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Alexander Gemignani

 
Date Of Birth:
July 03, 1979 (43)
Bio:
Alexander Gemignani is an actor, music director, composer/lyricist, and artistic director. Select Broadway: Violet, Chicago, Les Miserables (Drama League Award nomination), Sweeney Todd (Drama Desk Award nomination), Assassins (Theatre World Award), Sunday in the Park With George. Select ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 03, 1979 (43)

Bio:
Alexander Gemignani is an actor, music director, composer/lyricist, and artistic director. Select Broadway: Violet, Chicago, Les Miserables (Drama League Award nomination), Sweeney Todd (Drama Desk Award nomination), Assassins (Theatre World Award), Sunday in the Park With George. Select ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Broadway]
2018 Broadway Revival, 2018
Enoch Snow
  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
King George III
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Concert Production, 2016
Edward Rutledge
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny 2015 Production, 2015
Jud Fry
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Father
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2011
Moishe Rosenwald
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Addison Mizner
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Dennis
Boatman
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2006
Jean Valjean
Jean Valjean
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
The Beadle
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2005
Stewpot
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
10th Anniversary Concert, 2004
Private Augenti
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2004
John Hinckley
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Brian [Replacement]
  [Boston]
World Premiere, 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
John Hinckley
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Music Director
Orchestrator

Alexander Gemignani Biography

Alexander Gemignani is an actor, music director, composer/lyricist, and artistic director. Select Broadway: Violet, Chicago, Les Miserables (Drama League Award nomination), Sweeney Todd (Drama Desk Award nomination), Assassins (Theatre World Award), Sunday in the Park With George. Select Off-Broadway: Road Show (Drama League nomination), Avenue Q. Television: "Empire," "Homeland," "Chicago Fire," "The Good Wife." As a composer/lyricist, Gemignani is developing four new musicals and as a music director he is developing productions with The Public Theater and Roundabout Theatre Company. This fall, he begins his tenure as Artistic Director for the National Music Theater Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

Alexander Gemignani Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Alexander Gemignani, Carousel
 
Tony Awards - 2018 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Alexander Gemignani, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel
 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Alexander Gemignani, Assassins

Alexander Gemignani News

Photos: First Look At Alexandeer Gemignani and The Cast of BIG FISH At Marriott Theat Photo Photos: First Look At Alexandeer Gemignani and The Cast of BIG FISH At Marriott Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023

The Marriott Theatre’s 2023 season launches with the family-friendly musical adventure, BIG FISH! See photos of Broadway star Andrew Gemignani and more in new character portraits!

Marriott Theatre Launches 2023 Season With BIG FISH, The Musical Photo Marriott Theatre Launches 2023 Season With BIG FISH, The Musical
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2022

The Marriott Theatre's 2023 season launches with the family-friendly musical adventure, BIG FISH, previewing Wednesday, January 25, opening Wednesday, February 1 at 7:30pm and closing March 19, 2023.

Northwestern's Incubator For New Musicals Announces New Leadership Photo Northwestern's Incubator For New Musicals Announces New Leadership
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2022

The American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University announces its 2022-2023 season of new musical works and the arrival of multi-talented Broadway artist Alexander Gemignani as its new artistic director.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Now Accepting Applications For The 2023 National Music  Photo Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Now Accepting Applications For The 2023 National Music Theater Conference
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced that applications are now open for the 2023 National Music Theater Conference.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Application Windows For The 2023 National Pla Photo Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Application Windows For The 2023 National Playwrights Conference, and More
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2022

The Eugene O‚ÄôNeill Theater Center will begin accepting applications for its 2023 programming this month. This fall, submissions will be accepted for two of the O‚ÄôNeill‚Äôs signature summer conferences‚ÄĒthe National Playwrights Conference and the National Music Theater Conference‚ÄĒas well as the spring 2023 semester of the National Theater Institute.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Welcomes New Musical AZUL To Campus For Development Photo Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Welcomes New Musical AZUL To Campus For Development
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 29, 2022

Following its virtual development as a part of the 2020 Summer Season, the new musical Azul will receive an in-person developmental process on the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center campus this September.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theat Photo Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

Toronto's Major Theatres Will Dim Their Marquee Lights to Honor Stephen Sondheim Photo Toronto's Major Theatres Will Dim Their Marquee Lights to Honor Stephen Sondheim
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

In the theatre there is no higher honour than for theatres to dim their marquee lights at the customary curtain time, 8 pm. And that’s exactly what will happen on Tuesday, November 30 at 8 pm at the CAA Ed Mirvish, the Princess of Wales and the Royal Alexandra theatres.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Summer Season Featuring Beth Leavel, Telly Le Photo Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Summer Season Featuring Beth Leavel, Telly Leung, Betty Buckley & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

The Eugene O‚ÄôNeill Theater Center has announced¬†the 2021 summer season, which will be held in a hybrid format ‚ÄĒ both online and in-person. Support for artists, a welcoming environment for imaginative discovery and celebration, and the safety of our community are at the forefront of this #ONeillSummer.

