Jon Jon Briones

Birth Place: Quezon City, Philippines

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Jon Jon Briones can be seen as Dr. Richard Hanover in the show Ratched on Netflix. Some recent Television appearances include Ariel Augustus,The Grand Chancellor of the Warlocks on American Horror Story: Apocolypse., Modesto Cunanan in American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace as Modesto Cunanan, and an appearance on All Rise. Over the years he has appeared on several television shows, films, commercials and stage productions.

In his recent stage career, he was on Broadway with the transfer of London's West End Revival of Miss Saigon playing the Engineer. A role for which he was nominated and received many awards. On Broadway he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and was given a Theater World Award. In London's West End, he was nominated for an Olivier Award, and won 2 What's On Stage Awards among many others.
Jon Jon was born and raised in the Philippines until he ventured abroad in 1989 to join in the original London cast of Miss Saigon. He has subsequently played the role of the Engineer in Miss Saigon all over the world-Germany, US Tour, UK Tour, Asian Tour and back home in the Philippines as well as a return to London's West End for its final year.
Other theater credits include: Magno Rubio in Magno Rubio, Enjolras in Les Mis, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Tateh in Ragtime, Lion in the The Wiz, Laertes in Hamlet, Rapunzel's Prince in Into the Woods, Man1 in Closer Than Ever, Lukas in Peregrinasyon with Ma-Yi Theater Company in New York, Children of Eden at Papermill Playhouse, and Yellow Face with CTG at the Mark Taper Forum. He can be heard on the original London and Germany soundtracks of Miss Saigon as well as the American Cast recording of Children of Eden. Since moving to Los Angeles 5 years ago he has appeared on Television, Commercials and Film. His TV credits include: recurring guest star "Cosme Caliyag" on NBC's Las Vegas, "Asian Elvis" in Sons of Anarchy, as well as guest stars on Miami Medical, Monk, and Southland a recurring role on General Hospital and co-star in Law & Order LA and Moonlight. Film credits include: Genie in The Fifth Voyage of Sinbad, Rhadamanths in Breathe, Uncle Jon Jon in Brown Soup Thing, Paulo Alcedo in An Immigrant Girl's Journey, Dawn's Father in Proud American, and supporting roles in Finding Foosball, Potluck, Feast & Yokai.

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Jon Jon Briones STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2017
The Engineer

[West End]
West End Revival, 2014
The Engineer

[West End]
Original London Production, 1989
Barman

NVA Soldier


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Nigel Huckle, Laurence Mossman to Star in MISS SAIGON

Two familiar names, Nigel Huckle and Laurence Mossman, have made the list released by GWB Entertainment and GMG Productions, which unveiled the complete cast of 'Miss Saigon.'

MISS SAIGON in Manila Extends Till May 5, 2024

Due to the overwhelming demand during pre-sale, presenter GMG Productions has announced Cameron Mackintosh’s globally-acclaimed revival production of Alain Boublil and Claude Michel Schonberg’s 'Miss Saigon' will extend its run in Manila until May 5, 2024; the original closing date was Apr. 21.

Cameron Mackintosh's Revival Production of MISS SAIGON to Play Manila, March 2024

The 2014 West End production of 'Miss Saigon,' which also premiered on Broadway in 2017 and recently played at the Sydney Opera House, will make its way to The Theatre at Solaire in March 2024. GMG Productions and GWB Entertainment are on board as producers.

Josh Dela Cruz, Danielle Hope, and Jon Jon Briones Will Star in WATERFALL in Thailand

Waterfall: A New Musical, inspired by the Thai musical Behind the Painting and based upon the novel by Sriburapa, will play at Bangkok's Muangthai Rachadalai Theatre this fall.

Photos: Ralph Macchio Attends Reading of THE KARATE KID Musical

The producers of The Karate Kid - The Musical hosted a reading of the upcoming musical yesterday to a packed studio of Broadway industry heavyweights.

Video: Corey Hawkins Leads THE LAST VOYAGE OF THE DEMETER Trailer

The film stars Corey Hawkins (In the Heights, The Color Purple) as Clemens, a doctor who joins the Demeter crew, Aisling Franciosi (Game of Thrones, The Nightingale) as an unwitting stowaway, Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones, Clash of the Titans) as the ship’s captain and more. Watch the video trailer now!

La celebración del 30 Aniversario de LA BELLA Y LA BESTIA ya en Disney+

Protagonizado por H.E.R. como Bella, Josh Groban como Bestia, Joshua Henry como Gaston y Rita Moreno como narradora.

