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Max Casella

 
Date of Birth: June 06, 1967 (55)

Birth Place: Washington, DC, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere One Act Plays, 2021
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Thersites
  [Off-Broadway]
Public LAB Shakespeare Revival, 2011
Apemantus
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Raffaele
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Footnote
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Marcellus Washburn
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Timon

Photos

Ro Boddie and Max Casella Photo

Ro Boddie and Max Casella

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09/13/2019
 Joey Slotnick and Max Casella Photo

Joey Slotnick and Max Casella

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09/13/2019
Joey Slotnick, Max Casella and CJ Wilson Photo

Joey Slotnick, Max Casella and CJ Wilson

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09/13/2019
Max Casella and Joey Slotnick Photo

Max Casella and Joey Slotnick

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09/13/2019
Max Casella and Miriam Silverman Photo

Max Casella and Miriam Silverman

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09/13/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway World Premiere One Act Plays, 2021
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Thersites

  [Off-Broadway]
Public LAB Shakespeare Revival, 2011
Apemantus

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Raffaele

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Footnote

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Marcellus Washburn

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Timon


Max Casella Awards and Nominations

 
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance Gold Star
Max Casella, The Lion King
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1997 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Max Cassella, The Lion King

Max Casella News

BACKSEAT to be Presented by LAByrinth Theater Company Beginning This Friday Photo BACKSEAT to be Presented by LAByrinth Theater Company Beginning This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021

LAByrinth Theater Company will present BACKSEAT, a series of readings of new works inspired by the formation of The Drivers Cooperative NYC. LAByrinth company members have created fifteen new works exploring the intersection of the American Dream and the reality of the working class world of New York City drivers.

Alan Cumming, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set For Fundraiser To Save LAB Photo Alan Cumming, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Set For Fundraiser To Save LAByrinth Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to raise the needed funds and has already raised $45,000.00 of the $75,000.00 goal.

Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE LION KING, SUNSET BOULEVARD, the JOSEPH Revival & More About The Minskoff Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features The Minskoff Theatre! Learn about the stars to have graced the Minskoff stage, including Debbie Reynolds, Debbie Allen, Bette Midler, Glenn Close & more; the theater's longest-running show, The Lion King, and much more!

Filmmaker Ash Christian Dies at 35 Photo Filmmaker Ash Christian Dies at 35
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020

Dallas native, Ash Christian, an Emmy Award winning producer, actor filmmaker and LGBTQ+ activist passed away in his sleep on Thursday, August 14, 2020 while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He was 35 years old.

From Stage to Video Game Console: Broadway Stars in Video Games! Photo From Stage to Video Game Console: Broadway Stars in Video Games!
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 12, 2020

In addition to conquering the stage and performing on screen, many Broadway stars have lent their voice talents to another medium: video games!

Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM Photo Atlantic Theater Company Announces Casting For Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM
by Stephi Wild - Mar 12, 2020

Atlantic Theater Company has announced initial casting for the world premiere production of A Play is a Poem, a collection of one-acts by Academy Award winner Ethan Coen (Almost an Evening; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), directed by Neil Pepe (Atlantic Artistic Director, Broadway's American Buffalo) and produced in association with Center Theatre Group. The production has also announced a new first preview date. A Play is a Poem will now begin previews Thursday, May 14th and will open Monday, June 1st for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21st Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).

Phillipa Soo Cast in HBO Max Pilot GUMSHOE Photo Phillipa Soo Cast in HBO Max Pilot GUMSHOE
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 2, 2019

Phillipa Soo has been cast in the HBO Max pilot Gumshoe, according to Variety.

André De Shields Headlines NPR Kids' Podcast Photo André De Shields Headlines NPR Kids' Podcast
by Julie Musbach - Oct 1, 2019

Hadestown star and 2019 Tony Award winner André de Shields has emerged from the underworld to star in the latest episode of the acclaimed public-radio children's podcast, Circle Round.

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM at Mark Taper Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM at Mark Taper Forum?
by Paul Smith - Sep 30, 2019

The reviews are in for Ethan Coen's A Play Is a Poem, currently playing the Mark Taper Forum. Read what the critics had to say!

