Corey makes his Broadway debut in Disney's Newsies having just graduated from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama. University credits include Suddenly Last Summer, Assassins, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Sweeney Todd directed by Joe Calarco, among others. He appeared in several productions at Pittsburgh CLO and recently in the reading of Bare directed by Stafford Arima. Love to his stunning wife Meg, beautiful family, friends, teachers, and manager Geoff Soffer. 1 Corinthians 10:31. Twitter: @NapOnACott.
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Thirteen Broadway appearances include: Fifth of July, Prelude To A Kiss, Ragtime, Gypsy (Tony nom.), Mamma Mia. John was a Company member of Circle Rep for 14 years, and a founding member of Ridge Theatre. Other credits: Giant ( Dallas Theater), Hello Again, Dinner At Eight, and The Clean House ( Lincoln Center ), Saved (Playwrights), A Little Night Music ( Kennedy Center). TV and Film: “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Law and Order” (all), “Sex and the City,” John Adams.
Is thrilled to be making her Broadway Debut! National tour/ Guthrie premiere: Little House on the Prairie (Laura). Paper Mill Playhouse: Newsies (Katherine), Little House on the Prairie (Laura). Kansas City Starlight: Cinderella (Cinderella). Kansas City Rep: Cabaret (Sally Bowles). 5th Avenue: Lone Star Love (Miss Anne Page). Geva Theater: A Christmas Carol (Belle). Denver Center: Quilters. BFA Carnegie Mellon University. LOADS of love and "thank yous" to my mommy, big sis, manly, and BRS.
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Brdwy: Lysistrata Jones (Hetaira u/s); Chicago (Mama Morton); The Color Purple (Sophia u/s & swing); Fav. Reg (20+). Hello! Dolly, Once on this Island, Jelly’s Last Jam; TV: Cartoon Network’s Team Toon; Film: Disney’s Teen Beach Movie; M.F.A. U./Fla., B.A. Millikin; Awards: Suzi; Irene Ryan. Thanks & Love: (Hubby)Darrell, my babies, Darrell and Darrien, Mom, Dad, family, Bobbie@TEG. Holla’ at my FB FAN PAGE: facebook.com/lavonfisherwilson
Is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut with Newsies after originating the role of Davey at the Paper Mill Playhouse. First National Tour: Spring Awakening. NY/Workshops: Gloryana. Recent graduate of Ithaca College where he received his BFA. Endless thanks to Nicolosi+Co and Telsey+Co. Also to Jeff, Chris, and the entire creative team. For Mom and Aunt Sherry.
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Is so grateful and overjoyed to be playing Crutchie after originating the role of Romeo in Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse and on Broadway. Broadway: Gypsy (with Patti LuPone), Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Off Broadway: Gypsy - New York City Center Encores! Special thanks to Jeff Calhoun, Christopher Gattelli, Newsies creative and production team and cast, Disney Theatrical Group, and Nancy Carson. Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Emmy, Clinton, Maggie, and God.
Is proud to be making his Broadway debut in Newsies. Previous credits include: National Tour - 25th Anniversary of Les Miserables (Gavroche), A Christmas Carol (Tiny Tim). Regional: Jungle Book (Mowglie). Voice Over: Play’N Around Theatre Company. Joshua would like to thank his mom and dad and his twin brother Cameron for all of their love and support. joshuacolley.com
Broadway debut and thrilled to be a Newsie! Voiceover: "Jett and the Super Wings." Thanks to Jackie Reid, Innovative, Disney Theatrical and Telsey Casting. Special thanks to Jane Burgess, Laura Ware, Amanda Flynn and Rob Rokicki at Art House Astoria and to Kevin Allen who taught me how to rock! Love and thanks to Valentina, Mom and Dad for telling me to believe in my gift! lucapadovan.com
Is thrilled to be living out a childhood dream in Newsies, this time on Broadway! Broadway: Chip in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Mary Poppins, Wicked, A Chorus Line, Bombay Dreams. More info at aaronjalbano.com. Proud Equity member. Love and thanks to God, family, and friends. ILYSJT.
Broadway: Ragtime. Many off-Broadway/regional credits including Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Irish Repertory. TV/Film: “Law & Order,” “L&O: SVU,” Gods and Generals. Proud Equity member. Thanks to my wonderful family, friends, the Newsies family and Jen.
