Walter Bobbie

Personal Information
Walter Bobbie received his first Lortel nomination as an actor in David Ives’s Polish Joke at Manhattan Theatre Club, and this season as director of Ives’s Venus In Fur at Classic Stage. Recent directing includes Terrence McNally’s Golden Age at the Kennedy Center, The Savannah Disputation at PH, The Marriage of Bette & Boo at the Roundabout, and New Jerusalem at CSC. The international hit Chicago won him the Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards and has become the longest-running revival in Broadway history. Other Broadway includes High Fidelity, Sweet Charity, Twentieth Century, Footloose, and White Christmas. He was Artistic Director for City Center’s Encores, and serves on the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 The Landing Vineyard Theatre 10/23/2013 Director
2 Golden Age New York City Center/ Stage I 12/04/2012 Director
3 The Submission Lucille Lortel Theatre 09/27/2011 Director
4 The School For Lies East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 05/01/2011 Director
5 Venus in Fur East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 01/26/2010 Director
6 The Savannah Disputation Playwrights Horizons 03/03/2009 Director
7 The Marriage of Bette and Boo Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 07/13/2008 Director
8 New Jerusalem: The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656 East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 01/13/2008 Director
9 Nude Nude Totally Nude Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater 03/15/1996 Director
10 Durang/Durang New York City Center/ Stage II 11/14/1994 Director

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Black No More Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage 02/15/2022 N/A
2 an oak tree Barrow Street Theatre 11/04/2006 Father REPLACEMENT
3 Polish Joke New York City Center/ Stage II 03/18/2003 Wojtek/Priest/Policeman/Leon/Mr. O'Flanagan/Doctor
4 Young Playwrights Festival (1990) Playwrights Horizons 09/11/1990 Freud (Psychoneurotic Phantasies)
5 Limbo Tales Greenwich House 01/26/1990 Voices
6 Up from Paradise Jewish Repertory Theatre 10/25/1983 N/A
7 Drat! McAlpin Rooftop Theatre 10/18/1971 N/A
8 Dames at Sea Lucille Lortel Theatre 04/22/1969 Standby

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 One Touch of Venus New York City Center/ Mainstage 03/28/1996 Artistic Director
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2011 Joe A. Callaway Award (SDCF), Excellence in Directing The School For Lies Director
2 NOMINATED 2010 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Director Venus in Fur Director
3 NOMINATED 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actor Polish Joke Actor
4 NOMINATED 2003 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Polish Joke Actor
5 NOMINATED 2003 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Polish Joke Actor