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Lee Wilkof

Also Credited As: Lee S. Wilkof
 
Date of Birth: June 25, 1951 (71)

Birth Place: USA

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater World Premiere, 2019
The Archon
Megasthenes
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Broadway Center Stage Revival, 2018
Mr. Mushnik
  [Regional (US)]
World-premiere Concert Adaptation, 2018
Captain Andy
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Original Broadway Production, 2016
Danny
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Bernie Buchsbaum
  [Broadway]
2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2007
Martin Van Meshbesher
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Vinnie
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
G√ľnther Nollau
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Mr. Mushnik [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2002
Dromio of Syracuse
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Il Dottore and Father Shapiro and Joe and Charlie
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
First Man
First Man [Replacement]
1st Man
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Fatso O'Rear
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Miles Brooks
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Roxy Gottlieb
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Ladislav Sipos
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Rainer/Herbert/Gerhard
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1990
Samuel Byck
  [Broadway]
1986
Schwartz
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Lewd
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1986
Herman
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Seymour
Seymour Krelborn
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1982
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1975
Performer
  [New York]
NAMT Reading, 2003
Performer


Lee Wilkof Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Lee Wilkof, Kiss Me, Kate
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Lee Wilkof, Kiss Me, Kate
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Lee Wilkof, Assassins

Lee Wilkof News

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WALKING WITH GHOSTS Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of WALKING WITH GHOSTS
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 28, 2022

Gabriel Byrne officially opened in his acclaimed solo show, Walking with Ghosts, on Broadway. This adaptation from his best-selling memoir of the same name is directed by Lonny Price and is currently playing at the Music Box Theatre for 75 performances only. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

ATTACK OF THE MONSTER MUSICAL: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to be Pub Photo ATTACK OF THE MONSTER MUSICAL: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS to be Published in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

How does a B movie shot in two days with a budget of $30,000 spawn one of the most popular American musicals? In Attack of the Monster Musical: A Cultural History of Little Shop of Horrors, Adam Abraham chronicles this unlikely phenomenon: how an obscure 1960 Roger Corman film inspired the mega-hit Little Shop of Horrors, which became a global success.

George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinste Photo George Salazar and Joe Iconis, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss & More This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

This month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Broadway Streaming Guide: February 2022- Where to Watch THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL & M Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: February 2022- Where to Watch THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Feb 6, 2022

Check out what's coming to streaming this month, including new additions to Seth Rudetsky's concert series, Flying Over Sunset, the SIX alternates' concert at 54 Below, Sweet Magnolias season two and the highly-anticipated fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!

The Skivvies Announce Return Engagement of LITTLE SHOP OF ROCKY HORRORS Photo The Skivvies Announce Return Engagement of LITTLE SHOP OF ROCKY HORRORS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2022

Back by popular demand, the Skivvies have announced a return engagement of  Little Shop of Rocky Horrors at Feinstein's/54 Below on February 9, 2022!

Wake Up With BWW 10/25: Inside Opening Night of DANA H., and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/25: Inside Opening Night of DANA H., and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2021

Today's top stories: go inside opening night of Dana H., plus LaChanze and the cast of Roundabout's Trouble in Mind get ready for Broadway, and more!

Lawrence Leritz Joins Broadway Pride Month Celebration June 20 and 21st Photo Lawrence Leritz Joins Broadway Pride Month Celebration June 20 and 21st
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021

In celebration of Pride month, Backstage Babble is releasing a series of episodes with LGBT artists that fulfill it's mission-painting a picture of what it has been like to be gay in the theater world from the 1950s up until the present day. It is hosted by 13-year old Charles Kirsch.

Brad Oscar, Karen Morrow, and Jamie DeRoy Join Broadway Spelling Bee Fundraiser Tomor Photo Brad Oscar, Karen Morrow, and Jamie DeRoy Join Broadway Spelling Bee Fundraiser Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2021

How do you spell D-A-N-C-E-R-S O-V-E-R F-O-R-T-Y? (Hint: D-A-N-C-E-R-S-O-V-E-R-4-0!) Well, if you didn't know, you're sure to find out that - and more - by the end of the all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for DO40 (easy to spell!) on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT.

