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Hunter Bell

 
Bio:
Hunter Bell rose to stardom because of his work on, and appearance in, the musical [title of show], for which he wrote the book. It opened at The Lyceum Theatre on Broadway on July 17, 2008. Prior to the Broadway opening of [title of show], Bell appeared in a 2006 benefit concert of The Best Little ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Hunter Bell rose to stardom because of his work on, and appearance in, the musical [title of show], for which he wrote the book. It opened at The Lyceum Theatre on Broadway on July 17, 2008. Prior to the Broadway opening of [title of show], Bell appeared in a 2006 benefit concert of The Best Little ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Hunter
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Citizen of Whoville
Papa Who (Understudy)
Young Max (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
A Dogette
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer
Hunter
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2003
George
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Ensemble
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2002
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Book

Writing

Bookwriter
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Photos

Amanda Morton, Hunter Bell, Ann McNamee, Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Jeff Bowen Photo

Amanda Morton, Hunter Bell, Ann McNamee, Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Jeff Bowen

From: 
Date:
02/10/2022
Jeff Bowen, Ann McNamee, Adrienne Campbell-Holt, Karla Garcia and Hunter Bell Photo

Jeff Bowen, Ann McNamee, Adrienne Campbell-Holt, Karla Garcia and Hunter Bell

From: 
Date:
02/10/2022
Sarah Locke, Daniel Franzese, Davy Rothbart, Hunter Bell, Eli Bolin, Frank Galgano, V Photo

Sarah Locke, Daniel Franzese, Davy Rothbart, Hunter Bell, Eli Bolin, Frank Galgano, Victoria Lang. Matt Castle, Christina Anthony, Danny Pudi, Eva Price, Lee Overtree, Benjamin Salka

From: 
Date:
02/26/2020
Hunter Bell, Julie Cohen Theobald, Kim Rogers, Matt Conover and Hans Weichhart Photo

Hunter Bell, Julie Cohen Theobald, Kim Rogers, Matt Conover and Hans Weichhart

From: 
Date:
09/22/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
2013
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Hunter

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Citizen of Whoville

Papa Who (Understudy)

Young Max (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
A Dogette

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Performer

Hunter

  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2003
George

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Ensemble

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2002
Performer

Productions

Book

Writing
Bookwriter
Playwright
Bookwriter
Bookwriter

Hunter Bell Biography

Hunter Bell rose to stardom because of his work on, and appearance in, the musical [title of show], for which he wrote the book. It opened at The Lyceum Theatre on Broadway on July 17, 2008. Prior to the Broadway opening of [title of show], Bell appeared in a 2006 benefit concert of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, and the 2007 staging of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Hunter Bell Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Hunter Bell, Found: A New Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Book of a Musical
Hunter Bell, [Title of Show]
 
Obie Awards - 2006 - Special Citations Gold Star
Hunter Bell, [title of show]

Hunter Bell News

VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715 Photo VIDEO: BROADWAY BARES: XXX 30th Anniversary Performance Raises $1,893,715
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2022

The 30th anniversary of Broadway Bares filled New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom on June 26, 2022, with an abundance of ‚Äúcommunity, unity and nudity‚ÄĚ as the venerable modern-day burlesque spectacular wrapped up Pride Sunday with a raucous return to in-person performances after a pandemic-induced three-year hiatus. Watch a video of highlights!

Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo & POTUS Cast Members Join Broadway Bares' 30th Annivers Photo Ariana DeBose, Ramin Karimloo & POTUS Cast Members Join Broadway Bares' 30th Anniversary Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Fresh off her triumphant turn as host of this year’s Tony Awards, Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose will return to Broadway Bares as a special guest with Ramin Karimloo, Christopher Sieber and, from Broadway’s POTUS, Julianne Hough, Suzy Nakamura and Julie White.

2 Weekends, 4 Actors, Countless Laughs! Photo 2 Weekends, 4 Actors, Countless Laughs!
by - Jun 6, 2022

Special Offer - 2 weekends 4 actors Countless Laughs

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  They're Over The Moon For Idina Menzel in Which Way To  Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: They're Over The Moon For Idina Menzel in Which Way To The Stage
by Michael Dale - May 29, 2022

Musical theatre fandom and body image issues in Ana Nogueira's hilarious and touching Which Way To The Stage. Also, Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks commences with Trish Harnetiaux's fun and offbeat California and jazz favorite Nancy Harrow scores a pair of Russian classics.

BWW Review: OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theatre Company
by Rosanne DellAversano - Mar 31, 2022

Will the new musical OTHER WORLD continue in IRL after its premiere at Delaware Theatre Company? I sure hope so!

BWW Feature: Another Look Inside OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theater Company Photo BWW Feature: Another Look Inside OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theater Company
by Rosanne DellAversano - Mar 13, 2022

Here are my initial thoughts on the new original work by Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee.

BWW Review: OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: OTHER WORLD at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Mar 10, 2022

In it’s 45+ years existence, Delaware Theatre Company has never mounted a production of this magnitude. Originally scheduled to open 2 years ago at Bucks County Playhouse, the world went topsy turvy.

