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Mikhail Baryshnikov

 
Date of Birth: January 28, 1948 (74)

Birth Place: Riga, Lativa, SOVIET UNION

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2017
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
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1989
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1976
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1975
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Photos

Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Mark Nelson, Jessica Hecht, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshn Photo

Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Mark Nelson, Jessica Hecht, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nael Nacer, Elise Kibler, John McGinty

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06/14/2022
Mark Nelson, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nael Nacer, Elise Kibler, John McGint Photo

Mark Nelson, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nael Nacer, Elise Kibler, John McGinty

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06/14/2022
Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Jessica Hecht, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mark Nelson Photo

Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Jessica Hecht, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Mark Nelson

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Date:
06/14/2022
Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Mark Nelson, Jessica Hecht, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshn Photo

Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Mark Nelson, Jessica Hecht, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nael Nacer, Elise Kibler, John McGinty in The Orchard. Photo: Pavel Antonov Darya Denisova, Nael Nacer, Mark Nelson, Jessica Hecht, Juliet Brett, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nael Nacer, Elise Kibler, John McGinty

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06/14/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2017
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
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  [Broadway]
1989
Gregor

  [Broadway]
1976
Performer

  [Broadway]
1975
Performer


Mikhail Baryshnikov Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Metamorphosis
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1989 - Special Awards Gold Star
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Metamorphosis
 
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Mikhail Baryshnikov, Metamorphosis

Mikhail Baryshnikov News

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents UNAVAILABLE MEMORY: IN CONVERSATION WITH CUNNINGHAM  Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents UNAVAILABLE MEMORY: IN CONVERSATION WITH CUNNINGHAM & CAGE, October 27-29
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

Unavailable Memory: In Conversation with Cunningham & Cage is an evening of dance and music presenting Merce Cunningham's Totem Ancestor (1942) and Loops (1971) and six piano compositions by John Cage.

Tickets Now on Sale for West Coast Premiere of BROKEN STORY at The Sherry Theater Photo Tickets Now on Sale for West Coast Premiere of BROKEN STORY at The Sherry Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the West Coast Premiere of Broken Story by Cyndy A. Marion (You are Perfect at The Actors Company), directed by Tamara Rappart (USC New Works Festival; Playwrights’ Arena New Pages Lab). The production will be presented by New York City’s White Horse Theater Company in association with 134 West at The Sherry Theater.

Groundswell Theatricals Presents Arlekin Players | (zero-G) Lab's Production Of THE O Photo Groundswell Theatricals Presents Arlekin Players | (zero-G) Lab's Production Of THE ORCHARD in November
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Arlekin Players has announced the Boston Premiere of The Orchard, featuring Jessica Hecht and Mikhail Baryshnikov, following rave reviews and sold out performances Off-Broadway in New York. Groundswell Theatricals, in association with Cherry Orchard Festival and ShowOne Productions, presents Arlekin Players | (zero-G) Lab's production of this piece, Golyak's new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov as translated by Carol Rocamora. 

THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Celebrate Its 10th Season With 30 City National Tour Photo THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER to Celebrate Its 10th Season With 30 City National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

The Hip Hop Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky's 130-year-old ballet reimagined as a holiday dance spectacle, will travel to 30 cities this fall while celebrating the show's 10th season. Inspired by the live stage show, the Original Special 'The Hip Hop Nutcracker' from Disney Branded Television will stream this holiday season, only on Disney+.

Cast Announced for the West Coast Premiere of BROKEN STORY at The Sherry Theater Photo Cast Announced for the West Coast Premiere of BROKEN STORY at The Sherry Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

New York City’s White Horse Theater Company in association with 134 West will present the West Coast Premiere of Broken Story by playwright Cyndy A. Marion, directed by Tamara Ruppart, at The Sherry Theater November 4-27.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents OWLS At Howard Gilman Performance Space, October 17  Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents OWLS At Howard Gilman Performance Space, October 17 & 18
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2022

Baryshnikov Arts Center presents Owls, a self-described ‚Äúnew kind of quartet,‚ÄĚ on Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at its Howard Gilman Performance Space.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Appoints Sonja Kostich as Executive Director Photo Baryshnikov Arts Center Appoints Sonja Kostich as Executive Director
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) announced that Sonja Kostich has been appointed Executive Director of BAC, subject to Board approval. She will assume the role in mid-October 2022. Ms. Kostich succeeds Cora Cahan, who has served as the organization's President and CEO from October 2019.

Peggy Baker Projects to Present New Play BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES in September Photo Peggy Baker Projects to Present New Play BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 16, 2022

PEGGY BAKER PROJECTS, in its final stage production, will present BEAUTIFUL RENEGADES, a brand new play written by Michael Ross Albert and directed by Eda Holmes. The show will run September 20 - October 2, 2022 at The Theatre Centre. 

