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Warren Adams

 
Birth Place:
South Africa
Bio:
Warren Adams is an award winning Director, Choreographer and an Adjunct Professor at NYU and Princeton University in the Theatre Department. He is currently Choreographing the upcoming Broadway Show MOTOWN which premieres Spring 2013, produced by Berry Gordy (Motown Founder), Doug Morris (CEO ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: South Africa

Bio:
Warren Adams is an award winning Director, Choreographer and an Adjunct Professor at NYU and Princeton University in the Theatre Department. He is currently Choreographing the upcoming Broadway Show MOTOWN which premieres Spring 2013, produced by Berry Gordy (Motown Founder), Doug Morris (CEO ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 2005
Ensemble

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2017]
Original Choreography
 
[US Tour, 2017]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[West End, 2016]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Choreographer

Warren Adams Biography

Warren Adams is an award winning Director, Choreographer and an Adjunct Professor at NYU and Princeton University in the Theatre Department.

He is currently Choreographing the upcoming Broadway Show MOTOWN which premieres Spring 2013, produced by Berry Gordy (Motown Founder), Doug Morris (CEO Sony Music) and Kevin McCollum (Broadway's Rent, Avenue Q and In The Heights)

He Directed the upcoming Film Documentary "Africa Straight Up" which premieres Oct 2012.

Born and raised in South Africa, he won the Nelson Mandela/Sainsbury scholarship to study at the Rambert Ballet in London. He is a graduate of Brunel University in England and winner of the Rudolf Nureyev Award.

He recently choreographed the Pulitzer Prize winning Off Broadway plays "HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE" and "RUINED". The Opera "MAGDALENA" at the Teatre du Chatelet in Paris, "TOY STORY THE MUSICAL" for Disney, and Nora Ephron's last film "JULIE & JULIA" starring Meryl Streep.

Adams was also apart of the Disney Team that launched Hong Kong Disney in 2005. He was the Associate Choreographer for "THE LION KING and Created "THE WORLD DRUMMERS" show.

Other theatrical work has been presented at New York City Center, The Joyce, 2econd Stage, South Coast Rep, Teatro du Municipal Sao Paulo, Theatre for a New Audience, The Intiman, The Geffen, and several dance companies including the critically acclaimed "The Audacious One" for Phoenix Dance Theatre in England.

Film and TV: The View starring Ben Vereen (ABC), The Windrush Gala and The Sportsbank Documentary (BBC) and Top Billing (SABC). Bewitched, starring Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell.





Warren Adams News

Kate Baldwin & Georgia Stitt to Co-Host MISS: BROADWAY'S WOMEN SONGWRITERS at 92NY Photo Kate Baldwin & Georgia Stitt to Co-Host MISS: BROADWAY'S WOMEN SONGWRITERS at 92NY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

Lyrics and Lyricists will present MISS: Broadway’s Women Songwriters on December 10, 11 and 12, celebrating Broadway’s long history of women songwriters and their indelible work, in a show conceived, co-written and co-hosted by two-time Tony nominee Kate Baldwin and award-winning composer-lyricist Georgia Stitt.

Industry Leaders Gather For The Theatre Leadership Project Celebration Photo Industry Leaders Gather For The Theatre Leadership Project Celebration
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

The Theatre Leadership Project (TTLP), founded during the pandemic to create lasting change in American theatre by installing BIPOC leadership in the industry, held its first in-person affair on Monday at Brooklyn Chop House in Times Square.

Photos: Go Inside Houses on the Moon's AMPLIFY 2022 Gala Photo Photos: Go Inside Houses on the Moon's AMPLIFY 2022 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

New York’s acclaimed Off-Broadway theatre company, Houses on The Moon, honored Tony Award-Winning producer Jane Dubin and SpotCo COO Aaliytha Stevens at their AMPLIFY 2022 Gala Celebration on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Green Room 42. See photos from the event here!

Jessica Vosk to Open 92NY 'Lyrics and Lyricists' Season with CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' Photo Jessica Vosk to Open 92NY 'Lyrics and Lyricists' Season with CALIFORNIA DREAMIN'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

The¬†Lyrics and Lyricists 2022/23 season will open with¬†California Dreamin‚Äô: Jessica Vosk Sings the Songwriters of Laurel Canyon¬†on¬†November 5, 6¬†and¬†7, an intimate exploration of the legendary icons of California‚Äôs Laurel Canyon in the 1960s and ‚Äė70s.

Houses on The Moon to Honor Jane Dubin and Aaliytha Stevens at Their AMPLIFY 2022 Gal Photo Houses on The Moon to Honor Jane Dubin and Aaliytha Stevens at Their AMPLIFY 2022 Gala Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

New York Off-Broadway theatre company, Houses on The Moon, will honor Tony Award-Winning producer Jane Dubin and SpotCo COO Aaliytha Stevens at their AMPLIFY 2022 Gala Celebration on Monday, October 3, 2022 at Green Room 42 (4th Floor, Yotel, 570 10th Avenue).

Kelli O'Hara, Jessica Vosk, and More Announced for 92NY 2022/23 Tisch Music Season Photo Kelli O'Hara, Jessica Vosk, and More Announced for 92NY 2022/23 Tisch Music Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York (92NY) has announced its 2022/23 Tisch Music Season, one of 92NY's largest and most diverse seasons to date.

