Broadway Theatre Project is honored to congratulate Austin Pendleton on his recent United Solo Award, best direction for ‘Longing for Grace’! One of stage and screen’s most celebrated actor, director, writer and teacher, Yale alum and a member of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Ensemble, Pendleton is known for his enviable five-decade long career. Broadway credits include The Diary of Anne Frank, Grand Hotel, the original productions of Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Fiddler on the Roof, The Last Sweet Days of Isaac (Drama Desk Award & Obie Award), Film credits include What’s Up Doc?, Catch 22, Amistad, Trial and Error, A Beautiful Mind, Trial and Error, TV appearances include Frasier and a recurring role in HBO’s acclaimed series Oz. Playwright (Orson’s Shadow, Booth and Uncle Bob), Director (Spoils of War, The Runner Stumbles and Elizabeth Taylor in The Little Foxes), Teacher (HB Studio and The New School). Multi-faceted Pendleton is currently working as both director and actor in Classic Stage Company’s revival of Anton Chekhov’s, Ivanov, featuring Ethan Hawk, Joely Richardson and Juliet Rylance.
Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), is a nonprofit 501(c)(3), known as the renowned musical theatre intensive that provides critical training in the disciplines of acting, dancing and singing. Broadway Theatre Project thanks Austin Pendleton for his tremendous contribution to the arts, to our Project and welcomes him to our 2013 season!
Image: Austin Pendleton directing a monologue at Broadway Theatre Project. Photo by Jeff Reinking