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Richard Frankel

 

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[Broadway, 2015]
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[US Tour, 2013]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2009]
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[Broadway, 2006]
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[West End, 2006]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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[Broadway, 2005]
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[US Tour, 2004]
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[Broadway, 2003]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2002]
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[Off-Broadway, 2001]
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[Off-Broadway, 1999]
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[Broadway, 1999]
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[Off-Broadway, 1998]
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[Broadway, 1998]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Broadway, 1997]
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[Off-Broadway, 1997]
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[Broadway, 1995]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1994]
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[Off-Broadway, 1993]
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[Off-Broadway, 1991]
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[Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1989]
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[Off-Broadway, 1988]
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[Off-Broadway, 1987]
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[Broadway, 1987]
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[Off-Broadway, 1986]
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[Off-Broadway, 1985]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Broadway, 1984]
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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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[Off-Broadway, 1983]
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[Off-Broadway, 1982]
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[Off-Broadway, 1982]
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[Off-Broadway, 1982]
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[Off-Broadway, 1981]
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[Off-Broadway, 1980]
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[Off-Broadway, 1980]
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[Off-Broadway, 1979]
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[Off-Broadway, 1979]
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[Off-Broadway, 1979]
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[Off-Broadway, 1979]
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Richard Frankel Biography

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Producers (2001) Producer

Hairspray (2002) Producer

Richard Frankel Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2012 - Lifetime Achievement Award Gold Star
Richard Frankel
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Musical
Richard Frankel, Leap of Faith
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Revival of a Musical
Richard Frankel, A Little Night Music
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Richard Frankel, The Norman Conquests
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Richard Frankel, Company
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Revival of a Musical
Richard Frankel, Sweeney Todd
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Unique Theatrical Experience Gold Star
Richard Frankel, Mnemonic
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Musical
Richard Frankel, Swing!
 
The Lortels - 1999 - Outstanding Revival Gold Star
Richard Frankel, The Mystery of Irma Vep
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Revival of a Musical
Richard Frankel, The Sound of Music
 
Tony Awards - 1995 - Best Musical
Richard Frankel, Smokey Joe's Cafe
 
The Lortels - 1989 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Richard Frankel, The Cocktail Hour

Richard Frankel News

Jonalyn Saxer, Katy Geraghty & More to Star in WHAT IF? BELOVED MUSICAL THEATRE CHARA Photo Jonalyn Saxer, Katy Geraghty & More to Star in WHAT IF? BELOVED MUSICAL THEATRE CHARACTERS SWITCH SONGS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present What If? Beloved Musical Theatre Characters Switch Songs on December 5, 2022. After a clever first edition in October, What If? is returning to 54 Below with a collection of new songs being sung by both Broadway and up and coming stars. 

THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! is Coming to 54 Below in December Photo THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! is Coming to 54 Below in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Ilene Graff in THE ILENE GRAFF HOLIDAY SHOW! on Wednesday, December 28th at 9:30 PM. Ilene and her very special guests will perform a host of holiday favorites inspired by the iconic Holiday specials of the ’60’s and ’70’s.

Nicole Henry to Present WHEN I THINK OF HOME at 54 Below in December Photo Nicole Henry to Present WHEN I THINK OF HOME at 54 Below in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present award-winning jazz vocalist Nicole Henry in WHEN I THINK OF HOME on December 10 & 11 at 7pm.

See 54 SINGS FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD, Julie Benko & Jason Yeager, and More at 54 Below Photo See 54 SINGS FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD, Julie Benko & Jason Yeager, and More at 54 Below Next Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present 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.

Josephine Beavers Returns To 54 Below, December 6 And 29 Photo Josephine Beavers Returns To 54 Below, December 6 And 29
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, has announced that Josephine Beavers' will return to the club on December 6th¬†and 29th, 2022. Beavers will perform hits from the Great American Songbook, seasonal and holiday favorites including her new single,¬†‚ÄúI Wish It Could Be Christmas Forever.‚Ä̬†

Samantha Pauly, Liz Callaway, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More to Play 54 Below Next We Photo Samantha Pauly, Liz Callaway, Ann Hampton Callaway, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 20, 2022

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. 

Samantha Pauly to Make Solo Debut at 54 Below This Month Photo Samantha Pauly to Make Solo Debut at 54 Below This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

54 BELOW will welcome Six’s original Katherine Howard, Samantha Pauly, as she makes her solo debut on November 27 at 9:30pm, with an encore performance on April 11 at 9:30pm.

