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Clarke Thorell

 
Bio:
Broadway: Hairspray (Corny Collins), Titanic (Barrett, Farrell), Mamma Mia! (Harry), Sinatra...His Way, The Who's Tommy. Off/Other: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Gus), Juno, Satellites, Saturday Night, Wise Guys, Lone Star Love, Twelfth Night (Orsino), Floyd Collins (Homer). TV/Film: Men In Black III , ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Hairspray (Corny Collins), Titanic (Barrett, Farrell), Mamma Mia! (Harry), Sinatra...His Way, The Who's Tommy. Off/Other: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Gus), Juno, Satellites, Saturday Night, Wise Guys, Lone Star Love, Twelfth Night (Orsino), Floyd Collins (Homer). TV/Film: Men In Black III , ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Bill/Mr. Cynic
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Zoltan Karpathy [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Kruger
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Clive/Cathy/Soldier
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Rooster Hannigan
  [New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Eric
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2005
Max
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Fenton
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Fenton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Corny Collins
  [New York]
Workshop, 2000
Other Roles
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Hank
  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Assayer
Ensemble
Flatbush Phil
Gangster
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Frederick Barrett [Replacement]
1st Class Passenger
Jim Farrell
  [New York]
Reading, 1996
Trevor Graydon
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Local Lad [Replacement]
Security Guard [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
2nd Pinball Lad [Replacement]
Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]

Photos

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 11:  Clarke Thorell  Photo

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 11: Clarke Thorell

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Date:
10/12/2021
J. Elaine Marcos, Clarke Thorell, Anthony Warlow, Lilla Crawford, Katie Finneran, Mer Photo

J. Elaine Marcos, Clarke Thorell, Anthony Warlow, Lilla Crawford, Katie Finneran, Merwin Foard, Brynn O'Malley & Company during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Annie' at the Palace Theatre in New York City on 11/08/2012

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Clarke Thorell, Anthony Warlow, Charles Strouse, Merwin Foard, Lilla Crawford, Jane L Photo

Clarke Thorell, Anthony Warlow, Charles Strouse, Merwin Foard, Lilla Crawford, Jane Lynch, Brynn O'Malley & the cast from Broadway's iconic musical ANNIE celebrate creator Charles Strouse's 85th Birthday at The Palace Theatre in New York City on June 06, 2013.

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020
Merwin Foard & Clarke Thorell attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance  Gypsy Photo

Merwin Foard & Clarke Thorell attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony celebrating Merwin Foard recipient for 'Annie' at the Palace Theatre in New York City on 11/08/2012

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Date:
03/16/2020
Clarke Thorell, Katie Finneran, J. Elaine Marcos with Merwin Foard & Company attendin Photo

Clarke Thorell, Katie Finneran, J. Elaine Marcos with Merwin Foard & Company attending the Broadway Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony celebrating Merwin Foard recipient for 'Annie' at the Palace Theatre in New York City on 11/08/2012

From: 
Date:
03/16/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2020
Bill/Mr. Cynic

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Zoltan Karpathy [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Kruger

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Clive/Cathy/Soldier

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Rooster Hannigan

  [New York]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2006
Eric

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2005
Max

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2004
Fenton

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Fenton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Corny Collins

  [New York]
Workshop, 2000
Other Roles

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 2000
Hank

  [New York]
Workshop, 1999
Assayer

Ensemble

Flatbush Phil

Gangster

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Frederick Barrett [Replacement]

1st Class Passenger

Jim Farrell

  [New York]
Reading, 1996
Trevor Graydon

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Local Lad [Replacement]

Security Guard [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

2nd Pinball Lad [Replacement]

Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]

Clarke Thorell Biography

Broadway: Hairspray (Corny Collins), Titanic (Barrett, Farrell), Mamma Mia! (Harry), Sinatra...His Way, The Who's Tommy. Off/Other: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Gus), Juno, Satellites, Saturday Night, Wise Guys, Lone Star Love, Twelfth Night (Orsino), Floyd Collins (Homer). TV/Film: Men In Black III , "Boardwalk Empire", "30 Rock" (Meet The Woggels), "NYC 22," "Kings," "Rescue Me," "Law & Order", "Far East", The Winning Season.




Clarke Thorell News

BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond Photo BWW Exclusive: A History of ANNIE on Broadway and Beyond
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021

Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.

Photos: IS THIS A ROOM Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: IS THIS A ROOM Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 12, 2021

Is This A Room, conceived and directed by Obie Award winner Tina Satter, just celebrated its opening night at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street, New York, NY), where it will play on a rotating schedule with Dana H., by Obie Award winner Lucas Hnath and directed by Obie Award winner Les Waters.

STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Host a Game Night With the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Will Host a Game Night With the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021

Hosts Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will host a special Game Night with members of the original Broadway cast of ‚ÄúHairspray,‚ÄĚ in a special episode of ‚ÄúStars In The House‚ÄĚ featuring the Broadway cast of ‚ÄúHairspray,‚ÄĚ on Tuesday, September 14th to benefit The Actors Fund.

Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY Photo Where Are They Now? Catch Up on the Careers of the Original Cast of HAIRSPRAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2021

In our new series, 'Where Are They Now?' we're taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Hairspray!

BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli! Photo BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli!
by Jim Caruso - Mar 12, 2021

Birdland's Jim Caruso reflects on a 15-year-old chat he had with legendary Liza Minnelli on another milestone birthday celebration!

BWW Previews: Jamie deRoy & friends Presents TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVES October 11th Photo BWW Previews: Jamie deRoy & friends Presents TREASURES FROM THE ARCHIVES October 11th
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 10, 2020

A treasure herself, Jamie has pulled some treasures from the vault.

8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Billy Stritch's Birdland Concert! Photo 8 Videos That Make Us Excited for Billy Stritch's Birdland Concert!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Aug 27, 2020

There's no doubt Billy Stritch can put on an excellent performance! Check out some of his past gigs before this week's Birdland concert!

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Comes Out on Broadway for ANNIE in 2012 Photo Broadway Rewind: The Sun Comes Out on Broadway for ANNIE in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 2, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when the second Broadway revival of Annie opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 487 performances. Annie features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, with all three authors receiving 1977 Tony Awards for their work.

Tune in Tomorrow to Watch A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE RADIO PLAY Benefiting The Heifer Pro Photo Tune in Tomorrow to Watch A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE RADIO PLAY Benefiting The Heifer Project
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020

New Jersey's Jesse Walker, host of the online celebrity show 'The Jesse Walker Show,' to help raise funds for The Heifer Project, has gathered Broadway veterans and New Jersey's best to present a special livestream event of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, The Radio Play, adapted by and with music by Tony Palermo.

Clarke Thorell, Tally Sessions and More to be Featured in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE RADI Photo Clarke Thorell, Tally Sessions and More to be Featured in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE RADIO PLAY Livestream Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2020

New Jersey's Jesse Walker, host of the online celebrity show 'The Jesse Walker Show,' to help raise funds for The Heifer Project, has gathered Broadway veterans and New Jersey's best to present a special livestream event of the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, The Radio Play, adapted by and with music by Tony Palermo.

Clarke Thorell Videos

BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli! VideoBWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli!
by Jim Caruso - Mar 12, 2021

Birdland's Jim Caruso reflects on a 15-year-old chat he had with legendary Liza Minnelli on another milestone birthday celebration!

Broadway Rewind: The Sun Comes Out on Broadway for ANNIE in 2012 VideoBroadway Rewind: The Sun Comes Out on Broadway for ANNIE in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 2, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when the second Broadway revival of Annie opened at the Palace Theatre, where it ran for 487 performances. Annie features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, with all three authors receiving 1977 Tony Awards for their work.

VIDEO: See Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell Rehearsing 'Here I'll Stay' From LOVE VideoVIDEO: See Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell Rehearsing 'Here I'll Stay' From LOVE LIFE
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2020

Rehearsals are underway for the New York City Center production of Love Life starring Kate Baldwin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Edwards, Sara Jean Ford, Isabella Houston, Owen Tabaka and Clarke Thorell. See a video of Kate Baldwin & Brian Stokes Mitchell

BWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores!  VideoBWW TV: Watch Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kate Baldwin & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! LOVE LIFE
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2020

Next up at New York City Center  Encores! is Love Life, which runs for seven performances at New York City Center from March 18 - 22. Watch as the cast gives a very special sneak peek of 'Economics' and 'I Remember It Well' and tells us even more about what to expect from the show!

BWW TV: Dance All Night with New Highlights of Laura Benanti in MY FAIR LADY! VideoBWW TV: Dance All Night with New Highlights of Laura Benanti in MY FAIR LADY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti just assumed the role of Eliza Doolittlein its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 17. Check out highlights of Benanti in action below!

VIDEO: Laura Benanti & the Cast of MY FAIR LADY Perform 'Wouldn't it Be Loverly' on t VideoVIDEO: Laura Benanti & the Cast of MY FAIR LADY Perform 'Wouldn't it Be Loverly' on the Parade
by Robert Diamond - Nov 22, 2018

It was loverly! The cast of MY FAIR LADY, led by Laura Benanti, performed 'Wouldn't it Be Loverly' on the Thanksgiving Day Parade. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Laura Benanti Talks MY FAIR LADY on Facebook Live VideoVIDEO: Laura Benanti Talks MY FAIR LADY on Facebook Live
by Stage Tube - Nov 10, 2018

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti just assumed the role of Eliza Doolittle in the award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, for a limited engagement through Sunday, February 17. She recently went live on Facebook to answer questions about starring in the production. Missed it when it was live? You can now watch the full video below!

VIDEO: On This Day, November 8 - A New Tomorrow Begins With the Broadway Revival of A VideoVIDEO: On This Day, November 8 - A New Tomorrow Begins With the Broadway Revival of ANNIE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2018

A new production of the Tony Award-winning musical, Annie opened on this day in 2012 at the Palace Theatre!

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out the rehearsal highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Inspirational Voices Continues 'Broadway Our Way' Series with 'Edelweiss' from THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2017

Tony and Grammy award-nominated Michael McElroy and Broadway Inspirational Voices released the seventh video in their 'Broadway Our Way' series today, offering 'Edelweiss' from the legendary musical The Sound of Music, music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II (Oklahoma; South Pacific; Carousel; King and I). Check it out below!


Clarke Thorell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Clarke Thorell been in?
Clarke Thorell has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Clarke Thorell been in?
Clarke Thorell has not appeared in the West End