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Steven Skybell most recently starred as ‘Henry Lehman’ in the first American production of The Lehman Trilogy, at Boston’s Huntington Theatre. He starred as ‘Tevye’ in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish directed by Joel Grey from 2018-2023, for which he received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical, as well as nominations from the Drama League, Outer Critics, and Drama Desk awards. He recently made his Carnegie Hall debut appearing in an evening of Yiddish songs to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. In September 2022 he made his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut appearing as ‘Tevye’ in Barrie Kosky’s celebrated English production of Fiddler on the Roof from the Komische Oper Berlin. His numerous Broadway credits include: the 2016 revival of Fiddler on the Roof (Lazar Wolf); Pal Joey; Wicked; The Full Monty; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Café Crown; Ah, Wilderness! His additional Off-Broadway credits include: The Lucky Star, Babette’s Feast, Antigone in New York (Obie Award). Other: Camelot (Helen Hayes nomination); Broken Glass, Caucasian Chalk Circle (both, Connecticut Critics Circle nominations);The Chosen. Television and film: “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary,” “666 Park Avenue,” “Chicago P.D.,” Miracle of Miracles, Cradle Will Rock, Simply Irresistible, Arthur Miller’s Everybody Wins, many others. Shakespearean credits include the title role in Hamlet, Vanessa Redgrave’s Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, Troilus and Cressida, Much Ado About Nothing, Two Gentlemen of Verona (all at the Public Theater), and Julie Taymor’s Titus Andronicus (Theatre for a New Audience). He has performed all over the world, including the Saito Kinen Festival in Tokyo, Japan and Shakespeare’s Globe in London, where he was one of two Americans chosen for the inaugural season, appearing in Henry V, and A Chaste Maid in Cheapside, which included a command performance for Queen Elizabeth II (as seen on PBS’ “Great Performances”). He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Yale College, a Certificate in Acting from the British American Drama Academy, Balliol College at Oxford, and a Master of Fine Arts from Yale School of Drama. He has taught acting at Yale Drama, Juilliard, Harvard, NYU’s Tisch School for the Arts, Fordham, and the Shakespeare Lab at the Public Theater.

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Steven Skybell STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2024
Herr Schultz

[Off-Broadway]
National Yiddish Theatre Folksbeine Off-Broadway Production, 2023
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Return Production, 2022
Tevye

[Off-Broadway]
NYTF Off-Broadway Production at Stage 42, 2019
Tevye

[Off-Broadway]
National Yiddish Theatre Production, 2018
Tevye

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Lazar Wolf [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2015
Gaoler

Pisanio

Frenchman

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2014
Jesse Mahoney

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2012
Bottom

[Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company, 2012
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Public LAB Production, 2011
Performer

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Ernest

[Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2005
Dillamond

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
Doctor Dillamond [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Sepulveda

[Off-Broadway]
2004
The Professor

[Off-Broadway]
Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park, 2004
Friar Francis

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Arthur

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Doctor Dillamond [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
2002
Dave

[US Tour]
National Tour, 2001
Harold Nichols

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Harold Nichols [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
1998
King Richard II

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Buckingham

[Off-Broadway]
1997
Agrippa

[Off-Broadway]
1996
Duke of York/Sir Humphrey Stafford/1st Keeper/Lady Bona/Post

[Off-Broadway]
1996
Duke of Bedford/Richard Plantagenet/Messenger

[Off-Broadway]
1995
Ulysses

[Broadway]
1995
Perry Sellars (Understudy)

Buzz Hauser (Understudy)

Arthur Pape (Understudy)

[Off-Broadway]
1994
Thurio

[Broadway]
1989
Lester Freed

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1988
Wint Selby


Steven Skybell Movies

Everybody Wins
[ 1990 ] Father Mancini
Cradle Will Rock
[ 1999 ] Blitzstein - Bertolt Brecht
Zoo
[ 1999 ] Horseman
Simply Irresistible
[ 1999 ] Mr. Mueller

Steven Skybell Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 2024 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Steven Skybell, Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club

Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Drama League Awards - 2019 - Distinguished Performance Award

Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Steven Skybell, Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish)


winner
Obie Awards - 1996 - Performance

Steven SkybellAntigone In New York

Steven Skybell News


Meet CABARET's 'Emcee' Understudies, David Merino and Marty Lauter

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club at the August Wilson Theatre has released the performance schedule for understudies David Merino and Marty Lauter, who will alternate the role of ‘Emcee’ through the end of August.
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB Reveals Schedule for 'Emcee' & 'Sally Bowles' Alternates

Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club at the August Wilson Theatre has revealed performance schedule for the alternates playing the roles of the ‘Emcee’ and ‘Sally Bowles’ through the end of August.
Photos: Go Inside the 2024 Tony Awards After Party

See photos from the Tony Awards after-party at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, featuring winners such as Jeremy Strong, Justin Peck, Jonathan Groff, Will Brill, and more.
2024 Tony Awards Fashions- The Best Looks from Broadway's Biggest Night

