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Francis Guinan

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2022
Fred
  [Chicago]
Chicago Premiere, 2018
Dad
  [Chicago]
World Premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre, 2017
Mr. Oldfield
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Charlie Aiken
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1928
Ziegfeld Glorified Girl

Francis Guinan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play
Francis Guinan, The Grapes of Wrath

Francis Guinan News

Playwrights Horizons Announces Final Extension of DOWNSTATE Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces Final Extension of DOWNSTATE
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 19, 2022

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has extended the New York premiere of Bruce Norris's provocative, critically lauded play Downstate, directed by Pam MacKinnon, a second and final time, to January 7, 2023.

Photos: First Look at DOWNSTATE at Playwrights Horizons - Now Extended! Photo Photos: First Look at DOWNSTATE at Playwrights Horizons - Now Extended!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

See photos of the New York premiere of Bruce Norris’s provocative, critically lauded play Downstate, directed by Pam MacKinnon, now extended at Playwrights Horizons to December 22.

Review Roundup: Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE Gets NY Premiere At Playwrights Horizons Photo Review Roundup: Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE Gets NY Premiere At Playwrights Horizons
by Review Roundups - Nov 15, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of¬†Bruce Norris‚Äôs Downstate, directed by¬†Pam MacKinnon,¬†October 28‚ÄďDecember 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

BARD AT THE GATE Season 3 Launches Tomorrow With SHAPESHIFTER by Laura Schellhardt Photo BARD AT THE GATE Season 3 Launches Tomorrow With SHAPESHIFTER by Laura Schellhardt
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

BARD AT THE GATE will launch its 3rd season on October 19 with the premiere of Laura Schellhardt’s play SHAPESHIFTER, with an opening night pre-show Zoom party hosted by the digital theater series’ creator, Paula Vogel at 7 pm, followed by a performance of the play online starting at 7:30 pm.

BARD AT THE GATE Season 3 Announced Featuring 4 Plays by Women, Including US Poet Lau Photo BARD AT THE GATE Season 3 Announced Featuring 4 Plays by Women, Including US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

Four plays by women ‚Äď including a solo work written and performed by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo ‚Äď will be featured in the third season of BARD AT THE GATE, the digital theater streaming series created by Paula Vogel in 2020.

New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons  Photo New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of¬†Bruce Norris‚Äôs Downstate, directed by¬†Pam MacKinnon,¬†October 28‚ÄďDecember 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

Festival Of Cinema NYC to Return For Its 6th Year, Showcasing 124 Independent Films Photo Festival Of Cinema NYC to Return For Its 6th Year, Showcasing 124 Independent Films
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2022

Festival of Cinema NYC will return for its 6th year, as a live in-person 10-day event, August 5 - August 14. Taking place at the Regal UA Midway theater in Forest Hills, Queens, FOC NYC will showcase 124 independent films from more than 25 countries, with over 90 anticipated filmmakers to be in attendance.

VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Photo VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in the Courtyard Theater through May 29, 2022.  

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23 Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Celebrates Shakespeare's 458th Birthday On April 23
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

As literary events converge with National Poetry Month in April and World Book Day and William Shakespeare's Birthday on April 23, Chicago Shakespeare Theater is celebrating with productions and programs onstage, online, and in classrooms across the country.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creatives For William Shakespeare's AL Photo Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Cast and Creatives For William Shakespeare's ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well, staged by acclaimed director Shana Cooper.

Francis Guinan Videos

VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at 
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is presenting William Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well in the Courtyard Theater through May 29, 2022.  

VIDEO: New Trailer for Tracy Letts's THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf Videoplay
VIDEO: New Trailer for Tracy Letts's THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf

by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Rehearsals have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's highly anticipated world premiere of The Minutes by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning ensemble member Tracy Letts. Click below to watch a new trailer for the production!

BWW TV: Is This Your Card? Watch Highlights from THE MAGIC PLAY at the Goodman
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2016

World-class magic meets a human story of love and loss in the world premiere of The Magic Play by Andrew Hinderaker at Goodman Theatre, October 21 - November 20. Critically acclaimed magician, illusion designer and actor Brett Schneider portrays a rising young magician who must take the stage just hours after his partner has left him. Though a good magician must always be in control of his show, The Magician's performance begins to unravel, illuminating his offstage life, which may be as fragile as a house of cards. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Steppenwolf's GRAND CONCOURSE
by Stage Tube - Jul 13, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Grand Concourse, a play full of both humor and heart by Heidi Schreck. Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper sharing the role of Frog and Mariann Mayberry as Shelley with Brittany Uomoleale as Emma and Victor Almanzar as Oscar.  Check out a sneak peek below!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Northlight Theatre's WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2015

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents the world premiere of White Guy on the Bus by Bruce Graham, directed by BJ Jones. The production will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, from January 23-February 28, 2015. Check out highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: Cleavant Derricks, Larry Marshall and More in Highlights of Goodman Theatre's PULLMAN PORTER BLUES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 19, 2013

Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith presents the Chicago premiere production of Cheryl L. West's Pullman Porter Blues-a 2013 Helen Hayes/Charles MacArthur Award nominee for Outstanding New Play/Musical. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: First Look at Rhea Perlman, Francis Guinan and More in STELLA & LOU - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 14, 2013

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, continues its 2012-2013 season with the world premiere of Stella & Lou, featuring Emmy Award-winner Rhea Perlman, Francis Guinan and Ed Flynn. Bruce Graham, the Jeff Award-winning playwright of The Outgoing Tide, returns to Northlight with his latest play, to be directed by BJ Jones. Stella & Lou will run at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, May 3 - June 9, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer - Steppenwolf Theatre's THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2013

Below, check out the newly released trailer for Steppenwolf's production of The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter! The Birthday Party is directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton and features ensemble members Ian Barford, Francis Guinan, Moira Harris and John Mahoney with Marc Grapey and Sophia Sinise.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peak - Kelsey Grammer in New Starz Drama BOSS
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 20, 2011

Kelsey Grammer's upcoming new drama BOSS will premiere on STARZ on October 21, 2011 at 10 pm ET/PT.

BWW Video Show Preview: August: Osage County
by Craig Brockman - Feb 26, 2008

Catch this latest video show preview featuring August: Osage County now playing!


Francis Guinan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Francis Guinan been in?
Francis Guinan has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Francis Guinan been in?
Francis Guinan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Francis Guinan been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Grapes of Wrath .

What is Francis Guinan next theatre project?
Francis Guinan's next show will be Downstate which opens on 11/15/2022 on Off-Broadway.