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Joel Newsome

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Joel Newsome: Currently playing Lord Clapham in the 1st National tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN. Joel was a member of the Chicago, Toronto and US National tour Companies of Elton John's BILLY ELLIOT. He was a member of the last North American Company of BILLY ELLIOT which closed in Brazil. BROADWAY: ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Joel Newsome: Currently playing Lord Clapham in the 1st National tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN. Joel was a member of the Chicago, Toronto and US National tour Companies of Elton John's BILLY ELLIOT. He was a member of the last North American Company of BILLY ELLIOT which closed in Brazil. BROADWAY: ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2017
Ensemble
Lord Clapham [Replacement]
Nostradamus (Understudy) [Replacement]
Brother Jeremiah (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2010
Mr. Wilkinson [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2010
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Bert Barry [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Waiter [Replacement]
Andy Lee (Understudy) [Replacement]
Bert Barry (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Carmen Ghia (Understudy) [Replacement]
Leo Bloom (Understudy) [Replacement]

Joel Newsome Biography

Joel Newsome: Currently playing Lord Clapham in the 1st National tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN. Joel was a member of the Chicago, Toronto and US National tour Companies of Elton John's BILLY ELLIOT. He was a member of the last North American Company of BILLY ELLIOT which closed in Brazil. BROADWAY: 42ND STREET Revival where he covered and performed the roles of Andy Lee and Bert Barry. He can also be seen on the 2001 Tony Awards performing with the company of 42nd Street. Other Broadway shows include Mel Brooks' THE PRODUCERS directed and Choreographed By Susan Stroman. He was the Leo Bloom and Carmen Ghia understudy. He left the Broadway company to join the 2nd National tour of THE PRODUCERS where he eventually took over the role of Leo Bloom for a period of time. He was a part of the original incarnation of Jonathon Larson's RENT. Regionally, Joel has performed all over the country at theaters such as: Goodspeed Opera House, Paper Mill Playhouse, Theatre Under the Stars, Southern Arizona Light Opera Company, Music Theatre of Wichita, Arizona Theatre Company, North Carolina Theatre, Caldwell Theatre, Riverside theatre, Florida Stage as well and Florida Studio Theatre. Joel is a Graduate of The University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music.





Joel Newsome News

Florida Studio Theater Celebrates The Music Of The Movies With REEL MUSIC Photo Florida Studio Theater Celebrates The Music Of The Movies With REEL MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023

Florida Studio Theatre presents the original music revue, Reel Music, celebrating the movies that helped create the soundtrack to the last century.¬† Featuring classics like ‚ÄúSingin' in the Rain,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúCircle of Life,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúMy Heart Will Go On,‚ÄĚ this new Cabaret traces how films‚ÄĒand the music highlighted in them‚ÄĒhave evolved over the past one hundred years.

The 10th Annual CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, Returns Live This Holiday Season Photo The 10th Annual CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, Returns Live This Holiday Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

THE 10TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SING ALONG show, an Upper West Side holiday favorite held annually at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church at W114th and Broadway, returns live and in-person on Sunday, December 5th at 5:30 PM EST.

A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Will Close This Sunday Photo A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Will Close This Sunday
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

A Turtle on a Fence Post, a new musical comedy, will close on Sunday, November 21 at Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street). At the time of closing, the show will have played 18 previews and 9 performances. A Turtle on a Fence Post has a book by Prisoner #11RO731*, music by Austin Nuckols, and lyrics by Lily Dwoskin.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Photo VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2021

A Turtle on a Fence Post, a new musical comedy, is currently playing at the newly renamed Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street) with opening night set for November 14.

Photos: Theater 555 Presents A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Photo Photos: Theater 555 Presents A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

A Turtle on a Fence Post, a new musical comedy, is currently playing at the newly renamed Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street) with opening night set for November 14.

Performances Begin Tomorrow for A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Photo Performances Begin Tomorrow for A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2021

A Turtle on a Fence Post, a new musical comedy, will play the newly renamed Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street) with performances beginning tomorrow October 26, and opening on November 14.

A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Announces  Complete Cast & Creative Team Photo A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Announces Complete Cast & Creative Team
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021

Max Brod Productions announced today the complete cast and creative team for the new off-Broadway musical comedy A Turtle on a Fence Post, set to re-open the newly renamed Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street) with performances beginning Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

VIDEO: Original Tour Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Reunites for Reimagined 'To Thine Own  Photo VIDEO: Original Tour Cast of SOMETHING ROTTEN! Reunites for Reimagined 'To Thine Own Self Be True'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2020

The Something Rotten! 1st National Tour cast has reunited for a performance of the reimagined song, 'To Thine Own Self Be True'. The song was rewritten for the tour but has never been recorded - until now!

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Dazzle at Orpheum Theatre Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY to Dazzle at Orpheum Theatre
by Alan Henry - Jul 16, 2019

Join the 'world of pure imagination' as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory plays at the Orpheum Theatre Nov. 5-10, 2019.

Casting Announced For CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY At Segerstrom Center Photo Casting Announced For CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY At Segerstrom Center
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2019

The producers and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are pleased to announce casting for the national tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, which will play Segerstrom Hall May 28 - June 9, 2019. As previously announced, Broadway veteran Noah Weisberg (South Pacific, Enron, Elf, Legally Blonde) will star as the extraordinary chocolate maker, Willy Wonka, with Henry Boshart (age 10), Collin Jeffery (age 11) and Rueby Wood (age 11), alternating in the title role of Charlie Bucket.

Joel Newsome Videos

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of A TURTLE ON A FENCE POST

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 12, 2021

A Turtle on a Fence Post, a new musical comedy, is currently playing at the newly renamed Theater 555 (555 W. 42nd Street) with opening night set for November 14.

BWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Del Videoplay
BWW TV: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour Cast Talks What Makes This Show So Delicious

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2018

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is gearing up to take the show on the road! Hear what the cast and creatives have to say about what makes this musical so delicious!

BWW TV: CAGNEY Cast Transports Bryant Park Back in Time!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2016

This week's final installment included a performance by the Broadway cast of Cagney, including: Jeremy Benton, Robert Creighton, Danette Holden,Freddie Kimmel, Joel Newsome, Matt Perri, Bruce Sabath, Josh Walden, and Ellen Zolezzi. Watch below as they perform highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of NSMT's BILLY ELLIOT
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2015

Get ready to be amazed, be inspired, and be moved when BILLY ELLIOT The Musical, the joyous smash hit musical, takes the stage at Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) in an all new production created just for NSMT audiences. BILLY ELLIOT The Musical is playing thru Sunday, October 11. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Playhouse on Park's THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, Opening Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jun 11, 2014

Put on your thinking caps and get ready for an entertaining competition! Playhouse on Park is finishing its 2013-2014 season with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. In this hilarious hit musical, six quirky adolescents have their eyes on the spelling championship. Along the way they learn that winning isn't all you expect.and neither is losing. In 'an utterly charming look at one of the screwier manifestations of the American Dream' (TIME), audiences will cheer on a whole group of underdogs. Click below to get a sneak peek at the cast!

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for BILLY ELLIOT's Opening Night at the Pantages Theatre!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Apr 17, 2012

blurbThe U.S. National Tour of the 2009 Tony Award winning musical BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL officially opened in Los Angeles April 12, 2012 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 5 week engagement through May 13.


Joel Newsome Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Joel Newsome been in?
Joel Newsome has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Joel Newsome been in?
Joel Newsome has not appeared in the West End