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Birth Place: Neptune, NJ, USA

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Danny DeVito returns to Roundabout Theatre Company in I Need That in October 2023. DeVito is one of the entertainment industry’s most versatile players, excelling as actor, producer and director. The award-winning performance as Louie De Palma on the television show “Taxi” was what propelled DeVito to national prominence. He won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. In a 1999 readers’ poll conducted by TV Guide, DeVito’s Louie De Palma was voted number one among “TV’s Fifty Greatest Character’s Ever.”

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Original Broadway Production, 2023

Roundabout Theatre Company Broadway Revival, 2017
Gregory Solomon

[West End]
Al Lewis


Solinus (Understudy)

John Rugby

Anthony Martini

Friend Pe' (Jar)

Marranca (License)


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See Which Celebs Are Taking The Stage For the 2023 Broadway Fall/Winter Season

Every season, more than a few household names swing through the Theatre District to perform alongside all of our Broadway faves!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 15, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 15, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Danny and Lucy DeVito Get Ready to Bring I NEED THAT to Broadway

In this video, watch as we check in with the company of Roundabout Theatre Company's next Broadway play, the world premiere of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck.

Photos: Meet the Cast of Roundabout's I NEED THAT on Broadway

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, starring Danny DeVito, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Check out photos of the cast as they meet the press!

David Blaine Announces New Show IMPOSSIBLE Launching New Year's Eve Weekend At Encore Theater At Wynn Las Vegas

After spending the last several decades blowing the minds of individuals and audiences around the world, David Blaine – the world's most iconic magician and stunt artist – will present his new show “David Blaine: IMPOSSIBLE” exclusively at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas with a sure-to-be unforgettable debut this New Year's Eve Weekend.

HAUNTED MANSION Coming to Disney+ In Time For Halloween

The frighteningly fun adventure, which opened in theaters July 28, is directed by Justin Simien and features an all-star ensemble cast including LaKeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon and Daniel Levy, with Jamie Lee Curtis and Jared Leto as The Hatbox Ghost.

Best Broadway Shows in 2023

Not sure about which Broadway show to see in 2023? Check out a full list of what's new on Broadway and which productions to catch before they're gone for good!

New Jersey Symphony to Undergo Concert Weekend Consolidation and Workforce Reduction

The New Jersey Symphony has announced that it has made the difficult decision to consolidate its concert program weekends for the upcoming 2023–24 season, which begins this October and continues through June, as part of an overall budget reduction plan.

Up on the Marquee: I NEED THAT

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon present the world premiere of I Need That by Theresa Rebeck, starring Danny DeVito, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Check out photos of the Broadway marquee here!

The Green Room 42 to Present Sam Pancake in SAMBOYANT! Next Month

THE GREEN ROOM 42 – the intimate concert venue dubbed Broadway's “off-night hotspot” by The New York Times – will present beloved veteran actor and comedian Sam Pancake (“Search Party,” “Friends,” “Will & Grace”) in the New York debut of “Samboyant!” on Saturday, September 9 at 7:00 PM.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of LET'S CALL HER PATTY at Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3

See photos from opening night of Let's Call Her Patty at Lincoln Center Theater!

Wake Up With BWW 8/1: DeVito-Led I NEED THAT Sets Dates, MOULIN ROUGE! Recoups, and More!

Top stories: Roundabout's I Need That starring Danny DeVito has set its dates and creative team, Moulin Rouge! the Musical has recouped on Broadway, in the UK, and in Australia, and more!

Danny DeVito Led I NEED THAT on Broadway Sets Dates & Creative Team

Don't miss out on the highly-anticipated Broadway debut of 'I NEED THAT' starring Danny DeVito. Find out all the details about the show's performances starting in October and get ready for an unforgettable theatrical experience.


Get ready for the regional premiere of Mean Girls: High School Version in Lancaster, PA! Don't miss the chance to see this cult classic adaptation, featuring a talented young cast. Join the meaningful dialogue about healthy vs. unhealthy friendships, social media, bullying, and more. Book your tickets now!

Broadway Buying Guide: July 31, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, July 31, 2023.

Disney Debuts HAUNTED MANSION Soundtrack on Streaming Platforms

Walt Disney Records releases the soundtrack from Disney’s original live-action film “Haunted Mansion.' The score is brilliantly “executed” by Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated and Emmy®-winning composer Kris Bowers, plus a “lively” track from the “spirit-rousing” New Orleans octet, The Soul Rebels.

Video: Carol Kane, Keegan-Michael Key & More Star in MIGRARTION Trailer

This holiday season, Illumination, creators of the blockbuster Minions, Despicable Me, Sing and The Secret Life of Pets comedies, invites you to Migration. The voice cast includes Kumail Nanjiani, Elizabeth Banks, Awkwafina, Keegan-Michael Key, David Mitchell, Carol Kane, Caspar Jennings, Tresi Gazal and Danny DeVito. Watch the video trailer now!

What's Coming to Broadway in 2023

It's a new season on Broadway! While plenty of 2023/24 season announcements have yet to be made, many productions have already revealed full details of their upcoming engagements. Check out a full list of what's to come on Broadway in Fall 2023-Spring 2024!

American Airlines Theatre Will Be Renamed the Todd Haimes Theatre

The American Airlines Theatre will become the Todd Haimes Theatre, in recognition of the late artistic director and chief executive’s extraordinary dedication to the institution he called home, and his enormous contributions to Roundabout and the entire theatre community.

Arielle Goldman, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer & Rhea Perlman to Star in LET'S CALL HER PATTY World Premiere

Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 will present the world premiere production of LET’S CALL HER PATTY, a new play by Zarina Shea, directed by Margot Bordelon. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!


Danny DeVito has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Danny DeVito has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Danny DeVito's first West End show was The Sunshine Boys which opened in 2012

Danny DeVito has been nominated for several awards for his performance in the play "The Price." These include Best Featured Actor in a Play at the BroadwayWorld Awards, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards, Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards, and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. He was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for his role in Arthur Miller's "The Price."

Danny DeVito has won several awards for his work on Broadway. He received the Best Featured Actor in a Play award from the BroadwayWorld Awards for his performance in "The Price." He also won the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play award from the Drama Desk Awards and the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "The Price."

Danny DeVito's next show will be I Need That which opens on 11/2/2023 on Broadway.

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