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Harvey Evans

 
Birth Place:
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Bio:
Evans made his Broadway debut at the age of 16 in 1957's New Girl in Town, as Harvey Hohnecker. He went on to play 'Gee-tar' as a replacement in the original production of West Side Story. He also starred in the 1961 film adaptation as 'Mouthpiece'. His additional Broadway credits include the ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: January 07, 1941 (81)

Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH, USA

Bio:
Evans made his Broadway debut at the age of 16 in 1957's New Girl in Town, as Harvey Hohnecker. He went on to play 'Gee-tar' as a replacement in the original production of West Side Story. He also starred in the 1961 film adaptation as 'Mouthpiece'. His additional Broadway credits include the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Ensemble
Guard
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ike Skidmore (Understudy)
Andrew Carnes (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 3.0), 1999
Ozzy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 2.0), 1998
Ozzy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ozzy [Replacement]
Ozzy [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Salesman [Replacement]
Sammy [Replacement]
Jonesy [Replacement]
Salesman (Understudy)
Sammy (Understudy)
Police Chief (Understudy)
Morino (Understudy)
Sheldrake (Understudy)
Jonesy (Understudy)
John (Understudy)
Young Writer (Understudy)
Hog Eye (Understudy)
Film Actor (Understudy)
DeMille's Assistant (Understudy)
Cliff (Understudy)
Choreographer (Understudy)
1st Financeman (Understudy)
2nd Financeman (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1990
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1987
Albin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Phineas Taylor Barnum (Standby)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1972
Young Buddy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Young Buddy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1970
Bobby Van Husen
  [Broadway]
1969
George Gibbs
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Bell Ringer
Ensemble/Other Roles
Violinist
Sam Harris
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Cookie, nurse, deputy, townsperson, pilgrim, tourist
One of the boys
John
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Barnaby Tucker [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1993
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Revival, 1987
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop, 1983
Performer

Photos

Past Gypsy winner Harvey Evans, Merwin Foard 
( Gypsy Robe winner for ASSASSINS ) and Photo

Past Gypsy winner Harvey Evans, Merwin Foard ( Gypsy Robe winner for ASSASSINS ) and Marc Kudisch Attending the Opening Night Gypsy Robe Ceremony for Broadway's New Fantasmagorical Musical, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG at the Hilton Theatre in New York City. April 28, 2005

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Date:
03/16/2020
Harvey Evans and Warren Carlyle Photo

Harvey Evans and Warren Carlyle

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Date:
03/07/2020
Preston Ridge, Mark William, Harvey Evans Chita Rivera, Warren Carlyle and Richie Rid Photo

Preston Ridge, Mark William, Harvey Evans Chita Rivera, Warren Carlyle and Richie Ridge

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Date:
03/07/2020
Mark William, Chita Rivera and Harvey Evans Photo

Mark William, Chita Rivera and Harvey Evans

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Date:
03/07/2020
Mark William, Chita Rivera, Harvey Evans and Paige Davis Photo

Mark William, Chita Rivera, Harvey Evans and Paige Davis

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Date:
03/07/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2010
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Ensemble

Guard

  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ike Skidmore (Understudy)

Andrew Carnes (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 3.0), 1999
Ozzy

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production (Version 2.0), 1998
Ozzy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Ozzy [Replacement]

Ozzy [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Salesman [Replacement]

Sammy [Replacement]

Jonesy [Replacement]

Salesman (Understudy)

Sammy (Understudy)

Police Chief (Understudy)

Morino (Understudy)

Sheldrake (Understudy)

Jonesy (Understudy)

John (Understudy)

Young Writer (Understudy)

Hog Eye (Understudy)

Film Actor (Understudy)

DeMille's Assistant (Understudy)

Cliff (Understudy)

Choreographer (Understudy)

1st Financeman (Understudy)

2nd Financeman (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
Performer

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 1990
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1987
Albin

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Phineas Taylor Barnum (Standby)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1974
Performer

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1973
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1972
Young Buddy

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Young Buddy

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1970
Bobby Van Husen

  [Broadway]
1969
George Gibbs

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Bell Ringer

Ensemble/Other Roles

Violinist

Sam Harris

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Cookie, nurse, deputy, townsperson, pilgrim, tourist

One of the boys

John

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Barnaby Tucker [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1993
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
West Coast Revival, 1987
Performer

  [New York]
Workshop, 1983
Performer

Harvey Evans Biography

Evans made his Broadway debut at the age of 16 in 1957's New Girl in Town, as Harvey Hohnecker.

He went on to play 'Gee-tar' as a replacement in the original production of West Side Story. He also starred in the 1961 film adaptation as 'Mouthpiece'.

His additional Broadway credits include the original productions of Redhead, Gypsy, Hello, Dolly!, Anyone Can Whistle, George M., Ou Town, The Boy Friend, Follies, Sextet, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and the 2002 revival of Oklahoma!

Harvey Evans Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Book of a Musical
Gene Curty, The Lieutenant

Harvey Evans News

Richard Skipper Presents A Tribute to Harvey Evans, January 7 Photo Richard Skipper Presents A Tribute to Harvey Evans, January 7
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2022

Richard Skipper will celebrate the beloved Broadway great Harvey Evans with guests Lawrence Leritz, Diane Findlay, Lee Roy Reams, Ronald B. Young, Loni Ackerman, Pamela Meyers on Friday, Jan 7th at 7PM EST/ 4PM PST.

