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Sydney Chaplin

 
Date of Birth: March 31, 1926 (96)

Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Nick Arnstein
  [Broadway]
1962
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Tom Bailey
  [Broadway]
1959
George Tracy
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1956
Jeff Moss

Sydney Chaplin Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1964 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Sydney Chaplin, Funny Girl
 
Theatre World Awards - 1957 - Performance Gold Star
Sydney Chaplin, Bells Are Ringing
 
Tony Awards - 1957 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical Gold Star
Sydney Chaplin, Bells Are Ringing

Sydney Chaplin News

TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March Photo TWO JEWS, TALKING Comes to Flat Rock Playhouse in March
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2022

Don't miss the Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe award winning duo in a brand new side-splitting piece written by Ed. Weinberger. Television stars Hal Linden (Barney Miller) and Bernie Kopell (The Love Boat) will star in the staged reading of Two Jews, Talking.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: FUNNY GIRL se estrenaba en Broadway
by Cristina Martinez - Mar 26, 2021

Un 26 de marzo de 1964, el Winter Garden Theatre de Broadway acogía el estreno de FUNNY GIRL protagonizado por Barbra Streisand bajo la dirección de Garson Kanin.El elenco lo completaban Sydney Chaplin, Kay Medford, Danny Meehan, Jean Stapleton y Lainie Kazan.El espectáculo contaba con la coreografía de Carol Haney, supervisado por Jerome Robbins. 

Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Photo Theater Stories: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, CAROUSEL, SOUTH PACIFIC and More About The Majestic Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Majestic Theatre! Learn about some of the best-known shows to grace the stage of the Majestic Theatre, including Carousel, South Pacific, Camelot, Phantom of the Opera, and many more!

Stage Door Records Launch 'Lost Broadway' Album Series Photo Stage Door Records Launch 'Lost Broadway' Album Series
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2019

Following the critically acclaimed 'Lost West End' album series, Stage Door Records present the launch of 'Lost Broadway', a new series of albums that will focus on celebrating Broadway's forgotten and obscure musicals. With each album dedicated to specific years in Broadway history, the 'Lost Broadway' series launches with 'Lost Broadway 1961', a particularly abundant year in the Broadway calendar for musicals whose residencies were short lived but deserve not to be forgotten.

Hal Linden Will Star In IN THE MOOD At Bucks Cty. Playhouse Photo Hal Linden Will Star In IN THE MOOD At Bucks Cty. Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2019

Hal Linden, one of TV iconic personalities, will join the internationally acclaimed attraction "In the Mood" when its 25th Silver Celebration Tour rolls into Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, from April 23-27. "In the Mood" is being presented as part of Bucks County Playhouse's Visiting Artists Series.

BWW Review:  The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAY Photo BWW Review: The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2018

'One of the few great musical comedies of the last thirty years.' - Howard Taubman' 'What a show! What a hit! What a solid hit!' - Walter Kerr' 'The best musical of the century.' - John Chapman'

BWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING Photo BWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Harry Haun - Feb 28, 2018

 'You know this is the first time I ever heard of NOT sleeping with the author to get the part,' cracked a profoundly p.o.-ed Phyllis Newman at the fourth of five auditions she had to endure in order to land a big, star-making role on Broadway.

John's Creek, Heritage, and More Take Home Shuler Hensley Awards 2017!
by Sally Henry - Apr 20, 2017

The winners are in! BroadwayWorld was on the scene at the Cobb Energy Center bringing you up-to-the-minute updates on Georgia's 9th annual high school musical theatre awards, The Shuler Hensleys.

2017 Nominees Announced for Shuler Hensley Awards
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 28, 2017

Today ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live streaming broadcast on GPB.org. 35 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program, and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 20, 2017 from 7-9 pm.

High School Productions of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM, LES MISERABLES, BIG FISH Among Nominees for 2017 Shuler Hensley Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Today, ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - in a live-streaming broadcast on GPB.org.

Sydney Chaplin Videos

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/16- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2016

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/12/15- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2015

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/12- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2014

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss.

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/12- BELLS ARE RINGING
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2013

Today in 2001, the first Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing opened at the Plymouth Theatre (now the Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre), where it ran for 68 performances. Bells Are Ringing is a musical with a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and music by Jule Styne. The story revolves around Ella, who works at an answering service and the characters that she meets there. The original Broadway production, directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse, opened on November 29, 1956 at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for slightly more than two years, and starred Judy Holliday as Ella and Sydney Chaplin as Jeff Moss.

STAGE TUBE: ELF's Jason Testa Tips Hat to CHAPLIN
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2012

Broadway's Elf The Musical and Chaplin share an upcoming closing date-January 6, 2013-and Elf's Jason Eric Testa made a special little video to commiserate. Click below to watch!

STAGE TUBE: CHAPLIN's Rob McClure and More Help Create Chaplin-Themed Dish at David Burke Kitchen!
by Stage Tube - Dec 3, 2012

The cast of Chaplin spent some time in the kitchen with Chef David Burke and Pastry Chef Zac Young at David Burke Kitchen coming up with a Charlie Chaplin-themed dish. Go behind the scenes with star Rob McClure and more in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: CHAPLIN's Rob McClure, Jenn Colella and Tom Meehan at WNYC & WQXR's Greene Space
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2012

Watch an Inside Look at Broadway's CHAPLIN presented by the Jerome L. Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR. WQXR's Elliott Forrest welcomes Rob McClure in his Broadway triumph as Charlie Chaplin, Jenn Colella as Hedda Hopper and the Tony Award-winning co-book writer Tom Meehan as they discuss the making of the new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin and Jenn Colella performs a song from the show. Click below to watch the video!

BWW TV Exclusive: First Look at New Television Promo for Broadway's CHAPLIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 12, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened earlier this week, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. The show just released a brand new television promo and BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look below!

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of CHAPLIN with Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened last night, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. BroadwayWorld's own Richie Ridge was there for the big opening, where he chatted with Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, Erin Mackey, Christiane Noll and more! Check out what they had to say below!

STAGE TUBE: Jonas Brothers Support Rob McClure at CHAPLIN Opening!
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2012

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN opened last night, September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs the production. In the video below, Nick and Joe Jonas chat about supporting their good friend Rob McClure at the big opening. Check it out below!


Sydney Chaplin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sydney Chaplin been in?
Sydney Chaplin has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Sydney Chaplin been in?
Sydney Chaplin has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sydney Chaplin been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Funny Girl Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bells Are Ringing and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bells Are Ringing .

What awards has Sydney Chaplin won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bells Are Ringingand Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Bells Are Ringing.