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Broadway credits of recent years include Carlson in The Front Page with Nathan Lane, Director, Jack O’Brien; The Audience, appearing opposite Helen Mirren as John Major and David Cameron, director, Stephen Daldry; Twelfth Night/Richard III appearing with Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry as the Sea Captain/Priest, director Tim Carroll; Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as the standby for Tracy Letts, director, Pam MacKinnon; Blackbird with Michelle Williams and Jeff Daniels, director Joe Mantello; The Old Vic’s The Norman Conquests as Tom, director, Matthew Warchus; Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist opposite John Lithgow as Halberstam, director, Daniel Sullivan; also, Ivo van Hove’s West Side Story, Larry David’s Fish in The Dark, The Little Foxes with Cynthia Nixon & Laura Linney. Broadway National Tour: Twelve Angry Men as Juror #12, director Scott Ellis. Off-Broadway with Manhattan Theatre Club; Lost Lake, director Daniel Sullivan; Wonder of The World, director, Chris Ashley; Close-Up Space, director, Leigh Silverman. New York Stage and Film; The Two Orphans and Day One; A Hotel; Evening. at Keen Company; Beasley’s Christmas Party, and at The Connelly Theatre The Elephant Man and Beyond The Horizon. Regionally he created the role of The Man in the world premiere of Lucinda Coxon’s Vesuvius at South Coast Rep, Also at SCR: The Weir and Terra Nova. As You Like It and Edward II at Yale Rep. The Age of Innocence with Boyd Gaines and Sierra Boggess at The McCarter Theatre Center/Hartford Stage, Morphic Resonance at Westport Country Playhouse, directed by James Naughton, Joanne Woodward, Producer. The Steward of Christendom at The Huntington. King Lear, Three Sisters, As You Like It and The Wilder Plays at Baltimore Center Stage. Also, seasons at Actors Theatre of Louisville, The O’Neill Playwrights Conference, Lincoln Center Directors Lab and two with The Acting Company (Arms and The Man, Othello, Henry V and A Doll’s House). Film and Television work includes principal roles/guest stars with The Lady In the Lake, (coming to Apple TV+) “The Blacklist,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Law & Order: Organized Crime,” “New Amsterdam,” “Mysteries of Laura,” “Ironside,” “Person of Interest,” “Smash,” “Guiding Light” and two recent films; The Immigrant, (James Gray) and Theresa Rebeck’s film, Trouble. He has been a visiting artist/professor at Miami University, NYU Tisch/Cap 21, Baltimore School of the Arts, University of San Diego, The Old Globe Theatre’s MFA program, among others and received his own MFA from the Yale School of Drama in 1994. He makes his home in Park Slope with his wife, Karen, a teacher, and fifteen-year-old son, Emmett, a H.S. Freshman at NYC LAB.


Tony Ward STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2024
Performer (Understudy)

Performer (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2020
Ensemble

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Carl

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ray (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
James Callaghan

Bishop

Camera Loader

Policeman

Detective

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2013
Halberdier (Understudy)

The Lord Mayor of London (Understudy)

Sir William Brackenbury (Understudy)

Sir Richard Ratcliff (Understudy)

Scrivener (Understudy)

Rivers (Understudy)

Messenger (Understudy)

Guard (Understudy)

Clarence (Understudy)

Cardinal Bourchier (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2013
Valentine (Understudy)

Sea Captain (Understudy)

Priest (Understudy)

Officer (Understudy)

Fabian (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Reg (Understudy)

Tom (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom (Understudy)

Reg (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom (Understudy)

Reg (Understudy)

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Tom (Understudy)

Reg (Understudy)


Tony Ward News


Photos: PATRIOTS On Broadway Welcomes Tony-Winner Bryan Cranston for A Backstage Visit

Peter Morgan's work is back on Broadway this season with Patriots, led by Tony nominee Michael Stuhlbarg and directed by Rupert Goold. The show recently welcomed a special guest, two-time Tony Award-winner Bryan Cranston, for a quick backstage visit. See photos of his trip behind the scenes below!
Photos: PATRIOTS Company Celebrates Opening Night

Michael Stuhlbarg is back on Broadway in Patriots, the timely new play by Peter Morgan, and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner Rupert Goold. The production officially opened earlier this week at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre and BroadwayWorld was there for the celebration. Check out photos of the cast and creative team on the red carpet here!
Photos: First Look at Michael Stuhlbarg and More in PATRIOTS on Broadway

