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Victor Simonson

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2003]
Musical Director

 

Stage

Productions

Musical Director


Victor Simonson Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
Victor Simonson3 Mo' Divas

Victor Simonson News

Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season Photo Arena Stage Announces Virtual Fall/Winter Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its Fall/Winter Looking Forward Season featuring more than 70 virtual events and programs to engage with and respond to audiences in Washington, D.C-metropolitan region and nationally.

BWW Video: Remembering George Fulginiti-Shakar DC's Very Own Gentle Musical Giant Photo BWW Video: Remembering George Fulginiti-Shakar DC's Very Own Gentle Musical Giant
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 14, 2020

On June 21st the DC theatre community took a punch in the gut as our incredibly talented Musical Director, Pianist, Orchestra Contractor, Educator, and friend George Fulginiti-Shakar passed away after a long illness at age 73.

Arena Stage Launches Artists Marketplace Featuring Kate Baldwin, Marsha Mason and Mor Photo Arena Stage Launches Artists Marketplace Featuring Kate Baldwin, Marsha Mason and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the launch of Artists Marketplace, a new model for regional theaters to connect art, artists and their artistry directly with patrons.  Patrons will have the opportunity to commission or purchase a work of art from the artists and artisans who have graced Arena's stages. 

BWW Review: All Praise THE AMEN CORNER at The Shakespeare Theatre Photo BWW Review: All Praise THE AMEN CORNER at The Shakespeare Theatre
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 20, 2020

The Amen Corner shows the role faith can play when there is almost nowhere left to turn. This alone is a powerful statement about the American experience.

Ford's Theatre Has Announced Casting for GUYS AND DOLLS Photo Ford's Theatre Has Announced Casting for GUYS AND DOLLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2020

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and design team for Guys and Dolls, directed by Peter Flynn. The production features Maria Egler as Miss Adelaide, Joe Mallon as Nathan Detroit, Bueka Uwemedimo as Sky Masterson and Karen Vincent as Sarah Brown. The musical features showstoppers 'Luck be a Lady,' 'Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat,' 'Take Back Your Mink' and more, and plays March 13 to May 20, 2020, at historic Ford's Theatre. The production is recommended for ages 10 and older.

BWW Review: THE WIZ at Ford's Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE WIZ at Ford's Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 25, 2018

As if there weren't enough scary things in the world right now, I've come to realize that I have been going to live theatrical productions for over 43 years. That means I have been sitting in the dark for a long time (no jokes please).

Ford's Theatre Society Announces Cast for THE WIZ Photo Ford's Theatre Society Announces Cast for THE WIZ
by Julie Musbach - Feb 12, 2018

Ford's Theatre Society announced full casting and design team for The Wiz directed by Kent Gash, choreographed by Dell Howlett and withMusic Direction and Orchestration by Darius Smith. The production features Ines Nassara as Dorothy, Hasani Allen as Scarecrow, Kevin McAllister as Tinman,Christopher Michael Richardson as Lion and Jobari Parker-Namdar as The Wiz. The musical plays March 9 to May 12, 2018, at historic Ford's Theatre. The production is recommended for ages eight and older.

The Glimmerglass Festival Announces Breaking Glass: Hyperlinking Opera And Issues Photo The Glimmerglass Festival Announces Breaking Glass: Hyperlinking Opera And Issues
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2018

As a complement to its summer Festival, The Glimmerglass Festival has announced Breaking Glass, a series of national forums and a five-episode podcast sparking discussions about how opera and the arts respond to present-day issues.

VIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PA Photo VIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adlerand Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs now through December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME, Featuring Britney Colema Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Arena Stage's THE PAJAMA GAME, Featuring Britney Coleman, Edward Gero, Donna McKechnie and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs October 27-December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. BroadwayWorld has a peek at the company at their first rehearsal below!

Victor Simonson Videos

VIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PA VideoVIDEO: Tim Rogan, Britney Coleman, Donna McKechnie and More in New Trailer for THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents The Pajama Game, directed by Alan Paul in his Arena Stage debut, with music and lyrics by Richard Adlerand Jerry Ross, and book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell. Featuring Musical Direction by James Cunningham and Choreography by Parker Esse, The Pajama Game runs now through December 24 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage. Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below!

BWW TV: Highlights from SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE at Arena Stage with Levi Kreis, E. Faye Butler, Nova Y. Payton and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2014

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE-THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER opened on Thursday, May 8 at Arena Stage and runs through June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. Scroll down to watch highlights from the show!


Victor Simonson Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Victor Simonson been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for 3 Mo' Divas .