Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!

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In the coming months, Broadway will welcome a fresh crop of productions- many of which will mark the Broadway debuts for a slew of talented actors. Whether they are fresh faces or established stars, these Broadway babies will soon take their very first bows on some of the grandest stages in the world.

Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage!


From THE COUNTRY HOUSE

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Eric Lange (Elliott Cooper)

Lange starred on the first season of FX's hit drama, "The Bridge." He has a long list of TV credits but is perhaps best known for his recurring arcs on "Weeds" (Showtime) and "Lost" (ABC). On film, Lange will next appear in Dan Fogelman's Imagined (opposite Al Pacino) and Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler (opposite Jake Gyllenhaal). Previous films include Secretariat for Disney, and Barry Levinson's HBO biopic You Don't Know Jack. On stage in Los Angeles, Lange received an Ovation Nomination for his work in Driving Miss Daisy at the Rubicon Theatre. He was in A Streetcar Named Desire, also at the Rubicon, Ugly's First World at the Actors' Gang, The Normal Heart at the Hudson Backstage Theatre, and Asylum at the Court Theatre. Lange previously appeared in The Country House at The Geffen Playhouse. He is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut in this play. When not acting, Lange enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, Lisa, and preparing to be a dad for the first time.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Sarah Steele (Susie Keegan)

Off-Broadway: Slowgirl, Russian Transport, All-American, Speech and Debate, The Netflix Plays, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Regional: Not Waving (Williamstown Theater Festival) Film: The Untitled Gerardo Naranjo Project(upcoming), Trouble Dolls, (upcoming), Brother's Keeper (upcoming), The Mend, Song One, The To-Do List, Please Give, Margaret,Spanglish, Last Kind Words, Man (short). Television: "Girls," "The Good Wife," "Nurse Jackie," "Blue Bloods," "Harry's Law," "Gossip Girl," "Law & Order."


From THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Alexander Sharp (Christopher)

Alexander Sharp was born in London but grew up traveling constantly. He closed out his time at Juilliard (from which he graduates end of May) playing Hally in Athol Fugard's Master Harold...and the Boys, while simultaneously directing a production of A Clockwork Orangethe play, which he also adapted. Alex is excited to be making his Broadway debut.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Mercedes Herrero (Ensemble)

Mercedes Herrero is best known for being an original cast member of the multi-award winning The Laramie Project and its sequel The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. She recently reprised her role in the critically acclaimed revival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Ms Herrero has been a part of 15 world premieres including works by Lynn Nottage, Nilo Cruz, Lynn Redgrave, A.R. Gurney, Alan Ayckbourn, Craig Wright and Ariel Dorfman. She played Queen Elizabeth opposite Peter Dinklage in Richard III at the Public Theater and Mistress Quickly in the NYSF production of Henry V starring Liev Shreiber. Off?Broadway credits include: Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club, Classic Stage Company, Union Square Theater, Intar, The Flea, The Cherry Lane, and La MaMa. Regionally she has performed at the Yale Rep, Arena Stage, Center Stage, La Jolla Playhouse, Berkeley Rep, A.R.T., Syracuse Stage, Two River, The Wilma and Asolo Rep among many others. Film and T.V. credits include: all four "Law & Orders," Deception, Arranged, King of the Corner, andThe Tao of Steve. Ms Herrero holds an M.F.A from the Yale School of Drama and is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Richard Hollis (Ensemble)

New York theatre; Hit-Lit (Queens Theatre). Regional Theatre: Twelfth Night (Baltimore Centerstage), Present Laughter (Two River Theatre), Stones in his Pockets (Hudson Stage),Amadeus, Romeo and Juliet and The Real Thing (Northern Stage), The Illusion (Triad Stage),The Sisters Rosensweig (Capital Rep). At London's National Theatre the world premiere of Tom Stoppard's Coast of Utopia, plus His Girl Friday, Tartuffe, The Wonders of Sex and The Country Doctor. Other London shows include Factors Unforeseen, The Years Between, The Skin Game and Diana of Dobson's (Orange Tree Theatre), Torn (Arcola), State of Innocence(Theatre 503) and Oz (Unicorn). National UK tours include Present Laughter, Macbeth, Henry V, Sisterly Feelings, Murder on Air and Great Expectations. BBC TV credits include the original The Office, Shakespeare's Happy Endings, Eastenders, Waking the Dead and Silent Witness. US TV; "Believe." Film; Dark Shadows.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Jocelyn Bioh (Ensemble)

