The Votes Are In: Playbill Readers Pick Who They'd Like to Win the 2013 Tony Award

By Playbill Staff
07 Jun 2013

Diane Paulus
Photo by Susan Lapides
Best Direction of a Musical
Readers picked Diane Paulus as their favorite Director of a Musical for her work on the cirque-inspired revival of Pippin. Could this be Paulus' year to take home the coveted award, after being previously nominated for both her re-envisionings of Hair and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess? The director, who took home the 2013 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards and is known to completely re-invent celebrated works, incorporated a circus-style vision in Pippin that would complement Bob Fosse's choreography and take the musical to new "heights." Click here to read the recent interview with Paulus, who shares insight on her vision for the celebrated revival of Pippin.