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Andrew Polk

 
Bio:
New York: The Band's Visit (Atlantic Theatre Company); Burning, Mouth To Mouth and The Accomplices (Drama Desk nomination, The New Group); Diner The Musical (workshop); Walmartopia (Minetta Lane); The Green Zone (Lincoln Center); Flight (Lortel); Vick’s Boy (Rattlestick); among others. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
New York: The Band's Visit (Atlantic Theatre Company); Burning, Mouth To Mouth and The Accomplices (Drama Desk nomination, The New Group); Diner The Musical (workshop); Walmartopia (Minetta Lane); The Green Zone (Lincoln Center); Flight (Lortel); Vick’s Boy (Rattlestick); among others. ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Avrum
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2016
Avrum
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 0
Performer

Andrew Polk Biography

New York: The Band's Visit (Atlantic Theatre Company); Burning, Mouth To Mouth and The Accomplices (Drama Desk nomination, The New Group); Diner The Musical (workshop); Walmartopia (Minetta Lane); The Green Zone (Lincoln Center); Flight (Lortel); Vick’s Boy (Rattlestick); among others. Regional: The Homecoming, Speed-The-Plow (A.C.T.); At Home At The Zoo (Philadelphia Theatre Co.); A New War (Long Wharf); Dinner with Friends (Alley Theatre); Angels in America (Alliance); Arena Stage, Actors Theatre of Louisville, among many others. Film: Three Generations, Norman, The Humbling, Rebel In The Rye, Jamie Marks Is Dead, Love Is Strange, Shelter among others. TV: "House of Cards" (Harry Marshall - Season 4&5), "Instinct" (new on CBS), "The Punisher" (new on Netflix), "Madame Secretary," "Hell On Wheels," "The Good Wife," "Blue Bloods," "Person of Interest," "The Blacklist," "The Closer," "30 Rock," all "Law & Order" shows, among others. Training: London's Webber-Douglas Academy (Fulbright Scholar). Associate Artist at American Conservatory Theater. Founder of The Cape Cod Theatre Project.

Andrew Polk Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Andrew Polk, The Accomplices
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Andrew PolkBiloxi Blues

Andrew Polk News

Six Finalists Announced for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest Photo Six Finalists Announced for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

The Jewish Plays Project has announced the six finalists for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest, the JPP's 12th annual competition celebrating the best in contemporary Jewish playwriting, with the hopes of seeing these plays find world premier productions.

Interview: Andrew Polk Reveals How He Relates to ARMAGEDDON TIME Photo Interview: Andrew Polk Reveals How He Relates to ARMAGEDDON TIME
by Michael Major - Nov 8, 2022

Armageddon Time features a stacked ensemble cast, including Anne Hathaway, Tovah Feldshuh, Jessica Chastain, and more. Andrew Polk, who has been seen on stage in The Band's Visit, plays Mr. Turkletaub, a 6th grade teacher at PS. 173 in Queens, NY. Read about Polk's unexpected connection to Mr. Turkletaub and more!

Kuhn, Lozano and Mickiewicz Open Cape Cod Theatre Project Alumna Anna Ziegler's Play, Photo Kuhn, Lozano and Mickiewicz Open Cape Cod Theatre Project Alumna Anna Ziegler's Play, THE JANEIAD This Summer
by Grace Cutler - Jul 7, 2022

The Cape Cod Theatre Project’s (CCTP) all-female playwright and director season continues with Anna Ziegler’s The Janeiad which will be directed by two-time, Obie Award-winning writer and director, Lisa Peterson (An Iliad).

Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Featuring  Female Playwrights & Return Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Featuring Female Playwrights & Return to In-Person Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The Cape Cod Theatre Project is back in-person for the 2022 Season, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, June 30th - July 23rd, with a CCTP first, a celebration of female voices and their plays. New and in-progress works by Gina Femia, Anna Ziegler, Brittany K. Allen and Lameece Issaq will be featured.  

JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT Announces Finalists for Playwriting Contest Photo JEWISH PLAYS PROJECT Announces Finalists for Playwriting Contest
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

The Jewish Plays Project announced the seven finalists for the 11th National Jewish Playwriting Contest, chosen from over 250 submissions from 30 states and five countries.

