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Michael Chernus

 

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Production, 2014
Sam
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2011
Steve
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Danny
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Astor
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Isaak Glinka
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
George/Cactus/Bob
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Bernard/Bernard/Michael (Understudy)

Michael Chernus Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2011 - Performance Gold Star
Michael Chernus, In The Wake
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actor
Michael Chernus, In the Wake

Michael Chernus News

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE COLLABORATION Ahead of Cancelled Pe Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE COLLABORATION Ahead of Cancelled Performance
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 21, 2022

Last night, shortly before the show was about to begin, the official opening night of The Collaboration was cancelled due to a case of Covid-19 in the cast detected during pre-show testing. However, the red carpet was still held prior to the announcement. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos here!

Beck Center For The Arts to Present Youth Theater Holiday Treat, THE BEST CHRISTMAS P Photo Beck Center For The Arts to Present Youth Theater Holiday Treat, THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts has announced a holiday show perfect for all ages, The Best Christmas Pageant. As one of the oldest continuously running Youth Theater programs in the nation, this 74th season includes a holiday favorite to chase away winter blues. 

Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Three Clip Photo Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Three Clip
by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

The third and final season of Arian Moayed’s Emmy Award nominated series THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF, starring Tony Award Winning Kelli O’Hara, will launch this week on Topic. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip of Kelli O'Hara in the new season, which will also feature Judith Light, Joe Mantello, and more. Watch the new video clip now!

Beck Center Announces Youth Production of THE CANTERBURY TALES OR….GEOFFREY CHAUCE Photo Beck Center Announces Youth Production of THE CANTERBURY TALES OR….GEOFFREY CHAUCER'S FLYING CIRCUS
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 19, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts, one of the oldest continuously running Youth Theater programs in the nation has announced the first production of the 74th Youth Theater 2022-2023 Season.

Beck Center For The Arts Announces 2022-23 Youth Theater Season Photo Beck Center For The Arts Announces 2022-23 Youth Theater Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts, one of the oldest continuously running Youth Theater programs in the nation has announced the 74th Youth Theater Season for 2022-2023.

Amee Dolleman, Charles Pugliese, Mahita Penke and Jennifer Dubin Promoted at Disney B Photo Amee Dolleman, Charles Pugliese, Mahita Penke and Jennifer Dubin Promoted at Disney Branded Television
by Michael Major - Sep 6, 2022

Amee Dolleman and Charles Pugliese have been promoted to vice president, and Mahita Penke and Jennifer (Jen) Dubin have been promoted to executive director, Original Movies, Disney Branded Television, a provider of original content for Disney+ and Disney Channels.

Judith Light, Luke Kirby & More Join the Cast of the Disney+ OUT OF MY MIND Original  Photo Judith Light, Luke Kirby & More Join the Cast of the Disney+ OUT OF MY MIND Original Movie
by Michael Major - Jul 18, 2022

Disney+ announced that acclaimed actress Rosemarie DeWitt (“The Staircase”), and Emmy® Award-winning actors Luke Kirby (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) and Judith Light (“American Crime Story”) have been added to the cast of “Out of My Mind,” a Disney+ Original movie adaptation of Sharon Draper’s award-winning novel of the same name.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE COURTROOM Directed by Lee Sunday Evans Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE COURTROOM Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Watch the trailer for The Courtroom, directed by acclaimed theater director Lee Sunday Evans (Dance Nation, Oratorio for Living Things), with a screenplay by Arian Moayed (Tony Award®-nominated actor and beloved as Stewyon the Emmy Award winning Succession, and Todd Spodek of Inventing Anna).

Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival Photo Jury Revealed for Geena Davis' 8th Annual Bentonville Film Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

Today, The Bentonville Film Festival unveiled their distinguished Competition Jury, singularly dedicated to inclusive representation in media and entertainment. The festival, produced by the BFFoundation and chaired by Academy Award-winning Actor Geena Davis, will take place in-person June 22-26 and virtually June 22-July 3. The illustrious group of jurors is composed of award-winning producers, directors, actors and authors, including actor Yolonda Ross, film and television producer Bird Runningwater, actor Shohreh Aghdashloo, writer and filmmaker Justine Bateman, among others. The Festival is sponsored by Founding Partner, Walmart and Presenting Partner Coca-Cola. 

