Paul Kreppel

Actor/Director/Producer

Actor​​​

PAUL KREPPEL

AEA/SAG-AFTRA
Height: 5 9”   Hair: Silver   Eyes: Hazel   Voice: Tenor/Baritone


THEATRE

Anything Goes                Moonface              Sharon Playhouse           Alan Wager

Wicked                             The Wizard             Nat’l Tour,                         Joe Mantello

Chicago                            Amos Hart             Ogunquit Playhouse,      Gerry MacIntyre 
   
Old Jews Telling Jokes    Old Jew                   DCT                                    Kreppel/Cross

My Mother’s Italian....    Solo Show              Westside Arts,                  John Bowab

Tough Titty                       Pearlman               Williamstown TFest.       Charles Randolph Wright
Jerome Robbins’ Broadway  The Setter       National Tour                  Jerome Robbins

Hello Muddah...               Harvey, etc.          Circle in the Square        Michael Leeds

Promises, Promises         Kirkeby                 Reprise, LA                       Stuart Ross

Cabaret Verboten             Fritz                      Mark Taper Cabaret       Steve  Abruzzi

Comedy of Errors             Merchant            Delacorte Theatre           John Pasquin

Alice In Concert                Various                 The Public                        Elizabeth Swados

Agamemnon                    Ensemble             Lincoln Ctr/Delacorte     Andre Serban

Joseph... Dreamcoat        Levy                      BAM                                  Frank Dunlop

Godspell                            Herbie                 Promenade, NYC             John Michael Tebelak

Silk Stockings                   Brankov                MTW                                 Stuart Ross

The Big Bang                    Jed                        The Norris Theatre    

Vagabond Stars               Paul                      Berkshire Theat.  Fest.   Allan Albert

Yahrzeit                            Solo Show            San. Mon. Playhouse     Paul Linke

The Proposition               Paul                      Mercer Arts Ctr. NY       Allan Albert

* TONY AWARD, 2007 Jay Johnson: The Two and Only   co- director/creator/producer


TELEVISION

That 70’s Show         Recurring             Carsey Werner Mandabach

E.R.                             Guest Star            Warner Bros.

S Club 7                      Recurring             Fox Family

Cybil                           Guest Star            Carsey Werner

Suddenly Susan       Guest Star            Warner Bros.

Step By Step             Guest Star            Warner Bros.

Dave’s World             Guest Star           CBS Prod.

It’s A Living             Series Regular       Witt Thomas Prod. 

Murder She Wrote   Guest Star           Universal Studios

Night Court               Guest Star            Warner Bros.

Doogie Howser, M.D.  Guest Star        20th Century Fox

Clarissa Explains It All  Guest Star        Nickelodeon

13 13th Ave               Series Regular     Paramount - Pilot

At Ease                       Series Regular     Aaron Spelling - Pilot

My Two Dads                Guest Star        Michael Jacobs Prod.

Remington Steele        Guest Star         Universal Studios

The Love Boat               Guest Star         Aaron Spelling

Fantasy Island               Guest Star         Aaron Spelling

Laverne & Shirley          Guest Star         Paramount



 

Director/Producer

       ​​​      TELEVISION - DIRECTOR
DGA

Dave’s World               CBS Productions

Simon                           Danny Jacobs  Productions

Brotherly Love            Witt Thomas Productions

Head Over Heels       Columbia/Sony

The Building                CBS Productions/Worldwide Pants

Claude's Crib               Paramount

Thea                              Universal Studios

It’s A Living                   Witt Thomas Productions


THEATRE -DIRECTOR - PRODUCER 

Jay Johnson : The Two and Only!      Broadway/Off Broadway/ Los Angeles/ Boston/Tour 
co-Creator/Director/Producer (Tony Award, LA Ovation Award, IRNE Award))

Me & Ella - York Theatre Company

Old Jews Telling Jokes - DCT

The All Night Strut - The Colony Theatre Company  -  Co-Director/Choreographer

Six Degrees of Marvin Hamlisch - benefitting The Actors Fund
co-Producer/Director

Zero Hour - World Premiere  - Director

The Big Voice: God or Merman - Off Broadway, Los Angeles 
Producer (LA Ovation Award)

