Stark Sands

Birth Place: Dallas, TX

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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.

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Original Broadway Production, 2022

Original Broadway Production, 2021
Horace Gilmer

[Regional (US)]
Berkeley Rep World Premiere, 2020

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price

Original Broadway Production, 2010

[New York]
Roundabout Reading, 2009

Broadway Revival, 2007
2nd Lieut. Raleigh

Stark Sands Movies

[2003]Die, Mommie, Die! Lance Sussman

[2003]11:14 Tim

[2004]Catch That Kid Brad

[2004]Shall We Dance Evan Clark

[2004]Chasing Liberty Grant Hillman

[2005]Pretty Persuasion Troy

[2006]Flags of Our Fathers Gust

[2008]My Sassy Girl Soldier

[2013]Inside Llewyn Davis Troy Nelson

[2017]The Post Don Graham

[2018]Half Empty/Half Full Evan

Stark Sands TV Shows

American Dad! Williams, Tino, Conservative #1

Hope & Faith Henry

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Photos: Go Inside the First Rehearsal for SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater is presenting Swept Away. Featuring a book by Tony Award® winner John Logan (Red), with music and lyrics by The Avett Brothers, this soul-stirring new musical will run November 25 – December 30, 2023, in Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater.

New York Stage and Film Gala Honoring Billy Porter Adds J Harrison Ghee, Melissa Etheridge, and David Burtka

New York Stage and Film's 2023 Annual Gala on Sunday, November 5 at The Plaza Hotel will honor Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Billy Porter and GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld October 2, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is October 2, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed this weekend.

First Look at the Avett Brothers Musical SWEPT AWAY Key Art in Collaboration With Poster Artist Ken Taylor

The new soul-stirring Avett Brothers musical 'Swept Away' has unveiled a collaboration with rock 'n' roll poster artist Ken Taylor. Get a first look here!

Full Cast & Creative Team Set for The Avett Brothers' SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has revealed full cast and creative team for Swept Away. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Inside A BRIEF INTERMISSION, Celebrating the Delacorte Theater

The Public Theater's special, one-night-only event, A BRIEF INTERMISSION, was held on Wednesday, September 6 at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos here!

Photos: First Look at Austin Scott in & JULIET

Broadway has a new Shakesepere! Austin Scott has just joined the cast of & Juliet, replacing Tony Award-nominee Stark Sands. Check out new photos of Scott in action here!

& JULIET 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 & Juliet on Broadway. Check out all the details below!

Video: Do You Know These & JULIET JEOPARDY Answers?

& Juliet was the star of the show in an all new category on last night's episode of Jeopardy! The category was called 'The Music of Max Martin' and included clues about songs in the musical, coupled with clips. How many can you guess correctly? Check out the video here!

Wake Up With BWW 7/19: Betty Who and Phillip Boykin Join HADESTOWN, Austin Scott Joins & JULIET, and More!

Top stories: Betty Who and Phillip Boykin join Hadestown, Austin Scott joins & Juliet, and more!

Austin Scott Joins the Cast of & JULIET Next Month

& Juliet has announced that Austin Scott will join the cast as ‘Shakespeare’ on Tuesday, August 8, replacing Tony Award-nominee Stark Sands, who will play his final performance on August 6.

John Gallagher, Jr., Stark Sands, Adrian Blake Enscoe & Wayne Duvall to Star in SWEPT AWAY at Arena Stage

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has revealed the principal cast for its fall/winter 2023 production of Swept Away. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Go Inside The Exclusive Tonys After Party at The Carlyle Hotel

BroadwayWorld takes you inside the annual Tony Awards afterparty at The Carlyle Hotel with all-new photos from inside the exclusive event!

Photos: Go Backstage at HAM4HAM with the Casts of INTO THE WOODS, & JULIET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK, and More

The casts of Into the Woods, New York, New York, and & Juliet performed at this week's Ham4Ham, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the performers backstage at the event. Check out the photos here!

Video: INTO THE WOODS, & JULIET, and NEW YORK, NEW YORK Cast Members Join Ham4Ham

Check out videos of the casts of Into the Woods; New York, New York; and & Juliet at this week's Ham4Ham!

Photos: TikTok Star Addison Rae Visits & JULIET

TikTok star Addison Rae attended a performance of & Juliet this week, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture photos of her with the cast following the show. Check out the photos here!

Photos/Video: Watch Highlights from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS' Easter Bonnet Competition

The theater community rallied together once again with spirited skits, dynamic dance and brilliant bonnets as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ Easter Bonnet Competition returned April 24 and 25, 2023. The performances celebrated in-theater Red Bucket appeals that raised $3,601,355 for meals and medication, health care and hope for those who need them most.

Easter Bonnet Competition Raises $3,601,335 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Stars, standouts and the most sensational ensembles of Broadway unveiled their best bonnets and skits at the long-awaited return of the Easter Bonnet Competition, which raised a total of $3,601,335. 

Video: Watch Favorite Moments from BC/EFA's Easter Bonnet Competition

The Easter Bonnet Competition, which has been on a pandemic-induced hiatus since April 2019, marks the celebratory conclusion of six weeks of competitive, in-theater fundraising by 42 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies. Watch highlights from past years in these videos!

Christian Borle, Ben Platt, the SIX Queens & More to Join the Return of the Easter Bonnet Competition

Stars, standouts and the most sensational ensembles of Broadway will unveil their best bonnets and skits at next week’s long-awaited return of the Easter Bonnet Competition! See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.


Stark Sands has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Stark Sands has not appeared in the West End

Stark Sands has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for his role in the musical "Kinky Boots". He was also nominated for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his performance in "Kinky Boots". Sands received a Performance nomination at the Theatre World Awards for his work in "Journey's End". Additionally, he was nominated for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for his role in "Journey's End".

Stark Sands has won the Theatre World Award for his performance in "Journey's End".

Stark Sands's next show will be & Juliet which opens on 11/17/2022 on Broadway.

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