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Mark Nelson

 
Birth Place:
Westwood, New Jersey
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, ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Westwood, New Jersey

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, ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Roy M. Cohn (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
2016 National Tour, 2016
Herr Schultz
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Aryeh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2004
Lou
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Chamberlain
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Andrei Prozorov [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Lt. j.g. Sam Weinberg
  [Broadway]
1988
Ken Gorman
  [Broadway]
1986
Stanley [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1985
Arnold Epstein [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Stanley Jerome [Replacement]
Stanley Jerome [Replacement]
Stanley Jerome [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Valet
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Understudy)

Writing

Composer

Mark Nelson Biography

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.

Mark Nelson Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1995 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Mark Nelson, Picasso at the Lapin Agile

Mark Nelson News

Hrishikesh Hirway Unveils New Single 'Still Dreaming' Photo Hrishikesh Hirway Unveils New Single 'Still Dreaming'
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2022

Acclaimed musician and Song Exploder host/creator Hrishikesh Hirway unveils a new song, “Still Dreaming,” co-produced with Grammy-winning producer Dan Wilson (Taylor Swift, Adele, Leon Bridges), along with a video directed by Demi Adejuyigbe. A run of live performances with Jenny Owen Youngs will bring Hirway to new cities.

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway? Photo How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?
by BWW Features - Oct 2, 2022

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

Suki Waterhouse Shares New Song 'Nostalgia' Photo Suki Waterhouse Shares New Song 'Nostalgia'
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022

“Nostalgia” is Suki’s first new music since her debut album, I Can’t Let Go, was released to critical acclaim in May via Sub Pop Records. The album was executive produced by Grammy-nominated Brad Cook (The War On Drugs, Bon Iver) and features previously released singles “Moves,” “My Mind” and “Melrose Meltdown.”

SPANK! Will Play its Final Performance at Underbelly McEwan Hall This Weekend Photo SPANK! Will Play its Final Performance at Underbelly McEwan Hall This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022

One of the wildest nights out at the Fringe, Spank! is bowing out in style after 20 years of shenanigans. An institution at the fringe, Spank! will have its final fling on Sunday 28 August at Underbelly McEwan Hall in an especially outrageous evening of comedy and cabaret.

Edinburgh 2022: BroadwayWorld's Edfringe Reviews Photo Edinburgh 2022: BroadwayWorld's Edfringe Reviews
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 5, 2022

A round-up of all BroadwayWorld's reviews from the 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Edinburgh 2022: Review: Mark Nelson: 'Comedian', Monkey Barrel Photo Edinburgh 2022: Review: Mark Nelson: 'Comedian', Monkey Barrel
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 4, 2022

A powerhouse whose dark humour and cutting observations have firmly established him as one of the UK’s biggest-hitting comedians.

Cumbernauld Theatre Trust Announces Autumn/Winter Season Photo Cumbernauld Theatre Trust Announces Autumn/Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2022

The Autumn/Winter season runs from late August to February 2023 and is packed with leading theatre, music and comedy to suit all ages and tastes. The programme includes works from Cumbernauld Theatre Trust's autumn and winter in-house productions, visiting companies, new partnerships and cinema screenings. 

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Madhuri Shekar's Fascinating Moralistic Drama Queen Expl Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Madhuri Shekar's Fascinating Moralistic Drama Queen Explores The Flexibility of Truth
by Michael Dale - Jun 19, 2022

We're told that numbers don't lie, but when the numbers conflict with what we see in front of us, are they really telling the truth?

BWW Review: The Orchard at the Baryshnikov Arts Center Explores the Explosive Dynamic Photo BWW Review: The Orchard at the Baryshnikov Arts Center Explores the Explosive Dynamics of Life, Liberty, & Freedom
by Christina Pandolfi - Jun 18, 2022

What impact does social class have on the relationships we forge with other people? And what becomes of those relationships when forces beyond our control take effect? These are a few of the many questions examined inThe Orchard, a modernized, high-tech adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. Shown at the Baryshnikov Arts Center, the cast is led by the man/myth/legend himself, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and the strikingly-sophisticated Jessica Hecht.

