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Michael Gnat

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Michael Gnat is an inaugural IT Award nominee and a 2009 NYTheatre.com Person of the Year. Recent roles include Al/Marbury/BB in Eddie Antar’s Drama Desk–nominated 'The Navigator'; Anton Chekhov in John McKinney’s 'The Chekhov Dreams'; and Edwin Booth in Bob Manus’s 'A Man Walks into a Bar' ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Michael Gnat is an inaugural IT Award nominee and a 2009 NYTheatre.com Person of the Year. Recent roles include Al/Marbury/BB in Eddie Antar’s Drama Desk–nominated 'The Navigator'; Anton Chekhov in John McKinney’s 'The Chekhov Dreams'; and Edwin Booth in Bob Manus’s 'A Man Walks into a Bar' ... (read complete bio)
 

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The full cast of ROUND WENT THE WHEEL. From left: Christina Toth, Rafael Jordan*, Mar Photo

The full cast of ROUND WENT THE WHEEL. From left: Christina Toth, Rafael Jordan*, Marie Elena O''Brien*, Oriah Elgrabli (front), Coltrane Gilman, Michael Gnat*, Moira McAuliffe, and Victor Chen. (*Acto

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07/29/2019
Coltrane Gilman (Boy) and Michael Gnat* (Anton) working with Janet Bentley (Director) Photo

Coltrane Gilman (Boy) and Michael Gnat* (Anton) working with Janet Bentley (Director) on a scene from ROUND WENT THE WHEEL. Photo: Joshua Towvim. (*Actor is appearing courtesy of Actors'' Equity Assoc

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Date:
07/29/2019
Ean Sheehy & Michael Gnat & Ean Sheehy in Shooter. Photo by Carol Rosegg. Photo

Ean Sheehy & Michael Gnat & Ean Sheehy in Shooter. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

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03/14/2018
Michael Gnat & Ean Sheehy in Shooter. Photo by Carol Rosegg. Photo

Michael Gnat & Ean Sheehy in Shooter. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

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03/14/2018
Diana Benigno, Michael Abourizk, Maurice the Puppet, Milton Elliott, Michael Gnat and Photo

Diana Benigno, Michael Abourizk, Maurice the Puppet, Milton Elliott, Michael Gnat and James Harter

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Date:
04/16/2015
 

Michael Gnat Biography

Michael Gnat is an inaugural IT Award nominee and a 2009 NYTheatre.com Person of the Year. Recent roles include Al/Marbury/BB in Eddie Antar’s Drama Desk–nominated 'The Navigator'; Anton Chekhov in John McKinney’s 'The Chekhov Dreams'; and Edwin Booth in Bob Manus’s 'A Man Walks into a Bar' (all IT-winning or ?nominated plays; WorkShop Theater). Other stage highlights: besieged Jack Blake in Mike Folie’s thriller 'Slave Shack' (Algonquin); Malvolio in 'Twelfth Night' (DrillingCo.); 19thC performer T.D. Rice in Henry Meyerson’s 'Jump Jim Crow' (MITF); and homeless Pigeon in Michael Niederman’s T'he Riverside Symphony' (Planet Connections, “Outstanding Actor” award). Feature film: white-collar criminal “Wall Street” Jimmy in 'Off Jackson Avenue'; would-be coke dealer Tim in 'Bobby G. Can’t Swim'. He can also be seen (via iTunes) as Director of the Remaining Families Coalition in Onion News Network’s darkly funny (& technically dazzling) 'News from the Year 2137'. [AEA, SAG-AFTRA]




Michael Gnat News

AN UNBALANCED MIND Opens New Theater Photo AN UNBALANCED MIND Opens New Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022

AMT announces that the first show they will be producing in their historic new Off Broadway theater will be An Unbalanced Mind, a musical revue by Al Tapper.  The state of the art facility located at 354 West 45th Street will be home to new shows, children's theater, cabaret, rentals and more. 

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Photo Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

Photo Flash: First Look At Rehearsals For ROUND WENT THE WHEEL At Broadway Bound Thea Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Rehearsals For ROUND WENT THE WHEEL At Broadway Bound Theatre Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2019

ROUND WENT THE WHEEL, a new play by Frank Ceruzzi and directed by Janet Bentley, will premiere this summer as an Official Selection the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at Theatre One at Theatre Row. The performances are Tuesday, August 13 at 5pm, Wednesday, August 14 at 8pm, and Saturday, August 17 at 5pm.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced For ROUND WENT THE WHEEL Photo Full Cast & Creative Team Announced For ROUND WENT THE WHEEL
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2019

ROUND WENT THE WHEEL, a new play written by Frank Ceruzzi and directed by Janet Bentley, will have its world premiere this summer as an Official Selection the 2019 Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036). The performances are Tuesday, August 13 at 5pm, Wednesday, August 14 at 8pm, and Saturday, August 17 at 5pm.

Articulate Theatre Explores Artist's Activism With THE ART OF PROTEST Photo Articulate Theatre Explores Artist's Activism With THE ART OF PROTEST
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2019

Art is more than imitating life - as the expression goes - it facilities; it communicates, it combats it. Articulate Theatre Company explores the role of the artist's role in activism with the Art of Protest.

Sharon Talbot's Upcoming Piece Proves LOVE CONQUERS Photo Sharon Talbot's Upcoming Piece Proves LOVE CONQUERS
by Julie Musbach - Feb 6, 2019

A (very) dark comedy by Sharon Talbot set in 1990s New York, 'inspired by the grace and moxie of an HIV-positive woman who outfoxed her demons.'

Photo Flash: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Holds Annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUS Photo Photo Flash: Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Holds Annual PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE Benefit
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 11, 2018

Planet Connections' signature event, PLAYWRIGHTS FOR A CAUSE at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, played to a sold-out crowd that joyously handed the team of writers and other artists a standing ovation. This year, the event, designed to address hot-button topics concerning the world at that moment through new works by prominent authors - written just for the event - dealt with the distinctions between gender and sexuality.

WILD ORCHIDS And ROSARY HILL By Heather J. Violanti To Debut 9/10-16 In TNC's Dream U Photo WILD ORCHIDS And ROSARY HILL By Heather J. Violanti To Debut 9/10-16 In TNC's Dream Up Fest
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2018

Two short one-acts, "Wild Orchids" and "Rosary Hill" by Heather J. Violanti, will debut September 10 to 16 in a double bill presented by Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival. "Wild Orchids" is a film noir-esque, feminist, and fictionalized take on 1940's Hollywood, where a secretary has a chance encounter with William Faulkner that may change both their lives. In "Rosary Hill,' two gentle nuns tend to their garden in upstate New York but a closer look at the harsh Mother Superior reveals they may not be all that they seem. Both plays feature canny, nuanced female characters who have much more going on under the surface than meets the eye. Jennifer Sandella directs.

Casting Announced For Playwrights For A Cause Benefit For The Ali Forney Center: MY S Photo Casting Announced For Playwrights For A Cause Benefit For The Ali Forney Center: MY SEXUALITY IS _______
by Stephi Wild - Aug 1, 2018

This year, Planet Connections' signature event, designed to address a powerful social and topical issue facing our society today through engaging stage works, will explore the distinctions between gender and sexuality. The event will benefit THE ALI FORNEY CENTER, whose mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the dangers of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

Photo Flash: New Drama SHOOTER Opens Off-Off Broadway Photo Photo Flash: New Drama SHOOTER Opens Off-Off Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2018

ManyTracks presents the World Premiere of SHOOTER by Sam Graber. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews begin performances run though March 31 at TheaterLab.