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Arthur French

 

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre for a New Audience Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Chair Pusher
Professor
  [Off-Broadway]
The Negro Ensemble Co. Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Doug
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Reverend Singletary
Mayor Joe Clark (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1987
Elesin (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
Toledo (Understudy)
Slow Drag (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1984
Matthew Birbeck
Photographer
  [Broadway]
1983
Donald
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1979
Jeremiah
  [Broadway]
1976
Willy Stepp (Understudy)
Benjamin Hurspool (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1975
Charley
Charley (Understudy)
Bernard (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1975
Street Person
  [Broadway]
1973
Joe Mott
  [Broadway]
1973
Performer (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Theatre for a New Audience Off-Broadway Revival, 2017
Chair Pusher

Professor

  [Off-Broadway]
The Negro Ensemble Co. Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Doug

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Reverend Singletary

Mayor Joe Clark (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1987
Elesin (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
Toledo (Understudy)

Slow Drag (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1984
Matthew Birbeck

Photographer

  [Broadway]
1983
Donald

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1979
Jeremiah

  [Broadway]
1976
Willy Stepp (Understudy)

Benjamin Hurspool (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1975
Charley

Charley (Understudy)

Bernard (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1975
Street Person

  [Broadway]
1973
Joe Mott

  [Broadway]
1973
Performer (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Performer


Arthur French Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor Gold Star
Arthur French, Two Trains Running

Arthur French News

Photos: Brenda Braxton, Julie White and More Step Out for 11th Annual Off-Broadway A Photo Photos: Brenda Braxton, Julie White and More Step Out for 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 23, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today released photos of the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season.

HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards Photo HARMONY, ASSASSINS & More Win 2022 Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, HARMONY & More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, HARMONY & More Nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Awards
by Nicole Rosky - May 5, 2022

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2021-2022 season. 

Broadway Veteran Actor Arthur French Has Died at Age 89 Photo Broadway Veteran Actor Arthur French Has Died at Age 89
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2021

French's many Broadway credits include The Trip To Bountiful, Dividing The Estate, Mule Bone, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Design For Living, You Can’t Take It With You, Death Of A Salesman, The Iceman Cometh, The River Niger, Ain’t Supposed To Die A Natural Death, and All God’s Chillun Got Wings.

Chain Theatre Playwriting Lab Presents Virtual Reading Of QUEEN Z By Michael A. Jones Photo Chain Theatre Playwriting Lab Presents Virtual Reading Of QUEEN Z By Michael A. Jones
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2021

While theatres across New York City remain closed, the Chain Theatre is  continuing its commitment to developing new plays by diverse artists and underrepresented voices through a special live virtual reading of QUEEN Z.

Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director Of Working Theater Dies at 60 Photo Mark Plesent, Producing Artistic Director Of Working Theater Dies at 60
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021

Mark Plesent, long-time Producing Artistic Director of Working Theater, the only theater in the country dedicated exclusively to telling the stories of working people, passed away on February 19, 2021 after a valiantly fought 4-year battle with cancer. He was 60. 

Caroline Grace Productions and 2020 Theatre Company Present MOM IN 2012 World Premier Photo Caroline Grace Productions and 2020 Theatre Company Present MOM IN 2012 World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

Caroline Grace Productions in association with the 2020 Theatre Company will present a benefit for The Actors Fund, 'Mom in 2012, or 2013, 2014, 2016...Oh, what the hell, this year!' by Paul Navarra. A Staged Reading and World Premiere.

Paul Pryce To Direct HB's Hagen Core Training Photo Paul Pryce To Direct HB's Hagen Core Training
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020

HB Studio‚ÄĒone of New York's original institutions for theater training and practice‚ÄĒhas appointed Paul Pryce as director of its annual acting intensive, the Hagen Core Training program. The program, which was rescheduled amid safety concerns, will now be held online with a hybrid training option, beginning Jan. 4.

Playwright Steve Carter Passes Away at 90 Photo Playwright Steve Carter Passes Away at 90
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2020

The New York Times has reported that Steve Carter, the renowned playwright who emerged from the Black Arts movement and the Negro Ensemble Company, writing about the Black and Caribbean-American experiences, has passed away at age 90. 

Brave New World Rep to Revive THE PLANTATION on Zoom Photo Brave New World Rep to Revive THE PLANTATION on Zoom
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2020

Motivated by the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd, Brooklyn's Brave New World Rep has announced plans to revive The Plantation, adapted from Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, set in 1870 Virginia.

Arthur French Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and More in Highlights of CTG's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

The Center Theatre Group engagement of the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Horton Foote's American masterpiece 'The Trip to Bountiful,' began performances at the Ahmanson Theatre tonight, September 17, and continues through November 2, 2014. Below, check out photos from opening night!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek at Dividing The Estate
by Craig Brockman - Nov 21, 2008


Arthur French Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Arthur French been in?
Arthur French has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

How many West End shows has Arthur French been in?
Arthur French has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Arthur French been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Two Trains Running .

What awards has Arthur French won?
Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Two Trains Running.