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Edmund Donovan

 
Bio:
Broadway: The Snow Geese. Off Broadway: Lewiston/Clarkston (Drama Desk Nomination, Clive Barnes Theatre Award; Rattlestick); Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1 (Ars Nova). Film: The Vizitant, Akron. TV: “The Blacklist,” "Blue Bloods,” “Unforgettable,” “Orange is the New Black.” Upcoming: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Snow Geese. Off Broadway: Lewiston/Clarkston (Drama Desk Nomination, Clive Barnes Theatre Award; Rattlestick); Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1 (Ars Nova). Film: The Vizitant, Akron. TV: “The Blacklist,” "Blue Bloods,” “Unforgettable,” “Orange is the New Black.” Upcoming: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Double Bill Production, 2018
Performer (CLARKSON)
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2013
Arnold Gaesling (Understudy)
Duncan Gaesling (Understudy)

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Double Bill Production, 2018
Performer (CLARKSON)

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2013
Arnold Gaesling (Understudy)

Duncan Gaesling (Understudy)

Edmund Donovan Biography

Broadway: The Snow Geese. Off Broadway: Lewiston/Clarkston (Drama Desk Nomination, Clive Barnes Theatre Award; Rattlestick); Xander Xyst, Dragon: 1 (Ars Nova). Film: The Vizitant, Akron. TV: “The Blacklist,” "Blue Bloods,” “Unforgettable,” “Orange is the New Black.” Upcoming: “Betty” (HBO), “High Fidelity” (Hulu), “Hightown” (Starz). Education: Boston University, LAMDA, Yale School of Drama.

Edmund Donovan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Edmund Donovan, Greater Clements
 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Edmund Donovan, Greater Clements
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Actor in a Play Gold Star
Edmund Donovan, Greater Clements
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Edmund Donovan, Lewiston/Clarkston

Edmund Donovan News

Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY R Photo Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala
by Bruce Glikas - May 13, 2022

Girl From the North Country, which temporarily closed on January 23 with the promise of returning this spring, returned for a limited engagement, April 29-June 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

The Actors Fund Changes Identity to the Entertainment Community Fund Photo The Actors Fund Changes Identity to the Entertainment Community Fund
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

The Actors Fund, the 140-year-old national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced at its Annual Gala yesterday that, effective immediately, they have changed their name to Entertainment Community Fund, in order to better reflect the broad scope of industry professionals they help.

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 6, 2022

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened Monday night at the Hayes Theatre and we've got all the photos of the starry attendees for opening night.

Photos: TAKE ME OUT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: TAKE ME OUT Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 5, 2022

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened just last night at the Hayes Theatre. Check out photos from the after paarty!

4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today Photo 4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today
by Team BWW - Jan 16, 2022

Today, January 16, Broadway says goodbye to four beloved productions. Flying Over Sunset will conclude its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre following 28 previews and 35 regular performances; Clyde's wraps up at the Hayes Theatre following 24 previews and 61 regular performances; Ain't Too Proud finishes it's almost three-year run at the Imperial Theatre after 21 previews and 488 regular performances; and To Kill A Mockingbird pauses performances at the Shubert Theatre following 45 previews and 626 regular performances.

Photos: CLYDE'S Brings Its Signature Sandwiches Outdoors with A Food Truck Event! Photo Photos: CLYDE'S Brings Its Signature Sandwiches Outdoors with A Food Truck Event!
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play CLYDE'S is currently running at Second Stage's Broadway home, the Hayes Theater. To celebrate the food-centric story, the production hosted a food truck event outside of its home. Check out photos from the event!

Photos: Go Inside A BROADWAY CELEBRATION, Honoring Eight Black Playwrights on Broadwa Photo Photos: Go Inside A BROADWAY CELEBRATION, Honoring Eight Black Playwrights on Broadway This Season
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2021

CAA Amplify, Broadway Advocacy Coalition, and The Movement Theatre Company co-hosted a celebration of this fall’s eight Black playwrights on Broadway. The event was held on Monday, December 6th at the Paradise Room at The Times Square EDITION. 

Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: SLAVE PLAY Celebrates Re-Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 3, 2021

Slave Play, the ground-breaking work by Tony Award nominee Jeremy O. Harris under the direction of Tony Award nominee Robert O'Hara, re-opened just last night at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway and we'll take you there.

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2021

Uzo Aduba appeared on The View this morning to discuss returning to Broadway as the title role in Clyde's. She speaks on when she first fell in love in theatre and the role her costumes play in her approach to her character in the play. Watch the new interview now!

Photos: CLYDE'S Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: CLYDE'S Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 24, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play CLYDE'S opened just last night, Tuesday November 23, 2021, at Second Stage's Broadway home, the Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street at 8th Avenue).

Edmund Donovan Videos

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Nov 30, 2021

Uzo Aduba appeared on The View this morning to discuss returning to Broadway as the title role in Clyde's. She speaks on when she first fell in love in theatre and the role her costumes play in her approach to her character in the play. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CLYDE'S on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of CLYDE'S on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Nov 24, 2021

Second Stage Theater's production of Lynn Nottage's new play CLYDE'S opened just last night, Tuesday November 23, 2021, at Second Stage's Broadway home, the Hayes Theater (240 W 44th Street at 8th Avenue).

VIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan VideoVIDEO: Uzo Aduba Talks Returning to Broadway in CLYDE'S on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2021

Uzo Aduba appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to discuss returning to Broadway in the new play Clyde's. Watch Aduba discuss her character in the full interview with Ryan Seacrest and guest-host Alexandra Wentworth now!

BWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage VideoBWW TV: Lincoln Center Theater's GREATER CLEMENTS Video Montage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

Get a sneak peek of Lincoln Center Theater's production of Samuel D. Hunter's new play, Greater Clements, directed by Davis McCallum. Check out video below! The play features Edmund Donovan, Andrew Garman, Nina Hellman, Judith Ivey, Kate MacCluggage, Ken Narasaki, and Haley Sakamoto. It began previews Thursday, November 14 and opens on Monday, December 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.


Edmund Donovan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Edmund Donovan been in?
Edmund Donovan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Edmund Donovan been in?
Edmund Donovan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Edmund Donovan been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Greater Clements , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Greater Clements Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Greater Clements and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Lewiston/Clarkston .

What awards has Edmund Donovan won?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Greater Clementsand Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Greater Clements.