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Patrick Breen

 
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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
James Arlen
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2012
Ned Weeks
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Walter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mickey Marcus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Adam
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Lambert
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Limoing Man
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Rupert Day
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Herb Stempel
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Martin Geldhart
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Martin Geldhart
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Bruno
  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Tod Cartmell

Writing

Playwright
Playwright

Photos

Seated: Tess Frazer, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood. Standing: Gregg Photo

Seated: Tess Frazer, Eric William Morris, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood. Standing: Gregg Edelman, Zane Pais, JD Taylor, Ilana Levine, Anna Itty, Patrick Breen, Lynne Meadow, Richard Greenberg

From: 
Date:
03/04/2020
JD Taylor, Eric William Morris, Frank Wood, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Zane Pais  Photo

JD Taylor, Eric William Morris, Frank Wood, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Zane Pais

From: 
Date:
03/04/2020
Margaret Colin, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Eric William Morris Photo

Margaret Colin, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Eric William Morris

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020
Anna Itty, Eric William Morris, Zane Pais, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood, Ilana Levine,  Photo

Anna Itty, Eric William Morris, Zane Pais, Margaret Colin, Frank Wood, Ilana Levine, Gregg Edelman, Patrick Breen, Tess Frazer, JD Taylor

From: 
Date:
02/28/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Of-Broadway Premiere, 2020
James Arlen

  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Off-Broadway Reading, 2019
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2012
Ned Weeks

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2011
Walter

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Mickey Marcus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Adam

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Lambert

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Limoing Man

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1997
Rupert Day

  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1995
Herb Stempel

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Martin Geldhart

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Martin Geldhart

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Bruno

  [Off-Broadway]
1987
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1985
Tod Cartmell

Writing
Playwright
Playwright





Patrick Breen News

BWW Interview: Nancy Travis Bringing Creative Fulfilling Life to LILLIAN Photo BWW Interview: Nancy Travis Bringing Creative Fulfilling Life to LILLIAN
by Gil Kaan - Feb 25, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) presents the third show of its 2021-2022 season live on stage, David Cale’s LILLIAN starring Nancy Travis. Previewing on March 3rd, LILLIAN opens March 5th at The New Vic in Santa Barbara. I had the chance to ask the ever-popular, always working television star about her theatrical beginnings and present stint as LILLIAN on the boards.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of CAROLINE, OR CHANGE on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 28, 2021

The new Broadway production of the Tony Award nominated and Olivier Award-winning musical Caroline, or Change opened just last night, October 27, at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals.

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, January 28- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, January 28- with Matthew Morrison, Kelli O'Hara and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 28, 2021

Today (January 28) in live streaming: LCT looks back at The Light in the Piazza, Jack Plotnick and friends take over Stars in the House, and more!

MCC Theater Will Re-Air Reading of BEIRUT, Starring Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac Photo MCC Theater Will Re-Air Reading of BEIRUT, Starring Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021

MCC Theater will re-air the benefit reading of Alan Bowne's Beirut that took place this past April. Beirut stars Academy Award winner Marisa Tomei, reprising her role from the 1987 MCC production, and Golden Globe winner Oscar Isaac, alongside MCC founding member Patrick Breen.

André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAF Photo André De Shields, Bobby Cannavale, Laura Bell Bundy and More Join SAVE WEST BANK CAFE VIRTUAL TELETHON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 24, 2020

Since 1978, West Bank Cafe has been one of the epicenters of New York City’s theatre community, and due to the pandemic, it is on the verge of permanently closing. With Broadway dark, tourism down, indoor dining closed, and no relief plan in sight, 2020 has created a plethora of financial problems for the beloved theater district institution. 

Play-PerView Will Reunite Broadway Cast of NEXT FALL Photo Play-PerView Will Reunite Broadway Cast of NEXT FALL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020

Play-PerView will present Next Fall, Saturday, October 10th at 7:00pm EST.

Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel! Photo Before They Were Famous: Idina Menzel!
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 30, 2020

Before Frozen propelled Idina Menzel to international stardom, she was one of Broadway's darlings, but not as well known outside of our theater community.

