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Nicholas Dante

 
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Date of Death:

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1973
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Ensemble/Other Roles
Dancer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Performer

Writing

Bookwriter

Nicholas Dante Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Nicholas Dante, A Chorus Line
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Nelle Nugent, A Chorus Line
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Musical Gold Star
Nicholas Dante, A Chorus Line

Nicholas Dante News

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Robert H. Fowler & More to Star in A CHORUS LINE at The Weathervane Theatre Photo Robert H. Fowler & More to Star in A CHORUS LINE at The Weathervane Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

The Weathervane Theatre will close its season with the groundbreaking musical A CHORUS LINE. A CHORUS LINE opens Wednesday, September 28th and runs in alternating repertory through Sunday, October 9th.

Review: A CHORUS LINE at STAGES St. Louis In The Ross Family Theater At The Kirkwood  Photo Review: A CHORUS LINE at STAGES St. Louis In The Ross Family Theater At The Kirkwood Performing Arts Center
by James Lindhorst - Sep 15, 2022

The actors in this production do a magnificent job conveying their characters stories with acting choices that are credible and believable. STAGES St. Louis’ production succeeds because the audience connects with each of the dancers portrayed including those who may not initially seem warm or likeable. By the end of the production, the audience is rooting for all the auditioning dancers to win the job and feels the joy and disappointment for each because their stories have induced a personal connection.

PHX Theatre Adds New Show, Single Tickets For 2022-23 Line Up On Sale Now Photo PHX Theatre Adds New Show, Single Tickets For 2022-23 Line Up On Sale Now
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

Theatre and live performance lovers across the Valley will be thrilled by The Phoenix Theatre Company's 103rd season that kicks off Aug. 31. Tickets are on sale now for a line-up that includes nine shows ranging from classic musicals like A Chorus Line, family favorites like Cinderella and exciting new productions like The Prom.

One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Photo One Singular Sensation: A CHORUS LINE Opens At Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival opens the iconic Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Chorus Line. The show previews June 22 & 23, opens June 24 and will run through July 10 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

The Mac-Haydn Theatre to Present A CHORUS LINE Photo The Mac-Haydn Theatre to Present A CHORUS LINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

The Mac-Haydn Theatre will present A CHORUS LINE from June 23 through July 3, 2022, kicking off their 53rd season in Chatham.

The New London Barn Playhouse Begins Its 90th Season With A CHORUS LINE Photo The New London Barn Playhouse Begins Its 90th Season With A CHORUS LINE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

5, 6, 7, 8- it's a Broadway audition and you can't be late! The New London Barn Playhouse invites you to grab your dance shoes and listen to the stories of seventeen aspiring dancers in A Chorus Line, running June 15th-June 26th at 7:30PM with Wednesday matinee performances at 2:00PM and Sunday performances at 5:00PM.

Photos: Inside Look at Laguna Playhouse's Production of A CHORUS LINE Photo Photos: Inside Look at Laguna Playhouse's Production of A CHORUS LINE
by Marissa Tomeo - May 29, 2022

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present one of the greatest and most celebrated musicals of all time, A CHORUS LINE, conceived and originally directed & choreographed by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban, musical direction by Ricky Pope and directed and choreographed by Luis Villabon.

FLASHBACK: Recordamos el paso de A CHORUS LINE por Espa√Īa Photo FLASHBACK: Recordamos el paso de A CHORUS LINE por Espa√Īa
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 27, 2022

El musical se despide del Teatre Tívoli este domingo.

A CHORUS LINE Launches International Tour From Walton Arts Center Photo A CHORUS LINE Launches International Tour From Walton Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 23, 2022

Although Walton Arts Center's P&G Broadway Series recently wrapped up with a successful run of Fiddler on the Roof, fans have one more chance this season to catch a Broadway show this season.

Nicholas Dante Videos

VIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Sho Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Show's 45th Anniversary

by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of A Chorus Line this past weekend (July 25th) a new lyric video was released for the song a?oeOne.a??

