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Joel Perez

 
Bio:
Joel is honored to make his Broadway debut after originating the role Off-Broadway at the Public Theater. Stage work includes In the Heights (1st National Tour), Fame (Macau Music Festival), Stuck Elevator (A.C.T. and Long Wharf Theater), The Mapmaker's Opera (NYMF), and Pirates! (Huntington ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Joel is honored to make his Broadway debut after originating the role Off-Broadway at the Public Theater. Stage work includes In the Heights (1st National Tour), Fame (Macau Music Festival), Stuck Elevator (A.C.T. and Long Wharf Theater), The Mapmaker's Opera (NYMF), and Pirates! (Huntington ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Second Stage Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Rodriguez
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group's Off-Broadway Production, 2020
Cast
  [Off-Broadway]
The Public Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Digital Minsung
Chorus
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Ensemble
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
National Symphony Orchestra Concert Revival, 2018
Bernardo
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Premiere at The Public Theater, 2017
Creon
Coro
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theatre Public Works Production, 2017
Touchstone
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Herman
Vittorio
Daddy Brubeck
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Roy
Pete
Bobby Jeremy
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Public Theatre Off-Broadway Production, 2013
Roy and Others

Joel Perez Biography

Joel is honored to make his Broadway debut after originating the role Off-Broadway at the Public Theater. Stage work includes In the Heights (1st National Tour), Fame (Macau Music Festival), Stuck Elevator (A.C.T. and Long Wharf Theater), The Mapmaker's Opera (NYMF), and Pirates! (Huntington Theater). Ensemble member of Broken Box Mime Theater. TV work includes “Person of Interest” (CBS), "The Big C" (Showtime), and "Black Box" (ABC). He studied at Tufts University and The British American Drama Academy. Love to my familia, the Sundance Theater Lab and everyone at BRS/GAGE and Abrams Artists Agency. www.joelperez.com

Joel Perez Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Joel Perez, Sweet Charity

Joel Perez News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Playhouse on Park's PI Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Playhouse on Park's PIPPIN Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Louisa Jacobson, Tim Daly & More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY Photo Louisa Jacobson, Tim Daly & More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

The 24 Hour Plays has announced that actors Abubakr Ali (Netflix’s “Grendel”), Leyna Bloom (Port Authority, Sports Illustrated), Maddie Corman (“Younger”, Accidentally Brave), and more will join The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

Joel Perez and Kara Young to Host The Movement Theatre Company's 15th Anniversary Gal Photo Joel Perez and Kara Young to Host The Movement Theatre Company's 15th Anniversary Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

The Movement Theatre Company has announced hosts and performers for their 2022 Annual Gala, which will celebrate the company’s 15th Anniversary. The gala will be held on Monday October 17 at Ginny’s Supper Club at Red Rooster.

Review: ALIEN8 at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Photo Review: ALIEN8 at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Sep 24, 2022

The script and music are brilliant, delving into issues that teens and families deal with every day with authentic dialogue and beautiful, emotion-filled music. This show comes to life at DreamWrights with a talented cast and crew. Audiences can catch this show at DreamWrights through September 25th.

DreamWrights Center for Community Arts to Present New Musical ALiEN8 This Month Photo DreamWrights Center for Community Arts to Present New Musical ALiEN8 This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

DreamWrights Center for Community Arts will present the brand new Brennan & White musical ALiEN8! In a small Midwestern town, a tornado touches down on prom night, leaving devastation in its wake. The prom-goers emerge from the school to discover a third of their town gone.

Review: SPRING AWAKENING at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts Photo Review: SPRING AWAKENING at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Jun 25, 2022

Spring Awakening is a challenging and important show that does not shy away from the difficult experiences in life. The cast and crew at DreamWrights have put together a truly wonderful production of this show.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC!  at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Review: KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - Jun 14, 2022

Kiss My Aztec! Is a hilarious musical based on Latin American history “…. Very loosely!” This upbeat show is a real party with entirely original music, bold and bright-colored sets and costuming, as well as an exceptionally multitalented cast that keeps the energy up from start to finish.

BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage Photo BWW Interview: John Leguizamo of KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 29, 2022

Read an interview with John Leguizamo in which he takes about Kiss My Aztec! an irreverent new musical loosely based on Latin American history. Travel back to the 1500's as a group of Aztecs lead the resistance against Spanish invaders. With a fierce female warrior at the helm and a not-so-fierce clown in tow, they mount a scrappy attack - and get entangled with royalty, colonizers, pop stars, and puppets

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosts 16 Award-winning Musical Theatre Writers For Summer R Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosts 16 Award-winning Musical Theatre Writers For Summer Residencies
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host 16 award-winning musical theatre writers of eight new musicals for eight consecutive weeklong residencies between July 3 and August 28.

Joel Perez Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & M Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Krystina Alabado, KC Dela Cruz, Angelica Maria Beliard & More In Pre-Broadway KISS MY AZTEC! at Hartford Stage

by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the East Coast Premiere of the hilarious Kiss My Aztec! An upbeat musical comedy, Kiss My Aztec! features a book by comedy legend John Leguizamo and acclaimed director Tony Taccone; music by Benjamin Velez; lyrics by David Kamp, Leguizamo and Velez; and choreography by Mayte Natalio.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of MYSTIC PIZZA at Ogunquit Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at the World Premiere of MYSTIC PIZZA at Ogunquit Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2021

Trade one quaint New England seacoast village for another this fall with the world premiere of Mystic Pizza: A New Musical at Ogunquit Playhouse. Get a first look at video of the production!

Broadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: FUN HOME Opens Up on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Fun Home arrived at the Circle in the Square Theatre, where it played for 583 performances.

VIDEO: John Leguizamo and the Cast of KISS MY AZTEC! Sing 'The Social Distancing Song Videoplay
VIDEO: John Leguizamo and the Cast of KISS MY AZTEC! Sing 'The Social Distancing Song'

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

John Leguizamo and Joel Perez, and the cast of La Jolla Playhouse's Kiss My Aztec! have posted a video of them performing 'The Social Distancing Song.'

BWW TV: Look Back At FUN HOME's Opening Night Videoplay
BWW TV: Look Back At FUN HOME's Opening Night

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 3, 2020

It's time to come to the Fun Home! As BroadwayWord previously reported, Academy Award-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal will produce an upcoming big screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home, where he will also portray Bruce Bechdel. To celebrate and get ready to head back to Maple Avenue, we're looking back at the show's Broadway opening night. Check out the video to get a peek at Michael Cerveris, Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, and more on the big night!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At John Leguizamo's Musical KISS MY AZTEC at Berkeley Rep

by Alan Henry - Jun 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Kiss My Aztec! Check out the video! John Leguizamo teams up with Artistic Director Tony Taccone for this musical comedy, following their collaboration on the hit one-man show Latin History for Morons, which received its world premiere at Berkeley Rep before heading to Broadway. Leguizamo will serve as co-writer and co-lyricist only for Kiss My Aztec! - 11 other talented actors will perform in this production. Taccone will also direct.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from OEDIPUS EL REY at The Public Theater

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 24, 2017

The Public Theater's Oedipus El Rey, written by Luis Alfaro and directed by Chay Yew, is being presented in collaboration with The Sol Project, running through Sunday, December 3 with an official opening tonight, October 24. Check out highlights from the production below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Public Works' AS YOU LIKE IT at the Delacorte

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 7, 2017

The Public Theater's free Public Works production of As You Like It took place September 1-5 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: Poughkeepsie or Bust! 2017 Casts and Creatives Get Ready for a New Powerhouse Season
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 18, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film is preparing for the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017:

VIDEO: Ana Villafane, Sergio Trujillo and More Talk Value in R.Evolucion Latina's 'Faces of Broadway,' Episode 2
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

R. Evolucion Latina continues to celebrate and inspire with the motto 'Dare to go Beyond.' In this second episode of 'Faces of Broadway' they explore the question of being valuable. See what Broadway Artists had to say as they explored their relationship to their art and their humanity in the video below!


Joel Perez Frequently Asked Questions

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?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Sweet Charity .

What awards has Joel Perez won?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Sweet Charity.