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Birth Place:
East Chicago, IN, USA
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Additional credits include: Productions Hello Again Off Broadway Revival, 2011 Casting Director Bury The Dead Off Broadway Revival, 2008 Casting Director Crossing Brooklyn Off Broadway, 2007 Casting Director The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Off Broadway Revival, 2007 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: East Chicago, IN, USA

Bio:
Additional credits include: Productions Hello Again Off Broadway Revival, 2011 Casting Director Bury The Dead Off Broadway Revival, 2008 Casting Director Crossing Brooklyn Off Broadway, 2007 Casting Director The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Off Broadway Revival, 2007 ... (read complete bio)
John Cariani, Hannah Elless, Emily Skinner and More Tapped for Transport Group's William Inge Rep; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Transport Group has announced the cast of Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, directed by Artistic Director Jack Cummings III.

York's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Concludes Limited Run This Weekend
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 22, 2016

The hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer, presented by The York Theatre Company ((James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis, Jose-Manuel Perez/Sister Productions and Jamie deRoy, concludes its limited engagement this Sunday afternoon, June 26, 2016 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue) where performances began May 24, 2016. 

York Theatre Company To Release New Off-Broadway Recording of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Marianka Swain - May 31, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis, Jose-Manuel Perez/Sister Productions and Jamie deRoy, announced today that the cast of the new Off-Broadway revival of the hit musical YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN will head into the studio to set down tracks for the new cast recording on Monday, June 13, 2016. Broadway Records will release the 2016 Off-Broadway cast recording, now available for pre-order at http://www.broadwayrecords.com and Amazon, and will be available on iTunes and other retailers on September 16, 2016.

Off-Broadway Revival of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Begins Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, in association with Van Dean and Sister Productions, will present the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa, directed by York's Associate Artistic Director Michael Unger with music direction by Eric Svejcar.  

Young Broadway Vets to Lead York Theatre Company's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 29, 2016

The York Theatre Company, in association with Van Dean, Tony Heyes/Mia Moravis and Sister Productions, has announced the complete cast for the hit musical You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown with book, music and lyrics by Clark Gesner and additional material by Andrew Lippa and Michael Mayer. 

KING AND I, SPRING AWAKENING Among 31st Annual Artios Award Winners
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 22, 2016

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has named its winners for the 31st Annual Artios Awards, which took place tonight in both Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton and in New York City at The Hard Rock Cafe.

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Jessica Fontana, David Greenspan, Zak Resnick & More Join Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 16, 2015

Transport Group has announced that casting has been completed for its upcoming revival of Once Upon a Mattress, which stars Jackie Hoffman (On the Town, Difficult People, Hairspray) as Princess Winnifred and John "Lypsinka"Epperson (Lypsinka's The Boxed Set, The Passion of the Crawford) as Queen Aggravain.  The production, which is directed by five-time Drama Desk Award nominee Jack Cummings III, features Jessica Fontana (Cinderella) as Lady Larken, David Greenspan (The Patsy) as The King, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka (A Little Night Music) as The Minstrel, Cory Lingner(On the Town) as The Jester, Zak Resnick (Piece of My Heart) as Sir Harry, Jay Rogers (Howard Crabtree's When Pigs Fly) as The Wizard, and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Things to Ruin) as Prince Dauntless, with Vivienne Cleary, Richard Costa, Michael De Souza, Tim Dolan, Jack Donahue, Amy Griffin, Sarah Killough, Kristen Michelle, Ali Reed,and Doug Shapiro.

Casting Directors Behind THE KING AND I, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING & More Nominated for 2016 Artios Awards!
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 21, 2015

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has revealed its first-round nominees for the 31st Annual Artios Awards across the theater, television, web series and short film categories. This year, the Television Animation category has been divided into two categories: Television Animation-Adult and Television Animation-Children. All winners will be announced at the 31st Annual Artios Awards at the height of awards season on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

Giuseppe Bausilio Does Double Duty in NEWSIES and IRVING BERLIN'S AMERICA in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Giuseppe Bausilio, who starred on Broadway in 'Billy Elliot' and is currently appearing on Broadway in 'Newsies,' while co-starring Off-Broadway in 'Irving Berlin's America,' is the only actor in New York simultaneously appearing in two shows.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Pearl Theatre Company's AND AWAY WE GO
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company presents Away We Go, by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, who has crafted a play in celebration of classics, acting companies, and The Pearl. The world premiere will play through December 15, and you can check out photos from last night's opening below!

