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Charles Laughton

 
Charles Laughton Headshot
Date Of Birth:
July 01, 1899
Date Of Death:
December 15, 1962 (63)
Birth Place:
Scarborough, Yorkshire, ENGLAND
 
Charles Laughton Headshot
Date of Birth: July 01, 1899
Date of Death: December 15, 1962 (63)

Birth Place: Scarborough, Yorkshire, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1956
Andrew Undershaft
  [Broadway]
1952
Devil
  [Broadway]
1951
Devil
  [Broadway]
1947
Galileo
  [Broadway]
1932
Hercule Poirot
  [Broadway]
1931
Winnie Marble

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1956]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1955]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1954]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1952]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1951]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1932]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1956
Andrew Undershaft

  [Broadway]
1952
Devil

  [Broadway]
1951
Devil

  [Broadway]
1947
Galileo

  [Broadway]
1932
Hercule Poirot

  [Broadway]
1931
Winnie Marble

Productions

[Broadway, 1956]
Director

[Broadway, 1955]
Producer

[Broadway, 1954]
Director

[Broadway, 1953]
Director

[Broadway, 1952]
Director

[Broadway, 1951]
Director

[Broadway, 1932]
Director






Charles Laughton News

Al Pacino to Discuss His Career at AL PACINO LIVE ON STAGE Benefit at Gindi Auditoriu Photo Al Pacino to Discuss His Career at AL PACINO LIVE ON STAGE Benefit at Gindi Auditorium
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The storied career of actor Al Pacino is to be celebrated in a one night only fundraiser Al Pacino Live on Stage, presented on Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 pm at Gindi Auditorium American Jewish University. 

Theatre Collingwood to Offer Drama Education Course for Seniors Photo Theatre Collingwood to Offer Drama Education Course for Seniors
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

Theatre Collingwood has¬†announced¬†their newest drama education program- for seniors!¬†If you have a story to tell, or simply wish to lift someone else‚Äôs story off the page, this six-week workshop may be just the opportunity you need to ‚Äúregain your authentic voice‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúfind an audience‚ÄĚ.

Theatre 40 Presents MAJOR REWRITE Photo Theatre 40 Presents MAJOR REWRITE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

Theatre Forty will present a reading of a new comedy by Michael Halperin, Major Rewrite, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PST via Zoom. The narrative is based on true events. In 1956 a constellation of charismatic stage and motion picture stars gather for an out-of-town performance of George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara.

Be Prepared To Be Scared with USHER HOUSE Opera Photo Be Prepared To Be Scared with USHER HOUSE Opera
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2020

Usher House, with a libretto by the composer after Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher, features conductor Lawrence Foster leading the Orquestra Gulbenkian, with singers Christian Elsner, Etienne Dupuis, Phillip Ens, Lisa Delan, and special guest actor Benedict Cumberbatch. Poe's quintessential gothic tale loosely serves as the basis for Gordon Getty's opera.

Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECT Photo Lockdown Theatre Announces Live Virtual Table Read Of Tom Stoppard's THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND In Aid Of The Royal Theatrical Fund
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2020

Following the success of No√ęl Coward's Private Lives in September which raised ¬£44,000 for the Royal Theatrical Fund, Lockdown Theatre today announces a live virtual table read of The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard, in association with The Royal Theatrical Fund. The table read will take place via Zoom, followed by a live Q&A with the cast and director on Sunday 25 October at 7pm.

Operas By Gordon Getty Out Now from Pentatone Photo Operas By Gordon Getty Out Now from Pentatone
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 2, 2020

On July 20th, 2020, composer Gordon Getty's new opera Goodbye, Mr. Chips would have had its world premiere at Festival Napa Valley. But like so many other events, it became a casualty of COVID. 

The Fortune Society Presents NAMEDROPPING Directed by Marcia Jean Kurtz With Introduc Photo The Fortune Society Presents NAMEDROPPING Directed by Marcia Jean Kurtz With Introduction by Julie Halston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2020

Former Broadway producer/publicist, David Rothenberg will be taking his autobiographical play, NAMEDROPPING, to a laptop near you on Wednesday, August 19th at 7:00 pm. 

REAL to REEL Honors Michael Feinstein With Special Guest Kristin Chenoweth Photo REAL to REEL Honors Michael Feinstein With Special Guest Kristin Chenoweth
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2020

The Hollywood Museum in partnership with Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell will present REAL TO REEL LIVE (VIRTUAL EDITION 2020). Michael Feinstein will be receiving the Inspiration Award, and Kristin Chenoweth will be appearing as a special guest.

Utah Shakespeare Festival And Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art Announce Artistic Exchang Photo Utah Shakespeare Festival And Royal Academy Of Dramatic Art Announce Artistic Exchange Program
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) recently announced a five-year artistic exchange program, bringing RADA graduates and student productions to the annual Utah Shakespeare Festival, as well as training workshops for students, faculty and staff in both Utah and London. The five-year collaboration began Jan. 1, 2020 and will continue through Dec. 31, 2024, based on financial support from an anonymous donor.

Full Casting Announced For LA CAGE AUX FOLLES [THE PLAY] At Park Theatre Photo Full Casting Announced For LA CAGE AUX FOLLES [THE PLAY] At Park Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2020

Casting has been confirmed for the English language World Premiere of La Cage aux Folles [The Play]. Jean Poiret's seminal classic spawned four blockbuster films and a Tony Award-winning musical. This new translation of the heartfelt farce by theatrical legend Simon Callow will star Michael Matus (Richard III a?" National Theatre and Headlong Theatre Tour, and King Lear a?" The Duke of York's Theatre) in the role of Georges and Paul Hunter (Founder of Told by an Idiot) as Albin. The cast is completed by Sarah Lam, Syrus Lowe, Peter Straker, Mark Cameron, Arthur Hughes, Simon Hepworth, Louise Bangay, Georgina Ambrey and William Nelson. It will be directed by Park Theatre's Artistic Director, Jez Bond, with a national press night on Wednesday 19th February at 7pm.

Charles Laughton Videos

BWW TV: Simon Callow in BEING SHAKESPEARE at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2012

Simon Callow has brought his highly acclaimed show BEING SHAKESPEARE to the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at the Broadway Playhouse for a limited engagement through April 29, 2012. Performances began April, 18 2012. The Chicago engagement follows productions at BAM in New York and Trafalgar Studios 1 in London. Click below to watch Callow in action!


Charles Laughton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Charles Laughton been in?
Charles Laughton has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Charles Laughton been in?
Charles Laughton has not appeared in the West End