Jerry Mitchell, Charles Busch and More Join BROADWAY SPELLING BEE Fundraiser, May 17 Photo Jerry Mitchell, Charles Busch and More Join BROADWAY SPELLING BEE Fundraiser, May 17
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

An all-star night of games, clips, and anecdotes that will take place as a benefit for the Dancers Over 40 organization on Monday, May 17th at 7:00 PM EDT. The event is free to stream on YouTube.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 16- with Ana Villafa√Īe, Michael Cerveris, and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 16- with Ana Villafa√Īe, Michael Cerveris, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 16, 2021

Today (April 16) in live streaming: an Assassins reunion, Ana Villafa√Īe in concert, and more!

Lee Wilkof Videos

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute

by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

BWW TV: Watch Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More Rehearse for INTO THE WO Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Kate Shindle, Tony Yazbeck, Betsy Wolfe & More Rehearse for INTO THE WOODS at Town Hall!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 8, 2019

The star-studded Broadway concert event of the summer, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, is coming to the historic The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St., between Broadway and 6th Ave.) tonight, July 8 at 7:30pm. Tickets, starting at $50, are available online at www.TheTownHall.org

BWW TV: Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Inn with BroadwayHD Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Inn with BroadwayHD

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2018

If you're a Broadway fan, there's only one place that you should be spending the Thanksgiving... HOLIDAY INN of course! And BroadwayHD is how you get there. So, join Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu. Lora Lee Gayer, Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, Lee Wilkof, and more for Irving Berlin's classic trip through the holidays.

VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Videoplay
VIDEO: Alan Menken Visits Kennedy Center's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2018

At a recent performance of Little Shop of Horrors at the Kennedy Center, composer Alan Menken stopped by! He took to the stage to say a few words to the cast, and you can watch his whole speech in the video below.

BWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with M Videoplay
BWW TV: Head Down to Skid Row and Catch a Sneak Peek of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS with Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor & More!

by TV - Press Previews - Oct 11, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will continue its Broadway Center Stage series with Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, helmed by director Mark Brokaw. The production will run Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Sunday, October 28, 2018.

BWW Exclusive: Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne Star in NO PAY, NUDITY, Out 11/11
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 10, 2016

Below, Broadway World shares an exclusive clip entitled '"Stop Acting Like An Asshole"  from NO PAY, NUDITY, a new comedy drama starring Gabriel Byrne, Frances Conroy and Nathan Lane.

VIDEO: Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu & Cast Perform HOLIDAY INN Medley on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2016

Below, watch Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer and the ensemble cast perform a medley from the show on this morning's TODAY!

BWW TV: It's Nothing But Blue Skies with the Company of HOLIDAY INN on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 10, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW Irving Berlin MUSICAL is now extended by two weeks through January 15, 2017. Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical opened officially last week, October 6, 2016, on Broadway at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special night and you go iside the after party with the company below!

BWW TV: Bring on the Blue Skies with Highlights from HOLIDAY INN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company and Universal Stage Productions' first-ever Broadway production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW Irving Berlin MUSICAL, starring Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Tony Award nominee Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, withCorbin Bleu and Tony Award nominee Lee Wilkof, is currently in previews for an opening on October 6, 2016 at Studio 54. This is a limited engagement through January 1, 2017. With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge's new book is inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, Holiday Inn. 

STAGE TUBE: Nothing But Blue Skies in New TV Spot for Broadway's HOLIDAY INN
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2016

The first-ever Broadway production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW Irving Berlin MUSICAL starring Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham, Lora Lee Gayer, Tony Award nominee Megan Lawrence, Megan Sikora, with Corbin Bleu and Tony Award nominee Lee Wilkof, will be directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Denis Jones. The show just released a buoyant new TV spot, and you can check it out below!


Lee Wilkof Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lee Wilkof been in?
Lee Wilkof has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Lee Wilkof been in?
Lee Wilkof has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lee Wilkof been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Kiss Me, Kate Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Kiss Me, Kate and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Assassins .

What awards has Lee Wilkof won?
Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Kiss Me, Kate.