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Ryan Duncan

Birth Place: Ft. Devens, MA

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Ryan comes from the Washington D.C. area and holds a degree in Foreign Language from George Mason University and La Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. Broadway: Gettin' the Band Back Together (Drama Teacher/Nick Styler/Mouthfeel Mate), Shrek (Piggie-Bricks/Donkey u.s.), Off-Broadway: Liberty: A Monumental New Musical (Theatre 80 & 42West), Altar Boyz (New World Stages, Drama League nomination), Soul Doctor (New York Theatre Workshop), The Yellow Brick Road (TWUSA-Lucille Lortel), It Must Be Him (Peter Jay Sharp at Playwrights Horizons), theAtrainplays (Neighborhood Playhouse and New World Stages), Minnie's Boys and The Body Beautiful (York), The Fifth Column (Mint), My First Time (New World Stages), Real Danger (EAT-Theatre 4). Other NYC: Hermanas (FringeNYC 06), Altar Boyz (NYMF 04), Dancing Straight (TOSOS II). Workshops/Development: Distant Thunder (Lynne Taylor-Corbett/Shaun Taylor-Corbett), King Lear with Paul Sorvino, Gettin' the Band Back Together, El Mago de Oz (now The Yellow Brick Road), Liberty, An Officer and a Gentleman and WATT?!? (NAMT).

Regional: Passing Through (Goodspeed's Norma Terris Theatre, CT), The Most Beautiful Room in New York (Long Wharf Theatre, CT), Gettin' the Band Back Together (George Street Playhouse, NJ), Striking 12 (Good Theater, ME), Shrek (5th Avenue, Seattle), tick, tick...BOOM! (Adirondack Theatre Festival, NY), I'm Not Rappaport (pre-Broadway wit Judd Hirsch and Ben Vereen), 1776 and A Christmas Carol (Ford's, D.C.), Side Show (Signature, VA), Forever Plaid (Temple, NC), Hair (Studio Theatre, D.C.), etc. Film/TV: "Blue Bloods", "He's With Me" (heswithme.tv), "FreakMe", "The Bunny Hole" (bunnyholeshow.com), Obits (Best Actor-24HFPNY), In Stereo, Shrek the Musical, I Don't Believe in That, The Corsican Dove, Fake, January, and Stand By.
Ryan was a writer/performer with the award-winning NYC based sketch comedy group Honorable Mention and produced, directed and starred in the comedy project, ALKY: only the luckiest victims die at the PIT and was co-producer/actor in The ReRun Project also at the PIT. He also produced the FringeNYC hit, Rated M for Mature by Greg Ayers in FringeNYC 2012 and FringeNYC Encores. One of his short plays, The Crossover, was produced by UglyRhino Productions for Tiny Rhino at Littlefield in Brooklyn, another short play, Lockdown, was performed by Fairfield Center Stage in their 24 Hour Playathon 2018, and he was one of the writers of Aftermath, a play to raise money for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico, performed at Cherry Lane Theatre. Among other projects, he's written a pilot, "Dirty Laundry", with He's With Me co-star, Veronica Reyes-How and is currently writing/co-creating a show based on neuroscientist Beau Lotto's global talk, Deviate, with Melanie Lalande of Cirque du Soleil and the Lab of Misfits. He's also written an original holiday musical, A Gander Family Christmas, with Tad Wilson and Jeffrey Lodin.

Gettin' the Band Back Together (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
Liberty (Off-Broadway Cast Recording)
Gettin' the Band Back Together (Original Cast Recording)
Shrek (Broadway Cast Recording)
The Body Beautiful (York Theatre Cast Recording)
Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'! (Concert Cast Recording)
Altar Boyz (Off-Broadway Cast Recording)
Carols for a Cure/BC/EFA (2005 & 2009)

Ryan Duncan Photos


Off-Broadway Return Production, 2022

Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Guest Performer

Original Broadway Production, 2018

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010

Original Broadway Production, 2008

Electrician / Assaut Guard / Killer / Waiter / Civilian

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Performer [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005

Juan [Replacement]


[New York]
World Premiere, 2004

Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2000

The Yellow Brick Road

TW/USA at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (Off-Broadway)

July 19-August 19, 2011

Composers/Lyricist: Jaime Lozano

Composer/Lyricist/Author: Tommy Newman

Author: Mando Alvarado

Director/Choreography: Devanand Janki

Chreographer: Robert Tatad



Virginia Cavalierie:   Dora

Ryan Duncan: Scarecrow

Cedric Leiba Jr.: Mountain Lion

Lexi Rhoades: Wizard

Natalie Toro: La Bruja

Frank Viveros: Iron Chef

Joshua Cruz: Understudy

Veronica Reyes: Understudy



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Developmental Readings of BORDELLO THE MUSICAL Set For This Week

 The York Theatre Company will present developmental readings of Bordello, The Musical, with book by Barbara Bellman and Joan Ross Sorkin, music by Emiliano Messiez, lyrics by Barbara Bellman, music direction by Steven Gross and directed by Will Pomerantz.
BORDELLO, THE MUSICAL To Have York Theatre Company Developmental Readings

Bordello, The Musical is set to have developmental readings at York Theatre Company on February 29 and March 1.
WHERE ARE WE By Rae Covey Will Be Performed in Concert at Joe's Pub This Month

