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Lewis Cleale

 
Bio:
Broadway: Book of Mormon, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spamalot, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk nom). Off Broadway: The Fantasticks, A New Brain, Time and Again, Call Me Madam (Encores!). Tours: Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific, Mamma Mia! Regional: more than 30 leading roles ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Broadway: Book of Mormon, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spamalot, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk nom). Off Broadway: The Fantasticks, A New Brain, Time and Again, Call Me Madam (Encores!). Tours: Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific, Mamma Mia! Regional: more than 30 leading roles ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Bryce Bennett
  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Joseph Smith
Missionary Training Center Voice
Mission President
Price's Dad
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
El Gallo [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Prince Herbert's Father [Replacement]
Sir Dennis Galahad [Replacement]
The Black Knight [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Prosecutor
Charles
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1997
Theo
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Sir Harry
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Giorgio
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Eddie
A Lover
Reginald
Bing
The Announcer
The Homeless Man
A Suitor
The Manager
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Kenneth Gibson

Photos

Peter Saide, Janet Metz, Lewis Cleale, Lynn Wintersteller, 
Nancy Ford, Tom Jones, Br Photo

Peter Saide, Janet Metz, Lewis Cleale, Lynn Wintersteller, Nancy Ford, Tom Jones, Brad Oscar, Jerry McIntrye, Samantha Bruce, Daniel J. Edwards

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Lewis Cleale, Lynn Wintersteller Photo

Lewis Cleale, Lynn Wintersteller

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04/09/2019
Lewis Cleale and Lynne Wintersteller Photo

Lewis Cleale and Lynne Wintersteller

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04/09/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Bryce Bennett

  [Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Joseph Smith

Missionary Training Center Voice

Mission President

Price's Dad

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
El Gallo [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Prince Herbert's Father [Replacement]

Sir Dennis Galahad [Replacement]

The Black Knight [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Prosecutor

Charles

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1997
Theo

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Sir Harry

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Giorgio

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1995
Eddie

A Lover

Reginald

Bing

The Announcer

The Homeless Man

A Suitor

The Manager

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Kenneth Gibson

Lewis Cleale Biography

Broadway: Book of Mormon, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spamalot, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk nom). Off Broadway: The Fantasticks, A New Brain, Time and Again, Call Me Madam (Encores!). Tours: Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific, Mamma Mia! Regional: more than 30 leading roles including Giant (Signature), Passion (Helen Hayes Award), 1776 (Ford√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Theatre, Helen Hayes nom.). Recordings: Infinite Joy: The Songs of William Finn, Encores From Encores!, Myths and Hymns, Great Musicals, Call Me Madam, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star. Film: Frozen.

Lewis Cleale Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
Lewis Cleale1776, A Musical
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical Gold Star
Lewis ClealePassion

Lewis Cleale News

Interview: Maria Friedman of MARIA FRIEDMAN IN CONCERT at The Palace Theater For Orch Photo Interview: Maria Friedman of MARIA FRIEDMAN IN CONCERT at The Palace Theater For Orchestra Lumos, Stamford CT.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 8, 2022

Bringing a new version of her hit show LEGACY to the States, Maria Friedman will play Stamford Connecticut in a gala performance for the Orchestra Lumos.

AN EVENING WITH MARIA FRIEDMAN Comes to the Palace Theatre Next Month Photo AN EVENING WITH MARIA FRIEDMAN Comes to the Palace Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

The acclaimed eight-time Olivier Award nominee Maria Friedman is the headliner of this season's Orchestra Lumos (formerly the Stamford Symphony) Gala on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Palace Theatre.

Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance Photo Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

THE BOOK OF MORMON returned to Broadway with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resumed Friday, November 5, 2021. 

THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on Novemb Photo THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on November 4
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

The Book of Mormon will return to Broadway one day earlier than previously announced with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resume Friday, November 5, 2021. 

Kevin Clay, Cody Jamison Strand, and More Will Lead THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway Photo Kevin Clay, Cody Jamison Strand, and More Will Lead THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Casting is being announced for the Broadway return of THE BOOK OF MORMON. The production, the winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, resumes performances on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). 

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Claybourne Elder Photo BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Claybourne Elder
by Nicholas Adler - Aug 15, 2020

Claybourne Elder and the rest of the cast of COMPANY were all set to open the third revival production of the show on Broadway when COVID-19 hit and closed down NYC life as we knew it. Claybourne was set to appear in COMPANY, his fourth Broadway show, as the flight attendant, Andy, who you might know better as April in the original version.

