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Aaron Galligan-Stierle

 
Bio:
Aaron Galligan-Stierle is both an actor and a director, although he spends much of his time doing what he calls "artistic collaboration." He has assisted in the creative process of over fifty original works, including scripts, movies, plays, stand-up comedy acts, multi-media performances, cabarets, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Aaron Galligan-Stierle is both an actor and a director, although he spends much of his time doing what he calls "artistic collaboration." He has assisted in the creative process of over fifty original works, including scripts, movies, plays, stand-up comedy acts, multi-media performances, cabarets, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
US Tour, 2018
Mike Nulty
Ralph Sheldrake (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2016
Mike Nulty
Ed Sullivan Announcer
Train Conductor
Regency Room Announcer
Sheldrake (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Henry Ford
  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Papa Who
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur André [Replacement]

Photos

Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle,  Photo

Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Amie Bermowitz, Zal Owen, Blair Alexis Brown, Charlie Schulman, Brad Rouse and Michael Roberts

From: 
Date:
03/09/2018
Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle,  Photo

Julie Benko, Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Sarah Beth Preifer, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Amie Bermowitz, Zal Owen, Blair Alexis Brown, Charlie Schulman, Brad Rouse and Michael Roberts

From: 
Date:
03/09/2018
Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Julie Benko, Zal Owen, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Amie Bermo Photo

Jim Stanek, Megan McGinnis, Julie Benko, Zal Owen, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Amie Bermowitz and Sarah Beth Preifer

From: 
Date:
03/09/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
US Tour, 2018
Mike Nulty

Ralph Sheldrake (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production at Actors Temple Theatre, 2018
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2016
Mike Nulty

Ed Sullivan Announcer

Train Conductor

Regency Room Announcer

Sheldrake (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Henry Ford

  [Broadway]
Return Engagement [Broadway], 2007
Papa Who

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1988
Monsieur André [Replacement]

Aaron Galligan-Stierle Biography

Aaron Galligan-Stierle is both an actor and a director, although he spends much of his time doing what he calls "artistic collaboration." He has assisted in the creative process of over fifty original works, including scripts, movies, plays, stand-up comedy acts, multi-media performances, cabarets, and dance concerts.

He has an extensive performance resume including:

Broadway: Aaron is currently performing the role of Monsieur Andre in "The Phantom of the Opera." He performed the role of Henry Ford in the Acclaimed Broadway Revival of “Ragtime.” He also performed in “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas” as Papa Who (i.e. Cindy Lou Who’s father).

Tours: Aaron played Mike Nulty in the National Tour of "White Christmas," directed by Randy Skinner. He performed the role of The Herald in the International Broadway Asia tour of “Cinderella” staring Tony award winning actress Lea Salonga. He can also be heard on the International Cast Album of “Cinderella” which can now be downloaded on iTunes. He also reprised his role of Papa Who in the 1st National Tour of “The Grinch.”

Regional Highlights: Aaron played the role of Henry Ford in the critically acclaimed revival of “Ragtime” at The Kennedy Center. Also - 7 seasons at the Utah Shakespearean Festival (Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, Peter and the Starcatcher, 39 Steps, Merchant of Venice, Room Service, Taming of the Shrew, Midsummer Night's Dream, South Pacific and more), 4 seasons at Shenandoah Summer Music Theater, Maine State Music Theater (Fiddler on the Roof and Mamma Mia!), Curtains (Papermill Playhouse and TUTS), Measure for Pleasure (Florida Studio Theater), White Christmas (Arts Center of Coastal Carolina), Taming of the Shrew (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival), The Last 5 Years, Broadway Bound, The Tempest (Pennsylvania Center Stage).

Other favorite shows: Merrily We Roll Along, Fiddler on the Roof, Peter Pan, West Side Story, Noises Off, Twelfth Night, and Old Tom in The Lost Colony. Aaron played Max in the 1st reading of the NYC-bound Lend Me a Tenor: The Musical.

Some of Aaron’s favorite directing credits include: The Tempest (Sacramento Theatre Company), Associate Director for 3 years of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (National Tour, Madison Square Garden and The Grand Ole Opry), Associate Director for 12 Angry Men and Charlie's Aunt (Utah Shakespeare Festival), The Pact (Penn State University), …Ever After…(Shenandoah University and The Grove Theater), Opaline and Breaking the Shakespeare Code (NAPP @ Utah Shakespearean Festival), and a world premiere version of Terrance Man’s “R & J.”

