Wayne Cilento Biography

Gender: Male

Broadway: Sweet Charity (Tony nom.), Aida, The Who's Tommy (Tony, Drama Desk, Astaire awards), How to Succeed... (Tony nom.), Dream: The Johnny Mercer Musical (director/choreographer; Tony nom., Best Choreography), Jerry's Girls, Baby (Tony nom.). West End: The Who's Tommy (Olivier nom.). Other credits: Off-Broadway's A Hot Minute and Angry Housewives, national tour of Spirit, ...Forum at La Jolla (San Diego Drama Critics and Drama-Logue awards). Performer credits: A Chorus Line (Mike, original cast), The Act, Seesaw, Perfectly Frank, Irene, Big Deal, Rachel Lily Rosenblum and Dancin' (Tony nom.). He has done musical staging for Liza Minnelli, Barry Manilow, Chita Rivera, Billy Joel, Donna Summer and Pete Townshend.

Wayne Cilento Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Sweet Charity
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Sweet Charity
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Wicked
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Wicked
Olivier Awards - 1997 - Best Theatre Choreographer
Wayne Cilento, Tommy
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Dream
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Choreography
Wayne Cilento, The Who's Tommy
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, The Who's Tommy
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Choreography
Wayne Cilento, Baby
Tony Awards - 1978 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Wayne Cilento, Dancin'