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Warren Leight

 
Date of Birth: January 17, 1957 (65)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Warren Leight Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Warren Leight, Leap of Faith
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 1999 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Warren Leight, Side Man
 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Best Play Gold Star
Warren Leight, Side Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Play Gold Star
Warren Leight, Side Man
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Play
Warren Leight, Side Man
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - John Gassner Playwriting Award
Warren Leight - , Side Man

Warren Leight News

Ben Neill to Present FANTINI FUTURO in NYC This Week Photo Ben Neill to Present FANTINI FUTURO in NYC This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 7pm, composer and instrumentalist Ben Neill will present his immersive electronic opera Fantini Futuro at Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, located at 261 Mott Street in New York. This one night only performance also acts as the premiere of the opera's full presentation, as well as a benefit for restoring the church's historic organs.

FANTINI FUTURO Immersive Electronic Opera Announced At Basilica Of St. Patrick's Old Photo FANTINI FUTURO Immersive Electronic Opera Announced At Basilica Of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, November 10
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

On Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 7pm, composer and instrumentalist Ben Neill presents his immersive electronic opera Fantini Futuro at Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral, located at 261 Mott Street in New York.

Now Hiring: Associate Costumer, Producing Artistic Director, and More - BroadwayWorld Photo Now Hiring: Associate Costumer, Producing Artistic Director, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - Oct 13, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 10/13/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Aspire Community Theatre Presents LEAP OF FAITH Photo Aspire Community Theatre Presents LEAP OF FAITH
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2022

Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.

Now Hiring: Production Manager, Head Audio, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds Photo Now Hiring: Production Manager, Head Audio, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - Sep 22, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/22/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

LEAP OF FAITH Comes to Aspire Community Theatre Next Month Photo LEAP OF FAITH Comes to Aspire Community Theatre Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.

Photos: Inside Penguin Rep's 2022 Gala Photo Photos: Inside Penguin Rep's 2022 Gala
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Penguin Rep Theatre held its annual fundraising gala on Saturday September 10 in Stony Point. The 2022 honorees included Edie Falco, the multiple Emmy, Golden Globe and SAG Award winning actress, and stage manager Michael Palmer, who has overseen 20 productions for the Stony Point-based nonprofit professional theatre in Rockland and New York City.  

Now Hiring: Production Manager, Master Carpenter, and More - BroadwayWorld Classified Photo Now Hiring: Production Manager, Master Carpenter, and More - BroadwayWorld Classifieds
by - Sep 16, 2022

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 9/16/2022 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates A Photo Kara Young and David Zayas Join COST OF LIVING Broadway Premiere; Performance Dates Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2022

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced full casting and performance dates for the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Cost of Living, written by Martyna Majok (Sanctuary City, Ironbound) and directed by Obie Award winner Jo Bonney (72 Miles to Go..., By The Way, Meet Vera Stark).

World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June Photo World Premiere of Martha Clarke's GOD'S FOOL to be Presented at La MaMa in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Two legends in experimental theater ‚Äď the iconic writer/director Martha Clarke and the Tony Award-winning La MaMa ETC ‚Äď will collaborate for the first time when La MaMa presents the world premiere of Ms. Clarke‚Äôs newest full-length work, GOD‚ÄôS FOOL.

Warren Leight Videos

Theater Talk: Scott Elliott, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan on the New Group's GOOD FOR OT Videoplay
Theater Talk: Scott Elliott, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan on the New Group's GOOD FOR OTTO

by Theater Talk - Mar 26, 2018

On this episode, playwright David Rabe, producer/director Scott Elliott, Ed Harris and Amy Madigan discuss The New Group production of David Rabe's new work 'Good for Otto.' The play, in which Harris and Madigan play psychologists, is set in a community mental health center, and is now playing at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Guest host is producer/playwright Warren Leight.

Theater Talk: Mark Rylance & Claire van Kampen Explain FARINELLI AND THE KING Videoplay
Theater Talk: Mark Rylance & Claire van Kampen Explain FARINELLI AND THE KING

by Theater Talk - Jan 22, 2018

Actor Mark Rylance (Academy Award and 2-time Tony Award winner) and playwright Claire van Kampen discuss her new play in which he stars, Farinelli and the King, with co-hosts playwright Warren Leight and Susan Haskins. Also, co-host Michael Musto goes backstage at The Oscar Hammerstein Awards for a conversation with this year's honorees, the legendary songwriting team of Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt (The Fantasticks; I Do, I Do; 110 in The Shade).

Theater Talk: Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS Videoplay
Theater Talk: Nia Vardalos & Marshall Heyman Talk TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

by Theater Talk - Nov 20, 2017

'Tiny Beautiful Things' writer/actor Nia Vardalos and co-conceiver Marshall Heyman discuss their theatrical adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling book, with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Tony-winning playwright Warren Leight. Next, Scott Alan Evans, executive artistic director of The Actors Company Theatre (TACT), Trustee at The No l Coward Foundation Geoffrey Johnson, and actress Kristine Nielsen discuss the never-produced No l Coward play 'Salute to the Brave,' with co-hosts Susan Haskins and Donna Hanover.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Paget Brewster
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Paget Brewster.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Dean Winters
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Dean Winters.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Tamara Tunie
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Tamara Tunie.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Kelli Giddish
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Kelli Giddish.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Dann Florek!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Dann Florek.

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - ICE-T!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 19, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with ICE-T!

Video: Law & Order: SVU Special Interview - Danny Pino
by Robert Diamond - Sep 18, 2012

Law & Order: SVU returns to NBC on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 with a special 2 hour season premiere. To welcome the show back, we're excited to present a new interview with Dany Pino.


Warren Leight Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Warren Leight written?
Warren Leight has written 7 shows including Mayor (Bookwriter), Side Man (Playwright), The 24 Hour Plays 2003 (Playwright), The 24 Hour Plays 2004 (Playwright), The 24 Hour Plays 2005 (Playwright), The 24 Hour Plays 2007 (Playwright), Leap of Faith (Co-librettist).

What awards has Warren Leight been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Leap of Faith , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Side Man , Best Play (Tony Awards) for Side Man , Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Side Man Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Side Man and John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Side Man .

What awards has Warren Leight won?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Side Manand Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Side Man.