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Brent Barrett

 
Date Of Birth:
February 28, 1957 (65)
Birth Place:
Quinter, Kansas, USA
Bio:
Brent Barrett, a proud member of Actors Equity, is no stranger to the stages of Broadway, the West End, concert halls, recording studios and television. He was most recently seen on Broadway reprising his role as "Billy Flynn" in the Tony Award-winning hit, Chicago - The Musical for which he ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 28, 1957 (65)

Birth Place: Quinter, Kansas, USA

Bio:
Brent Barrett, a proud member of Actors Equity, is no stranger to the stages of Broadway, the West End, concert halls, recording studios and television. He was most recently seen on Broadway reprising his role as "Billy Flynn" in the Tony Award-winning hit, Chicago - The Musical for which he ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Hannibal Lecter
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Captain Hook [Replacement]
Mr. Darling [Replacement]
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
The Phantom (Alternate)
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Arthur
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Sid Sorokin
  [West End]
London Production, 2001
Fred Graham/Petruchio
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Edward Moncrief
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Frank Butler [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1997
Maximilian
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Production, 1992
Felix Von Gaigern
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]
Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]
Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1989
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Eddie Yeager
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Charles Castleton
  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1982
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Wolfram Von Richtofen
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Diesel
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1995
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1992
Performer
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1985
Cable

Photos

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Brent Barrett

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Date:
07/29/2019
Brent Barrett, John Cudia and Kyle Dean Massey Photo

Brent Barrett, John Cudia and Kyle Dean Massey

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Date:
10/27/2017
Jeff Kready and Brent Barrett Photo

Jeff Kready and Brent Barrett

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10/27/2017
Jeff Kready and Brent Barrett Photo

Jeff Kready and Brent Barrett

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Date:
10/27/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Hannibal Lecter

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Captain Hook [Replacement]

Mr. Darling [Replacement]

  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2006
The Phantom (Alternate)

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer

Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Arthur

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2002
Sid Sorokin

  [West End]
London Production, 2001
Fred Graham/Petruchio

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Edward Moncrief

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1999
Frank Butler [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 1997
Billy Flynn

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1997
Maximilian

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [West End]
London Production, 1992
Felix Von Gaigern

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]

Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]

Felix Von Gaigern [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1989
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Eddie Yeager

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1983
Charles Castleton

  [Off-Off-Broadway]
Showcase, 1982
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Wolfram Von Richtofen

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Diesel

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1995
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1992
Performer

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1985
Cable

Brent Barrett Biography

Brent Barrett, a proud member of Actors Equity, is no stranger to the stages of Broadway, the West End, concert halls, recording studios and television. He was most recently seen on Broadway reprising his role as "Billy Flynn" in the Tony Award-winning hit, Chicago - The Musical for which he received a Los Angeles drama Critics Award. Brent received an Olivier Award nomination for his starring role in the London premiere of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate. His acclaimed performance was recorded for broadcast on PBS and is available on DVD. He also recently starred in the City Center Encores! production of The Pajama Game and as King Arthur in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Camelot. Other Broadway roles include "Frank Butler" in the Broadway revival of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun at the Marquis Theatre opposite Reba McEntire, "Charles Castleton" in the Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance a Little Closer and "Baron Felix Von Gaigern" in Grand Hotel. Additional New York performances include "Maximillon" in the Broadway revival of Candide, and "Tommy Albright" in New York City Opera's production of Brigadoon. In New Zealand, he appeared as "Archibald" in that country's production of The Secret Garden. On the road, Brent played the "Victor Duchesi" in the pre-Broadway Tour of Busker Alley with Tommy Tune, and he starred opposite Cathy Rigby in the National Tour of Annie Get Your Gun. Brent made his Broadway debut as "Tony" in the revival of West Side Story, which he subsequently reprised in the International Tour. Off-Broadway credits include Closer Than Ever, March of the Falsettos, The Death of Von Richtofen, The Time Of Cuckoo, and a musical version of Portrait of Jenny.

