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Jose Llana

 
Birth Place:
PHILIPPINES
Bio:
Jose Llana most recently appeared as Adam in the World Premiere of Joe diPietro's Falling For Eve at the York. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, original Chip Tolentino (Drama Desk Award); Wang Ta in Flower Drum Song; Angel in RENT; Jessie-Lee in Streetcorner Symphony; and Lun ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: May 05, 1976 (46)

Birth Place: PHILIPPINES

Bio:
Jose Llana most recently appeared as Adam in the World Premiere of Joe diPietro's Falling For Eve at the York. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, original Chip Tolentino (Drama Desk Award); Wang Ta in Flower Drum Song; Angel in RENT; Jessie-Lee in Streetcorner Symphony; and Lun ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
Lincoln Center National Tour, 2016
The King
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Public Theater Musical Adaptation, 2016
Orsino
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
King of Siam [Replacement]
King of Siam [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2013
Ferdinand Marcos
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
El Gato
  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 2010
Adam
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Chip Tolentino
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Chip Tolentino
Chip Tolentino
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Ta
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ta
  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2000
Tin Man
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1999
Guillaume
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Jessie-Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Gabey
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1997
Gabey
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Angel Schunard [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Lun Tha

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
Lincoln Center National Tour, 2016
The King

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Public Theater Musical Adaptation, 2016
Orsino

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theatre Broadway Revival, 2015
King of Siam [Replacement]

King of Siam [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Production, 2013
Ferdinand Marcos

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
El Gato

  [Off-Broadway]
York Theatre Company Production, 2010
Adam

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Chip Tolentino

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Chip Tolentino

Chip Tolentino

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Ta

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Ta

  [Chicago]
World Premiere, 2000
Tin Man

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1999
Guillaume

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1998
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Jessie-Lee

  [Off-Broadway]
1997
Gabey

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1997
Gabey

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Angel Schunard [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Lun Tha

Jose Llana Biography

Jose Llana most recently appeared as Adam in the World Premiere of Joe diPietro's Falling For Eve at the York. Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, original Chip Tolentino (Drama Desk Award); Wang Ta in Flower Drum Song; Angel in RENT; Jessie-Lee in Streetcorner Symphony; and Lun Tha in The King and I. Off-Broadway: Gabey in On the Town and Adam Guettel’s Saturn Returns, both at The Public Theater. Regional: Martin Guerre (Guillaume, Guthrie Theater), Ballad of Little Jo (Steppenwolf Theater, Jefferson Nom.), Candide (Prince Theater, Barrymore Nom.) and as El Gato in the World Premiere of Wonderland (Straz & Alley Theater). Workshops: Frank Wildhorn’s Havana, Melchior in Spring Awakening (Sundance Lab) and Honor (Prospect), among others. TV/film: Sex and the City and Hitch. Cast albums and solo album, VIVA Philippines label.

Jose Llana Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical
Jose Llana, Here Lies Love

Jose Llana News

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet Photo Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet
by Bruce Glikas - Jun 12, 2022

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

Idina Menzel, Beth Malone, Jose Llana, Mykal Kilgore & More to Star in THE BIG MIX at Photo Idina Menzel, Beth Malone, Jose Llana, Mykal Kilgore & More to Star in THE BIG MIX at Little Island
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced today the complete casting for The Big Mix, a three-week, three-holiday, one-of-a-kind performance party. Get the scoop on who's performing and how to attend!

Photos: Inside TheatreWorks USA's Spring Benefit Event Photo Photos: Inside TheatreWorks USA's Spring Benefit Event
by James Blinken - May 10, 2022

On Monday, April 25th, 2022, in New York City, TheaterWorks USA had their spring benefit at 'The Current' located at Chelsea Piers. The special honorees at the event included Bonnie Comley, Stewart Lane, Tom Costanzo, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Schele Williams.

Photos: See Jose Llana, Anika Larsen & More at Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala Photo Photos: See Jose Llana, Anika Larsen & More at Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022

Prospect Theater Company's annual Spring Gala honored four extraordinary members of the Prospect and musical theater community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kenita Miller.

André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Sprin Photo André De Shields, Ali Ewoldt & More to Take Part in Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that its annual Spring Gala will feature performances and special appearances by Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award winner André De Shields; Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera); Drama Desk Award winner Gretchen Cryer; Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee Nick Corley and more.

Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to be Honored at TheaterWorksUSA Benefit  Photo Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to be Honored at TheaterWorksUSA Benefit 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022

The event will honor Bonnie Comley & Stewart F. Lane (Tony Award-Winning Founders of BroadwayHD), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Tony Award-Nominated Actor) & Tom Costanzo, and Schele Williams (Director, Author) for their commitment to expanding access to the arts and for ensuring that young people see their stories represented.

