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Robert Sella

 
Bio:
LCT: Flying Over Sunset, Verité (LCT3). Broadway: Sylvia, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sideman, Cabaret, My Fair Lady (also National Tour). First National Tour: Angels in America. Off-Broadway: 1776, Music in the Air (City Center Encores!); The Mystery of Irma Vep; Stuff Happens, Kit Marlowe (The ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
LCT: Flying Over Sunset, Verité (LCT3). Broadway: Sylvia, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sideman, Cabaret, My Fair Lady (also National Tour). First National Tour: Angels in America. Off-Broadway: 1776, Music in the Air (City Center Encores!); The Mystery of Irma Vep; Stuff Happens, Kit Marlowe (The ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre's Original Broadway Production, 2021
Gerald Heard
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Musicals in Mufti Revival, 2019
Humbert Humbert
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Encores Concert Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2015
Tom/Phyllis/Leslie
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere LCT Production, 2015
Sven Kandetty
  [Off-Broadway]
30th Anniversary Off-Broadway Revival, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Angry Journalist/Dominique De Villepin
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2005
Boris
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Dennis Merriwether/Jerry Johnson
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Reed
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2000
Leo
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Clifford [Replacement]
Clifford
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Master of Ceremonies [Replacement]
Master of Ceremonies [Replacement]
Master of Ceremonies [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Freddy Eynsford-Hill

Robert Sella Biography

LCT: Flying Over Sunset, Verit√© (LCT3). Broadway: Sylvia, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sideman, Cabaret, My Fair Lady (also National Tour). First National Tour: Angels in America. Off-Broadway: 1776, Music in the Air (City Center Encores!); The Mystery of Irma Vep; Stuff Happens, Kit Marlowe (The Public); Five by Tenn (MTC); Boys and Girls, The Water Children (Playwrights Horizons); Home of the Brave (Jewish Rep). London: The Lady from Dubuque(Theatre Royal Haymarket). Regional includes Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Hartford Stage, Alley Theatre, McCarter, Long Wharf and Kennedy Center. Film: 1985 (short), Manchester by the Sea, Slippery Slope, Sleepy Hollow, The Astronauts Wife. TV includes ‚ÄúNew Amsterdam,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDeception,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúMindhunter,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúMr. Robot,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúLimitless,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúBlue Bloods,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúThe Good Wife,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúGossip Girl,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúLaw & Order‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúLaw & Order: SVU.‚ÄĚ

Robert Sella Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Robert Sella, Sylvia
 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Robert Sella, The Mystery of Irma Vep
 
The Lortels - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor
Robert Sella, Stuff Happens
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play Gold Star
Robert SellaMourning Becomes Electra

Robert Sella News

Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring Andr Photo Photos: See Mary Testa, Robert Cuccioli & More at Red Bull Theater Gala Honoring André De Shield
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Red Bull Theater honored the illustrious ANDR√Č DE SHIELDS with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event held on Monday June 13th. Check out photos!

Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonigh Photo Red Bull Theater REVELRY Benefit Gala Honoring André De Shields to Take Place Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, Red Bull Theater's benefit event tonight, Monday June 13th, at 6pm.

André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at RE Photo André De Shields to Receive Matador Award for Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY Benefit Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Red Bull Theater today announced that André De Shields will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater at REVELRY, its benefit event on Monday June 13th at 6pm.

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.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for THE MINUTES Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 18, 2022

Tracy Letts' The Minutes, the newest work from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of August: Osage County, has officially opened on Broadway last night at Studio 54. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals .

FLYING OVER SUNSET Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Today Photo FLYING OVER SUNSET Original Broadway Cast Recording Out Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Today, Sony Masterworks Broadway has released FLYING OVER SUNSET (ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING), an album of music from the Lincoln Center Theater production. 

Broadway Streaming Guide: February 2022- Where to Watch THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL & M Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: February 2022- Where to Watch THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Feb 6, 2022

Check out what's coming to streaming this month, including new additions to Seth Rudetsky's concert series, Flying Over Sunset, the SIX alternates' concert at 54 Below, Sweet Magnolias season two and the highly-anticipated fourth season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel!

New Release Date Announced for FLYING OVER SUNSET Cast Album Photo New Release Date Announced for FLYING OVER SUNSET Cast Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022

The original Broadway cast album of the Lincoln Center Theater production of Flying Over Sunset will now be released digitally February 18, 2022 and on CD April 1, 2022. 

4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today Photo 4 Broadway Shows Take Final Bow Today
by Team BWW - Jan 16, 2022

Today, January 16, Broadway says goodbye to four beloved productions. Flying Over Sunset will conclude its run at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre following 28 previews and 35 regular performances; Clyde's wraps up at the Hayes Theatre following 24 previews and 61 regular performances; Ain't Too Proud finishes it's almost three-year run at the Imperial Theatre after 21 previews and 488 regular performances; and To Kill A Mockingbird pauses performances at the Shubert Theatre following 45 previews and 626 regular performances.

