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Emmanuelle Zeesman

Birth Place: Canada

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National Tours: Upcoming- Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Wizard of Oz", role of Aunt Em/ us Glinda. "Latin Beats, Heroic Feats" with Platypus Theatre's North American/ Australian and Asian Orchestras. Selected Off-Broadway productions include: Rita in "Dex! A Killer Musical", "A Christmas Carol", "The Little Mermaid" and "Pieces" (Directed by ONCE's Shaun Peknik)
Selected Regional Credits include: Mrs Johnstone in "Blood Brothers" (for which she won the Critics Circle Award for Best Actress), Guys and Dolls (starring Broadway super stars Hugh Panaro and Ernie Sabella) at the National Arts Centre, Mrs. Walker in "The Who's Tommy", The Narrator in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and Kate in "Mythos: The Vampire Rock Opera" at Toronto Buddies In Bad Times Theatre.
For more information, credits, media and photos please visit www.emmanuellezeesman.com

Emmanuelle Zeesman STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
New National Tour, 2021
Prudy Pingleton/Gym Teacher/Matron [Replacement]

Prudy Pingleton [Replacement]

Gym Teacher [Replacement]

Matron [Replacement]


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HAIRSPRAY North American Tour is Coming to the Orpheum Theatre This Spring

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will be performing a limited engagement at BroadwaySF’s Orpheum Theatre. See performance dates and learn how to purchase tickets.

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Stifel Theatre

What did our critic think of HAIRSPRAY at Stifel Theatre?The current national tour of HAIRSRAY is visiting The Stifel Theatre in St. Louis with two performances on February 8th and 9th. This production is led by St. Louisan Caroline Eiseman with an effervescent performance as the optimistic Tracy Turnblad. HAIRSPRAY continues to fill houses across the country 22 years after it premiered on Broadway.  

HAIRSPRAY is Coming to Stifel Theatre in February

Hairspray is coming to Stifel Theatre on February 8-9. Learn how to purchase tickets!

HAIRSPRAY Comes To Mayo Performing Arts Center, January 26-27

MPAC releases Hairspray and announces February events. Get all the details on upcoming shows and performances at Mayo Performing Arts Center.

HAIRSPRAY Comes to the Palace Theater Next Month

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play January 16-18 in Waterbury, CT at the Palace Theater.

Photos: Get a First Look at New Images of HAIRSPRAY on Tour

Check out new photos of Hairspray on tour, and see if the show is coming to a city near you!

HAIRSPRAY Coming to Playhouse Square in December

Get ready for a toe-tapping experience! HAIRSPRAY, the hit musical, is coming to Playhouse Square in December. Find out all the details about the dates and venue for this exciting production. Don't miss your chance to catch this fabulous show live on stage. Book your tickets now!

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Broadway Palm

What did our critic think of HAIRSPRAY at Broadway Palm?

Greg Kalafatas and Caroline Eiseman-Led HAIRSPRAY National Tour Reveals 2023-24 Casting and Full Route

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, has announced casting and the touring schedule for the 2023-2024 season. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will visit 45 cities including premiere engagements in Calgary, AB; Charlotte, NC; Cleveland, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Edmonton, ALB; Houston, TX; Nashville, TN; Ottawa, ONT; Vancouver, BC; and many more.

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Bass Concert Hall

HAIRSPRAY is a chipper, wildly energetic show, and if you can leave your inner skeptic at the door, you might see a glimmer of hope. If not that, then you’ll certainly have basked in some joy for a couple of hours.

Review: Drag Race Star Nina West Leads Hilarious New HAIRSPRAY Tour at Segerstrom Center

As if the universe knew that our increasingly divisive country is in desperate need to revisit this hit 2002 Tony Award-winning musical again, HAIRSPRAY has now embarked on a brand new non-equity national tour starring RuPaul's Drag Race fan favorite Nina West. The show, now at Segerstrom Center for the Arts through April 30, does not disappoint.

Review: HAIRSPRAY at Proctors

As I settled into my seat at Proctors to watch the new touring production of HAIRSPRAY, I wasn’t expecting anything particularly revolutionary. Instead, I was met with a production that embodies the show’s themes of love and solidarity so effectively that I’m convinced this show is more timely now than it was when it was conceived two decades ago.

HAIRSPRAY Tour to Play The Eccles Theater in April 2023

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, will go on sale Friday, November 18 at 10am. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play April 11 - 16, 2023 in Salt Lake City at the Eccles Theater. 

National Tour Of HAIRSPRAY Returns To Wilmington Next Month

You Can't Stop the Beat! The Grand is proud to present the Wilmington engagement of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon HAIRSPRAY at the historic Playhouse on Rodney Square from December 1 to December 4.

HAIRSPRAY On Sale At The Orpheum Theatre This Friday

Hennepin Theatre Trust has announced that HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, returns to Minneapolis next year as part of the 2022-2023 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin season.

Photos/Video: First Look at the New Cast of HAIRSPRAY on Tour, Featuring Andrew Levitt aka Nina West

All new photos and video have been released of the new cast of the North American tour of Hairspray, helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. Check out the clips and photos here!

Tickets for HAIRSPRAY Tour with Nina West at Miller Auditorium On Sale Now

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, went on sale September 16, 2022 at 10 AM. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play Friday, November 4 – Saturday, November 5, 2022 in Kalamazoo at Miller Auditorium. 

Tickets For HAIRSPRAY at the Ohio Theatre On Sale Now

HAIRSPRAY, Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is on sale now! This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O'Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play November 8-13 in Columbus at the Ohio Theatre, presented by CAPA and PNC Broadway in Columbus. 

Photos: See Andrew Levitt (aka Nina West), Niki Metcalf & More in Rehearsals for the HAIRSPRAY North American Tour

The HAIRSPRAY North American tour, helmed by Jack O'Brien and Jerry Mitchell, will kick off at The Carson Center in Paducah, KY, prior to visiting more than 55 cities in its second touring season. Get a first look inside rehearsals here!

Andrew Levitt AKA Nina West Will Return to the National Tour of HAIRSPRAY

Returning cast members Andrew Levitt aka Nina West (from “RuPaul's Drag Race”) as Edna Turnblad, Niki Metcalf as Tracy Turnblad, Sandie Lee as Motormouth Maybelle, Billy Dawson as Corny Collins, Ryahn Evers as Amber Von Tussle, Addison Garner as Velma Von Tussle, and Emery Henderson as Penny Pingleton will be joined by new principal cast members Charlie Bryant III as Seaweed J. Stubbs, Ralph Prentice Daniel as Wilbur Turnblad, Brayden Krikke as Link Larkin and Joi D. McCoy as Little Inez.

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