Photos: First Look at Jessica Hecht, Mikhail Baryshnikov & More in THE ORCHARD at Bar Photo Photos: First Look at Jessica Hecht, Mikhail Baryshnikov & More in THE ORCHARD at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

The Orchard, conceived, adapted, and directed by Ukrainian born theater director Igor Golyak, began previews on June 7, and opening night is June 16 for a limited run through July 3. Check out photos!

Mark Nelson Videos

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA, His First Kiss, and More on THE LATE  Videoplay
VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA, His First Kiss, and More on THE LATE SHOW

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2018

Andrew Garfield, currently starring in Angels in America on Broadway, appeared on last night's Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He talked about why the show is still relevant 25 years later, the interesting story of his first kiss, and more. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA and Tony Award Dos and Don'ts Videoplay
VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA and Tony Award Dos and Don'ts

by Stage Tube - May 15, 2018

Nathan Lane, currently starring in Angels in America, appeared on last night's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He shared his take on the Met Gala theme, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. He also talked about channeling 'the worst human being,' Roy Cohn, in his Tony-nominated Broadway play Angels in America and how he's inadvertently paying Stormy Daniels' hush money.

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Visits THE VIEW to Discuss ANGELS IN AMERICA, Trump, & More! Videoplay
VIDEO: Nathan Lane Visits THE VIEW to Discuss ANGELS IN AMERICA, Trump, & More!

by Macon Prickett - Apr 17, 2018

Nathan Lane recently appeared on THE VIEW, where he discussed the amount of research he put into his Angels in America character, Roy Cohn, and Donald Trump of course. 

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks What's Wrong With the Oscars and His Physical Confrontation  Videoplay
VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks What's Wrong With the Oscars and His Physical Confrontation with Harvey Weinstein

by Stage Tube - Mar 6, 2018

Nathan Lane appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night. Lane explains why Seth is his favorite talk show host, what's wrong with the Oscars and what he thinks about the current state of Hollywood in the #MeToo era. He also discusses performing in Angels in America and tells a story about a physical confrontation he had with Harvey Weinstein.

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA and Passing the 'Timon' Torch to Billy Eic Videoplay
VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA and Passing the 'Timon' Torch to Billy Eichner

by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2018

Nathan Lane appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night, where he talked about his upcoming role in Angels in America. Lane also gave his well wishes to Billy Eichner who will be voicing Timon in the upcoming Lion King film.

VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA- 'It's Transformational' Videoplay
VIDEO: Andrew Garfield Talks ANGELS IN AMERICA- 'It's Transformational'

by Macon Prickett - Feb 9, 2018

Angels in America is on its way to Broadway and its star, Andrew Garfield, is getting ready for his return to the New York City stage! Watch below as he talks with Jimmy Fallon about the transformative and inspirational nature of the play.

STAGE TUBE: Come Hear the Music Play! Andrea Goss Performs Title Number from CABARET
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2016

Life is beautiful inside the cabaret. As part of The Chicago Tribune's ongoing Theater Loop Showcase video series, Andrea Goss, the leading lady of Roundabout's CABARET national tour, performs the title track from the show. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Willkommen Back! Watch Performances from the CABARET National Tour
by TV - On the Road - Jan 11, 2016

The company is putting finishing touches on the show before they travel to Rhode Island, and BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the full gang. Check out interviews with the cast and performance previews of 'Cabaret,' 'Don't Tell Mama' and 'It Couldn't Please Me More' below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater, now through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: BC/EFA's 2013 Easter Bonnet Competition Raises Over $4.2 Million - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2013

The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition raised a staggering $4,250,542 - eclipsing the previous high of $3,734,129 set in 2007. The grand total was announced Tuesday after six weeks of intensive fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by 47 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. Four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots), two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (Lucky Guy) and Grammy Award winner Cyndi Lauper (Kinky Boots) were on hand to announce the grand total at this year's Easter Bonnet Competition, which ended in two shows featuring original presentations, songs, dances and 19 intricate, custom-made bonnets. Click below to watch highlights from the show!


Mark Nelson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mark Nelson been in?
Mark Nelson has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

How many West End shows has Mark Nelson been in?
Mark Nelson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mark Nelson been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Picasso at the Lapin Agile .

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