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Kate Burton with Richard Burton

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06/29/2017
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Kate Burton with Richard Burton caricatures

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06/29/2017
Kate Burton with Richard Burton caricature  Photo

Kate Burton with Richard Burton caricature

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06/29/2017
Kate Burton with Richard Burton caricature Photo

Kate Burton with Richard Burton caricature

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Richard Burton Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Special Tony Award
Richard Burton
 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Richard Burton, Hamlet
 
Tony Awards - 1961 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Richard Burton , Camelot
 
Theatre World Awards - 1951 - Performance Gold Star
Richard Burton, The Lady's Not For Burning

Richard Burton News

Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now Photo Listen: Christine Ebersole's New Album AFTER THE BALL Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole has been released in physical and digital formats! Listen to the album here! The recording finds Ebersole at the start of a brave new chapter, reflecting on life, love and family now that the last of her three adopted children has flown the nest. 

Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's N Photo Listen: Get an Exclusive First Listen to 'A Sleepin' Bee' From Christine Ebersole's New Album 'After The Ball'
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Christine Ebersole is releasing a special new album titled 'After The Ball' on Friday, September 30. BroadwayWorld has your exclusive first listen to the first track released from the album, 'A Sleepin' Bee'.

Pacific Resident Theatre Opens ALBEE / PINTER This Weekend Photo Pacific Resident Theatre Opens ALBEE / PINTER This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

Pacific Resident Theatre presents 'ALBEE / PINTER', opening September 24.

Review: CAGES, Riverside Studios Photo Review: CAGES, Riverside Studios
by Franco Milazzo - Sep 22, 2022

What fresh hell is this? Those who come to see musical theatre for the acting, the songs and the story may be wondering where Cages fits into this art form.

Review: WALKING WITH GHOSTS, Apollo Theatre Photo Review: WALKING WITH GHOSTS, Apollo Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Sep 10, 2022

Catch a master at work in London before the show heads to Broadway

Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL Photo Christine Ebersole to Release New Album AFTER THE BALL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2022

After the Ball, a new album from two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, will be released in physical and digital formats on Friday, September 30.

Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall Photo Mile Square Theatre to Present BERTA, BERTA this Fall
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 29, 2022

MILE SQUARE THEATRE (MST) has announced their first production of Kevin R. Free’s first season as Artistic Director, of Angelica Chéri’s BERTA, BERTA, directed by Kevin R. Free. BERTA, BERTA will play a four-week limited engagement at Mile Square Theatre.

Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Theatre Royal Bath Photo Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at Theatre Royal Bath
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

Theatre Royal Bath Productions present Edward Albee's masterpiece Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  starring Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey) and directed by Lindsay Posner, which will play Theatre Royal Bath from 13 January to 11 February 2023.

THE CHRONICLES OF ATOM & LUNA Will Embark on Tour Beginning Next Month Photo THE CHRONICLES OF ATOM & LUNA Will Embark on Tour Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

Epic fantasy tale The Chronicles of Atom & Luna is heading on tour this autumn.  The magical children’s adventure from Funnelwick Limb, by poet, writer and broadcaster Murray Lachlan Young (BBC 6 Music), follows young heroes Atom and Luna on a fantastical journey through nature and time.

Wake Up With BWW 7/28: INTO THE WOODS Extends, THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording, and More Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/28: INTO THE WOODS Extends, THE MUSIC MAN Cast Recording, and More!
by - Jul 28, 2022

Top stories include a Broadway extension for Into The Woods, which will now play an additional eight weeks through October 16, 2022. Plus, Lena Hall will join Little Shop of Horrors as Audrey, The Music Man revival will release a cast recording, and more!

Richard Burton Videos

VIDEO: Watch Stage and Screen Legend Rosemary Harris Accept 2019 Lifetime Achievement VideoVIDEO: Watch Stage and Screen Legend Rosemary Harris Accept 2019 Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

Rosemary Harris won her first Tony Award nearly 55 years ago in THE LION IN WINTER, now starring in the Lincoln Center Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY, at the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, she received a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch her accept the award here.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Get A Look At CLEO At The Alley Theatre VideoVIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Get A Look At CLEO At The Alley Theatre
by Alan Henry - Apr 23, 2018

Set during the filming of the disastrous 1963 movie Cleopatra, Cleo is the story of the scandalous romance of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Now Through Aproil 29 . Tickets at alleytheatre.org

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/16- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2016

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/2/16- HAMLET
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2016

Today in 1992, Hamlet opened at Criterion Center Stage Right, where it ran for 45 performances. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Prince Hamlet's father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king's widow and Prince Hamlet's mother. The play vividly portrays both true and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 11/3/15- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

Today in 1960, Camelot opened at the Majestic Theatre, where it ran for 873 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, won four Tony Awards and spawned several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 10/7/15- Alfred Drake
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2015

Happy Birthday, Alfred Drake! He is best known for his leading roles in the original Broadway productions of Oklahoma!; Kiss Me, Kate; Kismet; and for playing Marshall Blackstone in the original production of Babes in Arms, (in which he sang the title song) and Hajj in Kismet, for which he received the Tony Award. His 1964 stage performance as Claudius in the Richard Burton Hamlet was filmed live on the stage of the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. His final stage appearance in a musical was in 1973 as Honore LaChaisse in Lerner and Loewe's Gigi. Two years later he starred in a revival of The Skin of Our Teeth.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 7/8/15- CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of Camelot opened at the New York State Theatre, where it ran for 56 performances. Camelot is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner (book and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music). It is based on the King Arthur legend as adapted from the T. H. White tetralogy novel The Once and Future King. The original 1960 production, directed by Moss Hart and orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang, ran on Broadway for 873 performances, winning four Tony Awards and spawning several revivals, foreign productions and a 1967 film version. The 1980 cast starred Richard Burton, Christine Ebersole, and Richard Muenz.

STAGE TUBE: Daniel and Laura Curtis Release RATATOUILLE Concept Recording
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2015

The pair recently released a concept recording of four songs written for a theoretical RATATOUILLE musical, with visuals from the film to go with them. They explicitly state, however, that they did not do this with Disney's sanction, so this seems to be more a strong hint to Disney than an assignment. Check out the live studio recording below!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/2/15- HAMLET
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2015

Today in 1992, Hamlet opened at Criterion Center Stage Right, where it ran for 45 performances. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Prince Hamlet's father, and then succeeding to the throne and taking as his wife Gertrude, the old king's widow and Prince Hamlet's mother. The play vividly portrays both true and feigned madness - from overwhelming grief to seething rage - and explores themes of treachery, revenge, incest, and moral corruption.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at New Trailer for HARVEY at Theatre Royal Haymarket
by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2015

The new production of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy HARVEY directed by Lindsay Posner and starring James Dreyfus as Elwood P. Dowd and Maureen Lipman as Veta Louise Simmons, will play a limited season at London's Theatre Royal Haymarket from Tuesday 17 March until Saturday 2 May, with a Gala Night on Monday 23 March. The production will first open at Birmingham Repertory Theatre on 6 February, running until 21 February, with a national press night on Tuesday 17 February. After Birmingham, the production will play in Malvern from 24 to 28 February and Richmond from 3 to 7 March. Check out the trailer below!


Richard Burton Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Richard Burton been nominated for?
Special Tony Award (Tony Awards) , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Hamlet Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Camelot and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Lady's Not For Burning .

What awards has Richard Burton won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Camelotand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for The Lady's Not For Burning.