Previews are now underway for Patriots, the timely new play by Peter Morgan, and directed by two-time Olivier Award winner and Artistic Director of London’s Almeida Theatre, Rupert Goold. Check out first photos of the cast in action here.
PATRIOTS Will Offer $40 In-Person Rush and $30 Online Lottery Tickets

Get your tickets for PATRIOTS with a new $40 in-person rush and $30 online lottery ticket policy. Don't miss the chance to witness this Broadway sensation at a bargain.
Meet the Cast of PATRIOTS, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Almeida Theatre production of Patriots officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, April 1. Meet the cast of Patriots here!
Full Broadway Cast Set For PATRIOTS, Starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Keen, and More

The full Broadway cast has been announced for the Almeida Theatre production of Patriots, the new play by Peter Morgan. Learn more about the show and find out who is starring here!
THE SONGS OF DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Announced At Zankel Hall At Carnegie Hall

Producers Richard Bell, N'Kenge, Park Row Equity Partners, Tegan Summer, Sam Williams, Michael Loeb and Derow Enterprises, in association with Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts, announce the presentation of “The Songs of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical,” selections from the upcoming production of Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical, with book and lyrics by Trey Ellis and music and lyrics by Shelton L. Becton, directed by Tamara Tunie at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Theatre Peckham Launches Peckham Fringe

Theatre Peckham have launched the Peckham Fringe bringing an exciting new festival to South London this May.  Across 5 weeks, 27 visiting companies will take over the main theatre and studio space. 
Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!
VIDEOS: North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents THEATRE CONVERSATIONS With Richard Dreyfuss, Omri Schein, and Yvette Freeman

To keep audience engaged during this crisis, North Coast Repertory Theatre has created Theatre Conversations which was launched on March 26th.
Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the company welcomed two very special guests- original Maria, Carol Lawrence and original Chino, Jaime Sanchez. Check out photos of the pair as they visit the cast backstage over sixty years later!
VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Stor opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Dharon Jones and the rest of the young cast stopped by TODAY to talk about the show's return to Broadway.
Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!
Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway!

Tomorrow is the big night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will open Thursday, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. We've got your first look at the cast in action!
Dharon E. Jones Replaces Ben Cook in WEST SIDE STORY

Dharon E. Jones, making his Broadway debut, will succeed actor Ben Cook in the role of 'Riff' in the new Broadway production of West Side Story, producers Scott Rudin/Barry Diller/David Geffen announced today.
WEST SIDE STORY Has Broken All-Time Broadway Theatre House Record

Producers Scott Rudin / Barry Diller / David Geffen announced today that the Broadway return of the Jerome Robbins / Arthur Laurents / Leonard Bernstein / Stephen Sondheim musical, West Side Story, has once again broken the all-time Broadway Theatre house record for a single week, with a gross of $1,807,025.94. In 7 performances the previous week, West Side Story broke the record (with a gross of $1,497,319) held by Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella ($1,479,889.97, established on 12/29/13, for an 8-performance week).
Meet the Cast of WEST SIDE STORY - Now in Previews on Broadway!

West Side Story is officially in previews on Broadway! The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of Broadway-Bound WEST SIDE STORY in Rehearsals!

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. The new production is directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. West Side Story will begin previews on December 10, 2019 and open February 6th, 2020 at the Broadway Theatre.
WEST SIDE STORY Revival Will Not Include 'I Feel Pretty' and the 'Somewhere' Ballet

Ivo Van Hove's reimagined West Side Story is coming to Broadway this season. In a new interview with Vogue, he has revealed some of the changes he has made, including cutting two iconic moments from the original production.
Get A Look Inside Rehearsals For The Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY

Something great is coming! Rehearsals are currently underway for this season's Broadway revival of the classic musical West Side Story, directed by Tony winner Ivo van Hove. Get ready to see the Jets and the Sharks hit the stage with a peek inside the rehearsal room with cast members including Ben Cook, Kevin Csolak and more. Check out these photos!

Tony Ward FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Tony Ward been in?

Tony Ward has appeared on Broadway in 11 shows.

How many West End shows has Tony Ward been in?

Tony Ward has not appeared in the West End.

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