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Ruth Hendel

 
Bio:
Ruth's Broadway credits include: In The Heights; Passing Strange; Legally Blonde; Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway; High Fidelity; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Caroline, Or Change; A Raisin in the Sun; Golda's Balcony; Frozen; ‚ÄėNight Mother; Steel Magnolias; Barefoot in the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ruth's Broadway credits include: In The Heights; Passing Strange; Legally Blonde; Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway; High Fidelity; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Caroline, Or Change; A Raisin in the Sun; Golda's Balcony; Frozen; ‚ÄėNight Mother; Steel Magnolias; Barefoot in the ... (read complete bio)

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David Saint, Ruth Hendel, Roy Gabay, Steve Hendel Photo

David Saint, Ruth Hendel, Roy Gabay, Steve Hendel

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David Saint, Ruth Hendel, Roy Gabay, Steve Hendel Photo

David Saint, Ruth Hendel, Roy Gabay, Steve Hendel

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Date:
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Ruth Hendel Biography

Ruth's Broadway credits include: In The Heights; Passing Strange; Legally Blonde; Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway; High Fidelity; The Lieutenant of Inishmore; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Caroline, Or Change; A Raisin in the Sun; Golda's Balcony; Frozen; ‚ÄėNight Mother; Steel Magnolias; Barefoot in the Park; Metamorphoses. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz; Our Lady of 121st Street; The Exonerated; Red Light Winter; tick tick‚ĶBoom!. Los Angeles: As Much As You Can. Ruth is on the boards of the LAByrith Theater, The Play Company and the Yale School of Drama Leadership Committee; She is vice-chair, and Stephen is Treasurer of the Eugene O'Neill Theater in Waterford, CT. Stephen also serves on the boards of The New Group, The Culture Project, Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company and on the Board of Visitors of the Yale School of Music.

Ruth Hendel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Musical
Ruth HendelShuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play
Ruth HendelKing Charles III
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Ruth HendelArthur Miller's A View from the Bridge
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth HendelArthur Miller's The Crucible
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Play Gold Star
Ruth Hendel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth Hendel, This is Our Youth
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, After Midnight
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Musical Gold Star
Ruth Hendel, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Ruth Hendel, A Raisin in the Sun
 
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Ruth Hendel, Death of a Salesman
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, 33 Variations
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, Passing Strange
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Special Theatrical Event
Ruth Hendel, Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway
 
Tony Awards - 2006 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, The Lieutenant of Inishmore
 
Tony Awards - 2005 - Best Musical
Ruth Hendel, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Play
Ruth Hendel, A Raisin in the Sun
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Outstanding Play
Ruth Hendel, Our Lady of 121st Street
 
The Lortels - 2003 - Unique Theatrical Experience Gold Star
Ruth Hendel, The Exonerated
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Play
Ruth Hendel, Metamorphoses

Ruth Hendel News

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Will Return Off-Broadway This Fall Starring Steven Sky Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Will Return Off-Broadway This Fall Starring Steven Skybell
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will present a seven-week return engagement of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, the revelatory and award-winning production of one of the world's most beloved musicals. The production, a New York Times Critic's Pick, will play a strictly limited seven-week return engagement from November 13, 2022 to January 1, 2023 Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For LEGALLY BLONDE at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released from Legally Blonde at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. 

Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse Photo Photos: Rehearsals Begin for A WALK ON THE MOON At George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City. 

Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsa Photo Photos: First Look at Jackie Burns, Jonah Platt & More in A WALK ON THE MOON Rehearsals
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

George Street Playhouse shared photos today from the first rehearsal for the East Coast premiere of the new musical A Walk on the Moon, which begins preview performances April 26 and opens May 6 at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, only a short train ride from New York City.

Jews Of Color Arts Fellowship 'THE WORKSHOP' Launches Photo Jews Of Color Arts Fellowship 'THE WORKSHOP' Launches
by Stephi Wild - Dec 8, 2021

THE WORKSHOP  today announced its inaugural cohort of 2021-22 fellows for the first-of-its-kind arts fellowship to support, nurture and develop professional artists and culture-makers who identify as JOCISM (Jews of Color, Jews of Indigenous backgrounds, and Jews of Sephardic and/or Mizrahi heritage). 

MIDWIVES Will Conclude Limited Engagement Today At George Street Playhouse Photo MIDWIVES Will Conclude Limited Engagement Today At George Street Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian's world premiere stage adaptation of his novel MIDWIVES will conclude its acclaimed limited run today (Sunday) at George Street Playhouse's new home at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. The production officially opened January 24th to unanimous rave reviews led by Broadway World which hailed it as a?oeengrossing and unforgettable!a?? Chris Bohjalian's book, which has sold more than two million copies since its publication, was an early selection of Oprah's Book Club and its 2001 film adaptation starred Sissy Spacek.

Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2019

Performances are set to begin this Tuesday, October 15th, with the official Opening Night on October 25th, for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees Photo Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

Broadway Global Announces Nominees for The 8th Annual 2019 Producer of the Year; Corey Brunish, Scott Sanders, Andrew Kato, Marc Levine, Ken Mahoney, Barbara Freitag, Elliott Masie, Wendy Radus Federman, Ron Simons, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, Stephen Byrd, Alia Harvey Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith, Wendy Gillespie, Dennis Grimaldi, Richard Winkler, Jhett Tolentino, Douglas Denoff, Stewart F Lane, Bonnie Comley, Will Prather, Michael Andrew Rubinstein, Bruce Robert Harris, Jack W. Batman, John Legend.

