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Jake Shears

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price [Replacement]

Photos

Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring J Photo

Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters and Kristin Maldonado of Pentatonix on March 5, 2018 at the Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/30/2018
Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring J Photo

Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters and Kristin Maldonado of Pentatonix on March 5, 2018 at the Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/30/2018
Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring J Photo

Theatre Marquee for Wayne Brady's return to "Kinky Boots" on Broadway also starring Jake Shears on March 5, 2018 at the Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/30/2018
Jake Shears takes his curtain call bows during his  Broadway Debut In "Kinky Boots" a Photo

Jake Shears takes his curtain call bows during his Broadway Debut In "Kinky Boots" at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on January 8, 2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/27/2018
Jake Shears takes his curtain call bows during his  Broadway Debut In "Kinky Boots" a Photo

Jake Shears takes his curtain call bows during his Broadway Debut In "Kinky Boots" at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on January 8, 2018 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/27/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Charlie Price [Replacement]






Jake Shears News

Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA â€" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACL Photo Full Cast Announced for Industry Reading of BELVA â€" DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins today announced the cast for the special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

Mark Ballas, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Drew Seeley & More Join KINKY BOOTS at the Hollyw Photo Mark Ballas, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Drew Seeley & More Join KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Kinky Boots July 8–10,2022. Find out how to get tickets and see who else is in the cast!

New Musical BELVA - DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE Announces Industry Reading Photo New Musical BELVA - DON'T GIVE UP BEFORE THE MIRACLE Announces Industry Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Tony Award winning producer Michael A. Jenkins will present special by-invitation-only industry reading for the new musical BELVA - Don’t Give Up Before the Miracle on Friday June 10th at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Avenue).

Wayne Brady, Jake Shears, & Kelly Marie Tran to Lead KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bow Photo Wayne Brady, Jake Shears, & Kelly Marie Tran to Lead KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022

Get tickets get more information on the production this summer. First casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Kinky Boots, featuring Wayne Brady in the role of Lola, Jake Shears as Charlie, and Kelly Marie Tran as Lauren. 

Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye Bakker Musical to Hit the West End in Fall 202 Photo Elton John and Jake Shears' Tammy Faye Bakker Musical to Hit the West End in Fall 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, James Graham is collaborating with music legend Elton John and Jake Shears of The Scissor Sisters on a musical take on the life of infamous TV evangelist, Tammy Faye Bakker.

Deven Green & Ned Douglas Return For VERSUS Game Show Season Two Photo Deven Green & Ned Douglas Return For VERSUS Game Show Season Two
by Michael Major - Dec 22, 2021

Contestants include Jake Shears (The Scissor Sisters), Sam Pancake (A Million Little Things), Kim Chi (RuPaul’s Drag Race) and Detox (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Lina Bradford (DJ Lina), Mark Anthony Samuel (General Hospital) and Jake DuPree, and Jackie Cox. Plus, watch the new trailer!

Special Vinyl Edition of J. Breckenridge's New Album MONOTONY Out Today Photo Special Vinyl Edition of J. Breckenridge's New Album MONOTONY Out Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

RED CARD RECORDS has announced that Monotony – the debut album of all-original music from J. BRECKENRIDGE, the singer/songwriter and recording artist persona of noted stage and screen performer Josh Breckenridge – is available on a special vinyl edition starting today, Friday, July 9.

J. Breckenridge's MONOTONY Special Vinyl Edition to be Released in July Photo J. Breckenridge's MONOTONY Special Vinyl Edition to be Released in July
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

RED CARD RECORDS has announced that Monotony – the debut album of all-original music from J. BRECKENRIDGE, the singer/songwriter and recording artist persona of noted stage and screen performer Josh Breckenridge – will be available on a special vinyl edition starting on Friday, July 9.

TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL, IN PIECES, AFTER MIDNIGHT and More to Stream in June Photo TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL, IN PIECES, AFTER MIDNIGHT and More to Stream in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

Broadway On Demand has shared its current and upcoming June programming lineup including titles and events that celebrate PRIDE, the U.S. Premiere of In Pieces, a new musical by Joey Contreras, the Signature Theatre production of After Midnight starring Christopher Jackson, and more.

stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL,  Photo stream.theatre Announces Pride Month Lineup Including TALES OF THE CITY THE MUSICAL, CRUISE and HUSHABYE MOUNTAIN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2021

From Jeff Whitty, the creator of Avenue Q, and the Scissor Sister's Jake Shears and John Garden comes ARMISTEAD MAUPIN'S TALES OF THE CITY, THE MUSICAL based on Armistead Maupin's landmark series of novels about San Francisco in the 70s. The presentation is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the premiere musical staging at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater in 2011.

Jake Shears Videos

VIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter,  VideoVIDEO: Past KINKY BOOTS Cast Members Perform 'Raise You Up', Including Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford, and More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2020

Past cast members from various productions of Kinky Boots have created a video in honor of pride, performing the show's finale, 'Raise You Up'!

THE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony VideoTHE PROM to Perform at WorldPride Closing Ceremony
by Julie Musbach - Apr 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that The Prom will perform at the WorldPride Closing Ceremony on June 30th in Times Square. Melissa Etheridge will headline the Closing Ceremony, which will also include performances by Jake Shears & MNEK. Additional talent will be announced in the weeks ahead.

Video: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS VideoVideo: Welcome to the Land of Lola! Meet the New Leads of KINKY BOOTS
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 9, 2017

Kinky Boots producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig announced today that Jake Shears, lead singer of the glam pop group Scissor Sisters, will make his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price', succeeding Stark Sands beginning Monday, January 8, 2018. He will play for a limited run through Sunday, April 1, 2018. That same day, January 8, returning to the cast as 'Lola' is J. Harrison Ghee, who succeeds Billy Porter.

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Today, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

Jacob Langfelder Presents John Arthur Greene in FREEDOM A Concert Experience Celebrating Music of George Michael
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 4, 2017

Nearly two years since its original inception, Jacob Langfelder and Broadway The Hardway will present an encore performance of I WANT YOUR WHAM! - FREEDOM, a Concert Celebrating the Music of George Michael and WHAM! on Wednesday, January 18th at 9:30pm at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd Street).

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of CTG's BENT
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2015

Just in to BroadwayWorld! Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by Moisés Kaufman, began previews on July 15 and opens July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. BroadwayWorld has a stunning first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of CTG's BENT with Jake Shears, Andy Mientus & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2015

Martin Sherman's 'Bent,' a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, opened on July 26 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Moises Kaufman, performances for 'Bent' will continue through August 23. (Previews started on July 15.) Check out a behind-the-scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Sings 'Streets of Berlin' from BENT at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2015

Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by Moises Kaufman, beginning previews tomorrow, July 15, and opening July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Below, watch Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) sing 'Streets of Berlin,' a song he wrote and performs in the play!

STAGE TUBE: First Look - MTV's Special IT GETS BETTER Airing 2/21
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 15, 2012

Dan Savage, syndicated columnist, author, co-creator of the It Gets Better Project, and star of MTV's upcoming series 'Savage U,' will anchor a 60-minute IT GETS BETTER special, which will spotlight the emotional and societal struggles many LGBT youth face. The special will air on both MTV and Logo on Tuesday, February 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT.

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes, Mary Birdsong, Jake Wilson & More Parody Sara Bareilles
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 27, 2011

Some of Broadway's best parodied Bareilles's 'Uncharted,' giving the song a completely unique spin. The spoof - featuring some Broadway favorites including Laura Osnes (Anything Goes), Mary Birdsong (Tales of The City), Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters/Tales of The City) and more - appears below!


Jake Shears Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jake Shears been in?
Jake Shears has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jake Shears been in?
Jake Shears has not appeared in the West End