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John Hickok BIO

As an actor, he was most recently seen on Broadway opposite Frank Langella in MAN AND BOY: also on B'way: he created the roles of Governor Slaton in PARADE, Zoser in AIDA, and Professor Bhaer in LITTLE WOMEN (he's on all three cast albums), and appeared in OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and ACCOMPLICE. Other credits include Polonius / HAMLET, Gloucester / HENRY VI, Ageus & Quince / MIDSUMMER, at the Shakespeare Theatre of N.J., where he also directed ROMEO & JULIET. He starred in the world premiere of Pete Townshend's THE BOY WHO HEARD MUSIC (NY Stage & Film), I SENT A LETTER TO MY LOVE (Primary Stages) Eduardo Machado's AFTERNOON TEA (59 E. 59th), MIRACLE WORKER (Papermill Playhouse), HAMLET (Alabama Shakespeare), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Hartford Stage), TWELFTH NIGHT (Boston Shakespeare), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (North Shore), ONCE AROUND THE SUN (Zipper), MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (Irish Repertory Theatre), MAME opposite Michelle Lee (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera), FOXFIRE with James Whitmore (George Street), and A FEW GOOD MEN (Westport Country Playhouse), MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP (Theatre by the Sea).

Directed the world premiere of BURNING BLUE at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on London's West End (2 Olivier nominations, John Napier/set, David Hershey/lights) and in LA, San Francisco, and NYC. Co-created (with Rick Lake) and directed RHYTHM OF LOVE / Palace Theatre, Stamford Center for the Arts. In NYC: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER (w/Kim Hunter), LOOSE CANNONS, C'EST LA GUERRE, WHITE BOYS CAN'T RAP. Regionally: LADY AND THE CLARINET, MOONSHADOW, THE ELEPHANT MAN, PRIVATE LIVES (extended run), THREE PENNY OPERA, LION IN WINTER, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, BUS STOP ("10 Best Plays of 1980" Boston Phoenix). Also: URINETOWN at Central Connecticut State College and HOT L BALTIMORE at Bard College, where he also taught Shakespeare for three years. He was a member of the WRITERS THEATRE in NYC working on new play development, the director's group at The Director's Company, a curator at The New York Theatre Workshop, participated in the Hal Prince Musical Theatre Workshop as a director for three years, as well as dramaturging/directing numerous new play and musical readings.

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John Hickok STAGE CREDITS

[Boston]
Huntington Theatre Company World Premiere, 2018
Robert Whitehead

[St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Revival, 2017
Ensemble

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

[Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015
Bretodeaux

Raphael

[Regional (US)]
Denver Center Theatre Company Production, 2014
Tabor

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2011
Sven Johnson (Understudy)

Mark Herries (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
2009
Dr. Peterson

[Off-Broadway]
2006
Mr. Alonzo Smith

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
Mr. Smith

[Beverly, MA (Regional)]
North Shore Music Theatre Production, 2006
Pontius Pilate

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Lane

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Professor Bhaer

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2004
Performer

[New York]
Workshop, 2002
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Zoser

[Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Herb Fitzwater

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Governor Slaton

[Off-Broadway]
1995
Jimmy

[Broadway]
1991
Convict

Robert Sideway (Understudy)

Major Robbie Ross (Understudy)

Ketch Freeman (Understudy)

Captain David Collins (Understudy)

2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1989
Performer

John Hickok Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Director
Sound Designer

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Review: JOY THE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse-A New Show that Entertains and Inspires

George Street Playhouse (GSP) at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) is presenting 'Joy, The Musical' and the timing is ideal. In this season of wonder and hope, the show is both entertaining and inspiring.

Photo Exclusive: First Look at Erika Henningsen & More in JOY World Premiere at George Street Playhouse

Get an exclusive first look at photos of the world premiere of new musical Joy the Musical at George Street Playhouse, starring Erika Henningsen, with choreography by Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Joshua Bergasse.

AIDA Original Broadway Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE This Saturday

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the award-winning Original Broadway Cast of “AIDA” will join them on “Stars In The House” on Saturday, June 5 (the previously announced “Dreamgirls” show will be held at a later date). 

