Lonny Price

Lonny Price

director, actor, writer

Lonny Price was born on Mar 09, 1959 in USA. Lonny Price's big-screen debut came with The Chosen directed by Jeremy Kagan in 1981, strarring Davey. Lonny Price is known for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill directed by Lonny Price, Audra McDonald stars as Lady Day and Shelton Becton as Jimmy Powers. Lonny Price has got 2 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Lonny Price achieved is Primetime Emmy Awards. The upcoming new movie Lonny Price plays is Dirty Dancing which will be released on May 24, 2017.

Lonny Price directed Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard on Broadway and at the English National Opera, Sweeney Todd starring Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel at the ENO and Lincoln Center, and Carousel at the ENO. His Broadway credits include Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill starring Audra McDonald (also for HBO and currently on the West End stage), 110 in the Shade, 'Master Harold' ... and the Boys, Sally Marr and Her Escorts (co-written with Joan Rivers and Erin Sanders), Urban Cowboy, and 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.

  • Birthday

    Mar 09, 1959
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 2 nominations

Primetime Emmy Awards
Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Winner - Primetime Emmy
Great Performances (1971)
Outstanding Classical Music-Dance Program
Winner - Primetime Emmy