Martin Vidnovic

Birth Place: Falls Church, Virginia, USA

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Martin Vidnovic is a Tony-nominated actor with a career spanning over four decades. Born in Chicago in 1948, Vidnovic grew up in a musical family and began performing at a young age. After studying at the Goodman School of Drama and Northwestern University, he made his Broadway debut in the ensemble of the original production of "Hello, Dolly!" in 1967.
Vidnovic went on to appear in numerous Broadway productions, including "Brigadoon," "Oklahoma!," "Baby," "The King and I," and "A Grand Night for Singing." He received his first Tony nomination in 1985 for his performance as Nicky Arnstein in the revival of "Funny Girl," starring Barbra Streisand.
In addition to his work on Broadway, Vidnovic has also had a successful career in regional theater. He has appeared in productions at the Paper Mill Playhouse, the Goodspeed Opera House, and the Kennedy Center, among others.
Vidnovic is also a prolific concert performer, having appeared in numerous concerts and cabaret shows throughout his career. He has performed with symphony orchestras across the country, and has released several albums of his own.
In addition to his work in theater and music, Vidnovic has also appeared in a number of television shows and films. He had a recurring role on the soap opera "One Life to Live" in the 1980s, and has also appeared on "Law & Order," "The Guiding Light," and "The Blacklist," among others. His film credits include "The Producers" and "The First Wives Club."
Vidnovic's most recent work includes a 2018 production of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, in which he played the role of Dom Claude Frollo.

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Martin Vidnovic STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2011
Mal Beineke

Off-Broadway Revival, 2006

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2004
The King of Siam

Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2004


Original Broadway Production, 1998
Reverend Shaw Moore [Replacement]

Rev. Shaw Moore [Replacement]

Concert [Broadway], 1997


Broadway Transfer, 1993

Broadway Revival, 1992
Sky Masterson [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986


[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986

Original Broadway Production, 1983
Nick Sakarian

Closed on the road, 1982

Broadway Revival, 1980
Tommy Albright

Broadway Revival, 1979
Jud Fry

Broadway Revival, 1977
Lun Tha

[Los Angeles]
West Coast Revival, 1976

Original Broadway Production, 1976

Antinous (suitor of Penelope)

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1960
El Gallo [Replacement]

Martin Vidnovic News

Review: Toasting The Tony Awards, BACKSTAGE BABBLE Gives 54 Below An Award-Worthy Night

It's never too late to put the spotlight on the Tony Awards and people nominated for them. Read all about it at in the NYC cabaret section.


Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Feature: More About Man About Town, Charles Kirsch, Broadway's BFF - Part Two

The saga of the seemingly ubiquitous Charles Kirsch continues: He's everywhere: hosting shows on stage, all over YouTube, in the air or on the air with over 150 podcasts of 'Backstage Babble' with his interviews of show people, and maybe sitting next to you at a cabaret or Broadway theatre or just dashing around New York City.

Feature: Meet Charles Kirsch: Broadway's BFF With A Mission... And With Shows - Part One

Presenter of variety shows with Broadway stars and podcast 'Backstage Babble' interviewER becomes our interviewEE as we learn about his early start, the current agenda of activities, and look forward to a future celebrating theatre's past (his favorite pastime---and job).

Pendelton, Fuller, Morrison, and More Join BACKSTAGE BABBLE CELEBRATES THE TONY AWARDS This Month at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present a very special edition of Backstage Babble Live celebrating all things Tony Awards on August 28th at 7pm

Celebrate the Holidays with Festive Carnegie Hall Concerts This December

Carnegie Hall is celebrating the holiday season with two special programs this December. The New York String Orchestra is conducted by Jaime Laredo for their annual Christmas Eve concert at Carnegie Hall.

Memorial Day JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Presents Songs From Tony Award Winning Musicals Part 3

It's Tony season every day for Jamie deRoy but for her viewers the Tony's will be topic on Monday, May 31st

Theater Stories: CURIOUS INCIDENT, THE BAND'S VISIT, THE INHERITANCE and More About the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the Ethel Barrymore Theatre! Learn about Ethel Barrymore herself, shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, Chaplin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Band's Visit, The Inheritance, and many more!

Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Majestic Theatre!

Today's Theater Stories features the Majestic Theatre! Learn about some of the best-known shows to grace the stage of the Majestic Theatre, including Carousel, South Pacific, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and many more!

Theater Stories: WICKED, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, SWEENEY TODD, The Theater Hall of Fame & More About The Gershwin Theatre

Today's Theater Stories features the Gershwin Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest running show, Wicked; the extravagant production of Starlight Express; the Theater Hall of fame featuring theater's biggest names, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, January 27- with Liz Callaway, Lea Salonga and More!

Today (January 27) in live streaming: a Baby reunion on Stars in the House, Lea Salonga visits Be Our Guest, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 1/27: The Broadway League Offers Help With Vaccination Efforts, and More!

Today's top stories: BroadwayWorld teams up with Broadway Licensing, The Broadway League offers Biden help with vaccination efforts, and more!

Nina West, Brenda Braxton, Liz Callaway, Jack Plotnick and Christine Pedi Will Guest Host STARS IN THE HOUSE

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley have announced a roster of upcoming guest hosts set for “Stars In The House” this week.  

SHADES OF ROMANCE at Coachella Valley Repertory


New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 5 - Josh Groban, THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, and More!

This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Broadway songs from Seth MacFarlane. In addition, The SpongeBob Musical is coming to DVD, and the lyrics of Hadestown are now available!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of June 15 - Mike Birbiglia's THE NEW ONE, and More!

Need something new to listen to, read, or watch? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases, including Mike Birbiglia's The New One, the Sing Street cast recording, and more!

BWW Feature: A mash note to OLYMPUS ON MY MIND 2002 at Barksdale Theatre

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

TAKING MY TURN In Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Starring Rema Webb, Karen Ziemba and More is Now on YouTube

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presented a first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn on March 9, 2020. The concert featured George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), James Jackson, Jr. (A Strange Loop), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever) and more!

Photo Flash: Rema Webb, George Dvorsky and More in TAKING MY TURN in Concert at Feinstein's/54Below

A first-time ever NYC concert event celebrating the songs from the musical Taking My Turn was presented at FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, on March 9th.


Martin Vidnovic has appeared on Broadway in 10 shows.

Martin Vidnovic has not appeared in the West End

Martin Vidnovic has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of his notable nominations include Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for his performance in "Side by Side by Sondheim," Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "Baby," Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Brigadoon," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Brigadoon," and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Oklahoma!"

Martin Vidnovic has won the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical award at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in the show "Baby".

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