Broadway’s current Fleet Street demon barber rentWhat do the composer/lyricist/playwright of and the purple-eyed Eighth Bride have in common? They were all born in February!
Despite being the shortest month of the year, February boasts an incredible number of Broadway birthdays. From casting directors to choreographers to actors who have made the transition from stage to screen or screen to stage, here’s a list of artists celebrating birthdays in February.
Michael C. Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chicago) starts a month, and another year starts on February 1st.
February 2nd is a birthday triple threat and Elaine Stritch (little night music, Pal Joey), Marissa Jaret Winoker (hair spray), and Eden Espinosa (Evil) Let’s all celebrate.
Nathan Lane (coming to Broadway this month) photo from home) and Ann Harada (recently seen Into the Woods) share a birthday on February 3rd.
Conrad John Shack (nice job if you can get it, Annie), Jonathan Larson (rent), Jason Vesey (strange loop, The Lion King) on February 4th.
Coming soon to Broadway Summer 1976 February 5th is Laura Linney’s birthday. Darren Criss (american buffalo, How to succeed in business without hard work), Jason Gotti (bring to the musical), and Alex Brightman (beetle juice, school of rock) also has a birthday on the 5th of every month.
Kathy Najimy (Broadway dirty blondeand one of our beloved deception The Sanderson sisters cast a spell on February 6th and claim it all as theirs.
February 7th is a special day for performer Chris Rock (motherfucker with a hat) and James Spader (Race), composer Ubi Blake (shuffle together), and producer and theater executive Jacques Viertel.
Sherry Rene Scott (front page, little mermaid), and casting director Bernard Telsey, whose twins’ birthdays are on February 8.
beautiful Songwriter/lyricist Carole King and performer Mia Farrow (love letter, not guilty of murder), Judith Wright (Therese Lancan, Other Desert Cities), and Montego Glover (Into the Woods, memphis) were all born on February 9th.
Director Kenny Leung (currently producing) i like it hot on Broadway), Uzo Aduba (more recently Clyde’s), sharing a birthday on February 10th.
February 13th is Galentine’s Stockard Channing’s birthday (It’s Only A Play, Other Desert Citiesand film grease).
Florence Henderson (Oklahoma! and the television Brady Bunch), Gregory Hines (jelly last jam), Danai Gurira (Eaten, Come and Gone by John Turner) Get all the love on February 14th.
Choreographer Bill T. Jones (Paradise Square, spring awakening) and performer Olga Meredith (at the heights) share a birthday on February 15th.
February 16th is a special day for Carla Lindsay (beautiful carole king musical, Evil), John Tartaglia (shrek the musical, Avenue Q), Hayley Kilgore (once on this island).
Conrad Ricamora (the king and i) has a birthday on February 17th.
Christopher Seaver (prom, shrek the musical) is good companyshares his birthday with Susan Egan (Thoroughly modern Millie, cabaret) 18 February.
Playwright Teresa Leveque (Bernhard/Hamlet, dead account) celebrates his birthday friend Jeff Daniels (to kill a mockingbird, god of slaughter).
wish beautiful February 20 Performer Jesse Mueller (minutes, carousel, waitress), Sidney Poitier (raisins in the sun), Sandy Duncan (find neverland, Chicago, Peter Pan), choreographer Gillian Lynn (Cat, phantom of the opera).
February 21st is Christine Ebersole (war paint, Gray Gardens, Oklahoma!), McClanahan Street (Evil, Women), Tyne Daily (Gypsy, it should have been you), Alan Rickman (seminar, private life), Andrea Burns (rose tattoo, at the heights, beauty and the beast), Corbin Blue (kiss me kate, god spell, at the heights), and Titus Burgess (man and doll, little mermaid, jersey boys) blow out the candles.
Cast Ellen Green (threepenny opera, Little Prince and Aviator), Lea Salonga (once on this island, Miss Saigon), Marni Nixon (Nine, folly) share a birthday on February 22nd.
Book of Mormon Not only that, but Josh Gad (25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and screenwriter/composer/lyricist Robert Lopez (frozen, Avenue Q) have something in common! They also celebrate their birthday on the same day, February 23rd.
Priscilla Lopez (the skin of our teeth, grand horizons, at the heights) turns another year on February 26th.
Everyone sings “Happy Birthday” to Broadway’s current Damon Barber, Josh Groban (sweeney todd, Freestyle Love Supreme, Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Helen York (american psycho, bullet over broadway, grease), and Elizabeth Taylor (Little Fox, Personal Life) February 27.
On February 28th, the finale of the month, Sondheim will perform Bernadette Peters (Hello Dolly!, Little Night Music, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George) is William Finn (falsetto, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Seth Rudetzky (grease, The Ritz, disaster!), Tommy Tune (Nine, the best little whore in Texas), Zero Mostel (fiddler on the roof, funny thing happened on the way to the forum).
If you were born in February and want to know your zodiac sign this month, check out Playbill’s February horoscope.