IMMENSE JOY by Anna Kohler to be Presented at The Tank in September Photo IMMENSE JOY by Anna Kohler to be Presented at The Tank in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2022

The Tank will present Immense Joy, a new work devised and directed by downtown luminary Anna Kohler in collaboration with performers Natalia de Campos, Justin Gordon, John Hagan, Fabio Tavares, and associate director Caleb Hammond. The performances run from September 8 through 18, 2022.

PS21 Announces Highlights Of PATHWAYS the Popular Pas De Deux Between Nature And T Photo PS21 Announces Highlights Of PATHWAYS the Popular Pas De Deux Between Nature And The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2022

PS21 announces highlights of PATHWAYS, the popular pas de deux between nature and the arts, at its largest and most ambitious, still free and low-cost to the community.

Mikhail Baryshnikov Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

VIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet VideoVIDEO: The Joyce at Lincoln Center to Present Pacific Northwest Ballet
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the long-awaited return of Pacific Northwest Ballet, the company’s first full NYC season in six years. Presenting two mixed-bill programs, the company will play Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, kicking-off with a special gala performance on June 22 followed by two repertory programs through June 26.

VIDEO: First Look At Marsha Mason In LOST IN YONKERS at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: First Look At Marsha Mason In LOST IN YONKERS at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

Four time Academy Award-nominated actor and director Marsha Mason co-directs and stars in Hartford Stage's forthcoming production of Neil Simon's classic comedy Lost in Yonkers. The production, which is co-directed by Hartford Stage Artistic Producer Rachel Alderman, runs April 7 through May 1, 2022.

VIDEO: MJ Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night! VideoVIDEO: MJ Cast Hits the Red Carpet to Celebrate Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2022

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Watch below as the company hits the red carpet right before the curtain went up!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of MJ Take Opening Night Bows VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of MJ Take Opening Night Bows
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 2, 2022

The curtain was raised last night for the opening night of one of the most anticipated musicals in recent Broadway history: MJ. The cast, including 12 Broadway debuts, took their first opening night bows at the Neil Simon Theatre. Newcomer Myles Frost, of Washington, D.C., made his Broadway debut as Michael Jackson and received multiple standing ovations. Watch the opening night bows below and catch a clip of the cast performing 'Beat It.'

VIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Mich VideoVIDEO: American Ballet Theatre Previews Fall Season Featuring World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang
by Alan Henry - Aug 21, 2018

Programming for American Ballet Theatre's 2018 Fall season, October 17-28 at the David H. Koch Theater, was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will feature World Premieres by Michelle Dorrance and Jessica Lang, as well as centennial tribute performances of Jerome Robbins's and Leonard Bernstein's Fancy Free. Check out a video preview of the season below!

BWW TV: Radio City or Bust! Sara Bareilles, Josh Graban & The Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAR VideoBWW TV: Radio City or Bust! Sara Bareilles, Josh Graban & The Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Gear Up for the Tonys
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2018

Below, we're taking you inside Radio City Music Hall just days before the big night to catch up on what Bareilles and Groban have been working on, plus you can catch a sneak peek of Gavin Lee and the company of SpongeBob SquarePants onstage!

VIDEO: BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV Blossoms at The Cherry Orchard Festival VideoVIDEO: BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV Blossoms at The Cherry Orchard Festival
by Leah Windahl - Jan 19, 2018

The Cherry Orchard Festival is hosting BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV, created and directed by Alvis Hermanis. Actor Mikhail Baryshnikov performs the one-man show, based on the poems of Joseph Brodsky. This production is performed in Russian with English subtitles, provided by Jamey Gambrell. BRODSKY/BARYSHNIKOV runs at the Cherry Orchard Festival from January 17th - 21st.

STAGE TUBE: Dance Legend Mikhail Baryshnikov Endorses Hillary Clinton
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2016

Today, Humanity for Hillary released a new video called '#ITrustHer' starring legendary Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor, Mikhail Baryshnikov. In a direct attack on Trump, Baryshnikov warns voters about 'dangerous totalitarian opportunists like Donald Trump' and likens the GOP nominee's rhetoric to that of a Soviet dictator. Watch the full video below!

BWW TV: Original Film Star Leslie Caron Stops by AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Broadway!
by Randy Rainbow - Feb 6, 2016

Leslie Caron, the star of Golden Age musical films An American in Paris and GIGI, recently took the stage at the curtain call of An American in Paris on Broadway and in a touching ceremony, received a bouquet of roses from Tony nominee Robert Fairchild. BroadwayWorld was backstage with the cast for the big event and you can check out what went down below!


Mikhail Baryshnikov Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mikhail Baryshnikov been in?
Mikhail Baryshnikov has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Mikhail Baryshnikov been in?
Mikhail Baryshnikov has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Mikhail Baryshnikov's first West End show?
Mikhail Baryshnikov's first West End show was Brodsky/Barshnikov which opened in 2017

What awards has Mikhail Baryshnikov been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Metamorphosis Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Metamorphosis and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Metamorphosis .

What awards has Mikhail Baryshnikov won?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Metamorphosis.