Mark Nelson

Birth Place: Westwood, New Jersey

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Mark Nelson BIO

Ten Broadway shows. Herr Schultz in Cabaret (Roundabout Theatre, national tour); My Name Is Asher Lev (Lortel nomination); Einstein in Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Obie Award); Sam Mendes' The Bridge Project (BAM and The Old Vic). Faculty, Princeton University. This is for the angels I knew: Tony, Jim, Bill, Howard, and Scott.

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Broadway Revival, 2018
Roy M. Cohn (Understudy)

[US Tour]
2016 National Tour, 2016
Herr Schultz


Broadway Revival, 2004

Original Broadway Production, 2001

Roundabout Revival, 1997
Andrei Prozorov [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1989
Lt. j.g. Sam Weinberg

Ken Gorman

Stanley [Replacement]

Arnold Epstein [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1983
Stanley Jerome [Replacement]

Stanley Jerome [Replacement]

Stanley Jerome [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 1980

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Understudy)



Mark Nelson Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actor - Play

Mark Nelson, Picasso at the Lapin Agile

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Review: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Shakespeare Theatre Company

The Lehman Trilogy, directed by Arin Arbus at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, is an extraordinary feat of storytelling. It is simultaneously epic and spare. With just three actors it unfolds the captivating and intimate story of one immigrant family that evolves its company, navigates pious lives, innovates new ways of doing business, and ultimately unravels over time into instability and a crushing financial crisis.

Special Offer: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Harmon Hall


Video: Go Behind The Curtain Of Shakespeare Theatre Company's THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Go behind the curtain of Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of The Lehman Trilogy, adapted by Ben Power from the play by Stefano Massini in an all-new video. Check out the clip!

Interview: Arin Arbus on THE LEHMAN TRILOGY

Arin Arbus directs Shakespeare Theatre Company's D.C. premiere of The Lehman Trilogy, with a cast of three actors covering 160 years of family struggles, achievements, and missteps.

Rose Betts Unveils Emotionally Charged Single 'War'

Rose Betts Unveils Emotionally Charged Single 'War' - Check out the latest single from Rose Betts, filled with raw emotion and powerful lyrics. The track, which is strong on its own as a raw piano and voice composition, evolved into a meticulously crafted masterpiece with the help of Rose Bett's collaborators, John Mark Nelson and Sean Cook.

Pan American & Kramer Announce LP; Share 'A Mountain Is An Ancestor' Single

Kramer is ready to add another LP to his acclaimed catalogue, stepping out into the ambient realm once again, this time in tandem with Pan American, the ambient project operated by Mark K. Nelson of Labradford and Anjou. The duo's new record, titled Reverberations of Non-Stop Traffic on Redding Road.

Cast Set For THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Shakespeare Theatre Company

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for its production of The Lehman Trilogy, adapted by Ben Power from the play by Stefano Massini.

Glasgow International Comedy Festival Reveals Full Lineup

Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) has revealed its full 2024 programme.

Top Picks For The 2024 Glasgow International Comedy Festival

BWW Scotland Editor selects her top picks of the 2024 Glasgow International Comedy Festival

Glasgow International Comedy Festival Announces Huge Headliners

Glasgow International Comedy Festival (GICF) has announced its return with huge headliners set to once again transform Glasgow into the ‘funniest city in the world’ from 13th - 31st March 2024.

EDINBURGH 2023: Review: MARK NELSON: BITS & PIECES, Monkey Barrel

In his 10th show, the multi award-winning stand-up returns with new stuff, greatest hits and bits and pieces from his decade at the Fringe. Host: BBC Radio Scotland's No 1 show, The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected, BBC Scotland's Edinburgh Unlocked. Comedian Of The Year (UK Comedian). Star of BBC Scotland's biggest viral hit, News At 3. 250 million+ views.

EDINBURGH 2023: BroadwayWorld's Edfringe Reviews

A compilation of all of BroadwayWorld's coverage of the world's biggest arts festival.

EDINBURGH 2023: Mark Nelson Interview

BWW catches up with comedian Mark Nelson to chat about bringing Bits & Pieces to the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Krystal Evans: THE HOTTEST GIRL AT BURN CAMP To Play At Edinburgh Fringe 2023

Edinburgh based Krystal Evans (Scot Squad, BBC's Comedy Underground) is set to debut at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this summer with her brand new, much anticipated show 'The Hottest Girl at Burn Camp'.

Trousdale Comes To The Fox Theatre In October

TROUSDALE brings the CATCHING A RIDE TOUR  with Anna Vaus  to the Fox Theatre in October. The performance is on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

EDINBURGH 2023: All Of BroadwayWorld's Coverage So Far!

While the Edinburgh Festival Fringe doesn't officially kick off until August 4th, we like to get overexcited with coverage early on

EDINBURGH 2023: Pick of the Programme - Comedy

BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue shares her top picks in comedy in the 2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.

Monkey Barrel Comedy Announces the First Release of Tickets to its Fringe 2023 Programme

Fresh from their stand-out 2022 programme, the award-winning Edinburgh comedy club welcomes some new faces, some familiar favourites, and its pick of the best acts from the Scottish circuit.

Get Off Live Comedy Fundraiser Comes To The Stand In Glasgow

Get Off Live Comedy is an industry born and funded independent HR that aims to eradicate sexual harassment in the industry we love. This fundraising gala is part of a number of incredible benefits that have taken place this year to support the initiative.

Hrishikesh Hirway Unveils 'Still Dreaming' Remix By Kimbra

Song Exploder host/creator Hrishikesh Hirway shares a remix of his track “Still Dreaming” by two-time Grammy-winning vocalist, songwriter and producer Kimbra, whose new rendition features a transformed beat and her added vocals. “Still Dreaming,” co-produced by Hirway and Grammy-winning producer Dan Wilson (Taylor Swift, Adele, Leon Bridges),


Mark Nelson has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Mark Nelson has not appeared in the West End.

Mark Nelson has been nominated for the Outstanding Actor - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Picasso at the Lapin Agile".

Mark Nelson has written 1 shows including Sea of Forms (Composer).

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