Scott Weinstein is a Jeff Award winning Director currently based in Chicago. Recently his newly conceived "chamber version" of Ragtime was nominated for 10 Joseph Jefferson Awards.
Favorite directing credits include Rock of Ages (Drury Lane Theatre); Rent at Theo Ubique (Jeff Award - Best Director, Best Musical); Violet (Jeff Nom - Best Director, Best Musical), Bat Boy (Jeff nom-Best Director), Titanic (Jeff Nom - Best Director, Best Musical) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Griffin Theatre); She Kills Monsters (Steppenwolf Theatre); Seussical (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Princess & The Pea (Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre); the world premieres of Baristas (New York International Fringe Festival), Ampersand (Bloomington Playwrights Project) & Knights of The Sales Office (Adirondack Theatre Festival); as well as the first full productions of Murder For Two (Adirondack Theatre Festival, Hangar Theatre, 42nd Street Moon).
Scott is the recipient of a Berkshire Theatre Festival Directing Fellowship and a Stage Directors and Choreographers Observership. He was the Associate director for the Equity National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet. He directs the resident production on Norwegian Cruise Lines and directed the first regional production currently running at the Lawrence Welk Theatre, as well as regional productions across the country. He has developed new work at Pittsburgh CLO, The American Music Theatre Project, The Marriott Theatre, Route 66 Theatre, Porchlight Theatre and others. He has assistant or associate directed at The Goodman Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse and many more. Proud graduate of Northwestern University and member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. www.ScottGWeinstein.com