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John Dossett

 
Bio:
John Dossett has been a professional actor in NYC since 1979. He has appeared in 18 Broadway productions. Among them War Paint, Newsies, Pippin, The Constant Wife, Gypsy (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Ragtime, Democracy, Prelude to a Kiss. Off-Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Second Stage), Giant ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
John Dossett has been a professional actor in NYC since 1979. He has appeared in 18 Broadway productions. Among them War Paint, Newsies, Pippin, The Constant Wife, Gypsy (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Ragtime, Democracy, Prelude to a Kiss. Off-Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Second Stage), Giant ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Frederic Tiggens
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Stone
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores! Revival, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Tommy Lewis
  [Chicago]
Goodman Theatre World Premiere Production, 2016
Tommy Lewis
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Larry
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2013
Charles [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Joseph Pulitzer [Replacement]
Joseph Pulitzer
  [Regional (US)]
Paper Mill Production, 2011
Joseph Pulitzer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Pastor Skip
Pastor Skip
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Matilde's Father/Charles
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2005
Bernard Kersal
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Helmut Schmidt
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Herbie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Dr. J. Wayne Talbot
  [Regional (US)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Fredrik Egerman
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Samuel Gentle (Alternate)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Sam Carmichael [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival [Cancelled], 2001
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Judge Thatcher
  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Father [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Bill Sampson
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Tom
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
The Senator
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1993
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Dan Henniman
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Detective Dave Ennis/Hank Sweetzer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1990
Taylor
Peter [Replacement]
Peter (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Taylor
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Nelson
  [Broadway]
1989
Shepherd Hunter
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Dalton Possil
  [Off-Broadway]
Circle Repertory Company Production, 1988
Lloyd
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
McCutcheon
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Duke of Aumerle
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Francis Bernadone
Francis Bernadone
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Boy
  [Broadway]
1980
Jed Jenkins [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Dewey Maples
  [Off-Broadway]
1980
Walter "Fishfoot" Fitzbout
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1979
David Ben Yonkel
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Production, 1997
Performer

John Dossett Biography

John Dossett has been a professional actor in NYC since 1979. He has appeared in 18 Broadway productions. Among them War Paint, Newsies, Pippin, The Constant Wife, Gypsy (Tony and Drama Desk nominations), Ragtime, Democracy, Prelude to a Kiss. Off-Broadway: Dear Evan Hansen (Second Stage), Giant (Public Theater, Drama Desk nomination), Saved (Playwrights Horizons), The Clean House and Hello Again (LCT), Dinner with Friends. As a Company Member of Circle Rep: Reckless, The Diviners, Childe Byron, Dalton's Back, Sunshine, El Salvador, others. TV/Film: ‚ÄúMadam Secretary,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBlue Bloods,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúElementary,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúLaw & Order(s),‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSex and the City,‚ÄĚ and HBO‚Äôs ‚ÄúJohn Adams.‚ÄĚ

John Dossett Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
John Dossett, Giant
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical
John DossettGiant
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
John Dossett, Gypsy
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
John DossettElmer Gantry

John Dossett News

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night PARADE at New York City Center Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night PARADE at New York City Center
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 3, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's 1998 Tony Award-winning musical Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. Check out photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Review Roundup: PARADE Opens at New York City Center Photo Review Roundup: PARADE Opens at New York City Center
by Review Roundups - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Read what the critics thought about Parade here!

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE Photo Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE
by Show Highlights - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video from the production here!

Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More Photo Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More
by Sneak Peek - Oct 26, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Go inside press day for the show as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with the stars and creatives of this hotly anticipated production. 

Photos: Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond and More Bring PARADE To Life At City Center Photo Photos: Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond and More Bring PARADE To Life At City Center
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. See photos from inside today's press preview performance!

VIDEO: Watch a Clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' F Photo VIDEO: Watch a Clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' From PARADE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Watch a clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' here!

Jason Robert Brown to Conduct PARADE at New York City Center Photo Jason Robert Brown to Conduct PARADE at New York City Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Composer Jason Robert Brown will conduct all seven performances of his Tony-winning score for Parade, City Center’s Annual Gala Presentation opening Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6.

