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Josh Radnor wrote, directed, and starred in two films, both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before being released in theaters: The Audience Award-winning happythankyoumoreplease opposite Kate Mara, Malin Akerman, and Tony Hale and Liberal Arts opposite Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, and Zac Efron. He was last seen in Jill Soloway's Afternoon Delight (Sundance, 2013) opposite Kathryn Hahn and Juno Temple.

Radnor is best known for playing Ted Mosby on CBS's Emmy-nominated comedy How I Met Your Mother. His other television credits include guest appearances on ER, Six Feet Under, and Law & Order among others. He was a series regular on ABC's The Court starring Sally Field. He made his film debut in the original teen spoof Not Another Teen Movie. Radnor portrayed the role of Lou Mazzuchelli in NBC's Rise and Lonny Flash in Amazon Prime Video's Hunters.

On Broadway he played the title character in The Graduate opposite Kathleen Turner. Off-Broadway and regionally, he has appeared at the Manhattan Theater Club, The Vineyard Theater, and Baltimore Center Stage, among others. In Los Angeles, he appeared in the Ovation Award-winning world premiere production of Jon Robin Baitz's The Paris Letter. Radnor appeared in New York Stage and Film's world premiere production of Richard Greenberg's The Babylon Line, directed by Terry Kinney. Most recently he was seen playing Seymor in the Kennedy Center's Little Shop of Horrors.

Josh Radnor Photos


Public Theater Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2024

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2018
Seymour Krelborn

Lincoln Center Off-Broadway Original Production, 2016
Aaron Port

New York Premiere Production, 2016
Performer [Replacement]

Broadway Premiere Production, 2014

[Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2004



Original Broadway Production, 2002
Benjamin Braddock [Replacement]

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Full Cast Set for Mary Kathryn Nagle's MANAHATTA at The Public Theater

The Public Theater has revealed the complete cast for the New York premiere of MANAHATTA written by Emerging Writers Group alumna Mary Kathryn Nagle and directed by Obie Award winner and Public Theater Director of Public Works Laurie Woolery. 

Josh Radnor Announces Solo Debut Double-Album, 'Eulogy: Vol. I + II'

Throughout Eulogy: Volume I, Radnor’s grounded and intimate songwriting style blends the timeless art of existential questioning with relatable, down-to-earth narratives, in the vein of acts like Nick Drake, Alexi Murdoch, Bob Dylan, and Neil Young. Backed by sometimes rowdy, sometimes sparse instrumentation.

Cast and Creative Team Set For Alicia Keys' HELL'S KITCHEN, Plus Two Week Extension!

Complete casting and a two-week extension have been announced for the world premiere of HELL'S KITCHEN, a new musical with music and lyrics by 15-time Grammy Award winner Keys. Learn more about the musical, find out who will star, and get tickets here!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of HAMLET at Free Shakespeare in the Park

Check out photos from opening night of Hamlet at Free Shakespeare in the Park!

HAHA (Maria Taylor & Mike Bloom) Share Debut Single 'Only Gets Better'

HAHA is a band born of humans, two of them - Maria Taylor (Azure Ray) and Mike Bloom (Jenny Lewis, Julian Casablancas, Richard Edwards).  It strives to celebrate the very existence of all creatures and things: the knowable, the unknowable, the in-between, the gentle, the strange, the dangerous, the otherwise..

Maleah Joi Moon, Shoshana Bean Will Star in Alicia Keys Musical HELL'S KITCHEN at the Public Theater

The Public will premiere new musicals and plays by Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz, 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys, Tony Award winner Itamar Moses, Emerging Writers Group alumni Mary Kathryn Nagle and Ife Olujobi, Pulitzer Prize winner and Writer-in-Residence Suzan- Lori Parks, and Jonathan Larson Grant recipient Benjamin Velez.

Photos: Debra Messing, Steve Buscemi, Crystal Lucas-Perry and More Turn Out For THE FEARS Opening Night

Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Steven Soderbergh (sex, lies, and videotape, Traffic, Erin Brockovich), makes his New York City theatrical producing debut with the World Premiere of The Fears, a new play by Emma Sheanshang. See photos from opening night!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of DRINKING IN AMERICA at Audible Theater

See photos from opening night of Audible Theater’s production of Drinking in America, written by three-time Obie Award winner Eric Bogosian and starring Andre Royo.

THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere to Begin Previews Tomorrow at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin will now begin preview performances on Wednesday, February 8, at New York City Center – Stage I.

Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats & More to Star in THE BEST WE COULD World Premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club

The full cast has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming world premiere, The Best We Could (a family tragedy), written by Emily Feldman and directed by Daniel Aukin. See performance dates, how to purchase tickets and more!

The Drama League to Present 2022 Fall Gala EMBRACE THE SEASON Featuring Shows of the 2022-2023 Season

The Drama League has announced the 2022 Fall Gala, “Embrace The Season: A Drama League Celebration.” The Gala, presented with a spirit of uplifting and amplifying the New York theater community as it returns to a post-pandemic vitality, will be held on Monday, October 17 at 6:00PM at City Winery.

Listen: Lin-Manuel Miranda & Robert Lopez Talk With Their Teachers on ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE THE WORLD Podcast

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez talk with their elementary school teachers on the launch of a new podcast celebrating the life-changing impact of early arts education. Listen here!

Lin-Manuel Miranda And Robert Lopez to be Featured on New Podcast ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE THE WORLD

In the first episode of ARTS EDUCATORS SAVE THE WORLD, set to launch on August 29, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the ultra-prolific creator of 'Hamilton,' and Robert Lopez, the first-ever double EGOT winner and co-writer of songs from 'Frozen' 'Avenue Q,' and 'The Book of Mormon,' sit down with their elementary school music teacher Barbara Ames.

New York Stage and Film Announces Casting; Founders' and Pfaelzer Award Winners

New York Stage and Film begins its summer season in Poughkeepsie on Saturday, July 9 and will run for five weeks to Sunday, August 7 for in-person programming that will support more than 35 new stories for theater, film and television. 

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

Photos: See Keenan Scott II, Thomas Sadoski & More at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala

New York Stage and Film's 2021 Winter Gala was held this past Monday, December 13 at The Edison Rooftop, 233 West 46 Street. The celebratory Gala evening included play excerpts from works by Keelay Gipson, Beth Henley, and Josh Radnor.

Thomas Sadoski, Adam Chanler-Berat & More to Join NYSAF 2021 Winter Gala

The festive (and safe) evening that will begin with doors at 6:00 PM followed by dinner and show at 7:00 PM. An after-party at 9:00 PM with performer and DJ Ari Groover (Ari Grooves) will close out the evening.

BWW Interview: Megan Nicole Dong Talks CENTAURWORLD!

Centaurworld follows a war horse who is transported from her embattled world to a strange land inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all species, shapes, and sizes.

BWW Exclusive: Megan Hilty & Kimiko Glenn Sing 'Fragile Things' on CENTAURWORLD!

The Broadway star-studded cast also includes Kimiko Glenn (Horse), Megan Hilty (Wammawink), Parvesh Cheena (Zulius), Josh Radnor (Durpleton), series creator Megan Nicole Dong (Glendale), and Chris Diamantopoulos (Ched).


Josh Radnor has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Josh Radnor has not appeared in the West End

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