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Mark Medoff

 
Bio:
Medoff was an American playwright, screenwriter, film and theatre director, actor, and professor. His play Children of a Lesser God received both the Tony Award and the Olivier Award. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Writers Guild of America Best Adapted Screenplay Award for the film ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Medoff was an American playwright, screenwriter, film and theatre director, actor, and professor. His play Children of a Lesser God received both the Tony Award and the Olivier Award. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Writers Guild of America Best Adapted Screenplay Award for the film ... (read complete bio)
 

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Mark Medoff attends the Broadway Opening Night After Party for 'Children of a Lesser  Photo

Mark Medoff attends the Broadway Opening Night After Party for 'Children of a Lesser God' at Edison Ballroom on April 11, 2018 in New York City.

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01/01/2020
Julee Cerda, John McGinty, Anthony Edwards, Lauren Ridloff, Kenny Leon, Joshua Jackso Photo

Julee Cerda, John McGinty, Anthony Edwards, Lauren Ridloff, Kenny Leon, Joshua Jackson, Kecia Lewis, Treshelle Edmond, Mark Medoff

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04/12/2018
 
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Mark Medoff Biography

Medoff was an American playwright, screenwriter, film and theatre director, actor, and professor. His play Children of a Lesser God received both the Tony Award and the Olivier Award. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Writers Guild of America Best Adapted Screenplay Award for the film script of Children of a Lesser God and for a Cable ACE Award for his HBO Premiere movie, Apology. He also received an Obie Award for his play When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? Medoff's feature film Refuge was released in 2010.

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? was adapted into a film with a screenplay by Medoff in 1979

Mark Medoff Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Play of the Year Gold Star
Mark MedoffChildren Of A Lesser God
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Mark Medoff, Children of a Lesser God
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Play Gold Star
Mark Medoff, Children of a Lesser God
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1974 - Outstanding New Playwright Gold Star
Mark Medoff, When You Comin' Back Red Ryder?
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1974 - John Gassner Playwrighting Award Gold Star
Mark Medoff, When you Comin' Back, Red Ryder?

Mark Medoff News

Daniel Egger and Tom Laverack's IN THE SHADE Will Get a Concert Presentation at Green Photo Daniel Egger and Tom Laverack's IN THE SHADE Will Get a Concert Presentation at Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2022

The new play with songs, In The Shade, written by Daniel Egger (book and lyrics) and Tom Laverack (music and additional lyrics) with music direction by Mark Ambrosino,  will get a concert presentation at NYC's Green Room 42 on Friday, February 25 at 7 PM.

Michelle Mary Schaefer To Lead Hope Rep's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Photo Michelle Mary Schaefer To Lead Hope Rep's CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2021

Hope Summer Repertory Theatre has announced cast and creative for the final show of their critically acclaimed 49th season CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD by Mark Medoff. 

¬°Feliz Cumplea√Īos, Neil Patrick Harris! Photo ¬°Feliz Cumplea√Īos, Neil Patrick Harris!
by Nuria Pedret - Jun 15, 2021

En el aniversario del actor y cantante estadounidense, le rendimos homenaje con un repaso de su biografía y de sus actuaciones más destacadas

THE MAJESTIC KID Rides Into Las Cruces In November Photo THE MAJESTIC KID Rides Into Las Cruces In November
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2020

No Strings Theatre Company presents 'The Majestic Kid' by Mark Medoff,¬† directed by Ceil Herman, streaming from November 6 ‚Äď 29.

No Strings Theatre Company Presents THE MAJESTIC KID Photo No Strings Theatre Company Presents THE MAJESTIC KID
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2020

No Strings Theatre Company presents 'The Majestic Kid' by Mark Medoff,¬† directed by Ceil Herman, streaming from November 6 ‚Äď 29.

No Strings Theatre Company Presents ART AND DRAMA: A Tribute to Mark Medoff Photo No Strings Theatre Company Presents ART AND DRAMA: A Tribute to Mark Medoff
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

No Strings Theatre Company, the resident company at the Black Box Theatre, will present 'Art and Drama: A Tribute to Mark Medoff.' Performances take place October 12-November 30, 2020.

BWW Interview: A Special Two Part Theatre Life with Howard Shalwitz. Part One: The Ea Photo BWW Interview: A Special Two Part Theatre Life with Howard Shalwitz. Part One: The Early Years
by Elliot Lanes - Mar 10, 2020

Today's subject was kind enough to give me an hour of his time in the balcony of the place he lived his theatre life for almost 40 years.  I'm sure there isn't a person here in DC who would argue that Howard Shalwitz was one of the most influential minds in the DC theatre community as the Artistic Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Under Shalwitz, Woolly Mammoth produced some of the most thought provoking, wild, and sometimes shocking pieces of theatre this area has ever seen. Shalwitz stepped down in 2018 and the company is now run by Maria Manuela Goyanes. Mr. Shalwitz remains as Artistic Director Emeritus.

WITH LOVE, MARILYN Comes To New York City Photo WITH LOVE, MARILYN Comes To New York City
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2020

Come ring in the new year with a?oeWith Love, Marilyna?? on Sunday, January 12th at 7:30 pm at the Hidden Cabaret (707 8th Avenue)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019 Photo Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020

2019 has come and gone, and we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.

WITH LOVE, MARILYN Begins New York City Residency At Club Bonafide Photo WITH LOVE, MARILYN Begins New York City Residency At Club Bonafide
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2019

'With Love, Marilyn' begins its New York City residency at Club Bonafide on October 3, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Marilyn Monroe was the ultimate romantic. Lovers come and go in this musical journey, a sensual and fun-loving one-woman tribute performance celebrating the iconic ingenue and the loves of her life. This show pays homage to the many loves and romances in the life of Monroe, in a what-if scenario of performing in Las Vegas - fulfilling a wish that sadly Monroe never got to do.


Mark Medoff Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Mark Medoff written?
Mark Medoff has written 3 shows including Children of a Lesser God (Playwright), The Majestic Kid (Bookwriter), Prymate (Playwright).

What awards has Mark Medoff been nominated for?
Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Children Of A Lesser God , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Children of a Lesser God , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Children of a Lesser God Outstanding New Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for When You Comin' Back Red Ryder? and John Gassner Playwrighting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for When you Comin' Back, Red Ryder? .

What awards has Mark Medoff won?
Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Children Of A Lesser God, Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Children of a Lesser God, Best Play (Tony Awards) for Children of a Lesser God Outstanding New Playwright (Drama Desk Awards) for When You Comin' Back Red Ryder? and John Gassner Playwrighting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for When you Comin' Back, Red Ryder? .