Joe Layton

Director, Choreographer, Performer, Writer

Male

Born: May 3, 1931
Brooklyn, New York

Died: May 5, 1994
Key West, Florida

 

Roles

Playbill Cover - An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra
Nov. 23, 1990 - Dec. 8, 1990
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Harrigan 'n Hart Harrigan 'n Hart
Jan. 31, 1985 - Feb. 3, 1985
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Three Musketeers The Three Musketeers
Nov. 11, 1984 - Nov. 18, 1984
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Rock 'n Roll! The First 5,000 Years Rock 'n Roll! The First 5,000 Years
Oct. 24, 1982 - Oct. 31, 1982
Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bring Back Birdie Bring Back Birdie
Mar. 5, 1981 - Mar. 7, 1981
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
    Conception
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Barnum Barnum
Apr. 30, 1980 - May 16, 1982
Musical Staging
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Platinum Platinum
Nov. 12, 1978 - Dec. 10, 1978
Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The American Dance Machine The American Dance Machine
Jun. 14, 1978 - Dec. 3, 1978
Featured Choreography from "George M!"
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - An Evening with Diana Ross An Evening with Diana Ross
Jun. 14, 1976 - Jul. 3, 1976
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Apr. 14, 1975 - Jun. 22, 1975
Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Two by Two Two by Two
Nov. 10, 1970 - Sep. 11, 1971
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
    Conception
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The National Theater of the Deaf The National Theater of the Deaf
Feb. 24, 1969 - Mar. 8, 1969
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Dear World Dear World
Feb. 6, 1969 - May 31, 1969
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
    Choreographer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - George M! George M!
Apr. 10, 1968 - Apr. 26, 1969
Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Drat! The Cat! Drat! The Cat!
Oct. 10, 1965 - Oct. 23, 1965
Choreographer
(Original)
 
    Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Peterpat Peterpat
Jan. 6, 1965 - Jan. 23, 1965
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Girl Who Came to Supper The Girl Who Came to Supper
Dec. 8, 1963 - Mar. 14, 1964
Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - No Strings No Strings
Mar. 15, 1962 - Aug. 3, 1963
Director
(Original)
 
    Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Sail Away Sail Away
Oct. 3, 1961 - Feb. 24, 1962
Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Tenderloin Tenderloin
Oct. 17, 1960 - Apr. 23, 1961
Choreographer
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Greenwillow Greenwillow
Mar. 8, 1960 - May 28, 1960
Choreographer
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Sound of Music The Sound of Music
Nov. 16, 1959 - Jun. 15, 1963
Musical Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Once Upon a Mattress Once Upon a Mattress
May 11, 1959 - Jul. 2, 1960
Musical Staging
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Wonderful Town Wonderful Town
Feb. 25, 1953 - Jul. 3, 1954
Greenwich Villager Performer
(Original)
 
    Wreck Understudy
(Original)
 
    Hermit Performer
(Replacement)
 
 

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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Director of a Musical Barnum Nominee
1980 Outstanding Choreography Barnum Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
1980 Direction of a Musical Barnum Nominee
1980 Choreography Barnum Nominee
1969 Choreography George M! Winner
1962 Direction of a Musical No Strings Nominee
1962 Choreography No Strings Winner
1960 Choreography Greenwillow Nominee
 
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