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Adam Kantor

 
Bio:
Adam Kantor most recently played the role of Motel Kamzoil in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Bartlett Sher. Adam made his Broadway debut playing Mark in the final cast of Rent, which was preserved on DVD by Sony Pictures' Rent Filmed Live on Broadway. He ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Adam Kantor most recently played the role of Motel Kamzoil in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Bartlett Sher. Adam made his Broadway debut playing Mark in the final cast of Rent, which was preserved on DVD by Sony Pictures' Rent Filmed Live on Broadway. He ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Harry
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Telephone Guy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Motel
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 2010
God He
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2009
Princeton [Replacement]
Rod [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mark Cohen [Replacement]

Adam Kantor Biography

Adam Kantor most recently played the role of Motel Kamzoil in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof directed by Bartlett Sher. Adam made his Broadway debut playing Mark in the final cast of Rent, which was preserved on DVD by Sony Pictures' Rent Filmed Live on Broadway. He reunited with RENT director Michael Greif in Next To Normal on Broadway, in which he played Henry. Adam played Jamie in the acclaimed NYC revival of The Last Five Years, directed by its writer Jason Robert Brown, starring opposite Betsy Wolfe at Second Stage. Also Off-Broadway, he played Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q. At The Old Globe, he played Proteus in Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Mark Lamos, and Jeff in the world premiere of i by Itamar Moses and Gaby Alter. Adam played Eddie in the world premiere production of Diner by Sheryl Crow and Barry Levinson, directed by Kathleen Marshall. On TV he was seen in Showtime's "Billions" as Pununzio, and CBS' "The Good Wife" in the role of Ezra. Adam was a co-founder of the nonprofit arts organization, Broadway In South Africa, which provided arts education to underprivileged youth in the townships of South Africa. He graduated from Northwestern University and also studied at the British-American Dramatic Academy in Oxford, England. @AdamJKantor

Adam Kantor Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Adam Kantor, Darling Grenadine

Adam Kantor News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; TEACHING A ROBOT TO LO Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

DARLING GRENADINE Cast Recording Will Be Released Digitally Today Photo DARLING GRENADINE Cast Recording Will Be Released Digitally Today
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Darling Grenadine, the original musical with book, music & lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik, has received a studio cast recording to be released November 18th on all digital platforms.

The 80th Annual Dolphin Show Releases Tickets For MATILDA THE MUSICAL Photo The 80th Annual Dolphin Show Releases Tickets For MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 12, 2022

This year, the Northwestern Dolphin Show will be presenting Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical, a musical about a young child gifted with telekinesis, a love of reading, and the strength to overcome obstacles thrown at her and her peers. Produced by Arella Flur, Daniel Maton, and Rachel Schmaier, directed by Lucy Harrington, choreographed by Kristen Waagner, and music directed by Kevin Park.

Anthony Rapp, Elizabeth Stanley, Major Attaway & More to Perform At BROADWAY'S GOT GU Photo Anthony Rapp, Elizabeth Stanley, Major Attaway & More to Perform At BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Anthony Rapp ('Rent'), Elizabeth Stanley ('Jagged Little Pill'), Tony Yazbeck ('Flying Over Sunset'), Max Von Essen ('Anastasia'), Alexandra Silber ('Fiddler On The Roof'), Major Attaway ('Aladdin'), and Becky Gulsvig ('Come From Away') will perform at the 55th annual gala of the Greater New York Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Cipriani South Street.

Review: THE INHERITANCE PARTS 1 & 2 at Geffen Playhouse Photo Review: THE INHERITANCE PARTS 1 & 2 at Geffen Playhouse
by Evan Henerson - Oct 21, 2022

THE INHERITANCE is designed to make an audience feel quite a few different kinds of emotions: sadness certainly over lives lost and squandered; seething bitterness over a country adrift; humor over the many creative ways in which smart people cope and endure; and perhaps even a strong inclination to read or stream E.M. Forster’s HOWARDS END.

Video: Watch the Trailer for THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse Starring Adam Kantor Photo Video: Watch the Trailer for THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse Starring Adam Kantor & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

The Inheritance is now playing at Geffen Playhouse. In contemporary Manhattan, Eric and Toby are 30-somethings who seem to be very much in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past, and a younger man hungry for a future. Watch the trailer here!

