Scott Wentworth

Scott Wentworth

Librettist


Biography


SCOTT WENTWORTH is an actor, director and writer whose work has been celebrated across the United States and Canada. He has starred on Broadway; opposite Rosemary Harris in Neil Simon's award-winning LOST IN YONKERS; in ANNA KARENINA and GETTING MARRIED at Circle In The Square; and in Cy Coleman's WELCOME TO THE CLUB, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Mr. Wentworth is a leading actor at Canada's Stratford Festival, where he has performed such roles as Iago in OTHELLO, Mark Antony in JULIUS CAESAR, Orsino in TWELFTH NIGHT, Hubert in KING JOHN, Charles Surface in THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, Pinchwife in THE COUNTRY WIFE, Sky Masterson in GUYS AND DOLLS and the title role in MACBETH. Mr. Wentworth began his directing career at the Indiana Repertory Theatre under the Artistic Direction of Tom Haas, where he was a company member for five seasons. His productions there include HEDDA GABLER, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, SPEED-THE-PLOW, and a world premiere stage adaptation of THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS. His production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for the Hilberry Theatre was awarded Best Production of 1994 by the Detroit News, and both the News and the Detroit Free Press named Mr. Wentworth Best Director. That same year he was invited by the renowned Shakespearean director Robin Phillips to co-direct his production of MACBETH. From 1995 through 1999 he directed THE WINTER'S TALE , HENRY V, THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL, AS YOU LIKE IT and ENTER THE GUARDSMAN for the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival. His bookwriting for musicals includes GUNMETAL BLUES and ENTER THE GUARDSMAN, both with Craig Bohmler (music) and Marion Adler (lyrics).


Shows by Scott Wentworth

Title
Synopsis

The Olivier-nominated Enter the Guardsman, is a lyrical, delicate, and altogether delicious backstage musical. In the soft glow of the ghost light we smell the heavy scent of deep red roses -- the gift of an anonymous lover... read more

Overview

Nationality
American, Canadian
Show Categories
Musical
Genres
Comedy, Romance