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Anthony Rapp

 
Date Of Birth:
October 26, 1971 (50)
Birth Place:
Joliet, IL, USA
Bio:
Broadway: Rent, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Six Degrees of Separation, Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nomination). Off-Broadway: Raised in Captivity, Sophistry, The Destiny of Me, Some Americans Abroad, among others. Film: Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: October 26, 1971 (50)

Birth Place: Joliet, IL, USA

Bio:
Broadway: Rent, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Six Degrees of Separation, Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nomination). Off-Broadway: Raised in Captivity, Sophistry, The Destiny of Me, Some Americans Abroad, among others. Film: Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Lucas
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Lucas
  [West End]
2012
Performer
  [US Tour]
The Broadway Tour [National Tour], 2009
Mark Cohen
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Henry McNeil
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2006
Mark Cohen
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Trisan
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2004
Seymour Krelborn
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
William
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Charlie Brown
  [West End]
London Production, 1998
Mark Cohen
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen [Replacement]
Mark Cohen [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Mark Cohen
Mark Cohen
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Dylan Taylor Sinclair/Roger
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Bobby
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Jack Kahn
Jack Kahn
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Alexander Weeks [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Ben
Doug (Understudy)
Woody (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Ben
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Freddy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Little Prince

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Assistant Director

Writing

Writer

Photos

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Ken Ithiphol and Anthony Rapp

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Ken Ithiphol and Anthony Rapp

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Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Anthony Rapp

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Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Lucas

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Lucas

  [West End]
2012
Performer

  [US Tour]
The Broadway Tour [National Tour], 2009
Mark Cohen

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Henry McNeil

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2006
Mark Cohen

  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Trisan

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2004
Seymour Krelborn

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
William

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Charlie Brown

  [West End]
London Production, 1998
Mark Cohen

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen [Replacement]

Mark Cohen [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Mark Cohen

Mark Cohen

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Dylan Taylor Sinclair/Roger

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Bobby

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Jack Kahn

Jack Kahn

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Alexander Weeks [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Ben

Doug (Understudy)

Woody (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Ben

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1986
Freddy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Little Prince

Productions

Assistant Director

Writing
Writer

Anthony Rapp Biography

Broadway: Rent, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Six Degrees of Separation, Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nomination). Off-Broadway: Raised in Captivity, Sophistry, The Destiny of Me, Some Americans Abroad, among others. Film: Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed and Confused, Six Degrees of Separation, Rent, Man of the Century, Road Trip, Winter Passing, A Beautiful Mind. TV: "The X-Files," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Psych." Author of Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent, which was adapted into the one-man show, Without You, and performed nationally and internationally.

He also plays the role of Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets on the television series Star Trek: Discovery.

Anthony Rapp Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1986 - Best Debut Performance Gold Star
Anthony Rapp, Precious Sons

Anthony Rapp News

Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5 Photo Royal Family Productions Presents COVID STILL SUX REDUX: The Musical Part 2.5
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

NYC's Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, continues to bring quality family theatre to Maine.

Edie Brickell's New Musical 38 MINUTES Will Receive an Industry Reading This Month Photo Edie Brickell's New Musical 38 MINUTES Will Receive an Industry Reading This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Following a successful presentation in LA, Grammy-award winner Edie Brickell’s new musical 38 MINUTES will receive an industry workshop on September 27 and 28 in New York City.

Andy Karl, Orfeh, Stephen Flaherty & More to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Broadway R Photo Andy Karl, Orfeh, Stephen Flaherty & More to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Broadway Records at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Broadway Records is celebrating 10 years with the 10th anniversary of 54 Below! This one-night-only celebration concert will feature Broadway Records’ most dazzling solo and double-act artists.

BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location Photo BroadwayCon Announces 2023 Dates and Location
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

BroadwayCon will make its debut in Times Square at the New York Marriott Marquis on Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, 2023. 

Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer Photo Guthrie Theater Appoints Tracy Brigden as Senior Artistic Producer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Tracy Brigden has been named the Guthrie Theater’s Senior Artistic Producer and a member of the Senior Management Team. Before coming to the Guthrie, she served as Artistic Director at City Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for 16 years.

World Premiere of JASPER Starring Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel Beg Photo World Premiere of JASPER Starring Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Yonder Window Theatre Company and  Executive Producer Lisa Dozier are presenting the World premiere of Grant MacDermott’s play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh. Performances will begin on September 8.