Kelli O'Hara Will Appear in Concert at 92NY; Plus Lyrics & Lyricists  Performances An Photo Kelli O'Hara Will Appear in Concert at 92NY; Plus Lyrics & Lyricists Performances Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

92NY has announced the Lyrics & Lyricists concert season along with Kelli O'Hara's 92NY solo concert debut ‚Äď the only NYC solo engagement of the season for the Tony Award winner.

The Black Theatre Coalition & Broadway Across America Celebrate Inaugural Season of F Photo The Black Theatre Coalition & Broadway Across America Celebrate Inaugural Season of Fellows in NYC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The John Gore Organization has announced that their 14-week paid fellowship program, in a landmark partnership with the Black Theatre Coalition, concluded with a trip to New York City in April.

Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators? Photo Industry Editor Exclusive: Who Are the 2022 Tony Nominators?
by Cara Joy David - May 8, 2022

As we focus on the Tony nominations announcement on Monday, you may be wondering ‚Äď who does the nominating? This year over 50% of the announced nominators will not in fact be nominating anyone. There are now only 29 essential players in the Tony nominator pool.

VIDEO: Check Out All New Footage From SUPERHERO, On Stage Through May 1 at The Sheen  Photo VIDEO: Check Out All New Footage From SUPERHERO, On Stage Through May 1 at The Sheen Center
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Houses on the Moon Theater Company presents the World Premiere of SuperHero, a new play written by Ian Eaton, developed with and directed by Warren Adams.

Warren Adams Videos

VIDEO: Check Out All New Footage From SUPERHERO, On Stage Through May 1 at The Sheen  Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out All New Footage From SUPERHERO, On Stage Through May 1 at The Sheen Center

by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Houses on the Moon Theater Company presents the World Premiere of SuperHero, a new play written by Ian Eaton, developed with and directed by Warren Adams.

Celebrating Black History Month: MOTOWN Raises the Volume on Broadway Videoplay
Celebrating Black History Month: MOTOWN Raises the Volume on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2021

Watch below as the original company performs 'Stop! In the Name of Love,' 'I Want You Back,' 'Can I Close the Door,' 'Do You Love Me,' 'Get Ready' and 'Dancing In the Street' and click here for even more performances from Broadway in Bryant Park.

Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: MOTOWN Raises the Volume at Bryant Park in 2013

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 6, 2020

Today we flashback to 2013, when Motown first performed on the Bryant Park stage. Motown opened on April 14, 2013 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 738 performances, and returned to Broadway in 2016. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by Patricia Wilcox and Warren Adams, it starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Valisia Lekae, Bryan Terrell Clark, Charl Brown, and more.

VIDEO: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Something That You Do' By Georgia Stitt at Birdland Videoplay
VIDEO: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Something That You Do' By Georgia Stitt at Birdland

by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2020

Tony nominee, Kate Baldwin, joined composer Georgia Stitt onstage at Birdland in New York City to perform Stitt's song, 'Something That You Do' as part of  the The Broadway at Birdland concert series.

STAGE TUBE: Cynthia Erivo, Christopher Jackson, & More Circle Up for Justice
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2016

This week, 'Hamilton' actor, Daniel J. Watts, 'Shuffle Along' Tony- nominee, Brandon Victor Dixon, and 'Motown' actor, Warren Adams, partnered up to organize 'Broadway Circle Up- This Is How We Shoot Back' a video project that saw more than 100 members of the Broadway community meeting under the lights of the Minskoff Theatre to raise their voices in protest of the continuous cycle of prejudice and violence toward black citizens.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of MOTOWN Dances Off Broadway to Pharrell's 'Happy'
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL may have given its final bow on Broadway, but the cast, crew, and stage management team have gone out in the most 'Happy' way possible! Check out a video of the group dancing to Pharrell's hit song, created by cast member Lisa Nicole Wilkerson, below!

STAGE TUBE: MOTOWN Tour Cast 'Never Can Say Goodbye' to MOTOWN Broadway Cast
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2015

The touring production of MOTOWN the Musical sent a special 'Happy Trails' to the Broadway Production of MOTOWN, closing today, Sunday Jan. 18. With direction and arrangement by Jesse Nager (Smokey Robinson) the video features Julius Thomas III (Berry Gordy), Allison Semmes (Diana Ross), Jarran Muse (Marvin Gaye), Krisha Mercano (Suzanne De Passe), and Rod Harrelson (dance captain), all of whom joined the tour from the Broadway company. The video also has appearances from the entire company currently in Philadelphia. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Reacts to Eric Garner Killing with 'I Can't Breathe'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2014

The world is still abuzz with the news that came earlier this week- that there would be no idictment for the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Back in July, WalkRunFly Productions (Warren Adams & Brandon Victor Dixon) partnered with poet Daniel J. Watts, and over 100 Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians in Times Square to send a message about violence and the killing of Gardner. BroawayWorld brings you a video of the special demonstration below.

VIDEO: MOTOWN Celebrates Year on Broadway with New Montage!
by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2014

'Happy birthday to you,' MOTOWN THE MUSICAL! The smash hit, which celebrates its first Broadway anniversary on April 14, has released a new montage of show clips set to legendary Motown classics from the musical, including 'I Want You Back,' 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours,' 'Get Ready,' 'Dancing In The Street,' and 'Do You Love Me.' Check it out below!

VIDEO: Watch CBS's 50 YEARS: THE BEATLES Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

CBS News Live Experiences' launch of 50 YEARS: THE BEATLES, hosted this past Sunday night by CBS's Anthony Mason and sponsored byMOTOWN THE MUSICAL, is now available to watch online. Check it out below!