AMERICAN IDIOT Tour to Rock the National Theatre, 2/18-23
Jared Nepute (Johnny). Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Jared is thrilled to be a part of this wonderful family! Off-Broadway: Orlando in As You Like It (Roy Arias Studios). Regional: Gabe in Next to Normal (Theatre Squared), Matthew in Altar Boyz (TriArts Sharon Playhouse), Anthony in Sweeny Todd (Fredrick Lowe Theatre.) Proud graduate of NYU Steinhardt. www.jarednepute.com
Dan Tracy (Tunny) makes his touring debut in American Idiot having just graduated from the University of Michigan. University credits: Little Women (John Brooke), Bat Boy (Bud/Pan), Our Country's Good (Arscott). Regional: Xanadu (Thalia), Enemy of the People (Ejlif). Many thanks to Jillian at Carnahan, my family, Paige, and the BRS Family. Follow @dan_tracy
CASEY O'FARRELL (Will) is super psyched to join the Idiot family! Casey has been seen rockin' it from the stage in Rent (Roger), Footloose (Ren), Chicago(Fogarty) and more, to the Sunset Strip with Side/Winders! So much love to my family, Halie and sidewindersmusic.com! Follow @caseybrough, RAGE and LOVE! www.caseyofarrell.com
Olivia Puckett (Whatsername) is stoked to be a part of this killer production! She is a recent graduate of Wagner College with a BA in Theatre Performance. Recent credits include Rent (Mimi), All Shook Up (Lorraine) and Avenue Q (Gary Coleman). Much love to her incredibly supportive family and friends. Papa <3
TAYLOR JONES (Extraordinary Girl). Taylor is undeniably happy to join this cast for her first national tour. Straight out of the California Bay Area, her favorite credits include The Wiz (Dorothy), Rent (Mimi), Spring Awakening (Wendla). Big love and hugs to her family and friends for all their love and hugs!!
Mariah MacFarlane (Heather) is beyond excited to be a part of her first national tour! She recently graduated with a BFA in musical theatre from Emerson College where her credits include Anne Bogart's production of Cafe Variations and Sydney in the premiere production of Standardized Testing the Musical! Many thanks and love to Carnahan casting, her endlessly supportive family, and her wolf pack MT's of 2013.
DANIEL C. Jackson (St. Jimmy). A proud native of Birmingham, Alabama, is amped to be in such a killer show! Favorite roles include: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Buddy), Hairspray (Fender), Les Mis (Enjolras). He'd like to thank Dave at Shirley Grant, family and all of you supporters of the arts! Proud to be an Idiot. RTR. @danielcjackson
ALEX BONIELLO (Ensemble; u/s Johnny, St. Jimmy). Tour Debut! Alex is a recent graduate from Wagner College. Past credits include Rent (Mark), Spring Awakening (Moritz), Avenue Q (Princeton). TV/Film: Contest, Detachment, Alien Dawn. Thanks to the cast, the team, and Dave at SGM. Love to my family, friends and Apes. www.alexboniello.com
LIAM FENNECKEN (Ensemble; u/s Will) is pumped to rock out with the American Idiot family! Proud graduate of the BA Theatre program at Penn State. Favorite roles: Spelling Bee (Barfee), Loves Labour's Lost (Costard). He'd like to thank his family and friends, Carnahan Casting, Avalon Artists Group and everyone at PSU. We Are!
SEAN GARNER (Ensemble; u/s Johnny) is thrilled to make his national tour debut! He is a graduate of UC Irvine's BFA program and his favorite roles include:The Wild Party (Oscar), Our Town (George Gibbs), All Shook Up (Ensemble). Special thanks to Clear Talent Group and Worklight Productions, and the wholeIdiot team! Thanks to family and friends for the support. @seanvgarner
FRANCESCA GRANELL (Swing; u/s Extraordinary Girl, Whatsername) is stoked to be joining the cast of American Idiot! National Tour: Shrek the Musical(Baby Bear, u/s Fiona). Tampa, FL native with a BA in English Literature, FSU. Love and gratitude to the incredible Granell clan, friends, and the Idiot team for their unfaltering support.
Antwaun Holley (Ensemble) is ardently impassioned about his touring debut in American Idiot. Favorite credits: Youth in Passing Strange, Seaweed inHairspray and Angel/Benny in Rent. Training: Baldwin-Wallace Conservatory of Music. S/o to Carnahan Casting, my girls at CESD and my amazing father, family and friends! www.antwaunholley.com #dreamscometrue
Andrew Humann (Ensemble; u/s St. Jimmy) is beyond humbled to be making his national tour debut! An East Bay Area native, Andrew's worked with such companies as Shotgun Players, Center repertory Company and Boxcar theatre. Eternal thanks and love to Mom, Dad, Grandma, Uncle Billie and Aunt Adrienne who've brought my dreams to life.
Alison Morooney (Ensemble, Dance Captain; u/s Extraordinary Girl, Heather, Whatsername) is thrilled to make her post-PSU debut on the American Idiottour! She graduated in 2012 from Penn State. Some favorite roles include Mimi in Rent and Wendy in Peter Pan. Thanks to everyone on the tour, to her family and friends for all of their love.
Johnny Newcomb (Swing) is ecstatic to be able to call himself an Idiot! Off-Broadway: Into the Woods (Milky White/Woodsman) at The Public Theatre; Regional: Spring Awakening (Melchior), Next To Normal (Henry) at the ZACH Theatre. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, my beautiful sisters, Meg Pantera The Agency, and all my friends near and far! BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory.
MICHAEL PILATO (Ensemble; u/s Tunny) from South Florida, is ecstatic to join The Idiots on tour! Regional credits: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Reuben) at The Fulton Theatre. Favorite roles include Rent (Roger), The Last Five Years (Jamie), Altar Boyz (Juan). Love and gratitude to his family, Penn State faculty, Ed and Squad 13!
ERIC PRESNALL (Swing; u/s Tunny) is absolutely stoked to be a part of this tour and thanks the Carnahan crew for making this opportunity possible. He is a Northern California native and would like to personally thank his family and friends for their unconditional love and support...For Brando.
Turner Rouse, Jr. (Ensemble; u/s Will) is thrilled to be returning to AI for the second year. Graduate of BFA Music Theatre Class of 2012 from Elon University. Elon: Children of Eden (Abel), It's Only Life (w/ John Bucchino). Turner is also a photographer (Turner Rouse Photography) and songwriter/producer under the alias Logical Confusion. Love to my family and the WHOLE idiot family for the support! www.twitter.com/turnerrousejr
JOSEPHINE SPADA (Ensemble) is ecstatic to be joining the cast of American Idiot! She is a recent graduate of NYU: Tisch where she studied musical theatre at CAP21. She has recently been seen in NYMF's Next Broadway Sensation and has performed both regionally and in venues all over NYC. She would like to thank her incredible family and friends for their constant love and support! www.josephinespada.com
Chelsea Turbin (Ensemble; u/s Heather) is psyched to make her national tour debut with American Idiot! Recently seen at The MUNY in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ethel Peas). She received a BFA from The Boston Conservatory where credits included 42nd Street and Strike up the Band (Anne). Thanks and love to family, friends and this AWESOME cast!