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2012
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012
Live at Beacon Theater

Mike Nichols — Nominee for Best Director of a Play

Mike Nichols

Show:
Death of a Salesman

Other Honors for This Production:

—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Play

Tony History
1964: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, Barefoot in the Park
1965: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, The Odd Couple
1965: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, Luv
1967: Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Musical, The Apple Tree
1968: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, Plaza Suite
1972: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, The Prisoner of Second Avenue
1974: Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play, Uncle Vanya
1977: Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play, Comedians
1978: Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play, The Gin Game
1984: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play, The Real Thing
2005: Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical, Spamalot

Fun Fact:
Nichols produced the Tony-winning 1977 production of Annie , as well as Tony-nominated productions of The Gin Game, The Play What I Wrote and Whoopi.

Quotable Quote:
“When you do a classic, a play that has had a life a long time before you got here, you have to find out what the original impulse was. I had to go into the roots of that to understand how the form of the play came about.” —Nichols in an interview with The New York Times, 3/12

Other Nominees for Best Director of a Play