Gaten Matarazzo, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Paul Alexander Nolan, Erin Mackey & More Join Photo Gaten Matarazzo, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Paul Alexander Nolan, Erin Mackey & More Join New York City Center's PARADE
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 4, 2022

New York City Center announced complete casting for the Annual Gala Presentation Parade. Opening with a Gala benefit performance on Tuesday, November 1, Parade runs through November 6, 2022. Learn all about the cast, how to get tickets and more!

PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance Photo PARADISE SQUARE Will Play Final Broadway Performance
by Team BWW - Jul 11, 2022

Barring a dramatic upturn in business, the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Paradise Square will conclude its run with the 3:00 pm matinee on Sunday, July 17 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). At the time of closing, the production will have played 23 previews and 108 performances. 

Hugh Jackman, Alex Brightman, Ramin Karimloo, and Many More Set For BROADWAY BARKS Photo Hugh Jackman, Alex Brightman, Ramin Karimloo, and Many More Set For BROADWAY BARKS
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022

Broadway Barks returns to Shubert Alley on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 for the 24th annual star-studded dog and cat adoption event, the first in-person event since 2018. Learn more about who will be attending this year's event!

John Dossett Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE

by Show Highlights - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video from the production here!

Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More Videoplay
Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More

by Sneak Peek - Oct 26, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Go inside press day for the show as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with the stars and creatives of this hotly anticipated production. 

Listen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recordi Videoplay
Listen: Hear Joaquina Kalukango's 'Let It Burn' From the PARADISE SQUARE Cast Recording

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

You can now listen to ‚ÄúLet It Burn,‚ÄĚ from the forthcoming Original Broadway Cast Recording of Paradise Square, sung by the show‚Äôs remarkable Tony Award winning star, Joaquina Kalukango.

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Her PARADISE SQUARE Tony Awards Performance on TO Videoplay
VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Her PARADISE SQUARE Tony Awards Performance on TODAY

by Michael Major - Jun 22, 2022

Joaquina Kalukango sat down with Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss her acclaimed Tony Awards performance for Paradise Square. Kalukango also opened up about how her character of Nelly O'Brien in Paradise Square has helped her through an uncertain period in her life. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQ Videoplay
VIDEO: Joaquina Kalukango Discusses Being Grateful to Be Back on Stage in PARADISE SQUARE Post-Show Speech

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2022

Paradise Square officially resumed performances last night, April 19, after briefly going dark due to COVID cases within the cast. Joaquina Kalukango gave a speech after last night's performance, where she talked about being grateful to be back on stage.

VIDEO: On the Opening Night Red Carpet For PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: On the Opening Night Red Carpet For PARADISE SQUARE

by Red Carpet - Apr 4, 2022

Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. BroadwayWorld was there on the red carpet, where our own Richard Ridge chatted with attendees.

VIDEO: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Gives Pre-Show Speech at PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: NYC Mayor Eric Adams Gives Pre-Show Speech at PARADISE SQUARE

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2022

Paradise Square opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last night, Sunday, April 3rd. Prior to the curtain rising, New York City Mayor Eric Adams made opening remarks onstage.

VIDEO: Watch the Opening Night Curtain Call at PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Opening Night Curtain Call at PARADISE SQUARE

by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022

Broadway's Paradise Square opened tonight, Sunday, April 3rd, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the Pre-Broadway Run of PARADISE SQUARE in Chicago

by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2021

Paradise Square began its pre-Broadway engagement on November 2, at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 West Randolph Street). The production will conclude it's run later this week on December 5th. Check out all new video of in action!

VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Listen To 'I'd Be A Soldier' From PARADISE SQUARE

by BWW Staff - Oct 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld has a first listen to 'I'd Be A Soldier' from Paradise Square -which begins previews February 22, 2022 at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street), where it opens March 20, 2022.


John Dossett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Dossett been in?
John Dossett has appeared on Broadway in 20 shows.

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

What awards has John Dossett been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Giant , Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Giant Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Gypsy and Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Elmer Gantry .

What awards has John Dossett won?
Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Gypsy.