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Steve Rankin

 
Bio:
Steve received wide critical praise, as both Fight Director and Actor, in the Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theatre’s Henry IV directed by Jack O’Brien. Other Broadway: Dracula the Musical (Des McAnuff, director), Twelfth Night, Two Shakespearean Actors (LCT), Anna Christie, The Real ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Steve received wide critical praise, as both Fight Director and Actor, in the Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theatre’s Henry IV directed by Jack O’Brien. Other Broadway: Dracula the Musical (Des McAnuff, director), Twelfth Night, Two Shakespearean Actors (LCT), Anna Christie, The Real ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2003
Poins
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Sheriff Royce Landon Jr.

Productions

 
[US Tour, 2021]
Fight Director
 
[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Fight Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2021]
Fight Director
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2020]
Fight Director
 
[New York, 2019]
Fight Director
 
[Regional (US), 2015]
Fight Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 2013]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director
 
[Las Vegas, 2008]
Fight Director
 
[West End, 2008]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2007]
Fight Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Fight Director
 
[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2004]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 2003]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 1998]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Fight Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Fight Director/Coordinator
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Fight Director
 
[Broadway, 1992]
Fight Director

Photos

Daniel Sullivan and Steve Rankin Photo

Daniel Sullivan and Steve Rankin

From: 
Date:
06/20/2019
Gregory Connors, Louis Cancelmi, Sebastian Roy, Christopher Ryan Grant, and Steve Ran Photo

Gregory Connors, Louis Cancelmi, Sebastian Roy, Christopher Ryan Grant, and Steve Rankin

From: 
Date:
06/20/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2003
Poins

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Sheriff Royce Landon Jr.

Productions

[US Tour, 2021]
Fight Director

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Fight Director[Replacement]

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2021]
Fight Director

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2020]
Fight Director

[New York, 2019]
Fight Director

[Regional (US), 2015]
Fight Choreographer

[Broadway, 2013]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Fight Director

[Las Vegas, 2008]
Fight Director

[West End, 2008]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2007]
Fight Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Fight Director

[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2006]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2005]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2004]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 2003]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 1998]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 1996]
Fight Director

[Off-Broadway, 1996]
Fight Director/Coordinator

[Broadway, 1993]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 1993]
Fight Director

[Broadway, 1992]
Fight Director

Steve Rankin Biography

Steve received wide critical praise, as both Fight Director and Actor, in the Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theatre’s Henry IV directed by Jack O’Brien. Other Broadway: Dracula the Musical (Des McAnuff, director), Twelfth Night, Two Shakespearean Actors (LCT), Anna Christie, The Real Inspector Hound (Roundabout), Getting Away With Murder, The Who’s Tommy. Off-Broadway: The Night Hank Williams Died, Below The Belt. New York audiences last saw Mr. Rankin’s work in the Metropolitan Opera Company’s production of Handel’s Rodelinda starring Rene Fleming.

Steve Rankin Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Fight Choreography Gold Star
Steve Rankin, Carousel

Steve Rankin News

Review: Broadway's AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Brings Moto Photo Review: Broadway's AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Brings Motown to Music Hall
by Emily Short - Sep 10, 2022

Watch The Temptations’ journey through the limelight and witness them change the music industry forever. Origin story, history lesson, live concert–this is AIN’T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. Music Hall at Fair Park. September 6-18.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes to The Fabulous Fox Next Month Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes to The Fabulous Fox Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

The Fabulous Fox Theatre and the producers of the Broadway smash hit musical AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS have announced  full casting for the First National Tour coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre September 20 – October 2.

AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Presented By Broadway Dallas; Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Presented By Broadway Dallas; Tickets On Sale July 29
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2022

Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America has announced that single tickets for the Broadway smash hit musical AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, will go on sale Friday, July 29.

AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Fox Announces Single Ticket On Sale Date Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Fox Announces Single Ticket On Sale Date
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced that single tickets for the Broadway smash hit musical AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, will go on sale Monday, July 25 at 10:00 a.m. CT.

AIN'T TOO PROUD is Coming to Cleveland's KeyBank State Theatre in July Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD is Coming to Cleveland's KeyBank State Theatre in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022

Playhouse Square has announced the First National Tour of AIN’T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, the new Broadway smash hit musical, will play the KeyBank State Theatre July 12 – 31 as part of the 2021-22 KeyBank Broadway Series.

