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Brian Murray

 
Date of Birth: September 10, 1937 (84)

Birth Place: Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre & Gingold Theatrical Group Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Reverend Canon Chasuble, D.D. [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2010
Dr.
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Earl of Shrewsbury
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Rough
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Alec
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2004
Sir Lucius O'Trigger
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2004
Dogberry
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Speaker (A Piece of Monologue)/ He (Counting the Ways)
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Professor James Scattergood
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Deputy-Governor Danforth
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Henry Horatio Hobson
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2000
Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Man
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Finian McLonergan
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Toby Arundel
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1998
Sir Toby Belch
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Mr. Blake
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Mr. Lord Tarleton
  [Broadway]
1997
Benjamin Hubbard
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Ed
  [Broadway]
1995
The Rev. Harry Henderson
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Henry Pulling/Richard Pulling/Others
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Falstaff
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Jack McCracken
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Claudius
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Don Pedro
  [Broadway]
1983
Lloyd Dallas
  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Albie Sachs
  [Broadway]
1978
Charlie Now
  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Colin
  [Broadway]
1970
Milo Tindle [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1967
Rosencrantz
  [Broadway]
1965
Arthur Fitton
  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Tolen [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1989]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Artistic Director
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1969]
Director

Photos

Brian Murray attending the 2008 St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actor's Equ Photo

Brian Murray attending the 2008 St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actor's Equity Foundation at the Actor's Equity offices in New York City. January 9, 2009

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08/27/2018
Stark Sands with Brian Murray attending the 2008 St. Clair Bayfield Award presented b Photo

Stark Sands with Brian Murray attending the 2008 St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actor's Equity Foundation at the Actor's Equity offices in New York City. January 9, 2009

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Date:
08/27/2018
Stark Sands ith Brian Murray, Paige Price & Ame Gunderesen attending the 2008 St. Cla Photo

Stark Sands ith Brian Murray, Paige Price & Ame Gunderesen attending the 2008 St. Clair Bayfield Award presented by the Actor's Equity Foundation at the Actor's Equity offices in New York City. January 9, 2009

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Date:
08/27/2018
Brian Murray attending the "Tea With The Queens" Meet & Greet the Media at the Bernar Photo

Brian Murray attending the "Tea With The Queens" Meet & Greet the Media at the Bernard B. Jacobs Room at the Sardi's Building in New York City. March 16, 2009

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Date:
08/27/2018
Brian Murray attending the 2008 Joe E. Callaway Award presented by the Actor's Equity Photo

Brian Murray attending the 2008 Joe E. Callaway Award presented by the Actor's Equity Foundation at the Actor's Equity offices in New York City. January 9, 2009

From: 
Date:
08/27/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre & Gingold Theatrical Group Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Reverend Canon Chasuble, D.D. [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2010
Dr.

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Earl of Shrewsbury

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Rough

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Alec

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2004
Sir Lucius O'Trigger

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2004
Dogberry

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Speaker (A Piece of Monologue)/ He (Counting the Ways)

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Professor James Scattergood

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Deputy-Governor Danforth

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Henry Horatio Hobson

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2000
Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Man

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999
Finian McLonergan

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Toby Arundel

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1998
Sir Toby Belch

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Mr. Blake

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Mr. Lord Tarleton

  [Broadway]
1997
Benjamin Hubbard

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Ed

  [Broadway]
1995
The Rev. Harry Henderson

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Henry Pulling/Richard Pulling/Others

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Falstaff

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Jack McCracken

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Claudius

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Don Pedro

  [Broadway]
1983
Lloyd Dallas

  [Off-Broadway]
1979
Albie Sachs

  [Broadway]
1978
Charlie Now

  [Off-Broadway]
1977
Colin

  [Broadway]
1970
Milo Tindle [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1967
Rosencrantz

  [Broadway]
1965
Arthur Fitton

  [Off-Broadway]
1964
Tolen [Replacement]

Productions

[Broadway, 2013]
Associate Producer

[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1993]
Director

[Broadway, 1992]
Director

[Broadway, 1989]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1987]
Director

[Broadway, 1987]
Director

[Broadway, 1986]
Director

[Broadway, 1985]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1983]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1976]
Artistic Director

[Broadway, 1973]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1969]
Director


Brian Murray Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor
Brian Murray, Gaslight
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Brian Murray, The Crucible
 
Obie Awards - 2001 - Performance Gold Star
Brian Murray, The Play About the Baby
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Brian Murray, The Play About the Baby
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Brian Murray, Uncle Vanya
 
Obie Awards - 1998 - Sustained excellence of performance Gold Star
Brian Murray
 
The Lortels - 1998 - Outstanding Body of Work Gold Star
Brian Murray
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Brian Murray, The Little Foxes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1997 - Best Featured Actor - Play
Brian Murray , The Little Foxes
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Brian Murray, The Little Foxes
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Brian Murray, A Small Family Business
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Brian Murray, Da
 
Obie Awards - 1977 - Performance Gold Star
Brian Murray, Ashes
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Brian Murray, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Brian Murray News

Photos: PROJECT SHAW Presents VILLAGE WOOING Photo Photos: PROJECT SHAW Presents VILLAGE WOOING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 14, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group presented the next presentation of the 2021 - '22 Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).

