Saturday, October 4, 2014

2014 HOLA Awards Honorees: DANNY BURSTEIN

Danny Burstein (HOLA José Ferrer Tespis Awardis currently playing Herr Schultz in Cabaret on Broadway for which he was nominated for a Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. His fifteen (15) Broadway credits include The Snow Geese; Golden Boy (2013 Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations); Follies (2012 Tony, Astaire & Grammy Award nominations; Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; South Pacific (Tony and Drama Desk nominations, Outer Critics Circle Award); The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony and Ovation Award nominations); Saint Joan; The Seagull; Three Men on a Horse; A Little Hotel On the Side; The Flowering Peach; A Class Act; Titanic; and Company. He recently made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Frosch in Die Fledermaus. Off-Broadway credits include Talley's Folly (Lucille Lortel Award nomination); Mrs. Farnsworth; Psych; and All in the Timing. Film/TV credits includes The Family Fang (directed by Jason Bateman); Cyber (directed by Michael Mann); “Boardwalk Empire" (directed by Martin Scorsese); “Louie”; Transamerica“Absolutely Fabulous”; “Ed”; all the “Law & Order” series; “Hope & Faith”; Deception; Affluenza; American Milkshake; Nor'easterConstruction and Trust; Greed, Bullets & Bourbon. Training: H.S. of Performing Arts, the Moscow Art Theater, Queens College (Bachelor of Arts degree) and the University of California, San Diego (Master of Fine Arts degree). He has two sons, Alexander (a filmmaker), and Zachary (a musician), and is married to actress Rebecca Luker.

The 2014 HOLA Awards will take place on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the Battery Gardens, in Battery Park, overlooking New York Harbor at the southernmost tip of Manhattan. For more information, click here.

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