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Bio:
Broadway Debut! Off Broadway: Trip of Love, West Side Story (Carnegie Hall), Candide (Lincoln Center). Tours: Chicago (u/s Roxie), Evita. Regional: The Old Globe, Goodspeed, Sacramento. THANK you Andy, Kristen, entire creative team, & Eddie. For Dad, Mom & Benji- all for you! (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway Debut! Off Broadway: Trip of Love, West Side Story (Carnegie Hall), Candide (Lincoln Center). Tours: Chicago (u/s Roxie), Evita. Regional: The Old Globe, Goodspeed, Sacramento. THANK you Andy, Kristen, entire creative team, & Eddie. For Dad, Mom & Benji- all for you! (read complete bio)
Broadway Creative Team Seeks High School Students for Summer Production of GREASE at  Photo Broadway Creative Team Seeks High School Students for Summer Production of GREASE at Midland Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

Well, this car is automatic, it’s systematic, it’s hydromatic, why it’s a star-studded lineup of Broadway creatives seeking the top high school talent to perform in a summer production of the hit mega-musical, GREASE!

VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Photo VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Since the Broadway Shutdown
by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2021

'Still Standing' is a video  celebrating the amazing professional artists, on and off stage, who are anxiously awaiting the day when  the lights of Broadway will once again be lit and audiences around the world can come back to the theatre.  

VIDEO: Broadway Cast Members From BEETLEJUICE, SING STREET, DIANA, and More Commemora Photo VIDEO: Broadway Cast Members From BEETLEJUICE, SING STREET, DIANA, and More Commemorate One Year Since Broadway Shut Down
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2021

Elliott Mattox has worked with videographer Jacob Hiss and a cast filled with Broadway ensemble members to create a video to commemorate the anniversary of the Broadway shutdown.

VIDEO: Sasha Hutchings, Isabelle McCalla, and More Encourage Voting in 'I Am America' Photo VIDEO: Sasha Hutchings, Isabelle McCalla, and More Encourage Voting in 'I Am America' Music Video
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2020

A group of Broadway artists joined forces for a new music video from The Ensemblist, encouraging voting. Watch Ryan Breslin, Sasha Hutchings, Cheech Manohar, Isabelle McCalla, and more perform 'I Am America'.

Photo Flash: Rob McClure, Dee Roscioli, Charl Brown and More Reunite in Times Square  Photo Photo Flash: Rob McClure, Dee Roscioli, Charl Brown and More Reunite in Times Square to Pay Tribute to Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 14, 2020

The Ensemblist brought together the Broadway community, reuniting performers in Times Square (socially distanced) in a moving tribute to theatre.  

VIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show Photo VIDEO: FROZEN Ushers Create Love Letter to the Show
by Stage Tube - May 16, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Frozen will not be re-opening when Broadway returns from its shutdown. In honor of the show, the ushers at the St. James Theatre created a video, set to Let It Go.

Breaking: FROZEN Officially Concludes Broadway Run Photo Breaking: FROZEN Officially Concludes Broadway Run
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2020

The Broadway production of Frozen will not reopen as a result of the industry-wide shutdown and resulting economic fallout. The production's final performance was Wednesday evening March 11, having played 825 performances and 26 previews.

VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Photo VIDEO: See FROZEN's McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renee Perform the Television Debut of 'I Can't Lose You'
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2020

On Friday's episode of Live with Kelly and Ryan, Frozen on Broadway's new Anna and Elsa,  McKenzie Kurtz and Ciara Renée, performed the television debut of 'I Can't Lose You.' 

Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Cu Photo Photo Coverage: FROZEN's Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan Take First Curtain Call
by Katherine Lee - Feb 19, 2020

Frozen has welcomed a trio of new stars to the company beginning last night, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara Renée (Pippin, Big Fish, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) stars as Elsa, and Ryan McCartan (Wicked; Heathers: The Musical; Disney Channel's 'Liv & Maddie') joins the cast as Hans.

Photos and Video: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Photo Photos and Video: Get a First Look at FROZEN's New Cast Members; Plus Learn About the Changes Coming to Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Feb 18, 2020

As it approaches its second anniversary on Broadway, Frozen will welcome a trio of new stars joining the company tonight, Tuesday, February 18, 2020. McKenzie Kurtz makes her Broadway debut starring as Anna, Ciara Ren√©e (Pippin, Big Fish, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) stars as Elsa, and Ryan McCartan (Wicked; Heathers: The Musical; Disney Channel's ‚ÄúLiv & Maddie‚ÄĚ) joins the cast as Hans, replacing Patti Murin, Caissie Levy, and Joe Carroll, respectively.

Original FROZEN Stars Caissie Levy and Patti Murin Bid Farewell to Arendelle Today Photo Original FROZEN Stars Caissie Levy and Patti Murin Bid Farewell to Arendelle Today
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2020

Original stars of Frozen, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, play their final performance as Elsa and Anna tonight, February 16.

Breaking: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan Will Join Cast of FROZEN on Bro Photo Breaking: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan Will Join Cast of FROZEN on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 15, 2020

Arendelle will soon welcome new royalty! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan will soon join the cast of Broadway's Frozen as Elsa, Anna, and Hans. All three will play their first performance on February 18. They take over the roles from original company members Caissie Levy and Patti Murin and Joe Carroll.

Jason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITA Photo Jason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITA
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Jason Gotay has joined New York City Center's Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 - 24. Gotay will bring to life Che Guevara.

Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco to Soar Rainbow High Leading New York City Center's E Photo Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco to Soar Rainbow High Leading New York City Center's EVITA
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for the Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 a?' 24.

Meet the Current Cast Keeping FROZEN Cool In Summer Photo Meet the Current Cast Keeping FROZEN Cool In Summer
by Julie Musbach - Jul 5, 2019

The cold never bothered Broadway anyway! Frozen is now playing at the historic St. James Theatre, where it opened on Thursday, March 22, 2018 and has been in the top 10 best-selling shows every week, establishing itself as the biggest musical hit of its season. Having grossed more than any new Broadway musical since Hamilton and set four St. James Theatre house records in less than a year, Frozen has been seen by nearly 1M people since its Denver pre-Broadway engagement. As the summer days heat up, we're cooling down by getting to know the current 2019 cast!

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by Nicole Rosky - May 10, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES! Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES Photo BWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - May 4, 2019

Next week, New York City Center will present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

BWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOE Photo BWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 29, 2019

New York City Center will soon present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

Betsy Wolfe, Michael Urie Lead Encores' HIGH BUTTON SHOES Photo Betsy Wolfe, Michael Urie Lead Encores' HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for High Button Shoes, the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins),Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet).

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