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Austin McKenzie is making his Broadway debut in Deaf West’s Spring Awakening. He recently finished starring in his first feature film directed by Dan Harris, Speech & Debate. Born in Arizona, Austin attended Columbia College Chicago, studying to become a special needs teacher and ASL interpreter. He gives Camp Tatiyee, Michael Arden, his mother and sister his utmost gratitude for awakening him and giving him the support to move forward in all things.

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Deaf West Broadway Revivial Production, 2015

Austin McKenzie Movies

Speech & Debate
[ 2017 ] Howie Hawthorne
[ 2020 ] Fred

Austin McKenzie Awards and Nominations

- 2015 - Theatre Finalists

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Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!

We asked, and you all answered! With Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favorite. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy and to tide you over until this year's Tony Awards ceremony! Check them all out below!

ABC Announces Schedule Change for WHEN WE RISE

Due to ABC News' special report, “President Donald Trump's Address to Congress,” taking place on Tuesday, February 28, the WHEN WE RISE air schedule will effectively change.

ABC Announces May Premiere Date for DIRTY DANCING Event Movie

The ABC Television Network has announced midseason premiere dates for the mini-series 'When We Rise' and series premiere dates for the one-hour drama 'Time After Time,' half-hour comedy 'Imaginary Mary' and the event movie 'Dirty Dancing,'

Dark, Graceful, Whimsical and Enduring - Looking Back at Shows That Closed in 2016

Happy New Year, BroadwayWorld! As we eagerly anticipate the amazing musicals and plays coming up in 2017, we're taking a moment to look back at the significant Broadway closings of 2016.

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Annaleigh Ashford, and More this December at Feinstein's/54 Below

This December, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.

Dustin Lance Black Pens Gay Rights Miniseries WHEN WE RISE for ABC

"When We Rise" was written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.  This mini-series event chronicles the real-life personal and political struggles, set-backs and triumphs of a diverse family of LGBT men and women who helped pioneer one of the last legs of the U.S. Civil Rights movement, from its turbulent infancy in the 20th century to the once unfathomable successes of today. 

Lin-Manuel Miranda Cameos, Kristin Chenoweth Sings in Stephen Karam's SPEECH & DEBATE Film

A big screen adaptation of Stephen Karam's first play, SPEECH AND DEBATE is heading to the big screen and will feature a host of theater veterans in its ensemble cast.

Christopher Jackson, HAIRSPRAY & More - BWW's Guide to Broadway on Fall TV!

Broadway stars and a host of musical presentations are on tap for the upcoming 2016-17 primetime television season. Included in THE LINEUP will be new series starring HAMILTON's Christopher Jackson, FROZEN's Kristen Bell and BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY star Stephen Pasquale.

VIDEO: Cast of SPRING AWAKENING Reunite for Medley of Songs on the TONY AWARDS

The cast of SPRING AWAKENING reunited for an epic medley of 'Mama Who Bore Me' and 'Bitch of Living' on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below!

ABC Unveils 2016-17 Programming Slate Including Nine New Series

ABC continues its commitment to distinctive storytelling with the announcement of its 2016-17 slate of programming, including the addition of nine new series. Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network's new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall, in New York City.

Broadway AM Report, 3/22/2016 - DRY POWDER, THE FATHER, ALW, Sondheim and More!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: DRY POWDER opens and THE FATHER begins, plus two legendary Broadway composers celebrate their birthday!

Stage Veterans Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs & Austin McKenzie Set for ABC's LGBT Event Series WHEN WE RISE

ABC Studios has cast the epic event limited series 'When We Rise,' written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black. Starring in the event limited series are Guy Pearce ('Memento,' 'L.A. Confidential') as LGBT activist Cleve Jones, Mary-Louise Parker ('Weeds,' 'Angels in America') as women's rights leader Roma Guy and Rachel Griffiths ('Brothers and Sisters,' 'Six Feet Under') as her wife, social justice activist Diane. The roles of African American community organizer Ken Jones and transgender activist Cecelia Chung are still to be cast, among others.

Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING Concludes Broadway Run Today; Tour to Launch in 2017

Deaf West Theatre's acclaimed Broadway production of SPRING AWAKENING closes today, Sunday, January 24 after 129 performances. The production will have life after Broadway, however, with a national tour scheduled to launch in 2017.

STAGE TUBE: American Theatre Wing Continues 'Working in the Theatre' with Sign Language Theatre Special Showcasing SPRING AWAKENING

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) continues its legendary, long running, and completely revamped web series, "Working in the Theatre," with an all new episode on "Sign Language Theatre." Check it out below!


How many Broadway shows has Austin McKenzie been in?

Austin McKenzie has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Austin McKenzie been in?

Austin McKenzie has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Austin McKenzie been nominated for?

Austin McKenzie has been nominated for Theatre Finalists for various awards.

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