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Joel Perez is an award-winning writer and actor living in NYC. He wrote and stars in Beautiful, FL which premiers on Disney+ in 2023. He co-wrote and performed his solo musical comedy show Playing With Myself at Joe’s Pub and Ars Nova. Other writing includes Stir, a play commission from the Old Globe Theater which was developed at The Huntington Theatre and received an Elliot Norton Award for Best New Script and the musical Lost City Radio (NYSAF, Berkeley Rep Ground Floor, and Rhinebeck Writers Retreat). He is a 2021 Warner Bros. Discovery 150 Artist Grant recipient for his original comedy pilot You’re Tired, You’re Poor. He is the winner of the 2021 Voces Latinx National Playwriting Competition for his play From the Fountain. He is a 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Playwriting from NYFA. His acting work includes Fun Home (Broadway), Kiss My Aztec! (Hartford Stage), As You Like It (The Public Theater), and Sweet Charity (New Group; Lortel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical). Film work includes tick, tick… Boom! (Netflix). TV work includes Jesus Christ Superstar Live! (NBC), Person of Interest (CBS) and Odd Mom Out (Bravo). He performed with the UCB Maude sketch team Peach. Follow him at @misterjoelperez.

Joel Perez Photos


Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2023

Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2022

The New Group's Off-Broadway Production, 2020

The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018

Digital Minsung

[Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Symphony Orchestra Concert Revival, 2018

New York Premiere at The Public Theater, 2017


Public Theatre Public Works Production, 2017

The New Group Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Daddy Brubeck



Original Broadway Production, 2015
Bobby Jeremy



World Premiere Public Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Roy and Others

Joel Perez Awards and Nominations

The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Joel Perez, Sweet Charity

Joel Perez Videos

Joel Perez News

Cast and Creatives Set For STIR at the Old Globe

 The Old Globe has announced the full cast and creative team for Stir by Melinda Lopez (The Old Globe’s Mala) and Joel Perez (La Jolla Playhouse’s Kiss My Aztec!).

COMING TO AMERICA: A TIPSY STAGED READING & More Set for The Movement Theatre Company Spring 2024 Programming

The Movement Theatre Company has unveiled the line-up of special events, readings and residencies that will take place this spring. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Interview: Keith David and Blake Roman on Going From Stage to the HAZBIN HOTEL

Watch a video of Keith David and Blake Roman discussing going from stage to the recording booth in Hazbin Hotel. BroadwayWorld sat down with David and Roman to discuss what to expect from the series, the potential differences between performing on Broadway and in the recording booth for the animated series, and more. 

Interview: HAZBIN HOTEL Creator Discusses the Series' Broadway Cast

Watch a video of Hazbin Hotel creator Vivienne Medrano discussing their voice cast of Broadway stars, including Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Jessica Vosk, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Keith David, Blake Roman, Christian Borle, Patina Miller, Joel Perez, Don Darryl Rivera, Krystina Alabado,Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, and more.

HAZBIN HOTEL Creator Interested in Broadway Musical Adaptation

Hazbin Hotel creator Vivienne Medrano wants to bring the show to Broadway. Since the series features a stacked lineup of Broadway stars, the creator, director, and executive producer of the adult animated musical series says she would be interested in seeing the series make it to the stage.

Interview: Jessica Vosk & Daphne Rubin-Vega on What to Expect From HAZBIN HOTEL

Watch a video of Jessica Vosk and Daphne Rubin-Vega teasing what to expect from Hazbin Hotel, the new adult animated musical series on Prime Video. We sit down with them to discuss what they enjoyed about their first time doing voice work for animation, what to expect from the new series, and more.

Listen: Christian Borle, Alex Brightman, Erika Henningsen & More Sing on HAZBIN HOTEL Soundtrack

A24 Music and Prime Video shared part one of the Hazbin Hotel Original Soundtrack. Get a first listen to Christian Borle, Alex Brightman, Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Blake Roman, Daphne Rubin-Vega, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, and Keith David in the soundtrack from the first episodes of the musical series.