Video Roundup: Remembering Harvey Evans With Interviews, Performances, and More! Photo Video Roundup: Remembering Harvey Evans With Interviews, Performances, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2021

This weekend, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans, who passed away at 80 years old. We're rounding up some of Evans' interviews and performances over the span of his extensive career.

Harvey Evans, Beloved Broadway Ensemblist, Passes Away at 80 Photo Harvey Evans, Beloved Broadway Ensemblist, Passes Away at 80
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 25, 2021

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans.

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.

12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14 Photo 12th Annual DO40 Legacy Awards Streams Live Monday, December 14
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 8, 2020

Dancers Over 40 continues to bring together the artistic community with the 12th Annual Legacy Awards Monday, December 14th, 8pm.

RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo RECAP: Chita Rivera Told Her WEST SIDE STORY Audition Story on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Saturday night (8pm) for An Evening with Chita Rivera and Friends.

Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006 Photo Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2020

We also dropped by a rehearsal for Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the landmark musical Les Misérables, directed by John Caird. It starred Alexander Gemignani, Aaron Lazar, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gary Beach and Norm Lewis. Mackintosh told Ridge, 'I'm delighted to have the opportunity. The only thing I never expected or dreamt of was getting such a wonderful cast as this. Everybody we ever dreamt of wanted to be in it. We found some marvelously talented people that we didn't know, and I think it's one of the strongest casts of Les Miz that's ever been anywhere.'

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Bi Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Birthday Edition
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 22, 2020

For Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday Stephen Mosher makes a list of 90 cabaret-themed videos of his songs. It's Epic and it will be a great way to distract yourself during your time at home.

Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard Photo Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard
by Walter McBride - Mar 16, 2020

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last seen on Broadway in Aladdin as a standby for Jafar/Sultan.

Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 7, 2020

Mark William, two time BroadwayWorld Cabaret winner and current MAC nominee for best male debut, returned triumphantly to The Green Room 42 for his sixth engagement and literally blew the roof off the place.

Harvey Evans Videos

Broadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006 VideoBroadway Rewind: LES MISERABLES Brings the Barricade Back to Broadway in 2006
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2020

We also dropped by a rehearsal for Cameron Mackintosh's new production of the landmark musical Les Misérables, directed by John Caird. It starred Alexander Gemignani, Aaron Lazar, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gary Beach and Norm Lewis. Mackintosh told Ridge, 'I'm delighted to have the opportunity. The only thing I never expected or dreamt of was getting such a wonderful cast as this. Everybody we ever dreamt of wanted to be in it. We found some marvelously talented people that we didn't know, and I think it's one of the strongest casts of Les Miz that's ever been anywhere.'

STAGE TUBE: Barbara Cook, Harvey Evans and More Wish Sheldon Harnick a Happy 90th Birthday!
by Stage Tube - Apr 30, 2014

Below, check out a wonderful, impromptu birthday greeting to the great Sheldon Harnick, the Tony-winning Broadway writer, lyricist and composer whose work includes Fiddler on the Roof, She Loves Me, Fiorello!, The Apple Tree, Tenderloin, and many more!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Lost Documentary Footage from SONDHEIM: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE
by Stage Tube - Sep 23, 2013

'Sondheim: A Musical Tribute' was the title given to a benefit staged in March 1973. American Musical and Dramatic Academy and the National Hemophilia Foundation first wanted to honor Harold Prince, but he declined, so they chose Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim thought it would be 'merely a dinner,' but it was actually a full-scale production with 33 performers and a 30-piece orchestra, staged on the set of the then-running 'A Little Night Music' at the Shubert Theatre. Below, check out footage from a short documentary that was made about the show.

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BroadwayWorld Bids Farewell to BC/EFA BROADWAY BEARS Benefit; Inside the Final Event!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 19, 2012

The 15th and grand finale edition of THE BROADWAY BEARS, the annual auction of handmade, one-of-a-kind, theatrically costumed teddy bears, raised a record-setting $198,300 on Sunday, benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld on hand and brings you an exclusive look inside at the farewell event.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Catches Up with Batt, Carney & More at Broadway Bears!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 14, 2011

BROADWAY BEARS XIV, an annual grand auction of one-of-a-kind, museum quality, theatrically costumed and celebrity autographed teddy bears, was held Sunday, March 6, and raised a grand total of $103,905 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway Beat takes you inside the auction below, brings you an exclusive interview with SPIDER-MAN Reeve Carney and more!

Broadway Beat Special: West Side Story Cast Reunites at Gypsy of the Year
by Broadway Beat - Dec 18, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com and Broadway Beat are proud to bring you fantastic video from the emotional, inspiring and fantastic reunion of original West Side Story cast members at this year's Gypsy of the Year Competition, produced by and to benefit BC/EFA. This year, BC/EFA once again broke their own records, raising over $3.9 million dollars for this most-worthy cause.

BWW TV Exclusive: All Singin! All Dancin! at The Town Hall
by Craig Brockman - Aug 4, 2007

Noah Racey led an incredible cast of 36 Broadway notables in The Town Hall's extravaganza of Broadway song and dance called 'All Singin! All Dancin! on Monday, July 30th. BroadwayWorld brings you this EXCLUSIVE video featuring highlights and interviews with the cast. Click now to watch!


Harvey Evans Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Harvey Evans been in?
Harvey Evans has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Harvey Evans been in?
Harvey Evans has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Harvey Evans been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Lieutenant .