn in rehearsal.

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Date:
04/23/2019
Photo of Patrena Murray (Chorus), Jonathan Louis Dent (Chorus), Michael Kahn (Directo Photo

Photo of Patrena Murray (Chorus), Jonathan Louis Dent (Chorus), Michael Kahn (Director), Helen Carey (Chorus) and Kati Brazda (Chorus) in rehearsal for The Oresteia.

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Date:
04/23/2019
Photo of Simone Warren (Iphigenia), Franchelle Stewart Dorn (Chorus), Patrena Murray  Photo

Photo of Simone Warren (Iphigenia), Franchelle Stewart Dorn (Chorus), Patrena Murray (Chorus), Michael Kahn (Director), Jonathan Louis Dent (Chorus), Kelcey Watson (Agamemnon) in rehearsal for The Ore

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Date:
04/23/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Director

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018]
STC Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 1983]
Director

[Broadway, 1982]
Director

[Broadway, 1977]
Director

[Broadway, 1974]
Director

[Broadway, 1970]
Director

[Broadway, 1969]
Director

[Broadway, 1968]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1964]
Director

[Broadway, ]
Director


Michael Kahn Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnThe Government Inspector
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play Gold Star
Michael KahnLoves Labors Lost
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnBeaux' Stratagem
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnOthello
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnDon Carlos
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnTimon of Athens
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnKing John
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnPeer Gynt
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnMourning Becomes Electra
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play Gold Star
Michael KahnHenry VI
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play
Michael KahnHenry V
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play Gold Star
Michael KahnHenry IV
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production Gold Star
Michael KahnMother Courage and Her Children
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Director, Resident Play Gold Star
Michael KahnHamlet
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production
Michael KahnRichard III
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production
Michael KahnThe Merry Wives of Windsor
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production Gold Star
Michael KahnTwelfth Night
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1990 - The Washington Post Award for Distinguished Community Service Gold Star
Michael Kahn
 
Olivier Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production Gold Star
Michael KahnTwelfth Night
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Director, Resident Production
Michael KahnAll's Well That Ends Well
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Kahn, Show Boat
 
Tony Awards - 1983 - Best Direction of a Musical
Ivan Reitman , Merlin

Michael Kahn News

Scott Parkinson and Robert Stanton to Star in THE GOLD ROOM by Jacob Perkins at HERE Photo Scott Parkinson and Robert Stanton to Star in THE GOLD ROOM by Jacob Perkins at HERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

i am a slow tide, a performance and media collective founded by director Gus Heagerty, is  presenting the world premiere of The Gold Room by Jacob Perkins, which marks the playwright’s professional debut. Starring Scott Parkinson and Robert Stanton, The Gold Room is an acerbic, mind-bending fall into the genesis of queer identity.

Alan Paul Named Artistic Director Of Barrington Stage Company Photo Alan Paul Named Artistic Director Of Barrington Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2022

The Board of Trustees of Barrington Stage Company have announced that Alan Paul as the company's new Artistic Director. Paul, who is currently the Associate Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC, will succeed Julianne Boyd, BSC co-founder and Artistic Director, who is retiring at the end of the 2022 season after leading the company for 27 years.

Listen: Amir Arison Talks THE KITE RUNNER and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo Listen: Amir Arison Talks THE KITE RUNNER and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Jul 11, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. The latest episode features Amir Arison! Amir talked about The Kite Runner and more!

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

Book Your Virtual Experience With Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt & More  Photo Book Your Virtual Experience With Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt & More on BWW Stage Door
by Team BWW - Jun 17, 2022

Stage Door is a platform allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more! Book your favorite stars, including Patti Murin, Fergie L. Philippe, Ali Ewoldt and more!

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDR√Č DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

Ivan Rutherford and Michael Lee Brown Will Mentor Students at LCA Summer Camp 2022 Photo Ivan Rutherford and Michael Lee Brown Will Mentor Students at LCA Summer Camp 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

LCA Performing Arts, South Florida's largest drama and performing arts studio dedicated to developing the next generation of performing artists, is proud to welcome Broadway veterans Ivan Rutherford from Les Misérables and Michael Lee Brown of Dear Evan Hansen fame to the academy's Summer Camp 2022.

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List o Photo Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY, and More Take Home Critics Choice Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

Ariana DeBose took home the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the recent film adaptation of West Side Story. The film also won in the Best Film Editing category.

Michael Kahn Videos

VIDEO: Patrick Page Talks Iago's Speech From OTHELLO In New Conversation For Red Bull VideoVIDEO: Patrick Page Talks Iago's Speech From OTHELLO In New Conversation For Red Bull Theater
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2020

Explore Iago with celebrated Shakespearean actor and Tony Award-nominee Patrick Page! 