Prospect Theater Company To Hold Spring 2022 Gala At Edison Ballroom Photo Prospect Theater Company To Hold Spring 2022 Gala At Edison Ballroom
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2022

Prospect Theater Company announced today that the return of their annual Spring Gala will honor four extraordinary members of the Prospect and musical theater community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Kenita Miller.

BWW Interview: Chatting with Veteran Broadway Actor Telly Leung Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with Veteran Broadway Actor Telly Leung
by Jared Fessler - Apr 1, 2022

Broadway veteran Telly Leung has co-produced a documentary with Aaron Albano, another Broadway veteran and active member of the AAPI Broadway community. It is called ENSEMBLE and it is currently available via Broadway on Demand.

Telly Leung, Ann Harada, Jose Llana & More to Take Part in MY AAPI BROADWAY STORY Photo Telly Leung, Ann Harada, Jose Llana & More to Take Part in MY AAPI BROADWAY STORY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

New York Public Library will present “My AAPI Broadway Story' on Monday, March 14, 2022, 6 - 7:45 PM, featuring AAPI Broadway stars coming together to share their stories.

BWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN  Photo BWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN CONCERT on PBS
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Performing these Lerner and Loewe classics are Tony Award nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away); Aaron Lazar; Jose Llana (The King and I); Michael Maliakel (Aladdin); Aisha Jackson (Frozen); Sean Thompson (Sunset Boulevard); and Bayla Whitten (West End’s Les Misérables). Get a first look at performances in an exclusive clip!

Jose Llana Videos

BWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN  VideoBWW Exclusive: Jenn Collela, Aisha Jackson & More Sing Lerner & Loewe in BROADWAY IN CONCERT on PBS
by Michael Major - Mar 4, 2022

Performing these Lerner and Loewe classics are Tony Award nominee Jenn Colella (Come From Away); Aaron Lazar; Jose Llana (The King and I); Michael Maliakel (Aladdin); Aisha Jackson (Frozen); Sean Thompson (Sunset Boulevard); and Bayla Whitten (West End’s Les Misérables). Get a first look at performances in an exclusive clip!

VIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Dec 3, 2021

Watch as Richard Ridge chats with Broadway favorite Jose Llana, who will soon join Seth Rudetsky for Seth's Concert Series, airing Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Sings from COMPANY in Rehearsal for The Seth Concert Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 2, 2021

Jose Llana is the next guest on The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky! Watch him perform 'Being Alive' from Company in rehearsal for this weekend's concert.

VIDEO: Jose Llana Performs 'You Raise Me Up' as Part of Lincoln Center's Restart Stag VideoVIDEO: Jose Llana Performs 'You Raise Me Up' as Part of Lincoln Center's Restart Stages
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2021

An all new excerpt has been released by Lincoln Center from Jose Llana's special concert for the Philippine Nurses Association of America, performed in Damrosch Park earlier this summer.

VIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSI VideoVIDEO: Watch Lesli Margherita, Brad Oscar, Patti LuPone & More in THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2021

Just last night, The York Theatre Company presented an All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)...and More!, available to view on demand through April 21, 2021.

VIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' VideoVIDEO: Joel Grey, Harvey Fierstein, Alex Brightman, and More Perform 'I'm Still Here' to Commemorate One Year Since Broadway Shut Down
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2021

A group of Broadway stars came together, virtually, to commemorate one year since Broadway shut down. The video from Thomas Ellenson features the performers singing Stephen Sondheim's 'I'm Still Here.'

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief VideoVIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief
by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate AMERICAN UTOPIA's Opening With a Look Back at HERE LIES LOVE VideoBWW Flashback: Celebrate AMERICAN UTOPIA's Opening With a Look Back at HERE LIES LOVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 20, 2019

Tonight marks the Broadway opening of David Byrne's American Utopia, so in honor of the occasion, we're looking back at Byrne's previous experience in the world of theatre: Here Lies Love! Check out the video to get a peek inside the show in the studio recording their cast recording with Ruthie Ann Miles, Jose Llana, and Conrad Ricamora and more!

BWW TV Exclusive: Jose Llana Raises the Roof for American Songbook Series- Watch High VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Jose Llana Raises the Roof for American Songbook Series- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 9, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook continued this week with a thrilling performance from Broadway veteran Jose Llana.

VIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert VideoVIDEO: Tony Yazbeck Dances His Way To His Lincoln Center American Songbook Concert
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2019

Lincoln Center's American Songbook kicks off Wednesday, January 30 with a thrilling performance of classic Broadway song and dance numbers by Tony Yazbeck. See Tony dancing his way to his latest gig below!


Jose Llana Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jose Llana been in?
Jose Llana has appeared on Broadway in 8 shows.

How many West End shows has Jose Llana been in?
Jose Llana has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Jose Llana been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Here Lies Love .