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Mike Nussbaum

 
Bio:
Nussbaum's acting career started in community theater in the 1950s. In the 1960s, he was active in a developing professional theatrical community in Chicago, meeting a young David Mamet in the process. He appeared in many of Mamet's plays both on and off Broadway, as well as in Chicago. His films ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Nussbaum's acting career started in community theater in the 1950s. In the 1960s, he was active in a developing professional theatrical community in Chicago, meeting a young David Mamet in the process. He appeared in many of Mamet's plays both on and off Broadway, as well as in Chicago. His films ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
George Aaronow

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1982]
Director

Mike Nussbaum Biography

Nussbaum's acting career started in community theater in the 1950s. In the 1960s, he was active in a developing professional theatrical community in Chicago, meeting a young David Mamet in the process. He appeared in many of Mamet's plays both on and off Broadway, as well as in Chicago. His films include Field of Dreams, House of Games, Things Change, Fatal Attraction and Men In Black.

As a director, his work has included Where Have You Gone, Jimmy Stewart? (2002) by Art Shay.

Nussbaum also appeared in local TV commercials for Chicago's Northwest Federal Savings(with the jingle, "It's Northwest Federal Savings time, sixty-three hours a week"). He also did national commercials for United Airlines and Scope mouthwash.

As of April 2019, Nussbaum was still acting at the age of 95.





Mike Nussbaum News

Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD Photo Courtney Reed to Receive LEADING ARTIST AWARD
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 3, 2022

The Sarah Siddons Society is set to present its 2022 Leading Artist Award to Broadway star Courtney Reed, who is currently leading the North American tour of the Tony Award-winning musical, Moulin Rouge. Reed is a graduate of the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, one of the four Chicago area theater schools which receives funds for scholarships from the Society.

Streaming Now Available for Tracy Letts New Virtual Plays! Photo Streaming Now Available for Tracy Letts New Virtual Plays!
by - Oct 14, 2021

Special Offer - Streaming now available for Tracy Letts new virtual plays!

Tracy Letts New Virtual Plays from Steppenwolf Photo Tracy Letts New Virtual Plays from Steppenwolf
by - Sep 26, 2021

From on-location filming with Rainn Wilson to handmade 3D puppets brought to life, Steppenwolf Theatre is excited to share three new virtual projects by Tony & Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tracy Letts this fall, leading up to the live performances of Letts’s BUG in November.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces Live 2021/22 Season Featuring Works by Tracy Le Photo Steppenwolf Theatre Company Announces Live 2021/22 Season Featuring Works by Tracy Letts, Tina Landau & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Today Steppenwolf Theatre Company¬†unveiled its path to welcoming audiences back to the theater‚ÄĒand not the same one they left but a stunning new 50,000 sq. ft. theater building and education center on Halsted Street.

Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre Photo Theater Stories: ECLIPSED, SLAVE PLAY, HANGMEN and More About the John Golden Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the John Golden Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre including, The Normal Heart, A Doll's House, Part 2, Eclipsed, Slave Play, and many more!

BWW Review: Goodman Theatre's Encore of SMOKEFALL (2013) Photo BWW Review: Goodman Theatre's Encore of SMOKEFALL (2013)
by Rachel Weinberg - Apr 13, 2021

It seems most fitting that Goodman Theatre's current encore streaming production of SMOKEFALL exists both in and out of time. Noah Haidle's whimsical play, beloved by critics and audiences when it originally premiered at the Goodman in 2013 (and remounted in 2014), occupies an achronological space.

Photo Flash: First Look at SMOKEFALL Streaming at Goodman Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at SMOKEFALL Streaming at Goodman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2021

Smokefall is streaming¬†free and on demand, April 12 ‚Äď 25, 2021 at Goodman Theatre. Insider her womb, her unborn sons contemplate their future, while the world around her is in transformation: her husband is secretly planning to leave her, her father is slipping into senility and her daughter has taken a vow of silence.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play:  GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS by David Mamet
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 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 David Mamet. Today's play, Glengarry Glen Ross!

Art on theMART to Continue Facebook Livestream Series Photo Art on theMART to Continue Facebook Livestream Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 8, 2020

Art on theMART, the world's largest digital art projection, will host the third installment of its Facebook livestream series on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. CT. This program was originally projected onto the façade of theMART in the summer of 2019.

VIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Stages A Scene From GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS With American Girl Dolls Photo VIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Stages A Scene From GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS With American Girl Dolls
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2020

Kathryn Hahn, Ethan Sandler, and their daughter re-created a scene from the play Glengarry Glen Ross, using American Girl dolls!

Mike Nussbaum Videos

VIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Stages A Scene From GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS With American Girl Dolls Videoplay
VIDEO: Kathryn Hahn Stages A Scene From GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS With American Girl Dolls

by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2020

Kathryn Hahn, Ethan Sandler, and their daughter re-created a scene from the play Glengarry Glen Ross, using American Girl dolls!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare

by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Chicago Shakespeare production of Hamlet! Check out the video below!

BWW TV: First Look at Gregory Wooddell, Christina Pumariega and More in CST's HENRY VIII - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces William Shakespeare's Henry VIII, the first professional Chicago production in 400 years since its debut at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines in CST's Courtyard Theater April 30-June 16, 2013, Henry VIII features a celebrated company of artists that includes Gregory Wooddell in the title role and Christina Pumariega as Anne Boleyn. The Acting Company features an ensemble of veteran CST actors which includes Kate Buddeke, David Darlow, Kevin Gudahl, Scott Jaeck, Ora Jones, David Lively and Mike Nussbaum. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Opening Night
by Craig Brockman - Oct 13, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight opened last night October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. Broadway Beat and BroadwayWorld were on hand for the opening night and bring you interviews with Patrick Stewart, T.R. Knight and Neil Pepe along with highlights from the show!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at A LIFE IN THE THEATRE
by Robert Diamond - Oct 11, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight began previews on September 21st, 2010 and officially opens on Tuesday, October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. The b-roll has just been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek - A LIFE IN THE THEATRE Meet the Press!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 27, 2010

The Broadway premiere of David Mamet's A Life in the Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight will begin previews on September 21st, 2010 and officially open on Tuesday, October 12th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 W. 45th St.). Its limited engagement will play through January 2nd, 2011. The show's two stars and director met the press on August 25th and Broadway Beat was there!


Mike Nussbaum Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mike Nussbaum been in?
Mike Nussbaum has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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