In 1999, Aaron co-founded his film production company “Lonely Planet Productions” with his best friend and collaborator Preston DeFrancis. The recently completed their first feature film "Ruin Me." Aaron worked as an Executive Producer and the casting director. Over the past eight years, they have also produced four short films. Their films have screened in many Film Festivals worldwide. Their most recent film, “The Big Production” is just recently complete. It has already won several prestigious awards including 2nd place at this year’s College Emmy Awards for Best Short Comedy. Aaron has served as Artistic Producer and 1st AD on all four films.

Additionally, Aaron is Co-Founder and served as Artistic Director (2004 - 2006 & 2010) of the Late Night REACH Cabaret at the Utah Shakespearean Festival. He served on the reading / selection committee in 2006 and 2007 for the New American Playwright’s Project (NAPP @ Utah Shakespearean Festival) and for the York Theater Developmental Reading Series in NYC (2008) He is also co-author of the musical "Travelin’ East in a Winnebago."

While working at the Utah Shakespearean Festival, Aaron was awarded the prestigious Michael & Jan Finlayson Acting Award in recognition to his dedication and artistic talent.

Aaron received a BFA in Musical Theater from Shenandoah University and an MFA in Acting from Penn State University.




Aaron Galligan-Stierle News

Slippery Rock University Presents THE FANTASTICKS Photo Slippery Rock University Presents THE FANTASTICKS
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2022

The longest-running off-Broadway production has enchanted its way to Slippery Rock University. While performances are happening this spring, The Fantasticks will whisk you away to a night in September, where audiences will experience the telling of an epic love story. T

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Utah Shakespeare's T Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Utah Shakespeare's THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; LES MISERABLES Leads Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; LES MISERABLES Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Slippery Rock University Presents TECHIES, A World Premiere Musical Photo Slippery Rock University Presents TECHIES, A World Premiere Musical
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

Slippery Rock University's Theatre Department is presenting the World Premiere musical 'Techies' by the award winning NYC based writing team of Sam Carner and Derek Gregor from November 18th-22nd. Set in Westside High School's theater department, TECHIES chronicles the war between the actors and the technical theater specialists, or 'techies,' for a foothold in the school's social ladder-even if it is the lowest rung.

Aaron Galligan-Stierle Named Head Of Slippery Rock University's Musical Theatre Progr Photo Aaron Galligan-Stierle Named Head Of Slippery Rock University's Musical Theatre Program
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2021

Galligan-Stierle has performed on Broadway as Papa Who in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Henry Ford in the Tony-nominated revival of Ragtime, and as Mike Nulty in the National Tour of White Christmas. Aaron was also selected by Hal Prince to play Monsieur Andre in the Broadway company of The Phantom of the Opera.

Slippery Rock University's Theatre Department Presents World Premiere of MAKING MELRO Photo Slippery Rock University's Theatre Department Presents World Premiere of MAKING MELROSE
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2021

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, January 2021. Welcome to the newest social media platform, Glitz! where anybody can become somebody in a matter of a single click!

VIDEO: Lorna Luft, Karen Ziemba & the National Tour Cast of WHITE CHRISTMAS Perform ' Photo VIDEO: Lorna Luft, Karen Ziemba & the National Tour Cast of WHITE CHRISTMAS Perform 'Let Me Sing and I'm Happy'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2020

Since they weren't able to spread holiday cheer on the road this year...The National Tour Cast of Irving Berlin's White Christmas is wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season virtually! Watch Lorna Luft & Karen Ziemba, Cliff Bemis, Jeremy Benton, Emma Grace Berardelli and more perform 'Let Me Sing and I'm Happy'.

VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lauren Molina, Jelani Remy & More Featured in 'Enough Alrea Photo VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lauren Molina, Jelani Remy & More Featured in 'Enough Already' Get Out the Vote Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020

Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a stalwart Broadway group of performers lending their voices to a non-partisan a?oeGet Out the Votea?? music video a?" hashtag: #enoughalreadyvote a?" which has been re-released in anticipation of the November 3rd election.

Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3 Photo Where Do You Belong? Stats from the Most Represented Schools on Broadway Part 3
by Julie Musbach - May 18, 2019

Deciding where to go for college or university is nothing short of daunting. To help out, we're rounding up some of the top theatre schools to give students some stats to consider when getting ready to apply or even transfer.

Join Members Of The Broadway Community For LION HEARTED: A Benefit Concert For Maggie Photo Join Members Of The Broadway Community For LION HEARTED: A Benefit Concert For Maggie Hollinbeck
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2019

Join members of the Broadway community for an inspiring evening of heart-centered music and musings honoring the fearless Maggie Hollinbeck (ONCE TOUR). Ticket proceeds will go directly to Ms. Hollinbeck, a two-time breast cancer survivor, to offset her recent medical costs and assist on her valiant road to recovery. The event will be on Monday, May 13 at The Triad at 7PM (doors open at 6:30PM). The Triad is located at 158 W. 72nd Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus on the Upper West Side. Tickets can be purchased here.

