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Gene Barry

 
Gene Barry Headshot
Date of Birth: June 14, 1919 (103)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Georges
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1978
Performer
  [Broadway]
1962
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1960
Destry
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Performer
Laszlo
The Publisher
A Good Humor Man
Announcer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
The Doctor
  [Broadway]
1946
Dorante, Comte De Chateau-Gaillard
  [Broadway]
1944
Lieutenant Bunin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1943
Other Roles
Nova Kovich
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1942
Falke
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1942
Captain Paul Duval

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Georges

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1978
Performer

  [Broadway]
1962
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1960
Destry

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
Performer

Laszlo

The Publisher

A Good Humor Man

Announcer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1950
The Doctor

  [Broadway]
1946
Dorante, Comte De Chateau-Gaillard

  [Broadway]
1944
Lieutenant Bunin

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1943
Other Roles

Nova Kovich

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1942
Falke

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1942
Captain Paul Duval


Gene Barry Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Gene Barry, La Cage aux Folles

Gene Barry News

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS & WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE Set Blu-Ray Release Photo THE WAR OF THE WORLDS & WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE Set Blu-Ray Release
by Michael Major - Sep 12, 2022

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS and WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE will be released as a double feature in the collectible Paramount Presents line! Enjoy two of the most iconic science fiction epics in one limited-edition package: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS makes its 4K Ultra HD debut and is accompanied by WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE for the first time on Blu-ray‚ĄĘ.

Theater Stories: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, Vaudeville History, 
Theater Ghosts and More Photo Theater Stories: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, Vaudeville History, Theater Ghosts and More About The Palace Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Palace Theatre! Learn about the theatre's rich history with vaudeville, the films to have made their premiere at the theatre, including Citizen Kane and others, the most recent show to be performed in the theatre, the SpongeBob musical, and much more!

VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Celebrating Composer Jerry Herman Photo VIDEO: On This Day, July 10- Celebrating Composer Jerry Herman
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2020

Herman is known for his work on Broadway classics such as Hello, Dolly!, Mame, La Cage Aux Folles, Dear World, Mack & Mabel, The Grand Tour, Milk & Honey and many more. He has been nominated for five Tony Awards, and won twice, for Hello, Dolly! and La Cage Aux Folles. He received a Lifetime Achievement Tony Award in 2009, and a Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.

Breaking: Legendary Composer and Lyricist Jerry Herman Has Passed Away at 88 Photo Breaking: Legendary Composer and Lyricist Jerry Herman Has Passed Away at 88
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that legendary Tony Award winning composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has passed away. He died in Miami on December 26, due to pulmonary complications. He was 88 years old.

BWW CLOSE UP: LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS Photo BWW CLOSE UP: LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 22, 2018

El proximo 14 septiembre llega al Teatre Tivoli de Barcelona la nueva produccion de LA JAULA DE LAS LOCAS, dirigida y protagonizada por Àngel Llacer, que comparte cartel con Ivan Labanda, y que mejor motivo para hacer un repaso por la historia de este clasico de Broadway que tantas barreras ha roto.

BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at MNM Productions Photo BWW Review: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at MNM Productions
by John Lariviere - Oct 8, 2017

MNM Productions presents La Cage aux Folles, featuring music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and a book by Harvey Fierstein through October 22, 2017.

MoMI to Highlight Sam Fuller's War Movies in 'FILM IS LIKE A BATTLEGROUND' Photo MoMI to Highlight Sam Fuller's War Movies in 'FILM IS LIKE A BATTLEGROUND'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

American director Samuel Fuller famously said 'A film is like a battleground,' in his cameo in Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot Le Fou. 'There's love, hate, action, violence, death. In one word, emotion.'

MoMI to Highlight Sam Fuller's War Movies in 'FILM IS LIKE A BATTLEGROUND' Photo MoMI to Highlight Sam Fuller's War Movies in 'FILM IS LIKE A BATTLEGROUND'
by Movies News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

American director Samuel Fuller famously said 'A film is like a battleground,' in his cameo in Jean-Luc Godard's Pierrot Le Fou. 'There's love, hate, action, violence, death. In one word, emotion.'

