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November 6, 1960 |
Washington, D.C., United States
|Occupation||Actor, singer, dancer|
He graduated from the Boston Conservatory with a B.F.A. in acting in 1983. In 1985 he appeared in A Little Night Music at the Equity Library Theatre in New York, New York. In 1987 he was in both the Off-Broadway production of Flora the Red Menace (Vineyard Theatre) and Off-Off-Broadway The No-Frills Revue (Musical Theatre Works)
His first listed show on Broadway was in Singin' in the Rain at the Gershwin Theatre, then in the Sweeney Todd revival in 1989 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. He starred as Tobias Ragg, with Bob Gunton as Sweeney and Beth Fowler as Mrs. Lovett. He starred in Godspell at Lamb's Theatre in 1988.
In the role he is probably most well known for, he starred as assassin Giuseppe Zangara in the 1990 Off-Broadway production of Assassins at the Playwrights Horizons. He also was in the original production of Casino Paradise at the Plays and Players Theatre and the Alley Theatre premiere of Jekyll & Hyde playing Bisset the apothecary.
He then starred in the original Off-Broadway Eating Raoul at the Union Square Theatre and played Paul Bland. He starred in the 1994 revival of Carousel at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. He starred as Enoch Snow.
He was in the original cast of Taking a Chance on Love at the York Theatre in 2000, which he won an Obie Award. He was also in Seussical in 2000 as Ensemble/Grandpa Who. This was after his 12-minute number The Lorax in which he played The Onceler was cut after the Boston tryout.
Then in 2004 he was in The Irish Curse at the Fringe Festival.
2006 saw Korbich in the original production of the musical The Drowsy Chaperone as George, earning him a Drama Desk Award nomination for best featured actor. He would go on to be in the limited run of The Most Happy Fella at the State Theatre at Lincoln Center as the Doctor. (Fella was between The Ahmanson tryout and the Broadway run of Drowsy.)
In the fall of 2010, Korbich performed at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, California in the world premiere of Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin, a musical detailing the life of Charlie Chaplin. In February 2011 he was Gus/Growltiger and Bustopher Jones in Cats at Musical Theatre West in Long Beach, California.
In 2012, Korbich appeared in the original Broadway cast of A Christmas Story, appearing as Santa Claus and the Doctor.
|1991-1999||Doug||Al and Moo Sleech||Regular characters, 1991–1994, 1996–1999|
|1992||Law & Order||O'Malley||Episode "The Fertile Field"|
|Flodders in Amerika!||Hot Dog Salesman|
|Jennifer Eight||Myopic Janitor|
|1994||Quiz Show||Lighting Director|
|1995||New York Undercover||Antoine||Episode "You Get No Respect"|
|1996||The Hunchback of Notre Dame||Voice|
|1998||PB&J Otter||Flick Duck, Edouard Snooty, Ootsie & Bootsie Snooty||Regular characters|
|1999||Doug's 1st Movie||Al Sleech / Moo Sleech / RoboCrusher||Voice|
|2000||Mary and Rhoda||Photographer|
|Wonderland||Ronald Pulitz||Episode "Pilot"|
|2002||Benjamin Franklin||Jared Ruggles|
|2003||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Nick Petracho||Episode "Control"|
|2009||Nurse Jackie||Tap Instructor||Episodes "Pill-O-Matix" and "Ring Finger"|
|2016||Love on the Run||Karl|
|2016||Blue Bloods||Nicholas Salamone||Episode: "The Greater Good"|
|1987||Flora the Red Menace|
|1993||The Fields of Ambrosia|
|The Gift of the Magi|
|2000||Taking a Chance on Love|
|2006||The Drowsy Chaperone|
|2008||The Little Mermaid|
|2013||A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder|
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- "Eddie Korbich Biography (1960-)". Filmreference.com. 1960-11-06. Retrieved 2016-12-14.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2010-02-24.
- Onofri, Adrienne (2005-12-17). "Eddie Korbich: Like a Phoenix". Losangeles.broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 2016-12-14.