He directed the musical, "Into the Woods," on Broadway in New York City with John McMartin, Gregg Edelman, Vanessa Williams and Laura Benanti in the cast. John Caraffa was choreographer. Douglas W. Schmidt was set designer. Brian MacDevitt was lighting designer. Susan Hilferty was costume designer. Stephen Sondheim was composer...
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Won three Tony Awards for Best Book (Musical): in 1988 for "Into the Woods," in 1992, with William Finn
, for "Falsettos" and in 1994 for "Passion." He has also been nominated seven other times: as Best Director (Musical) and Best Book (Musical) in 1984 for "Sunday on the Park with George;" as Best Director (Musical) in 1988 for "Into the Woods;" in 1992 for "Falsettos," in 1994 for "Passion;" and...