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Jeff co-created/directed (with Matt Yeager) and starred in the pilot "Max Riddle" which premiered at the New York Television Festival, winning Jeff the award for Best Actor in a Drama. The show is a dramatic comedy about an awkward man with a kind heart and crippling OCD, who makes friends for the first time, set against the backdrop of a dying American town. They partnered with Sony Pictures Television, Lisa Kudrow and Is or Isn’t Entertainment based on the strength of the pilot. Max Riddle was later developed as a short form series at Topic.



Skowron co-starred in “Bad Santa 2” (Miramax/Broad Green Pictures) alongside Billy Bob Thornton. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed, and hatred, Willie (Thornton) teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Skowron is a scene-stealer as Dorfman, a duty-driven, inexplicably loyal security guard for the charity organization Willie and Marcus plan to scam. Other feature credits include: New York City Serenade (directed by Frank Whaley,) The Narrows, How To Seduce Difficult Women, The Good Shepherd (directed by Robert DeNiro,) Premium, Chapter 27, and A Guide To Recognizing Your Saints (with Robert Downey Jr.)

Skowron can also be seen starring as Greg Mondonski in the hit online series “Greg & Donny,” a single camera scripted comedy about two knuckleheads from Western PA. Written by Jeff and Matt Yeager, the series ran on the internet for a full season before winning IFC's 'Out of the Box' award at the New York Television Festival, which is given to the most innovative or genre-expanding pilot in competition. The show was developed into a half-hour sitcom by IFC and greenlit to pilot, which was directed by Troy Miller (Parks and Recreation, Lopez, The Office,) and produced by Dakota Pictures. Other television guest credits include: Super Pumped, NCIS, Kroll Show, Teen Wolf, Law and Order SVU and Mary and Rhoda for ABC. Jeff won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the LA Web Series Festival for his role in Valet, directed by The Kloons.

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, Skowron is a classically trained actor with extensive credits at some of the most prestigious theaters across the nation. He has played leading roles in the Broadway productions of Enron, The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, High Society, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. He also created the role of Chris Bell in The Boy from Oz, opposite Hugh Jackman. Skowron won the LA Stage Alliance’s Ovation Award for Best Leading Actor for his portrayal of Leo Frank in Parade and for Best Supporting actor as Billis in South Pacific. He was nominated for Ovation Awards for Best Leading Actor for his portrayals of Leo Bloom in The Producers, Thernardier in Les Miserables and for Best Supporting Actor as Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice. He also received an LA Drama Critics Circle nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of the Baker in Into the Woods and a Connecticut Critics Circle nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Play as "Eddie" in Lost in Yonkers at Hartford Stage opposite Marsha Mason.

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Jeff Skowron STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Analyst

Court Officer

Trader

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

The Grinch (Understudy)

Grandpa Who (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Citizen of Whoville

Grandpa Who (Understudy)

JP Who (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Performer

Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Performer

[New York]
Workshop, 2002
Chris Bell

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Stanley

Mike Connor (Understudy)

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

Zazu (Understudy) [Replacement]

Timon (Understudy) [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Josh

Josh

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


Jeff Skowron News


Review: Disney's Enchanting THE LITTLE MERMAID Swims Back to the La Mirada Theatre

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts' mesmerizing, visually-stunning 2016 production of Disney's stage adaptation of THE LITTLE MERMAID has returned for a limited engagement continuing through June 23, 2024. Filled with colorful costumes and sets and soaring mermaids, this spectacular show will enchant both new and repeat audiences alike.
Video: Watch a Trailer for THE LITTLE MERMAID at La Mirada Theatre

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID is now in performances at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Check out a trailer here!
Photos: First Look at Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at La Mirada Theatre

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID opens tonight at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. Check out production photos here!
Full Cast Announced for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID At La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts 

Experience the magic of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at the LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS.
Photos: Harris Center For The Arts Presents MYSTIC PIZZA West Coast Premiere

As part of its West Coast Premiere, Harris Center For The Arts will present six performances of MYSTIC PIZZA. 
Review: Fun-Filled Musical Remake of MYSTIC PIZZA Debuts at La Mirada Theatre