Jocelyn Bioh was born and raised in New York City. Off Broadway: An Octoroon (Soho Rep, World Premiere), SEED (Classical Theater of Harlem, World Premiere), NEIGHBORS (The Public Theater, World Premiere). Regional: BootyCandy (Wilma Theater), Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet (City Theatre). Various Workshops at: Soho Rep, The Public Theater, The Lark, Hi-Arts NYC, Arena Stages, Eugene O'Neill Center. TV: "Louie" (FX), "One Life to Live" (ABC), CoverGirl Spokesmodel (National Commerical/Print Ads). B.A in English and Theatre from The Ohio State University, M.F.A in Theatre - Playwriting from Columbia University. Twitter/Instagram: @Jjbioh.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Keren Dukes (Enseble, Understudy)

Broadway debut. TV: "Nurse Jackie," "Person of Interest," "Damages," "Elementary," "The Good Wife." BFA: SUNY Purchase. All glory to God! Gratitude to my family and fellow ministers at The Rock Churches for continuous love and support. #iamarock IG:@DaringDukes kerendukes.com. Matt 6:33

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Tom Patrick Stephens (Ensemble, Understudy)

Off-Broadway: The New York Idea, Parlour Song, The Collection, Gabriel, (Atlantic). Regional:The Ding Dongs, The Pillowman, Noises Off (Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater). TV: "The Following," "Person Of Interest," "Royal Pains," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "John Adams," "As The World Turns." www.tompatrickstephens.com


From DISGRACED

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Hari Dhillon

American-born Hari Dhillon starred in the London production of DISGRACED as Amir and was called "blazing and dangerous" by the BBC and "riveting" by the Financial Times. While DISGRACED will mark Hari's Broadway debut, he is no stranger to the stage with other notable theatre credits including the premiere of Charles L. Mee's A Perfect Wedding at the Mark Taper Forum and the original production of Stephen Belber's Drifting Elegant at San Francisco's Magic Theatre. In London he also was seen in the original production of Helen Edmunson's Mother Teresa Is Dead at the Royal Court. He is well known to British television audiences for his role in the BBC medical drama series Holby City. Other US TV credits include The Mentalist, The Loop, Without A Trace and Charmed. Hari will also be seen in director Jim Gillespie's new upcoming film Take Down.


From IT'S ONLY A PLAY

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Rupert Grint (Frank Finger)

Rupert Grint is a British actor best known for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in the adaptation of J.K. Rowling's acclaimed Harry Potter(2001-2011) film series. He has since gone on to appear in a number of films including the indie thriller Cherrybomb (2009), the hitman comedy Wild Target (2009), the war drama Into the White (2012), CBGB (2013), Charlie Countrymen (2013) and Postman Pat: The Movie (2014). Rupert recently finished on London's West End stage in Mojo alongside Danny Mays and Ben Whishaw, which saw him scoop Best London Newcomer acclaimed WhatsOnStage Awards.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Micah Stock (Gus P. Head)

Broadway Debut. Off-Broadway: World Premiere of Terrence McNally's And Away We Go (The Pearl). Regional: Sundance Theatre Lab, Actors Theatre of Louisville's Humana Festival, Long Wharf Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival. Film:King Kelly (Official Selection: SXSW, Puchon Film Festivals). TV: "Pan Am", "Law & Order: SVU", and a recurring role on NBC's "Deception". Education: BFA, SUNY Purchase Conservatory.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Ben Hollandsworth (Standby Frank Finger/Gus P. Head)

Off-Broadway: I'm Pretty F'd Up (Clubbed Thumb), Little Journey (Mint Theater Company), Monstrosity by Lucy Thurber (13P). Appeared with Playwrights Realm, Roundabout Theatre Company, MTC, Keen Company. Regional: ATL; Humana Festival, Hartford Theatre Center, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Dorset TF. TV: "Law & Order SVU", "Blue Bloods", "The Big C", "A Gifted Man".


