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Walter Cronkite

 
Date of Birth: November 04, 1916 (105)

Birth Place: St. Joseph, MO, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
News Commentator (Voice)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Narrator [recorded voice only]
Voice of the Narrator

Photos



Walter and Betsy Cronkite

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11/09/2007


Walter and Betsy Cronkite

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11/09/2007


Walter Cronkite and opera singer Joanna Simon

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04/30/2007


Walter Cronkite

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04/30/2007


Celeste Holm and Walter Cronkite

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04/30/2007

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
News Commentator (Voice)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Narrator [recorded voice only]

Voice of the Narrator






Walter Cronkite News

Greenville Chautauqua Society Appoints Executive Director Photo Greenville Chautauqua Society Appoints Executive Director
by A.A. Cristi - May 31, 2022

The Greenville Chautauqua Society, who for 24 years has been bringing history to life through nationally recognized historical interpreters at FREE performing arts events, has appointed Lara Kaufmann as Executive Director.  

Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards Photo Dick Cavett to Receive WGAE's Evelyn F. Burkey Award at 2022 Writers Guild Awards
by Michael Major - Mar 14, 2022

In 1966, Cavett wrote and hosted the special, WHERE IT’S AT, produced by Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear. In 1968, Cavett was hired by ABC to host THIS MORNING, which was renamed THE DICK CAVETT SHOW and moved to prime time and then to late night, where it ran opposite THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON.

BWW Previews: ARTS LEGACY REMIX CELEBRATES MARTIN LUTHER KING JR At Straz Riverwalk Photo BWW Previews: ARTS LEGACY REMIX CELEBRATES MARTIN LUTHER KING JR At Straz Riverwalk
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Jan 10, 2022

In conjunction with Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, on January 14, The Straz Arts Legacy REMIX Project will be live on the Riverwalk Stage honoring Martin Luther King Jr with ECHOES FROM THE MOUNTAIN TOP.

BWW Feature: OPERA IN AMERICA AND ABROAD at Home Computer Screens Photo BWW Feature: OPERA IN AMERICA AND ABROAD at Home Computer Screens
by Maria Nockin - Oct 9, 2021

Tour members meet on the Flying Opera Magic Carpet for a week of American and international performances. Our first stop is at San Francisco Opera, for Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven online October 14, 17, and 30, 2021. Cost- $25.

Katie Couric Announces 2021 GOING THERE Book Tour Photo Katie Couric Announces 2021 GOING THERE Book Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021

Katie Couric will head out on an 11-city U.S. tour this fall in celebration of her forthcoming memoir, ‚ÄúGoing There,‚ÄĚ out on October 26th.¬† Two days following the release of her highly anticipated book, Couric will kick off her tour in Boston at the Orpheum Theatre on October 28th making stops in New York, Washington, DC, and more.

Cheney Hall Presents Lunchtime Lecture: WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD Photo Cheney Hall Presents Lunchtime Lecture: WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021

Join David Garnes as he discusses LTM's upcoming production of WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD with members of the cast and creative team. Lunchtime Lectures offer an opportunity to learn about LTM's productions, providing insights into the creative process, background information about the play, its production history and the playwright and more.

TURNING THE TABLES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS Premieres July 30 on Disney Plus Photo TURNING THE TABLES WITH ROBIN ROBERTS Premieres July 30 on Disney Plus
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 6, 2021

Guests include Debbie Allen, Sofia Carson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jenna Dewan, Sheila E., Melissa Etheridge, Mickey Guyton, Betsey Johnson, Billie Jean King, Tig Notaro, Raven-Symoné and Josie Totah.

WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD By Joe Calarco to be Presented at Chenney Hall Photo WALTER CRONKITE IS DEAD By Joe Calarco to be Presented at Chenney Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Two opinionated women (one from a 'Red State,' one from a 'Blue') are stuck together in an airport. Check out this insightful comedy by Joe Calarco to find out who is left standing.

Arizona State University Names New American Film School After Legendary Actor and Fil Photo Arizona State University Names New American Film School After Legendary Actor and Filmmaker Sidney Poitier
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

Arizona State Universitytoday established The Sidney Poitier New American Film School, one of the largest, most egalitarian film schools in the country, operating in three cities across Arizona and California.

Barrington Stage Company Announces $2,500 Spark Grants Photo Barrington Stage Company Announces $2,500 Spark Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2020

Barrington Stage Company has announced the first round of Spark Grants of $2,500 each to 11 artists with whom Barrington Stage Company has either collaborated with on past work or looks forward to collaborating with in the future. Recipients were awarded the grant under the single condition that the money be used to spark the artist’s creativity.

Walter Cronkite Videos

BWW TV Preview: Voice of Anderson Cooper to Narrate HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Robert Diamond - Jan 18, 2011

The producers of the 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING are excited to announce that Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalistAnderson Cooper will make his Broadway debut as the voice of the narrator in the new production directed and choreographed byRob Ashford. Anderson Cooper follows in the footsteps of Walter Cronkite who was the voice of the narrator in the 1995 revival of the musical starring Matthew Broderick. Starring Daniel Radcliffeas J. Pierrepont Finch, John Larroquette as J. B. Biggley,Christopher J. Hanke as Bud Frump, Tammy Blanchard as Hedy La Rue, Rob Bartlett as Twimble/Wally Womper, Mary Faber as Smitty, Ellen Harvey as Miss Jones, Michael Park as Bert Bratt and introducing in her Broadway debut Rose Hemingway as Radcliffe's onstage romantic interest Rosemary Pilkington, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING begins previews Saturday, February 26, 2011, at 8pm, at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) and Opens Sunday, March 27, 2011 at 5pm.

BWW TV: CHESS at Signature Theatre!
by Robert Diamond - Aug 30, 2010

The production of Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Tim Rice's CHESS at the Signature Theatre opened August 10 and will run through September 26. Broadway's Jill Paice (Curtains, The 39 Steps), Euan Morton (Boy George in Taboo, Sondheim on Sondheim), and Jeremy Kushnier (Footloose, Rent) star in the rock musical Chess, which was directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. Written by Mamma Mia! composers Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson with Evita and Lion King lyricist Tim Rice, the 1984 cult musical of Cold War competition in love and chess is being given its first major Washington area production. Chess will be performed in the fabulous intimacy of the 276-seat MAX Theatre through September 26, 2010.

STAGE TUBE: A Peek At Signature Theater's CHESS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2010

The production of Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Tim Rice's CHESS at the Signature Theatre opened August 10 and will run through September 26.


Walter Cronkite Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Walter Cronkite been in?
Walter Cronkite has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Walter Cronkite been in?
Walter Cronkite has not appeared in the West End