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Lucas Papaelias

 
Bio:
Original cast member of Once the Musical at A.R.T., NYTW, and Broadway; also appeared onstage in Kevin Kline’s CYRANO and composed original music; received a Drama Desk nomination (Outstanding Music in a Play) for Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons; appeared onscreen in School Of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Original cast member of Once the Musical at A.R.T., NYTW, and Broadway; also appeared onstage in Kevin Kline’s CYRANO and composed original music; received a Drama Desk nomination (Outstanding Music in a Play) for Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons; appeared onscreen in School Of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Dan
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Balth
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
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Svec [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
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  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
A Cadet
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Productions

 
[Broadway, 2007]
Guitar Player and Drums

Photos

F. Michael Haynie, Lucas Papaelias, Matt Doyle, and Zachary Noah Piser Photo

F. Michael Haynie, Lucas Papaelias, Matt Doyle, and Zachary Noah Piser

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Date:
09/12/2018
Matt Doyle, Lucas Papaelias, F. Michael Haynie, Zachary Noah Piser Photo

Matt Doyle, Lucas Papaelias, F. Michael Haynie, Zachary Noah Piser

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Date:
09/01/2018
Cassie Beck, Ian Saint-Germain, Ella Kennedy Davis and Lucas Papaelias Photo

Cassie Beck, Ian Saint-Germain, Ella Kennedy Davis and Lucas Papaelias

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Date:
04/10/2018
Christine Kim, Cassie Beck, Ian Saint-Germain, Ella Kennedy Davis and Lucas Papaelias Photo

Christine Kim, Cassie Beck, Ian Saint-Germain, Ella Kennedy Davis and Lucas Papaelias

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Date:
04/10/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
The Old Globe's World Premiere Production, 2018
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Dan

  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2015
Balth

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Å vec

Svec [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Svec

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
A Cadet

Cook

Page

Productions

Guitar Player and Drums

Lucas Papaelias Biography

Original cast member of Once the Musical at A.R.T., NYTW, and Broadway; also appeared onstage in Kevin Kline’s CYRANO and composed original music; received a Drama Desk nomination (Outstanding Music in a Play) for Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons; appeared onscreen in School Of Rock, “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”, “Blue Bloods”, “Law & Order”, “Submissions Only”, and most recently on the Cinemax series “The Knick”. check out his music videos & experimental films: www.roadporn.net.

Lucas Papaelias Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Music for a Play
Lucas Papaelias, Essential Self-Defense

Lucas Papaelias News

VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Photo VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

The Old Globe has released a new video in its Flashback series! In the video, director Gordon Greenberg reflects on his high-octane work on the Huey Lewis musical The Heart of Rock & Roll, and introduces a clip from the show.

Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Eyes a Broadway Bow Photo Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Eyes a Broadway Bow
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 5, 2020

According to a report in Variety, The Heart of Rock and Roll, is still beating. The new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and The News, is still aiming for a Broadway bow.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ONCE At Pittsburgh CLO Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ONCE At Pittsburgh CLO
by Alan Henry - Jul 31, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO audiences are in for a unique and unparalleled musical theater experience with eight-time Tony Award-winning ONCE. For the first time, Pittsburgh CLO brings this beautiful love story - where the actors are also the musicians - to the Benedum Center July 30 - August 4. This Pittsburgh CLO premiere is only running for one week. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square.

FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc Photo FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2019

To ensure a separation of powers, the U.S. Federal Government is made up of three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. When authority runs amok, the ultimate check is the American citizen. 

Huey Lewis and The News Musical, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, Begins Spring Work Sessi Photo Huey Lewis and The News Musical, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, Begins Spring Work Session This Week
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2019

Today, the producers of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the electrifying new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and The News, announced that they are moving forward with their four-week work session on Monday, February 25, as scheduled. The work session will culminate in three invitation-only presentations taking place on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22. The work session is the first to move forward under the newly negotiated AEA agreement.

BWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Photo BWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 18, 2018

It's hard not to feel good when listening to Huey Lewis and the News, so it's no accident that THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe, manages to instill the 80's loveable, pop vibe from the music into this high octane musical about following your dreams and the power of love

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & RO Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. Check out a first look at the show below!

Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Photo Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, led by Broadway's Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke. Huey Lewis himself chatted with The San Diego Union-Tribune about bringing his music to the stage. 

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Mat Photo Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2018

Get a first look at the cast of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical featuring songs by Huey Lewis and the News. The musical is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at T Photo VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the Musical
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego. NBC San Diego gave a preview of the show, including performances by Broadway vets Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Check out the video below!

Lucas Papaelias Videos

VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL VideoVIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

The Old Globe has released a new video in its Flashback series! In the video, director Gordon Greenberg reflects on his high-octane work on the Huey Lewis musical The Heart of Rock & Roll, and introduces a clip from the show.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at T VideoVIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the Musical
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego. NBC San Diego gave a preview of the show, including performances by Broadway vets Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Check out the video below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at MISS TERI, New Webseries from ONCE's Erikka Walsh, Katrina Lenk and Scott Stangland
by TV News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

MISS TERI is an offbeat comedy about three misfit musicians who look to the stars to find their way. The series is co-created by and features Erikka Walsh, Katrina Lenk and Scott Stangland. The three met while performing in the Tony Award-winning musical ONCE. Click below to watch a promo for the web series!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of THESE PAPER BULLETS at Geffen Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2015

Geffen Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS! A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, opening the not-for-profit organization's 20th anniversary season in the Gil Cates Theater. Written by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Emmy Award nominated writer Rolin Jones (Friday Night Lights, Boardwalk Empire) with songs by Grammy Award winner Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and staged byJackson Gay, THESE PAPER BULLETS! was commissioned by Yale Repertory Theatre where it premiered in 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action!

STAGE TUBE: ONCE Cast Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2014

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical Once just took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has been dominating social media all week. Who'd they challenge in return? The casts of Pippin, Les Miserables and Once on tour. Hear's to hoping for more videos of Broadway casts underwater!

BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3 Finale Trailer- with Judith Light, Jenn Colella and More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - Jun 6, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, will air its newest and final episode of Season 3 onBroadwayWorld.com on Sunday, June 8, immediately following the Tony Awards broadcast. The season finale of Submissions Only will then be available to view on demand at any time throughout the day on Monday. Check out a trailer below!

BWW TV: Watch SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Season 3, Episode 7 Trailer- with Laura Osnes, Jenn Colella & More!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - May 20, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back with a new episode in just a few days! Episode 7 of Submissions Only's new third season will air at 12:00 a.m. on Monday, May 26, and be available to view on demand at any time throughout the day on Monday. Check out a trailer below!

BWW TV: Catching Up with the Cast of SUBMISSIONS ONLY- Lindsay, Colin, Kate, Max & Stephen!
by SUBMISSIONS ONLY - May 24, 2014

'Submissions Only,' Broadway's favorite webseries, is back on Monday, May 26, with episode 7! Can't wait until Monday? Below, get your Submissions Only fix with a behind the scenes conversation with Kate Wetherhead (Penny), Colin Hanlon (Tim), Stephen Bienskie (Steven), Max von Essen (Cameron) and Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Gail)!

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS, Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, March 20. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS, Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, tonight, March 14 through April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek behind the scenes below!


Lucas Papaelias Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lucas Papaelias been in?
Lucas Papaelias has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Lucas Papaelias been in?
Lucas Papaelias has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lucas Papaelias been nominated for?
Outstanding Music for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Essential Self-Defense .