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Kenneth Williams

 
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Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1961
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1957
Performer
  [UK Tour]
Touring Revival, 1955
Performer
  [Broadway]
1944
Ted Gordon
  [Broadway]
1931
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1961
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1958
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1957
Performer

  [UK Tour]
Touring Revival, 1955
Performer

  [Broadway]
1944
Ted Gordon

  [Broadway]
1931
Ensemble






Kenneth Williams News

BWW Review: DIARY OF A SOMEBODY, Seven Dials Playhouse Photo BWW Review: DIARY OF A SOMEBODY, Seven Dials Playhouse
by Gary Naylor - Apr 19, 2022

John Lahr's funny, transgressive and tragic play gets a revival that is executed with great skill by a talented cast

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Summer and Autumn Season Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Summer and Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2022

Today, Jermyn Street Theatre announces a six-month programme featuring six world premieres and a major rediscovery. The Footprints Festival returns in July, headlined by Karina Wiedman's The Anarchist, winner of the Woven Voices Prize for Playwriting.

Showtime & Bleeker Street Close New Output Deal Photo Showtime & Bleeker Street Close New Output Deal
by Michael Major - Feb 10, 2022

Showtime Networks Inc. and Bleecker Street have entered into a new and exclusive three-year output agreement, effective in March, under which SHOWTIME will exhibit high-profile Bleecker Street feature films across its on-air, on demand and streaming premium services. Check out the extensive list of Bleeker Street films coming to Showtime now!

DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW Will Return For Three New Episodes Adapted For The Stage; Tour  Photo DAD'S ARMY RADIO SHOW Will Return For Three New Episodes Adapted For The Stage; Tour Dates Announced
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2021

Perry and Croft's classic BBC sitcom is brought gloriously to life in three episodes of the hugely popular television series hilariously and lovingly enacted by two master performers. Check out the tour dates for these new upcoming episodes!

STAGED Season Two Coming to Hulu March 16 Photo STAGED Season Two Coming to Hulu March 16
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 17, 2021

A star-studded list of guests will make appearances in season two, including Whoopi Goldberg, Ben Schwartz, Jim Parsons, Simon Pegg, Cate Blanchett, Nick Frost, Josh Gad, Christoph Waltz, Ken Jeong, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Ewan McGregor.

HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for  Photo HAMILTON, MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM, Debbie Allen, Viola Davis and More Nominated for 52nd NAACP Image Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

The full-list of nominees for the 52nd NAACP Image Awards were announced today in a special virtual event on NAACP Image Awards’ Instagram channel hosted by Tony-award winning actress and singer Anika Noni-Rose, actress and singer Chloe Bailey, actress Erika Alexander, actor, dancer, and choreographer Nicco Annan, and actor and singer TC Carson.

VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre Photo VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

James Corden connects with his friend Michael Sheen who is in quarantine in Saint Lucia awaiting clearance to resume filming 'Prodigal Son' in New York. James asks Michael about life with an impeccable beard, a beard so beautiful it's been named the best beard in the world, and Michael shares he's prepared to continue the journey with it. And Michael tells James about the experience of performing a play in an empty Old Vic.

BWW Review: THE BARREN AUTHOR, Spiteful Puppet Photo BWW Review: THE BARREN AUTHOR, Spiteful Puppet
by Gary Naylor - Oct 30, 2020

The infamous Baron Munchausen is updated for our times, given voice by Richard O'Brien who revels in recounting outrageous, outlandish stories.

BWW Review: DRAMA OUT OF A CRISIS: A CELEBRATION OF PLAY FOR TODAY, BBC iPlayer Photo BWW Review: DRAMA OUT OF A CRISIS: A CELEBRATION OF PLAY FOR TODAY, BBC iPlayer
by Gary Naylor - Oct 13, 2020

A very different world (and a very different BBC) emerges from that most impenetrable of dark places - the recent past.

Janelle Monáe Closes LOVECRAFT COUNTRY With A Virtual Reality Concert Experience Photo Janelle Monáe Closes LOVECRAFT COUNTRY With A Virtual Reality Concert Experience
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 12, 2020

To celebrate the season finale of the new series LOVECRAFT COUNTRY, HBO will close out their Lovecraft Country: Sanctum Social VR experience by transporting invited guests into Music of the Cosmos.

