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Simon Jones

 
Birth Place:
Charlton Park, Wiltshire, ENGLAND
Bio:
Broadway: The Real Thing, Benefactors, The School for Scandal, Getting Married, Private Lives, The Real Inspector Hound, The Herbal Bed, Ring Round the Moon, Waiting in the Wings, Blithe Spirit. Off-Broadway includes Long Island Sound, The Cocktail Party, Home, Privates on Parade and Death Takes a ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 27, 1950 (71)

Birth Place: Charlton Park, Wiltshire, ENGLAND

Bio:
Broadway: The Real Thing, Benefactors, The School for Scandal, Getting Married, Private Lives, The Real Inspector Hound, The Herbal Bed, Ring Round the Moon, Waiting in the Wings, Blithe Spirit. Off-Broadway includes Long Island Sound, The Cocktail Party, Home, Privates on Parade and Death Takes a ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
2021
Henry
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Vivian Budd
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! New York City Center Production, 2018
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
John Rich [Replacement]
  [New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Dario Albione
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Doctor Bradman
  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Performer
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
James
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Perry Lascoe
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Romainville
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Crampton
  [Broadway]
1998
Barnabus Goche, Vicar General
  [Broadway]
1995
Joseph Surface
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Sebastian Sabastian
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Elyot Chase
  [Broadway]
1991
Reginald Bridgenorth
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Giles Flack
  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Bill
  [Broadway]
1985
Colin
  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Wilson
  [Broadway]
1984
Max [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Director

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Jessica Frances Dukes, Don Stephenson, Simon Jones, Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Michael Z Photo

Jessica Frances Dukes, Don Stephenson, Simon Jones, Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, Michael Zegen, Alex Mickiewicz, Danielle Campbell, Brandon Micheal Hall

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
2021
Henry

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Vivian Budd

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! New York City Center Production, 2018
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
John Rich [Replacement]

  [New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Roundabout Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Dario Albione

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Doctor Bradman

  [New York]
New York Concert, 2006
Performer

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2003
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2001
James

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Perry Lascoe

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1999
Romainville

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Crampton

  [Broadway]
1998
Barnabus Goche, Vicar General

  [Broadway]
1995
Joseph Surface

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Sebastian Sabastian

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1993
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1992
Elyot Chase

  [Broadway]
1991
Reginald Bridgenorth

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Giles Flack

  [Off-Broadway]
1988
Bill

  [Broadway]
1985
Colin

  [Off-Broadway]
1984
Wilson

  [Broadway]
1984
Max [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1977
Performer

Productions

Director

Simon Jones Biography

Broadway: The Real Thing, Benefactors, The School for Scandal, Getting Married, Private Lives, The Real Inspector Hound, The Herbal Bed, Ring Round the Moon, Waiting in the Wings, Blithe Spirit. Off-Broadway includes Long Island Sound, The Cocktail Party, Home, Privates on Parade and Death Takes a Holiday. Still best known for TV√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs √Ę‚ā¨ŇďBrideshead Revisited√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě (Bridey) and Arthur Dent in √Ę‚ā¨ŇďThe Hitchhiker√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Guide to the Galaxy.√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě

Simon Jones Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Simon Jones , Waiting in the Wings
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play
Simon Jones, Privates on Parade

Simon Jones News

PRIDE'S GOT TALENT Announces Finalists and Judges For This Sunday Photo PRIDE'S GOT TALENT Announces Finalists and Judges For This Sunday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Pride in London announced today the finalists for the Pride's Got Talent Competition, one of countless events marking the 50th anniversary of the Pride March in London. Now in its 10th year, Pride's Got Talent brings together a range of performers from across the LGBT+ community, showcasing its diversity, creativity, and talent.

HBO Begins Production on THE GILDED AGE Season Two Photo HBO Begins Production on THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022

The series stars Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Carrie Coon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Michael Cerveris, Erin Wilhelmi, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, Patrick Page, Laura Benannte, Audra McDonald, Robert Sean Leonard, and more.

Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two Photo Laura Benanti, Robert Sean Leonard & More Join THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 22, 2022

Laura Benanti and Robert Sean Leonard have joined the second season of The Gilded Age as recurring characters. Newly-confirmed guest stars include Dakin Mathews (Waitress), Christopher Denham (The Lieutenant of Inishmore), David Furr (Burn This), Matilda Lawler (The Ferryman), Michael Braugher (To Kill a Mockingbird), and more.

Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara & More Upped to Series Regulars For THE GILDED AGE Season  Photo Donna Murphy, Kelli O'Hara & More Upped to Series Regulars For THE GILDED AGE Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 15, 2022

Kelli O’Hara, Donna Murphy, Debra Monk, Kristine Nielsen, Taylor Richardson, Ben Ahlers, Kelley Curran, Douglas Sills, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Michael Cerveris, Erin Wilhelmi, Patrick Page, and Sullivan Jones will appear in the second season as regulars. Audra McDonald, Nathan Lane, Denee Benton, and more will also appear in the new season.

Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet Photo Photos: BIRTHDAY CANDLES Opening Night Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 11, 2022

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company New York premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle, starring Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, directed by Vivienne Benesch, celebrated opening night and BroadwayWorld was there to capture pictures.

HBO Renews THE GILDED AGE For A Second Season Photo HBO Renews THE GILDED AGE For A Second Season
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

The nine-episode drama series stars an extensive list of Broadway names, including Carrie Coon, Denée Benton, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, and more.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists Photo Lin-Manuel Miranda, Cynthia Erivo & More Among Audie Awards Finalists
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2022

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) have announced finalists for the 2022 Audie Awards. Finalists include Cynthia Erivo for Best Female Narrator and Lin-Manuel Miranda for Best Male Narrator. Leslie Odom Jr., Annie Golden, Telly Leung, and Jason Tam are also featured on audiobooks that made the list. Check out the full list of nominations now!

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them Photo Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them
by Michael Major - Jan 30, 2022

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

Hoy se estrena LA EDAD DORADA en HBO MAX con grandes estrellas de Broadway Photo Hoy se estrena LA EDAD DORADA en HBO MAX con grandes estrellas de Broadway
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 25, 2022

Audra McDonald, Michael Cerveris, Denée Benton o Christine Baranski son algunos de los nombres del reparto.

VIDEO: Christine Baranski & Cynthia Nixon Talk THE GILDED AGE on TODAY SHOW Photo VIDEO: Christine Baranski & Cynthia Nixon Talk THE GILDED AGE on TODAY SHOW
by Michael Major - Jan 24, 2022

The cast also includes Denée Benton, Carrie Coon, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Bill Irwin, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, and John Douglas Thompson. Watch the new interview now!

Simon Jones Videos

VIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer VideoVIDEO: Audra McDonald, Deneé Benton & More in THE GILDED AGE Trailer
by Michael Major - Dec 13, 2021

The star-studded cast of the new series includes Carrie Coon, Denée Benton, Cynthia Nixon, Christine Baranski, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Claybourne Elder, Linda Emond, Katie Finneran, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Page, Taylor Richardson, and Douglas Sills.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of TROUBLE IN MIND on Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of TROUBLE IN MIND on Broadway!
by Team BWW - Nov 19, 2021

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind opened on Broadway. BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night!

VIDEO: First Look at LaChanze, Chuck Cooper & More in TROUBLE IN MIND VideoVIDEO: First Look at LaChanze, Chuck Cooper & More in TROUBLE IN MIND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2021

Roundabout Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway premiere of Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and starring Tony & Emmy Award winner LaChanze.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With a Look Back at BLITHE SPIRIT VideoBWW Flashback: Celebrate Angela Lansbury's Birthday With a Look Back at BLITHE SPIRIT's Opening!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 16, 2019

It's time to celebrate because today is the birthday of legendary stage and screen actress Angela Lansbury! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the opening night of her Tony-winning performance in Blithe Spirit on Broadway! Check out the video to see Lansbury alongside her co-stars Christine Ebersole, Rupert Everett, and more on this special night!

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of the DOWNTON ABBEY Film in New Featurette VideoVIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of the DOWNTON ABBEY Film in New Featurette
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2019

Focus Features has released a sneak peek featurette for the highly-anticipated Dowtown Abbey film, only in theaters this September.

VIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser VideoVIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The Crawley's return in the first teaser trailer for the Downton Abbey film. This is the first glimpse of them after their departure in 2015 after six award-winning seasons on PBS and ITV.

VIDEO: Jack Viertel Explains ME AND MY GIRL's 'Lambeth Walk' VideoVIDEO: Jack Viertel Explains ME AND MY GIRL's 'Lambeth Walk'
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2018

Encores! presents Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center, beginning tonight! Check out producer Jack Viertel discussing the origin of the show's infamous dance, the Lambeth Walk below!

BWW TV: Get a First Look at Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly & More in ME AND MY VideoBWW TV: Get a First Look at Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly & More in ME AND MY GIRL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

Encores! presents Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center, beginning tonight! Check out all new clips from the show, featuring stars Christian Borle and Laura Michelle Kelly, below!

VIDEO: Laura Michelle Kelly Performs 'Once You Lose Your Heart' from ME AND MY GIRL VideoVIDEO: Laura Michelle Kelly Performs 'Once You Lose Your Heart' from ME AND MY GIRL
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Watch below as Laura Michelle Kelly rehearses 'Once You Lose Your Heart'!

VIDEO: In Rehearsal with Encores! ME AND MY GIRL VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal with Encores! ME AND MY GIRL
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Get a preview below in rehearsal with stars Christian Borle and Laura Michelle Kelly!


Simon Jones Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Simon Jones been in?
Simon Jones has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Simon Jones been in?
Simon Jones has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Simon Jones's first West End show?
Simon Jones's first West End show was Privates on Parade which opened in 1977

What awards has Simon Jones been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Waiting in the Wings and Outstanding Featured Actor - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Privates on Parade .