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Gene Frankel

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1975]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1972]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1969]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1968]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1962]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1961]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Director

Gene Frankel Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 1960 - Best Director Gold Star
Gene FrankelMachinal
 
Obie Awards - 1957 - Best Director Gold Star
Gene Frankel, Volpone

Gene Frankel News

BABY JESSICA'S WELL-MADE PLAY to Open at Pipeline Theatre Company in February Photo BABY JESSICA'S WELL-MADE PLAY to Open at Pipeline Theatre Company in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2023

Pipeline Theatre Company will present Baby Jessica’s Well-Made Play, an interactive performance for one person at a time that is loosely inspired by the 1987 true story of Baby Jessica and the collective experience of her 58-hour rescue.

ADUNNI Comes to The Chain Theatre One Act Festival 2023 Photo ADUNNI Comes to The Chain Theatre One Act Festival 2023
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2023

ADUNNI, written and directed by Taiwo Aloba, will play at CHAIN THEATER (312 W 36th St. 4th floor, New York, NY) as part of the Chain Theatre One Act Festival 2023 on Saturday, February 18th, Wednesday, February 22nd, Thursday, February 23rd, and Saturday, February 25th.

QUAIL TALES Premiere At The Players Theatre, February 11, 2023 Photo QUAIL TALES Premiere At The Players Theatre, February 11, 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 21, 2022

Quail Tales is a new fairy tale extravaganza for the digital age! On February 11, 2023, join us at The Players Theatre in New York City for a night of absurd and magical comedy plays by Christine Stoddard and performed by the rambunctious Quail Bell Crew.

Fire on the Moon Presents Immersive Theatrical Experience NIGHTTIME STORIES: A DOOMED Photo Fire on the Moon Presents Immersive Theatrical Experience NIGHTTIME STORIES: A DOOMED VILLAGE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2022

Those looking to immerse themselves in a new theatrical experience this new year will rejoice as Fire on the Moon, a New York-based production startup dedicated to helping musicians create quality promotional content and captivating performances, has announced the debut of the first installment of its new music-driven, walkthrough series entitled Nighttime Stories: A Doomed Village this January.

POET VOICE SUCKS to Return To Broadway Comedy Club For Fourth Edition This Month Photo POET VOICE SUCKS to Return To Broadway Comedy Club For Fourth Edition This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022

Poet Voice Sucks, a funny poetry series featuring humorous poetry performed by writers, comedians, and actors, returns for its fourth edition at the Broadway Comedy Club on December 18th.

BAM Announces 2023 Winter‚Ä"Spring Season Featuring Zadie Smith's Playwriting Debut,  Photo BAM Announces 2023 Winter‚Ä"Spring Season Featuring Zadie Smith's Playwriting Debut, US Premiere of AGUA & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2022

BAM will gather audiences and communities together for a thrilling range of performances in its winter-spring 2023 season.

MOXIE Productions and The Grange Hall Cultural Center Welcome Valerie David's Solo Sh Photo MOXIE Productions and The Grange Hall Cultural Center Welcome Valerie David's Solo Show, BAGGAGE FROM BaghDAD
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

Performer/playwright Valerie David of New York City returns to the Grange Hall Cultural Center on Sunday, December 11, 2022 @ 3 pm performing in her award-winning solo show, Baggage From BaghDAD: Becoming My Father's Daughter, as well as being GHCC's 2022 Artist-In-Residence recipient for the second time.

QUAIL BELL'S WACKY WINTER VARIETY SHOW Announced At Broadway Comedy Club Photo QUAIL BELL'S WACKY WINTER VARIETY SHOW Announced At Broadway Comedy Club
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 5, 2022

Quail Bell Productions presents a variety show full of delicious, stupendous & funny ha-ha acts! Hosted by Christine Stoddard & Jess Appel at the Broadway Comedy Club at 6 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2022.

COCOON by Kotryna Gesait to Make US Debut at The Gene Frankel Theatre in November Photo COCOON by Kotryna Gesait to Make US Debut at The Gene Frankel Theatre in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Cocoon, an interactive new play¬†written and directed by¬†Kotryna Gesait,¬†will make its U.S. debut this fall, November 16th¬†‚Äď December 10th¬†at¬†The Gene Frankel Theatre after seasons of sold-out performances at Australia‚Äôs various Fringe Festivals including, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Fringe, Midsumma Festival and Wynnum Fringe 2018 ‚Äď 2022.¬†

Rhonda 'Passion' Hansome Will Direct DUST OF EGYPT at NY Theater Festival Photo Rhonda 'Passion' Hansome Will Direct DUST OF EGYPT at NY Theater Festival
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022

Karin Abarbanel's 60-minute play dramatizes the fight of Sojourner Truth, the Black abolitionist and women's rights advocate, to save her enslaved son.

Gene Frankel Videos

STAGE TUBE: WINTER UNDER THE TABLE Comes to NYC in New English Translation
by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2014

WINTER UNDER THE TABLE by Roland Topor is returning to the New York stage after 12 years. With a new translation by Eniko Imre, Pilvax Productions is reintroducing this lesser known, delightful French comedy with an international cast. The show will be at The Gene Frankel Theatre in Manhattan from September 11th through the 14th.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Planet Connections' THE HOLY COWS OF CREDENCE, SOUTH DAKOTA
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2013

This summer, The Holy Cows of Credence, South Dakota, directed by Rodrigo E. Bola√Īos, will be presented as part of the 5th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festivity will take place now through June 24 at the Gene Frankel and Robert Moss Theatres. The musical, with Book by Mark-Eugene Garcia (Standby: The Musical) , Music and Lyrics by David and Paul Rigano (The Rigano Songbook), and based on the play 'Holy Cows' by Carolyn Lardinois English and Royal Crane, will be directed by Rodrigo E. Bola√Īos with Choreography by Donald Garverick. Click below for a sneak peek!


Gene Frankel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Gene Frankel been nominated for?
Best Director (Obie Awards) for Machinal and Best Director (Obie Awards) for Volpone .

What awards has Gene Frankel won?
Best Director (Obie Awards) for Machinaland Best Director (Obie Awards) for Volpone.