Both Barrels - Los Angeles, Goodspeed Musicals 
Creator/Director

A Good Swift Kick - Variety Arts -  Off-Broadway
Creator/Director

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh - West Coast Tour
Director/Producer

God Bless You Mr. Rosewater - West Coast Premiere, Los Angeles 
Director

Eli’s Birthday - World Premiere, Los Angeles 
Director

Quirks - World Premiere, Los Angeles
Director

Godspell - National Tour, Chicago 
Director

Don’t Hug Me (a minnesota love story) - World Premiere -Los Angeles
Director  (Best Director of a Musical Award  - Valley Theatre League)


EDUCATION

Emerson College,  Honored Alum

OTHER

Los Angeles County Designated Professional Arts Educator

REPRISE! - Art’s Educator

Enrichment Works - Vice President, Board of Directors, PDW instructor

White House Conference on Youth - Advisor

Biography or TMI


Paul Kreppel is a multi-award winning actor/director/producer whose acting career began in Boston, following his time at Emerson College, as a member of The Charles Playhouse Children’s Theater Company. He was then a member of Boston’s famed ‘60s improv group The Proposition which brought him to New York where he continued his career with credits including the original NY productions of Godspell, NY Shakespeare Festival’s Agamemnon, Comedy of Errors and Alice in Concert, "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh", My Mother's Italian..., Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and starring in the national tours of Jerome Robbins' Broadway and  as The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in Wicked.
His hundreds of television appearances include starring as Sonny Mann in the 80's situation comedy "It's A Living" and credits from “Laverne & Shirley” and “The Love Boat” to “ER” and "That '70's Show!” (as Jackie’s Dad). He can also  be heard as the voice of Apollo Blue in the “The Jetson’s Movie” and voicing various other Hanna-Barbera animated releases.

Paul’s directing/producing credits for television and the stage include  receiving a Tony Award, IRNE Award and Los Angeles Ovation Award for co-producing/directing/conceiving Jay Johnson: The Two And Only!, creating  Six Degrees of Marvin Hamlisch - a star-studded benefit for The Actors Fund and producing The Big Voice: God Or Merman? with partner Murphy Cross, through their venture WetRock Entertainment. Paul’s other theatre directing credits include the national tour of Godspell, productions of “God Bless You Mr. Rosewater.” “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh”, Old Jews Telling Jokes, Both Barrels, A Good Swift Kick and The All Night Strut.

His television directing credits include Brotherly Love, Dave’s World, Simon, The Building and It’s A Living.

WetRock's  developing theatre projects including "First Kids" - a musical for the whole country,  "Me & Ella" - a valentine to the first lady of song and "Seen" - a mystical and erotic true personal odyssey.

Paul  has served on the governing bodies of Actors Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild and as a delegate to AFTRA’s national convention.

He has also taught UCLA graduate film directing classes in multi-camera and guest lectured a seminar on comedy in film at Johns Hopkins University.

Paul is a proud recipient of the Emerson College Distinguished  Alumni Achievement Award.

Paul is a former Advisor to the White Conference on Youth.  He is currently a board member of Enrichment Works, a not for profit, creating  curriculum based theatre projects for elementary and middle schools. Paul is also a designated Los Angeles County Arts Professional offering professional development workshops and creating study guides for theater pieces in Los Angeles, off and on Broadway, as a way to inspire learning through the arts.  

Proud father of two beautiful artists, Will and Molly.
 

Some Theatre Memories

  1. Tony Award
    Tony Award
    with Murphy Cross
  2. Cabaret Verboten '91
    Cabaret Verboten '91
    with Roger Rees
  3. Alice In Concert '78
    Alice In Concert '78
    with Meryl Streep
  4. The Proposition '69-'71 Original off-Broadway cast
    The Proposition '69-'71 Original off-Broadway cast
    (bottom up) Paul Kreppel, Jane Curtin, Josh Mostel, Judy Kahan, Munson Hicks
  5. Cabaret Verboten '91
    Cabaret Verboten '91
    with Bebe Neuwirth, Roger Rees, Harriet Leider
  6. Title 13
    Title 13
    Description
  7. Promises, Promises
    Promises, Promises
    with Jason Alexander, Charlie Robinson, Fred Willard

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It's A Living
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