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Bill Buell

 
Date of Birth: September 21, 1952 (69)

Birth Place: Paipai, TAIWAN

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Clubbed Thumb's Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Cast
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club American Premiere, 2019
Percy Roberts
Frank Nicklin
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company, 2014
Englishman
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2014
Jeraiah Jip
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Ragueneau
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Martin Dysart (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Patrick / Bartender / Bather 1 / Bob / Detective
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Mr. Bannister
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
TV Director [Replacement]
Hector (Understudy) [Replacement]
Headmaster (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Trivelin
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Count de Beauclaire
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Frank/Kaplan
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
General
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Captain
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Innkeeper
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Officer Barrel [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Old Shepherd
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
M Loyal
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Edgar Beane
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble
Ensemble/Other Roles
Mr. Simpson
Minister
Uncle Ernie (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Stagehand/Elmo/Out-of-Work Man/Fisherman/Bumfork Tramp/Spectacle Inspector
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Judge Alex T. Waldman/Others
  [Broadway]
1991
Leslie Bainbridge
  [Broadway]
1990
Officer's Assistant
Maitre Simon
Maitre Jacques (Understudy)
La Fleche (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1990
Harry
Harry
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Francis Tear/Mr. Ponce
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Gus Bottomly
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Casimir (Understudy)
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1988
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Red
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dodger Coach
Brian Waterhouse
Frog
Frog/Brian Waterhouse
Clyde Sukeforth (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1979
Derek

Photos

George Abud, Jacque Wilke, Bill Buell, Cathryn Wake, and Orville Mendoza Photo

George Abud, Jacque Wilke, Bill Buell, Cathryn Wake, and Orville Mendoza

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Date:
11/23/2021
Bill Buell, Cathryn Wake, Orville Mendoza, Jacque Wilke, and George Abud  Photo

Bill Buell, Cathryn Wake, Orville Mendoza, Jacque Wilke, and George Abud

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Date:
11/23/2021
George Abud, Orville Mendoza, Jacque Wilke, Bill Buell, and Cathryn Wake  Photo

George Abud, Orville Mendoza, Jacque Wilke, Bill Buell, and Cathryn Wake

From: 
Date:
11/23/2021
George Abud, Jacque Wilke, Orville Mendoza, Bill Buell, and Cathryn Wake Photo

George Abud, Jacque Wilke, Orville Mendoza, Bill Buell, and Cathryn Wake

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Date:
11/23/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Clubbed Thumb's Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Cast

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club American Premiere, 2019
Percy Roberts

Frank Nicklin

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company, 2014
Englishman

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2014
Jeraiah Jip

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Ragueneau

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Martin Dysart (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Patrick / Bartender / Bather 1 / Bob / Detective

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Mr. Bannister

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
TV Director [Replacement]

Hector (Understudy) [Replacement]

Headmaster (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Trivelin

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Count de Beauclaire

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Frank/Kaplan

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
General

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Captain

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Innkeeper

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2001
Officer Barrel [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Old Shepherd

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
M Loyal

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Edgar Beane

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Ensemble

Ensemble/Other Roles

Mr. Simpson

Minister

Uncle Ernie (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Stagehand/Elmo/Out-of-Work Man/Fisherman/Bumfork Tramp/Spectacle Inspector

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Judge Alex T. Waldman/Others

  [Broadway]
1991
Leslie Bainbridge

  [Broadway]
1990
Officer's Assistant

Maitre Simon

Maitre Jacques (Understudy)

La Fleche (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1990
Harry

Harry

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Francis Tear/Mr. Ponce

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Gus Bottomly

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Casimir (Understudy)

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1988
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Red

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1981
Dodger Coach

Brian Waterhouse

Frog

Frog/Brian Waterhouse

Clyde Sukeforth (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1979
Derek






Bill Buell News

Austin Pendleton Joins U.S. Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Photo Austin Pendleton Joins U.S. Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2022

Theaterlab, in association with Lawryn LaCroix, has announced that Tony nominee Austin Pendleton will join the cast of the U.S. premiere of This Beautiful Future by Rita Kalnejais. Pendleton replaces the previously announced Bill Buell who has withdrawn from the production.

Theaterlab to Present U.S. Premiere of Rita Kalnejais' THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Photo Theaterlab to Present U.S. Premiere of Rita Kalnejais' THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

Theaterlab and Lawryn LaCroix are presenting the U.S. premiere of This Beautiful Future by Rita Kalnejais, which marks the playwright’s New York debut. Directed by Jack Serio, This Beautiful Future is a story of young love set during World War II and features Francesca Carpanini, and Justin Mark with Bill Buell and Angelina Fiordellisi.

BWW Review: EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 28, 2021

EBENEZER SCROOGE’S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW is the show for people that love the holidays but are looking for a more fizzy and fun take on a standard holiday classic.  This one-act gets a San Diego twist on Dicken’s classic story, playing through December 16th at The Old Glob

Photos: Check Out EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW Photo Photos: Check Out EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

It‚Äôs back! San Diego has another show in its Christmas stocking with this fast, funny, and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. All the traditional elements of Dickens‚Äôs¬†A Christmas Carol¬†are intact‚ÄĒincluding the iconic ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future‚ÄĒbut with a comic local twist.

