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Richard Masur

 
Bio:
Film: more than 50 feature films, including Risky Business, My Girl, Heaven's Gate, Heartburn, Under Fire, Todd Solondz' Palindromes. TV: 45 television films, three of which-"Adam," "Fallen Angel" and "When The Bough Breaks"-are among the top-ten rated TV movies of all time; Emmy nomination for "The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Film: more than 50 feature films, including Risky Business, My Girl, Heaven's Gate, Heartburn, Under Fire, Todd Solondz' Palindromes. TV: 45 television films, three of which-"Adam," "Fallen Angel" and "When The Bough Breaks"-are among the top-ten rated TV movies of all time; Emmy nomination for "The ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2018
Bernard
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC World Premiere Production, 2018
David
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Jerry Nachman
Stanley Joyce
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Sylva
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Martin Stone
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Danny
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
David
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Martin Marcus
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Vincent/Arthur Grosberg
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Menelaus/ Ajax

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

Photos

Joan Jeffri, George Bartenieff, Susan Lehman, Len Cariou, Mary McColl, Richard Masur, Photo

Joan Jeffri, George Bartenieff, Susan Lehman, Len Cariou, Mary McColl, Richard Masur, André De Shields, Virginia Wing, Michael David Arian, Gilda Mirós, Agosto Machado, Vinie Burrows

From: 
Date:
05/07/2019
Richard Masur, Pascale Armand, Liesl Tommy, Jayne Houdyshell, J.C. Lee and Molly Camp Photo

Richard Masur, Pascale Armand, Liesl Tommy, Jayne Houdyshell, J.C. Lee and Molly Camp

From: 
Date:
01/09/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2018
Bernard

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC World Premiere Production, 2018
David

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Jerry Nachman

Stanley Joyce

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Sylva

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Martin Stone

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Danny

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
David

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Martin Marcus

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Vincent/Arthur Grosberg

  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1973
Menelaus/ Ajax

Productions

Director

Richard Masur Biography

Film: more than 50 feature films, including Risky Business, My Girl, Heaven's Gate, Heartburn, Under Fire, Todd Solondz' Palindromes. TV: 45 television films, three of which-"Adam," "Fallen Angel" and "When The Bough Breaks"-are among the top-ten rated TV movies of all time; Emmy nomination for "The Burning Bed;" HBO's much-heralded "And The Band Played On;" Showtime's "Hiroshima," HBO's "61*." He has starred in numerous popular TV series, including "Picket Fences," "Rhoda" and "One Day at a Time," and guest starred on countless TV comedy and drama series. Broadway: David Storey's The Changing Room, Michael Frayn's Democracy. Off-Broadway: The Exonerated (Culture Project), Sarah, Sarah (MTC), The Ruby Sunrise (Public),a feminine ending (Playwrights), 2000 Years (New Group), Make Me (Atlantic), The Oldsmobile's (Flea), Fetch Clay, Make Man, Will Power (McCarter), Olive and the Bitter Herbs (Primary Stages). Past National President of Screen Actors Guild. Direction: Wrote and directed Love Struck (Academy Award nomination for Best Live Action Short Film); Torn Between Two Fathers (nomination for DGA Award); episodes of TV's "The Wonder Years" and "Picket Fences"; several productions for LA Theater Works / The Play's the Thing, including: After the Fall, Incident at Vichy, and The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, by Arthur Miller and the Steppenwolf production of The Grapes of Wrath.




Richard Masur News

Vivid Stage Announces New Play Reading Collaborations in June Photo Vivid Stage Announces New Play Reading Collaborations in June
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2022

Vivid Stage, formerly Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence at Oakes Center at 120 Morris Avenue in Summit, will present new play readings on June 1 and 7 in collaboration with other New Jersey arts organizations. 

L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12¬Ĺ-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBIT Photo L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12¬Ĺ-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBITT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022

In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of ‚ÄúBabbitt,‚ÄĚ the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Edward Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 1- Tom Hanks Makes His Broadway Debut In Nora Ephron's LUCK Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 1- Tom Hanks Makes His Broadway Debut In Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2021

On this day in 2013, Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. 

BWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER Photo BWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2021

before/during/after, which comes out on demand Feb 9, is the story of Jennie Lonergan, a middle-aged NYC theatre actress, who is forced to figure out the kind of person she wants to be when her seemingly perfect 15-year marriage comes to an abrupt end after she catches her husband having an affair.

Dances With Films Closing Night Included A Live Virtual Awards Ceremony Photo Dances With Films Closing Night Included A Live Virtual Awards Ceremony
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020

Dances with Films, celebrating its 23rd year, closed their eleven day festival with a musical performance by The Matches (depicted in the Documentary Bleeding Audio) and a virtual awards ceremony hosted by festival founders Leslee Scallon and Michael Trent. In keeping with unique interactive elements that DWF:LA incorporated including lounges, red carpets and even a lobby, the live online awards ceremony honored Indie Films in each of the various categories.

