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Austin Pendleton

 
Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1940 (82)
Birth Place:
Warren, OH, USA
Bio:
Austin Pendleton is an American Actor, Director, and Playwright. He made his New York debut in Oh Dad, Poor Dad,... by Arthur Kopit and his Broadway debut in Fiddler on the Roof, both directed by Jerome Robbins. Most recently on Broadway, he was in The Minutes. Other Broadway credits include The ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 27, 1940 (82)

Birth Place: Warren, OH, USA

Bio:
Austin Pendleton is an American Actor, Director, and Playwright. He made his New York debut in Oh Dad, Poor Dad,... by Arthur Kopit and his Broadway debut in Fiddler on the Roof, both directed by Jerome Robbins. Most recently on Broadway, he was in The Minutes. Other Broadway credits include The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Doc Baugh
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Mr. Oldfield
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
The Professor
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Mr. Pendleton
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2014
Ed
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Lebedev [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Pearl Theatre Company Revival, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Friar Laurence
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Chaplain
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Senator Billboard Rawkins
  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Senator Billboard Rawkins
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1997
Mr. Dussel
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Whitey McCoy
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Harry Berlin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Otto Kringelein [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Voitski
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Frank
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Shostakovich
  [Broadway]
1985
Arnie
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Jack
  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 1977
Adam
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Charley (Standby)
  [Broadway]
1974
Professer Bobby Rudetsky
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Isaac
Performer
  [Broadway]
1967
Leo Hubbard
  [Broadway]
1966
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Motel
  [Off-Broadway]
1962
Jonathan
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Adam
  [New York]
New York Concert, 1981
Adam

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 0]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director
 
[West End, 2012]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director
 
[Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director
 
[Regional (US), 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1981]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Photos

Austin Pendleton and Uly Schlesinger Photo

Austin Pendleton and Uly Schlesinger

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Date:
09/22/2022
Uly Schlesinger and Austin Pendleton Photo

Uly Schlesinger and Austin Pendleton

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Date:
09/22/2022
Austin Pendleton, wife Katina Commings and Gretchen Cryer Photo

Austin Pendleton, wife Katina Commings and Gretchen Cryer

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Date:
09/22/2022
Director Jack Serio and Austin Pendleton Photo

Director Jack Serio and Austin Pendleton

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Date:
09/22/2022
Austin Pendleton  Photo

Austin Pendleton

From: 
Date:
09/22/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2022
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2022
Doc Baugh

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Mr. Oldfield

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
The Professor

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2019
Mr. Pendleton

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2014
Ed

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Lebedev [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Pearl Theatre Company Revival, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Friar Laurence

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Father [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Chaplain

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Senator Billboard Rawkins

  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Senator Billboard Rawkins

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1997
Mr. Dussel

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Whitey McCoy

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Harry Berlin

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Otto Kringelein [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Voitski

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Frank

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Shostakovich

  [Broadway]
1985
Arnie

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Jack

  [Regional (US)]
Workshop, 1977
Adam

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1975
Charley (Standby)

  [Broadway]
1974
Professer Bobby Rudetsky

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1970
Isaac

Performer

  [Broadway]
1967
Leo Hubbard

  [Broadway]
1966
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Motel

  [Off-Broadway]
1962
Jonathan

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1983
Adam

  [New York]
New York Concert, 1981
Adam

Productions

[Broadway, 2022]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 0]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

[West End, 2012]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Director

Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1995]
Artistic Director

[Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1988]
Director

[Regional (US), 1986]
Director

[Broadway, 1981]
Director

[Broadway, 1980]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1978]
Director

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Broadway, 1973]
Director

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Austin Pendleton Biography

Austin Pendleton is an American Actor, Director, and Playwright. He made his New York debut in Oh Dad, Poor Dad,... by Arthur Kopit and his Broadway debut in Fiddler on the Roof, both directed by Jerome Robbins. Most recently on Broadway, he was in The Minutes. Other Broadway credits include The Diary of Anne Frank with Natalie Portman and Linda Lavin, Choir Boy, Grand Hotel, Doubles, The Runner Stumbles, Goodtime Charley, An American Millionaire, Hail Scrawdyke!. He was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for the 1981 revival of The Little Foxes. BroadwayOff-Broadway, he won an Obie for The Last Sweet Days of Isaac. Off-Off-Broadway he played title roles in Hamlet, Richard II, Richard III and King Lear.

