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[Off-Broadway, 2025]
[Off-Broadway, 2024]
[Broadway, 2023]
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
[Off-Broadway, 2019]

Whitney White Movies

Ocean's Eight
[ 2018 ] Cynthia

Whitney White Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Direction of a Play

Whitney White, Jaja’s African Hair Braiding

Tony Awards - 2024 - Best Direction of a Play

Whitney White, Jaja's African Hair Braiding

The Lortels - 2023 - Outstanding Director

Whitney Whitesoft

Drama Desk Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Director of a Play

Whitney White, On Sugarland

Obie Awards - 2020 - Directing Award

Whitney White, Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Whitney White News

Cast Set For SOMEONE SPECTACULAR at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Full casting has been announced for someone spectacular, the world premiere of a new play by Domenica Feraud, directed by Tatiana Pandiani.
Exclusive: Manhattan Theatre Club's Trifecta

In this edition, we hear from Manhattan Theatre Club Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Director Chris Jennings, who contributed the below essay about their three  Tony-nominated plays, Jaja's African Hair Braiding, Prayer for the French Republic, and Mary Jane.
Video: Playwright Jocelyn Bioh Talks Tony Nominations for JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING

Playwright Jocelyn Bioh appeared on Good Morning America on Friday to talk about the Tony-nominated play Jaja's African Hair Braiding, which recently played at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The play has been nominated for 5 Tony Awards and will embark on a multi-city tour beginning this September. Watch the full interview!
Photos & Video: The Museum of Broadway Celebrates JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING

See photos and videos from The Museum of Broadway's celebration of Jaja's African Hair Braiding.
Interview: Theatre Life with Simon Godwin

Today’s subject Simon Godwin is currently living his theatre life as the Artistic Director of DC’s Tony Award winning Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC). He assumed the position in 2019 succeeding the company’s founder Michael Kahn after a stunning 33-year reign.
Photos: Inside Manhattan Theatre Club's 2024 Spring Gala

Manhattan Theatre Club just presented its annual Spring Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street. The evening included performances by the casts of many of this Broadway season’s most acclaimed musicals, including Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Gatsby, The Notebook, The Outsiders, The Who’s Tommy, and Water For Elephants. Check out photos from the big night!
Photos: Maria Friedman and More Honored At the Women on Broadway Dinner

Creative Artists Agency recently hosted its inaugural Women on Broadway dinner in New York. The dinner celebrated the record-breaking contributions of the women who made the 2023-2024 Broadway season a success. See photos from the event.
Photos: Sutton Foster, LaChanze, Eden Espinosa, Joshua Henry, and More Attend the WP Theater Gala

The WP Theater Gala was held last night, celebrating more than 40 years of extraordinary women in theater. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the event here!
The Drama League Will Celebrate Pride Month With New Plays THE ARCHIVISTS and DADDY

The Drama League will celebrate Pride Month in June with first glimpses of two exciting new LGBTQIA+ plays. Partnering with The American LGBTQ+ Museum, they will present a staged reading of The Archivists and an open rehearsal of Daddy.
Sarah Paulson, HELL'S KITCHEN & More Win 2024 Drama League Awards - See the Full List

The best of Broadway gathers to celebrate the 90th Annual Drama League Awards. BroadwayWorld we be bringing you live updates from inside the ceremony. Check back to find out who takes home the top prizes!
Jocelyn Bioh and Whitney White Will Appear in Conversation at the Museum of Broadway

Tony Award-nominated playwright Jocelyn Bioh and director  Whitney White will engage in a creative conversation moderated by Susan Kelechi Watson (“This is Us”) to discuss their groundbreaking, five-time Tony Award-nominated “Best Play,” Jaja’s African Hair Braiding.
Joshua Henry, Caissie Levy, Kara Lindsay & More to Join 2024 WP Theater Gala

WP Theater has revealed the presenters and performers for its 2024 Annual Gala. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING and More Set For Arena Stage's 2024/25 Season

Arena Stage has announced its 74th season, including a blend of new works and reimagined classics. Learn more about the full season lineup here!
Video: For First-Time Nominee Whitney White, The Tonys Are a Dream Come True

In this video, watch as Tony nominee Whitney White chats about what this nomination means to her, the lasting impression of Jaja's African Hair Braiding, and so much more.
Casts of CABARET, THE GREAT GATSBY & More to Join MTC Spring Gala

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala this month. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets.
Ars Nova Unveils Lineup For 16th Annual ANT Festival in June

Discover the lineup for the 16th Annual ANT Fest presented by Ars Nova. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.
FALCON GIRLS World Premiere & More Set for Yale Repertory Theatre 2024-25 Season

Yale Repertory Theatre has revealed its 2024–25 season of five productions. Learn more about the season and see how to purchase tickets.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Twyla Tharp, Michael Cerveris & More Set for Little Island 2024 Summer Season

Little Island's annual, four-month-long summer season of world premieres, kicking off June 1, will feature a total of nine newly commissioned pieces. See programming!
The Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2024 Directors Project

The Drama League has announced the nineteen stage directors receiving the 2024 fellowships, assistantships, residencies, and fund programs collectively known as The Directors Project.
Broadway Buying Guide: May 6, 2024- See the Tony-Nominated Shows of 2024

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, May 6, 2024.


What awards has Whitney White been nominated for?

Whitney White has been nominated for several awards for her outstanding directing work in various plays. These nominations include Outstanding Direction of a Play at the Drama League Awards for "Jaja’s African Hair Braiding," Best Direction of a Play at the Tony Awards for "Jaja's African Hair Braiding," Outstanding Director at The Lortels for "soft," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "On Sugarland," and a Directing Award at the Obie Awards for "Our Dear Dead Drug Lord."

What awards has Whitney White won?

Whitney White has won the Directing Award at the Obie Awards for "Our Dear Dead Drug Lord."

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