PHOTOS/VIDEO: Get a First Look at Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
PHOTOS/VIDEO: Get a First Look at Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has your first look at Signature Theatre's A Chorus Line! Check out the photos and video!

VIDEO: Preview Denis Jones' New Choreography for Signature's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
VIDEO: Preview Denis Jones' New Choreography for Signature's A CHORUS LINE

by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2019

Signature Theatre¬†stages A Chorus Line¬†with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by¬†Edward Kleban¬†and book by¬†James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante.¬†A Chorus Line¬†will run from October 29, 2019 a?" January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by¬†Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner¬†(Signature's¬†Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award¬ģ nominee¬†Denis Jones¬†(Broadway's¬†Tootsie, Signature's¬†Crazy for You).

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Signature Theatre's A CHORUS LINE

by Alan Henry - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Signature Theatre's rehearsals for A Chorus Line with music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban and book by James Kirkwood Jr. & Nicholas Dante. A Chorus Line will run from October 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, Billy Elliot) and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Tootsie, Signature's Crazy for You).

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 42ND STREET At The Ordway Center For The Performing Arts Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At 42ND STREET At The Ordway Center For The Performing Arts

by Alan Henry - Aug 1, 2019

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is thrilled to present the Ordway Original production of '42nd Street' which began performances on July 23 and continues for 24 performances through Aug. 11. Get a first look at the production!

Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway! Videoplay
Summer Flashback: A CHORUS LINE Opens on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2019

A five, six, seven, eight! The legendary original production of A Chorus Line celebrates the 44th anniversary of its opening night this week. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening of the show's revival featuring Tony Yazbeck, Jason Tam, Charlotte d'Amboise, and more! Check out the video to see what the show's cast did for love!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At ONCE at Cape Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Cape Playhouse at the Cape Cod Center for the Arts production of the Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Olivier award winning musical Once.

Antonio Banderas Will Co-Direct A CHORUS LINE in Spain; Auditions Announced! Videoplay
Antonio Banderas Will Co-Direct A CHORUS LINE in Spain; Auditions Announced!

by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Feb 28, 2019

On February 6th Antonio Banderas announced his new project: he will open the new Teatro del Soho Caixabank in Malaga, Spain, and the first show to run in it will be A CHORUS LINE. Today, Banderas, who will co-direct and co-star in the production, has announced auditions for the musical.

BWW TV: NEWSIES Seizes the Day at Marriott Theatre Videoplay
BWW TV: NEWSIES Seizes the Day at Marriott Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2017

From the bustling streets of New York City at the turn of the 20th century comes the Tony Award-winning new American musical, NEWSIES, making headlines at the Marriott Theatre just in time for the holidays, running October 25 through December 31 with a press opening on Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Featuring an electrifying score with music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, and book by four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, NEWSIES is the ultimate story of courage and overcoming one's fears. Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) brings his high-octane energy and brilliance to direct and choreograph the heartwarming piece, with Musical Direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/25/16- A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2016

Today in 1975, A Chrous Line opened at the Shubert THeatre, where it ran for 6137 performances. A Chorus Line is a musical about Broadway dancers auditioning for spots on a chorus line. The book was authored by James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante, lyrics were written by Edward Kleban, and music was composed by Marvin Hamlisch. With nineteen main characters, it is set on the bare stage of a Broadway theatre during an audition for a musical. The show provides a glimpse into the personalities of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that have shaped their lives and their decisions to become dancers. The original Broadway production received 12 Tony Award nominations and winning nine of them, in addition to the 1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


Nicholas Dante Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nicholas Dante been in?
Nicholas Dante has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Nicholas Dante been in?
Nicholas Dante has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Nicholas Dante been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Chorus Line and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line .

What awards has Nicholas Dante won?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Chorus Line and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line.

How many shows has Nicholas Dante written?
Nicholas Dante has written 1 shows including A Chorus Line (Bookwriter).