Austin Pendleton Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2022 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Austin Pendleton, The Minutes
 
- 2015 - Legend of off-Broadway Honoree Gold Star
Austin Pendleton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Austin Pendleton, Between Riverside and Crazy
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Director
Austin Pendleton, Between Riverside and Crazy
 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Directing Gold Star
Austin PendletonThe Three Sisters
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Direction of a Play
Austin Pendleton, The Little Foxes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Austin Pendleton, The Last Sweet Days of Isaac
 
Obie Awards - 1970 - Performance Gold Star
Austin Pendleton , The Last Sweet Days of Isaac

Austin Pendleton News

Frog & Peach Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT Photo Frog & Peach Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

New York's critically acclaimed and revolutionary Shakespeare ensemble, Frog & Peach Theatre Company will return to the stage with a LIVE showing of their long-anticipated comedy blockbuster, AS YOU LIKE IT. Directed by Lynnea Benson, the production will feature music by Ted Zurkowski, Lyrics by WS. 

Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage Photo Johnny Berchtold Joins the Cast of CAMP SIEGFRIED at Second Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Johnny Berchtold will join the cast of the New York Premiere production of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee BESS WOHL (2ST’s Grand Horizons and Make Believe), directed by Tony Award-winner DAVID CROMER (The Band’s Visit, 2ST’s Man from Nebraska) at Second Stage Theater.

Photos: THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Opens Off-Broadway Photo Photos: THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Opens Off-Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Sep 22, 2022

Written by Rita Kalnejais and directed by Jack Serio, This Beautiful Future is a story of young love set during World War II. This Beautiful Future will now play Cherry Lane Theatre for six weeks only, through October 30, 2022. The production officially opened last night. Check out photos from the opening night celebration!

Review Roundup: THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE at Cherry Lane Theatre Photo Review Roundup: THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE at Cherry Lane Theatre
by Review Roundups - Sep 21, 2022

Written by Rita Kalnejais and directed by Jack Serio, This Beautiful Future is a story of young love set during World War II. This Beautiful Future will now play Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, Manhattan) for six weeks only, through October 30, 2022. Let's see what the critics had to say...

The York Theatre Company to Present Diane Love & Jay Nickerson in LOVE ONLINE at the  Photo The York Theatre Company to Present Diane Love & Jay Nickerson in LOVE ONLINE at the Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

The York Theatre Company will present a limited engagement of Love Online, a cabaret conceived and scripted by Diane Love, featuring songs from Broadway to Country. Love Online has two performances on Wednesday October 19 and November 2. All performances are at 7PM with doors opening at 6PM at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

BETHUNE: OUR BLACK VELVET ROSE To Have World Premiere At Theaterlab In NYC Photo BETHUNE: OUR BLACK VELVET ROSE To Have World Premiere At Theaterlab In NYC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

TLab Shares hosts RPR Productions in The World Premiere of BETHUNE: Our Black Velvet Rose. The production runs October 7 - 23 with an official opening date of October 9 at Theaterlab in New York City.

Common Will Make His Broadway Debut in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Photo Common Will Make His Broadway Debut in BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Oscar, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winner COMMON will¬† make his Broadway debut in the role of ‚ÄúJunior‚ÄĚ in the Broadway debut production of Stephen Adly¬† Guirgis‚Äô Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, directed by Austin Pendleton.¬†¬†

Frog & Peach Theatre Company to Present AS YOU LIKE IT Beginning This Month Photo Frog & Peach Theatre Company to Present AS YOU LIKE IT Beginning This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Frog & Peach Theatre Company has announced that New York's revolutionary Shakespeare ensemble will return to the live stage with their long-anticipated comedy blockbuster, AS YOU LIKE IT.

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023 Photo Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER to Premiere Off-Broadway in Spring 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER will begin previews on March 15, 2023 and will officially open on April 10, 2023 at Second Stage’s Off-Broadway home, the Tony Kiser Theater. The limited 8-week run will play through Sunday, May 21, 2023.

