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Howard Keel

 
Howard Keel Headshot
Date of Birth: April 13, 1919
Date of Death: November 07, 2004 (85)

Birth Place: Gillespie, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1972
Lewis Lambert Strether
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1971
Lambert Strether
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
David Jordan [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Clint Maroon
Clint Maroon
  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1957
Billy Bigelow
  [West End]
London Production, 1947
Curly
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Curly [Replacement]
Curly [Replacement]
Curly [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1980
Michael

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1972
Lewis Lambert Strether

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1971
Lambert Strether

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
David Jordan [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Clint Maroon

Clint Maroon

  [Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1957
Billy Bigelow

  [West End]
London Production, 1947
Curly

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1943
Curly [Replacement]

Curly [Replacement]

Curly [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1980
Michael






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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

See Tom Stoppard on Leopoldstadt, Wendell Pierce, Sharon D. Clarke, André De Shields, and Miranda Cromwell on Death Of A Salesman, Joel Grey, Steven Skybell, and Zalmen Mlotek on Fiddler On The Roof In Yiddish and more at 92NY this fall.

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by Michael Major - Apr 16, 2022

This April, Broadway fans can spring into action with new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ film adaption of Better Nate Than Ever to new additions to Seth Rudetsky's concert series, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

BroadwayHD¬†is bringing a diverse roster of programming to their site this month.¬† Starting February 1, movie musical classics¬†Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which was nominated for five Academy Awards¬ģ including 'Best Picture,‚ÄĚ and¬†Man of La Mancha¬†starring Peter O‚ÄôToole and Sophia Loren, will join the service.¬†

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by Team BWW - Nov 8, 2021

Live theatre is officially back and Concord Theatricals is celebrating! 'There's No Business Like Show Business' is a digital celebration that launched just last month, marking the return of live theater and all of the incredible people who help to make it happen. The celebration coincides with the 75th anniversary of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun and its iconic showstopper 'There's No Business Like Show Business,' a song that has more resonance than ever this year.

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by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021

Cabaret veteran, actress, singer, comedian and storyteller Sharon Ruben will bring her ‚ÄúBroadway Journey through life‚ÄĚ production, 2 Guys and a Doll Do Broadway to the Delray Beach Playhouse and the Mizner Park Cultural Center on November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.¬† Joining her on stage will be two of South Florida's top talents, actor/director Jonathan Van Dyke, and actor/cabaret artist Michael Scott Ross.

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by Carol Kassie - Oct 7, 2021

Cabaret veteran, actress, singer, comedian and storyteller Sharon Ruben will bring her 'Broadway Journey through life' production, 2 Guys and a Doll Do Broadway to the Delray Beach Playhouse and the Mizner Park Cultural Center on November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Joining her on stage will be two of South Florida's top talents, actor/director Jonathan Van Dyke, and actor/cabaret artist Michael Scott Ross.

BWW Interview: Kendra Kassebaum of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny Photo BWW Interview: Kendra Kassebaum of SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at The Muny
by James Lindhorst - Aug 7, 2021

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is based on the 1954 Academy Award winning film starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel.  In 1978, Powell and Keel starred in The Muny theatrical premiere of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Next week, St. Louis’ Kendra Kassebaum will star as Milly Bradon in the sixth Muny production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. On Broadway, Kendra has starred as Glinda in Wicked, and originated the roles of Janice in Come From Away and Sam in Leap of Faith. She was last seen at The Muny in Guys and Dolls playing Miss Adelaide in 2019. BroadwayWorld had the opportunity to sit down with Kendra and talk about her return to The Muny and her career on the stage.

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by A.A. Cristi - Jul 7, 2021

The 1st Event In over a year at the Historic Hollywood Landmark Founder/President, Donelle Dadigan and The Hollywood Museum created what can only be described as a first class who's who celebration for friend and museum supporter Ruta Lee, 'the first of what we hope will be many events back at the Museum,' says Ms Dadigan.

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by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2021

This week's list includes The Stephen Sondheim Encyclopedia, the original cast recording of Fangirls, and a book of interviews with Broadway's leading men, including Joel Grey, Ben Vereen, Norm Lewis, Gavin Creel, Cheyenne Jackson, and Jonathan Groff.


Howard Keel Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Howard Keel been in?
Howard Keel has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Howard Keel been in?
Howard Keel has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Howard Keel's first West End show?
Howard Keel's first West End show was Oklahoma! which opened in 1947