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Wesley Taylor

 
Bio:
Theatre World Award Winner, Chita Rivera Award Winner, and Outer Critics Circle Nominee. Broadway: Spongebob Squarepants (original cast), The Addams Family (original cast), Rock of Ages (original cast). Denver Center: An Act of God. Signature Theatre: Cabaret. Second Stage: Little Miss Sunshine. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre World Award Winner, Chita Rivera Award Winner, and Outer Critics Circle Nominee. Broadway: Spongebob Squarepants (original cast), The Addams Family (original cast), Rock of Ages (original cast). Denver Center: An Act of God. Signature Theatre: Cabaret. Second Stage: Little Miss Sunshine. ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Giuseppe Zangara
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
50th anniversary of the release of the groundbreaking original album of Tommy, 2019
Cousin Kevin
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Sheldon Plankton
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2013
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Lucas Beineke
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Franz
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Franz

Photos

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

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Date:
05/10/2022
Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

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Date:
05/10/2022
Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Steven Pasquale, Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen, John Doyle

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Date:
05/10/2022
Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor Photo

Adam Chanler-Berat, Wesley Taylor

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Date:
05/10/2022
Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie  Photo

Ethan Slater, Adam Chanler-Berat, Steven Pasquale, Wesley Taylor, Bianca Horn, Eddie Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, Judy Kuhn, Will Swenson, Brandon Uranowitz, Andy Groteleuschen

From: 
Date:
05/10/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Off-Broadway Revival, 2021
Giuseppe Zangara

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
50th anniversary of the release of the groundbreaking original album of Tommy, 2019
Cousin Kevin

  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2019
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Sheldon Plankton

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2013
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Lucas Beineke

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Franz

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2008
Franz

Wesley Taylor Biography

Theatre World Award Winner, Chita Rivera Award Winner, and Outer Critics Circle Nominee. Broadway: Spongebob Squarepants (original cast), The Addams Family (original cast), Rock of Ages (original cast). Denver Center: An Act of God. Signature Theatre: Cabaret. Second Stage: Little Miss Sunshine. American Conservatory Theater: Tales of the City. TV: "Smash" (26 episodes), "The Good Wife," "The Tomorrow People," "One Life to Live," "Looking," "I'm Dying up Here," "Difficult People,‚ÄĚ "The Tony Awards," and ‚ÄúThe Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage.‚ÄĚ Co-Creator/Writer/Star of "Indoor Boys," (2019/2020 Indie Series Awards for Best Comedy) and "It Could Be Worse," (acquired by Hulu/Participant Media/Pivot TV). BFA: North Carolina School of the Arts.

Wesley Taylor Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Wesley Taylor , Rock of Ages
 
Theatre World Awards - 2009 - Performance Gold Star
Wesley Taylor, Rock of Ages

Wesley Taylor News

Photos: ASSASSINS Concert Cast Takes Their Bows Photo Photos: ASSASSINS Concert Cast Takes Their Bows
by Jennifer Broski - May 10, 2022

Last night, Classic Stage Company held a one-night-only concert performance of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Assassins on Broadway to benefit CSC. Featuring the complete cast of CSC's hit 2021 production, the performance of Assassins took place on Monday, May 9 at 7pm at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Barnes & Noble Union Square to Host ASSASSINS Cast Album Release & Signing Event With Photo Barnes & Noble Union Square to Host ASSASSINS Cast Album Release & Signing Event With Judy Kuhn & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Classic Stage Company and Barnes & Noble announced today a cast album release event for the new cast recording of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins. Featuring members of the cast and creative team of CSC’s hit 2021 production, the event will take place on Friday May 6 at 7pm at the Union Square location of Barnes & Noble.

Classic Stage Company Announces One-Night-Only ASSASSINS Benefit Concert Photo Classic Stage Company Announces One-Night-Only ASSASSINS Benefit Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022

Classic Stage Company announced today a one-night-only concert performance of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s Assassins on Broadway to benefit CSC. Featuring the complete cast of CSC’s hit 2021 production, the performance of Assassins will take place on Monday, May 9 at 7pm at The Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43rd Street).

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 6, 2022

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened Monday night at the Hayes Theatre.

Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub Photo Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor & More to Star in CO-FOUNDERS at Joe's Pub
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

TheatreC & Rhyme Combinator announced today the complete cast for CO-FOUNDERS, a new hip hop musical about the two most unlikely partners in Silicon Valley, that will have a one-night-only concert on Saturday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Joe’s Pub (425 Lafayette Street).

ASSASSINS 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available Digitally Photo ASSASSINS 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording is Now Available Digitally
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the digital release of Assassins (The 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording). The album preserves Stephen Sondheim's full score with the recent Classic Stage Company cast with direction by John Doyle.

Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Rele Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: March 2022 - Where to Watch WEST SIDE STORY & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Mar 5, 2022

What to streamThis March, Broadway fans will be treated with several new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film adaption of West Side Story to new episodes of Central Park, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN Photo Photos: The Stars Arrive at Opening Night of THE MUSIC MAN
by Bruce Glikas - Feb 11, 2022

The Broadway revival of The Music Man opened at the Winter Garden Theatre last night, February 10, starring Tony-winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Check out photos from the red carpet here!

