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Paul Alexander Nolan

Also Credited As: Paul Nolan
 
Bio:
In 2016 he earned a Drama Desk nomination for his work in Bright Star on Broadway at the Cort Theatre; then went on to play Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at Bay Street Theatre directed by Michael Arden. In 2015 he received an OCC nomination for his work in Dr. Zhivago. Other starring roles on ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
In 2016 he earned a Drama Desk nomination for his work in Bright Star on Broadway at the Cort Theatre; then went on to play Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at Bay Street Theatre directed by Michael Arden. In 2015 he received an OCC nomination for his work in Dr. Zhivago. Other starring roles on ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Return, 2021
Jim [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Jim
  [Off-Broadway]
NYTW Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2018
Jim
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Tully
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production at La Jolla Playhouse, 2017
Tully
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Jimmy Ray Dobbs
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Jervis
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Paul Alexander Nolan Biography

In 2016 he earned a Drama Desk nomination for his work in Bright Star on Broadway at the Cort Theatre; then went on to play Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady at Bay Street Theatre directed by Michael Arden. In 2015 he received an OCC nomination for his work in Dr. Zhivago. Other starring roles on Broadway include Once and Jesus Christ Superstar. In 2015 Paul made his off-Broadway debut with Daddy Long Legs directed by John Caird. He was most recently seen on Broadway as Billy Flynn in Chicago. His regional credits include Aida (Kansas City Starlight), Jesus Christ Superstar and Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (LJP), and six seasons with the Stratford Festival. paulalexandernolan.com @_PaulNolan

Paul Alexander Nolan Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Paul Alexander Nolan, Bright Star
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Paul Alexander Nolan, Doctor Zhivago

Paul Alexander Nolan News

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of Mike Birbiglia: THE OLD MAN & THE POOL
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 15, 2022

Check out photos from the red carpet on opening night for Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man & the Pool.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The original cast recording of Knoxville is NOW AVAILABLE ON CD. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently had its world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night PARADE at New York City Center Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night PARADE at New York City Center
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 3, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's 1998 Tony Award-winning musical Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. Check out photos from the opening night red carpet here!

Review Roundup: PARADE Opens at New York City Center Photo Review Roundup: PARADE Opens at New York City Center
by Review Roundups - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Read what the critics thought about Parade here!

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE Photo Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE
by Show Highlights - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video from the production here!

Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More Photo Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More
by Sneak Peek - Oct 26, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Go inside press day for the show as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with the stars and creatives of this hotly anticipated production. 

Photos: Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond and More Bring PARADE To Life At City Center Photo Photos: Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond and More Bring PARADE To Life At City Center
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. See photos from inside today's press preview performance!

VIDEO: Watch a Clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' F Photo VIDEO: Watch a Clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' From PARADE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Watch a clip of Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond Singing 'This Is Not Over Yet' here!

Album Review: KNOXVILLE Handles Complex Themes with Grace Photo Album Review: KNOXVILLE Handles Complex Themes with Grace
by Amanda Prahl - Oct 24, 2022

Broadway World album critic Amanda Prahl reviews the new Ahrens and Flaherty musical KNOXVILLE.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Broadway Records will release the original cast recording of Knoxville. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently played a critically acclaimed world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. The album will be available everywhere digitally on Friday, October 21, and on physical CD on November 11.

Paul Alexander Nolan Videos

Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE Videoplay
Photos & Video: First Look at Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond & More in PARADE

by Show Highlights - Nov 2, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown and Alfred Uhry's Parade, starring Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond, with direction by Michael Arden. The production opened with a gala performance on Tuesday, November 1, and runs through November 6, 2022. Get a first look at photos and video from the production here!

Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More Videoplay
Video: Richard Ridge Chats With PARADE Stars Ben Platt, Micaela Diamond, and More

by Sneak Peek - Oct 26, 2022

New York City Center is presenting Jason Robert Brown's Parade Tuesday, November 1 through Sunday, November 6. The production stars Ben Platt as Leo Frank, Micaela Diamond (Lucille Frank), Gaten Matarazzo (Frankie Epps), and more. Go inside press day for the show as BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chats with the stars and creatives of this hotly anticipated production. 

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY in Los Angeles Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY in Los Angeles

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

Last week marked opening night of the West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work Slave Play in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum now through March 13, 2022.

BWW TV: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Monroe Iglehart & More Celebrate Nik Walker w Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Monroe Iglehart & More Celebrate Nik Walker with Stonestreet Granite Award

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2020

Stonestreet Studios, the New York-based independent film and tv studio founded in 1991 by director/writer/producer team Alyssa Rallo Bennett and Gary O. Bennett, just honored Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations star Nik Walker with the studio's Fifth Annual Stonestreet Granite Award.

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: The Sun Shines Again for BRIGHT STAR

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, when Bright Star arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on March 24 at the Cort Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances.