Broadway debut! Special thanks to the functioning dysfunctionals and to all my teachers who helped this dream come true. “You can take the boy outta Brooklyn but you can’t take the Brooklyn outta the boy.” @tommybracco
Has played Timon in Broadway’s The Lion King. He’s also performed Off-Broadway, internationally and regionally. He’s been on TV and done a few films. He’s also done over 60 commercials. Favorite role: Donovan’s dad.
Broadway debut! TV: Person of Interest (Student), CBS. MUNY: Cats (Mungojerrie), Showboat. CCM: Rent (Mark). Disney Live: HSM Tour (Ryan). For family, HC, the mouse, suburban, and my snug. Flocka!
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Thrilled to make Newsies her B’way debut! Favorite Performances: Sacramento Music Circus, Kennedy Center, Hangar Theater, The Old Globe, York Theater, NYU Steinhardt. BEYOND Grateful to have Telsey+Co, TGC, Mom, Dad, Kennedy, Sheryl and Rickey in my corner. caitlyncaughell.com
Broadway debut! A SF Bay Area native, Julian has worked at Walnut Street Theatre, Arizona Broadway Theatre, and Shake Shack! BFA Dance + BA Sociology UC Irvine. Gratitude to God, family, friends, Disney, Telsey & bloc NYC.
Broadway Debut! National tour: Beauty and the Beast (Lefou), CATS. Regional: Fulton Opera House, John W. Engeman Theatre, WBT. Proud FSU grad. Huge thanks to his amazing family and friends, Telsey, the creative team, and Professional Artists!
Broadway Debut! Is thrilled to be selling papes again after performing in the Paper Mill production. Film: Hairspray (Joey). The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Montclair State. Much love to Mom Dad Lori Ann & Family!
Born and raised in Pittsburgh. Former Mr. Dance of America, ensemble dancer at Radio City! Thanks to God, his family, and his teacher Abby Lee Miller. He is making his Broadway debut!
Broadway: South Pacific, Little Women (standby/ performed Jo), The Full Monty. 1st Nat’l Tours: Little Women (Jo), 101 Dalmatians (Perdita), Jekyll & Hyde. TV: “As the World Turns” (Millicent). Julie is a singer/songwriter musician. Music: juliefoldesi.com. Love and thanks to my family.
Broadway debut! California native. London West End: Billy Elliot the Musical (Billy). Thanks to my family, friends, Brooke, Debi, Poppi and everyone at Newsies for making this dream come true!
Broadway debut w/twin brother Jacob! Brockton MA, The Gold School. Project Moves Dance Company (The Joyce Theater, Fire Island Dance Festival, ABC’s Dancing With The Stars). Endless thanks to God, family, friends, and dance teachers!
Broadway debut w/twin brother David! Brockton MA, The Gold School. Project Moves Dance Company (The Joyce Theater, Fire Island Dance Festival, ABC’s Dancing With The Stars). Many thanks to God, family, friends, and dance teachers!
Broadway, National Tour: Mamma Mia! (Sophie). Regional: Les Miserables (Eponine), Beauty and the Beast (Belle). BFA, NYU. Thank you TH, Disney, Telsey, the team! Thanks/love to teachers, friends, my L, Con, Mom and Daddio!
Broadway debut! Westport, CT native. Regional: MTWichita, Flat Rock Playhouse. BFA, Elon University. Thanks to the creative team, Disney, Telsey, the Mine, MT’12, and my incredible teachers, friends, and family. Dreams come true, carpe diem!
Broadway debut! TV: Fox’s “SYTYCD” season 5, third place. Regional: Newsies (Paper Mill), Joseph… (New Theatre) BFA Musical Theatre-Illinois Wesleyan University. Much love to Fam, Michael, Julie, MSA and Britta. EvanKasprzak.com
B’Way: Bye, Bye Birdie; Grinch (2006/2007); The Boy From Oz. TV: “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Smash.” Nat’l Tour: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, SYTYCD Tour 2011. Thanks to my family, Nancy & Disney! jessleprotto.net
Broadway: Beauty and the Beast (Lumiere), Xanadu, Jekyll & Hyde, Cyrano-The Musical. National tour: The Producers (Roger DeBris), Seussical, Evita, Ragtime, Tommy, A Chorus Line, Sophisticated Ladies, The King and I. Professional Debut: Disneyland’s Kids of the Kingdom, 1979.
