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John Benjamin Hickey

 
Bio:
John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as Frank Winter in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan. John's film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get on Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as Frank Winter in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan. John's film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get on Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Premiere, 2019
Henry Wilcox
  [West End]
West End transfer of the Young Vic production, 2018
Henry Wilcox
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Flan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Felix Turner
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Earl of Leicester
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Reverend John Hale
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Clifford Bradshaw
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
David
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Griever
  [Broadway]
1995
Arthur Pape
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Arthur Pape
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Oskar
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Jonathan Toffler/ Young Graydon

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director

Photos

Producers Mike Isaacson, Hal Luftig, Kristin Caskey, Director John Benjamin Hickey an Photo

Producers Mike Isaacson, Hal Luftig, Kristin Caskey, Director John Benjamin Hickey and Adam Speers

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Director John Benjamin Hickey and Matthew Broderick  Photo

Sarah Jessica Parker, Director John Benjamin Hickey and Matthew Broderick

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Director John Benjamin Hickey

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Director John Benjamin Hickey

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John Benjamin Hickey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and cast Photo

John Benjamin Hickey, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick and cast

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Premiere, 2019
Henry Wilcox

  [West End]
West End transfer of the Young Vic production, 2018
Henry Wilcox

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
Flan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Felix Turner

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Earl of Leicester

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Reverend John Hale

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Clifford Bradshaw

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
David

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Griever

  [Broadway]
1995
Arthur Pape

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Arthur Pape

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Oskar

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Jonathan Toffler/ Young Graydon

Productions

Director

John Benjamin Hickey Biography

John Benjamin Hickey recently starred as Frank Winter in the critically acclaimed WGN America series Manhattan. John's film credits include Truth, Big Stone Gap, Get on Up, Pitch Perfect, Flags of Our Fathers, The Anniversary Party, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and The Taking of Pelham 123. John can currently be seen in the Netflix-released film Tallulah, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, he wrapped on Black Bear Pictures' Barry, a Barack Obama biopic that premiered at TIFF; Scott Cooper's Hostiles, starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Jesse Plemons, and Ben Foster; and George Wolfe's HBO feature The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. On television, he received an Emmy Award nomination for his work on the Showtime series "The Big C," playing Laura Linney's brother, Sean. He also recurred on the hit CBS television series "The Good Wife" playing Internet billionaire Neil Gross. Other television credits include "Pitch Perfect," "Manh(a)ttan," "Modern Family," "Hannibal," "The New Normal," "Sex and the City," and "Law & Order." On Broadway, John won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play and a Drama Desk Award for his performance in The Normal Heart. His other credits include Mary Stuart, The Crucible, Cabaret, and Love! Valour! Compassion! for which he won an Obie Award. Earlier this year, John was back on stage in Peter Parnell's Dada Woof Papa Hot at Lincoln Center for director Scott Ellis.

John Benjamin Hickey Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2020 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Gold Star
John Benjamin Hickey, The Inheritance
 
Tony Awards - 2020 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
John Benjamin Hickey, The Inheritance
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
John Benjamin Hickey, The Normal Heart
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
John Benjamin Hickey, Mary Stuart

John Benjamin Hickey News

Deneé Benton, Matt Doyle, Norm Lewis & More to Take Part in New 42 FIND YOUR LIGHT G Photo Deneé Benton, Matt Doyle, Norm Lewis & More to Take Part in New 42 FIND YOUR LIGHT Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Today, New 42 announced the in-person return of their annual gala, celebrating the power of the performing arts and arts education. The Find Your Light Gala will return to the  Plaza Hotel on Monday, June 6, 2022 at 7pm.

VIDEO: John Benjamin Hickey Reveals His Theatrical Pet Peeves on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS L Photo VIDEO: John Benjamin Hickey Reveals His Theatrical Pet Peeves on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

In a round of 'Plaza Beef,' John Benjamin Hickey looked back on his experiences on Broadway to reveal his theatrical pet peeves. Scenarios included Madonna braiding her hair in the audience of Cabaret, the most demanding show he had acted in, and more. The episode also featured Elizabeth Moss and the cast of Off-Broadway's That Golden Girls Show.

PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10 Photo PLAZA SUITE Extends Through July 10
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022

Today, producers of Plaza Suite, the hit comedy by Neil Simon starring two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker directed by Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, announced a third extension due to overwhelming demand.

Library of Congress Acquires Neil Simon's Papers and Manuscripts Photo Library of Congress Acquires Neil Simon's Papers and Manuscripts
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

The Library of Congress has acquired the manuscripts and papers of playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon, the most commercially successful American playwright of the 20th century.

PLAZA SUITE to Resume Performances Tomorrow, April 14th Photo PLAZA SUITE to Resume Performances Tomorrow, April 14th
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Performances of Plaza Suite will resume tomorrow, April 14 at the Hudson Theatre when Matthew Broderick is able to return to Plaza Suite with Tony Award nominee Erin Dilly (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Into the Woods) playing the roles of Karen, Muriel, and Norma.

