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Fritz Weaver

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

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Fritz Weaver STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Messerschmann

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1991
Deputy-Governor Danforth

[Broadway]
1989
Andrew Makepiece Ladd III [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Niles Harris

[Broadway]
1979
Walter Franz

[Broadway]
1974
Ronald [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1970
Jerome Malley

[Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1968
Henry Higgins

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Sherlock Holmes

[Broadway]
1964
Franklin Pierce

Woodrow Wilson

Thomas Jefferson

Millard Fillmore

Mark Twain

Captain Sigsbee

Andrew Jackson

Abraham Lincoln

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1963
Performer

[Broadway]
1963
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
Henderson

[Broadway]
1961
Benjamin Beaurevers [Replacement]

[Broadway]
1959
Dion Anthony

[Broadway]
1957
A Boy

[Broadway]
1956
Marc Bradley

[Broadway]
1955
Maitland


Fritz Weaver Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Fritz Weaver, The Price


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performance

Fritz Weaver, Child's Play


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Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Fritz Weaver , Child's Play


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1956 - Performance

Fritz Weaver, The Chalk Garden

Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Fritz Weaver, The Chalk Garden

Fritz Weaver News


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TRYING by Joanna McClelland Glass will reopen Palm Beach Dramaworks this month. Learn how to purchase tickets!
How Often Are American Presidents Depicted on Stage?

This time, the reader question was: Oh, Mary! currently has so much buzz off-Broadway. What is the history of American presidents being depicted on stage?
David Morse and His Wife Susan Wheeler Will Perform A.R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS in Valentine's Day Benefit For Quintessence Theatre

This Valentine’s Day, Quintessence Theatre is celebrating love in all of its messy glory with a performance starring award-winning television, film and stage actor David Morse* and his wife, Susan Wheeler.
THE CRUCIBLE to be Presented Selected as Part of Bay Street's Literature Live! Series

Meet the cast and crew of Arthur Miller's 'The Crucible,' the selected presentation for Bay Street's Literature Live! series. Get a behind-the-scenes look at this year's production.
Haunted Houses: The Untold Ghost Stories of Broadway with Jennifer Ashley Tepper!

When you think 'haunted houses' you probably don't picture the inside of a theatre. But with an over 100 year history, many of Broadway's most famous houses are positively teeming with reports of the supernatural.
Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.
Rialto Chatter: Will Elaine May and Frank Langella Lead LOVE LETTERS Off-Broadway?

Could Love Letters be headed off-Broadway, starring Elaine May and Frank Langella? According to Showbiz411, the duo will lead the A.R. Gurney play this spring at the Acorn Theater on W 42nd St. The production is expected to begin in March.
Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks to Stage and Screen Star Inga Swenson

One of Broadway's most legendary sopranos, Tony nominee Inga Swenson, joins Rob and Kevin via phone to look back on her incredible career which includes films like The Miracle Worker, television like Benson and The Golden Girls, and theater credits including New Faces of 1956, Peer Gynt, Camelot, 110 in the Shade, Baker Street and many others!
A Celebration Of E. Katherine Kerr Announced At Playwrights Horizons

Friends, colleagues, and students of the highly regarded and much loved actor, teacher, writer, and director E. Katherine Kerr will gather on Monday, September 30, 2019, at 6:00 P.M. at Playwrights Horizons Peter Jay Sharp Theater to celebrate her life.
Sarah Stiles, Ephraim Sykes Receive 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2019 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Sarah Stiles (Tootsie) and Ephraim Sykes (Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of The Temptations).  The announcement was made by Judy Rice, president of the Foundation, which administers the awards.
Ashley Park & Sean Carvajal Receive Actors Equity's Clarence Derwent Award

The Actors' Equity Foundation's 2018 Clarence Derwent Awards for most promising female and male performers on the New York metropolitan scene have gone to Ashley Park (Mean Girls, KPOP) and Sean Carvajal (Jesus Hopped the A Train).
Industry Editor Exclusive: To Dim or Not to Dim? How Broadway Chooses When to Dim Its Marquees

A couple of weeks ago when five-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell died, I assumed the marquees of Broadway theaters would be dimmed. I emailed the Broadway League--the association of theatre owners and producers who issues press releases on such things--to ask 'when' it would happen. I don't know why I automatically assumed it would.
Book Event Panel Discussion On 'The Art Of Creativity' Comes to The Lambs, 3/12

The Unique Panel Discussion will celebrate a new book by Ronald Rand, "CREATE! How Extraordinary Artists Live to Create and Create to Live" at the historical theatrical club, The Lambs 3 West 51st Street, New York City, Monday, March 12th, 2018, 7:00-8:00pm. There is no charge for the Event. Seating is limited - reservations are necessary at: (212) 586-0306 or RSVP@The-Lambs.org     
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Original A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Star, Laurence Guittard

Today we are not in praise of women, but, in praise of the original Count Carl-Magnus, Laurence Guittard. One of Broadway's greatest voices swings by Shetler Studios to discuss some of the shows Laurence has appeared, including BAKER STREET, MAN OF LAMANCHA, ANYA, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOVE MATCH, OKLAHOMA, and countless others.
NY Public Library's Digital Curatorial Assistant, Stephen Bowie, on Revisiting BAKER STREET

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Stephen Bowie, Digital Curatorial Assistant of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, on Revisiting Baker Street: An Interview with Jerome Coopersmith.
Ronald Rand Hosts Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble Today

Tonight, July 12th, 6-7pm, International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC.
Ronald Rand to Host Panel for New Book 'CREATE' at Barnes & Noble

On July 12th, 6-7pm - International Goodwill Cultural Ambassador/performing artist Ronald Rand will be joined by legendary film star Brian Cox, stage and screen actress Nicole Ansari, one of America's greatest sculptors Carolyn D. Palmer, singer extraordinaire Julie Budd, Encompass New Opera Theatre artistic director Nancy Rhodes, Broadway and film director Michael Pressman, historian Louise Hirschfeld, and legendary portrait painter Everett Raymond Kinstler for an exciting panel discussion about creativity in film, theater, music and art at Barnes & Noble-Union Square, 33 East 17th Street, NYC.
Edward Albee, Debbie Reynolds Among Theater Legends Honored by TonyAwards.com

Each year, the Tony Awards release a list of names of friends and colleagues in the Broadway community who have left us during the past year.
Stars Come Out for Celebration of New Book CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live

On Friday, June 9th, 2017, 5-7pm — a Special Book Event for “CREATE! How Extraordinary People Live To Create and Create To Live” — a new book by best-selling author, Ronald Rand — will be held at The Drama Book Shop, 250 West 40 Street in New York City. 
Jennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop Today

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) today, December 1 at 5:30 PM.

Fritz Weaver FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Fritz Weaver been in?

Fritz Weaver has appeared on Broadway in 16 shows.

How many West End shows has Fritz Weaver been in?

Fritz Weaver has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Fritz Weaver been nominated for?

Fritz Weaver has been nominated for several awards including Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Price," Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for "Child's Play," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Child's Play," Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "The Chalk Garden," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Chalk Garden."

What awards has Fritz Weaver won?

Fritz Weaver has won the following awards: Outstanding Performance at the Drama Desk Awards for Child's Play, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for Child's Play, and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for The Chalk Garden.

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