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Broadway debut. National tour: An American in Paris. Television: "PBS Great Performances: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp." Esty spent 11 seasons at Miami City Ballet and was nominated for the 2007 Princess Grace Award in Dance.


2018 Broadway Revival, 2018

Louise (Understudy)

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2016
Lise Dassin (Alternate)


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Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse

The Cape Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theatre in the country, is excited to present an encore production of the four-time Tony Award winning musical, An American in Paris. Performances begin on July 26th.

Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse

Based on the book by Craig Lucas and inspired by the seven-time Academy Award-winning 1952 musical comedy film, An American in Paris brings the legendary music of George and Ira Gershwin to the stage from August 3rd -13th. Featuring such classics as “I Got Rhythm,” “S’Wonderful” and “Shall We Dance”, this marks the show’s debut performance on a Cape Cod theater’s stage. With a timeless story and unforgettable characters, audiences have something quite special to look forward to this August.

Broadway Actors in THE GILDED AGE & How You Know Them

Meet all of the Broadway actors in THE GILDED AGE! The new series features appearances by Audra McDonald, Denée Benton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Kelli O'Hara, Carrie Coon, Claybourne Elder, Donna Murphy, Katie Finneran, Debra Monk, Taylor Richardson, Douglas Sills, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Patrick Page, Michael Cerveris, and more.

Michael Arden-Directed ALIEN/NATION Begins Tonight at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown Theatre Festival celebrates tonight's first performance of ALIEN/NATION, the world premiere immersive theatrical experience in two parts from The Forest of Arden, written and devised by Eric Berryman, Jen Silverman, and the company of The Forest of Arden.

Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Live Season

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting and members of the creative teams for all three of their 2021 Live Season productions, which begins July 6 and will take place outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Releases New Song 'Next Christmas'

The Forest of Arden has released a new video, Next Christmas, featuring members of its company. The song was written by Michael Arden, Jackson Teeley, and Andy Mientus, and sung by Dez Duron.

NextStage Taps Broadway Performers For Original Holiday Cabaret

NextStage Theatre Company caps of it's pandemic-proof theatre season with New Sounds of the Season. This virtual cabaret features original Holiday music composed by over 30 authors from around the world.

VIDEO: Eamon Foley Releases The Sondheim Series' Next Installment: GREENFINCH AND LINNET BIRD

Eamon Foley spent his early years performing in Broadway shows, namely Stephen Sondheim’s Gypsy and Assassins when he was 9 and 10 years old. Now, as a director-choreographer, he is reimagining the Sondheim cannon with dance and cinematography as a response to the theater shutdown. 

52nd Annual Equity Jeff Awards Nominations Announced

The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.

Broadway Catch Up: August 10 - Tituss Burgess, Billy Porter, Sir Patrick Stewart, and More!

Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Tituss Burgess, Billy Porter, Sir Patrick Stewart, and more!

VIDEO: The Forest of Arden Company Members Discuss Their Collaboration and Experiences

The Forest of Arden, the theatre company launched by Michael Arden, has released a new video, in which the company members talk about their creative process, and what it's been like to collaborate and create art together.

Get a First Look at Michael Arden's AMERICAN DREAM STUDY

The Forest of Arden has released a first look at Michael Arden's upcoming immersive, drive-through, socially-distanced theater piece American Dream Study.

Michael Arden Develops Immersive, Drive-Through, Socially-Distanced Theater Piece AMERICAN DREAM STUDY

Michael Arden has convened a company for the development of an entirely new immersive, part walking/part drive-through theatrical experience, taking place next week in New York's Hudson River Valley.

See Drury Lane Theatre's 2020/2021 Season

Drury Lane Theatre's 2020/2021 Season includes two Tony Award-winning musicals-the unforgettable Evita, based on the life of Argentinian First Lady Eva Perón, and the treasured Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I. Drury Lane's 66th season also includes the empowering tale of female friendship Steel Magnolias; Forever Plaid, an ode to the best of the 1950s; and the family-friendly dance spectacular Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn.

Photo Flash: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates Opening Night at Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre presents the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris. See photos from opening night!

Photo Flash: First Look at the Regional Premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Theatre

Drury Lane Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris.

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Drury Lane Theatre

a?oeHow can you feel liberated when your city's been crushed?a?? In the post-WWII setting of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, this is the dilemma faced by the people who call the City of Light home--through birth, choice, or the displacement of war. For the young protagonists, healing comes through art, friendship, and love.

Josh Drake, Leigh-Ann Esty and More Announced in Casting of Drury Lane Theatre's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Drury Lane Theatre has announced casting for the final show in its 2019/2020 season, the Regional Premiere of the beautifully captivating Gershwin musical An American in Paris. Leading the cast are Josh Drake as American GI Jerry Mulligan and Leigh-Ann Esty as Lise Dassin. Drake can currently be seen on Broadway in Disney's Aladdin, and Esty returns to An American in Paris after playing the role of Lise on the show's national tour. This Tony Award-winning musical features music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin with book by Craig Lucas and is directed and choreographed by Lynne Kurdziel-Formato. An American in Paris runs January 31 a?" March 29, 2020, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.

Mike Faist se une al WEST SIDE STORY de Spielberg

Se sigue ampliando el numero de estrellas de Hollywood y Broadway que formaran el reparto de la nueva version cinematografica de WEST SIDE STORY que prepara el legendario director Stephen Spielberg.

WEST SIDE STORY Casts Mike Faist as Riff; 40 Sharks and Jets Members Also Cast

Dear Evan Hansen's Mike Faist has been cast as Riff of the Jets  in Fox's Steven Spielberg West Side Story film, according to Deadline. Puerto Rican singer and dancer Ana Isabelle will play Rosalia, a shark who works with Maria and Dance Moms' Maddie Ziegler has been cast as part of the Jets. They have also cast  over 40 performers set as Sharks and Jets!


Leigh-Ann Esty has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Leigh-Ann Esty has not appeared in the West End

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