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John Wernke

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2014
Lou Gehrig
  [Off-Broadway]
Peccadillo Theater Company Production, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Hall boy
Gunga (Understudy)
McDermott (Understudy)
Perry Stewart (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Chuck
Dickie Reynolds (Understudy)

Photos

Anthony Newfield, Jan Maxwell, John Wernke
attending Planet Hollywood Opening Night A Photo

Anthony Newfield, Jan Maxwell, John Wernke attending Planet Hollywood Opening Night After Party for the Manhattan Theatre Club's Production of "The Royal Family" in New York City. October 8, 2009

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02/12/2018
Juan Francisco Villa, Jessiee Datino, Amie Donna Kelly and John Wernke Photo

Juan Francisco Villa, Jessiee Datino, Amie Donna Kelly and John Wernke

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04/25/2017
Tracy Shayne (Carmen Berra), Peter Scolari (Yogi Berra), Keith Nobbs (Billy Martin),  Photo

Tracy Shayne (Carmen Berra), Peter Scolari (Yogi Berra), Keith Nobbs (Billy Martin), Billy Sample, Bill Dawes (Thurman Munson & Mickey Mantle), John Wernke (Lou Gehrig), Randy Jones, Chris Henry Coffey (Joe DiMaggio)

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01/31/2014
John Wernke, Bill Dawes; (background) Chris Henry Coffey Photo

John Wernke, Bill Dawes; (background) Chris Henry Coffey

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01/28/2014
John Wernke and Chris Henry Coffey Photo

John Wernke and Chris Henry Coffey

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01/28/2014

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2014
Lou Gehrig

  [Off-Broadway]
Peccadillo Theater Company Production, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Hall boy

Gunga (Understudy)

McDermott (Understudy)

Perry Stewart (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Revival, 2009
Chuck

Dickie Reynolds (Understudy)






John Wernke News

Geva-Commissioned PANORAMA By Prince Gomolvilas, Chosen For Plays In Progress 2018 Photo Geva-Commissioned PANORAMA By Prince Gomolvilas, Chosen For Plays In Progress 2018
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2018

Geva Theatre Center unveils the play chosen for Plays in Progress 2018 to be held in the Fielding Stage on April 16. Plays in Progress are vibrant and innovative plays by some of the most exciting playwrights working today. Through Geva's Plays in Progress program, writers can hear their work performed, discuss the play with the audience and then continue to work on the play to its next level. This year's play, Panorama by Prince Gomolvilas, has been commissioned by Geva as part of the theatre's "Rochester Stories" program.

Photo Flash: Remembering Jan Maxwell Photo Photo Flash: Remembering Jan Maxwell
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2018

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Broadway star Jan Maxwell passed away at 61 years of age after a battle with cancer. The star is survived by her husband, actor/playwright Robert Emmet Lunney, and their son William Maxwell-Lunney.

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018 Photo AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season.

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center presents the World Premiere of OTHER THAN HONORABLE
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21.

Jamie Pachino's OTHER THAN HONORABLE to Make World Premiere at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents the world premiere of Other Than Honorable by Jamie Pachino. Other Than Honorable is directed by Kimberly Senior and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from April 25 - May 21.

York's Developmental Reading Series to Feature THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, COMMANDERS IN CHIEF & More This Month
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2015

The York Theatre Company, and its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present three new works: The Sleeping Beauty that has book, music & lyrics by Benjamin P. Wenzelberg, Commanders-In-Chief written by P.J. Barry, and Cheer Wars with book & lyrics by Gordon Leary and music by Karlan Judd at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The readings are open to the public with a suggested donation of $5.00.

Lynn Cohen, John Wernke & More Set for ESPA Drills Reading Series, 8/18-19
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 14, 2014

Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts has announced casting for its ESPA Drills Reading Series this August. ESPA Drills is an annual new play development program providing staged readings to four playwrights. The plays are workshopped under the guidance of the ESPA staff and will be presented before an audience of industry peers Off-Broadway at The Duke on 42nd Street.

