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Michael Kidd

 
Michael Kidd Headshot
Date of Birth: August 12, 1919
Date of Death: December 23, 2007 (88)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1942
Billy

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Director
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Choreographer
Director
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
Director
 
[Broadway, 1965]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Director/Choreographer
Director
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1960]
Director
Director/Choreographer
Choreographer
Producer
 
[US Tour, 1960]
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1959]
Director
Choreographer
Director/Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Choreographer
Director
Producer
Director/Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1955]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1955]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1954]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 1953]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Choreographer
 
[US Tour, 1951]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Choreographer
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1966]
Choreographer


Michael Kidd Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Kidd , The Goodbye Girl
 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Choreography
Michael Kidd, The Rothschilds
 
Tony Awards - 1971 - Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Kidd, The Rothschilds
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Choreography
Michael Kidd , Skyscraper
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Choreography
Michael Kidd, Subways Are for Sleeping
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Michael Kidd, Destry Rides Again
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Direction of a Musical
Michael Kidd , Destry Rides Again
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Michael Kidd, Li'l Abner
 
Tony Awards - 1954 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Michael Kidd, Can-Can
 
Tony Awards - 1951 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Michael Kidd, Guys and Dolls
 
Tony Awards - 1947 - Best Choreography Gold Star
Michael Kidd, Finian's Rainbow

Michael Kidd News

Album Review: THE MUSIC MAN (THE 2022 BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) Is A New Kind Of MUSIC Photo Album Review: THE MUSIC MAN (THE 2022 BROADWAY CAST RECORDING) Is A New Kind Of MUSIC MAN For A New Generation… Kind Of
by Bobby Patrick - Oct 6, 2022

The additional track of the cut barbershop quartet song, IT’S YOU is a real bonus and so is the extra extended cut of Jackman and Shuler Hensley’s clowning fun on THE SADDER BUT WISER GIRL FOR ME.

Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Teach Fosse Dance Master Classes at Playhouse Theatre Acade Photo Stephanie Pope Lofgren to Teach Fosse Dance Master Classes at Playhouse Theatre Academy This Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

Playhouse Theatre Academy will welcome back Stephanie Pope Lofgren for two exciting Fosse master classes. Stephanie is currently directing Playhouse on Park’s production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, which tells the story of Billie Holiday’s final performance.

Dancer/Musician/Writer Phyllis Sues Has Passed Away Photo Dancer/Musician/Writer Phyllis Sues Has Passed Away
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

Phyllis was a tour de force, a vibrant star, who loved life to the fullest. She lived for music, design and dance. She lived for the challenge. She had the desire. And, along the way she inspired. 

BWW Review: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny Photo BWW Review: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - Aug 14, 2021

A reimagined and visually impressive Seven Brides for Seven Brothers opened this evening at The Muny in Forest Park. The production stars St. Louisan Kendra Kassebaum as Milly Bradon and Edward Watts as Adam Pontipee.

Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s Photo Celebrating Women's History Month: Women in Theatre Through the Decades: 1960s-1970s
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2021

With Women in Theatre Through the Decades, we will be highlighting the vital role that women have played in theatre history, showcasing those who paved the way and who continue to make history today. This week, we are highlighting the accomplishments of women in theatre throughout the 1960s and the 1970s!

Grandes mujeres que cambiaron la historia del Teatro Musical Photo Grandes mujeres que cambiaron la historia del Teatro Musical
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 8, 2021

En el día internacional de la mujer queríamos rendir homenaje a alguna de las grandes mujeres que forjaron el teatro musical y cambiaron la historia de Broadway y del teatro musical internacional.

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame &  Photo Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Royal Alexandra Theatre to Dim Marquee Lights for Christopher Plummer Photo Royal Alexandra Theatre to Dim Marquee Lights for Christopher Plummer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

Christopher Plummer, one of the greatest actors of the 20th and 21st centuries, died today at the age of 91. In the great tradition of the theatre, to honour his extraordinary body of work the marquee lights of the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto will be dimmed at the traditional curtain-up time, 8 pm, on Saturday, February 6th.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 24- GUYS AND DOLLS Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 24- GUYS AND DOLLS Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2020

On this day in 1950, Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls opened at the Forty-Sixth Street Theatre.

BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris Photo BWW Review: STORIES at Casino De Paris
by Patrick Honoré - Nov 8, 2020

Michael Kidd Videos

VIDEO: Stanley Donen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1998 Oscars Videoplay
VIDEO: Stanley Donen Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1998 Oscars

by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Stanley Donen, director of movie musicals such as Singin' In The Rain and On The Town, has died at age 94.

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with Finian's Rainbow; CD Available for Pre-Order
by Robert Diamond - Dec 23, 2009

The album, featuring Yip Harburg-Burton Lane's score, is being produced by Tommy Kasker of PS Classics. The CD's official release date is February 2, 2010 but pre-orders are being accepted now on the show's official web site for shipping in late January.

BWW TV: A Week in the Life of FINIAN'S RAINBOW's Tyrick Wiltez Jones
by Robert Diamond - Dec 17, 2009

Broadway World spent the week with busy actor Tyrick Wiltez Jones capturing day to day footage of his hectic life on, off and backstage. Currently featured in the hit revival of FINIAN'S RAINBOW at the St. James Theater, Tyrick's week packs a real punch! 8 performances of Finian's, classroom dance instruction and mentoring, recording a cast album, charity work and more. We got tired just tagging along! Follow Tyrick's footsteps and get a taste of a week in the life of a working Broadway actor!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek of FINIAN'S RAINBOW Opening Night
by Craig Brockman - Oct 31, 2009

Finian's Rainbow began previews at Broadway's St. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street, on Thursday, October 8 at 8pm, and celebrated Opening Night, on Thursday, October 29 at 6:45pm. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were on hand to interview the cast including Cheyenne Jackson, Kate Baldwin, Jim Norton and Christopher Fitzgerald. Plus - you'll get to catch extended clips from this classic show!


Michael Kidd Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Kidd been in?
Michael Kidd has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Kidd been in?
Michael Kidd has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Kidd been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Goodbye Girl , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for The Rothschilds , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Rothschilds , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Skyscraper , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Subways Are for Sleeping , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Destry Rides Again , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Destry Rides Again , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Li'l Abner , Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Can-Can Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dolls and Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Finian's Rainbow .

What awards has Michael Kidd won?
Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Destry Rides Again, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Li'l Abner, Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Can-Can Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Guys and Dollsand Best Choreography (Tony Awards) for Finian's Rainbow.