Mark Bramble

Mark Bramble (born December 7, 1950) is an American theatre director, author, and producer. He has been nominated for the Tony Award three times, for the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for Barnum and 42nd Street (1981) and Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical, 42nd Street (2001). Mark Bramble has been involved in the writing, directing and producing of stage musicals all over the world. He began his theatrical career working as an apprentice in David Merrick's office in 1971, and for whom he worked on many Broadway productions. As author, his work includes the 1980 musical Barnum, which introduced Glenn Close as a musical theatre actress, with songs by Cy Coleman and Michael Stewart. He wrote the book for The Three Musketeers (1984) with music of Rudolph Friml. He directed and was co-librettist for the 2001 revival of 42nd Street with songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin, and was the co-author of the book for the original 42nd Street in 1980, which was produced by David Merrick.He directed many productions of 42nd Street, in London, Sydney, Shanghai, Tokyo, Amsterdam and Vienna.


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