Nikita Burshteyn

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Nikita Burshteyn BIO

Nikita Burshteyn is a New York City based actor originally residing from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is known for originating the role of Romeo in the Off-Broadway musical comedy ROMEO AND BERNADETTE (Amas Musical Theatre) which was written by Emmy Award winner, Mark Saltzman, directed by Justin Ross Cohen and produced by Eric Krebs. The show earned 2 Drama Desk Award nominations and won 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding Book of a Musical (Mark Saltzman) and Outstanding Featured Actress in a musical (Judy McLane). Most recently, Nikita was seen as Orlando from Shaina Taub's and Laurie Woolery's musical interpretation of Shakespeare's beloved classic AS YOU LIKE IT, which premiered at the San Francisco Playhouse.
He is represented by The Talent House in New York City.
Instagram: @livinnikitaloca
Website: www.nikitaburshteyn.net

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Nikita Burshteyn STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Romeo

[Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere, 2020
Ensemble (Swing)

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer

Other regional credits include:



Jack Kelly in NEWSIES



Jean-Michel in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES



Gene Gorman in Stephen Sondheim's SATURDAY NIGHT



Drew in ROCK OF AGES



Jesus and Judas in JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.



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Review: The Gateway Playhouse's Production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a 'Wonder of Wonders'

What did our critic think of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at The Gateway Playhouse?

Interview: Bruce Winant on Reuniting With Tevye in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at The Gateway Playhouse

The return of the beloved classic musical, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, is now in rehearsals and will run at The Gateway Playhouse from January 26 – February 25, 2024. BroadwayWorld sat down with Bruce Winant, who's starring as Tevye, to talk about his return to the role, his personal connection to the story, and more.

Full Cast Set for FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at The Gateway Playhouse

The return of the beloved classic musical, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, is now in rehearsals and will run at The Gateway Playhouse from January 26 – February 25, 2024.

Matt Bogart, Lauren Zakrin & More to Star in THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA Industry Presentation

The new musical comedy The Last Days of Cleopatra , penned by acclaimed composer and playwright Charlie Barnett, is set to have an exclusive invite-only industry presentation.

JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY Will Receive a Special Encore Performance at 54 Below

On Thursday, January 25th at 7:00 PM, an encore performance of JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY will be presented at 54 Below.

LIVIN' IT! - The Music Of Julie Mandel Comes to Theater 555 For Two Performances

LIVIN' IT! – The Music of Julie Mandel comes to Theater 555 for two special performances. Learn more about how to attend this free performance here!

JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY, Stella Katherine Cole, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. 

Jerry Orbach's Sons to Make Special Appearances in JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY at 54 Below

On Monday, July 24th at 7:00 PM, an evening of music titled JERRY ORBACH'S BROADWAY will be presented at 54 Below to honor the beloved performer.

New Musical THE DAYS BEYOND TODAY to Have Industry Presentations at Theater 555

Producer Eric Krebs and Michael Roberts will present industry presentations of “The Days Beyond Today,” a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Michael Roberts (Golf: The Musical, Goldstein), directed by Mr. Krebs.

Review: AS YOU LIKE IT at San Francisco Playhouse Offers a Vision of a Truly Inclusive Community

What did our critic think of AS YOU LIKE IT at San Francisco Playhouse? BroadwayWorld reviews Shaina Taub & Laurie Woolery's fanciful musical adaptation of Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' running through January 14 at San Francisco Playhouse.

San Francisco Playhouse to Present AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Beginning in November

San Francisco Playhouse will continue its 20th Anniversary season with the imaginative and exhilarating hit musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Helmed by San Francisco Playhouse's Artistic Director Bill English with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer, As You Like It will perform November 17, 2022 – January 14, 2023.

Review: BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY at 54 Below By Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod

With no avaialble correspondent to cover an important cabaret event, Broadway World Cabaret turns to a friend for some help.

Tony Danza, Chita Rivera, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards® Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Chita Rivera To Make Special Appearance in BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY: A CELEBRATION at 54 Below

On Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 PM, an evening of music titled BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY: A CELEBRATION will be presented at 54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019 to honor Leonard Bernstein, the renowned conductor, pianist, music educator, author, and genius composer of the Broadway musicals On The Town, Wonderful Town, Candide, West Side Story, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. 

ROMEO & BERNADETTE Plays Final Performance Off-Broadway

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen announced the unexpected closing of the show due to a COVID outbreak within the company.

BWW Interview: ROMEO & BERNADETTE's Nikita Burshteyn on Originating the Role of Romeo and More!

Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn is now running off-Broadway. We chatted with Nikita Burshteyn about his experience originating the role of Romeo, his favorite memories working on the show, and much more!

ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA & BROOKLYN Extends At Theatre 555

The show announced a five-week extension of the critically-acclaimed hit Off-Broadway production of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn. 

Photos: Broadway's Ken Page Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE

Broadway's Ken Page attended the Wednesday matinee performance of 'Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn.'  The cast and director Justin Ross Cohen were thrilled to meet and chat with him after the show.  Check out the photos!

Photo: SESAME STREET's Sonia Manzano Visits ROMEO & BERNADETTE

Sonia Manzano, who portrayed ‘Maria’ on “Sesame Street” from 1971-2015 attended the matinee performance yesterday (Sunday, 5/22) of ROMEO & BERNADETTE.  She and Mark Saltzman, the book & lyric writer of the show, worked together on the show for many years.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Billy Crystal, Mr. Saturday Night and The Tricky Business of When (and when not) To Be Funny

When portraying a comedian in a play, sometimes getting the laugh is not the point.

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