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Stuart Oken

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
Producer
 
[US Tour, 2011]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1985]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1980]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 1980]
Producer

Stuart Oken Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Musical
Stuart Oken, An American in Paris

Stuart Oken News

BWW Interview: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Talks Its Australian Tour Photo BWW Interview: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Star Robert Fairchild Talks Its Australian Tour
by Victoria Beal - Mar 1, 2022

Ahead of his Australian season, we had a chat with Robert Fairchild - a former principal dancer with the New York Ballet who made his debut as Jerry in An American in Paris on Broadway and then reprised it for London's West End.

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at QPAC Photo BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at QPAC
by Virag Dombay - Jan 20, 2022

An American in Paris does what it expects to do, it takes you away into a world of technicolour and jazz and then returns you feeling a bit better than before. Whilst the story lacks, technically it's divine. And in this case, that's enough.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cancels Performances In Brisbane Until Sunday 16 January Photo AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Cancels Performances In Brisbane Until Sunday 16 January
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment today announced a pause in the premiere season of An American in Paris, at QPAC's Lyric Theatre, due to COVID-related illness.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour Photo Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Australian Tour
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2021

Broadway and West End leads Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope will reprise their show-stopping turns as the American GI Jerry Mulligan and the young Parisian dancer Lise Dassin in Australia in An American In Paris, with two of the country's leading lights Cameron Holmes and Dimity Azoury from The Australian Ballet, to alternate in the lead roles.

 Circa Contemporary Circus Launches Podcast PRODUCING HEROES Photo Circa Contemporary Circus Launches Podcast PRODUCING HEROES
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2020

In a first for the pioneering Australian performing arts company, Circa Contemporary Circus is launching a podcast. In Producing Heroes Circa Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz sits down with some of the producing heroes of the creative world, to capture their extraordinary tales of producing the shows and events that have shaped the 21st Century.

Get $10 off AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Theatre! Photo Get $10 off AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Theatre!
by Contests - Broadway - Feb 25, 2020

Based On The Academy Award Winner For Best Picture, An American In Paris Brings Breathtaking Moments Of Dance And Song To The Stage. Come Away With Jerry Mulligan, An American Gi Doing His Best To Make It As A Painter In The Bustling City Of Paris Following The End Of World War Ii. The Storied Streets Of The City Of Light Become The Dancefloor To A Ravishing And Passionate Voyage Into Art, Friendship, And Love. Set To The Music Of George And Ira Gershwin, This Four-time Tony Award Winner And Grammy Award Nominee Is Sure To Please.

Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of  Photo Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of 'Broadway's Best'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 25, 2018

Great Performances presents more of the Great White Way's brightest stars with a new "Broadway's Best" lineup premiering Fridays, November 2-23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Returning for a second year, this fall's lineup includes the beloved musicals "An American in Paris The Musical" and Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," as well as documentaries about the making of John Leguizamo's Tony-nominated play "Latin History for Morons" and 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince. All programs will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 Season Photo MATILDA, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More Set For Drury Lane 2019/20 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the complete lineup of its 20192020 season, including two award-winning Regional Theatre premieres-the imaginative Matilda, based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, and the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris. The thrilling season also includes the revival of the exhilarating The Color Purple, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel; the magical musical for all ages Mary Poppins; and Agatha Christie's edge-of-your-seat murder mystery And Then There Were None. The season runs April 2018-March 2019 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Pittsburgh CLO to Present Screenings of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! Photo Pittsburgh CLO to Present Screenings of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to announce the Pittsburgh screenings of Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS this September. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS was the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards. Pittsburgh CLO served as the lead producer on this production, guaranteeing Pittsburgh audiences were among the first to enjoy this exciting new Broadway show.

Tulsa Premiere Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight Photo Tulsa Premiere Of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2018

Celebrity Attractions brings the most awarded new musical of 2015, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement of only eight performances June 19-24. The Tony Award-winning production's tickets are on sale now.

Stuart Oken Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Stuart Oken & Van Kaplan
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 2, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with producers Stuart Oken and Van Kaplan, Best Musical nominees for An American in Paris.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Tony-Nominated Company of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 24, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the company of the 12-time Tony nominated An American in Paris of (Christopher Wheeldon, Craig Lucas, Leanne Cope, Max von Essen, Veanne Cox, Brandon Uranowitz and producer Stuart Oken) moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at the Palace Theatre, how they used their time in Paris to their advantage, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!

VIDEO: Director Christopher Wheeldon and More Talk AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on CBS Sunday Morning
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical, An American in Paris began previews on March 13 and will open on Sunday, April 12 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street.). CBS Sunday Morning recently paid a visit to the AN AMERICAN IN PARIS team and spoke with director Christopher Wheeldon, Leanne Cope, Brandon Uranowitz, and more about the show. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: John Waters, Chloe Dallimore and More in Highlights of the Australian Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 23, 2013

Sandra Chipchase, CEO, Destination NSW presents The Addams Family. The Addams Family is currently playing at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the highlights of the production below.

STAGE TUBE: Watch THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tour's 'Kill Me Maybe' Spoof!
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2012

Lizzie Klemperer leads members of the cast of the The Addams Family National Tour, putting their dark twist on Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe.' Watch the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2011

The national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams is now on tour. Check out production highlights from the show below! Joining Tony Award¬ģ nominee Douglas Sills as Gomez and Sara Gettelfinger as Morticia are Tony Award¬ģ nominee Martin Vidnovic as Mal Beineke, two-time Tony Award¬ģ nominee Crista Moore as Alice Beineke, Blake Hammond as Uncle Fester, Pippa Pearthreeas Grandma, Tom Corbeil as Lurch, Patrick D. Kennedy as Pugsley, Brian Justin Crum as Lucas Beineke and Cortney Wolfson as Wednesday.

BWW TV: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY on Tour!
by Robert Diamond - Oct 14, 2011

The national tour of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams is now on tour. Check out the first production footage the show below!

STAGE TUBE: ADDAMS FAMILY Goes Green with Broadway Green Alliance
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2011

The company of Broadway's hit musical comedy THE ADDAMS FAMILY has partnered with the Broadway Green Alliance to create a creepy and kooky new online public service announcement video to promote and inspire viewers to make more environmentally friendly choices in their everyday lives. Check it out by clicking below!

STAGE TUBE: Brooke Shields Joins THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tomorrow; Check out the New Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2011

Broadway's hit musical comedy THE ADDAMS FAMILY welcomes stage and screen star Brooke Shields in the role of Morticia beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 28 at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre. Shields will play opposite Roger Rees, who stars as Gomez. Shields is replacing Bebe Neuwirth, who originated the role. Click below for the new ADDAMS FAMILY commercial featuring Shields!

BWW TV: Backstage with the New ADDAMS FAMILY!
by Jessica Lewis - Mar 31, 2011

THE ADDAMS FAMILY welcomed five new principal cast members beginning Tuesday, March 8 at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) when Heidi Blickenstaff ([title of show]) assumed the role of Alice Beineke, Adam Grupper (Brighton Beach Memoirs) the role of Mal Beineke, Brad Oscar (Tony-nominated for The Producers) as Fester, Rachel Potter (Wicked nat'l. tour) as Wednesday Addams and Jesse Swenson (Spring Awakening) as Lucas Beineke. Original cast members Nathan Lane, Kevin Chamberlin, Terrence Mann, Carolee Carmello, Krysta Rodriguez and Wesley Taylor will give their final performances on Sunday, March 6.


Stuart Oken Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Stuart Oken been nominated for?
Best Musical (Tony Awards) for An American in Paris .