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Hal Holbrook

 
Date of Birth: February 17, 1925 (97)

Birth Place: Cleveland, OH, USA

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2005
Mark Twain
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Senator Alan Hughes
  [Broadway]
1977
Mark Twain
  [Broadway]
1969
Mr. Winters
  [Broadway]
1968
Gene Garrison
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Adam [Replacement]
Captain Sanjar [Replacement]
Flip, the Prince, Charming [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1966
Mark Twain
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
The Twentieth Anniversary Production, 1965
The Gentleman Caller [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1965
M. Loyal
  [Broadway]
1964
Major
  [Broadway]
1964
Marco Polo
  [Broadway]
1964
Quentin (Alternate) [Replacement]
Quentin [Replacement]
Reverend Haley Barnes
  [Broadway]
1961
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1966]
Director


Hal Holbrook Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Hal Holbrook, Mark Twain Tonight!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1959 - Best Performance Gold Star
Hal HolbrookMark Twain Tonight
 
Obie Awards - 1959 - Special Citation Gold Star
Hal HolbrookMark Twain Tonight!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1959 - Special Citation Gold Star
Hal HolbrookMark Twain Tonight!

Hal Holbrook News

LEND ME A TENOR to Close Out International City Theatre 2022 Season Photo LEND ME A TENOR to Close Out International City Theatre 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

International City Theatre will present Lend Me A Tenor, the Tony-nominated screwball comedy by Ken Ludwig that’s guaranteed to leave audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter. The production runs October 21 through November 6.

JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date  Photo JIMMY AND CAROLYN Sets August 29 South County Film Premiere Date 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022

‚ÄĚJimmy and Carolyn‚ÄĚ, James Andrew Walsh's new comedy starring two-time Tony nominee and TV/Broadway star Mary Beth Peil (Dawson's Creek, The Good Wife,¬† HALSTON, Broadway's Anastasia) and TV/Broadway star Gregory Harrison (911,¬† Chesapeake Shores, Trapper John M.D.), shot entirely on location in Westerly, Rhode¬† Island, sets its South County Premiere at Bill Hanney's newly renovated All South Coun ty Luxury Cinemas, co-owned with Harold Blank and William Doherty, in Wakefield on¬† Monday, August 29, 2022.

The Duplex's Cabaret Theater Suffers Mild Damage Following Fire Photo The Duplex's Cabaret Theater Suffers Mild Damage Following Fire
by Team BWW - Jul 10, 2022

The Duplex, New York City's world famous cabaret and piano bar, recently reopened its cafe and piano bar following a building fire and power outage last weekend. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the venue's cabaret theater 'suffered a little damage,' but  the owner hopes for the space to reopen by the end of the month.

The Duplex Reopens Cafe and Piano Bar Following Fire and Power Outage Photo The Duplex Reopens Cafe and Piano Bar Following Fire and Power Outage
by Team BWW - Jul 6, 2022

The Duplex, New York City's world famous cabaret and piano bar, has officially reopened its cafe and piano bar following a building fire and power outage earlier this week. According to a recent Facebook post, the venue's upstairs and cabaret areas remain closed.

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10 Photo PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

The Lambs to Host A Discussion Of the Play CONSTELLATIONS This Week Photo The Lambs to Host A Discussion Of the Play CONSTELLATIONS This Week
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022

Constellations: Fate, Love, and the Power of Theatre. The Lambs hosts a discussion of the play 'Constellations' by Nick Payne, the Tony nominated Broadway romantic comedy. A revival of the show will run from April 6 through April 24 at The Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, New York NY 10012).

BWW Interview: Roger Guenveur Smith of OTTO FRANK at Campo Santo & Magic Theatre Expl Photo BWW Interview: Roger Guenveur Smith of OTTO FRANK at Campo Santo & Magic Theatre Explores the Enduring Relevance of the Holocaust Survivor
by Jim Munson - Mar 10, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to Obie, Peabody and Bessie Award winning actor and writer Roger Guenveur Smith about 'Otto Frank' his new solo piece running as a Campo Santo production at the Magic Theatre in San Francisco. Guenveur Smith finds enduring relevance in the story of the Holocaust survivor.

PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery Photo PLAZA SUITE on Broadway Announces TodayTix Mobile Lottery
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Find out how to get tickets and the TodayTix mobile lottery policy for the highly anticipated production of Neil Simon’s comedy Plaza Suite.

