Rob Marshall is an American theater, film director, and choreographer. He is a 6-time Tony nominee, Academy Award nominee, Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner whose most noted work includes the 2002 film “Chicago” and the 1998 Broadway revival of “Cabaret”.
In 2000, Marshall directed the Broadway premiere of “Seussical: The Musical”, based on the works of Dr. Seuss. He also directed and produced the 2006 television special “Tony Bennett: An American Classic”. For the special, Marshall won a 2007 Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety. In 2005, he directed “Memoirs of a Geisha”, starring Zhang Ziyi.