From THE LAST SHIP

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Rachel Tucker (Meg Dawson)

West End: Wicked (Elphaba), Farragut North (Ida), We Will Rock You (Meat). UK Tours/Regional:The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), To Be Sure (Grace Power), Tonight's The Night (Mary), Merry Christmas Betty Ford (Kelly), Rent (Maureen), The Who's Tommy (Sally Simpson), The Full Monty(Estelle Genovese), Have A Nice Life (Amy). Workshops: T'Aint (Kayte), Empire - Greatness Begins With A Dream (Emily/Hilda), Dusty (Dusty Springfield), Love Never Dies (Meg Giry). TV: The Friday Show (BBC), I'd Do Anything (BBC). Recently, her first ever solo concerts at the St. James Theatre, London following the release of her debut solo album The Reason. Training: Royal Academy of Music, London.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Jimmy Nail (Jackie White)

Jimmy Nail is a BAFTA-nominated English actor, singer, musician and writer. His first TV role, as 'Oz' in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" (1983-2004) brought public and critical acclaim. Nail went on to create, produce and star in two hugely successful UK TV series, "Spender" (1990-94) and "Crocodile Shoes" (1994-97). After playing Agustin Magaldi alongside Madonna and Antonio Banderas in Alan Parker's feature film, Evita (1996) he co-starred as Les Wickes in Brian Gibson'sStill Crazy (1998). He has released a number of albums including 1991's 'Growing Up In Public,' and 1995's multi-platinum 'Crocodile Shoes'. His television series have received five BAFTA nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and an Ivor Novello nomination. "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" was voted Most Popular British Drama Series of the Decade by ITV viewers. In 2005 Nail's autobiography, A Northern Soul, was published by Penguin and in 2008 Nail created and starred in "Parents of the Band," a comedy series for BBC1.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Collin Kelly-Sordelet (Young Gideon/Tom Dawson)

This marks Collin Kelly-Sordelet's Broadway debut. He began his training in the BFA program at The Juilliard School of Drama. He has also studied at the Paper Mill Playhouse summer conservatory and is a graduate of Montclair High's School of Visual and Performing Arts. Collin is proud to be a part of the incredible crew of The Last Ship.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Ethan Applegate (Swing)

A California native, studied at LaGuardia Arts, L'Institute Catholique de Paris, and Hunter College, where he debuted several new works. He is also a rock climbing instructor. www.ethanapplegate.com

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Dawn Cantwell (Young Meg / Ensemble)

Broadway Debut! Off-Broadway: Dogfight (Second Stage), F#%king Up Everything (Elektra Theatre), Music in the Air (Encores! City Centre). Regional/Tour: Les Miserables. Film: Game Night. BFA: Tisch School for the Arts, N.Y.U. Dawn also writes and plays Music in a Folk Duo with her brother Ryan. All my love and thanks to my family and without whom I would not be on this stage. Much gratitude to her Manager, David Guc and the folks at Telsey. Visit www.DawnandRyan.com for her music.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Alyssa DiPalma (Swing)

Broadway debut. 2nd National/UK/Asia tour of American Idiot (Whatsername). Giant love and thanks to Mom, Dad and CC.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Colby Foytik (Ensemble)

Recent credits include the national tours of Jersey Boys (Tommy DeVito) and Fiddler on the Roof(Perchik). Proud Ithaca College graduate. Thanks to Penny! For Megan, who is my everything.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Shawna M. Hamic (Mrs. Dees / Ensemble)

Shawna is THRILLED to be making her Broadway Debut! National Tour: 25th Anniversary LES MISERABLES (Mme. Thenardier) Regional/Concerts: Twist (dir Debbie Allen), Sondheim: The Birthday Concert (Lincoln Center), Brigadoon: The Concert, Broadway Backwards 7, The Molly Maguires, Church (The Public). Love to Family & Friends who always believed. www.ShawnaHamic.com

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Sarah Hunt (Standby, Meg)

Sarah Hunt feels fortunate to be on this incredible new adventure. Credits include the First National Tour of Spring Awakening. Love and thanks to Mom, Nicole, Juilliard, G43, & Telsey. For Dad. Not gone.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Johnny Newcomb (Swing)

Off-Broadway: Into The Woods (Milky White/Woodsman) at The Public Theater. National Tour: Green Day's American Idiot. Regional: Spring Awakening (Melchior) and Next To Normal (Henry) at the ZACH Theatre.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Cullen R. Titmas (Swing)

National Tours: Billy Elliot (Tony), Avenue Q (Nicky/Trekkie). Off-Broadway: Avenue Q(Nicky/Trekkie). NYC/Regional: Finding Nemo the Musical (Marlin), John and Jen (John), AIDA(Radames), Footloose (Ren) three times, Forever Plaid (Sparky) twice, and Floyd Collins (Floyd). Thanks CGF.


