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Chaz Wolcott

 
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Chaz Wolcott is a musical theatre actor & director/choreographer hailing from Columbus, Ohio. Best known for his appearance as Buttons in the filmed version of "Newsies: The Broadway Musical". Chaz has appeared as Mr. Mistoffelees in the National Tour of "Cats" and as Buttons on the 1st National ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Chaz Wolcott is a musical theatre actor & director/choreographer hailing from Columbus, Ohio. Best known for his appearance as Buttons in the filmed version of "Newsies: The Broadway Musical". Chaz has appeared as Mr. Mistoffelees in the National Tour of "Cats" and as Buttons on the 1st National ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! New York City Center Production, 2018
Ensemble

Photos

Christian Douglas (Seitz/Jack u/s), Javier Del Pilar (Bunsen), Chaz Wolcott (Race), T Photo

Christian Douglas (Seitz/Jack u/s), Javier Del Pilar (Bunsen), Chaz Wolcott (Race), Tanner Pflueger (Henry/Buttons) and Michael John Hughes (Romeo/Spot Conlon/Dance Captain)

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Date:
10/02/2019
 Michael Phillips, Lara Hayhurst and Chaz Wolcott Photo

Michael Phillips, Lara Hayhurst and Chaz Wolcott

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09/14/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! New York City Center Production, 2018
Ensemble

Chaz Wolcott Biography

Chaz Wolcott is a musical theatre actor & director/choreographer hailing from Columbus, Ohio. Best known for his appearance as Buttons in the filmed version of "Newsies: The Broadway Musical". Chaz has appeared as Mr. Mistoffelees in the National Tour of "Cats" and as Buttons on the 1st National Tour of "Newsies". Regional Credits include: MT Wichita, The Fulton, Finger Lakes MTF/Merry-Go-Round, Gateway Playhouse, Casa Ma√Īana, Westchester Broadway, Lyric Theatre OKC, The Fireside, Gretna Theatre. Direction/Choreography credits include: Gypsy of the Year (BCEFA), Broadway Backwards, Forestburgh Playhouse, Interlakes Theatre, Gretna Theatre, Living The Dream Webseries. For more, visit www.chazwolcott.com




Chaz Wolcott News

BWW Review: 3-D Theatricals Returns with Disney's Triumphant, High-Energy Musical NEW Photo BWW Review: 3-D Theatricals Returns with Disney's Triumphant, High-Energy Musical NEWSIES
by Michael Quintos - May 18, 2022

After a two-year delay due to COVID, this long-awaited So. Cal. production of NEWSIES---currently on stage at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts through May 29, 2022---marks the much-anticipated live and in-person return of 3-D Theatricals. The wait, as the saying goes, was worth it.

Wake Up With BWW 5/16: Lizzo Sings MOULIN ROUGE! on TikTok and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/16: Lizzo Sings MOULIN ROUGE! on TikTok and More!
by - May 16, 2022

Today's top stories include show cancellations this weekend due to COVID, which include Moulin Rouge!, The Skin of Our Teeth, and SUFFS. Plus, watch Lizzo sing from Moulin Rouge! and more!

Photos: Inside Look at Disney's NEWSIES at 3-D Theatricals Photo Photos: Inside Look at Disney's NEWSIES at 3-D Theatricals
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022

3-D THEATRICALS is finally back and are thrilled to invite you to ‚ÄúSeize the Day‚ÄĚ as they present the high-flying NEWSIES, book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, musical conductor is Julie Lamoureux, vocal director is Crystal Barron, choreography by Chaz Wolcott (recreating the original Broadway choreography by Christopher Gattelli) and directed by T.J. Dawson.¬†NEWSIES will preview on Friday, May 13, 2022 (with a press opening on Saturday, May 14 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, 18000 Park Plaza Drive in Cerritos.¬†¬†

Forestburgh Playhouse Announces 2022 Season Photo Forestburgh Playhouse Announces 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

Celebrating its 76th Season as ‚ÄúThe Miracle of the Forest,‚ÄĚ Forestburgh Playhouse, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Franklin Trapp, announces its 2022 Season of musicals and plays, along with a summer series of exciting, safe outdoor concerts in compliance with local social distancing measures.

BWW Interview: NEWSIES' Dillon Klena Constantly Rediscovering His Role as Jack Kelly Photo BWW Interview: NEWSIES' Dillon Klena Constantly Rediscovering His Role as Jack Kelly
by Gil Kaan - May 9, 2022

Up next for 3-D Theatrical, Tony Award-winning NEWSIES opens May 14, 2022 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (with a preview on Friday, May 13th). No stranger to the lead role of Jack Kelly, Dillon Klena reprises his role from two earlier productions.

3-D Theatricals to Present Disney's NEWSIES Photo 3-D Theatricals to Present Disney's NEWSIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

3-D Theatricals will be presenting the high-flying NEWSIES, book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, musical conductor is Julie Lamoureux, vocal director is Crystal Barron, choreography by Chaz Wolcott (recreating the original Broadway choreography by Christopher Gattelli) and directed by T.J. Dawson.

