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Mike Faist

 
Bio:
Mike Faist is a Tony-nominated actor. Originally from Columbus, Ohio he moved to New York at 17 to pursue acting. Mike made his Broadway debut in Newsies-as an original cast member, he created the role of Morris Delancey for the regional premiere and continued through the Broadway transfer. He ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mike Faist is a Tony-nominated actor. Originally from Columbus, Ohio he moved to New York at 17 to pursue acting. Mike made his Broadway debut in Newsies-as an original cast member, he created the role of Morris Delancey for the regional premiere and continued through the Broadway transfer. He ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater World Premiere, 2018
Spence
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Connor
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Connor
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Arena Stage World Premiere Production, 2015
Connor
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2015
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Morris Delancey
A Citizen of New York
Jack Kelly (Understudy)
  [Regional (US)]
Paper Mill Production, 2011
Newsie
Morris Delancey

Photos

David Alvarez, Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and Mike Faist  Photo

David Alvarez, Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and Mike Faist

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Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort  Photo

Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort

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12/08/2021
David Alvarez and Mike Faist Photo

David Alvarez and Mike Faist

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12/08/2021
Ana Isabelle, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Casting Director Cindy Tolan, David Alvarez, Ariana  Photo

Ana Isabelle, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Casting Director Cindy Tolan, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Choreographer Justin Peck, Ansel Elgort, Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, Rita Moreno, Choreographer Patricia Delgado, Director Steven Spielberg, Rachel Zegler, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Walt Disney Company Executive Chairman Bob Iger, Maddie Ziegler, Disney Studios Content Chairman Alan Bergman, Producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, Disney Studios Content CCO Alan Horn and Producer Kevin McCollum

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12/08/2021

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater World Premiere, 2018
Spence

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Connor

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Connor

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Arena Stage World Premiere Production, 2015
Connor

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2015
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Signature Theatre Company Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Morris Delancey

A Citizen of New York

Jack Kelly (Understudy)

  [Regional (US)]
Paper Mill Production, 2011
Newsie

Morris Delancey

Mike Faist Biography

Mike Faist is a Tony-nominated actor. Originally from Columbus, Ohio he moved to New York at 17 to pursue acting. Mike made his Broadway debut in Newsies-as an original cast member, he created the role of Morris Delancey for the regional premiere and continued through the Broadway transfer. He starred opposite Taylor Schilling andPeter Dinklage in A Month in the Country at Classic Stage Co (Dir. Erica Schmidt). Other theatre: Appropriate (Signature Theatre Company, Dir. Liesl Tommy), and originated the role of Connor Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen for which he was Nominated for a Tony award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical. Films include: Mania Days (Dir. Paul Dalio, Prod. Spike Lee), Lake City (Dir. Aaron Fisher-Cohen), License Plates (Dir. Marc Lucas) and The Grief of Others (Dir. Patrick Wang)-which recently premiered this year at SXSW and had its international premiere in L'ACID program in the Cannes Film, and I Can I Will I Did (Nadine Truong).

Mike Faist Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2017 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Mike Faist, Dear Evan Hansen

Mike Faist News

Cast Revealed For the UK Premiere of STARCROSSED Photo Cast Revealed For the UK Premiere of STARCROSSED
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022

A fresh and sexy twist on one of the world's most famous love stories, 'Starcrossed' reveals the intrigue and passion of a forbidden romance between 'Romeo & Juliet' characters Mercutio and Tybalt - forged in strife, stifled by circumstance and silenced by history.

VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY Photo VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 24, 2022

Paul Tazewell appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss his Oscar-nominated costumes for West Side Story. Tazewell discussed the role that costumes played in the film, working with Steven Spielberg on staying true to the costumes from the original film, and more. Watch the new interview now!

Rachel Zegler Invited to Present at the Oscars Photo Rachel Zegler Invited to Present at the Oscars
by Michael Major - Mar 22, 2022

Rachel Zegler has been invited to present at the Oscars. The 20-year-old is currently in London filming Disney's upcoming live-action remake of Snow White. Efforts are currently being made to rearrange the film's production schedule will be rearranged so Zegler can attend the ceremony. West Side Story is nominated for seven awards.

Stephen Sondheim Tribute Series Announced at Museum of the Moving Image Photo Stephen Sondheim Tribute Series Announced at Museum of the Moving Image
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

¬†Museum of the Moving Image has announced¬†See It Big: Sondheim, a ten-film series devoted to the celebrated composer, lyricist, author, artist, and all-around innovator Stephen Sondheim. When Sondheim died last November, he didn‚Äôt just leave behind an extraordinary corpus of work‚ÄĒhe had exited a world that his art had forever changed.

V√ćDEO: Disfruta de 'Am√©rica' de WEST SIDE STORY Photo V√ćDEO: Disfruta de 'Am√©rica' de WEST SIDE STORY
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - Mar 3, 2022

La película musical dirigida por Steven Spielberg ya se puede ver en Disney+.

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video Photo VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

Disney has released a new music video of Academy Award-nominee Ariana DeBose perform 'America' as Anita in Steven Spielberg's award-winning, critically-acclaimed 'West Side Story'. The film also stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Rita Moreno, David Alvarez, and more.

WEST SIDE STORY ya est√° disponible en Disney+ Photo WEST SIDE STORY ya est√° disponible en Disney+
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 2, 2022

La película musical dirigida por Steven Spielberg ya se puede ver en la plataforma digital.