Aaron Galligan-Stierle Videos

A Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS VideoA Christmas #TBT With The 2007 Opening Night of THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Dec 20, 2018

Christmas is almost here so we decided to spread some Christmas cheer with this week's #TBT! So once again our social media manager dove into the BroadwayWorld archives and found the Opening Night video of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical from 2007! Watch the video below as a Patrick Page talks about starring as the famous Christmas grump and [Title of Show]'s Hunter Bell, who made his Broadway debut in the production! Enjoy the throwback video below!

VIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Mario Lopez, and More Broadway Stars Urge People to Vote Wi VideoVIDEO: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Mario Lopez, and More Broadway Stars Urge People to Vote With 'Enough Already' Music Video
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2018

A music video has been released, featuring many Broadway favorites, urging people to get out and vote. Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead the performers lending their voices to the song, called Enough Already.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from PARADE at Finger Lakes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 6, 2017

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) presents Jason Robert Brown's Tony Award winning musical drama, Parade. The show runs now through July 26 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, N.Y.'s Emerson Park. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Paper Mill's CURTAINS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 7, 2011

Curtains will run at the Millburn theater from April 27 through May 22, 2011. Family Week is April 27 through May 1 and during this period, children 18 and under receive half off the regular ticket price (certain restrictions apply). Curtains is generously supported by a gift from Allen and Joan Bildner. Curtains is a co-production with Theatre Under The Stars in Houston, Texas. Student rush tickets are $25 and are available the day of performance in person with current student ID. Tickets may be purchased by calling 973-376-4343 , or at the Paper Mill Box Office on Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at Paper Mill Playhouse's website: www.papermill.org.

STAGE TUBE: Gene's Time: Gene Joins The Cast of 101 DALMATIANS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2010

Gene ventures out on the road with the Nat'l Tour of '101 Dalmatians' and encounters two of showbiz most infamous co-stars, children and animals. With special guests Jimmy Ludwig, the 101 kids and the amazing trained dalmatians courtesy of Joel Slaven Professional Animals.

STAGE TUBE: Gene's Time Visits YANK!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 15, 2010

'Gene's Time' is a web-series that has been started at RAGTIME. The show has expanded Gene's reach so to speak and now has him 'joining' the casts of multiple Broadway and Off-Broadway shows this year.

RAGTIME Cast - Gene's Time Episode 5 - Finale
by Robert Diamond - Jan 10, 2010

Benjamin Schrader is a New York based actor, singer and puppeteer currently seen in the highly acclaimed Broadway revival of RAGTIME at the Neil Simon Theatre. His previous credits include Broadway's AVENUE Q, Tom Sawyer in the Broadway revival tour of BIG RIVER, Gabe in NEXT TO NORMAL at NYMF and Off Broadway's DOG SEES GOD. www.benjaminschrader.com

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Flashback of RAGTIME's Opening Night
by Robert Diamond - Jan 10, 2010

As the thrilling new Broadway production of RAGTIME at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street) plays its final performance on Sunday, January 10th, BroadwayWorld.com takes a look back at the show's officially opening on Sunday, November 15, 2009. BroadwayWorld and Broadway Beat were on hand to bring you electrifying highlights and interviews with the cast and creative!

STAGE TUBE: RAGTIME Cast's 'Gene's Time' Episode 4
by Robert Diamond - Jan 7, 2010

'Gene's Time' is a web series coming from the minds of Benjamin Schrader, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, and Mark Aldrich, cast members of the Broadway Revival of RAGTIME. Originally intended to entertain the cast and crew, 'Gene's Time' follows the misadventures of RAGTIME's newest swing Gene as he begins his daunting task of covering EVERY role in the show. The news has yet to be broken to Gene about RAGTIME's future, but with his go get em' attitude and Quixotic perseverance, Gene will prevail.

STAGE TUBE: RAGTIME Cast's 'Gene's Time' Episode 3
by Robert Diamond - Jan 3, 2010

'Gene's Time' is a web series coming from the minds of Benjamin Schrader, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, and Mark Aldrich, cast members of the Broadway Revival of RAGTIME. Originally intended to entertain the cast and crew, 'Gene's Time' follows the misadventures of RAGTIME's newest swing Gene as he begins his daunting task of covering EVERY role in the show. The news has yet to be broken to Gene about RAGTIME's future, but with his go get em' attitude and Quixotic perseverance, Gene will prevail.


Aaron Galligan-Stierle Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Aaron Galligan-Stierle been in?
Aaron Galligan-Stierle has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Aaron Galligan-Stierle been in?
Aaron Galligan-Stierle has not appeared in the West End