Jeremiah Kissel

Jeremiah  Kissel

Jeremiah Kissel

Jeremiah Kissel is delighted as always to appear with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, with whom he has narrated The Polar Express, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers, Casey at the Bat, and A Christmas Carol. With other orchestras he has performed The Carnival of the Animals, Ellis Island: The Dream of America, Peter and the Wolf, The Wizard of Menlo Park, A Kennedy Portrait, L’Histoire du Soldat, and The Defiant Requiem. A forty-year veteran of Boston’s professional stages, Mr. Kissel has played leading roles for the Huntington, American Repertory, New Repertory, and Merrimack Repertory theaters, as well as the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, the Lyric Stage, Shear Madness, and various out-of-town companies passing through Boston. Recent appearances include Imagining Madoff at 59E59 in New York, The Trumpiad for Robert Brustein at the Boston Theater Marathon, and Cyrano (earning a 2019 Norton Award nomination) at Gloucester Stage. This fall, he will appear as Richard Nixon in Nixon’s Nixon at the New Rep Theatre, followed by a reprise of Imagining Madoff at the Lion Theatre in New York. Screen credits include The Town, The Fighter, Joy, Stronger, Castle Rock, Body of Proof, and The Wrong Car. Mr. Kissel is the winner of several Norton Awards, several IRNE’s, an Arts Impulse Award, and a Helen Hayes Award, and in 2003 he received Boston’s highest onstage recognition, the Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence.