Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!

By: Mar. 22, 2015
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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!

Ali Ahn (The Heidi Chronicles)

Off Broadway: Sugar House (Ma-Yi), Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest (The Pearl), House of Bernarda Alba (NAATCO), LaSanta (Ontological). Regional: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare on the Sound), Strike-Slip (Humana Festival). International: Singapore Arts Festival, Naples Theater Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Film/Television: Liberal Arts, Girl in the Book, The Dark Side, Odd Mom Out, Black Box, Blue Bloods, White Collar, Louie, Zero Hour, Law & Order: SVU, Ugly Betty, HMS. Education: Yale, CalArts.

Edward Baker-Duly (The King and I)

Off-Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher.West End: The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, South Pacific, Rookery Nook, West Side Story, Salad Days. UK:Noises Off, Anyone Can Whistle, The Lady Vanishes, Copacabana, The Pirates of Penzance, Singin' in the Rain, The Full Monty, Twelfth Night, The Mikado. Film:De- Lovely, Botched, The Circle, Welkome Home. TV: "Elementary," "The Blacklist," "Royal Pains," "Downton Abbey," "Upstairs Downstairs," "Micro Men," "New Tricks," "Yes, Prime Minister," "Emmerdale."

Joey Batey (Wolf Hall)

TELEVISION INCLUDES: "The White Queen," "Whitechapel" and "Murder on the Home Front." FILM INCLUDES: Posh.

Matthew Beard (Skylight)

eard made his stage debut in the West End production of Skylight, for which he was nominated for the Emerging Talent Award at the London Evening Standard Awards. He can currently be seen in a featured role in the film The Imitation Game. His performance in When Did You Last See Your Father?garnered him nominations for both a British Independent Film Award and an Evening Standard British Film Award as Most Promising Newcomer. His other film appearances include The Riot Club, The Look of Love, One Day, Singularity, Chatroom, and An Education. His television credits include "Rogue" and "Labyrinth."

Geoffrey Beevers (The Audience)

Theatre includes: The Heresy of Love, Measure for Measure, A Servant To Two Masters, Pericles, Henry VIII, Comedy of Errors, The Time Of Your Life, Red Star, Mother Courage and The Devils(RSC), The U.N. Inspector, Playing with Fire and The Winter's Tale (National Theatre), The Audience (West End), War and Peace and Passage to India (Shared Experience), Hamlet andThe Antipodes (Shakespeare's Globe), Twelfth Night (English Touring Theatre), Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest and King Lear (USA), Leaving, The Skin Game, Dr Knock, Uncle Vanya, Largo Desolato and King Lear (Orange Tree), 2nd May 1997 (Bush),Romeo and Juliet and The Crucible (The Young Vic), The Robbers (The Gate), The Tower(Almeida), A bequest to the Nation, Dandy Dick and Eurydice (West End).

Heather Botts (Doctor Zhivago)

Regional: LES MISERABLES (Cosette), South Pacific (Nellie), Miss Saigon (Ellen), Tarzan (Jane), Into the Woods (Baker's Wife), and Grease (Sandy). Love to family, Florence Birdwell, OKCU, and to my favorite, Drew Wutke.

Nicholas Boulton (Wolf Hall)

THEATRE INCLUDES: Duke of Orleans in Henry V (RSC); Henry VIII in The Prince and the Pauper (Unicorn); Elyot in Private Lives, Charles II in Restoration, Dali in Hysteria, Harlequin in The Double Inconstancy and Lord Goring in An Ideal Husband (Salisbury Playhouse); Forlipopoli in Mirandolina (Royal Exchange); Jack Absolute in The Rivals and Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew(national tour); Touchwood Jr in A Chaste Maid in Cheapside and Kiril inPlatonov (Almeida); Marc in M. Butterfly (Singapore Rep); Young Marlowe inShe Stoops to Conquer (Northcott, Exeter); Head of Admin in After the Rain(Gate); Valentine in Arcadia (Haymarket) and Antonio in Antonio's Revenge (Chelsea Arts). TELEVISION INCLUDES: "Midsomer Murders," "Hustle," "Doctors," "Doc Martin," "Jonathan Creek," "Heroes and Villains - Attila the Hun," "Doctor Who," "Firma," "Broken News," "Heartbeat," "Life Begins," "The Infinite Worlds of H G Wells," "Sword of Honour," "Wonderful You" and "Kavanagh QC." FILM INCLUDES: Deadly Descent, Arn: the Knight Templar, The Kovak Box,Topsy-Turvy and Shakespeare in Love. RADIO INCLUDES: Sword of Honour, Antony and Cleopatra, The Seagull,King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Three Musketeers, Vanity Fair,An Ice Cream War, The Luck of the Bodkins, Talking It Over, Love Etc andAmerika; winner of the BBC Carleton Hobbs Award for Radio. Nicholas is the voice of Garrett Hawke in the popular video game Dragon Age II.

Adriana Braganza (The King and I)

Community: Freezing, Snow White, Aladdin Jr., The Sound of Music(Center Stage Studios).

Lucy Briers (Wolf Hall)

West End: Top Girls (Pope Joan), Ivanov (Babakina). National Theatre: The Voysey Inheritance (Honor Voysey). Old Vic Theatre: Henry IV I & II (Lady Percy/Doll Tearsheet). Southwark Playhouse: The Winters Tale (Paulina). Off West End: Electra (Electra) Brits Off Broadway: Some Kind of Bliss (one woman show) Film: Genius (Miss Wyckoff) Alan Partridge Alpha Papa (Tonia Scott) TV: "Count Arthur Strong," "The Thick of It," "Pride and Prejudice," "The Night Watch," "Twenty Twelve," and "Poirot."

