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George Rose

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1987
General
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1985
Mayor Thomas Sapsea / Mr. William Cartwright, Your Chairman
Mayor Thomas Sapsea/Your Chairman, Mr. William Cartwright
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Mayor Thomas Sapsea/Your Chairman, William Cartwright
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Reverend Ernest Lynton
  [Broadway]
1984
Stephen Fauldgate
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Dr. Josef Winkler
  [Broadway]
1983
Boris Kolenkhov [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1981
Major-General Stanley
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Mr. Darling/Captain Hook
Mr. Darling
Captain Hook
  [Broadway]
1978
Hawkins
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1976
Alfred P. Doolittle
  [Broadway]
1974
Henry
  [Broadway]
1972
Mr. Booker
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1971
Louis Greff
  [Broadway]
1970
Andrew Wyke [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Louis Greff
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1969
Performer
The Carpenter
Steward
January
  [Broadway]
1968
Truscott
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Henry Horatio Hobson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1965
Martin Ruiz
  [Broadway]
1964
Glas
  [Broadway]
1964
First Gravedigger
  [Broadway]
1961
The Common Man
  [Broadway]
1959
Dogberry
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer
  [Broadway]
1946
Chorus of Theban Elders
  [Broadway]
1946
Sir Christopher Hatton
  [Broadway]
1946
Thomas
Peto
Mouldy
Lord Bardolph
  [Broadway]
1946
Peto
  [Off-Broadway]
Concert [Off-Broadway], 1977
Mr. Maraczek
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1973
Performer

Photos

Kirsten Quinn, Ian Agnew, Tyler Brennan Photo

Kirsten Quinn, Ian Agnew, Tyler Brennan

From: 
Date:
06/02/2017
Welcome to the opening night party Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose" Photo

Welcome to the opening night party Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose"

From: 
Date:
02/01/2017
Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose Photo

Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose

From: 
Date:
01/27/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1987
General

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1985
Mayor Thomas Sapsea / Mr. William Cartwright, Your Chairman

Mayor Thomas Sapsea/Your Chairman, Mr. William Cartwright

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1985
Mayor Thomas Sapsea/Your Chairman, William Cartwright

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Reverend Ernest Lynton

  [Broadway]
1984
Stephen Fauldgate

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Dr. Josef Winkler

  [Broadway]
1983
Boris Kolenkhov [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1981
Major-General Stanley

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1979
Mr. Darling/Captain Hook

Mr. Darling

Captain Hook

  [Broadway]
1978
Hawkins

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1976
Alfred P. Doolittle

  [Broadway]
1974
Henry

  [Broadway]
1972
Mr. Booker

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1971
Louis Greff

  [Broadway]
1970
Andrew Wyke [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Louis Greff

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1969
Performer

The Carpenter

Steward

January

  [Broadway]
1968
Truscott

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Henry Horatio Hobson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1965
Martin Ruiz

  [Broadway]
1964
Glas

  [Broadway]
1964
First Gravedigger

  [Broadway]
1961
The Common Man

  [Broadway]
1959
Dogberry

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer

  [Broadway]
1946
Chorus of Theban Elders

  [Broadway]
1946
Sir Christopher Hatton

  [Broadway]
1946
Thomas

Peto

Mouldy

Lord Bardolph

  [Broadway]
1946
Peto

  [Off-Broadway]
Concert [Off-Broadway], 1977
Mr. Maraczek

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1973
Performer


George Rose Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
George Rose, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1981 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
George Rose, The Pirates of Penzance
 
Tony Awards - 1981 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
George Rose , The Pirates of Penzance
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
George Rose, The Kingfisher
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1977 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
George Rose, She Loves Me
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
George Rose, My Fair Lady
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
George Rose , My Fair Lady
 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
George Rose, My Fat Friend
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1974 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
George Rose, My Fat Friend
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1974 - Best Actor Gold Star
George Rose, My Fat Friend
 
Tony Awards - 1970 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
George Rose, Coco

George Rose News

Tony Award-Winning Producer David Elliott Joins Cape Playhouse as Artistic Director Photo Tony Award-Winning Producer David Elliott Joins Cape Playhouse as Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

The Cape Cod Center for the Arts, which owns and operates the historic Cape Playhouse, is welcoming Tony Award-winning producer David Elliott as its new Artistic Director. He replaces Michael Rader, who returned to New York City last spring to pursue other directing and producing opportunities.

Getting to Know...Studio Tenn Artistic Director PATRICK CASSIDY Photo Getting to Know...Studio Tenn Artistic Director PATRICK CASSIDY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2021

Though hard to believe it may be, Studio Tenn artistic director Patrick Cassidy and his wife Melissa Hurley Cassidy have been Tennesseans for well over a year now ‚Äď he took the reins at Studio Tenn, the Franklin-based professional theater company that has gained critical acclaim and national notoriety during its existence for its unique blend of musicals and original plays ‚Äď but only now, as theater re-emerges from the dark days of a pandemic-related shutdown, have we managed to get the peripatetic Mr. Cassidy to take time out from his hectic schedule to answer our questions and give BroadwayWorld readers a chance to get to know him better.

MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET Starring Sam Bolen, Christian Douglas & Bobby Smith Now Str Photo MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET Starring Sam Bolen, Christian Douglas & Bobby Smith Now Streaming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Signature Theatre has released Midnight at The Never Get, the third production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. With book, music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson grant winner Mark Sonnenblick, Midnight at The Never Get features the performance of a lifetime from a 1960s underground gay nightclub in Greenwich Village. 

Sam Bolen, Christian Douglas and Bobby Smith to Star in MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET Photo Sam Bolen, Christian Douglas and Bobby Smith to Star in MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2021

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and dates for Midnight at The Never Get, the third production in the Signature Features 2021 Season. With book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Larson grant winner Mark Sonnenblick, Midnight at The Never Get features the performance of a lifetime from a 1960s underground gay nightclub in Greenwich Village. 

BWW Interview: At Home with GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIP Founder Rian Keating Photo BWW Interview: At Home with GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIP Founder Rian Keating
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 4, 2021

Rian Keating puts himself out on a line when he performs his club acts, but this deaf cabaret singing storyteller also puts himself on a line every day, living the life he wants to and helping those in need... and from the day the teenage Rian arrived in New York City, that's been his way.

Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Estelle Parsons and Maury Yeston Photo Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Estelle Parsons and Maury Yeston
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 15, 2020

On Sunday, January 26, 2020, Encompass New Opera Theatre (Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director), The Board of Trustees and The Encompass Honorary Gala Chair, Sheldon Harnick will pay tribute to Academy Award and Tony Award-winning luminaries, ESTELLE PARSONS and MAURY YESTON, with a star-studded musical salute. The elegant evening - hosted by Midge Woolsey of Thirteen/WNET and WQXR Radio - will feature recollections and tributes by well-known Musical Theatre and Opera personalities and friends. Dazzling musical entertainment will feature stars of stage and screen.

Photo Coverage: Ed Dixon Tells Show Stories at The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: Ed Dixon Tells Show Stories at The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 13, 2019

Ed Dixon, Drama Desk winner, Helen Hayes winner, star of countless Broadway shows returned to The Green Room 42 with the world premiere of his new one man show, SHOW STORIES.

Photo Coverage: WHODUNIT The Musical Plays The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: WHODUNIT The Musical Plays The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 21, 2019

A holiday in the country turns deadly-and hilarious-in the concert premiere of Ed Dixon's Whodunit...The Musical. Directed by Peter Flynn (Smart Blonde, Curvy Widow), the whip-smart musical comedy with a touch of mayhem played one night only at The Green Room 42 (Yotel NYC, 570 10th Ave. at 42nd St.) on Wednesday, November 20.

WHODUNIT The Musical Comes to The Green Room 42 Photo WHODUNIT The Musical Comes to The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2019

A holiday in the country turns deadlya?"and hilariousa?"in the concert premiere of Ed Dixon's Whodunit...The Musical. Directed by Peter Flynn (Smart Blonde, Curvy Widow), the whip-smart musical comedy with a touch of mayhem will play one night only at The Green Room 42 (Yotel NYC, 570 10th Ave. at 42nd St.) on Wednesday, November 20 at 7pm. Tickets, priced from $20, are available online at https://thegreenroom42.poptix.com.

BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Mesa Encore Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Mesa Encore Theatre
by Timothy Shawver - Nov 13, 2019

Mesa Encore Theatre's current production of Gilbert and Sullivan's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE pushes the already campy comic opera.

George Rose Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RI VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Harriet Harris, Ed Dixon Lead World Premiere Of RIVALS at Bristol Riverside Theatre
by Alan Henry - Oct 29, 2018

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018-19 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on the famously funny farce about Mrs. Malaprop, running October 30 - November 18. Check out footage of the cast in rehearsal below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of GEORGIE: MY ADVENTURES WITH GEORGE ROSE
by TV - Opening Night Special - Feb 3, 2017

Producers Martin Platt and David Elliott with Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, Riki Kane Larimer, Richard Winkler, and Mike Blank, present the New York premiere of Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose, the new play written by and starring Ed Dixon (Sunset Boulevard, LES MISERABLES) with direction by Eric Schaeffer (Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/8/16- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2016

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/8/15- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2015

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/8- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2014

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/8- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2013

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/8- PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2012

Today in 1981, Joe Papp's revival of THe Pirates of Penzance opened at the Uris Theatre, where it ran for 787 performances. The Pirates of Penzance is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. The opera's official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York City on 31 December 1879, where the show was well received by both audiences and critics. Pirates was the fifth Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration and introduced the much-parodied Major-General's Song.


George Rose Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has George Rose been in?
George Rose has appeared on Broadway in 25 shows.

How many West End shows has George Rose been in?
George Rose has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was George Rose's first West End show?
George Rose's first West End show was Living for Pleasure which opened in 1958

What awards has George Rose been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Pirates of Penzance , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Pirates of Penzance , Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Kingfisher , Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for She Loves Me , Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fair Lady , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for My Fair Lady , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for My Fat Friend , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fat Friend Best Actor (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for My Fat Friend and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Coco .

What awards has George Rose won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Kingfisher, Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fair Lady Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for My Fat Friendand Best Actor (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for My Fat Friend.