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Broadway: Book of Mormon, Sondheim on Sondheim, Spamalot, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star (Drama Desk nom). Off Broadway: The Fantasticks, A New Brain, Time and Again, Call Me Madam (Encores!). Tours: Sunset Boulevard, South Pacific, Mamma Mia! Regional: more than 30 leading roles including Giant (Signature), Passion (Helen Hayes Award), 1776 (Ford’s Theatre, Helen Hayes nom.). Recordings: Infinite Joy: The Songs of William Finn, Encores From Encores!, Myths and Hymns, Great Musicals, Call Me Madam, Amour, Once Upon a Mattress, Swinging on a Star. Film: Frozen.

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[Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2017
Bryce Bennett

[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2017

Original Broadway Production, 2011
Joseph Smith

Missionary Training Center Voice

Mission President

Price's Dad

Off-Broadway Revival, 2006
El Gallo [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2005
Prince Herbert's Father [Replacement]

Sir Dennis Galahad [Replacement]

The Black Knight [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2002



[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1997

Broadway Revival, 1996
Sir Harry

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996

Original Off-Broadway Production, 1995

Original Broadway Production, 1995

A Lover



The Announcer

The Homeless Man

A Suitor

The Manager


Encores! Concert, 1995
Kenneth Gibson

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THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway - A Complete Guide

Looking for all the latest info on one of Broadway's hottest shows? BroadwayWorld has the full scoop on everything that you need to know about The Book of Mormon on Broadway. Check out all the details here!

Orchestra Lumos Announces Its 2023/24 Season

Orchestra Lumos has shared the details of its 2023/24 season, a year after the announcement of the Connecticut ensemble's rebranding from Stamford Symphony.

Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL - IN CONCERT Brings All That Jazz To Virginia Arts Festival, May 6

For the Virginia Arts Festival's 26th Anniversary Season, the Festival presents Chicago The Musical - In Concert with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Music Director & Conductor Rob Fisher - on Saturday, May 6 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk, VA.

Laura Benanti, Liz Callaway, Melissa Errico & More to Celebrate Rita Gardner at 54 Below

Broadway stars Laura Benanti, Liz Callaway, and more are joining the cast of 54 Celebrates Rita Gardner on May 1st at 7:00pm.

Interview: Maria Friedman of MARIA FRIEDMAN IN CONCERT at The Palace Theater For Orchestra Lumos, Stamford CT.

Bringing a new version of her hit show LEGACY to the States, Maria Friedman will play Stamford Connecticut in a gala performance for the Orchestra Lumos.

AN EVENING WITH MARIA FRIEDMAN Comes to the Palace Theatre Next Month

The acclaimed eight-time Olivier Award nominee Maria Friedman is the headliner of this season's Orchestra Lumos (formerly the Stamford Symphony) Gala on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 7:30pm at the Palace Theatre.

Photos: Go Inside THE BOOK OF MORMON's Re-Opening and Fan Performance

THE BOOK OF MORMON returned to Broadway with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resumed Friday, November 5, 2021. 

THE BOOK OF MORMON Celebrates Broadway's Return With A Free Fan Performance on November 4

The Book of Mormon will return to Broadway one day earlier than previously announced with a Free Fan Performance on Thursday, November 4 at 8:00 pm at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). Regular performances resume Friday, November 5, 2021. 

Kevin Clay, Cody Jamison Strand, and More Will Lead THE BOOK OF MORMON on Broadway

Casting is being announced for the Broadway return of THE BOOK OF MORMON. The production, the winner of nine 2011 Tony Awards including Best Musical and the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album, resumes performances on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre (230 West 49th Street). 

BWW Interview: SO NOW YOU KNOW with Claybourne Elder

Claybourne Elder and the rest of the cast of COMPANY were all set to open the third revival production of the show on Broadway when COVID-19 hit and closed down NYC life as we knew it. Claybourne was set to appear in COMPANY, his fourth Broadway show, as the flight attendant, Andy, who you might know better as April in the original version.

Forestburgh Playhouse Announces Summer Concert Series Featuring Alice Ripley, Kate Baldwin, and More!

Forestburgh Playhouse has announced its Forestburgh Under the Stars events for summer 2020. The Seventy Five and Thrive Broadway Concert Cabaret Series is a series of benefit concert events benefiting the Forestburgh Playhouse and hosted by the Forestburgh Tavern.

BWW Review: CHICAGO IN CONCERT Sizzles with Sin at Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's CHICAGO IN CONCERT is a thrilling reimagination of a familiar favorite, one that excites with its inventiveness while remaining faithful to the story and sounds audiences have come to hold near and dear to their hearts.

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL In Concert With The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Premieres Tonight

Columbia Artists will present Chicago The Musical - In Concert, premiering with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in Dallas, TX tonight, October 4, 2019.

Meet the Current Cast of THE BOOK OF MORMON!

Splashy casting news is plenty exciting but we're taking a moment to give a shoutout to the casts of some of Broadway's long-running shows. Meet the current cast of The Book of Mormon below!

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company Presents One Night Only Concert Reading of I DO, I DO!

The York Theatre Company presented a one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, directed by York Theatre favorite David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, accompanied on piano by Evans Haile.  This special one-of-a-kind evening kicked off an eighteen-month celebration of The York Theatre Company's landmark 50th Anniversary. 

Photo Coverage: Inside The I DO! I DO! 2019 Spring Benefit Concert at The York Theatre

The York Theatre Company recently presented its one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan De Hartog. York Theatre favorite David Glenn Armstrong (Roadside, Happy Hunting) directed with music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures).

BWW Exclusive: The Fantastick Tom Jones: Remember Him -- in Light

Remember Henry Albertson? Sure, you do. He's that ancient, arthritic, fragile/agile but eternally game actor who traveled by stage trunk from scene to scene throughout the longest-running musical of all time, 'The Fantasticks.' You may even remember during one exit, just as the lid was closing, he managed to peer urgently out of the trunk at the audience and implore them, with proper theatrical flourish, 'Remember me -- in light.'

Brad Oscar, Tom Jones, and More Join Cast of I DO! I DO!

The York Theatre Company has today announced the cast for its one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog.


Lewis Cleale has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

Lewis Cleale has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for 1776, A Musical and Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Passion .

Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Passion.

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