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Brandon Contreras (they/he) is an NYC-born & raised multi-hyphenate creative. As an actor, they’ve been seen in World Premieres of Almost Famous (Old Globe) and Bhangin’ It! (La Jolla Playhouse), Road Show (Encores!), In the Heights (1st National), Jerry Springer: The Opera (The New Group), Beauty and the Beast (Drury Lane), The Play that Goes Wrong (Pioneer), The Hamilton Mixtape (Public Theater) and has worked at countless regional theaters around the country. TV Credits: "WeCrashed,” “Mr. Robot” and “Awkwafina is Nora from Queens.” Brandon is a freelance filmmaker/writer and a co-creator, writer and EP of the Queer sketch platform “The Homo Sapien Experience” featured on E! News, Queerty, and LogoTV.

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Brandon Contreras STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 2022
Silent Ed Vallencourt

[San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe Premiere Production, 2019
Silent Ed Vallencourt

Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019

The New Group Off-Broadway Premiere, 2018

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Photos: See Cameron Crowe, Tom Kitt & More at the ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Recording Listening Party

See photos from the Almost Famous Original Cast Recording Listening Party, celebrating Cameron Crowe and Tom Kitt’s 2023 Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score.

Nicole Parker, Lindsay Heather Pearce, Michael Williams, and More Join the Cast of TITANIQUE

An all new company will be boarding the 2023 Lortel Award-winning Best Musical Titanique,  the irresistibly funny and irreverent send-up of the blockbuster film Titanic, featuring the songs of pop icon Céline Dion. Learn more about who is starring here!

The Cast of ALMOST FAMOUS Will Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE Next Week

“Stars In The House” co-hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley are reuniting the cast of Almost Famous the Musical after their run on Broadway last fall.

Listen: ALMOST FAMOUS Original Broadway Cast Recording is Available Now

The Almost Famous – Original Broadway Cast Recording is now available! Listen to the full album here!

Listen: '1973' From ALMOST FAMOUS; Cast Recording to Be Released Next Month

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Almost Famous will be released April 21, 2023. Learn how to preorder and presave the album here! The new track “1973” has also been released today, performed by Casey Likes, Emily Schultheis, Anika Larsen, and the company.

Video: ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Takes Over Broadway Sessions

Broadway Sessions is back for 2023! In this video, check out highlights from the cast of Almost Famous, which concluded its Broadway run on January 8, 2023.

VIDEO: Watch Quentin Garzón Perform 'Lemminkäinen' from KALEVALA The MUSICAL

Take a look back at Kalevala The Musical Lead Producer Quentin Garzón's 'Lemminkäinen' work session on the other side of the booth in the video here.

Photos: Original Film Star Billy Crudup Visits ALMOST FAMOUS

Billy Crudup, who played Russell Hammond in the original Almost Famous film, visited the cast of Almost Famous on Broadway this week, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment. Check out the photos here!

Photos: Original Movie Cast Member Jimmy Fallon Attends ALMOST FAMOUS Performance

Check out photos of Almost Famous film cast member Jimmy Fallon (Dennis Hope) attending a performance of Broadway’s Almost Famous!

Video: Jimmy Fallon Joins The Cast Of ALMOST FAMOUS At Curtain Call

Tonight, the cast of the Broadway adaptation of the hit film Almost Famous welcomed film star Jimmy Fallon on stage for the show's curtain call. Check out video of Jimmy rocking out with the cast of Almost Famous the Musical.

ALMOST FAMOUS Cast Comes to Broadway Sessions This Week

Ben Cameron's long running, award winning, musical theatre variety series, Broadway Sessions, kicks off it's 2023 season at The Green Room 42, Thursday, January 5th.

ALMOST FAMOUS Will Play Final Broadway Performance This January

Producers Lia Vollack and Michael Cassel announced that Almost Famous, the new musical with book and co-lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film, will play its final performance on Broadway on Sunday, January 8, 2023 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

Words From The Wings: Solea Pfeiffer Shares Backstage Routines, Must-Haves, and More!

In the latest Words From the Wings, we're chatting with Solea Pfeiffer, who is starring as Penny Lane in Almost Famous the Musical! Solea shared her backstage must-have, pre-show rituals, and more!

Photos: Eric Stonestreet Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway

See photos of Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) visiting Almost Famous on Broadway!


The Broadway cast of Almost Famous appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform 'Tiny Dancer.' Watch the video of the performance now, which featured Solea Pfeiffer, Chris Wood, Drew Gehling, Casey Likes, and more.

Photos: Questlove Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway

See photos of Questlove attending ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway! Almost Famous is the new musical with book and lyrics by Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Cameron Crowe, based on his iconic film.


The Broadway cast of Almost Famous will perform on Good Morning America this Thursday, December 1. The episode will also feature an appearance by Cameron Crowe, who wrote the book and co-wrote the lyrics for the new musical based on his film of the same name.

Photos: Graham Nash Visits ALMOST FAMOUS on Broadway

See photos of music legend and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Graham Nash, attending a recent performance of Almost Famous on Broadway. 

Photos: Inside the Recording Studio With the Cast of ALMOST FAMOUS

See behind-the-scenes photos from this week’s making of the forthcoming release of Almost Famous – Original Broadway Cast Recording on Sony Masterworks Broadway. Available now for preorder on CD and 2-LP vinyl, the album is produced by Scott M. Riesett, Tom Kitt and Cameron Crowe, and features original music by Kitt with lyrics by Crowe and Kitt.

Video: Cameron Crowe Talks Personal Story Behind ALMOST FAMOUS on CBS SUNDAY MORNING

Watch Cameron Crowe revisit his personal story and the locations that inspired ALMOST FAMOUS, now running on Broadway.


Brandon Contreras's next show will be Almost Famous which opens on 11/3/2022 on Broadway.

Brandon Contreras has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Brandon Contreras has not appeared in the West End

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