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Andy Karl

 
Bio:
The very first show he ever saw on Broadway was the original production of Into the Woods and is thrilled to continue its legacy. An Olivier Award-winner and three-time Tony Award nominee, he can soon be seen in the feature Jersey Boys Live! starring alongside Nick Jonas. Broadway: Pretty Woman, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
The very first show he ever saw on Broadway was the original production of Into the Woods and is thrilled to continue its legacy. An Olivier Award-winner and three-time Tony Award nominee, he can soon be seen in the feature Jersey Boys Live! starring alongside Nick Jonas. Broadway: Pretty Woman, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Rapunzel's Prince [Replacement]
Cinderella's Prince, The Wolf [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2020
Potiphar
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Edward Lewis
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Phil Connors
  [West End]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Phil Connors
  [New York]
New York City Center Gala Concert, 2015
Frank Butler
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
Bruce Granit
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Rocky Balboa
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Neville Landless
  [New York]
Workshop, 2011
Rocky
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Dewey
Ensemble
Grandmaster Chad
Kyle
Professor Callahan (Understudy)
Emmett Forrest (Understudy)
  [Philadelphia, PA (Regional)]
Prince Music Theatre Revival, 2006
Tad
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Tommy DeVito [Replacement]
Tommy DeVito [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Adam
Adam
  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Performer
'Life is Like a Train'' Porter
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Luke
Luke
  [US Tour]
World Premiere, 2004
Ensemble
  [New York]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Fiyero [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Danny Zuko
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2003
Dino
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Messrs Vlastnik/Washington/Thorell/Zola (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1999
Joey [Replacement]

Andy Karl Biography

The very first show he ever saw on Broadway was the original production of Into the Woods and is thrilled to continue its legacy. An Olivier Award-winner and three-time Tony Award nominee, he can soon be seen in the feature Jersey Boys Live! starring alongside Nick Jonas. Broadway: Pretty Woman, Groundhog Day, Rocky, On the Twentieth Century, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Legally Blonde to name a few. In television, he is known for his time on ‚ÄúLaw & Order: SVU‚ÄĚ as Lt. Mike Dodds, ‚ÄúForever,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Good Fight,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBlue Bloods,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúProdigal Son,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúGossip Girl.‚ÄĚ Film credits: And So It Goes; Here After; Joyful Noise; and New York, I Love You. You can catch Mr. Karl and his wife, Orfeh, this October at Sony Music Hall with their concert series Legally Bound, and in December he will star in Get Happy: A Tribute to Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall.

Andy Karl Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
 
Olivier Awards - 2017 - Best Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day
 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Andy Karl, Groundhog Day The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Andy Karl, On the Twentieth Century
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Andy Karl, Rocky
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Andy Karl, Rocky
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Andy Karl, Rocky
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Andy Karl, Rocky
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Andy Karl, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Andy Karl News

Photos: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude Final Roundup Photo Photos: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude Final Roundup
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 30, 2022

After thirty days, we conclude the Broadway World Cabaret look at artists for whom our team feels thanks. Here they all are, together, with some thanks of our own.

Jessica Vosk To Lead GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At Carnegie Hal Photo Jessica Vosk To Lead GET HAPPY: A JUDY GARLAND CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At Carnegie Hall
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2022

On Monday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration featuring Broadway stars Jessica Vosk alongside Andy Karl. Written by Robert Cary and Jonathan Tolins, and directed by Michael Arden with Music Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Get Happy celebrates the life and artistry of the legendary Judy Garland.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A LI Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Nineteen - The Cool Kids Photo Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Nineteen - The Cool Kids
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret is looking at the work of a couple we call THE COOL KIDS.

Joaquina Kalukango Will Play The Witch in INTO THE WOODS Beginning Next Month Photo Joaquina Kalukango Will Play The Witch in INTO THE WOODS Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2022

2022 Tony Award winner¬†Joaquina Kalukango¬†will join the cast of the New York City Center Encores! production of¬†James Lapine¬†and Stephen Sondheim‚Äôs revival of¬†Into the Woods¬†as ‚ÄėThe Witch‚Äô beginning Friday, December 16th¬†through the end of the run at the St. James Theatre.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Only Make Believe BACK ON BROADWAY Gala Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Only Make Believe BACK ON BROADWAY Gala
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

See photos from the red carpet of Only Make Believe's BACK ON BROADWAY Annual Gala, hosted by John Oliver of HBO's Emmy Award Winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

INTO THE WOODS to Offer Rush Tickets Beginning Tonight Photo INTO THE WOODS to Offer Rush Tickets Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2022

The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods will now offer general rush tickets for every performance at $59 per ticket. As previously announced, Into the Woods has extended for the final time, by popular demand, through January 8, 2023. 

ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA to Feature Rob McClure, Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, and More Photo ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA to Feature Rob McClure, Beth Leavel, Bonnie Milligan, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Only Make Believe is Back on Broadway for its Annual Gala, hosted by John Oliver of HBO's Emmy Award Winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, set for Monday November 14th at 7pm at the St. James Theatre.

VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Performs 'Last Midnight' & Title Song on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Performs 'Last Midnight' & Title Song on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

Watch a video of the cast of Into the Woods performing on The View's Halloween episode! The appearance included the cast performing the title number and Patina Miller performing 'Last Midnight.' The performance also featured Stephanie J. Block as the Baker's Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, and more.

INTO THE WOODS to Perform on THE VIEW on Halloween Photo INTO THE WOODS to Perform on THE VIEW on Halloween
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

The cast of Into the Woods will perform on The View for their Halloween episode. The production recently made its broadcast television debut, with the cast performing the title number and Andy Karl and Gavin Creel performing 'Agony' on the TODAY Show.