L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More Photo L.A. Theatre Works Streams Recordings Featuring Alan Alda, Nathan Lane and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2020

With venues everywhere dark during this extraordinary time, world-class theater from L.A. Theatre Works is just a click away.

Kean Stage to Host Michael Cerveris, Dana Ivey and Richard Masur in NPR's SELECTED SH Photo Kean Stage to Host Michael Cerveris, Dana Ivey and Richard Masur in NPR's SELECTED SHORTS
by Julie Musbach - Oct 24, 2019

NPR's hit public radio series Selected Shorts is coming to Kean Stage's Enlow Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, November 16 with an evening of festive stories filled with love, laughter and nostalgia. The stories will be read by actors Michael Cerveris, Dana Ivey and Richard Masur.

Photo Flash: The Actors Fund Launches Performing Arts Legacy Project Photo Photo Flash: The Actors Fund Launches Performing Arts Legacy Project
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2019

In partnership with The Research Center for Arts and Culture, The Actors Fund held a launch event for the Performing Arts Legacy Project (PAL) website yesterday at Actors' Equity in New York City.

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and the Kids of THE FERRYMAN Photo Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and the Kids of THE FERRYMAN
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 29, 2019

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.

SAG-AFTRA Dedicates the Mike Hodge Executive Conference Room Photo SAG-AFTRA Dedicates the Mike Hodge Executive Conference Room
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 8, 2019

SAG-AFTRA today dedicated its signature conference room in its New York office to the late New York Local President and national Vice President Mike Hodge.

Richard Masur Videos

BWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch a New Clip from BEFORE/DURING/AFTER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2021

before/during/after, which comes out on demand Feb 9, is the story of Jennie Lonergan, a middle-aged NYC theatre actress, who is forced to figure out the kind of person she wants to be when her seemingly perfect 15-year marriage comes to an abrupt end after she catches her husband having an affair.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 1- Tom Hanks Makes His Broadway Debut In Nora Ephron's LUCK VideoVIDEO: On This Day, April 1- Tom Hanks Makes His Broadway Debut In Nora Ephron's LUCKY GUY
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2019

On this day in 2013, Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. 

BWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 10, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) will soon present the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed).

VIDEO: Tom Hanks LUCKY GUY Cabbie Surprises NBC's 'Today' Show
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 29, 2014

Yesterday, BWW told you about the New York cab driver who picked up Tom Hanks and in return received free tickets to the actor's then Broadway show 'Lucky Guy.' Today, the cabbie surprised TODAY's Hoda Kotb, another one of his recent passengers.

STAGE TUBE: Nikki M. James, Des McAnuff & More on Making FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2013

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) presents Fetch Clay, Make Man, written by Will Power and directed by Tony-winner Des McAnuff, through Sunday, October 13. In the video below, McAnuff, Power, actors Nikki M. James, Ray Fisher, K. Todd Freeman and boxing coordinator Michail Olajide, Jr. talk about the making of FETCH CLAY, MAKE MAN. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Talks LUCKY GUY on MORNING JOE
by Stage Tube - May 30, 2013

LUCKY GUY Tony nominee Tom Hanks joined Tom Brokaw, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Mike Barnicle on "Morning Joe" this morning to discuss the play. Check out Hanks' full 25-minute interview below!

VIDEO: Tom Hanks Chats LUCKY GUY on 'Letterman'
by Caryn Robbins - May 15, 2013

On last night's LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, Tony nominee Tom Hanks stopped by and told host Letterman how he got juiced up to perform on Broadway's 'Lucky Guy' with a cold. Check out clips from the appearance below!

STAGE TUBE: FULL HOUSE Alums Bob Saget and John Stamos Get in Bidding War at LUCKY GUY!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut last week in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. At the Sunday, April 7, 2013, matinee Hanks auctioned off a reporter's notebook to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and 'Full House' stars John Stamos and Bob Saget were in the audience to bid against each other. Check out what went down below!

BWW TV: Tom Hanks, George C. Wolfe and LUCKY GUY Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 2, 2013

BroadwayWorld was on hand for the most star studded opening of the season, last night April 1, as Tom Hanks made his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge chatted with Hanks and his castmates about the new play and you can check out what they had to say on opening night below!

BWW TV: First Video Preview for LUCKY GUY - Tom Hanks, Maura Tierney, Christopher McDonald and More
by Robert Diamond - Mar 30, 2013

BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage of Tom Hanks making his Broadway debut in Lucky Guy, written by Nora Ephron and directed by George C. Wolfe. The show officially opens on April 1, 2013 and is now in previews. *Explicit Language Warning*


Richard Masur Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Masur been in?
Richard Masur has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Richard Masur been in?
Richard Masur has not appeared in the West End