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- Alan is currently revisting his Tony winning performance in Cabaret at Studio 54...The Good Wife Season 5 has just wrapped. Alan will be returning as Eli Gold for Season 6...Alan's fragrance Second Cumming is now available with all profits going to charity...Alan will reunite with Liza Minnelli for two shows in Provincetown in August...Alan's memoir Not My Father's Son will be available on October 7th //
Alan is currently starring as the Master of Ceremonies opposite Michelle Williams in Cabaret on Broadway, a performance which won him the Tony and every other available award in 1998. He recently completed the Broadway run of the National Theatre of Scotland's production of Macbeth, for which he won the Broadway.com and Broadwayworld.com Best Actor awards, the Critics' Award for Theatre in Scotland and a Broadway League Performance of Distinction nomination. He was also recenly honored by the Mayor of NYC with a Made in NY award for his culrural contributions to his adopted home city.
He recently wrapped season 5 of the CBS hit drama The Good Wife for which he has been nominated for multiple Emmy, SAG, Critics' Choice and Satellite awards. He also stars as Austen Clarke opposite Lisa Kudrow in Showtime's Web Therapy and is the host of Masterpiece Mystery on PBS.
His most recent recordings include The Head That Wears A Crown, a CD of Shakspeare speeches, and the narration of Armistead Maupin's Babycakes, one of the many audiobooks he has performed. He received the prestigious Audie Award for Male Performance of the Year in 2010. He has also released an album of songs I Bought A Blue Car Today which won him a Bistro Award.
His memoir Not My Father's Son will be available from Harper Collins on October 7th.
He continues to be an activist for gay rights and education and has received many awards for his work including most recently honors from Bailey House, the Matthew Shephard Foundation, The LGBT Task Force, The Trevor Project and AmFAR . He was awarded an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for his work in the arts and LGBT rights by the Queen in 2009 and has also received both the Great Scot and Icon of Scotland awards
He was named one of the three most fun people in showbusiness by Time magazine!