Lonny directed Glenn Close in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard on Broadway and at the English National Opera, Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the ENO and Lincoln Center, and Carousel starring Alfie Boe and Katherine Jenkins at the ENO. His Broadway credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald (also on the West End and for HBO), 110 in the Shade, ‘Master Harold’ … and the Boys, Sally Marr and Her Escorts (co-written with Joan Rivers and Erin Sanders), Urban Cowboy, A Class Act (Tony nomination, Best Book, with Linda Kline). His work with the NY Philharmonic includes Company, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert (Emmy Award), and Passion. He directed television captures of his Sweeney Todd (Emmy Award), Company, Camelot, and Candide. His documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, premiered at the New York Film Festival, and was named one of New York Times’ Top 10 Films of 2016, and is currently streaming on Netflix.
Musical Interpretation and Performance