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Ashley Wool

Birth Place: Mount Vernon, NY

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Ashley Wool is a musical theatre actress and singer/songwriter currently originating the role of Jessica in the Broadway musical How to Dance in Ohio. A graduate of SUNY Geneseo's first class of musical theatre majors, and a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, Ashley has built a dynamic resume of critically-acclaimed theatre performances in the NYC and tri-state area.

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HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO STAR Ashley Wool and More Take The Stage In Seth Bisen-Hersh 800th Showcase

Seth Bisen-Hersh will celebrate his 17th anniversary and 800th weekly showcase at renowned midtown cabaret venue Don't Tell Mama with 2 concerts of his songs on Tuesday, April 30th & Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 at 7PM.

Seth Bisen-Hersh to Present 800th Showcase Celebration at Don't Tell Mama

Celebrate Seth Bisen-Hersh's 17th anniversary and 800th showcase at DON'T TELL MAMA, featuring Broadway's Ashley Wool and 40 showcase alumni. Learn how to purchase tickets.


54 BELOW will present Snoozefest: A Song Cycle on April 19th, 2024 at 9:30pm. Snoozefest, a collaboration between eight emerging writers/writing teams, debuts with a cast featuring How to Dance in Ohio's Desmond Luis Edwards, Imani Russell, Conor Tague, and Ashley Wool, as well as A Beautiful Noise's Kalonjee Gallimore, Our Town's Nimene Wureh, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Brittany Zeinstra, and more! 

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Cast Will Reunite for Times Square Concert

It's time to dance again! The original cast of How to Dance in Ohio will perform selections from the show on Monday, May 20, 2024, at Palladium Times Square. 


Explore the first 29-hour reading of Agatha Christie's THE SECRET ADVERSARY: A MYSTERY MUSICAL. This modern adaptation of Christie's second novel is a romantic musical comedy about two friends solving a mystery, presented in New York City.

See Nicole Henry, Andrea McArdle & More at 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. See the full lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

Broadway's Josh Walker to Headline CIRQUE BELOW at 54 Below

54 BELOW will present Cirque Below hosted by Broadway's Josh Walker (Sideshow) on March 28th, 2024. 54 Below creates a night of sensual circus and red hot vocals with performers from Pippin to Cirque Du Soleil and beyond.

CIRQUE BELOW Comes to 54 Below in March

54 Below will present Cirque Below hosted by Lauren Elder (Sideshow, Hair) on March 28th, 2024. 54 Below celebrates the history of Circus on Broadway with a night of Broadway vocalists and Circus artistes from Pippin to Cirque Du Soleil hosted by Sideshow’s Lauren Elder.   

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Recorded for Lincoln Center Archives

How to Dance in Ohio, which concludes its Broadway run this Sunday, February 11, 2024, was recorded for the Lincoln Center Theatre on Film and Tape Archives, preserving it to be viewed in the future by theatre professionals.

Album Review: Broadway's HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Is Closing But Finds More Life With Its Cast Recording

Center Stage’s production of this album gives the listener a real sense of the show without the help of the musical’s book and this always gets high marks from this rainbow writer,

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Plays Final Broadway Performance

How to Dance in Ohio will conclude its Broadway run on February 11, 2024, following 27 previews and 72 regular performances at the Belasco Theater.

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO & Mentra to Host Resume Writing Workshop

Broadway's How to Dance in Ohio, inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name, and Mentra, a neurodiversity employment network, are partnering to host a Resume Writing Workshop in New York City this month.  

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Announces Broadway Closing Date

How to Dance in Ohio will conclude its Broadway run on Sunday, February 11, 2024, following 99 performances (27 previews and 72 regular performances) at the Belasco Theater.

Listen: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Cast Recording is Available Digitally Today

The original Broadway cast recording of the new musical How to Dance in Ohio, is available digitally on all platforms. Listen to the full album here!

Broadway Sessions Continues With HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

Ben Cameron's long running, award winning musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, returns for a new season at The Green Room 42 on January 18th! The evening will feature cast members from the groundbreaking hit, How To Dance In Ohio.

Video: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Cast and Creatives Talk Autism Representation and More on PBS NewsHour

Members of the cast and creative team of How to Dance in Ohio recently chatted with PBS NewsHour about the importance of Austism representation on Broadway, and more! Check out the video here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: Hopes for 2024, National Theatre Wales 100% Funding Cut

Cara Joy David looks at the stage door experience at the musicals currently running on Broadway, we check in with various insiders hopes for Broadway in 2024, and we look at Dallas and Denver - where the recovery has taken different paths. Across the pond, the National Theatre Wales deals with a complete funding cut from their arts council.

How Did Actors Behave at the Stage Doors of Last Year's Musicals?

Last year, I spent a lot of time at stage doors. I wanted to write about what it was like. I wrote about my experience at the stage doors of straight plays and the installment about musicals was supposed to follow quickly thereafter but kept getting bumped. I could not let it sit too far into 2024 however, so here it is.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld January 5th, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is January 5, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO's Ashley Wool Shares How Autistic People Can Benefit From A Theatre Education

Ashley Wool is an autistic actor making her Broadway debut in the new musical, How to Dance in Ohio, currently running at the Belasco Theatre. Below, read her first person essay on how arts education helped her navigate the complexities of life on the autism spectrum.


What is Ashley Wool next theatre project?

Ashley Wool's next show will be How to Dance in Ohio which opens on 12/10/2023 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Ashley Wool been in?

Ashley Wool has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ashley Wool been in?

Ashley Wool has not appeared in the West End.

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