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Frank won the Tony Award and the Drama League Award for Side Man. He went on to play the role of “Gene” on London’s West End and in Australia. Frank was last seen on Broadway in Clybourne Park. Off-Broadway, he was in MCC’s production of The Nether at The Lucille Lortel Theatre, and played “Roy Cohn” in the Signature Theatre Company’s revival of Angels in America. Wood’s additional Broadway credits include August: Osage County; Born Yesterday; Hollywood Arms and he has been seen Off-Broadway in the original productions of Spring Awakening at The Atlantic Theatre, Sam Shepard’s The God of Hell, Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, Minetta Lane Theatre and CSC. He has been seen on film in Gold, Changeling, Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, Dan in Real Life, Thirteen Days, Pollock, People I Know, In America, Down to You, Royal Tennenbaums, Greetings from Tim Buckley, and The Missing Person. Frank’s Television credits include “The Newsroom,” “The Good Wife,” “Modern Family,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” “The Knick,” “Girls,” “Flight of the Conchords,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Sopranos,” and “Law & Order: SVU.” Frank Wood has performed regionally at The Goodman Theatre; ACT; Long Wharf Theatre; Hartford Stage; Williamstown Theatre Fest.; McCarter Theatre; Cincinnati Playhouse; Arena Stage, DC; Mark Taper Forum, LA. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University (BA) and NYU Graduate Acting Program (MFA).

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Frank Wood STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 0
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
MTC Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2023
Lou

[Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Joseph Stahl

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Senator Everett Dirksen

[Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Nelson Chaney

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2018
Cecil Lewis

[Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere, 2017
David

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Off-Broadway Original Production, 2016
Jack Hassenpflug

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre 25th Anniversary Production, 2016
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Night Clerk

[Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater, 2015
Performer

[Broadway]
2012
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2011
Duke of Cornwall

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Ed Devery

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Roy Cohn

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2010
Roy Cohn

[Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2010
Dan

Russ

[Off-Broadway]
2007
Family

Journals (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Adult Men

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Jody

[Off-Broadway]
2000
Christopher

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Gene

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer


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Photos: Inside Opening Night of PAY THE WRITER At Pershing Square Signature Center

Craig Bierko, Bebe Neuwirth, Maryann Plunkett, Jay O. Sanders, Maulik Pancholy, Noah Ricketts, Sharon Brown, Seth Rudetsky, Erik Bottcher, Julian Elijah Martinez, Kevyn Morrow, and Frank Wood among others, attended Opening Night of Pay the Writer on August 21, 2023. See photos from the opening night celebration!

Review Roundup: Danny Tejera's TOROS at Second Stage Theater

Second Stage Theater just celebrated opening night of TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. This limited engagement runs through August 13 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater on Broadway at 76th Street. Toros was presented as a part of the Judith Champion New Voices Reading Series in 2022.

LET'S CALL HER PATTY, PREJUDICE & PRIDE and More Lead Top Off-Broadway Shows for August

What's happening off-Broadway? BroadwayWorld is helping you pick what to see next by rounding up our top recommended theatre each month. Coming up off-Broadway this August is a world premiere comedy, a gender bent musical adaptation of a Jane Austen novel, and more. 

Frank Wood, Abubakr Ali & b Join TOROS at Second Stage Theater Uptown

Complete casting has been set for Second Stage Theater's TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

MTC's THE BEST WE COULD Begins Final Performances This Weekend

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman (Three Women in Four Chairs, My Lover Joan) and directed by Daniel Aukin (Fool For Love, Fulfillment Center), is in its final weeks of performances at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE BEST WE COULD at Manhattan Theatre Club

Check out photos from opening night of Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of The Best We Could!

Review Roundup: THE BEST WE COULD (A FAMILY TRAGEDY) Opens at New York City Center

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin, opened last night, Wednesday, March 1. Read the reviews for The Best We Could here!

THE BEST WE COULD Starring Aya Cash, Constance Shulman & More Opens Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman opens tomorrow night, Wednesday, March 1, at New York City Center – Stage I. See how to purchase tickets!

Video: First Look at Aya Cash, Frank Wood, Constance Shulman & More in THE BEST WE COULD

Get a first look at footage of the world premiere of Manhattan Theatre Club's The Best We Could!

Photos: First Look at Emily Feldman's THE BEST WE COULD at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin, is now in preview performances at New York City Center – Stage I. Check out photos of the cast in action!

Leni Riefenstahl Comedy Premieres at UNITED SOLOFEST 2023

Picture Pending Productions present the World Premiere of LENI'S LAST LAMENT, by Gil Kofman. Directed by Richard Caliban (OBIE and Outer Critics Circle award-winning production of Mac Wellman's Crowbar) and starring OBIE winner Jodie Markell. Part of the United SoloFest Saturday March 25th at 7pm on Theater Row, 410 W. 42nd St. NYC. 

Interview: Emily Feldman Talks 'Me Too' Origins of THE BEST WE COULD, Being Inspired by Thornton Wilder & More

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with playwright Emily Feldman, as she discusses the world premiere of her play The Best We Could, now playing at Manhattan Theatre Club.

THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere to Begin Previews Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin will now begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 8, at New York City Center – Stage I.

VIDEO: Austin Butler Reveals How Working on Broadway With Denzel Washington Changed His Career

Austin Butler sat down on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to discuss starring in Baz Luhrmann's recent Elvis biopic. During the interview, Butler discussed how doing Iceman Cometh with Denzel Washington on Broadway changed his career, crediting Washington has one of the reasons he secured the role of Elvis. Watch the interview now!

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Three Clip

The third and final season of Arian Moayed’s Emmy Award nominated series THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF, starring Tony Award Winning Kelli O’Hara, will launch this week on Topic. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip of Kelli O'Hara in the new season, which will also feature Judith Light, Joe Mantello, and more. Watch the new video clip now!

Michael Cerveris, Beth Leavel, Lilli Cooper & Alton Fitzgerald White to Headline National Dance Institute's 2022 Fall Benefit

National Dance Institute's 2022 Fall Benefit, taking place on Monday, October 24, 2022, will be an intimate evening of song and dance featuring special performances by Tony Award Winner Michael Cerveris, Tony Award Nominee Lilli Cooper, Broadway's longest-running 'King!' Alton Fitzgerald White, and Tony Award Winner Beth Leavel.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Announces Final Casting for the 2022 National Playwrights Conference

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced the casts for the final two plays featured in the 2022 National Playwrights Conference: House of India by Deepak Kumar and Nightwatch by Max Yu.

Photos: See Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera & More at the National Dance Institute's 46th Annual Gala

National Dance Institute’s 46th Annual Gala raised over $1.5 million to support its award-winning arts education programs that reach 60,000 children every year.  The event featured performances by children from New York City public schools who benefit from NDI’s arts education programs.  

National Dance Institute Celebrates Brian Stokes Mitchell at 46th Annual Gala

National Dance Institute, the nonprofit arts education organization founded by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, will host its 46th Annual Gala in celebration of NDI’s extraordinary work in bringing dance, music, and arts education to children in New York City public schools, across the United States, and around the world.

Frank Wood FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frank Wood has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

Frank Wood has not appeared in the West End.

Frank Wood has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in "Side Man".

Frank Wood has won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in "Side Man".

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