Dylis Croman is thankful to have been a part of the Chicago family for over eight years. Other Broadway & National Tour credits include New York Stage & Film’s In Your Arms, A Chorus Line (standby Cassie / Sheila), Movin’ Out (Brenda), Sweet Charity (Rosie, u/s Charity), Oklahoma, Thou Shalt Not (u/s Therese Raquin) and Fosse (trumpet solo, PBS “Great Performances”). On television, she appeared as Andrew Daniels on “Guiding Light”, “Smash” on NBC, as well as many national commercials. Thank you Mom, Dad, Todd, Janet, Seth and my beautiful friends for your endless love and support. My life is so blessed because of you. I dedicate this performance to every patron who graces this theatre. Thank You God for this gift to share. Instagram: @dycro33.
AMRA-FAYE WRIGHT (Velma Kelly)
Amra-Faye Wright has played this role worldwide since 2001, and on Broadway and the West End since 2005, including both 10th anniv. productions, and in Japan in Japanese. She received the Naledi and Fleur du Cap Awards (South Africa’s Tony equivalent). Credits include: UK: Vi Moore/Footloose; South Africa: Sandy/Grease, Sheila/A Chorus Line, Mother Superior/Nunsense, Jack/Jack and the Beanstalk, Mrs. Darling/Peter Pan, Star/Viva Sun City, Lead/Elvis Las Vegas (Vita Award) and musical extravaganzas throughout the world. Solo shows include It’s Not Where I Start (Vita Award), Drinks on Me, Rouge Pulp (Vita Award), Sittin’ on Top of the World. Guest appearances: SPAR Int’l, VIP Gala, Sydney Olympics, World-Cup Rugby/Jo’burg Phil. Orch., AquABBA / Cape Phil Orch.
PAUL ALEXANDER NOLAN(Billy Flynn)
Broadway: Bright Star (Drama Desk nomination), Doctor Zhivago (OCC nomination), Once (Guy), Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus). Off Broadway: Daddy Long Legs (Jervis). Regional: Aida (Kansas City Starlight); JCS and Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse); six seasons with the Stratford Festival, including As You Like It (Orlando), The Grapes of Wrath (Al), Cyrano de Bergerac (Valvert), West Side Story (Tony, dir. Gary Griffin), Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus) and The Who's Tommy (Cousin Kevin) paulalexandernolan.com. Twitter: @_PaulNolan
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.
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
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.
Thrilled to be back! Chicago B'way: u/s Roxie/Velma (played), Kitty, Annie. Recently: TUTS Victor/Victoria (Norma), Goodspeed Damn Yankees (Lola). Favorite credits: Wicked (Elphaba u/s-played), Follies, Hugh Jackman in Performance. www.angelreda.com
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.
SOLANGE SANDY (June)
Broadway: Chicago (Annie, Velma Kelly understudy), Dance of the Vampires, Aida (Nehebka). Tours: Sweet Charity (Helene), West Side Story (Anita). BFA, The Juilliard School. For my family, my village, Nicholas, Maxwell and MLML.
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 holds a BFA from the University of Michigan and a MFA from Columbia University. Winner of the Hopwood Award for Nonfiction, Brian is the author of McSweeney's "The Chorus Boy Chronicles;" "A Good Boy;" "Angels, Twice Descending" and "Hollywood and Vine," a new TV drama.
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