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Joe Mantello
Born Joseph Mantello
December 27, 1962 (1962-12-27) (age 47)
Rockford, Illinois, USA
Occupation Actor, director

Joseph Mantello (born 27 December 1962) is an 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 directed The Ritz, his sixth production with playwright Terrence McNally, in 2007.

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Biography

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.

Awards and nominations

Awards
  • 1993 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play - Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
  • 2003 Tony Award Best Direction of a Play - Take Me Out
  • 2004 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical - Wicked
  • 2004 Tony Award Best Direction of a Musical - Assassins
Nominations
  • 1993 Tony Award Best Featured Actor in a Play - Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
  • 1995 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play - Love! Valour! Compassion!
  • 1995 Tony Award Best Direction of a Play - Love! Valour! Compassion!
  • 1998 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Direction of a Play - Mizlansky/Zilinsky or 'Schmucks'
  • 2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical - A Man of No Importance
  • 2003 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play - Take Me Out
  • 2004 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Musical - Assassins
  • 2005 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Director of a Play - Glengarry Glen Ross
  • 2005 Tony Award Best Direction of a Play - Glengarry Glen Ross

Work

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Stage productions

Filmography

References

External links


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