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Lewis J. Stadlen

 
Date Of Birth:
March 07, 1947 (75)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: March 07, 1947 (75)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

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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 Biography

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.”

Lewis J. Stadlen Awards and Nominations

 
Kevin Kline Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Lewis J. StadlenThe Producers
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2005 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Lewis J. StadlenThe Producers
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
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
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1970 - Outstanding Performances Gold Star
Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1970 - Best Performance Gold Star
Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys
 
Theatre World Awards - 1970 - Performance Gold Star
Lewis J. Stadlen, Minnie's Boys

Lewis J. Stadlen News

Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music Photo Special Offer: DEATH OF A SALESMAN at Flint Institute of Music
by BWW Special Offer - Sep 29, 2022

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Kicks Off 2022-23 Season Photo Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre Kicks Off 2022-23 Season
by BWW Special Offer - Sep 23, 2022

Special Offer: FIM Flint Repertory Theatre kicks off ‘22-‘23 season

DEATH OF A SALESMAN Comes to FIM Flint Repertory Theatre This Month Photo DEATH OF A SALESMAN Comes to FIM Flint Repertory Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2022

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 Photo Flint Repertory Theatre Announces 2021"2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2021

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 Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2021

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 Photo Lewis J. Stadlen and Guest Critics Join 16th ANNUAL TOTALTHEATER
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2020

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 Starri Photo Lincoln Center at Home Announces Upcoming Calendar of Events Featuring ACT ONE Starring Santino Fontana & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

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, TH Photo Lincoln Center Announces BROADWAY FRIDAYS, Free Online Streams Featuring CAROUSEL, THE NANCE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020

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 Photo BWW Feature: A mash note to OLYMPUS ON MY MIND 2002 at Barksdale Theatre
by Susan Haubenstock - May 4, 2020

Haubenstock's COVID-19 pastime is reminiscing about her favorite shows of the past 18 years, more or less

MasterVoices Begins 2019-2020 Season with Concert Staging of The Gershwins' LET 'EM E Photo MasterVoices Begins 2019-2020 Season with Concert Staging of The Gershwins' LET 'EM EAT CAKE at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2019

MasterVoices begins its 2019-20 season on Thursday, November 21 at Carnegie Hall with the concert staging of George and Ira Gershwins' 1933 musical Let 'Em Eat Cake, with a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, a comic satire about a populist U.S. President who is voted out of office and stages a coup to regain power. Artistic Director Ted Sperling will direct and conduct MasterVoices, soloists, and Orchestra of St. Luke's in this timely musical which has not been heard in New York since 1987. Updated casting details are included below.

Lewis J. Stadlen Videos

VIDEO: Betty Buckley Takes Her Final Bows In HELLO, DOLLY! Videoplay
VIDEO: Betty Buckley Takes Her Final Bows In HELLO, DOLLY!

by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2019

Betty Buckley completed her run in the national tour of Hello, Dolly! this weekend! See the star take her final bow as Dolly Gallagher-Levi at the Opera House in Boston below!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, March 5- Larry David's FISH IN THE DARK Opens On Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

On this day in 2015, Fish In the Dark, a new comedy by Seinfeld creator Larry David, celebrated its opening night on Broadway. 

VIDEO: HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Trailer Featuring Betty Buckley! Videoplay
VIDEO: HELLO, DOLLY! Tour Trailer Featuring Betty Buckley!

by Alan Henry - Feb 15, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched last year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. Get a first look at new footage of the production!

BWW TV: Celebrating Opening Night of HELLO DOLLY! In Los Angeles Videoplay
BWW TV: Celebrating Opening Night of HELLO DOLLY! In Los Angeles

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 5, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched earlier this year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. The show just opened at LA's Hollywood Pantages Theatre. See all the red carpet action from opening night in LA below!

BWW TV: The Stars Come Out to Celebrate Opening Night of HELLO, DOLLY! in LA Videoplay
BWW TV: The Stars Come Out to Celebrate Opening Night of HELLO, DOLLY! in LA

by TV - On the Road - Jan 31, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched earlier this year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. The show just opened at LA's Hollywood Pantages Theatre and we're taking you to the red carpet below!

BWW TV: Betty Buckley Talks Taking HELLO, DOLLY! Across the Nation Videoplay
BWW TV: Betty Buckley Talks Taking HELLO, DOLLY! Across the Nation

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2019

The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley is bringing Jerry Herman's classic musical across the nation! See a chat with Ms. Buckley about her turn in Dolly's red gown and feathers below!

VIDEO: Call On Betty Buckley In All New Footage of HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour! Videoplay
VIDEO: Call On Betty Buckley In All New Footage of HELLO, DOLLY! on Tour!

by Alan Henry - Jan 2, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched earlier this year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. Get a first look at new footage of the production ahead of the Los Angeles run!

VIDEO: Betty Buckley And The Cast Of HELLO, DOLLY! Take Opening Night Bows Videoplay
VIDEO: Betty Buckley And The Cast Of HELLO, DOLLY! Take Opening Night Bows

by TV - On the Road - Oct 9, 2018

The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched last week from Cleveland's Connor Palace at Playhouse Square. We've got a first look at the triumphant opening night curtain call! Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Betty Buckley Talks Taking HELLO, DOLLY! Across The Country Videoplay
VIDEO: Betty Buckley Talks Taking HELLO, DOLLY! Across The Country

by Alan Henry - Oct 5, 2018

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, officially opens tonight in Cleveland! Check out the video below where Betty Buckley talks about taking on the iconic role and bringing it across the country!

BWW TV: Bang-Zoom! Watch Highlights from THE HONEYMOONERS at Paper Mill Playhouse Videoplay
BWW 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!


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

What awards has Lewis J. Stadlen won?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (Kevin Kline Awards) for The Producers, Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Man Who Came to Dinner, Outstanding Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Minnie's Boys Best Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Minnie's Boysand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Minnie's Boys.