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Stephen Brackett

 
Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[West End, 2021]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2019] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant to the Costume Designer

Photos

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Stephen Brackett

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Date:
05/17/2022
John-Andrew Morrison, Drew Levy, Arnulfo Maldonado, Jaquel Spivey, Michael R. Jackson Photo

John-Andrew Morrison, Drew Levy, Arnulfo Maldonado, Jaquel Spivey, Michael R. Jackson, L Morgan Lee, Stephen Brackett, Charlie Rosen and Barbara Whitman

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Date:
05/17/2022
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Stephen Brackett

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Date:
05/17/2022
Stephen Brackett  Photo

Stephen Brackett

From: 
Date:
05/13/2022
Stephen Brackett  Photo

Stephen Brackett

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Date:
05/13/2022

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2023]
Director

[Broadway, 2022] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[West End, 2021]
Director

[Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Broadway, 2019]
Director

[US Tour, 2019] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2013]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Assistant Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Assistant to the Costume Designer

Stephen Brackett Biography

Broadway: Be More Chill (Lyceum Theater). Off-Broadway: Be More Chill (Signature and Two River Theaters), The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical (Theaterworks USA/National Tour), Buyer & Cellar (Rattlestick and Barrow Street Theaters/National Tour/London’s Menier Chocolate Factory), The Mad Ones (Prospect Theater), Ultimate Beauty Bible (Page 73), Wringer (NYCCT), Carnival Kids (Lesser America), The Correspondent (Rattlestick), After (Partial Comfort), The Material World(Dixon Place), Be A Good Little Widow (Ars Nova), and The Tenant (Woodshed Collective). Regional: Significant Other (Geffen Playhouse), I Now Pronounce (Humana Festival), Le Switch (About Face), The Great Pretender (TheatreWorks Silicon Valley). Upcoming: Fall Springs at Barrington Stage.

Stephen Brackett Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Direction of a Musical
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop

Stephen Brackett News

Meet the Nominee: Stephen Brackett Photo Meet the Nominee: Stephen Brackett
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Stephen Brackett!

Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2 Photo Photos: 2022 Tony Awards Nominees Meet the Press- Part 2
by Bruce Glikas - May 17, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees! Photo Photos: Meet the 2022 Tony Awards Nominees!
by Jennifer Broski - May 16, 2022

Tonys season is here at last! The nominations for the biggest Broadway awards ceremony were announced last week on Monday, May 9. Leading the pack was A Strange Loop with eleven nominations, followed closely by MJ and Paradise Square, with ten nominations each.

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT Photo VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to perform 'Inner White Girl.' The show's writer, Michael R. Jackson, also sat down with Meyers to discuss the inspiration behind the song, his motivations behind writing the show, his own experiences as a Broadway usher, and more.

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording To Be Released in June Photo A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording To Be Released in June
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

‚ÄčGhostlight Records and¬†Yellow Sound Label¬†have announced that the original Broadway Cast Recording of¬†A Strange Loop,¬†Michael R. Jackson‚Äôs¬†Pulitzer-Prize winning musical will be released in digital and streaming formats on¬†Friday, June 10.

Interview: L Morgan Lee On Making History As The First Openly Transgender Tony Award  Photo Interview: L Morgan Lee On Making History As The First Openly Transgender Tony Award Nominated Actress
by BWW Features - May 12, 2022

Lee has created another milestone for transgender performers on Broadway, becoming the first openly transgender actress to receive a Tony Award nomination. 

A STRANGE LOOP Cast to Perform 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS This Photo A STRANGE LOOP Cast to Perform 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS This Week
by Michael Major - May 9, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop will appear on Late Night with Seth Meyers this Thursday, May 12, for a performance of 'Inner White Girl.' The show's Tony-nominated writer, Michael R. Jackson, is also set to appear on the episode.

