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Christopher Fitzgerald

 
Date Of Birth:
November 26, 1972 (49)
Birth Place:
Bryn Mawr, PA
Bio:
Broadway: Waitress (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, Tony nomination), An Act of God, The Merchant of Venice, Finian's Rainbow (Drama Desk Award, Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Young Frankenstein (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), original cast of Wicked, ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: November 26, 1972 (49)

Birth Place: Bryn Mawr, PA

Bio:
Broadway: Waitress (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, Tony nomination), An Act of God, The Merchant of Venice, Finian's Rainbow (Drama Desk Award, Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Young Frankenstein (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), original cast of Wicked, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
David
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ogie
  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
Alan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ogie
Ogie [Replacement]
Ogie [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Michael
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Launcelot Gobbo
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Og
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Igor
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Comic #2
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Bud Davenport
  [New York]
Workshop, 2004
Terk
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Boq
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Corporal Billy Jester
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Martin Crawford
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Advocate
Newsvendor
Bertrand
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Bobby
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer [Replacement]
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Ensemble
Reporter
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Gus Fielding
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Thomas et al.
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Bartley
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Amos Hart [Replacement]

Photos

Christopher Fitzgerald, Etai Benson Photo

Christopher Fitzgerald, Etai Benson

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Date:
05/09/2022
Christopher Fitzgerald, Etai Benson Photo

Christopher Fitzgerald, Etai Benson

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05/09/2022
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Christopher Fitzgerald

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12/10/2021
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Christopher Fitzgerald

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12/10/2021
Katrina Lenk, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nikki Renee Daniels  Photo

Katrina Lenk, Christopher Fitzgerald and Nikki Renee Daniels

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12/03/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
David

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ogie

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

  [New York]
MasterVoices One Night Production, 2017
Alan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ogie

Ogie [Replacement]

Ogie [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Michael

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Launcelot Gobbo

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Og

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Igor

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Comic #2

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Bud Davenport

  [New York]
Workshop, 2004
Terk

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Boq

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Corporal Billy Jester

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Martin Crawford

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Advocate

Newsvendor

Bertrand

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Bobby

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer [Replacement]

  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Ensemble

Reporter

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Gus Fielding

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Thomas et al.

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Bartley

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Amos Hart [Replacement]

Christopher Fitzgerald Biography

Broadway: Waitress (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards, Tony nomination), An Act of God, The Merchant of Venice, Finian's Rainbow (Drama Desk Award, Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Young Frankenstein (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), original cast of Wicked, Amour, (Drama Desk nomination), Chicago. Off-Broadway: The Winter's Tale (Public), Gutenberg! The Musical! (Actors' Playhouse), Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (Lincoln Center), Saturday Night (Second Stage, Drama Desk nomination), Wise Guys (New York Theatre Workshop), Corpus Christi (Manhattan Theatre Club), Fully Committed (Cherry Lane Theatre), The Cripple of Inishmaan (Public), Stairway to Paradise, Babes in Arms and Broadway Bash (City Center Encores!), the title role in Barnum at the Chichester Festival (UK), and 13 seasons with the Williamstown Theatre Festival. TV: "Almost There" (DirecTV), "The Good Wife" (CBS), "Elementary" (CBS), "Twins" (series regular, WB), "Next Caller" (NBC), "The Electric Company" (PBS). Film: Opposite Kristin Wiig and Annette Bening in Girl Most Likely, Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant, Personal Velocity, and Dedication. MFA American Conservatory Theater.

Christopher Fitzgerald Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Waitress
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian's Rainbow
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian's Rainbow
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Christopher Fitzgerald, Finian's Rainbow
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Young Frankenstein
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Christopher Fitzgerald, Young Frankenstein
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Christopher Fitzgerald, Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Christopher Fitzgerald, Saturday Night

Christopher Fitzgerald News

Wolf Trap Foundation For The Performing Arts Announces Grants For DC Area High School Photo Wolf Trap Foundation For The Performing Arts Announces Grants For DC Area High School Performing Arts Teachers
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

Calling all performing arts teachers, Wolf Trap wants to fund your next project! Each year Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts awards grants of up to $5,000 per project to public high school performing arts teachers in the greater Washington, DC area who are developing new and exciting arts experiences for their students.

WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production Photo WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production
by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2022

A filmed capture of the Broadway production of Waitress with Sara Bareilles is now in post-production. After previously teasing the film on her Instagram story, a new feature with Bareilles in the New Yorker reveals that she is currently working on a pro-shot of the hit musical at a flim studio in the Meatpacking District.

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows Photo VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway took its final bow on Sunday, July 31. Watch the final curtain call including appearances by director Marianne Elliot and producer Chris Harper. 

COMPANY Takes Its Final Bow Today With Plans for A North American Tour Photo COMPANY Takes Its Final Bow Today With Plans for A North American Tour
by Grace Cutler - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway takes its final bow today, July 31st at 2pm. This gender-swapped revival received five 2022 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. Upon closing, this revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s COMPANY will have played 300 performances (268 regular performances and 32 previews).

Interview: Bill Irwin talks about the intersection of Beckett and the art of clowning Photo Interview: Bill Irwin talks about the intersection of Beckett and the art of clowning in ON BECKETT at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 9, 2022

‚ÄúThe ON BECKETT evening, at least if I‚Äôm doing my job, is full of laughter.‚ÄĚ Bill Irwin, who is not only a two-time Tony Award winner but also a master clown is sure to bring a uniquely funny¬†experience in his solo piece ON BECKETT playing at The Old Globe July 14 -17th.