Hillary Clinton Joins ASSASSINS Event 'Tell The Story' from Classic Stage Company Photo Hillary Clinton Joins ASSASSINS Event 'Tell The Story' from Classic Stage Company
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2021

Former Secretary of State and avid theatergoer Hillary Rodham Clinton will participate in Classic Stage Company's event Tell the Story: Celebrating Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins, delivering remarks about the timely and timeless American musical.

Alexander Gemignani Videos

Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2020

We also dropped by a rehearsal for Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the landmark musical Les Misérables, directed by John Caird. It starred Alexander Gemignani, Aaron Lazar, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gary Beach and Norm Lewis. Mackintosh told Ridge, 'I'm delighted to have the opportunity. The only thing I never expected or dreamt of was getting such a wonderful cast as this. Everybody we ever dreamt of wanted to be in it. We found some marvelously talented people that we didn't know, and I think it's one of the strongest casts of Les Miz that's ever been anywhere.'

Broadway Rewind: ROAD SHOW Bounces Its Way to the Public Theater! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: ROAD SHOW Bounces Its Way to the Public Theater!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 5, 2020

With Stephen Sondheim celebrating his 90th birthday, this episode of Broadway Rewind is very special for BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge because it us to the opening night of the Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman tuner Road Show at The Public Theater. It was directed and designed by John Doyle and starred Michael Cerveris and Alexander Gemignani. Cerveris told Ridge about this new version of the material,  'I saw Bounce in Washington so that was my first exposure to the material, but this really isn't a reexamination of that source material, it's an entirely new musical. So, when I saw the new draft that Stephen and John had done, it was really exciting.'

April 1: Stephen Sondheim Announces Reworking Of Roundabout's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Videoplay
April 1: Stephen Sondheim Announces Reworking Of Roundabout's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

by Alan Henry - Apr 1, 2019

'It was 1981, we were stoned out of our mind...' said Sondheim. For the first time, instead of being presented backward, the show will be re-worked to be staged in chronological order. Check out the video below for more information!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album! Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Alexander Gemignani Record the CAROUSEL Cast Album!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the cast recording for the critically acclaimed revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel (currently available digitally), will be released in stores tomorrow, July 13. Below, BroadwayWorld is excite dto bring you an exclusive clip of Tony nominee Alexander Gemignani as he records 'Mister Snow (reprise)'.

BWW TV: Hangin' Backstage with the Winners of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: Hangin' Backstage with the Winners of the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 4, 2018

Winners for the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced just last night at The Town Hall. In keeping with Drama Desk's mission, nominators considered shows that opened on Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 New York Theater season in the same competitive categories.

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Ari'el Stachel Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Ari'el Stachel

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2018

Watch below as Ari'el tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alexander Gemignani Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Alexander Gemignani

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 21, 2018

Watch below as Alexander tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Grey Henson Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Grey Henson

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2018

Watch below as Grey tells us all about want this nomination means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Justin Peck's Tony-Nominated Choreography from CAROUSEL!

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 4, 2018

The company of Carousel had reason to celebrate this week, as the show picked up eleven Tony nominations. One of them went to the outstanding choreography of Justin Peck, who makes his Broadway debut with this piece. Watch as the company brings his vision to life on the Imperial stage below!

VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING Videoplay
VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2018

Justin Peck is a '21-century sensation' when it comes to the dance world. His most recent project was choreographing the current revival of Carousel on Broadway. Rita Braver interviewed Peck for CBS Sunday Morning, where he talked about his career and why it's fun being him. Watch the full video below!


Alexander Gemignani Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alexander Gemignani been in?
Alexander Gemignani has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Alexander Gemignani been in?
Alexander Gemignani has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alexander Gemignani been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Carousel , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Carousel Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Assassins .

What awards has Alexander Gemignani won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Assassins.