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Orson Welles

 
Date of Birth: May 06, 1915
Date of Death: October 10, 1985 (70)

Birth Place: Kenosha, WI, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
Dick Fix <i>(a Copper's Knark)</i>
Dick Fix
  [Broadway]
1938
St. Just
  [Broadway]
1938
Captain Shotover
  [Broadway]
1937
Marcus Brutus
  [Broadway]
1937
Faustus
  [Broadway]
1936
Andre
  [Broadway]
1935
McGafferty
  [Broadway]
1934
Tybalt
Chorus

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1946]
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Producer
 
[Broadway, 1942]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1941]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1938]
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Producer
 
[Broadway, 1938]
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[Broadway, 1937]
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Producer
 
[Broadway, 1937]
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[Broadway, 1936]
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[Broadway, 1936]
Director

Writing

Playwright

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1946
Dick Fix <i>(a Copper's Knark)</i>

Dick Fix

  [Broadway]
1938
St. Just

  [Broadway]
1938
Captain Shotover

  [Broadway]
1937
Marcus Brutus

  [Broadway]
1937
Faustus

  [Broadway]
1936
Andre

  [Broadway]
1935
McGafferty

  [Broadway]
1934
Tybalt

Chorus

Productions

[Broadway, 1946]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1942]
Director

[Broadway, 1941]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1938]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1938]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1938]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1937]
Director

Producer

[Broadway, 1937]
Director

[Broadway, 1936]
Director

[Broadway, 1936]
Director

Writing
Playwright





Orson Welles News

SITI Company Announces Additional Details for Finale 30th Anniversary Season Photo SITI Company Announces Additional Details for Finale 30th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

The award-winning SITI Company has announced additional details for its Finale 30th Anniversary Season. At the conclusion of the finale season in December 2022, SITI Company will cease to operate in its current iteration as a touring, teaching, performing ensemble with an administrative staff and a studio.

RITA HAYWORTH THE HEAT IS ON! Comes to Don't Tell Mama Photo RITA HAYWORTH THE HEAT IS ON! Comes to Don't Tell Mama
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022

Lnown as 'The Love Goddess' in the noir classic, Gilda, performing the iconic tease, 'Put The Blame On Mame.' The hottest sex symbol of the '40''s courted by the world's most powerful men, Orson Welles, Aly Khan, Howard Hughes and co-stars Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly.

Red Bull Theater Announces SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2022 Featuring Larissa FastHorse,  Photo Red Bull Theater Announces SHORT NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2022 Featuring Larissa FastHorse, Stephen Adly Guirgis & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 16, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced the eight world premieres in this year’s Short New Play Festival 2022. This in-person event is the latest installment of Red Bull’s renowned annual new play festival of classically inspired ten-minute plays.

Amas Musical Theatre to Present I WANNA BE EVIL: THE EARTHA KITT STORY Starring Jenel Photo Amas Musical Theatre to Present I WANNA BE EVIL: THE EARTHA KITT STORY Starring Jenelle Lynn Randall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre and¬†The Amas Song Salon¬†will present¬†‚ÄúI Wanna Be Evil: The Eartha Kitt Story‚Ä̬†starring¬†Jenelle Randall, with¬†Darrell Philip, written by¬†Jenelle Lynn Randall. Directed by¬†Yvans Jourdin¬†with music direction by¬†Darnell White, this¬†one night only event¬†will be held on¬†Monday, June 13, 2022, at¬†7pm¬†at¬†Theater 555¬†(555 West 42nd Street).

Chicago Premiere of Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST to be Presented by Broken Nose Theatr Photo Chicago Premiere of Zoe Kazan's AFTER THE BLAST to be Presented by Broken Nose Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Broken Nose Theatre, one of Chicago’s premier Pay-What-You-Can theatre companies, will continue its tenth season with the Chicago premiere of Zoe Kazan’s smart and incisive sci-fi drama After The Blast, directed by ensemble member JD Caudill.

Cast & Creatives Announced for World Premiere of A WAR OF THE WORLDS at Penfold Theat Photo Cast & Creatives Announced for World Premiere of A WAR OF THE WORLDS at Penfold Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

Penfold Theatre Company has¬†announced¬†cast and creatives for¬†A War of the Worlds¬†directed¬†by¬†Marcus McQuirter¬†running¬†June 2‚Äď18, 2022¬†at¬†Ground Floor Theatre.¬†Using the work by¬†H.G. Wells¬†&¬†Orson Welles, and expanding on this historic radio cast, this world premiere by local playwright¬†Jarrett King¬†is the first in a series of new play commissions.

BWW Review: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS at Classical Theatre Company is a Science Fiction O Photo BWW Review: THE WAR OF THE WORLDS at Classical Theatre Company is a Science Fiction Odyssey
by Luke Evans - Apr 17, 2022

Fans of old school science fiction (particularly the thoughtful, novelistic kind that prefigured The Twilight Zone and Star Trek) should find much to enjoy the Classical Theatre Company’s adaptation of H.G. Wells’s famous 1898 novel, The War of the Worlds.

