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Dawn Cantwell BIO

Broadway Debut! Off-Broadway: Dogfight (Second Stage), F#%king Up Everything (Elektra Theatre), Music in the Air (Encores! City Centre). Regional/Tour: Les Miserables. Film: Game Night. BFA: Tisch School for the Arts, N.Y.U. Dawn also writes and plays Music in a Folk Duo with her brother Ryan. All my love and thanks to my family and without whom I would not be on this stage. Much gratitude to her Manager, David Guc and the folks at Telsey. Visit www.DawnandRyan.com for her music.

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Dawn Cantwell STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
US Tour, 2023
Col. Thomas McKean [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2022
Heather [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

Young Meg

[Off-Broadway]
2013
Performer

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

Nessarose [Replacement]


Dawn Cantwell News


Cast and Creatives Set For WINESDAY: THE WINE TASTING MUSICAL

Nine Ounce Productions will present Winesday: The Wine Tasting Musical, written by Jenne Wason (book and lyrics) and Joseph Benoit (music) and directed by Jamibeth Margolis with musical direction by Alec Bart. Learn more about the cast and creative team here!

Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at Arizona Theatre Company

INTIMATE APPAREL: It is the great achievement of Arizona Theatre Company that Lynn Nottage's meditation on one woman's loneliness and desire is fully realized. Directed by Oz Scott, with a stellar ensemble, featuring Tracy N. Bonner's tour de force performance, the production is a must-see. Runs through March 3rd at Tempe Center for the Arts.

Arizona Theatre Company's INTIMATE APPAREL to Run in Tucson & Tempe

Arizona Theatre Company presents Intimate Apparel, a stunning drama by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Follow the journey of an African American seamstress in 1905 Manhattan.

1776 Comes to Kansas City at Starlight Theatre This Month

Prepare to party like it’s 1776 with a witty retelling of our founding fathers' stories and how our great nation came to be! This production was developed and premiered by the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University before playing on Broadway with Roundabout Theatre Company at the American Airlines Theatre.

1776 Comes to 5th Avenue Theatre

The national tour of 1776 makes its premiere in Seattle at The 5th Avenue Theatre August 2-6, 2023. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at The 5th Avenue Theatre’s website, over the phone, or by visiting the box office.

Photos: The Broadway Revival of 1776 Opens At Center Theater Group Mark Taper Forum

American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “1776” kicked off its limited engagement in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre this week! See photos from opening night!

Texas Premiere of 1776 is Coming to Theatre Under The Stars in July

Individual tickets for the Texas premiere of the limited Broadway revival tour of 1776 at Theatre Under The Stars are now on sale.

Cast Announced For 1776 at The Ahmanson Theatre

The national tour of “1776” will make limited engagement stops at major cities across North America including its premiere in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre April 11 through May 7, 2023 with an opening night scheduled for April 12, 2023.

1776 National Tour is Coming to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts in May

American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, 1776, will make its only San Francisco Bay Area stop at San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts.

Review Roundup: 1776 Launches National Tour; What Do the Critics Think?

1776 officially opened on February 16, 2023, at the Forrest Theatre in Philadelphia, PA, and will make limited engagement stops at major cities across North America. Read the reviews for 1776 on tour here!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of the 1776 National Tour

Get a first look at opening night red carpet photos of the new national tour of 1776!

Photos: First Look at Gisela Adisa, Nancy Anderson, Liz Mikel & More in the National Tour of 1776

Get a first look at production photos of the national tour of 1776!

Gisela Adisa, Nancy Anderson, Joanna Glushak, Liz Mikel & More to Star in 1776 National Tour

The National Tour cast has been announced for American Repertory Theater/Roundabout Theatre Company’s new production of 1776. See who is starring in the production, tour dates, and how to purchase tickets!

DON'T CALL US EMERGING: A SONGWRITERS CONCERT is Coming to the Kraine Theatre in December

A group of theatrical singer-songwriters are partnering with FRIGID New York to present the second installment of Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Monday, December 12th, 8pm at The Kraine Theatre); an evening of original material performed by the writers themselves.

WICKED Stars Unite for ELPHABALL at Broadway Sessions

Broadway Sessions is proud to present the 6th annual ELPHBALL! A celebration of all things Wicked featuring past and current Wicked cast members. The evening will feature actors who have played Elphaba as well Glinda, Nessarose and Boq! Performers slated to sing include Jennifer DiNoia, Kristy Cates, Christine Dwyer, Alyssa Fox, Brandi Chavonne Massey, Anne Brummel, Amanda Jane Cooper, Allie Trimm, Dawn Cantwell, Mikayla Renfrow, Jordan Barrow and Jess 'JP' Johnson. The evening will also feature performances by 'Rising Star' James Morrison.

Angel Blue Confirms More Guests For 'Faithful Friday'

Almost as soon as she went into lockdown at her New Jersey home in early March, soprano Angel Blue began producing her own weekly talk show. Faithful Friday with Angel Blue aims to help viewers 'keep the faith,' and believe in themselves. Guests welcomed via video hook-ups so far have included actress Laverne Cox, fashion and Instagram star Sandra Violante, and singers Christine Goerke, Golda Schultz, Matthew Anchel, Lucas Meachem, and Thomas Hampson.

Broadway Sings The Beatles Moves To Highline Ballroom Dec 4 and Updates Line Up

The lineup is complete for the next installment of the Broadway Sings concert series, honoring the foremost and most influential act of the rock era with Broadway Sings The Beatles. The one-night-only concert, held December 4 at 7:30pm, will feature completely new arrangements of the hits of this legendary band, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra playing original orchestrations.

Dawn Cantwell Joins Rachel Tucker in Concert Tonight at 54 Below

Rachel Tucker, who is bringing her solo show to Feinstein's/54 Below this week, will be joined by special guest artist Dawn Cantwell (who played opposite Rachel in WICKED as Nessarose) for her final two performances tonight and tomorrow, September 29 and 30 at 7pm.

Jenn Colella, Drew Gehling, and More will Rock Out in BROADWAY SINGS THE BEATLES this December

The acclaimed Broadway Sings concert series will continue on December 4th at 7:30pm, honoring the foremost and most influential act of the rock era with Broadway Sings The Beatles.

BROADWAY SESSIONS Hosts All-Star Holiday Show Tonight

Tonight, December 15th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes back past guests to share their favorite holiday tunes as part of its annual All-Star Holiday Show!

Dawn Cantwell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Dawn Cantwell been in?

Dawn Cantwell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Dawn Cantwell been in?

Dawn Cantwell has not appeared in the West End.

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