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Michele Pawk

 
Date Of Birth:
November 16, 1961 (60)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Bio:
Michele Pawk previously appeared at Playwrights Horizons in Craig Lucas' Prayer for My Enemy. She won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Hollywood Arms, directed by Harold Prince. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret (revival, Drama Desk, Outer Critics ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: November 16, 1961 (60)

Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Bio:
Michele Pawk previously appeared at Playwrights Horizons in Craig Lucas' Prayer for My Enemy. She won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Hollywood Arms, directed by Harold Prince. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret (revival, Drama Desk, Outer Critics ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Gina
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Lydia
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2012
Luz
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Emily Bridges
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Sheila Ellis
  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Katie Arlen/Lillian Sonnenberg
  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Woman's Voice
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003
Nellie
  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2003
Countess Charlotte Malcolm
  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Vienna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Louise
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Mae
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mayzie LaBird
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Edith Harnham
Edith Harnham
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Performer
Fritzie
Fraulein Kost
Fritzie (Kit Kat Girl)
  [New York]
Workshop, 1998
Sabina
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Hesione [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Jen [Replacement]
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Jen [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1994
Gussie
Gussie
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
The Actress
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Irene Roth
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Kathy Sue Binger
Candi Suwinski
Power Lady
Pitchperson
Democratic Party Delegate
Dana (Standby)
Sandi (Standby)
  [Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)]
Regional Revival, 1986
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1987
Featured Ensemble

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2002] [Replacement]
Keyboards[Replacement]

Photos

Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk Photo

Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk

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Date:
07/28/2022
Andre Braugher, Michele Pawk and Paola Sanchez Abreu  Photo

Andre Braugher, Michele Pawk and Paola Sanchez Abreu

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Date:
07/28/2022
Michele Pawk, Zoe Winters Photo

Michele Pawk, Zoe Winters

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Date:
09/13/2021
Michele Pawk, Zoe Winters Photo

Michele Pawk, Zoe Winters

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Date:
09/13/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Gina

  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Lydia

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2012
Luz

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Production, 2011
Emily Bridges

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2006
Sheila Ellis

  [New York]
Workshop, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Katie Arlen/Lillian Sonnenberg

  [Broadway]
Stephen Sondheim Tribute Benefit, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Woman's Voice

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2003
Nellie

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2003
Countess Charlotte Malcolm

  [New York]
Workshop, 2002
Vienna

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Louise

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Velma Von Tussle [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Donna Sheridan [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2001
Mae

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Mayzie LaBird

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Edith Harnham

Edith Harnham

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Performer

Fritzie

Fraulein Kost

Fritzie (Kit Kat Girl)

  [New York]
Workshop, 1998
Sabina

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Hesione [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Matron "Mama" Morton [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Jen [Replacement]

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Jen [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 1994
Gussie

Gussie

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1993
The Actress

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Irene Roth

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Kathy Sue Binger

Candi Suwinski

Power Lady

Pitchperson

Democratic Party Delegate

Dana (Standby)

Sandi (Standby)

  [Pittsburgh, PA (Regional)]
Regional Revival, 1986
Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1987
Featured Ensemble

Productions

Keyboards[Replacement]

Michele Pawk Biography

Michele Pawk previously appeared at Playwrights Horizons in Craig Lucas' Prayer for My Enemy. She won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Hollywood Arms, directed by Harold Prince. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret (revival, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations), Crazy for You (Drama Desk nomination) Mamma Mia!, Hairspray, Chicago (revival), Seussical, Triumph of Love, Losing Louie and Mail. Off-Broadway: The Paris Letter (Drama Desk nomination), Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven, Flyovers, The Dark at the Top of the Stairs, Reefer Madness, After the Fair, Hello Again, Merrily We Roll Along, john & jen, A Little Night Music (NYC and L.A. Operas). Film and television work includes Cradle Will Rock, Jeffrey, all three "Law & order" series, "Guiding Light,""All My Children," "The Golden Girls" and "LA Law."

Michele Pawk Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Michele Pawk, A Small Fire
 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Michele Pawk, A Small Fire
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Michele PawkBounce
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Michele Pawk, Hollywood Arms
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Gold Star
Michele Pawk, Cabaret
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Michele Pawk, Cabaret
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Featured Actress - Musical
Michele Pawk, Cabaret
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Michele Pawk, Crazy for You

Michele Pawk News

Photos: First Look at Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk in TELL THEM I'M STILL YOUNG Photo Photos: First Look at Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk in TELL THEM I'M STILL YOUNG
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022

New York Stage and Film is in full swing, with Andre Braugher and Michele Pawk leading the cast for TELL THEM I’M STILL YOUNG. Get a first look at photos here!

2022 Minty Award Winners Announced Photo 2022 Minty Award Winners Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

The Minty Organization celebrated its second decade at the historic St. George Theatre Sunday night, as over 800 students, faculty, families, friends and dignitaries were in attendance at the 11th Annual Minty Awards, Staten Island's revered answer to the Tony Awards for Catholic High School musical theater programs.

New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York St Photo New Works by Keenan Scott II, Anna Deavere Smith & More to be Featured in New York Stage and Film Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film, will return July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season. 

Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row Photo Off-Broadway Premiere of MR. PARKER to be Presented at Theatre Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre¬†announced today the Off-Broadway premiere of¬†Mr. Parker,¬†a new play written by¬†Michael McKeever and directed by¬†Joe Brancato.¬†Performances will begin Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for a limited engagement through June 25, 2022, at¬†Theatre Row ‚Äď Theatre 1¬†(410 West 42nd Street).¬†Opening Night is Monday, June 6, 2022, at 7:00PM.

