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Richard Kiley

 
Date of Birth: March 31, 1922
Date of Death: March 05, 1999 (76)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Andrew Makepeace Ladd III [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Joe Keller
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1977
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [Broadway]
1976
Dr. Austin Sloper
  [Broadway]
1974
Ronald
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1972
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [Broadway]
1972
Robert
  [Broadway]
1971
A. V. Laider
Enoch Soames
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Caesar
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Stan The Shpieler
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
David Jordan
  [Broadway]
1960
Brig Anderson
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Tom Baxter
  [Broadway]
1956
Major Harry Cargill
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1953
The Caliph
  [Broadway]
1953
Joey Percival
  [Off-Broadway]
Concert [Off-Broadway], 1977
Pieter Stuyvesant
  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 1969
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1985
Emile

Photos

Richard Kiley and Gwen Verdon attend The 41st Annual Tony Awards at the Mark Hellinge Photo

Richard Kiley and Gwen Verdon attend The 41st Annual Tony Awards at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on June 7, 1987 in New York City.

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04/07/2019
Richard Kiley and Gwen Verdon attend The 41st Annual Tony Awards at the Mark Hellinge Photo

Richard Kiley and Gwen Verdon attend The 41st Annual Tony Awards at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on June 7, 1987 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
04/07/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Andrew Makepeace Ladd III [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Joe Keller

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1977
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [Broadway]
1976
Dr. Austin Sloper

  [Broadway]
1974
Ronald

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1972
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [Broadway]
1972
Robert

  [Broadway]
1971
A. V. Laider

Enoch Soames

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1968
Caesar

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [Off-Broadway]
1965
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1965
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Stan The Shpieler

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1962
David Jordan

  [Broadway]
1960
Brig Anderson

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Tom Baxter

  [Broadway]
1956
Major Harry Cargill

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1953
The Caliph

  [Broadway]
1953
Joey Percival

  [Off-Broadway]
Concert [Off-Broadway], 1977
Pieter Stuyvesant

  [West End]
Return Engagement [West End], 1969
Don Quixote (Cervantes)

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1985
Emile


Richard Kiley Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Richard KileyAll My Sons
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Richard Kiley, All My Sons
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1978 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Richard Kiley, Man of La Mancha
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Richard Kiley, The Heiress
 
Drama League Awards - 1966 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Richard Kiley
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Richard Kiley, Man of La Mancha
 
Tony Awards - 1962 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Richard Kiley, No Strings
 
Tony Awards - 1959 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Richard Kiley, Redhead
 
Theatre World Awards - 1953 - Performance Gold Star
Richard Kiley, Misalliance

Richard Kiley News

Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodg Photo Musical Theater Melodies Celebrates 120th Birthday of Legendary Composer Richard Rodgers with Broadcast and Streaming Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2022

Tuesday June 28th, 2022, marks the 120th Anniversary of the birth of legendary Broadway composer Richard Rodgers, Rob Morrison's Musical Theatre Melodies will commemorate the occasion with the broadcast and streaming premiere of the Museum of the City of New York's A CELEBRATION OF RICHARD RODGERS, recorded live at The Imperial Theatre, New York City, on March 26th, 1972.

BWW Review: Plaza Theatricals' MAN OF LA MANCHA 'Makes Golden History'! Photo BWW Review: Plaza Theatricals' MAN OF LA MANCHA 'Makes Golden History'!
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Nov 28, 2021

Question: Why is Man of La Mancha considered one of the great works of the theater? Answer: It is one of the few plays/musicals that will always resonate with its audience. When you have a show with themes including the importance of honor and nobility, being chivalrous, and maintaining idealism, you can clearly understand its resonance

BWW Interview: Marilu Henner Talks THE MARILU HENNER SHOW, Her Highly Superior Autobi Photo BWW Interview: Marilu Henner Talks THE MARILU HENNER SHOW, Her Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory & More!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

Stage and screen star Marilu Henner has returned to Bucks County Playhouse with her dazzling new club act, 'The Marilu Henner Show', now running through August 15! Featuring song and dance and stories galore, the show pulls from all facets of Henner's incredible life both on stage and off.

BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Ch√Ętelet Photo BWW Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Ch√Ętelet
by Patrick Honoré - Jun 12, 2021

For only four performances the past two weekends, the Ch√Ętelet in Paris was alive again with the sound of musicals we‚Äôve been missing so much here. Boasting 2300 performances, and no less than four revivals on Broadway, Man of La Mancha ranks among the most performed musicals around the world. The book is by Dale Wasserman, based on his own teleplay on the fictional life of Don Quixote and that of his creator Cervantes, a very melodic score by Mitch Leigh, his first musical effort and his only big success, and lyrics by Joe Darion, which gave us at least two standards, the title song and ‚ÄúThe Impossible Dream‚ÄĚ, the latter recorded not only by Jacques Brel but by Johnny Halliday and Julien Clerc.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: REDHEAD se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: REDHEAD se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Feb 5, 2021

El 5 de febrero de 1959, el teatro 46th Street Theatre, hoy conocido como Richard Rodgers Theatre, REDHEAD se estrenaba en Broadway.

PODCAST: THE BROADWAY GINGER Talks OLIVER!, THE MUSIC MAN, and More in 9th Episode Photo PODCAST: THE BROADWAY GINGER Talks OLIVER!, THE MUSIC MAN, and More in 9th Episode
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 21, 2020

How many exclamation points is too many? On Monday's episode of THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST, hosts Sally and Ashley explore the answer through the eyes of Lionel Bart, composer and lyricist of OLIVER!

Theater Stories: 1 of 4 Broadway Theaters Named After a Woman, Classic Revivals and M Photo Theater Stories: 1 of 4 Broadway Theaters Named After a Woman, Classic Revivals and More About The Vivian Beaumont Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features The Belasco Theater! Learn about the legendary theater-maker David Belasco, the history of the theater's Broadway plays, the apartment built above the theater and more!

Hatbox Theatre Presents A. R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS Photo Hatbox Theatre Presents A. R. Gurney's LOVE LETTERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2020

Performances run Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets are $22 for adults, $19 for members, seniors, and students and $12 for senior members. Tickets may be reserved by calling 603-715-2315 or purchased online.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: ALL MY SONS by Arthur Miller
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Arthur Miller. Today's play, All My Sons!

BWW Review:  Deidre Goodwin Directs/Choreographs Richard Rodgers' Ambitious And Darin Photo BWW Review: Deidre Goodwin Directs/Choreographs Richard Rodgers' Ambitious And Daring NO STRINGS
by Michael Dale - Mar 8, 2020

After spending two full careers as a Broadway composer, first writing jazzy smash hits with lyricist Lorenz Hart and then adapting more dramatic and character-driven styles for scores penned for classics with Oscar Hammerstein II, Rodgers, upon his second partner's passing, for the first time supplied the complete set of lyrics for a musical's score.

Richard Kiley Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/22/16- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2016

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/22/15- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2015

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/22- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2014

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.

VIDEO: Leslie Uggams Records New Single 'Wishing You a Happy New Year'
by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2013

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer, and recording artist Leslie Uggams (Roots, King Headley II, Hallelujah, Baby!) is ringing in the holidays with the release of a new single 'Wishing You a Happy New Year' written by renowned film, television, and concert composer-orchestrator Curtis McKonly. Available online at iTunes, Amazon.com, CD Baby and other major digital music outlets, this elegant new tune features the 41-piece Curtis McKonly Orchestra. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video of Uggams in the recording studio!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/22- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2013

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 6/22- MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2012

Today in 1972, the first Broadway revival of Man of La Mancha opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 140 performances. Man of La Mancha is a musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. It is adapted from Wasserman's non-musical 1959 teleplay I, Don Quixote, which was in turn inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote. It tells the story of the 'mad' knight, Don Quixote, as a play within a play, performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.The original 1965 Broadway production ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The musical has been revived four times on Broadway, becoming one of the most enduring works of musical theatre.


Richard Kiley Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Kiley been in?
Richard Kiley has appeared on Broadway in 16 shows.

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

What was Richard Kiley's first West End show?
Richard Kiley's first West End show was Man of La Mancha which opened in

What awards has Richard Kiley been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for All My Sons , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for All My Sons , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Man of La Mancha , Outstanding Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The Heiress , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Man of La Mancha , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for No Strings Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Redhead and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Misalliance .

What awards has Richard Kiley won?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards), Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Man of La Mancha Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Redheadand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Misalliance.