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2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Live at Radio City Music Hall

Jerry Mitchell — Nominee for Best Director of a Musical

Jerry Mitchell

Show:
Kinky Boots

Other Honors for This Production
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Director of a Musical
—2013 Abbott Award
—2013 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing

Tony History:
2001: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, The Full Monty
2003: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, Hairspray
2004: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, Never Gonna Dance
2005: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
2005: Tony Award for Best Choreography, La Cage aux Folles
2007: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, Legally Blonde
2013: Tony Award nomination for Best Choreography, Kinky Boots

Fun Fact:
As a performer, Mitchell danced in musicals created by fellow director/choreographers Jerome Robbins and Tommy Tune.

Quotable Quote:
“For me, the two most important things any show has to do are: 1. entertain the audience and keep them engaged, and 2. give the audience hope.” —Mitchell in a First Person Essay for Broadway.com, 3/13

Other Nominees for Best Director of a Musical