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Benjamin Howes

 
Birth Place:
Sydney, Australia
Bio:
Benjamin hails from Australia where his credits include Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors and Grease. Here in the U.S., his credits include Broadway ([title of show], Mary Poppins, Scandalous), National Tours (Mary Poppins, Shrek The Musical), Off-Broadway (Mint Theatre ... (read complete bio)
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Birth Place: Sydney, Australia

Bio:
Benjamin hails from Australia where his credits include Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors and Grease. Here in the U.S., his credits include Broadway ([title of show], Mary Poppins, Scandalous), National Tours (Mary Poppins, Shrek The Musical), Off-Broadway (Mint Theatre ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Richard
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Von Hussler [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Hunter (Standby)
Jeff (Standby)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Jeff (Understudy)
Hunter (Understudy)
Jeff/Hunter (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2008]
Dance Captain

Photos

Josie Shaw, Fred Grandy, Benjamin Howes Photo

Josie Shaw, Fred Grandy, Benjamin Howes

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Date:
12/19/2019
Fred Grandy and Benjamin Howes Photo

Fred Grandy and Benjamin Howes

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Date:
12/19/2019
Allison Macri, Jaelle LaGuerre, Fred Grandy, Benjamin Howes, Ryan Ablinus, Adrian Bec Photo

Allison Macri, Jaelle LaGuerre, Fred Grandy, Benjamin Howes, Ryan Ablinus, Adrian Beck, and Jason Timothy (Tom)

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Date:
12/19/2019
Benjamin Howes, Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Berresse, Kevin McCollum, Susan Blackwell Photo

Benjamin Howes, Heidi Blickenstaff, Michael Berresse, Kevin McCollum, Susan Blackwell, Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Larry Pressgrove, Courtney Balan

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Date:
03/12/2019
Courtney Balan, Benjamin Howes Photo

Courtney Balan, Benjamin Howes

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03/12/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Richard

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Von Hussler [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Hunter (Standby)

Jeff (Standby)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006
Jeff (Understudy)

Hunter (Understudy)

Jeff/Hunter (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

Dance Captain

Benjamin Howes Biography

Benjamin hails from Australia where his credits include Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors and Grease. Here in the U.S., his credits include Broadway ([title of show], Mary Poppins, Scandalous), National Tours (Mary Poppins, Shrek The Musical), Off-Broadway (Mint Theatre Company, Vineyard, Encores!), and many regional theatres. His television credits include Flight of the Conchords, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and a small but glamorous recurring role on One Life To Live as Shakespeare-reciting drag queen, Alma Children. Full scoop at www.benjaminhowes.com. Twitter: @benjthestar




Benjamin Howes News

VIDEO: Check Out the Teaser Trailer for the World Premiere Musical TRADING PLACES Photo VIDEO: Check Out the Teaser Trailer for the World Premiere Musical TRADING PLACES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Take a look at the teaser trailer for the world premiere musical Trading Places at Alliance Theatre! Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, Trading Places is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable. The cast is led by Aneesa Folds and Bryce Pinkham.

VIDEO: Bryce Pinkham & McKenzie Kurtz Perform 'Money Isn't Everything' From TRADING P Photo VIDEO: Bryce Pinkham & McKenzie Kurtz Perform 'Money Isn't Everything' From TRADING PLACES World Premiere Musical
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Alliance Theatre is presenting the world premiere musical, Trading Places. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, Trading Places is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Of Alliance Theatre's TRADING PLACES Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Of Alliance Theatre's TRADING PLACES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the set of Alliance Theatre's world premiere musical, Trading Places. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, Trading Places is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable.

Aneesa Folds, Bryce Pinkham, Marc Kudisch & More to Lead TRADING PLACES Photo Aneesa Folds, Bryce Pinkham, Marc Kudisch & More to Lead TRADING PLACES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team of its world premiere musical, TRADING PLACES. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, TRADING PLACES is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable.

Casting Announced for ANNIE and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Tuacahn Amphitheatre Photo Casting Announced for ANNIE and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Tuacahn Amphitheatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2021

Crystal Kellogg (Broadway's Finding Neverland), Nathaniel Hackmann (Broadway's Les  Misérables) and Terra C. MacLeod (Broadway's Chicago and The Lizzy Maguire Movie) head Tuacahn Amphitheatre's 2021 season. For the 25th anniversary season, Tuacahn is  producing their biggest season ever with popular productions Disney's Beauty and the  Beast and Annie.

Australian Theatre Festival NYC Announces 2020 Online Season Photo Australian Theatre Festival NYC Announces 2020 Online Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020

The Australian Theatre Festival - NYC has announced the upcoming 2020 online season, which includes 5 commissioned short plays, an online cabaret and an industry panel. The program will run December 4th and 5th, 2020, featuring Australian artists and stories over a virtual festival weekend.

Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kelli O'Hara and Many More Join The [title of sho Photo Audra McDonald, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kelli O'Hara and Many More Join The [title of show] Show
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2020

Special guests have been announced for the [title of show] show Vineyard Theatre Virtual Variety Show show hosted by Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Jeff Bowen.

