Here are this year’s nominees for Best Choreography:
Joshua Bergasse, “On the Town”
Christopher Gattelli, “The King and I”
Scott Graham & Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”
Casey Nicholaw, “Something Rotten!”
Christopher Wheeldon, “An American in Paris”
Here’s a few fun facts:
– Before gaining acclaim as a choreographer, Joshua Bergasse was a performer himself and actually toured through Chicago with the musical “Movin’ Out” at the Shubert Theater June 25, 2002 – September 1, 2002.
– Christopher Gattelli choreographed the Tony-Award winning musical “Newsies” which just recently played at the Oriental Theatre December 10, 2014 – January 04, 2015.
– Casey Nicholaw choreographed The Book of Mormon which is currently playing at the Bank of America Theatre through May 17, 2015, and also directed and choreographed Elf the Musical which toured through Chicago at the Cadillac Palace November 26, 2013 – December 15, 2013.
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