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Patrick Wetzel BIO

Patrick Wetzel directed 35 productions including Aladdin, Tuck Everlasting, Something Rotten!, The Drowsy Chaperone, Spamalot, The Producers, Annie Get Your Gun, and many more.

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Patrick Wetzel STAGE CREDITS

[US Tour]
First National Tour, 2021
Barry Glickman

[US Tour]
2nd National Tour, 2010
Ensemble [Replacement]

Mr. Braithwaite [Replacement]

Mr. Braithwaite

Original Broadway Production, 2006
George [Replacement]


Underling (Understudy)

Man in Chair (Understudy)

George (Understudy)

Feldzieg (Understudy)

[Los Angeles]
US Premiere, 2005

[US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2002
Ensemble/Other Roles

Encores! Concert, 2002

Encores! Concert, 2002

Original Broadway Production, 2001



Oliver (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 2001
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

Franz Liebkind (Understudy) [Replacement]

Carmen Ghia (Understudy) [Replacement]

Leo Bloom (Understudy) [Replacement]

Broadway Revival, 1999

Sleeping Car Porter

Charlie Davenport (Understudy)

Major Gordon Lillie (Understudy)

Chief Sitting Bull (Understudy)

Foster Wilson (Understudy)

[Regional (US)]
Goodspeed Revival, 1997

Original Broadway Production, 1993

The President and His Cabinet


Patrick Wetzel Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production

Patrick WetzelBilly Elliot the Musical

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Patrick Wetzel News

Review: THE PROM at Shea's Buffalo Theatre

THE PROM concludes it's National tour in Buffalo this week as the big show with lots of heart took to the Shea's Buffalo stage. The first production of the 2022-23 M & T Bank Broadway Season is not an instantly recognizable name to theatre goers, despite having had a one year run on the Great White Way and a Hollywood A-List Netflix movie starring Meryl Streep.

THE PROM Makes Its Kansas City Premiere At Starlight Theatre, September 13-18

The Prom is a musical comedy about big Broadway stars on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all. The show makes its Kansas City debut at Starlight Theatre September 13-18 as part of the AdventHealth Broadway Series. 

Review: THE PROM at Center Theatre Group

Though fused with the pop sounds of the latest Broadway grab toward tween-friendly franchises, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin’s score has a heart that leans more toward the unabashed sincerity of The Pajama Game or The Music Man than the more saccharine offerings from the current scene.

Interview: Patrick Wetzel & His History With THE PROM

The national touring company of The Prom lands at the Ahmanson August 10, 2022 (with a preview August 9th). The story of a group of Broadway divas meshing with a small-town high school results in hijinks and lots of fantastic dancing. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw reprises his Broadway directing and choreographic duties on this tour. Got a chance to throw some questions out to Patrick Wetzel, who plays one of the Broadway superstars Barry Glickman.

THE PROM National Tour is Coming to Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in August

The national tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical “The Prom” will play at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre from August 9 through September 11, 2022 and will open August 10, 2022.

Review: THE PROM at Golden Gate Theatre

What did our critic think of THE PROM at Golden Gate Theatre?

Exclusive: Check Out Photos of Lady Camden at Opening Night of THE PROM National Tour in San Francisco

The national tour of The Prom is currently playing the Golden Gate Theatre through July 17, 2022. Lady Camden, a SF-based drag queen who placed first-runner-up on the latest season of RuPaul's Drag Race, visited The Prom for a pre-show as part of their LGBTQ night. 

THE PROM Comes to Dallas Next Month

Producers and co-Presidents of the Prom Committee announced today that the National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM will play the Winspear Opera House from July 26-31.

BWW Review: THE PROM at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Dear Readers, as we enter Pride month, I can’t think of a more delightful way to celebrate than having the national tour of the gay romp “The Prom” come to us at the 5th Avenue Theatre.

BWW Review: THE PROM National Tour Presented by Broadway In Chicago

Read our critic's review.THE PROM delivers heartfelt musical theater comedy for musical theater lovers. With plenty of theater in-jokes, hijinks, big ensemble dance numbers, and a mix of funny and saccharine, writers Matthew Sklar, Chad Beguelin, and Bob Martin understand the formula for an entertaining modern musical. While THE PROM hard-core wears its heart on its sleeve, it’s also so fun.

BWW Interview: Ashanti J'Aria of THE PROM at Orpheum

The Prom is currently playing at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis now through April 17th. It's a wonderful show! I am so glad to be chatting with Ashanti J'Aria, who plays Mrs. Greene in the show.

BWW Review: THE PROM at Orpheum Theatre

The National Tour of The Prom is here in Minneapolis this week from April 12th to April 17th at the Orpheum Theatre. The Prom won the 2019 Drama Desk Award Winner for Outstanding musical.

BWW Review: THE PROM at The Overture Center

The Prom is a hilarious romp about a very weighty and far-reaching issue. The issue of course is that actors are perceived as narcissistic and shallow. Well, that and a high school in Indian is canceling the prom so that out of the closet lesbian Emma (Kaden Keaney) won't attend.

VIDEO: THE PROM National Tour Star Sinclair Mitchell Gets Engaged Onstage!

It's a Promposal! This week, actor Sinclair Mitchell, currently touring the nation as Mr. Hawkins in The Prom, took a moment following the show to bring his partner, Joseph, onto the stage for a marriage proposal!

BWW Review: THE PROM sparkles at Providence Performing Arts Center

Down-on-their luck Broadway stars swoop down on an Indiana town to take up the cause of a high-school student who can't take her girlfriend to the prom. A promising premise, and this first national tour of the award-winning musical delivers all the laughs and spectacle with a knowing wink, while never losing sight of the poignant human story.

THE PROM Comes To Overture This Month

Put on your prom dresses and tuxedos and get ready for a memorable night out… The National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM will play at Overture Center from Tuesday, March 22 through Sunday, March 27.

BWW Review: THE PROM Sparkles and Shines at Straz Center For Performing Arts

The Prom a new musical with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin is based on an original concept by Jack Viertel. Directed and Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw, this explosive new musical took the stage by storm Tuesday night at the Straz Center, and with open arms, the audience welcomed this exceptional cast to the bay area. Boasting a primarily younger cast who danced and sang till everything was left on the stage, the audience was grooving in their seats and filled with joy all evening.

Everyone's Invited To THE PROM At Providence Performing Arts Center, March 8 - 13

Everyone's invited to the national tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical, THE PROM, playing the Providence Performing Arts Center from March 8 – 13, 2022!

THE PROM On Sale at Orpheum Theatre, January 28

The National Tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical THE PROM will play at the historic Orpheum Theatre.

National Tour of THE PROM Postpones Performances at Hippodrome Theatre

The National Tour of The Prom has indefinitely postponed their remaining performances of the show at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore, Maryland. The musical announced that there are multiple cases of Covid-19 within the company, causing the cancellations. The Prom was set to play eight total performances at the Hippodrome from January 18th through the 23rd. However, five out of the eight shows were unfortunately postponed.


How many Broadway shows has Patrick Wetzel been in?

Patrick Wetzel has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Patrick Wetzel been in?

Patrick Wetzel has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Patrick Wetzel been nominated for?

Patrick Wetzel has been nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production award at the Helen Hayes Awards for his role in Billy Elliot the Musical.

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