5-25-77 Starring John Francis Daley Sets Premiere Date Photo 5-25-77 Starring John Francis Daley Sets Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022

MVD Entertainment Group has acquired worldwide rights to Patrick Read Johnson’s (Spaced Invaders, Baby's Day Out) film 5-25-77. John Francis Daley (Game Night) stars in the film alongside Austin Pendleton (My Cousin Vinny), Colleen Camp (Die Hard With a Vengeance), Neil Flynn (Mean Girls), and Justin Mentell (G-Force).

Austin Pendleton Videos

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of THE MINUTES VideoVIDEO: Inside Opening Night of THE MINUTES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway! All new footage has been released from the red carpet and curtain call. Check out the video here!

VIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Watch Scenes from THE MINUTES on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway! All new video has been released featuring clips from the show.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2022

In just a few thousand minutes, The Minutes will finally arrive on Broadway, where it is set to begin previews on Broadway on Saturday, April 2, 2022, and open on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Studio 54.

BWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2021

before/during/after, which comes out on demand Feb 9, is the story of Jennie Lonergan, a middle-aged NYC theatre actress, who is forced to figure out the kind of person she wants to be when her seemingly perfect 15-year marriage comes to an abrupt end after she catches her husband having an affair.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PAINT, on VOD Dec. 15 VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for PAINT, on VOD Dec. 15
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020

PAINT, a dark comedic journey about a group of young NYC artists as they struggle to sell their first paintings and get discovered, will be available on VOD everywhere on December 15, 2020.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks RUN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks RUN on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2020

The Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress plays a protective mother who becomes quite terrifying over the course of the movie.

VIDEO: See Sarah Paulson in the Trailer for RUN on Hulu VideoVIDEO: See Sarah Paulson in the Trailer for RUN on Hulu
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020

They say you can never escape a mother‚Äôs love... but for Chloe, that‚Äôs not a comfort ‚ÄĒ it‚Äôs a threat.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Says She Almost Didn't Star in RATCHED on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH M VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Says She Almost Didn't Star in RATCHED on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2020

Sarah Paulson talks about her work with Ryan Murphy, playing a villain audiences root for and dipping her toes into interacting with fans on Instagram Live.

VIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks About Her Love of Performing for an Audience on THE LATE S VideoVIDEO: Sarah Paulson Talks About Her Love of Performing for an Audience on THE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2020

Stephen's good friend Sarah Paulson makes her fifth appearance on the show, commiserating with our host about the challenges of performing without an audience and their shared love for Cate Blanchett.

VIDEO: Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts Talk Starring in THE MINUTES VideoVIDEO: Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts Talk Starring in THE MINUTES
by Stage Tube - Mar 9, 2020

On Monday, March 9, actors Armie Hammer and Tracy Letts joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to talk about their Broadway play, a?oeThe Minutes,a?? a dark comedy set in a city council meeting where tension runs high.


Austin Pendleton Frequently Asked Questions

What is Austin Pendleton next theatre project?
Austin Pendleton's next show will be This Beautiful Future which opens on 9/20/2022 on Off-Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Austin Pendleton been in?
Austin Pendleton has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Austin Pendleton been in?
Austin Pendleton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Austin Pendleton been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Minutes , Legend of off-Broadway Honoree () for , Outstanding Director of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Between Riverside and Crazy , Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Between Riverside and Crazy , Directing (Obie Awards) for The Three Sisters , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Little Foxes Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Last Sweet Days of Isaac and Performance (Obie Awards) for The Last Sweet Days of Isaac .

What awards has Austin Pendleton won?
Legend of off-Broadway Honoree () for , Directing (Obie Awards) for The Three Sisters Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for The Last Sweet Days of Isaacand Performance (Obie Awards) for The Last Sweet Days of Isaac.

How many shows has Austin Pendleton written?
Austin Pendleton has written 6 shows including Booth is Back in Town (Bookwriter), The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (Bookwriter), Booth (Playwright), Uncle Bob (Playwright), Orson's Shadow (Playwright), A Minister's Wife (Bookwriter).