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Richard Topol

 
Bio:
Broadway: Lemml in Indecent (Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination), Larry David's Fish in the Dark, The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino, Tony-winning revivals Awake & Sing! and The Normal Heart, Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, Cymbeline, The Country Girl, School for Scandal. Off-Broadway: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Lemml in Indecent (Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination), Larry David's Fish in the Dark, The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino, Tony-winning revivals Awake & Sing! and The Normal Heart, Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, Cymbeline, The Country Girl, School for Scandal. Off-Broadway: ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2022
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
59E59 Off-Broadway Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Lemml
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Off-Broadway Premiere, 2016
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2011
Albany
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Examining Doctor
Hiram Keebler
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Tubal
Shylock (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Shakespeare In The Park Revival, 2010
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Henry Law
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Guildenstern
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Dennis
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2007
Gentleman
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Alan
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2006
Sam Feinschreiber
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2005
Lepidus
Ensemble
Cinna
Casca (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Roger/Terence/Jeff (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer
  [Broadway]
1995
Trip
Snake (Understudy)
Sir Benjamin Backbite (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Constable
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Martin
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Junior

Richard Topol Biography

Broadway: Lemml in Indecent (Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination), Larry David's Fish in the Dark, The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino, Tony-winning revivals Awake & Sing! and The Normal Heart, Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, Cymbeline, The Country Girl, School for Scandal. Off-Broadway: Prayer for the French Republic, Regrets (MTC), Anatomy of A Suicide (Atlantic Theater Company), Dance of Death (CSC), Bronx Bombers, Opus (Primary Stages), When the Rain Stops Falling (LCT), Lear, Twelfth Night, Winter's Tale (Public), and new plays at Playwrights Horizons, New Group, EST, Soho Rep, Vineyard among others. Film/TV: Lincoln, Indignation, Party Girl, "Curb Your Enthusiasm," recurring on "Billions," "Manifest", "Godfather of Harlem," "Perception," "Covert Affairs," and "The Practice," Fritz Haber opposite Geoffrey Rush in producer Ron Howard's "Genius: Einstein" on Nat Geo.

Richard Topol Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Richard Topol, Indecent

Richard Topol News

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE UNBELIEVING at 59E59 Theaters Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of THE UNBELIEVING at 59E59 Theaters
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

59E59 Theaters and The Civilians is presenting The Unbelieving by Marin Gazzaniga (So Close) and directed by Steve Cosson (Whisper House). The Unbelieving is now officially open, and will run through November 20, 2022. See photos from opening night here!

Review: THE UNBELIEVING at 59E59 Theaters- Compelling Play Presents A Meaningful Disc Photo Review: THE UNBELIEVING at 59E59 Theaters- Compelling Play Presents A Meaningful Discussion of Religious Faith
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 28, 2022

The Civilians, NYC’s highly acclaimed downtown theatre company, is currently presenting The Unbelieving at 59E59 Theaters through November 20th.

David Aaron Baker, Nina Hellman, Richard Topol & More to Star in THE UNBELIEVING at 5 Photo David Aaron Baker, Nina Hellman, Richard Topol & More to Star in THE UNBELIEVING at 59E59 Theaters
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2022

59E59 Theaters and The Civilians have announced the full cast & creative team for The Unbelieving by Marin Gazzaniga (So Close) and directed by Steve Cosson (Whisper House). The Unbelieving begins previews October 20, 2022, in Theater B and opens October 27 for a run through November 20, 2022.  

Irish Repertory Theatre's BIKEMAN Starring Robert Cuccioli, Richard Topol & More Now  Photo Irish Repertory Theatre's BIKEMAN Starring Robert Cuccioli, Richard Topol & More Now Available on Demand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the return of special audio event, Bikeman by Thomas F. Flynn, directed by Joseph Discher, produced by Robert Cuccioli, and featuring Robert Cuccioli, Stephen Eng, April Ortiz & Richard Topol. Bikeman will be available to listen to online on demand from September 8-18, 2022.

Santino Fontana to Star in Reading of New Play THE PIANIST Photo Santino Fontana to Star in Reading of New Play THE PIANIST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

Tony Award winner Santino Fontana (Tootsie) will star in the new play The Pianist as Szpilman in a by-invitation only development reading Thursday June 23 in NYC. The Pianist features an original score by acclaimed Dutch concert pianist Iris Hond.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR
by Bruce Glikas - May 10, 2022

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 20, 2022

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated opening night of the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hang for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals.

MTC Announces Final Extension for PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Photo MTC Announces Final Extension for PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club¬†has announced a final extension for¬†Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner¬†Joshua Harmon¬†and directed by Tony Award winner¬†David Cromer. The world premiere will now play two additional weeks and must close Sunday, March 27 at¬†New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I.

PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Announces Extension Photo PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Announces Extension
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that the world premiere of¬†Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner¬†Joshua Harmon¬†and directed by Tony Award winner¬†David Cromer, will now play through Sunday, March 13, at¬†New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th¬†Street).

