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Ben Strothmann

 
Bio:
Ben Strothmann is an actor, playwright, and theatrical photographer known from his work covering Broadway theater for Playbill (Broadway Yearbook) and BroadwayWorld.com. His autobiographical play, Coming Clean, marks his debut as a playwright and solo performer. Ben is also known for his alter-ego, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ben Strothmann is an actor, playwright, and theatrical photographer known from his work covering Broadway theater for Playbill (Broadway Yearbook) and BroadwayWorld.com. His autobiographical play, Coming Clean, marks his debut as a playwright and solo performer. Ben is also known for his alter-ego, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Inmate
Ensemble

Photos

Photo by Ben Strothmann    The Chalks, (from left to right) Leenya Rideout, Mary Brie Photo

Photo by Ben Strothmann The Chalks, (from left to right) Leenya Rideout, Mary Brienza and Kathryn Markey, in a scene from Lone Star at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre.

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Date:
06/06/2019
Tom Andersen and Ben Strothmann Photo

Tom Andersen and Ben Strothmann

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Date:
08/02/2014


Lynn Kenny, Heather Shields and Ben Strothmann

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08/27/2009


Will Le Vasseur and Ben Strothmann

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08/12/2009

 

Stage

Performances
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Inmate

Ensemble

Ben Strothmann Biography

Ben Strothmann is an actor, playwright, and theatrical photographer known from his work covering Broadway theater for Playbill (Broadway Yearbook) and BroadwayWorld.com. His autobiographical play, Coming Clean, marks his debut as a playwright and solo performer. Ben is also known for his alter-ego, Honey LaBronx, host of The Vegan Drag Queen cooking show and the podcast Big Fat Vegan Radio. Honey tours the world with her solo drag show raising funds for local charitable organizations. Ben also uses his drag persona to speak out about animal rights and various social justice issues.




Ben Strothmann News

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 6-7- with Eva Noblezada, Jeremy Jordan and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 6, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 6-7, 2021.

Ben Strothmann's COMING CLEAN Will Stream Through March 20 Photo Ben Strothmann's COMING CLEAN Will Stream Through March 20
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 4, 2021

Ben Strothmann performed his first solo play, Coming Clean, on Wednesday, June 27th at the Kraine Theater as part of the Queerly Festival. The show was directed by Mark Finley.  As 2020 thwarted his plans to mount a New York production of the show, he is instead offering a recording of his 2018 Kraine Theater performance as an online virtual theatrical event until March 20th.

PIANO BAR LIVE! Returns With Aaron Lee Battle, Bobby Belfry, Michael McQuary, and Fra Photo PIANO BAR LIVE! Returns With Aaron Lee Battle, Bobby Belfry, Michael McQuary, and Francesca Amari
by Stephi Wild - Feb 6, 2021

Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!)streams this Tuesday, February 9 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and guests Aaron Lee Battle, Bobby Belfry, Rachel Kaufman, Noah LeCompte, Michael McQuary, Francesca Amari and Ben Strothmann, plus Mystery Guests and more!

York Theatre Company Presents BAR MITZVAH BOY Panel With Ben Fankhauser, Timothy Jero Photo York Theatre Company Presents BAR MITZVAH BOY Panel With Ben Fankhauser, Timothy Jerome, Neal Benari and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

Just in time for Hanukkah! Join The York Theatre Company on December 7 at 7pm as they revisit Bar Mitzvah Boy, the bittersweet musical comedy based on Jack Rosenthal's award-winning 1976 BBC1 teleplay of the same name about a young Jewish Londoner who runs away from the Bar Mitzvah into which his parents have poured their efforts and their money.

The York Theatre Company Reunites The Cast and Creative Team of DON'T BOTHER ME, I CA Photo The York Theatre Company Reunites The Cast and Creative Team of DON'T BOTHER ME, I CAN'T COPE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 12, 2020

The York Theatre Company will reunite the cast and creative team of the 2016 Musicals in Mufti production of the 1971 hit Broad-way revue Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope, a musical entertainment by Micki Grant, conceived by Vinnette Carroll, for a Virtual Company Reunion as part of the live weekly streaming panel series 'Show! (and Tell)'.

Photo Flash: The York Theatre Company Celebrates 50 Years with a CELEBRATION Photo Photo Flash: The York Theatre Company Celebrates 50 Years with a CELEBRATION
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2020

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its 50th Anniversary season, presented a special York Legacy Concert of the 1969 Broadway musical Celebration, written by the revered songwriting team of Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones for two performances only on January 27th at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's.  

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's  2019 Oscar Hammerstein Aw Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring André De Shields
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, recently honored Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer (Cagney) with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award on Monday evening, November 11, 2019 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street).

BWW Review: The York Revisits Ben Bagley's THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENTIRE WORLD A Photo BWW Review: The York Revisits Ben Bagley's THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENTIRE WORLD AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF COLE PORTER
by Michael Dale - Oct 20, 2019

Long before Broadway's saturation with jukebox musicals and song catalog shows, Ben Bagley, a producer of modestly-financed Off-Broadway revues, added to what was then musical theatre's long title trend (HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESSWITHOUT REALLY TRYING, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM...) and created a charming revue titled THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENTIRE WORLD AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF COLE PORTER.

Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Presentation  Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Presentation of THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ENTIRE WORLD AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF COLE PORTER
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2019

Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter! The York Theatre Company launches their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can, to name a few.

BWW Review: The York Serves Up Vintage Cole Porter With FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN Photo BWW Review: The York Serves Up Vintage Cole Porter With FIFTY MILLION FRENCHMEN
by Michael Dale - Oct 5, 2019

Say what you will about ANYTHING GOES and KISS, ME KATE, but for this musical theatre lover, there's no finer Cole Porter score than the one he whipped up for the 1929 hit, Fifty Million Frenchmen.