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Bobby Cannavale

 
Birth Place:
Union City, NJ
Bio:
Bobby Cannavale was most recently seen on Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact. Other theater includes The Hairy Ape ( Drama Desk nomination),The Big Knife, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Motherf-er With The Hat (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award), Mauritius (Tony nomination), HurlyBurly, F-ing A, and The ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 03, 1971 (51)

Birth Place: Union City, NJ

Bio:
Bobby Cannavale was most recently seen on Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact. Other theater includes The Hairy Ape ( Drama Desk nomination),The Big Knife, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Motherf-er With The Hat (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award), Mauritius (Tony nomination), HurlyBurly, F-ing A, and The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Williamstown Theater Festival Production, 2020
Stanley
  [Off-Broadway]
BAM Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Lucas
  [Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2018
John D'Agata
  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory Revival, 2017
Yank
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Charlie Castle
  [Broadway]
2012
Ricky Roma
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Jackie
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2010
Performer
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007
Dennis
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Phil
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
The Mayor/Prison Guard
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Messrs Linn-Baker/McKinney/Lally (Understudy)

Photos

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03/09/2020
Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne Photo

Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne

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03/02/2020
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Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne

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Stage

Performances
  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Williamstown Theater Festival Production, 2020
Stanley

  [Off-Broadway]
BAM Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Lucas

  [Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2018
John D'Agata

  [Off-Broadway]
Park Avenue Armory Revival, 2017
Yank

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2013
Charlie Castle

  [Broadway]
2012
Ricky Roma

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Jackie

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2010
Performer

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2007
Dennis

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Phil

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
The Mayor/Prison Guard

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Messrs Linn-Baker/McKinney/Lally (Understudy)

Bobby Cannavale Biography

Bobby Cannavale was most recently seen on Broadway in The Lifespan of a Fact. Other theater includes The Hairy Ape ( Drama Desk nomination),The Big Knife, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Motherf-er With The Hat (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award), Mauritius (Tony nomination), HurlyBurly, F-ing A, and The Gingerbread House. He is a member of the Labyrinth Theater Company. His upcoming films
include The Irishman, Superintelligence, and Motherless Brooklyn. His film roles include I,Tonya, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Ferdinand, Daddy's Home, Ant-Man, Spy, Danny Collins, Annie, Chef, Blue Jasmine, Win Win, The Station Agent, Fast Food Nation, and Romance and Cigarettes. Cannavale's television appearances
include Homecoming, Angie Tribeca, Mr. Robot, Master of None, Vinyl, Boardwalk Empire (Emmy Award, SAG Nomination), Nurse Jackie (two Emmy nominations, SAG nomination), and Will and Grace (Emmy Award).

Bobby Cannavale Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bobby Cannavale, The Hairy Ape
 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Performance Gold Star
Bobby Cannavale, The Hairy Ape
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Bobby Cannavale, The Big Knife
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Bobby Cannavale, Glengarry Glen Ross?
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf**ker With the Hat
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Bobby Cannavale , The Motherf**cker With the Hat
 
Theatre World Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf**ker With the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Bobby Cannavale, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Bobby Cannavale, Mauritius

Bobby Cannavale News

24-year-old Jazz Pianist Isaiah J. Thompson To Hold Master Class And Concert At The H Photo 24-year-old Jazz Pianist Isaiah J. Thompson To Hold Master Class And Concert At The Harlem School Of The Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2022

On Thursday, March 31st from 5:00 - 6:30 pm in Dorothy Maynor Hall at the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), the brilliant young pianist, bandleader and composer Isaiah J. Thompson will guide the HSA's young instrumentalist student group, through a masterclass that includes a critique on technique, performance and improvisational skills.

Helen Mirren, Hugh Jackman & More to Guest Star on HUMAN RESOURCES Photo Helen Mirren, Hugh Jackman & More to Guest Star on HUMAN RESOURCES
by Michael Major - Mar 1, 2022

The new guests include Helen Mirren as renowned Shame Wizard Rita St. Swithens, Hugh Jackman as Dante the seductive Addiction Angel, Lupita Nyong’o as Asha the Shame Wizard, Chris O'Dowd as Flanny the Lovebug, and Harvey Guillen as Jose the Spider Receptionist. New humans include Janelle Monáe, Ali Wong, and more. Plus, watch the new trailer!

Farmers Alley Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT Photo Farmers Alley Presents THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022

The battle is on this February at Farmers Alley Theatre as their exciting and timely production of THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT, lights up the Kalamazoo stage for two weekends only ‚Äď Feb. 11th thru the 20th.

VIDEO: Netflix Shares New HUMAN RESOURCES Teaser Photo VIDEO: Netflix Shares New HUMAN RESOURCES Teaser
by Michael Major - Jan 12, 2022

Featuring an all-star voice cast‚ÄĒ including Nick Kroll, Maya Rudolph and David Thewlis reprise their Big Mouth roles as well as Aidy Bryant, Brandon Kyle Goodman, Keke Palmer, Rosie Perez, Henry Winkler, Thandiwe Newton, Randall Park, Jemaine Clement, Maria Bamford, and Bobby Cannavale.

VIDEO: Watch the SING 2 'Costumes by Rodarte' Featurette Photo VIDEO: Watch the SING 2 'Costumes by Rodarte' Featurette
by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2021

Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Tori Kelly, Taron Egerton and writer-director Garth Jennings discuss the breathtaking artistry, exquisite texture and intricate detail of the film’s spectacular finale costumes, designed by Kate and Laura Mulleavy. Watch the new featurette now!

