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Tom Hewitt

 
Bio:
Broadway: Includes Amazing Grace, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Dracula, Boys from Syracuse, Rocky Horror Show (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), The Lion King, Sisters Rosenswieg. National tours: Urinetown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Peter Pan. Off-Broadway: Another Medea, Treasure ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Includes Amazing Grace, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Dracula, Boys from Syracuse, Rocky Horror Show (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), The Lion King, Sisters Rosenswieg. National tours: Urinetown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Peter Pan. Off-Broadway: Another Medea, Treasure ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Hades [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Hector Hushabye
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Doyle Lonnegan
  [US Tour]
First US National Tour, 2016
Captain James Hook
Charles Frohman
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Long Wharf Production, 2016
Papa (Alphonse)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Captain Newton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Viktor Komarovsky
  [Chicago]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Pontius Pilate [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Mr. Darling
Captain Hook
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Howard Benedict
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Lawrence Jameson
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer
  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2005
Dr. Dolittle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Dracula
  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Dracula
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Officer Lockstock
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2002
Antipholus of Ephesus
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2001
Dracula
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Frank 'N' Furter
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Serge (Understudy)
Yvan (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Scar [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
Billy Flynn [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1995
Charles Surface
  [Broadway]
1993
Geoffrey Duncan [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Steve/Man in Bed
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Steve/Man #6 in bed
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Bob
  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Lodovico
  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Archbishop of Cantebury/Third Citizen/Ensemble
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Ensemble
Maitre D'
Scotty
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Damis/M. Loyal/Police Officer (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Pericles

Photos

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Reeve Carney, Andre De Shields, Amber Gray, Eva Noblezada and Tom Hewitt

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Andre De Shields, Amber Gray and Tom Hewitt

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Andre De Shields, Amber Gray, Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and Tom Hewitt

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Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Hades [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Hector Hushabye

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
World Premiere at Paper Mill Playhouse, 2018
Doyle Lonnegan

  [US Tour]
First US National Tour, 2016
Captain James Hook

Charles Frohman

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
Long Wharf Production, 2016
Papa (Alphonse)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Captain Newton

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Viktor Komarovsky

  [Chicago]
World Premiere Production, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2012
Pontius Pilate [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Mr. Darling

Captain Hook

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2008
Howard Benedict

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Lawrence Jameson

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2006
Performer

  [New York]
Reading, 2006
Performer

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2005
Dr. Dolittle

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Dracula

  [New York]
Workshop, 2003
Dracula

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2003
Officer Lockstock

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2002
Antipholus of Ephesus

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2001
Dracula

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2000
Frank 'N' Furter

Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Serge (Understudy)

Yvan (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Scar [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1997
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Billy Flynn [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
1995
Charles Surface

  [Broadway]
1993
Geoffrey Duncan [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Steve/Man in Bed

  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Steve/Man #6 in bed

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Bob

  [Off-Broadway]
1991
Lodovico

  [Off-Broadway]
1990
Archbishop of Cantebury/Third Citizen/Ensemble

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Ensemble

Maitre D'

Scotty

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Damis/M. Loyal/Police Officer (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
1983
Pericles

Tom Hewitt Biography

Broadway: Includes Amazing Grace, Doctor Zhivago, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Dracula, Boys from Syracuse, Rocky Horror Show (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), The Lion King, Sisters Rosenswieg. National tours: Urinetown, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Peter Pan. Off-Broadway: Another Medea, Treasure Island, Jeffrey, Beau Jest (Outer Critics nomination). Recent Regional Credits: Amazing Grace (Broadway in Chicago), Irma Vep (BTG), Spamalot (PCLO, TUTS, Starlight), Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse), Travesties (Long Wharf, CT Critics Award). Film and TV: Law and Order, All My Children, Julie Taymor's Fool's Fire.

Tom Hewitt Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Tom Hewitt, The Rocky Horror Show
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Tom Hewitt, The Rocky Horror Show
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1992 - Best Debut Performance
Tom Hewitt, Beau Jest
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Production
Tom HewittRing Round the Moon

Tom Hewitt News

Lana Gordon, Ryan Silverman, and Brenda Braxton Will Return to CHICAGO Photo Lana Gordon, Ryan Silverman, and Brenda Braxton Will Return to CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

Lana Gordon and Drama Desk nominee Ryan Silverman will return to Chicago in the roles of Velma Kelly and Billy Flynn, respectively, on Tuesday, April 12 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.; New York, NY). They join Tony Award nominee Brenda Braxton, who previously played Velma Kelly and now takes on the role of Matron ‚ÄúMama‚ÄĚ Morton.

CHICAGO's Bianca Marroquín Named Mr. Amigo 2022 Photo CHICAGO's Bianca Marroquín Named Mr. Amigo 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

Earlier today, award-winning actress and singer, Bianca Marroquín was named Mr. Amigo 2022 at the official announcement and poster unveiling ceremony hosted by the Mexican Consulate, Texas Southmost College and City of Brownsville. 

VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of James Monroe Iglehart in Rehearsal for CHICAGO! Photo VIDEO: See a Sneak Peek of James Monroe Iglehart in Rehearsal for CHICAGO!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 14, 2022

James Monroe Iglehart is set to take over the role of Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago! He will take over the role on January 17, replacing Tom Hewitt, who has played the role since November 2021.

Charlotte d'Amboise Returns to CHICAGO and Bianca Marroquín Extends Her Run Photo Charlotte d'Amboise Returns to CHICAGO and Bianca Marroquín Extends Her Run
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2022

Tony Nominee Charlotte d'Amboise returns to Chicago as Roxie Hart beginning tonight, Monday, January 10, 2022 and Bianca Marroquín has extended in her role as Velma Kelly through March 13, 2022 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St.; New York, NY).

Wake Up With BWW 1/5: James Monroe Iglehart Joins CHICAGO, Chris Evans to Play Gene K Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/5: James Monroe Iglehart Joins CHICAGO, Chris Evans to Play Gene Kelly in New Film, and More!
by - Jan 5, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of James Monroe Iglehart in Chicago on Broadway! Plus, Chris Evans is in talks to star as Gene Kelly in a new movie! Flying Over Sunset announces January 16 closing date, Paradise Square delays its Broadway opening due to COVID-19, and more.

James Monroe Iglehart Will Join the Cast of CHICAGO on Broadway Photo James Monroe Iglehart Will Join the Cast of CHICAGO on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2022

James Monroe Iglehart will take over the role of Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago! He will take over the role on January 17, replacing Tom Hewitt, who has played the role since November 2021.

Ana Villafa√Īe, Bianca Marroqu√≠n, and Lillias White Extend Runs in CHICAGO Photo Ana Villafa√Īe, Bianca Marroqu√≠n, and Lillias White Extend Runs in CHICAGO
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

It has been announced that Ana Villafa√Īe and Bianca Marroqu√≠n¬†will star in Chicago through Sunday, January 9, 2022. Lillias White will play her final performance on Sunday, December 26, 2021. The record-breaking hit musical Chicago is now playing at¬†the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th¬†St., NYC).

BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SKIVVIES SHOW at Joe's Pub Satisfies From Start To Finis Photo BWW Review: THE ROCKY HORROR SKIVVIES SHOW at Joe's Pub Satisfies From Start To Finish
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 2, 2021

The Skivvies celebrate the release of their new album with a sold-out show featuring many of the artists on the cd.

Tom Hewitt Stars in Aaron Mark's ANOTHER MEDEA Audioplay Photo Tom Hewitt Stars in Aaron Mark's ANOTHER MEDEA Audioplay
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt (The Rocky Horror Show, Dracula) and writer-director Aaron Mark (The Horror of Dolores Roach) have released a free studio recording of the horror monologue play, ANOTHER MEDEA.

Lana Gordon Announced as Persephone Alternate in HADESTOWN on Broadway Photo Lana Gordon Announced as Persephone Alternate in HADESTOWN on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

Learn about Hadestown's 2021 casting updates. Lana Gordon will be the alternate Persephone, allowing Amber Gray, who continues her award-winning run at the Walter Kerr Theatre, to spend more time with her young family. Gordon will join the cast the week beginning Monday, October 11 and will perform the role of Persephone twice a week.

Tom Hewitt Videos

VIDEO: Stars Eva Noblezada and Aaron Tveit Talk Broadway's Return on TODAY VideoVIDEO: Stars Eva Noblezada and Aaron Tveit Talk Broadway's Return on TODAY
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2021

Two of Broadway's brightest stars, Aaron Tveit (Moulin Rouge!) and Eva Noblezada (Hadestown), joined NBC News Now anchor Joe Fryer for a segment celebrating Broadway's return!

Broadway Rewind: AMAZING GRACE Sings Out on Broadway with Josh Young and More! VideoBroadway Rewind: AMAZING GRACE Sings Out on Broadway with Josh Young and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when Amazing Grace arrived at the Nederlander Theatre, where it played for 116 performances.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Tom Hewitt! VideoBWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault with Tom Hewitt!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 19, 2020

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Unexpected Songs: The Lesser Known Tunes of Andrew Lloyd Webber- a special concert event at Joe's Pub. Below, watch as Tom Hewitt belts out 'The Vaults of Heaven' from Whistle Down the Wind.

VIDEOS: Eden Espinosa, Lesli Margherita, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Perform at THE RO VideoVIDEOS: Eden Espinosa, Lesli Margherita, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Perform at THE ROCKY HORROR SKIVVIES SHOW
by Stage Tube - Nov 1, 2019

The Skivvies held their annual Rocky Horror Skivvies Show on Halloween last night!

VIDEO: Cuba Gooding, Jr. and the Cast of CHICAGO Spend 'Christmas Eve on the Dance Fl VideoVIDEO: Cuba Gooding, Jr. and the Cast of CHICAGO Spend 'Christmas Eve on the Dance Floor' For BC/EFA
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2018

Once again, the Broadway company of Chicago has created an original holiday song for Broadway Cares' annual Carols For a Cure album.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's THE STING Starring Harry Connick, Jr
by Alan Henry - Apr 5, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is diving into the world of high stakes cons with the world premiere production of the new musical The Sting. Check out the video below for a first look at the cast in action!

VIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Return to CHICAGO: 'Broadway Completely Changed My Life' VideoVIDEO: Brandy Norwood Talks Return to CHICAGO: 'Broadway Completely Changed My Life'
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 16, 2017

Grammy Award winner Brandy Norwood stopped by NBC's TODAY to discuss her return to Broadway's CHICAGO in the role of Roxie Hart. 'I love Broadway,' shared the singer. 'It completely changed my life.' Watch the appearance in full below!

BWW TV: He Ran Into My Knife! Watch The Latest Fan Compilation of CHICAGO VideoBWW TV: He Ran Into My Knife! Watch The Latest Fan Compilation of CHICAGO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2017

He only had himself to blame! Following the release of similar Broadway super-edits, Chicago has come out with its own. Below, check out a compilation of various performances of a classic line from 'Cell Block Tango'!

BWW TV: They're Ready to Fly Away on Tour- Go Inside Rehearsal with the New Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 2, 2016

Finding Neverland, the enchanting Broadway musical set to soar on tour this fall, just began rehearsals under the visionary direction of Tony Award-winnerDiane Paulus. The cast is led by Kevin Kern (Bridges of Madison County, Wicked) and Christine Dwyer (Wicked, Rent), with Tom Hewitt (Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago), Joanna Glushak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, After the Night and the Music), Jordan Cole, Finn Faulconer, Ben Krieger, Jacob Morrell, Gregory Trechel, and Mitchell Wray.

STAGE TUBE: ABC News Tracks Beginning of New Broadway Musical AMAZING GRACE
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2015

Broadway's new musical AMAZING GRACE began previews on June 25, 2015 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) and officially opened on Thursday, July 16. In honor of the show's opening, ABC News has gone inside the show's long journey to New York - check out the segment below!


Tom Hewitt Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tom Hewitt been in?
Tom Hewitt has appeared on Broadway in 12 shows.

How many West End shows has Tom Hewitt been in?
Tom Hewitt has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Tom Hewitt been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Rocky Horror Show , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Rocky Horror Show Best Debut Performance (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Beau Jest and Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Ring Round the Moon .

What awards has Tom Hewitt won?
Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Rocky Horror Show.