Gender
Male
Born
Jun 23, 1927
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died
Sep 23, 1987
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Director Performer Choreographer Writer Conception
Also Known As
Robert Louis Fosse [Birthname]
Relations
Father of
Nicole Fosse
Husband of
Joan McCracken (1951 - 1959) divorced
Husband of
Gwen Verdon (1960 - September 23, 1987) his death
Husband of
Mary Ann Niles (1949 - 1951) divorced
Partner of
Ann Reinking
See Also
Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
  • Original Choreography by Bob Fosse
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Chicago (Nov 14, 1996 - Present)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Original choreography for "Hot Honey Rag" by Bob Fosse
  • Original production directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Sweet Charity (Apr 27, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
  • Original production conceived, staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Big Deal (Apr 10, 1986 - Jun 08, 1986)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalDanceOriginal
The American Dance Machine (Jun 14, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978)
  • Featuring choreography from "Little Me" by Bob Fosse
SpecialDanceOriginal
Dancin' (Mar 27, 1978 - Jun 27, 1982)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalRevueOriginal
Chicago (Jun 03, 1975 - Aug 27, 1977)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Liza (Jan 06, 1974 - Jan 26, 1974)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
SpecialOriginal
The Pajama Game (Dec 09, 1973 - Feb 03, 1974)
  • Originally choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Pippin (Oct 23, 1972 - Jun 12, 1977)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • (Uncredited) Book by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Sweet Charity (Jan 29, 1966 - Jul 15, 1967)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
  • Conceived by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (May 29, 1963 - Jun 09, 1963)
  • Performer: Bob Fosse [Joey Evans]
MusicalComedyRevival
Little Me (Nov 17, 1962 - Jun 29, 1963)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Oct 14, 1961 - Mar 06, 1965)
  • Musical Staging by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Conquering Hero (Jan 16, 1961 - Jan 21, 1961)
  • Unbilled choreography by Bob Fosse
MusicalOriginal
Redhead (Feb 05, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960)
  • Entire Production Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Entire Production Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
New Girl in Town (May 14, 1957 - May 24, 1958)
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalOriginal
Bells Are Ringing (Nov 29, 1956 - Mar 07, 1959)
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Damn Yankees (May 05, 1955 - Oct 12, 1957)
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Pajama Game (May 13, 1954 - Nov 24, 1956)
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pal Joey (Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953)
  • Understudy: Bob Fosse [Joey Evans]
MusicalComedyRevival
Dance Me a Song (Jan 20, 1950 - Feb 18, 1950)
  • Performer: Bob Fosse ["It's The Weather" Singer, "It's The Weather" Dancer, Dufo, Harpo Marx, Adam, Boy in "Dance Me A Song", "Finale" Performer]
MusicalRevueOriginal
Chicago (Sep 03, 2013 - Jun 09, 2019)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Original production directed by Bob Fosse
  • Original production choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (May 10, 2011 - Nov 11, 2012)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (Nov 11, 2008 - Jun 27, 2010)
  • Original Choreography for "Hot Honey Rag" by Bob Fosse
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (Jun 03, 2003 - Sep 09, 2007)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Fosse (Sep 14, 1999 - Feb 17, 2002)
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Chicago (Dec 12, 1997 - Oct 22, 2000)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Originally directed by Bob Fosse
  • Originally choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Chicago (Mar 25, 1997 - Apr 30, 2000)
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Originally directed by Bob Fosse
  • Originally choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Sweet Charity (Jul 08, 1987 - Nov 08, 1987)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
  • Original production conceived, staged and choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyRevival
Dancin' (Jul 29, 1980 - Oct 09, 1983)
  • Broadway production directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalRevueOriginal
Dancin' (Apr 16, 1979 - May 18, 1980)
  • Original Broadway production directed and choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalRevueOriginal
Chicago (Sep 12, 1977 - Aug 05, 1978)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Book by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pippin (Aug 02, 1977 - Aug 26, 1978)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal
Pippin (Sep 20, 1974 - Apr 05, 1975)
  • Directed by Bob Fosse
  • Choreographed by Bob Fosse
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Book of a Musical

1986 | Nominee  | Big Deal
Book by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1986 | Winner  | Big Deal
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1986 | Nominee  | Big Deal
Directed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1978 | Winner  | Dancin'
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1978 | Nominee  | Dancin'
Directed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Book of a Musical

1976 | Nominee  | Chicago
Book by Bob Fosse
 

Best Choreography

1976 | Nominee  | Chicago
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1976 | Nominee  | Chicago
Directed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Best Direction of a Musical

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Directed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1966 | Winner  | Sweet Charity
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1966 | Nominee  | Sweet Charity
Directed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1964 | Nominee  | Pal Joey
Performer: Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1963 | Winner  | Little Me
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1963 | Nominee  | Little Me
Directed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1959 | Winner  | Redhead
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Choreography

1958 | Nominee  | New Girl in Town
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Best Choreography

1957 | Nominee  | Bells Are Ringing
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1956 | Winner  | Damn Yankees
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Best Choreography

1955 | Winner  | The Pajama Game
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Choreography

1986 | Winner  | Big Deal
Choreographed by Bob Fosse
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1986 | Nominee  | Big Deal
Directed by Bob Fosse
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1986 | Nominee  | Sweet Charity
Directed by Bob Fosse

Outstanding Choreography

1978 | Winner  | Dancin'
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Outstanding Choreography

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Choreographed by Bob Fosse

Outstanding Director

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Directed by Bob Fosse

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