Darren Bagert Biography

Gender: Male

Darren Bagert is a two-time Tony AwardŽ, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award winning producer. He's currently producing the upcoming Broadway production of GUYS AND DOLLS. Directed and Choreographed by the same team that brought you JERSEY BOYS, the Two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Sergio Trujillo. GUYS AND DOLLS will hit Broadway this coming spring. Darren recently produced the Tony AwardŽ winning musical COMPANY by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth on Broadway and he was Executive Producer of the PBS/Great Performances for television. Darren produced the highly-acclaimed Tony AwardŽ nominated production of SWEENEY TODD by Stephen Sondheim starring Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris, directed by John Doyle and currently touring North America. His producing work on Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT starring Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Dennehy, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Robert Sean Leonard, directed by Robert Falls won him a Tony AwardŽ for Best Revival of a Play. Darren was nominated for the Tony AwardŽ for Best Play with FROZEN by Bryony Lavery starring Swoosie Kurtz, Brian O'Byrne and Laila Robins, directed by Doug Hughes. He was a Tony AwardŽ nominee and Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN starring Charles Durning, Chris Noth, Spalding Gray, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Learned and Christine Ebersole, directed by Ethan McSweeney. He helped Macaulay Culkin make his New York stage debut in Richard Nelson's MADAME MELVILLE opposite Joely Richardson. Darren enjoyed working with Matthew Broderick, Parker Posey, Joyce Van Patten and Jerry Adler in the production of TALLER THAN A DWARF by Elaine May, directed by Alan Arkin. Born in New Orleans, he is a graduate of the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts (NOCCA) and the Florida State University-School of Theatre. He is proud to call both New York and New Orleans his home. He is a member of the League of American Theatres and Producers (The Broadway League) and is also a member of The Player's Club.

Darren Bagert Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Musical
Darren BagertThe Color Purple
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Musical
Darren Bagert, An American in Paris
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Revival of a Musical
Darren Bagert, Guys and Dolls
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Revival of a Musical
Darren Bagert, Company
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Play
Darren Bagert, Frozen
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Revival of a Play
Darren Bagert, Long Day's Journey into Night
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Revival of a Play
Darren Bagert, Gore Vidal's The Best Man