Gender
Male
Born
Oct 17, 1950
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Director Writer Lyricist Producer
James Joyce's The Dead (Jan 11, 2000 - Apr 16, 2000)
  • Directed by Richard Nelson
  • Book by Richard Nelson
  • Lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Father (Jan 11, 1996 - Feb 25, 1996)
  • Book adapted by Richard Nelson
PlayDramaRevival
Two Shakespearean Actors (Jan 16, 1992 - Feb 09, 1992)
  • Written by Richard Nelson
PlayOriginal
Some Americans Abroad (May 02, 1990 - Jun 17, 1990)
  • Written by Richard Nelson
PlayOriginal
Chess (Apr 28, 1988 - Jun 25, 1988)
  • Book by Richard Nelson
MusicalDramaOriginal
The Marriage of Figaro (Oct 10, 1985 - Dec 15, 1985)
  • Book adapted by Richard Nelson
  • Translated by Richard Nelson
PlayComedyOriginal
Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Nov 15, 1984 - Dec 01, 1984)
  • Book adapted by Richard Nelson
PlayOriginal
James Joyce's The Dead (Jul 11, 2000 - Nov 12, 2000)
  • Directed by Richard Nelson
  • Book by Richard Nelson
  • Lyrics conceived and adapted by Richard Nelson
MusicalDramaOriginal
Chess (Jan 09, 1990 - May 13, 1990)
  • Book for Broadway Production by Richard Nelson
MusicalDramaOriginal
Chess (Sep 22, 2003 - Sep 22, 2003)
  • Presented with special permission by the author of the original Broadway production: Richard Nelson
SpecialBenefit Concert DramaRevival

Tony Award®

Best Book of a Musical

2000 | Winner  | James Joyce's The Dead
Book by Richard Nelson
 

Best Play

1992 | Nominee  | Two Shakespearean Actors
Written by Richard Nelson

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2017 | Nominee
Richard Nelson (for "What Did You Expect?/Women of a Certain Age")
 

Outstanding Play

2014 | Nominee
Richard Nelson (for "Regular Singing")
 

Outstanding Play

2013 | Nominee
Richard Nelson (for "Sorry")
 

Outstanding New Play

2002 | Nominee
Richard Nelson (for "Franny's Way")
 

Outstanding New Play

1990 | Nominee  | Some Americans Abroad
Written by Richard Nelson

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