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Brian Childers BIO

BRIAN CHILDERS: As an actor, he received the 2002 Helen Hayes Award for “Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical” and the Mary Goldwater Award for his performance as Danny Kaye in Danny and Sylvia: A Musical Love Story. His recent tour of his new one man show An Evening with Danny Kaye has received rave reviews and has been seen coast to coast including Los Angeles, New York, and Washington D.C. OFF BROADWAY: Danny and Sylvia, The Danny Kaye Musical (Danny Kaye). NATiONAL TOUR: The Kid from Brooklyn (Danny Kaye—Original), The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Tom Sawyer). NEW YORK: Lady in the Dark (Russel Paxton Cover) City Center;Recovery (Demon/Damien) Theater for the New City. My Wife in a Chador, Theater for the New City; Sophia (Jake Kelly) Write Act Repertory;Obama in Naples (Paolo) June Havoc Theatre;Freedom’s Song: A New Musical; Miracle on 34th St.: The Musical (Marvin Shellhammer) Theatrical Gems;Promenade (Prisoner 105) Lecay; The Musicals of Off-Broadway; Scandalous Behavior (Joseph Surface) York Theatre; On the Town (Gabey) St. George Theatre; Meester Amerika (Joey). REGiONAL: 90 North (Ensemble) Kennedy Center; The Titans, Kennedy Center; Lucky Stiff (Harry Witherspoon) Forum Theatre; Becoming George (The Prince) Metrostage; The Boys in the Band (Emory);Hollywood Pinafore Ralph Rackstraw; The Robber Bridegroom (Jamie Lockhart); The Second Man(Austin Lowe) The American Century Theatre; Man of La Mancha, Olney Theatre; Crack Between the Worlds, Studio Theatre; SOLOiST: Hollywood Bowl: A Ball at the Bowl with the L.A. Philharmonic, Dodger Stadium (Special Guest Entertainer); Lincoln Center (A Tribute to Danny Kaye); Kennedy Center (Not a Day Goes By).


DIRECTING: Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice;
Off Broadway: Love Quirks (Winner: BWW Award Best Direction of a Musical) ;
Technology, Breasts and Other World Issues.

Brian just released his first Solo Album, Life Unfurled, on all platforms.
Brian is a proud member of Actor’s Equity.
Visit: www.life-Unfurled.com
www.brianchilders.net and www.aneveningwithdannykaye.com

Brian Childers STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2009
Danny Kaye

Brian Childers Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Director

Brian Childers Awards and Nominations


winner
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical

Brian ChildersDanny & Sylvia: A Musical Love Story

Brian Childers News


Review: JORDAN SIWEK's BIG BIRTHDAY SHOW Was a Party of Pop Music at the Triad

How do singer-songwriters get a head-start on their birthdays? Jordan Siwek threw himself a party show and threw himself into high-energy performances with the singer-songwriter's pop-rock songs and covers.
Feature: The Days Of Cabaret Gratitude - Day Twenty-Three - The Woman For The Ages

Today, we return to last year's Days Of Cabaret Gratitude with THE WOMAN FOR THE AGES
Seth Bisen-Hersh to Present A Maury Yeston Cabaret At Don't Tell Mama in June

Award-winning off-Broadway composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh (Love Quirks) will present a cabaret featuring the songs of Maury Yeston on Thursday, June 8th, 2023 at 7PM at renowned cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama.
Maury Yeston Cabaret Comes to Don't Tell Mama in June

Award-winning off-Broadway composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh (Love Quirks) will present a cabaret featuring the songs of Maury Yeston on Thursday, June 8th, 2023 at 7PM at renowned cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama.
Brian Childers Joins The Cast Of AMT Theater's ON THE RIGHT TRACK

Brian Childers will join the cast of AMT Theater’s new musical, On The Right Track. It features music by Al Tapper and a book by Tony Sportiello and is directed by celebrated Mexican director Mauricio Cedeño  with music direction by Katie Coleman. Childers will replace Cody Gerszewski beginning Thursday, April 20, 2023, joining Dana Aber (Off Broadway: An Unbalanced Mind) and David L. Murray Jr. (Recent: The Mountaintop, Songs for a New World). 
New Show Incubation Heats Up At PANGEA In April With Music, Comedy, And More!

