Gender: Male

Hailed by the New York Times as "lovable and very charming," Seph Stanek is the newest addition to Akhenaten the Musical's incredibly talented cast. With a burgeoning career that already spans four concerts at Carnegie Hall, his Metropolitan Opera debut, and nine Off-Broadway contracts, Seph has garnered a reputation for fluent versatility in opera, musical theatre, concert, and film media. Seph is now in his third season as a company member of the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, the nation's preeminent professional Gilbert and Sullivan repertory company; with NYGASP, Seph has wowed audiences both throughout the United States and the United Kingdom in acclaimed performances of The Pirates of Penzance, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Yeomen of the Guard, and The Mikado. No stranger to the European stage, Seph has also appeared with the Opera Lyrique-en-mer (located in Belle ile-en-mer, France) as Luther in Les Contes d'Hoffmann and Commissionario/Piquillo in La Traviata, and has given concerts throughout France and Italy. Seph has performed in concert alongside musical greats such as Josh Groban, Debbie Reynolds, and Carol Channing. Most recently, he appeared at Lincoln Center with musical theatre icons Kristin Chenoweth and Andrew Lippa in the New York debut of "I am Harvey Milk" with the Orchestra of St. Luke's. His constant presence in the New York theatre scene has the New York Times calling him, "...incredible; [his] rock-solid acting performance coupled with the great use of his beautiful singing voice will have you wanting to come see the show again." His Off-Broadway credits include Little House on the Ferry, Naughty/Nice, and Naked Boys Singing! He has had the honor of singing for both President Obama and President George W. Bush. Other singing appearances include concerts at the Library of Congress, San Francisco City Hall, and Los Angeles' Getty Center, with Figaro and the internationally acclaimed recording group The Twelve Irish Tenors. In television, Seph has appeared on HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Mildred Pierce. To follow Seph.