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Cleveland, OH
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Originated the role of Percy Jackson in the 2017 Off-Broadway production of The Lightning Thief. Broadway: Les Misérables 2014 OBC (Marius). Television: "Peter Pan Live"; (NBC), "The OA"; (Netflix). Works in development: October Sky (Universal Theatrics), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Kevin McCollum), The ... (read complete bio)
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@ChrisMzCarrell - 11/27/21 12:24am Life will be breathed into his songs, as intended, for a very long time. God bless theatre in these moments. And God bless that man.


@ChrisMzCarrell - 11/22/21 04:27pm Andrew Garfield I thought we made a pact to stay in our lanes.


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Birth Place: Cleveland, OH

Bio:
Originated the role of Percy Jackson in the 2017 Off-Broadway production of The Lightning Thief. Broadway: Les Misérables 2014 OBC (Marius). Television: "Peter Pan Live"; (NBC), "The OA"; (Netflix). Works in development: October Sky (Universal Theatrics), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Kevin McCollum), The ... (read complete bio)
BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program Photo BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program
by Roy Berko - Nov 12, 2021

INTO THE WOODS is a musical with a book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

Student Blog: Special Activities, The Return of Touring, & More - Frosty's World #14 Photo Student Blog: Special Activities, The Return of Touring, & More - Frosty's World #14
by Student Blogger: Laura Frost - Apr 23, 2021

Baldwin Wallace Ovation Festival Day of Excellence is kind of like a school science fair all grown up. This year, over 50 award-winning student projects were presented online. The projects came from every academic corner of the University.

Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre! Photo Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Diana DeGarmo Sing on ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Original Concept  Photo BWW Exclusive: Listen to Diana DeGarmo Sing on ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Original Concept Recording
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 19, 2020

The Original Concept Recording of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, a new musical by Matte O'Brien and Matt Vinson, will be released tomorrow, November 20, by Broadway Records.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 16 - Lea Salonga, Josh Groban, LES MISERABLES, HADESTOWN, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes new music from Josh Groban and Lea Salonga, plus the cast recording of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert, and a holiday album from the cast of Hadestown!

Original Concept Recording of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Featuring Diana DeGarmo, George Sa Photo Original Concept Recording of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Featuring Diana DeGarmo, George Salazar & More to be Released
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of the Original Concept Recording of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, a new musical by Matte O'Brien and Matt Vinson. This new digital album has nine tracks and will be available everywhere music is sold on Friday, November 20th.

Nate Patten Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast To Discuss And Dissect The 2020 Tony Photo Nate Patten Joins WHY I'LL NEVER MAKE IT Podcast To Discuss And Dissect The 2020 Tony Nominations
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2020

Associate conductor Nate Patten (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is never one to hold back opinions on his own podcast, Booked It. And so along with host Patrick Oliver Jones, Patten addresses some of the confusion, consternation, and controversy created by this year's Tony Award nominations.

BWW Blog: The Tony Awards... Yikes Photo BWW Blog: The Tony Awards... Yikes
by Student Blogger: Holden Childress - Oct 20, 2020

Considering how condensed this past Broadway season turned out to be, the question of whether or not there would be a Tony Awards ceremony this year was up in the air for some time, at least until recently.

Which Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards? Photo Which Shows Will Be Eligible for 2020 Tony Awards?
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 24, 2020

Though final eligibility determinations have not yet been announced, word from industry insiders is that the cutoff will be February 19, 2020- meaning that two shows that opened before the Broadway shutdown will not be considered for nominations- Girl From the North Country and West Side Story. What could be nominated? We've rounded up the full list of eligible shows!

PERCY JACKSON Live Action Disney+ Series Announced! Photo PERCY JACKSON Live Action Disney+ Series Announced!
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2020

Rick Riordan, author of the popular Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series has announced that the books will be turned into a live action series for Disney+!

BroadwayWorld Editors On Their Favorite Shows Of The Season Photo BroadwayWorld Editors On Their Favorite Shows Of The Season
by Alan Henry - Apr 13, 2020

Though theatre seasons around the country were cut short, we wanted to celebrate the theatre that our critics did get to see before things shut down. We asked them for their favorite show they saw this season. Check out their replies below!

We Asked Our Readers Which Broadway Character or Actress Inspires Them for Women's Hi Photo We Asked Our Readers Which Broadway Character or Actress Inspires Them for Women's History Month-- Read the Responses!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 30, 2020

As Women's History Month comes to a close, we're looking to those that inspire us most. We asked our readers which Broadway actresses and characters inspired them most and the answers blew us away!

Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings for TINA, JAGGED LITTL Photo Tony Awards Administration Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings for TINA, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 30, 2020

Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season and confirmed the eligibility status of eleven Broadway productions for the 2020 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2019-2020 season to decide the eligibility for the 74th Annual Tony Awards.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2019

Following the conclusion of its strictly limited 16-week holiday engagement on Broadway, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will return to the road for a national touring production in the 2020-2021 season.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Releases a Deluxe Edition And Karaoke  Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Releases a Deluxe Edition And Karaoke Album
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2019

Broadway Records announced today the surprise release of the Deluxe Edition of the Original Cast Recording of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical as well as a Karaoke Album, now available digitally. Physical copies of the Deluxe cast album are only available at www.BroadwayRecords.com and at the Longacre Theater on Broadway, where the show is playing a strictly limited engagement that must end January 5, 2020.

BWW Review: Spectacular KINKY BOOTS delights at Baldwin Wallace Photo BWW Review: Spectacular KINKY BOOTS delights at Baldwin Wallace
by Roy Berko - Nov 17, 2019

BWW Contest: Submit Your LIGHTNING THIEF TikTok For A Chance To Win Tickets! Photo BWW Contest: Submit Your LIGHTNING THIEF TikTok For A Chance To Win Tickets!
by BWW Contests - Nov 4, 2019

Get ready to head to Camp Half-blood because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Lightning Thief! To enter, record your very own TikTok using the song of your choice from The Lightning Thief's cast recording, use the hashtag #LightningThiefBWW, and tag @officialbroadwayworld in your TikTok post. Entries must be submitted by 11:59PM ET on November 8th, and winners will be contacted shortly after. Bring on the monsters and enter TODAY!

Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: THE LIGHTNING THIEF's Chris McCarrell & Kristin Stok Photo Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: THE LIGHTNING THIEF's Chris McCarrell & Kristin Stokes Get Cookin'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2019

In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the stars of The Lightning Thief, Chris McCarrell and Kristin Stokes. Check out the recipe for Katie's Greece Lightning Blueberry Baklava Cups below!

BWW Review: Teenage Demigods On A Quest in THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUS Photo BWW Review: Teenage Demigods On A Quest in THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
by Michael Dale - Oct 17, 2019

The preteens dressed in their matinee finest seemed to be having a swell time when this critic attended The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. So really, if this review seems less than enthusiastic, it's written with the full understanding that pleasing an overly-seasoned playgoer who, until recently, thought this was going to be a jukebox musical about some songwriter named Percy Jackson, is not a priority.

BWW TV: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates an Opening Night Worthy of the Gods! Photo BWW TV: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates an Opening Night Worthy of the Gods!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 17, 2019

The Longacre Theatre was the place to be last night as the best of Broadway gathered to celebrate an opening night worth of the gods. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical officially arrived yesterday, October 16, 2019.

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