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Bret Shuford

 
Bio:
Broadway: Wicked, Cirque Du Soleil’s Paramour, Amazing Grace, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. National Tour/Regional: Lincoln Center’s South Pacific, Ragtime, Next to Normal. TV/Film: “Law and Order: SVU,” “Alpha ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Wicked, Cirque Du Soleil’s Paramour, Amazing Grace, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. National Tour/Regional: Lincoln Center’s South Pacific, Ragtime, Next to Normal. TV/Film: “Law and Order: SVU,” “Alpha ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Robbie [Replacement]
Ensemble
Joey (Understudy) [Replacement]
A.J. (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer (Swing)
  [Chicago]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble
Flotsam (Understudy)
Prince Eric (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Aggie
Cowboy
  [Broadway]
Benefit Concert, 2005
Ensemble
Performer
  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Photographer
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Swing [Replacement]

Photos

Bret Shuford and Renee Marino Photo

Bret Shuford and Renee Marino

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Date:
11/06/2017
Bret Shuford and Renee Marino Photo

Bret Shuford and Renee Marino

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Date:
11/06/2017
Stephen Hanna and Bret Shuford Photo

Stephen Hanna and Bret Shuford

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Date:
04/24/2017
Sarah Litszinger, Colin Hanlon, Tricia Brouk, Mia Gentile, Erica Lustig, Bret Shuford Photo

Sarah Litszinger, Colin Hanlon, Tricia Brouk, Mia Gentile, Erica Lustig, Bret Shuford, Kathy Searle and Stephen Bienskie

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Date:
04/24/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Robbie [Replacement]

Ensemble

Joey (Understudy) [Replacement]

A.J. (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Performer (Swing)

  [Chicago]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble

Flotsam (Understudy)

Prince Eric (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2006
Aggie

Cowboy

  [Broadway]
Benefit Concert, 2005
Ensemble

Performer

  [Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Photographer

Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2005
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Swing [Replacement]

Bret Shuford Biography

Broadway: Wicked, Cirque Du Soleil’s Paramour, Amazing Grace, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. National Tour/Regional: Lincoln Center’s South Pacific, Ragtime, Next to Normal. TV/Film: “Law and Order: SVU,” “Alpha House,” “Submissions Only,” The Wolf of Wall Street, Bedfellows, and Uncle Melvin’s Apartment.






Bret Shuford News

Student Blog: Sharing Their Stories: An Interview with Edima Essien Photo Student Blog: Sharing Their Stories: An Interview with Edima Essien
by Student Blogger: Leah Packer - Apr 25, 2022

Hello Broadway lovers, creators, and theatre students around the world! Welcome back to the blog, and to my favorite segment: Sharing Their Stories. Over the last year, I've shared the journeys and artistic discoveries of notable artists in my DC area, and around the world. Every person I've had the honor to speak with carries unique experiences and perspectives about the constantly changing world of the arts. I hope their stories serve as inspiration, demystification of the road to artistic success, and as fuel to keep creating.

Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Sergio Trujillo & More Will Take Part in EPIC Photo Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Sergio Trujillo & More Will Take Part in EPIC
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

The Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry Conference (EPIC) is thrilled to announce some of Broadway’s best to join a multi-national and highly regarded group of entertainment industry leaders to participate in the first-ever, 24-hour global online event for everyone working in, aspiring to work in, or wishing to explore the arts and entertainment sector.  

Broadway Shines at EPIC International Online Event Photo Broadway Shines at EPIC International Online Event
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

The Entertainment and Performing Arts Industry Conference (EPIC) features a stellar line up of Broadway luminaries alongside industry leaders from around the world. As the center of the theatrical universe, it’s natural and necessary that Broadway is well represented! EPIC presenters have won so many Tony’s and other Awards, it’s rare to get this many award winners in one place except the Tony’s themselves.

DREADING THE BOARDS Podcast Premieres With Tanya Perez, Tessa Slovis & More Photo DREADING THE BOARDS Podcast Premieres With Tanya Perez, Tessa Slovis & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021

There's a new Broadway baby in your earbuds. Podcast Dreading the Boards premieres today with three episodes, each one highlighting a different artist: the playwright Duncan Pflaster (The Underpants Godot, The Starship Astrov), filmmaker Tessa Slovis (Pizza Party, Shithouse), and actor-filmmaker Tanya Perez (Orange is the New Black, Jessica Jones).

Emily Bear to Moderate Andrew Lloyd Webber Discussion at TheaterMakers Summit Photo Emily Bear to Moderate Andrew Lloyd Webber Discussion at TheaterMakers Summit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

TikTok and musical prodigy Emily Bear (The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical) will moderate the discussion with Eight-time Tony Award winner and keynote speaker Andrew Lloyd Webber at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit, this weekend, November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8.

Andrew Lloyd Webber to Deliver Keynote Address at 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit Thi Photo Andrew Lloyd Webber to Deliver Keynote Address at 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit This Weekend
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

Eight-time Tony Award winner Andrew Lloyd Webber will deliver the keynote address at the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit. The TheaterMakers Studio presents the 2021 TheaterMakers Summit November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day November 8.

