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Nora Brennan

 
Birth Place:
East Chicago, IN, USA
Bio:
Additional credits include: Productions Hello Again Off Broadway Revival, 2011 Casting Director Bury The Dead Off Broadway Revival, 2008 Casting Director Crossing Brooklyn Off Broadway, 2007 Casting Director The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Off Broadway Revival, 2007 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: East Chicago, IN, USA

Bio:
Additional credits include: Productions Hello Again Off Broadway Revival, 2011 Casting Director Bury The Dead Off Broadway Revival, 2008 Casting Director Crossing Brooklyn Off Broadway, 2007 Casting Director The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Off Broadway Revival, 2007 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1995
Diane
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1982
Performer [Replacement]
Bombalurina (Understudy) [Replacement]
Cassandra (Understudy) [Replacement]
Tantomile (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1980
Ensemble
Lady Anne

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Casting
 
[Milburn, NJ (Regional), 2019]
Casting
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Casting
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Casting Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Casting Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Casting

Nora Brennan Biography

Additional credits include:

Productions

Hello Again
Off Broadway Revival, 2011
Casting Director

Bury The Dead
Off Broadway Revival, 2008
Casting Director

Crossing Brooklyn
Off Broadway, 2007
Casting Director

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Off Broadway Revival, 2007
Casting Director

All The Way Home
Off Broadway Revival, 2006
Casting Director

Normal
Off Broadway, 2005
Casting Director

The Audience
Off Broadway, 2005
Casting Director

Requiem for William
Off Broadway, 2004
Casting Director

Stage

Crazy for You
First National Tour, 1994

Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall, 1992

Cats
First National Company, 1986
Bombalurina






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Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUN Photo Ashley Blanchet, Graham Rowat, Analise Scarpaci, Gavin Lee & More to Star in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for The Sound of Music, directed by Mark S. Hoebee. The production will feature Ashley Blanchet (Paper Mill’s Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Broadway’s Waitress) as Maria Rainer, and Graham Rowat (Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen, Sunset Boulevard) as Captain Georg von Trapp.

Paper Mill Playhouse to Present A WHOLE NEW WORLD: A TRIBUTE TO ALAN MENKEN This Mont Photo Paper Mill Playhouse to Present A WHOLE NEW WORLD: A TRIBUTE TO ALAN MENKEN This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

Members of Paper Mill Playhouse's competitive Conservatory are directed and choreographed by Paper Mill Playhouse’s professional artistic staff in a fully produced, original concert titled A Whole New World: A Tribute to Alan Menken. The concert features over 90 talented young performers, on July 29 at 7:30 PM and July 30 at 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM.

Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Streaming Begins July 20 Photo Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Streaming Begins July 20
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2020

Transport Group has announced that the filmed performance of its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas will be available for video streaming beginning Monday, July 20 for four weeks. An original cast recording will be released by Broadway Records later this month.

Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malon Photo Transport Group Announces Casting For THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, Starring Beth Malone
by Stephi Wild - Dec 13, 2019

Transport Group has announced casting for The Unsinkable Molly Brown, its second mainstage production of the 2019-20 season. Joining Tony Award nominee Beth Malone (Fun Home) who will play Molly Brown are David Aron Damane (The Book of Mormon, Big River, The Life) as JJ, Whitney Bashor (The Bridges of Madison County) as Julia, Omar Lopez-Cepero (On Your Feet!) as Vincenzo, Alex Gibson (SpongeBob SquarePants; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812) as Erich, and Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I) as Arthur. Rounding out the cast are Kaitlyn Davidson; Tyrone Davis, Jr.; Gregg Goodbrod; Michael Halling; Karl Josef Co; Nikka Graff Lanzarone; Kate Marilley; Shina Ann Morris; Keven Quillon; and CoCo Smith.

Casting Announced For Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Photo Casting Announced For Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2019

Transport Group has announced that the cast of its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas will be Justin Cunningham (a?oeWhen They See Usa??) and Danyel Fulton. Broadbend, Arkansas, presented in association with the Public Theater, with libretto by Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers, and music and additional lyrics by Ted Shen, directed by OBIE-winning artistic director Jack Cummings III, begins performances Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm at at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios, 229 West 42nd Street. The opening is set for Sunday, November 10 at 7:30pm. Tickets are now on sale.

Outstanding Students Selected For Prestigious Musical Theater Conservatory At Paper M Photo Outstanding Students Selected For Prestigious Musical Theater Conservatory At Paper Mill Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse has selected students to be a part of the theater's prestigious Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory for 2019. 

VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  Photo VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touche Photo BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touches the Heart and Mind
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 15, 2019

The East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon, is now onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse through Sunday, May 5. This new musical enjoys outstanding direction by Jack Cummings III, clever choreography by Scott Rink, and top musical direction by J. Oconor Navarro with orchestrations by Michael Starobin. The show's marvelous cast brings the honest, touching, and entertaining story to life on the Millburn stage.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hanna Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 15, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn.

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VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse

by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BWW TV: Tony Documentary Film Talkback Series Presents SHOWBUSINESS: THE ROAD TO BROADWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series launched May 9 as part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitors Center and Mini-Museum. The Tony Award Documentary Films Series features three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Tony-eligible Broadway musical. The first film to be screened was Finding Billy, taking viewers on the journey in the search for the young male leads in Billy Elliot the Musical. The screening was immediately followed by a panel discussion comprised of moderator Nora Brennan (Children's Casting Director for Billy Elliot), and Broadway cast members Tade Biesinger (Billy), Jacob Clemente (Billy), Stephen Hanna (Older Billy), and Joel Hatch (George).

BWW TV: Tony Documentary Film Talkback Series Presents EVERY LITTLE STEP
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series launched May 9 as part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitors Center and Mini-Museum. The Tony Award Documentary Films Series features three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Tony-eligible Broadway musical. The first film to be screened was Finding Billy, taking viewers on the journey in the search for the young male leads in Billy Elliot the Musical. The screening was immediately followed by a panel discussion comprised of moderator Nora Brennan (Children's Casting Director for Billy Elliot), and Broadway cast members Tade Biesinger (Billy), Jacob Clemente (Billy), Stephen Hanna (Older Billy), and Joel Hatch (George). BroadwayWorld brought you a glimpse of the panel discussion then. Today, we bring a look at the second talkback in the series which took place last week, May 16, following a screening of Every Little Step, which follows the real-life dancers as they struggled through auditions for the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line. The film also takes a look at the history of the show and the creative minds behind the original and revival Broadway shows. This panel was moderated by John Breglio, Every Little Step executive producer, and producer of the 2006 revival of A Chorus Line. Panalists included Baayork Lee, the original 'Connie' from the 1976 Tony Award-winning production of A Chorus Line and choreographer for the 2006 revival, and Donna McKechnie, who won the Tony Award for her performance as 'Cassie' in the original 1976 production of A Chorus Line.

BWW TV: Tony Documentary Film Talkback Series Presents FINDING BILLY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series launched this week, May 9, as part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitors Center and Mini-Museum. The Tony Award Documentary Films Series features three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Tony-eligible Broadway musical. The first film to be screened was Finding Billy, taking viewers on the journey in the search for the young male leads in Billy Elliot the Musical. The screening was immediately followed by a panel discussion comprised of moderator Nora Brennan (Children's Casting Director for Billy Elliot), and Broadway cast members Tade Biesinger (Billy), Jacob Clemente (Billy), Stephen Hanna (Older Billy), and Joel Hatch (George). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special event and brings you the panel disussion below.


Nora Brennan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nora Brennan been in?
Nora Brennan has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Nora Brennan been in?
Nora Brennan has not appeared in the West End