Gender
Male
Born
Nov 01, 1925
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died
Mar 14, 2010
New York, New York, USA
Producer Director Stage Manager
Comments
Biography: Carmen Capalbo was born on November 1, 1925 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He grew up performing in community theater and assistant directing. He served in the Army during World War II, earning a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. Capalbo briefly attended Yale School of Drama. He married ballet dancer Patricia McBride in 1950 with whom he had two children -- Marco and Carla.

TV Credits: "Play of the Week"

Trivia:
His hobby was an expertise in stamps, particularly those issued by Great Britain during World War I. He was a member of the Royal Philatelic Society.
  • CREDITS
    Seidman and Son (Oct 15, 1962 - Apr 20, 1963)
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    PlayComedyOriginal
    The Cave Dwellers (Oct 19, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958)
    • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    PlayOriginal
    A Moon for the Misbegotten (May 02, 1957 - Jun 29, 1957)
    • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    PlayDramaOriginal
    The Potting Shed (Jan 29, 1957 - Jun 01, 1957)
    • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    PlayOriginal
    Threepenny Opera (Sep 20, 1955 - Dec 17, 1961)
    • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    MusicalDramaRevival
    Threepenny Opera (Mar 10, 1954 - May 30, 1954)
    • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
    • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
    MusicalDrama OperettaRevival
    Emlyn Williams as Charles Dickens (Apr 20, 1953 - May 09, 1953)
    • Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
    PlaySoloRevival
    Hamlet (Dec 01, 1952 - Dec 06, 1952)
    • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
    PlayTragedyRevival
    Occupe-toi d'Amelie (Nov 24, 1952 - Dec 20, 1952)
    • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Les Fausses Confidences / Baptiste (Nov 12, 1952 - Dec 20, 1952)
    • Les Fausses Confidences
    • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
    PlayComedyOriginal
    • Baptiste
    • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
    PlayPantomimeOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

     

    Best Play

    1957 | Nominee  | The Potting Shed
    Produced by Carmen Capalbo

    Special Award

    1956 | Recipient  | Threepenny Opera
    Produced by Carmen Capalbo
Seidman and Son (Oct 15, 1962 - Apr 20, 1963)
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
PlayComedyOriginal
The Cave Dwellers (Oct 19, 1957 - Jan 11, 1958)
  • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
PlayOriginal
A Moon for the Misbegotten (May 02, 1957 - Jun 29, 1957)
  • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
PlayDramaOriginal
The Potting Shed (Jan 29, 1957 - Jun 01, 1957)
  • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
PlayOriginal
Threepenny Opera (Sep 20, 1955 - Dec 17, 1961)
  • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
MusicalDramaRevival
Threepenny Opera (Mar 10, 1954 - May 30, 1954)
  • Produced by Carmen Capalbo
  • Directed by Carmen Capalbo
MusicalDrama OperettaRevival
Emlyn Williams as Charles Dickens (Apr 20, 1953 - May 09, 1953)
  • Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
PlaySoloRevival
Hamlet (Dec 01, 1952 - Dec 06, 1952)
  • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
PlayTragedyRevival
Occupe-toi d'Amelie (Nov 24, 1952 - Dec 20, 1952)
  • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
PlayComedyOriginal
Les Fausses Confidences / Baptiste (Nov 12, 1952 - Dec 20, 1952)
  • Les Fausses Confidences
  • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
PlayComedyOriginal
  • Baptiste
  • Production Stage Manager: Carmen Capalbo
PlayPantomimeOriginal

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1957 | Nominee  | The Potting Shed
Produced by Carmen Capalbo

Special Award

1956 | Recipient  | Threepenny Opera
Produced by Carmen Capalbo

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