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Sanford Meisner

 
Sanford Meisner Headshot
Date of Birth: August 31, 1905
Date of Death: February 02, 1997 (91)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1958
Norbert Mandel
  [Broadway]
1950
Ferdy
  [Broadway]
1947
Simon Zaharitch Marmeldoff
  [Broadway]
1947
Sergei Sinitsin
  [Broadway]
1944
Bichler
  [Broadway]
1942
Sam Simpkins
  [Broadway]
1940
Mr. Gilbert
Gus-the-Hurrying Salesman
  [Broadway]
1939
Sam Feinschreiber
  [Broadway]
1938
Willy Wax
  [Broadway]
1938
Gilbert Kromer, M.D.
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1936
Captain Valentine
  [Broadway]
1936
Wiggham
  [Broadway]
1935
Julie
  [Broadway]
1935
Sam Feinschreiber
  [Broadway]
1935
Henchman
  [Broadway]
1935
Sam Feinschreiber
  [Broadway]
1934
Guy, Jr. (Act 3)
Ortega
  [Broadway]
1933
Dr. Wren
Mr. Smith
  [Broadway]
1933
Henri
  [Broadway]
1932
Don Miguel
  [Broadway]
1931
Performer
  [Broadway]
1930
Judge
  [Broadway]
1930
Magian Traveller
Ghazan, Kaan of Persia
  [Broadway]
1928
Clerk of the Court
  [Broadway]
1928
Messenger from Persia
Chorus
A Papal Courier
  [Broadway]
1927
The Newspaper Man
  [Broadway]
1927
Sid
  [Broadway]
1926
Blasio
  [Broadway]
1925 Edition, 1925
Performer
  [Broadway]
1925
Soldier and Miner
  [Broadway]
1924
Farm-Hand

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1955]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1943]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1937]
Assistant to Mr. Clurman
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1935]
Director






Sanford Meisner News

Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre Extends RENT For Two Final Performances Photo Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre Extends RENT For Two Final Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023

La Vie Boheme! Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre's production of RENT has now been extend ed for two additional performances! Jonathan Larson's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical has shaped a generation of audiences and taught us all to measure our life in love.

Alison Fraser to Lead STRANGER INTERLUDES Industry Reading at Boundless Theater Photo Alison Fraser to Lead STRANGER INTERLUDES Industry Reading at Boundless Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2022

Boundless Theater announced has that Stranger Interludes, a new play by David James Parr, will receive an industry reading on Friday, November 18th at The Dramatists Guild Foundation, directed by Amanda Bearse (‚ÄúMarried‚Ķ with Children‚ÄĚ, Billy Eichner‚Äôs Bros).

Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre to Present RENT At 7 Stages This Holiday Season Photo Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre to Present RENT At 7 Stages This Holiday Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 13, 2022

Pinch 'N' Ouch Theatre will present Jonathan Larson's iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning musical RENT at Atlanta's 7 Stages opening December 23 and running through January 21. RENT shaped a generation of audiences and taught us all to measure our life in love.

SUSAN B. Comes to TNC Next Month Photo SUSAN B. Comes to TNC Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

We are living in a time of deliberate campaigns of voter suppression through a variety of means.  Coincidentally, or maybe not so coincidentally, we're living in a time when women's rights are increasingly under attack.  All of which makes it seem obligatory to revisit the life struggles of historic female activists and be inspired by their brave campaigns for fundamental rights. 

West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way' Photo West 56th Street Between 6th & 7th Avenues to be Renamed 'Wynn Handman Way'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

City Councilman Keith Powers, former Mayor Bill DeBlasio, former acting students of Wynn Handman and maybe a star or two will gather Monday, September 12 at 11:00 AM on the southeast corner of 7th Avenue and 56th Street for the naming of West 56th Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues as Wynn Handman Way.

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE to Launch $22 Rush Policy in Partnership with TodayTix Photo THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE to Launch $22 Rush Policy in Partnership with TodayTix
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Beginning tomorrow, September 10, 2022, the Off-Broadway transfer of This Beautiful Future will launch a $22 Rush access program exclusively with TodayTix.

THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Runs At Cherry Lane Theatre, September 10 - October 30 Photo THIS BEAUTIFUL FUTURE Runs At Cherry Lane Theatre, September 10 - October 30
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

Tony and Olivier-winning OHenry Productions, in association with Seaview Productions, Eric Kuhn, and Jonathan Demar, has announced the Off-Broadway transfer of the sold-out, New York Times critic's pick production of This Beautiful Future.

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING is Now Playing at Edinburgh Fringe Photo ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING is Now Playing at Edinburgh Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

When her Medicare card arrived with a special old age pensioner ‚Äúinvisibility cloak,‚ÄĚ one woman fought back. This is US actress Joanna Lipari's rage against old age - not just her own but that inescapable destination for those of us lucky enough to get there.

5 Books Every Acting Student Should Read Photo 5 Books Every Acting Student Should Read
by Carian Lynée Parker - Jul 23, 2022

Whether you are a veteran actor or just walking into your first acting class, every acting student must continue to learn more about the craft. Acting itself is a journey and having the right tools under your belt will only help you enhance your skills. Here are the five books that every acting student should read at least once!

JERKER Gets its New England Premiere at the Provincetown Theatre Next Month Photo JERKER Gets its New England Premiere at the Provincetown Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

The Provincetown Theater in Provincetown, Massachusetts has announced that New York actor Joe MacDougall and BBC Word on the Street TV star Stephen Walker will appear in the New England premiere of Robert Chesley’s daring gay classic Jerker.


Sanford Meisner Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sanford Meisner been in?
Sanford Meisner has appeared on Broadway in 31 shows.

How many West End shows has Sanford Meisner been in?
Sanford Meisner has not appeared in the West End