Artistic Director

Jim Corti (Paramount Artistic Director) inaugurated Paramount’s Broadway Series in the fall of 2011 with the critically acclaimed My Fair Lady. In 2015, Paramount’s Broadway Series became Jeff Award eligible. In the time since, Paramount has garnered 45 nominations with 16 wins, including three consecutive Best Large Musical awards for Les Misérables, West Side Story and Sweeney Todd. Corti helmed all three, and won Best Director for two of them, Les Misérables and Sweeney Todd. Corti also directed Paramount’s Fiddler on the Roof, Miss Saigon, Rent, The Who’s Tommy, Oklahoma!, Mamma Mia! and Million Dollar Quartet. A Broadway veteran, he appeared in the original New York casts of Ragtime and Candide, joined the long running A Chorus Line and toured nationally in Urinetown, Cabaret and Bob Fosse’s Dancin’. Other career highlights include being the only director to have two productions in the same year in the Chicago Tribune’s list of 10 Best Shows for Drury Lane’s Cabaret and Writers Theatre’s Oh, Coward! in 2009. He remains the sole honoree to have won Jeff Awards as an actor (Marriott’s Grand Hotel), choreographer (Drury Lane’s Singin’ in the Rain) and director (Paramount’s Sweeney Todd and Les Misérables, Drury Lane’s Sweet Charity and Northlight’s Blues in the Night).

Productions with Jim Corti

Articles by Jim Corti

Tuesdays with Corti: John Doyle

Celebrate the Autumn Equinox, the time of the harvest! As our days and nights are equal lengths for a little while, therein lies a symbolic balance and tradition of gratitude this time of year. The dozen …

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Tuesdays with Corti: Broadway Intensives

Feeling the energy today, even through the rain clouds this morning! Give a like and follow to the Paramount School of the Arts Facebook page and check out the video for the Legally …

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Tuesdays with Corti: Clickables Day

There’s so much to cover today that I’m gonna proclaim it “Clickables Day!” Click on these links below, dear friends! Casting for Paramount’s upcoming Broadway Series, Season Eight, is in …

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