Gender
Male
Born
Apr 11, 1950
Santa Monica, California, USA
Performer Director Choreographer Writer Conception
Relations
Husband of
Martha Roth
Comments
Graduate of Oberlin and Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's Clown College. He was an original member of the Kraken theatre company and the Pickle Family Circus. He directed and performed in "Not Quite/New York", "Scapin" (Roundabout, 1996), "The Harlequin Studies", "Mr. Fox: A Rumination" (both at Signature, 2004). Other acting credits include "Texts for Nothing" (Public Theatre, 1992), "The Tempest" (Public, 1995), "Waiting for Godot" (Lincoln Center, 1988) and "The Regard Evening" (Signature, 2003).
Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus (Apr 21, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019)
  • Movement by Bill Irwin
PlayComedyPlayOriginal
The Iceman Cometh (Apr 26, 2018 - Jul 01, 2018)
  • Also Starring: Bill Irwin [Ed Mosher]
PlayDramaRevival
Bye Bye Birdie (Oct 15, 2009 - Jan 24, 2010)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [Harry MacAfee]
MusicalComedyRevival
Waiting for Godot (Apr 30, 2009 - Jul 12, 2009)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [Vladimir]
PlayRevival
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Mar 20, 2005 - Sep 04, 2005)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [George]
PlayDramaRevival
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Mar 10, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002)
  • Performer: Bill Irwin
    • Martin - Replacement (Sep 13, 2002 - Dec 15, 2002)
PlayDramaOriginal
Fool Moon (Nov 23, 1998 - Jan 03, 1999)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [Performer]
  • Created by Bill Irwin
SpecialComedyOriginal
Fool Moon (Oct 29, 1995 - Jan 07, 1996)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [Performer]
  • Created by Bill Irwin
SpecialComedyOriginal
Fool Moon (Feb 25, 1993 - Sep 05, 1993)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [Performer]
  • Created by Bill Irwin
SpecialComedyOriginal
Largely New York (May 01, 1989 - Sep 02, 1989)
  • Directed by Bill Irwin
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [The Post-Modern Hoofer]
  • Choreographed by Bill Irwin
  • Written by Bill Irwin
PlayComedyOriginal
The Regard of Flight (Apr 12, 1987 - Apr 26, 1987)
  • Performer: Bill Irwin [Performer]
  • Written by Bill Irwin
SpecialComedyOriginal
Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Nov 15, 1984 - Dec 01, 1984)
  • Performer: Bill Irwin [The Sergeant]
PlayOriginal
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Jan 04, 2007 - May 20, 2007)
  • Starring: Bill Irwin [George]
PlayDramaRevival

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Play

2005 | Winner  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Starring: Bill Irwin
 

Best Actor in Play

1989 | Nominee  | Largely New York
Starring: Bill Irwin
 

Best Choreography

1989 | Nominee  | Largely New York
Choreographed by Bill Irwin
 

Best Direction of a Play

1989 | Nominee  | Largely New York
Directed by Bill Irwin
 

Best Play

1989 | Nominee  | Largely New York
Written by Bill Irwin

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2012 | Nominee
Bill Irwin (for "King Lear")
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

2009 | Nominee  | Waiting for Godot
Starring: Bill Irwin
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

2005 | Nominee  | Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Starring: Bill Irwin
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1989 | Nominee
Bill Irwin (for "Waiting for Godot")

Unique Theatrical Experience

1989 | Winner  | Largely New York
Written by Bill Irwin

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