She is thrilled to be revisiting her role as Roxie Hart in Chicago in which she won the Ovations Award, the Drama Critics Award, and the Bay Area Theatre Award for best actress in a musical. She has been nominated for two Tony Awards for Cassie in A Chorus Line and Jerome Robbins Broadway. Most recently she played Fastrada in Pippin (Outer Critics nomination and the Fred Astaire Award). Other Bway credits include Damn Yankees ( Fred Astaire Award), Sweet Charity (Fred Astaire Award), Contact, Company, Song & Dance, and CATS. She starred in the films Every Little Step and Frances Ha, and has appeared in “Law & Order." She and her Husband Terrence Mann, run a musical theatre intensive for teens interested in pursuing a career in the Arts at TRIPLEARTS.COM.
LANA GORDON (Velma Kelly)
Lana is thrilled and blessed to return to Broadway and share the stage with such talented and professional people! Lana was part of the original The Lion King cast (u/s Nala/Shenzi) on Broadway and the revival of Jesus Christ Superstar (Soul Sister). During the past ten years she has been performing all over Europe in various shows such as Chicago (Velma), Sister Act (Deloris), Tarzan (Kala), West Side Story (Anita), Carmen Cubana (Carmen) and at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Qatar (guest vocalist). Special thanks to Gregory, Tanya, Rob and all of my family and friends who have supported me. Stay in touch and follow me at IG: lanajeangordon and FB: Lana Gordon. Mom, look what God has done. I know you’re watching me! Blessings Always!
TONY YAZBECK(Billy Flynn)
Broadway: Finding Neverland, On the Town (Tony, OCC, Drama League noms.; Astaire Award winner), Chicago, Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, Gypsy (w/ Patti LuPone; OCC nom.), A Chorus Line, Oklahoma!, Never Gonna Dance, Gypsy (w/ Tyne Daly). Off-Broadway: Fanny Hill (York Theater), Encores!: Little Me,On the Town, The Apple Tree, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Pardon My English. Starred in Kiss Me, Kate at the Royal Albert Hall in London. TV/Film: “Billions,” “Smash,” the feature documentary Every Little Step. One man show: The Floor Above Me. www.tonyyazbeck.net
RAYMOND BOKHOUR(Amos Hart)
Raymond made his Broadway debut with Chicago in 2001 (Helen Hayes Best Actor nom.). National Tour: Da in Once. Film: Man on the Moon, Changing Lanes, I'm With Lucy. Television: "30Rock," "Flight of the Conchords," "SNL," "Third Watch," "The Job," "L&O." Also a composer recorded by London Symphony, Warsaw and Moravian Philharmonics, and performed at Carnegie Recital Hall. He is co-author of The Suicide: A Musical Comedy, directed in concert at Barrington Stage by John Rando. RaymondBokhour.com
NaTASHA YVETTE WILLIAMS (Matron "Mama" Morton)
NaTasha Yvette Williams is delighted to join Chicago! Last seen in Show Boat (Queenie), NY Philharmonic. Broadway: A Night With Janis Joplin (Aretha, Joplinaire), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Mariah), The Color Purple (Sofia). Featured vocalist/concerts: Carnegie Hall (Irving Berlin), Avery Fisher Hall (Ragtime), Indianapolis Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Ottawa Symphony, just to name a few. NaTasha is also a recording artist. Order her CDs @ www.natashayvettewilliams.com. Follow her on Instagram @NaTashaYvetteWilliams.
R. LOWE(Mary Sunshine)
Happy to be celebrating 10 years in this incredible role! Opera: Turandot, L’Elisir D’Amore, Carmen, Così fan Tutti, Marriage of Figaro. Favorite musicals include Brigadoon, A Little Night Music and Candide. Many thanks to KV, BB, BW and family.
DONNA MARIE ASBURY (June)
B’way: Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Smile, Merrily We Roll Along, Gypsy. Tours: Chicago (Velma), Evita (Eva). Favorite role: Cleve’s wife. Favorite production: Daughter Jacqueline.
Nicole has performed on and off Broadway and has done several National tours as well as many regional productions. She is thrilled to be here and thanks God and family for life and living.