Brent has received critical acclaim when he performed as a soloist with the Boston Pops, Minnesota Opera, Opera Pacific, Michigan Opera, Kentucky Opera, with the New York Festival of Song at Carnegie Hall, with the London Sinfonetta at Royal Festival Hall and with the Birmingham Symphony. Brent has recorded two solo albums - The Alan Jay Lerner Album on Fynsworth Alley Records and The Kander and Ebb Album, available on on Varese Sarabande Records. Brent can also be heard singing the role of Tommy Albright in the EMI-ANGEL recording of Brigadoon. Other recordings include Grand Hotel, Dance a Little Closer, Closer Than Ever, Show Stoppers, The Busby Berkeley Album, Lost in Boston IV, Unsung Musicals, Vol. III, and The Maury Yeston Songbook.

On television and in film, Brent was featured in The Producers, Hercules, Longtime Companion, All My Children, Another World and Guiding Light.

Brent Barrett Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment
Brent Barrett, Kiss Me, Kate

Brent Barrett News

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston to Present PIPPIN in August Photo Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston to Present PIPPIN in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announced the cast for Pippin, the 2nd and final production in the company’s Summer 2022 season. Running from August 5-13, 2022 at the Robinson Theatre.

LEGALLY BLONDE and THE FOUR PHANTOMS Added to The Morris Performing Arts Center 2022- Photo LEGALLY BLONDE and THE FOUR PHANTOMS Added to The Morris Performing Arts Center 2022-23 Broadway Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, has announced that LEGALLY BLONDE - THE MUSICAL will join the 2022-2023 Broadway in South Bend Series along with the Add-On production of THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT.

THE FOUR PHANTOMS and BLUE MAN GROUP Added to 2022-23 Broadway Season at The Stranaha Photo THE FOUR PHANTOMS and BLUE MAN GROUP Added to 2022-23 Broadway Season at The Stranahan Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, is thrilled to announce that ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan will join the 2022-2023 Broadway In Toledol Series along with the Add-On productions of THE FOUR PHANTOMS IN CONCERT and BLUE MAN GROUP.

MTC Announces Summer Cabaret Series of Broadway and NYC Talent Photo MTC Announces Summer Cabaret Series of Broadway and NYC Talent
by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2022

Music Theatre of Connecticut (MTC), Fairfield County's professional award-winning theatre, announces the return of its summer cabaret series, MTC’s Hot Summer Nights.

Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Tracie Bennett and Laiona Michelle Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2022

Olivier winner and Tony nominee Tracie Bennett (Hangmen, End of the Rainbow) and Laiona Michelle (Little Girl Blue, Amazing Grace) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys.'

Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Tony nominee¬†Sally Mayes, Bistro winner¬†Nicolas King,¬†Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner¬†Amy Jo Jackson¬†(Joe‚Äôs Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.

Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today Photo Ann Kittredge's Debut Album 'reIMAGINE' Available on All Digital Platforms Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

It's today! Award-winning vocalist Ann Kittredge's debut recording reIMAGINE, a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined and produced by award-winning songwriter and record producer Paul Rolnick, is available on all digital platforms as of today, May 16, 2022.

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Returns with 53rd Summer Season Photo Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Returns with 53rd Summer Season
by Marissa Tomeo - May 11, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston returns for its 53rd summer season on the main stage at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). Under the direction of new Artistic Director Rachel Bertone, the curtain will rise on two iconic American musicals: West Side Story, the powerful tale of young lovers caught between prejudice and warring street gangs (July 8-16, 2022) and Pippin, Stephen Schwartz's unforgettable musical masterpiece of a young prince searching for passion, adventure, and the true meaning of life. (August 5-13, 2022).

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď will take place at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.¬†

Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Th Photo Ann Kittredge To Celebrate Release of Debut Album reIMAGINE at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

In celebration of her soon to be released album¬†Ann Kittredge:reIMAGINE(Jazzheads, Inc./King Kozmo Music), a specially curated collection of songs uniquely re-imagined, Ms. Kittredge, will appear at¬†The Laurie Beechman Theatre¬†(407 West 42nd Street ‚Äď between 9th & 10th Avenues) on¬†Thursday, May 26th at 7pm.