Ashley Brooke (Doctor Zhivago)

Off-Broadway: Lies My Father Told Me. Film/TV: Ernest & Celestine, "SNL," "Momsters." Recordings: i (Stage Stars Records). Member Broadway Youth Ensemble. Warm thanks to Shirley Grant, the ZHIVAGO creative team, Tara Rubin Casting, Laura, Amelia, Gulia, and Steve. Love to all her family and friends!

Leah Brotherhead (Wolf Hall)

Theatre: Another Place (Theatre Royal Plymouth); Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies (RSC, Aldwych Theatre); Pride and Prejudice (Regent's Park Theatre);Dr Faustus (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Glasgow Citizen's); People Like Us (The Pleasance); DNA (UK Tour); Kitchen Sink (Bush Theatre); Sum Zero (Lyric Hammersmith Studio); Product Placement (Watford Palace); The 24 Hour Plays: Old Vic New Voices (Old Vic); Victory Street (Soho). Film/TV: "Vera," "Doctors," Jess//Jim. Leah is a BBC Carleton Hobbs Award Winner and played numerous roles on the BBC Radio Repertory Company. Highlights include: Home Front, The Archers, I, Claudius, The Big Sleep, Danton's Death, Showboat, Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Pilgrim.

Will Burton (An American in Paris)

Recent credits include: The Music Man(Tommy Djilas); My Fair Lady (Freddy u/s) at Arena Stage, Fiddler on the Roof (Motel u/s); Hello, Dolly!(Barnaby u/s) at Goodspeed Opera House; South Pacific at Paper Mill Playhouse. Love to my amazingly supportive parents, Callen and Maddy. Proud University of Michigan graduate. Go Blue!

Melody Butiu (Doctor Zhivago)

Off-Broadway: Here Lies Love (Estrella, Lucille Lortel Nom). TV: "Gotham," "NCIS," "True Blood." Thanks SLJ. Love to Alan and family. More at

Josh Canfield (Doctor Zhivago)

Off-Broadway: Natasha . . . Great Comet of 1812 (Anatole); CBS's Survivor; Other Favorites: Godspell (Jesus), Miami; Hair (Claude), Germany; Sail Away(Barnaby) London. AEA. Twitter: @joshuacanfield.

Jake Cannavale (Fish in the Dark)

He has appeared Off-Broadway in the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of Basilica. He has been seen in the films Romance & Cigarettes and Send, and on television in "Nurse Jackie." Cannavale is currently the lead singer of the grindcore band Piss.

Geneva Carr (Hand to God)

New York Theater: Hand to God(MCC, Ensemble Studio Theatre), Trevor(Lesser America), Just Sex (StageFARM), I Wanna Destroy You (At Hand Theater Company), Finding Claire (Theater for a New City), Rose's Dilemma (MTC ), Clash by Night (Naked Angels), Betty's Summer Vacation(Playwrights Horizons), Boise (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater). Regional Theater: North American Tour of The Vagina Monologues, Things We Do For Love (Westport Country PLayhouse), Rabbit Hole (Huntington Theater, IRNE 2006). TV: "The Mysteries of Laura," "Younger," "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell," "Elementary," "Blue Bloods," "Royal Pains," "The Onion News Network," "The Good Wife," "Rescue Me," "Person of Interest," "Hope & Faith," "Law & Order," "Sex and The City." Film: Creative Control, It's Complicated, Love and Other Drugs, College Road Trip, Company Retreat, Then She Found Me, One Last Thing,Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Undead, Alter Egos, Darkroom, High Maintenance, Ava's Possessions.

Hsin-Ping Chang (The King and I)

First national tour: The King and I (U.S., U.K.). West End: The King and I. Opera: Madama Butterfly (Metropolitan Opera), The Silver River. Dance companies: MunaTseng Dance Projects, Mary Seidman & Dancers, Battery Dance Company, Chen & Dancers.

Andrew Cheng (The King and I)

National tours: The King and I, Chicago. Regional: West Side Story, The King and I (various productions). TV: "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "All My Children," "Guiding Light."

Lynn Masako Cheng (The King and I)

Educational theater: The Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz (International Academy of Arts and Sciences). Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty (Riverside Theatre), Don Quixote (Jeanne Rimsky Theater). Piano: Carnegie Hall (Crescendo International Competition, Little Mozart Competition, Golden Key Music Festival).

Olivia Chun (The King and I)

Regional: Alice in Wonderland (Alpha Theater); Annie Kids (CAA);Charlie Brown, The Sound of Music Review (JCC); Nutcracker (Nunnbetter). Commercial: EdouardoNammour's Ridgewood Savings Bank (girl with grandma).KAHFDoogeun Doogeun Hangul musical with Steven Innocenzi. Chodae Jubilee Choir, KCC Choir. Sang "Time to Shine" at Stage 72.

Julian Cihi (Doctor Zhivago)

Julian is from Tokyo, Japan. Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: Romeo and Juliet(Romeo) at CSC. International: RENT (Roger). BA: Brown University; MFA: NYU Grad Acting. @juliancihi.