Kenneth Williams Videos

VIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre VideoVIDEO: Michael Sheen Talks Performing to An Empty Old Vic Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2021

James Corden connects with his friend Michael Sheen who is in quarantine in Saint Lucia awaiting clearance to resume filming 'Prodigal Son' in New York. James asks Michael about life with an impeccable beard, a beard so beautiful it's been named the best beard in the world, and Michael shares he's prepared to continue the journey with it. And Michael tells James about the experience of performing a play in an empty Old Vic.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Starring Edward Norton VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Starring Edward Norton
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2019

Lionel Essrog (Edward Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis). Armed only with a few clues and the engine of his obsessive mind, Lionel unravels closely guarded secrets that hold the fate of New York in the balance. In a mystery that carries him from gin-soaked jazz clubs in Harlem to the hard-edged slums of Brooklyn and, finally, into the gilded halls of New York's power brokers, Lionel contends with thugs, corruption and the most dangerous man in the city to honor his friend and save the woman who might be his own salvation.

VIDEO: Chris Evans, Michael K. Williams Star in Trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT VideoVIDEO: Chris Evans, Michael K. Williams Star in Trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT
by Stage Tube - Jul 16, 2019

Netflix has released the trailer for THE RED SEA DIVING RESORT, starring Chris Evans and Michael K. Williams and directed by Gideon Raff.

VIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for Season 6 of HBO's VICE VideoVIDEO: Check Out the Trailer for Season 6 of HBO's VICE
by Macon Prickett - Apr 2, 2018

The Emmy®-winning weekly news magazine series VICE returns for its sixth season FRIDAY, APRIL 6 (11:00-11:45 p.m. ET/PT) with “Raised in the System,” an extended special season premiere featuring Emmy®-nominated actor Michael Kenneth Williams as he embarks on a personal journey to expose the root of the American mass incarceration crisis: the juvenile justice system.

VIDEO: Check Out the New Teaser for Upcoming SUPERFLY Film VideoVIDEO: Check Out the New Teaser for Upcoming SUPERFLY Film
by Macon Prickett - Mar 23, 2018

Superfly – the film that helped define a genre in its characters, look, sound, and feel – is reimagined with Director X, director of legendary music videos (Drake, Rihanna), introducing it to a new generation. The screenplay is by Alex Tse. Directed by: Director X Cast: Trevor Jackson Jason Mitchell Michael Kenneth Williams Lex Scott Davis Jennifer Morrison

VIDEO: First Look - Emily Skeggs & More in Dustin Lance Black's LGBT Miniseries WHEN WE RISE
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 21, 2016

This February, ABC will present WHEN WE RISE, written and created by Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

VIDEO: First Look - James Purefoy Stars in SundanceTV's Upcoming Series HAP LEONARD
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2015

Today, SundanceTV released a high-paced teaser for its next original scripted drama HAP AND LEONARD, set to debut in March of 2016.

VIDEO: Queen Latifah Talks Singing the Blues in HBO's BESSIE
by Caryn Robbins - May 14, 2015

Queen Latifah sings the blude in her new film BESSIE. The multi-talented actress and singer, who produced and stars in the new HBO film, stopped by ABC's Good Morning America to talk about the film.

VIDEO: First Trailer for HBO's Bessie Smith Biopic, Starring Queen Latifah
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 3, 2015

Starring Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah ("Chicago") in the title role, BESSIE focuses on legendary blues singer Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into "The Empress of the Blues," one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and an enduring icon today. Check out the first trailer for the film below!

STAGE TUBE: First Teaser for HBO's Bessie Smith Biopic, Starring Queen Latifah
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2015

The HBO film BESSIE is scheduled to debut SATURDAY, MAY 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. This marks a return to the network for Oscar® nominee Queen Latifah following her Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning performance in HBO Films' “Life Support.”


Kenneth Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kenneth Williams been in?
Kenneth Williams has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Kenneth Williams been in?
Kenneth Williams has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Kenneth Williams's first West End show?
Kenneth Williams's first West End show was Share My Lettuce which opened in 1957