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Edwin Forrest

 
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  [Broadway]
1849
Macbeth
  [Broadway]
1839
Richelieu
  [Broadway]
1838
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Edwin Forrest News

Full Cast Announced For CRAZY FOR YOU at Chichester Festival Theatre, Starring Charli Photo Full Cast Announced For CRAZY FOR YOU at Chichester Festival Theatre, Starring Charlie Stemp
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson will lead the cast of Susan Stroman’s new production of the musical comedy CRAZY FOR YOU™, with music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 11 July – 4 September. 

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS Photo Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

Jefferson Performing Arts Society will stage the New Orleans area debut of Ken Ludwig’s hit A Comedy of Tenors from April 9-18, 2021, at Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. A total of six performances will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Theater Stories: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Record-Setting Run, Arthur Miller's First Hit & Photo Theater Stories: THE BOOK OF MORMON's Record-Setting Run, Arthur Miller's First Hit & More About the Eugene O'Neill Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2020

Today's Theater Stories features the Eugene O'Neill Theatre! Learn about Neil Simon's special relationship with the theatre, the first Arthur Miller play to become a smash on Broadway, the history of Eugene O'Neill's plays and more.

Cast Of Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY Announced At The Old Globe Photo Cast Of Ken Ludwig's THE GODS OF COMEDY Announced At The Old Globe
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team as comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with Robin Hood! and Baskerville, returns with a hilarious world premiere: Ken Ludwig's The Gods of Comedy, directed by Amanda Dehnert (West Side Story at Carnegie Hall, world premieres of Kate Hamill's Pride and Prejudice and Ludwig's Baskerville). Presented in association with McCarter Theatre Center, The Gods of Comedy will run May 11 - June 16, 2019 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, opening on May 16. Single tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1362 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances at McCarter Theatre Center ran March 12 - 31, 2019.

Ken Ludwig's MOON OVER BUFFALO Opens March 29 at York's The Belmont Theatre Photo Ken Ludwig's MOON OVER BUFFALO Opens March 29 at York's The Belmont Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2019

Moon Over Buffalo, written by York native Ken Ludwig, will be produced in the Bon Ton Studio March 29-31 & April 4-7. Friday, Saturday and the second Thursday shows are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday shows are at 3:00 p.m.

Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS Photo Photo Credit: Walnut Street Theatre Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 16, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend Photo Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Ken Ludwig - the two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright and author of more than two dozen plays, including the whodunits BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY and a stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - will be the Distinguished Speaker at The Bakers Street Irregulars' Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend today, January 11 at the Yale Club in NYC, it has been announced by The Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society that celebrates all things Sherlockian.

Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend Photo Ken Ludwig To Be Distinguished Speaker At Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2019

Ken Ludwig - the two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright and author of more than two dozen plays, including the whodunits BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY and a stage adaptation of Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS - will be the Distinguished Speaker at The Bakers Street Irregulars' Annual Sherlock Holmes Birthday Weekend on Friday, January 11 at the Yale Club in NYC, it has been announced by The Baker Street Irregulars, a literary society that celebrates all things Sherlockian.

A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season Photo A COMEDY OF TENORS Continues Walnut Street Theatre Season
by Julie Musbach - Dec 13, 2018

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 210th season with the uproarious Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. Directed by and starring Frank Ferrante, this over-top-top comedy from Tony Winner Ken Ludwig begins previews on January 15th, opens on January 23rd, and runs through March 3rd on the Walnut's Mainstage.

'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway Playhouse Photo 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Returns To Broadway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre are delighted to announce that KEN LUDWIG'S 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS will return to Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) by popular demand for a limited engagement that runs November 3 through December 30, 2018.  Individual tickets will go on-sale on September 6, 2018. 

Edwin Forrest Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - HAMILTON & More Parodied on New Season of DRUNK HISTORY
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 17, 2016

Booze, puking, nudity -- Drunk History is back September 27 with more soused lessons on the past. Season 4 premieres Tuesday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central.


Edwin Forrest Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Edwin Forrest been in?
Edwin Forrest has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Edwin Forrest been in?
Edwin Forrest has not appeared in the West End