Forestburgh Playhouse Announces Summer Concert Series Featuring Alice Ripley, Kate Ba Photo Forestburgh Playhouse Announces Summer Concert Series Featuring Alice Ripley, Kate Baldwin, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 17, 2020

Forestburgh Playhouse has announced its Forestburgh Under the Stars events for summer 2020. The Seventy Five and Thrive Broadway Concert Cabaret Series is a series of benefit concert events benefiting the Forestburgh Playhouse and hosted by the Forestburgh Tavern.

BWW Review: CHICAGO IN CONCERT Sizzles with Sin at Dallas Symphony Orchestra Photo BWW Review: CHICAGO IN CONCERT Sizzles with Sin at Dallas Symphony Orchestra
by Zac Thriffiley - Oct 5, 2019

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's CHICAGO IN CONCERT is a thrilling reimagination of a familiar favorite, one that excites with its inventiveness while remaining faithful to the story and sounds audiences have come to hold near and dear to their hearts.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight Photo CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2019

Columbia Artists will present Chicago The Musical - In Concert, premiering with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Dallas, TX tonight, October 4, 2019.

Meet the Current Cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON! Photo Meet the Current Cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 16, 2019

Splashy casting news is plenty exciting but we're taking a moment to give a shoutout to the casts of some of Broadway's long-running shows. Meet the current cast of The Book of Mormon below!

Lewis Cleale Videos

BWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Justin Matthew Sargent, Conor Ryan & More Rehearse for VideoBWW TV: Watch Bonnie Milligan, Justin Matthew Sargent, Conor Ryan & More Rehearse for Abingdon's CLOSER THAN EVER
by TV - Press Previews - Oct 17, 2018

Abingdon Theatre Company will soon present their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom.

BWW TV: Bang-Zoom! Watch Highlights from THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoBWW TV: Bang-Zoom! Watch Highlights from THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 3, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Jeffrey Finn, presents the world-premiere production of the new musical comedy The Honeymooners, based on the CBS television series, with book by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss, music by Stephen Weiner, and lyrics by Peter Mills. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Ted Chapin & Jonathan Groff Preview Lyrics & Lyricists' GETTING TO KNOW YOU
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2014

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II were established hit makers when they teamed up to make a musical about cowboys and farmers. What follows was a miracle-Oklahoma!, then Carousel and South Pacific; the list of extraordinary hits goes on. On April 5, 6 and 7 get to know these legends even better at Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lyrics & Lyricists first look at the two songwriters as a team. Guest artistic director, writer and host Ted Chapin, head of theRodgers & Hammerstein Organization, shares an insider's perspective on the pair, gleaned from his years with the Rodgers and Hammerstein families; joined by vocalists Lewis Cleale, Mandy Gonzalez, Jonathan Groff, Rebecca Luker, and Phillipa Soo. BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you an exclusive preview of the show below, featuring Groff and Chapin!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jackie Hoffman & More in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 25, 2013

Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, just presented a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center. Leading the company were Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain with Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the special concert below!

BWW TV: Josh Young, Stephanie J. Block & More in Transport Group's BABY Concert - Show Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2012

Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presented its one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, on Monday, June 18. BroadwayWorld has just received video highlights from the concert and brings you a look below!

BWW TV Flashback: Opening Night of THE BOOK OF MORMON! Happy First Anniversary!
by Robert Diamond - Mar 24, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON opened one year ago tonight on, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre to RAVE reviews. Here's a look back at the cast and creative team at the opening night after party at Gotham Hall in New York City!

STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON on CHELSEA LATELY
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Tony nominee Josh Gad just visited 'Chelsea Lately' last night, March 13, where he chatted about starring in the hit musical, being mistaken for John Belushi, and more. Click below to check out the full interview!

STAGE TUBE: THE BOOK OF MORMON Gets Jewish Makeover!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON with book, music and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone, revovles around two Moromn missionaries whose faith get tested as they find themselves in far-way Uganda. In the hilarious video below, the musical gets a makeover with a Jewish twist- titled 'The Book of Purim.' Click below to check out the spoof!

STAGE TUBE: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Stephen Oremus Accept BOOK OF MORMON Grammy!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2012

The 2012 Grammy Awards were last night, and the nominees for 'Best Musical Theater Album' were THE BOOK OF MORMON, ANYTHING GOES, and HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. This year's winner was THE BOOK OF MORMON, and you can check out the acceptance speech from Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Stephen Oremus below!

STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad and Jon Stewart on the History of Christmas
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 13, 2011

Tony nominee and 'The Book of Mormon' star Josh Gad, who is a regular correspondent at 'The Daily Show' stopped by last night where he took art in a scit about the history of Christmas. Click below to check it out!


Lewis Cleale Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lewis Cleale been in?
Lewis Cleale has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Lewis Cleale been in?
Lewis Cleale has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lewis Cleale been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for 1776, A Musical and Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Passion .

What awards has Lewis Cleale won?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Passion.