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Richard Maltby, Jr.

 
Bio:
BROADWAY: Conceived and directed two Tony Award winning musicals: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (1978: Tony, N.Y. Drama Critics, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards ‚ÄĒ also Tony Award for Best Director); FOSSE (1999: Tony, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards); as well as RING OF FIRE, (2006). With composer David ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
BROADWAY: Conceived and directed two Tony Award winning musicals: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (1978: Tony, N.Y. Drama Critics, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards ‚ÄĒ also Tony Award for Best Director); FOSSE (1999: Tony, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards); as well as RING OF FIRE, (2006). With composer David ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Lryics[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Lyricist
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[West End, 2014]
Lyrics
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2008]
Director
 
[Chester, CT (Regional), 2006]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2006]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2005]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Director
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Production Consultant
 
[West End, 2000]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1999]
Director
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Director
Director
Adaptation
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1983]
Director
Director
 
[Off-Off-Broadway, 1982]
Director
 
[West End, 1979]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1978]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1977]
Assistant Director

Writing

Lyricist
Lyricist
Creator
Bookwriter
Lyrics
Book and Lyrics
Source Material
Conceiver
Additional Material
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Conceiver
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Additional Material
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Book Revisions

Photos

Richard Maltby, Jr. and Emily Maltby (Director and Choreographer) Photo

Richard Maltby, Jr. and Emily Maltby (Director and Choreographer)

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Date:
04/08/2022
Norm Lewis, Jamie deRoy and Richard Maltby, Jr. Photo

Norm Lewis, Jamie deRoy and Richard Maltby, Jr.

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Date:
03/05/2022
Norm Lewis, Jamie deRoy, Richard Maltby, Jr. and Steven Reineke Photo

Norm Lewis, Jamie deRoy, Richard Maltby, Jr. and Steven Reineke

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Date:
03/05/2022
Jamie deRoy and Richard Maltby, Jr. Photo

Jamie deRoy and Richard Maltby, Jr.

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Date:
03/05/2022
Richard Maltby, Jr. Photo

Richard Maltby, Jr.

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Date:
11/16/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Lryics[Replacement]

[Broadway, 2017]
Lyricist

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[West End, 2014]
Lyrics

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2008]
Director

[Chester, CT (Regional), 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Regional (US), 2005]
Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Director

Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Director

[Broadway, 2002]
Production Consultant

[West End, 2000]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Supervisor

[Broadway, 1999]
Director

Director

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Director

[Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Broadway, 1985]
Director

Director

Adaptation

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1984]
Director

[Broadway, 1983]
Director

Director

[Off-Off-Broadway, 1982]
Director

[West End, 1979]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1979]
Director

[Broadway, 1978]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1977]
Assistant Director

Writing
Lyricist
Lyricist
Creator
Bookwriter
Lyrics
Book and Lyrics
Source Material
Conceiver
Additional Material
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Conceiver
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Additional Material
Lyricist
Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist
Book Revisions

Richard Maltby, Jr. Biography

BROADWAY: Conceived and directed two Tony Award winning musicals: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' (1978: Tony, N.Y. Drama Critics, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards ‚ÄĒ also Tony Award for Best Director); FOSSE (1999: Tony, Outer Critics, Drama Desk Awards); as well as RING OF FIRE, (2006). With composer David Shire: director/lyricist: BABY (1983, seven Tony nominations); lyricist: BIG (1996, Tony nomination: Best Score). With Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, co-lyricist: MISS SAIGON (Evening Standard Award, London 1990; Tony nomination: Best Score, 1991); co-lyricist: THE PIRATE QUEEN (2007). Director: THE STORY OF MY LIFE (2009). Director/co-lyricist: Andrew Lloyd Webber's SONG & DANCE (1986 Tony Award for star, Bernadette Peters.)

OFF-BROADWAY: director/lyricist STARTING HERE, STARTING NOW (1977, Grammy nomination) and CLOSER THAN EVER, (1989, two Outer Critics Circle Awards: Best Musical, Best Score; also Off-Broadway Alliance Award, Best Musical Revival 2013; and London Jermyn Street Theatre 2014,), both written with composer David Shire. Director: JUST JIM DALE, Roundabout Theatre 2014, also Vaudeville Theatre, London 2015. REGIONAL: Lyricist/conceiver, TAKE FLIGHT (Menier Chocolate Factory, London 2010; McCarter Theatre 2012); book and lyrics, WATERFALL, Pasadena Playhouse and Seattle's Fifth Avenue Theatre (2015). Director, MASK (2008, Pasadena Playhouse); director, THE 60'S PROJECT (2006, Goodspeed). CURRENTLY: Lyricist, new musical SOUSATZKA, March 2017 in Toronto. FILM: Screenplay, MISS POTTER, (2007: Christopher Award, best screenplay.). Contributes cryptic crossword puzzles to Harpers Magazine. Son of well-known orchestra leader; Five children: Nicholas, David, Jordan, Emily and Charlotte.

