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Michael Buchanan

 
Bio:
Michael is a New York City based actor who has appeared in Broadway shows such as Cry Baby and The Addams Family. He spent quite a few years on tour as Elder Grant/Elder Church (and Elder Cunningham at some performances) in the hit show, The Book Of Mormon. Michael is also a Joseph Jefferson Award ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Michael is a New York City based actor who has appeared in Broadway shows such as Cry Baby and The Addams Family. He spent quite a few years on tour as Elder Grant/Elder Church (and Elder Cunningham at some performances) in the hit show, The Book Of Mormon. Michael is also a Joseph Jefferson Award ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere at Theatre Row, 2019
Performer
  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble
Radio DJ
Dupree (Understudy)
  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer
  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Einstein
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2006
Ensemble
  [Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2006
Bobby Strong
  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

Photos

Michael Buchanan, Sean Bell, Nick Cearley, Joshua David Cavanaugh Photo

Michael Buchanan, Sean Bell, Nick Cearley, Joshua David Cavanaugh

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Date:
04/06/2018
Hilarity ensues in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s production of the blockbuster M Photo

Hilarity ensues in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s production of the blockbuster Mel Brooks musical The Producers, onstage through January 29. Pictured (left to right) are Paul Louis Lessard, Michael Buchanan, Michael Brian Dunn, Lenny Wolpe, Seth Tucker, G

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Date:
01/12/2017
Christopher Hanke and Michael Buchanan Photo

Christopher Hanke and Michael Buchanan

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Date:
09/18/2015

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere at Theatre Row, 2019
Performer

  [New York]
Encores! Production, 2017
Ensemble

  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
2012
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2008
Ensemble

Radio DJ

Dupree (Understudy)

  [New York]
Workshop, 2007
Performer

  [New York]
New York Musical Theatre Festival Production, 2006
Einstein

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2006
Ensemble

  [Chicago]
Chicago Production, 2006
Bobby Strong

  [Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 2003
Ensemble/Other Roles

Michael Buchanan Biography

Michael is a New York City based actor who has appeared in Broadway shows such as Cry Baby and The Addams Family. He spent quite a few years on tour as Elder Grant/Elder Church (and Elder Cunningham at some performances) in the hit show, The Book Of Mormon. Michael is also a Joseph Jefferson Award Winner for his portrayal as Bobby Strong in Urinetown. He can be seen in various concerts throughout NYC and around the country. Check out his website for current performance information.




Michael Buchanan News

Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jelani Remy & More to be Featur Photo Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jelani Remy & More to be Featured in THE RAINBOW LULLABY Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Broadway Records announced today the release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY, the world’s first LGBTQ lullaby album. Conceived by Ryan Bauer-Walsh, the recording includes songs by fifteen LGBTQIA+ writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), with performances by over thirty LGBTQIA+ artists.

BWW Interview: Jordan Wolfe & Michelle Dowdy of MY CHRISTMAS DREAM Photo BWW Interview: Jordan Wolfe & Michelle Dowdy of MY CHRISTMAS DREAM
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 8, 2020

Michelle Dowdy has a lot of support from her man, Jordan Wolfe, who loves creating art with and for the girl of his dreams. Recently he made them a little ditty to put out for the holidays and the Christmas bop is taking over.

First Listen: Hear a Track from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL Concept Recordi Photo First Listen: Hear a Track from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL Concept Recording
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 22, 2020

Tomorrow, October 23, Broadway Records will release of the Original Concept Recording of Night of the Living Dead! The Musical! The album will be available everywhere digital music is sold.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 19 - Laura Benanti Solo Album, MARY Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 19 - Laura Benanti Solo Album, MARY POPPINS Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2020

This week's list includes Laura Benanti's debut solo album, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing Disney music, the 2020 West End Mary Poppins cast recording, and more.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 5 - Josh Groban, THE SPONGEBOB MUSI Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of October 5 - Josh Groban, THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2020

This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Broadway songs from Seth MacFarlane. In addition, The SpongeBob Musical is coming to DVD, and the lyrics of Hadestown are now available!

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL! to Release Original Concept Album Photo NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL! to Release Original Concept Album
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2020

Broadway Records has announced the release of the Original Concept Recording of Night of the Living Dead! The Musical! The album will be available everywhere digital music is sold on Friday, October 23rd.

VIDEO: The Duplex's MOSTLY SONDHEIM is Back Online This Week Photo VIDEO: The Duplex's MOSTLY SONDHEIM is Back Online This Week
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2020

This Friday evening at 10pm, hosts and guests of the legendary Duplex open mic night, 'Mostly Sondheim', reunite for an evening of story and song. Not for the faint of heart.

BWW Feature: More Cabarets and Piano Bars Turn To Crowdfunding To Help Families Photo BWW Feature: More Cabarets and Piano Bars Turn To Crowdfunding To Help Families
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 12, 2020

In this difficult time three more crowdfunding pages have been created to help the employees of cabaret rooms and nightclubs on their feet.