Broadway Debut! Credits: Wedding Singer, Tarzan, Dolly, Peter Pan. Thanks to: Cricket, Ponies, my 3 sets of parents, Ed, Kate, Fireside, Northern Stage, Justin, Telsey, Disney, Connor, June, Jason, Lanene, Mumu, Swarovski and Lulu.
Thrilled to be joining Newsies! Broadway: Bye Bye Birdie. Pace class of 2014. Thanks to Lori at KSR,Telsey,and the creative team! Also thanks Mom, Dad, Mike and Devin for their love and support.
Broadway: Lion King (Pumbaa); Is He Dead?; Sunset Boulevard; Jerome Robbins’ Broadway; Threepenny Opera; Once Upon a Mattress. 1st National Tour: Les Miz (Thernardier). Off-Broadway: On the Verge; Isn’t It Romantic; Daniel Rocket; The Cradle Will Rock. Graduate: Juilliard.
Is thrilled to make his Broadway debut in Newsies! Huge thanks to Jeff, Chris, Telsey and the team! Currently training at the Boston Conservatory, he is fuelled by his inspiring family and friends!
Broadway: West Side Story. Off-Broadway: Where's Charley? (City Center Encores!). Regional: Newsies (Paper Mill Playhouse). Brendon is living his dream every night in this show. Love and thanks to family and friends who have helped me here. Love to Catherine. BFA, Syracuse.
Broadway: Footloose, Black Comedy, Moliere Comedies. Off-Broadway: Lone Star Love. Television: “Girls,” “Elementary,” “30 Rock,” “Good Wife,” “Spin City,” “AMC,” “Law and Order”(all three flavors). Film: Prison Song, Puccini for Beginners, Our Idiot Brother.
Broadway debut! Excited it’s “Newsies”! Performances: Hairspray (Link) local, Disney Performing Arts & lots more. Thanks to WCDE and NYCDA, family, mentors, & proud to be on the stage with Ryan again! Thanks DDPC!
Broadway: Seussical, The Wild Party, The People In The Picture; Off-B’way: Little Shop, All In The Timing, Lucky Stiff, Kuni-Leml, A Dybbuk, The Grand Tour. National tour: Crazy For You, Into The Woods, Grinch, Applause, Falsettos. TV: “Blue Bloods,” “30 Rock,” “Law & Order(s);” Film: According To Greta, Jingle Hell.
Theater: God Bless You Mr Rosewater, Little Shop Of Horrors, Real Life Funnies, Atina: Evil Queen Of The Galaxy, Kicks, The Apprenticeship Of Duddy Kravitz, Beauty And The Beast, A Christmas Carol, Weird Romance, King David, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap Of Faith, Aladdin and Newsies. Film: Little Shop Of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, Newsies, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, Hercules, Life With Mikey, Lincoln, Home On The Range, Noel, Enchanted, Shaggy Dog, Tangled and Mirror Mirror. Songs: Rocky V, Home Alone 2 and Captain America. Awards: 8 Oscars (19 nominations), 11 Grammys (including Song of the Year) , 7 Golden Globes, Tony® (plus 4 nominations), Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, New York Drama Critics, Olivier and London’s Evening Standard Award, Drama League. Honors: Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Doctorates from New York University and University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Broadway and off Broadway: Newsies (Tony, OCC Awards, Drama Desk nom.); The Madwoman of Central Park West; Isn’t It Romantic; Beyond Therapy; Coming Attractions; Idiots Karamazov (Yale Rep). Film and TV: Home Alone 2: Lost in New York; A Goofy Movie; Oliver & Co.; Newsies; Tribute; Used People; Life with Mikey; The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride; 102 Dalmations; PBS Theatre In America: Out of Our Father's House; The Little Mermaid TV special; Polly; Sesame Street; Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss. Pop songs: "Copacabana," "I Made It Through the Rain," “Paradise Café.”
Harvey Fierstein is a four-time Tony Award winning writer and actor. His Broadway writing credits include Kinky Boots, Torch Song Trilogy (Tony, Drama Desk, Dramatists Guild Awards), Safe Sex, Legs Diamond and A Catered Affair (12 Drama Desk nominations and the Drama League Award for Best Musical). His La Cage Aux Folles is the only show to ever win Best Musical and 2 Best Revival Tony Awards. Other plays include Spookhouse, Forget Him and Flatbush Tosca. His teleplays include Tidy Endings for HBO (ACE Award), and On Common Ground for Showtime. His children's HBO special, The Sissy Duckling, won the Humanitas Prize and the book version is in its fifth printing. Other honors include the Drama League Award for Outstanding Performer of the Year, a special OBIE award, NY Magazine Award, and nominations for The Olivier Award and an Emmy. His political writings have been seen on PBS' series “In The Life” and published in The NY Times, Huffington Post and Hartford Courant. He was inducted into The Theater Hall of Fame in 2008.
