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Charles Nelson Reilly

 
Charles Nelson Reilly Headshot
Date of Birth: January 13, 1931
Date of Death: May 25, 2007 (76)

Birth Place: New York, NY

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1980
Josias von Stein
  [Broadway]
1974
Sidney Lipton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Roger Summerhill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Cornelius Hackl
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Bud Frump
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Ensemble/Other Roles
Mr. Henkel
Albert Peterson (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1997]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1976]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1968]
Director

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1980
Josias von Stein

  [Broadway]
1974
Sidney Lipton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Roger Summerhill

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Cornelius Hackl

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Bud Frump

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Ensemble/Other Roles

Mr. Henkel

Albert Peterson (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1997]
Director

[Broadway, 1987]
Director

[Broadway, 1979]
Director

[Broadway, 1976]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1968]
Director


Charles Nelson Reilly Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Charles Nelson Reilly Save It for the Stage: The Life of Reilly
 
Tony Awards - 1997 - Best Direction of a Play
Charles Nelson Reilly, The Gin Game
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Charles Nelson Reilly, Hello, Dolly!
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Charles Nelson Reilly, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Charles Nelson Reilly News

First Off-Broadway Production of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF to Open This July Photo First Off-Broadway Production of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF to Open This July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, in a new production by Ruth Stage, will play The Theater at St. Clements (423 W. 46th Street) beginning previews July 15, and opening night is set for July 24. The original scheduled run of this production, which had been announced for January, 2022, was postponed due to the ongoing health crisis.

BWW Interview: Paul Hope Returns Home to Theatre Under the Stars for an Iconic Produc Photo BWW Interview: Paul Hope Returns Home to Theatre Under the Stars for an Iconic Production of SOUTH PACIFIC
by Armando Urdiales - Feb 7, 2022

Theatre Under The Stars has a storied history in the Houston theatre scene. One of the cornerstones of their theatre community is long-time actor Paul Hope. Hope has the distinction of performing professionally for several decades, in more than 40 productions at Theatre Under the Stars alone. His membership in to the Actors Equity Union begun with the 1980 production of Rodger's and Hammerstein's classic, SOUTH PACIFIC.

Carbonell Awards Announces Two New Board Members And Two New Judges Photo Carbonell Awards Announces Two New Board Members And Two New Judges
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2021

Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced the nonprofit organization has added two new members to the board of directors and two new judges for the 2021-2022 theater season.

Jenna Elser Wins The American Prize In ​Directing - The Charles Nelson Reilly Prize Photo Jenna Elser Wins The American Prize In ​Directing - The Charles Nelson Reilly Prize
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

Jenna Elser, artistic director of Glow Lyric Theatre in Greenville SC, is the winner of The American Prize in DIRECTING—The Charles Nelson Reilly Prize (theater/musical theater division), 2021, for 'West Side Story'. Jenna was selected from applications reviewed recently from across the United States.

Carbonell Awards Introduces New Team Of Judges For 2021-2022 Theater Season Photo Carbonell Awards Introduces New Team Of Judges For 2021-2022 Theater Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021

Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida's most highly coveted recognition of theatrical and performance excellence, today announced the nonprofit organization's new team of judges for the 2021-2022 theater season.

Registration Is Now Open For Fall Semester Of Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire  Photo Registration Is Now Open For Fall Semester Of Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2021

Amas Musical Theatre is accepting applications for the fall semester of The Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, its award-winning pre-professional performance program for musical theatre lovers ages 12-18.

THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW YouTube Channel to Kick Off A Star-Filled Month This Weekend Photo THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW YouTube Channel to Kick Off A Star-Filled Month This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 2, 2021

​​​​​​​The Ed Sullivan Show's official YouTube channel celebrates America's Independence Day weekend with “This Is My Country” and “America The Beautiful,” performed by Pat Boone and West Point Glee Club, respectively. July 4th continues with a rousing rendition of “God Bless America Again” from trailblazing country star Loretta Lynn.

Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy Now Accepting Applicants for Summer Musical T Photo Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy Now Accepting Applicants for Summer Musical Theatre Intensive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

Amas Musical Theatre is accepting a limited number of applicants for its Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy “Summer Teen Academy 2021 Musical Theatre Intensive” for students ages 12-18 to be held this summer from July 27-August 12.

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre Photo Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Tonight Photo Richard Skipper Celebrates Anastasia Barzee Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2020

Tonight's episode of Richard Skipper Celebrates... will feature Anastasia Barzee! Hosted by Richard Skipper, the virtual event will stream live through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook and YouTube. Tune in on August 31, 5 PM ET/2PM PT.

Charles Nelson Reilly Videos

BWW TV: It's Opening Night on Broadway for HOW TO SUCCEED!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 28, 2011

The new production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opened at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre 302 West 45th Street on Sunday night, March 27, 2011. Broadway Beat was there to capture the party's excitement!

STAGE TUBE: HOW TO SUCCEED Reveals First TV Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2010

Daniel Radcliffe will make his Broadway musical debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in a new production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opening at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 5pm. Radcliffe has just completed his decade-long, critically-acclaimed performance starring as Harry Potter in the largest grossing franchise in motion picture history. Directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING has a book by Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, based on Shepherd Mead's satirical self-help book of the same name and music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Further casting will be announced shortly. The 50th Anniversary production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING begins previews Saturday, February 26, 2011, at 8pm, and is produced by Broadway Across America (John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, Beth Williams), Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Joseph Smith, Michael McCabe, and Candy Spelling.


Charles Nelson Reilly Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What awards has Charles Nelson Reilly been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Save It for the Stage: The Life of Reilly , Best Direction of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Gin Game Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hello, Dolly! and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying .

What awards has Charles Nelson Reilly won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.