VIDEO: Check Out the Latest Trailer for Upcoming Spielberg Flick READY PLAY ONE VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Latest Trailer for Upcoming Spielberg Flick READY PLAY ONE
by Macon Prickett - Feb 15, 2018

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure ‚ÄúReady Player One,‚ÄĚ based on Ernest Cline's bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon.

VIDEO: First Look at Michael Urie in HAMLET at The Shakespeare Theatre Company VideoVIDEO: First Look at Michael Urie in HAMLET at The Shakespeare Theatre Company
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of HAMLET, directed by STC Artistic Director Michael Kahn and featuring acclaimed actor Michael Urie as the tortured Danish prince.

VIDEO: 'See the Future' in New READY PLAYER ONE Promotional Video VideoVIDEO: 'See the Future' in New READY PLAYER ONE Promotional Video
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2018

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline's bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. In a new promotional video titled 'See the Future,' Cline talks about how working with Spielberg is a dream come true, and more. Watch the full video below!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: FALSETTOS Star Brandon Uranowitz Gets His Second Shot at Tonys Glory!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 4, 2017

Two-time Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz's life in the theatre had humble origins... in the basement of his childhood home. The Falsettos star is one of four actors in his cast (along with Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells and Stephanie J. Block) to earn a nod this season and he couldn't be happier for the recognition. Watch as he chats about his journey from a life of homemade fog machines to a career on Broadway in the full interview below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Brandon Uranowitz- 'I Can Die Now'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Brandon Uranowitz, Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical nominee forAn American in Paris.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Morris Robinson, Sasha Cooke and Melody Moore in Houston Grand Opera's SHOW BOAT
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2013

Houston Grand Opera presents SHOW BOAT, which opened January 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below.

Angela Lansbury, Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, and More Set for Acting Company's Ruby Ball, 12/3
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2012

At The Acting Company's 40th Anniversary Ruby Ball on Monday, December 3, 2012 at Capitale, James Houghton, Founding Artistic Director of the Signature Theatre and the Richard Rodgers Director of Juilliard's Drama Division, will accept the John Houseman Award recognizing his profound commitment to the development of American actors and an audience for the theater. Earl Weiner, Board Chairman of both The Acting Company and the Theater Development Fund (TDF) will receive the Warburg Humanitarian Award for his outstanding philanthropic endeavor and leadership. According to Barbara Fleischman, Gala Chair, Harriet Harris(Thoroughly Modern Millie, upcoming in Cinderella) and Dr. Kate Levin, Commissioner of New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs, will present the awards; Jim Dale will host, Kate Baldwin (Finian's Rainbow, upcoming in Giant) will perform and tributes will be offered by Angela Lansbury, Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Dana Ivey, Hamish Linklater, Joe Dowling, Director of The Guthrie and Michael Kahn, Artistic Director of Washington's Shakespeare Theater. Four hundred guests complete an industry-filled audience of producers, directors, entertainers and other notables including The Honorable Thomas Kean, record producer Clive Davis,director/choreographer Susan Stroman, TV personality Pia Lindstrom, Juilliard President Joseph Polisi, composerMary Rodgers Guettel and The Broadway League's Charlotte St. Martin. Tickets from 212-258-3111.

STAGE TUBE: Basil Twist Talks STC's PETRUSHKA
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2012

The Shakespeare Theatre Company will welcome to its stage puppeteer Basil Twist and his production of Petrushka, which will run at STC's Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW) from March 16-25, 2012. This limited engagement is part of STC's and its Artistic Director Michael Kahn's 25th Anniversary Season.


Michael Kahn Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Michael Kahn been nominated for?
Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Government Inspector , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Loves Labors Lost , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Beaux' Stratagem , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Othello , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Don Carlos , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Timon of Athens , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for King John , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Peer Gynt , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mourning Becomes Electra , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry VI , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry V , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry IV , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mother Courage and Her Children , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hamlet , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Richard III , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Merry Wives of Windsor , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Twelfth Night , The Washington Post Award for Distinguished Community Service (Helen Hayes Awards) for , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for Twelfth Night , Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for All's Well That Ends Well Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Show Boat and Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Merlin .

What awards has Michael Kahn won?
Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Loves Labors Lost , Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry VI, Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry IV, Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mother Courage and Her Children, Outstanding Director, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hamlet, Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Twelfth Night The Washington Post Award for Distinguished Community Service (Helen Hayes Awards) for and Outstanding Director, Resident Production (Olivier Awards) for Twelfth Night.