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Charles Turner BIO

A native New Yorker. This marks his tenth Broadway show, including The Gin Game, You Can't Take it With You, The Trip to Bountiful, Dividing the Estate and On Golden Pond. Off-Broadway: The Orphans' Home Cycle (Signature Theatre), The Play About the Baby (with Marian Seldes). Regional: King Lear, Fences, The Oedipus Plays (D.C. Shakespeare and Athens Festival). Awards: Drama Desk, AUDELCO. Film/TV: "Madam Secretary," "Chappelle's Show," Anemone Me. MFA, Yale School of Drama. Dedication: sisters Debbie and Nancy; grandchildren Khari and Aalliyah.

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Charles Turner STAGE CREDITS

Second Stage Theatre World Premiere, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway Revival Production, 2017

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006

Broadway Revival, 2005
Norman Thayer, Jr. (Standby)

[New York]
New York Revival, 1894
Columbian Guard

Charles Turner Movies

[1982]The Grey Fox Hotel Clerk Frank Turner

[1982]Harry Tracy: The Last of the Wild Bunch Eddie Hoyt

[1985]The Journey of Natty Gann Farmer

[1985]Certain Fury Dimitri Frank Turner

[1986]The Christmas Star Sad Sack Santa

[1987]Malone Andy

[1988]Shoot to Kill Crilly

[1988]Family Reunion Ticket Agent

[1988]Watchers Salesclerk

[1989]The Experts Sheriff

[1989]Dead Bang Cottonwood Officer

[1989]The Fly II Dr. Shepard Frank Turner

[1989]We're No Angels Shopkeeper

[1991]Showdown at Williams Creek Emaciated Man

[1991]Bingo Prison Guard

[1992]Knight Moves Doctor

[1992]Unforgiven Fuzzy

[1993]Another Stakeout Unlucky

[1993]Look Who's Talking Now Dave Frank Turner

[1993]Ernest Rides Again Van Driver

[1993]This Boy's Life Truck Driver

[1993]Needful Things Pete Jerzyck

[1994]Crackerjack Oliver Green

[1994]Andre John Miller

[1997]Mr. Magoo Ralston - Stage Manager

[1997]Air Bud Bailiff

[1998]Rupert's Land Hunter

[1998]Air Bud: Golden Receiver Official

[1999]Snow Falling on Cedars Juror

[1999]Mr. Rice's Secret Thin Man

[1999]The Duke Parsnip

[2000]MVP: Most Valuable Primate Bart

[2000]Beautiful Joe Frank

[2001]3000 Miles to Graceland Impound Shop Man

[2001]Cats & Dogs The Farmer

[2002]Snow Dogs Neely

[2002]Try Seventeen Custodian

[2003]Scary Movie 3 Mr. Meek's Brother

[2004]Love on the Side Wilbur

[2005]Missing in America Dinky

[2005]Alone in the Dark Sam Fischer

[2005]The Big White Dave

[2005]Are We There Yet? Amish Man

[2007]Hot Rod Fisherman

[2007]Kickin' It Old Skool Crazy Homeless Man

[2009]2012 Preacher

[2011]Crash Site Terrence

[2012]Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Troop Mter Barrett

[2015]The Driftless Area Vacuum Salesman

[2016]Warcraft Prison Mage

[2020]Sonic the Hedgehog Crazy Carl

Charles Turner TV Shows

Andromeda Prieus

Highlander Official, Harry

MacGyver News, Milt Bozer, Priest

Smallville Mechanic, Eddie Cole

Spooksville The Mayor

The Outer Limits Old Man, Mikulak, Elder

Wiseguy Reverend Orin Adams, Manager

Charles Turner Videos

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Ken Peplowski Quartet & Orchestra with Terell Stafford, Yardbird Big Band, and More to Play Birdland

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced jazz programming running August 21 - September 3rd.

Works & Process Announces Fall 2023 Season

Championing creative process from studio to stage, Works & Process amplifies support for performing artists and their artistic process, and simultaneously provides the public with behind-the-scenes access to new works, fostering greater understanding and appreciation.

Photos: Go Inside The 2023 Bessie Awards

Step behind the curtain and witness the magic of The 2023 Bessie Awards through photos. Get an inside look at the renowned dance awards ceremony and discover captivating moments from the event.

Virginia Johnson, Michele Byrd-McPhee, and More Recieve 2023 Bessie Awards - Full List of Awards Announced!

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, the Bessies, has announced the 2023 award recipients at the 39th Bessie Awards Ceremony. The Illustrious Blacks hosted this year's celebratory event, which was held at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. Check out a complete list of 2023 awards here!

Tony Winner Bryan Carter Presents JAZZ AT PRIDE At Dizzy's Club, June 19-20

Bryan Carter presents Jazz at Pride at Dizzy's Club, June 19-20. Bryan, a recent Tony Award winner for the orchestrations of Some Like It Hot on Broadway will host a celebration along with Broadway powerhouse Tituss Burgess and Tony Award winner J. Harrison Ghee, as they share their music, their stories, and the creative and essential impact of intentional community building.

