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Stephen Hendel

 
Bio:
Ruth and Stephen Hendel. Ruth‚Äôs 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‚Äôs Balcony; Frozen; ‚ÄėNight Mother; Steel ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ruth and Stephen Hendel. Ruth‚Äôs 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‚Äôs Balcony; Frozen; ‚ÄėNight Mother; Steel ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer

Writing

Conceiver

Photos

Director Phylicia Rashad and Theatre Producer Stephen Hendel Photo

Director Phylicia Rashad and Theatre Producer Stephen Hendel

From: 
Date:
05/04/2015
Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel Photo

Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel

From: 
Date:
05/15/2013
Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel Photo

Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel

From: 
Date:
05/15/2013

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Producer

Writing
Conceiver

Stephen Hendel Biography

Ruth and Stephen Hendel. Ruth‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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‚ÄôNeill 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 and Stephen have a wonderful family and love them very much.

Stephen Hendel Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Musical
Stephen Hendel, After Midnight

Stephen Hendel News

VIDEO: Trailer Released for NEPTUNE FROST Sci-Fi Musical Executive Produced by Lin-Ma Photo VIDEO: Trailer Released for NEPTUNE FROST Sci-Fi Musical Executive Produced by Lin-Manuel Miranda
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022

The trailer for NEPTUNE FROST the visionary Sci-Fi musical from musician, poet, and artist Saul Williams and filmmaker Anisia Uzeyman and executive produced by Stephen Hendel (Finding Fela) and Lin-Manuel Miranda is available now. The film opens June 3 via Kino Lorber. Neptune Frost is described as Djibril Diop Mambéty tinged with hypnotic neon visuals and pulsating original music from Williams.

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). 

George Street Playhouse Announces 2021 - 2022 Season Photo George Street Playhouse Announces 2021 - 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2021

New Jersey’s George Street Playhouse has announced full season subscriptions to the 2021-22 Season are now available! The season will include four plays, plus the East Coast premiere of the musical A Walk on the Moon, to be presented on the stage of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.  

George Street Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 In Person Season Photo George Street Playhouse Announces 2021-2022 In Person Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2021

New Jersey's George Street Playhouse will return to in-person performances this fall with a newly announced full season line-up.

FELA! Audio Adaptation is Coming to Clubhouse in May Photo FELA! Audio Adaptation is Coming to Clubhouse in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

An audio adaptation of the musical FELA!, written and directed by filmmaker Funa Maduka, will premiere on Clubhouse, the popular drop-in audio chat platform, on Saturday, May 15 and Sunday, May 16.

The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Work Photo The Broad Stage Announces Five Artistic Partnerships Creating Newly Commissioned Works
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The Broad Stage has announced¬†a new chapter in its artistic future ‚Äď as a commissioner and producer of new work¬†‚Äď centered around dynamic partnerships with a diverse mix of performers, directors, choreographers, composers, librettists, and arts venues ‚Äď in the 2021-2022 through 2023-2024 seasons, with exact production dates to be announced.

Samantha Williams Presents a Livestream of FELA! Photo Samantha Williams Presents a Livestream of FELA!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2020

Samantha Williams (Caroline, or Change, Dear Evan Hansen) will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts (Kinder HSPVA) production of FELA! on Saturday, August 8 at 6:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm CT.

Samantha Williams To Host Screening Of First Amateur Production Of FELA! Photo Samantha Williams To Host Screening Of First Amateur Production Of FELA!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2020

Samantha Williams (Caroline, or Change, Dear Evan Hansen) will host a free screening of the Kinder High School for the Performing Arts (Kinder HSPVA) production of FELA! on Saturday, August 8 at 6:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm CT.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New Group's 25th Anniversary Gala Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New Group's 25th Anniversary Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 10, 2020

Just last night, Off-Broadway's The New Group honored its Board President Abby Merrill and Erica Schmidt and Peter Dinklage (Cyrano) at the its Annual Gala, this year celebrating the company's 25th Anniversary.

Stephen Hendel Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch the 2013 Elliot Norton Award Nominations Announcement!
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2013

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced its nominations for the 31st Annual Elliot Norton Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in Greater Boston theater, will be presented on Monday, May 13, at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Mainstage, 559 Washington Street, Boston. Click below to watch the announcement, and scroll down for a full list of the nominees!

BWW TV: Michelle Williams and FELA National Tour Cast Meets the Press- Plus a Performance Preview!
by Randy Rainbow - Feb 2, 2013

Former member of Destiny's Child Michelle Williams joined the national tour of the hit Award-winning Broadway musical Fela! when it opened at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, DC on January 29. Fela! received three 2010 Tony Awards, including Best Choreography. Williams and the rest of the cast met the press just last week, and you can check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Cast of FELA! Performs on ABC 7
by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2012

Currently playing at the Oriental Theatre, FELA! has entered its final week of performances with Broadway in Chicago. Two of the lead actors from the touring production of the Broadway musical stopped by at ABC 7's studios for a special performance. Watch the video of the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Present the FELA! Cast in San Francisco
by Stage Tube - Dec 29, 2011

Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey (better known as Mos Def) recently shared the stage with FELA! cast in San Francisco. Check out a video, via DDOTOMEN.com, by clicking below.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Opens at Center Theatre Group!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2011

'Fela!,' the 2010 Best Musical Tony Award-nominated musical, opened on December 14th, at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The musical, filled with the exuberant music of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will continue through January 22, 2012. Go inside opening night in the video below!

BWW TV Closing Night Flashback: FELA!
by Robert Diamond - Jan 2, 2011

Fela!, the new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, opened on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street) on November 23, 2009. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were on hand and bring you these explosive clips and interviews with the cast and creative!

STAGE TUBE: Bill T. Jones Choreographs FELA!'s 'Zombie' on SYTYCD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2010

This week, on August 24, Fox's So You Think You Can Dance featured a special number of FELA!'s 'Zombie,' choreographed by Tony-winner Bill T. Jones. Click below to see the performance!

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Releases New TV Commercial
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Fela!, the critically acclaimed new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, is directed and choreographed by Tony¬ģ Award-winner Bill T. Jones (Spring Awakening), with a book by Jim Lewis and Bill T. Jones. Sahr Ngaujah and Kevin Mambo play the title character at alternate performances, while the world renowned Antibalas and other members of the NYC Afrobeat community, under the direction of Aaron Johnson, perform Kuti's rousing music live onstage.

STAGE TUBE: FELA! Performs On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 22, 2010

Fela!, the new musical based on the life and music of groundbreaking African composer, performer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, will open on Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street) tonight. Performances began on Monday, October 19

STAGE TUBE: Sting and Alicia Keys Rave About FELA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2009

Sting and Alicia Keys were amongst other well-known music and entertainment personalities to visit the Broadway sensation Fela! during its first week run, and the praise for this dazzling production was unanimous.


Stephen Hendel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Stephen Hendel written?
Stephen Hendel has written 1 shows including Fela! (Conceiver).

What awards has Stephen Hendel been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for After Midnight .