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

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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.