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Brooks Ashmanskas BIO

Broadway: Sunday in the Park With George; Shuffle Along...; Something Rotten!; Bullets Over Broadway; Promises, Promises; Present Laughter; The Ritz; Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me (Tony, Drama Desk noms.); The Producers; Gypsy; Little Me; Dream; How to Succeed.... Off-Broadway: Wise Guys, On a Clear Day..., Clive, Labor Day, Songs for a New World, It Changes Every Year, Fit to Be Tied. Regional: Ford’s, Mark Taper, A.C.T., Huntington, Williamstown, Old Globe, McCarter, Two River, Kennedy Center, Hartford, etc. Tours: Cinderella, Noises Off. Film: Julie and Julia. Television: "Tales of the City," "Love You More," "The Miraculous Year," "The Good Wife," "All My Children." BA from Bennington College.

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Brooks Ashmanskas STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival Production, 2023
Melvin Snyder

[Off-Broadway]
2021
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Concert Productions Concert, 2020
Baker

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2018
Barry Glickman

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2017
Mr./Charles

[Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2017
Pasha-Prefect, Baron, Grand Inquisitor, Slave Driver

[New York]
New York City Center Concert Gala, 2016
Mr.

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production, 2016
Barry Glickman

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Mr. Broadway

Izzy

Al

Carlo

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Brother Jeremiah

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Warner Purcell

[Off-Broadway]
The New Group Production, 2013
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2010
Mr. Dobitch

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2010
Roland Maule

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Chris

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2006
Comedy All Star

[Broadway]
Actors’ Fund Concert, 2005
Owen O'Malley

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Pastey

Chauffeur

Mr. Goldstone

Stage Manager

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Carmen Ghia [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Preston

[New York]
Workshop, 1999
Poker Player

Solicitor

Mr.Trumboer

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Paul Armstrong

Ensemble

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Steward

Pinchley Junior

Doctor

Assistant Director

Pinchley Junior/Steward/Assistant Director/Doctor

[Off-Broadway]
1998
Dennis

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Performer

[Off-Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Off-Broadway Production, 1995
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1995
Bellman

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1995
Bud Frump [Replacement]

Writing

Composer/Lyricist

Brooks Ashmanskas Movies

[2009]Julie & Julia Mr. Misher

[2022]Forty Winks Automated Message

[2022]Better Nate Than Ever Casting Director

[2023]Atrabilious Todd Jenkins


Brooks Ashmanskas TV Shows

All My Children Leon

[ 2012-2014]The Good Wife Judge Greg Brochard

Love You More Louis

The Good Lord Bird Lewis Washington

The Good Fight Judge Greg Brochard

Uncoupled Stanley, Stanley James

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Brooks Ashmanskas News


Photos: Go Behind-the-Scenes of the Broadway-Bound SMASH Workshop

SMASH is soon heading to Broadway, but first, it had a workshop, which was presented in NYC. Check out behind-the-scenes photos from the cast & creatives!

Broadway-Bound SMASH Gets Workshop Presentation; Characters Revealed

SMASH is soon heading to Broadway, but first, it's getting a workshop, which was presented in NYC this week. Check out who's who in the presentations!

Interview: Jessica Molaskey Talks Reuniting with Jason Robert Brown and Daisy Prince for New Musical THE CONNECTOR

BroadwayWorld spoke with Jessica Molaskey, one of the stars of the new Jason Robert Brown musical, The Connector. Learn about the show here!

Broadway Jukebox: The Best of Shaiman & Wittman

While we await more Smash news, we are celebrating the genius of Shaiman and Wittman with just a few a of our favorite songs from musicals like Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, Some Like It Hot, and more!

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: 

Brooks Ashmanskas, Alex Brightman, Robyn Hurder and More Will Lead Workshop for Broadway-Bound SMASH

SMASH is soon heading to Broadway, but first, it will have a six-week workshop featuring an all-star Broadway cast.  Check out the full line-up here!

