Gender
Male
Born
Jun 11, 1940
Wray, Colorado, USA
Director Producer Performer Artistic Director
Also Known As
Dan Sullivan
Relations
Husband of
Sara M. Eggert (1962 - ?) divorced
Husband of
Cecilia Ward (1974 - ?) divorced
Husband of
Shelley Plimpton (1990 - 1997) divorced
Husband of
Mimi Lieber (? - present)
Comments
Artistic Director of Seattle Repertory from 1981 - 1997
  • CREDITS
    The Nap (Sep 27, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Saint Joan (Apr 25, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaRevival
    John Lithgow: Stories By Heart (Jan 11, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlaySoloOriginal
    The Little Foxes (Apr 19, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaRevival
    Sylvia (Oct 27, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Country House (Oct 02, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Snow Geese (Oct 24, 2013 - Dec 14, 2013)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Orphans (Apr 18, 2013 - May 19, 2013)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Glengarry Glen Ross (Dec 08, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Columnist (Apr 25, 2012 - Jul 08, 2012)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Good People (Mar 03, 2011 - May 29, 2011)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Merchant of Venice (Nov 13, 2010 - Feb 20, 2011)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    Time Stands Still (Jan 28, 2010 - Jan 30, 2011)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Accent on Youth (Apr 29, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    Top Girls (May 07, 2008 - Jun 29, 2008)
    • Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season)
    PlayOriginal
    Come Back, Little Sheba (Jan 24, 2008 - Mar 16, 2008)
    • Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season)
    • MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season: Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Homecoming (Dec 16, 2007 - Apr 13, 2008)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayRevival
    Mauritius (Oct 04, 2007 - Nov 25, 2007)
    • MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season: Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    Prelude to a Kiss (Mar 08, 2007 - Apr 29, 2007)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayRomantic ComedyRevival
    Rabbit Hole (Feb 02, 2006 - Apr 09, 2006)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    After the Night and the Music (Jun 01, 2005 - Jul 03, 2005)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Julius Caesar (Apr 03, 2005 - Jun 12, 2005)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayTragedyRevival
    Brooklyn Boy (Feb 03, 2005 - Mar 27, 2005)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Sight Unseen (May 25, 2004 - Jul 25, 2004)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    The Retreat From Moscow (Oct 23, 2003 - Feb 29, 2004)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    I'm Not Rappaport (Jul 25, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    Morning's at Seven (Apr 21, 2002 - Jul 28, 2002)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    Major Barbara (Jul 12, 2001 - Sep 16, 2001)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    Proof (Oct 24, 2000 - Jan 05, 2003)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    A Moon for the Misbegotten (Mar 19, 2000 - Jul 02, 2000)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaRevival
    Ah, Wilderness! (Mar 18, 1998 - May 03, 1998)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyRevival
    An American Daughter (Apr 13, 1997 - Jun 29, 1997)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    The Sisters Rosensweig (Mar 18, 1993 - Jul 16, 1994)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    Conversations With My Father (Mar 22, 1992 - Mar 14, 1993)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    The Heidi Chronicles (Mar 09, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    I'm Not Rappaport (Nov 19, 1985 - Jan 17, 1988)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    A Streetcar Named Desire (Apr 26, 1973 - Jul 29, 1973)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Pablo Gonzales]
    • Understudy: Dan Sullivan [Stanley Kowalski]
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Merchant of Venice (Mar 01, 1973 - Apr 07, 1973)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Launcelot Gobbo]
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Plough and the Stars (Jan 04, 1973 - Feb 10, 1973)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayRevival
    Enemies (Nov 09, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Yakimov]
    PlayOriginal
    Narrow Road to the Deep North (Jan 06, 1972 - Feb 12, 1972)
    • Directed by Dan Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    The Playboy of the Western World (Jan 07, 1971 - Feb 20, 1971)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan
      • Townsperson -
      • Bellman - Replacement (Jan 30, 1971 - ?)
    PlayComedyRevival
    The Good Woman of Setzuan (Nov 05, 1970 - Dec 13, 1970)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Brother]
    PlayRevival
    Camino Real (Jan 08, 1970 - Feb 21, 1970)
    • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Navigator]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Hair (Apr 29, 1968 - Jul 01, 1972)
    • Assistant Directed by Dan Sullivan
      • Replacement
    MusicalOriginal
    Tiger at the Gates (Feb 29, 1968 - Apr 06, 1968)
    • Performer: Daniel Sullivan [Trojan]
    PlayDramaRevival
    Proof (Nov 27, 2001 - Jun 23, 2002)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Sisters Rosensweig (Jan 07, 1994 - May 28, 1995)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    The Heidi Chronicles (Oct 10, 1990 - Apr 28, 1991)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayOriginal
    I'm Not Rappaport (Nov 28, 1986 - Jul 12, 1987)
    • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Short Talks on the Universe (Nov 17, 2002 - Nov 18, 2002)
    • Directed by Dan Sullivan
    SpecialBenefitOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2017 | Nominee  | The Little Foxes
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2011 | Nominee  | The Merchant of Venice
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2006 | Nominee  | Rabbit Hole
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    2002 | Nominee  | Morning's at Seven
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan

    Best Direction of a Play

    2001 | Winner  | Proof
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    1992 | Nominee  | Conversations With My Father
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Best Direction of a Play

    1989 | Nominee  | The Heidi Chronicles
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2017 | Nominee  | The Little Foxes
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2017 | Nominee
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
    Daniel Sullivan (for "If I Forget")
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2011 | Nominee  | The Merchant of Venice
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Outstanding Play

    2008 | Nominee
    Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season) (for "From Up Here")
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2006 | Nominee
    Daniel Sullivan (for "Stuff Happens")
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    2000 | Nominee
    Daniel Sullivan (for "Dinner with Friends")
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan
     

    Outstanding Director of a Play

    1989 | Nominee  | The Heidi Chronicles
    Directed by Daniel Sullivan

    Most Promising Director

    1972 | Winner
    Dan Sullivan (for "Suggs")
The Nap (Sep 27, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
Saint Joan (Apr 25, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaRevival
John Lithgow: Stories By Heart (Jan 11, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlaySoloOriginal
The Little Foxes (Apr 19, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaRevival
Sylvia (Oct 27, 2015 - Jan 03, 2016)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Country House (Oct 02, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
The Snow Geese (Oct 24, 2013 - Dec 14, 2013)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
Orphans (Apr 18, 2013 - May 19, 2013)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
Glengarry Glen Ross (Dec 08, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaRevival
The Columnist (Apr 25, 2012 - Jul 08, 2012)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
Good People (Mar 03, 2011 - May 29, 2011)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
The Merchant of Venice (Nov 13, 2010 - Feb 20, 2011)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
Time Stands Still (Jan 28, 2010 - Jan 30, 2011)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
Accent on Youth (Apr 29, 2009 - Jun 28, 2009)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
Top Girls (May 07, 2008 - Jun 29, 2008)
  • Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season)
PlayOriginal
Come Back, Little Sheba (Jan 24, 2008 - Mar 16, 2008)
  • Produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season)
  • MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season: Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaRevival
The Homecoming (Dec 16, 2007 - Apr 13, 2008)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayRevival
Mauritius (Oct 04, 2007 - Nov 25, 2007)
  • MTC Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season: Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
Prelude to a Kiss (Mar 08, 2007 - Apr 29, 2007)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayRomantic ComedyRevival
Rabbit Hole (Feb 02, 2006 - Apr 09, 2006)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
After the Night and the Music (Jun 01, 2005 - Jul 03, 2005)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
Julius Caesar (Apr 03, 2005 - Jun 12, 2005)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayTragedyRevival
Brooklyn Boy (Feb 03, 2005 - Mar 27, 2005)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
Sight Unseen (May 25, 2004 - Jul 25, 2004)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
The Retreat From Moscow (Oct 23, 2003 - Feb 29, 2004)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
I'm Not Rappaport (Jul 25, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
Morning's at Seven (Apr 21, 2002 - Jul 28, 2002)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
Major Barbara (Jul 12, 2001 - Sep 16, 2001)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
Proof (Oct 24, 2000 - Jan 05, 2003)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
