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Karl Kenzler

 
Birth Place:
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Bio:
Broadway: You Can't Take it With You, Mary Poppins, Twelve Angry Men, The Caretaker, Dinner At Eight, The Heiress. Off-Broadway: Clinton (NYMF), Beyond Therapy (TACT), Peter & The Starcatcher (NYTW), The Tempest and Hamlet (CSC), Spinning Into Butter (LCT), The Charity That Began At Home and Diana ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 03, 1968 (54)

Birth Place: Indianapolis, IN, USA

Bio:
Broadway: You Can't Take it With You, Mary Poppins, Twelve Angry Men, The Caretaker, Dinner At Eight, The Heiress. Off-Broadway: Clinton (NYMF), Beyond Therapy (TACT), Peter & The Starcatcher (NYTW), The Tempest and Hamlet (CSC), Spinning Into Butter (LCT), The Charity That Began At Home and Diana ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Sheen Center Production, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground World Premiere, 2018
Father
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2018
Blondy Swanson
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Constable
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Henderson
  [Off-Broadway]
TACT Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Lord Aster
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Mr. Banks
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Antonio
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
George Banks [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Barnardo/Laertes/Guildenstern
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Juror #8 (Understudy)
Juror #12 (Understudy)
Juror #1 (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Mick (Understudy)
Aston (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Mr. Hatfield
Gustave (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1995
Arthur Townsend

Photos

Karl Kenzler, Guiliana Carr Photo

Karl Kenzler, Guiliana Carr

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Date:
11/12/2019
JOHN GLOVER, KARL KENZLER and SAM LILJA Photo

JOHN GLOVER, KARL KENZLER and SAM LILJA

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Date:
04/09/2019
KARL KENZLER and JOHN GLOVER Photo

KARL KENZLER and JOHN GLOVER

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Date:
04/09/2019
KARL KENZLER and TASHA LAWRENCE  Photo

KARL KENZLER and TASHA LAWRENCE

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Date:
04/09/2019
Karl Kenzler, Ming Peiffer, Tyne Rafaeli, Raviv Ullman Photo

Karl Kenzler, Ming Peiffer, Tyne Rafaeli, Raviv Ullman

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Date:
11/05/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Sheen Center Production, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Underground World Premiere, 2018
Father

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2018
Blondy Swanson

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Constable

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Henderson

  [Off-Broadway]
TACT Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Lord Aster

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Mr. Banks

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Antonio

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
George Banks [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Barnardo/Laertes/Guildenstern

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Juror #8 (Understudy)

Juror #12 (Understudy)

Juror #1 (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2003
Mick (Understudy)

Aston (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Mr. Hatfield

Gustave (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
1995
Arthur Townsend

Karl Kenzler Biography

Broadway: You Can't Take it With You, Mary Poppins, Twelve Angry Men, The Caretaker, Dinner At Eight, The Heiress. Off-Broadway: Clinton (NYMF), Beyond Therapy (TACT), Peter & The Starcatcher (NYTW), The Tempest and Hamlet (CSC), Spinning Into Butter (LCT), The Charity That Began At Home and Diana Of Dobson's (Mint Theater), Back From The Front (Working Theater). Regional includes: "Iago" in Othello (Old Globe), Romeo & Juliet and His Girl Friday (Guthrie), Major Barbara (Shakespeare Theater, Helen Hayes nomination), Villa America (Williamstown), Sweet Charity (Barrington Stage). Film/TV: House of Cards (recurring), Law & Order: SVU (recurring), Person of Interest, Made in Jersey, The Good Wife, Fringe, Rescue Me, Law & Order, Now & Again, Trinity and Darwin (DarwinTheSeries.com). Education: University of Evansville (BFA), NYU Grad Acting (MFA). Visit KarlKenzler.com

Karl Kenzler Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2009 - The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play
Karl KenzlerMajor Barbara

Karl Kenzler News

KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel A Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and More Take Home 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards; Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2022

The 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway was presented on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and we have the full list of winners and nominees!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Photo KIMBERLY AKIMBO & ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS Lead Nominations for 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 7, 2022

Nominations for the 37th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were announced today by theatre veterans Lilli Cooper and Lea DeLaria, stars of Broadway’s POTUS. With COVID safety in mind, rather than having one host and multiple presenters, this year the Awards will be handed out by a few Host/Presenter pairs on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at NYU Skirball beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and Lucille Lortel Theatre, with additional support provided by TDF.

