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2019 PERFORMER OF THE YEAR - Pittsburgh Post Gazette Daniel Krell (Torvald Helmer) is happy to return to The Public for his 30th appearance with the company. His performances here have encompassed contemporary works, classics, and musicals and include such favorites as Twelfth Night, The Diary of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003
Bartender

Daniel Krell Biography

2019 PERFORMER OF THE YEAR - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Daniel Krell (Torvald Helmer) is happy to return to The Public for his 30th appearance with the company. His performances here have encompassed contemporary works, classics, and musicals and include such favorites as Twelfth Night, The Diary of Anne Frank, Othello, Our Town, Circle Mirror Transformation, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Metamorphoses, Amadeus, Cabaret, Oedipus, Much Ado About Nothing, Sweeney Todd, and most recently, Martin Dysart in Equus. He has played a variety of major roles with the region’s professional theaters, such as City Theatre, PCLO, Quantum, Bricolage, and The Rep as well as with theaters around the country, including Clarence Brown Theatre, PlayMakers Repertory and Gateway Playhouse among others. Mr. Krell is also a veteran of many films, commercials, and voice-overs. Up next: Bruce Bechdel in Fun Home for Front Porch Theatricals, and look for Dan as Mr. McFeely playing opposite Tom Hanks as Mr. Rogers in the upcoming film A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD.





Daniel Krell News

Pittsburgh CLO Announces the Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, Starring Michael Cerv Photo Pittsburgh CLO Announces the Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, Starring Michael Cerveris
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 31st annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 9-23 at the historic Byham Theater. Two time Tony winner, Michael Cerveris, will take on the role of Ebenezer Scrooge.

Review: GRAND HOTEL Seasons Melodrama with Melody at Front Porch Theatricals Photo Review: GRAND HOTEL Seasons Melodrama with Melody at Front Porch Theatricals
by Greg Kerestan - Aug 24, 2022

The New Hazlett is the perfect place for this sophisticated, wildly ambitious, almost overstuffed, musical soap opera.

Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Pittsburgh CLO Announces The Cast Of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Pittsburgh CLO has announced casting for the 30th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 17-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production, directed by Scott Evans, will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway & TV star Richard Thomas returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge.

BWW Review: SLOW FOOD at Pittsburgh Public Theater is Sartre Meets Seinfeld in a Gree Photo BWW Review: SLOW FOOD at Pittsburgh Public Theater is Sartre Meets Seinfeld in a Greek Restaurant
by Greg Kerestan - Oct 14, 2021

Hell is other people's favorite restaurant in Wendy MacLeod's quirky date-night comedy.

Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company Launch HOMEGROWN STORIES Photo Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company Launch HOMEGROWN STORIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2020

Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse and City Theatre Company have launched a new initiative titled Homegrown Stories designed to support artists and alumni.

Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for 28th Annual Production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Pittsburgh CLO Announces Cast for 28th Annual Production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO is announced casting for the 28th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 6-22 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes, thrilling effects and a talented ensemble of both new and returning performers. Broadway star Mark Jacoby returns to Pittsburgh CLO to lead the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office.

BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 Goes Round in Circles at Pittsburgh Public Photo BWW Review: A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 Goes Round in Circles at Pittsburgh Public
by Greg Kerestan - Mar 20, 2019

Henrik Ibsen's characters go HBO mumblecore in this electric reimagining of the classic melodrama.

Pittsburgh Public Theater Stages A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 Photo Pittsburgh Public Theater Stages A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Public Theater is honored to welcome back Ted Pappas to direct Lucas Hnath's Broadway hit, A Doll's House, Part, 2. Ted was The Public's leader for 18 years before retiring last fall.

Classic comedy AUNTIE MAME to Showcase Array of Pittsburgh Talent Photo Classic comedy AUNTIE MAME to Showcase Array of Pittsburgh Talent
by Julie Musbach - Nov 29, 2018

On Sunday, December 9th, 'Burgh Vivant will present a staged reading of the classic comedy play Auntie Mame, featuring 2013 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Performer of the Year Daina Griffith in the title role.  The evening will benefit 'Burgh Vivant's mission to promote arts and culture in Pittsburgh. 

Pittsburgh CLO Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Pittsburgh CLO Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce casting for the 27th annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL, December 7-23 at the Byham Theater. This year's production will feature lavish costumes and thrilling effects made possible by the support received from the Next Generation Capital Campaign. TV veteran and Broadway star Richard Thomas makes his Pittsburgh CLO debut leading the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge. Tickets are now available by calling 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or at the Theater Square Box Office.