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Bob Gunton

 
Date of Birth: November 15, 1945 (76)

Birth Place: Santa Monica, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1989
Sweeney Todd
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1989
Sweeney Todd
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Lola
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Lola
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
The King
  [Broadway]
1983
James
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Peron
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Raoul
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer
Bud Jonas
Frank Decker
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1977
Bill Cracker (Standby)
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer

Writing

Composer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1989
Sweeney Todd

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Off-Broadway Revival, 1989
Sweeney Todd

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Lola

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Lola

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1985
The King

  [Broadway]
1983
James

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Peron

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Raoul

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Performer

Bud Jonas

Frank Decker

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1977
Bill Cracker (Standby)

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer

Writing
Composer

Bob Gunton Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Musical
Bob Gunton , Sweeney Todd
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Musical
Bob Gunton, Sweeney Todd
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Bob Gunton , Sweeney Todd
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Bob Gunton , Sweeney Todd
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Bob Gunton, Sweeney Todd
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1985 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Bob Gunton, Big River
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bob Gunton, How I Got That Story
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Bob Gunton, Evita
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Bob Gunton, Evita
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Bob Gunton, King of Hearts

Bob Gunton News

Bob Gunton, John Rubinstein, & Carolyn McCormick to Star in THE SOAP MYTH in The Hamp Photo Bob Gunton, John Rubinstein, & Carolyn McCormick to Star in THE SOAP MYTH in The Hamptons This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Bob Gunton, a two-time Tony nominee, Drama Desk and Obie winner (Sweeney Todd, Evita, How I Got That Story) will return to the New York area stage after a thirty-year hiatus to star in the acclaimed drama The Soap Myth by Drama Desk winner Jeff Cohen Aug 10-28 at Southampton Cultural Center.

Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the C Photo Theater Stories: The OKLAHOMA! Revival, FUN HOME, AMERICAN BUFFALO & More About the Circle in the Square Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Circle in the Square Theatre! Learn about the Circle in the Square Theatre School, the 2019 Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, the show that was most recently set to be performed in the theatre, American Buffalo, and much more!

BWW Flashback: Watch Patti LuPone, Madonna & More Sing EVITA! Photo BWW Flashback: Watch Patti LuPone, Madonna & More Sing EVITA!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2019

Tonight, New York City Center will kick off its Gala Presentation of Evita, running November 13 - 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical follows the controversial ascent of Argentina's renowned first lady. The production will star two actors in the title role. Maia Reficco, award-winning Argentine actor and recording artist, will play Eva age 15 - 20, and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton), last seen at City Center in Songs for a New World, will play Eva age 20 - 33. The cast will also feature Jason Gotay as Che, Enrique Acevedo as Perón and Philip Hernandez as Magaldi.

A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons Photo A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2019

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.

Tim Burton and Broadway: A 'Strange and Unusual' Match Made in Heaven Photo Tim Burton and Broadway: A 'Strange and Unusual' Match Made in Heaven
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2019

Tim Burton is being represented on Broadway in what is perhaps the most Burton-esque show to grace the stage, Beetlejuice. But did you know that adaptations of Burton's films have been on Broadway before, and that he created the film version of a classic Broadway musical?

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: EVITA Photo Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: EVITA
by Ben Rimalower - Feb 22, 2019

Woof. This week is the biggest decluttering task I've attempted yet-throwing out my Evita CDs. I got 99 problems and Evita CDs are all of them. And that's not including the vinyl and the bootlegs on audio cassette. And the strange flash drives people handed me in dark bars muttering something about Elaine Paige and 'A New Argentina.'

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 5/7-6/3 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 5/7-6/3
by Tori Hartshorn - May 7, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule For 5/7-6/3

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/30-5/27 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/30-5/27
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 30, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/30-5/27

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/23-5/20 Photo NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/23-5/20
by Tori Hartshorn - Apr 24, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule for 4/23-5/20

Jan Grice Presents The Fabulous Flo Hayle In ENCORES! Photo Jan Grice Presents The Fabulous Flo Hayle In ENCORES!
by Julie Musbach - Apr 2, 2018

Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre invites audiences to experience ENCORES!, a special one-time only performance by the legendary Flo Hayle on the BST Mainstage Saturday April 21st at 2:00pm. Producer Jan Grice and Musical Director Jay Kerr join Ms. Hayle for a potpourri of terrific tunes and fascinating tales in celebration of her 89th trip around the sun!

Bob Gunton Videos

VIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week VideoVIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING on Friday, March 2. Watch below for a preview of the new show!

VIDEO: New Trailer Unveiled for European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2017

WORKING is the extraordinary genre-defining musical from Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with the American workforce: Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. The show has been adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, the creators of Godspell and Rags, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg.

Marina Kamen Interviews Broadway's Eddie Korbich & Mimi Bessette on this Video Broadcast of 'Musical Health Talk!'
by Marina Kamen - May 2, 2017

This ‚ÄúMusical Health Talk‚ÄĚ Broadcast is sure to get you movin', singing and staying entertained.We are joined by two of Broadway's brightest star, Eddie Korbich & Mimi Bessette.

VIDEO: First Look - True Story of Chilean Miners Buried Alive Told in THE 33
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 29, 2015

Based on the gripping true story of 33 Chilean miners who buried alive, the film hits theaters on November 13, 2015.

STAGE TUBE: Shriekfest's Denise Gossett Nabs Role in Mel Gibson Film - Watch the Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Denise Gossett, founder and director of the Shriekfest Film Festival, will be featured in the new Mel Gibson motion picture, GET THE GRINGO. We have the trailer below!


Bob Gunton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bob Gunton been in?
Bob Gunton has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Bob Gunton been in?
Bob Gunton has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Bob Gunton been nominated for?
Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Big River , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for How I Got That Story , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Evita Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Evita and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for King of Hearts .

What awards has Bob Gunton won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Evita.

How many shows has Bob Gunton written?
Bob Gunton has written 1 shows including Tennessee, USA! (Composer).