Cindy Einhouse Writes Beck Center 90th History Book Photo Cindy Einhouse Writes Beck Center 90th History Book
by Stephi Wild - Apr 25, 2022

Beck Center for the Arts has announced that Lucinda “Cindy” Einhouse has completed, and published, the first history book about Beck Center for the Arts covering the organization's nearly 90 years of existence.

Michael Chernus Videos

Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Three Clip Videoplay
Exclusive: Watch Kelli O'Hara in THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Season Three Clip

by Michael Major - Nov 7, 2022

The third and final season of Arian Moayed’s Emmy Award nominated series THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF, starring Tony Award Winning Kelli O’Hara, will launch this week on Topic. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive clip of Kelli O'Hara in the new season, which will also feature Judith Light, Joe Mantello, and more. Watch the new video clip now!

VIDEO: Watch the Final Season Trailer for EASY on Netflix Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Final Season Trailer for EASY on Netflix

by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2019

Creator Joe Swanberg's “Easy” returns for a third and final season on May 10, only on Netflix. This season of the anthology series consists of nine episodes and will feature some new faces as well as many returning fan favorite characters, all of whom are navigating the modern maze of love, sex, technology, and culture in Chicago.

VIDEO: Watch the First Official Trailer for Netflix's THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER Starri Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the First Official Trailer for Netflix's THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal

by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

Watch the first official trailer for The Kindergarten a new film that premieres in the US and Canada on Netflix on October 12, 2018.

BWW TV: Poughkeepsie or Bust! 2017 Casts and Creatives Get Ready for a New Powerhouse Season
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 18, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is preparing for the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017:

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts Trailer for 8-Part Comedy Series from Joe Swanberg, EASY
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2016

Today, Netflix debuted the trailer for its upcoming comedy series, EASY. The series launches September 22nd globally on Netflix.

VIDEO: WGN America's Original Drama MANHATTAN Screened at NY Television Festival
by - Oct 26, 2015

The cast and creative team of WGN America's critically lauded drama MANHATTAN, celebrated season two in the show's namesake city this week, with a screening and panel event on Monday, October 19, the opening night of the New York Television Festival, at New York City's SVA Theatre.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Nov 1, 2014

Second Stage Theatre's production of Terrence McNally's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, directed by Peter DuBois, officially opened last night, October 29, 2014. The production features Michael Chernus(Obie Award winner for In the Wake), Tracee Chimo (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), America Ferrera(Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') andAustin Lysy (2ST's The Water's Edge). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the company after the curtain went down and you can check out interviews with the full gang below!

VIDEO: America Ferrara Talks New Play LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 16, 2014

TV and film star America Ferrara stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about hitting the stage in the new play 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart,' where she portrays a woman spending the Fourth of July with her husband and friends.

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with the Company of Second Stage's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2014

Currently celebrating its 35th Anniversary Season, Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) will soon present TERRENCE McNALLY's play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart. The company will feature MICHAEL CHERNUS (Obie Award winner for In the Wake), TRACEE CHIMO (Lortel Award winner for Bad Jews, 2ST Uptown's Bachelorette), AMERICA FERRERA (Emmy Award winner for 'Ugly Betty') and AUSTIN LYSY (2ST's The Water's Edge). The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the special event. Check out interview with the full company below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Too Far Gone' Episode of NASHVILLE
by - Jan 30, 2014

On the next episode of ABC's NASHVILLE titled "Too Far Gone" - Juliette's new song, "Don't Put Dirt on My Grave Just Yet," catches the ear of a high-powered, hit-making producer, Howie V


Michael Chernus Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Michael Chernus been nominated for?
Performance (Obie Awards) for In The Wake and Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for In the Wake .

What awards has Michael Chernus won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for In The Wake.