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Edward Watts

 
Bio:
NYC/Broadway: Scandalous, Finian√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Rainbow, The Most Happy Fella (NYC Opera). Tours: Les Miserables (Enjolras), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Adam Pontipee), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston). Regional Theatre: The 5th Avenue (Robert Semple/David Hutton in Saving Aimee - by Kathy Lee Gifford), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
NYC/Broadway: Scandalous, Finian√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Rainbow, The Most Happy Fella (NYC Opera). Tours: Les Miserables (Enjolras), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Adam Pontipee), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston). Regional Theatre: The 5th Avenue (Robert Semple/David Hutton in Saving Aimee - by Kathy Lee Gifford), ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2014
Surgeon Delamare
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Robert Semple
David Hutton
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2007
Adam
  [New York]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2006
Peter Forbes
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
El Gallo [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Father Lyon
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2005
Performer
  [Regional (UK)]
Original London Production, 1993
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Gondolier/ Contadine
  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Bob Becket
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2022
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory Theatre Production, 2014
Surgeon Delamare

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Robert Semple

David Hutton

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2007
Adam

  [New York]
Lost Musicals Concert, 2006
Peter Forbes

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
El Gallo [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Father Lyon

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2005
Performer

  [Regional (UK)]
Original London Production, 1993
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Gondolier/ Contadine

  [Off-Broadway]
1957
Bob Becket

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2002
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Performer

Edward Watts Biography

NYC/Broadway: Scandalous, Finian√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Rainbow, The Most Happy Fella (NYC Opera). Tours: Les Miserables (Enjolras), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Adam Pontipee), Beauty and the Beast (Gaston). Regional Theatre: The 5th Avenue (Robert Semple/David Hutton in Saving Aimee - by Kathy Lee Gifford), Goodspeed Opera (Thomas Jefferson in 1776), Sacramento Music Circus (Frank Butler in Annie Get Your Gun),Michigan Opera Theatre (Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music), Music Theatre of Wichita (Harold Hill in The Music Man, Lancelot in Camelot), Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma (Capt Von Trapp in The Sound of Music), Stages St. Louis (Sky Masterson in Guys & Dolls). TV: √Ę‚ā¨ŇďRescue Me,√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě √Ę‚ā¨ŇďAs the World Turns,√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě recurring roles on The Sopranos and All My Children. Proud member of Actors Equity Association.

Edward Watts Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical
Edward WattsA Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Edward Watts News

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Virginia! Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC Comes to Virginia!
by - May 13, 2022

Special Offer - Sound of Music Comes to Virginia!

Virginia Arts Festival Announces Complete Cast For THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Virginia Arts Festival Announces Complete Cast For THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2022

The cast is comprised of established Broadway artists and local rising stars. Part of the Virginia Arts Festival's 25th Anniversary Season, the new production is led by Conductor Rob Fisher, the Festival's Artistic Advisor of Musical Theater & American Songbook and Stage Director Matt Kunkel.

Virginia Arts Festival Announces Complete Cast For THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Virginia Arts Festival Announces Complete Cast For THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

The Virginia Arts Festival has announced the complete cast for The Sound of Music, co-produced by the Festival and the Virginia Opera May 13-15 at the Harrison Opera House.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More!
by - Feb 17, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of Lana Gordon in the role of Persephone in Hadestown beginning Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Plus, watch the premiere of the new web series, The Aging Ingenue! In today's episode: Claire gives a killer audition! ... but for which role? Starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of The New Group's BLACK NO MORE
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 16, 2022

The New Group's just celebrated opening night of Black No More, featuring Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, Gaelen Gilliland, Polanco Jones Jr., Zachary Daniel Jones, Tamika Lawrence, Sarah Meahl, Howard McGillin, Mary Page Nance, Oneika Phillips, Nicholas Ranauro, Malaiyka Reid, Mars Rucker, Angela M. Sauers, Tracy Shayne, Theo Stockman, Ephraim Sykes, Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter, Akron Watson, Nyla Watson, Edward Watts and Lillias White.

Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE Photo Photos: First Look at Tariq Trotter, Brandon Victor Dixon & More in BLACK NO MORE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

The New Group's Black No More is set to officially open on Tuesday, February 15. The complete cast features Leanne Antonio, Rhaamell Burke-Missouri, Elijah A. Carter, Jennifer Damiano, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ryan Fitzgerald, and more.

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON Photo VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

BLACK NO MORE Announces New Preview and Opening Night Dates Photo BLACK NO MORE Announces New Preview and Opening Night Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2022

The New Group has announced that the new musical Black No More will begin previews January 18, in advance of an Official Opening Night now set for Tuesday, February 15, a schedule update due to Covid-19.  Previews were previously slated to begin January 11.

