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Steven Skybell

 
Bio:
Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof (2015 Revival); Pal Joey; Wicked; The Full Monty; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Cafe Crown; Ah, Wilderness! Off-Broadway: Babette’s Feast, Cymbeline, Antigone in NY (Obie Award). Other: Camelot (Helen Hayes nomination), Broken Glass, Caucasian Chalk Circle (both, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof (2015 Revival); Pal Joey; Wicked; The Full Monty; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Cafe Crown; Ah, Wilderness! Off-Broadway: Babette’s Feast, Cymbeline, Antigone in NY (Obie Award). Other: Camelot (Helen Hayes nomination), Broken Glass, Caucasian Chalk Circle (both, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [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
Pisanio
Gaoler
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

Photos

Danny Gavigan, Steven Skybell and Sky Smith Photo

Danny Gavigan, Steven Skybell and Sky Smith

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Date:
05/09/2022
Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell  Photo

Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell

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Danny Gavigan, Steven Skybell and Sky Smith Photo

Danny Gavigan, Steven Skybell and Sky Smith

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05/09/2022
Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell  Photo

Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell

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Eva Kaminsky, Alexandra Silber, Dale Soules, Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell  Photo

Eva Kaminsky, Alexandra Silber, Dale Soules, Danny Gavigan and Steven Skybell

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05/09/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [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
Pisanio

Gaoler

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 Biography

Broadway: Fiddler on the Roof (2015 Revival); Pal Joey; Wicked; The Full Monty; Love! Valour! Compassion!; Cafe Crown; Ah, Wilderness! Off-Broadway: Babette’s Feast, Cymbeline, Antigone in NY (Obie Award). Other: Camelot (Helen Hayes nomination), Broken Glass, Caucasian Chalk Circle (both, Connecticut Critics Circle nomination), Henry V (Shakespeare’s Globe, London). TV/Film: Blue Bloods, Elementary, Chicago P.D., Cradle Will Rock, Simply Irresistible, Arthur Miller’s Everybody Wins, many others.

Steven Skybell Awards and Nominations

 
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)
 
Obie Awards - 1996 - Performance Gold Star
Steven SkybellAntigone In New York

Steven Skybell News

Wake Up With BWW 7/26: Heidi Blickenstaff Will Lead JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tour, Yiddish  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/26: Heidi Blickenstaff Will Lead JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tour, Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Will Return, and More!
by - Jul 26, 2022

Today's top stories include casting for the North American Tour of Jagged Little Pill, which will be led by Heidi Blickenstaff as Mary Jane Healy. Plus, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish will return off-Broadway this Fall, get a sneak peek at Legally Blonde at the Muny, and more!

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Will Return Off-Broadway This Fall Starring Steven Sky Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Will Return Off-Broadway This Fall Starring Steven Skybell
by Stephi Wild - Jul 25, 2022

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene will present a seven-week return engagement of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, the revelatory and award-winning production of one of the world's most beloved musicals. The production, a New York Times Critic's Pick, will play a strictly limited seven-week return engagement from November 13, 2022 to January 1, 2023 Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).

Yiddish Women Playwrights Series Continues With ALE FENTSTER TSU DER ZUN (ALL WINDOWS Photo Yiddish Women Playwrights Series Continues With ALE FENTSTER TSU DER ZUN (ALL WINDOWS FACE THE SUN)
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

At long last, women playwrights take center stage at the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. The Yiddish Women Playwrights Series, scheduled to proceed on June 21, 2022 with a FREE streamed production of Kadya Molodowsky's Ale Fentster Tsu der Zun (All Windows Face the Sun), highlights revolutionary, avant garde, feminist works from writers whose contributions to the Yiddish theatre have long been overlooked, ignored, and locked away.

Wake Up With BWW 6/10: Tony Awards Performers, Rob McClure in LITTLE SHOP, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 6/10: Tony Awards Performers, Rob McClure in LITTLE SHOP, and More!
by - Jun 10, 2022

Today's top stories include the performances announced for this weekend's Tony Awards! Plus the Brooks Atkinson Theatre will be renamed after Lena Horne, Rob McClure will take over the role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, and more!

Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera  Photo Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced principal casting for its new to Chicago production of Fiddler on the Roof, the North American premiere of an internationally heralded reinvention of the Broadway classic, set to hit the Lyric stage this Fall.

THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances Photo THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 

HARMONY: A NEW MUSICAL Original Cast Album Set To Be Recorded Photo HARMONY: A NEW MUSICAL Original Cast Album Set To Be Recorded
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

Harmony: A New Musical, starring musical theatre icons Chip Zien (Into the Woods, Caroline, Or Change) and Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid, The Phantom of the Opera), has announced the recording of their original cast album, to be produced by Barry Manilow and co-produced by Lawrence Manchester. Jill Dell'Abate is the Production Manager.

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUC Photo BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage now in the dual roles of Dola/Vita in Karen Hartman's The Lucky Star, being presented as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR
by Bruce Glikas - May 10, 2022

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's V Photo BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's VOLT Festival
by Marina Kennedy - May 6, 2022

We attended a poignant production of The Lucky Star produced by The Directors Company, that featured outstanding direction by Noah Himmelstein, and an excellent cast.

Steven Skybell Videos

VIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary VideoVIDEO: Extended Clip From FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters on Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

BWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary VideoBWW Exclusive: First Look At FIDDLER: A MIRACLE OF MIRACLES Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2019

The new documentary about the landmark Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF comes to movie theaters next Friday, August 23. BWW has an exclusive first look at clips from the film! 

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Joel Grey-Helmed, Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF! VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights of Joel Grey-Helmed, Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF!
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

The critically-acclaimed National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish opens tonight at Stage 42 (422 W 42nd St.) for a limited engagement through June 30, 2019.

VIDEO: Jackie Hoffman and the Cast of Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Put Their Spin on t VideoVIDEO: Jackie Hoffman and the Cast of Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Put Their Spin on the Song 'Milkshake'
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2018

Yente's milkshake brings the boys to the yard! Cast members from the Yiddish production of Fiddler on the Roof, led by Jackie Hoffman as Yente, created a hilarious clip featuring the song Milkshake. Watch Yente get the boys all hot and bothered below!

BWW TV: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Cast Drinks to Life at Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2016

In attendance was the cast of Fiddler on the Roof (Adam Grupper, Steven Skybell, Michael C. Bernardi,Mitch Greenberg, George Psomas, Jeffrey Schecter, Stephen Carrasco, Eric Chambliss, Reed Luplau, Zach McNally, Matt Moisey, Sarah Parker, Marla Phelan, Silvia Vrskova, Andrew Wojtal, Aaron Young) who performed the songs 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker,' and 'To Life.' Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Shakespeare in the Park's CYMBELINE, Starring Lily Rabe, Hamish Linklater & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2015

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park continues with CYMBELINE, which began performances on Thursday, July 23, and runs through Sunday, August 23, with an official press opening on Monday, August 10. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Joel Grey- Helmed ON BORROWED TIME
by Molly Tracy - Sep 26, 2013

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, launches its 2013-2014 Season with Paul Osborn's On Borrowed Time, directed by Tony and Academy Award-winner Joel Grey. Below, check out highlights from the production!


Steven Skybell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Steven Skybell been in?
Steven Skybell has appeared on Broadway in 7 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?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish) , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish) Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Fiddler on the Roof (in Yiddish) and Performance (Obie Awards) for Antigone In New York .

What awards has Steven Skybell won?
Performance (Obie Awards) for Antigone In New York.