Photos: First Look at Adam Kantor, Bradley James Tejeda, Tantoo Cardinal, Tuc Watkins Photo Photos: First Look at Adam Kantor, Bradley James Tejeda, Tantoo Cardinal, Tuc Watkins, and More in THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

The Inheritance is now playing at Geffen Playhouse. Check out all new photos here!

Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE Photo Interview: With One Life to Live Tuc Watkins Makes the Most of His INHERITANCE
by Gil Kaan - Oct 12, 2022

The Geffen Playhouse west coast premieres the Stephen Daldry production of four-time Tony Award winner The Heritance October 16, 2022 (already in previews). Mike Donahue directs the all-out cast of Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal, Juan Castano, Jay Donnell, Israel Erron Ford, August Gray Gall, Adam Kantor, Eddie Lopez, Kasey Mahaffy, Miguel Pinzon, Avi Roque, Bradley James Tejeda and Tuc Watkins. Tuc carved out some time from his rehearsals to chat about this Matthew López production, as well as, some of his career highlights.

Nic Ashe, Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal and More Will Lead THE INHERITANCE at Geffe Photo Nic Ashe, Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal and More Will Lead THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2022

Geffen Playhouse announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of the Stephen Daldry production of four-time Tony Award winner The Inheritance, written by Matthew López and directed by Mike Donahue.

World-Premiere Murder-Mystery Musical NOIR is Now Available for Digital Streaming
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The Alley Theatre digital viewing of its 75th¬†season finale production ‚ÄstNoir¬†is now available.¬†This world-premiere musical is directed by Tony Award¬ģ winner¬†Darko Tresnjak¬†and can be watched July 4 ‚Äď July 18, 2022.

Adam Kantor Videos

VIDEO: Final Cast of RENT Lends a Hand for COVID Grief Network's 'Seasons of Love' Videoplay
VIDEO: Final Cast of RENT Lends a Hand for COVID Grief Network's 'Seasons of Love'

by Stage Tube - May 6, 2021

On May 13, the COVID Grief Network is releasing a Seasons of Love video featuring members of the final Broadway cast of RENT, home videos of people that have died of COVID-19 and the young adults left grieving. While the US looks towards re-opening, for the millions who've been mourning in isolation, honoring the lives lost and supporting those left behind is key to addressing the current grief crisis.

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief Videoplay
VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

VIDEO: Watch Adam Kantor & More Sing Tri-Lingual Version of 'Hallelujah' as Part of S Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Adam Kantor & More Sing Tri-Lingual Version of 'Hallelujah' as Part of SAVING LIVES SUNDAY Fundraiser

by Stage Tube - May 5, 2020

Saving Lives Sunday a Virtual Benefit to support emergency first response organization United Hatzalah of Israel in its fight against COVID-19, has released a stunning version of Leonard Cohen's iconic song 'Hallelujah' The song, which debuted during the Sunday, May 3rd event, is performed in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

VIDEO: Beth Leavel Sings 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' at BEST IN SHOWS Benefit Videoplay
VIDEO: Beth Leavel Sings 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' at BEST IN SHOWS Benefit

by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2019

Some of Broadway's best recently came together for Best in Shows, a star-studded cabaret evening benefiting the Humane Society of New York at Feinstein's/ 54 Below. Get a peek inside the benefit with a look at Tony winner Beth Leavel singing Gypsy's 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' to Myrtle, one of the event's adoptable dogs!

VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary Videoplay
VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters on Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters next Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Omar Sharif' on THE TONIGHT SHOW

by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

On last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' the cast of Tony Award-winning Broadway musical 'The Band's Visit' performed a scaled-down version of 'Omar Sharif' with Katrina Lenk.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Begins Its Broadway Stay!

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2018

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Ma Videoplay
VIDEO: Stars Turn Out to Help BC/EFA Raise Over $900,000 at the 2018 Broadway Flea Market

by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2018

Broadway's most sensational onstage and offstage stars, passionate fans, avid collectors and animated bidders celebrated the biggest day for Broadway fans on Sunday, September 30, 2018, as the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction raised $906,825 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 7- Goodbye, Love- RENT Closes on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, September 7- Goodbye, Love- RENT Closes on Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2018

On this day, we remember the original, groundbreaking Broadway production of Jonathan Larson's RENT, which played its final performance at the Nederlander Theater on this day in 2008.


Adam Kantor Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Adam Kantor been in?
Adam Kantor has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Adam Kantor been in?
Adam Kantor has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Adam Kantor been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Darling Grenadine .

What awards has Adam Kantor won?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Darling Grenadine.