See Santino Fontana, I WISH: THE ROLES THAT COULD HAVE BEEN & More Next Week at 54 Be Photo See Santino Fontana, I WISH: THE ROLES THAT COULD HAVE BEEN & More Next Week at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

Next week, 54 BELOW will present 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.

54 Below to Present TIME FOR LOVE: CHRISTMAS WITH GLORIA REUBEN in December Photo 54 Below to Present TIME FOR LOVE: CHRISTMAS WITH GLORIA REUBEN in December
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Gloria Reuben in ‚ÄúA TIME FOR LOVE. CHRISTMAS WITH GLORIA REUBEN‚ÄĚ on Thursday December 1, 2022 at 9:30pm.

Julie Benko, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week Photo Julie Benko, Leslie Uggams, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 5, 2022

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.

Richard Frankel Videos

BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023 Videoplay
BACK TO THE FUTURE Will Open on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre in Summer 2023

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2022

BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical begins performances Friday, June 30, 2023 and officially opens Thursday, August 3, 2023 at Broadway’s Winter Garden Theatre. Learn about how the iconic film is coming to the stage.

Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: Feinstein's/54 Below's Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel Videoplay
Meet the 2022 Tony Nominees: Feinstein's/54 Below's Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel

by BroadwayWorld TV - May 30, 2022

The countdown to the Tony Awards has a officially begun! On June 12, the brightest stars of the 2021-22 season will shine even brighter as they gather at the iconic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate Broadway's biggest night. Leading up to the 75th Annual Tony Awards, BroadwayWorld is getting up close and personal with the nominees. Today we're studying up on Richard Frankel and Tom Viertel!

Andrew Barth Feldman to Present PARK MAP at Feinstein's/54 Below Videoplay
Andrew Barth Feldman to Present PARK MAP at Feinstein's/54 Below

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

Andrew Barth Feldman (Dear Evan Hansen, Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series) is bringing his award-winning Park Map back to 54 Below on May 20 at 9:45 PM, and May 22, 23, and 25 at 7PM after the original sold out run.

VIDEO: Catch A Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Off-Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Catch A Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Off-Broadway

by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.

Video: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Videoplay
Video: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2018

Over the course of a 61-year partnership, Jerry Leiber (d. 2011) and Mike Stoller created enduring classics in a variety of genres including rhythm & blues, pop, country, jazz, cabaret, and-perhaps most notably-rock & roll. Elvis Presley and the Coasters are only two of the many acts whose careers skyrocketed because of Leiber and Stoller's creative partnership.

VIDEO: Mike Stoller Appears at Opening Night of Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY  Videoplay
VIDEO: Mike Stoller Appears at Opening Night of Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage, get a first look at the production below! The show is currently playing at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.

VIDEO: First Look at Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by Alan Henry - May 24, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage, get a first look at the production below! The show is currently playing at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.

VIDEO: Penn & Teller Show Jimmy How to Pull a Rabbit Out of a Hat on TONIGHT
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 5, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Penn and Teller talked to Jimmy about their Broadway show before demonstrating how to perform one of the oldest tricks in the book

VIDEO: How'd They Do That? Watch PENN & TELLER Perform Jaw-Dropping Illusion on 'Wendy Williams'
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 14, 2015

World famous magicians Penn & Teller performed a jaw-dropping illusion with a member of the WENDY WILLIAMS studio audience this week.

VIDEO: Penn and Teller Talk New Broadway Show on THE VIEW
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 8, 2015

Penn & Teller stopped by this week's THE VIEW on ABC and shared that they will make an elephant disappear in their new Broadway show. Check out the appearance below!


Richard Frankel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Richard Frankel been nominated for?
Lifetime Achievement Award (The Lortels) , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Leap of Faith , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Little Night Music , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Norman Conquests , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sweeney Todd , Unique Theatrical Experience (The Lortels) for Mnemonic , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Swing! , Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for The Mystery of Irma Vep , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Sound of Music Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Smokey Joe's Cafe and Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Cocktail Hour .

What awards has Richard Frankel won?
Lifetime Achievement Award (The Lortels), Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for The Norman Conquests, Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Company, Unique Theatrical Experience (The Lortels) for Mnemonic Outstanding Revival (The Lortels) for The Mystery of Irma Vepand Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for The Cocktail Hour.