PLAZA SUITE Cancels April 12 Performance Photo PLAZA SUITE Cancels April 12 Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022

The Broadway production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite has announced that tomorrow night's performance of the play has been canceled. 

PLAZA SUITE Cancels Performances Through April 10; Extension Announced Photo PLAZA SUITE Cancels Performances Through April 10; Extension Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022

The Broadway production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite has announced that performances of the play have been canceled through Sunday. April 10 due to positive Covid-19 tests in the company.

Sarah Jessica Parker Tests Positive for COVID; PLAZA SUITE Cancels Tonight's Performa Photo Sarah Jessica Parker Tests Positive for COVID; PLAZA SUITE Cancels Tonight's Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Due to Sarah Jessica Parker testing positive for COVID, tonight's performance of Plaza Suite on Broadway has been canceled.

Wake Up With BWW 4/6: SPRING AWAKENING Documentary, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/6: SPRING AWAKENING Documentary, and More!
by - Apr 6, 2022

Today's top stories include an upcoming Spring Awakening documentary called 'Those You've Known'! Plus, find out about the latest COVID-related cancellations and changes, including the first preview of A Strange Loop, and Matthew Broderick in Plaza Suite.

Matthew Broderick Out of PLAZA SUITE Tonight Due to Covid-19 Photo Matthew Broderick Out of PLAZA SUITE Tonight Due to Covid-19
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2022

It has been announced that Tony-nominee Matthew Broderick has been sidelined from tonight's performance of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite due to a positive Covid-19 test.

John Benjamin Hickey Videos

VIDEO: John Benjamin Hickey Reveals His Theatrical Pet Peeves on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS L VideoVIDEO: John Benjamin Hickey Reveals His Theatrical Pet Peeves on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE
by Michael Major - May 4, 2022

In a round of 'Plaza Beef,' John Benjamin Hickey looked back on his experiences on Broadway to reveal his theatrical pet peeves. Scenarios included Madonna braiding her hair in the audience of Cabaret, the most demanding show he had acted in, and more. The episode also featured Elizabeth Moss and the cast of Off-Broadway's That Golden Girls Show.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in PLAZA SUITE VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick in PLAZA SUITE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker have officially made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited opening of Neil Simon's classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey.

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the Cast of PLAZA SUITE on the Op VideoVIDEO: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, and the Cast of PLAZA SUITE on the Opening Night Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2022

Two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker have officially made their return to Broadway in Plaza Suite. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was on the red carpet at opening night and you can check out all of his interviews with the cast here!

VIDEO: Watch Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Take First Bows in PLAZA SUIT VideoVIDEO: Watch Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Take First Bows in PLAZA SUITE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 26, 2022

Last night, two-time Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker made their return to Broadway in the long-awaited first preview of Neil Simon’s classic comedy about marriage, Plaza Suite under the direction of Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey. Below, check out footage of Broderick and Parker taking their bows and giving an emotional curtain speech to the sold-out audience.

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Discuss PLAZA SUITE on CBS SUNDAY M VideoVIDEO: Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker Discuss PLAZA SUITE on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 20, 2022

Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica stopped by CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about their upcoming appearances in the Broadway revival of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite at The Hudson Theatre.

BWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening N VideoBWW TV: Watch Larry Kramer Talk About His Masterpiece, THE NORMAL HEART, on Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 28, 2020

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, legendary playwright, author, and activist, Larry Kramer passed away this morning. With his passing, Kramer leaves behind a legacy of important, eye-opening, controversial art, including his masterpiece, The Normal Heart.

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2020

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages, which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor.

BWW TV: Tony Goldwyn Opens Up About His New, Epic Role in THE INHERITANCE VideoBWW TV: Tony Goldwyn Opens Up About His New, Epic Role in THE INHERITANCE
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 23, 2020

Tony Goldwyn is back onstage this season in one of the most poignant roles of his career, which happens to be in one of the most powerful plays that Broadway has seen in many years. The play is The Inheritance, and you can catch it now through March 15 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. 

VIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller, Andrew Burnap Talk THE INHERITANCE on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2020

On Friday morning, actors Tony Goldwyn, Kyle Soller and Andrew Burnap joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss their critically acclaimed Broadway show, a?oeThe Inheritance,a?? which follows the lives of gay men in Manhattan a generation after the AIDS epidemic.

BWW TV: Matthew Lopez & Company Explain What THE INHERITANCE is All About! VideoBWW TV: Matthew Lopez & Company Explain What THE INHERITANCE is All About!
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 31, 2019

The acclaimed play, The Inheritance, is currently in previews at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theater, where it will officially open on Sunday, November 17, 2019. 


John Benjamin Hickey Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Benjamin Hickey been in?
John Benjamin Hickey has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has John Benjamin Hickey been in?
John Benjamin Hickey has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was John Benjamin Hickey's first West End show?
John Benjamin Hickey's first West End show was The Inheritance which opened in 2018

What awards has John Benjamin Hickey been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Inheritance , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Inheritance Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Normal Heart and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Mary Stuart .

What awards has John Benjamin Hickey won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Inheritanceand Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Normal Heart.