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Michael Redgrave

 
Michael Redgrave Headshot
Date of Birth: March 20, 1908
Date of Death: March 21, 1985 (77)

Birth Place: Bristol, ENGLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1961
Victor Rhodes
  [Broadway]
1956
The Regent
  [Broadway]
1955
Hector
  [Broadway]
1948
Macbeth

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1961]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1956]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1956]
Director

Writing

Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1961
Victor Rhodes

  [Broadway]
1956
The Regent

  [Broadway]
1955
Hector

  [Broadway]
1948
Macbeth

Productions

[Broadway, 1961]
Producer

[Broadway, 1956]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 1956]
Director

Writing
Playwright

Michael Redgrave Awards and Nominations

 
Evening Standard Awards - 1963 - Best Actor Gold Star
Michael RedgraveUncle Vanya
 
Evening Standard Awards - 1958 - Best Actor Gold Star
Michael RedgraveA Touch of the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 1956 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Michael Redgrave, Tiger at the Gates

Michael Redgrave News

Casting Announced For Tim Firth's NOW IS GOOD at Storyhouse Photo Casting Announced For Tim Firth's NOW IS GOOD at Storyhouse
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2022

A funny and poignant new musical by award-winning playwright Tim Firth receives its world premiere at Storyhouse this spring and the full cast has now been revealed. 

BWW Review: Some of the Most Memorable Moments & Local Performances of the Year Photo BWW Review: Some of the Most Memorable Moments & Local Performances of the Year
by Peter Nason - Dec 30, 2021

These are the things that helped get us through a tough year.

Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival Photo Ronald Rand Stars in LET IT BE ART! At Greece's International Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, during his 20th year touring around the world to 25 countries will perform at the Theatre of Changes' 17th International Festival of Making Theater in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the Elder Statesman of the American Theatre,' on August 2nd at Theatre of Change, 19a Tritus Septemuriou Street in Athens, Greece.

BWW Interview: Austin Pendleton of LIFE, LOVE, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? on Metropolit Photo BWW Interview: Austin Pendleton of LIFE, LOVE, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? on MetropolitanZoom
by Stephen Mosher - May 4, 2021

It's time to try a new form of acting, and that's what Austin Pendleton is all about. On May 6th he will join the MetropolitanZoom family as he and Barbara Bleier perform their first ever virtual cabaret! Not to be missed.

BWW Review: Jobsite Theater and the Straz Presents Robert Askins' HAND TO GOD - Puppe Photo BWW Review: Jobsite Theater and the Straz Presents Robert Askins' HAND TO GOD - Puppet Sex, Demonic Possession & One Hell of a Cast
by Peter Nason - Feb 27, 2021

I swear, my hand to God, that you’ve never seen anything quite like it.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chekhov Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: UNCLE VANYA by Anton Chekhov
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's play, Uncle Vanya!

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THREE SISTERS by Anton Chekhov
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Anton Chekhov. Today's play, Three Sisters!

Ronald Rand Celebrates 20 Years Touring As Harold Clurman In LET IT BE ART! Photo Ronald Rand Celebrates 20 Years Touring As Harold Clurman In LET IT BE ART!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand, recently returned from performing at Nairobi's National Theatre in The Kenya International Theater Festival, will celebrate his 20th year of touring, performing his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! in a special performance presented by Tennessee Valley Art Association (TVAA) at The Ritz Theatre's Ritz Studio in Sheffield, Alabama on February 29th.

Film Movement Acquires a Treasure Trove of Digitally Restored British Classics for Re Photo Film Movement Acquires a Treasure Trove of Digitally Restored British Classics for Release on Loaded Blu-Ray
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 22, 2019

Since its launch in 2015, the Film Movement Classics label has been dedicated to seeking out distinctive films of the past from around the globe, and offering these digitally restored classics to cineastes everywhere. Following the recent theatrical releases of FRITZ LANG'S INDIAN EPIC and Bill Forsyth's coming-of-age classic GREGORY'S GIRL and the home entertainment releases of French farce THE MAD ADVENTURES OF RABBI JACOB and King Hu's pioneering wuxia film, THE FATE OF LEE KHAN, Film Movement has acquired a baker's dozen of British classics from the '40s-'60s for Blu-ray and digital release on the Film Movement Classics label beginning this December.

Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand Represents USA In LET IT BE ART! At Kenya In Photo Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand Represents USA In LET IT BE ART! At Kenya International Theatre Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Performing in his 25th country, Goodwill Cultural Ambassador Ronald Rand will represent the United States at the Kenya International Theatre Festival, during his 20th year touring around the world in his celebrated solo play, LET IT BE ART! as Harold Clurman, 'the elder statesman of the American Theatre' on November 3rd in Nakuru at the Nakuru Players Theatre, and on November 5th at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi.

Michael Redgrave Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sally Ann Howes Chats MY FAIR LADY in Clip from THE GOLDEN AGE Film Trilogy
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

In honor of Sally Ann Howes' birthday, Rick McKay, the producer/director of THE GOLDEN AGE FILM TRILOGY, just unveiled a clip of Howes from the documentary film series in which she talks about Rex Harrison's frustration with young actresses playing Eliza in MY FAIR LADY, and why, at the end of his career, he wanted Howes to come back and play the role one more time. Watch below!

STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2015

Anita Darian, a soprano whose four-octave voice earned her the nickname “The Armenian Yma Sumac” and spawned an eclectic 50-year career that ranged from performances with the New York City Opera, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic to big-band jazz concerts, co-starring roles with Barbara Cook, and hit pop recordings that included “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is dead at 87. A longtime resident of East Atlantic Beach, L.I., she died Sunday, Feb. 1 at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside of complications from surgery.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stage and Screen Legend Vanessa Redgrave
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 7, 2014

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured stage and screen legend Vanessa Redgrave, moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Check out the full interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Lynn Redgrave Sings 'The Saga of Jenny'
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2010

The late Lynn Redgrave has a ball singing Ira Gershwin and Kurt Weill's 'The Saga of Jenny' from Lady in the Dark. This video is taken from a PBS special called 'Musical Comedy Tonight 2,' the second of 3 specials put together by Sylvia Fine Kaye and featuring selections from classic musicals. Reprising the number with her are Danny Kaye and Richard Crenna. The special aired February 11, 1981.

Broadway Beat's Priceless Spotlight - Lynn Redgrave
by Eddie Varley - Oct 16, 2009

Welcome to BroadwayWorld TV's weekly video series, BroadwayBeat's Priceless Spotlight. The program presents special moments by some of theatre's past, present, and future greats!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Honors Natasha Richardson
by Eddie Varley - Mar 20, 2009

Theatres on Broadway dimmed their lights for a minute on Thursday, March 19th in honor of one of its brightest lights, Natasha Richardson, who passed away on Wednesday from head injuries after a skiing accident.


Michael Redgrave Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Redgrave been in?
Michael Redgrave has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Redgrave been in?
Michael Redgrave has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Redgrave been nominated for?
Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Uncle Vanya Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for A Touch of the Sun and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Tiger at the Gates .

What awards has Michael Redgrave won?
Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for Uncle Vanyaand Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for A Touch of the Sun.

How many shows has Michael Redgrave written?
Michael Redgrave has written 1 shows including The Aspern Papers (Playwright).