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Zach Shaffer

 
Bio:
Broadway: A View From The Bridge, The Man Who Came to Dinner. NY credits include: The Wii Plays, Playlist, Thujone, Mine, Missed Connections NYC, Brown, Love is Deaf,Down the Drain, Til the Rapture Comes. Film & TV: Smash (NBC) Salt (Columbia Pictures),Strangers With Candy, The Black Donnellys, All ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: A View From The Bridge, The Man Who Came to Dinner. NY credits include: The Wii Plays, Playlist, Thujone, Mine, Missed Connections NYC, Brown, Love is Deaf,Down the Drain, Til the Rapture Comes. Film & TV: Smash (NBC) Salt (Columbia Pictures),Strangers With Candy, The Black Donnellys, All ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
Guthrie Theater Production, 2014
Peter Patrone
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2000
Richard Stanley
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]
Rodolpho (Understudy) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [St. Paul, MN (Regional)]
Guthrie Theater Production, 2014
Peter Patrone

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2000
Richard Stanley

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1997
Ensemble [Replacement]

Rodolpho (Understudy) [Replacement]

Zach Shaffer Biography

Broadway: A View From The Bridge, The Man Who Came to Dinner. NY credits include: The Wii Plays, Playlist, Thujone, Mine, Missed Connections NYC, Brown, Love is Deaf,Down the Drain, Til the Rapture Comes. Film & TV: Smash (NBC) Salt (Columbia Pictures),Strangers With Candy, The Black Donnellys, All My Children, Six Feet Under, XX/XY, Law & Order. Zach also co-directed and produced the documentary Squeezebox!, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival before going on to tour film festivals around the world.




Zach Shaffer News

Photo Flash: Julie Halston, Andy Grotelueschen and More in IT'S ONLY A PLAY at New Br Photo Photo Flash: Julie Halston, Andy Grotelueschen and More in IT'S ONLY A PLAY at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

Professionally filmed onstage at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, Tony Award winner Terrence McNally's hit comedy comes to life for this new streaming production!

Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston and More Join Virtual IT'S ONLY A PLAY from George  Photo Andy Grotelueschen, Julie Halston and More Join Virtual IT'S ONLY A PLAY from George Street Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2021

George Street Playhouse has announced casting for 'It's Only A Play', directed by Kevin Cahoon. This hilarious work by award-winning playwright Terrence McNally. Streaming will begin June 15 and will run through July 4, 2021.

BWW Review: THE NERD at George Street Playhouse is Laugh Out Loud Fun Photo BWW Review: THE NERD at George Street Playhouse is Laugh Out Loud Fun
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 29, 2018

Everybody needs a good laugh, and that's just what you will get when you attend The Nerd, now being performed at George Street Playhouse (GSP) through May 20. Written by Larry Shue and superbly directed by Kevin Cahoon, the play has an awesome cast that channels Shue's comic genius into 2 hours of sheer fun. The Nerd is the coolest show in town!

Photo Flash: First Look at THE NERD at George Street Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE NERD at George Street Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2018

Awkwardness reaches hilarious new heights in the final show of our season, The Nerd. When an unexpected party guest (played by 2 Broke Girls' Jonathan Kite) turns into an unwanted house guest, Willum (Modern Family's Colin Hanlon) executes an elaborate plan to rid himself of the wacky nuisance. Aided by a rag-tag team that includes friends, a would-be lover and an oblivious boss, creative acts of desperation quickly dissolve into utter mayhem and merriment. The twists and turns of this madcap comedy lead to an ending that leaves you feeling happily hoodwinked!

Hilarious, Star-Studded Cast Set For THE NERD At George Street Playhouse Photo Hilarious, Star-Studded Cast Set For THE NERD At George Street Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2018

George Street Playhouse, today announced Ann Harada (TV's Smash), Colin Hanlon (TV's Modern Family, Broadway's Falsettos), Kate Reinders (Broadway's Wicked and Something Rotten), Zach Shaffer (TV's Six Feet Under, Broadway's A View From the Bridge) and Stephen Wallem (Showtime's Nurse Jackie), will join the previously announced Jonathan Kite (TV's 2 Broke Girls) in Larry Shue's The Nerd, on stage April 24 - May 20, 2018. Hayden Bercy (National Tour, A Christmas Story, The Musical) rounds out the cast as 8-year-old Thor Waldgrave.

Photo Coverage: Nathan Lane & the Cast of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Reunite for Roundabout Benefit Reading
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 8, 2015

Just last night, Roundabout Theatre Company presented the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining him were Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below!

Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart, Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis directs this one-night only reading tonight, December 7, 2015 at 7 PM at Studio 54.

Full Cast Announced for Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading, Starring Nathan Lane & Jean Smart
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 23, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company has confirmed complete casting for the 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart starring Nathan Lane. Joining the celebrated cast are Austin Durant ('Expressman, Technician, Police Officer'), Peter Kim ('Sandy'), Mark Linn-Baker ('Dr. Bradley'), Ned Noyes ('Michaelson/Westcott/Expressman'), Harrison Unger ('Stage Directions'), Richard Poe ('Mr. Stanley'), Lee Wilkof ('Banjo') and Mary Louise Wilson ('Harriet Stanley'). Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis will direct this one-night only reading.

Nathan Lane Will Lead Roundabout's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Benefit Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 16, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) just announced a 50th Anniversary Season Benefit Reading of The Man Who Came to Dinner by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart starring Nathan Lane. Roundabout's Associate Artistic Director Scott Ellis will direct this one-night only reading.

BWW Interviews: Getting to Know HEIDI CHRONICLES' Kate Wetherhead
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Sep 27, 2014

Actor, screenwriter, author and more... Kate Wetherhead seems to be living the life that character Heidi Holland was striving for in Wendy Wasserstein's acclaimed THE HEIDI CHRONICLES. BWW Minneapolis got to know here a little better in this interview.

Zach Shaffer Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from MTC's TAKING CARE OF BABY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2013

Manhattan Theatre Club's American premiere of Taking Care of Baby by Tony Award winner Dennis Kelly opened last night, Tuesday, November 19. Directed by Erica Schmidt (Humor Abuse), the cast features Francois Battiste (Magic/ Bird), Reed Birney (Blasted, Our Leading Lady), Kristen Bush (Kin, The Common Pursuit), Tony nominee Amelia Campbell (A Streetcar Named Desire, Our Country's Good), Margaret Colin (The Columnist, 'Gossip Girl'), Michael Crane (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jacksonoff-Broadway), Ethan Phillips (Golden Age) and Zach Shaffer ('Smash'). This five week limited engagement of Taking Care of Baby is presented as part of The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center - Stage II (131 West 55th Street). Previews began Tuesday, November 5. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!


Zach Shaffer Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zach Shaffer been in?
Zach Shaffer has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Zach Shaffer been in?
Zach Shaffer has not appeared in the West End