Artist Bio

Howard Witt

(Bio as of April 2012)

Howard Witt most recently appeared at the Goodman in Fish Men during the 2011/2012 Season. Other Goodman credits include The Fool in Robert Falls’ King Lear (also at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC). He appeared as Charley in both the Broadway and London productions of the Goodman’s Death of a Salesman, for which he earned Tony, Drama Desk and Ovation Award nominations. He also appeared on Broadway in the role of Shelly in the original production of Glengarry Glen Ross, and off Broadway in Rebecca Gilman’s Boy Gets Girl, for which he received a Lucille Lortel Award nomination. Mr. Witt toured with Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s production of The Time of Your Life in the role of Kit Carson. He has appeared in most major US regional theaters including 10 years at Arena Stage, where he played 50 roles, including Gogo in Waiting for Godot, Walter Burns in The Front Page and Leopold in Forever Yours, Marie-Lou. Mr. Witt is a two-time Jeff Award nominee for Best Actor. He is an alumnus of the Goodman School of Drama, now The Theatre School at DePaul University.

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