Lonny Price

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LONNY PRICE has taught musical theater master classes at Yale, Harvard, and Columbia, and has directed Audra McDonald (Broadway: LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, 110 IN THE SHADE; Ravinia festival: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, ANYONE CAN WHISTLE), Patti LuPone (PBS Great Performances: SWEENEY TODD, CANDIDE; Ravinia Festival: PASSION, GYPSY, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC), Glenn Close (Broadway: SUNSET BOULEVARD), Neil Patrick Harris and Stephen Colbert (NY Philharmonic: COMPANY), Emma Thompson (PBS Great Performances and English National Opera: SWEENEY TODD), Jenn Colella (Broadway: URBAN COWBOY), Gabriel Byrne (Dublin: WALKING WITH GHOSTS, NY Philharmonic: CAMELOT), Kristen Chenowith (PBS Great Performances: CANDIDE), Bryn Terfel (English National Opera: SWEENEY TODD), and Kelsey Grammer (English National Opera: MAN OF LA MANCHA). He has received Emmys for his television broadcasts of SWEENEY TODD, and SONDHEIM: THE BIRTHDAY CONCERT, which starred Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Mandy Patinkin, among many others. He is an Obie winner, and a Tony Award nominee. As an actor, he appeared in the original Broadway cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, among others, and his film BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED premiered at the NY Film Festival and was named one of the New York Times’ Top Films of 2016.