Paxton Whitehead

Performer, Dramaturg, Writer
( b. Oct 17, 1937 East Malling, ENGLAND ) Male
Artistic director of Shaw Festival (1967-1977)  

Broadway Production Credits

Bernhardt/Hamlet
Play, Original
Sep 25, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Louis]

The Importance of Being Earnest
Play, Comedy, Revival
Jan 13, 2011 - Jun 26, 2011
Also Starring: Paxton Whitehead
Reverend Canon Chasuble, D.D. - (Dec 17, 2010 - Mar 20, 2011)

Absurd Person Singular
Play, Comedy, Revival
Oct 18, 2005 - Dec 04, 2005
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Ronald]

My Fair Lady
Musical, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival
Dec 09, 1993 - May 01, 1994
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Colonel Pickering]
Understudy: Paxton Whitehead [Henry Higgins]
Starring: Paxton Whitehead
Henry Higgins - Replacement (Apr 05, 1994 - Apr 07, 1994)

A Little Hotel on the Side
Play, Original
Jan 26, 1992 - Mar 01, 1992
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Mathieu]
Dramaturg: Paxton Whitehead

Lettice and Lovage
Play, Comedy, Original
Mar 25, 1990 - Dec 23, 1990
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Mr. Bardolph]

Artist Descending a Staircase
Play, Original
Nov 30, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Martello]

Run for Your Wife
Play, Original
Mar 07, 1989 - Apr 09, 1989
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Stanley Gardner]

Noises Off
Play, Comedy, Farce, Original
Dec 11, 1983 - Apr 06, 1985
Starring: Paxton Whitehead [Frederick Fellowes]

Camelot
Musical, Revival
Jul 08, 1980 - Aug 23, 1980
Also Starring: Paxton Whitehead [King Pellinore]

The Crucifer of Blood
Play, Original
Sep 28, 1978 - Apr 22, 1979
Starring: Paxton Whitehead [Sherlock Holmes]

Habeas Corpus
Play, Farce, Comedy, Original
Nov 25, 1975 - Feb 15, 1976
Performer: Paxton Whitehead
Canon Throbbing - Arthur Wicksteed - Replacement

Chemin de Fer
Play, Revival
Nov 26, 1973 - Feb 16, 1974
Book adapted by Paxton Whitehead

There's One in Every Marriage
Play, Farce, Original
Jan 03, 1972 - Jan 15, 1972
Book adapted by Paxton Whitehead

Candida
Play, Comedy, Revival
Apr 06, 1970 - Apr 11, 1970
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [The Reverend Alexander Mill]
Standby: Paxton Whitehead [The Reverend James Mavor Morell]

Beyond the Fringe
Play, Revue, Original
Oct 27, 1962 - May 30, 1964
Performer: Paxton Whitehead
Performer - Replacement

The Affair
Play, Original
Sep 20, 1962 - Dec 29, 1962
Performer: Paxton Whitehead [Gilbert Dawson-Hill, M.A., Q.C.]

Awards and Nominations

1984 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Ensemble Work

nomineeNoises Off [winner]
Starring: Paxton Whitehead

1981 Tony Award® Best Featured Actor in a Musical

Camelot [nominee]
Also Starring: Paxton Whitehead

1981 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Camelot [nominee]
Also Starring: Paxton Whitehead

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