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Stephen Kunken

 
Bio:
Broadway: High, Andy Fastow in Enron (Tony Award nomination), Rock ‚Äėn‚Äô Roll, Frost/Nixon (Outer Critics Circle, Drama League nominations), Festen, Proof. Off-Broadway: Rx (Primary Stages), Lost in the Stars (Encores!), Our Town (Barrow Street), Our House (Playwrights Horizons), A Very Common ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: High, Andy Fastow in Enron (Tony Award nomination), Rock ‚Äėn‚Äô Roll, Frost/Nixon (Outer Critics Circle, Drama League nominations), Festen, Proof. Off-Broadway: Rx (Primary Stages), Lost in the Stars (Encores!), Our Town (Barrow Street), Our House (Playwrights Horizons), A Very Common ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2017
Jay
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Halberstam
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Father Michael Delpapp
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Andy Fastow
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Stu
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Ferdinand
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Jim Reston
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Michael Goldenhersch
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Lars
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Accountant/ Addict #1/ Doctor/ Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Jeff/Tim Dunn
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Hal [Replacement]
Hal (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Henekh/1st Hasid
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Messrs Reilly/Robards (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Sir Thomas Howell

Photos

Kelly AuCoin, Jade Esthete, Zina Wilde, Condola Rashad, and Stephen Kunken Photo

Kelly AuCoin, Jade Esthete, Zina Wilde, Condola Rashad, and Stephen Kunken

From: 
Date:
06/05/2019
Bruce Norris, Stephen Kunken, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Anita Gillette, Juan Castano, Caro Photo

Bruce Norris, Stephen Kunken, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Anita Gillette, Juan Castano, Carole Rothman and Michael Greif

From: 
Date:
08/03/2017
Bruce Norris, Stephen Kunken, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Anita Gillette, Juan Castano Photo

Bruce Norris, Stephen Kunken, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Anita Gillette, Juan Castano

From: 
Date:
08/03/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theatre Production, 2017
Jay

  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Halberstam

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Father Michael Delpapp

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Andy Fastow

  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Stu

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Ferdinand

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Jim Reston

  [Off-Broadway]
2007
Michael Goldenhersch

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Lars

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Accountant/ Addict #1/ Doctor/ Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Jeff/Tim Dunn

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Hal [Replacement]

Hal (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Henekh/1st Hasid

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Messrs Reilly/Robards (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Sir Thomas Howell

Stephen Kunken Biography

Broadway: High, Andy Fastow in Enron (Tony Award nomination), Rock ‚Äėn‚Äô Roll, Frost/Nixon (Outer Critics Circle, Drama League nominations), Festen, Proof. Off-Broadway: Rx (Primary Stages), Lost in the Stars (Encores!), Our Town (Barrow Street), Our House (Playwrights Horizons), A Very Common Procedure (MCC, Drama League nomination), Fabulation (Playwrights Horizons), The Story (Public Theater), A Dybbuk (Public Theater), Arrangements (Atlantic Theater Co.), Henry VIII (NYSF), Misalliance (Roundabout). Regional includes: Noises Off (Dorset Theater Festival), Quartermaine‚Äôs Terms (Williamstown), True West (Williamstown), Three Sisters (Williamstown), Mister Roberts (Kennedy Center), Henry V (Chicago Shakespeare Theater).

Stephen Kunken Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Stephen Kunken, Enron
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Stephen Kunken, Frost/Nixon

Stephen Kunken News

How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway? Photo How Many Tom Stoppard Plays Have Been Performed on Broadway?
by BWW Features - Oct 2, 2022

Leopoldstadt marks the 19th production of a Tom Stoppard play to open on Broadway since Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead opened 55 years ago. Stoppard has won four Best Play Tony Awards, more than any other playwright in history. What are the 18 other productions of Tom Stoppard plays to open on Broadway? Let's take a look back!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Wil Photo Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Renée Fleming, Phillipa Soo, Amanda Seyfried and More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 11, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced today that the 2021 WTF Gala will take place virtually on Wednesday, April 7. The Gala will start at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by an interactive VIP pre-show for event sponsors and virtual table buyers, and will feature musical performances and special appearances from beloved friends of the Festival.

Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Fest Photo Nazanin Nour, Artemis Pebdani and More to Star in Audible & Williamstown Theatre Festival's WISH YOU WERE HERE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2021

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting as rehearsals and recording sessions commence for Wish You Were Here, part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival’s season to Audible. Additionally, release dates for the final three productions in the season have been announced.

Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theat Photo Blair Underwood, André Holland and More Announced for Final Three Williamstown Theatre Festival & Audible Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Theater announced casting and recording sessions have commenced for the final three productions - Paradise Blue, Row, and Wish You Were Here - that are part of the unprecedented collaboration to bring Williamstown Theatre Festival's season to Audible.

San Diego International Film Festival Announces 2020 Slate Photo San Diego International Film Festival Announces 2020 Slate
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

The re-imagined 2020 San Diego International Film Festival (October 15-18) produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, announced today that the Film Festival will open with the third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND.

BWW Review: Richard Nelson Closes Out His Pandemic Trilogy With INCIDENTAL MOMENTS OF Photo BWW Review: Richard Nelson Closes Out His Pandemic Trilogy With INCIDENTAL MOMENTS OF THE DAY
by Michael Dale - Sep 18, 2020

When playwright/director Richard Nelson introduced Public Theater audiences to a family of Rhinebeck, New York residents by the surname Apple, he referred to his creation as a 'disposable play.' Well, it's been nearly ten years and, thankfully, he hasn't disposed of the Apples yet.