Max Clayton (Gigi)

Regional: On The Town (Gabey, Marriott Theatre), Footloose (Ren, Kansas City Starlight), Oklahoma! (Slim, Lyric Opera of Chicago), The MUNY, Pittsburgh CLO, MTWichita, Palace Theatre. BFA, CCM. Endless love and thanks to the Gigi creative team, cast and crew, Mom, Dad, Missy, JennyBenny, the Claytons and Truncies, and CGF Talent. For Mimi and Boopa! Twitter/Instagram: @maxmclayton

Roberta Colindrez (Fun Home)

Roberta is a New York City based actor/writer. Stage: Fun Home (Public Theater, Sundance Theater Lab); Mala Hierba (2nd Stage Uptown); Water (NPR Presents:); The Complete and Condensed Stage Directions of Eugene O'Neill: vol 2 and Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (New York NeoFuturists) #therevolution (CTG), Song for the Disappeared (Sundance Theater Lab). Film/TV: GIRLS (HBO); Boardwalk Empire (HBO); Gotham (FOX);Unforgettable (CBS); F to 7th (webseries); Otis Under Sky (SXSW, co-writer); Birdman (dir: Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu); The Artist's Assistant; Beautiful Dreamer.

Leanne Cope (An American in Paris)

Cope trained at The Royal Ballet School and graduated into the Company in 2003, promoted to First Artist in 2009. She has created several roles for the Company and has built a particularly strong relationship with Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett, who has described her as having "a presence on stage like no other." Cope's role creations for Scarlett have included Emily Dimmock and Annie E. Crook (Sweet Violets) and Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), and she has also created roles in DGV: Danse à grande vitesse, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, As One, Tuckett's Timecode and works by Scarlett, Jonathan Watkins and Samantha Raine in The Royal Ballet's Draft Works. Cope was born in Bath and began dancing at the age of five. She trained at The Dorothy Colebourne School of Dance before joining The Royal Ballet Lower School at the age of 11, going on to graduate through the School. Her repertory with the Company has included Clara (The Nutcracker), Princess Louise (Mayerling), pas de six (Giselle), White Cat and Red Riding Hood (The Sleeping Beauty), Mustard Seed (The Dream) and roles in Asphodel Meadows, Concerto, Song of the Earth, Sensorium, Four Temperaments and 'Still Life' at the Penguin Cafe.

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I)

Off-Broadway/NYC: A Midsummer Night's Dream (TFANA,dir. Julie Taymor), The Radio City Christmas Spectacular (Patrick/Radio City Music Hall), Godspell: Cast of 2032 (Circle in the Square), The King and I (PrinceChulalongkorn/2012 and 2006). Other theater includes Cabaret (Emcee), Rent(Angel), Into the Woods (Jack). Film: A Midsummer Night's Dream.Appearances: "ELEV8" (A Cappella Academy), opening for Pentatonix, National Anthem (MLB), Birdland, 54 Below. Education: Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music (Tisch/NYU, full scholarship), PPAS. @jonviktorcorpuz

Attila Joey Csiki (An American in Paris)

Of Hungarian decent, Attila has performed with Tokyo Ballet Company, Star Dancers Ballet Japan, Du Capital Ballet Toulouse, Bad Boys of Dance, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company and most recently with renowned ballerina Alessandra Ferri for her return to the stage in Spoleto, Italy. Chosen as Dance Magazine's top 25 to watch 2011 and recipient of the Princess Grace award 2006.

Olivia Darnley (Wolf Hall)

Wolf Hall, All My Sons, Hay Fever, Pig Girl, Accolade, Pride & Prejudice, A Marvellous Year for Plums, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Private Lives, As You Like It. TV: "Miss Marple," "Titanic."

Larry David (Fish in the Dark)

Larry David co-created "Seinfeld," which debuted in 1989 and went on to become one of the most successful shows in television history. In 1999, David wrote and starred in "Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm," a one-hour special for HBO, which spawned the critically acclaimed HBO series that ran for eight seasons. In 2009, he starred in Woody Allen's comedy Whatever Works. Most recently, he co-wrote and starred in the HBO Films comedy "Clear History," which aired in 2013.

Nicholas Day (Wolf Hall)

Theatre includes: The Crucifer of Blood (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Absurd Person Singular (Churchill Theatre Bromley), The Taming of the Shrew (British Actors' Theatre Company), Night Must Fall (Greenwich Theatre), Abigail's Party (Theatre Royal Windsor), Ask for the Moon (Hampstead Theatre), The Iceman Cometh (Almeida Theatre & Old Vic), The Shallow End ( Royal Court & Duke of York's Theatre), Cymbeline, King John (Original Shakespeare Company & Shakespeare's Globe), Boy Gets Girl (Royal Court), Hecuba (Donmar Warehouse), Dealer's Choice (NT, Vaudeville Theatre & Atlanta Cultural Olympics), Much Ado About Nothing (RSC & Novello Theatre); The Country Wife (Theatre Royal Haymarket) The Country Girl (Apollo Theatre) The History Boys (Crucible Sheffield), The Lyons (Menier Chocolate Factory). Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry V (1997), The Tempest (2001), King John, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing(2006), Cardenio, The City Madam, Marat/Sade (2010), The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Comedy of Errors (2012), Wolf Hall, Bring up the Bodies (2014). National Theatre: The Beaux' Strategem, Racing Demon, Murmuring Judges, The Absence of War, Johnny on the Spot, Tartuffe, An Inspector Calls.

