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Lorne Michaels

 
Date Of Birth:
November 17, 1944 (77)
Birth Place:
Toronto, ON, CANADA
Bio:
Lorne Michaels is a writer and producer who has worked extensively in TV and film but is best known as the creator and executive producer of the landmark NBC show "Saturday Night Live." He made his Broadway debut in 1979 directing Gilda Radner - Live from New York, and he is pleased to return to ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 17, 1944 (77)

Birth Place: Toronto, ON, CANADA

Bio:
Lorne Michaels is a writer and producer who has worked extensively in TV and film but is best known as the creator and executive producer of the landmark NBC show "Saturday Night Live." He made his Broadway debut in 1979 directing Gilda Radner - Live from New York, and he is pleased to return to ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2018]
Producer
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2017]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Director
Producer

Writing

Bookwriter
Playwright

Photos

Lorne Michaels Photo

Lorne Michaels

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Date:
04/22/2022
Lorne Michaels Photo

Lorne Michaels

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Date:
04/22/2022
Executive Producer Lorne Michaels and Ariana Debose  Photo

Executive Producer Lorne Michaels and Ariana Debose

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Date:
01/12/2022
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Lorne Michaels

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Date:
12/06/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2018]
Producer

[Washington, DC (Regional), 2017]
Producer

[Broadway, 1998]
Producer

[Broadway, 1979]
Director

Producer

Writing
Bookwriter
Playwright

Lorne Michaels Biography

Lorne Michaels is a writer and producer who has worked extensively in TV and film but is best known as the creator and executive producer of the landmark NBC show "Saturday Night Live." He made his Broadway debut in 1979 directing Gilda Radner - Live from New York, and he is pleased to return to Broadway with Tina Fey, whom he met when she began as a writer for "SNL." Their subsequent work together includes the critically acclaimed series "30 Rock," as well as the films Mean Girls, Baby Mama, and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. Other notable film credits include Three Amigos, Wayne's World and Tommy Boy. Honors include 15 Emmy awards, the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, a Personal Peabody Award, the Order of Canada, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.




Lorne Michaels News

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of LEOPOLDSTADT
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 3, 2022

The best of Broadway came out to celebrate the arrival of Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photo coverage from the red carpet!

Review Roundup: LEOPOLDSTADT Opens on Broadway Photo Review Roundup: LEOPOLDSTADT Opens on Broadway
by Review Roundups - Oct 2, 2022

The critics are weighing in on Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber. The new play opens on Broadway tonight, Sunday, October 2 at the Longacre Theatre.

Video: On the LEOPOLDSTADT Red Carpet Photo Video: On the LEOPOLDSTADT Red Carpet
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 2, 2022

The critics are weighing in on Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber. The new play opens on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre.

MEAN GIRLS High School Version Now Available for Licensing to US and Canadian Schools Photo MEAN GIRLS High School Version Now Available for Licensing to US and Canadian Schools
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International has announced the licensing availability of Mean Girls High School Version.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE Starring Cec Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE Starring Cecily Strong
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

All new¬†opening night photos have been released from¬†‚ÄúThe Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe‚Ä̬†at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum.

Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway Photo Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels opens soon on Broadway. Check out a video of the cast in action!

Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/29: Read the Reviews For Lea Michele in FUNNY GIRL, and More!
by - Sep 29, 2022

Top stories include reviews for Lea Michele in Funny Girl! See what the critics had to say about her performance! Plus, watch highlights of the new cast of Into The Woods, check out photos from Leopoldstadt, and more!

Photos: THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE Starring Cecily Stro Photo Photos: THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE Starring Cecily Strong to Open in Los Angeles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Jane Wagner‚Äôs¬†one-woman show ‚ÄúThe Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe‚ÄĚ that features ‚ÄúSaturday Night Live‚ÄĚ star¬†Cecily Strong¬†is opening at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. Directed by¬†Leigh Silverman, ‚ÄúThe Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe‚ÄĚ runs through October 23, 2022. See photos here!

Photos: First Look at Brandon Uranowitz, Caissie Levy, David Krumholtz & More in LEOP Photo Photos: First Look at Brandon Uranowitz, Caissie Levy, David Krumholtz & More in LEOPOLDSTADT
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 28, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels opens on Broadway this Sunday, October 2 at the Longacre Theatre. Get a first look at photos here!

THEATRESPORTS40 Returns to The Bad Dog Theatre Company Photo THEATRESPORTS40 Returns to The Bad Dog Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

The Bad Dog Theatre Company will celebrate over 40 years of unscripted comedy and improvised performance in Toronto by bringing back its flagship show Theatresports every Friday for 40 weeks at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St W) starting October 7th.

