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[Broadway, 2021]
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[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2019]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 2018]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Creative Consultant
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2020]
Director

Writing

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Tony Taccone and Lisa Peterson Photo

Tony Taccone and Lisa Peterson

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11/15/2019
(l to r) Desiree Rodriguez (Pilar) and Maria-Christina Oliveras (Tolima) in the world Photo

(l to r) Desiree Rodriguez (Pilar) and Maria-Christina Oliveras (Tolima) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, directed by Tony Taccone.

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05/31/2019
Al Rodrigo (Rodrigo) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, directe Photo

Al Rodrigo (Rodrigo) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, directed by Tony Taccone.

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05/31/2019
Desiree Rodriguez (Pilar) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, di Photo

Desiree Rodriguez (Pilar) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, directed by Tony Taccone.

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Date:
05/31/2019
(front) Zachary Infante (Sebastian); (back row, l to r) KC de la Cruz (Ensemble) and  Photo

(front) Zachary Infante (Sebastian); (back row, l to r) KC de la Cruz (Ensemble) and Angelica Beliard (Ensemble) in the world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! at Berkeley Rep, directed by Tony Taccone.

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05/31/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2021]
Producer

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2019]
Director

[Regional (US), 2018]
Director

[Broadway, 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 2017]
Creative Consultant

Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2006]
Director

[Broadway, 2020]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter





Tony Taccone News

Wake Up With BWW 6/21: Emma Pittman Extends in CHICAGO, Cynthia Erivo Visits WICKED,  Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/21: Emma Pittman Extends in CHICAGO, Cynthia Erivo Visits WICKED, and More!
by - Jun 21, 2022

Today's top stories include Emma Pittman extending her run in Chicago on Broadway, Cynthia Erivo stops by Wicked, and more! Plus, Between the Lines cancels off-Broadway performances due to COVID-19, and more.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

Tony-Nominated Director Les Waters to Take Part in THE THEATRE OF LES WATERS Discussi Photo Tony-Nominated Director Les Waters to Take Part in THE THEATRE OF LES WATERS Discussion at Berkeley Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Berkeley Rep today announced a special event with the 2022 Tony Award-nominated director, Les Waters (Dana H).  Waters, Berkeley Rep’s Associate Artistic Director from 2003-2011, will appear in person in the Roda Theatre on Monday, June 27 at 8pm to discuss his new book, The Theatre of Les Waters: More Like the Weather.

The Public Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Five World Premieres & More Photo The Public Theater Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring Five World Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Public Theater announced the schedule today for The Public’s 2022-23 Season at the Public Theater. Learn all about the shows, schedule and how to get tickets.

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC!  at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - Jun 14, 2022

Kiss My Aztec! Is a hilarious musical based on Latin American history ‚Äú‚Ķ. Very loosely!‚ÄĚ This upbeat show is a real party with entirely original music, bold and bright-colored sets and costuming, as well as an exceptionally multitalented cast that keeps the energy up from start to finish.

BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 29, 2022

Read an interview with John Leguizamo in which he takes about Kiss My Aztec! an irreverent new musical loosely based on Latin American history. Travel back to the 1500's as a group of Aztecs lead the resistance against Spanish invaders. With a fierce female warrior at the helm and a not-so-fierce clown in tow, they mount a scrappy attack - and get entangled with royalty, colonizers, pop stars, and puppets

World Premiere of Ari'el Stachel's OUT OF CHARACTER & More Announced for Berkeley Rep Photo World Premiere of Ari'el Stachel's OUT OF CHARACTER & More Announced for Berkeley Repertory Theatre 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Today Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announces a new selection of plays for the upcoming 2022/23 season. The six-play subscription series is comprised of an array of highly accomplished artists including Lynn Nottage, Emma Rice, Ari’el Stachel, Jack Thorne, Sanaz Toossi, and more

Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! a Photo Krystina Alabado, Angelica Maria Beliard & More to Lead Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Hartford Stage announced today the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec!

Complete Casting Announced for PARADISE SQUARE on Broadway Photo Complete Casting Announced for PARADISE SQUARE on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 14, 2022

Complete casting has been announced for Paradise Square on Broadway. The production begins rehearsals today in New York City. Previews begin in four weeks on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, prior to opening night on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). 

Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATI Photo Choreographer Jon Rua Receives Award from STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATION
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced that the Breakout Award will be awarded to Jon Rua. The SDCF Awards, which will feature the presentation of the Breakout Award along with the previously announced Gordon Davidson Award and Zelda  Fichandler Award, will be hosted by Anne Kauffman virtually on Monday January 24, 2022 at 8pm ET. 

Tony Taccone Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

VIDEO: Benjamin Velez Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant With Virtual Speech VideoVIDEO: Benjamin Velez Accepts the 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant With Virtual Speech
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

In lieu of a ceremony, 2020 Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Benjamin Velez shares what this grant means to him in a virtual acceptance speech.

Video: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse VideoVideo: First Look at KISS MY AZTEC! at La Jolla Playhouse
by Paul Smith - Sep 19, 2019

The world premiere of Kiss My Aztec! is currently running at La Jolla Playhouse through October 13th following a previous run at Berkeley Rep. Get a first look at clips below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep
by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! Check out the video! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for THE GOOD BOOK at Berkeley Rep
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents The Good Book. After bringing the successful production of An Iliad to theatres around the country including Berkeley Rep, Tony Award-winner Denis O'Hare and Obie Award-winner and Associate Director Lisa Peterson are teaming up once again to unearth the all-too-human formation of the most influential book in Western history - the Bible. In addition to collaborating with O'Hare on the script, Petersen will also direct The Good Book.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Feb 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman. Check out the photos below!

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Dec 26, 2018

In the video below go inside rehearsals for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Berkeley Rep's PARADISE SQUARE: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

In the video below go inside rehearsals for Paradise Square: An American Musical. The world premiere is helmed by acclaimed director Moises Kaufman, with choreography by the legendary Bill T. Jones and a book by Marcus Gardley, Craig Lucas, and Larry Kirwan. Music by Jason Howland and Larry Kirwan, with lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and based on the songs of Stephen Foster.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 15- John Leguizamo Schools Broadway On LATIN HISTORY FOR VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 15- John Leguizamo Schools Broadway On LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

On this day in 2017, John Leguizamo returned to the Broadway stage with his latest one-man show, Latin History for Morons!


Tony Taccone Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Tony Taccone written?
Tony Taccone has written 1 shows including Kiss My Aztec! (Bookwriter).