PIPPIN, MOTOWN, KINKY BOOTS & More Nominated for 2013 Artios Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the nominees for the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. The CSA will fete their own on Monday, November 18, 2013 with award ceremonies to be held simultaneously at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. PDT) and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge (512 West 42nd Street) in New York (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. EDT). Honorees for this year's Career Achievement Award, Hoyt Bowers Award and The New York Apple will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

PITCH PERFECT, 30 ROCK Among Nominees for 29th Annual Artios Casting Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the nominees for the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.

Dance House Hamptons Presents First POP-UP Dance Studio, Now thru 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2012

For two weeks in July and August, 2012, East Hampton Studio will transform into America's first pop-up dance studio, as the hottest choreographers from Hollywood and Broadway hit the Hamptons for Dance House USA. Dancers of all levels will work with the best of the best to identify their "X-factor" through full days of classes, workshops, rehearsals, live nightly events, and collaboration with star choreographers, including Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba and Smash choreographer Josh Bergasse.

Dance House Hamptons To Present First POP-UP Dance Studio, 7/30 - 8/2
by Laura Meltzer - Jun 25, 2012

For two weeks in July and August, 2012, East Hampton Studio will transform into America's first pop-up dance studio, as the hottest choreographers from Hollywood and Broadway hit the Hamptons for Dance House USA. Dancers of all levels will work with the best of the best to identify their "X-factor" through full days of classes, workshops, rehearsals, live nightly events, and collaboration with star choreographers, including Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba and Smash choreographer Josh Bergasse.

NEWSIES, SMASH and More to Offer Workshops at NYC Dance Alliance Season Finale, 7/1-5
by Kelsey Denette - Jun 13, 2012

The hit TV show Smash, the Broadway production of Newsies, Cirque du Soleil, The Radio Christmas Spectacular and the upcoming Broadway productions of Matilda and Flashdance are set to take part in the upcoming New York City Dance Alliance National Season Finale which will host 1,500 student dancers from across the United States (ages 7-18). Between July 1st and July 5th they will all offer audition workshops during the event for participants. The workshops will be led by Tony Award-winning Newsies Choreographer Christopher Gatelli, Smash Choreographer Josh Bergasse, Matilda Casting Director Nora Brennan, Flashdance Choreographer Sergio Trujillo, Cirque du Soleil Dance Casting Director Nicole Lamontagne and Radio City Christmas Spectacular Casting Coordinators Michelle Kashinsky and Beth Zitzman.

Photo Flash: BILLY ELLIOT Tour Opens in St Louis!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 10, 2011

The touring company of Billy Elliot the Musical celebrated their opening night in St. Louis on November 2, 2011 with a cast party following the performance. Check out photos from the big event below!

Photo Coverage: BILLY ELLIOT Auditions New Ballet Girls
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2011

On Saturday, September 17, the Billy Elliot held an open call for the newest crop of ballet girls in front of the Broadhurst Theatre in Times Square, drawing out the most hopeful of young dancers in all shapes and sizes with expressive character and lots of personality. Ballet girls Maria May and Brianna Fragomeni, currently starring in the production, were on hand to cheer on the auditioners.

Myles Erlick & Jack Broderick Join Cast of Broadway's BILLY ELLIOT
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 13, 2011

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that Myles Erlick and Jack Broderick will join the cast of the 10-time Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical in the roles of ‚ÄėBilly' and ‚ÄėMichael,' respectively. Erlick, a native of Burlington, Ontario, started his journey as one of the original ‚ÄėBillys' in the Toronto production of Billy Elliot. He will be the fifteenth ‚ÄėBilly' to perform on Broadway. Broderick has previously played the role of ‚ÄėMichael' in both the Chicago and Toronto productions of Billy Elliot. Current ‚ÄėMichael,' Neil McCaffrey will play his final performance Sunday, September 25 at 7:30pm. And current ‚ÄėBilly,' Giuseppe Bausilio will play his final performance on Sunday, October 9 at 7:30 pm.

Paper Mill Playhouse Hosts Student Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to announce auditions for its 2011 Summer Professional Training Programs for talented young performers ages 10 to 18.

BWW TV: Tony Documentary Film Talkback Series Presents SHOWBUSINESS: THE ROAD TO BROADWAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 26, 2011

The first ever Tony Award Documentary Film Series launched May 9 as part of the 2011 Tony Awards Showcase at the Times Square Visitors Center and Mini-Museum. The Tony Award Documentary Films Series features three films that examine what it's like to be behind-the-scenes on a Tony-eligible Broadway musical. The first film to be screened was Finding Billy, taking viewers on the journey in the search for the young male leads in Billy Elliot the Musical. The screening was immediately followed by a panel discussion comprised of moderator Nora Brennan (Children's Casting Director for Billy Elliot), and Broadway cast members Tade Biesinger (Billy), Jacob Clemente (Billy), Stephen Hanna (Older Billy), and Joel Hatch (George).

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