Christopher Fry

Date of Death: June 30, 2005 (97)

Birth Place: Bristol, ENGLAND

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Christopher Fry STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2021
Mr. Heere/Mr. Reyes/Others

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2016
Ensemble [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Original Production, 2013

[West End]
Original London Production, 2006
Brian [Replacement]

Christopher Fry Productions

[West End, 1996]
Assistant Stage Manager



Christopher Fry Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Play

Christopher Fry, Tiger at the Gates

New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1951 - Best Foreign Play

Christopher Fry, The Lady's Not for Burning

Christopher Fry Videos

Christopher Fry News

Jason Danieley, Tony Yazbeck & Julia Lester Join Lineup for Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala

Get the latest updates on the Classic Stage Company's 2023 Gala, including the addition of Jason Danieley, Tony Yazbeck, and Julia Lester to the star-studded lineup. Reserve your tickets now for this exciting event honoring theatrical agent Sarah L. Douglas and John Weidman.

Northern Light Theatre to Begin 2023-2024 Season With A PHOENIX TOO FREQUENT

Get ready to laugh with A Phoenix Too Frequent, a hilarious romantic comedy playing at Northern Light Theatre. Find out the dates and venue information for this must-see production.

Santino Fontana, Nathan Lane, Judy Kuhn & More to Join Classic Stage Company 2023 Gala

Sarah L. Douglas of SLD Associates and John Weidman (CSC’s I Can Get It For You Wholesale) will be honored at CSC’s 2023 Gala. See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Philadelphia Artists' Collective Announces 2023/24 Season

The Philadelphia Artists' Collective has announced their 2023/24 season, featuring two highly inventive new productions that celebrate and challenge the expectations of classical theatre. PAC's diverse cohort of theatre artists, who stage rarely produced texts with visceral clarity in intentional spaces, announced the season at their annual launch party in Philadelphia, which was attended by dozens of patrons, neighbors, and friends.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for DIRTY DANCING in the West End

Get a first look inside rehearsals for Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage, returning to the Dominion Theatre in January!

Michael O'Reilly and Kira Malou Will Lead DIRTY DANCING When it Returns to the West End in 2023

Following its record-breaking run earlier this year, Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage shimmies and shakes its way back to the Dominion Theatre in 2023 for a limited time only.

Grace Mouat and Nathania Ong Join BE MORE CHILL in the West End

Be More Chill has announced two new cast members for the final 5 weeks in its strictly limited 10 week run at The Shaftesbury Theatre; Grace Mouat [& Juliet, SIX the Musical] will play Chloe Valentine and Mountview graduate Nathania Ong, making her professional debut, will play Jenna Rolan.

BWW Review: BE MORE CHILL, Shaftesbury Theatre

A show that surprises and delights, packed with wit and wisdom, delivered by a brilliant cast

BWW Review: ROUGH CROSSING at American Players Theatre

It was another beautiful day up The Hill. Today’s picnic menu included canned cocktails (they’re better than you’d think), fried chicken and cholate mousse tort from an area café. It did not, unfortunately, include any Cognac.

BE MORE CHILL Confirms it Will Re-Open 30 June, in Compliance With Government Guidelines

Be More Chill is set to open at The Shaftesbury Theatre for a limited 10 week run from Wednesday 30 June. Bill Kenwright with Jerry Goehring, Lisa Dozier and Paul Taylor-Mills will be reviving the show this summer. 

BWW Review: AN IMPROBABLE FICTION at American Players Theatre

Tonight’s festivities are especially exciting, James DeVita’s “An Improbable Fiction”! Six improbable Shakespearean characters hang out at The Boar’s Head Tavern during the plague

BE MORE CHILL Will Open at The Shaftesbury Theatre on 30 June

Be More Chill is set to open at The Shaftesbury Theatre for a limited 10 week run from Wednesday 30 June after its run on Broadway, Off Broadway and in London until the show was forced to close in March last year due to the pandemic.

Red Solo Cup Concert Will Reunite Most Of The London Cast Of BE MORE CHILL

Scott Folan and Broadway Podcast  Network have announced the exclusive RED SOLO CUP CONCERT, reuniting most of the London cast  of BE MORE CHILL (sort of) LIVE on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at  9:00 pm BST (4:00 pm EST). Hosted by London's Jeremy Heere, Scott  Folan, the concert will welcome Miracle Chance, James Hameed, Blake  Patrick Anderson and special guests. Tickets range from $7.50-$9.99  and are available at

BE MORE CHILL Cancels All Remaining Performances at The Other Palace in London

Be More Chill has announced that all remaining scheduled performances at The Other Palace have been cancelled.

BE MORE CHILL Extends in London Until 14 June 2020; Will Become the Longest Running Show At The Other Palace

Be More Chill has announced a six-week extension. It will now run at The Other Palace in London until Sunday 14 June 2020, making it the longest running musical at London's The Other Palace.

Review Roundup: What Did London Critics Think Of BE MORE CHILL?

Be More Chill opened in London last night at The Other Palace! It's based on the groundbreaking novel of the same name by Ned Vizzini, with original music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz. Let's see what the critics think!

Photo Flash: First Look at BE MORE CHILL in London; Opening Tonight!

Be More Chill officially comes to London tonight at The Other Palace!

VIDEO: Go Inside Week Two of the Rehearsal Room For London's BE MORE CHILL

Rehearsals are underway for the UK premiere of viral hit musical Be More Chill.

VIDEO: Go Inside The Rehearsal Room For London's BE MORE CHILL

Rehearsals are underway for the UK premiere of viral hit musical Be More Chill. BroadwayWorld UK reporter Jamie Body attended a very special press rehearsal, where he got to chat with some of the cast and see what all the buzz is about... Watch the video!


Christopher Fry has not appeared on Broadway.

Christopher Fry has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

Christopher Fry's first West End show was Avenue Q which opened in 2006

Christopher Fry has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Play at the Tony Awards for his work on "Tiger at the Gates." Additionally, he received nominations for Best Foreign Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for both "Venus Observed" and "The Lady's Not for Burning." These nominations highlight the recognition and acclaim that Fry's plays have received in the theater industry.

Christopher Fry has won the Best Foreign Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards twice. He won the award for his plays Venus Observed and The Lady's Not for Burning.

Christopher Fry has written 6 shows including The Lady's Not For Burning (Playwright), Venus Observed (Playwright), The Boy with a Cart (Playwright), The Dark Is Light Enough (Playwright), The Lady's Not For Burning (Playwright), The Firstborn (Playwright).

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