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Encyclopedia > Joe Mantello

Joe Mantello (born 27 December 1962) is a Tony Award-winning American actor and director best known for his work on Broadway productions of Wicked, Take Me Out and Assassins, as well as earlier in his career being one of the original Broadway cast of Angels in America. Mantello is currently directing THE RITZ, his sixth production with Terrence McNally. December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Year 1965 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Wicked is a Tony award-winning American musical produced by Universal Pictures with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. ... Take Me Out is a Tony Award-winning play by Richard Greenberg which deals with homosexuality in baseball. ... Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and was based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. ... Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is an award winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. ...


Mantello was born in Rockford, Illinois and studied at the North Carolina School of the Arts and started the Edge Theater in New York City with actress Mary-Louise Parker and writer Peter Hedges. He is a member of the Naked Angels theater company and an associate artist at the Roundabout Theatre Company. : The Forest City United States Illinois Winnebago 56. ... An arts conservatory of international renown, the North Carolina School of the Arts was the first state-supported, residential school of its kind in the nation. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Mary-Louise Parker (born August 2, 1964 in Fort Jackson, South Carolina) is an American actress whose work in theatre and film has won her international acclaim. ... Movie poster of Pieces of April Peter Hedges (born July 6, 1962) is an American writer and film director. ... Theatrical release poster. ... The Roundabout Theatre Company is a non-profit, subscription based theatre company, based in New York City. ...

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Awards

What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ... Take Me Out is a Tony Award-winning play by Richard Greenberg which deals with homosexuality in baseball. ... Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and was based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. ... Created in 1955, the Drama Desk Award was created to recognize Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway shows in addition to Broadway shows. ... Helen Hayes (October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was a two-time Academy Award-winning American actress whose successful and award-winning career spanned almost 70 years. ... The Obie Awards, short for Off-Broadway Theater Awards, are annual awards bestowed by the newspaper The Village Voice on theater artists performing in New York City. ...

Stage Directing Credits

Assassins is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and was based on an idea by Charles Gilbert, Jr. ... Corpus Christi is a passion play by Terrence McNally dramatizing the story of Christ and the Apostles. ... // Dead Man Walking is a work of non-fiction by Sister Helen Prejean, a Roman Catholic nun and one of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Medaille. ... San Francisco Opera (SFO) is the second largest opera company in North America. ... Design for Living is a black comedy written by Noel Coward which premiered in 1932. ... Poster for the off-Broadway production Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune is a two-character play by Terrence McNally. ... This article is about the play by David Mamet. ... Circle Repertory Company, originally named Circle Theater Company, was founded in July 1969, in a second floor loft at Broadway and 83rd Street by director Marshall W. Mason, playwright Lanford Wilson, director Rob Thirkield, and actress Tanya Berezin. ... Love! Valour! Compassion! is a 1995 play by Terrence McNally following the summer of a group of gay men and their family and friends at a summer home in New York. ... A Man of No Importance is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty. ... The Mineola Twins is a play by Paula Vogel. ... Walter Matthau and Art Carney in the 1965 Broadway production The Odd Couple was a hit 1965 Broadway play by Neil Simon, followed by a successful film and television series, as well as other derivative works and spinoffs, many featuring one or more of the same actors. ... Sedaris in 2005. ... Take Me Out is a Tony Award-winning play by Richard Greenberg which deals with homosexuality in baseball. ... Three Days of Rain is a play by Richard Greenberg. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Wicked is a Tony award-winning American musical produced by Universal Pictures with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and a book by Winnie Holzman. ...

Film Credits

Love! Valour! Compassion! is a 1995 play by Terrence McNally following the summer of a group of gay men and their family and friends at a summer home in New York. ...

Acting

Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is an award winning play in two parts by American playwright Tony Kushner. ... Law & Order is a long-running American television police procedural and legal drama set in New York City. ...

Sources

  • Playbill biography
  • The Old Globe theater company Take Me Out production notes
  • New York Times Movie Guide
  • Broadway.com interview

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Wicked director Joe Mantello - Photo, Bio, and Interview (1036 words)
Joe Mantello is from Rockford, Illinois, USA, born in December of 1962.
Mantello is the recipient of the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Helen Hayes, Clarence Derwent, Obie and Joe A. Callaway awards.
Joe Mantello: I think the biggest mistake people make in the room is not being relaxed.
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DIRECTOR JOE MANTELLO I said, Charles Guiteau shouldn't be the same character as...
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