Dick Latessa

Dick Latessa previously appeared in The Miracle at Naples (2009), She Loves Me (2008), The Cherry Orchard (2007), and Don Juan (1988) at the Huntington. He last appeared on Broadway as Wilbur in Hairspray (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards) and repeated his role with Harvey Fierstein in Las Vegas. Prior to that he appeared at Lincoln Center Theater in John Guare’s Chaucer in Rome. His Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Cabaret (Helen Hayes Award, Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award nomination), as well as Neil Simon’s Proposals, the 1994 revival of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Damn Yankees, The Will Rogers Follies, Rumors, Broadway Bound, Rags, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Passione, I Ought to Be in Pictures, Chapter Two, Follies, and Awake and Sing! In the New York City Center Encores! series, he appeared in Promises, Promises; DuBarry Was a Lady; and Lil’ Abner. His Off Broadway credits include Over the River and Through the Woods, Fit to Be Tied, Sophistry, Man in His Underwear, and Philemon, for which he received an OBIE Award and recreated for PBS. His film and TV credits include Thicker Than Blood for TNT, The Substance of Fire, Stigmata, The Great New Wonderful (Tribeca Film Festival), Alfie, and The Last New Yorker, as well as “Six Degrees,” “The Black Donnellys,” and “Brotherhood.”

(As of April 2009)

© 2021 The Huntington. All rights reserved | Trouble viewing this site? Please download Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.