JOE'S PUB at the Public Theater presents Rae Covey's new song cycle, Where We Are, on January 31, 2024, featuring Claire Kwon (Almost Famous), Sarah Dacey Charles (Les Miserables), David Baida (On Your Feet), and Stefan Schallack (Noise).
Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Beth Leavel, and More To Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 Below will host performances from Broadway stars Beth Leavel, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, and more! Check out the full lineup here!
Songs From New Musical FOUAD OF NAZARETH to be Presented At Joe's Pub

Songs from Fouad of Nazareth, a new musical by Palestinian composer Fouad Dakwar, will be presented at Joe's Pub on February 11. Dakwar stars in the production. Noor Theater, Fouad Dakwar, and Ryan Duncan-Ayala produce.
¡AMERICANO! & THE GHOST OF JOHN MCCAIN to Have Readings in New York

Quixote Productions will present a 29-hour double reading in New York City for two of Arizona’s most ambitious original musicals. 
Ludacris and Paula Abdul Join HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Producing Team

Multi-Grammy Award winning music icons Ludacris and Paula Abdul have joined P3 Productions, and Tony Award-winning entertainment mini-studio Level Forward, on the producing team of the new Broadway musical How to Dance in Ohio.
Photos: J. Harrison Ghee, Justin Guarini and More Step Out for the 2023 ONLY MAKE BELIEVE GALA Celebrating Brooke Shields

Actor Justin Guarini hosted the Only Make Believe Gala honoring Brooke Shields on Monday November 6 at the Broadhurst Theater featuring performances by Melinda Doolittle, J Harrison Ghee, Brad Oscar, A.J. Shively, Jessica Vosk, NaTasha Yvette Williams and special appearances by Alicia Quarles, Orfeh and Umbrella Lina. See photos from the red carpet!
THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Announce New Productions In Cities Across The Globe, From New York To Dublin

The 24 Hour Plays announced details for an expanded 2023 season, including the 23rd annual The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway celebrity event, which will once again play Town Hall on October 23, 2023, as well as shows in three new cities, the return of The 24 Hour Musicals in New York City, episodes of The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues and partner events in nine theaters around the world.
THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Reveals 2023 Nationals Company

The 24 Hour Plays has revealed this year's company for The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals.
Ana Villafañe, Joel Perez & More to Star In AZUL: A Bilingual Musical At Joe's Pub

JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater will present Katerina McCrimmon (The Rose Tattoo), Robi Hager (Spring Awakening), Ana Villafañe (On Your Feet!), Joel Perez (Fun Home), Martin Sola (The King and I, On Your Feet!), Henry Gainza (On Your Feet!), Florencia Cuenca, & More in AZUL: A Bilingual Musical!
Mandy Gonzalez, Robin De Jesús, and More Set For AZUL EP Release Concert at 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Mandy Gonzalez (In The Heights, Wicked, Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesús (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles, The Boys in the Band) Katerina McCrimmon (The Rose Tattoo), Robi Hager (Spring Awakening), and more in the AZUL EP Release Concert.
Mandy Gonzalez, Robin De Jesús, Katerina McCrimmon, Robi Hager & More To Star In AZUL EP Release Concert At 54 Below

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Mandy Gonzalez (In The Heights, Wicked, Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Robin de Jesús (In the Heights, La Cage aux Folles, The Boys in the Band) Katerina McCrimmon (The Rose Tattoo), Robi Hager (Spring Awakening) & More in the AZUL EP Release Concert.
Tony Yazbeck, John Lloyd Young, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.
Patti LuPone, John Lloyd Young, Tony Yazbeck And More To Take The Stage At 54 Below This January!

Next month, 54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, including solo performances from Tony Award-winners Patti LuPone and  John Lloyd Young and Tony-nominee Tony Yazbeck. See the full lineup below!
Review: JOY THE MUSICAL at George Street Playhouse-A New Show that Entertains and Inspires

George Street Playhouse (GSP) at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) is presenting 'Joy, The Musical' and the timing is ideal. In this season of wonder and hope, the show is both entertaining and inspiring.
Photo Exclusive: First Look at Erika Henningsen & More in JOY World Premiere at George Street Playhouse

Get an exclusive first look at photos of the world premiere of new musical Joy the Musical at George Street Playhouse, starring Erika Henningsen, with choreography by Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Joshua Bergasse.
Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet at Only Make Believe BACK ON BROADWAY Gala

See photos from the red carpet of Only Make Believe's BACK ON BROADWAY Annual Gala, hosted by John Oliver of HBO's Emmy Award Winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
¡AMERICANO! The Musical To Receive Two Awards From The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors

After a three-month Off-Broadway run earlier this year, a musical originally created in Phoenix about a Dreamer, will be recognized Monday by the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) at an awards ceremony in New York City.  
Photos: Original TITANIC Star Victor Garber Visits TITANIQUE

The cast of Titanique got a special visit earlier this week from a star of the 1997 film! Victor Garber, who is hilariously turned into his own character by Frankie Grande in the musical spoof, stopped by the Asylum Theatre to check it out.


How many Broadway shows has Ryan Duncan been in?

Ryan Duncan has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Ryan Duncan been in?

Ryan Duncan has not appeared in the West End.

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