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Tony Spinosa

 
Bio:
Founder of the iStar Theatre Lab, Tony is an American Director, Choreographer and Producer. He most recently served as Resident Director of the 2010 Tony Award winning Revival of La Cage aux Folles starring Douglas Hodge and Kelsey Grammer, consequently working with Harvey Fierstein, Christopher ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Founder of the iStar Theatre Lab, Tony is an American Director, Choreographer and Producer. He most recently served as Resident Director of the 2010 Tony Award winning Revival of La Cage aux Folles starring Douglas Hodge and Kelsey Grammer, consequently working with Harvey Fierstein, Christopher ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Return Engagement [Broadway], 1999
Cecco
Indian
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1998
Ensemble
Cecco
Indian

Photos

Billy Butler, Dane Leeman, Dan Cooney, Ashley Kate Adams, Maggie Politi, Megan Kane,  Photo

Billy Butler, Dane Leeman, Dan Cooney, Ashley Kate Adams, Maggie Politi, Megan Kane, Rachel Knein, Tony Spinosa, Wade Elkins, Derek Carley and Bradley Gale (Gay Bride of Frankenstein)

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08/02/2012
Camille Saviola, Tony Spinosa, Liz Malarkey, Shyko Amos and Tom Coash (Veils) Photo

Camille Saviola, Tony Spinosa, Liz Malarkey, Shyko Amos and Tom Coash (Veils)

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Date:
08/02/2012
Camille Saviola and Tony Spinosa (Veils) Photo

Camille Saviola and Tony Spinosa (Veils)

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Date:
08/02/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2005
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Return Engagement [Broadway], 1999
Cecco

Indian

  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1998
Ensemble

Cecco

Indian

Tony Spinosa Biography

Founder of the iStar Theatre Lab, Tony is an American Director, Choreographer and Producer. He most recently served as Resident Director of the 2010 Tony Award winning Revival of La Cage aux Folles starring Douglas Hodge and Kelsey Grammer, consequently working with Harvey Fierstein, Christopher Sieber and George Hamilton for the current National Tour. Tony has received Theatre Awards of Excellence for his direction of Charlie Chang and the Mysterious Salami in 2008, and Is That a Spear in Your Pocket? in 2009 at the International Cringe Festival in New York City. He is the recipient of the 2001 AriZoni Award for his choreography of West Side Story and the 2006 Arizona STAR Award for his production of CATS. Tony is celebrating his thirty-second year as a working professional in American Theatre and has directed and/or choreographed dramas, comedies and musicals on both coasts, most noted for his focus on crafting new woks and remounting of theatre classics. www.tonyspinosa.com




Tony Spinosa News

BWW Review: SINGING REVOLUTION at The Broadwater Mainstage Photo BWW Review: SINGING REVOLUTION at The Broadwater Mainstage
by Tracey Paleo - Feb 4, 2022

SINGING REVOLUTION is a contemporary production designed to inspire American youth with the ideas that peaceful resistance, social justice, and acts of kindness can change the world.

Photos: Go Inside the World Premiere of SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Photo Photos: Go Inside the World Premiere of SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022

‚ÄúSinging Revolution: The Musical,‚ÄĚ a thrilling new musical theater production inspired by historical events, is up and running at the¬† Broadwater Theatre in Hollywood through February 20.

LISTEN: Broadway's Backbone with Tony Spinosa Photo LISTEN: Broadway's Backbone with Tony Spinosa
by Broadway's Backbone - Jan 28, 2022

With his original musical premiering this weekend in Los Angeles, Broadway's Tony Spinosa is masked up , vaxed up and ready for 'The Singing Revolution.' When Tony was in nursery school his parents were alerted Tony had the fire of an artist. Since then he has dedicated his life to the uniquely American art form, musical theatre. There is no one clear path to success, so Tony continues to value himself and trust that an act of kindness can change the world so deeply, he wrote a musical about it.

BWW Interview: Multi-Hat-Wearing Storyteller Tony Spinosa's Bringing A SINGING REVOLU Photo BWW Interview: Multi-Hat-Wearing Storyteller Tony Spinosa's Bringing A SINGING REVOLUTION
by Gil Kaan - Jan 4, 2022

The go-to director for many benefit one-nighters, Tony Spinosa will world premiere his own SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL January 15, 2022 on the Broadwater Theatre Main Stage. Tony directs a cast of twenty triple-threat performers backed by a five-piece band as they perform his score and his lyrics (co-written by James Bearhart). Got to delve into the origins of SINGING REVOLUTION, as well as what has made Tony a much in-demand director/producer for hot-ticketed benefit shows for BC/EFA, TDF and The Actors Fund.

