John Doyle received Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards as Outstanding Director of a Musical for his Broadway debut, Sweeney Todd. Other New York credits include A Catered Affair, and Sondheim’s Passion (Classic Stage Company). His production of Company won the Tony for Best Musical Revival. His Metropolitan Opera debut was with Peter Grimes. Other opera includes Mahagonny (L.A. Opera) and Lucia (Scottish Opera). He won UK Best Musical Awards for The Gondoliers (West End), Fiddler on the Roof and Moll Flanders with nominations for four other productions including Mack and Mabel (also West End). John has been artistic director of four presigious UK regional theatres and has directed numerous new and classic plays, including Amadeus (Wilton’s Music Hall), and The Color Purple (Menier Chocolate Factory).
Appearances on CUNY TV
- Talk to Remember (Best of 2015-2016 Season)
August 27, 2016
- "The Color Purple"
February 27, 2016
- "The Visit" and "It Shoulda Been You"
April 25, 2015
- John Doyle, director, "Sweeney Todd"; John Lahr, writer for The New Yorker, on Clifford Odets.
June 12, 2006
- Celebrate the Legacy of "The Color Purple"
November 20, 2015