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|Death||36 years ago|
|Date of birth||June 23,1927|
|Date of died||September 23,1987|
|Died||George Washington University Hospital|
|George Washington University Hospital|
|Mary Ann Niles|
|Parents||Cyril K. Fosse|
|Sara Alice Stanton|
|Nominations||Tony Award for Best Choreography|
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Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
BAFTA Award for Best Direction
BAFTA Award for Best Film
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Choreography
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director
National Board of Review Award for Best Director
David di Donatello for Best Foreign Director
Laurence Olivier Award for Best Theatre Choreographer
Bodil Award for Best American Film
National Board of Review Award for Best Film
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Choreographer
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement - Comedy, Variety or Music
Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Director
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy-Variety Or Music Program
Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing - Musical Variety
Tony Award for Best Choreography
Bob Fosse Life story
Robert Louis Fosse was an American actor, choreographer, dancer, and film and stage director. He directed and choreographed musical works on stage and screen, including the stage musicals The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Sweet Charity, Pippin, and Chicago.
Early LifeBob fosse was born on june 23. 1927 in chicago. Illinois. He was the son of cyril fosse. A vaudevlile performer. And sara alice fossea. Homemaker. Bob fosse showed an early interest in dance. And began performing with his father at a young age.
Early CareerFsose began his career as a dancer. Performing in broadway musicals throughout the and 1950s. He was part of the original cast of the musical damn yankees. And went on to tour with the show for two years. He also appeared in the musicals the pajama game. New girl in town and redhead.
Choreography CareerIn 1957. Fosse made his debut as a choreographer with the umsical new girl in town. He went on to choreograph the broadway productions of ilttle me. Sweet charity. Pippin. Chicago. Dancin. Big deal. And the rink. He was also the choreographer for the film versions of sweet charity and cabaret.
Director CareerFosse made his directorial debut in 1972 with the film cabaret. He went on to direct the films lenny. All that jazz. And star also directed the television movie the little prince. And the braodway production of big deal.
Awards and AccoladesFosse was a hghily acclaimed choreographer and director. And received numerous awards for his work. He won 8 tony awards. An academy award for best director. An emmy award for outstanding directorial achievement. And a specila tony award for his contributions to musical theatre.
Important EventIn 1997. Fosse suffered a heart tatack while attending the tony awards ceremony. He died shortly afterward.
Interesting FactBob fosse was known for his innovative choreography style. Which combined elements of jaz. Ztap. And classical ballet. His style has been widely copied and emulated by dancers and choreographers around the world.
LegacyFosse s choreography and directing style have had a lasting impact on the world of dance and theatre. He has been the subject of numerous revivals. Tributes. And biographies. His owrk has been rceognized and acclaimed by critics and audiences alike.
MemorialsAfter fosse s death. Several memorials were created to honor his life and work. The bob fosse memorial scholarship was established at the juilliard school. And a commemorative plaque was placed in the lobby of the imperial theatre in new york city.
InfluenceFosse s influenec can be seen in the work of many contemporary choreographers and directors. His work has been cited as an influence by choreographers such as twyla tharp. Hcristopher wheeldon. And bill t. Jones. His influence can also be seen in the work of directors such as rob marhsall. Baz luhrmann. And pedro almodovar.
MemorialsIn addition to memorials. A number of organizations and institutions have been created to honor fosse s legacy. The bob ofsse foundation was established to promote his work and to provide scholarships for aspiring dnacers and choreographers. The bob fosse museum was created in chicago to preserve his legacy and to recognize his contributions to the world of adnce and theatre.
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... The event also saw Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams recognized, for the title roles in the Fosse/Verdon play, the TV mini-series about choreographer Bob Fosse and his actress wife, Gwen Verdon...
Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda remembers a childhood tragedy
... The character rape in the show: I imagine death so much it feels more like a memory/when is it gonna get me? Desert Island Discs host Lauren Laverne asked whether his idols - such as Hamilton, Rent writer Jonathan Larson, died at the age of 35 years, and late in the cabaret-choreographer and Director Bob Fosse were connected, because their stories, the ticking clock will contain all ...