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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.

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

Stephen Brackett Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Direction of a Musical

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Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

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Obie Awards - 2020 - Special Citation

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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Director of a Musical

Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop

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Cast and Creative Teams Set For PRIDE PLAYS 2024

Pride Plays, the initiative launched in 2019 and returning to New York this summer, has announced the cast and creative teams for their Pride Plays 2024 Celebration kickoff event on June 24, 2024.
Pride Plays To Return To New York With Three New Play Readings This Month

Pride Plays returns to New York with three new play readings celebrating LGBTQ+ voices. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Exclusive Video: Watch 'Inner White Girl' From Los Angeles Premiere Of A STRANGE LOOP

Get a first look at the West Coast Premiere production of A Strange Loop's cast performing 'Inner White Girl' in an all-new exclusive video. The production begins performances at the Ahmanson Theatre on June 5, 2024.
Interview: Malachi McCaskil's Bursting on the Ahmanson Stage as Usher in A STRANGE LOOP

Michael R. Jackson’s 2020 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning A Strange Loop opens June 5, 2024; at the Ahmanson. A co-production of Center Theatrer Gtoup and American Conservatory Theatre, Stephen Brackett  directs the cast led by  Malachi McCaskil as Usher with Dave J. Abrams, Angela Alise, Jordan Barbour, J. Cameron Barnett, Carlis Shane Clark, Alvis Green Jr., Albert Hodge, Avionce Hoyles, Tarra Conner Jones, Jamari Johnson Williams and John-Andrew Morrison. I was able to chat Malachi after he finished his West Coast premiere at A.C.T.
Video: West Coast Cast of A STRANGE LOOP Performs 'Today'

xGet a first look at the West Coast Premiere production of A Strange Loop's cast performing 'Today' in an all-new video from the San Francisco run before the production arrives at the Ahmanson Theatre June 5, 2024.
The Wallis Announces On-Sale Single Tickets and Additional Season 24/25 Programming

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts has announced on-sale of single tickets and the addition of four new shows to the stacked 2024/2025 lineup. The new programming will kick off the season, enhancing the already robust theater and music performances.
Sam Morrison's SUGAR DADDY to Play The Wallis This Fall Prior to Broadway in 2025

Sugar Daddy, a new production of comedian and actor Sam Morrison’s one-man show, will play the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
Video: First Look at A STRANGE LOOP, Coming to the Ahmanson Theatre in June

Watch a trailer for the West Coast Premiere of 'A Strange Loop', which arrives at the Ahmanson Theatre June 5, 2024.
Review: A STRANGE LOOP at American Conservatory Theatre

There was a considerable buzz of excitement at the West Coast premiere of Michael R. Jackson’s A Strange Loop. Could the musical live up to the hype generated by its eleven Tony nominations and wins for Best Musical and Best Book? That would be a hell yes! Right from the opening number “Intermission Song,” A Strange Loop bursts with a kinetic energy and excitement not felt since Hamilton blew my mind.
Olney Theatre Center Now Accepting Submissions for New Work Proposals

Olney Theatre Center is accepting submissions for new team-developed work as part of the 2024-25 Vanguard Arts Fund. Learn how to apply!
Video: Go Inside the Sitzprobe for the West Coast Production Of A STRANGE LOOP

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the sitzprobe rehearsal for A STRANGE LOOP at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. The production will next travel to Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre.
A.C.T. and TodayTix to Launch Digital Lottery for A STRANGE LOOP

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) and TodayTix revealed that a limited number of $45 front row tickets will be available via a weekly digital lottery for all performances of A Strange Loop.
BWW Q&A: John-Andrew Morrison of A STRANGE LOOP at American Conservatory Theater

John-Andrew Morrison is a Tony Award nominee and a Lucille Lortel and Obie Award winner for his work in A Strange Loop (Broadway and Off Broadway).
John-Andrew Morrison, Malachi McCaskill & More to Star in A STRANGE LOOP West Coast Premiere

The cast and creative team has been set for the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award–winning acclaimed musical, A Strange Loop, making its West Coast premiere. Learn where and when you can see the show!
Bennett Leak Will Be Second Stage Theater's Interim Artistic Director

Second Stage Theater has announced that Bennett Leak, Second Stage Theater's Director of Artistic Production, has been named Interim Artistic Director for the 2024-25 Season.
Video: Watch a Teaser Trailer for A STRANGE LOOP, Coming to A.C.T. in April

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present the Tony Award–winning musical A Strange Loop as the final production of its 2023/24 season. Watch a video preview of the production here!
Lauren Gunderson & More Chosen for Olney Theatre's Vanguard Arts Fund

Olney Theatre's Vanguard Arts Fund has selected a diverse group of artists, including renowned playwright Lauren Gunderson, for their latest round of awards. Learn more about the talented individuals recognized and supported by this prestigious fund.
THE NOTEBOOK The Musical To Open On Broadway in 2024

The Notebook, the new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film, will play Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St, NYC) with previews beginning Tuesday, February 6, 2024 ahead of a Thursday, March 14, 2024 opening night.
Review: A STRANGE LOOP, Barbican Theatre

Hot off Broadway with a Best Musical Tony and a Pulitzer Prize for its script, Michael R Jackson’s A Strange Loop comes to London for a summer run at The Barbican.
Review Roundup: A STRANGE LOOP Arrives in London

A Strange Loop has officially transferred from Broadway to London’s Barbican Theatre for a one-time-only 12-week limited season. Let's see what the critics had to say.

Stephen Brackett FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Stephen Brackett been nominated for?

Stephen Brackett has been nominated for several awards for his work on "A Strange Loop," including Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards, Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, a Special Citation at the Obie Awards, and Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.

What awards has Stephen Brackett won?

Stephen Brackett has won several awards for his work on "A Strange Loop," including Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards, a Special Citation at the Obie Awards, and Outstanding Director of a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.

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