Lloyd Richards

Lloyd Richards

Director

Lloyd Richards, the groundbreaking Tony Award-winning American director who worked on Broadway, in regional theatre and in the academic community, shepherding the work of August Wilson and other new playwrights, has died, according to The O'Neill Theater Center. Friends and colleagues in the theatre community said Mr. Richards died June 29, after a brief illness that sent him to the hospital. Friends said June 29 was his 87th birthday.

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  • Born: Jun 29, 1919 in Toronto, Canada
  • Death: Jun 29, 2006 in New York, New York

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1996 Outstanding Director of a Play Seven Guitars Nominee
1990 Outstanding Director of a Play The Piano Lesson Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Play Joe Turner's Come and Gone Nominee
1987 Outstanding Director of a Play Fences Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1996 Outstanding Director of a Play Seven Guitars Winner
1992 Outstanding Director Two Trains Running Nominee
1990 Outstanding Director The Piano Lesson Nominee
Tony Award
1996 Direction of a Play Seven Guitars Nominee
1990 Direction of a Play The Piano Lesson Nominee
1988 Direction of a Play Joe Turner's Come and Gone Nominee
1987 Direction of a Play Fences Winner
1960 Direction of a Play A Raisin in the Sun Nominee