Tickets On Sale Now For the Fall 2022 Season at Adelphi Photo Tickets On Sale Now For the Fall 2022 Season at Adelphi
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (PAC) will kick off its 2022-2023 season in September with a variety of events in theatre, dance and music. Taking the stage this fall are such exciting artists as Anthony Rapp, Zeniba Now and Eileen Ivers as well as the talented students of Adelphi.

Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel to Star in World Premiere of JASPER O Photo Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk & Jessica Pimentel to Star in World Premiere of JASPER Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The World premiere of Grant MacDermott’s play JASPER off-Broadway, directed by Katie McHugh will begin on September 8 in advance of its opening night on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Listen: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording Featuring Beth Malone & More Now Av Photo Listen: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Cast Recording Featuring Beth Malone & More Now Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

She ain’t down yet! Brought to you by the Transport Group’s award-winning production in conjunction with Music Theatre International, this studio recording of The Unsinkable Molly Brown is now available. Listen here!

Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Beth Malone's 'I Ain't Down Yet' From THE UNSINKABLE Photo Exclusive: Get a First Listen to Beth Malone's 'I Ain't Down Yet' From THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Studio Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Brought to you by the Transport Group’s award-winning production in conjunction with Music Theatre International, this studio recording of The Unsinkable Molly Brown, will be available everywhere, digitally, Friday, July 22nd. Get an exclusive first listen to Beth Malone singing 'I Ain't Down Yet' here! 

Anthony Rapp Videos

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE VideoVIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single  VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2021

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.  Today, Broadway Records has announced the release of Nick’s last public performance, a song with the timely message that love conquers all despite the existence of hate.

VIDEO: Original RENT Cast Members Reunite to Perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's L VideoVIDEO: Original RENT Cast Members Reunite to Perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's Love We Deliver Golden Heart Awards
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2020

Original cast members from Rent reunited to perform 'Seasons of Love' at the God's Love We Deliver (virtual) Golden Heart Awards on December 2. The performance reunited Idina Menzel, Anthony Rapp, Taye Diggs, Adam Pascal, and more.

VIDEO: Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito Read SUPERMAN Radio Plays VideoVIDEO: Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito Read SUPERMAN Radio Plays
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Variety reports that Daniel Dae Kim, Giancarlo Esposito, and more have united to read Superman radio plays from the 1940s. 

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief VideoVIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

VIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP VideoVIDEO: Dyllón Burnside to Sing 'Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered' for R&H GOES POP!
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2020

Today The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization announced the next video in their YouTube series R&H Goes Pop! - At Home. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harta??s first professional collaboration, upcoming R&H Goes Pop! episodes will feature new performances from across the legendary duoa??s catalog.

Broadway Rewind: Idina Menzel Returns to Broadway with IF/THEN VideoBroadway Rewind: Idina Menzel Returns to Broadway with IF/THEN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when If/Then was getting ready to return to Broadway. By the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning creators of Next to Normal (Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey and Michael Greif) and starring Tony Award-winner Idina Menzel, the musical opened March 30 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it played for 401 performances.

VIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthon VideoVIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthony Rapp, Robin De Jesus & More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS sponsored a one-night-only streamed presentation of the archival video of the 2013 performance of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME to benefit Provincetown Theater, on June 28 at 7:00pm ET.

VIDEO: Anthony Rapp Plays Lysander in Online Performance of Act I Scene I of A MIDSUM VideoVIDEO: Anthony Rapp Plays Lysander in Online Performance of Act I Scene I of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2020

Anthony Rapp recently performed in Voices of Calm's online performance of Act I Scene I of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Rapp took on the role of Lysander.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Anthony Rapp Sings LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Anthony Rapp Sings LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2020

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 4: From Stage to Screen and Back Again- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Anthony Rapp is joined by Sheila Kay Davis, Leilani Jones and Jennifer Leigh Warren to sing 'Skid Row' fromLittle Shop of Horrors.


Anthony Rapp Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anthony Rapp been in?
Anthony Rapp has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Anthony Rapp been in?
Anthony Rapp has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Anthony Rapp's first West End show?
Anthony Rapp's first West End show was Rent which opened in 1998

What awards has Anthony Rapp been nominated for?
Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Precious Sons .

What awards has Anthony Rapp won?
Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Precious Sons.

How many shows has Anthony Rapp written?
Anthony Rapp has written 1 shows including Without You (Writer).