PROJECT SHAW to Present Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders in VILLAGE WOOING Photo PROJECT SHAW to Present Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders in VILLAGE WOOING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2021

Gingold Theatrical Group will¬†present the next presentation of the 2021 ‚Äď ‚Äė22 Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw‚Äôs greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space‚Äôs Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway¬†at 95th Street).¬†

Legendary Broadway Producer Liz McCann Dies at 90 Photo Legendary Broadway Producer Liz McCann Dies at 90
by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021

ELIZABETH IRELAND McCANN, the iconoclastic Broadway producer who won nine Tony Awards during a 60-year career in theater, died after a bout with cancer on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, according to her longtime associate and friend, Kristen Luciani.  She was 90 years old. 

Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capa Photo Photos: Rehearsals for Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES; Increased Audience Capacity
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 24, 2021

The Public Theater will begin performances of the 2021 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MERRY WIVES on Tuesday, July 6 at The Delacorte Theater. The all-Black staging of the delightful comedy will officially open on Tuesday, July 27 and was recently extended by three weeks to now end on Saturday, September 18.

Abena, Shola Adewusi, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pascale Armand, Susan Kelechi Watson & More t Photo Abena, Shola Adewusi, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Pascale Armand, Susan Kelechi Watson & More to Star in Free Shakespeare in the Park's MERRY WIVES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

The Public Theater announced today that Free Shakespeare in the Park will return this summer with the delightful comedy MERRY WIVES, adapted by award-winning Jocelyn Bioh and directed by Associate Artistic Director and Resident Director Saheem Ali.

Theater Stories: The Queens of SIX, WAITRESS Box Office Records and More About Brooks Photo Theater Stories: The Queens of SIX, WAITRESS Box Office Records and More About Brooks Atkinson Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2020

Today's Theater Stories features the Brooks Atkinson Theatre! Learn about the man for whom the theatre is named, how the theatre became a television studio for years, record-breaking hits like Waitress and more!

North Coast Repertory Theatre Will Stream SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR This Fall Photo North Coast Repertory Theatre Will Stream SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR This Fall
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2020

Cherished by audiences and critics alike both in America and abroad, Bernard Slade’s wickedly funny comedy explores a 25-year love affair between two seemingly ordinary people who meet once a year. SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR deftly examines the monumental political, social, and most of all, the personal changes that impact the lovers during that quarter century.

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway! Photo Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2020

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages, which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor.

Show Shepherd Announces THE AT-HOME THEATER SERIES, Free Livestreamed Theatrical Perf Photo Show Shepherd Announces THE AT-HOME THEATER SERIES, Free Livestreamed Theatrical Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2020

Show Shepherd, a theatrical consulting group that works with writers, independent producers, and theater companies to develop new work, has announced its new series of free livestreamed theatrical performances - The At-Home Theater Series - which launches on March 26, 2020, on various platforms including YouTube and Instagram.

Gingold Theatrical Group Postpones The 2020 Golden Shamrock Gala Photo Gingold Theatrical Group Postpones The 2020 Golden Shamrock Gala
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020

Gingold Theatrical Group today announced that the 2020 Golden Shamrock Gala scheduled for Monday March 16 at Robert Restaurant honoring Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders and Ethan E. Litwin would be postponed to a later date.

Brian Murray Videos

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2020

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages, which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor.

WORLD'S BIGGEST GHOST HUNT: PENNHURST ASYLUM to Air on A&E on October 30 VideoWORLD'S BIGGEST GHOST HUNT: PENNHURST ASYLUM to Air on A&E on October 30
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 2, 2019

A&E Network takes viewers on a one of a kind paranormal adventure with the chilling new two-hour special 'World's Biggest Ghost Hunt: Pennhurst Asylum' premiering Wednesday, October 30 at 8pm ET/PT. The two-hour event will be followed at 10pm ET/PT by the season finale of A&E's reimagining of 'Ghost Hunters,' the show that introduced the world to authentic paranormal investigation.

STAGE TUBE: MTC Celebrates Lynne Meadow With Nathan Lane, Christine Baranski and More
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club has created a special short film in celebration of Lynne Meadow's 40th anniversary as the visionary and artistic leader of the organization. The film premiered on Monday, June 18 during a special tribute event honoring Meadow at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre - now view the video below!

BWW TV Show Preview: Mary Stuart
by Craig Brockman - Apr 28, 2009

The critically acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production of MARY STUART, starring Janet McTeer as Mary, Queen of Scots and Harriet Walter as Elizabeth I, celebrated Opening Night at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Sunday, April 19th, 2009. BroadwayWorld.com has these show highlights just for you!


Brian Murray Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brian Murray been in?
Brian Murray has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Brian Murray been in?
Brian Murray has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Brian Murray been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Gaslight , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Crucible , Performance (Obie Awards) for The Play About the Baby , Outstanding Lead Actor (The Lortels) for The Play About the Baby , Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Uncle Vanya , Sustained excellence of performance (Obie Awards) , Outstanding Body of Work (The Lortels) , Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Little Foxes , Best Featured Actor - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Little Foxes , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Little Foxes , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Small Family Business , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Da Performance (Obie Awards) for Ashes and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead .

What awards has Brian Murray won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for The Play About the Baby, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Uncle Vanya, Sustained excellence of performance (Obie Awards), Outstanding Body of Work (The Lortels) Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Little Foxesand Performance (Obie Awards) for Ashes.