BRONX BOMBERS Ends Broadway Run Today
by Robert Diamond - Mar 2, 2014

Bronx Bombers will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 2 at 3PM at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Bronx Bombers is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and written and directed by Eric Simonson. For tickets and more information on Bronx Bombers, please visitwww.BronxBombersPlay.com. The production opened on February 6, 2014.

BRONX BOMBERS To Conclude Broadway Run on March 2
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2014

Now is the time to see Bronx Bombers, a new American play starring Peter Scolari ('Bosom Buddies,' 'Newhart,' 'Girls') as Yogi Berra. Bronx Bombers will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 2 at 3PM at Circle in the Square Theatre (50th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). Bronx Bombers is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and written and directed by Eric Simonson. For tickets and more information on Bronx Bombers, please visitwww.BronxBombersPlay.com. The production opened on February 6, 2014.

Photo Flash: Former New York Yankee Willie Randolph Visits BRONX BOMBERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Former New York Yankee Willie Randolph attended this Saturday evening's performance of Bronx Bombers. Randolph, who was the second baseman for the New York Yankees from 1976 - 1988, and served as team captain from 1986 - 1988, embraced the cast after the show, exclaiming 'I love this show, these are my guys!' Scroll down for a photo!

John Wernke Videos

BWW TV: BRONX BOMBERS Opening Night Red Carpet With Eric Simonson, Kate Baldwin, Dee Snider, Karen Ziemba and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opened on February 6 at Circle in the Square Theatre, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with celebrities on the red carpet before the show, including Simonson, Kirmser and Ponturo, Broadway's Kate Baldwin and Graham Rowat, plus Dan Grimaldi, Dee Snider, Karen Ziemba, Natalie Roy and Rebecca Faulkenberry and Josh Segarra. Check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Kids' Night on Broadway Spotlight- BRONX BOMBERS' Christopher Jackson & John Wernke
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2014

The Broadway League will soon launch KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY, Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014. KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY is an audience development program created by The Broadway League to make theatre accessible, encourage theatre as a form of family entertainment, and build larger audiences for the future. In the weeks leading up to the festivities, cast members from some of this years' will share their favorite Broadway memories and why they love Broadway! Below, meet BRONX BOMBERS' Christopher Jackson & John Wernke?!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of BRONX BOMBERS on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 8, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, began previews on January 10, 2014. The show is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opened last night, February 6, at Circle in the Square Theatre and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the company about the big night. Check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Highlights from Broadway's BRONX BOMBERS - Peter Scolari, Francois Battiste, John Wernke and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, began previews on January 10, 2014. The show is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opens February 6, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Primary Stages' BRONX BOMBERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2013

Primary Stages presents the World Premiere of Bronx Bombers, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Eric Simonson (Broadway's Lombardi). The production opened last night, Tuesday, October 8, and features Francois Battiste (Broadway's Magic/ Bird) as Reggie Jackson and Elston Howard,Chris Henry Coffey (Off-Broadway's Water by the Spoonful) as Joe DiMaggio,Bill Dawes(Broadway's Lombardi) as Mickey Mantle/Thurman Munson,Christopher Jackson(Broadway's In the Heights, Memphis) asDerek Jeter, Wendy Makkena (Broadway's Side Man) as Carmen Berra, Keith Nobbs (Broadway's Lombardi) as Billy Martin, Richard Topol (Broadway'sThe Normal Heart, The Merchant of Venice) as Yogi Berra, John Wernke (Broadway's The Lyons) as Lou Gehrig, and C.J. Wilson (Happy Now? at Primary Stages, Broadway's The Big Knife,Glengarry Glen Ross) as Babe Ruth. Bronx Bombers runs through October 19 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!


John Wernke Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has John Wernke been in?
John Wernke has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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