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George Lee Andrews

 
Date Of Birth:
October 13, 1942 (79)
Birth Place:
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Bio:
50+ years in Theatre. Guinness World Record: Longest Running Actor in Broadway History - Phantom Of The Opera, 9382 performances. 5 Broadway Shows, New York City Opera, countless varied others. Happy NYC Family Life. (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: October 13, 1942 (79)

Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI, USA

Bio:
50+ years in Theatre. Guinness World Record: Longest Running Actor in Broadway History - Phantom Of The Opera, 9382 performances. 5 Broadway Shows, New York City Opera, countless varied others. Happy NYC Family Life. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Ensemble
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2010
Grand Vizier
The Soap Manufacturer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Hucklebee [Replacement]
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Walt Spoon
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [NYCO Revival], 1991
Fredrik Egerman
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 1990
Fredrik Egerman
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]
Monsieur André [Replacement]
Don Attilio
Passarino
Monsieur Firmin (Understudy)
Monsieur André (Understudy)
  [Canada]
World Premiere, 1986
Other Roles
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Old Merlin
Old Soldier
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Max Jacobs
Oscar Jaffee (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1977
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1974
Fredrik Egerman
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Frid
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1972
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1968
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [Replacement]
El Gallo [The Narrator] [Replacement]
El Gallo [Replacement]

Photos

Margery Cohen, George Lee Andrews, Loni Ackerman Photo

Margery Cohen, George Lee Andrews, Loni Ackerman

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Date:
11/03/2021
Loni Ackerman, George Lee Andrews and Margery Cohen Photo

Loni Ackerman, George Lee Andrews and Margery Cohen

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Date:
11/02/2021
Rebecca Luker and George Lee Andrews Photo

Rebecca Luker and George Lee Andrews

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Date:
01/25/2018
Rebecca Luker, George Lee Andrews and Norm Lewis Photo

Rebecca Luker, George Lee Andrews and Norm Lewis

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Date:
01/25/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Ensemble

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2010
Grand Vizier

The Soap Manufacturer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Hucklebee [Replacement]

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Walt Spoon

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [NYCO Revival], 1991
Fredrik Egerman

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Revival, 1990
Fredrik Egerman

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur Firmin [Replacement]

Monsieur André [Replacement]

Don Attilio

Passarino

Monsieur Firmin (Understudy)

Monsieur André (Understudy)

  [Canada]
World Premiere, 1986
Other Roles

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Old Merlin

Old Soldier

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1978
Max Jacobs

Oscar Jaffee (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1977
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1974
Fredrik Egerman

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1973
Frid

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1972
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1968
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [Replacement]

El Gallo [The Narrator] [Replacement]

El Gallo [Replacement]

George Lee Andrews Biography

50+ years in Theatre. Guinness World Record: Longest Running Actor in Broadway History - Phantom Of The Opera, 9382 performances. 5 Broadway Shows, New York City Opera, countless varied others. Happy NYC Family Life.




George Lee Andrews News

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Out Now Photo SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL¬†has announced the release of¬†Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer¬†Stephen Sondheim.

LISTEN: Jacob Hoffman Sings 'You Could Drive a Person Crazy' From SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED Photo LISTEN: Jacob Hoffman Sings 'You Could Drive a Person Crazy' From SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

To kick off your week, we have an exclusive first listen to an all new track from¬†Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Two, out tomorrow¬†from Yellow Sound Label.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Release Date Announced Photo SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS ‚Ä" VOLUME TWO Release Date Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL¬†has announced the release of¬†Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions ‚Äď Volume Two, the next installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer¬†Stephen Sondheim.

Photos: The York Theatre Company's 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honors Richard M Photo Photos: The York Theatre Company's 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honors Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

The York Theatre Company Announces Show Only Single Tickets for 29th Oscar Hammerstei Photo The York Theatre Company Announces Show Only Single Tickets for 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

The York Theatre Company has announced show-only tickets are now available for the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, honoring musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire on Monday evening, November 1, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom.

Casting Announced For Actors Theatre Of Indiana's LOMBARDI Photo Casting Announced For Actors Theatre Of Indiana's LOMBARDI
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

Actors Theatre of Indiana will present its next production in the 2021-2022 season beginning October 29, 2021 and running through November 21, 2021. LOMBARDI is the story of the complex and charismatic Vince Lombardi, coach of the 1965 champion Green Bay Packers, and his wife Marie.

BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at 54 Below Photo BWW Interview: Phil Geoffrey Bond of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED at 54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 19, 2020

Ten years of SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED came to an abrupt halt in March. Now Phil Geoffrey Bond prepares for the first-ever film version of his creation to debut on December 26th, care of 54 Below.

RECAP: Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury Sang on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury Sang on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020

Stars in the House continued Tuesday night (8pm) with Broadway Record Breakers with Marlene Danielle, Alton Fitzgerald White and Donna Marie Asbury.

