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Moritz von Stuelpnagel

 
Bio:
Broadway: Robert Askins' Hand to God (five Tony nominations including Best New Play and Best Director, Lortel Award nomination, SDC Callaway nomination). West End: Hand to God (Olivier nomination for Best New Comedy). Off-Broadway: Important Hats of the Twentieth Century (Manhattan Theatre Club), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Robert Askins' Hand to God (five Tony nominations including Best New Play and Best Director, Lortel Award nomination, SDC Callaway nomination). West End: Hand to God (Olivier nomination for Best New Comedy). Off-Broadway: Important Hats of the Twentieth Century (Manhattan Theatre Club), ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Associate Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Assistant Director

Photos

Moritz Von Stuelpnagel Photo

Moritz Von Stuelpnagel

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Moritz Von Stuelpnagel Photo

Moritz Von Stuelpnagel

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Theresa Rebeck, Moritz Von Stuelpnagel Photo

Theresa Rebeck, Moritz Von Stuelpnagel

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10/29/2019
Theresa Rebeck, Moritz Von Stuelpnagel Photo

Theresa Rebeck, Moritz Von Stuelpnagel

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Date:
10/29/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Associate Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Assistant Director

Moritz von Stuelpnagel Biography

Broadway: Robert Askins' Hand to God (five Tony nominations including Best New Play and Best Director, Lortel Award nomination, SDC Callaway nomination). West End: Hand to God (Olivier nomination for Best New Comedy). Off-Broadway: Important Hats of the Twentieth Century (Manhattan Theatre Club), Verite (Lincoln Center Theatre/LCT3), Teenage Dick (Public Theatre), Trevor (Lesser America), Love Song of the Albanian Sous Chef (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Bike America (Ma-Yi), Mel & El: Show & Tell (Ars Nova), Spacebar (Studio 42), and My Base and Scurvy Heart (Studio 42). Regional: Alliance Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Huntington Theatre, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, and more. Moritz is the former artistic director of Studio 42, NYC's producer of "unproducible" plays.

Moritz von Stuelpnagel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Play
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Hand to God
 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Director
Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Hand to God

Moritz von Stuelpnagel News

Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to S Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Adds Staged Reading of I NEED THAT Starring Danny DeVito to Summer Lineup
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022

Dorset Theatre Festival has added a star-studded event to its 45th season. The developmental staged reading of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, will star Danny DeVito, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas.

A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week Photo A VICIOUS CIRCLE Will Have an Industry Reading Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

A new play about the decades-long, tempestuous friendship between Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley will receive an industry reading on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced Photo 2022 Drama League Directors Project Recipients Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

The stage directors receiving the fellowships, assistantships and residencies of the 2022 Drama League Directors Project: NJ Agwuna, Jean Carlo Yunén Aróstegui, Jennifer Chang, Andrew Coopman, Justin Emeka, Nadia Guevara, Emily Hartford, Susanna Jaramillo, Ibi Owolabi, Logan Gabrielle Schulman, Noam Shapiro, Jessica Natalie Smith, and Kendra Ware.

Full Cast Announced For The World Première of MAD HOUSE, Starring David Harbour and  Photo Full Cast Announced For The World Première of MAD HOUSE, Starring David Harbour and Bill Pullman
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

Joining the previously announced David Harbour and Bill Pullman are Hanako Footman, Akiya Henry, Sinead Matthews, Charlie Oscar and Stephen Wight. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.

MAN OF GOD Extension, JUST FOR US & More Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival  Photo MAN OF GOD Extension, JUST FOR US & More Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival 2022 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced two special events for the 2022 summer season, an extension of Man of God due to popular demand, dates and programming for the Fridays@3 reading series, as well as creative teams and casting for Man of God, Most Happy in Concert, and we are continuous. 

39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List! Photo 39th Elliot Norton Awards Nominations Announced - See the Full List!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

More than 60 nominations in over two dozen categories of outstanding actors, directors, designers, choreographers, musicians, and productions were announced today by the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) for the 39th Elliot Norton Awards.

Exclusive Pre-sale: Book Now For MAD HOUSE With Bill Pullman and David Harbour Photo Exclusive Pre-sale: Book Now For MAD HOUSE With Bill Pullman and David Harbour
by Marianka Swain - Mar 22, 2022

David Harbour and Bill Pullman star in MAD HOUSE, a dark and funny new play by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Smash, Bernhardt/Hamlet). The play premieres at the Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End this summer - and you can book tickets now in our exclusive pre-sale!

David Harbour and Bill Pullman Will Lead Theresa Rebeck's MAD HOUSE This June Photo David Harbour and Bill Pullman Will Lead Theresa Rebeck's MAD HOUSE This June
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2022

David Harbour and Bill Pullman will star in the world première of Theresa Rebeck’s dark and funny new play Mad House. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the production opens on 26 June at the Ambassadors Theatre, with previews from 15 June, and runs until 4 September.

MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series Photo MTC Announces Lineup for 2022 Ted Snowdon Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club announced the lineup for the 2022¬†Ted¬†Snowdon¬†Reading Series. The readings kick off Monday, March 14 and will be held on Mondays through March 28. The readings will take place at¬†New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I¬†(131 West 55th¬†Street). All readings are free and open to the public, but space is¬†limited¬†and RSVPs are required.

BWW Interview: Playwright Mike Lew Proudly Presents His TEENAGE DICK Photo BWW Interview: Playwright Mike Lew Proudly Presents His TEENAGE DICK
by Gil Kaan - Jan 27, 2022

Playwright Mike Lew‚Äôs TEENAGE DICK will stream exclusively beginning February 3, 2022, at pasadenaplayhouse.org. Mike‚Äôs modernized take on Shakespeare‚Äôs RICHARD III, produced in association with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Huntington Theatre Company, was shot multi-camera during TEENAGE DICK‚Äės in-person run at Wooly Mammoth last fall. I got the chance to query Mike on his TEENAGE DICK, close collaborations and his sound advice for newbie writers.

Moritz von Stuelpnagel Videos

VIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez VideoVIDEO: Sing Along to Holiday Songs With Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

Tis the season to sing holiday songs with your favorite Broadway stars! Raul Esparza and Krysta Rodriguez, stars of Seared at MCC, joined Taylor Peckham (Music Director for MCC's The Wrong Man) for a holiday sing-along!

TBT: Celebrating Sarah Stiles' Birthday! VideoTBT: Celebrating Sarah Stiles' Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2019

Today we're celebrating the birthday of two-time Tony nominee Sarah Stiles! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back her opening night in the Tony-nominated play Hand to God alongside her co-stars Steven Boyer, Geneva Carr, Marc Kudisch, Michael Oberholtzer, and of course Tyrone the Puppet. Check out all the footage below!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Toni-Leslie James VideoWATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Toni-Leslie James
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2019

The Tony Awards are like Christmas in June for theatre lovers, and that makes this year's nominees the reason for the season. This year's Tony nominees transported us with the magic of theatre, and we're saluting their work by taking a closer look at their extraordinary accomplishments. Today we're studying up on Toni-Leslie James!

BWW TV: What Is BERNHARDT/HAMLET All About? Janet McTeer & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What Is BERNHARDT/HAMLET All About? Janet McTeer & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 11, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of Bernhardt/Hamlet by Pulitzer finalist Theresa Rebeck, directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe, Tony & Olivier Award winner Janet McTeer as 'Sarah Bernhardt.' The play will begin preview performances on September 1, 2018 and opens officially on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. This is a limited engagement through November 18, 2018 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway.

VIDEO: Kevin Kline Teaches Stephen Colbert How to Take a Proper Broadway Bow
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 8, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, acclaimed stage actor Kevin Kline talked about starring in Noel Coward's PRESENT LAUGHTER on Broadway and taught Stephen how to take a proper Broadway bow.

BWW TV: PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline & Company Get Ready to Bring Noel Coward Back to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 25, 2017

Present Laughter will play Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) this spring for a strictly limited 16-week engagement. Directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, performances are set to begin Friday, March 10, 2017, ahead of a Wednesday, April 5th Opening Night, and will play through Sunday, July 2nd.

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Marquee Go Up for PRESENT LAUGHTER
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2017

Academy Award and two-time Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Kevin Kline¬†will make his long awaited return to the Broadway stage, following a decade-long absence, to star in Noel Coward's uproarious comedy,¬†Present Laughter. Directed by Tony Award-nominee¬†Moritz von Stuelpnagel, this strictly limited engagement will mark¬†Mr. Kline's return to Broadway's St. James Theatre, the site of his first Tony Award-winning turn in On the Twentieth Century. Opening night is set for Wednesday, April 5.

STAGE TUBE: Meet London's Next Big Star - HAND TO GOD's Tyrone!
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2016

Below, check out a just-released short film, introducing Tyrone - the truth-telling sock puppet - and star of Hand to God, who is about to cause havoc inLondon's West End, following a hugely successful Broadway run. The show opens for previews at the Vaudeville Theatre on Friday 5th February, the Press Night is Monday 15th February.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- Robert Askins and Moritz von Stuelpnagel- 'I'm Running for President of Broadway!'
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 Robert Askins and Moritz von Stuelpnagel, Best Play and Best Direction of a Play nominee for Hand to God.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of HAND TO GOD on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 8, 2015

The new American play Hand to God opened on Broadway last night, April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debuts of playwright Robert Askins and director Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an interviews with the cast and creative team after the curtain went down!


Moritz von Stuelpnagel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Moritz von Stuelpnagel been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for Hand to God and Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Hand to God .