Jeff Kready Will Play David in COMPANY, Opposite Real-Life Wife Nikki Renee Daniels Photo Jeff Kready Will Play David in COMPANY, Opposite Real-Life Wife Nikki Renee Daniels
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022

Jeff Kready has announced that he will temporarily be taking over the role of David in Company on Broadway, from July 5-24. He will be playing the onstage husband of his real-life wife, Nikki Renee Daniels, who plays the role of Jenny.

COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24 Photo COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24
by BWW Staff - Jun 21, 2022

The thrilling revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company, which is the most honored musical of the Broadway season receiving every major award for Best Musical Revival including the 2022 Tony Award, will play its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Sunday, July 31 at 2 PM. A North American tour of Company is planned for the 2023-2024 season.

From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Producer Chris Harper Talks Sondheim Memories and M Photo From the Winner's Circle: COMPANY Producer Chris Harper Talks Sondheim Memories and More
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2022

Company has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, watch as producer Chris Harper talks to the press.

COMPANY Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical Photo COMPANY Wins 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical
by Team BWW - Jun 12, 2022

Company has won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNIN Photo VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Doyle discussed how he reacted to his recent Tony nomination for the performance, why Sondheim is the 'Shakespeare' of our time, and how they re-imagined Jamie for the new revival of Company. The interview also featured footage of Doyle performing 'Getting Married Today' and commentary from his Company co-star, Patti LuPone.

Christopher Fitzgerald Videos

VIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows VideoVIDEO: COMPANY on Broadway Takes Final Bows
by BWW Staff - Jul 31, 2022

COMPANY on Broadway took its final bow on Sunday, July 31. Watch the final curtain call including appearances by director Marianne Elliot and producer Chris Harper. 

VIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNIN VideoVIDEO: Matt Doyle Talks Representing Mental Health Struggles in COMPANY on CBS MORNINGS
by Michael Major - Jun 10, 2022

Doyle discussed how he reacted to his recent Tony nomination for the performance, why Sondheim is the 'Shakespeare' of our time, and how they re-imagined Jamie for the new revival of Company. The interview also featured footage of Doyle performing 'Getting Married Today' and commentary from his Company co-star, Patti LuPone.

BWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKE VideoBWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKERY Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

A new episode of Disney Junior's new series, 'Alice's Wonderland Bakery' will feature Broadway favorties James Monroe Iglehart, Mandy Gonzalez, and Christopher Fitzgerald. Watch an exclusive new clip of Gonzalez and Iglehart singing in an upcoming episode of the series, which also features Eden Espinosa, Bobby Moynihan, and more.

VIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Perform a Dramatic Reading of Stephen Colbert's 'Meanwhile' VideoVIDEO: Watch Patti LuPone Perform a Dramatic Reading of Stephen Colbert's 'Meanwhile' Segment on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

During Patti LuPone's appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last month, she filmed an exclusive video, which has now been posted to the show's YouTube channel! In the video, LuPone performs a dramatic reading of an excerpt of one of Colbert's 'Meanwhile' segments.

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Performs 'Ladies Who Lunch' From COMPANY on THE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Performs 'Ladies Who Lunch' From COMPANY on THE LATE SHOW
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2022

Patti LuPone took the stage at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where she performed 'Ladies Who Lunch' from Company. Watch the video here!

VIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW VideoVIDEO: COMPANY Cast Performs Title Song on The TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

TODAY's Best of Broadway Week continues with Company performing the title song. The performance included Katrina Lenk,  Matt Doyle, Christopher Fitzgerald, Christopher Sieber, Jennifer Simard, Terence Archie, Etai Benson, Bobby Conte, Nikki Renée Daniels, Claybourne Elder, Greg Hildreth, Manu Narayan as Theo, Rashidra Scott, and Anisha Nagarajan.

VIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYER VideoVIDEO: Katrina Lenk Performs 'Being Alive' From COMPANY on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2022

Katrina Lenk took the stage to perform 'Being Alive' from Company on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS. Watch the full video!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone Talks Theatre Etiquette at COMPANY, EVITA & More on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2022

Patti LuPone sat down with the women of The View this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway. LuPone, who recently returned to the production after being diagnosed with COVID-19, discussed her first bow back at Company in which she was hit with roses by an audience member. Watch the complete interview now!

VIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID VideoVIDEO: Patti LuPone on Returning to COMPANY After Having COVID
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 9, 2022

Patti LuPone returned to Company on Broadway last night, March 8, after missing ten performances after contracting COVID-19. Footage has been released of LuPone's first bow back, plus a clip of her speaking about what it was like to return to the stage.

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11 VideoVIDEO: Claybourne Elder Talks Paying It Forward Through COMPANY Tickets on PIX11
by Michael Major - Jan 17, 2022

Claybourne Elder appeared on Pix11 this morning to discuss starring in Company on Broadway and how he is paying it forward by giving audience members the opporunity to win free tickets to performances after a stranger gave him the money to see Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd. Elder also discusses his role on HBO Max's new series, The Gilded Age.


Christopher Fitzgerald Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Christopher Fitzgerald been in?
Christopher Fitzgerald has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Christopher Fitzgerald been in?
Christopher Fitzgerald has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Christopher Fitzgerald been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Waitress , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Waitress , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Waitress , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Finian's Rainbow , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Finian's Rainbow , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Finian's Rainbow , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Young Frankenstein , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Young Frankenstein Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Saturday Night .

What awards has Christopher Fitzgerald won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Waitress, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Waitress, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Finian's Rainbow Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Amourand Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Saturday Night.