Richard Maltby, Jr. Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Direction of a Musical
Richard Maltby, Jr, Fosse
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Richard Maltby, Jr, Big
 
Tony Awards - 1992 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Richard Maltby, Jr., Nick and Nora
 
Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Richard Maltby, Jr., Miss Saigon
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Off Broadway Lyrics Gold Star
Richard Maltby, Jr., Closer Than Ever
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Lyrics
Richard Maltby Jr., Closer Than Ever
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Direction of a Musical
Richard Maltby, Jr., Song and Dance
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Richard Maltby, Jr., Song and Dance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Lyrics
Richard Maltby, Jr., Baby
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Direction of a Musical
Richard Maltby, Jr, Baby
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Richard Maltby, Jr, Baby
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1978 - Best Musical Gold Star
Richard Maltby, Jr., Ain't Misbehavin'
 
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Direction of a Musical Gold Star
Richard Maltby, Jr, Ain't Misbehavin'

Richard Maltby, Jr. News

Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK Wo Photo Jordan Tyson, Joy Woods, John Cardoza, Ryan Vasquez & More to Star in THE NOTEBOOK World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announced the cast and creative team for the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

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.

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's RING OF FIRE Photo BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's RING OF FIRE
by Jeffrey Kare - Apr 30, 2022

Ring of Fire is a musical presented as a concert by a group of five performers playing the songs of legendary country music artist Johnny Cash. The show, which was conceived by William Meade and created by Richard Maltby, Jr., opened on March 12th, 2006 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. Sadly, it only ran for 57 performances after closing on April 30th of that year. This production presented by North Carolina Theatre happens to be directed by Randy Redd, who was a member of the original Broadway cast.

Photos: Telly Leung & More Lead NOBLE FAMILY Concert at The Cutting Room Photo Photos: Telly Leung & More Lead NOBLE FAMILY Concert at The Cutting Room
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2022

An all-star concert of the new musical Noble Family premiered at New York City's famed The Cutting Room on March 3, 2022. Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr. (Miss Saigon, Baby, Fosse), the starry cast was led by Broadway veterans including Telly Leung, Lianah Sta. Ana, and Joan Almedilla.

CVRep Presents CLOSER THAN EVER, A Musical Revue Photo CVRep Presents CLOSER THAN EVER, A Musical Revue
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2022

Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr.

Bernadette Peters, Richard Maltby, Jr. & More to Appear at 32nd Annual Kleban Prize C Photo Bernadette Peters, Richard Maltby, Jr. & More to Appear at 32nd Annual Kleban Prize Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2022

The Kleban Foundation will present the 32nd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre in a virtual ceremony streaming online at Broadway On Demand starting Monday, February 21 at 7PM.

CVRep Presents CLOSER THAN EVER, A Musical Revue Photo CVRep Presents CLOSER THAN EVER, A Musical Revue
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 16, 2022

Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr.

BWW Previews: CLOSER THAN EVER at CVRep Photo BWW Previews: CLOSER THAN EVER at CVRep
by Kay Kudukis - Feb 15, 2022

Following a successful run of CVRep's second play of the season, Life X 3, the playhouse continues its season of Hopes, Dreams, and Expectations 2021-2022 with Closer Than Ever, a musical revue directed by Ron Celona, with music by David Shire, lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., and musical direction by Scott Storr. The cast includes four actors with impeccable musical theater credentials: Michael Bullard, Jeffrey Landman, Janna Cardia, and Julie Garnyé. Tickets and subscriptions are on sale now at www.cvrep.org or call the box-office at (760)-296-2996 ext. 115.

ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season Photo ONCE, SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD and More Announced for Centre Stage 2022- 2023 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2022

Centre Stage has announced its 2022-2023 Season as well as a long-awaited rebrand.

Ivoryton Playhouse Announces 2022 Season Photo Ivoryton Playhouse Announces 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

On April 7th, 2022 The Ivoryton Playhouse will open its doors for a new season ‚Äď a very different season with fewer productions but more performances and a year full of exciting, affordable professional theatre. Plays for romantics and plays for cynics; shows for families and shows for sweethearts; classic hit music from the 50s and 60s as well as country music favorites.

Richard Maltby, Jr. Videos

VIDEO: Watch Liz Callaway, Norm Lewis & More Tribute Maltby & Shire at Oscar Hammerst VideoVIDEO: Watch Liz Callaway, Norm Lewis & More Tribute Maltby & Shire at Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 5, 2021

Earlier this week, the York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of LOVE, LINDA with Stevie Holland
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2021

Cole Porter fans will be able to celebrate his birthday on June 9th in style this year with the world premiere on demand presentation of the Off-Broadway musical Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter. With book by Stevie Holland with Gary William Friedman, music and lyrics by the legendary Cole Porter and arrangements and additional music by Mr. Friedman. The filmed presentation of this solo show stars the musical's co-creator and originator of the role Stevie Holland, as directed for the stage by Richard Maltby, Jr.*

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For MNM Theatre Company's CLOSER THAN EVER VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For MNM Theatre Company's CLOSER THAN EVER
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2020

MNM Theatre Company has announced its upcoming production of Closer Than Ever, David Shire and Richard Maltby Jr.'s fascinating song cycle that explores the everyday struggles of love in the modern world.

VIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Joshua Dela Cruz Sing from DANCERS AT A WATERFALL VideoVIDEO: Watch Sierra Boggess & Joshua Dela Cruz Sing from DANCERS AT A WATERFALL
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

Just last spring, Sierra Boggess and Joshua Dela Cruz  led a staged reading of Richard Maltby, Jr., Karen Hartman, and David Shire's DANCERS AT A WATERFALL. Now, the two are reuniting to sing a song from the new musical. Boggess writes: 'This song expresses both lyrically and musically what is in our souls right now. Therefore, we wanted to debut this song in this way for all to hear too.'

Broadway Rewind: Stephanie J. Block Sails THE PIRATE QUEEN to Broadway in 2007! VideoBroadway Rewind: Stephanie J. Block Sails THE PIRATE QUEEN to Broadway in 2007!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2020

This episode of Broadway Backwards looks back at the loss of one of the musical theatre's most dashing young stars, Daniel McDonald. We give you a look at him in the Kander and Ebb musical Steel Pier' We also dropped by New World Stages to meet the women of Doug Stone's off Broadway Tupperware comedy 'Sealed For Freshness', and for all the Stephanie J. Block fans, BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge takes us to a rehearsal of the epic Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg and Richard Maltby Jr. musical The Pirate Queen.

Broadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE! VideoBroadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2020

'What I loved the most about this episode', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'was following the journey of the 2009 musical The Story of My Life. This episode of Broadway Rewind looks at the ill- fated musical, which featured two wonderful performances by Will Chase and Malcolm Gets, but we start off at a rehearsal for Michael Jacobs play 'Impressionism' directed by Jack O'Brien. It welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winners Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen along with Marsha Mason, Aaron Lazar and Andre de Shields. Director Jack O'Brien told me why he had to do this play, 'It's about us. We haven't had a really witty, wise, romantic comedy in New York, in a long time and I've got this gorgeous cast.' Joan Allen said,

VIDEO: See The Cast Of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At La Mirada Theatre In Action! VideoVIDEO: See The Cast Of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At La Mirada Theatre In Action!
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2017

Watch the cast of La Mirada's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'! The show runs through October 8!

VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players VideoVIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

NFL players across the country have been taking a knee in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump, who said players that kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial inequality should be fired. The company of Broadway's MISS SAIGON took their final bow from their knees last night in solidarity with the players - watch the video below!

VIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in M VideoVIDEO: MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada and Rachelle Ann Go Have a Belt-Off in "Movie in My Mind" Music Video!
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2017

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON has just released a new music video of "The Movie In My Mind" featuring Tony nominee Eva Noblezada and original Broadway revival cast member Rachelle Ann Go.

VIDEO: Garth Drabinsky is Focused on the Artistic Aspects of SOUSATZKA...Because He's Not Allowed to Touch the Money
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2017

Garth Drabinsky's SOUSATZKA is currently thrilling Toronto audiences and is steeped in Broadway-bound buzz. But would the producer even be able to leave Canada after spending five years as a guest of the taxpayer? The Agenda with Steve Paikin asks some of the easy questions, and a lot of the hard ones.


Richard Maltby, Jr. Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Maltby, Jr. been in?
Richard Maltby, Jr. has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Maltby, Jr. been in?
Richard Maltby, Jr. has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Richard Maltby, Jr. been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Fosse , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Big , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Nick and Nora , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Miss Saigon , Best Off Broadway Lyrics (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Closer Than Ever , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Closer Than Ever , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Song and Dance , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Song and Dance , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Baby , Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Baby , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Baby Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin' and Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin' .

What awards has Richard Maltby, Jr. won?
Best Off Broadway Lyrics (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Closer Than Ever Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin'and Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Ain't Misbehavin'.

How many shows has Richard Maltby, Jr. written?
Richard Maltby, Jr. has written 21 shows including When Do the Words Come True? (Book Revisions), The Sap of Life (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Sap of Life (Bookwriter), How Do You Do, I Love You (Lyricist), Love Match (Lyricist), Ain't Misbehavin' (Conceiver), Baby (Lyricist), Starting Here, Starting Now (Lyricist), Hang on to the Good Times (Creator), Urban Blight (Lyricist), Urban Blight (Lyricist), Miss Saigon (Additional Material), Closer Than Ever (Lyricist), Nick & Nora (Lyricist), Big (Lyricist), Fosse (Conceiver), Tell Me on a Sunday (Bookwriter), The Pirate Queen (Lyricist), Take Flight (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Waterfall (Book and Lyrics), Sousatzka (Lyrics).