Sold their first feature film pitch, Newsies, to Disney. They went on to write the hit animated films Tarzan, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Anastasia. Their live-action credits include Newsies and 102 Dalmatians. Bob and Noni also contributed to the film The Lion King and have written screenplays for every major studio. They met as actors, members of the Ensemble Studio Theatre, LA, and were later cast as husband and wife in a play for LA Theatre Works. It took. Bob, a graduate of St. John’s College in Annapolis, appeared in Total Recall, Ruthless People and Hill Street Blues, among others. Noni’s TV credits include Taxi, Little House on the Prairie and 7th Heaven, to name a few, and her features include Memories of Me and The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio. Bob and Noni live in Los Angeles with their son, Ben.
Broadway: Bonnie & Clyde, Grey Gardens, Deaf West’s Big River (2004 Tony Honor, Excellence in Theatre), Brooklyn, Bells Are Ringing (2001 Revival), Annie Get Your Gun (1999 Tony Award, Best Revival), Grease (1994 Tony nomination, Best Choreography), Tommy Tune Tonite!, The Will Rogers Follies. West End/International: Disney’s High School Musical 1 & 2: On Stage!. Regional/National tour: Jekyll & Hyde, Upcoming National Tour; Disney’s Newsies, Paper Mill Playhouse; Jane Austen’s Emma: A Musical Romantic Comedy (2011 Craig Noel Award, Outstanding Resident Musical), The Old Globe; Bonnie & Clyde (2009 San Diego Critics Circle Award, Outstanding New Musical and Outstanding Director of a Musical), Asolo Rep Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse; Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5: The Musical, 1st National Tour; Deaf West’s Pippin, Mark Taper Forum; Disney’s High School Musical: On Tour!, Disney Theatrical; The Civil War and Shenandoah, Ford’s Theatre. Ford’s Theatre Associate Artist.
Tony, Drama Desk, and OCC awards for Newsies. Broadway: Godspell, South Pacific (Tony & OCC Noms) Women on the Verge..., Sunday In The Park With George, The Ritz, Martin Short-Fame Becomes Me, 13, High Fidelity. Off-Broadway: Altar Boyz (Lortel & Callaway Awards, Drama Desk Nom.); Bat Boy (Lortel Award); tick,tick..BOOM!, West End: South Pacific; Sunday In The Park; tick, tick...BOOM!.Director/Choreographer: SILENCE! The Musical (Best Off-Broadway Musical OBA), Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas, Radio Girl, How To Save The World..., Departure Lounge. Concerts: Hair w/Jennifer Hudson, Chess w/Josh Groban. TV: “The Rosie O'Donnell Show”.
Broadway: Bonnie & Clyde (set and costume design), The Philanthropist (costume design) and Brooklyn the Musical (costume design). Off-Broadway: Nightingale (set design), Grace (set design), The Overwhelming (costume Design), Zanna–Don’t! (co-set and costume design), Almost Heaven (costume design) and Fighting Words (set design). Selected Regional: Emma and Himself and Nora for the Old Globe; The Civil War and Shenandoah for Ford’s Theatre; Home for Williamstown Theatre Festival; Nightingale and Pippin for the Mark Taper Forum.
Selected New York credits include Jersey Boys, Lincoln Center's The Rivals (Tony Award) and Henry IV (Tony nomination), The Merchant of Venice (Tony nomination), The Columnist, Take Me Out, Proof, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Apple Tree with Kristin Chenoweth, Enchanted April, Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, How I Learned to Drive, Dinner With Friends, Buried Child, The Mineola Twins (Lortel and Hewes Awards) and Il Trittico for The Metropolitan Opera. Graduate and current faculty at Yale School of Drama.
New York credits include: Peter and the Starcatcher; The Pee-wee Herman Show; Next Fall; Kiki and Herb Alive on Broadway; Silence The Musical; Love, Loss, and What I Wore; Meet Vera Stark; Side Effects; A Lie of the Mind; Ordinary Days; Knickerbocker; Family Guys Sings; Jerry Springer The Opera; The Voysey Inheritance; The Internationalist; Almost, Maine; Streamers; Rufus Wainwright’s Judy Concert at Carnegie Hall; and Jennifer Muller The Works. Jeff is a producer of “Submissions Only.”