Andy Karl Videos

VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Performs 'Last Midnight' & Title Song on THE VIEW Videoplay
VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Performs 'Last Midnight' & Title Song on THE VIEW

by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

Watch a video of the cast of Into the Woods performing on The View's Halloween episode! The appearance included the cast performing the title number and Patina Miller performing 'Last Midnight.' The performance also featured Stephanie J. Block as the Baker's Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, and more.

VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 3 Videoplay
VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 3

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2022

Watch the latest episode where we get a behind the scenes look at the production's props, and learn about some on-stage mishaps!

VIDEO: Watch Gavin Creel & Andy Karl Perform 'Agony' From INTO THE WOODS on TODAY Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Gavin Creel & Andy Karl Perform 'Agony' From INTO THE WOODS on TODAY

by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2022

Andy Karl and Gavin Creel appeared on The TODAY Show this morning to perform 'Agony' from Into the Woods. Creel currently stars as the Wolf and Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods. Having briefly filled in for Creel in September, Karl will return to the production as Rapunzel's Prince on October 11. Watch the video performance now!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of INTO THE WOODS Perform on THE TODAY SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of INTO THE WOODS Perform on THE TODAY SHOW

by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2022

The cast of Into the Woods appeared on The TODAY Show this morning to perform the title song from the musical. The performance featured Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover, Krysta Rodriguez, Gavin Creel, Andy Karl, Katy Geraghty, Ann Harada, Kennedy Kanagawa, and Cole Thompson. Watch the video performance now!

Video: Watch New Highlights of Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus & More in INTO T Videoplay
Video: Watch New Highlights of Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus & More in INTO THE WOODS on Broadway

by Show Highlights - Sep 28, 2022

A new cast of characters has taken over at the St. James Theatre! Watch Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover and more in new video footage from the show!

Video: Meet the New Cast of INTO THE WOODS on Broadway! Videoplay
Video: Meet the New Cast of INTO THE WOODS on Broadway!

by Sneak Peek - Sep 28, 2022

A new cast of characters has taken over at the St. James Theatre! Watch as Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Andy Karl, Montego Glover and more meet the press!

VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2 Videoplay
VLOG: Go Backstage At INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kennedy Kanagawa - Episode 2

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2022

It's week 2 and BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of Into the Woods on Broadway with our new vlog series by Kennedy Kanagawa, who puppeteers breakout star Milky White on Broadway.

VLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series Videoplay
VLOG: Go INTO THE WOODS With Kennedy Kanagawa & Miky White in Episode 1 Of New Series

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2022

This week on the first of three episodes (one for each midnight), Kanagawa takes us behind the scenes, asks his cast members for some character insights, shows us some pranks, and gives us the inside scoop on dollar Friday. 

VIDEO: Billy Porter, Andy Karl, Orfeh, and More Debut 'It Had to Be You' to Raise Awa Videoplay
VIDEO: Billy Porter, Andy Karl, Orfeh, and More Debut 'It Had to Be You' to Raise Awareness About Canines With Cancer

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2022

To raise awareness about canines with cancer,¬†¬†Billy Porter, and Broadway stars from ‚ÄúJersey Boys,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúHamilton,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúFunny Girl‚ÄĚ rallied with their dogs to film ‚ÄúIt Had to be You‚ÄĚ for Take C.H.A.R.G.E (Canine Health and ReGistry Exchange).¬†

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: 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.


Andy Karl Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Andy Karl been in?
Andy Karl has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Andy Karl been in?
Andy Karl has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Andy Karl's first West End show?
Andy Karl's first West End show was Groundhog Day which opened in 2016

What awards has Andy Karl been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Groundhog Day , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Groundhog Day , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Groundhog Day The Musical , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for On the Twentieth Century , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Rocky , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Rocky , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rocky Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rocky and Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood .

What awards has Andy Karl won?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Groundhog Day, Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Groundhog Day Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Groundhog Dayand Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for On the Twentieth Century.


Twitter Watch

@Andy_Karl - 11/28/22 10:40am Back in the Woods until Friday 12/2! @ITWBroadway #groundhogdayinthewoods #groundhogday #intothewoods… https://t.co/8pyZtezx4S


@Andy_Karl - 11/28/22 10:37am Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday! Please consider donating to @bestfriends or your local shelter or rescue group.… https://t.co/ury0cTtyW9


@Andy_Karl - 11/25/22 02:08pm Every dog and cat deserves a loving home. @bestfriends works with over 3,900 animal shelters and rescue groups to s… https://t.co/J8FuZ6Xv9M


@Andy_Karl - 11/23/22 02:30pm Every dog and cat deserves a loving home. @bestfriends works with over 3,900 animal shelters and rescue groups to s… https://t.co/9B7ARvBSpC


@Andy_Karl - 11/19/22 12:49pm Feature: 30 Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Nineteen - The Cool Kids @BroadwayWorld https://t.co/iQoUH8i1Sq


@Andy_Karl - 11/8/22 09:36am Get Happy: A Judy Garland Centennial Celebration https://t.co/VIVFykt6X5 via @CarnegieHall


@Andy_Karl - 10/6/22 10:30am HAPPENING NOW: The @ASPCA, with support from response partners, continues to assist with urgent Hurricane Ian evacu… https://t.co/dNSfSmmWsG


@Andy_Karl - 9/26/22 01:11pm https://t.co/qGRID2Vfp9 Get your tickets to our show at Sony Hall on October 14! https://t.co/NYXLvF2T8s


@Andy_Karl - 9/16/22 10:17am I’m taking a stand AGAINST puppy mills! It’s Puppy Mill Awareness Day tomorrow and I’m joining @ASPCA to support Go… https://t.co/sN0eoQdXvD


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