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Van Kaplan

 
Bio:
Producer- Farinelli and the King Producer - The Elephant Man Producer- On Your Feet Producer -Catch Me If You Can Producer- The Addams Family Producer -Come Fly Away Producer- An American in Paris Director/Producer The Jimmy Awards (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Producer- Farinelli and the King Producer - The Elephant Man Producer- On Your Feet Producer -Catch Me If You Can Producer- The Addams Family Producer -Come Fly Away Producer- An American in Paris Director/Producer The Jimmy Awards (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2015]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Producer
 
[New York, 2004]
Producer

Photos

Van Kaplan, Kiesha Lalama, and Jimmy Awards alumni Photo

Van Kaplan, Kiesha Lalama, and Jimmy Awards alumni

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06/25/2019
Bernard Telsey, Rachel Hoffman, Marc Platt, Adam Kantor, Andrew Barth Feldman, Renee  Photo

Bernard Telsey, Rachel Hoffman, Marc Platt, Adam Kantor, Andrew Barth Feldman, Renee Rapp, Van Kaplan and Kiesha Lalama

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06/28/2018
Kiesha Lalama, Daniel Kohanbash, Garrett Morris and Van Kaplan Photo

Kiesha Lalama, Daniel Kohanbash, Garrett Morris and Van Kaplan

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06/28/2018
Van Kaplan, Andrew Barth Feldman and Kiesha Lalama Photo

Van Kaplan, Andrew Barth Feldman and Kiesha Lalama

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06/28/2018
Van Kaplan, John Zamborsky, Kiesha Lalama Photo

Van Kaplan, John Zamborsky, Kiesha Lalama

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06/28/2018

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Producer

[Broadway, 2018]
Producer

[Broadway, 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Broadway, 2014]
Producer

[New York, 2004]
Producer

Van Kaplan Biography

Producer- Farinelli and the King
Producer - The Elephant Man
Producer- On Your Feet
Producer -Catch Me If You Can
Producer- The Addams Family
Producer -Come Fly Away
Producer- An American in Paris
Director/Producer The Jimmy Awards

Van Kaplan Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Musical
Van Kaplan, An American in Paris
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Van Kaplan, The Elephant Man

Van Kaplan News

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

The 88th Annual Drama League Awards will be presented in person at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 12:00PM. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List! Photo 2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2022

The Drama League today announced the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

AMERICAN BUFFALO Announces Digital Lottery and Rush Policies Photo AMERICAN BUFFALO Announces Digital Lottery and Rush Policies
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2022

American Buffalo has announced its digital lottery and rush ticket policies! Emmy & Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Academy Award & Golden Globe winner Sam Rockwell and Emmy Award & Golden Globe winner Darren Criss star in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's play, directed by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow, A Life in the Theatre). 

BWW Interview: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Talks Its Australian Tour Photo BWW Interview: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Talks Its Australian Tour
by Victoria Beal - Mar 1, 2022

Ahead of his Australian season, we had a chat with Robert Fairchild - a former principal dancer with the New York Ballet who made his debut as Jerry in An American in Paris on Broadway and then reprised it for London's West End.

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at QPAC Photo BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at QPAC
by Virag Dombay - Jan 20, 2022

An American in Paris does what it expects to do, it takes you away into a world of technicolour and jazz and then returns you feeling a bit better than before. Whilst the story lacks, technically it's divine. And in this case, that's enough.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cancels Performances In Brisbane Until Sunday 16 January Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cancels Performances In Brisbane Until Sunday 16 January
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment today announced a pause in the premiere season of An American in Paris, at QPAC's Lyric Theatre, due to COVID-related illness.

Apples and Oranges Arts' Champions Musical Development in 2022 with THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

Apples and Orange Arts is currently accepting submissions for the Winter 2022 and Spring 2022 cohorts of THEatre ACCELERATOR: New Reality Edition ‚Äď an immersive virtual musical theatre development program geared towards developing and distributing musicals on stage and in mixed realities.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour Photo Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2021

Broadway and West End leads Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope will reprise their show-stopping turns as the American GI Jerry Mulligan and the young Parisian dancer Lise Dassin in Australia in An American In Paris, with two of the country's leading lights Cameron Holmes and Dimity Azoury from The Australian Ballet, to alternate in the lead roles.

AMERICAN BUFFALO to Begin Limited Broadway Engagement April 14 at Circle in the Squar Photo AMERICAN BUFFALO to Begin Limited Broadway Engagement April 14 at Circle in the Square
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

Emmy & Tony Award winner Laurence Fishburne, Academy Award & Golden Globe winner  Sam Rockwell and Emmy Award & Golden Globe winner Darren Criss will star in the Broadway revival of David  Mamet's AMERICAN BUFFALO, directed by Neil Pepe.

Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 4 Photo Meet the 2021 Jimmy Awards Nominees- Part 4
by Team BWW - Jul 15, 2021

It's just hours until the biggest night in high school musical theatre! The Jimmy Awards officially return as a virtual ceremony tonight, July 15, 2021. BroadwayWorld is getting to know this year's nominees! Below, get to know just a few, including: Jillian Cossetta, Victoria Evans, Luis Gonzalez Galindo, Molly Martin, Aiden McCoy, Sydney Olson, Nick Sanchez-Zarkos, Bella Seigo, and D.J. Spang.

Van Kaplan Videos

VIDEO: Van Kaplan & Kiesha Lalama Give a Sneak Peek of the Jimmy Awards on Backstage  VideoVIDEO: Van Kaplan & Kiesha Lalama Give a Sneak Peek of the Jimmy Awards on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 11, 2021

Watch below as Richard chats with two of the masterminds behind Broadway's biggest night... the the Jimmy Awards! Director Van Kaplan and choreographer Kiesha Lalama check in ahead of the broadcast, which airs on Thursday, July 15 (7:30PM).

VIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TO VideoVIDEO: Cherry Jones, Daniel Radcliffe, and Bobby Cannavale Play Fact Or Fiction on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2018

Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb challenge Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale, stars of the Broadway play "The Lifespan of a Fact," to a game of Fact or Fiction, where the actors have to guess truths about each other.

VIDEO: Paige Davis Stars in MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE at CLO Cabaret
by Alan Henry - May 24, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the cast of the Pittsburgh premiere of Off-Broadway sensation, MISS ABIGAIL'S GUIDE TO DATING, MATING, & MARRIAGE, May 11-August 13 at the CLO Cabaret.

STAGE TUBE: High Schoolers Shine at the 8th Annual Jimmy Awards; Watch the Full Ceremony!
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2016

Every year the nation's most talented high schoolers flock to the Minskoff Theatre for the NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL THEATRE AWARDS (NHSMTA)/JIMMY AWARDS. This year's the eighth annual ceremony took place on June 27, hosted by Tony Award¬ģ-nominee Zachary Levi. The coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor was presented to Josh Stroblrepresenting The Jerry Herman Awards and Amina Faye representing The Blumey Awards.

STAGE TUBE: There's Something About This Night! Watch the Opening Number from the Jimmy Awards
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2016

Below, we're excited to bring you the epic opening number, which featured musical excerpts from some of Broadway's most beloved shows. Check out the full song below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Stuart Oken & Van Kaplan
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with producers Stuart Oken and Van Kaplan, Best Musical nominees for An American in Paris.

VIDEO: Director Christopher Wheeldon and More Talk AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on CBS Sunday Morning
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical, An American in Paris began previews on March 13 and will open on Sunday, April 12 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street.). CBS Sunday Morning recently paid a visit to the AN AMERICAN IN PARIS team and spoke with director Christopher Wheeldon, Leanne Cope, Brandon Uranowitz, and more about the show. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: THE ELEPHANT MAN's Bradley Cooper Does His DeNiro Impression on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 15, 2015

Bradley Cooper stopped by today's LIVE and talked about Robert DeNiro coming to see him in Broadway's THE ELEPHANT MAN.

VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Talks ELEPHANT MAN, AMERICAN SNIPER on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 13, 2015

Bradley Cooper stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about his new film 'American Sniper' in which he portrays Navy Seal Chris Kyle, the most lethal sniper in the history of the U.S.

VIDEO: Bradley Cooper Talks Starring in THE ELEPHANT MAN: 'The Story Was Infectious'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2014

Bradley Cooper, currently starring in Broadway's THE ELEPHANT MAN, appeared on CBS News to speak with Charlie Rose about portraying the iconic role on the Great White Way.


Van Kaplan Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Van Kaplan been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for An American in Paris and Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Elephant Man .