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Ben Steinfeld BIO

BEN STEINFELD (Co-Director; Baker) is an actor, director, teacher and musician. Ben has been seen on Broadway in the recent Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Cyrano de Bergerac, and as James Monroe in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. He has acted in and co-directed Fiasco Theater’s acclaimed productions of Cymbeline (Theatre for a New Audience and the Barrow Street Theatre) and Into the Woods (McCarter Theatre and The Old Globe). He co-directed Fiasco’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Folger Theatre), which will play at TFANA this spring. Other regional acting credits include: Misalliance (Portland Center Stage), Design for Living (Williamstown), Room Service (Westport), and ten plays with Trinity Rep. Ben’s television and film work includes: HBO’s "Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight," “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” and the only film adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta. Ben co-authored an essay for the book Living With Shakespeare (Random House), and is an artist-in-residence with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Ben is co-artistic director of the celebrated Fiasco Theater. He is a graduate of Brown University and the Brown/Trinity MFA Program.

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Ben Steinfeld STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Revival at CSC, 2017
Feste

[Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2015
Baker

[Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Musketeer

[Off-Broadway]
Fiasco Theater Production, 2011
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
James Monroe

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2010
James Monroe

Ben Steinfeld Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[US Tour, 2016]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Co-Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Fight Captain

Ben Steinfeld Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2024 - Outstanding Music in a Play

Ben Steinfeld, Pericles

Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production

Ben SteinfeldThe Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Ben Steinfeld, Into the Woods

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2024 Drama Desk Awards Winners- The Full List

The best of Broadway and off-Broadway came together for the 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards, which were held at The Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
2024 Drama Desk Awards Nominations- The Full List!

Nominations for the 2024 Drama Desk Awards have just been. Check out the full list of nominees here for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway during the 2023-2024 season!
Classic Stage Company's WINE IN THE WILDERNESS Moved to 2024/25 Season

Classic Stage Company's upcoming production of Wine in the Wilderness, written by Alice Childress and directed by LaChanze, has been postponed. Learn more about the production.
Complete Cast Announced For Special Reading Of Susan Glaspell's THE VERGE At Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater, in collaboration with Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre's Expand The Canon (Emily Lyon, Artistic Director and Corri Oster, Managing Director) has announced complete casting for the one-night-only reading of The Verge by Pulitzer Prize winner Susan Glaspell (Trifles), starring Tony Award winner Miriam Silverman (The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window).
Claybourne Elder, Elad Kabilio & Jessica Vosk Join CLASSICS GONE MAD

Classic Stage Company has revealed additional performers for Classics Gone Mad!. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Miriam Silverman to Star in Reading of THE VERGE at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater, in collaboration with Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre’s Expand The Canon, will present a one-night-only reading of The Verge by Pulitzer Prize winner Susan Glaspell. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review Roundup: Fiasco Theater's PERICLES

Shakespeare is back on stage at Classic Stage Company, which is currently presenting Fiasco Theater’s production of Pericles. BroadwayWorld has gathered the consensus from New York City's finest critics and you can check out the reviews here.
Photos: Inside Opening Night of Fiasco Theater's PERICLES

Fiasco Theater’s Pericles officially opened last night, February 26, at Classic Stage Company. The run will conclude on Sunday March 24, 2024.  BroadwayWorld was there at opening night. Check out photos from the celebration here!
Classic Stage Company And Fiasco Theater Partner With TDF To Present Sensory Friendly Performance Of PERICLES

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater partner with TDF to present a sensory-friendly performance of PERICLES on March 10th.
Photos: First Look at Fiasco Theater's PERICLES at Classic Stage Company

Get a first look at photos of Fiasco Theater's Pericles at Classic Stage Company, and learn how to purchase tickets.
Access Initiatives Launched For Fiasco Theater's PERICLES at Classic Stage Company

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater have announced new accessibility initiatives for the upcoming run of Fiasco Theater’s Pericles.
Photos: Fiasco Theater Hosts First Ever Fundraising Gala

Fiasco Theater held its first ever Fundraising Gala, called Tis a Gift: A Very Merry Fiasco Fundraiser. See photos from the production.
Andy Grotelueschen, Paul L. Coffey & More Set for FIASCO THEATER'S PERICLES

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater have revealed the complete cast for Fiasco Theater’s Pericles.
Photos: On the Red Carpet for Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala, Honoring Sarah L. Douglas and John Weidman

Just last night, Classic Stage Company celebrated its 2023 Gala, honoring theatrical agent Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals here!
I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE Extends at Classic Stage Company

I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE has been extended at Classic Stage Company. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Fiasco Theater Hosts GREATEST HITS, Volume 1 Concert This Month

Fiasco Theater’s concert, GREATEST HITS, Volume 1, will be a fundraising event to raise money for future programming and access initiatives. Learn more about the concert and how to get tickets here!
Joy Woods, Victor de Paula Rocha & Darron Hayes Complete the Cast of I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at CSC

Get the latest news on the cast of I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE at CSC. Joy Woods, Victor de Paula Rocha, and Darron Hayes join the production, featuring music by Harold Rome and directed by Trip Cullman. Don't miss out on this limited engagement show!
Shakespeare's PRISONS Comes to TheaterLab

Smoking Mirror Theatre Company, dedicated to producing Shakespeare's plays in the New York City area, announced that it will present the pre-Off-Broadway engagement of Shakespeare's Prisons: Tales of Conscience and Illusion, June 15 - 18, as a (TLab Shares Hosts) guest production at Theaterlab.
THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE Enters Final Week of Performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre

Red Bull Theater in association with Fiasco Theater will present The Knight of the Burning Pestle, through Saturday May 13th only at the newly renovated Lucille Lortel Theatre.
Review Roundup: THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE Opens Off-Broadway

The RED BULL THEATER (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director) and FIASCO THEATER (Jessie Austrian, Noah Brody, Ben Steinfeld Co-Artistic Directors, B.J. Evans, Managing Producer) production of The Knight of the Burning Pestle, an Elizabethan comedy by Francis Beaumont, opened tonight, April 27th at the newly renovated Lucille Lortel Theatre. Check out what the critics have to say!

Ben Steinfeld FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Ben Steinfeld been in?

Ben Steinfeld has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Steinfeld been in?

Ben Steinfeld has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Ben Steinfeld been nominated for?

Ben Steinfeld has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Music in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Pericles," Outstanding Director of a Play at the Helen Hayes Awards for "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical at The Lortels for "Into the Woods."

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