New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches With New Musicals By Rob Rokicki, S Photo New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab Launches With New Musicals By Rob Rokicki, Sara Beth Pfeifer, Lynne Shankel, Sara Cooper & Jaime Cepero
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2022

New York Theatre Barn will launch the 9th season of its Choreography Lab on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022 at 7PM ET.

Meet the Creative Team: OTHER WORLD Opening at Delaware Theater Company, February 23 Photo Meet the Creative Team: OTHER WORLD Opening at Delaware Theater Company, February 23
by Rosanne DellAversano - Feb 21, 2022

Watch an interview with members of the creative team and actors of OTHER WORLD. Get a glimpse into what it takes to put together a brand new work of theater.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of OTHER WORLD Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of OTHER WORLD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 10, 2022

Delaware Theatre Company will present the world premiere of OTHER WORLD, a new musical. Featuring a book by Hunter Bell, music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and Ann McNamee and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, OTHER WORLD will begin performances on Wednesday February 23 for a run through Sunday March 20.

Hunter Bell Videos

Meet the Creative Team: OTHER WORLD Opening at Delaware Theater Company, February 23 VideoMeet the Creative Team: OTHER WORLD Opening at Delaware Theater Company, February 23
by Rosanne DellAversano - Feb 21, 2022

Watch an interview with members of the creative team and actors of OTHER WORLD. Get a glimpse into what it takes to put together a brand new work of theater.

VIDEO: The Creators of New Gaming Musical OTHER WORLD Visit Backstage with Richard Ri VideoVIDEO: The Creators of New Gaming Musical OTHER WORLD Visit Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 30, 2022

Watch as Richard catches up with the creative team of the brand-new original musical Other World, which will soon premiere at Delaware Theatre Company.

Video Flashback: Watch a Clip From Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Musical  VideoVideo Flashback: Watch a Clip From Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere Musical FOUND From 2014
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2020

In 2014, Atlantic Theater Company presented the world premiere of the musical Found. The musical starred Nick Blaemire, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and more. The company is now flashing back with a clip from the production, featuring cast members singing 'Stay Weird.'

TBT: [TITLE OF SHOW] Becomes Part of It All on Opening Night! VideoTBT: [TITLE OF SHOW] Becomes Part of It All on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2019

This week, [title of show] celebrates eleven years since this original musical became part of it all on Broadway! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the show's opening night featuring Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Susan Blackwell! Check out the video to see why the show is definitely more than nine people's favorite thing!

VIDEO: First Look At NOW. HERE. THIS. At Studio Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At NOW. HERE. THIS. At Studio Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2019

In May, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will continue its annual Summer Song Cycle Series with a collaborative work by Hunter Bell, Michael Berresse, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, Jeff Bowen and Larry Pressgrove. Now. Here. This. is the second musical written by this creative team.

BWW TV: Heidi, Hunter, Susan & Jeff Are Back! Watch Highlights from [title of show] i VideoBWW TV: Heidi, Hunter, Susan & Jeff Are Back! Watch Highlights from [title of show] in Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2019

A-D-D-D-D-F#-A were the first notes of the show last Monday night, as the Actors Fund brought back the beloved fan favorite and critically acclaimed musical [title of show] in a reunion concert at The Broadhurst Theatre. This one-night only reunion starred original cast members Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen along with musical director Larry Pressgrove. All proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund. Check out highlights from the big night below!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: The [title of show] Gang Finds a Way Back to Then! Hunt VideoBackstage with Richard Ridge: The [title of show] Gang Finds a Way Back to Then! Hunter, Jeff, Heidi, Susan and Michael Get Ready to Reunite in Concert
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 8, 2019

They might have started as nine people's favorite thing, but in the thirteen years since [title of show]'s debut off-Broadway, far more fans have joined the party.

A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS VideoA Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 20, 2018

Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT! So once again our social media manager dove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!

VIDEO: First Look at Bucket List Theatre's SILENCE! The Musical VideoVIDEO: First Look at Bucket List Theatre's SILENCE! The Musical
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2018

Bucket List Theatre is excited to present SILENCE! The Musical, a bawdy, raunchy tribute to the iconic movie "The Silence of the Lambs." Bucket List Theatre is bringing this hilarious musical parody back to Los Angeles for the first time following its highly acclaimed 2012 run at The Hayworth Theatre where it won the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award - Musical Score (2012). Original Los Angeles cast member Jesse Merlin stars as Dr. Hannibal Lecter along with Amanda Conlon as Clarice Starling and a multitalented cast who will provide a silly and suspenseful salute to the film.  

VIDEO: On This Day, August 30- Happy Birthday, Jeff Bowen! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, August 30- Happy Birthday, Jeff Bowen!
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of musical composer and lyricist, Jeff Bowen!


Hunter Bell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Hunter Bell been in?
Hunter Bell has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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

What was Hunter Bell's first West End show?
Hunter Bell's first West End show was [title of show] which opened in 2013

What awards has Hunter Bell been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Found: A New Musical Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for [Title of Show] and Special Citations (Obie Awards) for [title of show] .

What awards has Hunter Bell won?
Special Citations (Obie Awards) for [title of show].

How many shows has Hunter Bell written?
Hunter Bell has written 4 shows including [title of show] (Bookwriter), Now. Here. This. (Playwright), Silence! The Musical (Bookwriter), Other World (Bookwriter).