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Gordon Hunt


About this Artist

GORDON HUNT (Director) was nominated twice for the Directors Guild of America Award, which he won for "The Alan Brady Show" episode of Mad About You. He has directed more than 50 episodes of other television shows including Frasier and Suddenly Susan. In the theater, he directed last summer's Los Angeles Philharmonic production of Leonard Bernstein's Mass at the Hollywood Bowl. Also at the Bowl, Hunt has directed My Fair Lady, The Music Man, and Mame. He directed The Great American Songbook starring Michael Feinstein at the Mark Taper Forum as part of its annual Salon Series. Also at the Taper, he created and directed an adaptation of Studs Terkel's The Good War. For Reprise, he has staged 1776, She Loves Me, and Pippin. In New York, he directed the All-Star Centennial Salute to Noël Coward at Carnegie Hall; a workshop of the musical version of Harold and Maude; the off-Broadway play Shmulnik's Waltz (with music by David Shire); Black Water, an opera with a libretto by Joyce Carol Oates; and a number of plays at the Williamstown Theater Festival. He is the author of the best-selling theater book How to Audition, and as a lyricist he won the MAC award for best new song of the year for "Errol Flynn," which he wrote with Amanda McBroom.