MCC Theater to Kick Off Virtual Programming With Benefit Play Reading of BEIRUT Starr Photo MCC Theater to Kick Off Virtual Programming With Benefit Play Reading of BEIRUT Starring Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2020

MCC Theater announced today the creation of MCC VIRTUAL EVENTS, the new online arm of MCC Theater programming during this period of compulsorily social distancing, and beyond.

Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE PERPLEXED at MTC Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE PERPLEXED at MTC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Manhattan Theatre Club presented the world premiere of The Perplexed, written by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The Assembled Parties). The Perplexed is directed by MTC's award-winning Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (The Cake, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife).

Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's THE PERPLEXED Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MTC's THE PERPLEXED
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2020

The Perplexed is now in previews ahead of a March 3rd opening night at MTC at New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Patrick Breen Videos

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Forty-One Witnesses' Episode of NBC's SVU
by - Jan 21, 2016

On the next episode of NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU titled "Forty-One Witnesses", a woman is followed home and raped outside her building, where several neighbors witness the crime but fail to call for help.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Lincoln Center Theater's DADA WOOF PAPA HOT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director, Andre Bishop) presents Tammy Blanchard, Patrick Breen, John Benjamin Hickey, Alex Hurt, Kellie Overbey, John Pankow, and Stephen Plunkett in DADA WOOF PAPA HOT, a new play by Peter Parnell, to be directed by Scott Ellis. DADA WOOF PAPA HOT began performances Thursday, October 15 and opens on Monday, November 9 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Hunter Parrish Guest Stars in TOWN CAR WILLIE Webseries
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

If you think it's hard finding a cab in the rain, try doing it in a post apocalyptic Los Angeles that's been submerged in water. Fortunately for Hunter Parrish (Showtime's Weeds and the Broadway productions of Spring Awakening and Godspell), Willie is on the job. Click below to watch guest star Hunter Parrish in episode 6 of the new WHOLE DAY DOWN spinoff webseries TOWN CAR WILLIE!

STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART at Arena Stage- Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2012

THE NORMAL HEART closes this Sunday, July 29 at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. The production stars Broadway cast members Patrick Breen and Luke MacFarlane as well as Tom Berklund (Broadway's The Addams Family) as Craig Donner/Grady, Michael Berresse (Broadway's A Chorus Line) as Mickey Marcus, Christopher Dinolfo (Round House Theatre's Next Fall) as David, Christopher J. Hanke (Broadway's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) as Tommy Boatwright, Jon Levenson (understudy for Broadway's The Normal Heart) as Hiram Keebler/Examining Doctor, Nick Mennell (Broadway's A Free Man of Color) as Bruce Niles and John Procaccino (Lincoln Center Theater's Blood and Gifts) as Ben Weeks. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Arena Stage's THE NORMAL HEART!
by Stage Tube - Jul 5, 2012

textTHE NORMAL HEART, which ran a limited run on Broadway last year, is currently playing Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. through July 29. Get a first look at the production below!

BWW TV Flashback: THE NORMAL HEART Closes Today on Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Jul 10, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart will play the final performance of its limited, 12-week engagement this Sunday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m., as scheduled. Produced by Daryl Roth and directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart began performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) and opened to rave reviews on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART and Today's Gay Youth
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011. In the video below, Patrick Healy visited the Tony Award-winning revival of 'The Normal Heart' to see if its relevant to younger gay people today.

STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART Box Office Triples Since Tony Wins; Broadway Community Shows Support
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2011

On Sunday night, June 12th, the Broadway premiere production of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart took home the Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play, Best Featured Actor in a Play (John Benjamin Hickey) and Best Featured Actress in a Play (Ellen Barkin). These wins helped 'The Normal Heart' become the number one search term on Google all across America on 'Tony Sunday.' Since then, The Normal Heart's daily box office wrap has more than tripled from their average daily sales before Sunday's Tony Awards.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of THE NORMAL HEART on the AIDS Epidemic
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of THE NORMAL HEART Speaks for Marriage Equality
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011.


Patrick Breen Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Patrick Breen been in?
Patrick Breen has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Patrick Breen been in?
Patrick Breen has not appeared in the West End

How many shows has Patrick Breen written?
Patrick Breen has written 2 shows including Five Very Live (Playwright), Class 1 Acts: '91-'92 (Playwright).