Reed Birney

Broadway: Gemini; Picnic; Casa Valentina (Tony nomination, Drama Desk Award); The Humans. Off- Broadway: I’m Gonna Pray for You so Hard (Drama Desk nomination); You Got Older (Drama Desk nomination); Uncle Vanya (Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle nominations) Blasted (Drama Desk nomination); Circle Mirror Transformation (OBIE, Drama Desk Awards); Tigers Be Still; The Dream of the Burning Boy (Outer Critics Circle nomination); A Small Fire; Bug (OBIE). Television: “House of Cards” (Donald Blythe); “The Blacklist” (Tom Connolly); “Girls”. 2006 OBIE for Sustained Excellence. 2011 Drama Desk Award for Career Excellence. Richard Seff Award.

Production Theatre Opened Credit
1 Man From Nebraska Second Stage Theatre 02/15/2017 Ken
2 The Humans Laura Pels Theatre (Current) 10/25/2015 Erik Blake
3 Taking Care of Baby New York City Center-Stage II 11/19/2013 Dr. Millard
4 Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling East 13th Street/CSC Theatre 10/03/2011 Dr. Bertram Cabot
5 A Small Fire Playwrights Horizons 01/06/2011 John Bridges
6 Circle Mirror Transformation Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons) 10/13/2009 Schultz
7 The Savannah Disputation Playwrights Horizons 03/03/2009 Father Murphy
8 Our Leading Lady New York City Center-Stage II 03/15/2007 Gavin DeChamblay
9 an oak tree Barrow Street Theatre 11/04/2006 Father REPLACEMENT
10 Stuff Happens Joseph Papp Public Theater/Newman Theater 04/13/2006 Tony Blair REPLACEMENT
11 Pen Playwrights Horizons 04/02/2006 Jerry
12 Bug Barrow Street Theatre 02/29/2004 Dr. Sweet
13 The Butterfly Collection Playwrights Horizons 09/08/2000 N/A
14 The Exact Center of the Universe Century Center For The Performing Arts 09/08/1999 Appleton Howell
15 The Exact Center of the Universe Julia Miles Theater 03/30/1999 Appleton Howell
16 The Knee Desires the Dirt Julia Miles Theater 10/27/1998 N/A
17 Minor Demons Century Center For The Performing Arts 03/16/1997 Deke Winters
18 The Family of Mann McGinn-Cazale Theatre 06/09/1994 Steve/Uncle Willy
19 An Imaginary Life Playwrights Horizons 12/05/1993 Dr. Jeff Portnoy
20 Loose Knit McGinn-Cazale Theatre 06/11/1993 Bob
21 A Murder of Crows Primary Stages 04/26/1992 Andy
22 Spare Parts Circle in the Square Downtown 02/28/1990 Perry
23 Zero Positive Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 04/16/1988 Himmer
24 The Common Pursuit Promenade Theatre 10/19/1986 Martin Musgrove REPLACEMENT
25 The Flight of the Earls Westside Theatre (Downstairs) 03/25/1984 Timothy Strain
26 Winterplay South Street Theatre 05/22/1983 N/A
27 The Master and Margarita Joseph Papp Public Theater/LuEsther Hall 11/15/1978 N/A
28 Gemini Circle Theatre 03/13/1977 Randy Hastings
29 Gemini Playwrights Horizons 12/08/1976 N/A
Award Production Function
1 NOMINATED 2017 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play Man From Nebraska Actor
2 NOMINATED 2016 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play The Humans Actor
3 NOMINATED 2016 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Actor in a Play The Humans Actor
4 WON 2011 Richard Seff Award A Small Fire Actor
5 WON 2004 Obie Award, Best Performance Bug Actor