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Stanley Donen

 
Date of Birth: April 13, 1924 (98)

Birth Place: Columbia, SC, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1941
Ensemble/Other Roles
Dancing Boy
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1940
Ensemble/Other Roles
Albert Doane
Dancer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1993]
Director






Stanley Donen News

Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 Photo Jessica Hecht to Join Laura Linney in the World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Tony Award & Emmy Award Nominee Jessica Hecht will join Tony Award & Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan.

Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023 Photo Laura Linney to Star in MTC's World Premiere of SUMMER, 1976 in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club will present the world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn (Proof, The Columnist), starring Tony Award® & Academy Award® nominee Laura Linney (My Name is Lucy Barton, “Ozark”) and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes).

BWW Dance Review: The New BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Dazzles and Delivers in A Glistening Ho Photo BWW Dance Review: The New BOB FOSSE'S DANCIN' Dazzles and Delivers in A Glistening Homage at The Old Globe Theatre
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2022

Forty-four years ago, in 1978, the original Bob Fosse's 'Dancin'' opened on Broadway. It was the quintessential culmination of the collection of Bob Fosse's choreography up to that point in time. He won a Tony award that year for Best Choreography for 'Dancin'.'

CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA llega a Madrid en septiembre Photo CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA llega a Madrid en septiembre
by Elena DĂ­az-Guerra - Mar 14, 2022

El musical de Manu Guix y Àngel Llácer se estrenará en el Teatro Apolo.

SORTEOS BWW: Te invitamos a ver CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA Photo SORTEOS BWW: Te invitamos a ver CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA
by Elena DĂ­az-Guerra - Feb 23, 2022

El musical dirigido por Àngel Llàcer y Manu Guix puede verse en el Teatre Tívoli de Barcelona.

CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA cumple 150 funciones en Barcelona Photo CANTANDO BAJO LA LLUVIA cumple 150 funciones en Barcelona
by Elena DĂ­az-Guerra - Feb 21, 2022

El musical puede verse en el Teatre TĂ­voli de Barcelona.

10 populares artistas que comenzaron en Teatro Musical Photo 10 populares artistas que comenzaron en Teatro Musical
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 18, 2022

Desde Fred Astaire a Tom Holland, grandes estrellas de la mĂşsica y del cine dieron sus primeros pasos en Teatro Musical.

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL & More Headline BroadwayHD February Lin Photo PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL & More Headline BroadwayHD February Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

BroadwayHD is bringing a diverse roster of programming to their site this month.  Starting February 1, movie musical classics Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which was nominated for five Academy Awards® including 'Best Picture,” and Man of La Mancha starring Peter O’Toole and Sophia Loren, will join the service. 

Popcorn Movie Festival Features Classic Films This Weekend Photo Popcorn Movie Festival Features Classic Films This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 19, 2022

Popcorn will be flowing at Jaffrey's Park Theatre this weekend. The theatre is presenting three classic movies as part of its “Popcorn Movie Festival Weekend.”

BWW Previews: SETTE SPOSE PER SETTE FRATELLI al TEATRO BRANCACCIO Photo BWW Previews: SETTE SPOSE PER SETTE FRATELLI al TEATRO BRANCACCIO
by ETTORE FARRATTINI - Jan 10, 2022

SETTE SPOSE PER SETTE FRATELLI al TEATRO BRANCACCIO TORNA IN UNA NUOVA VERSIONE E UN NUOVO CAST IL BRILLANTE MUSICAL TRATTO DALL'OMONIMO FILM DELLA MGM DAL 19 GENNAIO AL 6 FEBBRAIO 2022.

Stanley Donen Videos

VIDEO: Derek Hough-Led SINGIN' IN THE RAIN is Still in The Works Videoplay
VIDEO: Derek Hough-Led SINGIN' IN THE RAIN is Still in The Works

by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2019

In 2016, Derek Hough was set to star in a Broadway revival of Singin' In The Rain. However, later that year, BroadwayWorld reported that the production had been cancelled, due to lack of available theatres.

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.

Which Movie Does Hugh Jackman Want to Win NYC's One Film Contest? Videoplay
Which Movie Does Hugh Jackman Want to Win NYC's One Film Contest?

by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

According to Page Six, Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Susan Seidelman are all pushing for New Yorkers to vote for their movie to be shown on September 13 as part of the One Film, One New York contest.

VIDEO: Broadway Stars Recreate Iconic 'Good Morning' Number in Tribute to Debbie Reynolds
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 13, 2017

In honor of the late, legendary actress Debbie Reynolds, THE BOOK OF MORMON's Christopher Rice recreated the classic 'Good Morning' number from the film 'Singing in the Rain.' 

STAGE TUBE: First Look at George Dvorsky, Mamie Parris and More in Highlights of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2013

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a love-struck comedy taking the Benedum stage tonight, June 11-16, 2013. Audiences are sure to be delighted by the antics of seven brothers and 'wannabe' brides living under one roof in 19th century Oregon. Noted Broadway performers including Pittsburgh CLO alumni George Dvorsky and Mamie Parris will take the lead as Adam and Milly, along with an incredibly talented Pittsburgh CLO cast. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

VIDEO: Lionel Richie Performs 'Three Times A Lady' on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 11, 2013

Music legend Lionel Richie stopped by ABC's THE VIEW and performed his hit ballad, 'Three Times A Lady'. Lucky audiences members were also treated to two tickets to his upcoming concert tour. Check out the appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at David Elder & More in MTWichita's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Stage Tube - Jul 26, 2012

Music Theatre of Wichita Presents Singin' in the Rain, July 25-29 at the Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center, 225 W. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the performance below, including rehearsal footage, interviews and more!


Stanley Donen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Stanley Donen been in?
Stanley Donen has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Stanley Donen been in?
Stanley Donen has not appeared in the West End