Broadway Producer Leonard Soloway Passes Away Photo Broadway Producer Leonard Soloway Passes Away
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 12, 2021

The Broadway League sadly just announced the passing of Leonard Soloway. Soloway was a 3-time Tony Award winning Producer, General Manager, and Company Manager on Broadway from 1961-2011.

Hal Holbrook Videos

VIDEO:  Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Perform in a Cabaret at The Duplex on SATURDAY N Videoplay
VIDEO: Cecily Strong and Bowen Yang Perform in a Cabaret at The Duplex on SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

by Stage Tube - Dec 6, 2020

Last night's episode of Saturday Night Live featured a venue that fans of the New York City cabaret scene may recognize! One sketch on the weekly comedy show was set at The Duplex, the iconic West Village cabaret, piano bar, and cafe.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for the 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's THE FOG

by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

New York based Rialto Pictures will release John Carpenter's landmark horror movie THE FOG on October 26, in its first-ever major restoration. The horror classic, in a full 4K restoration from Studiocanal, opens October 26 for limited runs at the Metrograph, in New York, Landmark's Nuart in Los Angeles, and The Music Box Theatre in Chicago.

BWW TV: First Look at TONY Awards Live Viewing Gala - Florence Henderson, Barbara Cook & More!
by Michael Sterling & Jordan Santacana - Jun 18, 2014

BWW TV's LA Correspondent/Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Videographer/Co-Producer Jordan Santacana were front and center with the stars attending the Actors Fund 18th Annual Tony¬ģ Awards Live Viewing Fundraising Party made possible by Tony¬ģ Awards Productions, Inc., the American Theatre Wing, the Broadway League, Direct TV and CBS. Wells Fargo presented the evening Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Skirball Cultural Center's new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall in Los Angeles which was reported by event producer Luke Yankee to have raised $300,000. Check out the video below!

VIDEO FEATURETTE: Behind-the-Scenes Look at LINCOLN
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 16, 2013

DreamWorks Pictures announced today that a behind-the-scenes special, "Lincoln: An American Journey," an exploration of the making of their highly commended film "Lincoln," debuts online today, Wednesday, January 16, on Apple iTunes at 12:00 p.m. (PST). The special will also be aired on television on Sunday, January 20, on KCBS at 9:00 a.m. (PST).

Video Trailer: Promised Land, In Theaters Today, 2012
by Movies News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Promised Land is the new contemporary drama directed by Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk). Matt Damon plays Steve Butler, an ace corporate salesman who is sent along with his partner, Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand), to close a key rural town in his company's expansion plans. With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the local citizens as likely to accept their company's offer, for drilling rights to their properties, as much-needed relief.

VIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks LINCOLN and Modern Politics
by Movies News Desk - Dec 23, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner, who wrote the screenplay for Lincoln, recently joined Bill Moyers to talk about what Abraham Lincoln can still teach us all about politics, compromise, and the survival of American democracy. Click below to watch the interview!

VIDEO: New Clip from Spielberg's LINCOLN Released
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 9, 2012

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln,' a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. The film will be released in limited theaters on November 9th. Check out the latest clip below!

VIDEO: New International Trailer for Spielberg's LINCOLN
by - Nov 5, 2012

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln,' a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. The film will be released in limited theaters on November 9th. Check out the latest international trailer below!

VIDEO: New TV Spot for LINCOLN Released
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 4, 2012

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis in 'Lincoln,' a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In anticipation of its limited release on Nov. 9, the studio has debuted the newest TV spot for the film - check it out below!

Video Trailer: Promised Land in Theaters December 28, 2012
by Robert Diamond - Sep 21, 2012

Promised Land is the new contemporary drama directed by Gus Van Sant (Good Will Hunting, Milk). Matt Damon plays Steve Butler, an ace corporate salesman who is sent along with his partner, Sue Thomason (Frances McDormand), to close a key rural town in his company's expansion plans. With the town having been hit hard by the economic decline of recent years, the two outsiders see the local citizens as likely to accept their company's offer, for drilling rights to their properties, as much-needed relief.


Hal Holbrook Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hal Holbrook been in?
Hal Holbrook has appeared on Broadway in 14 shows.

How many West End shows has Hal Holbrook been in?
Hal Holbrook has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Hal Holbrook been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight! , Best Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight! and Special Citation (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight! .

What awards has Hal Holbrook won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight!, Best Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight Special Citation (Obie Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight!and Special Citation (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mark Twain Tonight!.