Directors

Tazewell Thompson Net Worth

Tazewell Thompson Net Worth is
$1.3 Million

Tazewell Thompson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Tazewell Thompson (born May 27, 1948), is an African-American theatre director, the former Artistic Director of the Westport Country Playhouse (2006-2007) in Westport, Connecticut and the Syracuse Stage (1992-1995) in New York state. Prior to that he was an Assistant Director at Arena Stage in Washington, DC.Thompson has directed numerous independent productions, and since 2000, when he directed his first opera, Porgy and Bess for the New York City Opera, has been called on to direct more operas and musicals. His success led to invitations to direct productions of Francis Poulenc's Dialogue of the Carmelites for the Glimmerglass Opera and City Opera in 2002 and 2004, respectively, as well as other works. He was nominated for an Emmy in 2006 as Best Director for the televised production of his Porgy and Bess produced at Arena Stage in Washington, DC. In August 2012, he directed Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill's Lost in the Stars (1949) for Glimmerglass Opera, based on the South African classic, Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton.As a playwright, Thompson has also received recognition, with numerous productions of his Constant Star (2002) about the activist Ida B. Wells. His new play, Mary T. & Lizzy K., about Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckley, opened in Washington, DC at Arena Stage in March 2013.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthMay 27, 1948
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
ProfessionDirector
Star SignGemini
#Fact
1In 2006, he succeeded actress Joanne Woodward as Artistic Director of Westport Country Playhouse.
2Broadway actor-director.

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Live from Lincoln Center2002TV Series 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Working in the Theatre1994TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Classical Music-Dance ProgramLive from Lincoln Center (1976)

Known for movies


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