Gender
Male
Born
Jul 06, 1964
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  • CREDITS
    Diana (Mar 31, 2020 - ?)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalOriginal
    Summer (Apr 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018)
    • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Escape to Margaritaville (Mar 15, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    • World premiere of 'Escape to Margaritaville' produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Latin History for Morons (Nov 15, 2017 - Feb 25, 2018)
    • A Page to Stage Workshop Production of 'Latin History for Morons' was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    PlayComedySoloOriginal
    Junk (Nov 02, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018)
    • The World Premiere of JUNK was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    PlayOriginal
    Indecent (Apr 18, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017)
    • Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    • Originally produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    PlayDramaPlay with musicOriginal
    Come From Away (Mar 12, 2017 - Present)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    • Originally co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Doctor Zhivago (Apr 21, 2015 - May 10, 2015)
    • World premiere of ZHIVAGO produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Side Show (Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015)
    • Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalRevival
    Hands on a Hardbody (Mar 21, 2013 - Apr 13, 2013)
    • Originally produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Chaplin (Sep 10, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013)
    • World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Leap of Faith (Apr 26, 2012 - May 13, 2012)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalOriginal
    Peter and the Starcatcher (Apr 15, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013)
    • Originally Presented as a 'Page to Stage' Workshop Production in 2009 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    Bonnie and Clyde (Dec 01, 2011 - Dec 30, 2011)
    • Originally presented by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Memphis (Oct 19, 2009 - Aug 05, 2012)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • This Production of 'Memphis' Originally Co-Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Cry-Baby (Apr 24, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008)
    • World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The Farnsworth Invention (Dec 03, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008)
    • Originally presented in the "Page to Stage" Program by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Xanadu (Jul 10, 2007 - Sep 28, 2008)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalFantasyOriginal
    All Shook Up (Mar 24, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalOriginal
    The Smell of the Kill (Mar 26, 2002 - Apr 28, 2002)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Rocky Horror Show (Nov 15, 2000 - Jan 06, 2002)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Voices in the Dark (Aug 12, 1999 - Oct 10, 1999)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    PlayMysteryOriginal
    Jackie (Nov 10, 1997 - Mar 01, 1998)
    • Production Consultant: Christopher Ashley
    PlayOriginal
    Summer (Sep 29, 2019 - Present)
    • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Debby Buchholz: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Come From Away (Oct 05, 2018 - Present)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    • Originally co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Escape to Margaritaville (Oct 20, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    • World premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Peter and the Starcatcher (Aug 13, 2013 - May 25, 2014)
    • Originally Presented as a 'Page to Stage' Workshop Production in 2009 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    Jersey Boys (Dec 06, 2011 - Present)
    • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Memphis (Oct 14, 2011 - May 19, 2013)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • This Production of 'Memphis' Originally Co-Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
    MusicalOriginal
    Xanadu (Jan 16, 2009 - May 09, 2010)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    • First National Tour of 'Xanadu' was premiered at La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
    MusicalFantasyOriginal
    All Shook Up (Sep 12, 2006 - Jul 01, 2007)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalOriginal
    Seussical (Sep 02, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
    • Directed by Christopher Ashley
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Oct 24, 2005 - Oct 24, 2005)
    • "That Other Person" directed by Christopher Ashley
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Direction of a Musical

    2017 | Winner  | Come From Away
    Directed by Christopher Ashley
     

    Best Musical

    2017 | Nominee  | Come From Away
    Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
     

    Best Play

    2017 | Nominee  | Indecent
    Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
     

    Best Direction of a Musical

    2010 | Nominee  | Memphis
    Directed by Christopher Ashley
     

    Best Direction of a Musical

    2001 | Nominee  | The Rocky Horror Show
    Directed by Christopher Ashley

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    2017 | Nominee  | Come From Away
    Directed by Christopher Ashley

    Outstanding Musical

    2017 | Winner  | Come From Away
    Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
     

    Outstanding Play

    2017 | Nominee  | Indecent
    Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
     

    Outstanding Revival of a Musical or Revue

    2015 | Nominee  | Side Show
    Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    2012 | Nominee  | Leap of Faith
    Directed by Christopher Ashley
     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    2008 | Nominee  | Xanadu
    Directed by Christopher Ashley
     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    2001 | Nominee  | The Rocky Horror Show
    Directed by Christopher Ashley
     

