STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of ELF THE MUSICAL!
Mark Jacoby (Walter) Most recently: Dean Warfield, The Nutty Professor (World Premiere); The Wizard of Oz, Wicked (1st National Tour). Broadway: original Father, Ragtime; Gaylord Ravenal, Showboat (Tony and Outer Critics' nominations); The Phantom, The Phantom of the Opera; Baron von Gaigern, Grand Hotel; Vittorio Vidal, Sweet Charity (Theatre World Award); The Padre, Man of La Mancha; Judge Turpin, Sweeney Todd. Off-Broadway: The Playwright, Enter the Guardsman (Drama Desk nomination). Regional: Peter Dummermut, The Visit (Signature Theatre, Helen Hayes nomination); Tevye, Fiddler on the Roof (Walnut Street Theatre, Barrymore Award); Guido Contini, Nine (Joseph Jefferson Award).
Valerie Wright (Deb) Valerie has originated the Broadway companies of Elf, Song And Dance, Steel Pier and Annie Get Your Gun. Other Broadway credits include Cats, Sally Marr And Her Escorts and Damn Yankees. Off Broadway includes Showing Off, The World Goes 'Round and Wanda's World. Some favorite regional credits are Noises Off at Dorset Theater Festival On The Town at Arena Stage, Pajama Game and Redhead, both at Goodspeed Opera House, Three at the Ahmanson Theater, Peter Pan at The Muny and Sweet Charity, Barrington Stage Co. National Tours include Hello Dolly, Song And Dance, The World Goes 'Round (Jefferson award, Helen Hayes nomination) and Damn Yankees (Helen Hayes nomination). Films and TV includesSleepless In Seattle, Ordinary Heroes, You Look Just Like Him and “All My Children.” Valerie has appeared in Concert with Marvin Hamlisch and wrote the music and lyrics to a children's album entitled Green Beans On The Floor.
Adam Heller (Mr. Greenway) Broadway: Baby It's You; Caroline,or Change; A Class Act; Victor/Victoria; Les Miserables. Off Broadway: Make Me a Song; The Immigrant; Endgame; Merrily We Roll Along; Normal. National Tours: Titanic; Falsettos. Regional: Call Me Madam (Oklahoma Lyric); Robin and the 7 Hoods (Old Globe); My Name is Asher Lev (Arden, Round House, DTC); A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Goodspeed); End Days (Vineyard Playhouse); Party Come Here (Williamstown); Ragtime (Sacramento); Merrily We Roll Along (Kennedy Center); Dancing in the Dark (Old Globe); No Way to Treat a Lady (Barrington Stage); March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland (Hartford Stage); Art (Hartford Theaterworks);Dinner With Friends (Coconut Grove); American Vaudeville (Alley). Film: Random Unrelated Projects; Shadayim; Isn't She Great; Off the Menu The Last Days of Chasen's. TV: “Law & Order” (all); “The Sopranos;” “Oz;” “Submissions Only;” “Queens Supreme.” Graduate: NYU/Tisch.
Michael Mandell (Store Manager) Broadway: Big River, A Christmas Carol. National tour: It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues. Off-Broadway: Macinal, Blood Wedding, and Romance in Hard Times (NYSF), Hit the Lights (Vineyard Theatre), A New Brain (Lincoln Center Theatre), Captains Courageous (Ford Theatre), Miss Ever's Boys (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Triumph of Love (Cleveland Playhouse), The Fantastiks (Portland Center Stage), Amadeus (Denver Theater Center) and The Boys from Syracuse (Alliance Theater). National Tour: Big River. TV includes “Person of Interest,” “NYC22,” “Glee,” “The Rosie O’Donnell Show,” “Ed,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Ugly Betty” and “Guiding Light.” Film includes New Year’s Eve, I Love You Philip Morris, Choose, Joe’s Apartment and Anger Management.