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Frank Silvera

 
Frank Silvera Headshot
Date of Birth: July 24, 1914 (108)

Birth Place: Kingston, British West Indies, JAMAICA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1965
Luke
  [Broadway]
1963
M. Duval
  [Broadway]
1960
Emile Duschene
  [Broadway]
1958
Richard Mason
  [Broadway]
1955
John Pope Sr.
  [Broadway]
1955
Chair Pusher
Judge
Mr. Tremayne
  [Broadway]
1954
Deschamps
  [Broadway]
1953
Gutman
  [Broadway]
1940
Member of Mob

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1965]
Director


Frank Silvera Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1963 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Frank Silvera, The Lady of the Carnellias

Frank Silvera News

Cast Announced for THE GOSPEL WOMAN at National Black Theatre Photo Cast Announced for THE GOSPEL WOMAN at National Black Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

National Black Theatre has announced the cast for The Gospel Woman - the first workshop production of its 2022-2023 programmatic season. Performances are set to run from November 9 through November 13, 2022 at Chelsea Factory in NYC.

Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall Photo Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022

MILE SQUARE THEATRE (MST) has announced their first production of Kevin R. Free’s first season as Artistic Director, of Angelica Chéri’s BERTA, BERTA, directed by Kevin R. Free. BERTA, BERTA will play a four-week limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre.

Detroit Repertory Theatre Names Kendra Ann Flournoy as Managing Artistic Director Photo Detroit Repertory Theatre Names Kendra Ann Flournoy as Managing Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

Detroit Repertory Theatre names Kendra Ann Flournoy as its new managing artistic director. Flournoy joins the theatre’s new executive artistic director Leah Smith in running the organization’s business operations and artistic programming.

The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. Announces Emerging Playwrights Competition Photo The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. Announces Emerging Playwrights Competition
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

One of the ways The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. (NEC) fulfills its mission to discover and nurture new, innovative works by skilled and creative artists is its NEC Cutting Edge Playhouse: Emerging Playwrights Competition, which will be mounted for the second time May 5 to 29, 2022.  

Deneen Reynolds-Knott Awarded The Farm Theater's 2022/23 College Collaboration Projec Photo Deneen Reynolds-Knott Awarded The Farm Theater's 2022/23 College Collaboration Project Commission
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2022

Now in its ninth season of supporting emerging writers The Farm Theater has awarded their 2022/23 College Collaboration Project Commission to playwright Deneen Reynolds-Knott (Antepartum at The Fire This Time Festival; Shoebox Picnic Road Side: Route One with Alabama Shakespeare Festival).

Clubbed Thumb and Heidi Schreck Announce the CLUBBED THUMB CONSTITUTION COMMISSIONS Photo Clubbed Thumb and Heidi Schreck Announce the CLUBBED THUMB CONSTITUTION COMMISSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Tony Award-nominated and Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb and two-time Tony Award nominee Heidi Schreck have announced the Clubbed Thumb Constitution Commissions.

Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Photo Fred Gallo, Irene Gandy, Beverly Jenkins & New Federal Theatre Will Receive 2020 Tony Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2020 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to four outstanding contributors to the Broadway industry - Fred Gallo, President of PRG Scenic Technologies; Broadway press agent Irene Gandy; stage manager Beverly Jenkins and New Federal Theatre, Woodie King, Jr. Founder.

Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers Photo Playwrights' Center Announces 2021-2024 Core Writers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

As the industry and theater artists grapple with equity and the many issues facing the field, the 2021-2024 Core Writers Mathilde Dratwa, L M Feldman, Franky D. Gonzalez, Yilong Liu, TyLie Shider, Deborah Yarchun, and Nathan Yungerberg will be given the space and support to create over the next three years.

Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GL Photo Audra McDonald, Vanessa Williams and More to be Featured in 50IN50: SHATTERING THE GLASS CEILING
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2021

The Billie Holiday Theatre has¬†announced the return of its¬†monologue showcase series - 50in50 ‚Äď with a special fifth anniversary edition of the show - 50in50: Shattering the Glass Ceiling. For this year‚Äôs show, 50 original monologues were selected from women of African descent from across the globe and will be read by 50 women actors.

San Diego Repertory Theatre Announces BLACK VOICES 2021 PLAY READING SERIES Photo San Diego Repertory Theatre Announces BLACK VOICES 2021 PLAY READING SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

San Diego Repertory Theatre has announced today the details of the brand new San Diego REP Black Voices 2021 Play Reading Series, a brand new program that will be presented in March and April, 2021. The series will consist of a selection of plays representing a diverse range of Black voices.

Frank Silvera Videos

VIDEO: John Lithgow Talks Realizing His Dream of Playing 'King Lear' on TONIGHT SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 18, 2014

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON, Jimmy chatted with John Lithgow about playing the titular role of King Lear for Shakespeare in the Park


Frank Silvera Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Frank Silvera been in?
Frank Silvera has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

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

What awards has Frank Silvera been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lady of the Carnellias .