VIDEO: Watch Josh Groban Perform 'Evermore' From BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

Josh Groban has released the video of his performance of 'Evermore' from Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Joining Groban in the special is H.E.R. as Belle, Rita Moreno as the narrator, Joshua Henry as Gaston, Martin Short as Lumière, David Alan Grier as Cogsworth, Jon Jon Briones as Maurice, Shania Twain as Mrs. Potts, and more.

BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Scores 4 Million Viewers

ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration scored 4.5 million viewers, leading in Thursday night television ratings. The presentation starred H.E.R., Josh Groban, Rita Moreno, Shania Twain, Joshua Henry, Martin Short, David Alan Grier, and more. See how the special compared to past television musicals!

Photos: Paige O'Hara, Alan Menken & More Appear in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration featured an appearance by the original voice of Belle, Paige O'Hara, and the musical's composer, Alan Menken. Viewers were also treated to Shania Twain performing a stirring rendition of 'Beauty and the Beast' in honor of Angela Lansbury. Check out photos from the special now!

Review Roundup: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30th CELEBRATION Premieres on ABC

Last night, ABC celebrated 30 years of Beauty & the Beast with a special live action/animated hybrid special. With the special now available to stream on Disney+ and Hulu, check out what critics thought of the new special!

VIDEOS: Watch BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Musical Numbers

Watch videos of the musical numbers from Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration, including an introduction by Rita Moreno, plus Martin Short in 'Be Our Guest,' Joshua Henry in 'Gaston,' David Alan Grier in 'Something There,' Shania Twain singing 'Beauty and the Beast,' and a special finale performance by H.E.R., Josh Groban, and the entire cast.

Listen: BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Soundtrack Out Now

The soundtrack for ABC's Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration has been released! Listen to all thirteen tracks from the upcoming Disney special, which includes classics like 'Be Our Guest,' 'Something There,' and 'Belle,' plus new songs like 'Evermore,' sung by H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Josh Groban, Martin Short, Shania Twain, and more.

VIDEO: Josh Groban Reveals His BEAUTY & THE BEAST Puppet Costume

Josh Groban has revealed a first look at his Beast costume for the Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Check out a video of Groban and the giant puppet in action now, including footage of his first time seeing it. Groban is joined by H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Shania Twain, Rita Moreno, Martin Short, and David Alan Grier in the special.

Photos: Joshua Henry, Josh Groban & More Attend BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Preview Event

The stars and creative team behind ABC’s “Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration” came together for a VIP presentation and celebration of the enchanting special in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Check out photos of H.E.R., Joshua Henry, Josh Groban, Rita Moreno, David Alan Grier, Jon Jon Briones, and more.

VIDEO: First Look at 'Belle' & 'Be Our Guest' In New BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION Featurette

ABC has released a new Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Anniversary featurette, featuring a first look at the making of musical numbers 'Belle' and 'Be Our Guest.' The new featurette also reveals that Beauty & the Beast composer Alan Menken will be appearing in the special, plus a first look at H.E.R.'s iconic yellow Belle dress. Watch the new video now!

Interview: Joshua Henry Reveals How He Prepared to Play Gaston in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

Tony nominee and Into the Woods star Joshua Henry will be playing Gaston alonside stars like H.E.R., Josh Groban, Shania Twain, David Alan Grier, Martin Short, Rita Moreno, Jon Jon Briones, and more. BroadwayWorld caught up with Henry to discuss what to expect from the special, singing 'Agony' on set with Martin Short, and more.

VIDEO: H.E.R. & Josh Groban Discuss Making BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

ABC has released a new featurette for Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration, featuring H.E.R. and Josh Groban discussing the making of the special. The new featurette also features the two of them in the recording studio and a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the live action portion of the special. Watch the new video now!

Wake Up With BWW 12/8: Ethan Slater Joins WICKED Movie, and More!

Top stories include Ethan Slater joining the cast of the Wicked movie as Boq. Plus, casting has been announced for the Broadway productions of Bad Cinderella and Good Night, Oscar. 

Photos: New Stills of Joshua Henry, H.E.R. & More in BEAUTY & THE BEAST: A 30TH CELEBRATION

ABC has now released new stills of Joshua Henry, H.E.R., Shania Twain, David Alan Grier, Jon Jon Briones, Martin Short, Leo Abelo Perry, and Rizwan Manji in Beauty & the Beast: A 30th Celebration. Check out the new photos of the cast in action now!

Jon Jon Briones FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Jon Jon Briones has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Jon Jon Briones has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

Jon Jon Briones's first West End show was Miss Saigon which opened in 1989

Jon Jon Briones has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. Some of the notable nominations include Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his performance in "Miss Saigon," Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "Miss Saigon," and Best Actor in a Musical at the Olivier Awards for his role in "Miss Saigon."

Jon Jon Briones has won the Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his role in Miss Saigon.

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