Bruce Randolph

Nelson

Biography

"Give, give, give - what is the point of having experience, knowledge or talent if you don't give it away? Of having stories if you don't tell them to others?" - Isabel Allende

Everyman Theatre (Resident Company Member): Dancing at Lughnasa, The Book of Joseph, M. Butterfly, Noises Off, Great Expectations, Wait Until Dark, Death of a Salesman, A Streetcar Named Desire, Blithe Spirit, Ghosts, Ruined, Deathtrap, The Dresser, Red (Mark Rothko, Baltimore Magazine’s Best Actor), The Beaux’ Stratagem, August: Osage County, You Can’t Take it With You, Private Lives, Shipwrecked! (Louis/Best Actor City Paper), I Am My Own Wife, The Pavilion (Narrator/Best Actor City Paper), Irma Vep. Regional: Center Stage: Amadeus (Antonio Salieri), Animal Crackers (Groucho), The Final Strange Tale of Edgar Allen Poe (Poe), Vanya, Sonya, Masha and Spike (Vanya); Rep Stage: The Goat (Martin), Hysteria (Dali), The Violet Hour (Gidger/Helen Hayes Award), The Dazzle (Langley/Helen Hayes Award), Irma Vep (Enid/Helen Hayes Nomination), Faith Healer (Teddy/Helen Hayes Nomination); Folger Theatre: The Comedy of Errors (Antipholus of Ephesus), She Stoops to Conquer (Tony); Olney Theatre Center: Farragut North (Paul), The Underpants (Cohen); Woolly Mammoth Theatre (Company Member): Dead Man’s Cell Phone (Dwight/Originated Role), Fuddy Meers (Limping Man/Helen Hayes Nomination); The Shakespeare Theatre: The Taming of the Shrew (Tranio); Signature Theatre: Never the Sinner (White); Tour: National Players; Teaching: Howard Community College, Everyman Theatre, Stevenson University, University of Baltimore. Education: Towson University.

AWARDS

Best Actor, Baltimore Magazine, 2014 Awards
5 time Helen Hayes nominee – won twice for The Dazzle and The Violet Hour
Best Actor, City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2011 Awards
Best Actor, City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2004 Awards

Upcoming Performances

Past Performances

Steve Polites, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Tony Nam, Alex Spieth, Deborah Hazlett, and Hannah Kelly in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Tony Nam, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Hannah Kelly, Alex Spieth, and Deborah Hazlett in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Tony Nam and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Alex Spieth, Deborah Hazlett, and Hannah Kelly in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Alex Spieth, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Deborah Hazlett, and Hannah Kelly in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Deborah Hazlett in Everything is Wonderful. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Importance of Being Earnest. Photos by ClintonB Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Helen Hedman in The Importance of Being Earnest. Photo by ClintonB Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Importance of Being Earnest. Photo by ClintonB Photography.

Paige Hernandez, Danny Gavigan, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Carl Schurr, Katie Kleiger, Jaysen Wright, Helen Hedman, and Wil Love in The Importance of Being Earnest. Photo by ClintonB Photography.

Katie Kleiger, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Megan Anderson, and Annie Grier in Dancing at Lughnasa. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Megan Anderson, Katie Kleiger, Bari Hochwald, Danny Gavigan, Annie Grier, Labhaoise Magee, and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Dancing at Lughnasa. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Bari Hochwald, Bruce Randolph Nelson, Annie Grier, Danny Gavigan, Labhaoise Magee, Tim Getman, Katie Kleiger, and Megan Anderson in Dancing at Lughnasa. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Bari Hochwald, Labhaoise Magee, Annie Grier, Megan Anderson, Tim Getman, and Katie Kleiger in Dancing at Lughnasa. Photo by Teresa Castracane.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Elliott Kashner in The Book of Joseph. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in The Book of Joseph. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Elliott Kashner and Danny Gavigan in The Book of Joseph. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in M. Butterfly. Photo by ClintonBPhotography.

Related Multimedia

Featured Clip

Inside Look: With Director Noah Himmelstein

Podcast

HUFFPOST - BRUCE RANDOLPH NELSON TALKS “M. BUTTERFLY” AND LGBTQ ISSUES 9/8/17

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