About this Artist
ARTHUR ALLAN SEIDELMAN (Director) directed last season’s Reprise! production of The Boys from Syracuse starring David Hyde Pierce, and the previous season’s Of Thee I Sing with Gregory Harrison and Maureen McGovern. He recently directed the Showtime film By Dawn’s Early Light starring Richard Crenna and the film Walking Across Egypt starring Ellen Burstyn and Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Other films include Hallmark Hall of Fame productions of Grace & Glorie starring Gena Rowlands and Diane Lane, The Summer of Ben Tyler starring James Woods, and Harvest of Fire starring Patty Duke and Lolita Davidovich. Seidelman has directed more than twenty Broadway and off-Broadway shows including Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carrè, Clifford Odets’ Awake and Sing, and New York City Opera’s revival of Frank Loesser’s The Most Happy Fella. He has won two Emmys, five Emmy nominations, three Christopher Awards, Peabody, Humanitas and Obie Awards, a Drama Desk Award nomination, awards from the San Francisco, Chicago, Palm Springs, and Heartland Film Festivals as well as the Grand Prize from the New York Film and Television Festival.