BWW TV: Joaquina Kalukango, James Cusati-Moyer & Paul Alexander Nolan Both Keep and T Videoplay
BWW TV: Joaquina Kalukango, James Cusati-Moyer & Paul Alexander Nolan Both Keep and Tell the Secrets of SLAVE PLAY!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 15, 2019

Provocative. Scalding. Explosive. Radical. Daring. These are just a few words that have used to describe Jeremy O. Harris's latest work- Slave Play, which plays through January 19 at the Golden Theatre. The critically acclaimed play, brought to life onstage by director Robert O'Hara, has been rocking the world of audiences since it opened on October 6, and long before that, during its off-Broadway run at New York Theatre Workshop.

VIDEO: Jeremy O. Harris Talks SLAVE PLAY, Rihanna, and Making Theatre More Affordable Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy O. Harris Talks SLAVE PLAY, Rihanna, and Making Theatre More Affordable on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS

by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2019

Jeremy O. Harris was a guest on Last Night with Seth Meyers to talk about his Broadway show, Slave Play. During the interview, Harris talks about his love for Rihanna, her music in Slave Play, and receiving texts from her during the show. Harris also talks to host Seth Meyers about how he wants to make Broadway more affordable and how he scams people to get free tickets to theater shows.

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY on Broadway with Jeremy O. Harris & Mor Videoplay
BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY on Broadway with Jeremy O. Harris & More!

by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2019

The best of Broadway gathered at the Golden Theatre last night, October 6, to celebrate the arrival of Slave Play, the acclaimed new play by Jeremy O. Harris, directed by Robert O'Hara, opens tonight, October 6, at Broadway's Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). Broadway World was there for the big night and we're taking you inside the festivities below!

BWW TV: Looking Back at BRIGHT STAR's Opening Night! Videoplay
BWW TV: Looking Back at BRIGHT STAR's Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2019

The sun is gonna shine today because its the birthday of the legendary actor and comedian Steve Martin! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at his Tony-nominated musical Bright Star that he wrote the score for with Edie Brickell. Get a peek inside the show's opening night with Martin and Brickell alongside cast members including Carmen Cusack, Paul Alexander Nolan, and more! Check out the full video!

VIDEO: Paul Alexander Nolan and Carmen Cusack Perform 'Whoa Mama' From BRIGHT STAR Videoplay
VIDEO: Paul Alexander Nolan and Carmen Cusack Perform 'Whoa Mama' From BRIGHT STAR

by Stage Tube - May 4, 2019

Carmen Cusack made an appearance during Paul Alexander Nolan's show at Feinstein's/54 Below last night. The pair performed "Whoa Mama" by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell from the musical Bright Star, in which they both starred.


Paul Alexander Nolan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Paul Alexander Nolan been in?
Paul Alexander Nolan has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Paul Alexander Nolan been in?
Paul Alexander Nolan has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Paul Alexander Nolan been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Bright Star and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Doctor Zhivago .


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@_PaulNolan - 11/25/22 01:51pm Check out @jeremykushnier ‚Äės new album. This is the best rock Christmas album I think I‚Äôve ever heard. Congratulati‚Ķ https://t.co/ouYR8ZBzsX


@_PaulNolan - 11/2/22 03:54pm Honored to be part of PARADE with this outstanding cast. @nycitycenter #ParadeNYCC Photo by Joan Marcus https://t.co/pbXmTPs3fj


@_PaulNolan - 10/21/22 11:26am Today is the day! The world premiere cast recording for KNOXVILLE is officially out. Available through all major di… https://t.co/rDD0cCIOa7


@_PaulNolan - 10/4/22 07:51pm Excited to be part of the Annual Gala Presentation of PARADE with this amazing cast. Limited engagement, November 1… https://t.co/FFEWLRcRRO


@_PaulNolan - 5/22/22 06:11pm Life After | Goodman Theatre https://t.co/LRjH5Mp5dx


@_PaulNolan - 4/18/22 08:12pm New Ahrens and Flaherty Musical Knoxville Begins Previews April 15 at Asolo Repertory Theatre https://t.co/BEfqtQC583 @AsoloRep


@_PaulNolan - 4/18/22 08:11pm Photos: First Look at Jason Danieley & More in the World Premiere of KNOXVILLE https://t.co/3ZJjwPZ4qA @AsoloRep


@_PaulNolan - 4/18/22 08:10pm New musical makes world premiere in Sarasota https://t.co/AdxSkQr1kl @AsoloRep


@_PaulNolan - 8/19/21 08:29pm The Sound of Us, a masterful, Cannes-winning documentary composed of nine stand-alone stories. Shot across five cou… https://t.co/BeXN5Obbss


@_PaulNolan - 7/9/21 06:42pm Excited to share The Sound of Us - Trailer https://t.co/fj1I91hcSH via @YouTube Film coming out soon.


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