Photos: First Look at the Inspiring Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION Photo Photos: First Look at the Inspiring Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2021

‚ÄúLift it up, lift it up: we can sing our country free!‚ÄĚ Twenty triple-threat performers and a five piece band will bring an inspirational new musical based on historical events to life this January. Presented by¬†Dreamtone Productions¬†in association with¬†NewYorkRep, the¬†world premiere¬†of¬†Singing Revolution: The Musical¬†sets a tale of star-crossed lovers against the beautiful, moving and timeless true story of Estonia‚Äôs 1987 song-filled, peaceful uprising against the Soviet Union.¬†

World Premiere of Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION to be Presented in January Photo World Premiere of Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION to be Presented in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

The world premiere of Singing Revolution: The Musical sets a tale of star-crossed lovers against the beautiful, moving and timeless true story of Estonia's 1987 song-filled, peaceful uprising against the Soviet Union.

Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION Set for January 2022 World Premiere in Los Angeles Photo Europop Musical SINGING REVOLUTION Set for January 2022 World Premiere in Los Angeles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Featuring a crowd-pleasing Europop score by Tony Spinosa, who will also direct, with book and lyrics by Spinosa and James Bearhart, Singing Revolution: The Musical will open on Saturday, January 15 at the Broadwater Theatre on Hollywood’s Theater Row, with performances continuing through Feb. 20.

SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Releases New Single 'Never Forget Who You Are' Featur Photo SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Releases New Single 'Never Forget Who You Are' Featuring Kristi Roosmaa
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2020

'Singing Revolution: the Musical' writing duo Tony Spinosa and James Bearhart are thrilled to announce the release of their new single 'Never Forget Who You Are', with musical direction and orchestrations by Harrison Beck. The song, performed by Estonian actress and singer, Kristi Roosmaa speaks to the importance of embracing your true values in life.

VIDEO: Kristi Roosmaa Performs 'Never Forget Who You Are' From SINGING REVOLUTION: TH Photo VIDEO: Kristi Roosmaa Performs 'Never Forget Who You Are' From SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020

Broadway's new writing duo Tony Spinosa and James Bearhart release the 'Never Forget Who You Are' music video from their upcoming musical about peaceful political resistance, inspired by the true story of the 1987-1991 Estonian 'Singing Revolution.'

Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Music Video Photo Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of SINGING REVOLUTION: THE MUSICAL Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

'Singing Revolution: the musical' tells the story of what can be accomplished by people during difficult times. Appropriately enough, the production of the music video for 'Never Forget Who You Are' shows how creative people from across the globe can come together under challenging conditions such as a pandemic to create.

Tony Spinosa Videos

VIDEO: Tony Spinosa & James Bearhart Discuss Why SINGING REVOLUTION Is A Musical Perf VideoVIDEO: Tony Spinosa & James Bearhart Discuss Why SINGING REVOLUTION Is A Musical Perfect For Our Times
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2019

'Singing Revolution' written by Tony Spinosa and James Bearhart, is a musical that focuses on star-crossed lovers against the very real history of the 40-year occupation of Estonia by the Soviet Union. The writers believe the timing to tell this story couldn't be more perfect.

VIDEO: Neil Haskell Performs 'Lift It Up' From SINGING REVOLUTION THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Neil Haskell Performs 'Lift It Up' From SINGING REVOLUTION THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2019

The news getting your spirit down? Let Neil Haskell 'Lift it Up' in the latest video from the Singing Revolution studio sessions. The Euro-pop song, written by Tony Spinosa and James Bearhart for their original musical Singing Revolution, is a rousing anthem in which the lead character, Heinz Tamm, rallies his fellow countrymen into celebrating their cultural pride in the face of a Soviet Union occupation.

STAGE TUBE: Sizzling Sexiness Coming to 42West in Broadway Bares' SOLO STRIPS 2015; Lineup Announced!
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2015

Broadway Bares gets up close and personal as the 2015 Bares season gets underway with Broadway Bares Solo Strips at 9 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015, at 42West (514 West 42nd Street, NYC). Scroll down to watch a promo for the show!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Brent Barrett, Alan Mingo Jr., Kevin Cooney and More in Highlights of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius ofJerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. Check out a first look below!


Tony Spinosa Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tony Spinosa been in?
Tony Spinosa has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Tony Spinosa been in?
Tony Spinosa has not appeared in the West End