Donald Saddler (Choreographer) | Playbill

Donald Saddler

Choreographer

Donald Saddler, a dancer and choreographer whose stage and film credits stretched back to the 1930s, and who remained active into the 21st century, died Nov. 2 at the Actors Home in New Jersey. He was 94.

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  • Born: Jan 23, 1918 in Van Nuys, CA, USA
  • Death: Nov 01, 2014 in Englewood, NJ

Roles (46)

Follies Playbill - Opening Night Follies
Opened April 05, 2001
  • as Theodore Whitman (Original)
Follies Playbill - Opening Night
My Fair Lady Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 1993 My Fair Lady
Opened December 09, 1993
  • Choreographer
Teddy & Alice Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1987 Teddy & Alice
Opened November 12, 1987
  • Choreographer
Broadway Playbill - Opening Night, June 1987 Broadway
Opened June 25, 1987
  • Musical Staging
The Loves of Anatol Playbill - Opening Night, March 1985 The Loves of Anatol
Opened March 06, 1985
  • Musical Staging
The 37th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 5, 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards - 1983
Opened June 05, 1983
  • Choreography
The 37th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 5, 1983
On Your Toes Playbill - Opening Night, March 1983 On Your Toes
Opened March 06, 1983
  • Choreographer
Happy New Year Playbill - April 1980 Happy New Year
Opened April 27, 1980
  • Choreographer
The Grand Tour Playbill - Jan 1979 The Grand Tour
Opened January 11, 1979
  • Choreographer
The American Dance Machine Playbill - June 1978 The American Dance Machine
Opened June 14, 1978
  • Featured Choreography from "No, No, Nanette"
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Together on Broadway (Mary Martin & Ethel Merman)
Opened May 15, 1977
  • Staging
The Robber Bridegroom Playbill - Oct 1976 The Robber Bridegroom
Opened October 09, 1976
  • Choreographer
The Robber Bridegroom Playbill - Oct 1976
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 George Abbott...a Celebration
Opened May 02, 1976
  • Director
  • Choreographer
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976 The 30th Annual Tony Awards - 1976
Opened April 18, 1976
  • Choreographer
The 30th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 18, 1976
The Robber Bridegroom Playbill - October 1975 The Robber Bridegroom
Opened October 07, 1975
  • Choreographer
Rodgers & Hart Playbill - April 1975 Rodgers & Hart
Opened May 13, 1975
  • Choreographer
The 29th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 20, 1975 The 29th Annual Tony Awards - 1975
Opened April 20, 1975
  • Musical Number Staging
A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan Playbill - March 1975 A Gala Tribute to Joshua Logan
Opened March 09, 1975
  • Choreographer
A Doll's House Playbill - Feb 1975 A Doll's House
Opened March 05, 1975
  • Tarantella choreographed
Good News Playbill - Nov 1974 Good News
Opened December 23, 1974
  • Choreographer
Tricks Playbill - Jan 1973 Tricks
Opened January 08, 1973
  • Choreographer
Tricks Playbill - Jan 1973
Much Ado About Nothing Playbill - Nov 1972 Much Ado About Nothing
Opened November 11, 1972
  • Choreographer
The 26th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - Apr 23, 1972 The 26th Annual Tony Awards - 1972
Opened April 23, 1972
  • Choreography
No, No, Nanette - Playbill January 1970 No, No, Nanette
Opened January 19, 1971
  • Musical Staging
  • Choreographer
Sophie Playbill - April 1963 Sophie
Opened April 15, 1963
  • Choreographer
Milk and Honey Playbill - Dec 1961 Milk and Honey
Opened October 10, 1961
  • Choreographer
Shangri-La Playbill - June 1956 Shangri-La
Opened June 13, 1956
  • Choreographer
John Murray Anderson's Almanac Playbill - Dec 1953 John Murray Anderson's Almanac
Opened December 10, 1953
  • Dances and Musical Numbers Staged
Wonderful Town Playbill - Aug 1953 Wonderful Town
Opened February 25, 1953
  • Dance and Musical Number Staging
Bless You All Playbill - Dec 1950 Bless You All
Opened December 13, 1950
  • as The Mobile (Original)
  • as The Rich Boy (Original)
  • as The Texan (Original)
Call Me Madam Playbill - June 1951 Call Me Madam
Opened October 12, 1950
  • Asst. to the Choreographer
Dance Me a Song Playbill - Feb 1950 Dance Me a Song
Opened January 20, 1950
  • as "Finale" Performer (Original)
  • as "It's The Weather" Dancer (Original)
  • as "Lilac Wine" Dancer (Original)
  • as Boy Friend (Original)
  • as Drunkard (Original)
  • as Owner (Original)
  • as Taxi Driver (Original)
High Button Shoes Playbill - Jan 1949 High Button Shoes
Opened October 09, 1947
  • as Uncle Willie (Replacement)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Pillar of Fire
Opened September 30, 1946
  • as Lover-in-Experience (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Fancy Free
Opened September 30, 1946
  • as Bartender (Original)
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Gizelle
Opened February 11, 1941
  • as Wilfred (Original)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1983 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1977 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1976 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1975 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1971 Outstanding Choreography Winner
Tony Award
1983 Best Choreography Nominee
1973 Best Choreography Nominee
1971 Best Choreography Winner
1953 Best Choreography Winner
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