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John Sanders

 
Bio:
Broadway: Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher. National Tours: Peter and the Starcatcher, Mamma Mia!. Off-Broadway: Cloud Nine (Atlantic). Chicago theatre: Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Writers' Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Chicago Dramatists, Stage Left Theatre. TV: "Iron Fist," ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher. National Tours: Peter and the Starcatcher, Mamma Mia!. Off-Broadway: Cloud Nine (Atlantic). Chicago theatre: Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Writers' Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Chicago Dramatists, Stage Left Theatre. TV: "Iron Fist," ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere, 2019
Fallon
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at the Public Theater, 2017
Stuart Vaughan
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble
Ned Ryerson
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Harry Bagley/Martin
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Black Stache
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Sergei
Party Entertainer
Mr. Wormood [Replacement]
Miss Trunchbull (Understudy)
Mr. Wormwood (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1916
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1905
Performer

Photos

Douglas Goodhart, Graham Scott Fleming, Cory Jeacoma, John Sanders and Travis Artz Photo

Douglas Goodhart, Graham Scott Fleming, Cory Jeacoma, John Sanders and Travis Artz

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02/11/2019
Bryan Fenkart, Douglas Goodhart, Graham Scott Fleming, Cory Jeacoma, John Sanders and Photo

Bryan Fenkart, Douglas Goodhart, Graham Scott Fleming, Cory Jeacoma, John Sanders and Travis Artz

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Date:
02/11/2019
Conor Ryan, Jonn Amies, Erika Olson, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jen Perry and John Sanders Photo

Conor Ryan, Jonn Amies, Erika Olson, Kyle Taylor Parker, Jen Perry and John Sanders

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Date:
02/11/2019
Kyle Taylor Parker, Erika Olson, Jen Perry and John Sanders Photo

Kyle Taylor Parker, Erika Olson, Jen Perry and John Sanders

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02/11/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere, 2019
Fallon

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere at the Public Theater, 2017
Stuart Vaughan

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Ensemble

Ned Ryerson

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Harry Bagley/Martin

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Black Stache

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Sergei

Party Entertainer

Mr. Wormood [Replacement]

Miss Trunchbull (Understudy)

Mr. Wormwood (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1916
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1905
Performer

John Sanders Biography

Broadway: Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher. National Tours: Peter and the Starcatcher, Mamma Mia!. Off-Broadway: Cloud Nine (Atlantic). Chicago theatre: Goodman, Chicago Shakespeare, Steppenwolf, Writers' Theatre, Drury Lane Oakbrook, Chicago Dramatists, Stage Left Theatre. TV: "Iron Fist," "Billions," "Elementary," "The Following." Film: No God No Master, Alleged. Video games: "Minecraft," "Batman."




John Sanders News

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them Photo Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

Tara C. Allred Releases New Science Fiction Series Photo Tara C. Allred Releases New Science Fiction Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

Author Tara C. Allred has announced the release of her science fiction series, The Existence Series. REMEMBER: A Prelude Novella was released on October 20, 2020 and book one, Beyond the End will be released on November 20, 2020. Both books are being released by Patella Publishing.

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come' Photo VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2020

John Sanders, who was most recently on Broadway in Groundhog Day the Musical, offered some inspirational words in the form of a song. Sanders performed a guitar arrangement of Night Will Come, a song written by Tim Minchin for Groundhog Day. 'So many are hurting right now, and I know from our show that this song resonates with people during tough times,' Sanders said.

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2020

BWW TV: Looking Back At GROUNDHOG DAY's Opening Night Photo BWW TV: Looking Back At GROUNDHOG DAY's Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2020

Who is that emerging from his borough? Today, February 2nd, officially marks Groundhog Day, the annual holiday that celebrates the legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the musical adaptation of the classic movie, Groundhog Day. Check out the video to see stars Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and more celebrating the opening night of the Tony-nominated production!

