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Steven Skybell is an Award-Winning actor equally at home on film, television, and the Broadway stage. He is currently starring as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish at New World Stages.  This role won him the 2019 Drama League and Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Leading Actor in a Musical, as well as an Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination.


On Broadway, he has starred as Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof (dir. Bartlett Sher), Ernst in Pal Joey with Stockard Channing, Dr. Dillamond in Wicked (dir. Joe Mantello), Harold Nichols in The Full Monty (dir. Jack O’Brien), Love, Valour Compassion! (dir. Joe Mantello), among others.


Select television credits include guest starring roles on Blue Bloods (CBS), Chicago PD (NBC), Elementary (NBC), Sex and the City (HBO), Law & Order (NBC), and a recurring role on the long-running All My Children.  On film, he has appeared in many features, including Simply Irresistible (dir. Mark Tarlov) , The Cradle Will Rock (dir. Tim Robbins), Liberty (dir. Muffie Meyer), and Everybody Wins (dir. Karel Reisz). He also appeared as Himself in Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles produced by Samuel Goldwyn Films.


As a stage actor, Steven has appeared in numerous productions off-Broadway, regional theatres and international venues.  His performances range from contemporary musicals to classical texts.  Some off-Broadway highlights include The Lucky Star (dir. Noah Himmelstein), Cymbeline (dir. Daniel Sullivan), Much Ado About Nothing (dir. Davis Esbjornson), The Food Chain (dir. Robert Falls), Dream True (dir. Tina Landau), and Titus Andronicus (dir. Julie Taymor).  Steven has worked extensively across the country in regional theatres, such as Long Wharf, Chicago Lyric Opera, Yale Rep, Arena Stage and La Jolla Playhouse.


Steven has also taught at multiple colleges and universities.  He has also played the piano for thirteen years and speaks Italian and French.

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