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Ken Barnett

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwright's Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Cast
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Editor Daily
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Life Jacket Theatre Company World Premiere, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwrights Horizons, 2017
Lou
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Codename Lazar
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Cory
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Tour Guide
Ensemble/Other Roles
Policeman
Greenwich Villager
Associate Editor
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Premiere, 2003
Hans Christian Anderson
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Mr. Hardwick [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Alvin
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Servant/Marching Band/Puppeteer
Ensemble
The Green Bird (Understudy)
Renzo (Understudy)
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Ensemble
Young Marley/Undertaker

Photos

Jonathan Tolins, a guest, Tom Kirdahy, Ken Barnett, Terrence McNally and Michael Shay Photo

Jonathan Tolins, a guest, Tom Kirdahy, Ken Barnett, Terrence McNally and Michael Shayan

From: 
Date:
07/03/2019
Jose Llana, Jordan E. Cooper, Michael Cyril Creighton, Sam Gonzalez, Ken Barnett, Dav Photo

Jose Llana, Jordan E. Cooper, Michael Cyril Creighton, Sam Gonzalez, Ken Barnett, David Ryan Smith, Michael Mastro

From: 
Date:
07/03/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwright's Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Cast

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Editor Daily

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Life Jacket Theatre Company World Premiere, 2018
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere at Playwrights Horizons, 2017
Lou

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Codename Lazar

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2014
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Cory

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Tour Guide

Ensemble/Other Roles

Policeman

Greenwich Villager

Associate Editor

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Premiere, 2003
Hans Christian Anderson

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2002
Mr. Hardwick [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Alvin

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Servant/Marching Band/Puppeteer

Ensemble

The Green Bird (Understudy)

Renzo (Understudy)

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1999
Patrick Dennis, age 19-29

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Ensemble

Young Marley/Undertaker


Ken Barnett Awards and Nominations

 
IT Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role
Ken BarnettThe Whore of Sheridan Square
 
IT Awards - 2006 - Outstanding Ensemble
Ken BarnettThe Whore of Sheridan Square

Ken Barnett News

Kane Repertory Theatre Selects Hammaad Chaudry For Multiplatform Commission Photo Kane Repertory Theatre Selects Hammaad Chaudry For Multiplatform Commission
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2021

Kane Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Daniil Krimer and Managing Director Avery Bowne announce the selection of Hammaad Chaudry as the playwright for its new Multiplatform Commission. The yet to be titled commissioned play will be directed by Executive Producer Ansley Valentine and will premiere online March 29-April 11, 2021 with plans for an in-person production when it is safe to do so.

Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep Photo Mark Brokaw Directs Ken Urban's DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY for Kane Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2020

Ken Barnett (Off-Broadway's Too Much Sun, Amazon's Mozart in The Jungle), Kyle Beltran (Broadway's The Cherry Orchard and In the Heights), and Emily Bergl (Dirty John, Shameless) will star in a virtual workshop of Ken Urban's new play Danger and Opportunity on October 28, 2020 as part of Kane Repertory Theatre's New Play Lab.

Mark Brokaw Directs Virtual Workshop Of DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY Photo Mark Brokaw Directs Virtual Workshop Of DANGER AND OPPORTUNITY
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2020

The digital workshop begins at 7:30 PM CT on Youtube and will remain available until November 1st at 7:30 PM CT. A live talkback with playwright Ken Urban, director Mark Brokaw, and Kane Repertory Theatre AD Daniil Krimer will follow the reading. All of our readings are free to watch, but a donation of $25 is suggested.

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Adds Two Matinees Of NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL Photo Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Adds Two Matinees Of NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019

Due to popular demand, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has added two matinee performances, October 4 and 11 at 1pm, of Novenas for a Lost Hospital, and released production photography by Julieta Cervantes. Novenas for a Lost Hospital is a communal experience created by playwright Cusi Cram (A Lifetime Burning) and Rattlestick's Artistic Director Daniella Topol (Ironbound) that stars Tony Award-nominated and four-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit).

New Musical THE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL Will Be Performed At Joe's Pub Photo New Musical THE FITZGERALDS OF ST. PAUL Will Be Performed At Joe's Pub
by Stephi Wild - Aug 13, 2019

A concert version of a new original musical about Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul, will be presented a Joe's Pub on Monday, August 26 at 7:00 pm, it was announced today. With music, lyrics and book by Christie Baugher, this industry presentation, which is also open to the public, is directed by Danny Mefford (choreographer of the Tony Award-winning musicals Dear Evan Hansen and Fun Home), with musical direction by Matt Castle; Ken Barnett (a?oeMozart in the Junglea??) and Tiffany Topol (Once) star in the title roles.

