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Max Baker

 
Bio:
Max Baker has over 2O years of professional theatre, TV and film experience. On Broadway twice in Cyrano De Bergerac, also Jerusalem (and West End run). Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds; The Village Bike; The Explorer's Club; Abigail's Party; Goose-Pimples. Many TV appearances including recurring ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Max Baker has over 2O years of professional theatre, TV and film experience. On Broadway twice in Cyrano De Bergerac, also Jerusalem (and West End run). Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds; The Village Bike; The Explorer's Club; Abigail's Party; Goose-Pimples. Many TV appearances including recurring ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2019
General Lucash
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2018
Farmer
Faraday
Brother Pugh
Ed
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Emmaniel Goldstein
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2014
Mike
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Le Bret
  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 2011
Wesley
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Wesley
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Ragueneau
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Bern
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Quartermaster/Soldier with Fur Coat
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Laurence
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Phil Murray
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Sergeant Match
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Pete
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Ira Drew
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Irving
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Christian De Neuvillette

Photos

Curran Connor, Darren Goldstein, Garcia, Max Baker, Alex Hurt Photo

Curran Connor, Darren Goldstein, Garcia, Max Baker, Alex Hurt

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Date:
05/22/2019
Megan Ketch, Curran Connor, Alex Hurt, Garcia, Bess Wohl, Rosal Colo√ƬĀn, Jasmine Ba Photo

Megan Ketch, Curran Connor, Alex Hurt, Garcia, Bess Wohl, Rosal Colo√ƬĀn, Jasmine Batchelor, Jereme Kyle Lewis, Joseph Fernandez, Jr., Liza Miller; Darren Goldstein, Rachel Chavkin, Max Baker

From: 
Date:
05/22/2019
Emily Fletcher, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin, Babak Tafti, Bess Wohl, Marci Photo

Emily Fletcher, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin, Babak Tafti, Bess Wohl, Marcia DeBonis and Brad Herberlee

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Date:
06/28/2016
Emily Fletcher, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin, Babak Photo

Emily Fletcher, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin, Babak Tafti, Bess Wohl, Marcia DeBonis and Brad Herberlee

From: 
Date:
06/28/2016
Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin and Babak Tafti  Photo

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Max Baker, Zoe Winters, Rachel Xhavkin and Babak Tafti

From: 
Date:
06/28/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2019
General Lucash

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at the Public Theater, 2018
Farmer

Faraday

Brother Pugh

Ed

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Emmaniel Goldstein

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2016
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2014
Mike

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Production, 2012
Le Bret

  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 2011
Wesley

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Wesley

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Ragueneau

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Bern

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Quartermaster/Soldier with Fur Coat

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Laurence

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Phil Murray

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Sergeant Match

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Pete

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Ira Drew

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Irving

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Christian De Neuvillette

Max Baker Biography

Max Baker has over 2O years of professional theatre, TV and film experience. On Broadway twice in Cyrano De Bergerac, also Jerusalem (and West End run). Off-Broadway: Small Mouth Sounds; The Village Bike; The Explorer's Club; Abigail's Party; Goose-Pimples. Many TV appearances including recurring roles in The Blacklist and Law & Order SVU; Recent film: Hail Caesar. As a writer his work has been produced at Contemporary American Theatre Festival, and by Stable Cable Lab Co in NYC.




Max Baker News

J. Max Baker to Continue Family Tradition With ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo J. Max Baker to Continue Family Tradition With ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

J. Max Baker is continuing a family tradition of performing ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL, a solo adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol originally written by his father, Douglas H. Baker, and produced internationally in multiple productions since its Las Vegas premiere in 1995.

BWW Review: At J. Max Baker's ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL, One Man is All You Need Photo BWW Review: At J. Max Baker's ONE CHRISTMAS CAROL, One Man is All You Need
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2019

When a story is as woven in people's collective consciousness as A Christmas Carol is, how does one go about making their adaptation stand out amongst countless others? It turns out, all you have to do is be J. Max Baker. A one man retelling of A Christmas Carol is far from an easy feat, and Baker takes on all 34 characters with finesse, personality, humor, and skill.

EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT Makes Co-World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters Photo EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT Makes Co-World Premiere At 59E59 Theaters
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019

59E59 Theaters will welcome the NY premiere of EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT, written by Stephen Brown and directed by Sarah Norris. Produced by New Light Theater Project and Stable Cable Lab Co. in a co-world premiere in conjunction with Theatre Lab FAU, EVERYTHING IS SUPER GREAT begins performances on Friday, November 22 for a limited engagement through Saturday, December 14. Press Opening is Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30 pm. The performance schedule is Tuesday a?" Friday at 7:30 pm; Saturday at 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2:30 pm. Please note, there are no performances on Wednesday, November 27 and Thursday, November 28; and no matinee performance on Saturday, December 7. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Single tickets are $25 ($20 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or by visiting www.59e59.org. The approximate running time is 90 minutes with no intermission.

William Jackson Harper And Jesse Eisenberg Join Playing On Air's Fall 2019 Season Photo William Jackson Harper And Jesse Eisenberg Join Playing On Air's Fall 2019 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2019

Playing on Air's Fall 2019 podcast season will begin this weekend with a special re-release of Jesse Eisenberg's short play A LITTLE PART OF ALL OF US, starring the playwright and Justin Bartha (The Hangover trilogy, a?oeThe Good Fighta??). The season will also feature Sean Carvajal (King Lear) and Bobby Moreno (a?oeHomelanda??) in 3:59AM: A DRAG RACE FOR TWO ACTORS by Marco Ramirez, as well as a live recording of Jacquelyn Reingold's 2B OR NOT 2B with William Jackson Harper (a?oeThe Good Place,a?? Midsommar) and Jenn Harris (a?oeGaybya??). 

