Recent Projects

"The Ferryman" Broadway, 2019

NY Times:

"Mr. James, Mr. Applegate and... Shuler Hensley step into their roles as if they were old bathrobes."

"Tuck, Everlasting" Alliance Theater, Atlanta, Winter 2015

NY Times:

"A comic song in the second act, performed by Fred Applegate...and Michael Wartella, almost qualifies as a showstopper."

"The Last Ship" Broadway, Fall 2014


"The standout of the cast is Broadway veteran Fred Applegate, who imbues the local priest with a wicked sense of humor and fighting spirit."

Deadline: Hollywood:

"...Father O’Brien (the terrific Fred Applegate)..."


"...offering potent vehicles for performers such as the wonderful Fred Applegate, cast as Father O'Brien..."

"Anything Goes" Roundabout Tour, 2013-2014

"Sister Act" Broadway, 2012-2014

"La Cage aux Folles" Broadway, 2011-2012

Winner of Three 2010 Tony Awards for: Best Musical Revival, Best Director (Terry Johnson) and Best Actor (Douglas Hodge)


"Supporting cast is almost uniformly excellent, led by fine comedians Fred Applegate... and Veanne Cox..."

Associated Press:

"The supporting cast offers delirious comic support — from Robin De Jesus as a Googie Gomez-inspired domestic who attends Albins' every whim to Fred Applegate and Veanne Cox as the girl's bewildered parents."

"Fanny" Encores! at City Center, Winter, 2010


"Applegate takes acting honors with his charming performance..."

The New York Post:

"Applegate and George Hearn... make equally impressive contributions."

NY Times:

"... Mr. Applegate... gives a touching performance..."

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"Happiness" Lincoln Center, 2009

The NY Times:

"The most affecting of these is... the baseball song, delivered with disarming gentleness by Fred Applegate."