DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Director/Musical Directors of Musicals at Professional Theatres

The staff of DCMetroTheaterArts is honored to announce that their 2014 Best Directors and Musical Directors of Musicals in Professional Theatres honors go to:

Patrick A’Hearn for Gypsy at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Musical Director: Jason J Michael

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Grace Anastasiadis and Janelle Broderick for You’re Gonna Love Tomorrrow at the Red Branch Theatre Company

Musical Director: Dustin Merrell

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Gregory Bell for The Rocky Horror Show at Spotlighters

Musical Direction: Michael Tan

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Joe Calarco for The Nutcracker at Round House Theatre

Musical Director: William Yanesh

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David Hemsley Caldwell for Hank Williams: Lost Highway at Riverside Center Dinner Theatre

Musical Director: David Hemsley Caldwell and Robbie Limon

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Tracey Elaine Chessum for The Fall of the House of Usher at Pallas Theatre Collective at The Anacostia Arts Center

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Bill Condon for Side Show at The Kennedy Center

Musical Director: Sam Davis

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Matt Conner and Laura Connors Hull for Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at Creative Cauldron

Musical Director: Virginia Rice Sircy

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Jeffrey Davis for Nevermore at Pandemonium Theatrical Productions

Musical Director:  Brandon Heishman

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Michael Grandage for Evita (National Broadway Tour) at The Kennedy Center

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Lucinda Merry-Browne for Cats at Compass Rose Theater

Musical Director: Anita O’Connor

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Carolyn Coulson for Mary Poppins at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre

Musical Director: Dr. Thomas Albert 

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Dann Dunn for Spamalot at Riverside Center Dinner Theater

Musical Direction: Jason J. Michael

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Matthew Gardiner  for Ordinary Days at Round House Theatre

Musical Director: William Yanesh

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Matthew Gardiner for Sunday in the Park with George at Signature Theatre

Musical Director: John Kalbfleisch

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Matthew Gardiner for The Threepenny Opera at Signature Theatre

Musical Direction: Gabriele Mangiante

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Christopher Goodrich for Dani Girl at Unexpected Stage Company

Musical Director: Laura Brady

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Ryan Michael Haase for Vanishing Point: A New Musical at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

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Evan Hoffmann for Into the Woods  at NextStop Theatre Company

Music Director: Elisa Rosman

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Randy Johnson for Smokey Joe’s Café at Arena Stage

Musical Director: Rick Fox

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Thomas W. Jones II for Three Sistahs at MetroStage

Musical Director: William Knowles

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Jason Loewith for Avenue Q at Olney Theatre Center

Musical Director: Christopher Youstra

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Jenny Male for A Year With Frog and Toad at Red Branch Theatre Company

Musical Director: Dustin Merrell

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Mark Minnick for Spamalot at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Musical Direction: Ross Scott Rawlings

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Darnell Morris for Caroline, or Change at Stillpointe Theatre Initiative

Musical Director: Stacey Antoine

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Toby Orenstein and Lawrence B. Munsey for Memphis at Toby’s Dinner Theatre

Musical Director: Ross Scott Rawlings

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Diane Paulus for Pippin at The National Theatre

Musical Director: Charlie Alterman

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Tom Prewitt for Visible Language at WSC Avant Bard

Musical Director Elisa Rosman

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Susan Marie Rhea and Mark A. Rhea for HAIR at The Keegan Theatre

Musical Director: Jake Null

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Steven Royal for Bat Boy at 1st Stage

Musical Director: Walter “Bobby” McCoy

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Eric Ruffin for Black Nativity at Theater Alliance

Musical Director: e’Marcus Harper-Short

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Eric Schaeffer for Beaches at Signature Theater

Musical Director: Gabriel Mangiante

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David Schweizer for Next to Normal at CENTERSTAGE

Musical Director: Darren Cohen

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Shirley Serotsky  for Yentl at Theater J

Musical Director: Jonathan Tuzman 

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Eric Shaffer for Elmer Gantry at Signature Theatre

Musical Director: WIlliam Yanesh

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Molly Smith for Fiddler on the Roof at Arena Stage

Musical Director: Paul Sportelli

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Susan Stroman for Lttle Dancer at The Kennedy Center

Musical Director: Shawn Gough

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Mark Waldrop for Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Olney Theatre Center

Musical Director: Darius Smith

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Walter Ware III for tick, tick…BOOM! at Quackensteele Theatre Company

Musical Direction: Joel DeCandio

Stephanie Lynn Williams for The Last Five Years at Red Branch Theatre Company

Musical Direction: Tiffany Underwood Holmes

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LINKS

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Special Awards.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Musicals in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Plays in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts: Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Performances in a Play in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Directors of a Play in Professional Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Director/Musical Director in a Musical in Community Theatres.

DCMetroTheaterArts’ Best of 2014: Best Director/Musical Director in a Musical in Professional Theatres.

 

 

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