New Musical LAUGH WHILE YOU CAN Comes to Torn Page This Weekend Photo New Musical LAUGH WHILE YOU CAN Comes to Torn Page This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2020

A studio presentation of a?oeLaugh While You Can,a?? a new musical by Celine Carroll and Fiona Looney directed by the internationally celebrated director Ray Yeates, will be seen as part of the 2020 Origin 1st Irish Theatre Festival in three performances this weekend.  Music direction is by veteran Broadway music director Jeffrey Saver.  

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt. 

George Lee Andrews Videos

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE 11- Brandon Victor Dixon, Brynn O'Malley & More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2013

If It Only Even Runs A Minute 11 is the eleventh edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated the first time around. The most recent show featured a cast reunion of the entire original cast of Maltby & Shire's Starting Here, Starting Now: Loni Ackerman, George Lee Andrews, and Margery Cohen, who shared stories about creating the show and singing numbers that they originated in 1977. BroadwayWorld brings you concert highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin Thanks Fans Before EVITA's Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2012

Evita star Ricky Martin took a moment to thank his fans before the show's premiere tonight. Watch Martin's video below!

BWW TV: Oh, What a Show! First Video Preview of Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris in EVITA on Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - Apr 5, 2012

EVITA opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway and we've got a first look at Ricky Martin, Michael Cerveris, and Elena Roger in the just released production montage below! Stay tuned for full coverage of the show's star-studded opening night, beginning later this evening with our review roundup and continuing into tomorrow with interviews, photos and more!

BWW TV: Meet the Stars of EVITA! Ricky Martin, Elena Roger & Michael Cerveris Talk First Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2012

Previews for EVITA began last night, March 12, 2012 at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway in anticipation of the April 5, 2012 opening. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the show's first curtain call and post-show press conference and introduces you to the stars below!

BWW TV: EVITA is Back! Check out Ricky Martin, Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris & More in the Premiere Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 13, 2012

Previews for EVITA began March 12, 2012 at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway in anticipation of the April 5, 2012 opening. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the show's first curtain call and takes you inside the theater below!

STAGE TUBE: A Look Back at EVITA - Paige, LuPone, Madonna & More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2012

Previews for EVITA begin tonight, March 12, 2012 at the Marquis Theatre on Broadway in anticipation of the April 5, 2012 opening. In honor of this special day, we celebrate the leading ladies that have given Eva Peron life on the stage. Check out clips of Elaine Paige, Patti LuPone, Madonna, and Elena Roger in action below!

STAGE TUBE: EVITA's Ricky Martin & Elena Roger Pose for People En Espanol; Inside the Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2012

Rehearsals now underway for the new Broadway production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary seven-time Tony Award-winning musical, EVITA,.The musical stars Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger making her Broadway debut as Eva Peron, world renowned music artist Ricky Martin as Che and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Peron. The cast will also feature Christina DeCicco as the alternate for Eva Peron (Weds eve; Sat mat), Max von Essen as Magaldi and Rachel Potter as the Mistress. Directed by Tony and Olivier Award-winner Michael Grandage and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Rob Ashford, EVITA begins previews on March 12 and Opening Night is set for April 5, 2012. Recently, Roger and Martin posed for a special photo shoot with People Magazine and below, we bring you a look behind-the-scenes at the shoot!

STAGE TUBE: EVITA Marquee Going Up!
by Stage Tube - Jan 24, 2012

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's landmark musical EVITA opens April 5, 2012 at the Marquis Theatre. Previews begin Monday, March 12, 2012. Joining the previously announced stars of EVITA - world renowned music artist Ricky Martin as Che, Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger in her Broadway debut as Eva Perón and Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón - are Max Von Essen as Magaldi, Rachel Potter as the Mistress, and Christina DeCicco as the alternate/standby for Eva Perón. The marquee is in the process of going up and BroadwayWorld brings you a look of the new marquee under contruction below!

STAGE TUBE: George Lee Andrews Talks Final PHANTOM Show & More With The Early Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 2, 2011

George Lee Andrews holds the Guinness World Record for the longest run in the same Broadway show in history for Phantom of the Opera. He was in the Broadway company when the production opened in 1988, is still in the current cast. He has been playing the role of André since 2000, having played Firmin for the preceding decade. Below, Andrews talks Phantom, what it has meant to him these past two decades and what it's like to be leaving the show after all this time after tomorrow's 9,382nd performance.

BWW TV: Bway Beat Captures 23 Years of PHANTOM Celebration
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 28, 2011

The longest-running show in Broadway history, the Cameron Mackintosh/Really Useful Group, Inc. production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, directed by Harold Prince, reached an unprecedented milestone on January 26, 2011, when it celebrated its Twenty-Third Anniversary on Broadway. Playing its 9,566th & 9,567th performances at The Majestic Theatre (247 West 44th Street), it becomes the first Broadway production ever to have run 23 years. Broadway Beat was there for the occasion and brings you coverage below.


George Lee Andrews Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has George Lee Andrews been in?
George Lee Andrews has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has George Lee Andrews been in?
George Lee Andrews has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was George Lee Andrews's first West End show?
George Lee Andrews's first West End show was Paradise Found which opened in 2010