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William Desmond

 
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Date of Birth: January 23, 1878
Date of Death: November 03, 1949 (71)

Birth Place: Dublin, IRELAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1932
William Kell
  [Broadway]
1906
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1932
William Kell

  [Broadway]
1906
Performer






William Desmond News

BWW Review: MACK & MABEL at The Alchemy Theatre Photo BWW Review: MACK & MABEL at The Alchemy Theatre
by Jesse Griffith - Apr 29, 2022

I was anxious to get back to the theatre after the pandemic hiatus on two levels - lingering fear of the 'Rona versus my life-long love affair with what is for me the greatest artistic performance genre of all: Musical Theatre. And we see here what won. I love musical theatre so much that I earned a degree as a triple threat from an exclusive conservatory, and know from whence I speak. Or type.

BWW Review: CITIZEN DETECTIVE at Geffen Playhouse: Chelsea Marcantel's Play Stirs The Photo BWW Review: CITIZEN DETECTIVE at Geffen Playhouse: Chelsea Marcantel's Play Stirs The Pot Without Setting it Aboil
by Evan Henerson - Nov 22, 2020

Figuring out whodunit feels like a bonus of this diverting if light slice of drama rather than its primary aim.

Photo Flash: MACK & MABEL Wraps Up Encores! Run Photo Photo Flash: MACK & MABEL Wraps Up Encores! Run
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2020

Performances concluded on Sunday for New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production also starred Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

BWW Review: Encores! MACK & MABEL Boasts Jerry Herman's Best Score and Terrific Turns Photo BWW Review: Encores! MACK & MABEL Boasts Jerry Herman's Best Score and Terrific Turns By Alexandra Socha, Douglas Sills
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2020

Count this reviewer among those who, contrary to conventional musical theatre wisdom, never thought there was anything horribly wrong with Michael Stewart's original book for MACK & MABEL, the big, splashy 1974 musical about silent movie director Mack Sennett and the star he discovered, Mabel Normand.

Review Roundup: Encores! MACK & MABEL Photo Review Roundup: Encores! MACK & MABEL
by Review Roundups - Feb 20, 2020

Performances are underway for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! 2020 Season Opener- MACK & MABEL! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Encores! 2020 Season Opener- MACK & MABEL!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2020

Performances are underway for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2020

Performances begin tonight for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for Encores! MACK & MABEL Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for Encores! MACK & MABEL
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 14, 2020

Rehearsals are officially underway for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

Wake Up With BWW 2/13: SIX Begins Previews, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/13: SIX Begins Previews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

Today's top stories: Six begins previews tonight, and more!

William Desmond Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! MACK & MABEL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 19, 2020

Performances begin tonight for the New York City Center Encores! first show of the 2020 season- Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).

BWW TV: Watch Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! MACK  VideoBWW TV: Watch Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! MACK & MABEL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2020

Kicking off the New York City Center Encores! season is Mack & Mabel, running for seven performances February 19-23. Led by Broadway's Douglas Sills and Alexandra Socha in the title roles, the production will also star Major Attaway (Fatty Arbuckle), Michael Berresse (William Desmond Taylor), Lilli Cooper (Lottie Ames), Ben Fankhauser (Frank Wyman), Jordan Gelber (Mr. Kessel), Evan Kasprzak (Freddy), Raymond J. Lee (Andy), Kevin Ligon (Eddie), Janet Noh (Ella), and Allen Lewis Rickman (Mr. Bauman).


William Desmond Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has William Desmond been in?
William Desmond has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has William Desmond been in?
William Desmond has not appeared in the West End