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Birth Place: Salt Lake City

Bio:
Christopher Borg is an actor, comedian, performance artist and occasional writer/director living in Manhattan since 1999. Off-Broadway credits include originating roles in Charles Busch's "The Confession of Lily Dare" (Lucille Lortel Award Nomination "Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role") produced ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Theater for the New City World Premiere, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2018] [Replacement]
Assistant Stage Manager[Replacement]

Christopher Borg Biography

Christopher Borg is an actor, comedian, performance artist and occasional writer/director living in Manhattan since 1999. Off-Broadway credits include originating roles in Charles Busch's "The Confession of Lily Dare" (Lucille Lortel Award Nomination "Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role") produced by Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane and "Judith of Bethulia." Other Off-Broadway credits include originating roles in ‚ÄúPenny Pennyworth‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Play About the Naked Guy.‚ÄĚ Other notable New York credits include "The Complete & Condensed Stage Directions Of Eugene O‚ÄôNeill Part II" (Drama Desk Nomination), "Locker #4173b" (New York IT Award "Outstanding Performance Art Production") and "(Not) Just a Day Like Any Other" (NY IT Award "Outstanding Ensemble") with the New York Neo-Futurists, Doric Wilson‚Äôs "Street Theater" and "A Perfect Relationship" for TOSOS, "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little with Retro Productions (NY IT nomination for "Outstanding Featured Actor"), "Dining With Ploetz" and "Off the King's Road" at Theatre for the New City, "The Death of Griffin Hunter" at The Brick and "Modern Living" at LaMama Etc.

As a member of the New York Neo-Futurists Borg actively wrote and performed in their long-running hit "The Infinite Wrench" (nee "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind") from 2007-2015 (NY IT Awards "Outstanding Performance Art Production" and "Outstanding Ensemble").

His directing credits include ‚ÄúBernadette & The Butcher of Broadway‚ÄĚ and "Tonylust" at the Duplex, and he garnered multiple nominations and several New York IT Awards for his acting, writing and direction, 2 OOBR Awards, and nominations for a GLAAD Media Award and an HX Award and he has garnered praise in the NY Times, The New Yorker, Hollywood Review, Variety, NY Post and NY Magazine.

Regional Credits include "Gross Indecency" (Studio Theatre - DC), "Shakespeare’s R&J" and "Romeo and Juliet" (Folger Shakespeare Theatre - DC), "Raised in Captivity" (Woolly Mammoth Theatre - DC), "Bent" (Washington Shakespeare Co. - DC), "Pterodactyls" and "Ruthless" (The Source Theatre - DC), "The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me…By Dan Butler" (Church Street - DC), "Jeffrey" (Rep Stage Co. - DC), "The Taming of the Shrew", "The School for Scandal" and "Richard II" (The Shakespeare Theatre - DC), "The Grapes of Wrath", "Henry V" and "The 1940's Radio Hour" (Pioneer Theatre Co. - SLC).

Borg was originally trained in the classics as an Acting Fellow at the Shakespeare Theatre in DC under the tutelage of Michael Kahn and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre ‚Äď Acting Emphasis from the Univ. of Utah (Dir. Kenneth Washington).

In addition to being a performer, Borg has been a stand-up comedian, improv artist, dialect coach, cellist, and back-up vocalist for the now-defunct indie band ‚ÄúUtah Mafia.‚ÄĚ

Christopher Borg Awards and Nominations

 
IT Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble Gold Star
Christopher Borg(Not) Just A Day Like Any Other
 
IT Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Ensemble
Christopher BorgToo Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

Christopher Borg News

Emerging Artists Theatres New Work Series Returns To TADA Theater, October 4 Photo Emerging Artists Theatres New Work Series Returns To TADA Theater, October 4
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2021

Emerging Artists Theatre has announced the return of their biannual New Work Series which runs October 4 - 24, 2021 at TADA Theater in the Flatiron District.

Retro Productions Presents A Zoom Benefit Reading Of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Retro Productions Presents A Zoom Benefit Reading Of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

Retro Productions will present a live benefit reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman on Friday, February 26th at 7pm EST. Proceeds from the 'pay-what-you-will' fundraiser will help fund future Retro productions. The reading is directed by Sara Thigpen and will be presented over Zoom.

Parade Stone Dramedy CUPID'S CORNER Will Stream June 18 Photo Parade Stone Dramedy CUPID'S CORNER Will Stream June 18
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2020

A STAR IS BORED will be hosting a virtual benefit reading of CUPID'S CORNER, a new play by Parade Stone and directed by Raz Golden.

Michael R. Jackson, Cristina Pitter, Marc-Sully Saint Fleur, Mykal Monroe, A.A. Brenn Photo Michael R. Jackson, Cristina Pitter, Marc-Sully Saint Fleur, Mykal Monroe, A.A. Brenner, and Jordan E. Cooper Set For A STAR IS BORED Podcast
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020

A STAR IS BORED, an IGTV podcast, will release a series called THE PRIDE PODCASTS for the month of June. New episodes come out twice a week, Mondays and Thursdays at Noon.

VIDEO: Watch THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now! Photo VIDEO: Watch THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live Now!
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Plays in the House: THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE (Starring Nancy Anderson, Christopher Borg, Charles Busch, Howard McGillin, Kendal Sparks, Jennifer Van Dyck.  Directed by Carl Andress) and tonight (8pm) with Jennifer Simard and Yeardley Smith.

RECAP: The Cast of CAROLINE IN THE CITY Did a Reading of the Pilot Episode on STARS I Photo RECAP: The Cast of CAROLINE IN THE CITY Did a Reading of the Pilot Episode on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Tuesday night (8pm) for a Caroline in the City Cast reunion with Malcolm Gets, Cathy Ladman, Tom La Grua, Andy Lauer, Eric Lutes, John Mariano, Amy Pietz and Lea Thompson.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 13- with Derek Klena, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jen Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, May 13- with Derek Klena, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jennifer Simard and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 13, 2020

Today (May 13) in live streaming: Ben Cameron counts down song about Spring, Laura Michelle Kelly sings Rodgers and Hammerstein and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 12- with James Snyder, Jeanna de Waal, Anika Noni Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 12- with James Snyder, Jeanna de Waal, Anika Noni Rose, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 12, 2020

Today (May 12) in live streaming: It's the Day of the Show Y'all with Spencer Glass, Ken Davenport chats with James Snyder and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 11-  Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, May 11- Jason Robert Brown, Georgia Stitt and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

Today (May 11) in live streaming: Join the BroadwayWorld Book club, JRB and Georgia Stitt visit Stars in the House and so much more!

The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List! Photo The Winners Are In for the 2020 Lucille Lortel Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 3, 2020

Mario Cantone will host this year's Lucille Lortel Awards, which are being presented as a virtual broadcast and benefit for The Actors Fund on Sunday, May 3, at 7pm. The online event will bring together theatre performers, industry veterans, and fans worldwide in a celebration of Off-Broadway.

Christopher Borg Videos

BWW TV: Chatting with JUDITH OF BETHULIA's Charles Busch & Carl Andress!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2012

Theater for the New City will present Charles Busch's new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA. The play, starring Busch, and directed by Carl Andress (The Divine Sister; Die, Mommie, Die!) will play a limited engagement of 24 performances from Friday, March 30 through Saturday, April 28 at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater (155 First Avenue).


Christopher Borg Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Christopher Borg been nominated for?
Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for (Not) Just A Day Like Any Other and Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind .

What awards has Christopher Borg won?
Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for (Not) Just A Day Like Any Other.