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Alfred Lunt

 
Date of Birth: August 12, 1892
Date of Death: August 03, 1977 (84)

Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1958
Anton Schill
  [Broadway]
1956
Rudi Sebastian
  [Broadway]
1954
Axel Diensen
  [Broadway]
1949
Thomas Chanler
  [Broadway]
1946
Sir John Fletcher
  [Broadway]
1942
Serafin
  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen
  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen
  [Broadway]
1940
Petruchio
  [Broadway]
1938
Trigorin
  [Broadway]
1937
Jupiter
  [Broadway]
1936
Harry Van
  [Broadway]
1935
Petruchio
  [Broadway]
1935
Stefan
  [Broadway]
1933
Otto
  [Broadway]
1931
Rudolph Maximillian von Hapsburg
  [Broadway]
1930
Lord Essex
  [Broadway]
1929
Raphael Lord
  [Broadway]
1928
Counselor Albert Von Echardt
  [Broadway]
1928
Mosca
  [Broadway]
1928
Marco Polo
  [Broadway]
1927
Louis Dubedat
  [Broadway]
1927
Clark Storey
  [Broadway]
1927
Dmitri Feodorovitch Karamazov
  [Broadway]
1926
Babe Callahan
  [Broadway]
1926
Maximilian
  [Broadway]
1926
Mr. Dermott
  [Broadway]
1926
Juvan
  [Broadway]
1925
Captain Bluntschli
  [Broadway]
1924
The Actor
  [Broadway]
1924
Mr. Prior
  [Broadway]
1923
David Peel
  [Broadway]
1923
Charles II
  [Broadway]
1922
Count Alexandre de Lussac
  [Broadway]
1921
Ames
  [Broadway]
1919
Clarence
  [Broadway]
1917
Performer
  [Broadway]
1903
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1961]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1949]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1946]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1942]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1941]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1940]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1940]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1936]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1933]
Producer

Photos

 Byron Jennings as Alfred Lunt and Carolyn McCormick as Lynn Fontanne Photo

Byron Jennings as Alfred Lunt and Carolyn McCormick as Lynn Fontanne

From: 
Date:
09/27/2012


The program cover for the 1948 Geary Theater production of O Mistress Mine, starring the first couple of American theater, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne

From: 
Date:
12/15/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1958
Anton Schill

  [Broadway]
1956
Rudi Sebastian

  [Broadway]
1954
Axel Diensen

  [Broadway]
1949
Thomas Chanler

  [Broadway]
1946
Sir John Fletcher

  [Broadway]
1942
Serafin

  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen

  [Broadway]
1940
Dr. Kaarlo Valkonen

  [Broadway]
1940
Petruchio

  [Broadway]
1938
Trigorin

  [Broadway]
1937
Jupiter

  [Broadway]
1936
Harry Van

  [Broadway]
1935
Petruchio

  [Broadway]
1935
Stefan

  [Broadway]
1933
Otto

  [Broadway]
1931
Rudolph Maximillian von Hapsburg

  [Broadway]
1930
Lord Essex

  [Broadway]
1929
Raphael Lord

  [Broadway]
1928
Counselor Albert Von Echardt

  [Broadway]
1928
Mosca

  [Broadway]
1928
Marco Polo

  [Broadway]
1927
Louis Dubedat

  [Broadway]
1927
Clark Storey

  [Broadway]
1927
Dmitri Feodorovitch Karamazov

  [Broadway]
1926
Babe Callahan

  [Broadway]
1926
Maximilian

  [Broadway]
1926
Mr. Dermott

  [Broadway]
1926
Juvan

  [Broadway]
1925
Captain Bluntschli

  [Broadway]
1924
The Actor

  [Broadway]
1924
Mr. Prior

  [Broadway]
1923
David Peel

  [Broadway]
1923
Charles II

  [Broadway]
1922
Count Alexandre de Lussac

  [Broadway]
1921
Ames

  [Broadway]
1919
Clarence

  [Broadway]
1917
Performer

  [Broadway]
1903
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1961]
Director