ASSASSINS 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording to be Released in March Photo ASSASSINS 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 8, 2022

Broadway Records announced today the forthcoming release of Assassins (The 2022 Off-Broadway Cast Recording). The album will preserve Stephen Sondheim’s full score with the recent Classic Stage Company cast with direction by John Doyle.

VIDEO: Ethan Slater and Will Swenson Sing 'The Ballad of Guiteau' From ASSASSINS Photo VIDEO: Ethan Slater and Will Swenson Sing 'The Ballad of Guiteau' From ASSASSINS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2022

Classic Stage Company has released a clip of Ethan Slater and Will Swenson singing 'Ballad of Guiteau'  from their recent production of Assassins! 

Wesley Taylor Videos

VIDEO: Wesley Taylor Talks SPONGEBOB & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT VideoVIDEO: Wesley Taylor Talks SPONGEBOB & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2021

Adrienne sits down with Wesley Taylor on this week's episode of 32 Bar Cut: The Show! Wesley shares with us what life has been like for him over the past year of the pandemic, his life as a writer, and details about his Broadway starring role in Spongebob: The Musical and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS VideoVIDEO: Watch André De Shields on CLASSIC CONVERSATIONS
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2020

CSC's 'Classic Conversations' series continued last night with André De Shields. He and John Doyle had a brave, honest conversation, which concludes with a beautiful, brief performance.

VIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthon VideoVIDEO: Watch the Full Production of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME, Starring Anthony Rapp, Robin De Jesus & More!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2020

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS sponsored a one-night-only streamed presentation of the archival video of the 2013 performance of THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME to benefit Provincetown Theater, on June 28 at 7:00pm ET.

VIDEO: Molly Gordon, Colton Ryan and the Cast of ALICE BY HEART Sing 'Down the Hole' VideoVIDEO: Molly Gordon, Colton Ryan and the Cast of ALICE BY HEART Sing 'Down the Hole'
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020

The cast of MCC Theater's ALICE BY HEART has virtually recreated a song from the show! Watch the artists from the musical break out their cameras, travel back to Wonderland and perform 'Down the Hole', together virtually. 

VIDEO: Barrett Wilbert Weed, Wesley Taylor, and More in New Kander & Ebb Themed SIGNA VideoVIDEO: Barrett Wilbert Weed, Wesley Taylor, and More in New Kander & Ebb Themed SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE! Video
by Stage Tube - Apr 8, 2020

In this new Signature Strong Live! video, Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner chats with some of the stars who appeared in many of Signature's critically acclaimed Kander & Ebb productions.

VIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company VideoVIDEO: Judy Kuhn Shares A Message From ASSASSINS at Classic Stage Company
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2020

Broadway star Judy Kuhn has released a short message on behalf of John Doyle's star-studded production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins at Classic Stage Company.

Broadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: ROCK OF AGES Strikes a Chord on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 1, 2020

We close out at the opening of the Broadway run of Rock of Ages, which features some of the greatest rock songs of the 80's. It had a sensational cast including Constantine Maroulis, Amy Spanger, James Carpinello, Wesley Taylor.

80 Gifs From THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL To Up Your Social Media Game Video80 Gifs From THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL To Up Your Social Media Game
by Alan Henry - Dec 9, 2019

This past Saturday was the best day ever because Nickelodeon aired The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage, a filmed version of the Broadway musical, which reunited members of the original cast. Now that we've all had a sufficient amount of time to recover from the excitement of the big night, we're sure you have opinions to share on social media, and we've got all the best Bikini Bottom moments from Saturday night for you to upgrade your tweets! Check out all the gifs!

VIDEO: Ethan Slater Performs 'Best Day Ever' In SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL: LIVE ON STAGE! VideoVIDEO: Ethan Slater Performs 'Best Day Ever' In SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL: LIVE ON STAGE!
by Linnae Medeiros - Dec 4, 2019

It's far from a typical Bikini Bottom day because we're getting a sneak peek at Tony nominee Ethan Slater performing 'Best Day Ever' in the upcoming The Spongebob Musical: Live on Stage, which is set to come to the small screen on Nickelodeon on December 7th! Check out this video if nautical nonsense be something you wish!

VIDEO: The Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Performs Iconic Songs From the TV Show VideoVIDEO: The Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL Performs Iconic Songs From the TV Show
by Stage Tube - Nov 24, 2019

The cast of The SpongeBob Musical: Live On Stage! spun a wheel and sang all of the classic songs from the television series, including F.U.N., Sweet Victory, Striped Sweater, Krusty Krab Pizza, and more!


Wesley Taylor Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Wesley Taylor been in?
Wesley Taylor has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Wesley Taylor been in?
Wesley Taylor has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Wesley Taylor been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Rock of Ages and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Rock of Ages .

What awards has Wesley Taylor won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Rock of Ages.