BWW Review: Meghan Murphy Sets 54 Below On Fire with BIG RED AND THE BOYS GET YOUR HO Photo BWW Review: Meghan Murphy Sets 54 Below On Fire with BIG RED AND THE BOYS GET YOUR HOLIDAY ON!
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2019

The annual holiday show from this Chicago based troupe of fireball performers packs the fans in at Feinstein's/54 Below

Off-B'way's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL! Sets Regional Premiere Photo Off-B'way's NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL! Sets Regional Premiere
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2019

Michael Buchanan Videos

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Sings 'Seasons of Love'
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2012

Broadway Barre, a monthly event hosted by Kate Pazakis (South Pacific, South Park), happened last night, October 22. This month's special guests were Euan Morton (Taboo), Audra Mae (Recording Artist), Jimmy Ray Bennet (Nuclear Family), Todd Buonopane (30 Rock, Grease), and from the Book of Mormon National Tour: Michael Buchanan (The Addams Family, Cry Baby), Marisha Wallace (Rent, Sistas!), JR Bruno (West Side Story), Daniel Le Claire (Hairspray), and Samantha Marie Ware (The Lion King, Rent). In the video below, the company of Book of Mormon sings Rent's 'Seasons of Love' with solos by Kate Pazakis, Shane Scheel, and Marisha Wallace.

BWW TV: Star-Studded Red Carpet Arrivals for Pantages' BOOK OF MORMON - Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Sep 17, 2012

The West Coast Premiere of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, officially opened September 12 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Broadway World TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jerry Evans of JLE Media, Inc. were on hand for the red carpet festivities which included such celebrities as Jason Alexander, Rosanna Arquette, Simon Baker, Eric Balfour, Justin Bartha, Beth Behrs, Juie Bowen, Cher, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis, Heather Graham, Laura Dern, Jonathan Groff, Daryl Hannah, Kathy Griffin, Marica Gay Harden, John Hawkes, Lisa Kudrow, Diane Ladd, Tobey Maquire, Bill Maher, Garry Marshall, Julia Ormand, Dermot Mulroney, Carl Reiner, Parker Posey, Jane Seymour, and Alicia Silverstone. Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone were also in attendance. The much anticipated run of THE BOOK OF MORMON will continue through November 25, 2012.

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Launches in Denver- Chatting with Gavin Creel, Trey Parker & Matt Stone!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2012

The First National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON launches in Denver tomorrow, August 14-September 2 at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In the video below, Colorado natives Matt Stone and Trey Parker Chat with In Focus' Eden Lane about creating their first Broadway musical, and launching the tour. Gavin Creel talks about his first visit to Denver, a new appreceation of touring, and reveals his thoughts about taking on a role orginated by a close friend.

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Goes Backstage at FAT CAMP - Final Blog with Carly Jibson
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2012

Jared Zirilli (of Fat Camp, Lysistrata Jones, Wicked tour, AltarBoyz, RENT, and more) brings you his last blog 'Jared Zirilli Blog 21 FAT CAMP Interview - Carly Jibson!' Jibson is known for her starring role in Broadway's Hairspray and on stage in FAT CAMP, which closes today, May 13.

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Goes Backstage at FAT CAMP - Final Week
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2012

Jared Zirilli (of Fat Camp, Lysistrata Jones, Wicked 1st natl tour, aida at the drury lane, AltarBoyz etc) brings you episode 20 of the Jared Zirilli Blog BACKSTAGE at FAT CAMP with exclusive interviews with the cast! Jared's official website can be found at jaredzirilli.com.

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Goes Backstage at FAT CAMP's Opening Night; New Interviews!
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2012

Jared Zirilli (of Fat Camp, Lysistrata Jones, Wicket Tour, Aida at the Drury Lane, Rent etc) brings exclusive cast video from backstage at opening night of Fat Camp in Episode 19 of the Jared Zirilli blog. The show features Casey Hushion, Marcus Neville, Michael Mendez, Cale Krise, Daniel Everidge, Carly Jibson, Nancy Renee Braun, Charles Barksdale, and Michael Buchanan. Watch the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Jared Zirilli Goes Backstage at FAT CAMP; New Interview
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2012

Jared Zirilli, a cast member of FAT CAMP (as well as Lysistrata Jones, Wicked's first National Tour, Aida at Drury Lane and more) goes backstage at FAT CAMP to collect exclusive and hilarious interviews with the show's stars and ensemble. In this latest (18th) blog installment, he features new interviews with Bridie Carroll and Michael Buchanan. Watch the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Stage Star Jared Zirilli Goes Backstage at FAT CAMP
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2012

Jared Zirilli, a cast member of FAT CAMP (as well as Lysistrata Jones, Wicked's first National Tour, Aida at Drury Lane and more) goes backstage at FAT CAMP to collect exclusive and hilarious interviews with the show's stars and ensemble.

STAGE TUBE: Raul Esparza, Sierra Boggess, et al. Sing at ASTEP Christmas Concert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2011

Hosted by ASTEP and SH-K-BOOM/Ghostlight Records and conceived, produced and music directed by Drama Desk-nominated orchestrator Lynne Shankel (Cry-Baby, Altar Boyz,), ASTEP's New York City Christmas again boasted an incredible line-up of artists including Tony nominees Raul Esparza (Company, Arcadia) Sherie Rene Scott (Everyday Rapture, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Orfeh (Legally Blonde, Saturday Night Fever), as well as Sierra Boggess (Master Class, The Little Mermaid), Chester Gregory (Sister Act, Dreamgirls), Lindsay Mendez (Godspell, Everyday Rapture), Betsy Wolfe (Tales Of The City, Everyday Rapture), Andy Karl (Wicked, 9 to 5), Sally Wilfert (Make Me A Song, Assassins), recording artist Anya Singleton, David Josefsberg (The Wedding Singer, Altar Boyz) and Michael Buchanan (Addams Family, Cry-Baby). All proceeds go to benefit ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty). Clcik below to check out some highlights from the concert!


Michael Buchanan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Buchanan been in?
Michael Buchanan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Buchanan been in?
Michael Buchanan has not appeared in the West End