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Colin Donnell

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Broadway: Violet, Anything Goes, Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: Follies, Meet Me in St. Louis, Almost Heaven. National Tour: Wicked , MAMMA MIA!. Regional: Johnny Baseball (American Repertory), Me, Myself, and I (McCarter Theater), Pride & Prejudice (Eastman Theatre), Working: The Musical (Asolo ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 09, 1982 (39)

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Broadway: Violet, Anything Goes, Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: Follies, Meet Me in St. Louis, Almost Heaven. National Tour: Wicked , MAMMA MIA!. Regional: Johnny Baseball (American Repertory), Me, Myself, and I (McCarter Theater), Pride & Prejudice (Eastman Theatre), Working: The Musical (Asolo ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe Premiere Production, 2019
Russell Hammond
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2018
Performer
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny 2015 Production, 2015
Jim Hardy
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Production, 2015
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Monty
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Franklin Shepard
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Billy Crocker
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
John Truett
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
John Truitt
  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Peter
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Male Roles (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hank Majewski [Replacement]
Bob Gaudio (Understudy) [Replacement]
Hank Majewski (Understudy) [Replacement]
Nick Massi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin Photo

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin

From: 
Date:
05/04/2022
Colin Donnell and Patti Murin Photo

Colin Donnell and Patti Murin

From: 
Date:
05/04/2022
Patti Murin and Colin Donnell Photo

Patti Murin and Colin Donnell

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Date:
04/26/2022
Colin Donnell and Drew Gehling  Photo

Colin Donnell and Drew Gehling

From: 
Date:
10/03/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe Premiere Production, 2019
Russell Hammond

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2018
Performer

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny 2015 Production, 2015
Jim Hardy

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Production, 2015
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2014
Monty

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Franklin Shepard

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Billy Crocker

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
John Truett

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
John Truitt

  [Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Peter

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Male Roles (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Hank Majewski [Replacement]

Bob Gaudio (Understudy) [Replacement]

Hank Majewski (Understudy) [Replacement]

Nick Massi (Understudy) [Replacement]

Colin Donnell Biography

Broadway: Violet, Anything Goes, Jersey Boys. Off-Broadway: Follies, Meet Me in St. Louis, Almost Heaven. National Tour: Wicked , MAMMA MIA!. Regional: Johnny Baseball (American Repertory), Me, Myself, and I (McCarter Theater), Pride & Prejudice (Eastman Theatre), Working: The Musical (Asolo Repertory Theatre), Fiddler on the Roof, High School Musical, Mame, Meet Me in St. Louis (MUNY), Jesus Christ Superstar (North Shore Music Theatre), 1776 (Stages St. Louis).

Film/tv appearances include appearing as Tommy Merlyn in The CW television series Arrow, Scotty Lockhart on the Showtime drama The Affair and as Dr. Connor Rhodes in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med (2015‚Äď2019).

Colin Donnell Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Colin Donnell, Anything Goes
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Colin Donnell, Anything Goes

Colin Donnell News

Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet for A STRANGE LOOP Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Purple Carpet for A STRANGE LOOP
by Bruce Glikas - May 4, 2022

A Strange Loop has arrived on Broadway at last and we've got photos of the stars on the opening night purple carpet. The Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, opened just last week at the Lyceum Theater.

ALMOST FAMOUS Musical Will Arrive on Broadway in 2022 Photo ALMOST FAMOUS Musical Will Arrive on Broadway in 2022
by Team BWW - Apr 29, 2022

It's all happening! The new musical Almost Famous will arrive on Broadway later this year, according to the show's official website. An exact timeline has not yet been announced.

Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala Photo Photos: On The Red Carpet with the New York Pops Gala
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 26, 2022

Last night, the best of Broadway gathered at Carnegie Hall to join The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, for its 39th Birthday Gala, For the First Time In Forever: The Songs of Kristen and Bobby Lopez.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 Photo VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

Ben Stiller, Christine Baranski, Kristen Bell, and Many More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE  Photo Ben Stiller, Christine Baranski, Kristen Bell, and Many More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE 10-Hour Telethon For Ukraine
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2022

More celebrity guests have been added to Stars in the House For Ukraine ‚Äď the 10-hour telethon to raise money and awareness for those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, the show will air live on Saturday, March 26th from 12:00pm ET ‚Äď 10:00pm ET.

Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Tel Photo Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Kristin Chenoweth & More to Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Telethon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that their Stars in the House series will host a 10-hour telethon to raise money and awareness for those affected by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Donations of the event will benefit the International Rescue Committee and their humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine.  

Patti Murin Releases Debut Single 'The Next Right Thing' Photo Patti Murin Releases Debut Single 'The Next Right Thing'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the release of Patti Murin‚Äôs debut single, ‚ÄúThe Next Right Thing‚ÄĚ. The single is available digitally. ‚ÄúThe Next Right Thing‚ÄĚ is part of the forthcoming debut album from Patti Murin and Colin Donnell, produced by Robbie Rozelle.

Colin Donnell to Lead New Peacock Thriller IRREVERENT Photo Colin Donnell to Lead New Peacock Thriller IRREVERENT
by Michael Major - Sep 22, 2021

Irreverent is a fish out of water drama that follows criminal mediator Paulo Keegan (Donnell) as he flees the United States after a mediation gone wrong and assumes the identity of Reverend Mackenzie ‚ÄúMack‚ÄĚ Boyd.

BWW Review: PAM ANN STAYIN ALIVE & Rita Lamar = 2 Funny Ladies Who Should Let Everyon Photo BWW Review: PAM ANN STAYIN ALIVE & Rita Lamar = 2 Funny Ladies Who Should Let Everyone In On The Joke @ The Triad & Don't Tell Mama
by Bobby Patrick - Sep 5, 2021

The people in the house who seemed able to take the entire flight with Pam were those avid fans who were more than a few drinks in, and for Rita Lamar, a good old-fashioned set up the joke, deliver the punchline comic, her A-game seemed to be eluding her.

John Legere Teams Up With Patti Murin To Clear The Classroom Supply Lists Of Educator Photo John Legere Teams Up With Patti Murin To Clear The Classroom Supply Lists Of Educators Across The Country
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021

John Legere, business leader and former CEO of T-Mobile, will team up with Broadway's Patti Murin to ‚Äúclear the list‚ÄĚ of 20 educators across the country as the conclusion of his month-long #JohnClearMyList giving spree.¬†¬†

Colin Donnell Videos

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

Broadway Rewind: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Makes Music in Central Park VideoBroadway Rewind: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST Makes Music in Central Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 28, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Love's Labour's Lost arrived at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre. The Public Theater production opened on August 12.

VIDEO: Colin Donnell Reflects on Working on ANYTHING GOES as Part of Roundabout's Off VideoVIDEO: Colin Donnell Reflects on Working on ANYTHING GOES as Part of Roundabout's Off-Script Series!
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

As part of Roundabout's Off-Script series, Colin Donnell is reflecting on working on Anything Goes in 2011!

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from Sutton Foster's Tony-Winning Turn in ANYTHING GOES VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from Sutton Foster's Tony-Winning Turn in ANYTHING GOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011 for the third Broadway revival of Anything Goes. Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company, Anything Goes starred Sutton Foster, Joel Grey, Laura Osnes, and Colin Donnell. The musical ran for 521 performances at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD VideoVIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the second single from Jason Robert Brown's landmark musical Songs for a New World. Preview the music video of 'King of the World' below!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD VideoBWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for a New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet th VideoBWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet the Cast!
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 19, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for A New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.

BWW TV: Watch Colin Donnell, Laura Osnes & Nathan Gunn Sing the Music of Lerner & Lowe with the NY Pops!
by Randy Rainbow - Nov 5, 2016

The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, launched its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, celebrating the legacy and timeless works of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Blood Debts' Episode of The CW's ARROW
by - Dec 10, 2015

On the next episode of The CW's ARROW titled "Blood Debts" - Oliver Queen seeks revenge. The episode airs Wednesday January 20th on The CW - get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'iNO' Episode of NBC's CHICAGO MED
by - Nov 18, 2015

On the next episode of NBC's CHICAGO MED titled "iNO", as Dr. Ethan Choi (Brian Tee) treats a bleeding teenage girl, he discovers she's just given birth, sparking a frantic search for her abandoned baby.


Colin Donnell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Colin Donnell been in?
Colin Donnell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Colin Donnell been in?
Colin Donnell has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Colin Donnell been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Anything Goes and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Anything Goes .