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Alan Bates

 
Date of Birth: February 17, 1934
Date of Death: December 27, 2003 (69)

Birth Place: Allstree, Derbyshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
The Man
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Ben Butley
  [Broadway]
1964
Richard Ford
  [Broadway]
1961
Mick
  [Broadway]
1957
Cliff Lewis


Alan Bates Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Alan Bates, Fortune's Fool
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Alan Bates, Fortune's Fool
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Alan Bates, Fortune's Fool
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Lead Actor Gold Star
Alan BatesThe Unexpected Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Play Gold Star
Alan Bates, The Unexpected Man
 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Actor of the Year in a Revival
Alan BatesA Patriot For Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Alan Bates, Butley
 
Drama League Awards - 1973 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Alan Bates
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Alan Bates , Butley
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1971 - Best Actor Gold Star
Alan BatesButley

Alan Bates News

Odyssey Theatre to Present A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG in October Photo Odyssey Theatre to Present A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble will present a compelling revival of Nichols’ semi-autobiographical dark comedy, directed by Ethan Maniquis. Public previews begin October 5. Performances will continue through November 21 at the Odyssey’s three-theater complex in West L.A.

Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor' Photo Pasadena Playhouse to Present 'In Conversation: Cecile Richards & Holland Taylor'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse begins performances of the West Coast premiere of¬†Ann¬†‚Äď written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein March 22, with performances continuing through April 24.¬†

ANN Makes its West Coast Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse in March Photo ANN Makes its West Coast Premiere at Pasadena Playhouse in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of¬†Ann¬†‚Äď written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from March 22 through April 24; the press opening is Saturday, March 26.¬†

NEVER NOT ONCE Comes to Park Theatre Next Month Photo NEVER NOT ONCE Comes to Park Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2022

NEVER NOT ONCE, by the award-winning American playwright Carey Crim, is a poignant and emotionally gripping new drama about what happens when a family is forced to confront an unexpected and explosive answer to the question ‚ÄúWhere do I come from?‚ÄĚ.

5th Annual Indie Entertainment Showcase Announced Photo 5th Annual Indie Entertainment Showcase Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

Cloud 21 PR International and Kultura PR International will present the fifth annual 'Indie Entertainment Showcase' a special event that will be held virtually during this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Awareness Film Festival to Present MERCY Docudrama by Wendy Morgan Photo Awareness Film Festival to Present MERCY Docudrama by Wendy Morgan
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021

To cap off its over yearlong festival run, the gripping docudrama feature Mercy, written and directed by UK-based actress Wendy Morgan, has been named an official selection of the 12th edition of the Awareness Film Festival, scheduled from October 21 to 31, 2021 at the Regal Cinemas in downtown Los Angeles.

Full Cast Announced For ARTHUR/MERLIN as Part of the Iris Theatre's 2021 Summer Festi Photo Full Cast Announced For ARTHUR/MERLIN as Part of the Iris Theatre's 2021 Summer Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Writer¬†Reuben Johnson's new re-imagining of this classic tale will take place outdoors in the beautiful gardens of the Actor's Church and features¬†spoken word, original songs and is led by a cast of actor-musicians.¬†Arthur/Merlin¬†will run from 4 August ‚Äď 22 August.¬†¬†

BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now! Photo BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 10, 2020

Dying for a new diversion in the absence of live theatre? Look no further than Old Show Queens- a 13-episode web series that is streaming now!

HOTTER Comes to Traverse Theatre Photo HOTTER Comes to Traverse Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

HOTTER Project and Ellie Keel Productions today announce performances of the critically acclaimed HOTTER at Traverse Theatre. Following sold out runs at Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Soho Theatre last year, the production will run for two performances a?" 12 and 13 March.

Tickets Are Now on Sale for ANN and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Tickets Are Now on Sale for ANN and ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman has announced the on -sale of tickets for the Los Angeles premiere of Ann - written by and starring Holland Taylor and directed by Benjamin Endsley Klein from May 27 to June 28, 2020, and a new production of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun with book by Herbert and Dorothy Fields, directed by Sarna Lapine, from July 28-August 23, 2020.

Alan Bates Videos

STAGE TUBE: Holland Taylor Speaks at Women in the World Summit
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2012

Holland Taylor has been named one of Newsweek's '150 Fearless Women,' along with Hillary Clinton, Meryl Streep, Marie Colvin, Adele, Gabrielle Giffords, Angelina Jolie, Kirstin Gillibrand, Angela Merkel, Andrea Mitchell, Lady Gaga, Serena Williams, Kristen Wiig and Orpah Winfrey. The Emmy Award-winning Ms. Taylor received the award not only for her 'critically acclaimed roles on film stage and television,' but also for the play ANN, 'an ode to the feisty late governor of Texas, which Taylor wrote and acts in.' The play premiered in Texas, just finished a critically acclaimed pre-Broadway run in Chicago and Washington, D.C..

STAGE TUBE: Holland Taylor on the Evolution of ANN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2011

Playing the Kennedy Center, Dec. 17 through Jan. 15, Holland Taylor steps into the shoes of Ann Richards, the impassioned governor of Texas who dedicated her life to empowering, expanding, and enriching the lives of her constituents, friends, and family. ANN is an inspiring and hilarious play that brings you face to face with a complex, colorful, and captivating character bigger than the state from which she hailed. Holland Taylor takes the audience on a journey, swirling together the past and present to reunite Ann Richards with old friends and introduce her to a new generation. Click below to hear ho wthe play came about!

STAGE TUBE: Susan Boyle Sings 'Whistle Down the Wind'
by Eddie Varley - Apr 22, 2009

Britain's Got Talent contestant Susan Boyle continues to charm the world. Boyle is making the talk show rounds and appeared on CNN this morning discussing her sudden fame and her inspiring performance. She even sang a bit for the cameras!

Stage Tube: Boyle Speaks to and Sings 'My Heart Will Go On' for Larry King
by Robert Diamond - Apr 18, 2009

Boyle, who has over 34 million fans on the media sharing site spoke to and sang for CNN's Larry King last night. At the conclusion of the interview, she sings a bit of Celine Dion's hit 'My Heart Will Go On' from Titanic.


Alan Bates Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alan Bates been in?
Alan Bates has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Alan Bates been in?
Alan Bates has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alan Bates been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fortune's Fool , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fortune's Fool , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Fortune's Fool , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Unexpected Man , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Unexpected Man , Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for A Patriot For Me , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Butley , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Butley and Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Butley .

What awards has Alan Bates won?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fortune's Fool, Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fortune's Fool , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Fortune's Fool, Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Unexpected Man , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Unexpected Man, Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Butley, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Butleyand Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Butley.