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Andrew Rannells

 
Bio:
Rannells received Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League nominations for his work as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon. Rannells was also seen on Broadway as Whizzer in Falsettos, Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys, Link Larkin in Hairspray, Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, King George III in Hamilton, and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Rannells received Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League nominations for his work as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon. Rannells was also seen on Broadway as Whizzer in Falsettos, Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys, Link Larkin in Hairspray, Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, King George III in Hamilton, and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Larry
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Whizzer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
King George III [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Hedwig [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Elder Price
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2006
Bob Gaudio [Replacement]
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Bob Gaudio [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Fender [Replacement]
Link Larkin [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Larry

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Whizzer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
King George III [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Hedwig [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Elder Price

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2006
Bob Gaudio [Replacement]

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Bob Gaudio [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Fender [Replacement]

Link Larkin [Replacement]

Andrew Rannells Biography

Rannells received Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League nominations for his work as Elder Price in The Book of Mormon. Rannells was also seen on Broadway as Whizzer in Falsettos, Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys, Link Larkin in Hairspray, Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, King George III in Hamilton, and Larry in The Boys in the Band.

He has also been a part of the development of new projects including William Finn and James Lapine's Little Miss Sunshine and Douglas Carter-Beane's Lysistrata Jones.
In addition to voice work early in his career, he also starred on the HBO hit series Girls, NBC's The New Normal, and had recurring roles on How I Met Your Mother, The Knick, and Another Period.
On film, he was seen in The Intern, Bachelorette, and more. Rannells was seen in Ryan Murphy's The Prom and Ryan Murphy's The Boys in the Band on Netflix. Rannells was most recently seen in Showtime's Black Monday, and Peacock's Girls 5 Eva.

Andrew Rannells Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Andrew Rannells, Falsettos
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Andrew Rannells, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Andrew Rannells, The Book of Mormon

Andrew Rannells News

Listen: Joe Iconis & Jennifer Ashley Tepper Host ALBUM PODCAST Photo Listen: Joe Iconis & Jennifer Ashley Tepper Host ALBUM PODCAST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

 The Broadway Podcast Network has announced ALBUM PODCAST, a behind-the-songs deep dive into the creative process of writer and performer Joe Iconis.

YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts Photo YoungArts Announces The 2022 U.S Presidential Scholars In The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

YoungArts congratulates the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, with special acknowledgement to the 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts (full list below) who are YoungArts award winners and were nominated for the honor by YoungArts. The U.S. Presidential Scholars award‚ÄĒone of the nation's highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic excellence, leadership qualities and community service‚ÄĒis presented on behalf of the President of the United States and honors up to 161 graduating high school seniors of high potential each year. Students who would like to be considered for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts must be YoungArts award winners. Applications for the 2023 YoungArts competition will open on June 7, 2022 at youngarts.org/competition.

BWW Exclusive: Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'Ammonia' from Joe Iconis' ALBUM Photo BWW Exclusive: Heidi Blickenstaff Sings 'Ammonia' from Joe Iconis' ALBUM
by A.A. Cristi - May 5, 2022

Joe Iconis's mega-record Album is on the way and BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen of the lead single 'Ammonia' sung by Tony-nominee Heidi Blickenstaff!

BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Se Photo BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's creators, Jeff Richmond and Meredith Scardino, to discuss what viewers can expect from the new season. They also teased the Broadway cameos that audiences can expect from the upcoming season, including Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.

BWW Review: THE NEW YORK POPS 39TH BIRTHDAY GALA at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer A Photo BWW Review: THE NEW YORK POPS 39TH BIRTHDAY GALA at Carnegie Hall by Guest Reviewer Andrew Poretz
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 29, 2022

A true star-studded evening recently played Carnegie Hall as the New York Pops celebrates 39 years with a gala featuring the works of Kristen & Bobby Lopez,

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER: THE SONGS OF KRISTEN AND BOBBY LOPEZ! at Carnegie Hall Photo FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FOREVER: THE SONGS OF KRISTEN AND BOBBY LOPEZ! at Carnegie Hall - More Photos & Info!
by James Blinken - Apr 28, 2022

On April 25, 2022, The New York Pops celebrated their 39th Birthday with their yearly gala (the first since 2019), honoring Broadway legends Kristen and Bobby Lopez in: 'For The First Time In Forever: The Songs Of Kristen And Bobby Lopez!' The EGOT winning duo is known for their works on Broadway for the long-running smash hit 'The Book of Mormon' and modern Disney classics such as 'Frozen.' They recently won an Emmy for their song 'Agatha All Along' from Marvel Studios' 'Wandavison.'

Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 26, 2022

Last night, the best of Broadway gathered at Carnegie Hall to join The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez.

Photos: Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Caissie Levy & More Sing the Music of Kristen and  Photo Photos: Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Caissie Levy & More Sing the Music of Kristen and Bobby Lopez with the New York Pops
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 26, 2022

Just last night, the best of Broadway gathered at Carnegie Hall to join The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez.

Photos: Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble Rehearses for New York Pops 39th Annual Birthday  Photo Photos: Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble Rehearses for New York Pops 39th Annual Birthday Gala
by Team BWW - Apr 25, 2022

The Broadway Education Alliance Inc., has just announced that the Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble will mark its first live appearance with a 28- member cast at The New York Pops 39th annual Birthday Gala at Carnegie Hall on April 25, 2022.

VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer Photo VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Peacock has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva, starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps. The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Grey Henson, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, and more.

Andrew Rannells Videos

BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Se VideoBWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's creators, Jeff Richmond and Meredith Scardino, to discuss what viewers can expect from the new season. They also teased the Broadway cameos that audiences can expect from the upcoming season, including Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.

VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer VideoVIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Peacock has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva, starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps. The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Grey Henson, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, and more.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: GIRLS5EVA Announces Season 2 Premiere Date and Releases Sneak Peek Clip VideoVIDEO: GIRLS5EVA Announces Season 2 Premiere Date and Releases Sneak Peek Clip
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 12, 2022

The hit Peacock series GIRLS5EVA is set to premiere Season 2 on Thursday, May 5th. Three episodes will be premiered on the release date, followed by a new episode every Thursday.

VIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center VideoVIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 11, 2022

Tonight's the night! Broadway stars align at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this weekend as they come together for two performances only (February 11 and 12) of 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center.

VIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary VideoVIDEO: Watch PBS' Complete REOPENING: THE BROADWAY REVIVAL Documentary
by Michael Major - Jan 19, 2022

Reopening features behind-the-scenes access to shows including 'Wicked,' 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'The Phantom of the Opera,' 'Diana,' 'Come From Away,' 'Waitress,' and more, following each production's journey as cast and crew reunite, rehearse and re-stage for their long-anticipated reopening nights.

BWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentar VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentary Clip
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Check out an exclusive clip of the Broadway casts of Aladdin, Waitress, and Tina: the Tina Turner Musical returning to rehearsals after the shutdown, including interviews with Michael James Scott, Sara Bareilles, and Adrienne Warren. The documentary will also feature interviews with Lea Salonga, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Kristin Chenoweth, and more.

VIDEO: Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Rannells and More Take Part in Bryant Park's Broadway-Boun VideoVIDEO: Betsy Wolfe, Andrew Rannells and More Take Part in Bryant Park's Broadway-Bound Initiative
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2021

Yesterday, Tony Nominee Andrew Rannells (Girls, The Book of Mormon), Tony Winner Ali Stroker (Oklahoma!), BroadwayEvolved co-founder Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos), and more were on the Bryant Park stage as part of the Bryant Park Corporation’s Broadway-Bound Initiative.

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Explains Wawa to Lilly Singh VideoVIDEO: Andrew Rannells Explains Wawa to Lilly Singh
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Andrew Rannells shares he researched the stock market crash for his character in Black Monday and talks about roles he would like to play in the future.

VIDEO: Can Andrew Rannells Guess How Much 1980s Items Cost Now? VideoVIDEO: Can Andrew Rannells Guess How Much 1980s Items Cost Now?
by Stage Tube - May 26, 2021

James Corden challenges 'Black Monday' star Andrew Rannells to guess the price we paid for items from the 1980s. Does a pair of Pumps cost more than the first 'smartphone'?


Andrew Rannells Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Andrew Rannells been in?
Andrew Rannells has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

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

What awards has Andrew Rannells been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Falsettos , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Falsettos Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Book of Mormon and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon .