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

Past Performances

Bruce Randolph Nelson in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Deborah Hazlett, Lilian Oben, Helen Hedman, Hannah Kelly, Beth Hylton, Danny Gavigan, and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Lilian Oben, and Jefferson A. Russell in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Danny Gavigan and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Danny Gavigan, and Deborah Hazlett in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Danny Gavigan and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and M. Scott McLean in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express. Photo by Teresa Castracane Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson and Katie Kleiger in Proof. Photo by DJ Corey Photography.

Jeremy Keith Hunter, Katie Kleiger, and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Proof. Photo in DJ Corey Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson in Proof. Photo by DJ Corey Photography.

Katie Kleiger and Bruce Randolph Nelson in Proof. Photo by DJ Corey Photography.

Bruce Randolph Nelson, Jeremy Keith Hunter, Katie Kleiger, and Megan Anderson in Proof. Photo by DJ Corey Photography.

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.

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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