World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Cent Photo World Premiere of A TRANSPARENT MUSICAL, 1776 National Tour & More Announced for Center Theatre Group 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Programming has been announced for the 2022/2023 season at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Find out all of the shows in the season, how to get tickets & more. 

AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes To Madison in June Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Comes To Madison in June
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022

Overture Center for the Arts will present the First National Tour of AIN'T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS. The new Broadway smash hit musical will play in Overture Hall from Tuesday, June 14 through Sunday, June 19 as part of the 2021/22 Broadway season.

AIN'T TOO PROUD is Coming to the Wharton Center in June Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD is Coming to the Wharton Center in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

The Broadway smash-hit musical Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations is coming to Wharton Center from Tuesday, June 7, through Sunday, June 12.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Makes Detroit Premiere at The Detroit Opera House in August Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Makes Detroit Premiere at The Detroit Opera House in August
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

Broadway In Detroit has announced that the First National Tour of AIN’T TOO PROUD – THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS, the new Broadway smash hit musical, will make its Detroit Premiere at the Detroit Opera House August 9-28 as part of its 60th Anniversary Season.

CRIMINAL GENIUS to Make West Coast Premiere at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theater Photo CRIMINAL GENIUS to Make West Coast Premiere at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theater
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

Criminal Genius - a one act play, is the third play in George F. Walker's six part 'Suburban Motel Series.' Walker is one of Canada’s most prolific playwrights and is also one of the most widely produced Canadian Dramatists both in Canada and internationally. The show is produced by Jim Grollman, directed by Steve Rankin, and stars Jim Grollman. Scott Krinsky, Dagney Kerr, Debra Sullivan, and Fred Sanders.

Steve Rankin Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances VideoVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway released a behind-the-scenes video celebrating the show’s return to live performances. 

VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City VideoVIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2022

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning musical Jersey Boys celebrates its 1000th performance at New York City’s New World Stages today, Sunday, January 9, 2022.

VIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD VideoVIDEO: John Legend Visits the Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 29, 2021

Grammy Award-winning superstar John Legend and producing partner Mike Jackson paid a visit to the cast and creative team of the Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations!

Breaking: AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Return to Broadway in October VideoBreaking: AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Return to Broadway in October
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 10, 2021

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations, the Tony Award-winning musical will resume Broadway performances on October 16, subject to government approval, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) with a gala performance heralding the return of Broadway.

VIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley VideoVIDEO: AIN'T TOO PROUD Kicks Off Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with Show Medley
by Stage Tube - Nov 28, 2019

The cast of Ain't Too Proud kicked off the 93rd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade with a medley of 'Get Ready,' 'Ain't Too Proud To Beg' and 'I Can't Get Next To You.'

VIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY VideoVIDEO: The Cast of AIN'T TOO PROUD Performs on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2019

The cast of 'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' kicks off TODAY's Best of Broadway Week with a live performance of the show's title track.

VIDEO: Inside Opening Night of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside Opening Night of AIN'T TOO PROUD at the Ahmanson Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2018

The Broadway-bound production of the new bio-musical, Ain't Too Proud, recently celebrated its opening night at L.A.'s Ahmanson Theatre! Check out all the action from inside opening night below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2017

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Meet Mark Edwards, who will star as Nick Massi in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS- Nicolas Dromard VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS- Nicolas Dromard
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Nicolas Dromard will be taking on the role of Tony DeVito. Meet Nick Dromard who will reprise his Broadway role, Tommy DeVito, in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights and Behind the Scenes of Lillias White and More in MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2016

August Wilson's hard-hitting 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' opened September 11 and continues through October 16, 2016, at the Center Theatre Group/ Mark Taper Forum. 'Ma Rainey...' is part of Wilson's American Century Cycle of 10 plays chronicling African American experience in 20th Century USA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below, along with behind the scenes with the cast and celebrities!


Steve Rankin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Steve Rankin been in?
Steve Rankin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Steve Rankin been in?
Steve Rankin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Steve Rankin been nominated for?
Outstanding Fight Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Carousel .

What awards has Steve Rankin won?
Outstanding Fight Choreography (Drama Desk Awards) for Carousel.