Tom Mullen

chicago : directors

Tom Mullen is the artistic director of Chicago Theatre Workshop which launched their first season in 2016 with Broadway Tony Winner, LaChanze. He produced three shows in the first season, Wicked City, Creatives and Little Miss Sunshine. He directed Creatives which went on to be nominated for Best New Musical at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He recently directed and produced Grammy nominee, Cheyenne Jackson in concert at Victory Gardens and with CTW has produced Seth Rudetsky and the Chicago premiere of the musical Disaster.

He adapted and directed the world premiere of Trainspotting, USA at Theatre Wit. The Chicago Sun Times hailed the show as "Riveting and burn the floor theatre!" Tom directed the off-Broadway musical Tomorrow Morning by Laurence Mark Wythe at the York Theatre which was nominated for an off-Broadway Alliance Award and Outer Critic Circle nomination for best off-Broadway musical, Tom directed, Joe DiPietro’s FMen for Bailiwick Chicago and the US premiere of the U.K. musical Departure Lounge at the Royal George Theatre. Tomorrow Morning, Greenhouse Theater, (Jeff Award Winner - Best Musical Midsize) Love/Perfect Now Change, Noble Fool Theatricals, JOE, Chicago Dramatist, Urinetown, Mercury Theatre, nominated for seven Jeff Awards, including Best Director and Best Musical. World premiere, What A Glorious Feeling, official selection, NY Musical Theatre Festival, Full Gallop, with Emmy winner Jill Larson and the world premiere of Wicked City. Associate director, Broadway revival, Sondheim's Company, Roundabout Theatre and The Rhythm Club, Signature Theatre, Washington D.C. National tours, The World Goes 'Round for Columbia Artists, Sellevision, Ohio Theatre, Soho. Tom has assisted for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, Disney Theatricals and teaches for Second City Comedy Theatre. In concert he’s produced and directed Grammy Winner, Oleta Adams, Tony-Winner, Sutton Foster and Emmy-Winner, Bea Arthur. Regional credits include: Forever Plaid, A Chorus Line, Betty's Summer Vacation, Nine, Closer than Ever and The 1940's Radio Hour. Currently developing a new comedy, Idiot Actors Syndrome and The Pines, a new musical with CTW. Tom studied theatre at Wayne State University and has his BA in Theatre Directing from Columbia College Chicago. Tom is represented by Sam Samuelson of Stewart Talent.

Tom Mullen picture 8708