F. Murray Abraham, Gideon Glick, Geneva Carr, and More Perform to Benefit Syria Augus Photo F. Murray Abraham, Gideon Glick, Geneva Carr, and More Perform to Benefit Syria August 12th
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2019

The Multifaith Alliance for Syria Refugees (MFA) presents its first annual benefit concert, Broadway Sings for Syria at The Leonard Nimoy Thalia At Peter Norton Symphony Space on Monday, August 12th at 7:00 pm to raise awareness for the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by Alan Henry - Feb 18, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice is now on stafe. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse.

Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill P Photo Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Celebrates Opening Night at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos from the opening night festivities below!

BWW Review: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse Hits All the Right N Photo BWW Review: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse Hits All the Right Notes
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 11, 2019

You don't have to remember the '60's scene to relish 'My Very Own British Invasion' at Paper Mill Playhouse. Theatergoers of all ages will be engaged by this new musical. The exciting world premiere hits all the right notes. It is expertly directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell with the finest musical direction by Lon Hoyt. The book, written by Rick Elice, has an enthralling storyline.

Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photo Coverage: MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION Takes Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice. The show officially opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out the photos of the cast taking their opening bows below!

John Sanders Videos

VIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come' VideoVIDEO: GROUNDHOG DAY Star John Sanders Sings 'Night Will Come'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2020

John Sanders, who was most recently on Broadway in Groundhog Day the Musical, offered some inspirational words in the form of a song. Sanders performed a guitar arrangement of Night Will Come, a song written by Tim Minchin for Groundhog Day. 'So many are hurting right now, and I know from our show that this song resonates with people during tough times,' Sanders said.

BWW TV: Looking Back At GROUNDHOG DAY's Opening Night VideoBWW TV: Looking Back At GROUNDHOG DAY's Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2020

Who is that emerging from his borough? Today, February 2nd, officially marks Groundhog Day, the annual holiday that celebrates the legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil. In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the musical adaptation of the classic movie, Groundhog Day. Check out the video to see stars Andy Karl, Barrett Doss, and more celebrating the opening night of the Tony-nominated production!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Feb 4, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. My Very Own British Invasion will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Get a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION
by Alan Henry - Jan 29, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby. My Very Own British Invasion will begin performances Thursday, January 31, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ).

BWW TV: Travel Back to the 60's with a Sneak Peek of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at  VideoBWW TV: Travel Back to the 60's with a Sneak Peek of MY VERY OWN BRITISH INVASION at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 21, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the world premiere of My Very Own British Invasion with book by Tony award-winner Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatcher). My Very Own British Invasion is produced in association with Hal Luftig, Craig Haffner and Rodney Rigby.

What Are You Waiting For? Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 30, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

There's No Day But Today! Cast Your Vote for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 25, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

Make Them Hear You! Vote Today for the Theater Fans' Choice Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - May 22, 2017

Now in our 15th year, the Theater Fans' Choice Awards are, by FAR, the largest fan based awards of their kind. Open to anyone to vote, we're excited to present a full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows. Plus, cast your vote in our newest category, honoring stage to screen adaptations!

STAGE TUBE: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opens at the Ahmanson - Joey deBettencourt, John Sanders and More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2013

The five-time Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher' opened on December 4, 2013, at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre at the Los Angeles Music Center. Written by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice('Jersey Boys,' 'The Addams Family') and directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nomineeAlex Timbers ('Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'), 'Peter and the Starcatcher' continues through January 12, 2014. Click below to watch interviews from the opening night party!

STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Donyale Werl Talks PETER AND THE STARCATCHER's Traveling Procenium
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2013

On this edition of 'In Focus', host Eden Lane spends time at the 'press day' for for the 1st National Tour of Peter and the Starcatcher, launching in Denver. Lane meets with Donyale Werle, who won the 2012 Tony Award for her Peter and the Starcatcher set design. Donyale is a leader at the Broadway Green Alliance and has gained much acclaim for her use of salvaged materials in her sets. Click below to watch the interview!


John Sanders Frequently Asked Questions

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

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