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Derek Smith

 
Date of Birth: December 04, 1959 (62)

Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Boss Mangan
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2011
Dog
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Tartaglia
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Patrice Bombelles
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Brother Alfred
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Scar [Replacement]
Scar [Replacement]
Scar [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1997
John Husted
Richard Nixon
Oleg Cassini
Monty
Jean Kennedy
Frank Sinatra
Black Jack Bouvier
Abraham Zapruder
A Chorus
  [Broadway]
1994
Dobchinsky
  [Broadway]
1993
Representative of Varro's
A Poet
Timon (Understudy)
  [West End]
London Revival, 1962
Fiorello H. La Guardia

Photos

Mia Matthews, Derek Smith, Davi Santos Photo

Mia Matthews, Derek Smith, Davi Santos

From: 
Date:
05/11/2022
Derek Smith Photo

Derek Smith

From: 
Date:
05/11/2022
Mia Matthews, Joe Brancato, Derek Smith, Davi Santos Photo

Mia Matthews, Joe Brancato, Derek Smith, Davi Santos

From: 
Date:
05/11/2022
Colleen Delaney, Harry Hamlin, Floyd King, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Derek Smith Photo

Colleen Delaney, Harry Hamlin, Floyd King, Franchelle Stewart Dorn, Derek Smith

From: 
Date:
06/19/2019
Paige Davis, Derek Smith and Robert Cuccioli Photo

Paige Davis, Derek Smith and Robert Cuccioli

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Date:
06/04/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Boss Mangan

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2013
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Red Bull Theater Production, 2011
Dog

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Tartaglia

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Patrice Bombelles

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Brother Alfred

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Scar [Replacement]

Scar [Replacement]

Scar [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1997
John Husted

Richard Nixon

Oleg Cassini

Monty

Jean Kennedy

Frank Sinatra

Black Jack Bouvier

Abraham Zapruder

A Chorus

  [Broadway]
1994
Dobchinsky

  [Broadway]
1993
Representative of Varro's

A Poet

Timon (Understudy)

  [West End]
London Revival, 1962
Fiorello H. La Guardia


Derek Smith Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Derek Smith, The Green Bird
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play
Derek SmithHenry IV

Derek Smith News

Photos: First Look at the Cast of MR. PARKER Off-Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at the Cast of MR. PARKER Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre is presenting the¬†Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Mr. Parker,¬†a new play written by¬†Michael McKeever¬†and¬†directed by¬†Joe Brancato.¬†¬†Performances¬†will begin¬†Wednesday, June 1, 2022,¬†for a¬†limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at¬†Theatre Row ‚Äď Theatre 1¬†(410 West 42nd¬†Street).¬†Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at¬†7:00PM.

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre¬†announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Mr. Parker,¬†a new play written by¬†Michael McKeever and directed by¬†Joe Brancato.¬†Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at¬†Theatre Row ‚Äď Theatre 1¬†(410 West 42nd Street).¬†Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow Photo The Acting Company Announces 50th Anniversary Gala Honoring Peter Darrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

The Acting Company has announced a celebration of the company’s half century of impact across America with a 50th Anniversary Gala to take place on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale (130 Bowery).

Red Bull Theater to Present Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊT Photo Red Bull Theater to Present Staged Reading of Aimé Césaire's A TEMPEST (UNE TEMPÊTE)
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced a special event staged reading of celebrated poet and activist Aimé Césaire’s A Tempest (Une Tempête), a striking adaptation of Shakespeare's celebrated Jacobean play through a post-colonial lens, translated from the French by Philip Crispin.

Robert Cuccioli, Ro Boddie & More to Star in THE WONDER OF WOMEN Reading Photo Robert Cuccioli, Ro Boddie & More to Star in THE WONDER OF WOMEN Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022

RED BULL THEATER today announced the complete cast for its online benefit reading of The Wonder of Women (The Tragedy of Sophonisba) by John Marston.

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS is a Bold Technicolor Marvel Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's GUYS AND DOLLS is a Bold Technicolor Marvel
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 17, 2021

One of the hallmarks of the Golden Age Technicolor musical films was the extended dream or song sequence, full of bold primary colors, stylized sets, and big movement. GUYS AND DOLLS, playing on the Hale Centre Theatre Centre Stage is an uncanny reproduction of that look and feeling, from the costumes to the scenic design to the performances. 

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's LES MISERABLES is a Stained Glass Spectacle Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's LES MISERABLES is a Stained Glass Spectacle
by Tyler Hinton - Apr 10, 2021

The only production of LES MISERABLES currently playing anywhere in the world is the one on Hale Centre Theatre’s Centre Stage--an all-out spectacle with burnished visuals and vocals. Scene after scene amazes the audience with its artistry, lush lighting reminiscent of stained glass, and immense scale. This is quite possibly one of the most spectacular productions of LES MISERABLES ever staged.

MadLab Announces A VERY COVID CHRISTMAS Photo MadLab Announces A VERY COVID CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

Very Covid Christmas is a collection of 8 short plays specifically written to incorporate social distancing, PPE, and/or protective barriers between actors. Performances will be limited to 15% or less of our total capacity to ensure appropriate distancing among audience members, and masks are required at all times.

VIDEO: Epic Theatre Company Presents HOMEWORK HELP WITH TWINKLE TOES TINA Photo VIDEO: Epic Theatre Company Presents HOMEWORK HELP WITH TWINKLE TOES TINA
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2020

Epic Theatre Company has launched its new show, Homework Help with Twinkle Toes Tina.

Red Bull Theater Presents THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY Featuring Jason C. Brown, Denis Butk Photo Red Bull Theater Presents THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY Featuring Jason C. Brown, Denis Butkus, Saudia Davis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2020

RED BULL THEATER today announced that the 2020-'21 Season will kick off on Monday, September 14th with the one night only benefit reunion reading of Red Bull's acclaimed production, The Revenger's Tragedy, featuring members of the cast of the 2005 Off-Broadway production.

Derek Smith Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - THE FIGARO PLAYS in Rep at the McCarter Theatre Center
by Stage Tube - Apr 11, 2014

The McCarter Theatre Center presents two all-new adaptations of Pierre Beaumarchais' comic masterpieces that inspired Rossini and Mozart's operas: The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Filled with material rarely seen by modern theatregoers (due to being cut by censors for the operas), The Figaro Plays will contain fresh surprises, unexpected laughs, and new insight for 21st century audiences. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team!

STAGE TUBE: Happy New Year from THE LION KING National Tour Cast
by Stage Tube - Dec 31, 2012

The National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING leaps onto the SHN Orpheum Theatre stage now through January 13, 2013. THE LION KING returns to San Francisco for the first time since its triumphant 43-week run at the SHN Orpheum Theatre in 2004. The cast of the National Tour took a moment to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Click below!

STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with ZORRO The Musical at Hale Center Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 22, 2012

Hale Centre Theatre (HCT), Utah's Premiere Family Theatre, has brought Spanish and theatrical flair to the United States with premiere of Zorro. The production opened on Feb. 15 and runs through April 11. Click below to go inside the rehearsal room and hear from the production's team!


Derek Smith Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Derek Smith been in?
Derek Smith has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Derek Smith been in?
Derek Smith has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Derek Smith's first West End show?
Derek Smith's first West End show was Fiorello! which opened in 1962

What awards has Derek Smith been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Green Bird and Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Henry IV .