Photo Flash: CONTINUITY Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Flash: CONTINUITY Celebrates Opening Night
by Julie Musbach - May 22, 2019

Get a look inside opening night for Manhattan Theatre Club's World premiere of Continuity

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CONTINUITY, Directed by Rachel Chavkin? Photo Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of CONTINUITY, Directed by Rachel Chavkin?
by Review Roundups - May 22, 2019

Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opened May 21 at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street).

MTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow Photo MTC's CONTINUITY Opens Tomorrow
by Julie Musbach - May 20, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), opens tomorrow night at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street).

MTC Announces Talk Backs Accompanying CONTINUITY Photo MTC Announces Talk Backs Accompanying CONTINUITY
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2019

MTC announces a Talkback series following select performances of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812).

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's CONTINUITY Directed by Rachel Chavkin Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's CONTINUITY Directed by Rachel Chavkin
by Julie Musbach - May 14, 2019

Get a first look below at Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin

Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8 Photo Climate Change Play CONTINUITY Begins Performances At Manhattan Theatre Club On May 8
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2019

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Continuity, the new play by Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds, American Hero) and directed by Tony Award nominee Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Tuesday, May 21.

Max Baker Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sara Mearns, Mark Evans & More in Rodgers and Hart's I MA VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Sara Mearns, Mark Evans & More in Rodgers and Hart's I MARRIED AN ANGEL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2019

BWW TV: Sara Mearns, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James & More Say 'I Do' in Rehearsals for E VideoBWW TV: Sara Mearns, Ann Harada, Nikki M. James & More Say 'I Do' in Rehearsals for Encores! I MARRIED AN ANGEL
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 14, 2019

Next up at New York City Center is I Married an Angel, the second Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. In addition to Sara Mearns as the Angel of the title, the production will feature Phillip Attmore (Peter Mueller), Max Baker (General Lucash), Mark Evans (Count Willy Palaffi), Ann Harada (Duchess of Holstein-Kuloff), Nikki M. James (Countess Peggy Palaffi), Hayley Podschun (Anna Murphy), and Tom Robbins (Harry Mischka Szigetti).

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Greta Gerwig & More in MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2014

MCC Theater welcomes Greta Gerwig, joined by Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd, in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike is directed bySam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway. The Village Bike is currently in previews at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC), with an official opening tonight, June 10, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's THE VILLAGE BIKE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 23, 2014

MCC THEATER will present Greta Gerwig, Max Baker, Jason Butler Harner, Lucy Owen, Cara Seymour, and Scott Shepherd in the American premiere of Penelope Skinner's celebrated play The Village Bike, the final production of MCC's 2013-14 Main Stage season. The Village Bike, directed bySam Gold, who recently directed the much-raved new musical Fun Home and this season's The Realistic Jones on Broadway, will premiere at The Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) beginning May 22, 2014 with an official opening on June 10, 2014. The cast just met the press and you can check out interviews with the company below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of MTC's THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE EXPLORERS CLUB, the new play by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin, directed by Marc Bruni, opens Thursday, June 20 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). The production began previews on May 28. Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Douglas Hodge, Clemence Poesy & Patrick Page in CYRANO DE BERGERAC- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents Tony¬ģ Award winner Douglas Hodge as "Cyrano" in a new Broadway production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Clemence Poesy makes her Broadway debut as "Roxane" and Broadway veteran Patrick Page plays "Comte De Guiche". BroadwayWorld brings you just-released highlights from the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage at Broadway's JERUSALEM!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2011

JERUSALEM, a new play by Jez Butterworth and starring Tony and Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance opened April 21 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street), in a production directed by Ian Rickson. JERUSALEM originally opened at The Royal Court Theatre in July, 2009. The production played an extended sold out run at the Royal Court, before moving to the Apollo Theatre in the West End in January, 2010, where it received an unprecedented set of five-star reviews from 12 London newspapers.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Covers JERUSALEM Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 22, 2011

JERUSALEM, the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning play by Jez Butterworth and starring Tony and Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance (Boeing-Boeing, La Bête), began previews on April 2, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The production, directed by Ian Rickson, opened last night, April 21 and will play a limited 16-week engagement. Broadway Beat was there to capture the opening night fun!

BWW TV: JERUSALEM on Broadway - Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2011

JERUSALEM, the critically acclaimed and multi-award winning play by Jez Butterworth and starring Tony and Olivier Award-winner Mark Rylance (Boeing-Boeing, La Bête), began previews on April 2, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The production, directed by Ian Rickson, opens tonight, April 21 and will play a limited 16-week engagement. Click below for a performance preview!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of JERUSALEM!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2011

The Royal Court Theatre's JERUSALEM, directed by Ian Rickson, will open on April 21, 2011 at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Previews begin April 2. The production will play a limited 16-week engagement. The critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning play is written by Jez Butterworth. Click below for a sneak peek of the production!


Max Baker Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Max Baker been in?
Max Baker has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Max Baker been in?
Max Baker has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Max Baker's first West End show?
Max Baker's first West End show was Jerusalem which opened in 2011