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

Stephen Brackett Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2022 - Best Direction of a Musical

Stephen Brackett, A Strange Loop

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Photos: Inside Rehearsal For A STRANGE LOOP in London; Full Cast and Creative Team Revealed!

Final casting and the full creative team has been announced for the London season of the smash-hit musical A Strange Loop. A Strange Loop is transferring from Broadway to London’s Barbican Theatre for a one-time-only 12-week limited season from 17 June, with a producing team including the National Theatre, Jennifer Hudson and Alan Cumming among others.

National Theatre Will Present Roald Dahl's THE WITCHES From Dave Malloy and More

The National Theatre has announced two new productions, Roald Dahl's The Witches, in a co-production with the Roald Dahl Story Company, and The Effect, in association with The Jamie Lloyd Company.

Two Musicals Win Richard Rodgers Awards

The American Academy of Arts and Letters announced the two recipients of the 2023 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater. Both winning musicals will receive funds toward their presentation in staged readings at nonprofit theaters in New York City.

A STRANGE LOOP Will Open in London This Summer

A Strange Loop is headed to London this summer! The production will make its premiere at the Barbican Theatre 17 June - 9 September, running for a limited 12-week season.

Listen: A STRANGE LOOP's Single 'Boundaries' Featuring Jennifer Hudson Out Now

Listen to the new single “Boundaries (featuring Jennifer Hudson)' from A Strange Loop's Original Broadway Cast Recording!

Michael R. Jackson Steps in as Usher in A STRANGE LOOP Due to Non-Covid Related Cast Illnesses

Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of A STRANGE LOOP Michael R. Jackson played the role of Usher in yesterday's matinee and evening performances of the show at the Lyceum Theatre on Broadway. 

Tonight's Performance Of A STRANGE LOOP Canceled

Tonight's performance of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop,'was canceled just as the audience arrived at the theatre.

Interview: Theatre Life with Thomas Floyd

Today’s subject Thomas Floyd is someone you probably know if you are a regular reader of The Washington Post. Thomas is an arts journalist who contributes features on theater, movies, television, books and comedy for the Weekend and Style sections. He also writes theater, film, and literary criticism. That is more than enough for one person right there, but Thomas has another side to him as a writer and it’s one you might not think of.

Million Dollar Endowment Gift Given to Olney Theatre For Innovative New Works

Olney Theatre Center has received a $1 million endowment gift from the Eugene B. Casey Foundation, to support the work of the Vanguard Arts Fund which provides intensive workshop time for collaboratively-developed new works.

Trevor Noah to Host Black Theater Night Performance at A STRANGE LOOP

Trevor Noah will host a special Black Theater Night performance at A STRANGE LOOP on Tuesday, November 29th at 7pm at The Lyceum Theatre.

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available on CD Today

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, has been released on CD today, Friday, November 4. The album is also available in digital and streaming formats.

A STRANGE LOOP Original Broadway Cast Recording to be Released on CD in November

The original Broadway Cast Recording of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical will be released on CD on Friday, November 4. The album is currently available in digital and streaming formats.

A STRANGE LOOP To Play Final Broadway Performance in January 2023

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical A STRANGE LOOP will play its final Broadway performance on January 15, 2023. Michael R. Jackson’s A STRANGE LOOP opened April 26, at the Lyceum Theatre. A Strange Loop was named Best Musical by the Tony Awards.

Michael Arden, Amber Gray, Baayork Lee, and More Join TRY IT LIKE THIS Benefit For SDCF

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced the line-up of artists for Try It Like This: Directors and Choreographers Take the Stage, an evening of performances on Monday October 17, 2022 at 54 Below in New York City.

Bob the Drag Queen to Host a 'Big, Black and Queer Night' for A STRANGE LOOP

Bob the Drag Queen will host a Big, Black and Queer Night for the Tony Award-winning Best Musical A STRANGE LOOP on Thursday, October 27, at 7 p.m.

VIDEO: RuPaul Attends a Performance of A STRANGE LOOP and Speaks with the Cast

“This is the beginning of a revolution...I’m so proud to have a seat in that audience. Thank you for that,' RuPaul told the ensemble, hugging the cast, and commending the performers, calling them, 'brilliant.' Watch the full video!

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals Of Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK At Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater has released rehearsal images from the highly anticipated world premiere of The Notebook, a new musical based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks that inspired the iconic film.

A STRANGE LOOP Launches $55 Digital Rush

Beginning today, Friday, August 12 at 11AM, same day $55 digital rush tickets will be available for Broadway’s A STRANGE LOOP. Digital rush tickets will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis, throughout the day, until 30 minutes before the performance time. One person may buy up to 2 tickets at $55 each.

The Songs Of Eamonn O'Dwyer Comes to 54 Below Next Month

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents an evening of British composer & lyricist Eamonn O'Dwyer's moving, funny and bittersweet songs.  A multi-award-winning writer, Eamonn's work was last heard in New York at the 33rd Annual Festival of New Musicals in 2021, where his outrageous Fanny & Stella was performed by a host of Broadway stars including Judy Kuhn, Heath Saunders, and Mason Alexander Park, directed by Stephen Brackett.


A STRANGE LOOP's James Jackson, Jr. and John-Andrew Morrison are taking their behind the scenes chat show, 5 Questions with James and JAM, on the road. Watch the full video!


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 .

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.

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