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Trent Saunders

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Broadway: Aladdin. London: Evita (Che). National Tours: American Idiot. Regional: Evita (Bay Street), Aida (Village Theatre), Smokey Joe's Cafe and Forever 54 (Jerry Herman Ring Theatre). Graduate of UMiami '12. (read complete bio)
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@TrentSaun - 6/16/22 01:04pm After six months, I will be putting this costume back on to go down to @hadestown!!! Come down to see me as Orpheu… https://


@TrentSaun - 4/14/22 04:37pm HERMES ALERT ? Surprise! Donning the silver suit tonight. Also gonna be doing it again 4/24! There are going to b… https://


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Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Broadway: Aladdin. London: Evita (Che). National Tours: American Idiot. Regional: Evita (Bay Street), Aida (Village Theatre), Smokey Joe's Cafe and Forever 54 (Jerry Herman Ring Theatre). Graduate of UMiami '12. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre London Revival, 2019
Che
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Worker [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble
Ensemble [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]
Babkak (Understudy) [Replacement]
Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]
Omar (Understudy) [Replacement]
Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]
Omar (Understudy) [Replacement]
Babkak (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour [Non-Equity], 2012
St. Jimmy

Photos

Claire Saunders, Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekk Photo

Claire Saunders, Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker.

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12/26/2019
Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker. Photo

Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker.

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Date:
12/26/2019
Claire Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker. Photo

Claire Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker.

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Date:
12/26/2019
Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders, Claire Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekk Photo

Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Trent Saunders, Claire Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker.

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Date:
12/26/2019
Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Claire Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekk Photo

Heath Saunders, Alanna Saunders, Claire Saunders, Trent Saunders. Photo: Michael Dekker.

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12/26/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre London Revival, 2019
Che

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Worker [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble

Ensemble [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]

Babkak (Understudy) [Replacement]

Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]

Omar (Understudy) [Replacement]

Aladdin (Understudy) [Replacement]

Omar (Understudy) [Replacement]

Babkak (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour [Non-Equity], 2012
St. Jimmy

Trent Saunders Biography

Broadway: Aladdin. London: Evita (Che). National Tours: American Idiot. Regional: Evita (Bay Street), Aida (Village Theatre), Smokey Joe's Cafe and Forever 54 (Jerry Herman Ring Theatre). Graduate of UMiami '12.




Trent Saunders News

Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning Next Month Photo Lillias White Will Play Hermes in HADESTOWN Beginning Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Tony Award¬ģ¬†and Daytime Emmy Award¬ģ¬†winner¬†Lillias White is set to take over the role of Hermes in¬†Hadestown, the Tony and Grammy Award¬ģ-winning Best Musical, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, beginning on Tuesday, September 13.

T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN Photo T. Oliver Reid Will Take Over the Role of Hermes in HADESTOWN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Original Broadway cast member and one of the show's celebrated understudies T. Oliver Reid will assume the role of Hermes at the Walter Kerr Theatre starting Tuesday, June 14.

André De Shields Announces HADESTOWN Departure Date Photo André De Shields Announces HADESTOWN Departure Date
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

Hadestown has released the news that André De Shields, Broadway's original Hermes, is set to depart from the award winning production on May 29th. His replacement has not yet been announced.

Jewelle Blackman Will Play Persephone in HADESTOWN Starting April 5 Photo Jewelle Blackman Will Play Persephone in HADESTOWN Starting April 5
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, April 5, Jewelle Blackman will summon spring eight times a week as Persephone in Hadestown at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre.

HADESTOWN Star Amber Gray Steps Back Into the Role of 'Persephone' for Friday Perform Photo HADESTOWN Star Amber Gray Steps Back Into the Role of 'Persephone' for Friday Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2022

Tony-nominee Amber Gray, who originated the role of Persephone in Hadestown, will return to the musical for Friday night's performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

Lana Gordon to Take Over the Role of Persephone in HADESTOWN on Broadway Photo Lana Gordon to Take Over the Role of Persephone in HADESTOWN on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022

Lana Gordon will play the role of Persephone in Hadestown, the winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, starting Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. Gordon previously starred on Broadway as Velma Kelly in Chicago and was an original cast member in The Lion King and is currently the Persephone alternate for Amber Gray, who originated the role, and as previously announced will play her final performance in Hadestown on Saturday evening, February 19.

Amber Gray to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN on February 19 Photo Amber Gray to Play Final Performance in HADESTOWN on February 19
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2022

Amber Gray, who originated the role of Persephone in¬†Hadestown, the Tony Award¬ģ-winning Best New Musical, will play her final performance at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th¬†Street) on Saturday evening, February 19.