Over 50 New TheaterMakers Added to 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit Photo Over 50 New TheaterMakers Added to 5th Annual TheaterMakers Summit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2021

The TheaterMakers Studio will present the fifth annual TheaterMakers Summit, on November 6 and 7, with a special bonus day on November 8. With Broadway reopening, the theme of this year’s event is “Places Please.” The 2021 TheaterMakers Summit will be held virtually for attendees and speakers.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Un Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to Return to the Green Room 42 Featuring Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Stephen DeAngelis is resuming his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, September 27th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

Ruby Lewis, Gisela Adisa, and Bret Shuford Join Revenge Comedy Series UPCODE Photo Ruby Lewis, Gisela Adisa, and Bret Shuford Join Revenge Comedy Series UPCODE
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 9, 2021

Ruby Lewis (Cirque de Soleil), Gisela Adisa (Sister Act, Beautiful), and Bret Shuford (Wicked) round out the cast of the award-winning original comedy web series, UPCODE.

Student Blog: Shows Are Flying Under Bright Summer Skies - Frosty's World #15 Photo Student Blog: Shows Are Flying Under Bright Summer Skies - Frosty's World #15
by Student Blogger: Laura Frost - May 19, 2021

Junior year ended on a positive note. The Baldwin Wallace University landscaping crew scored another hit with the spring tulips that served as the backdrop for the return of our commencement ceremony at George Finnie Stadium.

Bret Shuford Videos

VIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting! VideoVIDEO: WICKED Casts Reunite For a Musical Dispatch from Oz on Voting!
by Stage Tube - Oct 6, 2020

Are you showing up to vote on November 3? The cast of Wicked thinks you should! The company just released a music video about voting featuring special lyrics by award-winning Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman. The music video features original company members Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel, alongside current Broadway and touring company members.

VIDEO: Broadway Method Academy Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID VideoVIDEO: Broadway Method Academy Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2019

Broadway Method Academy (BMA), the resident conservatory of Westport Country Playhouse, announced initial casting for its upcoming musical, 'Disney's The Little Mermaid.' A host of Broadway actors will be featured in the cast alongside the Academy's 40 students.

VIDEO: On This Day, January 10- THE LITTLE MERMAID Takes Broadway Under the Sea VideoVIDEO: On This Day, January 10- THE LITTLE MERMAID Takes Broadway Under the Sea
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2018

The Little Mermaid, based on the Disney film and the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson, opened on this day in 2008 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

VIDEO: Oh What a Beautiful Morning for a Ride on the Subway VideoVIDEO: Oh What a Beautiful Morning for a Ride on the Subway
by Julie Musbach - Oct 22, 2017

Everyone in New York knows any given subway ride can turn into something surprising. Dancers, mariachi bands, it's all part of the experience. But have you ever seen a full Broadway musical during your commute?

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS THE MUSICAL Parody Brings the Upside Down to Broadway VideoVIDEO: STRANGER THINGS THE MUSICAL Parody Brings the Upside Down to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Creator Bret Shuford (Paramour, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast), in partnership with Kevin Zak and Halleloo Productions, just launched Stranger Things the Musical - a video parody that takes a look inside rehearsals for a fictional production of Stranger Things. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Rolls Out the Red Carpet for the Cast of PARAMOUR
by Ben Cameron - Feb 27, 2017

Nothing could be more fitting the day after the Oscar's than celebrating our recent evening with the stars of Cirque Du Soleil's Paramour. Paramour stars Ruby Lewis, Ryan Vona, Bret Shuford, Sheridan Mouawad, Nick Cartell and Katrina Cunningham dazzled like movie land's gilded statue. Add to the starry mix, Elf's Arthur Ross, vocalist Shakiera Sarai and pint-sized diva Isabella Koster, and we may as well have rolled out the red carpet. Enjoy this Oscar worthy performances from the star's of Broadway's Hollywood themed musical/acrobatic hybrid.

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Tributes LA LA LAND In Anticipation of Oscars
by Stage Tube - Feb 24, 2017

Actors from the cast of Paramour recently filmed a tribute video to the new hit movie musical La La Land in anticipation of Oscars night, for which the film has been nominated 14 times.

STAGE TUBE: The Villains Are Taking Over with Disney 'Royals'
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2017

Bret Shuford (Paramour, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) has created alongside Pure Motion Pictures a new music video using the song Royals by Lorde and Once Upon a Dream (From Sleeping Beauty [Trion Remix] ) From the album DConstructed. In the video we are taken to a ball hosted by Cinderella that eventually is overtaken by the Disney Villains. The video features Cinematography by Pure Motion Pictures, Choreography by Bruce Weber and Justin Keats, Costumes by Kurt Alger and Matthew Solomon, Music by Jim Lutz, Sound Engenerring by John Gibson, and Direction by Drue Pennella.

BWW TV: PARAMOUR Brings Old Hollywood to Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2016

In attendance was the cast of Paramour (Ruby Lewis, Bret Shuford, Steven Gray, Blakely Slaybaugh, Sarah Meahl, Amber Pickens, Sheriden Mouawad, Justin Keats, and Raven McCrae) who performed the songs 'The Hollywood Wiz,' and 'Honeymoon Days of Fame.' Check out highlights below!

BWW TV: Enter the World of Cirque du Soleil with a High-Flying Preview of PARAMOUR on Broadway!
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 1, 2016

Cirque du Soleil Theatrical will soon present Cirque du Soleil -PARAMOUR, the organization's first production created specifically for Broadway. PARAMOUR will begin previews on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and open on Broadway on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). The company met the press yesterday and you can go inside the special preview below!


Bret Shuford Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bret Shuford been in?
Bret Shuford has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Bret Shuford been in?
Bret Shuford has not appeared in the West End