Roger Bart

Birth Place: Norwalk, CT, USA

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Roger Bart’s presence extends to both the small and big screens, as well as to the stage.

He is perhaps best known in the theatre for originating the role of 'Carmen Ghia' in Mel Brooks' Broadway musical, The Producers, for which he received Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations. He recreated this memorable character for Universal's film adaptation of the musical.

Bart has worked extensively in television and was seen most recently in the series regular role of "Judge Wilson" in the Freeform series, Good Trouble. He has been seen on a number of television series including Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Epix's Graves, Netflix's Grace and Frankie, as well as Showtime's Episodes. Other popular television appearances include Revenge, Desperate Housewives and 30 Rock.

Bart starred in the independent films, Ghost Light, Speech & Debate, and Jay Roach's adaptation of Trumbo. Other film credits include Last Vegas (CBS Films), Law Abiding Citizen (Overture), Harold & Kumar 2 (New Line), The Producers (Universal), American Gangster (Universal) and The Stepford Wives (Paramount).

In addition to his Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations for his role in The Producers, Bart also won the Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for his performance as "Snoopy" in the revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. He also starred in the musical, Young Frankenstein, originating the title character, "Dr. Frederick Frankenstein," Based on the smash hit 1974 film, Young Frankenstein which paired him again with his Producers' creator, Mel Brooks. His other notable stage appearances include Disaster! (Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination), The Frogs, Triumph Of Love, King David, and Big River. He was last seen on stage as "Hades," in the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theatre production of Hercules, revisiting the piece that he first brought life to as the singing voice of "Young Hercules" in Disney's animated feature film singing the Oscar nominated song Go The Distance.

Roger Bart Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2023
Doc Brown

[West End]
Doc Brown

Public Works Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019

Original Broadway Production, 2016
Tony [Replacement]


Original Broadway Production, 2007
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein

Original Broadway Production, 2004

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Carmen Ghia

Carmen Ghia

Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Carmen Ghia [Replacement]

Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Leo Bloom [Replacement]

Leo Bloom (Standby) [Replacement]

Encores! Concert, 2000
Warren Smith

Performer [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1999

Original Broadway Production, 1997

Concert [Broadway], 1997



Christopher Low

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1986
Tom Sawyer

Original Broadway Production, 1985
Tom Sawyer [Replacement]

[New York]
Workshop, 2006

Roger Bart Movies

[1997]Hercules Young Hercules'singing

[1999]The Insider Seelbach Hotel Manager

[2004]The Stepford Wives Roger Bannister

[2005]The Producers Carmen Ghia

[2006]I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With Burl Cannalo

[2007]American Gangster US Attorney

[2007]Hostel: Part II Stuart

[2008]Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Dr. Beecher

[2008]Spy School Principal Hampton

[2008]The Midnight Meat Train Jurgis

[2009]Law Abiding Citizen Brian Bringham

[2012]Freaky Deaky Jerry Baker

[2012]Smiley Professor Clayton

[2012]A Green Story Johnson

[2012]Excision Bob

[2013]Last Vegas Maurice

[2013]April Apocalypse Jack

[2015]Trumbo Buddy Ross

[2016]Internet Famous Chris!

[2017]Speech & Debate Principal Bellingham

[2018]Ghost Light Henry Asquith

[2019]Bayou Tales Adam

[2021]tick, tick... BOOM! Featured Diner #2

Roger Bart TV Shows

A Series of Unfortunate Events Vice Principal Nero

Desperate Housewives George Williams

Episodes Roger Riskin, Matt's Agent

Good Trouble Curtis Wilson

Graves Lawrence

How I Met Your Mother Curtis

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Adam Cain, Benjy Dowe

No Tomorrow Cory Casey

Revenge Mason Treadwell

Roger Bart Videos

Roger Bart News

Joshua Henry to Join Michael Feinstein And Jean-Yves Thibaudet Celebrating George Gershwin At Carnegie Hall

Broadway's Joshua Henry joins Michael Feinstein and Jean-Yves Thibaudet for an evening celebrating George Gershwin at Carnegie Hall on December 13.