A lively, vibrant new jukebox musical based on the 1988 film, La Mirada Theatre's fun and entertaining new production of MYSTIC PIZZA—now playing through February 11, 2024—is a charming, if forgivably predictable coming-of-age tale featuring 80's/90's hits and a cast of likable actors and characters that will easily win audiences' affections.
Photos: Get a First Look at MYSTIC PIZZA at Center Repertory Company

Get a first look at Mystic Pizza at Center Repertory Company
Photos: First Look at MYSTIC PIZZA at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

Check out production photos for the West Coast premiere of the new musical MYSTIC PIZZA here!
VIDEO: Casey Hushion on Directing MYSTIC PIZZA

Watch as the director of MYSTIC PIZZA, Casey Hushion talks about bringing the production to La Mirada before the production begins previews on Friday, January 19. The show runs through February 11, 2024 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
VIDEO: Cast of La Mirada's MYSTIC PIZZA Talks About Their Connection To The Film

Watch as the cast of MYSTIC PIZZA talks about their connections to the original film before the production begins previews on Friday, January 19. The show runs through February 11, 2024 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
VIDEO: Cast of La Mirada's MYSTIC PIZZA Talks Musical Score

Watch as the cast of MYSTIC PIZZA talks about why audiences will love the music and the show when the production begins previews on Friday, January 19. The show runs through February 11, 2024 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.
Krystina Alabado, Gianna Yanelli, Kyra Kennedy & More to Star in MYSTIC PIZZA at La Mirada Theatre

The full cast for the West Coast premiere of the brand new musical, MYSTIC PIZZA, has been revealed.
Photos: First Look At A CHORUS LINE At The REV Theatre Company

The fourth and final production of The REV Theatre Company’s 65th Anniversary season, “A Chorus Line,” opens this evening at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. The show runs through October 3rd.
BWW Q&A: Marc Kimelman of A Chorus Line at The Rev

BroadwayWorld caught up with Marc Kimelman who is directing A CHORUS LINE, the final production of its 65th anniversary season, at The Rev! Check out our complete interview.
The REV Announces The Company of A CHORUS LINE

The REV Theatre Company has announced the company for the final production of its 65th anniversary season – “A Chorus Line.”
Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Keeps it Spooky And Ooky At Broadway At Music Circus

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, and they need no introduction. Morticia, Gomez, and the gang are here in Sacramento to spice things up in The Addams Family musical. Since opening on Broadway in 2010, it’s become a favorite of audiences nationwide. Based on the cartoons of Charles Addams, The Addams Family is a new look at the ghoulish tribe that originally captured our hearts with the 1960s television series.
Review: Musical Theatre West Hits Another Grand Slam with Fun-Filled DAMN YANKEES

A truly fun-filled, ecstatically-performed iteration of this classic musical, MTW's Broadway-caliber production (now on stage at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center through October 30) is a definite must-see. The production's trio of terrific leads---Lesli Margherita, Jeff Skowron, and James Olivas---are themselves reason enough to see it.
Photos: The Stars of DAMN YANKEES At Musical Theatre West Hit the Red Carpet

Batter up! Baseball is back, and so is the latest production from Musical Theatre West. Long Beach's premier theatre company presents the seven-time Tony award-winning musical Damn Yankees to its stage for select nights, running through October 30th. See photos from the opening night red carpet!
Photos: Lesli Margherita and More Star In DAMN YANKEES At Musical Theatre West

Batter up! Baseball is back, and so is the latest production from Musical Theatre West. Long Beach's premier theatre company presents the seven-time Tony award-winning musical Damn Yankees to its stage for select nights, running through October 30th. See photos from the production!
DAMN YANKEES Opens at Musical Theatre West; All-Star Night, ASL Performance & More Upcoming

Musical Theatre West’s production of the classic American musical Damn Yankees premiered in Long Beach, CA this past weekend with three home run performances, including an all-star red carpet event and premier party ahead of the official opening night on Saturday, October 15th.

Jeff Skowron FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Jeff Skowron been in?

Jeff Skowron has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jeff Skowron been in?

Jeff Skowron has not appeared in the West End.

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