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Michael Longoria

 
Bio:
Michael is best known for his star turn on Broadway as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award Winning musical “Jersey Boys.” Hollywood born and Broadway bound, Longoria trained at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, then traveled to the east coast to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Michael is best known for his star turn on Broadway as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award Winning musical “Jersey Boys.” Hollywood born and Broadway bound, Longoria trained at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, then traveled to the east coast to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Freddy
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Production, 2010
Emmett
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Frankie Valli (Alternate)
Joey
Frankie Valli [Replacement]
Frankie Valli (Understudy)
  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Freddy

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Production, 2010
Emmett

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2005
Frankie Valli (Alternate)

Joey

Frankie Valli [Replacement]

Frankie Valli (Understudy)

  [New York]
Reading, 2004
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 2003
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Michael Longoria Biography

Michael is best known for his star turn on Broadway as Frankie Valli in the Tony Award Winning musical “Jersey Boys.” Hollywood born and Broadway bound, Longoria trained at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, then traveled to the east coast to attend NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned himself a BFA in Drama. Michael made his Broadway debut in the smash hit musical “Hairspray” (2003 Tony award for Best Musical), later creating the role of Joey in the original Broadway cast of “Jersey Boys” (2006 Tony award for Best Musical) before taking over the role of Frankie Valli and taking his career to new heights beginning with performing solo for hundreds of thousands of fans in Times Square for Broadway On Broadway. He went on to numerous performances on television, including “Broadway Under The Stars: A Tribute To Harold Prince”, The US Open and the “America’s Got Talent”, season nine finale with Susan Boyle and Shakira. His journey recently led him back to Atlantic City with feature performance in “That’s Life! with Joe Piscopo” at Caesar’s. Other theatrical credits include Peter Pan in “Peter Pan & Wendy” at the Prince Music Theater, for which he earned a Barrymore Award nomination for Best Actor in a musical; Chino in “West Side Story” at the Walnut Street Theatre; Mark in “A Chorus Line” at Helen Hayes Performing Arts Center; and Chuck in “Avenue X” at the Abe Burrows Theater. In Europe, he performed the role of Paul in the German Tour of “A Chorus Line”, and Baby John in “West Side Story” at the famed Teatro alla Scala-Milan. As a singer-songwriter, Longoria has shared his one of a kind talent at such venues as New York City’s CB’s Gallery, Cutting Room, Joe’s Pub, The Knitting Factory, and Caroline’s on Broadway.





Michael Longoria News

Joey Contreras Joins The Broadway Talk Show Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway This  Photo Joey Contreras Joins The Broadway Talk Show Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace and hosted by renowned talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers 'Your Broadway & Entertainment BFF!' welcomes Joey Contreras as a special guest on this week's show. Contreras is a musical theatre and pop songwriter internationally known for his four studio albums, Love Me, Love Me Not, Young Kind of Love, Joyride, and In Pieces: A New Musical (Highlights). 

Jonathan Hoover, Joey Contreras & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY Photo Jonathan Hoover, Joey Contreras & More to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The popular weekly Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway, now at the Broadway Makers Marketplace and hosted by renowned talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers 'Your Broadway & Entertainment BFF!' has announced its May lineup of guests!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, April 18th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

HAMILTON's Hannah Cruz Appears As Special Guest On The Talk Show 'Live With Rye & Fri Photo HAMILTON's Hannah Cruz Appears As Special Guest On The Talk Show 'Live With Rye & Friends On Broadway!' This Thursday
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) welcomes singer, actress, and model Hannah Cruz on Thursday, February 3 at 7:30. 

Ben Cameron to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY! Photo Ben Cameron to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) will welcome Broadway’s favorite person, and Host/Creator of  Broadway Sessions, Ben Cameron as a special guest on Thursday, January 20th at 7:30pm!

Ashley Kate Adams to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY! Photo Ashley Kate Adams to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2022

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) will welcomes Broadway actress (La Cage Aux Folles), Producer, Top Selling Author, and Multi-Hyphenate Ashley Kate Adams.

Photos: Robbie Rozelle Packs Birdland For THE NEXT ONE Photo Photos: Robbie Rozelle Packs Birdland For THE NEXT ONE
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2021

On Monday, November 29, Robbie Rozelle made his Birdland debut with “The Next One,” a carefully curated evening of chaos celebrating his 45th birthday. “The Next One” was created for every person who has ever told the comedian “I can’t make it, but I’ll be at the next one.” Musical direction and arrangements by Yasuhiko Fukuoka, with Wes Bourland on bass, Mike Lunroe on drums, Johnny Wise on violin, Samuel Quiggins on cello, and David Ashton on reeds. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

 Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of At This Performance…™ to be held on Monday, December 13th  at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. 

Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY Photo Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

The new Broadway talk show Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway hosted by talk show Host & Producer Rye Myers at BAR 9 (807 9th Ave) welcome’s this week’s special guest ABC’s American Idol contestant Alyssa Wray at 7:30 pm.

