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Bill English

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Billy Crocker [Replacement]
  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Malcolm MacGregor
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Ensemble
First Detective (Understudy)
George Smith (Understudy)

Photos

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English, Tim Patterson, Playwright Jea Photo

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English, Tim Patterson, Playwright Jeanne Sakata

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San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English will direct Lauren Yee?s The S Photo

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English will direct Lauren Yee?s The Song of Summer, Jul. 20 -Aug. 14.

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Yuto Shinagawa, Marie-Claire Erdynast, Jeanne Sakata, Tim Patterson, Jomar Tagatac, B Photo

Yuto Shinagawa, Marie-Claire Erdynast, Jeanne Sakata, Tim Patterson, Jomar Tagatac, Bill English, Jeffrey Lo, Laura Lorber

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Jomar Tagatac, Jeanne Sakata, Bill English and Jeffrey Lo Photo

Jomar Tagatac, Jeanne Sakata, Bill English and Jeffrey Lo

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San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English Photo

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Billy Crocker [Replacement]

  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
Regional Revival, 2005
Malcolm MacGregor

  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Ensemble

First Detective (Understudy)

George Smith (Understudy)






Bill English News

San Francisco Playhouse Teams With Yiddish Theatre Ensemble For Bay Area Premiere of  Photo San Francisco Playhouse Teams With Yiddish Theatre Ensemble For Bay Area Premiere of INDECENT; Full Cast Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Indecent by Paula Vogel, the first production in the Playhouse's 20th Anniversary Season. The play will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from September 22 through November 5, 2022. Susi Damilano will direct, with music direction by Dmitri Gaskin and choreography by Nicole Helfer.

San Francisco Playhouse and Yiddish Theatre Ensemble Announce Casting for INDECENT Photo San Francisco Playhouse and Yiddish Theatre Ensemble Announce Casting for INDECENT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse has announced casting for Indecent by Paula Vogel, the first production in the Playhouse's 20th Anniversary Season.

Review: FOLLIES at SF Playhouse Photo Review: FOLLIES at SF Playhouse
by Steve Murray - Jul 21, 2022

What did our critic think of FOLLIES at SF Playhouse? Director Bill English and his troupe of collaborators have waited three long years to present San Francisco's first fully staged, professional production of James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's seven-time Tony Award winning musical.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Updates To New Works Program Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces Updates To New Works Program
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse  continued its commitment to developing new plays and nurturing the voices of active writers with the selection of seven playwrights comprising the fourth and fifth years of the company's Five-Year Commission Program.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30 Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces Cast For FOLLIES Opening June 30
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.

Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse Photo Natascia Diaz, Ryan Drummond & More to Star in FOLLIES at San Francisco Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.

BORDERLAND By Natalie Elizabeth Weiss Comes to Brooklyn Photo BORDERLAND By Natalie Elizabeth Weiss Comes to Brooklyn
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

On Wednesday May 25th, the first person to ever put the words ‚Äúfemale orgasm‚ÄĚ in print will finally get her day in the sun. That person is Ida C. Craddock, a real-life 19th century sexologist who, in addition to her groundbreaking sex education work, was an avowed Spiritualist who claimed to be married to an angel. BORDERLAND is a pop opera that merges the harmonic tension of contemporary classical music, the delicious ring of musical theater voices and an other-worldly blend of electronics and texture.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces 20th Season Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces 20th Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse announced today the six plays that will comprise its 2022/23 Season. This marks the company’s 20th season since its founding in 2003 and celebrates the company’s commitment to producing bold, challenging, and uplifting plays and musicals for the Bay Area community. The season will begin in September 2022.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces Casting For THE PAPER DREAMS OF HARRY CHIN Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces Casting For THE PAPER DREAMS OF HARRY CHIN
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse has announced casting for The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin by Jessica Huang. The play will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from May 4 through June 18, 2022. Jeffrey Lo will direct.

Photos: Inside Look at WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at The San Francisco Playhouse Photo Photos: Inside Look at WATER BY THE SPOONFUL at The San Francisco Playhouse
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 19, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for Water by the Spoonful, the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner by Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights). The play will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from March 16 through April 23, 2022.

Bill English Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at San Francisco Playhouse's BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2013

BengalSan Francisco Playhouse launches the first year of their second decade, now in a new venue at 450 PostStreet, with the Tony nominated and Pulitzer finalist Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (BTBZ) by Rajiv Josef, directed by Bill English. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show in the video below!

VIDEO: Behind-the-Scenes of San Francisco Playhouse's ABIGAIL'S PARTY, 5/21-7/6
by Stage Tube - May 24, 2013

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director and Susi Damilano, Producing Director) continues its Tenth Season, now in their new venue at 450 Post Street, with a revival of Mike Leigh's acclaimed play, Abigail's Party, directed by Amy Glazer. Check out a behind-the-scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch ANYTHING GOES' Farewell Music Video
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production of Anything Goes plays its final show on Broadway today, July 8, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Directed and choreographed by 2011 Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, the original limited engagement subscription run opened on April 7, 2011, and was scheduled to run for 19 weeks. It went on to be extended three times through July 8, 2012, and Anything Goes recently celebrated its 500th performance on Broadway. This acclaimed production marks the second longest Broadway run in Roundabout's history, following its beloved revival of Cabaret. The cast's Raymond J. Lee wrote to BroadwayWorld: 'To the most amazing cast and crew a guy could ever ask for....It has been a pleasure sailing with all of you on the SS American. Here's the final music video :) Thank you for all the memories.' Watch a farewell video with backstage footage from Anything Goes below!

BWW Special Coverage: 4th of July Guide for the Patriotic Theatre Junkie - Videos, Event Schedules & More!
by BWW - Jul 4, 2012

A devout theater fan knows no holiday, and thankfully, many of Broadway's most beloved shows and performers nationwide don't either. So what's a theater enthusiast to do on this Independence Day? Check out a sampling of this year's most exciting 4th of July offerings and click below to revisit some of your favorites saluting our nation in song!


Bill English Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bill English been in?
Bill English has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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