2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show! Photo 2022 Tony Awards Nominations - Show by Show!
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

The nominations are in! Below, check out how each show fared individually in BroadwayWorld's list of nominations by show.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominat Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, PARADISE SQUARE, MJ & More Lead The 2022 Tony Awards Nominations
by Team BWW - May 9, 2022

This year's Tony Awards nominations were announced this morning by Adrienne Warren and Joshua Henry and here they are, celebrating the best of the 2021-22 theatre season. The 2022 Tony Awards, hosted by Ariana DeBose, will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Sunday, June 12, 2022 (8:00 - 11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00 - 8:00 PM, LIVE PT) on the CBS Television Network, and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.

Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet for A STRANGE LOOP Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet for A STRANGE LOOP
by Bruce Glikas - May 4, 2022

A Strange Loop has arrived on Broadway at last! The Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opened just last week at the Lyceum Theater, directed by Stephen Brackett and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

Stephen Brackett Videos

Meet the Nominee: Stephen Brackett VideoMeet the Nominee: Stephen Brackett
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Stephen Brackett!

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Cast Performs 'Inner White Girl' on LATE NIGHT
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022

The cast of A Strange Loop appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to perform 'Inner White Girl.' The show's writer, Michael R. Jackson, also sat down with Meyers to discuss the inspiration behind the song, his motivations behind writing the show, his own experiences as a Broadway usher, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 3, 2022

A Strange Loop has arrived on Broadway at last! The Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opened just last week at the Lyceum Theater, directed by Stephen Brackett and choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from A STRANGE LOOP on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2022

The Broadway production of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opens today, April 26th, at the Lyceum Theater (149 W 45th St). A Strange Loop is directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, and produced by Barbara Whitman, along with Page 73 Productions, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Playwrights Horizons.

VIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert VideoVIDEO: A STRANGE LOOP Performs a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

A Strange Loop has released a Tiny Desk (Home) Concert with NPR.

VIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel VideoVIDEO: Works & Process Presents A STRANGE LOOP Panel
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2022

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presented a panel with the creative team of A Strange Loop. The panel featured: Stephen Brackett, director; Michael R. Jackson, book, music and lyrics; Raja Feather Kelly, choreographer; Peter Marks, moderator, staff writer for the 'Washington Post'; and Rona Siddiqui, music director & music supervisor.

VIDEO: Second Stage's TO MY GIRLS Gets Ready for Performances VideoVIDEO: Second Stage's TO MY GIRLS Gets Ready for Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2022

Second Stage Theater just began previews for JC Lee's world premiere comedy, To My Girls, directed by Stephen Brackett. TO MY GIRLS will officially open on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Second Stage's Off-Broadway home, The Tony Kiser Theater (305 West 43rd Street).

VIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16 VideoVIDEO: Cinco Paul and Bekah Brunstetter in Conversation On A.D. 16
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2022

Watch as Jason Loewith sits down with creators 'A.D.16.,' Cinco Paul (Lyrics and Music) and Bekah Brunstetter (Book) to talk about the process of creating their new musical.

VIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes VideoVIDEO: Creatives of A.D. 16 at Olney Theatre Center Discuss the Show's Themes
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2022

Olney Theatre Center' is now presenting the world premiere of A.D. 16, which runs February 4 - March 6, 2022. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Phoenix Best Sings 'Perfect' From A.D. 16 VideoEXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Phoenix Best Sings 'Perfect' From A.D. 16
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 24, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'Perfect' from Olney Theatre Center's world premiere of A.D. 16 (February 4 - March 6, 2022), performed by Phoenix Best. The new musical is by writers Cinco Paul (co-creator of Despicable Me and Schmigadoon!) and Bekah Brunstetter (producer and writer on This Is Us).


Stephen Brackett Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Stephen Brackett been nominated for?
Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Strange Loop Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Strange Loop and Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Strange Loop .

What awards has Stephen Brackett won?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for A Strange Loopand Outstanding Director of a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for A Strange Loop.