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John Behlmann

Also Credited As: Johnny Behlman
 
Bio:
Broadway: Tootsie, Significant Other, Journey's End (Tony for Best Revival). Off-Broadway: 1776 (Encores), Pretty Filthy(Civilians), Important Hats of the 20th Century (MTC), The 39 Steps (New World Stages), Significant Other (Roundabout), Eager to Lose (Ars Nova), Wild Animals... (MCC), This Is Not ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Tootsie, Significant Other, Journey's End (Tony for Best Revival). Off-Broadway: 1776 (Encores), Pretty Filthy(Civilians), Important Hats of the 20th Century (MTC), The 39 Steps (New World Stages), Significant Other (Roundabout), Eager to Lose (Ars Nova), Wild Animals... (MCC), This Is Not ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Max Van Horn
  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Max Von Horn
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Will
Conrad
Tony
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Concert Production, 2016
Thomas Jefferson
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway, 2015
Will, Conrad, Tony
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Valvert
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2010
Richard Hannay
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Private Albert Brown
Captain Stanhope (Understudy)
German Soldier (Understudy)
Lance Corporal Broughton (Understudy)

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Fight Captain

Photos

John Behlmann and LJ Behlmann Photo

John Behlmann and LJ Behlmann

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04/18/2022
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John Behlmann

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04/15/2022
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04/15/2022
John Behlmann and Andy Grotelueschen Photo

John Behlmann and Andy Grotelueschen

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04/15/2022
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02/03/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Max Van Horn

  [Chicago]
Pre-Broadway Run, 2018
Max Von Horn

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Will

Conrad

Tony

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Concert Production, 2016
Thomas Jefferson

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway, 2015
Will, Conrad, Tony

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Valvert

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Transfer, 2010
Richard Hannay

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Private Albert Brown

Captain Stanhope (Understudy)

German Soldier (Understudy)

Lance Corporal Broughton (Understudy)

Productions

Fight Captain

John Behlmann Biography

Broadway: Tootsie, Significant Other, Journey's End (Tony for Best Revival). Off-Broadway: 1776 (Encores), Pretty Filthy(Civilians), Important Hats of the 20th Century (MTC), The 39 Steps (New World Stages), Significant Other (Roundabout), Eager to Lose (Ars Nova), Wild Animals... (MCC), This Is Not J.A.W.S. (Dixon Place). Regional: Created the role of Nuke LaLoosh in the musical of Bull Durham (Alliance). Film: Wolf of Wall Street, Revolutionary Road, Above All Things, Block Island, and the upcoming Billy Crystal film, We Are Unsatisfied. TV: Agent Adams in Season 2 of "Riverdale," "Good Behavior," "Instinct," "Odd Mom Out," "Blue Bloods," "The Good Wife." Training: Wesleyan University, Denver Center..

John Behlmann Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
John Behlmann, Tootsie

John Behlmann News

Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in Reading of THE GREAT GATSBY  Photo Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson & More to Star in Reading of THE GREAT GATSBY New Musical Adaptation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

A private 29-hour reading of a new musical adaptation of The Great Gatsby, written by the Tony Award-nominated songwriting duo of Nathan Tysen and Jason Howland (Paradise Square), with book by Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones) and directed by Mark Bruni (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), will be held tomorrow, Friday, May 20 in New York City. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway last night at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals .

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN BUFFALO Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 15, 2022

David Mamet's American Buffalo opened on Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street), exactly two years after it was originally scheduled to open and BroadwayWorld was there to capture pictures of the guests on opening night!

Photos: Inside Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the world premiere of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The production opened Tuesday, February 1 at New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of DANA H. Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of DANA H.
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 18, 2021

Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters, just opened last night, October 17, at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre, playing on a rotating schedule with Is This a Room.

Study Up on the Cast of THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag Photo Study Up on the Cast of THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG with BroadwayWorld's Stage Mag
by Team BWW - May 20, 2021

Tonight, May 20 (8pm ET) 'Spotlight on Plays' series will continue with Wendy Wasserstein's The Sisters Rosensweig starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti and James Urbaniak. The Sisters Rosensweig will be available for a limited time only.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 20- Oli Higginson, Molly Lynch, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, May 20- Oli Higginson, Molly Lynch, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 20, 2021

Today (May 20) in live streaming: your last chance to watch Miscast, Oli Higginson and Molly Lynch visit Backstage Live, the Next on Stage Top 10, and more!

Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein & More Will Star in THE SISTERS ROSENS Photo Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein & More Will Star in THE SISTERS ROSENSWEIG
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2021

The ‚ÄúSpotlight on Plays‚ÄĚ series just announced¬†the full company for Wendy Wasserstein‚Äôs The Sisters Rosensweig starring Jason Alexander, John Behlmann, Lisa Edelstein, Kathryn Hahn, Kathryn Newton, Tracee Chimo Pallero, Chris Perfetti and James Urbaniak.

Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon Photo Ars Nova Raises Over $400K During 24 Hour Telethon
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020

This weekend, Ars Nova raised over $400,000 during the The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 200 artists.

Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestre Photo Tina Fey, John Early, The Bengsons, and Bowen Yang Complete Ars Nova 24 Hour Livestream Telethon Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

Ars Nova has announced additional details for The Ars Nova Forever Telethon, a 24-hour livestream featuring more than 150 artists celebrating Ars Nova’s past and present, while raising funds to support the company’s artistic programs throughout the unconventional 2020-2021 season.

John Behlmann Videos

Broadway Rewind: Celebrate Independence Day with Scenes from Encores! 1776 VideoBroadway Rewind: Celebrate Independence Day with Scenes from Encores! 1776
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 4, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Encores! Off Center presented Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone's 1776, starring Santino Fontana, John Larroquette, John Behlmann, Christianne Noll, Nikki Renée Daniels, and Bryce Pinkham.

VIDEO: Andy Grotelueschen Gets Help from TOOTSIE Castmates to Record a Very Special S VideoVIDEO: Andy Grotelueschen Gets Help from TOOTSIE Castmates to Record a Very Special Solo Album
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

Andy Grotelueschen is no stranger to profanity, as he gets to perform the now iconic 'Jeff Sums It Up' in Broadway's Tootsie every night at the Marquis Theatre. Now he's taking his character's trademark irreverence to the next level... by recording a solo album? Watch below as the whole Tootsie cast takes part in a hilarious film made by Andy's co-star, John Behlmann, and find out what Broadway's most treasured songs might sound like with a Grotelueschen twist.

VIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS VideoVIDEO: The Cast Of TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' at the 2019 TONYS
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

On the 2019 Tony Awards last night, Santino Fontana transformed from failed actor Michael to the sparkling Dorothy in the blink of an eye as he and the cast of Tootsie performed 'Unstoppable.'

VIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America VideoVIDEO: TOOTSIE Performs 'Unstoppable' on Good Morning America
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

The cast of the Tony-nominated musical Tootsie brought Dorothy Michaels to Good Morning America this morning to perform the show's number 'Unstoppable' with its Tony-nominated star, Santino Fontana! Check out the full video below!

VIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE VideoVIDEO: LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN Goes Behind the Scenes of TOOTSIE
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2019

On today's episode of 'Broadway Week' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan,' Kelly Ripa goes behind the scenes of 'Tootsie.' She sits down with Santino Fontana, and even tries to take home his character's iconic red dress!

BWW TV: TOOTSIE's Dorothy Michaels Takes Over TV! VideoBWW TV: TOOTSIE's Dorothy Michaels Takes Over TV!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2019

Broadway's new Comedy Musical, TOOTSIE, opened to critical acclaim last night at the Marquis Theatre - and people can't stop talking about Dorothy Michaels! The toast of the town, Dorothy recently stopped by Live with Kelly & Ryan, The View and ABC's Backstage with Sandy Kenyon. 

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of TOOTSIE on Broadway! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of TOOTSIE on Broadway!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Apr 24, 2019

The Marquis Theatre was hoppin' last night, April 23, 2019, as Broadway welcomed one of the final musicals of the 2018-19 season. Tootsie, starring Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, John Behlmann and more, celebrated its opening night at Pier 60 and BroadwayWorld was there!

BWW TV: TOOTSIE's John Behlmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night! VideoBWW TV: TOOTSIE's John Behlmann Takes Over Instagram For Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2019

Last night, Dorothy Michaels officially came to Broadway with the opening of Tootsie at the Marquis Theatre, and cast member John Behlmann took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story all throughout the most important night and gave us an inside look at everything from pre-show to the after party! If you missed all the fun (or just want to relive it all again), we've compiled footage from the takeover; check it all out below!

VIDEO: TOOTSIE Takes Its Opening Night Bows On Broadway VideoVIDEO: TOOTSIE Takes Its Opening Night Bows On Broadway
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2019

Tootsie, which opens tonight at the Marquis Theatre, tells the story of a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until one show-stopping act of desperation lands him the role of a lifetime - as the star of a new Broadway musical.

BWW Exclusive: The TOOTSIE Team Reveals All and Plays Tootsie or Dare! VideoBWW Exclusive: The TOOTSIE Team Reveals All and Plays Tootsie or Dare!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 27, 2019

Earlier this week, the company of Tootsie celebrated its opening night at the Marquis Theatre. Before they took their bows, the cast took a little break from rehearsals to have some fun  with a little game we cooked up for them- Tootsie or Dare!


John Behlmann Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Behlmann been in?
John Behlmann has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has John Behlmann been in?
John Behlmann has not appeared in the West End

What awards has John Behlmann been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Tootsie .