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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. 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 Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2016

World Premiere Production, 0

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 Videos

Andrew Polk News

Playhouse on Park, in Collaboration with Charter Oak Cultural Center, Will Host Hartford Jewish Playwriting Contest

In collaboration with Charter Oak Cultural Center and the Jewish Plays Project, Playhouse on Park is hosting the 8th Annual Hartford Jewish Playwriting Contest.

Charter Oak Cultural Center and Playhouse on Park Join to Host Jewish Playwriting Contest 2024

In collaboration with Charter Oak Cultural Center and the Jewish Plays Project, Playhouse on Park is hosting the 8th Annual Hartford Jewish Playwriting Contest.

Ken Marks, Ann Harada, and More Will Star in Industry Reading of New Musical THE GHOST OF JOHN McCAIN

The all new musical The Ghost of John McCain will receive a by-invitation-only industry reading  in New York this week! The performance is set for this Thursday, January 11.

Jewish Plays Project Reveals 6+ Finalists For 13th National Jewish Playwriting Contest

Jewish Plays Project has revealed the finalists for the 13th National Jewish Playwriting Contest. Find out which plays made the cut!

Cast Set for QUICK SERVICE at The Cape Cod Theatre Project

The Cape Cod Theatre Project is continuing its 2023 season this week on July 6 with playwright May Treuhaft-Ali’s Quick Service. 

ZIONISTA RISING Wins 12th National Jewish Playwriting Contest

ZIONISTA RISING by Alexa Derman has won the 12th Annual Jewish Playwriting Contest.

Cape Cod Theatre Project Kicks Off With Sharr White Event On June 22

The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) starts its 2023 season this evening from 5-7 PM at the Falmouth Yacht Club, with a Q&A and mixer event honoring CCTP alum Sharr White (Pictures From Home).

The Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2023 Season of New Plays

The Cape Cod Theatre Project (CCTP) announces its 2023 Season of New Plays, running Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 PM ET from June 29th-July 22nd at Falmouth Academy's Simon Center for the Arts. For the second consecutive year, CCTP will highlight female voices, with workshops of staged readings by Steph Del Rosso (June 29-July 1), May Treuhaft-Ali (July 6-July 8), Fernanda Coppel (July 13-15) and Mary Elizabeth Hamilton (July 20-22).

Road Theatre Company & New York's Jewish Plays Project Present WHO BY FIRE Workshop This Month

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY (Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director) in partnership with the Jewish Plays Project (David Winitsky, Artistic Director), have announced a one-night only reading presentation of 2021 National Jewish Playwriting Contest Winner, WHO BY FIRE, written by Talisa Friedman and directed by legendary casting director John Levey.  

Six Finalists Announced for the 2023 Jewish Playwriting Contest

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

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, THE JANEIAD This Summer

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 to In-Person Performances

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

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

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

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 Director

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

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 National Jewish Playwriting Contest

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.

Zachary Quinto, Marin Ireland and More to Participate in Rattlestick Playwrights Theater ALUMNIJAM

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater will host a 25th Anniversary AlumniJam every Monday night in January. These four events will showcase 15 alumni playwrights who will revisit past productions and share new never-before-seen work. Participating writers include Bill Bowers, Jessica Dickey, William Francis Hoffman, Xavier Galva, Basil Kreimendahl, Michael Laurence, Jessica Litwak, Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Matt Pepper, Tim Pickney, Diana Oh, Dael Orlandersmith, Jose Rivera, Cori Thomas, and Jonathan Tolins. These writers represent some of New York's greatest voices-Pulitzer finalists, Obie winners, and Academy Award nominees-who have shaped Off-Broadway theater over the last quarter century.


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?

Andrew Polk has been nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in The Accomplices. He has also been nominated for Outstanding Supporting Performer in a Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for his role in Biloxi Blues.

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