Interview: Jeremy Jordan, Kimiko Glenn & Amir Talai on Their HAZBIN HOTEL Characters

Watch a video of Jeremy Jordan, Kimiko Glenn and Amir Talai reveal their characters on Hazbin Hotel. The trio discusses who they play in the animated series, what they enjoy about voicing characters after their stage experience, and more. 

Interview: Watch Erika Henningsen & Stephanie Beatriz Talk HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series

Erika Henningsen and Stephanie Beatriz discuss their roles on the new adult musical animated series, Hazbin Hotel. Watch a video of them revealing what drew them to the series, combining musical numbers with animation, the differences between voice work and stage acting, and more.

Joel Perez & Ana Villafañe to Host Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Prospect Theater Company's NEW MUSICALS MIXTAPE

Latiné Musical Theatre Lab and Prospect Theater Company have revealed the full line-up of artists for New Musicals Mixtape.

Photos: Erika Henningsen, Patina Miller & More Walk the HAZBIN HOTEL Premiere Red Carpet

Check out photos from the Hazbin Hotel premiere red carpet with Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Blake Roman, Keith David, Kimiko Glenn, Amir Talai, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jessica Vosk, Patina Miller, Joel Perez, Don Darryl Rivera, Brandon Rogers, Krystina Alabado, Shoba Narayan, and composers Sam Haft and Andrew Underberg.

FUN HOME: 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert to Take Place at Joe's Pub

On January 8 at 6:30PM and 9:30PM, Joe's Pub will present a livestreamed concert of FUN HOME: 10th Anniversary Reunion.

Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Krystina Alabado & More Join HAZBIN HOTEL Voice Cast

Hazbin Hotel has added new Broadway stars to its voice cast, including Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, James Monroe Iglehart, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, and more joining Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Kimiko Glenn, Christian Borle, Joel Perez, Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Patina Miller, and Jessica Vosk.

Broadway Streaming Guide: January 2024 - Where to Watch HAZBIN HOTEL & More

Although it may be a new year, a few classics are returning to streaming services, giving Broadway fans the perfect throwback binge list. A new month also wouldn't be complete without some theatre faces popping up in new streaming releases, including the new Mean Girls soundtrack and a star-studded animated series.

Video: Watch the HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series Trailer With Erika Henningsen, Alex Brightman & More

Prime Video released the official trailer for Season One of the adult animated musical comedy Hazbin Hotel. The series features Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Kimiko Glenn, Christian Borle, and Joel Perez. Guest stars will include Darren Criss, Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Patina Miller, and Jessica Vosk. Watch the video!

Parvesh Cheena, Jess Darrow, Osh Ashruf, Joel Perez, and More Will Lead Industry Reading of Jasmine Sharma's PEACHY: A Sorta Chekhovian Traumedy

Sanguine Theatre Company, Roman Sanchez, and Charlie Chauca present Jasmine Sharma's latest play, PEACHY: a sorta chekhovian traumedy, for an industry reading on December 10th at 2:00pm and 5:00pm.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld November 28th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is November 28, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.

Jeremy Jordan, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More Join HAZBIN HOTEL Musical Series

Broadway veterans Darren Criss (Saint Peter), Jeremy Jordan (Lucifer Morningstar), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Carmilla Carmine), Patina Miller (Sera), and Jessica Vosk (Lute) will join Erika Henningsen, Stephanie Beatriz, Alex Brightman, Keith David, Kimiko Glenn, Blake Roman, Amir Talai, Christian Borle, and Joel Perez and more in the series.

Ars Nova Unveils November & December Events Including Isaac Oliver's LONELY CHRISTMAS, SHOWGASM & More

Check out the exciting lineup of November and December events announced by Ars Nova, including benefit performances of Isaac Oliver's Lonely Christmas on December 11 and 12. Get your tickets now!


How many Broadway shows has Joel Perez been in?

Joel Perez has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Joel Perez been in?

Joel Perez has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Joel Perez been nominated for?

Joel Perez has been nominated for the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical award at The Lortel Awards for his performance in Sweet Charity.

What awards has Joel Perez won?

Joel Perez has won the Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical award at The Lortel Awards for his performance in Sweet Charity.

What is Joel Perez next theatre project?

Joel Perez's next show will be The Tempest which opens on 8/27/2023 on Off-Broadway.

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