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Celia Keenan-Bolger

 
Bio:
Broadway: The Cherry Orchard, The Glass Menagerie (Tony Award nomination; Drama Desk and Dorothy Loudon awards), Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominations), Les Miserables (Drama Desk nomination), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Tony nomination; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Cherry Orchard, The Glass Menagerie (Tony Award nomination; Drama Desk and Dorothy Loudon awards), Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominations), Les Miserables (Drama Desk nomination), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Tony nomination; ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Scout
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2017
Bee
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2016
Varya
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Production, 2014
Mother
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
The Daughter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Molly
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Mary Flynn
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Molly
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Jenny Bridges
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Mary
Mary
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2006
Eponine
Whore
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Performer
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2005
Martha
  [New York]
Reading, 2005
Brenda
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Olive Ostrovsky
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Olive Ostrovsky
Olive Ostrovsky
  [Chicago (Regional)]
Regional Production, 2004
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Production, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Young Girl
Young Girl
Charlotte/Cinder (Understudy)
Cinder (Understudy) [Replacement]
Charlotte (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Johanna
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Aggie
Aggie
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2000
Aggie

Celia Keenan-Bolger Biography

Broadway: The Cherry Orchard, The Glass Menagerie (Tony Award nomination; Drama Desk and Dorothy Loudon awards), Peter and the Starcatcher (Tony, Drama Desk, and Drama League Award nominations), Les Miserables (Drama Desk nomination), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Tony nomination; Drama Desk and Theatre World awards). Off-Broadway: A Parallelogram, The Oldest Boy, Merrily We Roll Along, Peter and the Starcatcher, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Small Fire, Bachelorette, Juno, Saved, Kindertransport, Little Fish, Summer of '42. Regional: The Glass Menagerie (A.R.T.), Private Lives (White Heron Theatre), Betty's Summer Vacation (Bay Street Theater), Creating Claire (George Street Playhouse), Peter and the Starcatcher (La Jolla Playhouse), The Light in the Piazza (Goodman Theatre), Sweeney Todd (Kennedy Center), Our Town (Intiman Theatre). Film: Diane, Breakable You, The Visit, Mariachi Gringo. Television: "Bull," "Louie," "NCIS: New Orleans," "Blue Bloods," "Good Behavior," "The Good Wife," "Elementary," "Nurse Jackie," "Heartland," "Law & Order: SVU," "The Education of Max Bickford." Education: University of Michigan.

Celia Keenan-Bolger Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award
Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, To Kill a Mockingbird
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2014 - Best Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
 
Theatre World Awards - 2014 - Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The Glass Menagerie
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2012 - Best Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Peter and the Starcatcher
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Les Miserables
 
Theatre World Awards - 2005 - Performance Gold Star
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Celia Keenan-Bolger, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Celia Keenan-Bolger News

Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APP Photo Photos: Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and More Attend Opening Night of THE APPOINTMENT
by Bruce Glikas - Jan 20, 2023

Lightning Rod Special presents a return engagement of their critically acclaimed musical The Appointment. The production had its opening night recently, and stars attended include Celia Keenan Bolger, Sara Bareilles, and more. Check out photos here!

Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max Photo Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max
by Michael Major - Dec 31, 2022

HBO Max offers a collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's catalog and a roster of new Max Originals. Among those include an impressive lineup of muscials, plays, and films that theater lovers will enjoy. From Dear Evan Hansen to West Side Story to Cats, check out what Broadway lovers can stream on HBO Max now!

Photos: Go Inside BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opening Night Photo Photos: Go Inside BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 20, 2022

See photos of the stars arriving at opening night of Stephen Adly Guirgis' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Between Riverside and Crazy, and get a look inside the party! 

Video: A Crash Course on MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Photo Video: A Crash Course on MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 17, 2022

Something is stirring! As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along will transfer to Broadway in Fall 2023. Want to know more about the show? We've got you covered wit these videos!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of OHIO STATE MURDERS Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet for Opening Night of OHIO STATE MURDERS
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 9, 2022

Ohio State Murders officially opened last night on Broadway. Starring Emmy, Grammy, and Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald and directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, Ohio State Murders is the first show to play at the renamed and renovated James Earl Jones Theatre.

Kelli O'Hara, Denée Benton, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Featured in Audible Theater Photo Kelli O'Hara, Denée Benton, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Featured in Audible Theater Originals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced a new slate of four Audible Theater titles. In addition to presenting thrilling live performances at the Minetta Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, audio plays are a staple of Audible Theater's programming, which continues to deliver the theater experience to millions of listeners around the world.

Which Broadway Show Has Been Revived the Most? Photo Which Broadway Show Has Been Revived the Most?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 4, 2022

This month, the reader question was ‚ÄúWhat Broadway show has been revived the most?‚ÄĚ Taking both plays and musicals into account, and considering works in repertory, these were the findings.