A Moon for the Misbegotten (Mar 19, 2000 - Jul 02, 2000)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaRevival
Ah, Wilderness! (Mar 18, 1998 - May 03, 1998)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyRevival
An American Daughter (Apr 13, 1997 - Jun 29, 1997)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
The Sisters Rosensweig (Mar 18, 1993 - Jul 16, 1994)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
Conversations With My Father (Mar 22, 1992 - Mar 14, 1993)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
The Heidi Chronicles (Mar 09, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
I'm Not Rappaport (Nov 19, 1985 - Jan 17, 1988)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
A Streetcar Named Desire (Apr 26, 1973 - Jul 29, 1973)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Pablo Gonzales]
  • Understudy: Dan Sullivan [Stanley Kowalski]
PlayDramaRevival
The Merchant of Venice (Mar 01, 1973 - Apr 07, 1973)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Launcelot Gobbo]
PlayComedyRevival
The Plough and the Stars (Jan 04, 1973 - Feb 10, 1973)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayRevival
Enemies (Nov 09, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Yakimov]
PlayOriginal
Narrow Road to the Deep North (Jan 06, 1972 - Feb 12, 1972)
  • Directed by Dan Sullivan
PlayOriginal
The Playboy of the Western World (Jan 07, 1971 - Feb 20, 1971)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan
    • Townsperson -
    • Bellman - Replacement (Jan 30, 1971 - ?)
PlayComedyRevival
The Good Woman of Setzuan (Nov 05, 1970 - Dec 13, 1970)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Brother]
PlayRevival
Camino Real (Jan 08, 1970 - Feb 21, 1970)
  • Performer: Dan Sullivan [Navigator]
PlayDramaRevival
Hair (Apr 29, 1968 - Jul 01, 1972)
  • Assistant Directed by Dan Sullivan
    • Replacement
MusicalOriginal
Tiger at the Gates (Feb 29, 1968 - Apr 06, 1968)
  • Performer: Daniel Sullivan [Trojan]
PlayDramaRevival
Proof (Nov 27, 2001 - Jun 23, 2002)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayDramaOriginal
The Sisters Rosensweig (Jan 07, 1994 - May 28, 1995)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
The Heidi Chronicles (Oct 10, 1990 - Apr 28, 1991)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayOriginal
I'm Not Rappaport (Nov 28, 1986 - Jul 12, 1987)
  • Directed by Daniel Sullivan
PlayComedyOriginal
Short Talks on the Universe (Nov 17, 2002 - Nov 18, 2002)
  • Directed by Dan Sullivan
SpecialBenefitOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Direction of a Play

2017 | Nominee  | The Little Foxes
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

2011 | Nominee  | The Merchant of Venice
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

2006 | Nominee  | Rabbit Hole
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

2002 | Nominee  | Morning's at Seven
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Best Direction of a Play

2001 | Winner  | Proof
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

1992 | Nominee  | Conversations With My Father
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Direction of a Play

1989 | Nominee  | The Heidi Chronicles
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2017 | Nominee  | The Little Foxes
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2017 | Nominee
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Daniel Sullivan (for "If I Forget")
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2011 | Nominee  | The Merchant of Venice
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Outstanding Play

2008 | Nominee
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer; Daniel Sullivan, Acting Artistic Director 2007-08 Season) (for "From Up Here")
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2006 | Nominee
Daniel Sullivan (for "Stuff Happens")
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2000 | Nominee
Daniel Sullivan (for "Dinner with Friends")
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1993 | Nominee  | The Sisters Rosensweig
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1989 | Nominee  | The Heidi Chronicles
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Most Promising Director

1972 | Winner
Dan Sullivan (for "Suggs")

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