HADESTOWN Cancels Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon Performances Photo HADESTOWN Cancels Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon Performances
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 17, 2021

The Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Hadestown, was among the Broadway shows sidelined this evening. A representative for the production has confirmed that tomorrow's matinee has also been canceled. The status of the Saturday evening show is to be determined. 

Original Broadway Cast Member Patrick Page Returns to HADESTOWN Tomorrow Photo Original Broadway Cast Member Patrick Page Returns to HADESTOWN Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Tomorrow, original Broadway cast member Patrick Page will return to Hadestown, the 2019 Tony Award-winning Best New Musical. For his performance as Hades, king of the underworld, Page received a Grammy Award and Tony Award nomination.

Patrick Page to Return to HADESTOWN November 9; Tom Hewitt Adds One Week to Run Photo Patrick Page to Return to HADESTOWN November 9; Tom Hewitt Adds One Week to Run
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2021

The Broadway production of Hadestown will welcome back one of its original stars next month as Patrick Page returns to the role of Hades on Tuesday, November 9. 

Trent Saunders Videos

VIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundra VideoVIDEO: Watch Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young, John Krause & More in the RISE TOGETHER Fundraiser Music Video
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2020

RISE TOGETHER, SWEAT TOGETHER: A VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISER launches today, May 17th, 2020, in support of World Central Kitchens' Covid-19 relief work.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LATE-NIGHT LEAP DAY BONANZA at Feinstein's/54 Below! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from LATE-NIGHT LEAP DAY BONANZA at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2020

On February 29, 2016, The Late-Night Leap Day Bonanza took Feinstein's/54 Below by storm in a show that lives on vividly in the memories of all were there. On Saturday, February 29, 2020, it returned!

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadwa VideoVIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary
by Alan Henry - Mar 31, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, 5 current and former Genies stopped the show following today's matinee with a medley of Aladdin hits at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The 5 Genies were Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren.

VIDEO: The Casts of ALADDIN and MISS SAIGON Swap Songs For a Good Cause VideoVIDEO: The Casts of ALADDIN and MISS SAIGON Swap Songs For a Good Cause
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2017

On August 20, the casts of Broadway's Aladdin and Miss Saigon came together to swap songs, sing show tunes, and raise money for a friend in need. The show entitled Show/Swap was presented by Telly Leung and Billy Bustamante, and featured hits from Miss Saigon, Aladdin, Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, and more.

Photos and Video: Meet ALADDIN's New Stars - Telly Leung and Major Attaway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, recently welcomed new Broadway cast members Telly Leung (Aladdin) and Major Attaway (Genie). Scroll down for a first look at them onstage, plus learn more about Leung as he steps into the title role in the video below!

STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Lucrezio and Friends Mash Up DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2017

Nathan Lucrezio, currently in the cast of Broadway's Aladdin, recently posted a YouTube video in which he mashed up some of his favorite songs. 'Waving Through a Window' from Dear Evan Hansen is at the spine of the mashup, which also includes 'Ordinary Girl' and 'A Thousand Miles' both by Vanessa Carlton, 'No Day But Today' from Rent, and 'Just Another Day' from Next to Normal. Lucrezio called upon some of his friends, Caroline Bowman (Wicked), Samantha Massell (Fiddler On the Roof), Trent Saunders (Aladdin), and Angelo Soriano (Aladdin) to create the video. 

VIDEO: ALADDIN Welcomes One Millionth Guest with Surprise Vacation!
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2015

Last night at the New Amsterdam Theatre, home to Disney's Tony Award¬ģ-winning hit musical Aladdin, the show welcomed its one millionth guest since beginning performances on Broadway on February 26, 2014.

VIDEO: Watch Cast of Broadway's ALADDIN on Last Night's 'Bachelorete'!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 9, 2015

Broadway's ALADDIN stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed were featured on last night's episode of ABC's 'The Bachelorette.'

VIDEO: ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed Share What They've Learned About Love
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2015

Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed, the stars of ALADDIN on Broadway sharewhat they've learned from playing Broadway's most romantic couple in this all-new video titled 'You Can't Wish for Love.'

BWW TV: Welcome to Agrabah! Watch Highlights from ALADDIN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award¬ģ-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award¬ģ and eight-time Oscar¬ģ winner Alan Menken(Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winnerTim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action below!


Trent Saunders Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Trent Saunders been in?
Trent Saunders has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Trent Saunders been in?
Trent Saunders has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Trent Saunders's first West End show?
Trent Saunders's first West End show was Evita which opened in 2019