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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)

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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 National Tour Celebrates 5,000th Performance In Minneapolis Photo WICKED National Tour Celebrates 5,000th Performance In Minneapolis
by Grace Cutler - Jul 31, 2022

Pictured here is the touring company underneath the Orpheum Theatre marquee in Minneapolis.

Hennepin Theatre Trust Teams Up With PNC Bank And YMCA For Wicked-Inspired ‚ÄúFor Goo Photo Hennepin Theatre Trust Teams Up With PNC Bank And YMCA For Wicked-Inspired ‚ÄúFor Good Project‚ÄĚ
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust, PNC Bank, Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) and YMCA are teaming up in the spirit of WICKED to do ‚Äúgood‚ÄĚ for students in need across Minnesota when the Broadway sensation returns to Minneapolis to kick off the 2022-2023¬†Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin¬†season July 27 to Aug. 28, 2022 at the historic Orpheum Theatre.

COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24 Photo COMPANY Sets Summer Closing on Broadway; Show to Tour in 2023-24
by BWW Staff - Jun 21, 2022

The thrilling revival of Stephen Sondheim’s and George Furth’s Company, which is the most honored musical of the Broadway season receiving every major award for Best Musical Revival including the 2022 Tony Award, will play its final performance at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on Sunday, July 31 at 2 PM. A North American tour of Company is planned for the 2023-2024 season.

WICKED's Live Lottery Will Return This Summer Photo WICKED's Live Lottery Will Return This Summer
by Team BWW - Jun 16, 2022

Good news! The Broadway blockbuster WICKED has announced that the Live Lottery will return to the Gershwin Theatre for Summer 2022. Broadway’s only in-person lottery will open two and a half hours before each performance begins in the Gershwin Theatre breezeway.

Tickets for WICKED at the Orpheum Theatre to go on Sale This Friday Photo Tickets for WICKED at the Orpheum Theatre to go on Sale This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced today that WICKED, Minneapolis’ most popular musical will return to Minneapolis this summer to kick off the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis).

Tickets to WICKED in Chicago to Go On Sale Monday Photo Tickets to WICKED in Chicago to Go On Sale Monday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Broadway In Chicago has announced tickets for Chicago’s most popular musical, WICKED, will go on sale Monday, May 23, 2022. WICKED will play Broadway In Chicago’s James M. Nederlander Theatre for a limited engagement September 28 - December 4, 2022.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

West End WICKED Extends Through Sunday 28 May 2023 Photo West End WICKED Extends Through Sunday 28 May 2023
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, has announced the release of 500,000 new tickets, with public booking now extended at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre until Sunday 28 May 2023.

Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, James D. Gish, and More Will Join the Broadway Cas Photo Talia Suskauer, Cleavant Derricks, James D. Gish, and More Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED This Summer
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022

Find out when the new cast will join Wicked the Musical on Broadway. Talia Suskauer will assume the role of Elphaba; Tony Award winner Cleavant Derricks will take over the role of The Wizard; James D. Gish will become the production's new Fiyero; Tony Award nominee Clifton Davis will step into the role of Doctor Dillamond; and Broadway newcomer Mikayla Renfrow will assume the role of Nessarose.

2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List! Photo 2022 Drama League Awards Nominations Announced- Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 25, 2022

The Drama League today announced the 2022 Drama League Awards Nominees and we've got all the nominations for for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, Outstanding Direction of a Play, Outstanding Direction of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award.

Jon B. Platt Videos

VIDEO: History-Making 'Glinda' Brittney Johnson Makes Her First Entrance in WICKED VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoPHOTO/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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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.