Ruth Hendel Biography

Gender: Female

Ruth's Broadway credits include: In The Heights; Passing Strange; Legally Blonde; Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway; High Fidelity; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Caroline, Or Change; A Raisin in the Sun; Golda's Balcony; Frozen; ‘Night Mother; Steel Magnolias; Barefoot in the Park; Metamorphoses. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz; Our Lady of 121st Street; The Exonerated; Red Light Winter; tick tick…Boom!. Los Angeles: As Much As You Can. Ruth is on the boards of the LAByrith Theater, The Play Company and the Yale School of Drama Leadership Committee; She is vice-chair, and Stephen is Treasurer of the Eugene O'Neill Theater in Waterford, CT. Stephen also serves on the boards of The New Group, The Culture Project, Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company and on the Board of Visitors of the Yale School of Music.

Ruth Hendel Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth Hendel, This is Our Youth
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, After Midnight
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Musical
Ruth Hendel, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth Hendel, A Raisin in the Sun
Ruth Hendel, Death of a Salesman
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, 33 Variations
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, Passing Strange
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Special Theatrical Event
Ruth Hendel, Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, The Lieutenant of Inishmore
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth Hendel, A Raisin in the Sun
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Play
Ruth Hendel, Our Lady of 121st Street
The Lortels - 2003 - Unique Theatrical Experience
Ruth Hendel, The Exonerated
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, Metamorphoses


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