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Emily Afton

 
Bio:
Broadway: Hair. First National: Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, I Love a Piano. Off-Broadway: Standard Time. Regional: Amelie (CTG); Waitress (A.R.T); Goodspeed Opera House, Stages St. Louis, MSMT, APAC, Mac-Haydn, Arrow Rock. Singer for @savedbythe90s, Friday nights at Webster Hall. BFA ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Hair. First National: Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, I Love a Piano. Off-Broadway: Standard Time. Regional: Amelie (CTG); Waitress (A.R.T); Goodspeed Opera House, Stages St. Louis, MSMT, APAC, Mac-Haydn, Arrow Rock. Singer for @savedbythe90s, Friday nights at Webster Hall. BFA ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2019
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Worker [Replacement]
Fate [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Performer
  [Los Angeles]
Center Theatre Group Pre-Broadway Engagement, 2016
Performer
  [Boston]
American Repertory Theater World Premiere Production, 2015
Performer
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2013
Diva / u/s Marion, Shirley
  [Broadway]
National Tour [Broadway Return Engagement], 2011
Performer (Swing)
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Performer (Swing)

Emily Afton Biography

Broadway: Hair. First National: Hair, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, I Love a Piano. Off-Broadway: Standard Time. Regional: Amelie (CTG); Waitress (A.R.T); Goodspeed Opera House, Stages St. Louis, MSMT, APAC, Mac-Haydn, Arrow Rock. Singer for @savedbythe90s, Friday nights at Webster Hall. BFA Emerson College. @emafton. So much love and gratitude.




Emily Afton News

Patrick Page to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in December; Tom Hewitt to Take O Photo Patrick Page to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN in December; Tom Hewitt to Take Over as 'Hades'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022

Patrick Page will play his final performance in Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning Best Musical, on Friday, December 30.

Photos: See Jewelle Blackman, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More in New HADESTOWN Ima Photo Photos: See Jewelle Blackman, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More in New HADESTOWN Images; New Block of Tickets on Sale
by Show Highlights - Sep 29, 2022

A new block of tickets for Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, are now on sale. Tickets for Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre are available through Sunday, May 28, 2023. See all new photos of the cast here!

Photos: See Lillias White as Missus Hermes in HADESTOWN Photo Photos: See Lillias White as Missus Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Show Highlights - Sep 27, 2022

Lillias White is now starring as Missus Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical. See photos of Lillias White as Missus Hermes here!

Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missu Photo Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missus Hermes!
by Show Highlights - Sep 13, 2022

Go inside Lillias' first performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre and hear her earth-shaking take on the show's opening number and more in the newly released video!

Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13 Photo Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Tony Award¬ģ¬†and Daytime Emmy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Lillias White is set to take over the role of Hermes in¬†Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award¬ģ-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning on Tuesday, September 13.

Stars From WICKED, HADESTOWN, and More Will Lead BRAND NEW DAY Concert to Benefit Bro Photo Stars From WICKED, HADESTOWN, and More Will Lead BRAND NEW DAY Concert to Benefit Broadway Bound Kids
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

The impact of arts education will be felt by everyone who experiences this night of music, celebration, and hope with Broadway Bound Kids. Integrating performances from Broadway performers, students in BBK's free programs, and BBK Teaching Artists, you will leave this show in your feels!

T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN Photo T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Original Broadway cast member and one of the show's celebrated understudies T. Oliver Reid will assume the role of Hermes at the Walter Kerr Theatre starting Tuesday, June 14.

André De Shields Announces HADESTOWN Departure Date Photo André De Shields Announces HADESTOWN Departure Date
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

Hadestown has released the news that André De Shields, Broadway's original Hermes, is set to depart from the award winning production on May 29th. His replacement has not yet been announced.

Jewelle Blackman Will Play Persephone in HADESTOWN Starting April 5 Photo Jewelle Blackman Will Play Persephone in HADESTOWN Starting April 5
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, April 5, Jewelle Blackman will summon spring eight times a week as Persephone in Hadestown at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre.

HADESTOWN Star Amber Gray Steps Back Into the Role of 'Persephone' for Friday Perform Photo HADESTOWN Star Amber Gray Steps Back Into the Role of 'Persephone' for Friday Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Tony-nominee Amber Gray, who originated the role of Persephone in Hadestown, will return to the musical for Friday night's performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

Emily Afton Videos

Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at Videoplay
Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at the Ahmanson

by Stage Tube - May 30, 2020

Center Theatre Group has released a new video in its Scenes From the Vault series. This time, they're flashing back with a clip of Phillipa Soo in the pre-Broadway run of Amelie at the Ahmanson in 2016!

BWW TV: Get Dreaming with Highlights of Phillipa Soo & More in AMELIE on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2017

AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL, is currently in previews and will officially open at the Walter Kerr Theatre(219 W 48th Street) on April 3, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a whimsical first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Fall in Love with Broadway-Bound AMELIE with a Sneak Peek!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 14, 2017

AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL will begin performances on Broadway on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48th Street) and officially open Monday, April 3, 2017. Directed by Tony Award winner Pam Mackinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), AMELIE features a book by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas (The Light in the Piazza), music by Daniel Messe and lyrics by Nathan Tysen & Messe, and musical staging and choreography by Sam Pinkleton.

Tony Sheldon, Manoel Felciano & More Join Phillipa Soo in AMELIE; Full Broadway Cast Announced!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 26, 2017

Producers today announced complete casting for the upcoming Broadway production of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at New Trailer for AMELIE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2016

Center Theatre Group's production of 'Amelie, A New Musical' at the Ahmanson Theatre opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017. Based on the motion picture written by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Guillaume Laurant, 'Amelie, A New Musical' will have its Broadway premiere at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning performances on March 9, 2017 and opening April 3, 2017.  Check out a first look at the new trailer below!

STAGE TUBE: Audience Reactions to WAITRESS at A.R.T. - Plus Clips!
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus presents the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. Check out the audience reactions to the show below, plus a few clips!

STAGE TUBE: Sara Bareilles and Diane Paulus Talk WAITRESS THE MUSICAL on CBS - Plus Clips of the Show!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus presents the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. Below, CBS Boston spoke with Bareilles and Tony-winning director Diane Paulus about the show.  Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from TWENTY-SOMETHINGS 2 at Highline Ballroom, Featuring Robin de Jesus, Kacie Sheik, Nic Rouleau & More
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

Twenty-Somethings 2, an evening spotlighting the work of songwriters Drew Overcash, Blake Pfeil, and Zoe Sarnak, was held Aug. 18 at the Highline Ballroom. Tony nominee Robin de Jesus, Kacie Sheik and Nic Rouleau were among the performers.

BWW TV: Red Carpet of PRISCILLA at Pantages - Dana Delany, Anne Jeffreys, Kate Linder & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2013

Broadway World TV Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group, Inc were once again on hand to celebrate the star studded May 29, 2013 Los Angeles premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert currently on its U.S. National Tour and on stage through June 16 at Hollywood's historic Pantages Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: BROADWAY SINGS THE 90'S with Morgan James, Eric Krop, and More - Updated!
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2012

On Sunday, July 8th at 7PM at Joe's Pub, an all-star line-up of Broadway veterans and some of the city's best new voices presented "The TRL Generation: Broadway Sings The 90's," a one-night only concert event to benefit 'Broadway Impact.' The concert was musically directed and produced by Benjamin Rauhala.


Emily Afton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Emily Afton been in?
Emily Afton has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Emily Afton been in?
Emily Afton has not appeared in the West End


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