KINKY BOOTS Cast is Auctioning Off Collectibles to Raise Money for Cast Member's Canc Photo KINKY BOOTS Cast is Auctioning Off Collectibles to Raise Money for Cast Member's Cancer Treatment
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2017

Alternative Press is reporting that the cast of Kinky Boots is currently running an online auction of collectibles and fan experiences to raise money for Eric L. Summers who is currently battling cancer. All proceeds will go towards his medical bills.

Everybody Say Yeah! Original KINKY BOOTS Stars Billy Porter and Stark Sands Will Retu Photo Everybody Say Yeah! Original KINKY BOOTS Stars Billy Porter and Stark Sands Will Return this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Tony Award winner Billy Porter (whose recent studio album: Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers debuted at #2 on the iTunes R&B charts) and Tony Award nominee Stark Sands (who appears alongside Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in Spielberg's upcoming The Papers) will return to Kinky Boots this fall.

Gene Barry Videos

STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Cyndi Lauper Talks Composing, the Tonys and More!
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2013

ABC went backstage with KINKY BOOTS' composer and '80s pop icon Cyndi Lauper, who might be the first woman to win a Tony Award for best original score. The musical just received 13 Tony nominations. Watch the interview below!

VIDEO: Harvey Fierstein, Billy Porter Chat KINKY BOOTS on Wendy Williams
by Caryn Robbins - May 3, 2013

On today's 'The Wendy Williams Show', KINKY BOOTS creator Harvey Fierstein and star Billy Porter tell Wendy about their new Broadway musical, that just received 13 Tony nominations. Check out the clip below!

VIDEO: Cyndi Lauper Talks KINKY BOOTS with Jay Leno!
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2013

Last night, April 12, Jay Leno's guests included Adam Levine and Cyndi Lauper, with musical guest The Airborne Toxic Event. Lauper discussed her Broadway musical KINKY BOOTS, and you can check out the interview below!

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Cast of KINKY BOOTS- Stark Sands, Billy Porter, Annaleigh Ashford and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2013

Kinky Boots, the hotly anticipated new musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), will begin previews Sunday, March 3 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street). Kinky Boots, directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, opens Thursday, April 4, 2013. The cast and creative team met the press yesterday at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the festivities. Check out what they had to say about the new musical below!

STAGE TUBE: Cyndi Lauper Talks KINKY BOOTS on TODAY!
by Stage Tube - Jan 7, 2013

Cyndi Lauper just visited the Today Show where she chatted with Hoda Kotb and Meredith Vieira about her new reality show, "Cyndi Lauper: Still so Unusual," as well as her Broadway-bound musical KINKY BOOTS. Check out what she had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Broadway-Bound KINKY BOOTS!
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2012

The new musical Kinky Boots, from four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), will begin preview performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, with an official opening night set for Thursday, April 4, 2013. Check out a sneak peek promo for the show below!

STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS Billboard Goes Up in Times Square!
by Stage Tube - Nov 26, 2012

The new musical Kinky Boots, from four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), will begin preview performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, with an official opening night set for Thursday, April 4, 2013. In anticipation of the musical's big debut, a new Kinky Boots billboard just went up in Times Square. Click below to watch a time-lapse video of the installation!

STAGE TUBE: David Rockwell Talks KINKY BOOTS and HOUDINI Set Designs!
by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2012

ARTINFO's Patrick Pacheco and NY1 theater reporter Frank DiLella sat down with architect and producer David Rockwell to talk about his most recent set designs for the Broadway musicals Kinky Boots and the upcoming Houdini. Watch the interview below! Rockwell has also designed sets for Broadway's Dead Accounts, Elf, The Normal Heart, Catch Me If You Can, A Free Man Of Color, Legally Blonde, Hairspray, All Shook Up, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and The Rocky Horror Show.

BWW TV Chicago: First Look at New Musical Kinky Boots on Stage!
by Robert Diamond - Oct 18, 2012

BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the production!

STAGE TUBE: KINKY BOOTS' Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper Visit WGN News
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2012

The World Premiere of Kinky Boots, the new musical brings together four-time Tony¬ģ Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy¬ģ Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics). Directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots is currently playing the Bank of America Theatre (18 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL) through November 4, 2012, in advance of a Broadway opening. In the video below, Harvey Fierstein & Cyndi Lauper chat about the show on WGN News. Check out what they had to say below!


Gene Barry Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Gene Barry been in?
Gene Barry has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Gene Barry been in?
Gene Barry has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Gene Barry been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for La Cage aux Folles .