BWW Interview: A PLAY IS A POEM's Peter Jacobson - From Seedy Nightclub Owner & Wily  Photo BWW Interview: A PLAY IS A POEM's Peter Jacobson - From Seedy Nightclub Owner & Wily Film Exec to Iago & Richard III
by Gil Kaan - Sep 25, 2019

The world premiere of filmmaker/playwright Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM currently lives on the Mark Taper Forum stage, produced by Center Theatre Group, in association with Atlantic Theater Company. A collection of five short plays from Ethan Coen's unique take on Americana had been connected together by the interstitial musical musings of Nellie McKay. Neil Pope directs the talented ensemble of Ro Boddie, Max Casella, Micaela Diamond, Peter Jacobson, Jason Kravits, McKay, Saul Rubinek, Miriam Silverman, Joey Slotnick, Sam Vartholomeos, and C.J. Wilson. I had the opportune chance to ask one of Ethan Coen's always-working players Peter Jacobson a few queries.

Max Casella Videos

VIDEO: TBS Shares First Look at THE DETOUR Season 2, Premiering Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

TBS's hit comedy series THE DETOUR is making its way back for its second season, slated to launch with back-to-back episodes today, Feb. 21, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).

VIDEO: TBS Shares First Look at THE DETOUR Season 2, Premiering 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 21, 2016

TBS's hit comedy series THE DETOUR is making its way back for its second season, slated to launch with back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT).

BWW TV: Highlights from TROILUS & CRESSIDA at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2016

Directed by Daniel Sullivan, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA began performances on Tuesday, July 19 and will run through Sunday, August 14, with an official press opening on Tuesday, August 9. .

VIDEO: New Trailer - Bobby Cannavale Plays Record Label Bigwig in HBO's VINYL
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 5, 2015

VINYL, a new series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, debuts in 2016 on HBO. The drama stars Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale as record label bigwig Richie Finestra.

VIDEO: First Look - Bobby Cannavale Plays Record Label Bigwig in New HBO Series VINYL
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 7, 2015

Vinyl, a new drama series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, debuts in 2016 on HBO, starring Tony nominee as record label big wig Richie Finestra.

BWW TV: Fantastic Full Trailer for Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Released
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2015

Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision have released the full trailer for the filmed version of 'Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream,' which is hitting cinemas worldwide next week. The production is directed by Julie Taymor (Frida, The Magic Flute, Across The Universe, Titus) the visionary director of the smash hit Broadway show THE LION KING.

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for the NYC Premiere of Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by TV - Red Carpets - Jun 16, 2015

Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision partner to present 'Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream' in select cinemas on June 22 followed by showings at select theaters nationwide . The production is directed by Julie Taymor (Frida, The Magic Flute, Across The Universe, Titus) the visionary director of the smash hit Broadway show The Lion King. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for a the New York City premiere of the film, and you can hear form the director herself, plus all of the evening's guests below!

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Julie Taymor's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2015

Acclaimed Director Julie Taymor's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,' comes to theaters for one night only this Midsummer's Eve on June 22nd followed by select showings nationwide. Watch the official trailer below!

VIDEO: New Trailer for THE LAST OF ROBIN HOOD with Kevin Kline, Dakota Fanning & Susan Sarandon
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2014

Samuel Goldwyn Films has released a new trailer for co-writers and co-directors Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland's The Last of Robin Hood. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Chatting with Ellen Burstyn and the Company of THE ATMOSPHERE OF MEMORY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2011

LAByrinth Theater Company is presenting the World Premiere Production of The Atmosphere of Memory by David Bar Katz, with performances beginning Saturday, October 15th and an opening October 30th. The production will take place at Labyrinth's new home, the Bank Street Theater for a limited engagement through Sunday, November 13th. The company recently met the press and BroadwayWorld was there toget the scoop on the new play!


Max Casella Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Max Casella been in?
Max Casella has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Max Casella been in?
Max Casella has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Max Casella been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Lion King and Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lion King .

What awards has Max Casella won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Lion King.