Rob Marshall




Rob Marshall (born October 17, 1960 in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.) is an American theater and film director, and choreographer. He is a 6-time Tony nominee, Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner whose most noted work includes the 2002 film Chicago and the 1998 Broadway revival of Cabaret.


Marshall choreographed the 1996 made-for-television movie Mrs. Santa Claus and Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, starring singer Brandy in the title role, in 1997. He received Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Choreography for both shows.

In 1999, he directed and choreographed Disney's made-for-television remake of the musical Annie, for which he received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography and an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Direction for a Miniseries, Movie or Special.

Marshall also directed and produced the 2006 television special Tony Bennett: An American Classic, which he co-choreographed with partner John DeLuca. For the special, Marshall won a 2007 Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety. He was awarded a 2007 Emmy for Outstanding Directing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program and he and DeLuca have been nominated for Outstanding Choreography.

On March 15, 2007, Marshall was a guest judge on Grease: You're the One that I Want!, along with his sister Kathleen Marshall. On the live broadcast, the competitors performed the song "All That Jazz" from Chicago in his honor.

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