Rob Marshall, Scorsese, "High School Musical" Win DGA Awards

News   Rob Marshall, Scorsese, "High School Musical" Win DGA Awards
 
Rob Marshall, the famed Broadway and film director-choreographer, won a Directors Guild of America Award in the Musical Variety category for NBC's "Tony Bennett: An American Classic."

Martin Scorsese won in the Feature Film category for "The Departed." Among the other awards, Kenny Ortega won the Children's Programs prize for "High School Musical."

The awards were given out in a Feb. 3 ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, CA.

Marshall previously won the DGA award for Feature Film in 2002 for "Chicago." He was also nominated in the Musical Variety category in 1999 for "Annie."

Marshall choreographed and co-directed the Roundabout Theatre Company's long-running revival of Cabaret and also directed and choreographed a Broadway revival of Little Me. His Broadway choreography credits also include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Victor/Victoria and Damn Yankees. He also appeared on Broadway in Cats and The Mystery of Edwin Drood, among other shows. He directed the film "Memoirs of a Geisha" and television movies such as "Cinderella" with Brandy and Bernadette Peters.

For more information visit www.dga.org.

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