DAVID BUSHMAN(Swing/Dance Captain)
David Bushman is honored to be making his Broadway debut with Chicago. French prod. and nat'l tours of Chicago (Dance Capt, Ensemble, Amos u/s). Re-staged the current nat'l tour. Love and gratitude to friends and family.
Broadway: Curtains, Oklahoma!, Chicago. Tours: Annie, A Chorus Line (Europe), Spamalot (Germany), Chicago (Japan). Outside the cellblock, Jenn is a digital artist & retoucher. www.thepixelcake.com
Thrilled to be back! Broadway: Nice Work If You Can Get It (Jeannie), Grease (Marty), Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Tours: A Chorus Line (Cassie), Spamalot, Starlight Express.
JAMES T. LANE(Harry/Martin Harrison)
B’way & West End: Scottsboro Boys, A Chorus Line. Tours: Jersey Boys, Cinderella, Fame. Regional: Kiss Me, Kate; Once on This Island, The Wiz. Concerts: Carnegie Hall with NY Pops, Ottawa Symphony.
J. LOEFFELHOLZ(Standby Mary Sunshine)
J.Loeffelholz is thrilled to be a part of this amazing production for the past 19 years. Original revival cast (Richard Rodgers, Shubert, Ambassador theatres). Many thanks to everyone!!
BARRETT MARTIN(Bailiff/Court Clerk)
Barrett Martin has an extensive career in NYC encompassing 9 Broadway shows, multiple tours, various TV/Film. Thanks to Rikky @ The Hybrid, and endless support of friends and family. www.barrett-martin.com. Follow on Instagram: @brrttmrtn.
Broadway: Pippin (Leading Player u/s). 1st National Tour: Pippin (Leading Player), American Idiot (Whatsername). Carnegie Mellon grad. For mom & dad, Jarin, Katie, & my munchkin. www.gabriellemcclintononline.com
Broadway credits: Fosse; Once Upon a Mattress; Hello, Dolly! (with Channing). Also, Oh, Kay!; Encores! Golden Boy; Radio City productions, South Pacific.
PETER NELSON(Sergeant Fogarty)
B’way: Cinderella (Tree Giant). Favorite shows: Joseph…, Aida, A Chorus Line. Performed with Odyssey Dance Theatre, BYU, Holland America. Thanks to the Mine, Duncan, Beret, Steve. @Peter_A_Nelson
BRIAN O'BRIEN(Fred Casely)
Broadway: Promises, Promises; The Pirate Queen; Beauty and the Beast; Annie Get Your Gun; Steel Pier. International tour: Spamalot. Signature Theatre: Kander & Ebb's The Visit.
Denny Pashcall is excited to return to Chicago. Credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Shrek, Anyone Can Whistle, Sondheim: The Birthday Concert. Love to my families in Denver and LA. Special thanks to Haven and Hudson -- you guys are the best.
JASON PATRICK SANDS(Doctor/The Judge)
Broadway: A Chorus Line (Don), Legally Blonde, The Producers. National Tour: Chicago (Billy Flynn). Film and television: Kinsey, The Producers, "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Much love and thanks to Mom and Dad, Mamaw and Papaw.
MICHAEL SCIRROTTO(The Jury)
NY: Camelot, Lincoln Center. Nat'l Tours: A Chorus Line, West Side Story. Regional: Paper Mill; Goodspeed; Barrington Stage; Maltz & Northern Stage. International: Tokyo Disney. Proud Graduate of Dreyfoos S.O.A. & New World S.O.A.
Brian Spitulnik is a writer, actor, producer and co-founder of 85th Street Productions. BFA University of Michigan, MFA Columbia University. His latest project: Henry, a sci-fi fantasy film. 85thStreetProductions.com
Tonya Wathen has dance captained or assisted on the national tours of Jersey Boys; Sweet Charity; Chicago and Hello, Dolly!. Nat'l Tour credits: Beauty and the Beast, Chicago (Roxie), We Will Rock You. TV: "VH1 Divas Live" and FX's "Rescue Me."
Broadway: Company with Neal Patrick Harris (Kathy), A Chorus Line (Kristine). Film: Every Little Step, Revenge of the Bridesmaids. Television: "Grey's Anatomy," "The Mentalist," "Private Practice" (recurring) and more. www.chryssiewhitehead.com