Memphis, The ThreePenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park, Steel Magnolias. Numerous New York and regional theaters and companies including: The 5th Avenue Theater, McCarter Theater, Seattle Rep, La Jolla Playhouse, LA Center Theater Group, Guthrie Theater, KC Rep, Dallas Theater Center, Playwrights Horizons, The New Group, NYSF Public Theater, CSC, Signature Theater NYC, SoHo Rep, Vineyard Theater, The Civilians, Mabou Mines, and national and international festivals and tours.
Deuce, Faith Healer, Jumpers, The Woman In White (realization & system design), The Little Mermaid, Woman On the Verge..., Wonderland. West End: The Sea, Marguerite, As You Desire Me, Jumpers, Hitchcock Blonde (realization), The Woman in White. Elsewhere (selection): A Disappearing Number (Barbican & World Tour), Measure For Measure (National Theatre & world tour), Tiefland, (Zurich, Barcelona), Rebecca (Vienna, Stuttgart), The Three Musketeers (Berlin, Stuttgart), Richard II (Old Vic, Recklinghausen) Swan Lake for SF Ballet, TFANAs Hamlet, The Ring Cycle (St.Petersburg, Russia). Carrie off-Broadway.
Thirty years on Broadway as music director, arranger, and conductor: Nine (1982), Grand Hotel, Mayor, The Secret Garden, King David, Triumph of Love, Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Sister Act, Leap of Faith. Alan Menken’s music director for twenty years; films include Captain America, Tangled, Enchanted, Hercules, Home on the Range, Shaggy Dog, Pocahontas. TV: Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for “A Christmas Carol,” nomination for “The Music Man.” Has concertized, arranged, and recorded with the Boston Pops, St. Lukes Orchestra, Carly Simon, Barbara Cook, Jane Krakowski, Kristin Chenoweth, and many others.
It was twenty years ago today…….Danny began work as musical director and orchestrator of Newsies the motion picture. Now, after a long life as a cult movie on the internet, Newsies comes to Broadway, which is where Danny’s career began, with such shows as Pacific Overtures (dance music) Big River
(musical supervision) Footloose (orchestrations) and many others. Other films
include Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin and there are too many other Broadway shows to mention. Thanks, Kenny Ortega and our original Newsies, and thanks Disney theatricals for keeping the faith and bringing Newsies to a wider audience.
15 Broadway musicals including Hugh Jackman: Back On Broadway, Sister Act, Platinum, The First, Merlin, The Goodbye Girl, Legs Diamond, Guys & Dolls (1992), The Boy From Oz, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life. Radio City Christmas Spectacular 75th celebration, composer. A 3-time Emmy Award nominee, Hummel has created music with Liza Minnelli, Tommy Tune, Bernadette Peters, Rufus Wainwright, Donna Murphy, Shirley MacLaine, Malcolm Gets, Julie Wilson, Amra-Faye Wright, Peter Allen, Barbara Cook, Marcia Lewis, and Brian Stokes Mitchell.
Broadway: Clybourne Park, The Columnist, Magic/Bird, Bonnie & Clyde, The Mountaintop, Women on the Verge…, Merchant of Venice, Memphis, Henry IV, The Rivals, Cymbeline, Lombardi, Fences, Looped, Miracle Worker, Superior Donuts, 33 Variations, Guys & Dolls, In the Heights, Jersey Boys, The Color Purple, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me, Good Vibrations, The Apple Tree, A Raisin in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Lieutenant of Inishmoor, Sight Unseen, High Fidelity, Xanadu, The Mountaintop. Signature Theatre’s Angels in America, Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide… Love to James.
Broadway/Tours: First Date, Motown, Kinky Boots, Jekyll & Hyde, Annie, Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages, Wicked, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Sister Act, Million Dollar Quartet. Off-Broadway: Nobody Loves You (2nd Stage), Atlantic, MCC, Signature. Regional: La Jolla, Paper Mill. Film: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Friends with Kids, Joyful Noise, Margin Call, Sex and the City 1 & 2, I Love You Phillip Morris, Rachel Getting Married, Dan in Real Life, Across the Universe. TV: “Smash,” “The Big C.” www.telseyandco.com