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Lewis J. Stadlen

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Lewis J. Stadlen has starred on Broadway in The Nance, The Producers, 45 Seconds From Broadway, The Man Who Came to Dinner (Drama Desk Award nomination), Laughter on the 23rd Floor, the 1996 production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Tony Award nomination), the female version of The Odd Couple, the 1974 production of Candide (Tony nomination), The Sunshine Boys, and Minnie’s Boys (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Theatre World Awards). In addition, he has starred in the national tours of The Producers, Guys and Dolls, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Oklahoma!, The Time of Your Life, and Fiddler on the Roof. His film and television credits include In & Out, To Be or Not to Be, Windy City, The Verdict, Serpico, Portnoy’s Complaint, “Smash,” “Damages,” and “The Sopranos.”

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Lewis J. Stadlen STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
Revival National Tour, 2018
Horace Vandergelder

[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Old Man Faciamatta

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Endicott

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Stewie Drexel

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Benny Buchsbaum

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2011
Avram Krinsky

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2006
Louis Lippman

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2002
Max Bialystock

Max Bialystock [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Mickey Fox

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Max Bialystock [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2000
Banjo

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Appopolous

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1999
Brains Berman

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Sam Zilinsky

[Off-Broadway]
1997
Moe/Sheriff

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Senex

[Broadway]
1993
Milt

[Off-Broadway]
1991
Ernie Battaglia

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Sosia

[Off-Broadway]
1986
Sosia

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1985
Manolo Costazuela

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1974
Voltaire

Sage

Governor

Host

Dr. Pangloss

[Broadway]
1972
Ben Silverman

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1972
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1970
Reese

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1970
Julie Marx

Julie Marx (Groucho)


Lewis J. Stadlen Movies

Parades
[ 1972 ] Potofski
Serpico
[ 1973 ] Berman
Between the Lines
[ 1977 ] Stanley
Soup for One
[ 1982 ] Allan's Father
The Verdict
[ 1982 ] Dr. Gruber Lewis Stadlen
To Be or Not to Be
[ 1983 ] Lupinsky
Windy City
[ 1984 ] Marty
Funny About Love
[ 1990 ] Avi
I.Q.
[ 1994 ] Moderator
The Real Shlemiel
[ 1995 ] Lekish, Zeinvel, The Peddler
In & Out
[ 1997 ] Ed Kenrow
The Impostors
[ 1998 ] Bandleader

Lewis J. Stadlen TV Shows

Benson
John Taylor
The Equalizer
Danny, Mr. Cooper
The Sopranos
Dr. Freid

Lewis J. Stadlen Awards and Nominations


winner
Kevin Kline Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical

Lewis J. StadlenThe Producers

Helen Hayes Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production

Lewis J. StadlenThe Producers


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play

Lewis J. Stadlen, The Man Who Came to Dinner

Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Lewis J. Stadlen , A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Helen Hayes Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production

Lewis J. StadlenGuys and Dolls

Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Production

Lewis J. StadlenThe Caucasian Chalk Circle

Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Lewis J. Stadlen, Candide


winner
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performances

Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys


winner
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1970 - Best Performance

Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys


winner
Theatre World Awards - 1970 - Performance

Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys

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Lewis J. Stadlen News


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We'd like to propose a toast! Broadway has always raised a glass to celebrate itself, both on-stage and off. I'll Drink to That!, by Laurence Maslon, is a celebration of theatrical tradition, a souvenir of magic moments on stage, and a practical guide to make one-of-a-kind craft cocktail recipes inspired by the best of Broadway. Check out photos from the release party here!
Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season
Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Kicks Off 2022-23 Season

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season
DEATH OF A SALESMAN Comes to FIM Flint Repertory Theatre This Month

Willy Loman is coming to Flint in September! He'll be played by two-time Tony Award-nominee Lewis J. Stadlen at the FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Sept. 23 – Oct. 9. This is the opening of Flint Rep's season and another event in FIM's ongoing September Spectacular to celebrate its new season and new, unified brand.
Flint Repertory Theatre Announces 2021�"2022 Season

The Flint Repertory Theatre’s Producing Artistic Director Michael Lluberes unveiled an exciting line-up of shows for Rep’s 2021—2022 Season. The Rep season kicks off in the fall with Samuel Beckett’s surreal and darkly comic masterpiece HAPPY DAYS, starring Janet Haley.
VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway

On this day in 2015, Fish In the Dark, a new comedy by Seinfeld creator Larry David, celebrated its opening night on Broadway. 
Lewis J. Stadlen and Guest Critics Join 16th ANNUAL TOTALTHEATER

This Saturday morning, June 6, two-time Tony-nominated actor LEWIS J. STADLEN ('The Producers,' the original 'Sunshine Boys'), will be a special guest on the 16th Annual TotalTheater Broadway Show. The videocast will air live, 9am-noon(Eastern) on Facebook (facebook.com/davesgoneby).
Lincoln Center at Home Announces Upcoming Calendar of Events Featuring ACT ONE Starring Santino Fontana & More

Lincoln Center at Home is maintaining connections to the arts during the COVID-19 pandemic. A free, one-stop portal to all digital offerings from across the iconic campus, offerings include Lincoln Center Pop-Up Classroom, #ConcertsForKids, and an array of archival and livestream performances.
Lincoln Center Announces BROADWAY FRIDAYS, Free Online Streams Featuring CAROUSEL, THE NANCE and More

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced Broadway Fridays, free online streams of some of the most beloved Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts of Broadway productions from Lincoln Center Theater and the New York Philharmonic, beginning this June.
BWW Feature: A mash note to OLYMPUS ON MY MIND 2002 at Barksdale Theatre

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RARE INDULGENCE to Receive Industry Reading; Lewis J. Stadlen and More to Star

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019 there will be an industry reading of Rare Indulgence, a new dark comedy by Bruce J. Robinson at 1 and 4 PM in Theatre 4 of Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th.
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Cast Announced for Pittsburgh Tour Stop of HELLO, DOLLY!

Announcing the cast for the first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Broadway legend, Tony Award winner Betty Buckley. The first national tour of Hello, Dolly! began performances September 30, 2018, in the Connor Palace at Cleveland's Playhouse Square, ahead of their official opening night on October 5, 2018. Additional tour stops include Chicago; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Boston, and many more cities across America.
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Lewis J. Stadlen FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Lewis J. Stadlen been in?

Lewis J. Stadlen has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

How many West End shows has Lewis J. Stadlen been in?

Lewis J. Stadlen has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Lewis J. Stadlen been nominated for?

Lewis J. Stadlen has been nominated for several awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical at the Kevin Kline Awards for The Producers, Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for The Producers, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for The Man Who Came to Dinner, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for Guys and Dolls, Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Candide, Outstanding Performances at the Drama Desk Awards for Minnie's Boys, Best Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Minnie's Boys, and Performance at the Theatre World Awards for Minnie's Boys.

What awards has Lewis J. Stadlen won?

Lewis J. Stadlen has won several awards for his performances in various Broadway shows. These include the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical at the Kevin Kline Awards for "The Producers," Outstanding Featured Actor - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Man Who Came to Dinner," Outstanding Performances at the Drama Desk Awards for "Minnie's Boys," Best Performance at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Minnie's Boys," and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for "Minnie's Boys."

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