BWW Interview: Bill Buell talks about bringing EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRIS Photo BWW Interview: Bill Buell talks about bringing EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW to life at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 20, 2021

EBENEZER SCROOGE’S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW is back in town bringing a fast-paced, fun, and infused with local inspiration version of Dicken’s holiday tale to life.  Bill Buell who plays Scrooge talks about his history with the story, and the fun of bringing this reimagined story to the stage of The Old Globe through December 26th.

George Abud & More to Star in EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW Photo George Abud & More to Star in EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG SAN DIEGO CHRISTMAS SHOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

The six-week limited engagement of Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG San Diego Christmas Show plays in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, from November 19 to December 26, with the official opening night on Tuesday, November 23.

TUMACHO Starring Philippa Soo and More to Play Final Performance Tonight; Future Date Photo TUMACHO Starring Philippa Soo and More to Play Final Performance Tonight; Future Dates Canceled
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 12, 2020

Clubbed Thumb's off-Broadway musical Tumacho will play its final performance tonight amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The company has announced that future performances have been canceled. '

Playwright James Graham to Adapt INK in a Feature Film Photo Playwright James Graham to Adapt INK in a Feature Film
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 28, 2020

James Graham is set to adapt his play Ink into a feature film, according to Deadline.

Clubbed Thumb's Return Engagement Of TUMACHO Extends At The Connelly Theater Photo Clubbed Thumb's Return Engagement Of TUMACHO Extends At The Connelly Theater
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) announced that, due to popular demand, the return engagement of Ethan Lipton's TUMACHO, directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman will add one week of performances. First seen in the 2016 SUMMERWORKS season, TUMACHO began performances on February 17 and officially opened on Saturday, February 22 at the Connelly Theater (220 East 4th Street). The run will now conclude on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at https://www.artful.ly/clubbedthumb.

Chinaza Uche, Andrew Garman and Layla Khoshnoudi Complete the Cast of Clubbed Thumb's Photo Chinaza Uche, Andrew Garman and Layla Khoshnoudi Complete the Cast of Clubbed Thumb's TUMACHO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2020

Clubbed Thumb (Maria Striar, Producing Artistic Director; Michael Bulger, Associate Artistic Director; Quinn Metal Corbin, Advancement Director) announced today complete casting for the return engagement of Ethan Lipton's TUMACHO, directed by Tony Award nominee Leigh Silverman.

Bill Buell Videos

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of INK on Broadway with Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller  VideoBWW TV: Inside Opening Night of INK on Broadway with Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 25, 2019

The final play of the 2018-19 Broadway season took its opening night bow last night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Ink, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold, made its American premiere via Manhattan Theatre Club and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More in INK on Broadway VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More in INK on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of INK, written by Olivier Award winner James Graham (Labour of Love, Privacy, Finding Neverland) and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner, Tony and BAFTA Award nominee Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold (King Charles III), has been extended twice and is now playing through Sunday, June 23. The production opens tomorrow, Wednesday April 24, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).

BWW TV: Stop the Presses! Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More Get Ready to Bring I VideoBWW TV: Stop the Presses! Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller & More Get Ready to Bring INK to Broadway
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 6, 2019

Rehearsals are underway for MTC's INK, which will begin previews Tuesday, April 2 prior to a Wednesday, April 24 opening night at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Two-time Olivier Award winner Bertie Carvel (Matilda) will reprise his Olivier Award-winning performance as Rupert Murdoch and Olivier Award winner Jonny Lee Miller ('Elementary,' Frankenstein) will play the editor of The Sun, Larry Lamb.

VIDEO: Jack Viertel Explains ME AND MY GIRL's 'Lambeth Walk' VideoVIDEO: Jack Viertel Explains ME AND MY GIRL's 'Lambeth Walk'
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2018

Encores! presents Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center, beginning tonight! Check out producer Jack Viertel discussing the origin of the show's infamous dance, the Lambeth Walk below!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly & More in ME AND MY VideoBWW TV: Get a First Look at Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly & More in ME AND MY GIRL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

Encores! presents Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center, beginning tonight! Check out all new clips from the show, featuring stars Christian Borle and Laura Michelle Kelly, below!

VIDEO: Laura Michelle Kelly Performs 'Once You Lose Your Heart' from ME AND MY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Laura Michelle Kelly Performs 'Once You Lose Your Heart' from ME AND MY GIRL
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Watch below as Laura Michelle Kelly rehearses 'Once You Lose Your Heart'!

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Encores! ME AND MY GIRL VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal with Encores! ME AND MY GIRL
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Get a preview below in rehearsal with stars Christian Borle and Laura Michelle Kelly!

BWW TV: Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly, and More Gear Up for ME AND MY GIRL at VideoBWW TV: Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly, and More Gear Up for ME AND MY GIRL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Me and My Girl, the first Encores! production originally written and produced in London's West End, will star Christian Borle, Bill Buell, Chuck Cooper, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Evans, Harriet Harris, JohnHorton, Simon Jones, Laura Michelle Kelly, Lisa O'Hare, Don Stephenson. Check out the cast in action and get to know the stars in front of and behind the scenes below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's INDIAN INK
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 24, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's Indian Ink officially opens on Tuesday, September 30, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through November 30, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Roundabout's INDIAN INK
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's Indian Ink officially opens next Tuesday, September 30, at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through November 30, 2014. Click below to learn more about the production in behind-the-scenes interviews with the cast and creative team!


Bill Buell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill Buell been in?
Bill Buell has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Bill Buell been in?
Bill Buell has not appeared in the West End