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Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph... (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production). Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill's The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Broadway and national touring credits include Cats (Gus/Growltiger), Les Miz (Valjean), Evita (Che), Joseph... (Joseph standby), Mame (with Angela Lansbury) and Dreamgirls (original production). Other productions include the European tours of Ken Hill's The Phantom of the Opera (Phantom) and Hair ... (read more)
Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway! Meet the Current Cast of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019

Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: All Is Calm as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Records for Carols for a Cure! Exclusive Photo Coverage: All Is Calm as THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Records for Carols for a Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 16, 2018

Below, check out exclusive photos of Hugh Panaro, Ali Ewoldt and the cast of The Phantom of the Opera as they record their track, 'Silent Night.' (more...)

Court Theatre Extends Pearl Cleage's BLUES FOR AN ALABAMA SKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, announces the extension of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Pearl Cleage, directed by Ron OJ Parson. Blues for an Alabama Sky now runs through February 19, 2017 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/7-12/8/2013
by - Dec 8, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 8, 2013 - Sunday, December 8, 2013. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Records Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 8, 2013

Stars and casts from the current Broadway line-up have been busy in the studio, recording for the 2013 Broadway's Carols for a Cure, Volume 15. Singing traditional and original holiday songs, this annual holiday music CD benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive photos from THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's recording session for 'Gloria in Excelsis Deo' with castmembers Bill Kazdan, Joy L. Matthews-Jacobs, Cindy Hoxie, Wade Walfon, Kenneth Kantor, Angie Finn, Rose Mary Taylor, Laird Mackintosh, David Michael Garry, Victoria Toelker, Marni Raab, Mary Michael Patterson, Lynne Abeles, Elizabeth Welch, Nathan Patrick Morgan, Kelly Jeanne Grant, Jeremy Hays, Duane McDevitt, Michele McConnell, Santomi Hofman, Katherine McNamee, Tim Jerome, Heather Hill, Grace P. Jones, Arlo Hill, Elena Pellicciaro, Richard Poole and Sarah Bakker. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, March 30, Part 2 - Easter Edition with MATILDA, LUCKY GUY, CINDERELLA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2013

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our March 30th SIP round-up. Yesterday evening's photos featured more Easter antics from the casts of MATILDA, CINDERELLA, KINKY BOOTS, THE LION KING and WEST SIDE STORY, plus a first SIP from LUCKY GUY and shots from ONCE, NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA!, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, WICKED, HANDS ON A HARDBODY, SHREK, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at The Old Globe and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Sings for 'Carols For A Cure'
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2011

The 2011 edition of the annual Carols for a Cure album is now in the works. Produced by Rock-it Science Records and currently in it's thirteenth year, purchase of the album benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. This highly anticipated annual holiday release features casts from the current line-up of prestigious shows performing new and traditional holiday music. Broadway's Carols for a Cure offers a 'snapshot' of each season, as the casts and orchestras from each show on Broadway perform their own holiday track. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you coverage of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in the studio! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jerry Springer the Opera - In Concert
by Walter McBride - Jan 30, 2008

The smash hit London musical Jerry Springer - The Opera In Concert plays Carnegie Hall (881 7th Avenue) for two nights only: yesterday January 29 and this evening January 30, 2008 at 8PM. (more...)

Bedella & Dideriksen Round-Out Cast of 'Jerry Springer Opera'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2008

Final casting has been announced for the two night only concert version of the smash hit London musical Jerry Springer - The Opera In Concert which will play Carnegie Hall (881 7th Avenue) for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2008. (more...)

Skinner, Von Essen & Balgord Join 'Jerry Springer The Opera' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2007

Further casting has been announced for the two night only concert version of the smash hit London musical Jerry Springer The Opera which will play Carnegie Hall for two nights only on January 29 and 30, 2008. Joining Harvey Keitel are Max von Essen, Emily Skinner, Linda Balgord, Lawrence Clayton, Luke Grooms, Sean Jennes, Patricia Phillips, Sam Kitchin and Laura Shoop. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Phantom of the Opera Nears Record Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2006

On January 9th, The Phantom of the Opera will break the record and become Broadway's longest-running show (more...)