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Ty Defoe

 
Bio:
Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (He| Him | They | We | Us) Oneida and Ojibwe Nations. Recent Off-Broadway credit: Masculinity Max (Directed by Dustin Wills, The Public Theater). Recent Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). Grammy Award and 2017 Jonathan Larson Award winner. Book and lyrics, Clouds Are ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (He| Him | They | We | Us) Oneida and Ojibwe Nations. Recent Off-Broadway credit: Masculinity Max (Directed by Dustin Wills, The Public Theater). Recent Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). Grammy Award and 2017 Jonathan Larson Award winner. Book and lyrics, Clouds Are ... (read complete bio)

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Second Stage Theater Original Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

Ty Defoe Biography

Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (He| Him | They | We | Us) Oneida and Ojibwe Nations. Recent Off-Broadway credit: Masculinity Max (Directed by Dustin Wills, The Public Theater). Recent Television: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix). Grammy Award and 2017 Jonathan Larson Award winner. Book and lyrics, Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon with composer Tidtaya Sinutoke (Yale Institute for Musical Theatre, ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop); Hart Island Requiem (The Civilians R&D Group, Goodspeed Musicals); Red Pine (Native Voices at the Autry; IAIA of Santa Fe); The Way They Lived (by Micharne Cloughley with The Civilians at the Met).





Ty Defoe News

Applications Now Open For the 2023 National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Photo Applications Now Open For the 2023 National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2023

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has announced that applications are now open for the 2023 National Puppetry Conference. Submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 11:59pm PST.

BETWEEN TWO KNEES Sketch Comedy Show Announced At McCarter Theatre Photo BETWEEN TWO KNEES Sketch Comedy Show Announced At McCarter Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2023

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčMcCarter invites audiences to start the New Year laughing with the outrageously funny and wickedly subversive tale of familial love, loss and connection: Between Two Knees, by acclaimed intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1941's and directed by Eric Ting.

Making Space At The Armory Releases Full Schedule Of Public Events For SYMPOSIUM: SOU Photo Making Space At The Armory Releases Full Schedule Of Public Events For SYMPOSIUM: SOUND & COLOR ‚Ä" THE FUTURE OF RACE IN DESIGN
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2023

Park Avenue Armory announces the full schedule of public events Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design, an interdisciplinary forum exploring how race matters in creative design for live performance, especially in the current moment of creative, technological, and cultural unrest.

Park Avenue Armory to Open 2023 Season With Symposium: SOUND AND COLOR - THE FUTURE O Photo Park Avenue Armory to Open 2023 Season With Symposium: SOUND AND COLOR - THE FUTURE OF RACE IN DESIGN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2022

Park Avenue Armory will begin its 2023 Season with Symposium: Sound & Color - The Future of Race in Design, an interdisciplinary forum exploring how race matters in creative design for live performance, especially in the current moment of creative, technological, and cultural unrest.

New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL Photo New Plays and Panel Discussions to Highlight Syracuse Stage's COLD READ FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022

Plays by Rogelio Martinez, Ty Defoe, Jessica Bashline and Craig Thornton highlight Syracuse Stage‚Äôs 2022/2023 Cold Read Festival of New Plays, Oct. 18 ‚Äď 23.

BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Full Cast & Creative Team Photo BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Full Cast & Creative Team
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 26, 2022

Founding Artistic Director George Strus has announced the complete cast and additional creative team members for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns, Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October Photo Santa Fe Opera to Present THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

The Santa Fe Opera will present the world premiere of This Little Light of Mine, a new opera about the life of voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer. The one-act opera is composed by Chandler Carter with libretto by Diana Solomon-Glover. Under development since 2017, the piece is commissioned by the Santa Fe Opera and its Opera for All Voices (OFAV) consortium partners.

Five Playwrights Receive Prestigious Helen Merrill Awards Photo Five Playwrights Receive Prestigious Helen Merrill Awards
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2022

Five playwrights are the 2022 recipients of The New York Community Trust’s prestigious Helen Merrill Award for Playwriting.

L Morgan Lee Joins Creative Team for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL - Playing T Photo L Morgan Lee Joins Creative Team for BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL - Playing This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 26, 2022

Tony Award nominee¬†L Morgan Lee¬†(she/her,¬†A Strange Loop) will direct the final evening of¬†Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival¬†‚Äď an evening of 15 newly commissioned monologues created by members of the TNB2S+ community - on¬†Sunday October 16¬†at¬†7:00pm¬†at¬†Theatre Row‚Äôs first floor space,¬†Theatre One.

BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Inaugural Lineup Featuring Work by TNB Photo BREAKING THE BINARY THEATRE FESTIVAL Announces Inaugural Lineup Featuring Work by TNB2S+ Theatermakers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

Founding Artistic Director George Strus (they/he) has announced the line-up for the inaugural Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival. Curated by Strus, Dominique Rider and Josephine Kearns (she/her), Breaking the Binary Theatre Festival will feature seven evenings of work created and developed by TNB2S+ theatermakers.

Ty Defoe Videos

VIDEO: Armie Hammer Talks Moonwalking, Learning Lines, And Being Out Of His Comfort Z Videoplay
VIDEO: Armie Hammer Talks Moonwalking, Learning Lines, And Being Out Of His Comfort Zone In STRAIGHT WHITE MEN On LATE NIGHT

by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2018

Armie Hammer talks about his terrifying Broadway debut in Straight White Men, why he moonwalks in the show and the very unique way he learns his lines

BWW TV: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on the Great White Way! Inside Opening Night with Armie Ha Videoplay
BWW TV: STRAIGHT WHITE MEN on the Great White Way! Inside Opening Night with Armie Hammer & Company

by TV - Opening Night Special - Jul 24, 2018

Straight White Men officially opened on Broadway last night, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, stars Kate Bornstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne and Paul Schneider.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More in STRAIGHT WHITE MEN!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2018

Straight White Men began previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opens tonight, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, stars Kate Bornstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne and Paul Schneider. 

Second Stage Theater Postpones Start Of Previews For STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Videoplay
Second Stage Theater Postpones Start Of Previews For STRAIGHT WHITE MEN

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2018

Second Stage Theater has postponed the start of previews of Young Jean Lee's STRAIGHT WHITE MEN, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, to accommodate additional rehearsal time for new cast member Denis Arndt.  Mr. Arndt joined the company earlier this week. 

BWW TV: Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More Explain What STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Is All Abou Videoplay
BWW TV: Armie Hammer, Josh Charles & More Explain What STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Is All About!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2018

Second Stage Theater presents Straight White Men, beginning previews at the Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) on Friday, June 29, 2018 and officially opening on Monday, July 23, 2018. Young Jean Lee's dark comedy, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, will star Armie Hammer, Tom Skerritt, Josh Charles, Kate Bornstein and Ty Defo.

STAGE TUBE: TCG Launches 'Legacy Leaders of Color' Video Project
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, launches the Legacy Leaders of Color Video Project (LLCVP). Working with MOPED, a video production company, and with support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, TCG filmed a series of interviews chronicling the stories of founding leaders of theatres of color.


Ty Defoe Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ty Defoe been in?
Ty Defoe has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ty Defoe been in?
Ty Defoe has not appeared in the West End