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Jon B. Platt

 
Bio:
Tony Awards: The Book of Mormon, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Pulitzer) and Perestroika, Copenhagen, God of Carnage, Clybourne Park, Death of a Salesman, A Raisin in the Sun. Nominations: Wicked; Peter Pan; The Diary of Anne Frank; Hello, Dolly!; You're Welcome America, Man of La Mancha ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tony Awards: The Book of Mormon, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Pulitzer) and Perestroika, Copenhagen, God of Carnage, Clybourne Park, Death of a Salesman, A Raisin in the Sun. Nominations: Wicked; Peter Pan; The Diary of Anne Frank; Hello, Dolly!; You're Welcome America, Man of La Mancha ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

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[West End, 2021]
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[Broadway, 2018]
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[Broadway, 2017]
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[Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2014]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[US Tour, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Los Angeles, 2007]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[Boston, 2006]
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[Chicago, 2005]
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[US Tour, 2005]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2004]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1996]
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[Broadway, 1995]
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[Broadway, 1994]
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[Broadway, 1994]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Broadway, 1993]
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[Broadway, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1990]
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[US Tour, 2008]
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Jon B. Platt Biography

Tony Awards: The Book of Mormon, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (Pulitzer) and Perestroika, Copenhagen, God of Carnage, Clybourne Park, Death of a Salesman, A Raisin in the Sun. Nominations: Wicked; Peter Pan; The Diary of Anne Frank; Hello, Dolly!; You're Welcome America, Man of La Mancha A View From the Bridge, Venus in Fur, The Motherfu**er With the Hat, Nice Work if You Can Get It. Current: Wicked, The Book of Mormon. This is Our Youth. Upcoming: A Delicate Balance, Fun Home

Jon B. Platt Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical
Jon B. PlattShuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. PlattThe Humans
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play
Jon B. PlattKing Charles III
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Jon B. PlattArthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play
Jon B. PlattBlackbird
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play
Jon B. PlattArthur Miller's The Crucible
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, Skylight
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Jon B. Platt, This is Our Youth
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, A Raisin in the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Play
Jon B. Platt, The Testament of Mary
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Musical
Jon B. Platt, Nice Work If You Can Get It
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, Death of a Salesman
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Musical Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, The Book of Mormon
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Jon B. Platt, The Motherf**ker with the Hat
 
Tony Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Jon B. Platt, Jerusalem
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Revival of a Play
Jon B. Platt, A View from the Bridge
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, God of Carnage
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Special Theatrical Event
Jon B. Platt, You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Musical
Jon B. Platt, Wicked
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Revival of a Musical
Jon B. Platt, Man of La Mancha
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, Copenhagen
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Revival of a Play
Jon B. Platt, The Diary of Anne Frank
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Revival of a Musical
Jon B. Platt, Hello, Dolly!
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Revival of a Musical
Jon B. Platt, Damn Yankees
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Play Gold Star
Jon B. Platt, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

Jon B. Platt News

WICKED is Coming to the Hobby Center in May 2023 Photo WICKED is Coming to the Hobby Center in May 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2022

WICKED, Houston‚Äôs most¬†popular¬†musical,¬†will return to¬†the Hobby Center May 31 ‚Äď July 2, 2023 as part of the¬†Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center¬†2022-2023 Season.¬†Tickets for the return engagement go on sale¬†Friday, December 9 at 10AM.

Tickets on Sale This Week for WICKED at the Sydney Lyric Photo Tickets on Sale This Week for WICKED at the Sydney Lyric
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Rejoycify Sydney! Tickets for Wicked are on pre-sale from today, with GP sales from Friday 2 December. WICKED flies into Australia’s Emerald City at the Sydney Lyric from 25 August next year.

WICKED Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour Beginning in December 2023 Photo WICKED Will Embark on UK and Ireland Tour Beginning in December 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2022

Opening at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 7 December 2023, Wicked will then travel to Bristol, Birmingham, Bradford, Southampton, Liverpool, Dublin, Sunderland, Cardiff and Manchester, where it will conclude at the Palace Theatre for Christmas 2024/5.

Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns! Photo Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk will join the cast of Wicked at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre, taking over the role of Madame Morrible beginning Monday, December 12.  Michael Wartella returned to the role of Boq, starting performances last evening, November 15.

WICKED To Return To St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre, April 12 ‚Ä" May 7 Photo WICKED To Return To St. Louis' Fabulous Fox Theatre, April 12 ‚Ä" May 7
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2022

WICKED, St. Louis' most popular musical,¬†will return to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre April 12 ‚Äď May 7.

Alexia Khadime, Lucy St. Louis, and More Will Lead WICKED in London in 2023 Photo Alexia Khadime, Lucy St. Louis, and More Will Lead WICKED in London in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 8, 2022

The full new London cast has been announced for Wicked. The cast will begin performances at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre on Tuesday 7 March 2023.

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Broadway Engagement Extended Through January Photo MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Broadway Engagement Extended Through January 2023
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2022

Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool will extend its Broadway engagement due to popular demand.

