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Kirby Ward

 

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Minister
Construction Worker
A Construction Worker
A Minister
Ensemble
Alfred J. Morgenthal (Understudy)
Major Bowes (Understudy)
Mr. Chalfont (Understudy)
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2000
Prospector
  [West End]
London Production, 1993
Bobby Child

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 1999]
Choreographer


Kirby Ward Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Kirby WardCrazy for You
 
Olivier Awards - 1993 - Best Actor in a Musical
Kirby Ward, Crazy For You

Kirby Ward News

Karyl Lynn Burns Retires as Artistic Director of Rubicon Theatre After 25 Years Photo Karyl Lynn Burns Retires as Artistic Director of Rubicon Theatre After 25 Years
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Rubicon Producing Artistic Director and Co-Founder Karyl Lynn Burns retired from the company on Sunday, November 13, following the acclaimed sold-out run of In the Heights.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Plans For 'The Amanda McBroom and George Ball Rose  Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Plans For 'The Amanda McBroom and George Ball Rose Room'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

At a gathering last week of local dignitaries, RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, shared progress and plans for a new community gathering space at the theatre.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Three Youth Theatre Summer Shows Under The Stars In Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Three Youth Theatre Summer Shows Under The Stars In Ojai
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

Tickets are available now! Learn more about the productions and how to attend here!

Bryan Cranston, Norm Lewis, and More Join Rubicon Theatre  STREAMATHON Photo Bryan Cranston, Norm Lewis, and More Join Rubicon Theatre STREAMATHON
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2020

Rubicon Theatre Company concludes the company's September Theatre Love-Fest and 'Rise to the Challenge' Match Campaign with a Streamathon on Wednesday, September 30 from 5 p.m. to midnight.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Summer Youth Program Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchel Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Summer Youth Program Featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell, Stephen Schwartz, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2020

Just like many other theatres from Broadway to Boise, Rubicon's goal has always been to bring people together and build a sense of community.  Priority one for Rubicon at this time of year is the Summer Youth Program.

Broadway Veterans Celebrate The American Songbook In Support Of Ensemble Theatre Comp Photo Broadway Veterans Celebrate The American Songbook In Support Of Ensemble Theatre Company's Education Programs
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2020

Ensemble Theatre Company presents the 2nd annual benefit concert for its education and outreach programs with Broadway alumni performing music from the great American songbook on Sunday March 22, 2020.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Extension Of BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBE Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Extension Of BIG RIVER: THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2019

Rubicon Theatre Company has just extended the company's acclaimed, sold-out production of Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which now continues through November 17, 2019. Directed by Kirby Ward, with a company of 24, the production runs Wednesdays through Sundays in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District at the company's home at 1006 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA  93001.

BWW Interview: Josey Montana McCoy & David Aron Damane of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatr Photo BWW Interview: Josey Montana McCoy & David Aron Damane of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Nov 6, 2019

An interview with Josey Montana McCoy (Huck Finn) and David Aron Damane (Jim), stars of Rubicon Theatre Company's current production of 'Big River.' The immersive, atmospheric production has been critically acclaimed by press and audiences alike and has been extended for an additional week, until November 17.

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Nov 1, 2019

An innovative immersive production, in which orchestra musicians step on stage to perform with the cast and an in-the-round configuration, highlights Rubicon Theatre Company's evocative, atmospheric production of 'Big River.' With a score by country music's Roger Miller, 'Big River' won 7 Tonys in 1985. The cast features Broadway veterans Josey Montana McCoy, David Aron Damane, and, in a special appearance, Renn Woods as Alice.

BWW Interview: Beverly & Kirby Ward of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company Photo BWW Interview: Beverly & Kirby Ward of BIG RIVER at Rubicon Theatre Company
by Cary Ginell - Oct 29, 2019

An interview with Beverly and Kirby Ward, producers and directors of the new production of 'Big River' at the Rubicon Theatre Company.

Kirby Ward Videos

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Becky Gulsvig, Sally Struthers and More in Highlights of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2013

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, is thrilled to announce the opening of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie on stage June 12 to July 6. Becky Gulsvig, plays small-town girl Millie Dillmount, who heads to New York City in 1922 to start a new life in a city filled with intrigue, jazz and a whole new set of rules for love! Her new flapper lifestyle leads to a series of madcap adventures when she checks into a hotel owned by a dragon-lady villainess audiences are sure to love to hate - played by none other than Ogunquit's favorite, Sally Struthers.


Kirby Ward Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kirby Ward been in?
Kirby Ward has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Kirby Ward been in?
Kirby Ward has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Kirby Ward's first West End show?
Kirby Ward's first West End show was Crazy for You which opened in 1993

What awards has Kirby Ward been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Crazy for You and Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Crazy For You .