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Stark Sands

 
Birth Place:
Dallas, TX
Bio:
Broadway: Kinky Boots (Tony Award nomination, Grammy Award), American Idiot, Journey's End (Tony Award nomination, Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Park), The Tempest (Classic Stage Company, AEA Bayfield Award Winner), and Nathan The Wise (CSC). Film includes ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Dallas, TX

Bio:
Broadway: Kinky Boots (Tony Award nomination, Grammy Award), American Idiot, Journey's End (Tony Award nomination, Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Park), The Tempest (Classic Stage Company, AEA Bayfield Award Winner), and Nathan The Wise (CSC). Film includes ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Shakespeare
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Horace Gilmer
  [Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Tunny
  [New York]
Roundabout Reading, 2009
Clyde
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
2nd Lieut. Raleigh

Stark Sands Biography

Broadway: Kinky Boots (Tony Award nomination, Grammy Award), American Idiot, Journey's End (Tony Award nomination, Theatre World Award). Off-Broadway: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare in the Park), The Tempest (Classic Stage Company, AEA Bayfield Award Winner), and Nathan The Wise (CSC). Film includes Steven Spielberg's upcoming The Post; Inside Llewyn Davis; Die, Mommie, Die!; Flags Of Our Fathers; Pretty Persuasion; Shall We Dance; Chasing Liberty; 11:14. Television includes "Minority Report," "Generation Kill," "Nip/Tuck," "Six Feet Under." BFA: University of Southern California.

Stark Sands Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Stark Sands, Kinky Boots
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Stark Sands, Kinky Boots
 
Theatre World Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Stark Sands, Journey's End
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Stark Sands, Journey's End

Stark Sands News

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Lig Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light Theatre Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

& JULIET to Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW Next Week Photo & JULIET to Perform on THE TONIGHT SHOW Next Week
by Michael Major - Nov 22, 2022

The Broadway cast of & Juliet will perform on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The new musical features songs by the legendary and Grammy-winning songwriter/producer Max Martin and stars Lorna Courtney, Paulo Szot, Betsy Wolfe, Stark Sands, Justin David Sullivan, Melanie La Barrie, and more.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; Ray of Light's KINKY BOOTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night with the Cast of & JULIET! Photo Photos: Go Inside Opening Night with the Cast of & JULIET!
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 19, 2022

The highly anticipated new musical, & Juliet, is now officially open on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). See photos of the cast as they celebrate opening night here!

Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty! Photo Photos: & JULIET Opening Night Brings Out Broadway And Pop Royalty!
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 18, 2022

The & Juliet red carpet attracted a unique mixture of pop culture and Broadway icons including Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Emmy Award-winning actress Annie Murphy, Tony-nominees Jesse Mueller and Keala Settle, *NSYNC's JC Chazes and the man of the hour himself, Max Martin. See photos from the celebration!

Photos: Go Inside & JULIET Opening Night Curtain Call Photo Photos: Go Inside & JULIET Opening Night Curtain Call
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 18, 2022

Check out photos from the opening night curtain call of & Juliet on Broadway. Juliet's new story bursts to life through a playlist of pop anthems as iconic as her name, all written by Max Martin and his collaborators, including 'Since U Been Gone,' 'Roar,' 'Baby One More Time,' 'Larger Than Life,' and many more.

Review Roundup: & JULIET Brings The Music of Max Martin To Broadway Photo Review Roundup: & JULIET Brings The Music of Max Martin To Broadway
by Review Roundups - Nov 17, 2022

The highly anticipated new musical & Juliet opens tonight on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street). Read the reviews!

Interview: How Bill Sherman Is Bringing Britney Spears, Katy Perry & More to Broadway Photo Interview: How Bill Sherman Is Bringing Britney Spears, Katy Perry & More to Broadway in & JULIET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

Read BroadwayWorld's interview with Tony, Grammy and Daytime Emmy-Award Bill Sherman, the music supervisor, arranger and orchestrator on & Juliet on Broadway. Sherman discusses shaping songs like ...Baby One More Time, Larger Than Life, Since U Been Gone, and more for the Broadway stage.

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by Red Carpet - Nov 17, 2022

Photos: First Look at & JULIET on Broadway Photo Photos: First Look at & JULIET on Broadway
by Show Highlights - Nov 15, 2022

Check out new photos of the Broadway cast of & Juliet in action! The highly anticipated new musical & Juliet is just days from opening night on Broadway, playing to sold-out audiences at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Stark Sands Videos

VIDEO: Watch & JULIET's First Curtain Call on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch & JULIET's First Curtain Call on Broadway

by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 29, 2022

Watch footage from the curtain call of & JULIET's first preview on Broadway, featuring a surprise appearance by Max Martin.

Video: & JULIET Gets Ready to Turn Up the Volume on Broadway Videoplay
Video: & JULIET Gets Ready to Turn Up the Volume on Broadway

by Sneak Peek - Oct 18, 2022

The cast of & Juliet, beginning previews on October 28, 2022 ahead of a November 17 opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, gave the press a sneak peek performance at the iHeart Radio performance space!

VIDEO: Paulo Szot and Melanie La Barrie Are Shaking Up Shakespeare in & JULIET Videoplay
VIDEO: Paulo Szot and Melanie La Barrie Are Shaking Up Shakespeare in & JULIET

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 31, 2022

Shakespeare is getting a re-write. This fall, & Juliet will finally arrive on Broadway, flipping the script on the greatest love story ever told, to the iconic pop anthems of Max Martin. Two of its stars are Broadway favorite Paulo Szot and direct from the West End, Melanie La Barrie, who play Lance and the Nurse. In this video, catch up with the pair as they continue their run in Toronto and get ready to take the show on the road to New York City.

VIDEO: Betsy Wolfe and Stark Sands Get Ready to Bring & JULIET to Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Betsy Wolfe and Stark Sands Get Ready to Bring & JULIET to Broadway

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 24, 2022

& Juliet, the new musical featuring the iconic pop anthems of Max Martin, is due to arrive on Broadway this fall! Two of its stars are Broadway favorites Stark Sands and Betsy Wolfe, who play Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. In this video, catch up with the pair as they continue their run in Toronto and get ready to take the show on the road to New York City!

VIDEO: Cast of SWEPT AWAY Takes Final Bow at Berkeley Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Cast of SWEPT AWAY Takes Final Bow at Berkeley Rep

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2022

When the world premiere production of Swept Away, with music and lyrics by The Avett Brothers, concluded its third extension at Berkeley Rep on Sunday, March 13, fans had traveled to see the show from every state in the nation, as well as from eight different countries around the world.

VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands & More Sing from SWEPT AWAY at Berkeley Rep

by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2022

An all new video has been released from Swept Away at Berkeley Rep! Watch the cast perform 'Lord Lay Your Hand on My Shoulder/Ain’t No Man' here!

VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Rid Videoplay
VIDEO: John Gallagher Jr. & Stark Sands Talk SWEPT AWAY on Backstage with Richard Ridge

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 19, 2022

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews weekly. Below, watch as he catches up with Broadway favorites John Gallagher, Jr.  and Stark Sands.

WATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musi Videoplay
WATCH: Stark Sands and Adrian Blake Enscoe Perform 'Murder in the City' From New Musical SWEPT AWAY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 16, 2021

A new live performance of ‚ÄúMurder in the City‚ÄĚ from the new musical¬†Swept Away,¬†featuring the music and lyrics of three-time Grammy Award¬ģ¬†nominated folk rock band¬†The Avett Brothers, in their theater debut, has just been released.

WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SW Videoplay
WATCH: The Avett Brothers Release First Video of Title Song From Their New Musical SWEPT AWAY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2021

A first-ever video of the title song from the new musical Swept Away, featuring Grammy Award nominated folk rock band The Avett Brothers ('America's biggest roots band,' Rolling Stone), in their theater debut, has just been released.

Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010 Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: AMERICAN IDIOT Takes a Holiday on Broadway in 2010

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 3, 2020

Today we rewind to 2010, when American Idiot opened on Broadway at the St. James Theatre, where it played for 422 performances. Directed by Michael Mayer, it starred John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Michael Esper, Tony Vincent, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Christina Sajous. 


Stark Sands Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Stark Sands been in?
Stark Sands has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Stark Sands been in?
Stark Sands has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Stark Sands been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Kinky Boots , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Kinky Boots Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Journey's End and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Journey's End .

What awards has Stark Sands won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Journey's End.

What is Stark Sands next theatre project?
Stark Sands's next show will be & Juliet which opens on 11/17/2022 on Broadway.


Twitter Watch

@starksands - 10/19/20 08:28pm American Idiot Broadway - Letterbomb Trivia - 10/16/2020 https://t.co/zleMYsenk3 via @YouTube


@starksands - 10/12/20 03:45pm https://t.co/BD9hFx2dYX Join us THIS FRIDAY - click through to register. Rage&Love


@starksands - 6/28/20 12:33pm Happy Pride from Kinky Boots! ??ÔłŹ‚Äć?


@starksands - 5/1/20 04:53pm I’m so gutted that @SingStreetBway has to wait for their show to open, but so grateful to have this little microdos… https://t.co/RxBUUF1Ktp


@starksands - 4/20/20 06:12pm 10 years have gone so fast. Rage & Love


@starksands - 4/20/20 12:01pm 10 years have gone so fast. 4/20/10‚Äď4/20/20. PS, something special coming later today. Rage&Love xo @ St. James The‚Ķ https://t.co/MNgvwcMmC2


@starksands - 2/18/20 11:30pm ‚öďÔłŹSummer 2020 ‚öďÔłŹ https://t.co/9k2W9Nlac7


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