Ashlee Dupré (An American in Paris)

Off-Broadway: On Your Toes, Where's Charley? (Encores!) Silence! The Musical, NYSAF: In Your Arms. Movin' Out National Tour (Brenda, Judy), Phantom of the Opera (Las Vegas Spectacular), Colorado Ballet. Graduate of Kirov Academy. Love to my Family and Friends!

Chris Dwan (Finding Neverland)

Off-Broadway: The Old Boy. Regional: Harmony, Lord of the Flies. TV: "Royal Pains" (USA), "One Bad Choice" (MTV). BFA Syracuse University. Special thanks to my parents and the entire Abrams team! @blackdwan

Michael Elwyn (The Audience)

Michael played Sir Anthony Eden in the original production of The Audience at London's Gielgud Theatre. He has since appeared as Leonato in Much Ado About Nothing at London's Old Vic with James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave, directed by Mark Rylance; and as Wyn Griffith in National Theatre Wales' acclaimed production of Mametz, set on the Somme in 1916. Other theatre includes Rope (Almeida), The Long Road (Soho Theatre), Three Sisters, Cymbeline (Royal Exchange, Manchester), The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick Theatre),Revelations (Hampstead Theatre), Broken Glass (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Darwin in Malibu (Birmingham Rep.). A Midsummer Night's Dream, Troilus & Cressida, All's Well That Ends Well (Regent's Park Open Air); The Seagull, A Penny For A Song (Richmond's Orange Tree).

Sara Esty (An American in Paris)

Last here in 2011, this will be her first major musical theater endeavor. A former soloist with the Miami City Ballet, Ms. Esty has performed various works by many coveted choreographers. Sara was the recipient of a Princess Grace Award for excellence in dance. Love to my family!

Robert Fairchild (An American in Paris)

Robert is a member of NYCB, where he has been enjoying his status as a principal dancer for the past 5 years. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, he began his dance training at age four. Formal ballet training began with The Ballet West Conservatory. Once Fairchild became an apprentice with NYCB the following year he joined the Company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. He was quickly promoted to soloist with NYCB soon after promoted to principal in 2009. Fairchild originated the role of Romeo in Peter Martins' Romeo and Juliet featured in the PBS Live From Lincoln Center television broadcast. Last season Fairchild played the role of Carousel Boy in the NY Philharmonic's Emmy nominated production of Carousel directed by John Rando and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. He is a Recipient of the Mae L. Wien Award for Outstanding Promise at The School of American Ballet. Fairchild is newly married to Principal Dancer Tiler Peck, also of NYCB.

Laura Feig (An American in Paris)

A New York native, Laura trained with Valia Seiskaya and later studied with Maggie Black. First National Tour: Movin Out' (Judy). Principal dancer Atlanta Ballet, BalletX, Morphoses. TV: "Flesh and Bone" (Starz 2015), "The Metropolitan Opera HD Live": Aida, Capriccio. Mom and Dad- thanks for ALWAYS being there. For my boys, E and Q.

Ashley Blair Fitzgerald (Gigi)

From Ellicott City, MD, most recently performed in Smokey Joe's Cafe at Arena Stage. New York theater includes:The Radio City Christmas Spectacular and Company (New York Philharmonic). National Tours include: Come Fly Away (2013 Helen Hayes nominee, outstanding actress) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Fosse. International credits include Come Fly Away, Trip of Love and Fosse. Television/Film credits: "Smash" (NBC Pilot), special guest appearances on the Tony Awards and Company. Over the past two years, Ashley has been reconstructing Bob Fosse's work for The Verdon Fosse Estate. Ashley sends love to her always supportive family.

Renée Fleming (Living on Love)

Renée is one of the most acclaimed singers of our time. In 2013, the President awarded her America's highest honor for an individual artist, the National Medal of Arts. In February she became the first classical singer ever to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl. Winner of the 2013 Best Classical Vocal Grammy Award, she has sung at momentous occasions around the world- from the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2008, she was the first woman in the 125-year history of The Metropolitan Opera to solo headline an opening night gala. Earlier this month, she sang at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Last New Year's Eve, Renée returned to The Metropolitan Opera in a new production of The Merry Widow. She has appeared in virtually all of the world's greatest opera houses and concert halls. Winner of four Grammy Awards, she released her first-ever holiday album, Christmas in New York, this past fall. With a multimedia profile rare among contemporary opera singers, Renée has recorded a wide range of music, from opera and lieder to jazz and indie rock, as well as the soundtrack of the film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Known for bringing new audiences to classical music and opera, Renée has sung not only with Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo but also with Elton John, Lou Reed, Josh Groban, Joan Baez and even the Muppets. Among her awards are the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, the Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur, and numerous honorary doctorates, including one from The Juilliard School. In 2010, she was named the first-ever creative consultant at Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Drew Foster (Doctor Zhivago)

1st Nat'l: West Side Story (Riff). Old Globe, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Asolo Rep, MUNY. Director: "Shakespeare at the Manor" (Shelter Island). Thanks to Harden-Curtis! Education: Juilliard.

Matthew Foster (Wolf Hall)

raining: Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. Mathew's first professional engagement was in 55 Days (Hampstead Theatre). Other theatre includes: Chatroom, Fret (National Theatre Studio); Breakout(Cockpit Theatre); Dido: Queen of Carthage, Lear (Lazarus Theatre Company); The Ring Cycle (The British Library); Orion's Hat (Tristan Bates Theatre); Sitting With Thistle (Lion and Unicorn Theatre); Cynthia's Revels, The Old Wives' Tale (Globe Education); Travesti (Etcetera Theatre); Blue Remembered Hills (New Diorama); Wolf Hall & Bring Up The Bodies (Aldwych Theatre). Television/Film includes: Hold On (short); An Adventure In Space and Time; "The Tractate Middoth" (both BBC).

Daniel Fraser (Wolf Hall)

Theatre: Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (RSC/Aldwych Theatre), Chariots of Fire (Hampstead Theatre/Gielgud Theatre), Oh to Be in England(Finborough), Orpheus: The Mythical (Royal Opera House). Television: "Doctors" (BBC), "Holby City" (BBC). Films: Scar Tissue, The Patrol,Frequencies, Lab Rats.

Josh Grisetti (It Shoulda Been You)

Off-Broadway: Red Eye of Love, Peter and the Starcatcher,Rent, Enter Laughing (Theatre World Award winner; Drama Desk, OCC, Drama League and Lortel nominations), Candidaand After the Ball. FAVORITE REGIONAL: Diner (Signature),Camelot (Kennedy Center), How to Succeed... (Los Angeles Ovation Award & Garland Award winner), Funny Thing...Forum (Williamstown), Spamalot (Las Vegas),Where's Charley? (Goodspeed), Cosi fan Tutte & The Merry Widow (Operafestival di Roma). TV: The Gates, Nurse Jackie, The Knights of Prosperity and others. FILM: The Immigrant, Revolutionary Road, The Namesake and others. Special thanks to DHP, Brian Hargrove and Scott Landis for being alive. For a great time, visit:

Kira Guloien (Doctor Zhivago)

Des McAnuff's Canadian revival of Tommy (Mrs. Walker, Stratford),Damn Yankees (Lola/Drayton), City of Angels (Alaura/TBTB). Thanks to M&D&P, Dunbar, Jess & Des. @kiraguloien.

Ethan Halford Holder (The King and I)

Regional: A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Christmas Carol (Indiana Repertory Theatre); Pippin (Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre); Nine, The King and I, Oliver!, Peter Pan (Footlite Musicals). Ballet: Youth America Grand Prix (top 12 NYC finals), The Nutcracker, Pulse, Young Stars of Ballet (Indiana Ballet Conservatory).

Edward Harrison (Wolf Hall)

New York: Macbeth (Park Avenue Armory). West End: Henry V, The Rivals. US Tour: Cyrano de Bergerac, Taming of the Shrew. UK Tour: Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello, Dangerous Liaisons. Regional UK Theatre: Time and the Conways, Sex and the 3 Day Week, Joking Apart,The Norman Conquests, Noises Off!, 3 Guys Naked from the Waist Down. TV/Film: Doctor Who, Wreckers, Brandoing, "Doctors."

Benedict Hastings (Wolf Hall)

Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2012, where he studied Drama and Theatre Arts. Theatrical roles include Alan Strang in Equus,Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, John Hale in The Crucible, Azdak in The Caucasian Chalk Circle,Louis Ironson in Angels in America: Parts 1 & 2, Gabriel Law in When The Rain Stops Falling, Paul Biegler in Anatomy of a Murder, Henry Turnblower in The Mermaid of Zennor, and Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone.

Noah Hinsdale (Finding Neverland)

Off-Bway: Fun Home ("John") at The Public (Lortel nomination). Other: McCarter Theatre (A Christmas Carol, Phaedra Backwards), Nine ("young Guido"), Secret Garden ("Colin"). Thanks to my family, Eddie/Take 3 Talent and Telsey+Co.

Cole Horibe (The King and I)

Off-Broadway: Kung Fu (Signature). Regional: Flower Drum Song (Diamond Head Theatre); A Chorus Line, Kiss Me Kate, West Side Story, Gypsy(Army Community Theatre). Film: Unspoken, Out, Dragonfly, The World Is Way Too Much. TV: "Hawaii Five-0," "So You Think You Can Dance."

Vanessa Hudgens (Gigi)

A California native, Vanessa Hudgens began her career in musical theatre at the age of eight, performing in productions of Evita, Carousel,The Wizard of Oz, The King & I, The Music Man, Cinderella and Damn Yankees. She made her feature film debut in Catherine Hardwick'sThirteen, starring Holly Hunter and Evan Rachel Wood, and co-starred in the action film, Thunderbirds. She is best known for her role as Gabriella Montez in Disney Channel's breakaway hit, "High School Musical" and its follow up films, "High School Musical 2" and the theatrical release, High School Musical 3: Senior Year. She followed her "High School Musical" success with the critically acclaimedBandslam, as well as Beastly and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. Recent credits include Frozen Ground, directed by Scott Walker, Spring Breakers, opposite James Franco and Selena Gomez and directed by Harmony Korine, and Gimme Shelter, directed by Ron Krauss. In 2010, she won the ShoWest Award for "Female Star of Tomorrow" and the Trendsetter Award at the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards.

Madeleine Hyland (Wolf Hall)

UK: Hamlet, The Seagull, The Odyssey, Round 2 (The Factory), Richard III, Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Love&Madness),Troilus and Cressida (Dogs with Crowns). NZ: Othello (Downstage), Macbeth(Maidment), Cymbeline, The Tempest, Pinocchio, Three Women, Three Sisters (Peripeteia), King Lear (ATC), Closer (Maverick). Madeleine also sings, and was a guest vocalist on Dexys latest album One Day I'm Going To Soar.

James Ignacio (The King and I)

Off-Broadway: Oliver! (National Asian Artists Project). Regional:A Christmas Story the Musical (Barn Theatre), New Voices of 2014: Oh What a Night! (Paper Mill), Ragtime (Pleasant Valley Productions), Seussical Jr.(JCCMetrowest), Into the Woods Jr. (OSPAC), The Music Man (Livingston Players).

Paul Jesson (Wolf Hall)

Many appearances on television, with the National Theatre and RSC including Henry VIII (King Henry), The Tempest (Prospero), Antony and Cleopatra (Enobarbus), Two Shakespearean Actors, Troilus and Cressida(Ulysses), Hamlet (Horatio), Hedda Gabler (Lovberg), Cat On a Hot Tin Roof(Gooper). Also Love and Information, Cock, The Normal Heart (Olivier Award), King Lear (Gloucester), Twelfth Night (Toby Belch), The Cherry Orchard (Gayev), The Winter's Tale (Camillo), Awake and Sing!, Death of a Salesman (Willy Loman - Scottish Critics Award nomination), The Seagull(Sorin), The Graduate (Mr Braddock). Films include: Mr Turner (William Turner Snr), Coriolanus (Brutus),Vera Drake, All Or Nothing.

Drew King (On the Twentieth Century)

Massachusetts native. New York: On Your Toes (Encores!). Tour: Elf. Regional: Goodspeed, Paper Mill, Ogunquit, Westchester, Gateway, Kennedy Center. Thanks to Roundabout, casting, Bloc, Warren, Scott, Kevin, Sara, Angie. Fordham University, BA international studies and Spanish. Dedicated to every teacher, friend and family member for believing in me.

Christie Kim (The King and I)

LCT: debut. Educational theater: Saddle River Day School.

Analisa Leaming (On the Twentieth Century)

New York: Pipe Dream, Where's Charley? (Encores!), The Mikado (Carnegie Hall). Tours: Annie, The Sound of Music. Regional: MUNY, Kansas City Starlight, North Shore Music Theatre, Magic Theatre, Geva Theatre, Infinity Theatre and Barrington Stage Company. Lotte Lenya Competition winner. BM, Eastman School of Music.

Lydia Leonard (Wolf Hall)

West End: Onassis, Time and the Conways (National Theatre), Frost/Nixon,Hecuba (and at BAM). TV: "River," "Life in Squares," "Lucan," "Ambassadors," "Da Vinci's Demons," "Whitechapel," "The 39 Steps," "Margaret Thatcher," "The Line of Beauty," "Jericho," "Rome," "Midsommer Murders," "Foyles War." Film: The Fifth Estate, Archipelago.

Graydon Long (The Audience)

A native of Perrysburg Ohio, Graydon's favorite theater credits include: Kiss Me Kate, Singin' In the Rain, Bye Bye Birdie at the St. Louis MUNY. Off-Broadway: Revolution in the Elbow... (Alex) TV: "Eye Candy," "The Carrie Diaries." Thank you to Mom, Dad, my teachers at CCM, Kira, Bill and Julia!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home)

At the young age of 10, Sydney Lucas made her Off-Broadway debut in the musical Fun Home at the Public Theatre in New York. Sydney received rave reviews for her portrayal of "Young Alison" in Fun Home as well as multiple theatrical award nominations. Following a successful run at The Public, Sydney would go on to win an Obie for her critically acclaimed performance-making her the youngest recipient in Obie award history. In addition to winning the 2014 Obie Award, Sydney also received nominations for a Lucille Lortel, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award. Other noteworthy credits include: Verdi's Macbeth (Metropolitan Opera). Workshops: Amelie, Iowa, Once Around the Moon, Table. Film: She's Funny That Way,Skeleton Twins, Girl Most Likely, Fool's Day. TV: "How & Why" (FX Pilot, series regular), "Law & Order: SVU," "Royal Pains," "Saturday Night Live," 2012 & 2013 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, "Sesame Street."

Robert MacPherson (Wolf Hall)

West End: WH, BUTB & Sons. Off West End: Turn'd Turk (Globe), Blurred(YV), KOS (Southwark), YMBBT (Barbican), Inherit The Wind & 24 (Old Vic),Emperor (NT), People (Arcola) & Babel (Lyric). TV: "Lewis," "Doc Martin" & "WWE." Film: WWZ & Great Expectations.

Richard McCabe (The Audience)

Recent theatre includes Fortunes Fool (Old Vic), A Little Hotel on the Side (Theatre Royal Bath), Yes Prime Minister (Gielgud/Apollo). Theatre for the Royal Shakespeare Company (associate artist) include: A Tender Thing, Twelfth Night, King John, Othello, Timon of Athens, The White Devil, Three Hours After Marriage, Troilus and Cressida, The Taming of the Shrew, The Winters Tale, The School of Night, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Doctor Faustus, Epiceone, Hyde Park, Titus Andronicus, The New Inn, The Churchill Play, Misalliance. Other theatre includes the Merry Wives of Windsor, The Way of the World, Absolute Hell, Marat/Sade (Royal National Theatre) The Critic, The Real Inspector Hound, Bingo, Scapino (Chichester)Critic/Inspector Hound Bingo, Doctor Faustus (Young Vic) Amadeus (London Sinfonia Orchestra) Hamlet, The Tempest (Birmingham/Elsinore Castle) The Beau (Theatre Royal Haymarket). Films include: Eye in the Sky, Cinderella, Invisible Woman, Epithet, The Duchess, Nightwatching, The Constant Gardener, Vanity Fair, Tulse Luper Suitcase, Master and Commander, Notting Hill, Persuasion. Television include: Wallander, Lady in Red, Indian Summers, Peaky Blinders, The Great Fire, The Game, Legacy, The Best of Men, The Minor Character Borgia, Einstein and Eddington, A History of the World Backwards, Spooks, Lewis, Jane Eyre, Midsomer Murders, To the Ends of the Earth, Foyles War Waking the Dead, Trial &Retribution

Joseph Medeiros (Doctor Zhivago)

Joseph is the founder of The Study in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For Scott and Pat and my family.

Pilar Millhollen (Doctor Zhivago)

2015 Master of Divinity, Union Seminary. Gratitude to Des and team to tell this story, and love to David. History repeats itself-be the change. Micah 6:8.

Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and I)

Off-Broadway: Here Lies Love (Theatre World Award, Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical; Public), Avenue Q (New World Stages);Two by Two; The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd (York Theatre). National tours: Sweeney Todd, Annie. Film: I Am Michael, Grand

Gary Milner (Doctor Zhivago)

USA: TV: "Law & Order," "Deadbeat," "Peter Pan Live!" Film: Outliving Emily, The Preppie Connection. West End: Mamma Mia (Sam), Evita (Magaldi), Donmar:Parade (Slaton/Craig).

Gia Mongell (An American in Paris)

Gia is a recent graduate of The Juilliard School (BFA '14). She has performed works by Jose Limon, Nacho Duato, Dana Foglia, Murray Louis, Mark Stuart, Twyla Tharp, Pina Bausch and others. She is thrilled to be a part of the An American in Paris cast and to be making her Paris debut. She would like thank her friends and family for their constant love and support.

Melanie Moore (Finding Neverland)

Credits include: "So You Think You Can Dance" (Season 8 Winner), "Dancing with the Stars," "Glee," Shaping Sound Dance Company. Special thanks to Mitchell, my mom and my incredible family for their love!

Zell Steele Morrow (Fun Home)

California credits...Les Miserables (Gavroche, Woodminster), Peter Pan (Michael Darling, MST), A Christmas Carol(Tiny Tim), Wizard of Oz (Mayor, STAGE 1), Music Man (dancer, PCRT). Zell is extremely grateful for his loving, supportive, and talented sister Madilyn. Love and gratitude: David Doan-CESD, Matt Liebowitz (Voice), Janet Taddie, Gia Solari-CVPA and DMO (Dance), Teachers, Directors (Casting and Theatre), Choreographers, Friends (making trips to NY possible), Fun Home Team, Mom, Dad, Geema, and never-ending love and belief from Family. Life is what you make it...Have FUN!!

Tam Mutu (Doctor Zhivago)

UK Theatre: City of Angels (Donmar), LES MISERABLES (West End), Love Never Dies (West End), Orange Peel (Royal Court), Royal Hunt of the Sun and Love's Labour's Lost (National Theatre), East (Leicester Haymarket),Romeo and Juliet and King Lear (RSC), As You Like It (Regent's Park), Dr. Faustus (Headlong Theatre). Toronto: Anatoly in Chess. TV: "Waking the Dead," "Footballer's Wives." @tammutu.

Mary Page Nance (Finding Neverland)

Credits Include: Finding Neverland (A.R.T./Workshop), A Chorus Line("Sheila"), The York Theatre, VA Rep, UFOMT, NØA Dance. BFA Modern Dance, SUNY Purchase. Thank You Telsey+Co., The Mine, and my family. Let's fly.

Pierro Niel-Mee (Wolf Hall)

Theatre: The Spring Tide (Old Red Lion) TV: "Bouquet of Barbed Wire," "Little Crackers," "Lewis" and "Casualty." Film: City of Life and Death of a Farmer.

Michael Oberholtzer (Hand to God)

ew York Theatre/ Readings: Babylon Line (NYSF), Hand to God (MCC), The Talls (2ST Uptown), Incident at Vichy (TACT), Poetics: A Ballet Brut (The Public), Success Story (Neighborhood Playhouse), Raft of the Medusa (The Secret Theatre), Second Stage, The New Group, The Lark Play Development, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Youngblood: EST, New York Theater Workshop, Classic Stage Company. Film/ TV: "Happyish" (dir. John Cameron Mitchell), "Forever," "The Americans," "NYC 22," "Law & Order," Delivery Man (Dreamworks), Dean (Dmitri Martin), Hits (David Cross), Take Back the Night (Justin Timberlake), HairBrained & Staring at the Sun.

Joel Perez (Fun Home)

Stage work includes In the Heights (1st National Tour), Fame (Macau Music Festival), Stuck Elevator (A.C.T. and Long Wharf Theater), The Mapmaker's Opera (NYMF), andPirates! (Huntington Theater). Ensemble member of Broken Box Mime Theater. TV work includes "Person of Interest" (CBS), "The Big C" (Showtime), and "Black Box" (ABC). He studied at Tufts University and The British American Drama Academy. Love to my familia, the Sundance Theater Lab and everyone at BRS/GAGE and Abrams Artists

Matthew Pidgeon (Wolf Hall)

National Theatre: Edward 2nd (Warwick); This House (Chelmsford, Henley);Traverse Theatre Edinburgh World Tour (including Edinburgh Festival, Soho Theatre and Tricycle Theatre London; Clurman Theater New York; Kennedy Center Washington); Midsummer (Bob), Shakespeare's Globe; Much Ado About Nothing (Don John); The Mysteries (Pilate). National Theatre of Scotland: The Wonderful World of Dissocia; Realism; Caledonia. The Royal Court: The Lying Kind. Traverse Theatre Edinburgh: Kyoto; The Nest. Drum Theatre Plymouth: Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness. Tron Theatre Glasgow: The Tempest (Stephano/Antonio). Film: The Winslow Boy;State and Main.

Rommel Pierre O'Choa (The King and I)

Off-Broadway: Hello, Dolly! (Signature). National tours: The King and I, Miss Saigon. Regional: Elf the Musical (Walnut Street), Miss Saigon(Starlight Theatre), 9 to 5 (North Shore Music Theatre), The King and I (Walnut Street, North Shore Music Theatre, Starlight Theatre, Arkansas Rep, CasaMañana). European tour: West Side Story.

Autumn Ogawa (The King and I)

Regional: The King and I (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); South Pacific(Asolo Repertory Theatre); Seussical (MUNY); Annie, Flower Drum Song, Guys and Dolls, Sweet Charity (Diamond Head Theatre). Broadway lab: Behind the Painting. Dance: The Nutcracker (Hawaii Ballet Theatre). Film: Under the Blood Red Sun.

Candy Olsen (An American in Paris)

National tours; Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Spamalot and Come Fly Away. Las Vegas: Celine Dion's A New Day and Sinatra's Dance With Me. Regionally: Reprise, Goodspeed, Hollywood Bowl MOMIX, Diavolo and with Cirque Du Soleil in Andorra. Television: A&E's "Storage Wars New York." Pop and Hope, Love you to the moon!

Emma Pfaeffle (Finding Neverland)

Cuban-Nicaraguan, Los Angeles native. BFA Dance, SUNY Purchase. International Tour: West Side Story. Company member: Ballet Hispanico, Morphoses. She dedicates this performance to her Mom who she will find again in Neverland.

Diane Phelan (The King and I)

LCT: Bernarda Alba. National tours: South Pacific, The King and I. Off-Broadway:Here Lies Love (Public). Regional: Honor (Prospect Theater Company); Miss Saigon, Cinderella (Paper Mill); Oklahoma! (Berkshire Theatre Group); The Pirates of Penzance (CT Repertory Theatre); Flower Drum Song (Mark Taper Forum). Film:Thank You Next, Clear Blue Tuesday. TV: "Celebrity Death Match."

William Poon (The King and I)

nternational tour: Beauty and the Beast. Off- Broadway: Kung Fu(Signature, reading). Regional: Peter Pan, James and the Giant Peach (DTC Summer Stages); Showcase (NC Institute of Dance). Concert: Carnegie Hall (An American Christmas Carol). Film: Portraits in Dramatic Time, The Engine. TV: "Deadbeat," "Creative Galaxy," "Dora and Friends."

John Ramm (Wolf Hall)

Theatre incudes: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Ford); Pedro The Great Pretender (Pedro); Hamlet and Have at RSC; The Physicists; Good at The Donmar Warehouse; The Low Road (Mr Low) at Royal Court; Much Ado About Nothing (Dogberry) at Wyndhams Theatre; The Machine at The Bush Theatre; The Deep Blue Sea at West Yorkshire Playhouse; The Cherry Orchard and Uncle Vanya at Birmingham Repertory; The Goat at Traverse Theatre; Breakfast At Tiffany's at Haymarket Theatre; A Christmas Carol(Scrooge) at Rose Theatre, Kingston; Tartuffe (Tartuffe) at Liverpool Playhouse; Nicholas Nickleby and King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre. TV includes: "20/12," "Foyles War," "Midsomer Murders." Film includes: The Love Punch and Shakespeare in Love.

Broadway Babies - Meet the Broadway Class of 2015, Spring Edition!


Rialto Chatter: Could THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE Transfer to Broadway This Spring? Photo
Rialto Chatter: Could THE MOTIVE AND THE CUE Transfer to Broadway This Spring?

Sam Mendes' The Motive and the Cue, which ran at The National Theatre and then in the West End, is hoping to transfer to 'a Shubert theater this spring,' says Baz Bamigboye for Deadline.

Video: Watch Highlights from Day 1 of WEST END LIVE 2024 Photo
Video: Watch Highlights from Day 1 of WEST END LIVE 2024

West End LIVE, Europe’s biggest free musical theatre festival, returned Saturday, June 22nd, transforming Trafalgar Square into an open-air theatre like no other. Watch highlights from the performances here!

Photos: Carson Kressley and Douglas Carter Beane Visit THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Photo
Photos: Carson Kressley and Douglas Carter Beane Visit THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL

Carson Kressley and Douglas Carter Beane visited the James Earl Jones Theatre to catch one of the final performances of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL. Check out photos here!

Jessica Vosk Releases New Singles Paparazzi and The Love Medley Photo
Jessica Vosk Releases New Singles 'Paparazzi' and 'The Love Medley'

Jessica Vosk has released two new singles: a cover of Lady Gaga's 'Paparazzi' and 'The Love Medley,' which includes 'Different Drum,' 'I Don't Know How to Love Him' from Jesus Christ Superstar, and 'Everybody Says Don't' from Anyone Can Whistle. Listen here!