SOME LIKE IT HOT Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadway

There are only two more weeks left to see SOME LIKE IT HOT at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

SOME LIKE IT HOT Enters Final Four Weeks on Broadway

There are only four more weeks left to see SOME LIKE IT HOT at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Video: Celebrate 5 Years of THE PROM

Five years ago on November 15, 2018, The Prom opened on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, where it ran for 309 performances. Check out some videos to celebrate the show's time on Broadway!

Photos: Sutton Foster, LaChanze & More Attend PAL JOEY Gala Performance at New York City Center

New York City Center's Pal Joey opened with a benefit performance last week and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos from inside the big night.

Photos: New York City Center Opens PAL JOEY With Benefit Performance

New York City Center's Pal Joey opened with a benefit performance last night, November 1, and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos here!

Video: See Highlights From PAL JOEY at New York City Center

NEW YORK CITY CENTER is presenting Pal Joey! The production opens with a benefit performance on November 1 (through 5), celebrating 80 years at the center or the arts, followed by a gala dinner at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. See video from the show!

Photos: Get a First Look at PAL JOEY at New York City Center

Check out photos of Loretta Devine and the cast of Encores! Pal Joey at New York City Center. Get a sneak peek at the talented performers bringing this classic show to life.

SOME LIKE IT HOT Announces Broadway Closing Date

The most award-winning musical of the 2022-2023 season, SOME LIKE IT HOT has announced a closing date at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre before it launches a national tour and West End production.

Robyn Hurder & Kerry Butler to Lead SMASH Musical Industry Readings

Tony nominees Robyn Hurder and Kerry Butler will lead industry readings of the stage musical adaptation of the TV show Smash. Find out who else is in the cast, and everything else we know.

Full Cast Revealed for PAL JOEY at New York City Center Featuring Glover, Ashmanskas, Devine & More

NEW YORK CITY CENTER has unveiled the complete cast for the Annual Gala Presentation Pal Joey. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

Interview: Santino Fontana of SANTINO FONTANA AT 54 BELOW

The Tony-winner returns to 54 Below with a mystery set of songs, special guests and showbiz stories.

Sutton Foster-Led ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, PAL JOEY with Ephraim Sykes and Jennifer Holliday Set for New York City Center's 2023/24 Season

New York City Center has announced programming for the 2023 – 2024 Season, 80 Years at the Center of the Arts, which will include productions of Pal Joey, Titanic, Once Upon a Mattress, Jelly's Last Jam, and more!

Photos: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, and More Celebrate Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman's Sardi's Caricature Unveiling

Wednesday afternoon, May 24th, at the iconic theatre district’s Sardi’s, the Tony-nominated songwriting team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were honored with original portraits as they join the legendary walls full of their esteemed peers. Check out our photos from the event here!

Video: The Company of SOME LIKE IT HOT and Darlene Love Pay Tribute To Tina Turner At Sardi's

This afternoon at the iconic theatre district’s Sardi’s, the Tony nominated songwriting team of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were honored with original portraits as they join the legendary walls full of their esteemed peers. Before revealing their new caricatures, Shaiman brought Darlene Love and Annie Golden to the piano with him. He paused the ceremony to acknowledge the passing of the Queen of Rock and Roll, Tina Turner. Taking a moment to honor all she has contributed to music, he began to play “River Deep, Mountain High” with Darlene and Annie on vocals. Soon the whole room joined in the sing-along to honor her memory. See the video!

Brooks Ashmanskas FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Brooks Ashmanskas has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

Brooks Ashmanskas has not appeared in the West End.

Brooks Ashmanskas has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. These include Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "The Prom," the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "The Prom," Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "The Prom," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The Prom," Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical at the Helen Hayes Awards for "1776," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me," and Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me."

Brooks Ashmanskas has written 1 shows including Lily (Composer/Lyricist).

Brooks Ashmanskas's next show will be Pal Joey which opens on 11/1/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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