Douglas Carter Beane
Two shows on Broadway - a new book for Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and a new play The Nance starring Nathan Lane and directed by Jack O’Brien. MUSICALS: Lysistrata Jones (Tony Nom, best book), Sister Act (Tony Nom, best book) and Xanadu (Tony Nom, Best Book, Drama Desk Best Book, Outer Critics Circle Best Musical); PLAYS: The Little Dog Laughed (Tony Nom, Olivier Nom, GLAAD Media Best Play), As Bees In Honey Drown (Outer Critics Circle), Mr. & Mrs. Fitch (starring John Lithgow and Jennifer Ehle), Music From A Sparkling Planet, The Country Club, Advice From A Caterpillar, The Cartells; REVUES: White Lies, Mondo Drama; SCREENPLAYS: To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar, Advice From A Caterpillar. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR: Drama Dept 1994-2006, 2 Lortels, 2 Obies; HONORS: Lortel Playwrights Sidewalk, Ovation Visionary Playwright Award; LIFE: Partner Lewis Flinn, son Cooper, daughter Gaby.
Appearances on CUNY TV
ATW's Working in the Theatre
- "Buyer & Cellar" / A visit to "The Nance"
July 13, 2013
- A New Take on Cinderella
March 30, 2013
- Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn on the new musical, "Lysistrata Jones" plus Jason Zinoman on his book, "Shock Value"
December 17, 2011
- Playwright Douglas Carter Beane discusses his new comedy, "Mr. & Mrs. Fitch," about a husband/wife gossip-writing team.
March 13, 2010
- Playwright Douglas Carter Beane on Xanadu, plus Tony Award-winning director Michael Mayer and lyricist Steven Sater of Spring Awakening
September 22, 2007
- Tony Awards Wrap-up: Critics Jesse Green, Michael Musto and Patrick Pacheco. Also: playwright Douglas Carter Beane on "Xanadu."
June 23, 2007
- Theater Talk's Tony Cavalcade
June 10, 2007
- Tony Awards Red Carpet Special
June 10, 2007
- Playwright Douglas Carter Beane ("The Little Dog Laughed") and journalist Bob Hofler on, "Stars in the Closet"
December 24, 2005