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Susan Stroman

SUSAN STROMAN is a five-time Tony Award-winner, her work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Lucille Lortel, and a record five Astaire Awards.

Most notably she directed and choreographed The Producers, winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards including Best Director and Best Choreography. For Lincoln Center Theater she co-created, directed and choreographed the groundbreaking musical Contact. She directed and choreographed The Scottsboro Boys, nominated for 12 Tony Awards and winner of London’s Evening Standard’s Award for Best Musical. Broadway credits include Crazy For You, Prince of Broadway, Bullets Over Broadway, Big Fish, Oklahoma!, Young Frankenstein, Thou Shalt Not, The Music Man, The Frogs, Show Boat, Big, Steel Pier. Off-Broadway credits include The Beast in the Jungle, Dot, Flora the Red Menace, And the World Goes ‘Round, Happiness, The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville. She directed and choreographed The Merry Widow for The Metropolitan Opera. Her work is represented in television and film. She is the winner of the American Choreography Award for outstanding achievement in Feature Film for the movie Center Stage. She has created ballet for New York City Ballet, Pacifc Northwest Ballet, and Martha Graham. Most recently, she directed and choreographed the Broadway bound Ahrens/Flaherty musical Marie. She is the recipient of the George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater and a member of the Theater Hall of Fame in New York City.

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