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Michael Wartella

 
Bio:
Mike's professional credits include: Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tuck Everlasting, Wicked. Off-Broadway: RENT, The Kid (The New Group), Seussical (TheaterworksUSA), Oliver Twist (TFANA). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House), Midsummer, A Prayer for ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Mike's professional credits include: Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tuck Everlasting, Wicked. Off-Broadway: RENT, The Kid (The New Group), Seussical (TheaterworksUSA), Oliver Twist (TFANA). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House), Midsummer, A Prayer for ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
Paper Mill Playhouse's Original Production, 2022
Dion
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere, 2019
Mickey Rooney
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Mike Teavee
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Hugo
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Production, 2010
Bacchus
  [US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2009
Boq [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2007
JoJo
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Boq [Replacement]

Michael Wartella Biography

Mike's professional credits include: Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tuck Everlasting, Wicked. Off-Broadway: RENT, The Kid (The New Group), Seussical (TheaterworksUSA), Oliver Twist (TFANA). Regional: Chasing Rainbows (Flat Rock Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House), Midsummer, A Prayer for Owen Meany, Denver Center Theatre Company. Film/TV: "Mysteries of Laura," Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet, Loving Leah. Twitter/Instagram @mikewartella




Michael Wartella News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A LI Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards; Barrington Stage's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Berkshires Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Wake Up With BWW 11/17: FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording, Jessica Chastain to Return to Broa Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/17: FUNNY GIRL Cast Recording, Jessica Chastain to Return to Broadway, and More!
by - Nov 17, 2022

Top stories include Jessica Chastain returning to Broadway in A Doll's House in 2023! Plus, Ruthie Henshall will open a drama school in London, Funny Girl will release a cast recording, and more!

Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns! Photo Michele Pawk Will Join the Broadway Cast of WICKED, and Michael Wartella Returns!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2022

Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk will join the cast of Wicked at Broadway's Gershwin Theatre, taking over the role of Madame Morrible beginning Monday, December 12.  Michael Wartella returned to the role of Boq, starting performances last evening, November 15.

Jackie Burns, Sara Jean Ford & More to Star in BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT at The Suffolk T Photo Jackie Burns, Sara Jean Ford & More to Star in BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT at The Suffolk Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

The Suffolk will present an exciting all-new concert event for all ages created exclusively for this venue, BROADWAY FRIGHT NIGHT, on Friday, October 7 at 8:00PM.

BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL  at Berkshire Theatre Group H Photo BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL at Berkshire Theatre Group Helps to Make the Season Merry and Bright.
by Marc Savitt - Dec 6, 2021

There is much to enjoy in this stage adaptation of the 1954 American Musical film. This production features David Adkins as General Henry Waverly; Allison Briner Dardenne as Martha Watson; Alanna Saunders as Judy Haynes; Claire Saunders as Betty Haynes; Michael Starr as Phil Davis and Michael Wartella as Bob Wallace.

BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL Photo BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill about a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.

Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards Photo Nominations Announced for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2021

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association has announced the nominees for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies.

Tickets On Sale For the World Premiere of THE WANDERER Starring Christy Altomare, Mic Photo Tickets On Sale For the World Premiere of THE WANDERER Starring Christy Altomare, Michael Wartella and Joey McIntyre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Tickets are now on sale for¬†The Wanderer,¬†the new Broadway-bound musical based on the life and music of Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famer‚ÄĮDion DiMucci,¬†starring¬†Michael Wartella,¬†Christy Altomare¬†and¬†Joey McIntyre¬†in‚ÄĮits world premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

THE WANDERER Cast Will Perform as Part of Taste of Tennis Event Photo THE WANDERER Cast Will Perform as Part of Taste of Tennis Event
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2021

The event celebrates both the return of tennis and theater in NYC. The Johnny Smyth Band, featuring tennis great John McEnroe will also perform. 

Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and More to Take Part in BROADWAY IN THE BER Photo Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and More to Take Part in BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center’s Executive Director Janis Martinson has announced the return of the special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA.

Michael Wartella Videos

VIDEO: How is Berkshire Theatre Group Making GODSPELL Happen? Go Behind the Scenes! Videoplay
VIDEO: How is Berkshire Theatre Group Making GODSPELL Happen? Go Behind the Scenes!

by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2020

The first musical in the United States to be approved by Actors' Equity Association is currently running in the Berkshires! Berkshire Theatre Group's Godspell, which is being presented outdoors in an open-air tent adjacent to The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, will run through September 4, with many health and safety guidelines in place as mandated by Actors' Equity Association and local/state government.

VIDEO: SEUSSICAL Original Off-Broadway Cast Perform 'Green Eggs and Ham'! Videoplay
VIDEO: SEUSSICAL Original Off-Broadway Cast Perform 'Green Eggs and Ham'!

by Stage Tube - May 16, 2020

Original off-Broadway cast members of Seussical joined forces for a virtual performance of Green Eggs and Ham!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS

by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

Don your ruby slippers and grab Toto as you take a peek inside Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mil Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mill Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2019

Performances are underway for Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz at Paper Mill Playhouse! News12 New Jersey recently gave us a first look at footage from the production! Additionally, they sat down with some of the cast and creatives to talk about the show.

BWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press! Videoplay
BWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2019

The company just met the press and BWW correspondent Richard Ridge is taking you inside the big day below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sweet first look at the cast in action below!

BWW TV: Enter a World of Pure Imagination with the Cast of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 10, 2017

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring two-time Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Willy Wonka),  begins performances Tuesday, March 28, 2017 and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

BWW TV Exclusive: BROADWAY SESSIONS Gets A Little Bit WICKED
by Ben Cameron - Aug 15, 2016

WICKED!!!! You tingled didn't you? It's hard not to. No modern musical has had quite the impact that this mega musical has had all over the world. And I won't lie to ya, Wicked hold's a very special place in my heart (listen to track #2 of your cast album, you may hear a familiar voice asking 'Glinda, is it true you were her friend?') But humble bragging aside, Wicked is nothing short of a phenomenon. So this week we've compiled some of our favorite Broadway Sessions performances from Stephen Schwartz's box office blockbuster! 'The Wizard and I,' 'Popular,' 'As Long As Your Mine,' 'No Good Deed,' 'Defying Gravity' and even a cliff notes version of ensembling in Wicked w/ myself and original caster Marcus Choi, it's just too good…or is it Wicked?

TUCK EVERLASTING Launches Trading Cards - Pick Your Team!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2016

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday May 17th, each of the three TUCK boys, Andrew Keenan-Bolger "Jesse", Bob Lenzi "Miles", Michael Wartella "Hugo,' will have limited edition autographed trading cards of their character, with a description on the back written by one of the TUCK book writers, Tim Federle

BWW TV: Time Stops on Broadway- Watch Highlights from TUCK EVERLASTING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2016

If you could live forever, would you? Take a journey you'll never forget in this powerful new musical about love, family and living life to the fullest.¬†With direction and choreography by Tony Award¬ģ winner Casey Nicholaw¬†(Something Rotten!, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon), Tuck Everlasting is currently in previews at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) and will open on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!


Michael Wartella Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Wartella been in?
Michael Wartella has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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