The Interrupters Announce New Album with Lead Track 'In The Mirror' Photo The Interrupters Announce New Album with Lead Track 'In The Mirror'
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Today, The Interrupters shared the album‚Äôs first single, ‚ÄúIn the Mirror.‚ÄĚ Kevin Kerslake ‚Äď director of such iconic films as Nirvana: Live! Tonight! Sold Out! and The Ramones: We‚Äôre Outta Here! ‚Äď helmed the official video for ‚ÄúIn The Mirror.‚ÄĚ Watch the new music video now!

Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES Photo Meet the Cast of THE MINUTES
by Stephi Wild - Apr 2, 2022

Previews for THE MINUTES begin tonight, April 2, 2022. The play officially opens on Sunday, April 17, 2022 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). Meet the cast here!

Streaming Service MUBI Announces April Programming Photo Streaming Service MUBI Announces April Programming
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 1, 2022

MUBI, the global distributor and curated film streaming service, has revealed its lineup for March 2022 including premieres, double bills, and exclusive releases. 

Orson Welles Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Fincher's MANK VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for David Fincher's MANK
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020

MANK. In Select Theaters November and on Netflix on December 4.

VIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal, Victoria Clark & More Celebrate 75 Years of City Center VideoVIDEO: Jake Gyllenhaal, Victoria Clark & More Celebrate 75 Years of City Center
by Stage Tube - Dec 12, 2018

City Center alumni Jake Gyllenhaal, Norm Lewis, Victoria Clark, Vanessa Williams and more are helping the historic institution to celebrate 75 years at the center of the arts. Check out a history of City Center below!

VIDEO: Liev Schreiber Hosts SNL - Watch His Monologue! VideoVIDEO: Liev Schreiber Hosts SNL - Watch His Monologue!
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2018

Liev Schreiber hosted last night's episode of Saturday Night Live. In his monologue, he talks about how people not thinking of him as a funny will help him host SNL.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2018

An Event over 40 Years in the Making, Watch the Trailer for Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, which will Premiere at the Venice Film Festival this Weekend.

VIDEO: Watch Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Present the 2018 Academy Award for Best P VideoVIDEO: Watch Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway Present the 2018 Academy Award for Best Picture
by Macon Prickett - Mar 5, 2018

Watch Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway present the Best Picture 2018 nominees at the Oscars. Warren states its good to see everyone again. Faye echoes his excitement saying presenting is better the second time around.

VIDEO: Watch BROKEN Music Video, Latest Single From Juan Pablo Di Pace VideoVIDEO: Watch BROKEN Music Video, Latest Single From Juan Pablo Di Pace
by Macon Prickett - Feb 5, 2018

Singer, songwriter, actor and director Juan Pablo Di Pace today announced the release and debut of his new song and music video ‚ÄúBroken.‚ÄĚ With an original idea by Di Pace (who can currently be seen as the character Fernando on Netflix's #1 show 'Fuller House') the video is a collaborative effort between Di Pace and his Fuller House co-star Adam Hagenbuch (who plays Jimmy Gibbler). The result? An intense film noir!

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Liev Schreiber Opens Up About His Double Life on Stage and Screen
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 10, 2016

Whether you've caught him onstage at the Booth Theatre or tune in on Sunday nights to watch him on Showtime, Liev Schreiber is everywhere this season. Below, watch as the stage and screen veteran chats about his current projects, how he got started in the business, and so much more!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/3/16- THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2016

Today in 1938, The Cradle Will Rock opened at the Windsor Theatre. Originally a part of the Federal Theatre Project, it was directed by Orson Welles, and produced by John Houseman. The show was recorded and released on seven 78-rpm discs in 1938, making it the first cast album recording. Following the impromptu opening and a brief run at the Venice Theatre (later renamed the New Century Theatre) in July 1937, the production reopened on January 3, 1938, at the Windsor Theatre under the auspices of the new Mercury Theatre Company. It played a total of 108 performances.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/3/15- THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by Stage Tube - Jan 3, 2015

Today in 1938, The Cradle Will Rock opened at the Windsor Theatre. Originally a part of the Federal Theatre Project, it was directed by Orson Welles, and produced by John Houseman. The show was recorded and released on seven 78-rpm discs in 1938, making it the first cast album recording. Following the impromptu opening and a brief run at the Venice Theatre (later renamed the New Century Theatre) in July 1937, the production reopened on January 3, 1938, at the Windsor Theatre under the auspices of the new Mercury Theatre Company. It played a total of 108 performances.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New CW Series MASTERS OF ILLUSION, Premiering 8/1
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 25, 2014

With national and international performances now under his belt, Michael is set as one of the stars in the new CW series 'Masters of Illusion'.


Orson Welles Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Orson Welles been in?
Orson Welles has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Orson Welles been in?
Orson Welles has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Orson Welles written?
Orson Welles has written 1 shows including Moby Dick (Playwright).