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Harris Doran

 
Date Of Birth:
June 02 (2022)
Bio:
Harris Doran is a NYC-based writer/director who wrote and directed the short film F^¢K '€M R!GHT B@¢K which premiered in the Sundance Film Festival 2022 (Grand Jury Prize nomination) and which won the Audience Award for "Narrative Short" at Indie Memphis Film Festival, the Jury Award for ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 02

Bio:
Harris Doran is a NYC-based writer/director who wrote and directed the short film F^¢K '€M R!GHT B@¢K which premiered in the Sundance Film Festival 2022 (Grand Jury Prize nomination) and which won the Audience Award for "Narrative Short" at Indie Memphis Film Festival, the Jury Award for ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2005
Chip
  [Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2004
Claude

Harris Doran Biography

Harris Doran is a NYC-based writer/director who wrote and directed the short film F^¢K '€M R!GHT B@¢K which premiered in the Sundance Film Festival 2022 (Grand Jury Prize nomination) and which won the Audience Award for "Narrative Short" at Indie Memphis Film Festival, the Jury Award for “Comedic Storytelling" at the Florida Film Festival, "Best Ensemble Cast" at Tallgrass Film Festival, “Best Pride Short” at deadCenter Film Festival, a Special Jury Mention at the Milwaukee Film Festival, Jury Award for "Best Narrative Short" at Over-the-Rhine Film Festival and “Best Comedy” at Aspen Shortsfest making the film Oscar qualifying.

Harris was shortlisted for the Film Independent Spirit Awards' "Someone to Watch Award" for his feature film BEAUTY MARK which earned the 'Breakout Performance' Jury Prize for lead actress at its LA Film Festival premiere, Best Ultra lndie Film Award at the Woodstock Film Festival, Audience Award Best Feature Film at Austin Film Festival.

Harris recently directed Niloufar Nourbakhsh's new opera WE, THE INNUMERABLE presented by National Sawdust and Center for Contemporary Opera; edited the Podcast Movie GHOSTWRITER starring Kate Mara and Adam Scott for C13Features and Best Case Studios (#1 Fiction Podcast on Apple Podcasts); production designed Seth Green's pilot WHITE HORSE TAVERN; directed Michael Mitnik's play FIDELITY for the 24 Hour Plays; and wrote, directed and adapted the film/theatre hybrid I SEE YOU AND YOU SEE ME for Queens Theatre which premiered on PBS/WNET.

Harris's short film THE STORY OF MILO & ANNIE featuring Academy Award nominee Cathy Moriarty won the lndie Memphis Film Festival and he produced the short film PHOTO OP which won best LGBTQ short in SENE. He wrote/directed the satirical webseries "The lvanka Diaries” as well as his writer/director debut feature film THIS MOVIE WILL GET INTO SUNDANCE.

Harris conceived and wrote the political concert BROADWAY BLUE WAVE FOR NY directed by Tony Winner Rachel Chavkin, starring Taylor Schilling, Edie Falco, Laura Benanti, MJ Rodriguez, Cynthia Nixon, et al. and created the "Know Your Rights" series for New York Transgender Advocacy Group. He wrote the stage musicals WASP WOMAN, SALVAGE, and BLEEDING LOVE, which was released as a podcast musical, directed and edited by him, and was one of the top Performing Arts podcasts in the country. Harris wrote lyrics for Marion Raven's “Falling Away” (#1 European Billboards) along with Freddy Wexler and Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, wrote the sitcom "Reenact" for TWST and was a writer on Lifetime's series "I Love You, But I Lied".

Harris has written many screenplays including ATTICUS BROWN IS STILL HERE (Tribeca and Hamptons Sloan grant finalist, Sundance second rounder, developed at the Nantucket Screenwriters Colony), COG (Academy Nicholl Fellowship quarterfinalist), and IN THE WAKE (Austin semifinalist). Harris is on the Alumni Advisory Committee of the Nantucket Screenwriters Colony.

Harris trained as an actor at The Juilliard School, has been an acting coach for 15 years, and is an adjunct professor in the MFA Film Department at Columbia University where he teaches Directing the Actor. Harris lives with his partner Matthew in NYC. Harris is a political activist who helped flip the NY State Senate in 2018.