The 2024 Tony Awards have come and gone and as usual, Broadway's biggest stars turned up and turned it out in honor of the big night! From classic glamour to avant garde eleganza, check out our photos below to find out which 'fits were it at this year's celebration!
How/When/Where to Watch the 2024 Tony Awards

It's almost here! On June 16, The 77th Annual Tony Awards make their debut at Lincoln Center at the David H. Koch Theatre to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2023/24 theatre season.
Photos: On the Red Carpet at the 2024 Tony Awards

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing)! Check back all night long for more photos!
2024 Tony Awards Winners - The Full List

The 77th Annual Tony Awards were a smashing success with The Outsiders and Stereophonic taking home the top prizes of Best Play and Best Musical. Find out who else took home honors with the full list of winners below!
Video: Eddie Redmayne Recalls an Audience Member Asking Him for a Selfie During CABARET

On Tuesday, Eddie Redmayne stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers to discuss Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, which is now playing at the August Wilson Theatre. In Cabaret, Redmayne plays 'The Emcee', a role played by Joel Grey in the 1966 and 1987 Broadway productions. During the interview, he discussed his long attachment to the material and a time when an audience member asked him for a selfie during a performance. Watch the interview here!
Video: Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin Talk CABARET Tony Nominations

Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin stopped by The Kelly Clarkson Show to discuss Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, now playing at the August Wilson Theatre. In Cabaret, Redmayne plays 'The Emcee', a role played by Joel Grey in the 1966 and 1987 Broadway productions. He performs alongside Gayle Rankin as Sally Bowles, replacing Jessie Buckley from the West End production. Watch the full interview!
Video: Steven Skybell Is Happy to Give Voice to Another Jewish Character

In this video, watch as Tony nominee Steven Skybell chats about his incredible Cabaret company, why this revival is so important, and so much more.
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB 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 Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club on Broadway.
CABARET Understudies To Go On For Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin This Summer

Cabaret understudies are set to go on as the Emcee and Sally Bowles for dates in June and July! Learn more and see how to purchase tickets.
Video: Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin Discuss CABARET Tony Nominations on TODAY

Eddie Redmayne and Gayle Rankin stopped by TODAY with Hoda & Jenna on Tuesday to discuss Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, now playing at the August Wilson Theatre. In Cabaret, Redmayne plays 'The Emcee', a role played by Joel Grey in the 1966 and 1987 Broadway productions. He performs alongside Gayle Rankin as Sally Bowles, replacing Jessie Buckley from the West End production. Both have been nominated for a Tony Award for their performance. Watch the interview!
Video: Eddie Redmayne Teaches Jimmy Fallon 'Willkommen' From CABARET

Eddie Redmayne visited The Tonight Show on Monday to discuss his role in as the Emcee in Cabaret for which he was just nominated for a Tony. During the interview, Redmayne recalled his first Tony win in 2010 for Red and some of his Cabaret experiences, culminating in a moment where Redmayne taught Fallon how to perform the famous opening number 'Willkommen.' Watch the interview and performance now!
Eddie Redmayne to Appear on THE TONIGHT SHOW Next Week

Tune in to see Eddie Redmayne on The Tonight Show next week! On Monday, May 20, the Cabaret star will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon likely to discuss the new production, which is now running on Broadway. The program airs 11:35/10:35c on NBC.
Unpack the Tony Awards History of the 2024 Nominated Revivals

The results of this season's Tony races are still up in the air, but many of this season's nominated revivals have been through awards season before. How did they fare? The past may not always be the best indicator of the future, but accolades of years past provide interesting insight nonetheless. Check out a complete list of who was nominated, in what categories, and most importantly... if they won!
Photos: The New Dramatists Honor Michael Greif at Annual Luncheon

The New Dramatists recently hosted its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis. See photos from inside the event. 
Photos: Behind the Scenes with the 2024 Tony Nominees

The nominees gathered at the Sofitel New York on Thursday to meet the press for the first time and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day. Check out behind the scenes photos of the 2024 nominees below and check out even more of the acting nominees and creative nominees.
Photos: Meet the 2024 Tony Nominees for Acting

The nominees gathered at the Sofitel New York to meet the press for the first time and BroadwayWorld was there for the special day. Check out photos of the 2024 acting nominees here!
2024 Tony Awards Nominations- Live Reactions

The nominations for the 77th Annual Tony Awards were announced this morning by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Renée Elise Goldsberry. Follow us throughout the day, as we'll bring you Tony nominee reactions!

Steven Skybell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Steven Skybell been in?

Steven Skybell has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Steven Skybell been in?

Steven Skybell has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Steven Skybell been nominated for?

Steven Skybell has been nominated for several awards, including Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club, Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish), Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish), Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish), and Performance at the Obie Awards for Antigone In New York.

What awards has Steven Skybell won?

Steven Skybell has won a Performance Obie Award for his role in Antigone In New York.

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