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Mike Burstyn

 
Date of Birth: July 01, 1945 (76)

Birth Place: Bronx, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Political Hack
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Mike Todd
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1990
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Phineas Taylor Barnum [Replacement]

Photos

Cyona Burstyn, Mike Burstyn and Sharon Farber Blatt at  An International Evening of M Photo

Cyona Burstyn, Mike Burstyn and Sharon Farber Blatt at An International Evening of Music and Remembrance celebrating the Voices of Holocaust Survivors through a performance of Sharon Farber√ɬĘ√Ę‚Äö¬¨√Ę‚Äě¬Ęs Bestemming: Concerto for Cello, Orchestra and Narra

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Date:
06/16/2014


Mike Burstyn, Victor Lundin and their wives

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06/11/2007


(from left to right) JOANNE BORTS, MIKE BURSTYN, ROBERT ABELSON and LISA FISHMAN star in "On Second Avenue."

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03/04/2005


(from left to right) LISA FISHMAN, LISA RUBIN and JOANNE BORTS are sure MIKE BURSTYN can do no wrong in "On Second Avenue."

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03/04/2005

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1994
Political Hack

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Mike Todd

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1990
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1980
Phineas Taylor Barnum [Replacement]


Mike Burstyn Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Mike Burstyn, Lansky
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1993 - Best Actor - Musical
Mike Burstyn - , Ain't Broadway Grand
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1990 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Mike Burstyn, The Rothschilds

Mike Burstyn News

UKRAINE NOW! A SOUTH FLORIDA BENEFIT FOR SOLIDARITY Announced Photo UKRAINE NOW! A SOUTH FLORIDA BENEFIT FOR SOLIDARITY Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022

As war tears through the lives of the Ukrainian people, three organizations have teamed up with local talent as well as national and international stars to present 'Ukraine Now! A South Florida Benefit for Solidarity' on Tuesday, March 22 at 7:30pm at Zinman Hall, 9901 Donna Klein Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL, 33428.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 29-30- with George Salazar, Sara Bareilles, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: May 29-30- with George Salazar, Sara Bareilles, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 29, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, May 29-30, 2021.

Mike Burstyn to Join ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK This Sunday Photo Mike Burstyn to Join ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

This Sunday, May 30th at 2 pm, the Congress for Jewish Culture will host ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK, a 120th birthday celebration for renowned Yiddish bard Itzik Manger. This very special virtual event will feature an ensemble of Yiddish luminaries with readings, music and discussion, revealing why Itzik Manger has such an enduring legacy.

Mike Burstyn, Shura Lipovsky, Ruth Levin & More to Take Part in ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN  Photo Mike Burstyn, Shura Lipovsky, Ruth Levin & More to Take Part in ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021

On Sunday, May 30th at 2 PM, the Congress for Jewish Culture will host ITZIK AND THE GOLDEN PEACOCK, a 120th birthday celebration for Yiddish writer Itzik Manger. This very special virtual event will feature an ensemble of Yiddish luminaries with readings, music and discussion, revealing why Itzik Manger has such an inspirational, enduring legacy.

New Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Surpasses 6,000 Views Photo New Virtual Production of MEGILLAH CYCLE Surpasses 6,000 Views
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021

MEGILLAH CYCLE has surpassed 6,000 views and that number is rapidly climbing. The Congress for Jewish Culture is continuing its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Part 2 Of Mike Burstyn's Interview Regarding MEGILLAH CYCLE Is Set To Air Tomorrow On Photo Part 2 Of Mike Burstyn's Interview Regarding MEGILLAH CYCLE Is Set To Air Tomorrow On 'The Yiddish Voice'
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2021

Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week‚Äôs special guest on ‚ÄúThe Yiddish Voice‚ÄĚ on Boston‚Äôs WNUR Radio tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.

VIDEO: The Congress for Jewish Culture Continues International Virtual Yiddish Theate Photo VIDEO: The Congress for Jewish Culture Continues International Virtual Yiddish Theater Series with MEGILLAH CYCLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Mike Burstyn Is Tonight's Special Guest On THE YIDDISH VOICE To Discuss MEGILLAH CYCL Photo Mike Burstyn Is Tonight's Special Guest On THE YIDDISH VOICE To Discuss MEGILLAH CYCLE
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2021

Renowned actor/director Mike Burstyn will be this week‚Äôs special guest on ‚ÄúThe Yiddish Voice‚ÄĚ on Boston‚Äôs WNUR Radio tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm.

Virtual Production Of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Today With All-Star International Cast Photo Virtual Production Of MEGILLAH CYCLE Premieres Today With All-Star International Cast
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2021

The Congress for Jewish Culture continues its International Virtual Yiddish Theater series with MEGILLAH CYCLE, featuring an all-star international cast, directed and adapted by Mike Burstyn from Itzik Manger’s modernist take on the traditional Purim play.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 20-21- with Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller an Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: February 20-21- with Santino Fontana, Jessie Mueller and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, February 20-21, 2020.

Mike Burstyn Videos

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at TEVYE SERVED RAW at the Playroom Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

A brand new video offering a sneak peek into the upcoming New York premiere of Tevye Served Raw made its debut today on YouTube. Watch it below!

31st Israeli Film Festival to Honor Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor & More Video31st Israeli Film Festival to Honor Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor & More
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2017

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor will receive the 2017 IFF Achievement in Television Award, and multiple award-winning (including the 2017 Israeli Academy Ophir Award for Best Actor), Israeli movie star Lior Ashkenazi will be honored with the 2017 IFF Cinematic Achievement Award at the 31st Israel Film Festival Opening Night Gala


Mike Burstyn Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mike Burstyn been in?
Mike Burstyn has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Mike Burstyn been in?
Mike Burstyn has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mike Burstyn been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Lansky Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Ain't Broadway Grand and Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Rothschilds .