Howl Playwrights To Showcase Lisa Kimball's SPIN THE DONKEY Just In Time For Election Day

Howl Playwrights is a theater group dedicated to nurturing and empowering the development of new works by emerging playwrights. The play development group meets once a week (now virtually!). Normally, the group met in Rhinebeck, NY.

BWW Review: THE FULL MONTY at Argyle Theatre

Once again, Director and Broadway star Evan Pappas enlisted an energetic ensemble full of grandiose voices and enthusiasm to bring another crowd-pleasing musical to Long Island. This time around it's 'The Full Monty' which first premiered on Broadway in 2000. This Terrence McNally/David Yazbek adaptation of the cult classic motion picture was one of the first movies from the late 90's to be musicalized for the stage and definitely one of the better ones.

Photo Coverage: THE FULL MONTY Opens at The Argyle Theatre

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre presents the hit Broadway musical The Full Monty with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1997 film of the same name. Performances began September 12, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019 at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island). Opening Night is Saturday evening, September 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The Full Monty is sponsored by The Post Office Café (Babylon). Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Photo Flash: First Look at THE FULL MONTY at the Argyle Theatre

Long Island's newest year-round professional theatrical venue, The Argyle Theatre presents the hit Broadway musical The Full Monty with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1997 film of the same name. Performances began September 12, 2019 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, October 20, 2019 at The Argyle Theatre (34 West Main Street, Babylon, Long Island). Opening Night is Saturday evening, September 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The Full Monty is sponsored by The Post Office Café (Babylon). Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

The Argyle's THE FULL MONTY Begins Performances Tomorrow

The Argyle Theatre presents the hit Broadway musical The Full Monty with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1997 film of the same name.

The Argyle Announces Cast And Creative For THE FULL MONTY

The Argyle Theatre presents the hit Broadway musical The Full Monty with music and lyrics by David Yazbek and book by Terrence McNally, based on the 1997 film of the same name.

Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL

Chicago audiences are the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents. Get a sneak peek with some rehearsal photos below!

George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

The Girl Behind the Red Dress: Get to Know Broadway's New Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks!

Pretty Woman is currently bringing its twist on the Cinderella tale to the stage at Broadway's Nederland Theatre with star Samantha Barks making her Broadway debut donning the signature red gown nightly. Get to know Barks below!

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. Let's see what the critics have to say!

Photo Flash: First Look at Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15.

Pittsburgh CLO's TTHE FULL MONTY Opens July 6

Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting.

BWW Review: World Premiere of FALL: Arthur Miller's Sad Secret

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller was renowned and celebrated for his masterpiece DEATH OF A SALESMAN, as well as ALL MY SONS and THE CRUCIBLE, plays in which issues of morality took center stage. He refused to name names when called before the House Un-American Activities Committee, spoke out agains the Vietnam War, and was an activist in many social causes, allowing him to be seen as the moral conscience of the nation. However, Bernard Weinraub reveals Miller's feet of clay in the world premiere of his play FALL, directed by Peter DuBois at Huntington Theatre Company's Calderwood Pavilion.

Anita Gilette, Leslie Uggams, and More Head to Pittsburgh CLO This Summer

Pittsburgh CLO has amassed an impressive lineup of Broadway stars and Pittsburgh CLO veterans to bring the 2018 Summer Season to life June-August. The organization's core mission to produce shows locally helps to employ artists each year from Pittsburgh and across the country.

True Story Of Playwright Arthur Miller's Secret Son Is Told In FALL

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Fall, which tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller's secret son Daniel, his child with third wife, Inge Morath. Born with Down syndrome, Daniel was institutionalized, and his existence was never acknowledged by his parents. Written by playwright and renowned journalist Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, Fall runs May 18 - June 16, 2018 at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

Josh Stamberg Will Portray Arthur Miller In The World Premiere Of FALL At Huntington Theatre Company

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of Fall, which tells the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Arthur Miller's secret son Daniel, his child with third wife Inge Morath. Born with Down syndrome, Daniel was institutionalized and his existence was never acknowledged by his parents. Written by playwright and renowned journalist Bernard Weinraub (The Accomplices, Above the Fold), and directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, Fall runs May 18 - June 16, 2018 at the Huntington's Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.

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