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Aaron Umsted

 

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Roundabout Theatre Company National Tour, 2012
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Ensemble [Replacement]






Aaron Umsted News

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier Photo Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2019

This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago Shakespeare's home on Navy Pier all summer long, July 6-August 25, 2019 with performances on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays-Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre Photo Cast & Design Team Revealed For THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Paramount Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 16, 2018

Acclaimed Chicago director Amber Mak dazzled audiences with Paramount's production of Disney's The Little Mermaid. She made kids of all ages believe in Santa again with Elf The Musical. Now she's taking audiences over the rainbow and into another fantastical world with The Wizard of Oz, November 14, 2018-January 6, 2019 at Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in Aurora. Press opening is Saturday, November 17, at 8 p.m.

The Goodman Theatre Leads the Equity Jeff Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List Photo The Goodman Theatre Leads the Equity Jeff Award Nominations - Check Out The Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2018

The nominations have been announced for the 2018 Equity Joseph Jefferson ('Jeff') Awards.

BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! at Marriott Theatre Photo BWW Review: OKLAHOMA! at Marriott Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Apr 22, 2018

The Marriott Theatre marks the 75th anniversary of OKLAHOMA! with a production that celebrates the best of Rodgers and Hammerstein - delightful dance numbers, impressive vocals and eminently hummable tunes - while offering a fresh take on a beloved classic.

Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! Photo Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of OKLAHOMA!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

Photo Flash: First Look at OKLAHOMA! at the Marriott Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at OKLAHOMA! at the Marriott Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with an opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA! Photo VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For OKLAHOMA! Photo The Marriott Theatre Announces Casting For OKLAHOMA!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

Photo Flash: First Look at Drury Lane Theatre's Fiery New Take on CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of Chicago, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on Chicago is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. Chicago runs now through June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHICAGO at The Dury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at CHICAGO at the Dury Lane Theatre! Check out the video montage below! Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of CHICAGO, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on CHICAGO is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. CHICAGO runs April 20 - June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

Aaron Umsted Videos

VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA! Videoplay
VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA!

by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHICAGO at The Dury Lane Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at CHICAGO at the Dury Lane Theatre! Check out the video montage below! Drury Lane Theatre opens its electrifying new production of CHICAGO, featuring a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins. This fiery new take on CHICAGO is directed by Drury Lane Theatre's Artistic Director William Osetek with choreography by Jane Lanier, the Tony-nominated student of Bob Fosse, and music direction by Roberta Duchak. CHICAGO runs April 20 - June 18, 2017 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The Press Opening is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

STAGE TUBE: Cast of ANYTHING GOES National Tour Gives Tap Lessons on GDLA
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, recently made its Orange County premiere at Segerstrom Center for the Arts as part of the Curtain Call Series, now playing through September 29. Yesterday, some of the cast stopped by GDLA to offer up some tap dance lessons, check out the segment below!

STAGE TUBE: ANYTHING GOES' Rachel York Gives 1930s Makeup Tutorial
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2013

In a special, behind-the-scenes video for the San Francisco Chronicle, Anything Goes' star Rachel York demonstrates how she transforms into 'Reno Sweeney' each night. Click below to watch how she creates a 1930s look in just 10 steps!

BWW TV: Opening Night Arrivals of ANYTHING GOES Tour in L.A. - Richard M. Sherman, Lara Pulver, Raza Jaffrey, Grant Gustin & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Dec 3, 2012

BWW TV's own Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group, were on hand for the official November 28, 2012 red carpet opening of the new Broadway revival of "Anything Goes," Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece now on stage at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre through January 6, 2013. Check out interviews with some red carpet arrivals below!

STAGE TUBE: Rachel York & Erich Bergen Sing 'You're the Top' from ANYTHING GOES!
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company just launched the national tour of the 2011 Tony¬ģ Award winning Anything Goes, starring Rachel York as Reno Sweeney. The national tour will set sail in Cleveland on October 2nd, and Erich Bergen and rachel York just performed on Cleveland's local news. Check out 'You're the Top' below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: ANYTHING GOES Tour Sets Sail in Cleveland- Chatting with Rachel York and the Cast; Plus a Special Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 27, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon launch the national tour of the 2011 Tony¬ģ Award winning Anything Goes, starring Rachel York as Reno Sweeney. The national tour will set sail in Cleveland on October 2nd, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was invited to meet with the cast while they were still in rehearsals in New York City. While he was there, he caught a special performance preview and chatted with the whole team about taking the classic show on the road. We are excited to debut the special coverage below!