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Frank Farrell

 
Birth Place:
New York City
Bio:
Frank Farrell has been an actor, director and playwright for 40 years in New York City and Chicago. In Chicago he has appeared at Second City, Steppenwolf, Goodman and Victory Gardens. He has formed 7 theatre companies through the years including Theatre-Hikes in Chicago, Pigeon Creek Shakespeare in ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York City

Bio:
Frank Farrell has been an actor, director and playwright for 40 years in New York City and Chicago. In Chicago he has appeared at Second City, Steppenwolf, Goodman and Victory Gardens. He has formed 7 theatre companies through the years including Theatre-Hikes in Chicago, Pigeon Creek Shakespeare in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1944
Guy of Gisborne
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1912
Chorus
  [Broadway]
1911
Performer

Photos

Frank Farrell, a longtime friend of Barbara Harris' shares some personal stories of t Photo

Frank Farrell, a longtime friend of Barbara Harris' shares some personal stories of their relationship.

From: 
Date:
10/04/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1944
Guy of Gisborne

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1912
Chorus

  [Broadway]
1911
Performer

Frank Farrell Biography

Frank Farrell has been an actor, director and playwright for 40 years in New York City and Chicago. In Chicago he has appeared at Second City, Steppenwolf, Goodman and Victory Gardens. He has formed 7 theatre companies through the years including Theatre-Hikes in Chicago, Pigeon Creek Shakespeare in Michigan and First Flight in New York City. He recently wrote and directed the play Forgotten Soldiers From Our Forgotten War performed in New York City in November 2018.




Frank Farrell News

STUDY HALL Comedy Show Comes To Philadelphia FringeArts Festival Photo STUDY HALL Comedy Show Comes To Philadelphia FringeArts Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2020

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia's longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again.

STUDY HALL Comedy Show, Featuring Drexel University Professor Michael Yudell, Goes On Photo STUDY HALL Comedy Show, Featuring Drexel University Professor Michael Yudell, Goes Online
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2020

Study Hall Comedy Inspired by Lectures, one of Philadelphia's longest-running improv comedy shows, combines lectures and laughs in one fantastic hour never seen before and never to be seen again.

WHITE DESERT Makes its Chicago Premiere Photo WHITE DESERT Makes its Chicago Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2019

First Flight presents the Chicago premiere of the play White Desert by Maxwell Anderson at two Chicago area locations; Fridays, July 26 & August 2 at 7pm at the American Indian Center, 3401 W. Ainslie St. and on Saturdays and Sundays, July 27, 28, August 3 & 4 at 7pm at the Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral Ave. Admission is $15.

THE MASQUE OF QUEENS By Maxwell Anderson Has Its Chicago Premiere Photo THE MASQUE OF QUEENS By Maxwell Anderson Has Its Chicago Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2019

First Flight presents the Chicago premiere of a play by Maxwell Anderson: The Masque of Queens. Presented as a staged reading and featuring 13 actors, The Masque of Queens' one-time performance is a benefit for Chicago's Season of Concern, an organization that helps Chicago theatre professionals in times of need. The benefit performance date is Sunday March 31, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, in Chicago. Suggested donation is $20 and tickets are available at the door. Email firstflight2018@gmail.com for reservations and for more information. The iO Theater can be reached at: 312-929-2401 and online at https://www.ioimprov.com/event/1835325-masque-queens-staged-chicago/ .

SEA-WIFE Performance Held in Support of Season of Concern Photo SEA-WIFE Performance Held in Support of Season of Concern
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2018

First Flight presents a NEW play by Maxwell Anderson: Sea-Wife. Presented as a staged reading featuring 17 actors, Sea-Wife's one-time performance is a benefit for Chicago's Season of Concern, an organization that helps Chicago theatre professionals in times of need. Written by Anderson in 1924 Sea-Wife was never published and it has never been professionally performed. Set in the 1800s on an island off the coast of Maine and based on the poem The Forsaken Merman by Matthew Arnold (1822 - 1888), the play depicts 24 hours of turmoil for the inhabitants of an insulated fishing community and the myth of mermen many of them believe in. The benefit performance date is Sunday December 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, in Chicago. Suggested donation is $20 and tickets are available at the door. Call (773) 307-4586 or email firstflight2018@gmail.com for reservations and more information.

In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN  Photo In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN WAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2018

Veterans Day is on Sunday, November 11 this year. Performance dates for the world premiere of First Flight's Forgotten Soldiers From Our Forgotten War are today, November 10 at 7pm at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Harlem, 521 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027 (a benefit for the church) and Friday and Today, November 16 & 17 at 7pm at Our Savior's Atonement Lutheran Church in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood, 178 Bennett Avenue, New York, NY 10040. Tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors and students.

In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN  Photo In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN WAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2018

Veterans Day is on Sunday, November 11 this year. Performance dates for the world premiere of First Flight's Forgotten Soldiers From Our Forgotten War are today, November 10 at 7pm at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Harlem, 521 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027 (a benefit for the church) and Friday and Today, November 16 & 17 at 7pm at Our Savior's Atonement Lutheran Church in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood, 178 Bennett Avenue, New York, NY 10040. Tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors and students.

In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN  Photo In Honor Of Veterans Day First Flight Presents FORGOTTEN SOLDIERS FROM OUR FORGOTTEN WAR
by Julie Musbach - Oct 26, 2018

Veterans Day is on Sunday, November 11 this year. Performance dates for the world premiere of First Flight's Forgotten Soldiers From Our Forgotten War are on Saturday, November 10 at 7pm at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Harlem, 521 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027 (a benefit for the church) and Friday and Saturday, November 16 & 17 at 7pm at Our Savior's Atonement Lutheran Church in New York City's Washington Heights neighborhood, 178 Bennett Avenue, New York, NY 10040. Tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors and students.

Photo Flash: GORGEOUS: A BARBARA HARRIS TRIBUTE at The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Flash: GORGEOUS: A BARBARA HARRIS TRIBUTE at The Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2018

At 83, the Second City founding member, Tony-award winning performer, and Oscar-nominated actor Barbara Harris passed away on August 21st of this year. Under the direction of Alex Beck (Disney's The Happiest Millionaire 50th Anniversary) and the music direction of Andy Roninson (Take a Ten Podcast), The Green Room 42  presented an evening of song and remembrance with 'Gorgeous: A Barbara Harris Tribute' on October 2nd.

Citadel Theatre To Perform Moliere's SCAPIN Outdoors Photo Citadel Theatre To Perform Moliere's SCAPIN Outdoors
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2018

Citadel Theatre will continue its practice of producing classic theatre in bucolic Lake County outdoor settings with this summer's production of SCAPIN, the 17th Century farce by Moliere. SCAPIN will be directed by Frank Farrell, who helmed the company's previous summer productions of Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET, AS YOU LIKE IT, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; and SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY, Farrell's musical dramatic adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters' poetry. Farrell, well-known to Citadel audiences for his portrayals of Dickens' Scrooge in both 2011 and in 2017, has written a new adaptation of the comedy for this production.

Frank Farrell Videos

STAGE TUBE: Actors Say Their Favorite Lines from THE DARK AGES: OTHO THE GREAT
by Stage Tube - May 18, 2016

In the video below, actors from the upcoming production - Nick Bryant (Ludolph), Ross Magyar (Sigifred), Morgan Alyse Burkey (Erminia), Johnny Garcia (Gonfred), Luke Van Marter (Gersa), Gary Grenholm (Ethelbert) and Douglas Bryan Bean (Otho) - share their favorite lines from the play!


Frank Farrell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Frank Farrell been in?
Frank Farrell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Frank Farrell been in?
Frank Farrell has not appeared in the West End