BWW Interview: Ryan Bauer-Walsh Discusses THE RAINBOW LULLABY Photo BWW Interview: Ryan Bauer-Walsh Discusses THE RAINBOW LULLABY
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2021

With writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), the star-studded album includes vocals from Matt Doyle, Jenn Collela, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Chilina Kennedy, Caitlin Kinnunen, Susie Mosher, Kyle Dean Massey, Lauren Patten, Jelani Remy, Chris & Clay Rice-Thomson, Marissa Rosen, and more.

Michael Longoria Videos

Exclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below VideoExclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2020

It's time to head to the diner for a look at Joshua Colley performing Waitress's show-stopping song 'She Used to Be Mine' at Feinstein's/54 Below as part of 'Tuesdays at 54... with Robbie Rozelle!' accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano. Check out the video to see the Newsies and Les Miserables star perform this iconic number!

Exclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54 VideoExclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Eden Espinosa sings 'Holding to the Ground' from Falsettos, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below VideoExclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Melissa Errico sings a Randy Newman medley, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

Exclusive: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Back To Before' at Tuesday at 54 Below VideoExclusive: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Back To Before' at Tuesday at 54 Below
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Kate Baldwin sings a stunning rendition of 'Back to Before' from Ragtime, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

VIDEO: Michael Longoria Has Released Music Video For 'Kiss Me (Like They Do In The Mo VideoVIDEO: Michael Longoria Has Released Music Video For 'Kiss Me (Like They Do In The Movies)'
by Stage Tube - Nov 6, 2019

Michael Longoria has released a sultry music video for 'Kiss Me (Like They Do In The Movies)', an original song written by Michael Longoria and arranged by James Dobinson. The music video is directed by Matt Simpkins and stars Longoria and Anthony Crouchelli. 'Kiss Me (Like They Do In The Movies)' is the first single from Longoria's new studio album, Michael Longoria: Like They Do In The Movies, available now at www.BroadwayRecords.com, www.Amazon.com, in stores and across digital platforms. Michael Longoria: Like They Do In The Movies was released by Broadway Records on October 11, 2019 and reached #5 on the iTunes Vocal Albums Chart.

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Gets Inappropriate for Ninth Anniversary!
by Ben Cameron - Jun 26, 2017

Time really does fly, especially when you're having fun. And, let's be honest, we have a lot of fun at Broadway Sessions. So much so that nine years has flown by ever so quickly. And what better way to celebrate nine years of hurt special brand of musical theatre mania than with an "Inappropriate" Anniversary Show. We welcomed back a roster of Broadway Sessions favorites to share wildly inappropriate tunes and memories. The results were memorable, well, for most of our audience at least ;)

BWW TV: They're Back! The Midtown Men Preview Their NYC Homecoming Concert at the Beacon Theatre!
by Randy Rainbow - Jun 18, 2015

The Midtown Men, the vocal group comprised of four stars from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys, will soon make their long awaited New York City homecoming on June 20th, 2015 at New York's famed Beacon Theatre (2124 Broadway, NYC). Music icons Shirley Alston Reeves (The Shirelles) and Gene Cornish (The Rascals) will be special guest stars for the one night only concert, performing hits from the 1960s that made them legends. The duo joins the group, led by Tony Award-winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and Tony Award-nominee J. Robert Spencer, who after performing nearly 400 concerts across North America, will sing their celebrated arrangements of the greatest hits of the 1960s at the Beacon, their final show of this year's tour. The quartet recently sat down with BroadwayWorld to chat about the upcoming concert and to give us a special a cappella preview Check it out below!

VIDEO: THE MIDTOWN MEN Sing 'Dawn' in Preparation for New Orleans Performance
by Stage Tube - Mar 21, 2015

The Midtown Men, four stars from the original Broadway cast of JERSEY BOYS, are touring the country singing '60s hits, and their next stop is New Orleans. Below, watch the Men prepare for the Mahalia Jackson Theatre performance!

VIDEO: THE MIDTOWN MEN Release New Promo for New Orleans Performance
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 31, 2015

They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all time. Now on their fifth national tour, The Midtown Men are bringing their magic to audiences everywhere, singing their favorite '60s hits from The Beatles, Motown, The Four Seasons and more. Below, watch a new promo as the Men prepare to hit New Orleans next month!

VIDEO: BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Guest Editor Richard Jay-Alexander; Day 5 - Harvey, Shoshana, Jackie + HAIRSPRAY + Disney + Dreidel!
by Robert Diamond - Dec 17, 2014

So .... this is sort of a 'mash-up' of mediums and a fun 'take' on a traditional Hanukkah song, bolstered by the additional creative forces of Trey Parker and Marc Shaiman. It also boasts the talents of Harvey Fierstein, Jackie Hoffman, Peter Matthew Smith, Shoshana Bean, Clarke Thorell, Jenn Gambatese, Michael Longoria, Rashad Naylor, Tracy Jai Edwards, Chester Gregory II, Dick Latessa and others from the Broadway cast of HAIRSPRAY. The year was 2003, and HAIRSPRAY, pretty much, owned Broadway.


Michael Longoria Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Longoria been in?
Michael Longoria has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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