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Opens 25th Season With Cusi Cram's NOVENAS FOR A LOST Photo Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Opens 25th Season With Cusi Cram's NOVENAS FOR A LOST HOSPITAL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2019

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced details and complete casting for the world premiere of Novenas for a Lost Hospital, a communal experience created by playwright Cusi Cram (A Lifetime Burning) and Rattlestick's Artistic Director Daniella Topol (Ironbound) and starring Tony Award-nominated and four-time Obie-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit). Novenas for a Lost Hospital sets out to remember and celebrate St. Vincent's Hospital, the 161-year-old Catholic institution that treated victims of calamities from the sinking of the Titanic to September 11th. Guided by Saint Elizabeth Seton (Chalfant) and inspired by the caretakers and patients of St. Vincent's Hospital, this unique event takes a 60-person audience on an uplifting journey from an enclosed West Village garden to Rattlestick's intimate theater to the NYC AIDS Memorial Park. Novenas for a Lost Hospital runs September 5a?"October 13, 2019, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) with an opening night of September 19. Tickets are on sale now at rattlestick.org.

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey And More Star In Terrence McNally Photo Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey And More Star In Terrence McNally's SOME MEN at Rattlestick
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 3, 2019

Doug Nevin and Michael Urie, in partnership with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater closed out the Pride Plays' festival of play readings commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, with a benefit reading of Terrence McNally's Some Men, helmed by Logan Reed, on June 24 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

André De Shields, Noah Galvin, and More Cast in PRIDE PLAYS Reading of SOME MEN Photo André De Shields, Noah Galvin, and More Cast in PRIDE PLAYS Reading of SOME MEN
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

Festival producers Doug Nevin and Michael Urie, in partnership with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and Festival Director Nick Mayo announce casting for the benefit closing night reading of Some Men, written by Terrence McNally

Kate Shindle Among Lineup for Post-Show Talkbacks with CSC Photo Kate Shindle Among Lineup for Post-Show Talkbacks with CSC
by Julie Musbach - May 8, 2019

Classic Stage Company announces two events in conjunction with Tony Award-winner John Doyle's production of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 play in music The Cradle Will Rock. On May 14, legendary former New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse, author of the forthcoming Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor (Alfred A. Knopf, August 2019),and Kate Shindle, president of Actors' Equity Association, will discuss the history and current state of labor and union movements in relation to Cradle's timely and timeless themes. 

CSC Announces Post-Show Events For THE CRADLE WILL ROCK Photo CSC Announces Post-Show Events For THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 23, 2019

Classic Stage Company announces two exciting and illuminating events in conjunction with Tony Award-winner John Doyle's production of Marc Blitzstein's 1937 play in music The Cradle Will Rock.

Ken Barnett Videos

BWW Video Exclusive: THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE's Cast & Creative Team Bring the Musical to Life Inside the Recording Studio!
by Stage Tube - Mar 24, 2015

The original cast album of the world premiere musical THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE from Ghostlight Records is now available in stores and online at iTunes here and other digital outlets. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive featurette, titled “The Making of the Album,' which includes interviews with the cast and creators!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Theater's THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, Starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Kyle Beltran & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2014

The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses, and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin, The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tomorrow, Wednesday, October 22. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Ken Barnett, Jefferson Mays and More in Highlights of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2013

The Old Globe presents the world premiere of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a new musical comedy with book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak and lyrics by Freedman and Lutvak. Former Old Globe Co-Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to the Globe to direct the production. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder is currently running through April 14, 2013 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad PrebysTheatre Center. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Company of The Old Globe's A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER World Premiere
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2013

The Old Globe presents the world premiere of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, a new musical comedy with book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak and lyrics by Freedman and Lutvak. Former Old Globe Co-Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak returns to the Globe to direct the production. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder will run March 8 -- April 14, 2013 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Meet the cast and creative team in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Jefferson Mays and More in A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2012

Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts, presents the world premiere musical comedy A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder with book by Robert L. Freedman; music by Steven Lutvak; lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak; and directed by Darko Tresnjak. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder plays now through November 11 and features Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, playing eight of the more than 20 characters. There is an Opening Night performance this evening at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below.

BWW TV: Public Theater's FEBRUARY HOUSE- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 2012

The Public Theater's world premiere production of FEBRUARY HOUSE, with music and lyrics by Gabriel Kahane and book by Seth Bockley, is currently in previews at the Martinson Theater. Directed by Davis McCallum, FEBRUARY HOUSE runs through Sunday, June 10, with an official press opening on Tuesday, May 22. BroadwayWorld brings you perfomance highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Scenes from BURN THIS at the Taper
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2011

'Burn This' by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson recently opened at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Nicholas Martin, performances of 'Burn This' continue through May 1. This production is dedicated to Lanford Wilson.

STAGE TUBE: BURN THIS Opens at the Taper
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2011

'Burn This' by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lanford Wilson opens this Sunday, April 3, 2011, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Nicholas Martin, performances of 'Burn This' continue through May 1. This production is dedicated to Lanford Wilson.


Ken Barnett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ken Barnett been in?
Ken Barnett has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ken Barnett been in?
Ken Barnett has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Ken Barnett been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Featured Role (IT Awards) for The Whore of Sheridan Square and Outstanding Ensemble (IT Awards) for The Whore of Sheridan Square .