John Hickok Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
August 31, 1957 (61)
Bio:
As an actor, he was most recently seen on Broadway opposite Frank Langella in MAN AND BOY: also on B'way: he created the roles of Governor Slaton in PARADE, Zoser in AIDA, and Professor Bhaer in LITTLE WOMEN (he's on all three cast albums), and appeared in OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and ACCOMPLICE. Other ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: August 31, 1957 (61)

Bio:
As an actor, he was most recently seen on Broadway opposite Frank Langella in MAN AND BOY: also on B'way: he created the roles of Governor Slaton in PARADE, Zoser in AIDA, and Professor Bhaer in LITTLE WOMEN (he's on all three cast albums), and appeared in OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and ACCOMPLICE. Other ... (read more)

As an actor, he was most recently seen on Broadway opposite Frank Langella in MAN AND BOY: also on B'way: he created the roles of Governor Slaton in PARADE, Zoser in AIDA, and Professor Bhaer in LITTLE WOMEN (he's on all three cast albums), and appeared in OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD and ACCOMPLICE. Other credits include Polonius / HAMLET, Gloucester / HENRY VI, Ageus & Quince / MIDSUMMER, at the Shakespeare Theatre of N.J., where he also directed ROMEO & JULIET. He starred in the world premiere of Pete Townshend's THE BOY WHO HEARD MUSIC (NY Stage & Film), I SENT A LETTER TO MY LOVE (Primary Stages) Eduardo Machado's AFTERNOON TEA (59 E. 59th), MIRACLE WORKER (Papermill Playhouse), HAMLET (Alabama Shakespeare), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Hartford Stage), TWELFTH NIGHT (Boston Shakespeare), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (North Shore), ONCE AROUND THE SUN (Zipper), MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (Irish Repertory Theatre), MAME opposite Michelle Lee (Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera), FOXFIRE with James Whitmore (George Street), and A FEW GOOD MEN (Westport Country Playhouse), MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP (Theatre by the Sea).



Directed the world premiere of BURNING BLUE at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on London's West End (2 Olivier nominations, John Napier/set, David Hershey/lights) and in LA, San Francisco, and NYC. Co-created (with Rick Lake) and directed RHYTHM OF LOVE / Palace Theatre, Stamford Center for the Arts. In NYC: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER (w/Kim Hunter), LOOSE CANNONS, C'EST LA GUERRE, WHITE BOYS CAN'T RAP. Regionally: LADY AND THE CLARINET, MOONSHADOW, THE ELEPHANT MAN, PRIVATE LIVES (extended run), THREE PENNY OPERA, LION IN WINTER, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, BUS STOP ("10 Best Plays of 1980" Boston Phoenix). Also: URINETOWN at Central Connecticut State College and HOT L BALTIMORE at Bard College, where he also taught Shakespeare for three years. He was a member of the WRITERS THEATRE in NYC working on new play development, the director's group at The Director's Company, a curator at The New York Theatre Workshop, participated in the Hal Prince Musical Theatre Workshop as a director for three years, as well as dramaturging/directing numerous new play and musical readings.