Lorne Michaels Videos

Video: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway VideoVideo: Watch Scenes from Tom Stoppard's LEOPOLDSTADT on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2022

Leopoldstadt, Tom Stoppard's Olivier Award-winning Best New Play, directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Patrick Marber, and produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roy Furman, and Lorne Michaels opens soon on Broadway. Check out a video of the cast in action!

VIDEO: Watch Will Forte's Opening Monologue on SNL Featuring Kristen Wiig, Lorne Mich VideoVIDEO: Watch Will Forte's Opening Monologue on SNL Featuring Kristen Wiig, Lorne Michaels, and Willem Dafoe
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Former SNL cast member Will Forte hosted SNL last night, using his opening monologue to point out how he's never been asked to host, despite the bevy of other cast members from his time on the show that have hosted many times.

VIDEO: Watch Billy Porter Sing 'From A Distance' For Bette Midler at the Kennedy Cent VideoVIDEO: Watch Billy Porter Sing 'From A Distance' For Bette Midler at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Michael Major - Dec 21, 2021

Billy Porter honored Bette Midler as she received the Kennedy Center Honor with a performance of 'From A Distance.' Melissa Manchester will present Midler with the honor. The tribute will also feature Kelli O'Hara singing 'Wind Beneath My Wings'. Beanie Feldstein and Kate Baldwin will also appear in the tribute.

VIDEO: Chita Rivera & Opera Stars Honor Justino Díaz On The 44th Kennedy Center Hono VideoVIDEO: Chita Rivera & Opera Stars Honor Justino Díaz On The 44th Kennedy Center Honors
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is proud to celebrate the 44th Honorees for lifetime artistic achievements: operatic bass-baritone Justino Díaz, Motown founder, songwriter, producer, and director Berry Gordy, Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, legendary stage and screen icon Bette Midler, and singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell.

BWW Exclusive: Watch the AIN'T TOO PROUD Cast Honor Berry Gordy at the Kennedy Center VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch the AIN'T TOO PROUD Cast Honor Berry Gordy at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Michael Major - Dec 16, 2021

The cast of Ain't Too Proud took to the stage at the Kennedy Center Honors to honor Berry Gordy. The cast, consisting of Nik Walker, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Matt Manuel, and Jelani Remy, performed 'I'm Gonna Make You Love Me' and 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg'. Watch an exclusive clip of the performance now!

VIDEOS: President Joe Biden and Beanie Feldstein Talk Bette Midler at the Kennedy Cen VideoVIDEOS: President Joe Biden and Beanie Feldstein Talk Bette Midler at the Kennedy Center Honors
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021

The 44th Kennedy Center Honorees, Justino Díaz, Berry Gordy, Lorne Michaels, Bette Midler, and Joni Mitchell were celebrated in Washington, D.C., at the Honors Gala on December 5, 2021 in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

VIDEO: Kim Kardashian West Appears as a Member of a Pop Group in Cut SNL Sketch VideoVIDEO: Kim Kardashian West Appears as a Member of a Pop Group in Cut SNL Sketch
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2021

In one Cut for Time sketch, a Costco intern (Sarah Sherman) brings in a pop group (Kim Kardashian West, Aidy Bryant, Bowen Yang) in an attempt to boost sales.

VIDEO: Dick Van Dyke & Chita Rivera Discuss Their Lives in the Theater VideoVIDEO: Dick Van Dyke & Chita Rivera Discuss Their Lives in the Theater
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 1, 2021

Watch as the longtime friends chat about Dick Van Dyke's career. Earlier this year, stage and screen legend Dick Van Dyke received a Kennedy Center Honor- which almost 20 years ago was also bestowed upon the equally legendary Chita Rivera. In the video, the friends chat about the significance of the honor, their shared experiences and the career and achievements of Van Dyke.  

VIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale VideoVIDEO: Will SCHMIGADOON Elect a New Mayor? Check Out This Clip From the Season Finale!
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2021

In ‚ÄúHow We Change,‚ÄĚ with the election looming, Mildred (Kristin Chenoweth) relentlessly ramps up her campaign. Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) and Melissa (Cecily Strong) face their true feelings for each other.

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from  VideoVIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Channels Harold Hill in an Impressive New Musical Clip from SCHMIGADOON!
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2021

The first two episodes of ‚ÄúSchmigadoon!‚ÄĚ premiered globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, July 16. The series continues with one new episode weekly, every Friday through August 13.


Lorne Michaels Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lorne Michaels written?
Lorne Michaels has written 1 shows including Gilda Radner - Live From New York (Bookwriter).