Complete Casting Announced for BLACK NO MORE World Premiere Production Photo Complete Casting Announced for BLACK NO MORE World Premiere Production
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021

The New Group has announced complete casting for the world premiere production of Black No More.  This new musical features Book by John Ridley, Music and Lyrics by Tariq Trotter, Music Supervision, Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements by Daryl Waters, Choreography by Bill T. Jones and Direction by Scott Elliott. 

VIDEO: See a Clip of 'Wonderful, Wonderful' From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BR Photo VIDEO: See a Clip of 'Wonderful, Wonderful' From The Muny's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers ends its run at The Muny tonight, August 18. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music supervision by Sinai Tabak and music direction by Valerie Gebert. Lee Wilkins serves as the associate director and choreographer.

Edward Watts Videos

VIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON VideoVIDEO: Tariq Trotter Talks BLACK NO MORE Off-Broadway on FALLON
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Tariq TrotterTariq Trotter returned to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss the new Off-Broadway adaption of Black No More, which he stars in and wrote the music and lyrics for with the Roots. The cast also features Brandon Victor Dixon, Jennifer Damiano, Tamika Lawrence, Ephraim Sykes, Lillias White, and more.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For The Muny for SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Alan Henry - Aug 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for The Muny's production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the third show of the theatre's 103rd season. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers runs August 12 - 18.

Broadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012 VideoBroadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when Scandalous opened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it played for 29 performances. Led by Carolee Carmello, the musical featured a book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman. It also starred Edward Watts, Andrew Samonsky, Roz Ryan and George Hearn.

VIDEO: Edward Watts Gives a Special Message to The Old Globe Patrons VideoVIDEO: Edward Watts Gives a Special Message to The Old Globe Patrons
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2020

It may be July, but The Grinch has traveled all the way from Whoville to make a special appearance.

VIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old Globe VideoVIDEO: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS? at the Old Globe
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2018

The Old Globe today presents the Globe's 21st annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!The holiday musical will run November 3 - December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run November 3 - November 7. Opening night is Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m. The Grinch isdirected by James Vasquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca.

BWW TV: THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims Into Music Theatre Wichita VideoBWW TV: THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims Into Music Theatre Wichita
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2018

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2018 Season with the return of Disney's "The Little Mermaid," directed and choreographed by Linda Goodrich, with musical direction by Thomas W. Douglas. The 60-member cast includes Broadway veterans working alongside some of the nation's most promising new talent, all showcased in an brand-new staging, featuring imaginative sets and costumes inspired by the classic Disney film. In 2011, Music Theatre Wichita was one of the first three theatres in the country to receive permission from the Disney Company to produce this title following its Broadway run, and the new edition marks the local premiere of the newly revised script and score. "The Little Mermaid" runs for ten performances, August 8-18 at the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, Kansas.

VIDEO: Head to Iowa with the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN VideoVIDEO: Head to Iowa with the Cast of THE MUSIC MAN
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2018

The LEXington Theatre Company opened The Music Man on July 12, kicking off their fourth season of combining "Today's Broadway Stars and Tomorrow's Broadway Hopefuls" in Lexington, Kentucky.

VIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS VideoVIDEO: First Look at Broadway At Music Circus' SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2018

Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run of Singin' in the Rain, the 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, a show Broadway World called a 'daring, dazzling choreographic extravaganza.' With iconic choreography and a Tony¬ģ-nominated score, this rollicking musical based on the beloved MGM film features a crafty and assertive young bride living in the 1850s Oregon wilderness. She attempts to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law, but her plan goes comically wrong. Featuring high-kicking dance numbers, heartfelt romance and soaring songs. Performances of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers are Tuesday, June 26 through Sunday, July 1 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.

VIDEO: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at The Old Globe - How the Grinch Does His Make VideoVIDEO: HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at The Old Globe - How the Grinch Does His Makeup
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2017

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS runs at the Old Globe Theatre through December 24. It has a book and lyrics by Timothy Mason, and music by Mel Marvin.

VIDEO: The World Will Know! Go Inside Rehearsals for NEWSIES at Pittsburgh CLO VideoVIDEO: The World Will Know! Go Inside Rehearsals for NEWSIES at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Go Inside Rehearsals for NEWSIES at Pittsburgh CLO


Edward Watts Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Edward Watts been in?
Edward Watts has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Edward Watts been in?
Edward Watts has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Edward Watts been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum .