Kevin Earley Biography

Gender: Male

Kevin Earley - whose Broadway credits include Trevor Graydon in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, as well as the Broadway and National Touring Companies of LES MISERABLES, also has a debut CD entitled "Earley Standards," featuring classics from such composers as Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and George and Ira Gershwin. (

Recently played Young Hub in Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre production of SECONDHAND LIONS. A project Kevin has been a part of for 6 years.

Standing by for the role of Death, in the Roundabout Theater Company's production of DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY, Kevin ended up going on 2 days before opening night, perform the Opening Night show and, in turn, take over the role. He can now be herd as the title character on the DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY cast album.

In the Los Angeles theater community. He has receved four Ovation Award Nominations for the World Premieres of CAN ~ CAN (Re-envisioned) at the Pasadena Playhouse and SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES at the Kirk Douglas (CTG), as well as the Los Angeles Premiers of IT CAME FROM BEYOND at the Write Act Theater and SIDE SHOW at The Colony Theatre. Kevin also played Ramases against Val Kilmer’s Moses in the highly publicized TEN COMMANDMENTS at the Kodak Theater . Other LA Theaters include; CLO South Bay - TITANIC and CAROUSEL; Laguna Playhouse - SPITFIRE GRILL and ENTER THE GUARDSMEN; La Mirada - MY WAY and JOHNNY GUITAR; Musical Theater West - ANYTHING GOES, GUYS AND DOLLS and I LOVE A PIANO. He’s also done seven show with LA’s Reprise!; CITY OF ANGELES, APPLAUSE, NEW BRAIN, ASSASSINS, FOLLIES, MOST HAPPY FELLA and 1776 (LA Drama Critic's Circle Award for Rutledge).

He’s been seen soloing with the California Philharmonic at Disney Hall and in there "Festival on the Green" series, as well as with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at The Hollywood Bowl as Freddy in MY FAIR LADY, in the Quartet of THE MUSIC MAN and as a Knight in CAMELOT. Kevin is a devoted member of Musical Theater Guild, dedicated performing new and rediscovered musicals. He also takes part in benefits, including (Broadways) "Easter Bonnet" and "Gypsy of the Year," (Los Angeles’s) "Salon at the Taper," "Actors Fund" and "William Holden Wildlife Foundation."

Kevin is the youngest of four boys and proud son of Dyanne Earley, retired Artistic Director of Chicago’s, well known and respected, Marriott Lincolnshire Theater, where she never gave him a part unless he was "twice as good" as the guy next guy. While in Chicago he received a Joseph Jefferson Award for the Balladeer in ASSASSINS at The Appletree Theater. Other awards include the B. Iden Payen Award for Curly in OKLAHOMA and three coveted Robby Awards.

Proud to have studied at Webster Conservatory in St. Louis where he earned his B.F.A. and encountered his best friend and wife, the lovely and always supportive Julie Ann Emery.

Kevin Earley Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Kevin Earley, Death Takes a Holiday