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Donald Wolfit

 
Donald Wolfit Headshot
Date Of Death:
February 17, 1968
Birth Place:
Newark-on-Trent, ENGLAND
 
Donald Wolfit Headshot
Date of Death:

Birth Place: Newark-on-Trent, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1965
Ezra Fitton
  [Broadway]
1947
Hamlet
  [Broadway]
1947
Volpone
  [Broadway]
1947
Shylock
  [Broadway]
1947
Touchstone
  [Broadway]
1947
King Lear of Britain

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
Scenic Designer
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director






Donald Wolfit News

BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Richmond Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE DRESSER, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Oct 27, 2021

In the right hands, Ronald Harwood’s Olivier award-nominated tragicomedy The Dresser is poignant, hilarious and also heart-breaking. Terry Johnson’s new touring version captures the undercurrent of deep sorrow of the play in a this rather meta production about a touring theatre company.

Casting and Tour Dates Announced For THE DRESSER Photo Casting and Tour Dates Announced For THE DRESSER
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Everyman Theatre Productions have announced the full tour dates for Ronald Harwood's highly acclaimed drama The Dresser starring the much loved UK entertainer Julian Clary as 'Norman' and Olivier Award winner Matthew Kelly as 'Sir'. 

Full Cast Announced For THE DRESSER UK Tour Photo Full Cast Announced For THE DRESSER UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021

Directed by Olivier Award-winning Terry Johnson, The Dresser will run at Theatre Royal Bath from 9 September 2021, before dates at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, Theatre Royal Brighton, Norwich Theatre Royal, Cambridge Arts Theatre, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Richmond Theatre, Malvern Festival Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and newly announced‚Äď the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford and the King's Theatre in Edinburgh where the tour finishes in February 2022.

The White Bear Theatre in Kennington to Present GAY GENERATIONS Photo The White Bear Theatre in Kennington to Present GAY GENERATIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2021

The White Bear Theatre in Kennington will present GAY GENERATIONS, an exciting double bill of brand new one act plays by Michael McManus (writer of Maggie & Ted) and Charlie Ross MacKenzie (stand-up comedian, author and broadcaster) from 24th - 28th August.  

Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly Will Lead Tour of THE DRESSER Beginning in September Photo Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly Will Lead Tour of THE DRESSER Beginning in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2021

Inspired by memories of working as Donald Wolfit's dresser as a young man, Ronald Harwood's evocative, affectionate and hilarious portrait of backstage life is regarded as one of the most acclaimed dramas of modern theatre.

THE DRESSER Will Be Performed at Melville Theatre in July Photo THE DRESSER Will Be Performed at Melville Theatre in July
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

Directed by Jacob Turner, The Dresser is set in England against the backdrop of World War II as a group of Shakespearean actors tour a seaside town and perform in a shabby provincial theatre. 

Stephen Sondheim Society Presents the First Online Sondheim Sessions, ANOTHER VODKA S Photo Stephen Sondheim Society Presents the First Online Sondheim Sessions, ANOTHER VODKA STINGER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 4, 2020

As a result of their annual event the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year (SSSSPOTY) being cancelled, due to Covid-19, the SSS will be launching its first online Sondheim Sessions this Sunday.

BWW Blog: Wendy Gadian on the Importance of Touring with The Royal Central School of  Photo BWW Blog: Wendy Gadian on the Importance of Touring with The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

Wendy Gadian is a musical director and musical arranger. She has been Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre Course at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London since 2008.

Julian Clary And Matthew Kelly Announced To Star In A Brand New Production And Tour O Photo Julian Clary And Matthew Kelly Announced To Star In A Brand New Production And Tour Of THE DRESSER
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2019

Theatre Royal Bath Productions and Everyman Theatre Cheltenham today announce a brand new production and UK tour of Ronald Harwood's highly acclaimed drama The Dresser starring the much loved UK entertainer Julian Clary as Norman and Olivier Award winner Matthew Kelly as 'Sir'. Directed by Terry Johnson, The Dresser will run at Cheltenham Everyman Theatre from 10 to 19 September 2020 followed by Theatre Royal Bath from 21 to 26 September where it will have its opening night for press on 23 September 2020. The production will continue to tour until Spring 2021 with further dates and venues to be announced in due course. Tickets for Cheltenham and Bath go on sale tomorrow.

Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball Photo Rubicon Theatre Presents KING LEAR Starring George Ball
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2018

Rubicon Theatre presents a timely and trenchant production of Shakespeare's tragedy KING LEAR as the centerpiece of the company's 20th Anniversary Season. Directed by Co-Founder James O'Neil, the production features a 20-member cast led by acclaimed actor and company memberGeorge Ball, who has starred in previous Rubicon productions of All My Sons, Man of La Mancha, and Jacques Brel… (New York, L.A., and international companies of the latter).


Donald Wolfit Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Donald Wolfit been in?
Donald Wolfit has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Donald Wolfit been in?
Donald Wolfit has not appeared in the West End