Des McAnuff

Director, Writer

Male

Born: June 19, 1952
Princeton, Illinois

 

Roles

Dr. Zhivago
Apr. 21, 2015
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - 700 Sundays 700 Sundays
Nov. 13, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar
Mar. 22, 2012 - Jul. 1, 2012
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Guys and Dolls Guys and Dolls
Mar. 1, 2009 - Jun. 14, 2009
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - The Farnsworth Invention The Farnsworth Invention
Dec. 3, 2007 - Mar. 2, 2008
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Jersey Boys Jersey Boys
Nov. 6, 2005
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
    La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - 700 Sundays 700 Sundays
Dec. 5, 2004 - Jun. 12, 2005
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - Dracula, the Musical Dracula, the Musical
Aug. 19, 2004 - Jan. 2, 2005
Director
(Original)
Who's Who
Playbill Cover - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Mar. 23, 1995 - Jul. 14, 1996
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - The Who's Tommy The Who's Tommy
Apr. 22, 1993 - Jun. 17, 1995
Director
(Original)
 
    Book
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - A Walk in the Woods A Walk in the Woods
Feb. 28, 1988 - Jun. 26, 1988
Director
(Original)
 
Playbill Cover - Big River Big River
Apr. 25, 1985 - Sep. 20, 1987
Production Staged
(Original)
 

Videos (5)

 

Inside the Playbill (9)

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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jersey Boys Nominee
1993 Outstanding Director of a Musical The Who's Tommy Winner
1983 Outstanding Music Death of Von Richthofen Witnessed from Earth Nominee
1983 Outstanding Lyrics Death of Von Richthofen Witnessed from Earth Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2006 Julia Hansen Award for Excellence in Directing Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Director of a Musical Jersey Boys Nominee
1993 Outstanding Director of a Musical The Who's Tommy Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Production Winner/Nominee
2006 Direction of a Musical Jersey Boys Nominee
1995 Direction of a Musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Nominee
1993 Book of a Musical The Who's Tommy Nominee
1993 Direction of a Musical The Who's Tommy Winner
1985 Direction of a Musical Big River Winner
 
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