WICKED Celebrates 19th Anniversary This Weekend and Announces Special Events Photo WICKED Celebrates 19th Anniversary This Weekend and Announces Special Events
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

WICKED is celebrating its 19th Anniversary on Broadway on October 30. To commemorate the occasion, the musical will host a series of events throughout the month.

WICKED Comes to Sydney in 2023 Photo WICKED Comes to Sydney in 2023
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Almost 20 years since its premiere, WICKED remains one of the most successful and popular musicals in the world. Winner of over 100 major awards including the Grammy Award, the Olivier Award, six Helpmann Awards, three Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards.

WICKED Celebrates 16th Birthday in London and Extends Booking Photo WICKED Celebrates 16th Birthday in London and Extends Booking
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

WICKED celebrates its 16th birthday tonight at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre and has announced a 34th booking extension. 500,000 new tickets are now on public sale for all performances until Sunday 26 November 2023.

Jon B. Platt Videos

VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED Videoplay
VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2022

Thank goodness! This evening Brittney Johnson took her first bow as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway! Ms. Johnson is the first Black actress to assume the iconic role. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Load-In For WICKED On Tour Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Load-In For WICKED On Tour

by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2022

What does it take to bring Wicked to cities across the country? Go inside the load-in process for the Wicked national tour, filmed at Tucson's Centennial Hall!

VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUN Videoplay
VIDEO: Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, and More Talk the Making of WICKED on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2021

Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Maguire and composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and with the original Glinda and Elphaba, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, about a show that has become a beacon for anyone who doesn't fit a conventional mold.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At WICKED In South Korea Videoplay
PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At WICKED In South Korea

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2021

Wicked has flown back into Seoul and is the first production of the show worldwide to reopen since the pandemic began! Get a first look at all new photos and video from the production!

VIDEO: Watch 'The Wizard and I' & 'Popular' From WICKED in South Korea Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch 'The Wizard and I' & 'Popular' From WICKED in South Korea

by Alan Henry - Mar 15, 2021

Wicked has flown back into Seoul and is the first production of the show worldwide to reopen since the pandemic began! Check out videos of 'The Wizard and I' and 'Popular,' as well as a montage from the production.

VIDEO: WICKED Sends Heartfelt Tribute to Frontline Workers Videoplay
VIDEO: WICKED Sends Heartfelt Tribute to Frontline Workers

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

Wicked has just released a heartfelt new video saluting the frontline workers of the current health crisis, underscored by the show's currents stars, Lindsay Pearce and Ginna Claire Mason. The description reads: 'In honor of every person on the front lines, our WICKED community came together in song and in thanks. You have truly changed us all. For Good.'

VIDEO: Jackie Burns and Casey Cott Sing A WICKED Mashup For #OutOfOZ Videoplay
VIDEO: Jackie Burns and Casey Cott Sing A WICKED Mashup For #OutOfOZ

by Alan Henry - Jul 13, 2018

In the latest installment of Out Of Oz, Jackie Burns and Casey Cott perform a mashup of 'Dancing Through Life' and 'The Wizard and I.' Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Watch Performances And A Q&A With The Cast Of WICKED on #TheatreLoungeLive Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Performances And A Q&A With The Cast Of WICKED on #TheatreLoungeLive

by Alan Henry - Jun 1, 2018

Are you ready to Defy Gravity? Watch the Official London Theatre #TheatreLoungeLive for live performances and a Q&A with the wonderful cast of Wicked UK!

VIDEO: Watch Amanda Jane Cooper and Jackie Burns Sing 'For Good' in New WICKED Promo Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Amanda Jane Cooper and Jackie Burns Sing 'For Good' in New WICKED Promo

by Stage Tube - May 12, 2018

In a new promotional video for Wicked, current Elphaba and Glinda Jackie Burns and Amanda Jane Cooper sang a clip of the show's song For Good. The video was shared to Wicked's official Facebook, and can be watched below!

VIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in N Videoplay
VIDEO: In a Land of Oz Far, Far Away... WICKED Spoofs STAR WARS Opening Sequence in Nerdy Clip

by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

WICKED nerded out on Twitter yesterday with a STAR WARS-themed spoof, featuring the series' iconic opening sequence but set in 'a land of Oz, far, far away...' Check it out below!


Jon B. Platt Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jon B. Platt been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans , Best Play (Tony Awards) for King Charles III , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Blackbird , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's The Crucible , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Skylight , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for This is Our Youth , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Testament of Mary , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Nice Work If You Can Get It , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Motherf**ker with the Hat , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Jerusalem , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A View from the Bridge , Best Play (Tony Awards) for God of Carnage , Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Wicked , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Man of La Mancha , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Copenhagen , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Diary of Anne Frank , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hello, Dolly! , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroika Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Damn Yankees and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches .

What awards has Jon B. Platt won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans, Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Skylight, Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun, Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman, Best Musical (Tony Awards) for The Book of Mormon, Best Play (Tony Awards) for God of Carnage, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Copenhagen Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Perestroikaand Best Play (Tony Awards) for Angels in America: Millennium Approaches.