VIDEO: Keke Palmer & Tori Kelly Perform 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)' From SING Photo VIDEO: Keke Palmer & Tori Kelly Perform 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)' From SING 2 Soundtrack
by Michael Major - Dec 17, 2021

Keke Palmer and Tori Kelly took to the stage on the season finale of The Voice to perform 'Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)'. The track is featured on the recently-released Sing 2 soundtrack. The album also features songs from Billie Eilish, Drake, U2, The Weeknd, Prince, Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.

SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway Photo SEX & THE CITY Stars Who Have Bowed on Broadway
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2021

Sex and the City has returned for a new spin-off series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristin Davis. Read about the many Broadway appearances from the casts of different incarnations of the beloved franchise, including Chris Noth, David Eigenberg, Mario Cantone, and Kim Cattrall.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for COMPANY's Opening Night! Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for COMPANY's Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 10, 2021

In comes Company! Just last night, the much anticipated revival of Company, starring Tony winner Katrina Lenk and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone, opened on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet!

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond Photo BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for SING 2 Photo VIDEO: Watch the Final Trailer for SING 2
by Michael Major - Nov 24, 2021

The cast of the new musical film includes Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Tori Kelly, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, Halsey, Pharrell Williams, Letitia Wright, Eric André, Chelsea Peretti and Bono.

Bobby Cannavale Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SING 2! VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for SING 2!
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2021

Buster (Oscar¬ģ winner Matthew McConaughey) has turned the New Moon Theater into a local hit, but Buster has his eyes on a bigger prize: Debuting a new show at the Crystal Tower Theater in glamorous Redshore City.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for NINE PERFECT STRANGERS on Hulu VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for NINE PERFECT STRANGERS on Hulu
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2021

Watching over them during this ten-day retreat is the resort's director Masha (Nicole Kidman), a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine ‚Äúperfect‚ÄĚ strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale & Melissa McCarthy Talk About the Full Aussie Experience on TH VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale & Melissa McCarthy Talk About the Full Aussie Experience on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2020

James Corden connects with Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale who are in Australia braving its natural predators to film 'Nine Perfect Strangers.'

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, and More Perform in Symphony Space's SELECTED S VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, and More Perform in Symphony Space's SELECTED SHORTS
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

Symphony Space has launched a virtual edition of its Selected Shorts series! Watch Bobby Cannavale, Emily Skeggs, Maulik Pancholy, and Allison Williams perform stories that speak to the heart.

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from MAURITIUS, with Bobby Cannavale, Alison Pill & Mor VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from MAURITIUS, with Bobby Cannavale, Alison Pill & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2007, when Tereasa Rebeck's first Broadway show, Mauritius, opened at the Biltmore Theatre (now the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre). The play featured a all-star cast, including Alison Pill, F. Murray Abraham, Dylan Baker, Katie Finneran, and Bobby Cannavale in his Broadway debut! The play focuses on two half-sisters, Jackie and Mary, who inherit a stamp collection which might be worth a fortune. 

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Talks MEDEA, Injuring Himself on Stage, & More on LATE NIGHT W VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Talks MEDEA, Injuring Himself on Stage, & More on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 14, 2020

Bobby Cannavale was a guest on Monday night's episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers to talk about his new off-Broadway play, Medea. During the interview, he talks about working with his partner, Rose Byrne, injuring himself on stage and lying on his resume.

VIDEO: Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale Talk Starring in MEDEA & Life With Two Young Boys VideoVIDEO: Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale Talk Starring in MEDEA & Life With Two Young Boys
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to talk about their new Off-Broadway play Medea. The real life couple shares with Colbert what it's like being together onstage while raising two young boys.

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Talks Acting Onstage with His Wife Rose Byrne in MEDEA VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Talks Acting Onstage with His Wife Rose Byrne in MEDEA
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2020

Bobby Cannavale stops by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Tuesday to talk about his new play, Medea. Cannavale opens up to hosts Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest about working alongside his wife, Rose Byrne, in the show.

BWW TV: Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne Get Ready to Bring MEDEA Into the 21st Century a VideoBWW TV: Bobby Cannavale & Rose Byrne Get Ready to Bring MEDEA Into the 21st Century at BAM
by TV - Press Previews - Dec 11, 2019

In 2014, writer and director Simon Stone brought an exciting, new version of Euripides classic Medea to the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam, followed by a run at London's Barbican in 2019. Now, the play is coming to NYC.

VIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Has a Bruce Springsteen Impression Battle with Jimmy Fallon VideoVIDEO: Bobby Cannavale Has a Bruce Springsteen Impression Battle with Jimmy Fallon
by Stage Tube - Oct 31, 2019

Bobby Cannavale was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, to talk about The Irishman, the new Martin Scorsese film he's in. During the interview, Cannavale shares stories about meeting Bruce Springsteen and his impressions of The Boss, which leads to him and host Jimmy Fallon having an impression battle!


Bobby Cannavale Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bobby Cannavale been in?
Bobby Cannavale has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Bobby Cannavale been in?
Bobby Cannavale has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Bobby Cannavale been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Hairy Ape , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Hairy Ape , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Big Knife , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Glengarry Glen Ross? , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Motherf**ker With the Hat , Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Motherf**cker With the Hat , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Motherf**ker With the Hat Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Motherf**ker with the Hat and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Mauritius .

What awards has Bobby Cannavale won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for The Hairy Ape Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Motherf**ker With the Hatand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Motherf**ker With the Hat.