Casey Nicholaw has made the transition from Broadway performer to becoming one of its most successful choreographers and directors, having worked on such hits as Monty Python’s Spamalot and The Drowsy Chaperone. His most recent shows have been Elf and The Book of Mormon, for which Nicholaw and his co-director Trey Parker won the Tony Award for Best Director. He is currently in Seattle, directing and choreographing the new musical Aladdin at the 5th Avenue Theatre. TheaterMania recently spoke with Nicholaw about these projects.
THEATERMANIA: What was Tony Award night like for you?
CASEY NICHOLAW: It was very fun and exciting. The whole experience felt like a dream. The really cool moment for me was at the Tony party.… Read the rest