The Bessies Announce Nominees For 2023 Bessie Awards

The New York Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, has announced the nominees for the 2023 Bessie Awards. This year's Bessie Awards ceremony will be held on Friday, August 4, at 7:30pm, at Lincoln Center's Damrosch Park as part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City. The event is free and open to the public.

The 92nd Street Y Adds Caleb Teicher And Veronica Swift To MIDSUMMER MUSICFEST Lineup

The 92nd Street Y, New York announces Caleb Teicher and Veronica Swift, the first-ever collaboration from the acclaimed dancer and vocalist, as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY's 150th anniversary. 

AN EVENING WITH NORM LEWIS is Coming to 92NY in July

The 92nd Street Y, New York will present An Evening with Norm Lewis as part of Midsummer MusicFest, a new summer festival debuting this year in celebration of 92NY’s 150th anniversary.

Ariana DeBose, Mykal Kilgore & More to be Featured in 2023 American Songbook Series at Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced the newest American Songbook series. See who is performing, and how to purchase tickets!

Composer David Leisner To Release A Portrait Album Of Vocal Chamber Music, On Azica Records

On Friday, November 18, 2022, composer and guitarist David Leisner releases his new album, Letter to the World, on Azica Records. Featuring four song cycles - Confiding, Das Wunderbare Wesen, Simple Songs, and Of Darkness and Light - Letter to the World includes four vocal compositions from different stages of Leisner's career: two from the 1980's, one from 2002, and one from 2011.

LaTasha Barnes Presents: The Jazz Continuum at the Joyce Next Month

 The Joyce Theater Foundation  celebrates the music and dances from across the Black diaspora with LaTasha Barnes Presents: The Jazz Continuum. This intergenerational and intercommunal arts experience, marking Ms. Barnes's choreographic Joyce debut, will play The Joyce Theater from October 11-16. 

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Announce July 2022 Schedule

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this July with a full slate of nightly performances! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch Jay Leonhardt and John Weber Duo, Remy LeBeouf Assembly of Shadows Orchestra and more. Birdland Theater will present Tony DeSare, Maurizio Spista Organ Trio and more.

Broadway Orchestrator Bryan Carter Releases New Single 'You and I' Ahead of 'I Believe' Album

Bryan Carter contributed orchestrations to the musical A Strange Loop, which recently earned 11 Tony Award nominations. He’s also worked with Broadway Stars like Tituss Burgess, Laura Osnes, Gavin Creel, Aaron Tveit & Ariana DeBose, and he’s currently co-orchestrating Marc Shaiman’s upcoming Broadway production of Some Like I.T Hot.

The Django to Welcome Today's Premier Swing Band, 15+ Vocalists, and Hot Latin Tuesday Nights This Summer

THE DJANGO will bring another month of stellar jazz by some of the field’s heroes alongside young, emerging artists.

Catskill's 'Little Theatre That Can' Celebrates Survival In Its 2022 Season

“To tell you the truth, I'm amazed we're both still ambulatory,” groans Steven Patterson, one of the co-founders of Bridge Street Theatre.

A CHARLES TURNER TASTING to Play Bridge Street Theatre

Wrapping up an Artists’ Residency sponsored by the Works & Process LaunchPAD 'Process as Destination' Initiative, Brooklyn-based vocalist and composer Charles Turner, pianist/composer Sean Mason, and playwright Marcus Scott, return to Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre on Sunday afternoon, February 27 at 2:00pm, for a “Tasting” of songs and selections from an exciting new musical theatre piece they’ve been developing together.

Cyrus Chestnut, Diane Schuur, Reggie Workman and More to Play the House of Swing's Dizzy's Club in 2022

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club will continue its season of in-person performances in January and February 2022, presenting a diverse lineup that pays tribute to jazz greats, showcases rising stars on the scene, and welcomes award-winning artists whose work runs the gamut of jazz styles and traditions.

Prospect Announces Full Line-up For 11/17 RULE OF THREE Musical Theater Lab, In Concert

 Prospect Theater Company has announced the full cast for a special one-night-only concert performance at NYC’s Symphony Space (2537 Broadway @ 95th Street). On Wednesday, November 17th @ 7:30pm the company will present RULE OF THREE, a concert evening featuring hot-off-the-presses offerings generated in its annual Musical Theater Lab.

The Django Announces December Line-Up featuring Lonnie Smith Tributes, Duchess Holiday Show and More

. Today’s leading artists gather on The Django stage to celebrate NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith in special back-to-back tribute concerts 12/9. Two leading pianists make their Django debut: Benito Gonzalez 12/3 followed by Orrin Evans 12/8 leading his new Brazilian project “Terreno Comun”.

CMDance Announces Denver Jazz Festival at The Studio Loft at Ellie Caulkins Opera House

CMDance will host this annual event with live Jazz era 30-40'S live music, starring nationally acclaimed and NYC-based jazz artist Charles Turner & Uptown Swing, also featuring Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles Jazz Band featuring Honeydoo on vocals, a Jazz for Listeners session, cocktail parties, and Dance performances.


Charles Turner has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Charles Turner has not appeared in the West End

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