Santino Fontana, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More to Take Part in KEEN ON NEW WORK Reading  Photo Santino Fontana, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More to Take Part in KEEN ON NEW WORK Reading Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

Keen Company has announced details for Keen On New Work. Launched in October of 2013, The Keen Playwrights Lab brings together three playwrights in mid-career to develop new work through an environment of camaraderie and support. Santino Fontana, Celia Keenan-Bolger and more will be taking part.

Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

Last night, history was made on Broadway as the musical sensation KPOP marked their opening celebration, ahead of the show’s official opening night on November 27. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call here!

Photos: CAMP SIEGFRIED Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway Photo Photos: CAMP SIEGFRIED Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 16, 2022

See photos from opening night of The New York Premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl.

Celia Keenan-Bolger Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Videoplay
VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer

by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

The star-studded cast of the new series includes Carrie Coon, Denée Benton, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, and Douglas Sills.

VIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD's Broadway Re-Opening Night!

by Team BWW - Oct 6, 2021

Just last night, To Kill a Mockingbird celebrated its return to Broadway at the Shubert Theatre, playing its first performance since the shutdown in March 2020. Watch a video featuring the new cast celebrating their return to Broadway.

VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin Videoplay
VIDEO: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Celebrates Broadway Return; Written By Aaron Sorkin

by Stage Tube - Aug 19, 2021

The two-minute video features an original script written by playwright, Aaron Sorkin, and voiced by Tony Award nominated and Emmy Award-winning star, Jeff Daniels.

Broadway Rewind: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Flight on Broadway in 2012 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Takes Flight on Broadway in 2012

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2020

Today we flashback to 2012, when Peter and the Starcatcher arrived on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, where it played for 319 performances. Based on the 2004 novel Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, the play was adapted for the stage by Rick Elice.

BWW TV: Watch Secretary Hillary Clinton Deliver Closing Speech at 3rd Annual Women's  Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Secretary Hillary Clinton Deliver Closing Speech at 3rd Annual Women's Day On Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2020

On Monday, in celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway welcomed Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton to deliver The Closing Keynote Address at The 3rd Annual Women's Day On Broadway: The Decade Ahead And How Women Will Shape It  at The New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City.

VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Host Broadway Stands Up For Freedom Gala Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Host Broadway Stands Up For Freedom Gala

by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2019

Last night, Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti hosted and performed at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert. She was joined by Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara (Kiss Me Kate), Tony Award nominees Montego Glover (Memphis), Judy Kuhn (Fun Home), Phillipa Soo (Hamilton), and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown) as well as Broadway performers Krystina Alabado (Mean Girls), Julia Murney (Wicked), Jeannette Bayardelle (Hair), Shoba Narayan (The Great Comet), and Emmy nominee Shaina Taub (Public Works' Twelfth Night), along with Starr Busby (Octet), L Morgan Lee (A Strange Loop), We McDonald (NBC's The Voice), Liana Stampur, and the BROOKLYN YOUTH CHORUS.

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Discusses Upcoming MY BODY MY BUSINESS! Concert Videoplay
VIDEO: Laura Benanti Discusses Upcoming MY BODY MY BUSINESS! Concert

by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2019

Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti will host and perform at the 17th annual BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM concert on Monday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at The Town Hall in New York City (123 W. 43 St.) Hear what she has to say about the upcoming event.

VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeff Daniels Says TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is a Wake-Up Call to Audiences

by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2019

On Tuesday night's episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Jeff Daniels stopped by to talk about his Broadway play, To Kill a Mockingbird.

BWW TV: Watch Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, Ali Stroker & More Raise Their Voices in Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, Ali Stroker & More Raise Their Voices in VOICE FOR CHOICE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2019

The Hysterical Womxn's Society brought together stars of stage and screen stars to help raise more than $55,000 at their first-ever benefit event 'Voice for Choice' last night at The Cutting Room. Award-winning comedian, writer and activist Judy Gold hosted the one-night-only event in partnership with the ACLU of New York, that assembled strong voices from womxn and allies in the Broadway community and beyond. All proceeds from the event supported the ACLU of New York and the National Network of Abortion Funds.


Celia Keenan-Bolger Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Celia Keenan-Bolger been in?
Celia Keenan-Bolger has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Celia Keenan-Bolger been in?
Celia Keenan-Bolger has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Celia Keenan-Bolger been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird , Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Glass Menagerie , Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcher , Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Les Miserables Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee .

What awards has Celia Keenan-Bolger won?
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird, Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for To Kill a Mockingbird, Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for The Glass Menagerie, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Glass Menagerie, Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for The Glass Menagerie Best Featured Actress in a Play (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Peter and the Starcatcherand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.


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