Brent Barrett Videos

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES!
by Stage Tube - Jun 8, 2016

Signature Theatre presents La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, Sunday in the Park with George). With an iconic score by Jerry Herman (Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring "I Am What I Am" and "The Best of Times," and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy runs through July 10 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Watch highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Bobby Smith Transform Into Zaza for Signature Theatre's LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2016

Signature Theatre will soon stage La Cage aux Folles, directed and choreographed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner. With an iconic score by Jerry Herman(Hello, Dolly; Mame), featuring 'I Am What I Am' and 'The Best of Times,' and a book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots, Newsies), this musical comedy will run from May 31 - July 10 inSignature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Brent Barrett & Elizabeth Welch Preview THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Germany; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2015

The cast recently met the German press, where they offered up a brief performance preview - check out the video below!

BWW TV: Renee Zellweger and More Attend 'ONE STARRY NIGHT' Benefit for ALS Association
by Michael Sterling - May 8, 2015

"One Starry Night: From Broadway to Hollywood," a one-night-only musical and entertainment extravaganza in benefit of the ALS Association Golden West Chapter, was presented Monday, April 20 at the historic Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, CA. Thanks to performances and appearances by an exciting gathering of Broadway and Hollywood talent, and the greater Los Angeles community at large, the evening raised nearly $200,000. BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer/Videographer Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions, spoke to the stars as they walked the red carpet prior to the evening's festivities.

BWW TV Exclusive: In the Kitchen at 54 Below- with Kelli Rabke!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2015

Look What Happened to Mabel! Jerry Herman's beloved score explodes onto the stage of 54 Below in this one night only musical extravaganza on March 8 (7PM & 9:30PM). Tap Your Troubles Away when some of Broadway and cabaret's finest regale you with tunes including I Won't Send Roses, Movies Were Movies, Wherever He Ain't and of course, Time Heals Everything. The special event will star: Brent Barrett, Carole J. Bufford, Beth Leavel, Sean McDermott, Molly Pope, Brian Charles Rooney, Kelli Rabke, Lee Roy Reams, Emily Skinner, Donna Vivino, Natalie Arneson, Michael Ruoco, Lisa Sabin and Charlie Stevens.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Brent Barrett, Alan Mingo Jr., Kevin Cooney and More in Highlights of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at Music Circus
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2014

The hilarious musical La Cage aux Folles, featuring the bawdy humor of Harvey Fierstein and the melodic genius ofJerry Herman, is the final show in the 2014 Music Circus season at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for the venerable Sacramento institution. Performances are August 19 - 24. Check out a first look below!

VIDEO: Kris Jenner Wants to Appear on Broadway in CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

Kris Jenner, star of Keeping Up With the Kardashians on E!, admitted on Sunday to friend Jonathan Cheban and her daughter Kim Kardashian that she loves the song 'All That Jazz' and has been taking singing and dancing lessons in hopes of starring on Broadway in Chicago. Check out the clip below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Melissa Errico, Brent Barrett, Ron Raines & More Sing Kurt Weill at Symphony Space!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 14, 2013

It would be impossible to pick a favorite performance from this memorable evening, so BroadwayWorld.com brings you highlights from the concert below! But, evenings such as this one are ALWAYS welcome.

BWW TV: On the Scene at 54 Below with Jason Robert Brown, Lindsay Mendez & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2013

Performers from three upcoming concerts at 54 Below, including THE LAST 5 YEARS IN CONCERT (10/16-19), PRINCESSES THE MUSICAL, A CLASS REUNION (10/21), and SIN TWISTERS (10/9) recently met the press for a special performance preview. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the festivities below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at Cathy Rigby in PETER PAN at the Wang, Through 4/28
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2013

Audiences are invited to discover the magic of the two-time Emmy Award winning and two-time Tony Award nominated production:Cathy Rigby is PETER PAN! Families and fans have their chance to 'fly' into the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre for this magical production running Tuesday, April 23 through Sunday, April 28. Check out the preview video below!


Brent Barrett Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Brent Barrett been in?
Brent Barrett has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Brent Barrett been in?
Brent Barrett has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Brent Barrett's first West End show?
Brent Barrett's first West End show was Grand Hotel which opened in 1992

What awards has Brent Barrett been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Kiss Me, Kate .