Photos: Inside Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the world premiere of Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon and directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The production opened Tuesday, February 1 at New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th Street).

Richard Topol Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the World Premiere of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at the World Premiere of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 1, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club‚Äôs world premiere of¬†Prayer for the French Republic, written by Drama Desk Award winner¬†Joshua Harmon¬†and directed by Tony Award winner¬†David Cromer, opens tonight, Tuesday, February 1, at¬†New York City Center ‚Äď Stage I (131 West 55th¬†Street).¬†

BWW TV: FISH IN THE DARK Montage! Jason Alexander Returns to Broadway in Larry David's Comedy Play
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 16, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor Jason Alexander recently assumed the role of 'Norman Drexel' in Larry David's hit comedy Fish In the Dark, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Alexander steps into the role created by David in the comedy about a death in the family. The limited engagement run of the production, originally scheduled through June 7, is extended for six weeks through Sunday, July 19. Click below to watch a montage of Alexander in the show!

VIDEO: Jason Alexander Talks FISH IN THE DARK; Performs Magic Act on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 12, 2015

Jason Alexander stopped by this week's 'LIVE' and spoke about taking over the lead role for Larry David in Broadway's FISH IN THE DARK.

VIDEO: Jason Alexander and Larry David Talk FISH IN THE DARK on 'Tonight'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2015

Larry David and Jason Alexander stopped by last night's TONIGHT SHOW to talk to Jimmy about their Broadway play Fish in the Dark.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Primary Stages' BRONX BOMBERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 9, 2013

Primary Stages presents the World Premiere of Bronx Bombers, written and directed by Tony Award nominee Eric Simonson (Broadway's Lombardi). The production opened last night, Tuesday, October 8, and features Francois Battiste (Broadway's Magic/ Bird) as Reggie Jackson and Elston Howard,Chris Henry Coffey (Off-Broadway's Water by the Spoonful) as Joe DiMaggio,Bill Dawes(Broadway's Lombardi) as Mickey Mantle/Thurman Munson,Christopher Jackson(Broadway's In the Heights, Memphis) asDerek Jeter, Wendy Makkena (Broadway's Side Man) as Carmen Berra, Keith Nobbs (Broadway's Lombardi) as Billy Martin, Richard Topol (Broadway'sThe Normal Heart, The Merchant of Venice) as Yogi Berra, John Wernke (Broadway's The Lyons) as Lou Gehrig, and C.J. Wilson (Happy Now? at Primary Stages, Broadway's The Big Knife,Glengarry Glen Ross) as Babe Ruth. Bronx Bombers runs through October 19 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Performance Highlights from MTC's REGRETS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 27, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of REGRETS, the new play by Matt Charman, directed by Carolyn Cantor will open tonight, Tuesday, March 27 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). REGRETS stars Alexis Bledel ('Gilmore Girls'), Curt Bouril ('Boardwalk Empire'), Ansel Elgort (Off-Broadway debut), Brian Hutchison(MTC's From Up Here), Tony Award winner Adriane Lenox (MTC's Doubt), Lucas Caleb Rooney (Orphan's Home Cycle), and Richard Topol (The Normal Heart). BroadwayWorld brings you performance highlights below!

BWW TV: Check Out Kelli O'Hara and More in KING LEAR - Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 9, 2011

The Public Theater is now presenting KING LEAR, directed by James Macdonald. KING LEAR will run through Sunday, November 20 in The Public's Newman Theater and opened last night, November 8. Check out the performance highlights below!

BWW TV Flashback: THE NORMAL HEART Closes Today on Broadway
by Robert Diamond - Jul 10, 2011

The Broadway premiere of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart will play the final performance of its limited, 12-week engagement this Sunday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m., as scheduled. Produced by Daryl Roth and directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe, The Normal Heart began performances on Tuesday, April 19 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) and opened to rave reviews on Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART and Today's Gay Youth
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2011

The Normal Heart made its World Premiere at The Public Theater in 1985 and premiered on Broadway on April 19, 2011 before opening to rave reviews on April 27, 2011. The limited engagement, which stars Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox, runs through July 10, 2011. In the video below, Patrick Healy visited the Tony Award-winning revival of 'The Normal Heart' to see if its relevant to younger gay people today.

STAGE TUBE: THE NORMAL HEART Box Office Triples Since Tony Wins; Broadway Community Shows Support
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2011

On Sunday night, June 12th, the Broadway premiere production of Larry Kramer's ground-breaking play The Normal Heart took home the Tony Awards for Best Revival of a Play, Best Featured Actor in a Play (John Benjamin Hickey) and Best Featured Actress in a Play (Ellen Barkin). These wins helped 'The Normal Heart' become the number one search term on Google all across America on 'Tony Sunday.' Since then, The Normal Heart's daily box office wrap has more than tripled from their average daily sales before Sunday's Tony Awards.


Richard Topol Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Topol been in?
Richard Topol has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

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

What awards has Richard Topol been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Indecent .

What is Richard Topol next theatre project?
Richard Topol's next show will be The Unbelieving which opens on 10/27/2022 on Off-Broadway.