Gender: Male

Bartlett Sher is Resident Director of Lincoln Center Theater, where his productions include Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, J.T. Rogers' Oslo (Tony nomination), Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I (Tony nomination), Golden Boy (Tony nomination), Blood & Gifts, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Tony nomination), South Pacific (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards), Awake and Sing! (Tony nomination), and The Light in the Piazza (Tony nomination). He directed the recent Broadway productions of Fiddler on the Roof and The Bridges of Madison County (also Williamstown Theatre Festival), as well as New York productions of Prayer for My Enemy and The Butterfly Collection (Playwrights Horizons); Cymbeline (Callaway Award, co-produced with the RSC); Waste (Best Play Obie Award); and Don Juan and Pericles (Theatre for a New Audience). While Artistic Director of Seattle's Intiman Theatre from 2000-2009, he directed 20 productions including works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Ibsen, Shaw, Wilder, Goldoni, and Kushner, among others. Opera: Romeo et Juliet, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Le Comte Ory, L'Elisir d'Amore, Two Boys, Otello (Metropolitan Opera); Faust (Baden Baden); Romeo et Juliette (Salzburg Festival and La Scala); Mourning Becomes Electra (Seattle Opera and New York City Opera), Two Boys (ENO). Upcoming productions include To Kill a Mockingbird (adapted by Aaron Sorkin) and Adam Guettel's new musical Millions.

Bartlett Sher Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, My Fair Lady
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Ensemble
Bartlett SherOslo
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Director
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Oslo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The King and I
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Bridges of Madison County
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Golden Boy
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Joe Turnerís Come and Gone
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Joe Turner's Come and Gone
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, South Pacific
 
Drama League Awards - 2008 - Founders Award for Excellence in Directing
Bartlett Sher
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher , South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Awake and Sing !
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Direction of a Play
Bartlett Sher, Awake and Sing!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Light in the Piazza
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Direction of a Musical
Bartlett Sher, The Light in the Piazza
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Director
Bartlett Sher, Cymbeline