Joe Mantello

Joseph Mantello (born December 27, 1962) is an American actor and director.

Cookie (1989)

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

Cookie Voltecki is the illegitimate daughter of mobster Dino Capisco, who has just finished thirteen years in prison. Since being released from jail, all that Dino wants is to settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Dianne Wiest  •  Michael V. Gazzo  •  Brenda Vaccaro

The Normal Heart (2014)

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The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the truth about the burgeoning epidemic to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ryan Murphy
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Julia Roberts

Love! Valour! Compassion! (1997)

Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other"; Art and Perry, two "yuppies"; John, a dour expatriate Briton; Ramon, John's "companion"; James, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Mantello
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  John Glover  •  Stephen Spinella  •  Justin Kirk

Gregory invites seven friends to spend the summer at his large, secluded 19th-century home in upstate New York. The seven are: Bobby, Gregory's "significant other"; Art and Perry, two "yuppies"; John, a dour expatriate Briton; Ramon, John's "companion"; James, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Mantello
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  John Glover  •  Stephen Spinella  •  Justin Kirk

Every Act of Life (2018)

The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for gay rights, addiction and recovery, finding true love, and the relentless pursuit of inspiration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Kaufman
CAST:  Terrence McNally  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Lynn Ahrens  •  Jon Robin Baitz

The life of Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally (Master Class, Ragtime): 60 years of groundbreaking plays and musicals, the struggle for gay rights, addiction and recovery, finding true love, and the relentless pursuit of inspiration.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Kaufman
CAST:  Terrence McNally  •  F. Murray Abraham  •  Lynn Ahrens  •  Jon Robin Baitz

In the Wings: Angels in America On Broadway (1993)

Backstage documentary chronicling the Original Broadway Production of “Angels in America.”  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Bywaters
CAST:  Tony Kushner  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Kathleen Chalfant  •  Ron Leibman

Backstage documentary chronicling the Original Broadway Production of “Angels in America.”  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Bywaters
CAST:  Tony Kushner  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Kathleen Chalfant  •  Ron Leibman

The Boys in the Band (2020)

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Mantello
CAST:  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Robin de Jesús  •  Tuc Watkins

At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Mantello
CAST:  Jim Parsons  •  Matt Bomer  •  Robin de Jesús  •  Tuc Watkins

The Boys in the Band: Something Personal (2020)

Decades after his play first put gay life center stage, Mart Crowley joins the cast and crew of the 2020 film to reflect on the story's enduring legacy.  (more)

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CAST:  Mart Crowley  •  Jim Parsons  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Matt Bomer

Decades after his play first put gay life center stage, Mart Crowley joins the cast and crew of the 2020 film to reflect on the story's enduring legacy.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mart Crowley  •  Jim Parsons  •  Zachary Quinto  •  Matt Bomer