Signature Theatre Announces One-Week Extension for TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Photo Signature Theatre Announces One-Week Extension for TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Signature Theatre has announced one-week extension for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish.

Review Roundup: Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Photo Review Roundup: Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992
by Review Roundups - Nov 2, 2021

Signature Theatre just celebrated opening night of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith's gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city's racial anguish.

Signature Theatre Announces the Cast of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Photo Signature Theatre Announces the Cast of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, National Humanities Medal-recipient Anna Deavere Smith’s gathering of voices surrounding the 1992 L.A. civil unrest in a complex portrait of a city’s racial anguish.

VIDEO: See a Preview of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Signature Photo VIDEO: See a Preview of Anna Deavere Smith's TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Signature Theatre's
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2021

Signature Theatre has announced a 35-minute video preview of playwright, actor, and scholar Anna Deavere Smith’s Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, directed by Taibi Magar, ahead of the Fall 2021 production on the Irene Diamond Stage.

Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/14: Glenn Close on the SUNSET BOULEVARD Film, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021

Today's top stories: Glenn Close reveals that the Sunset Boulevard film is 'ready to go', The Phantom of the Opera will have full orchestrations upon returning, and more!

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Danny Burstein, Lesli Margherita, Jessica Vosk and More Get Vacc Photo VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara, Danny Burstein, Lesli Margherita, Jessica Vosk and More Get Vaccinated!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 13, 2021

In conjunction with the launching of the Broadway Vaccination site on April 12th in the heart of the theatre district in NYC, Jeffrey Schecter, the creator of the A Chorus Line in Quarantine, brings us a fun and inspiring video to encourage others to get vaccinated!

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Returns to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2020

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

Photo Flash: Joel Grey to Direct ON BORROWED TIME With Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth, S Photo Photo Flash: Joel Grey to Direct ON BORROWED TIME With Phillipa Soo, Bebe Neuwirth, Sam Waterston and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 24, 2020

Two River Theater will continue their series of online benefit play readings with On Borrowed Time, a live two-act event; Act 1 on Wednesday, August 5 and Act 2 with a live Q&A with the artists on Thursday, August 6 at 7:00PM EDT.

Karl Kenzler Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Cele VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2018

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrate VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 28- The Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Celebrates Opening Night
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2017

Today we celebrate the Broadway revival of Kaufman and Hart's You Can't Take It with You, which opened on this day in 2014.

VIDEO: TO LIFE! The Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Perform on the TONY AWARDS
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2016

TO LIFE! The talented cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF performs on the 70th Annual TONY AWARDS. Watch the performance below!

VIDEO: Choregrapher Hofesh Shechter on Bringing Modern Moves to FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Nov 19, 2015

In a new interview with USA Today, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF choregrapher Hofesh Shechter discusses adding modern moves to the the upcoming Broadway revival of the classic musical.

STAGE TUBE: Tradition! Watch a New Promo for Broadway's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2015

The upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof begins performances November 20 for an opening night on December 20, 2015 at The Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). Below, BroadwayWorld has a brand new promo for the musical, set to the opening number -- 'Tradition'!

VIDEO: James Earl Jones & Kristine Nielsen Talk Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2014

James Earl Jones and Kristine Nielsen appeared on this week's WPIX11 in New York to chat about their roles in the Broadway revival of Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

VIDEO: All-New TV Spot for Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2014

Two-time Tony Award winner James Earl Jones stars as the head of the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened Sunday night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand for the big night to chat with the company, and below, you can check out interviews with the full gang from after the curtain went down!

BWW TV: Meet the Family! Watch Highlights from YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU just opened last night, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winnerScott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with Jason Robert Brown at YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2014

Go inside the studio with three-time Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to get a look at this year's revival of the classic YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Featuring original music by Mr. Brown, the production began previews on August 26th with an official opening set for September 28th.


Karl Kenzler Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Karl Kenzler been in?
Karl Kenzler has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Karl Kenzler been in?
Karl Kenzler has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Karl Kenzler been nominated for?
The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Major Barbara .