Steven Spielberg Wanted to Cut 'I Feel Pretty' from WEST SIDE STORY Photo Steven Spielberg Wanted to Cut 'I Feel Pretty' from WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022

This week acclaimed filmmaker Steven Spielberg and Pulitzer Prize-winning screenwriter, Tony Kushner, were on hand at Manhattan's DGA Theatre for a special screening of their film remake of West Side Story. See what they had to say!

WEST SIDE STORY Sets DVD, Blu-Ray & Digital Release Photo WEST SIDE STORY Sets DVD, Blu-Ray & Digital Release
by Michael Major - Feb 22, 2022

The release's bonus features will include all-new footage of director Steven Spielberg at work in documentary filmmaker Laurent Bouzereau’s revealing “The Stories of West Side Story.' The features will go behind the making of the musical numbers in the film. A tribute to Stephen Sondheim will also be included.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW Photo VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

Ariana DeBose appeared on The View this morning to discuss her Oscar-nominated performance in West Side Story. DeBose also discusses the advice she received from Rita Moreno, hosting Saturday Night Live, and where she was when she found out she was nominated for an Oscar. Watch the new interview now!

Mike Faist Videos

VIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Paul Tazewell Talks WEST SIDE STORY Costumes on TODAY
by Michael Major - Mar 24, 2022

Paul Tazewell appeared on the TODAY Show this morning to discuss his Oscar-nominated costumes for West Side Story. Tazewell discussed the role that costumes played in the film, working with Steven Spielberg on staying true to the costumes from the original film, and more. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video VideoVIDEO: Watch Ariana DeBose Perform 'America' in New WEST SIDE STORY Music Video
by Michael Major - Mar 2, 2022

Disney has released a new music video of Academy Award-nominee Ariana DeBose perform 'America' as Anita in Steven Spielberg's award-winning, critically-acclaimed 'West Side Story'. The film also stars Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Rita Moreno, David Alvarez, and more.

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Discusses WEST SIDE STORY Oscar Nomination on THE VIEW
by Michael Major - Feb 21, 2022

Ariana DeBose appeared on The View this morning to discuss her Oscar-nominated performance in West Side Story. DeBose also discusses the advice she received from Rita Moreno, hosting Saturday Night Live, and where she was when she found out she was nominated for an Oscar. Watch the new interview now!

VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Sings 'America' in Scoring Session Featurette VideoVIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Sings 'America' in Scoring Session Featurette
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

A new West Side Story featurette has revealed a look inside a scoring session for the film, featuring Ariana DeBose and the cast of the film singing 'America.' The the new video also features appearances from Rita Moreno, Steven Spielberg, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, and more. Watch the new featurette now!

VIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell VideoVIDEO: Watch a Costume Featurette From WEST SIDE STORY Featuring Paul Tazewell
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 20, 2022

A Costume Featurette from¬†Steven Spielberg‚Äôs ‚ÄúWest Side Story‚Ä̬†featuring 2022 Critics Choice Nominee and Tony Award¬ģ¬†and Emmy Award¬ģ¬†winning costume designer,¬†Paul Tazewell,¬†has been released.

VIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks WEST SIDE STORY, Working With Steven Spielberg, and More VideoVIDEO: Tony Kushner Talks WEST SIDE STORY, Working With Steven Spielberg, and More
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

Tony Kushner recently chatted with Gold Derby editor Christopher Rosen about the film adaptation of West Side Story in an all new interview.

VIDEO: Steven Spielberg & Janusz KamiŇĄski Discuss WEST SIDE STORY Cinematography VideoVIDEO: Steven Spielberg & Janusz KamiŇĄski Discuss WEST SIDE STORY Cinematography
by Michael Major - Dec 28, 2021

Steven Spielberg and¬†Janusz KamiŇĄski go behind the scenes of West Side Story, discussing the film's award-winning cinematography.¬†West Side Story recently won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Cinematography. The video features behind-the-scenes looks at 'America,' 'The Rumble,' 'Maria,' and 'Tonight.'

VIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Audra McDonald & WEST SIDE STORY on THE LATE LATE SHOW VideoVIDEO: Ariana DeBose Talks Audra McDonald & WEST SIDE STORY on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2021

Ariana DeBose appeared on the Late Late Show With James Corden to discuss her Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award-nominated performance in West Side Story. In the interview, DeBose discusses Audra McDonald stopping her in the airport after finding out about her award nominations. Watch the segment, also featuring RuPaul, now!

VIDEO: Steven Spielberg Talks Mike Faist as Riff In WEST SIDE STORY VideoVIDEO: Steven Spielberg Talks Mike Faist as Riff In WEST SIDE STORY
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

Steven Spielberg spoke on casting Mike First as Riff in this new adaption of West Side Story in the new 'Steven on Mike' featurette. The film also stars Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rita Moreno, Brian D'Arcy James, and more.

VIDEO: Watch the 'Celebrate Tonight' WEST SIDE STORY Teaser VideoVIDEO: Watch the 'Celebrate Tonight' WEST SIDE STORY Teaser
by Michael Major - Dec 10, 2021

A new teaser for West Side Story has been released! The 'Celebrate Tonight' trailer features new footage of Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, Ariana DeBose, Josh Andrés Rivera, and David Alvarez in the new film. Watch the new teaser now!


Mike Faist Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

What awards has Mike Faist been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Dear Evan Hansen .