[Broadway, 1954]
Director

[Broadway, 1954]
Director

[Broadway, 1949]
Director

[Broadway, 1946]
Director

[Broadway, 1942]
Director

[Broadway, 1941]
Director

[Broadway, 1940]
Director

[Broadway, 1940]
Director

[Broadway, 1936]
Production Supervisor

[Broadway, 1933]
Producer


Alfred Lunt Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Alfred Lunt, The Visit
 
Tony Awards - 1955 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Alfred Lunt , Quadrille
 
Tony Awards - 1954 - Best Direction Gold Star
Alfred Lunt, Ondine
 
Drama League Awards - 1943 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Alfred Lunt

Alfred Lunt News

Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members Photo Washington DC's Historic National Theatre Foundation Adds New Board Members
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

Washington DC's oldest continuously operating theatre, The National Theatre has added four distinguished new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the theatre's Board are private equity pioneer Daryn Dodson, longtime non-profit and arts leader Peter Jablow, innovative advertising and marketing executive Jean Komendera, and civic leader and two-term Washington DC Mayor, Anthony A. Williams.

10 Videos That Get Us Pumped For ANDY KARL & ORFEH: LEGALLY BOUND at Feinstein's/54 B Photo 10 Videos That Get Us Pumped For ANDY KARL & ORFEH: LEGALLY BOUND at Feinstein's/54 Below September 15 - 16
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 2, 2021

For the first time since the lockdown, Mr. and Mrs. Karl are appearing locally, and they are bringing back a sure thing, their smash-hit show LEGALLY BOUND.

Phylicia Rashad Announced as Dean of Howard University's Reestablished College of Fin Photo Phylicia Rashad Announced as Dean of Howard University's Reestablished College of Fine Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

Howard University has announced the appointment of Phylicia Rashad as dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts, effective July 1, 2021. In this role, she will report to Provost Anthony K. Wutoh. An alumna of Howard University, Rashad graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in fine arts.

Which Four Broadway Theatres Are Named After Women? Photo Which Four Broadway Theatres Are Named After Women?
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 26, 2021

We're looking into the history of each of these theatres, plus their namesakes Ethel Barrymore, Vivian Beaumont Allen, Lynn Fontanne, and Helen Hayes.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: KISS ME, KATE se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: KISS ME, KATE se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Dec 30, 2020

Un 30 de diciembre de 1948, el New Century Theatre subía el telón por primera vez para escenificar KISS ME, KATE. Este musical sobre la producción de la obra de Shakespeare THE TAMING OF THE SHEW estaba inspirado en las idas y venidas amorosas del matrimonio formado por  Alfred Lunt y Lynn Fontanne.

Theater Stories: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Broadway's Most Iconic Stage Couple & Photo Theater Stories: TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL, Broadway's Most Iconic Stage Couple & More About The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre! Learn about the iconic stage couple for whom the theater is named after, the multiple jukebox musicals that have made its home on the Lunt-Fontanne stage and more.

Theater Stories: 1 of 4 Broadway Theaters Named After a Woman, Classic Revivals and M Photo Theater Stories: 1 of 4 Broadway Theaters Named After a Woman, Classic Revivals and More About The Vivian Beaumont Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Belasco Theater! Learn about the legendary theater-maker David Belasco, the history of the theater's Broadway plays, the apartment built above the theater and more!

VIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondhei Photo VIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondheim
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020

The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 

Stella Adler Studio of Acting Sets Reading of CHURCH & STATE Photo Stella Adler Studio of Acting Sets Reading of CHURCH & STATE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2019

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting has announced a special one-night reading of the fast-paced dramedy a?oeChurch & State,a?? a widely lauded play by Jason Odell Williams that seeks to explore the fraught dialogue about the nation's gun violence epidemic. The reading is a program of the Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the studio's professional wing which focuses on accessible world-class theater.

