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Douglas Sills

Also Credited As: Ken Labey
 
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Douglas received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for his critically acclaimed performance as The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway; a role which he reprised on the first national tour earning him an Ovation Award. He most recently starred in Lady Be Good at Encores, My Favorite Year at the York ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 05, 1960 (61)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Douglas received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for his critically acclaimed performance as The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway; a role which he reprised on the first national tour earning him an Ovation Award. He most recently starred in Lady Be Good at Encores, My Favorite Year at the York ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Mack Sennett
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Arena Stage Production, 2018
Chief of Staff Bob Alexander
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores! Production, 2018
Mack
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Harry Fleming
  [Chicago]
Goodman Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016
Harry Fleming
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Vito De Angelis
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Production, 2015
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Gomez Addams
  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Oscar Jaffe
Oscar Jaffee
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
David O. Selznick
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Sir Dennis Galahad [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Lawrence
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce and Everyone Else
Derelict, Skid Row Occupant
Derelict/Skid Row Occupant
Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce & Everyone Else
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Featured Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
John Wilkes Booth
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 2.0), 1998
Percy Blakeney
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Percy Blakeney
Percy Blakeney
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1988
Rapunzel's Prince

Photos

Douglas Sills and Jennifer Simard Photo

Douglas Sills and Jennifer Simard

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Date:
06/12/2022
Douglas Sills, Donna Murphy and Danny Burstein Photo

Douglas Sills, Donna Murphy and Danny Burstein

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Date:
06/12/2022
Sally Wilfert, Douglas Sills and Danny Burstein Photo

Sally Wilfert, Douglas Sills and Danny Burstein

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06/12/2022
Eddie Cooper, Douglas Sills, Vanessa Williams, Michael Mulheren Photo

Eddie Cooper, Douglas Sills, Vanessa Williams, Michael Mulheren

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03/11/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Mack Sennett

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
World Premiere Arena Stage Production, 2018
Chief of Staff Bob Alexander

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores! Production, 2018
Mack

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Harry Fleming

  [Chicago]
Goodman Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016
Harry Fleming

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Vito De Angelis

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

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Gomez Addams

  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Oscar Jaffe

Oscar Jaffee

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
David O. Selznick

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Sir Dennis Galahad [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Lawrence

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce and Everyone Else

Derelict, Skid Row Occupant

Derelict/Skid Row Occupant

Orin, Bernstein, Snip, Luce & Everyone Else

  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Featured Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
John Wilkes Booth

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 2.0), 1998
Percy Blakeney

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Percy Blakeney

Percy Blakeney

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1988
Rapunzel's Prince

Douglas Sills Biography

Douglas received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for his critically acclaimed performance as The Scarlet Pimpernel on Broadway; a role which he reprised on the first national tour earning him an Ovation Award. He most recently starred in Lady Be Good at Encores, My Favorite Year at the York Theatre and as the title character in the Actors Fund performance of Mr. Magoo√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Christmas Carol. Other Broadway/New York: Little Shop of Horrors (Broadway, Drama League Award), Music in the Air and Carnival (Encores), On the 20th Century (Actors Fund) and Moonlight & Magnolias (MTC). National Tour: Gomez Addams in The Addams Family, The Secret Garden, Into the Woods. His regional theater credits include Living on Love (Williamstown Theater Festival), His Girl Friday (La Jolla Playhouse), Ride the Tiger (Long Wharf Theater), White Noise (Royal George, Chicago), Peter Pan (Paper Mill Playhouse), She Loves Me (Westport), A Little Night Music (Kennedy Center), Much Ado About Nothing (South Coast Rep), Mack & Mabel (Reprise LA) and numerous leading roles for the California Shakespeare Festival. Douglas has appeared on the small screen in recurring roles on "CSI" and "The Closer" as well as "Numb3rs," "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Will & Grace." His film credits include the upcoming feature Erotic Fire of the Unattainable and Deuce Bigelow: European Gigolo. Douglas attended the University of Michigan and the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.

Douglas Sills Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Douglas Sills, Living on Love
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Douglas Sills, The Scarlet Pimpernel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Actor - Musical
Douglas Sills, The Scarlet Pimpernel
 
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance Gold Star
Douglas Sills, The Scarlet Pimpernel
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Douglas Sills, The Scarlet Pimpernel

Douglas Sills News

Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's Photo Photos: Jennifer Simard Receives Her Portrait at Sardi's
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 13, 2022

Just recently, Jennifer Simard celebrated receiving a coveted portrait at Sardi's. During the unveiling, Simard was surrounded by her friends, including her castmates from Company.

Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Meet the Tony Nominees, THE MUSIC MAN Standing Room Policy, an Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/17: Meet the Tony Nominees, THE MUSIC MAN Standing Room Policy, and More!
by - May 17, 2022

Today's top stories include all new photos of this year's Tony Nominees! Plus, The Music Man has announced a standing room policy, check out rehearsal photos from Broadway-bound 1776, and more!

HBO Begins Production on THE GILDED AGE Season Two Photo HBO Begins Production on THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

The series stars Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Michael Cerveris, Erin Wilhelmi, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, Patrick Page, Laura Benannte, Audra McDonald, Robert Sean Leonard, and more.

Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two Photo Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022

Laura Benanti and Robert Sean Leonard have joined the second season of The Gilded Age as recurring characters. Newly-confirmed guest stars include Dakin Mathews (Waitress), Christopher Denham (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), David Furr (Burn This), Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman), Michael Braugher (To Kill a Mockingbird), and more.

Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara & More Upped to Series Regulars For THE GILDED AGE Season  Photo Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara & More Upped to Series Regulars For THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 15, 2022

Kelli O’Hara, Donna Murphy, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Ben Ahlers, Kelley Curran, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Michael Cerveris, Erin Wilhelmi, Patrick Page, and Sullivan Jones will appear in the second season as regulars. Audra McDonald, Nathan Lane, Denee Benton, and more will also appear in the new season.

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.

BWW Review: You Know How to WHISTLE ‚Ä" Put Sondheim's Score in the Right Hands, As M Photo BWW Review: You Know How to WHISTLE ‚Ä" Put Sondheim's Score in the Right Hands, As MasterVoices Concert at Carnegie Hall Showed
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 13, 2022

The original title of the Sondheim-Laurents ANYONE CAN WHISTLE was THE NATIVES ARE RESTLESS, though the crowd at Carnegie Hall on Thursday for the MasterVoices concert performance of the trouble musical were hardly fidgety. They were willing and able to sit through the cockamamie book and story Arthur Laurents concocted to hear the wonderful score by the late and very lamented Stephen Sondheim. And, believe me, Ted Sperling, leading the orchestra and big chorus, with a couple of strong guest performers, showed how good much of this score can be.

BWW Review: MasterVoice'S ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Elevates a Sondheim Flop at Carnegie Hal Photo BWW Review: MasterVoice'S ANYONE CAN WHISTLE Elevates a Sondheim Flop at Carnegie Hall
by Rebecca Kaplan - Mar 11, 2022

If Anyone Can Whistle must be a concert, please, let it be a concert like this. MasterVoices, an organization dedicated to elevating choral works, brought the show to Carnegie Hall for a one-night engagement. They masterfully adapted the show as a scaled-down concert version, dropping any bells and whistles.

Photos: Vanessa Williams, Santino Fontana, Elizabeth Stanley, and More in ANYONE CAN  Photo Photos: Vanessa Williams, Santino Fontana, Elizabeth Stanley, and More in ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

The performance starred Vanessa Williams in the role of a corrupt mayor of a small economically depressed American town. Joining her were Elizabeth Stanley, Tony Award winner Santino Fontana, Douglas Sills, Eddie Cooper, and Michael Mulheren. The show was narrated by Joanna Gleason. It was directed and conducted by MasterVoices Artistic Director Ted Sperling.

VIDEO: In Rehearsals for ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall Photo VIDEO: In Rehearsals for ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2022

Tonight, March 10, 2022, the concert production of MasterVoices' performance of Anyone Can Whistle, takes the stage at ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč Carnegie Hall. The performance will star Vanessa Williams, who performed in the 2002 Broadway revival of Sondheim's Into the Woods and the 2010 revue Sondheim on Sondheim, in the role of a corrupt mayor of a small economically depressed American town.

Douglas Sills 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.

VIDEO: In Rehearsals for ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsals for ANYONE CAN WHISTLE at Carnegie Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2022

Tonight, March 10, 2022, the concert production of MasterVoices' performance of Anyone Can Whistle, takes the stage at ‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč Carnegie Hall. The performance will star Vanessa Williams, who performed in the 2002 Broadway revival of Sondheim's Into the Woods and the 2010 revue Sondheim on Sondheim, in the role of a corrupt mayor of a small economically depressed American town.

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

The star-studded cast of the new series includes Carrie Coon, Denée Benton, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, and Douglas Sills.

Broadway Rewind: Marin Mazzie, Douglas Sills & More Take on ON THE 20TH CENTURY for t VideoBroadway Rewind: Marin Mazzie, Douglas Sills & More Take on ON THE 20TH CENTURY for the Actors' Fund in 2005!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2020

Broadway Rewind continues in Shubert Alley for the Annual BC/EFA Broadway Flea Market, then to the opening night of Richard Greenberg's play A Naked Girl on the Appian Way which starred Richard Thomas, Jill Clayburgh and Matthew Morrison. 'Matthew told me what it was like doing the musical 'A Light in the Piazza', having to leave them and not have to sing in this play.' says Richard Ridge.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2020

Performances begin tonight for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

BWW TV: Watch Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! MACK  VideoBWW TV: Watch Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! MACK & MABEL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2020

Kicking off the New York City Center Encores! season is Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

VIDEO: Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha Prep for MACK & MABEL at City Center VideoVIDEO: Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha Prep for MACK & MABEL at City Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2020

Check out Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha, along with Rob Berman on the piano, preview 'I Won't Send Roses' from the Encores! production of Mack & Mabel.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Larroquette, Will Swenson & More in NANTUCKET SLEIGH VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of John Larroquette, Will Swenson & More in NANTUCKET SLEIGH RIDE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 18, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater presents Nantucket Sleigh Ride, a new play by John Guare. Nantucket Sleigh Ride, directed by Jerry Zaks, opening tonight, March 18 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Premieres on Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Premieres on Broadway
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2017

On this day in 1997, Frank Wildhorn's musical take on the classic novel The Scarlet Pimpernel stormed onto the Broadway stage.

VIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and  VideoVIDEO: WAR PAINT's Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole Chat Cosmetics, Headshots and More with Kristin Chenoweth
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, who co-star in Broadway's War Paint, sat down for an interview with fellow Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth this afternoon via Facebook Live. If you missed it, you can check out everything the trio had to say - from Elizabeth Arden's products and inspiring vocalists to first headshots - in the video below!


Douglas Sills Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Douglas Sills been in?
Douglas Sills has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Douglas Sills been in?
Douglas Sills has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Douglas Sills been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Living on Love , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Scarlet Pimpernel , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Scarlet Pimpernel Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Scarlet Pimpernel and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Scarlet Pimpernel .

What awards has Douglas Sills won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Scarlet Pimpernel.