New Home For George Street Playhouse Opens Tonight Photo New Home For George Street Playhouse Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2019

George Street Playhouse has a new home at the brand new NBPAC (New Brunswick Performing Arts Center) which also serves as the resident home for American Repertory Ballet, Crossroads Theatre Company and the Mason Gross School of the Arts. The new cultural venue is set to open this evening (Wednesday) with an invitational gala at 6 pm at the Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theater, the larger of the two state-of-the-art theatres at NBPAC. This special event will feature two musical numbers performed by the stars of George Street Playhouse's upcoming engagement of the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, based on the best-selling novel by Steve Kruger and directed by Jeff Calhoun (GREASE, NEWSIES). NBPAC marks a new era in George Street Playhouse's esteemed history of bringing world-class productions to New Jersey audiences.

Summer Flashback: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens on Broadway! Photo Summer Flashback: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2019

No me diga! While we wait to see the Tony-winning Best Musical In the Heights up on the big screen next year, we're looking back at the show's Broadway beginnings with this special video of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, and more on their opening night at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Check out all the footage!

Ruth Hendel Videos

Summer Flashback: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2019

No me diga! While we wait to see the Tony-winning Best Musical In the Heights up on the big screen next year, we're looking back at the show's Broadway beginnings with this special video of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo, Mandy Gonzalez, and more on their opening night at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Check out all the footage!

#TBT: IN THE HEIGHTS Says Goodbye To Broadway Video#TBT: IN THE HEIGHTS Says Goodbye To Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 7, 2019

Lights up in Washington Heights! The Tony-winning Best Musical In the Heights celebrates its eleventh anniversary this week, so in honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the show's closing night speech courtesy of Lin-Manuel Miranda. Check out all the footage below!

#TBT To Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Debut in IN THE HEIGHTS Video#TBT To Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway Debut in IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 27, 2018

The last few weeks have been pretty epic for New York's own, Lin-Manuel Miranda! With the success and rave reviews from Mary Poppins Returns, receiving a Kennedy center honor for Hamilton and now preparing to reprise his role in Puerto Rico for the launch of the third national tour of Hamilton, it's safe to say that Miranda is on top of the world! 

VIDEO: So Fetch! Watch Lindsay Lohan Recite Her Favorite MEAN GIRLS Quotes VideoVIDEO: So Fetch! Watch Lindsay Lohan Recite Her Favorite MEAN GIRLS Quotes
by Stage Tube - Feb 6, 2018

In a new video from W Magazine, Lindsay Lohan re-enacted her top eight favorite quotes from Mean Girls, including the classic 'Stop trying to make 'fetch' happen!' Check out the video below to see what other seven quotes she chose!

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens On Bringing THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In the fifth and sixth segments in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens continue their discussions about adapting the best-selling book into a stage play and bringing the play from the West End to Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens on Bringing 'CURIOUS CASE' to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

Watch Mark Haddon and Simon Stephens as they talk about bringing the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME to Broadway. In this first segment in a six-part series, Haddon and Stephens talk about the decision to adapt the best-selling book into a stage play. Check it out below!

Fantasia Barrino to Lead AFTER MIDNIGHT on Broadway; Opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Nov. 3!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 24, 2013

Scott Sanders Productions (lead producer) announced today that After Midnight (a new production of Cotton Club Parade, conceived by Jack Viertel, which played two smash-hit, sold-out engagements at City Center) will open on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street) this fall. Director/choreographer Warren Carlyle and superstar fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo will join nine-time Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Wynton Marsalis and The Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars to bring the lavish shows of the hip Harlem nightclub to a whole new generation of theatergoers. After Midnight will begin preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Group tickets are now available. Casting, musicians and general on sale date will be announced shortly.

VIDEO: Fantasia Barrino to Join COTTON CLUB PARADE; Announces Plans on TODAY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Actress and singer Fantasia Barrino announced on The Today Show her plans to join Broadway's Cotton Club Parade this fall. Barrino also just released her fourth studio album, 'Side Effects of You', which debuted at the top of the Billboard's R&B chart. Click below to hear what the American Idol winner had to say!

STAGE TUBE: Bette Midler Talks I'LL EAT YOU LAST on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2013

I'LL EAT YOU LAST star Bette Midler was featured on 'CBS Sunday Morning' today, June 2. Midler sat down with correspondent Mo Rocca at the Booth Theatre on the set of I'LL EAT YOU LAST to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Broadway playing Hollywood superagent Sue Mengers and her career in film, television, and music. Click below to watch the interview!

BWW TV: First Look at CLYBOURNE PARK on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2012

The Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park opens on Broadway on April 19, 2012. The acclaimed work by Bruce Norris, and directed by Pam McKinnon, will play the Walter Kerr Theatre for a limited 16-week engagement. The first production footage has been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below!


Ruth Hendel Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Ruth Hendel been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Shuffle Along, Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed , Best Play (Tony Awards) for King Charles III , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's The Crucible , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for This is Our Youth , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for After Midnight , Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesman , Best Play (Tony Awards) for 33 Variations , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Passing Strange , Best Special Theatrical Event (Tony Awards) for Kiki & Herb Alive on Broadway , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Lieutenant of Inishmore , Best Musical (Tony Awards) for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun , Outstanding Play (The Lortels) for Our Lady of 121st Street Unique Theatrical Experience (The Lortels) for The Exonerated and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Metamorphoses .

What awards has Ruth Hendel won?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for A Raisin in the Sun Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Death of a Salesmanand Unique Theatrical Experience (The Lortels) for The Exonerated.