Stephen Kunken, Maryann Plunkett and More to Star in World Premiere of INCIDENTAL MOM Photo Stephen Kunken, Maryann Plunkett and More to Star in World Premiere of INCIDENTAL MOMENTS OF THE DAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

Apple Family Productions has announced the world premiere of INCIDENTAL MOMENTS OF THE DAY: The Apple Family: Life on Zoom, the final play in the pandemic trilogy, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson, on Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Announce Complete Casting for Three Product Photo Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible Announce Complete Casting for Three Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 6, 2020

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival and Audible announced casting for three productions: Photograph 51 by Anna Ziegler, directed by Susan Stroman; Animals by Stacy Osei-Kuffour, directed by Whitney White; and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, directed by Robert O'Hara.

BWW Review:  Richard Nelson Continues His Rhinebeck Panorama with AND SO WE COME FORT Photo BWW Review: Richard Nelson Continues His Rhinebeck Panorama with AND SO WE COME FORTH: THE APPLE FAMILY: A DINNER ON ZOOM
by Michael Dale - Jul 4, 2020

'I was lying in the bath last night. And it just occurred to me, I all of a sudden realized: I have not touched another human being for over three months.'

VIDEO: Watch Richard Nelson's Apple Family in AND SO WE COME FORTH- Live at 7:30pm Photo VIDEO: Watch Richard Nelson's Apple Family in AND SO WE COME FORTH- Live at 7:30pm
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 1, 2020

Apple Family Productions has announced the world premiere of AND SO WE COME FORTH: The Apple Family: A Dinner on Zoom, the latest play in the Rhinebeck Panorama, written and directed by Tony Award winner Richard Nelson, on Wednesday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Stephen Kunken Videos

Broadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from HIGH, with Kathleen Turner VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Scenes from HIGH, with Kathleen Turner
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Matthew Lombardo's High premiered on Broadway, starring Evan Jonigkeit, Stephen Kunken and  Kathleen Turner. The show played for only 7 performances at the Booth Theatre. The story revolves around a nun, Sister Jamison Connelly, who deals with her sordid past and the people around her with her acerbic wit and wisdom. 

BWW TV: What Is A PARALLELOGRAM All About? The Company Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 3, 2017

Second Stage Theater will present the New York premiere production of Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award and Olivier Award winner Bruce Norris' play, A Parallelogram, directed by current Tony nominee Michael Greif. The cast includes Juan Castano, Tony nominee Anita Gillette (Chapter Two), Celia Keenan-Bolger (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), and Stephen Kunken (Enron).

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of LCT's NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2013

Lincoln Center Theater presents Betsy Aidem, Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris, Anthony Cochrane, Lauren Culpepper, Alvin Epstein, Kathryn Erbe, John Glover, Jennifer B. Grace, Katie Kreisler, Stephen Kunken, Haviland Morris, Dale Place, John Procaccino, Gareth Saxe and Alan Schmuckler in the 18-member cast of its world premiere production of NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, a new play by Richard Nelson. The play, which was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, is directed by David Cromer. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

BWW Flashback: THE COLUMNIST Plays Final Show on Broadway
by Jessica Lewis - Jul 8, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, plays its final show today, July 8 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The production will have played 86 regular performances and 23 previews upon its closing. Have a look below to revist the production in photos and video!

STAGE TUBE: John Lithgow Talks THE COLUMNIST and More With Jimmy Fallon!
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2012

John Lithgow, who is nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST, was a guest on Monday's 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.' View the episode below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of THE COLUMNIST with John Lithgow & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan currently opened last night, April 25, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The production, which recently announced an extension, is scheduled to run though June 24, 2012. BroadwayWorld was inside the after party and takes you onto the red carpet with all of the stars below!

STAGE TUBE: John Lithgow Talks THE COLUMNIST on THIS MORNING!
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan currently opened last night, April 25, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Leading man John Lithgow just visited 'CBS THis Morning' where he chatted about playing Alsop, as well as his previous career dreams, and more! Check out the full interview below!

BWW TV: First Look at THE COLUMNIST on Broadway - John Lithgow & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST, by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan began previews on April 4 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limited engagement of THE COLUMNIST will open Wednesday, April 25 starring Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow, Drama Desk Award nominee Margaret Colin, four time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Tony Award nominee Stephen Kunken,Marc Bonan (Broadway debut), Grace Gummer ('Smash,' Arcadia), and Brian J. Smith (MTC's Come Back, Little Sheba; 'Stargate Universe'). Check out the complete production highlights below!

BWW TV: Meet the Cast of MTC's THE COLUMNIST!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2012

The limited engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST begins performances on Wednesday, April 4 and opens Wednesday, April 25 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Inside THE COLUMNIST Photo Shoot with John Lithgow
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2012

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the limited engagement of THE COLUMNIST by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn beginning Wednesday, April 4 and opening Wednesday, April 25 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.


Stephen Kunken Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Stephen Kunken been in?
Stephen Kunken has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Stephen Kunken been in?
Stephen Kunken has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Stephen Kunken been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Enron and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Frost/Nixon .