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Ezio Pinza

 
Ezio Pinza Headshot

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1954
Cesar
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1949
Emile De Beque
Emile de Becque


Ezio Pinza Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1950 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Ezio Pinza, South Pacific
 
Tony Awards - 1950 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Ezio Pinza, South Pacific

Ezio Pinza News

San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings Photo San Francisco Opera Releases 'Streaming The First Century' Free Historical Recordings and Interviews
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

As part of its centennial celebrations, San Francisco Opera released the first installment of Streaming the First Century.

BWW Review: SOUTH PACIFIC at Fred Kavli Theatre Photo BWW Review: SOUTH PACIFIC at Fred Kavli Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Mar 25, 2022

American Theatre Guild's current national tour of the venerable Pulitzer-Prize winning 'South Pacific' cleans up some potentially objectionable language and characterizations to retain its essential love story and message of racial tolerance.

BWW Review: SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY'S OPENING CONCERT AT THE NEW RADY SHELL AMPHITHEATER i Photo BWW Review: SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY'S OPENING CONCERT AT THE NEW RADY SHELL AMPHITHEATER in Jacobs Park
by Ron Bierman - Aug 11, 2021

What was a makes-you-jump BOOM!! doing in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue? Had someone mistakenly lit an 1812 Overture cannon? Were we under attack?! Oh wait! It was just a bass drum resonating through the San Diego Symphony’s spectacular new state-of-the-art sound system at the Rady Shell. And so, Rafael Payare’s initial in-person public concert during his first full season as music director, though a year late because of COVID-19, was a booming success.

UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: SOUTH PACIFIC se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN DĂŤA COMO HOY: SOUTH PACIFIC se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Apr 7, 2021

Un 7 de abril de 1949, el musical SOUTH PACIFIC se estrenaba por primera vez en el Majestic Theatre.El musical de Rodgers y Hammerstain  se basa en el libro de James A. Michener, ganador del Premio Pulitzer en 1947, Tales of the South Pacific, y combina elementos de varias de esas historias.

Mark S. Doss Announces New FACHUALLY CORRECT Series Photo Mark S. Doss Announces New FACHUALLY CORRECT Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 29, 2021

Grammy Award winning Bass-Baritone Mark S. Doss has announced a new weekly concert series, live streaming on Facebook each Wednesday at 7 pm Eastern. As Mark Steven celebrated a year of broadcasting his popular and uplifting Heart and Soul streamed performances, he felt compelled to serve audiences with a new series.

Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Majestic Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Majestic Theatre! Learn about some of the best-known shows to grace the stage of the Majestic Theatre, including Carousel, South Pacific, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and many more!

CLIP JOINT Livestream Events Feature Judy Garland, THE BROADWAY MIXTAPE SOUTH PACIFIC Photo CLIP JOINT Livestream Events Feature Judy Garland, THE BROADWAY MIXTAPE SOUTH PACIFIC & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2020

The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020 Photo The 101 Greatest Showtunes from 1920-2020
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020

How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years? Well, we did the near-impossible task.  Check out our full list here! 

San Francisco Opera Opens 97th Season With ROMEO AND JULIET Photo San Francisco Opera Opens 97th Season With ROMEO AND JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2019

San Francisco Opera inaugurates its 97th season on Friday, September 6 with Charles Gounod's romantic Romeo and Juliet (Roméo et Juliette) and two season-opening benefit eventsa?"Opera Ball 2019: The Capulets' Masked Ball and BRAVO! CLUB's Opening Night Gala. The Company's opening weekend also includes Benjamin Britten's Billy Budd in director Michael Grandage's acclaimed production opening on September 7; and on September 8 San Francisco Chronicle Presents Opera in the Park, the annual free concert tradition celebrating the opening of the opera season.

BWW Review: SOUTH PACIFIC  at Candlelight Theatre Photo BWW Review: SOUTH PACIFIC at Candlelight Theatre
by Greer Firestone - Jul 19, 2019

Such a serendipitous time to stage SOUTH PACIFIC at Candlelight; 1949 legendary musical theatre consciously plotted to speak to racial animosity; brown skins vs white skins. And now, 78 years later, we reside in a country riven by a racist president.

Ezio Pinza Videos

STAGE TUBE: Arnie Walton on Actors Fund's Lillian Booth Actors Home
by Stage Tube - Jul 18, 2012

In the video below, former actor and TV producer Arnie Walton, just one of the wonderful residents at The Actors Fund's Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, NJ, chats about some of his past experiences. Like his neighbors, he has many wonderful stories to share about his career in entertainment (including the thrill he felt appearing with Ezio Pinza in the Broadway cast of South Pacific). Here what he had to say in the video below!


Ezio Pinza Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ezio Pinza been in?
Ezio Pinza has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ezio Pinza been in?
Ezio Pinza has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ezio Pinza been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacific and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacific .

What awards has Ezio Pinza won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacificand Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for South Pacific.