Danny Burstein Biography

Date of Birth: June 16, 1964 (51)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male

Danny is a 5-time Tony Award nominee whose 15 Broadway credits include: Cabaret (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations); The Snow Geese; Golden Boy (2013 Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations); Follies (2012 Tony, Astaire & Grammy Award nominations; Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; South Pacific (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award); The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony and Ovation Award nominations); Saint Joan; The Seagull; Three Men on a Horse; A Little Hotel on the Side; The Flowering Peach; A Class Act; Titanic and Company. Off-Broadway credits include: Talley’s Folly (Lucille Lortel & Drama League nominations); Mrs. Farnsworth; Psych; All in the Timing; Merrily We Roll Along; Weird Romance and I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Film/TV includes: The Family Fang (directed by Jason Bateman); Blackhat (directed by Michael Mann); Lolly Steinman on “Boardwalk Empire” (directed by Martin Scorsese); “Louie;” Transamerica; “Absolutely Fabulous;” “Ed;” all the “Law & Order” series; “Hope & Faith;” Deception; Affluenza; American Milkshake; Nor’easter; Construction; Liv and Trust, Greed, Bullets & Bourbon. He recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Frosch in the Jeremy Sams/Douglas Carter Beane production of Die Fledermaus.

Danny Burstein Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Cabaret
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Cabaret
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Cabaret
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2013 - Best Featured Actor in a Play
Danny Burstein, Golden Boy
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Danny Burstein, Talley's Folly
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Danny Burstein, Golden Boy
 
The Lortels - 2013 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Danny Burstein, Talley's Folly
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Danny Burstein, Golden Boy
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Follies
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Follies
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Leading Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Follies
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, South Pacific
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Featured Actor in a Musical
Danny Burstein, Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific
Danny Burstein, The Drowsy Chaperone

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