Listen: Al Blackstone Opens Up About Career-Threatening Injury On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE Photo Listen: Al Blackstone Opens Up About Career-Threatening Injury On WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2022

In the latest episode, Emmy-winning director and choreographer Al Blackstone (So You Think You Can Dance) talks with host Patrick Oliver Jones about some of the doubt, uncertainty, and aloneness he's faced in this industry.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; The Gateway's NEWSIES L Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; The Gateway's NEWSIES Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards; FUGITIVE SONGS Lea Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards; FUGITIVE SONGS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; Gateway's BEST MUSICAL  Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards; Gateway's BEST MUSICAL Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Long Island Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Chaz Wolcott Videos

VIDEO: Alex Newell, Kara Lindsay, Isabelle McCalla, and More Perform 'The New World'  VideoVIDEO: Alex Newell, Kara Lindsay, Isabelle McCalla, and More Perform 'The New World' From SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2020

A group of stars have performed a new virtual cover of The New World from Jason Robert Brown's Songs For a New World.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For NEWSIES At Arena Stage VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For NEWSIES At Arena Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this family-friendly musical follows the story of newsboys and newsgirls who dream of a better life and lead a crusade for justice. Just in time for the holidays, the score features fan favorites, including 'King of New York,' 'Carrying the Banner' and 'Seize the Day.' Newsies, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, will run November 1-December 22, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

BWW TV: Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly, and More Gear Up for ME AND MY GIRL at VideoBWW TV: Christian Borle, Laura Michelle Kelly, and More Gear Up for ME AND MY GIRL at Encores!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2018

Encores! will present Me and My Girl as the final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center. Me and My Girl, the first Encores! production originally written and produced in London's West End, will star Christian Borle, Bill Buell, Chuck Cooper, Suzzanne Douglas, Mark Evans, Harriet Harris, JohnHorton, Simon Jones, Laura Michelle Kelly, Lisa O'Hare, Don Stephenson. Check out the cast in action and get to know the stars in front of and behind the scenes below!

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with ME AND MY GIRL Director/Choreographer, Warren Carlyle! VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with ME AND MY GIRL Director/Choreographer, Warren Carlyle!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2018

Encores! final production of the Encores! at 25 season at New York City Center will be Me and My Girl. Choreographer Warren Carlyle gives us a behind the scenes look at the one particularly popular dance headed for the stage, The Lambeth Walk. Check it out below!

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars VideoBROADWAY BACKWARDS 2018 Raises Over A Half A Million Dollars
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2018

Fundraising records and gender norms alike were smashed by stars of stage, screen and pop music on April 2, 2018, at this year's inclusive, dynamic and loving Broadway Backwards.

VIDEO: Chaz Wolcott Choreographs 'Gonna Build a Mountain' For Gypsy of the Year 2017 VideoVIDEO: Chaz Wolcott Choreographs 'Gonna Build a Mountain' For Gypsy of the Year 2017
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2017

At the 29th Annual Gypsy of the year Competition, Chaz Wolcott directed and choreographed a special uplifting number set to Sammy Davis Jr.'s version of Gonna Build a Mountain. The piece showed the irresistible and infectious power of one passionate actor's efforts (Tony D'Alelio) in making a difference with Broadway Cares.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights from BC/EFA's Record-Breaking 2017 GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The indomitable and generous spirit of the theatre community - those onstage, backstage and in the audience - shined brightly as the 29th annual Gypsy of the Year competition celebrated six weeks of fundraising work of 56 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Gypsy of the Year (#GypsyOfTheYear), which was held December 4 and 5, 2017, raised a record-breaking $5,609,211 for Broadway Cares. Check out highlights from the show below!

VIDEO: John Scacchetti, Chaz Wolcott, and More Join Emily Jeanne Phillips in New Tap  VideoVIDEO: John Scacchetti, Chaz Wolcott, and More Join Emily Jeanne Phillips in New Tap Video
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

Emily Jeanne Phillips (Elf, the Musical at Madison Square Garden) presents a new tap music video featuring John Scacchetti (Patti Lupone Gypsy, 42nd Street), Chaz Walcott (Newsies Live, So You Think You Can Dance), Patrick Ryan Heffernan (42nd Street National Tour), David Visini (Theatre Row, North Shore), Aaron Burr (Tap Dogs), Tommy Sutter(Merry-Go-Round Playhouse).

STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Plays 'The Smoothie Challenge' with Tyler Mount
by Stage Tube - Jul 11, 2016

Popular Broadway YouTube personality, Tyler Mount, recently welcomed NEWSIES star Chaz Wolcott, for the latest episode of his web series, THE TYLER MOUNT VLOG. Below, catch the Broadway star answering his fans' most obscure questions, singing his go-to audition cut, and playing a hilariously disgusting round of 'The Smoothie Challenge'!

STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES National Tour's Dan DeLuca and Zachary Sayle Perform 'Santa Fe'
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

The Chicago Tribune Theater Loop has unveiled a sneak peek of Dan DeLuca and Zachary Sayle from the NEWSIES national tour performing the show's song 'Santa Fe.' Check it out below!