Director and Choreographer Graciela Daniele to be Lifetime Achievement Award recipient for this year’s Tonys.

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BREAKING NEWS: Celebrated Tony nominated director and choreographer Graciela Daniele will finally receive her first Tony….. However, it will be a special one. The Argentinian dancer and creator has been tapped as the recipient for the LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at this year ceremony for her unforgettable legacy.
Daniele was previously nominated 10 TIMES for her unforgettable works as BOTH a director, choreographer, and even writer on Broadway shows. She was nominated for her works on….
The 1981 revival of The Pirates of Penzance,
The Rink,
The 1986 revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood,
Dangerous Games,
2 for the original 1991 production of Once On This Island,
3 for Chronicle of a Death Foretold,
The original 1998 production of RAGTIME.
Her other notable directing, choreographing, and writing works included……
Working (where she added Spanish translations to Stephen Schwartz score),
the original production of Zorba,
The Off Broadway musical Hello Again,
The 1999 Tony winning revival of Annie Get Your Gun,
The Off Broadway cult classic A New Brain,
Chita Rivera‘s acclaimed one woman show The Dancer’s Life,
and more.
In addition prior before her creative career took off, Graciela Daniele started off as a dancer in notable shows including….
Here’s Where I Belong,
The original 1968 production of Promises Promises,
The original 1971 production of Follies,
The original 1975 production of Chicago,
We at New York Broadway Tours want to give Graciela Daniele a huge standing ovation. We applaud her for her unforgettable legacy she’s left here on the New York stage.
Hard work truly pays off.
The 74th Annual Tony Awards is set for September 26th, 2021 on both CBS and Paramount+. However, this year’s ceremony is going to be done a little bit different as a 2 PART event. It goes like this…..
The celebration will kick off at 7pm EST with a 2 HOUR traditional presentation of the Awards (presented by The Broadway League and American Theatre Wing) streamed only on Paramount+.
From there at 9pm EST, CBS will air a full 2 HOUR Live Concert entitled THE TONY AWARDS PRESENTS: BROADWAY’S BACK. It will include performances from this year’s 3 nominated shows for BEST MUSICAL (consisting of Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge, and Tina), some of Broadway’s longest running hits, and more. From there, it will announce Tony winning shows nominated for BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY, BEST PLAY, and of course BEST MUSICAL.
Congrats Graciela
Who is excited?!!!