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2022 - Where to Watch THE GILDED AGE & More New Rel Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2022 - Where to Watch THE GILDED AGE & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jan 8, 2022

Although it may be a new year, several classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list, along with HBO's star-studded The Gilded Age series and new additions to Seth Rudetsky's online concert series. Check out what you should stream this January!

Robert Sella Videos

VIDEO: See Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton, Tony Yazbeck & More in FLYING OVER SUNS Videoplay
VIDEO: See Carmen Cusack, Harry Hadden-Paton, Tony Yazbeck & More in FLYING OVER SUNSET

by Show Highlights - Dec 10, 2021

Set in the 1950’s, FLYING OVER SUNSET is a work of fiction inspired by the lives of three extraordinary and accomplished people - writer Aldous Huxley (played by Harry Hadden-Paton); playwright, diplomat, and congresswoman, Clare Boothe Luce (Carmen Cusack); and film legend Cary Grant (Tony Yazbeck) - each of whom in real life experimented with the drug LSD.

VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show! Videoplay
VIDEO: FLYING OVER SUNSET Begins Rehearsals; Check Out All New Clips From the Show!

by Show Highlights - Oct 20, 2021

Rehearsals begin today, Tuesday, October 19, for the return of Lincoln Center Theater’s production of the new musical FLYING OVER SUNSET. Check out all new clips from the show featuring Carmen Cusack, Kanisha Marie Feliciano, Harry Hadden-Paton, Nehal Joshi, Emily Pynenburg, Michele Ragusa, Robert Sella, Laura Shoop, Atticus Ware, and Tony Yazbeck!

VIDEO: Listen to a Song from FLYING OVER SUNSET in New TV Spot Videoplay
VIDEO: Listen to a Song from FLYING OVER SUNSET in New TV Spot

by Stage Tube - Feb 7, 2020

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of the new musical Flying Over Sunset is officially in rehearsals! The musical, with a book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, featuring choreography by Michelle Dorrance, will begin previews Thursday, March 12, and open on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).Check out a just-released TV spot for the new musical, featuring brand new music by Kitt and Korie!

BWW TV: Watch Santino Fontana and the Star-Studded Company of 1776 Get Revolutionary in the Rehearsal Room!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the cast today, where they treated us to a sneak peek of 'Till Then' (performed by Santino Fontana and Christiane Noll) and 'Sit Down, John'.

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick and Annaleigh Ashford Talk SYLVIA on 'Today'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 17, 2015

Actors Matthew Broderick and Annaleigh Ashford stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to help collect donations for the TODAY Toy Drive and talk about their roles in the Broadway play SYLVIA

VIDEO: In Performance: Matthew Broderick & Annaleigh Ashford in Scene from SYLVIA
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2015

This week's New York Times In Performance video features Tony Award-winning actors Matthew Broderick and Annaleigh Ashford in a scene from A. R. Gurney's comedy SYLVIA

BWW TV: Doggone It! Chatting with the Company of SYLVIA on Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SYLVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SYLVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the after party to chat with the company after the curtain went down. Find out what they had to say about opening night below!

BWW TV: It's All Puppy Love on the SYLVIA Red Carpet; Find Out Why Broadway's Best Loves Their Pooches!
by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 28, 2015

It was 20 years ago when Sarah Jessica Parker starred Off-Broadway in A.R. Gurney's off-beat comedy about a man and his dog, SYLVIA. Just last night her hubby Matthew Broderick had the honor of opening in SYLVIA on Broadway, joined by Annaleigh Ashford as Sylvia, with Julie White and Robert Sella. BroadwayWorld was on the red carpet for the big night to chat with the celebrity guests about the show, and more importantly, whether they are dog-people or cat-people. Find out what Sarah Jessica Parker, Nathan  Lane, Jerry Mitchell and more had to say below!

VIDEO: SYLVIA's Matthew Broderick Talks 'Ferris Bueller' Sequel & More on Bravo
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 28, 2015

SYLVIA's Matthew Broderick stopped by the WATCH WHAT HAPPENS clubhouse last night and was asked to name the 'bitchiest' thing about wife Sarah Jessica Parker.

VIDEO: Annleigh Ashford Talks Playing a Dog in Broadway's SYLVIA
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 22, 2015

In a new interview with USA Today, Tony award winner Annleigh Ashford talks about playing a dog Broadway's SYLVIA, co-starring Matthew Broderick.


Robert Sella Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Robert Sella been in?
Robert Sella has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Robert Sella been in?
Robert Sella has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Robert Sella been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Sylvia , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Mystery of Irma Vep Outstanding Featured Actor (The Lortels) for Stuff Happens and Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mourning Becomes Electra .

What awards has Robert Sella won?
Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play (Helen Hayes Awards) for Mourning Becomes Electra.