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Max Kumangai

 
Bio:
Broadway: Jagged Little Pill, Waitress. Off-Broadway: What’s that Smell; Lysistrata Jones; and The Civil War. First National Tour: Waitress; Hair; and Joseph… Regional: The Scottsboro Boys at The Old Globe, A.C.T., and the Ahmanson. Encores!: Call Me Madam; Anyone Can Whistle; Bells are Ringing; ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Jagged Little Pill, Waitress. Off-Broadway: What’s that Smell; Lysistrata Jones; and The Civil War. First National Tour: Waitress; Hair; and Joseph… Regional: The Scottsboro Boys at The Old Globe, A.C.T., and the Ahmanson. Encores!: Call Me Madam; Anyone Can Whistle; Bells are Ringing; ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2019
Performer
  [Boston]
World Premiere Production at American Repertory Theater, 2018
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]
Joe (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble
Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]
Joe (Understudy) [Replacement]
Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Production, 2011
Tyllus
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Revival, 2011
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Eisenhower

Photos

The Ensemble including Annelise Baker, Yeman Brown, Jane Bruce, John Cardoza, Ken Wul Photo

The Ensemble including Annelise Baker, Yeman Brown, Jane Bruce, John Cardoza, Ken Wulf Clark, Logan Hart, Zach Hess, Max Kumangai, Heather Lang, Kelsey Orem, DeAnne Stewart, and Kei Tsuruharatan

From: 
Date:
10/22/2021
Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Tyrone Davis Jr., Brandon Kalm, Soshana Bean, Charity Angel Daw Photo

Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Tyrone Davis Jr., Brandon Kalm, Soshana Bean, Charity Angel Dawson, Dayne Jarae Dantzier and Max Kumangai are joined by Christine Naby and Paul Bryant-Cubby

From: 
Date:
07/18/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2021
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert Revival, 2019
Performer

  [Boston]
World Premiere Production at American Repertory Theater, 2018
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2017
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]

Joe (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Ensemble

Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]

Joe (Understudy) [Replacement]

Cal (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Transport Group Production, 2011
Tyllus

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Revival, 2011
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2010
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Eisenhower

Max Kumangai Biography

Broadway: Jagged Little Pill, Waitress. Off-Broadway: What’s that Smell; Lysistrata Jones; and The Civil War. First National Tour: Waitress; Hair; and Joseph… Regional: The Scottsboro Boys at The Old Globe, A.C.T., and the Ahmanson. Encores!: Call Me Madam; Anyone Can Whistle; Bells are Ringing; Where’s Charley?; and Superman! TV: “Boardwalk Empire” and “Vinyl”. Education: B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from University of Michigan.




Max Kumangai News

Photos: See Jewelle Blackman, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More in New HADESTOWN Ima Photo Photos: See Jewelle Blackman, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More in New HADESTOWN Images; New Block of Tickets on Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

A new block of tickets for Hadestown, Broadway’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, are now on sale. Tickets for Hadestown at the Walter Kerr Theatre are available through Sunday, May 28, 2023. See all new photos of the cast here!

Photos: See Lillias White as Missus Hermes in HADESTOWN Photo Photos: See Lillias White as Missus Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Lillias White is now starring as Missus Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical. See photos of Lillias White as Missus Hermes here!

Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missu Photo Video: HADESTOWN Star Lillias White Raises The Roof In Her First Performance as Missus Hermes!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

Go inside Lillias' first performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre and hear her earth-shaking take on the show's opening number and more in the newly released video!

WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production Photo WAITRESS Live Capture With Sara Bareilles Now in Post-Production
by Michael Major - Aug 26, 2022

A filmed capture of the Broadway production of Waitress with Sara Bareilles is now in post-production. After previously teasing the film on her Instagram story, a new feature with Bareilles in the New Yorker reveals that she is currently working on a pro-shot of the hit musical at a flim studio in the Meatpacking District.

Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13 Photo Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning September 13
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Tony Award® and Daytime Emmy Award® winner Lillias White is set to take over the role of Hermes in Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning on Tuesday, September 13.

Photos: Get A First Look At Stephanie Torns, Olivia Lucy Phillip, Kendyl Ito, Daniel  Photo Photos: Get A First Look At Stephanie Torns, Olivia Lucy Phillip, Kendyl Ito, Daniel Quadrino & More In WAITRESS On Tour
by Alan Henry - Apr 25, 2022

Waitress on tour is now on stage in Charlotte for a special five-week engagement through May 22nd, 2022 in the Booth Playhouse, followed by a five-week engagement at Cleveland's Playhouse Square May 26-June 26, 2022 in the Hanna Theatre.

BWW Interview: Stephanie Torns Talks Leading WAITRESS National Tour as Jenna Photo BWW Interview: Stephanie Torns Talks Leading WAITRESS National Tour as Jenna
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

Waitress is returning to Charlotte for a special five-week engagement, beginning today, April 19, through May 22, 2022 in the Booth Playhouse! The run will be followed by a five-week engagement at Cleveland's Playhouse Square May 26-June 26, 2022 in the Hanna Theatre.

Auditions for the Role of Lulu in WAITRESS to be Held Locally in Charlotte Photo Auditions for the Role of Lulu in WAITRESS to be Held Locally in Charlotte
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 14, 2022

The producers of Waitress and Blumenthal Performing Arts announced casting for the hit Broadway musical, which will return to Charlotte for a special five-week engagement April 19–May 22, 2022 in the Booth Playhouse, followed by a five-week engagement at Cleveland’s Playhouse Square May 26–June 26, 2022 in the Hanna Theatre.

Stephanie Torns Will Lead WAITRESS National Tour; Full Cast Announced Photo Stephanie Torns Will Lead WAITRESS National Tour; Full Cast Announced
by Alan Henry - Mar 14, 2022

Stephanie Torns will star in the lead role as Jenna Hunterson after understudying the role at the American Repertory Theater, prior to the Broadway run, as well as on Broadway. Stephanie also played supporting and ensemble roles throughout the original Broadway run and the show's restaging in 2021.

JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Not Reopen Following Covid Suspension Photo JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Not Reopen Following Covid Suspension
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2021

The Grammy and Tony Award-winning musical JAGGED LITTLE PILL, inspired by the seminal rock album of the same name by seven-time Grammy Award winner Alanis Morissette, will not reopen from its recent suspension of performances due to positive COVID-19 cases detected within the company. All tickets for canceled performances will be refunded at the original point of purchase.

Max Kumangai Videos

VIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation VideoVIDEO: WAITRESS Company Celebrates 'Nick Cordero Day' Mayoral Proclamation
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2021

This afternoon, the company of Waitress on Broadway gathered on the stage of Broadway’s Barrymore Theatre to commemorate a Mayoral Proclamation declaring Friday, September 17, “Nick Cordero Day” in New York City. 

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway! VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles Gets Ready to Bring WAITRESS Back to Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2021

After a year and a half without Broadway, Waitress fans will get a rare chance to revisit their favorite musical- they'll just have to travel across the street for it. A limited engagement begins performances at The Ethel Barrymore Theatre on September 2, where it will run through January 9, 2022. 

VIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal VideoVIDEO: Sara Bareilles and the Cast of WAITRESS Perform 'Opening Up' in Rehearsal
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 7, 2021

Watch the cast sing together for the first time before Waitress officially returns to Broadway on September 2.

VIDEO: Celia Rose Gooding, Elizabeth Stanley, and the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perf VideoVIDEO: Celia Rose Gooding, Elizabeth Stanley, and the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perform 'All I Really Want - Democracy Remix'
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2020

Cast members from Jagged Little Pill on Broadway reunited virtually to sing 'All I Really Want' in a performance they're calling the 'Democracy Remix.'

VIDEO: Go Inside JAGGED LITTLE PILL Rehearsal at American Repertory Theater VideoVIDEO: Go Inside JAGGED LITTLE PILL Rehearsal at American Repertory Theater
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2020

Head behind the scenes of the world premiere American Repertory Theater production of the new Broadway musical, Jagged Little Pill!

VIDEO: The Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Performs 'Hand in My Pocket' on LATE NIGHT WITH VideoVIDEO: The Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Performs 'Hand in My Pocket' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020

On Monday night, the cast of Broadway's Jagged Little Pill performed 'Hand in My Pocket' on Late Night with Seth Meyers!

#TBT: Look Back At WAITRESS's Opening Night On Broadway! Video#TBT: Look Back At WAITRESS's Opening Night On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 2, 2020

Sugar, butter, Waitress! As Broadway's smash hit musical Waitress gets ready to close up shop at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday January 5th, we're heading to the diner for a look back at the show's opening night! Check out the video to see the production's original stars Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, and more celebrating the show's official first bow and giving us a taste of why Waitress is something special!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perform 'You Learn' on GMA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Perform 'You Learn' on GMA
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 12, 2019

Just last week, the cast of Jagged Little Pill celebrated their opening night on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre. This week, they took their show down the street to perform a number on GOOD MORNING AMERICA. Watch below as they belt out the show's finale, 'You Learn.'

BWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Plus Show Highlights! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Opening Night of JAGGED LITTLE PILL- Plus Show Highlights!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Dec 6, 2019

The Broadhurst Theatre was the place to be last night as the cast of the new musical Jagged Little Pill took their opening night bows on Broadway. What went down after the curtain call? BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night with cast interviews and even some highlights of the show!

#TBT: WAITRESS Opens Up On Broadway! Video#TBT: WAITRESS Opens Up On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2019

This week, the hit musical Waitress is celebrating three sweet years since opening up at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre! To celebrate, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with its original stars Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, and more. It only takes a taste to know that Waitress is special, so check out all the footage below to see why!


Max Kumangai Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Max Kumangai been in?
Max Kumangai has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Max Kumangai been in?
Max Kumangai has not appeared in the West End