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Brandon Dirden BIO

Broadway: All the Way, Clybourne Park, Enron, Prelude to a Kiss. Off-Broadway: The Piano Lesson (Obie, AUDELCO and Theatre World Awards), The First Breeze of Summer (Signature Theatre), Detroit '67 (Public Theater and Classical Theatre or Harlem), Peter and the Starcatcher (NYTW). Television: "The Good Wife," "The Big C," "Public Morals" and "BrainDead." You can also see him on Baz Luhrmann's "The Get Down" (Netflix), and as Agent Aderholt on FX's acclaimed drama "The Americans." Training: BA, Morehouse College and MFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. For Chase.

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Brandon Dirden STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2017
Booster

[Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Captain Scott

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Trader

[Off-Broadway]
2008
Nate Edwards

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Ensemble

Jamaican Waiter (Understudy)

Minister (Understudy)

Taylor (Understudy)

Tom (Understudy)


Brandon Dirden Movies

[2020]Good Friday Terrence Lee


Brandon Dirden TV Shows

The Americans Dennis Aderholt

The Get Down Leon

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Definition Theatre Reveals 2023 Amplify Festival Finalists

Definition Theatre has revealed the finalists of the Amplify Series Three New Play Commissioning Program. 

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BEST WE COULD at Manhattan Theatre Club

Check out photos from opening night of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Best We Could!

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Paper Mill Playhouse Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; at Jersey City Theater Center Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards; Paper Mill Playhouse Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Jersey Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

WINDFALL Opens This Week at Bay Street Theater

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to share production photos of Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, will make its East Coast premiere this week on Tuesday, May 31, and runs through June 19.

Bay Street Announces WINDFALL Cast And Crew

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19.

Cast Announced for WINDFALL at Bay Street Theater, Directed by Jason Alexander

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of the comedy Windfall, the first show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting May 31. The new comedy by Scooter Pietsch, directed by Jason Alexander, opens Saturday, June 4, and continues through Sunday, June 19

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of CULLUD WATTAH

Written by Erika Dickerson-Despenza and directed by Candis C. Jones, Cullud Wattah follows three generations of Black women living through the Flint Water Crisis. The world premiere began preview performances in The Public's Martinson Hall on Tuesday, November 2 and officially opened last night, Wednesday, November 17.

Two River Theater Announces 2021/2022 Season

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, has announced the lineup of productions for its 2021/22 Season. 

Phylicia Rashad, Javier Muñoz, Brian Cox and More Star in Arian Moayed's THE MAN IN RED Christmas Radio Play

Award-winning actor, director and writer Arian Moayed (Succession, Inventing Anna) wrote and directed an Original Christmas Radio Play  “THE MAN IN RED” with original music by Butch Phelps, now available free on all audio streaming platforms.

Tituss Burgess, Lauren M. Gunderson & More Join GEORGIA ARTISTS FOR GEORGIA'S FUTURE Benefit Concert

On Tuesday, December 15 at 8pm EST, tune in for Georgia Artists for Georgia’s Future: A Benefit Concert to Flip the Senate! The one-night event stars and celebrates performers, playwrights, and politicians born in or currently living in Georgia, and benefits the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff Senate campaigns.

Vineyard Theatre Announces 2020-21 Season Featuring Lessons In Survival, World Premieres From Tori Sampson and David Cale, and More

Vineyard Theatre has announced the company's upcoming 2020-2021 Season which includes digital and outdoor productions, as well as the reopening when safe to do so of Vineyard Theatre's home at 108 East 15th Street with the return of the award-winning Dana H. by Lucas Hnath and two world premieres from Tori Sampson and David Cale.

Wesleyan University​'s ​Theater Department​ Presents ​'Re-Evaluating the Ground on Which We(s) Stand(s)

Wesleyan Universitya??'s a??Theater Departmenta?? presents a??'Re-Evaluating the Ground on Which We(s) Stand(s): An Evening of August Wilson with Broadway's Crystal Dickinson and Brandon Dirden,' on a??Friday, September 25, 2020 at 4:30pm on Zoom. Registration is required for access to this free virtual event.

BWW Interview: Brandon Dirden & Crystal Dickinson Talk Being Honorees For The 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala

The 52nd Street Project pivoted their annual gala fundraiser from an in-person fête to a digital party featuring many famous faces. We chatted with this year's honorees, Brandon Dirden and Crystal Dickinson, about why The 52nd Street Project is a crucial part of New York City's theater community.

Annaleigh Ashford, Edie Falco, Mallory Portnoy and More to Take Part in The 52nd Street Project's Virtual Gala

The 52nd Street Project has quickly adapted to a 'new normal' in the time of COVID-19. With an understanding that it is now more important than ever to stay connected in an era of social distancing, The Project has modified its programming for digital platforms as a way to engage project members.

BWW Interview: Carl Hendrick Louis in August Wilson's RADIO GOLF at Two River Theater 2/29 to 3/22

This season, Two River continues its commitment to produce all 10 plays of August Wilson's American Century Cycle with Brandon Dirden's production of 'Radio Golf,' the sixth play in the Cycle produced at the theater. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Carl Hendrick Louis who plays Harmond Wilks in the show.

BWW Flashback: Meet the Recurring Characters of ALL THE WAY and THE GREAT SOCIETY

In 2014, Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan transported audiences to 1963 in ALL THE WAY- a play about the beginning of LBJ's presidency. Five years later, Schenkkan continues the story with The Great Society, which opens on Broadway tonight, October 1 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St).

Juilliard Drama Announces 2019-20 Season

Juilliard Drama announces fully staged productions showcasing Juilliard's Group 49 acting students in their fourth and final year in the program. Evan Yionoulis, an Obie award-winning director and nationally recognized acting teacher, is entering her second season as Richard Rodgers Director of the Drama Division.

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET

Signature Theatre's Our Lady of 121st Street opened last night! BroadwayWorld was in attendance, check out the photos below!

Brandon Dirden FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Brandon Dirden has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Brandon Dirden has not appeared in the West End.

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