    Outstanding Director of a Musical

    1995 | Nominee
    Christopher Ashley (for "Das Barbecu")
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    1993 | Nominee
    Christopher Ashley (for "Jeffrey")
Diana (Mar 31, 2020 - ?)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalOriginal
Summer (Apr 23, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018)
  • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Escape to Margaritaville (Mar 15, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
  • World premiere of 'Escape to Margaritaville' produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Latin History for Morons (Nov 15, 2017 - Feb 25, 2018)
  • A Page to Stage Workshop Production of 'Latin History for Morons' was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
PlayComedySoloOriginal
Junk (Nov 02, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018)
  • The World Premiere of JUNK was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
PlayOriginal
Indecent (Apr 18, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017)
  • Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
  • Originally produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
PlayDramaPlay with musicOriginal
Come From Away (Mar 12, 2017 - Present)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
  • Originally co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Doctor Zhivago (Apr 21, 2015 - May 10, 2015)
  • World premiere of ZHIVAGO produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalDramaOriginal
Side Show (Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015)
  • Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalRevival
Hands on a Hardbody (Mar 21, 2013 - Apr 13, 2013)
  • Originally produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Chaplin (Sep 10, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013)
  • World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Leap of Faith (Apr 26, 2012 - May 13, 2012)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalOriginal
Peter and the Starcatcher (Apr 15, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013)
  • Originally Presented as a 'Page to Stage' Workshop Production in 2009 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Bonnie and Clyde (Dec 01, 2011 - Dec 30, 2011)
  • Originally presented by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalDramaOriginal
Memphis (Oct 19, 2009 - Aug 05, 2012)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • This Production of 'Memphis' Originally Co-Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Cry-Baby (Apr 24, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008)
  • World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
MusicalComedyOriginal
The Farnsworth Invention (Dec 03, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008)
  • Originally presented in the "Page to Stage" Program by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
PlayDramaOriginal
Xanadu (Jul 10, 2007 - Sep 28, 2008)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalFantasyOriginal
All Shook Up (Mar 24, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalOriginal
The Smell of the Kill (Mar 26, 2002 - Apr 28, 2002)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
PlayComedyOriginal
The Rocky Horror Show (Nov 15, 2000 - Jan 06, 2002)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalComedyRevival
Voices in the Dark (Aug 12, 1999 - Oct 10, 1999)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
PlayMysteryOriginal
Jackie (Nov 10, 1997 - Mar 01, 1998)
  • Production Consultant: Christopher Ashley
PlayOriginal
Summer (Sep 29, 2019 - Present)
  • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Debby Buchholz: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Come From Away (Oct 05, 2018 - Present)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
  • Originally co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Escape to Margaritaville (Oct 20, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
  • World premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Peter and the Starcatcher (Aug 13, 2013 - May 25, 2014)
  • Originally Presented as a 'Page to Stage' Workshop Production in 2009 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Jersey Boys (Dec 06, 2011 - Present)
  • World Premiere Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Memphis (Oct 14, 2011 - May 19, 2013)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • This Production of 'Memphis' Originally Co-Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
MusicalOriginal
Xanadu (Jan 16, 2009 - May 09, 2010)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
  • First National Tour of 'Xanadu' was premiered at La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)
MusicalFantasyOriginal
All Shook Up (Sep 12, 2006 - Jul 01, 2007)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalOriginal
Seussical (Sep 02, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
  • Directed by Christopher Ashley
MusicalComedyOriginal
The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Oct 24, 2005 - Oct 24, 2005)
  • "That Other Person" directed by Christopher Ashley
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Direction of a Musical

2017 | Winner  | Come From Away
Directed by Christopher Ashley
 

Best Musical

2017 | Nominee  | Come From Away
Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
 

Best Play

2017 | Nominee  | Indecent
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2010 | Nominee  | Memphis
Directed by Christopher Ashley
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Rocky Horror Show
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2017 | Nominee  | Come From Away
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Outstanding Musical

2017 | Winner  | Come From Away
Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
 

Outstanding Play

2017 | Nominee  | Indecent
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
 

Outstanding Revival of a Musical or Revue

2015 | Nominee  | Side Show
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2012 | Nominee  | Leap of Faith
Directed by Christopher Ashley
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2008 | Nominee  | Xanadu
Directed by Christopher Ashley
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

2001 | Nominee  | The Rocky Horror Show
Directed by Christopher Ashley
 

Outstanding Director of a Musical

1995 | Nominee
Christopher Ashley (for "Das Barbecu")
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1993 | Nominee
Christopher Ashley (for "Jeffrey")

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