portrait of Stephen Nachamie

Stephen Nachamie

STEPHEN NACHAMIE (Director)  is thrilled to return to the Nashville Symphony and to collaborate with Maestro Enrico Lopez-Yanez and choreographer Felicity Stiverson again.  Mr. Nachamie is an award-winning stage and film director.   On Broadway, he was associate director for  the  Tony Award winning revival of She Loves Me, which can be seen on PBS’ Great Performances and Broadway HD.  Recent credits include directing Broadway’s Carolee Carmello and Opera’s Craig Colclough in Sweeney Todd (Opera Saratoga)  New York directing credits include, the reunion concert of Little Shop of Horrors (w/Alan Menken), Small Town Confessions (w/Alice Ripley and Daisy Eagan), Buyer and Cellar, My Name is Asher Lev, the world premieres of Mr. Confidential and Foreverman (NYMF),  The Witness Project (First Person Holocaust Survivor Stories-UJA), , Faraway Bayou (w/ Tony Winner Nikki M. James), Luck! (w/Faith Prince), and The 25th Anniversary production of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Trilogy starring Sirius Radio’s Seth Rudetsky.  Regional credits include Becoming Dr. Ruth (Cincinnati Playhouse and New Rep) Fiddler on the Roof (with Tony Winner Debbie Gravitte and Loni Ackerman), tick, tick… BOOM!,  Gutenberg! (New Rep),  Sex with Strangers, 4,000 Miles (Capital Rep), A Chorus Line (Olney Theatre – Helen Hayes Award - Best Musical), The Whipping Man (Omaha Playhouse), Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill … (WHAT, Capital City Theatre), Camelot, 1776  (Olney Theatre), West Side Story (North Carolina Theatre and Italian Tour), Dreamgirls (West Virginia Public).  Film and TV work includes Macy’s Singing Christmas Tree  (Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on NBC), “Stand Still” (Telly Award Winner – Direction), What’s Left, Winning New York (New Filmmakers NY Award), “Bang! Boom! Pow!,”  and the award winning internet hit “Jersey Christmas”. Symphony & Opera credits include Kellie Pickler in Music City Christmas (Nashville Symphony), The Judy Garland Songbook and Bernstein’s Broadway (Omaha Symphony), and Amahl and the Night Visitors (Steamboat Springs Symphony) Stephen’s career in New York Theatre began while in high school working for the final year of the original Off-Broadway Production of Little Shop of Horrors.  Stephen holds an BFA from New York University. Proud Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer’s Society. www.stephennachamie.com