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2020

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

M. Bevin O'Gara and Lesley Greene Depart Kitchen Theatre Company Photo M. Bevin O'Gara and Lesley Greene Depart Kitchen Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2020

Kitchen Theatre Company has announced that producing artistic director M. Bevin O'Gara and associate producing director Lesley Greene have departed the company, as of June 30.

David Winitsky Is Named Kitchen Theatre Company's New Interim Producing Artistic Dire Photo David Winitsky Is Named Kitchen Theatre Company's New Interim Producing Artistic Director
by A.A. Cristi - May 28, 2020

Director, producer and Cornell University alumnus ('93) David Winitsky has been named the new Interim Producing Artistic Director of Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre Company. David's appointment was unanimously approved by the Kitchen Theatre Company's Board of Directors. He succeeds M. Bevin O'Gara, the theatre's Producing Artistic Director since 2017.

Cape Cod Theatre Project Will Stream Summer Season Of New Plays Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Will Stream Summer Season Of New Plays
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2020

Artistic Director Hal Brooks has announced that the 2020 Season of the Cape Cod Theatre Project will feature staged readings of new work by Zora Howard, Michele Lowe, Edith Freni and Kevin Artigue.

The Jewish Repertory Theater Selected as a Site for Jewish Plays Project's Annual Nat Photo The Jewish Repertory Theater Selected as a Site for Jewish Plays Project's Annual National Jewish Playwriting Contest
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2020

The Jewish Repertory Theater has announced it has been selected to host a City Final in the Jewish Plays project's annual National Jewish Playwriting Contest. The JCC will host the City Final as an online event, Wednesday, June 24, from 7-8 P.M.

Andrew Polk Videos

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: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Tony Nominees Katrina Lenk, Tony Shalhoub & the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Perform for NPR's Tiny Desk Series!

by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2018

The Band's Visit recently made a visit of their own to NPR's Tiny Desk series. Watch below as the cast and company perform music from the Tony-Award Nominated new musical!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of the Tony Nominated Hit THE BAND'S VISIT Perform On THE TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of the Tony Nominated Hit THE BAND'S VISIT Perform On THE TODAY SHOW

by Macon Prickett - May 1, 2018

Kicking The Today's Show 'Best of Broadway' week, actors Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk get the news live on TODAY that they have been Tony-nominated for the musical 'The Band's Visit,' along with the show itself. Watch the cast perform a song from the production, 'Answer Me.'

VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway Videoplay
VIDEO: David Yazbek Performs A Song From THE BAND'S VISIT at TEDxBroadway

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2018

This afternoon at TEDxBroadway, composer David Yazbek took to the stage to perform a number from his current hit Broadway musical, The Band's Visit. Check out the video below to see David put his own spin on 'Haled's Song About Love' for an excited crowd.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards Videoplay
VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Sings 'Omar Sharif' From THE BAND'S VISIT at the Obie Awards

by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2017

The Band's Visit's Katrina Lenk sang Omar Sharif at the 2017 Obie Awards in May. A video of the performance has just released on YouTube, and you can watch it below!

BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: Dark, Thrilling, Strange & Sweet- Go Inside THE BAND'S VISIT's Opening Night!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 10, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opened officially just last night, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we're taking you inside the after party below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from THE BAND'S VISIT on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT will open later this week, on November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT features music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, a book by NY Drama Critics Circle, Lortel and Outer Critics Circle awards winner Itamar Moses, based on the screenplay by Eran Kolirin, and is directed by Drama Desk, Lortel, Joe A. Callaway & Obie Award winner David Cromer. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Welcome to Nowhere- Catch a Sneak Peek of THE BAND'S VISIT! Videoplay
BWW TV: Welcome to Nowhere- Catch a Sneak Peek of THE BAND'S VISIT!

by TV - Press Previews - Sep 18, 2017

We're taking you to the The Strand's Rare Book Room for a special sneak peek of the new musical!

VIDEO: Be Transported in New Ad for THE BAND'S VISIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Be Transported in New Ad for THE BAND'S VISIT

by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2017

The Broadway production of the critically acclaimed musical THE BAND'S VISIT arrives this fall at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). THE BAND'S VISIT will begin performances on Saturday, October 7, 2017, and officially open on Thursday, November 9, 2017.


Andrew Polk Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Andrew Polk been in?
Andrew Polk has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Andrew Polk been in?
Andrew Polk has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Andrew Polk been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Accomplices and Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Biloxi Blues .