Christopher Ashley

Director, Producer, Presenter, Creative Consultant
( b. Jul 06, 1964 ) Male

Broadway Production Credits

Escape to Margaritaville
Musical, Original
Mar 15, 2018 - ?
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Latin History for Morons
Play, Comedy,Solo, Original
Nov 15, 2017 - Feb 25, 2018
A Page to Stage Workshop Production of 'Latin History for Morons' was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Junk
Play, Original
Nov 02, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The World Premiere of JUNK was produced in 2016 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Indecent
Play, Drama,Play with music, Original
Apr 18, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
Originally produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Come From Away
Musical, Original
Mar 12, 2017 - Present
Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Originally co-produced in 2015 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Doctor Zhivago
Musical, Drama, Original
Apr 21, 2015 - May 10, 2015
World premiere of ZHIVAGO produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Side Show
Musical, Revival
Nov 17, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Hands on a Hardbody
Musical, Original
Mar 21, 2013 - Apr 13, 2013
Originally produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Chaplin
Musical, Original
Sep 10, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013
World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Leap of Faith
Musical, Original
Apr 26, 2012 - May 13, 2012
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Peter and the Starcatcher
Play, Play with music, Original
Apr 15, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013
Originally Presented as a 'Page to Stage' Workshop Production in 2009 by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Bonnie and Clyde
Musical, Drama, Original
Dec 01, 2011 - Dec 30, 2011
Originally presented by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Memphis
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 2009 - Aug 05, 2012
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Originally produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

Cry-Baby
Musical, Comedy, Original
Apr 24, 2008 - Jun 22, 2008
World Premiere produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)

The Farnsworth Invention
Play, Drama, Original
Dec 03, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008
Originally presented in the "Page to Stage" Program by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Steven B. Libman, Managing Director)

Xanadu
Musical, Fantasy, Original
Jul 10, 2007 - Sep 28, 2008
Directed by Christopher Ashley

All Shook Up
Musical, Original
Mar 24, 2005 - Sep 25, 2005
Directed by Christopher Ashley

The Smell of the Kill
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 26, 2002 - Apr 28, 2002
Directed by Christopher Ashley

The Rocky Horror Show
Musical, Comedy, Revival
Nov 15, 2000 - Jan 06, 2002
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Voices in the Dark
Play, Mystery, Original
Aug 12, 1999 - Oct 10, 1999
Directed by Christopher Ashley

Jackie
Play, Original
Nov 10, 1997 - Mar 01, 1998
Production Consultant: Christopher Ashley

Benefits and Special Events

The 24 Hour Plays 2005
Oct 24, 2005 - Oct 24, 2005
Special, Benefit, Original
"That Other Person" directed by Christopher Ashley

Awards and Nominations

2017 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Musical

nomineeCome From Away [winner]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2017 Tony Award® Best Musical

Come From Away [nominee]
Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

2017 Tony Award® Best Play

Indecent [nominee]
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

2017 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical

Come From Away [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2017 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Musical

nomineeCome From Away [winner]
Produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

2017 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Play

Indecent [nominee]
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

2015 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Revival of a Musical or Revue

Side Show [nominee]
Produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director)

2012 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical

Leap of Faith [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2010 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Musical

Memphis [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2008 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical

Xanadu [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2001 Tony Award® Best Direction of a Musical

The Rocky Horror Show [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

2001 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical

The Rocky Horror Show [nominee]
Directed by Christopher Ashley

1995 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical

Christopher Ashley  (for "Das Barbecu")  [nominee]

1993 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play

Christopher Ashley  (for "Jeffrey")  [nominee]

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