|Born||in Wilmington, Delaware, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Susan Stroman is the recipient of 5 Tony Awards, 2 Laurence Olivier Awards, 5 Drama Desk Awards, 8 Outer Critics Circle Awards, 2 Lucille Lortel Awards, a record 5 Fred Astaire Awards, and the George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Theater. She directed and choreographed "The Producers", winner of a record-making 12 Tony Awards including Best Direction and Best Choreography. She co-created, directed and choreographed the Tony-Award winning musical "Contact" for Lincoln Center Theater. "Contact" also won a 2003 Emmy Award for its PBS 'Live from Lincoln Center' broadcast. Other Broadway credits include "The Scottsboro Boys", "Young Frankenstein", "The Frogs", "Oklahoma!", "Thou Shalt Not", "The Music Man", "Steel Pier", "Big", "Showboat", "Picnic" and "Crazy for You". Off-Broadway productions include "And The World Goes 'Round", "Flora the Red Menace", and "Happiness". For 10 years, she choreographed Madison Square Garden's annual spectacular "A Christmas Carol", directed by Mike Ockrent. For New York City Opera she choreographed "A Little Night Music", "110 in the Shade" and "Don Giovanni". She created "Double Feature", a full-length ballet for New York City Ballet featuring the music of Irving Berlin and Walter Donaldson. Other ballets include "For the Love of Duke" for New York City Ballet, "But Not For Me" for the Martha Graham Company, and "Take Five...More or Less" for Pacific Northwest Ballet. Her choreography received an Emmy nomination for the HBO presentation Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall (1992) (TV), starring Liza Minnelli. Other TV credits include co-conceiver/choreographer for PBS's 'Sondheim - a Celebration at Carnegie Hall' and "Evening at Pops: A Tribute to the Theater Music of Leonard Bernstein". She received the American Choreography Award for her work in Columbia Pictures feature film Center Stage (2000). Ms. Stroman directed and choreographed The Producers: The Movie Musical (2005), nominated for 4 Golden Globes.
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|Mike Ockrent||(1 January 1996 - 2 December 1999) ( his death)|