From ON THE TOWN

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Megan Fairchild (Ivy Smith)

Fairchild is a principal dancer with New York City Ballet. Ms. Fairchild has danced featured roles in George Balanchine's Allegro Brillante, Apollo (Calliope), Ballo della Regina, Chaconne, Coppélia(Swanilda), Danses Concertantes, Divertimento from "Le Baiser de la Fée," Divertimento No. 15, Donizetti Variations,Duo Concertant, George Balanchine's The NutcrackerTM (Sugarplum Fairy, Dewdrop, Marzipan, and Dolls),Harlequinade (Pierrette), Jewels (Emeralds and Rubies), Liebeslieder Walzer, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Butterfly and Divertissement), Raymonda Variations, Serenade, La Source, Stars and Stripes, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Square Dance, Symphony in C (First Movement and Third Movement), Tarantella, Theme and Variations, Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux, Union Jack, Valse-Fantaisie, Vienna Waltzes, and Western Symphony (Adagio); Jerome Robbins' Andantino,Brandenburg, Dances at a Gathering, The Four Seasons (Winter), The Goldberg Variations, and Piano Pieces; Peter Martins' A Fool For You (Rockhouse), Barber Violin Concerto, Eight Easy Pieces, Eros Piano, Fearful Symmetries, The Magic Flute (Lise), Octet, Papillons, Sinfonia, Jeu de Cartes, The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora, Princess Florine, and Ruby),Songs of the Auvergne, Swan Lake (Pas de Trois, Pas de Quatre, and Neapolitan), and Zakouski; Alexei Ratmansky'sRussian Seasons; Liam Scarlett's Acheron; Christopher Wheeldon's DGV: Danse à Grande Vitesse and Mercurial Manoeuvres.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Chip Abbott (Ensemble)

Chip started his career as an apprentice training at River North Chicago Dance Company. He then went on to work with Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, the Brooklyn's The Chase Brock Experience. Theatre credits include The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The 101 Dalmatians Musical(Madison Square Garden), The Kennedy Center's A Man of Many Honors, High School Musical, West Side Story, Never Gonna' Dance, 42nd St, Hello Dolly!, and On the Town.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Eloise Kropp (Ensemble)

Previous credits include Music Theatre Wichita: Gypsy (Dainty June), Music Man (Zaneeta); Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma: Hairspray (Amber), Music Man (Zaneeta), Xanadu (Erato). Eloise just completed her sophomore year in the Musical Theatre Program at the University of Oklahoma.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Christopher Vo (Ensemble)

Chris toured extensively and taught master classes with the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company from 2008 - 2011. He was named one of Dance Magazine's coveted '25 to Watch in 2009.' In 2011, he was a principal dancer in the national tour of Twyla Tharp's 'Come Fly Away.' Chris was a featured dancer during Season 2 of the NBC show 'Smash' from February - May 2013. He danced in the world premiere of the Bruce Wood Dance Project's 'My Brother's Keeper' in March 2013 in Dallas. Other 2013 performances include: the Flat Rock (North Carolina) Playhouse production of 'Evita' in June and the North Shore Musical Theater (Beverly, MA) production of 'Miss Saigon' in November. In 2014, Chris was dance captain and performed in David Henry Hwang's 'Kung Fu' at the Signature Theater (New York), and was in the premiere of 'In Your Arms' at the Powerhouse Theater (Vassar College), directed and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli. In September, Chris will be making his Broadway debut in 'On the Town' at the Lyric Theater.