The Final Show Of Dragon's 2019 Season, ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS Opens Nov 1 Photo The Final Show Of Dragon's 2019 Season, ANNE OF THE THOUSAND DAYS Opens Nov 1
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019

On the eve of her death, Anne Boleyn reflects on the journey that led her to become a queen, a mother, and, eventually, a woman condemned. A fascinating look at one of history's most famous marriages. Part of the 2nd Stages Series.

Alfred Lunt Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondhei VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 15 - Henry Miller's Theater Renamed For Stephen Sondheim
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2019

The renaming of the theatre was dedicated to Stephen Sondheim, the greatest and best known artist in American musical theatre on his 80th birthday. 

VIDEO: First Look at 'Tom, Dick, or Harry' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at 'Tom, Dick, or Harry' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2018

See brand new footage from 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Kiss Me, Kate. Kiss Me, Kate, a significant work in the canon of great musical theater, features a dynamic cast including the previously announced Cayman Ilika as Lilli Vanessi/Kate,Ben Davis as Fred Graham/Petruchio, Clyde Alves as Bill Calhoun/Lucentio and Robyn Hurder as Lois Lane/Bianca. Joining them is an acclaimed local lineup of 5th Avenue Theatre favorites including Allen Fitzpatrick as General Howell, Allen Galli as Second Man, Sarah Russell as Hattie, Jeff Steitzer as Harry/Batista, Ty Willis as Paul and Richard Ziman as First Man.

VIDEO: First Look at 'Too Darn Hot' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at 'Too Darn Hot' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2018

See brand new footage of the number 'Too Darn Hot' from 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Kiss Me, Kate. Kiss Me, Kate, a significant work in the canon of great musical theater, features a dynamic cast including the previously announced Cayman Ilika as Lilli Vanessi/Kate,Ben Davis as Fred Graham/Petruchio, Clyde Alves as Bill Calhoun/Lucentio and Robyn Hurder as Lois Lane/Bianca. Joining them is an acclaimed local lineup of 5th Avenue Theatre favorites including Allen Fitzpatrick as General Howell, Allen Galli as Second Man, Sarah Russell as Hattie, Jeff Steitzer as Harry/Batista, Ty Willis as Paul and Richard Ziman as First Man.

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 'Wundebar' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at 'Wundebar' from KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2018

See brand new footage of the number 'Wundebar' from 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Kiss Me, Kate. Kiss Me, Kate, a significant work in the canon of great musical theater, features a dynamic cast including the previously announced Cayman Ilika as Lilli Vanessi/Kate,Ben Davis as Fred Graham/Petruchio, Clyde Alves as Bill Calhoun/Lucentio and Robyn Hurder as Lois Lane/Bianca. Joining them is an acclaimed local lineup of 5th Avenue Theatre favorites including Allen Fitzpatrick as General Howell, Allen Galli as Second Man, Sarah Russell as Hattie, Jeff Steitzer as Harry/Batista, Ty Willis as Paul and Richard Ziman as First Man.

VIDEO: First Look at 5th Avenue Theatre's Production of KISS ME, KATE VideoVIDEO: First Look at 5th Avenue Theatre's Production of KISS ME, KATE
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2018

See brand new footage from 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Kiss Me, Kate. Kiss Me, Kate, a significant work in the canon of great musical theater, features a dynamic cast including the previously announced Cayman Ilika as Lilli Vanessi/Kate,Ben Davis as Fred Graham/Petruchio, Clyde Alves as Bill Calhoun/Lucentio and Robyn Hurder as Lois Lane/Bianca. Joining them is an acclaimed local lineup of 5th Avenue Theatrefavorites including Allen Fitzpatrick as General Howell, Allen Galli as Second Man, Sarah Russell as Hattie, Jeff Steitzer as Harry/Batista, Ty Willis as Paul andRichard Ziman as First Man.


Alfred Lunt Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alfred Lunt been in?
Alfred Lunt has appeared on Broadway in 38 shows.

How many West End shows has Alfred Lunt been in?
Alfred Lunt has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Alfred Lunt been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Visit , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Quadrille Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Ondine and Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) .

What awards has Alfred Lunt won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Quadrille Best Direction (Tony Awards) for Ondineand Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards).