Meet the Cast of SHUCKED, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

The show will open at the Nederlander Theatre on Tuesday, April 4.

By: Mar. 08, 2023
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Shucked officially begins previews on Broadway tonight, Wednesday, March 8. The show will open at the Nederlander Theatre on Tuesday, April 4.

Shucked, with book by Tony Award winner Robert Horn, music and lyrics by Clark and McAnally and direction by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, stars (in alphabetical order) John Behlmann, Kevin Cahoon, Andrew Durand, Tony Award nominee Grey Henson, Caroline Innerbichler, Ashley D. Kelley, and Alex Newell.

Meet the cast of this new musical below!

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John Behlmann


Broadway: Max Van Horn in Tootsie (Outer Critics Circle nomination), Significant Other, Journey's End. Off-Broadway: The 39 Steps, shows with Encores!, Ars Nova, Roundabout, MTC, MCC, and The Civilians; Nuke Laloosh in Bull Durham musical. Film: Confess, Fletch; Standing Up Falling Down; Wolf of Wall Street; Revolutionary Road; Dead Sound. TV: Agent Adams in "Riverdale," "Good Behavior," "Madam Secretary," "Instinct," "Odd Mom Out," "Blue Bloods," "The Good Wife." Video Games: Grand Theft Auto, Hearthstone, longtime voice of World of Warcraft. John is also a trapeze artist, photographer, proud dad, and onetime face of Dairy Queen.

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Kevin Cahoon


Kevin currently plays Earl Clark on FOX's "Monarch." Broadway: The Who's Tommy, The Lion King, The Rocky Horror Show, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Wedding Singer. Off-Broadway: Hedwig and The Angry Inch (also Boston, San Francisco, Edinburgh), The Foreigner (Roundabout - Lortel nomination), The Wild Party (MTC), How I Learned To Drive (Second Stage), The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World (Playwrights Horizons). TV: "Glow," "A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Nurse Jackie," "Modern Family," "Six Degrees," "The Good Wife," "Elementary," "Odd Mom Out," "Black Box," "The Mentalist," "CSI," "Franklin and Bash," "Canterbury's Law," "Law & Order," "Criminal Intent," "Hope and Faith," "The Royale." Film: So Cold The River, Mars Needs Moms, I Am Michael, One Night, The Thing About My Folks, The Curse Of The Jade Scorpion, Sudden Manhattan, and the documentaries Whether You Like It Or Not: The True Story of Hedwig and Squeezebox. Regional: the Guthrie, Williamstown, The Old Globe, Bard Summerscape, the Ahmanson, among others. Kevin received the OUTMusic Award for his debut recording, Doll. NYU - Tisch.

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Andrew Durand


Broadway: Ink, Head Over Heels, War Horse, Spring Awakening. West End: The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. Off-Broadway: The Robber Bridegroom (Roundabout), Gigantic (Vineyard), Love's Labour's Lost (The Public), The Wild Bride (St. Ann's Warehouse), The Burnt Part Boys (Playwrights Horizons). Tour: Kneehigh Theater Company. US: Berkeley Rep, Guthrie, Chicago Shakespeare. UK: Bristol Old Vic, Liverpool Everyman, the Asylum. Television: CBS' "Madam Secretary" (Guest Star), "NCIS New Orleans" (Guest Star), NBC's "Law and Order: Organized Crime" (Guest Star). Apple TV: "Servant" (Recurring Guest). Film: One December Night, Here Today.

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Grey Henson

Storyteller 2

Grey was Tony-nominated for his performance as Damian in the original Broadway cast of Mean Girls. He played the role of Elder McKinley in The Book of Mormon on Broadway after originating the role on the first national tour. Grey recently recurred on Peacock's "Girls5Eva." He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama.

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Caroline Innerbichler


Caroline was most recently seen as Anna on the national tour of Frozen. Other credits: Little House on the Prairie (national tour), Guys and Dolls, Little House on the Prairie (Guthrie Theater), Mamma Mia!, White Christmas, The Sound of Music, The Pirates of Penzance (Ordway Center), Bye Bye Birdie, Fiddler on the Roof, The Little Mermaid (Chanhassen Dinner Theaters), Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (Ensemble Theatre Company), Ragtime (Park Square Theater). Love and gratitude always goes to Tim, her supportive family and friends, and her wonderful partner Sean. For Grandma Dottie and Grandma Doreen.

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Ashley D. Kelley

Storyteller 1

National Tour: The Play That Goes Wrong. Off-Broadway: Eve's Song (The Public Theater, directed by Jo Bonney), Lucille Lortel Award nomination for Bella: An American Tall Tale (Playwrights Horizons, directed by Robert O'Hara). Regional: An Act of God (Bucks County Playhouse), Bella: An American Tall Tale (Dallas Theater Center), Dorothy in The Wiz (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). Film: Home Team (Netflix). TV: Recurred on "Insatiable" (Netflix), "Luke Cage" (Netflix), "Bull" (CBS), "Chicago PD" (NBC). New York born and raised! Graduate of Temple University. Grateful to God! @ashleydkelley.

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Alex Newell


Alex has an extensive list of credits both in Broadway and television. TV credits include the recent fan favorite "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" along with the Emmy®-nominated Christmas special; "Our Kind of People," and two hit Fox series, "Empire" and "Glee." Alex has received overwhelming accolades and award nominations including Critics Choice, Gold Derby, Screen Actors Guild, and Hollywood Critics Association. Broadway credits include Once On This Island, which earned a Grammy® nomination for Best Musical Theater Album, and the show won the Tony for Best Musical Revival. Recently, Alex starred in the pre-Broadway show, The Last Supper.

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Jimmy Brewer

Ensemble, Beau Cover, Gordy Cover, Storyteller 2 Cover

Jimmy was born when he met his bandmates from Pan Arcadia in Washington Square Park. He has had a passion for music and theatre since his father introduced him to trumpet. Off-Broadway: Scotland, PA(RTC). Regional: Kinky Boots (Bucks County Playhouse), The Flamingo Kid (Hartford Stage), The Black Suits (CTG Kirk Douglas Theatre), A Connecticut Christmas Carol (Goodspeed Musicals). Film: Seasick (Short), The Sale (Short), The Preppie Connection (Feature), Beach Rats (Feature). Television: "Fosse/Verdon" (FX), "Ramy" (Hulu), "Prodigal Son" (FOX), "Blue Bloods" (CBS). Education: Carnegie Mellon University BFA. Love and thanks to Scotty, Jaime, and my team. New music out now @jbrewz @pan.arcadia

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Audrey Cardwell

Ensemble, Maizy Cover

Broadway: The Music Man. National Tours: Falsettos, Bright Star, Cinderella, Anything Goes, Elf. Regional: The Old Globe, The Muny, Goodspeed, Asolo Rep, Houston TUTS, among others. BFA from Penn State University. Much love to DGRW and my beautiful fam - biological and chosen.

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Dwayne Clark


Broadway: Paradise Square, The Emmy® and Tony Award®-winning cast of The Color Purple Revival, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark, In The Heights, Crybaby, Tarzan, Urinetown, Smokey Joe's Café, New York City opera Porgy and Bess. Commercials, VO's audiobooks, film podcast inspirations by Dwayne.

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Rheaume Crenshaw

Ensemble, Storyteller 1 Cover, Lulu Cover

Broadway: Caroline or Change (revival), Groundhog Day, Amazing Grace. Other New York credits: Road Show (Encores!), Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope (Encores!), Alternating Currents (WorkingTheater). Tours: Waitress (1st Ntn'l). Regional: Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Actors' Theatre of Louisville, Miami New Drama, Barrington Stage, St. Louis Black Rep, Congo Square/Goodman Theatre, and Crossroads. Phil 4:13! Special thanks to my supportive family and friends and to my team at Lakey Wolff and Co. (Thomas Green). @blksunrae

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Jaygee Macapugay


(she/her) Broadway: School of Rock (Original Broadway Cast, cast album). Off-Broadway/The Public Theater: Suffs, Soft Power, Here Lies Love, Wild Goose Dreams. National Asian Artists Project: Hello, Dolly!; Cinderella. Recent Regional: Shucked (Pioneer Theatre), Griswolds' Broadway Vacation (5th Avenue), Hair (The Old Globe), The Unofficial Bridgerton Concert (Kennedy Center). TV/Film: "False Positive" (Hulu), "WWHL" (Bravo), "The Language Lesson" (YouTube), "Kennedy Center 50th Anniversary Concert" (PBS). Jaygee has a mission for storytelling as a means for change, particularly for amplifying the stories of Asian Americans. Jaygee performed Paulo Tirol's Filipino immigrant song cycle ON THIS SIDE OF THE WORLD with Musical Theater West & the National Alliance of Musical Theatre. She is a proud member of Broadway Barkada, a collective of Filipino artists who support the Filipino American community and each other through their programs & performances. She also sang for our troops with the USO, as a member of The Liberty Belles.

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Scott Stangland

Ensemble, Storyteller 2 Cover, Peanut Cover

is a New York-based actor and musician. Broadway: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Pierre), Once (Eamon). Off-Broadway: Cyrano (New Group), The Butcher Boy (Irish Rep). Select TV: "FBI" (CBS), "The Blacklist" (FOX), "The Deuce" (HBO), "Wu Tang" (Hulu), "New Amsterdam" (NBC). Scott also plays in the band Youth in a Roman Field. IG/Twitter: @scottstangland

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Yasmeen Sulieman

Ensemble, Storyteller 1 Cover

Singer/songwriter who has written/performed internationally. Releases on MCA, Defected, and more. Broadway: Beautiful The Carole King Musical, Paradise Square. Tour: Little Shop of Horrors. Off-Broadway: Trevor, Junie B. Jones. Lincoln Center: The Scarlet Pimpernel. Regional: The Tale of Despereaux (Berkeley). TV: "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," "Hi-5" (TLC), "Love For Real" (Hallmark).

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Quinn VanAntwerp

Ensemble, Gordy Cover, Peanut Cover

Quinn is best known for being the longest-running Bob Gaudio in Jersey Boys history, having played over 3,000 performances. Other credits include BROADWAY: The Play That Goes Wrong TV/FILM: "Better Call Saul," "The Affair," "I'm Dying Up Here," "Blue Bloods," "The Good Wife," "Elementary," "Shades of Blue," "The Following," "Nurse Jackie," "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," Four Christmases & Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Big thanks to BRS/GAGE and his "ebullient" wife Mackenzie Bell. @quinnvanantwerp

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Miki Abraham

Swing, Lulu Cover

Broadway debut! Past credits include: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (national tour), Once On This Island (national tour), Hair (Asolo Rep) and The Glee Project (Season 1). She is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University, B.F.A. Acting. Special thanks to Eddie and Take 3, Stephen Kopel, her beautiful fiancé Alex, and Jenifer. Look Mom and Dad, I DID IT!! IG: @mikiabraham_

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Ken Clark

Swing, Beau Cover

(He/Him) Miami Native, dog person, cat owner. Lover of pie. Broadway: Jagged Little Pill; Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Off-Broadway: ...Great Comet, February House, Titanique. National Tour: La Cage Aux Folles. REGIONAL: Yep. FILM: The Irishman, Martin Eden, Lost Nation. TELEVISION: House of Cards, Gotham, Sneaky Pete, The Blacklist, For Life, Law and Order. For mom and dad.

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Traci Elaine Lee

Swing, Maizy Cover

Traci is a Dallas, Texas native and pumped to be making her Broadway Debut at The Nederlander Theatre! National Tour: Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations (First National), Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (First National). Off-Broadway: safeword. TV/Radio/Voiceover: Whataburger, Indeed, Aflac. BFA Musical Theatre - SHSU. "Endless gratitude to my family, my village & my team at Avalon Artists Group." IG: @tracelaine

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Alan Wiggins

Swing, Dance Captain

Broadway: The Lion King, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Paradise Square. Off Broadway: Oratorio for Living Things (Ars Nova). Love to my family and friends. Very grateful to the creative team for this opportunity. Fingers crossed we don't SHUCK it up! @alan_wiggins_

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