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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.

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Joel Newsome 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]


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Florida Studio Theater Celebrates The Music Of The Movies With REEL MUSIC


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 “Singin' in the Rain,” “Circle of Life,” and “My Heart Will Go On,” this new Cabaret traces how films—and the music highlighted in them—have evolved over the past one hundred years.

The 10th Annual CHRISTMAS SING ALONG, Returns Live This Holiday Season


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


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


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


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


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


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 Self Be True'


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


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


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.

BWW Review: Boston Opera House Welcomes CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY National Tour


The Boston premiere of the US National Tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY opened at the Boston Opera House this week, just a year after the Broadway production closed. The core of the Broadway creative team brings in a 36-member cast, including the beguiling candy man Willy Wonka and the Oompa Loompas, his odd little troupe of orange-haired factory workers.

Photo Flash: See What the Candy Man Can Do in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY


The tour opened last month in Buffalo, NY to rave reviews and set a new record as the highest grossing and attended tour launch in Shea's history. Just finishing its third week in Chicago, the tour continues to delight audiences. Get a look at the tour below!

WATCH: Get A Taste of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour In Rehearsal


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is gearing up to take the show on the road! Watch the cast perform three numbers from the upcoming tour!

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


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!

James Young, Kathy Fitzgerald, and More Complete Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Tour


Complete casting has been announced for the national tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY which will launch this September.

Kravis Center Presents Broadway's Musical Comedy Smash SOMETHING ROTTEN!


The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts on May 1-6, 2018.

SOMETHING ROTTEN to Crack Up Providence


The completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), May 15 - 20, 2018. In Providence, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN is 'Stinking Funny'


The touring company of Something Rotten comes up smelling like a rose in Philly.

Cast Announced for SOMETHING ROTTEN at the National Theatre


Casting has been announced for the hit Broadway musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! for its upcoming engagement at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre from February 6 thru 18, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre box office (Monday thru Friday from Noon to 6:00 PM), or by calling 800-514-3849. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

SOMETHING ROTTEN! is on its Way to Sacramento


The completely original new musical Something Rotten!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Aladdin), with music and lyrics by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at the Community Center Theater on Jan. 2, 2018, and runs through Jan. 7.

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.

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