Lonny Price Poster

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Co-wrote the book to, directed, and starred in the musical "A Class Act". The show is about the life of Edward Kleban, who Mr. Price plays. Kleban was the lyricist of "A Chorus Line" who wanted very much to write the music and lyrics to a Broadway show. Kleban never achieved his dream and died of lung cancer.

Linda Kline and Lonny Price were both nominated for the 2001 Tony Award (New York City) for the Author (Book) of the Musical for "A Class Act".

Directed Leonard Bernstein's Candide for the New York Philharmonic. Once again he teamed up with Patti LuPone by casting her as The Old Lady. Also starred: Kristin Chenoweth, Paul Groves, Sir Thomas Allen, the Westminster Symphonic Choir, students of The Juilliard School, and other actors from Broadway. Ran May 5-8, 2004. [May 2004]

In 2007, he directed the Roundabout Theatre Co. Broadway revival of "110 In The Shade", starring Audra MacDonald and Steve Kazee. [2007]