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Theodore Bikel

Also Credited As: Theo Bikel
 
Date of Birth: May 02, 1924
Date of Death: July 21, 2015 (91)

Birth Place: Vienna, AUSTRIA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Gabe
  [Broadway]
1978
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Performer
Professor George Ritter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Samuel Cole
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Captain Georg von Trapp
  [Broadway]
1957
Dr. Jacobson
  [Broadway]
1955
Robert de Beaudricourt
  [Broadway]
1955
Inspector Massoubre

Photos

Theodore Bikel attending the Opening Night After Party for ZERO HOUR at Sardi''s Rest Photo

Theodore Bikel attending the Opening Night After Party for ZERO HOUR at Sardi''s Restaurant in New York City. November 22, 2009..√ā¬© Walter McBride /

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07/23/2015
Theodore Bikel attending the Opening Night After Party for ZERO HOUR at Sardi''s Rest Photo

Theodore Bikel attending the Opening Night After Party for ZERO HOUR at Sardi''s Restaurant in New York City. November 22, 2009..√ā¬© Walter McBride /

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Date:
07/23/2015
Jim Brochu & Theodore Bikel Photo

Jim Brochu & Theodore Bikel

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07/23/2015
Theodore Bikel attends the Crystal Apple Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 13, 1994 in Photo

Theodore Bikel attends the Crystal Apple Awards at Gracie Mansion on June 13, 1994 in New York City.

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07/23/2015
Jim Brochu & Theodore Bikel & Mrs. Theodore Bikel Photo

Jim Brochu & Theodore Bikel & Mrs. Theodore Bikel

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07/23/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
1999
Gabe

  [Broadway]
1978

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Performer

Professor George Ritter

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Samuel Cole

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1959
Captain Georg von Trapp

  [Broadway]
1957
Dr. Jacobson

  [Broadway]
1955
Robert de Beaudricourt

  [Broadway]
1955
Inspector Massoubre


Theodore Bikel Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Theodore BikelLaughter Through Tears
 
Tony Awards - 1960 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Theodore Bikel, The Sound of Music
 
Tony Awards - 1958 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Theodore Bikel, The Rope Dancers

Theodore Bikel News

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Open at Paramount Theatre in November Photo THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Open at Paramount Theatre in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

The Sound of Music, one of the most beloved musicals of all time, has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years. This holiday season, Chicago audiences can experience this unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein classic for the first time, or all over again, at downtown Aurora’s Paramount Theatre. Previews start November 9, 2022.

Cotuit Center For The Arts & Scamps Comedy Productions Present: Summer Comedy With Ji Photo Cotuit Center For The Arts & Scamps Comedy Productions Present: Summer Comedy With Jim Ruberti & Friends
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

For four nights in Summer 2022, Barnstable's own Jim Ruberti brings top headlining Boston comedians to Cape Cod, including Dave Rattigan (June 25), Christine Hurley (July 2), Mark Riley (July 9), and Paul Nardizzi (July 16).

A NIGHT AT THE TONYS Announced At Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, July 23 Photo A NIGHT AT THE TONYS Announced At Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, July 23
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

The Gulf Coast Symphony presents A Night at the Tonys. Enjoy music from your favorite Tony Award-winning musicals of today and yesterday!

Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, is presenting THE SOUND OF MUSIC, now in previews, officially opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, will welcome spring with THE SOUND OF MUSIC, previewing Wednesday, April 13, opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

Theatre Tulsa Continues 99th Season With THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Theatre Tulsa Continues 99th Season With THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stephi Wild - Dec 29, 2021

Theatre Tulsa is planning the launch of its third Broadway Series musical, ‚ÄúThe Sound of Music,‚ÄĚ which opens Jan. 14.

Theatre Tulsa Continues 99th Season With THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Theatre Tulsa Continues 99th Season With THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2021

Theatre Tulsa is planning the launch of its third Broadway Series musical, ‚ÄúThe Sound of Music,‚ÄĚ which opens Jan. 14.

 Photo
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Alliance For Jewish Theatre Announces 2021 Virtual Conference Photo Alliance For Jewish Theatre Announces 2021 Virtual Conference
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021

From Sunday, October 24th through Tuesday, October 26th, the Alliance For Jewish Theatre held its annual conference completely online. It was the second consecutive year that AJT's annual conference has gone virtual.

BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others Photo BWW Interview: Robert Yacko - Singing With Kritzerland & Many, Many Others
by Gil Kaan - Sep 1, 2021

Kritzerland celebrates their eleventh anniversary of producing monthly shows with KRITZERLAND’s 115th September 12, 2021 at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s. Had the chance to talk to Robert Yacko, a Kritzerland staple on his long relationship with Kritzerland, as well as on fun stuff on his resume.

Theodore Bikel Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MY FAIR LADY in 4K Ultra HD VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for MY FAIR LADY in 4K Ultra HD
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2021

The film features Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Gladys Cooper, Jeremy Brett, and Theodore Bikel.

VIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES VideoVIDEO: Meet the Cast of Berkeley Rep's METAMORPHOSES
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full cast and creative team for Metamorphoses. This co-production with the Guthrie Theater is led by nationally and internationally renowned writer and director Mary Zimmerman.

VIDEO: Alan Rickman, David Bowie & More Honored in OSCARS In Memoriam Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 29, 2016

During the 2016 OSCARS which aired last night on ABC, actor and Oscar winner Louis Gossett, Jr. introduced the In Memoriam tribute as Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performed The Beatles hit 'Blackbird.'

BWW TV: The Actors Fund Celebrates the Tony Awards in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 25, 2015

The Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Sponsored by Wells Fargo and hosted by Daytime Emmy Award winner and three-time Tony Award nominee Kate Burton, this year's gala raised $250,000 and honored Tony's Leading Men Theodore Bikel ("The Sound of Music," "Fiddler On The Roof"), Tim Curry ("The Rocky Horror Show"), Alfred Molina ("Love Is Strange") and Joe Morton ("Scandal") with the Fund's Artistic Achievement Awards. BWW TV's Los Angeles on-air host and producer Michael Sterling was on hand for the festivities.

STAGE TUBE: Anita Darian Dies at Age 87
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2015

Anita Darian, a soprano whose four-octave voice earned her the nickname ‚ÄúThe Armenian Yma Sumac‚ÄĚ and spawned an eclectic 50-year career that ranged from performances with the New York City Opera, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic to big-band jazz concerts, co-starring roles with Barbara Cook, and hit pop recordings that included ‚ÄúThe Lion Sleeps Tonight‚ÄĚ is dead at 87. A longtime resident of East Atlantic Beach, L.I., she died Sunday, Feb. 1 at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside of complications from surgery.

VIDEO: TODAY Goes Behind-the-Scenes of THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2013

This morning's TODAY show gave viewers a behind-the-scenes look at tonight's live broadcast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC (8/7c). Check it out below!

Watch in Full: NBC's MAKING OF THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! with Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer & More
by Stage Tube - Nov 29, 2013

'The Making of The Sound of Music Live!' premiered on NBC on, November 27 at 8pm. The special, produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, provides an exclusive, behind the scenes look at the three month countdown to 'The Sound of Music Live!,' a three-hour live event, premiering on Thursday, December 5 at 8/7C. Today, NBC released the special online - watch it in full below!

VIDEO: New Video Explores THE SOUND OF MUSIC Through History
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 26, 2013

From Mary Martin on Broadway to an Oscar-Winning film to international status, THE SOUND OF MUSIC has touched countless people on its journey through history.

VIDEO: Stephen Moyer Talks SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! on 'Fallon'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 26, 2013

Stephen Moyer stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON on NBC and talked about the process of getting ready to appear in 'The Sound of Music Live!'.

BWW TV: Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Audra McDonald and More in First Promo for THE SOUND OF MUSIC on NBC!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 7, 2013

Below, check out NBC's first promo for 'The Sound of Music Live!', which aired during tonight's episode of 'The Voice'. Watch Carrie Underwood, Audra McDonald, Stephen Moyer, Christian Borle and more on screen and on stage!


Theodore Bikel Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Theodore Bikel been in?
Theodore Bikel has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Theodore Bikel been in?
Theodore Bikel has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Theodore Bikel been nominated for?
Outstanding Solo Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Laughter Through Tears Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Sound of Music and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Rope Dancers .