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Skylar Astin

Date of Birth: September 23, 1987 (35)

Birth Place: New York, New York, USA

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He became known for portraying Jesse Swanson in the musical films Pitch Perfect (2012) and Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). He originated the role of Georg in the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, and has since appeared in films such as Hamlet 2 (2008), Taking Woodstock (2009), Cavemen (2013), and 21 & Over (2013). He played the role of Greg Serrano on the last season of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, a role originally played by Santino Fontana, and Max in the musical dramedy Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020). He plays the titular role in the 2022 CBS drama So Help Me Todd.

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[Los Angeles]
Hollywood Bowl Revival, 2019

Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017

New York City Center Encores Off-Center Production, 2016
Norma Mushari

Broadway Transfer, 2006

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2006

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Norm Lewis, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Skylar Astin Join Sondheim Celebration At Hollywood Bowl

Broadway stars Skylar Astin, Norm Lewis and Brian Stokes Mitchell will complete the glittering cast of Broadway luminaries for Everybody Rise! A Sondheim Celebration on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at the Hollywood Bowl. They are joined by previously announced three-time Tony Award-winner Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess and Sutton Foster for this unforgettable concert program curated by Robert Longbottom and Kevin Stites and conducted by Stites.

Patti LuPone, Sierra Boggess & Sutton Foster to Star in Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl

Patti LuPone will lead a glittering cast of Broadway luminaries for Everybody Rise! A Sondheim Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl. See how to purchase tickets!

'Camp' Movie Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Cast and Stagedoor Manor

The indie cult classic movie Camp, which tells the story of a summer at theater camp based on the legendary Stagedoor Manor Center for Performing Arts, celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer and will feature a reunion of several cast members and a performance by campers at Stagedoor Manor.

SO HELP ME TODD Starring Skylar Astin Renewed For Season Two on CBS

SO HELP ME TODD stars Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden, Skylar Astin, Madeline Wise, Tristen J. Winger, Inga Schlingmann and Rosa Arredondo. Scott Prendergast, Elizabeth Klaviter, Dr. Phil McGraw, Stuart Gillard, Jay McGraw and Julia Eisenman serve as executive producers.

MEAN GIRLS Original Cast Members to Join 2023 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta

Original Mean Girls Broadway cast members will take part in the 2023 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta happening in Atlanta, GA, January 13-15, 2023.

Movies This Christmas Season for Broadway Fans " Old and New

Here’s our selection of brand-new, recent, and classic festive films featuring some of theater’s most iconic faces that you won’t want to miss.

VIDEO: Peacock Drops PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series Teaser Trailer

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the first Pitch Perfect film, which premiered in theaters October 5, 2012, Peacock has shared the first teaser trailer for its new spinoff series, Bumper in Berlin. The new series features Adam Devine, Sarah Hyland, Flula Borg, Lera Abova, and Jameela Jamil. Watch the new video teaser now!

Photos: Peacock Shares First Look at PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series With Adam Devine & Sarah Hyland

Peacock has shared a first look at their new Pitch Perfect spinoff series, Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin. Joining Adam Devine in the new series is Broadway alum Sarah Hyland, plus Flula Borg, Lera Abova, and Jameela Jamil.
 Check out first-look photos from the upcoming series now!

Broadway Watch Guide: Fall 2022 - Where to Watch Skylar Astin, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More on TV This Fall

The upcoming fall television season features an exciting lineup of Broadway stars starring in new and returning television series. From Skylar Astin's new CBS series So Help Me Todd to newly-minted Emmy winner Sheryl Lee Ralph returning for the second season of Abbott Elementary, check out where and when you can watch Broadway stars on TV!

VIDEO: DreamWorks Debuts TROLLSTOPIA Season Seven Trailer

In TrollsTopia anything is possible with teamwork, glitter and FUN! When Val’s vacation doesn’t go to plan and R&B’s pancake breakfast falls flat, Poppy and the Trolls get creative. The voice cast features Megan Hilty, Skylar Astin, Amanda Leighton, Kenan Thompson, Glozell Green, Kevin Michael Richardson, and more. Watch the video trailer now!


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Skylar Astin Will Miss LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Performances Due to COVID-19

Skylar Astin revealed in an Instagram story post that he tested positive for COVID-19, and will be missing some upcoming performances of Little Shop of Horrors. 

Production Starts on DAUGHTER OF THE BRIDE Starring Marcia Gay Harden

The film also stars Halston Sage (“Paper Towns,” “Neighbors,” “Before I Fall,” “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” “The Last Summer”), Andrew Richardson (“The Independent,” “Killer Among Us,” “A Call to Spy”) and Emmy Award nominee Aidan Quinn (“Practical Magic,”  “Legends of the Fall,” “Elementary,” “Law& Order: SVU,” “The American Guest”).

Photos: Darren Criss & The House Of Suntory's Host After, After Tony's Celebration

Another Tonys has come and gone! Before DeBose took the stage, Darren Criss and Julianne Hough hosted The Tony Awards: Act One on Paramount+.  And after the Tonys, the party moved from Radio City Music Hall to The House Of Suntory's for a star-studded celebration. Check out photos!

Photos: Inside the 75th Annual Tony Awards

Last night, the 75th Annual Tony Awards were hosted by Oscar-winner Ariana DeBose. The evening included appearances by Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster, Patti LuPone, Jennifer Hudson, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lea Michele, Andrew Garfield, Cynthia Erivo, and more. Check out photos from inside the event now!

Photos: Broadway Stars Align on the 2022 Tony Awards Red Carpet

We're taking you to the red carpet for a look at all of the stars (and what they're wearing) at them 2022 Tony Awards!

How/When/Where to Watch the 2022 Tony Awards and Other Questions Answered!

The 75th Annual Tony Awards are back this year at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the best of Broadway for the 2021/22 theatre season. Need a refresher on how to watch and when? We've got you covered!

Performances Announced For The 75th Annual Tony Awards

Find out what shows and stars are performing at this year's 2022 Tony Awards!

Rob McClure Will Take Over the Role of Seymour in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Tony, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and Drama Desk Award Nominated Broadway star Rob McClure will take on the lead role of Seymour in the off-Broadway production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS beginning next month!

Presenters Announced for the 75th Annual Tony Awards

The biggest stars from stage and screen are set to take the stage at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City to celebrate the 75th Annual Tony Awards. Find out who will appear on the broadcast including past-winners and more.


Skylar Astin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Skylar Astin has not appeared in the West End

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