2000 TONY AWARD WINNER: Best Choreography - Susan Stroman (Contact)

The 1999-2000 Tony Award for Best Choreography has gone to Susan Stroman for Contact.

The 1999-2000 Tony Award for Best Choreography has gone to Susan Stroman for Contact.

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Here are the category nominees and some biographical information about them:

Susan Stroman, for Contact
Susan Stroman, for The Music Man
Director and choreographer Susan Stroman is a quadruple Tony nominee this season, having earned nods as both director and choreographer for Contact and The Music Man. A partial list of her numerous award-winning credits includes Crazy For You the Royal National Theatre production of Oklahoma! and Showboat as well as Big, Steel Pier and Picnic. She choreographs Madison Square Garden's A Christmas Carol and has earned Tony, Olivier, Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Astaire and Irene Sharaff awards for her inventive, prop-heavy, detail-oriented work. Kathleen Marshall, for Kiss Me, Kate
The artistic director for City Center Encores!, choreographer Kathleen Marshall's Broadway credits include 1776, and Swinging on a Star which earned her a Drama Desk nomination. Off-Broadway she has worked on As Thousands Cheer and Violet, in addition to City Center Encores! productions of Babes in Arms, Li'l Abner, The Boys from Syracuse, DuBarry Was a Lady and Call Me Madam, and national tours of Sunset Boulevard and Music of the Night.

Lynne Taylor-Corbett, for Swing!
Choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett has choreographed Broadway's Titanic and Chess. Her credits also include the feature films " Footloose" and "My Blue Heaven," as well as projects with the American Ballet Theatre and the New York City Ballet. As a director, Taylor Corbett's credits include Mona Rogers in Person, Theda Bara and The Frontier Rabbi as well as OB's Opal at George Street Playhouse and Funny Business at Kennedy Center.