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Lonny Price Back To Performers

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Lonny Price (Director). On Broadway, Lonny directed Sunset Boulevard, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, 110 in the Shade, 'Master Harold'... and the Boys, Sally Marr and Her Escorts (co-written with Joan Rivers and Erin Sanders), Urban Cowboy, and A Class Act (Tony Award nominated book co-written with Linda Kline). West End credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, as well as Man of La Mancha, Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, and Sweeney Todd, all for the English National Opera. Film and television credits include his live capture of the New York Philharmonic’s Sweeney Todd and Company. He also directed the stage and filmed versions of his tribute to Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert! (Emmy Award). Other Philharmonic collaborations include the “Live From Lincoln Center” broadcast of Camelot, Candide, Sweeney Todd (Emmy Award), and Sondheim’s Passion (Emmy Award). Additional television credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill for HBO, Hal Prince: The Director’s Life for PBS, as well as episodes of “2 Broke Girls,” “Desperate Housewives,” and “The Jack and Triumph Show.” For his first feature, ‘Master Harold’ ... and the Boys, he received a Best Director Award from the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. His documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened premiered at the New York Film Festival and was named one of The New York Times’ Top 10 Films of 2016. 

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