skip navigation | text only | accessibility | site map

Eric Schaeffer

Eric Schaeffer is the co-founder and artistic director of Signature Theatre. His Broadway credits include Putting It Together, big (first national tour) and Sweet Adeline, City Center Encore! Great American Musicals in Concert. In London, he made his West End debut with The Witches of Eastwick at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane & Prince of Wales theatres. He has won four Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Direction along with twelve additional nominations. His musical productions have received five Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Musical.

Video and Audio

Gigi TV Commercial

Vanessa Hudgens stars in a world premiere production of Lerner and Loewe's musical comedy directed by Eric Schaeffer.

"First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb" In Rehearsal

The cast and director of the musical revue First You Dream discuss the celebrated work of John Kander and Fred Ebb, the songwriting team who created Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Zorba, and many more Broadway hits.

Behind the Curtain: Eric Schaeffer

Director Eric Schaeffer discusses his role in the Kennedy Center production of “Follies.”