Corbin Bleu, Roger Bart, Sierra Boggess & More to Join Broadway Cares' RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway’s biggest names and brightest talents, both onstage and behind the scenes, are set to celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising with songs, skits and dance at the return of Red Bucket Follies, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, PURLIE VICTORIOUS, SPAMALOT & HARMONY to Host Performances Benefiting The Entertainment Community Fund

Merrily We Roll Along, Purlie Victorious, Spamalot and Harmony will all host performances this winter with blocks of tickets dedicated to supporting The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund) as part of their Benefit Performance program, Producer’s Picks.

Photos: SHUCKED, SPAMALOT, And More Prepare for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Let's have a parade! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, one of the nation's most cherished holiday traditions, is getting ready to hit the streets of New York City. See photos from rehearsal as Broadway prepares to dazzle the crowd at this week's festivities!

Video: Watch the Cast of BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Earlier this this morning, the cast of Back to the Future headed to 34th Street to perform a special number as a part of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Photos/Video: Original BACK TO THE FUTURE Star Joins Broadway Cast Onstage to Perform 'Earth Angel'

On Saturday, October 21st, the Broadway production of BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical celebrated “Back to the Future Day” with special performances from Harry Waters Jr., best known as Marvin Berry in the original “Back to the Future” film. Check out photos and video from inside the big night!

Have There Been Many Two-Person Broadway Musicals Before GUTENBERG?

This time, the reader question was: Have there been many Broadway musicals starring only two actors, before Gutenberg! The Musical!?


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Norbert Leo Butz, Lorna Luft, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Get all of the detail here!

Video: BACK TO THE FUTURE Reveals Special Performance To Celebrate Back to the Future Day

The Broadway production of BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical will celebrate with a special performance at both the matinee and evening performances on Saturday, October 21.

Norbert Leo Butz, Linda Eder, and More to Play 54 Below Next Month

Check out the lineup of incredible performances at 54 Below this month!

Nathan Lane and More Set For Concert Version of THE FROGS at Lincoln Center

MasterVoices opens its 2023-24 season on November 3 and 4 at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, with three performances of a concert staging of Stephen Sondheim and Burt Shevelove's The Frogs, as adapted by Nathan Lane. Learn more about this new production and how to get tickets here!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 29th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 29, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Video: Watch BACK TO THE FUTURE Perform 'It Works' on THE VIEW

Roger Bart, Casey Likes, and the cast of Back to the Future: the Musical appeared on The View this morning to perform 'It Works.' Before the performance, the pair sat down with The View hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Sara Haines to discuss their star-studded opening night, developing the musical, and more. Watch the video now!

ALADDIN, HAMILTON, HADESTOWN & More Join Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will return to the heart of New York City’s Theater District on Sunday, October 1, 2023, and has added more tables from beloved Broadway shows and extraordinary auction lots.

BACK TO THE FUTURE Releases New Block of Tickets Through June 16, 2024

Great Scott! A new block of tickets for BACK TO THE FUTURE: The Musical is now on sale through Sunday, June 16, 2024. Learn more about how to get tickets here!

Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams & Joshua Henry to Perform at New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala

Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams and Joshua Henry will perform at the New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala on Thursday, October 5, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.

Best Broadway Shows in 2023

Not sure about which Broadway show to see in 2023? Check out a full list of what's new on Broadway and which productions to catch before they're gone for good!

Video: Roger Bart Shares Christopher Lloyd's 'Big Question' About the BACK TO THE FUTURE Musical on CBS MORNINGS

Roger Bart sat down on CBS Mornings to discuss taking on the iconic role of Dr. Emmett Brown in Back to the Future the Musical on Broadway. Bart shared that Christopher Lloyd, who originated the role of Doc in the films, has been 'very supportive' throughout the musical's process, revealing his first reaction to the musical. Watch the video!

BACK TO THE FUTURE on Broadway- A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about Back to the Future on Broadway.


Roger Bart has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

Roger Bart has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

Roger Bart's first West End show was Back to the Future which opened in 2021

Roger Bart has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "Disaster" and for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for "Young Frankenstein." Bart was also nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "The Producers" and received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the same show. Additionally, he was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "You're a Good Man" and received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown."

Roger Bart has won several awards for his performances on Broadway. He received the Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical award from the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "The Producers." He also won the Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his portrayal of Charlie Brown in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown." These accolades highlight his talent and contributions to the theater industry.

Roger Bart's next show will be Back to the Future: The Musical which opens on 8/3/2023 on Broadway.

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