Photo Flash: First Look at A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL at Redhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL at Redhouse
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2019

Redhouse Arts Center presents A Syracuse Christmas Carol. This musical treat infused with Syracuse flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty is a family- friendly take on the Dickens' classic that is sure to put you in a festive mood this holiday season.

BWW Review: A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL Debuts at the Redhouse Photo BWW Review: A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL Debuts at the Redhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 16, 2019

For the 2019 holiday season Redhouse Arts Center has brought an entertaining and new musical production of A Syracuse Christmas Carol to their stage under the direction of Hunter Foster. The musical is of course inspired by the classic Holiday story of Scrooge and it incorporates everything and anything related to the city of Syracuse and the surrounding areas. It is a delight for those born and raised in Syracuse as all those familiar people, products, and locations pop up throughout the show. The production charms if you are from or have ever lived in the Syracuse area.

Redhouse Presents A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Redhouse Presents A SYRACUSE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 27, 2019

Redhouse Arts Center continues its commitment to fresh, innovative work with a musical written especially for Central New York, A Syracuse Christmas Carol. This musical treat infused with Syracuse flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty is a family- friendly take on the Dickens' classic that is sure to put you in a festive mood this holiday season. The a?oeLove Boat's' Fred Grandy returns to the Redhouse Stage to star as Ebenezer Scrooge along with Artistic Director Hunter Foster, who will once again direct, following his recent successful Redhouse Directorial debut of RENT in September. The show is choreographed by veteran Lisa Shriver, who worked with Foster on a similar show they created for The Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut. With hummable Christmas tunes and a Broadway style score, you can be the first to experience this memorable show which runs from December 12th thru 22nd. 

Benjamin Howes Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Of Alliance Theatre's TRADING PLACES VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At The Set Of Alliance Theatre's TRADING PLACES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the set of Alliance Theatre's world premiere musical, Trading Places. Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, Trading Places is a hilarious and contemporary musical reimagining of the prince and pauper fable.

TBT: [TITLE OF SHOW] Becomes Part of It All on Opening Night! VideoTBT: [TITLE OF SHOW] Becomes Part of It All on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2019

This week, [title of show] celebrates eleven years since this original musical became part of it all on Broadway! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the show's opening night featuring Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen, Heidi Blickenstaff, and Susan Blackwell! Check out the video to see why the show is definitely more than nine people's favorite thing!

BWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Del VideoBWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Delicious
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is gearing up to take the show on the road! Hear what the cast and creatives have to say about what makes this musical so delicious!

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAI VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Randy Redd Record 'Some Kind of Paradise' for THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Cast Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 11, 2017

The View UpStairs - the provocative new musical written by Max Vernon, directed by Scott Ebersold and choreographed by Al Blackstone - just released its Original Cast Album, now available to purchase.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Scenes from Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Featuring Christiane Noll, at North Shore Music Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is producing a new and original production of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST uniquely conceived for its trademark theater-in-the-round. The beloved tale will delight New England audiences for three weeks, now through July 30. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive footage from all your favorite scenes!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Desiree Davar, Stephen DeRosa and More in Goodspeed's ANYTHING GOES
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2016

Below, check out a sneak peek inside the dress rehearsal for ANYTHING GOES!  Set sail on a cruise through some of Cole Porter's most famous songs in a 'de-lovely' new revival of the tap-happy musical comedy. Now playing through June 16, 2016! goodspeed.org

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL at Paper Mill
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents this year's holiday show, A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL, based on the popular 1983 film. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL has a book by Joseph Robinette with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will be directed by Brandon Ivie and choreographed by Mara Newbery Greer. A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL will run eight times a week at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater from tonight, November 25, 2015, through January 3, 2016. The official press opening night is Sunday, November 29, at 7:00pm. Click below to watch highlights for the show!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Paper Mill's 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish' - A CHRISTMAS STORY Short Film!
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse just released its first ever short film to accompany its run of A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL this winter. Click below to watch 'Ralphie's Christmas Wish', in which Ralphie grants Christmas wishes all over New Jersey!

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video for NSMT's SHREK THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2015

Everyone's favorite upside-down fairytale comes to Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) when they present SHREK The Musical, a song-and dance-filled stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning DreamWorks animated film. The world of fairytales will be turned upside down in an all singing, all dancing, and irresistible mix of adventure, laughter and romance beginning July 7, playing thru Sunday, July 19. Check out the promo spot below!

STAGE TUBE: Jessica Phillips, Andrea Burns & More Perform in ONCE UPON A TIME IN NYC Concert
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2013

For generations, musical theatre writers have come to New York City to change the world. 'Once Upon A Time In New York City' is a concert series about the people who have changed THEM. After a sold-out first edition, the series returned to Joe's Pub yesterday, February 3, and you can check out highlights below!


Benjamin Howes Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Benjamin Howes been in?
Benjamin Howes has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Benjamin Howes been in?
Benjamin Howes has not appeared in the West End