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Fran Kranz

 
Bio:
Broadway: China Doll, You Can't Take it With You, Death of a Salesman. Off-Broadway: Illyria (Public Theater), Bachelorette (Second Stage). TV: Dallas, Elementary, Homecoming, JourneyQuest, Major Crimes, Dollhouse, The Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Frasier. Film: Mojave, Last ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: China Doll, You Can't Take it With You, Death of a Salesman. Off-Broadway: Illyria (Public Theater), Bachelorette (Second Stage). TV: Dallas, Elementary, Homecoming, JourneyQuest, Major Crimes, Dollhouse, The Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Frasier. Film: Mojave, Last ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at the Public Theater, 2017
Merle Debuskey
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Tony Kirby
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Bernard

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Will Brill, Max Woertendyke, Blake DeLong, and Richard Nelson, Oskar Eustis, John Magaro, John Sanders, and Fran Kranz

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Fran Kranz, Will Brill, and John Magaro

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10/27/2017
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John Magaro and Fran Kranz

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John Sanders and Fran Kranz

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Fran Kranz and John Sanders

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10/12/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at the Public Theater, 2017
Merle Debuskey

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Tony Kirby

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Bernard

Fran Kranz Biography

Broadway: China Doll, You Can't Take it With You, Death of a Salesman. Off-Broadway: Illyria (Public Theater), Bachelorette (Second Stage). TV: Dallas, Elementary, Homecoming, JourneyQuest, Major Crimes, Dollhouse, The Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Frasier. Film: Mojave, Last Weekend, Murder of a Cat, Cabin in the Woods, Much Ado About Nothing, The Village, Donnie Darko, Training Day, Matchstick Men. Education: Yale.





Fran Kranz News

HBO Max Renews Original Comedy Series JULIA For A Second Season Photo HBO Max Renews Original Comedy Series JULIA For A Second Season
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

The season one cast included Sarah Lancashire as Julia, David Hyde Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth, Brittany Bradford, Fran Kranz and Fiona Glascott. Guest stars included Isabella Rossellini, Judith Light, Robert Joy, Erin Neufer, Jefferson Mays, James Cromwell and Adriane Lenox.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose & More Win Hollywood Critics Assoc Photo Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose & More Win Hollywood Critics Association Awards; Full List of Winners!
by Michael Major - Mar 1, 2022

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana DeBose, Andrew Garfield, and Stephanie Beatriz were awarded at last night's Hollywood Critics Association Awards. Presenters included Robin de JesĂșs, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Brian d'Arcy James, Alexandra Shipp, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Marlee Matlin, Kaitlyn Dever, and more.

HBO Sets Max Original Comedy Series JULIA Premiere Date Photo HBO Sets Max Original Comedy Series JULIA Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022

New episodes of Julia will air Thursdays on HBO Max. The eight-episode series stars Sarah Lancashire (“Happy Valley”), David Hyde Pierce (“Frasier”), Bebe Neuwirth (Broadway's “Chicago”), Brittany Bradford (Broadway’s 'Bernhardt/Hamlet”), Fran Kranz (“Homecoming”) and Fiona Glascott (“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”).

MASS â€" Four of The Best Performances You'll See in 2021 Photo MASS â€" Four of The Best Performances You'll See in 2021
by - Oct 13, 2021

Special Offer - MASS – Four of The Best Performances You’ll See in 2021

MASS, STORM LAKE & More Win at Woodstock Film Festival Photo MASS, STORM LAKE & More Win at Woodstock Film Festival
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 3, 2021

On Saturday October 2nd, the Woodstock Film Festival announced their annual jury award winners in each category for this year's films in competition and the recipients of their Honorary Maverick Award, Trailblazer Award, and Fiercely Independent Award.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021

Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Fran Kranz’s writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind.

VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richa Photo VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with stage and screen favorites Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton and Reed Birney, who star in Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 22, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Broadway veteran Fran Kranz, who is making his film directorial and screenwriting debut with Mass- in theaters this October.

Tony Winner Judith Light Joins Broadway Star-Studded Cast of JULIA Photo Tony Winner Judith Light Joins Broadway Star-Studded Cast of JULIA
by TV News Desk - Jun 28, 2021

Light joins a cast that includes fellow Broadway talent David Hyde Pierce, Bebe Neuwirth, and Jefferson Mays.

THE HANDMAID'S TALE Star Ann Dowd to Lead Interactive ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Park Ave Photo THE HANDMAID'S TALE Star Ann Dowd to Lead Interactive ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Park Avenue Armory
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2021

As conceived by Robert Icke, the play weaves a tale of morality, suspense, and controversy, with multiple characters represented by a single actor – Emmy award winning actor Ann Dowd.

Fran Kranz Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Fran Kranz's MASS; In Theatres This October
by Stage Tube - Sep 24, 2021

Years after an unspeakable tragedy tore their lives apart, two sets of parents (Jason Isaacs and Martha Plimpton, Reed Birney and Ann Dowd) agree to talk privately in an attempt to move forward. In Fran Kranz’s writing and directing debut, he thoughtfully examines their journey of grief, anger and acceptance by coming face-to-face with the ones who have been left behind.

VIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richa VideoVIDEO: Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton & Reed Birney Talk MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with stage and screen favorites Ann Dowd, Martha Plimpton and Reed Birney, who star in Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Fran Kranz Talks MASS on Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 22, 2021

Watch as Richard chats with Broadway veteran Fran Kranz, who is making his film directorial and screenwriting debut with Mass- in theaters this October.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cele VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrate VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2017

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: James Earl Jones & Kristine Nielsen Talk Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014

James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen appeared on this week's WPIX11 in New York to chat about their roles in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

VIDEO: All-New TV Spot for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones stars as the head of the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened Sunday night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the big night to chat with the company, and below, you can check out interviews with the full gang from after the curtain went down!

BWW TV: Meet the Family! Watch Highlights from YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with Jason Robert Brown at YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

Go inside the studio with three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to get a look at this year's revival of the classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Featuring original music by Mr. Brown, the production began previews on August 26th with an official opening set for September 28th.


Fran Kranz Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Fran Kranz been in?
Fran Kranz has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Fran Kranz been in?
Fran Kranz has not appeared in the West End