Marshall's most recent credit was the NBC television special he executive produced, directed and choreographed: TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC. He won his second Director's Guild Award for this production and three Emmy Awards for Direction, Choreography, and Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. He directed and choreographed Disney/ABC's critically acclaimed movie musical ANNIE, which received 12 Emmy nominations and won the prestigious Peabody Award. For his work he received an Emmy for Choreography and an American Choreography Award.
A six-time Tony Award nominee and George Abbott Award winner, Marshall co-directed and choreographed the world-wide award-winning production of Cabaret and directed and choreographed the Broadway revival of Little Me, starring Martin Short. He made his Broadway choreographic debut with Kiss of the Spider Woman, directed by Harold Prince, which also played London's West End and Vienna. He followed that with productions of She Loves Me: Broadway, London; Damn Yankees: Broadway, National Tour, London; Blake Edwards' Victor/Victoria: Broadway; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: Broadway; Company: Broadway; and The Petrified Prince: NY Public Theater and Promises, Promises: City Center Encores! Additional choreography credits include the feature film THE CRADLE WILL ROCK, the Disney/ABC movie musical CINDERELLA (Emmy nomination), the CBS movie musical MRS. SANTA CLAUS (Emmy nomination), and THE KENNEDY CENTER HONORS (Kander & Ebb and Chita Rivera tributes).
He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
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Rob Marshall Facts
|October 17, 1960 (63)
|Madison, Wisconsin, USA
|2007 Emmy Awards: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program (for Tony Bennett: An American Classic)
|Chicago Diamond Edition
|Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
|Into The Woods
|Memoirs Of A Geisha