Michael Cerveris

Born Nov 6, 1960

Michael Cerveris is an American singer, guitarist and actor. He has performed in many stage musicals and plays, including several Stephen Sondheim musicals: Assassins, Sweeney Todd, Road Show, and Passion. He won the Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Assassins. He was called, by Playbill.… Read More

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  • Hedwig Still Angry, Still Brilliant Extended Thru 27th At Pantages
    Huffington Post - Nov 15, 2016
  • Michael Cerveris On The 'draining, Exhausting' 'fun Home'
    Yahoo News - Apr 15, 2015
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    Marriage Equality Pioneer Edie Windsor Visits 'fun Home' On Broadway
    Huffington Post - Apr 12, 2015
  • First Nighter: The Lisa Kron Jeanine Tesori "Fun Home" May Not Be Non Stop Fun But It Damn Well Hits Home
    Huffington Post - Oct 24, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Michael Cerveris.


1960 Birth Born on November 6, 1960.


1979 18 Years Old He is a 1979 graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and a 1983 cum laude graduate of Yale University, where he was a member of Skull and Bones. … Read More


1993 32 Years Old He made his Broadway debut in The Who's Tommy in 1993 as "18-20 year old Tommy/Narrator", receiving a Tony Award nomination as Best Featured Actor in a Musical, Drama League Award nomination, Theater World Award winner, and Original Cast Grammy winner. … Read More
1997 36 Years Old He next appeared in the Broadway musical Titanic in 1997 as Thomas Andrews.


2004 43 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2004, Cerveris won the Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Assassins as John Wilkes Booth.
2005 44 Years Old In the 2005 Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Ceveris played the title role, and was nominated for the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama League Award, and received the Drama Critics Circle citation. … Read More
2007 46 Years Old In 2007 he played Kent in King Lear at the Off-Broadway Public Theater, receiving a Drama League Award nomination.
2008 47 Years Old He appeared Off-Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Road Show at the Public Theater in 2008 as Wilson Mizner. … Read More
2009 48 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 27, 2009, he performed at the Signature Theatre gala, a benefit and to celebrate the first annual Sondheim Award.
His concert appearances include the Broadway Cabaret Festival, held in October 2010 at The Town Hall (New York).


2011 50 Years Old Cerveris has performed at many events, to honor or celebrate notable performers and creatives. He performed at The Drama League gala, A Musical Celebration of Broadway on February 7, 2011, which also honored Patti LuPone.
2015 54 Years Old In 2015, he won his second Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical for Fun Home as Bruce Bechdel. … Read More
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