Harris Doran Awards and Nominations

 
IT Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Ensemble
Harris DoranThe Whore of Sheridan Square

Harris Doran News

Listen: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS " VOLUME THREE Out Now Photo Listen: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS " VOLUME THREE Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

Listen to Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim.

Album Review: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three One Heck Of A Reward Photo Album Review: SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three One Heck Of A Rewarding Listen
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 18, 2022

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED (The NYC Sessions) Volume Three well captured, produced, and released.

Louisa Jacobson, Tim Daly & More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY Photo Louisa Jacobson, Tim Daly & More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

The 24 Hour Plays has announced that actors Abubakr Ali (Netflix’s “Grendel”), Leyna Bloom (Port Authority, Sports Illustrated), Maddie Corman (“Younger”, Accidentally Brave), and more will join The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: November 2022 - Where to Watch DISENCHANTED & More
by Michael Major - Nov 5, 2022

From highly-anticipated new movie musicals like Disenchanted and Spirited, to the soundtrack for Netflix's upcoming Matilda the Musical movie soundtrack, November's new streaming releases will give Broadway fans entertained throughout the month. 

Jeanna De Waal, AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Jeanna De Waal, AMANDA GREEN AND FRIENDS, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS " VOLUME THREE to be Released in November Photo SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED: THE NYC SESSIONS " VOLUME THREE to be Released in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 18, 2022

YELLOW SOUND LABEL will release Sondheim Unplugged: The NYC Sessions – Volume Three, the final installment of the monumental three-volume set dedicated to the oeuvre of iconic musical theater composer Stephen Sondheim. The third edition will be available on Friday, November 18 in streaming and digital formats, in addition to a 2-disc CD.

Center for Contemporary Opera and National Sawdust to Present WE, THE INNUMERABLE Wor Photo Center for Contemporary Opera and National Sawdust to Present WE, THE INNUMERABLE Workshop
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 14, 2022

The Center for Contemporary Opera's (CCO) Fortieth Season will continue with We, The Innumerable by the Iranian composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh and the librettist Lisa Flanagan.  The workshop premiere of this one-act opera in concert form, takes place on Friday, October 21 at 7:30pm at National Sawdust.

See Linda Eder, Hugh Panaro, a Celebration of WAITRESS' Jennas & More at 54 Below Thi Photo See Linda Eder, Hugh Panaro, a Celebration of WAITRESS' Jennas & More at 54 Below This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

This month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See Linda Eder, Hugh Panaro, a celebration of the Jennas of Waitress and more. See the full month's programming here!

Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival OUT ON FILM Announces Lineup Photo Atlanta's LGBTQ Film Festival OUT ON FILM Announces Lineup
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

The Oscar qualifying film festival, which was included on MovieMaker Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” list, once again offers a diverse selection of films from highly anticipated studio efforts to independent films, and international to local Georgia and Atlanta productions as part of its carefully curated hybrid presentation.

Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael Photo Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa to Lead New York Premiere of Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa's LOS OTROS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

The New York premiere production of Los Otros, a musical in one act with book & lyrics by Tony Award nominee Ellen Fitzhugh (Grind, Paradise Found) and music by five-time Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa (The Wild Party, Giant), will star Luba Mason and Caesar Samayoa.

Harris Doran Videos

VIDEO: Abracadeborah Releases 'F**k Christmas' Music Video Videoplay
VIDEO: Abracadeborah Releases 'F**k Christmas' Music Video

by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2018

Happy Panda Productions has released the music video for Abracadeborah's satirical hip hop holiday song “F**k Christmas.”  Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Harris Doran (Beauty Mark) and written by and starring Broadway, tv vet and viral video sensation Deborah S. Craig (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Blacklist, Yoga for Black People ) the video was shot in Brooklyn, NY 


Harris Doran Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Harris Doran been in?
Harris Doran has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Harris Doran been in?
Harris Doran has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Harris Doran been nominated for?
Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for The Whore of Sheridan Square .