From THE REAL THING

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Ewan McGregor (Henry)

Often hailed as one of the finest actors of his generation, Ewan McGregor consistently captivates audiences with a diverse line-up of roles across a multitude of genres, styles and scope. McGregor was last seen on the London stage in 2008 starring as 'Iago' opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor's Othello at the Donmar Warehouse, in a role he reprised on BBC Radio 3 in May 2008. Prior to that he starred alongside Jane Krakowski, Douglas Hodge and Jenna Russell in the original Donmar Warehouse production of Guys and Dolls at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. For his performance in the leading role of 'Sky Masterson', McGregor received the LastMinute.com award for Best Actor and was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Earlier stage work includes a production of David Halliwell's Little Malcolm and His Struggles Against the Eunuchs, which was first staged at the Hampstead Theatre before transferring to the Comedy Theatre in London's West End.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Maggie Gyllenhaal (Annie)

Maggie is one of the great young actresses of today. She gained critical acclaim and an Oscar nomination for "Best Supporting Actress" for her portrayal of Jean Craddock in Crazy Heart alongside Jeff Bridges, further exemplifying her talent and versatility as an actress. After receiving rave reviews out of the 2002 Sundance competition for her starring role opposite James Spader in Lion's Gate's Secretary, she went on to receive a Golden Globe nomination for "Best Actress in a Comedy or Musical", an Independent Spirit Award nomination for "Best Actress", a Chicago Film Critics' Award for "Most Promising Performer", A Boston Film Critics' Award for "Best Actress", a National Board of Review Award for "Breakthrough Performance" and an IFP/ Gotham "Breakthrough Performance" Award. Maggie made her feature film debut in 1992, alongside Jeremy Irons and Ethan Hawke in Waterland. This was followed by a memorable performance as "Raven", the Satan-worshipping make-up artist in John Waters' quirky Hollywood satire, Cecil B. Demented, which led her to a co-starring role in Donnie Darko, a fantasy-thriller about disturbed adolescence.


From THE RIVER

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Laura Donnelly

Laura Donnelly grew up in Belfast, Ireland before moving to Glasgow to study at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Since graduating from Royal Scottish in 2004, she has worked extensively in film, television and theatre. Theatre includes: Woman in The River (Royal Court), Katie Doogan in Philadelphia, Here I Come! (Donmar), Anna in Judgment Day (Almeida), Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Chrissie in Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre, Belfast), Catherine in Boston Marriage(B*Spoke). Film credits include: Heart of Lightness, Hello Carter, Dread, Insatiable, Right Hand Drive. Donnelly will also play Emma O'Reilly in the Untitled Cycling Project, a movie about Lance Armstrong to be directed by Stephen Frears later this year. TV Credits include: Sarah Kay in "The Fall" (BBC), Violet Heath in "Missing" (ABC), Freya (recurring) in "Merlin" (Kudos), Barbara Best in "Best" (BBC), Katy in "Occupation" (Kudos), Leanne O'Dwyer in "Be More Ethic" (BBC), Aoife in "Rough Diamond" (BBC/RTE), Maya in "Hex" (Shine), Fleur (semi-regular) in "Casualty" (BBC), Beth in "Sugar Rush" (Shine). Laura is currently shooting the new Stephen Frears movie and the new Starz series, "Outlander."

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Cush Jumbo

Cush Jumbo received one of the top honors at this year's Evening Standard Awards when she was presented with the "Emerging Talent Award" for her self-penned solo show, Josephine and I. She was also nominated for "Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre" at the Oliver Awards for her performance. Josephine and I played at The Bush Theatre in July and August 2013, where it was well-received by critics and public alike. She also reprised her role of Marc Antony in an all-female version of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar at St. Ann's Warehouse in New York. The show, which originated at the Donmar Warehouse in London, earned rave reviews on both continents. In a star-studded cast, she was singled out by the Olivier Awards as the sole acting nominee. Both productions were directed by acclaimed film and theatre director Phyllida Lloyd (Mamma Mia!, The Iron Lady). She also won the award for Best Actress at The Manchester Awards for her performance as Nora in A Doll's House at the Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester. In 2012, she was awarded the prestigious Ian Charleson Award for her performance as Rosalind inAs You Like It, also at the Royal Exchange. This award honors the finest classical performance of the year by an actor under 30. Television: series lead in the top-rated "Vera" for ITV1 opposite Brenda Blethyn; two series of the acclaimed comedy, "Getting On" (a US version of the show now airs on HBO). Film: lead role in the feature Remainder (based on the Tom K. McCarthy novel of the same name) for director Omer Fast and the hit feature The Inbetweeners.


Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!From THIS IS OUR YOUTH

Michael Cera (Warren)

Michael Cera starred in the films Superbad, Juno, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Year One, Paper Heart, Youth in Revolt, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Crystal Fairy, and Magic Magic. Michael played George-Michael Bluth on the FOX and subsequent Netflix series "Arrested Development," and recently starred alongside John Hawkes, Sally Hawkins, and Catherine Keener in "How and Why," a new Charlie Kaufman pilot for FX.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Kieran Culkin (Dennis)

Stage credits include Kenneth Lonergan's The Starry Messenger, Gina Gionfriddo's After Ashley at the Vineyard Theatre (Obie Award), Eric Bogosian's subUrbia at Second Stage Theatre, and James Lapine's The Moment When at Playwrights Horizons. He has appeared in the films Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Lymelife, Paperman, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, The Mighty, The Cider House Rules,Margaret (written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan), andIgby Goes Down.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Tavi Gevinson (Jessica)

Tavi Gavinson is an actress, writer, and editor-in-chief ofRookie, a website for teenage girls, which she founded in 2011. Last year, she appeared in the film Enough Said, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener, and recently guest-starred on the television series "Parenthood" (NBC). Tavi has written for such publications as The Believer, ELLE, and The Chicago Tribune, and has spoken at TEDxTeen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Sydney Opera House, the New Yorker Festival, and the Melbourne Writers Festival. Penguin Random House is publishing the third print edition ofRookie in October. Tavi recently graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School in Illinois.


From YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Rose Byrne (Alice Sycamore)

Rose is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. She is best known for her performance as "Ellen Parsons" in the critically acclaimed television series Damages, for which she was nominated for an Emmy® and Golden Globe®. Byrne is also known for her performance as "Helen" in the film Bridesmaids, which won multiple awards including SAG, Critics Choice and a Golden Globe®, among others. Other film credits include: This is Where I Leave You, Neighbors, Insidious: Chapter 2, I Give it a Year, The Internship, Place Beyond the Pines, X-Men: First Class, Get Him to the Greek, Knowing, Adam, Marie Antoinette, 28 Weeks Later, Sunshine, The Dead Girl, Troy, Wicker Park, I Capture Castle, The Tenants, Two Hands and The Goddess of 1967. Other TV credits include: Casanova.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Joe Tapper (G-Man)

Theatre: Mother of the Maid - Berkshire Theatre Lab, Witnessed By The World - 59E59, The Imaginary Invalid - Mabou Mines, Billy Witch - Studio 42, How Shakespeare Won the West - Huntington Theatre, A Few Good Men and Of Mice and Men - Pioneer Theatre,Richard II - Yale Repertory, The Jammer - The Edinburgh International Fringe Festival (Winner of Fringe First Award). The Hangar Theatre, Northern Stage, The Kitchen Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre. Workshops/Readings at The Public Theater and The Lark. TV: Brooklyn Taxi, Law & Order. Training: Ithaca College BFA, Yale School of Drama, MFA.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Barrett Doss (Understudy)

Thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Burning;Strom Thurmond is Not a Racist/Cleansed; Canary; Unchained Memories. Regional: Orestes 2.0 (Electra); The Real Thing; The World is Round; Good People; Dreamgirls (Lorrell); Jamaica. TV: "Person of Interest;" "30 Rock." BA from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2014, Fall Edition!Ned Noyes (Understudy)

Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: Love Goes to Press, So Help Me God!, The Fifth Column (Mint Theatre); The Picture of Dorian Gray (Sonnet Rep). Regional: The Cherry Orchard (Steppenwolf Theatre); Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Theatre DC); The Taming of the Shrew, Pacific Overtures, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre); Fallen Angels, The Time of Your Life (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ); Âmadeus (Geva Theatre); The Glass Menagerie, My Fair Lady, Scapin, Fräulein Else, Mary Stuart (Court Theatre). Television: "Boardwalk Empire", "Alpha House." Training: Northwestern University.

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