New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Summer Season Featuring Josh Radnor, Lily Houghton, Anna Deavere Smith, and More
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022

New York Stage and Film returns July 9-August 7 for five weeks of in-person programming in Poughkeepsie for their 2022 Summer Season.  For 38 years, NYSAF has operated as a vital incubator for artists and their work, a catalyst for stories that continue across the country and around the world.  All tickets are $25 and go on sale June 1.

The Playwrights Realm Presents Interactive Fundraiser PLAY ON WORDS Photo The Playwrights Realm Presents Interactive Fundraiser PLAY ON WORDS
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

The Playwrights Realm (Founding Artistic Director, Katherine Kovner; Producing Director, Roberta Pereira) presents Play on Words, a one-night live-streamed festival of short new plays that culminates an initiative in which donors get to have a hand in writing and creating work (March 28 at 7pm ET).

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of PASS OVER
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 13, 2021

Pass Over officially opened on Broadway last night, September 12. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY Photo Broadway-Bound Emma Pittman Joins SCENES FROM THE STATEN ISLAND FERRY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2021

Good isn't it? Grand isn't it? Great isn't it? These song lyrics from the musical Chicago epitomize one performer's journey to Broadway. Emma Pittman, an actress and graduate of Wagner College on Staten Island is the winner of Chicago on Broadway's The Search for Roxie Hart.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 19- CRAZY FOR YOU Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 19- CRAZY FOR YOU Opens On Broadway
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2021

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess.

Actors' Equity Approves In-Person Filming of MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes Photo Actors' Equity Approves In-Person Filming of MY LORD, WHAT A NIGHT at Orlando Shakes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2020

Inspired by a true friendship, Deborah Brevoort’s My Lord, What a Night produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF will be available to stream February 3 - 14, 2021. This Video on Demand production of My Lord, What a Night is part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.

Michele Pawk Videos

BWW TV: HELLO AGAIN Stars of Old and New Unite on the NYC Premiere Red Carpet! VideoBWW TV: HELLO AGAIN Stars of Old and New Unite on the NYC Premiere Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Nov 8, 2017

The New York premiere of the film HELLO AGAIN took place on Monday night, November 6, at Cin polis Chelsea in NYC.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/19/16- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2016

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 2/19/15- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2015

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Paper Mill's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents its winter comedy, Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will be directed by Don Stephenson. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater, now through February 15, 2015. The official press opening night is Sunday, January 25, at 7:00pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/19- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2014

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/19- CRAZY FOR YOU
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2013

Today in 1992, Crazy for You opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 1622 performances. Crazy for You is a musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin. Billed as 'The New Gershwin Musical Comedy', it is largely based on the songwriting team's 1930 musical, Girl Crazy, but interpolates songs from several other productions as well. Crazy for You won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical. The Broadway production was directed by Mike Ockrent and choreographed by Susan Stroman.The cast included Jodi Benson as Polly, Harry Groener as Bobby Child, Bruce Adler as Bela Zangler, John Hillner as Lank Hawkins, Michele Pawk as Irene Roth, Jane Connell as Mother, and Beth Leavel as Tess.

BWW TV: Chatting with the Cast of GIANT on Opening Night - Kate Baldwin, Brian d'Arcy James, Highlights & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2012

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere production of Giant, an epic love story with book by Sybille Pearson, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa and directed by Michael Greif. The show opened last night, November 15th and runs through Sunday, December 2. BroadwayWorld spoke with Kate Baldwin, Brian d'Arcy James, P.J. Griffith, Michele Pawk and John Dossett on opening night. Click below to hear what they had to say about GIANT's journey to The Public, plus highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Public Theater's GIANT- Brian d'Arcy James, Kate Baldwin, Bobby Steggert, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 15, 2012

The Public Theater presents the New York premiere production of Giant, an epic love story with book by Sybille Pearson and music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa. Currently in previews at the Newman Theater, the show opens tonight, November 15. Directed by Michael Greif, Giant runs through Sunday, December 2. BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek of the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of GIANT's Photo Shoot!
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2012

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) will begin previews for the New York premiere production of GIANT, an epic love story with book by Sybille Pearson and music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, on Friday, October 26. Directed by Michael Greif, GIANT runs through Sunday, December 2 in The Public's Newman Theater at its Astor Place home, with an official press opening on Tuesday, November 13. Tickets are on sale now at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office. In the video below, go behind the scenes of a recent photo shoot with the cast!

BWW TV: The Keenan-Bolgers Talk Broadway Success, New Projects, Gay Marriage and More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 8, 2012

In this installment of BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE, Richard presents the brother and sister powerhouse duo Celia and Andrew Keenan-Bolger, she starring in the hit new play Peter And The Starcatcher and he in Disney's newest blockbuster, Newsies. Below, the famous siblings talk about finding success in New York at a young age, all about thier respective Broadway hits this season, other ventures (SUBMISSIONS ONLY!) family life, and just why they continue to do everything they can in support of gay marriage.


Michele Pawk Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michele Pawk been in?
Michele Pawk has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Michele Pawk been in?
Michele Pawk has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michele Pawk been nominated for?
Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Small Fire , Outstanding Lead Actress (The Lortels) for A Small Fire , Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Bounce , Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hollywood Arms , (Drama Desk Awards) for Cabaret , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Cabaret Best Featured Actress - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Cabaret and Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Crazy for You .

What awards has Michele Pawk won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hollywood Armsand (Drama Desk Awards) for Cabaret.