Pangea, a vital incubator for new work crossing boundaries between theatre, music and elsewhere, welcomes back the American singer-comedian David Mills who emerges from a fruitful London exile (where he became a prominent comic voice) with a new Pangea residency starting with shows on Sat April 22 and 29, both at 9:30pm.  
PANGEA Announces February Performance Lineup

Pangea, a vital incubator for new work crossing boundaries between theatre, music and elsewhere, will present a diverse mix of entertainers in February.  Among the highlights are several Pangea favorites returning with special encores of their popular and well-reviewed shows.
FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS & STORIES OF FANNY BRICE to Stream for One Night Only On Stellar

The acclaimed touring/streaming solo show Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice stars Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny & Sylvia, One Night With Fanny Brice), and is back to livestream for one performance on October 29th at 3pm ET on Stellar.
Brian Childers Brings His New Show NOEL, DANNY, AND ME To AMT Theater's Premier Cabaret Series

Award Winner Brian Childers brings his new show 'Noel, Danny, and Me' to AMT Theater's new cabaret series on NOV 10th at 7 pm.
Award-Winning Off-Broadway Musical LOVE QUIRKS Will Stream This Weekend

Off-Broadway’s “Love Quirks” will stream on Stellar Tickets on Saturday, August 27th at 8PM and Sunday, August 28th at 3PM.
Review: LOVE QUIRKS at AMT Theater

You can’t hurry LOVE QUIRKS. After a 27-month hiatus due to the 2020 pandemic, the award-winning musical has returned to off-Broadway with 18 songs and some timely Tinder wisdom: being “single and ready to mingle” means recognizing quirks, ignoring smirks, and rejecting jerks.
LOVE QUIRKS Off-Broadway to Keep Mask Mandate Through Summer Run

Performances of the off-Broadway musical “Love Quirks” will continue to have a mask mandate for its audience members through its summer run.
LOVE QUIRKS Off-Broadway to Push First Preview Back Two Days

Performances of the off-Broadway musical “Love Quirks” will now begin on Saturday, June 18th at 3PM due to unforeseen construction delays.  The added Saturday matinee will kick off the show’s first three previews, followed by the previously scheduled Saturday night, June 18th at 8PM and Sunday afternoon, June 19th at 3PM.
Tickets On Sale for LOVE QUIRKS Off-Broadway

“Love Quirks,” winner of four 2021 BroadwayWorld Off-Broadway Awards, including Best Production of a Musical, Best New Score of a Musical, Best New Book of a Musical and Best Direction of a Musical, has released tickets for its limited 12-week run.  
Award-Winning Musical LOVE QUIRKS Returns Off-Broadway This Summer

27th months after the shutdown of the original production, the award-winning musical “Love Quirks” returns off-Broadway on Thursday, June 16th.
LOVE QUIRKS To Return Off-Broadway This Summer

27th months after the shutdown of the original production, the award-winning musical 'Love Quirks' will return off-Broadway on Thursday, June 16th.
Stream the FABULOUS FANNY: THE SONGS AND STORIES OF FANNY BRICE On Sunday, February 20th

Tune into the acclaimed solo show Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice, starring Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny & Sylvia, One Night With Fanny Brice), and take a nostalgic journey through Fanny Brice's life, including her three infamous relationships all from the comfort of your home.
Winners Announced For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards

Winners have been announced for 2021 first ever, by popular demand, BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards - celebrating theatre all across NYC!
Seth Bisen-Hersh to Present Sondheim Tributes Tuesdays in January at Don't Tell Mama

Award-winning off-Broadway composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh (Love Quirks) will present 4 Sondheim Tribute concerts featuring over 60 singers this January 2022 at renowned cabaret venue Don’t Tell Mama.
Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards; First Standings Announced!

Voting is now open for the 2021 first ever, by popular demand, BroadwayWorld Off/Off-Off Broadway Awards - celebrating theatre all across NYC!

Brian Childers FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Brian Childers been nominated for?

Brian Childers has been nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for his role in Danny & Sylvia: A Musical Love Story.

What awards has Brian Childers won?

Brian Childers has won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Resident Musical for his performance in "Danny & Sylvia: A Musical Love Story."

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