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Richard Gere

 
Date of Birth: August 31, 1949 (72)

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1979
Max
  [Broadway]
1975
Mr. Shanks
  [West End]
London Production, 1973
Danny Zuko
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Danny Zuko (Understudy) [Replacement]
Eugene Florczyk (Understudy) [Replacement]
Johnny Casino (Understudy) [Replacement]
Kenickie (Understudy) [Replacement]
Roger (Understudy) [Replacement]
Sonny Latierri (Understudy) [Replacement]
Teen Angel (Understudy) [Replacement]
Vince Fontaine (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Michael

Photos

Richard Gere Photo

Richard Gere

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04/25/2018
John Legend,  Chrissy Teigen, Richard Gere Photo

John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Richard Gere

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Date:
04/25/2018
Theatre Marquee for Richard Gere starring in BENT at the Apollo Theatre, New York Cit Photo

Theatre Marquee for Richard Gere starring in BENT at the Apollo Theatre, New York City. December 1979

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Richard Gere Photo

Richard Gere

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1979
Max

  [Broadway]
1975
Mr. Shanks

  [West End]
London Production, 1973
Danny Zuko

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1972
Danny Zuko (Understudy) [Replacement]

Eugene Florczyk (Understudy) [Replacement]

Johnny Casino (Understudy) [Replacement]

Kenickie (Understudy) [Replacement]

Roger (Understudy) [Replacement]

Sonny Latierri (Understudy) [Replacement]

Teen Angel (Understudy) [Replacement]

Vince Fontaine (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1971
Michael






Richard Gere News

James Monroe Iglehart, Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale & Jessie Mueller Will Lead GUYS  Photo James Monroe Iglehart, Phillipa Soo, Steven Pasquale & Jessie Mueller Will Lead GUYS AND DOLLS at the Kennedy Center
by Team BWW - Aug 2, 2022

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has just announced initial casting for its Broadway Center Stage production of Guys and Dolls. Helmed by Marc Bruni, the all-star cast will be led by Tony Award¬ģ winner James Monroe Iglehart as Nathan Detroit, Tony Award¬ģ winner Jessie Mueller as Miss Adelaide, Steven Pasquale as Sky Masterson, and Tony Award¬ģ nominee and Grammy Award¬ģ winner Phillipa Soo as Sarah Brown.

World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Com Photo World Premiere of HIGH NOON Written by Eric Roth & Directed by Michael Arden Will Come to Broadway in 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The world premiere production of HIGH NOON, based on the iconic and beloved Academy Award-winning film of the same title will arrive on Broadway in 2023.

Previews: ROCKY HORROR SHOW On Tour in Italia Photo Previews: ROCKY HORROR SHOW On Tour in Italia
by Ettore Farrattini - Jul 22, 2022

ROCKY HORROR SHOW IN TOUR IN ITALIA TORNA IN ITALIA LA VERSIONE ORIGINALE DEL PIU' IRRIVERENTE E CONOSCIUTO MUSICAL DEGLI ANNI '70 CON DATE A MILANO, TRIESTE E ROMA

Transcendence Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team For HOORAY FOR HOLLYWO Photo Transcendence Theatre Company Announces Cast And Creative Team For HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2022

For the second show in their 2022 season of original outdoor musical revues, Transcendence Theatre Company will present HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD. 

Review: Stage Musical Adaptation of PRETTY WOMAN Struts Into OC's Segerstrom Center Photo Review: Stage Musical Adaptation of PRETTY WOMAN Struts Into OC's Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jul 8, 2022

Fresh from its three-week stop at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, the first national tour of PRETTY WOMAN - THE MUSICAL---based on that hit 1990 movie about a Hollywood hooker who finds true love---has made the short drive to OC's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for a two-week engagement ending July 17, 2022.

Review: A MOMENT WITH MARK ST. GERMAIN at Great Barrington Public Theater Photo Review: A MOMENT WITH MARK ST. GERMAIN at Great Barrington Public Theater
by Adam Cohen - Jul 8, 2022

Mark St. Germain is a prolific playwright whose works have been performed in New York City, the Berkshires and beyond. He has written the plays CAMPING WITH HENRY AND TOM (Outer Critics Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award), OUT OF GAS ON LOVER'S LEAP and FORGIVING TYPHOID MARY (Time Magazine's 'Year's Ten Best') , EARS ON A BEATLE and THE GOD COMMITTEE, all published by Samuel French and Dramatist Play Service. With Randy Courts, he has written the musicals THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, JOHNNY PYE AND THE FOOLKILLER, winner of an AT&T 'New Plays For The Nineties Award' and JACK'S HOLIDAY at Playwrights Horizons. Mark's musical, STAND BY YOUR MAN, The Tammy Wynette Story was created for Nashville's Ryman Theater.

Photos: Jason Donovan and Peter Andre in GREASE in the West End Photo Photos: Jason Donovan and Peter Andre in GREASE in the West End
by Grace Cutler - Jul 6, 2022

Australian star singer and actor Jason Donovan will play Teen Angel at certain performances in a new production of Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey’s iconic musical GREASE, which plays at the Dominion. Check out photos!

Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA ‚Ä" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACL Photo Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA ‚Ä" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins today announced the cast for the special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week Photo Tovah Feldshuh Will Lead Virtual Presentation Of BECOMING Dr. RUTH Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Beloved psychologist Dr. Ruth Westheimer celebrates her 94th birthday this June, and in celebration, six-time Tony- and Emmy-nominated actor Tovah Feldshuh and the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will present a special virtual broadcast of the one-woman Off-Broadway show, Becoming Dr. Ruth.

Photos: Inside Look at Theatre NOVA's Production of RELATIVITY Photo Photos: Inside Look at Theatre NOVA's Production of RELATIVITY
by Marissa Tomeo - May 28, 2022

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor‚Äôs resident nonprofit professional theatre, continues in-person productions with ‚ÄúRelativity‚ÄĚ by Mark St. Germain, which runs May 27 through June 19, 2022.

Richard Gere Videos

VIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN VideoVIDEO: Ewan McGregor Talks About Being Mistaken for Jesus on CONAN
by Stage Tube - Jan 8, 2020

After a fan gave his religious mother a picture of Ewan in his Jedi robes, she displayed it in their home thinking it was a picture of Jesus.

BWW TV: 5 Things You Need to Know About Broadway Power Couple Orfeh & Andy Karl VideoBWW TV: 5 Things You Need to Know About Broadway Power Couple Orfeh & Andy Karl
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Apr 13, 2019

Love is all around at the Nederlander Theatre and it doesn't stop backstage... at least not when Broadway's favorite power couple is around. Orfeh and Andy Karl have moved to Rodeo Drive (or 41st Street) as Kit and Edward in Broadway's Pretty Woman. What do you need to know about the duo? BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is breaking it down...

BWW TV: She Has Arrived! Watch Highlights from PRETTY WOMAN on Broadway VideoBWW TV: She Has Arrived! Watch Highlights from PRETTY WOMAN on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2018

More than 28 years after Julia Roberts and Richard Gere stole our hearts in 'Pretty Woman,' Broadway has brought the beloved love story to the stage. Catch a first look at Andy Karl, Samantha Barks and more in action below!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Sing 'You're Beautiful' on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Sing 'You're Beautiful' on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

More than 28 years after Julia Roberts and Richard Were stole our hearts in 'Pretty Woman,' Broadway has brought the beloved love story to the stage. The cast of 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' hits the TODAY plaza with a performance of 'You're Beautiful' and 'I Can't Go Back.'

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Paul Bogeav VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with Paul Bogeav
by Konversations with Keeme - Jun 26, 2018

This episode features: Paul Bogeav- a music director-producer, arranger and composer. He supervised and conducted the music for the Academy Award winning film CHICAGO and was Executive Producer of its GRAMMY Award winning soundtrack. 

VIDEO: On This Day, December 27: Academy Award-Winning CHICAGO Hits Movie Theaters VideoVIDEO: On This Day, December 27: Academy Award-Winning CHICAGO Hits Movie Theaters
by Stage Tube - Dec 27, 2017

It was only a matter of time before Broadway's long-running hit, CHICAGO, made its way to the big screen. On this day fifteen years ago, the show made its Hollywood debut in an acclaimed motion picture starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, and John C. Reilly.

VIDEO: Steve Kazee: PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Will Remain True to Story VideoVIDEO: Steve Kazee: PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL Will Remain True to Story
by Alan Henry - Nov 16, 2017

Speaking to ET at last night's Garry Marshall Theatre's First Annual Founders Gala, Tony Award winner Steve Kazee discussed the upcoming Broadway musical adaptation of the 1990's romantic comedy PRETTY WOMAN.

31st Israeli Film Festival to Honor Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor & More Video31st Israeli Film Festival to Honor Emmy Winner Jeffrey Tambor & More
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 18, 2017

Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor will receive the 2017 IFF Achievement in Television Award, and multiple award-winning (including the 2017 Israeli Academy Ophir Award for Best Actor), Israeli movie star Lior Ashkenazi will be honored with the 2017 IFF Cinematic Achievement Award at the 31st Israel Film Festival Opening Night Gala

VIDEO: Colbert Digs Up Clip of Richard Gere Starring in GREASE
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2017

During his visit to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Richard Gere was given a flashback all the way to 1973 when Colbert dug up a clip of 22 year-old Gere starring as the iconic Danny Zuko in the West End production of Grease. Check out the interview below!

VIDEO: Garry Marshall Reveals Why Richard Gere Got Naked on PRETTY WOMAN Set
by - Apr 20, 2016

Iconic director Garry Marshall stopped by THE TALK and opened up about working with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere on the set of "Pretty Woman."


Richard Gere Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Gere been in?
Richard Gere has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Gere been in?
Richard Gere has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Richard Gere's first West End show?
Richard Gere's first West End show was Grease which opened in 1973