Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett

Choreographer
  • Also known as: Michael DiFiglia
  • Born: Apr 8, 1943 in Buffalo, New York
  • Death: Jul 2, 1987 in Tucson, Arizona

Roles (40)

A Chorus Line Playbill - Opening Night A Chorus Line (2006)
Opened Oct 5, 2006
  • Conception
  • Original Director
  • Original Choreographer
A Chorus Line - Opening Night
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PB.Listing.Placeholder.BROADWAY.V4.jpg Dreamgirls (2001)
Opened Sep 24, 2001
  • Original Broadway Production Director
  • Original Broadway Production Choreographer
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Dreamgirls Dreamgirls (1987)
Opened Jun 28, 1987
  • Director
  • Choreographer
  • Original Producer on Broadway
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Dreamgirls Playbill - Sept 1983 Dreamgirls (1981)
Opened Dec 20, 1981
  • Director
  • Choreographer
  • Producer
Dreamgirls - Dec 1981
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Ballroom Playbill - Dec 1978 Ballroom (1978)
Opened Dec 14, 1978
  • Director
  • Choreographer
  • Producer
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A Chorus Line Playbill - July 1975 A Chorus Line (1975)
Opened Oct 19, 1975
  • Conception
  • Director
  • Choreographer
A Chorus Line - July 1975
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God's Favorite Playbill - Jan 1975 God's Favorite (1974)
Opened Dec 11, 1974
  • Director
God's Favorite - Opening Night
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Bette Midler Playbill - Dec 1973 Bette Midler (1973)
Opened Dec 3, 1973
  • Choreographer
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Seesaw Playbill - March 1973 Seesaw (1973)
Opened Mar 18, 1973
  • Book
  • Director
  • Choreographer
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Twigs Playbill - Dec 1971 Ma (1971)
Opened Nov 14, 1971
  • Director
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1984 Special Award A Chorus Line Winner
1983 Outstanding Director of a Play Third Street Nominee
1982 Outstanding Director of a Musical Dreamgirls Nominee
1979 Outstanding Choreography Ballroom Winner
1979 Outstanding Director of a Musical Ballroom Nominee
1976 Outstanding Choreography A Chorus Line Winner
1976 Outstanding Director of a Musical A Chorus Line Winner
1971 Outstanding Choreography Follies Winner
1971 Outstanding Director Follies Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1973 Best Musical Seesaw Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1976 Special Award A Chorus Line Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama A Chorus Line Winner
Tony Award
1982 Best Choreography Dreamgirls Winner
1982 Best Direction of a Musical Dreamgirls Nominee
1979 Best Choreography Ballroom Winner
1979 Best Direction of a Musical Ballroom Nominee
1976 Best Choreography A Chorus Line Winner
1976 Best Direction of a Musical A Chorus Line Winner
1974 Best Book of a Musical Seesaw Nominee
1974 Best Choreography Seesaw Winner
1974 Best Direction of a Musical Seesaw Nominee
1972 Best Choreography Follies Winner
1972 Best Direction of a Musical Follies Winner
1971 Best Choreography Company Nominee
1970 Best Choreography Coco Nominee
1969 Best Choreography Promises, Promises Nominee
1968 Best Choreography Henry, Sweet Henry Nominee
1967 Best Choreography A Joyful Noise Nominee